ARRL DX Bulletin 017
April 18, 2002

DX Bulletin 17 ARLD017
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 18, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD017 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, G3WQU, IW0GXY, 425DXnews, DXNL, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

SIERRA LEONE, 9L. Jerry, 9L1JT has been QRV on 20 meters between 0400 and 0500z. He has also been active on 40 CW around 0200z. QSL via K4ZIN.

JUAN FERNANDEZ ISLAND, CE0. Eliazar, CE0ZIS has been QRV on 10 meters SSB between 1700 and 1930z.

MOROCCO, CN. Peter, G3WQU is QRV as CN2PM from Laayoune. He is using CW and PSK31, and will be active mostly on the weekends. QSL to home call.

IRAN, EP. Hessam, is a new ham with the call EP3DX. He has been QRV on 20 meters around 1330z.

ETHIOPIA, ET. Paul, W4PFM is QRV as ET3PMW until June. Most of his activity has been on 15 meters usually after 1800z. He has been QRV on 80, 12 and 10 meters as well. QSL via W7KEU.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX. Valery, EX0V has been QRV using PSK31 on 20 meters around 0045z and RTTY on 15 meters around 1230z.

ITALY, I. Look for IU9ACI to be QRV from Lachea Island, IOTA EU-166, from April 19 to 21. QSL via operators' instructions.

MOUNT ATHOS, SV/A. Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A has been QRV using RTTY on 20 meters around 0400z. He has also been active using CW on 15 meters.

SURINAME, PZ. Olli, OH0XX is QRV as PZ5RA from April 21 to 24 using mostly CW. QSL via operator's instructions.

TUVALU, T2. Dave, KW4DA will be QRV as T2DA from April 22 to 25, and then again from May 11 to 16. He will be QRV on all bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK31. QSL to home call.

CORSICA, TK. Members of the Loos DX Gang will be QRV as TK7I from April 20 to 27 from Etang de Biguglia, IOTA EU-014. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters. QSL via F5JYD.

KAZAKHSTAN, UN. Alan, UN3F has been QRV on 15 meters around 0200z and 12 meters from 0900 to 1030z.

VANUATU, YJ. Len, YJ8DA is QRV from Tanna Island, IOTA OC-035. Activity is usually on 15 meters SSB between 0300 and 0800z. QSL via KE4DA.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Jim, N6TJ is QRV as ZD8Z until April 27. QSL via VE3HO.

QSL MANAGER CORRECTION. As reported in ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD015, the CORRECT QSL Manager for OD5/IW0GXY is via IW0BET.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The DX YL to NA YL SSB Contest, 432 MHz Spring Sprint, Holyland DX Contest, TARA PSK31 Rumble, ES Open HF Championship, YU DX Contest, GACW CW DX Contest, EU Spring CW Sprint and the Michigan and Ontario QSO Parties will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see April QST, page 93 and the WA7BNM Contest Calendar website for details.