ARRL DX Bulletin 008
February 22, 2001

DX Bulletin 8 ARLD008
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 22, 2001
To all radio amateurs

ARLD008 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, The OPDX Bulletin, QRZ DX, XE1KK, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL and the ARRL web contest calendar. Thanks to all.

MAURITIUS, 3B8. Jacky, 3B8CF, is usually QRV almost daily on 30 and 20 meters using CW between 0230 to 0400z.

RODRIGUES ISLAND, 3B9. Robert, 3B9FR, can usually be found on 20, 17 and 15 meters between 1530 to 1930z.

JAMAICA, 6Y. The DXpedition University group are QRV until March 6. They are signing 6Y8A, WT6G/6Y5, WA6O/6Y5, K0COP/6Y5, W6NS/6Y5, N6XG/6Y5 and K2KW/6Y5 with four stations on 160 to 6 meters using mostly SSB, with some CW and possibly PSK31. QSL 6Y8A via WA4WTG, others via homecalls.

SPRATLY ISLANDS. Sally, KM5EP, Dennis, AF7Y, Jerry, WB9Z, Luis, XE1L, Darryl, AF7O, Dan, NA7DB and Mike, N7MB, are planning an operation as 9M0M during the first week of March. QSL via K7XN.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Before and after their Spratly Islands operation, look for 9M6DBT and 9M6MBT to be QRV from Sabah. QSL both calls via WN7J.

THE GAMBIA, C5. DL2OE and DL7CM are QRV as C56/homecalls until March 5. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home calls.

CUBA, CO. The No-Name DX Group are QRV as T48RAC. They will participate in the CQ 160-Meter SSB Contest, and in the ARRL DX Phone contest. QSL via VE3ESE.

IRAN, EP. Hamid, EP3HR, has been active on 12 meters. Check 24950 kHz between 0900 to 0930z. QSL via I2MQP.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Bernard, H44MS, has been active on 12 meters starting around 1000z. He has also been active on 75 meters on 3799 kHz after 1100z. QSL via DL2GAC.

JAPAN, JA. Masa, JA6GXK, will be QRV from Meshima, Danjo Archipelago, IOTA AS-056, from February 27 to March 9 and then from March 21 to 30. Activity will be mostly on 20 and 15 meters. QSL via bureau.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. JD1BCK has been active on 10 meters usually after 0230z. QSL via JM1TUK.

WAKE ISLAND, KH9. Bruce, AC4G/KH9, has been QRV on 28018 kHz between 0945 and 1030z. QSL to home call.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2. Rick, P29KFS, expects to be active from the PNG station P29PNG in the CQ 160-Meter SSB Contest. QSL via operator's instructions.

PALAU, T8. Yukio, JA6ENF, is QRV on 80 to 10 meters as T88NF until February 26. QSL to home call.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. Alex, V47KP, will be QRV in the CQ WW 160-Meter SSB Contest. QSL via K2SB.

MONTSERRAT, VP2M. Art, N2NB, and Woody, K2UU, are QRV as VP2MDY until March 1. This includes an entry in the CQ WW 160-Meter Contest. QSL via NW8F.

MEXICO, XE. The Mexican Radio Club Satellites station XE1RCS will be QRV in the CQ WW 160-Meter contest. QSL via XE1KK.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ WW 160-Meter SSB Contest, REF French Phone Contest, UBA CW Contest, RSGB 7 MHz Contest, CQC Winter QRP QSO Party and the North Carolina QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see the ARRL web contest calendar for details.