ARRL DX Bulletin 005
January 31, 2002

DX Bulletin 5 ARLD005
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 31, 2002
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, PY3FBI, W4TYU, 425DXnews, QRZ DX, DXNL and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 3C. Mirek is QRV as 3C5/SP1NY from Bioco Island, IOTA AF-101. Activity has been on 30, 12 and 10 meters using CW. QSL to home call.

GEORGIA, 4L. Yuri, 4L6VV has been QRV on 80 meters using SSB around 1500z. QSL via UA6EZ.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Ricardo, CE9R is QRV from Julio Escudero Base on King George Island. He has been active in nets on 15 meters around 1700z. QSL via CE3HDI.

SAINT MARTIN, FS. W4LW and K4FMD will be QRV as FS/K4UP from February 2 to 8. Activity is mostly SSB on 80, 20, 15 and 10 meters. Activity will be mostly in the evening and early morning hours. QSL via K4UP.

WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS, FW. Guy, FW5ZL has been QRV using RTTY on 20 meters around 0645z and 15 meters around 0830z.

GRENADA, J3. Bill, K4LTA and Ruby, K4UPS are QRV as J37BO and J37RO, respectively. Activity is on all bands, including the newer bands and 6 meters, using CW and SSB. During some of the upcoming contests, they will use J38A. QSL to home calls and J38A via K4LTA.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Norm, K8NI and John, W8LBY are QRV from the WP2Z-Windwood site until February 13. They are signing KP2/homecalls, with activity mostly on the newer bands and using PSK31. QSL to home calls.

NORTH KOREA, P5. Ed, P5/4L4LN is QRV as time permits. Activity has been on 15 meters just after 2300z. He may also be active on 10 meters. QSL via KK5DO.

NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ2. Tony, N7BG is active as PJ2/N7BG from Curacao, IOTA SA-006, until February 4. He will participate in the FOC Marathon as PJ2T. QSL PJ2/N7BG to homecall and PJ2T via KN7Y.

BRAZIL, PY. Special Event Station ZY3WSF is QRV on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB until February 5 from Porto Alegre during the World Social Forum. QSL via PY3FBI.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Karesz, HA8EU is QRV as S79EU from Mahe Island, IOTA AF-024, until February 18. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and some SSB. QSL via HA2NM.

SOUTH GEORGIA. The VP8GEO team are QRV on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via VE3GCO.

CAMBODIA, XU. Jaak, ES1FB is QRV as XU7ACE. QSL to home call.

AFGHANISTAN, YA. Look for YA0USA and YA5T to be QRV as time permits. QSL YA0USA via K4YT and YA5T via KU9C.

IRAQ, YI. Peter, YI9OM has been QRV on 20 meters between 1830 and 1930z. QSL via OM6TX.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Vermont, New Hampshire, Delaware and Minnesota QSO Parties, Ten-Ten International Winter Phone QSO Party, North American Phone Sprint, XE International RTTY Contest and the FYBO Winter QRP CW Field Day will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see February QST, page 109 for details.