ARRL DX Bulletin 047
November 15, 2001

DX Bulletin 47 ARLD047
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 15, 2001
To all radio amateurs

ARLD047 DX news

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

ROTUMA, 3D2. Tony is QRV as 3D2AG/p until around January 10.

TANZANIA, 5H. Paul is QRV as 5H1X/2 and has been active on 20 meters CW around 1830z. QSL via KQ1F.

JAMAICA, 6Y. Members of Team Vertical will be QRV from November 20 to 26 as homecalls/6Y5. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using QRP power. They will have a high-power station on 6 meters. QSL all calls via WA4WTG.

SIERRA LEONE, 9L. Zbig, SP7BTB is active as 9L1BTB for the next 10 months as he is working here for the UN in Freetown. Activity is on 40 to 12 meters using SSB. QSL via SP7CDG.

BAHAMAS, C6. Ed, K8EP will be active as C6A/K8EP from Treasure Cay, IOTA NA-080, from November 20 to 27. QSL to home call.

MOLDOVA, ER. Club station ER3KAZ will use special call ER373R on November 21 to celebrate the 373rd anniversary of the town of Rybnitsa. QSL via ER3DX.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Bob, N4CD is QRV as FG/N4CD until November 29 on 40 to 10 meters. He may try 80 and 6 meters as well. QSL to home call.

MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO. JI1JKW will be active as FO0SAI on all bands, including 6 meters, from November 18 to 21. QSL to home call.

ITALY, I. Special call IR3PO will be QRV from November 17 to 18 from Monselice to honors hams who assisted in the Polesine, Italy, flood emergency of 1951.

MONGOLIA, JT. Chak, JT1CO has been QRV on 12 meters around 0000z. He has then been active on 17 meters around 0300z.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Peter, PY5CC will be active again as PY0FM from November 20 to 29. QSL via JA1VOK.

TUVALU, T2. T2T has been QRV on 40 meters using CW around 0600 and 1700z. QSL via JN1HOW.

BRUNEI, V8. JH3GAH is QRV as V85TG until November 17 following the SEANET convention. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL to home call.

DUCIE ISLAND, VP6/D. The Pitcairn Island Amateur Radio Association will be QRV from this likely new DXCC Entity, with an IOTA number of OC-182. Unexpected weather delays have pushed back the start date to November 17. The VP6 callsign will be announced at the start of operations. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via VE3HO.

ANTARCTICA. Anton, ZS4AGA is QRV as ZS7ANT from the Sanae Base on Princess Martha Coast, IOTA AN-016, until February 2002. QSL via operator's instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL November Phone Sweepstakes, North American Collegiate ARC Phone Championship, LZ DX CW Contest, The RSGB 1.8 MHz CW Contest and the Carnavales de Tenerife Phone Contest are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see November QST, page 106 for details.