ARRL DX Bulletin 009
February 28, 2002

DX Bulletin 9 ARLD009
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 28, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD009 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, QRZ DX, LU3DR, The Daily DX, KD2DL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

VIETNAM, 3W. Conny, DL1DA is QRV as 3W9KCS until March 15. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW. Since he is here on holiday, activity may be limited. QSL to home call.

JUAN FERNANDEZ ISLANDS, CE0. Eliazar, CE0ZIS has been QRV on 10 meters using SSB around 1900z.

CUBA, CO. Don, VE3ESE and operators from the University of Oriente ARC will participate in the ARRL DX Phone contest as T48RAC. QSL via VE3ESE.

FRENCH GUIANA, FY. Laurent, F6FVY and others will be QRV as FY5KE as a Multi/Single entry in the ARRL DX Phone contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4. Vance, N5VL will be active as KG4VL from March 1 to 6. This includes an entry in the ARRL DX Phone contest. Look for some 160 meters operations using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Tony, N2TK is active as N2TK/NP2 from St. Croix, IOTA NA-106, until March 7. QSL to home call. He will be QRV in the ARRL DX Phone contest as WP2Z. QSL via KU9C.

SOUTH ORKNEY ISLAND. Claudio, LU1ZA has been QRV using RTTY on 15 meters around 0700z and then on 20 meters around 0930z. QSL via LU4DXU.

ARGENTINA, LU. The Radio Club Tandil will be QRV as LR7E using QRP during the ARRL DX Phone contest. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters. QSL via LU2EE.

PERU, OA. Olli, OH0XX will be QRV from the OA4O club station during the ARRL DX Phone contest. QSL via operator's instructions.

ST. MAARTEN, PJ7. Bert, PA3GIO will be QRV as PJ7/PA3GIO/m from March 5 to 6. Activity will be on 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call. Meanwhile, Brian, KD2DL will be QRV as PJ7/KD2DL from March 2 to 9. Activity will be around 18080 kHz using QRP equipment. QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA. Mike, RW1AI is QRV as RW1AI/ANT and has begun activities from Vostok Base, IOTA AN-016. QSL to home call. Mike also plans on being QRV with Alan, UA1PAC during the ARRL DX Phone contest using the club call R1ANC. QSL via DL5EBE.

BELIZE, V3. Walt, W0CP and Jim, W1LLU are QRV as V31JR until March 8. They will be active in the ARRL DX Phone contest as V31DJ. QSL both calls via W1LLU.

SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND. Mike, GM0HCQ hopes to be QRV as VP8SGK from March 4 to 6. QSL via operator's instructions.

CHAGOS ISLANDS, VQ9. Mel, W3MR is QRV as VQ9MR from Diego Garcia, IOTA AF-006, until March 7. This includes an entry in the ARRL DX Phone contest. QSL to home call.

VANUATU, YJ. Michel, F6COW and Dominique, F6EPY will be QRV from the island Efate and Espirito Santo, IOTA OC-035, as YJ0AOW and YJ0APY, respectively, from March 4 to 15. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters, including the newer bands, using CW and SSB. QSL to home calls.

QSL MANAGER CORRECTIONS. As reported in DX Bulletin ARLD008, the CORRECT QSL Manager for P40A is WD9DZV. The CORRECT QSL Manager for 7Z1AC is WA4JTK, direct only.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL International DX Phone Contest and the Open Ukraine RTTY Championship will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see March QST, page 102 for details.