ARRL DX Bulletin 044
November 1, 2001

DX Bulletin 44 ARLD044
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 1, 2001
To all radio amateurs

ARLD044 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, N1RL, PY2ZX, WA7BNM, The Daily DX, DXNL, 425DXnews and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

GHANA, 9G. 9G5KW has been QRV using RTTY on 20, 17 and 15 meters around 1230 to 1730z and then from around 2000 to 2200z. 9G5AN has also been QRV on 6 meters. The group will be QRV until November 4. QSL via W7XU.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Janu, YB0US is QRV as 9M6US from the Hillview Gardens ARC in Sabah until November 6. QSL via N2OO.

PAKISTAN, AP. Bob, AP2JZB has been QRV on 10 meters using SSB around 1600z. QSL via K2EWB.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0. Andy, HB9JOE and Fred, HB9AAQ will be visiting Easter Island, IOTA SA-001, from November 4 to 8 and plan to be active in their free time as CE9Y/homecalls on 40 to 10 meters using CW. QSL to home calls.

IRAN, EP. Mohsen, EP3SMH has been QRV on 10 meters around 1500z.

VATICAN, HV. HV5PUL will be QRV November 6 during the DIES ACCADEMICUS, in celebration of the opening day of the academic year of the Pontifical Lateran University. QSL via operator's instructions.

ITALY, I. Operators from ARI La Spezia will operate Special Event Station IY1SP until December 31 to commemorate Guglielmo Marconi's experiments in 1901 and 1931. IY1SP will be active during the CQ WW Contests, the Memorial Marconi VHF and the Italian 40/80 meter contests. QSL via I1FNX.

JAN MAYEN, JX. Per, LA7DFA is active as JX7DFA for the next six months.

ANTARCTICA. Chris, N3SIG is active mainly on 20, 17 and 15 meters using SSB as KC4/N3SIG from the McMurdo Station on Ross Island, IOTA AN-011, until March 2002. QSL via AI3D.

NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ2. Peter, PA3CNX will be QRV as PJ4/PA3CNX from November 5 to 30. Activity will be 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using SSB and possibly 10 FM. QSL to home call.

CHAD, TT. Chris, TT8DX has been QRV on 17 meters around 1800z and 6 meters around 2000z. QSL via F5OGL.

KAZAKHSTAN, UN. Alex, UN7AB has been QRV on 12 meters around 1700z.

CANADA, VE. Rick, N1RL will be QRV from VY1JA in the Yukon Territory for the ARRL CW Sweepstakes. He may also be QRV after the contest as N1RL/VY1. QSL via operator's instructions.

NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. VK9KNE has been QRV using RTTY on 15 meters around 0900z and 10 meters around 1100z. VK9KND is active as well. Both stations are here until November 4. QSL via SP9PT and SP9EVP, respectively.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Andy, GM0NWI is QRV mainly on 40 and 20 meters CW using QRP as ZL/GM0NWI until January 24. QSL to home call.

KERMADEC ISLANDS, ZL8. Jacky, F2CW is QRV as ZM8CW until November 26 from Raoul Island, using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via ZL3CW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL November CW Sweepstakes, Eighth Annual North American Collegiate ARC Championship, The Ukrainian DX Contest, The Brazilian V/UHF DX Contest and the IPA Contest are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see November QST, page 106 for details.