ARRL DX Bulletin 005
February 1, 2001

DX Bulletin 5 ARLD005
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 1, 2001
To all radio amateurs

ARLD005 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, The OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, QRZ DX, The 599Rpt, DXNL, the ARRL web contest calendar and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

MONACO, 3A. Laura, 3A2MD, is active on 80 meters. Look for her on 3506 or 3798 kHz beginning around 0630z. Meanwhile, Frank, 3A2MW, is also active on 18135 kHz around 1000z or 14188 kHz around 1200z.

EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 3C. Erik, SM0AGD, is QRV as 3C1AG until February 5. He is active on 80 to 10 meters, including 30 and 12 meters, using CW and RTTY. He may also be active with SSB, and also on 160 meters. QSL to home call.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Hans, C91CU, has been QRV on 14165 kHz starting around 1715z.

ANGOLA, D2. Gabriele, D2EB, was QRV on 15 and 10 meters between 1700 and 1800z. QSL via I3LLH.

PHILIPPINES, DU. LA7YX is expected to be QRV as DU5/LA7YX from Leyte Island, IOTA OC-129, for the next five weeks. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters. QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA. Paul, UX2HO, is QRV as EM1HO from Vernadtsky Base on Galindez Island, IOTA AN-006. He is active on all bands. QSL via I2PJA.

DJIBOUTI, J2. Jean, J28NH, has been QRV using PSK31 on 28121 kHz around 0645z and on 14080 kHz around 1700z.

GRENADA, J3. Bill, K4LTA, is active all of February as J3/K4LTA. He will also be QRV in the ARRL DX contest as J38A. QSL to home call.

SVALBARD, JW. Rag, LA5HE, is QRV as JW5HE until February 6. QSL to home call.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. John, W8LBY, and Norm, K8NI, are QRV as KP2/homecalls from the WP2Z site until February 15. Emphasis is on PSK31 and the newer bands. IOTA frequencies will also be favored. QSL to home calls.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. LZ0A has been QRV on 3507 kHz around 0515z and 10108 kHz from 0640 to 0715z. QSL via LZ1KDP.

INDONESIA, YB. Pri, YB0ECT, has been QRV using RTTY. He can be found around 14085 kHz between 1330 and 1500z. QSL via K5ZE.

VANUATU, YJ. Sigi, DK9FN, and Bernhard, DL2GAC, are QRV as YJ0AFN using CW and YJ0ABS using SSB, respectively. They hope to be QRV from some rare IOTAs if possible. QSL YJ0AFN via HA8FW and YJ0ABS via DL2GAC.

SYRIA, YK. Look for YK9A to be QRV from February 3 to 11. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, including the newer bands, using CW and SSB. QSL via K9LA.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American Phone Sprint, The Minnesota, Delaware, Vermont and New Hampshire QSO Parties, FYBO Winter QRP Field Day, Ten Ten International Net Winter Phone QSO Party, YL-OM CW Contest, Delaware Valley 2-Meter FM Simplex Contest, Spring Classic Radio Exchange and the Mexico RTTY International Contest will certainly keep contesters and award hunters busy this weekend. Please see February QST, page 111, and the ARRL Web Contest Calendar for details.