ARRL DX Bulletin 004
January 24, 2002

DX Bulletin 4 ARLD004
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 24, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD004 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, VU2SBJ, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, QRZ DX, DXNL and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

VIETNAM, 3W. Sam, JA1EUI is QRV as 3W3ZZ until January 31. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using SSB. QSL to home call. Meanwhile, Coly, 3W2FM, has been QRV on 80 meters around 1130z, and then on 40 meters around 1230z. QSL via UA0FM.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Steve, G4JVG is QRV as 8Q7SL from Lhohifushi, North Male' Atoll, IOTA AS-013, until February 3. He is active on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. 7M2VPR is QRV as 9M9/7M2VPR until January 27. His activity is on 160 to 6 meters. QSL to home call.

BHUTAN, A5. Ray, A52OM has been QRV on 80 meters around 1230z. QSL via G3NOM.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Ricardo, CE9R is active from Julio Escudero Base on King George Island, IOTA AN-010. QSL via CE3HDI.

MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3. Hermann, HB9CRV is active as CT3FN from Porto Santo, IOTA AF-014, until February 14. He will participate in the CQ WW 160-Meter CW Contest. QSL to home call.

LIBERIA, EL. Ashley, EL2AR has been QRV on 20 meters around 0100z. QSL via EL2BA.

IRAN, EP. Stig, LA7JO is working for the United Nations here for two or three more months. He is allowed to operate from the club station of the PTT using the callsign EP3PTT. QSL via operator's instructions.

TURKMENISTAN, EZ. Jenny, EZ8AQ has been QRV using RTTY on 15 meters between 0900 and 1200z.

MAYOTTE, FH. Yvon, FH5CY has been QRV on 10 meters between 1200 and 1400z.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. LZ0A has been QRV on 15 meters around 2300z, and then on 80 meters around 0140z and then 0500z. QSL via LZ1KDP.

ARUBA, P4. Bob, W6FRH is on vacation here and operating as P40RH in his spare time until January 29. He is active on the HF bands, using mostly SSB with some CW. QSL to home call.

BRAZIL, PY. Carl, PU1NEZ/PP1, Pete, PY1NEW/PP1 and Lima, PY1NEZ/PP1 are QRV from Frances Island, IOTA SA-067, until January 27. They are active using CW and SSB on 40 to 6 meters, including 17 and 12 meters. QSL PU1NEZ/PP1 via PY1NEZ, all others via home calls.

BANGLADESH, S2. Rashid, S21AR has been QRV on 15 meters around 1500z. QSL via JA1UT.

INDIA, VU. Members of the VUIOTA group will activate Sacrifice Rock, a new IOTA, in the Kerala State Group, from January 26 to 27. Activity will be on all HF bands, including 6 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL via operators' home call.

LAOS, XW. Mauro, IN3QBR is active as XW3QBR until July 31 from Vientiane. QSL via operator's instructions.

ANTARCTICA. Chris, KC4/N3SIG is currently active as ZL5CP from the New Zealand Scott Base on Ross Island, IOTA AN-011. QSL via AI3D.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ WW 160-Meter CW Contest, Kansas QSO Party, REF French CW Contest, UBA Contest and the BARTG RTTY Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see January QST, page 107 for details.