ARRL DX Bulletin 011
March 14, 2002

DX Bulletin 11 ARLD011
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 14, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD011 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, QRZ DX, PA3GIO, The Daily DX, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

VIETNAM, 3W. JI6KVR, JA6IEF, 3W2LI and 3W2KA are active as XV3C, 3W3C, 3W2LI/3 and 3W2KA/3, respectively, from a new IOTA in the South China Sea Coast North Group, called Cham Island. They are working in a non-stop operation with two stations active until their departure on March 18. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters on SSB and CW. QSL XV3C via EA5KB, 3W3C via EA5RM, and 3W2LI/3 and 3W2KA/3 via operators' instructions.

MALAWI, 7Q. Harry, G0JMU is QRV as 7Q7HB until April 28. QSL via G0IAS.

QATAR, A7. A71MA has been QRV on 80 meters around 0200z and 20 meters around 0420z.

SAN FELIX AND SAN AMBROSIO, CE0. Look for XR0X to be QRV from San Felix, IOTA SA-013, beginning March 17. QSL via N7CQQ.

TAJIKISTAN, EY. Alex, EY8CQ has been QRV using RTTY on 20 meters just after 0200z. QSL via DJ1MM.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Bert, PA3GIO is QRV as PA3GIO/HI9 until March 21. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, including 17 and 12 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4. Pick, WA5PAE and Jay, K4ZLE will be QRV as KG4IZ and KG4MO, respectively, from March 21 to April 29. Most activity will be with CW, and emphasis will be on 160 meters. QSL to home calls.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Aki, JD1AMA has been QRV on 30 meters around 1130z.

NAMIBIA, V5. Flo, KL7/G4DMA will be active from Aris as V51/G4DMA from March 17 until the end of the month. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters.

DUCIE ISLAND, VP6/D. The Pitcairn Island Amateur Radio Association hopes to be active beginning around March 18 for one week. They expect to be QRV as /MM prior to the arrival on the island. Two stations will be QRV on 15 meters using CW and SSB for 24 hours a day, with stations active on the other bands as well. An additional station will be QRV on 6 meters, and some activity using RTTY is likely. QSL HF via VE3HO and 6 meters via JA1BK.

IRAQ, YI. Peter, YI9OM has been QRV on 12 meters CW between 1300 and 1400z and then from 1800 to 1900z. QSL via OM6TX.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Jim, N6TJ is active as ZD8Z until March 21. He operates on all bands using CW and SSB, with a special emphasis on 160 meters and the newer bands. QSL via VE3HO.

TOKELAU ISLANDS, ZK3. Udo, DL9HCU is QRV as ZK3HC for one week. He likes to operate QRP on CW usually on 20 and 15 meters. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The BARTG Spring RTTY Contest, Russian DX CW Contest, Virginia and Montana QSO Parties, YL International Single Sideband System QSO Phone Party, QRP Pesky Texan Armadillo Chase and the AGCW VHF/UHF Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see March QST, page 102 for details.