ARRL DX Bulletin 018
April 25, 2002

DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 25, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD018 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, 425DXnews, JR3TVH, OH1VR, DXNL, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

FIJI, 3D2. Brian is QRV as 3D2IZ, and has been active on 30 meters from 1015 to 1140z. QSL via N6IZ.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Yannick, F6FYD and Gerard, F2JD are QRV as DU1/G0SHN until April 29 from an island in the Calamian group, IOTA OC-090. QSL via F6AJA.

FRANCE, F. Special event station TM0AR will be active from May 1 to 13 to celebrate the International Festival of Arts and Technologies. QSL via F5TJC.

MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO. FO0/N5XX has been QRV on 20 meters from around 0700 to 0900z. He has also been active on 30 meters from 1500 to 1600z. QSL to home call.

ITALY, I. Marconi station IY0TC will be active during International Marconi Day on April 27 from Scoglio del Pirgo. QSL via I0KHP.

JAPAN, JA. Taka, JR3TVH will be active as JR3TVH/6 from Miyako Island, IOTA AS-079, from April 27 to May 2. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters, including 17 and 12 meters, using SSB and possibly RTTY. QSL to home call.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. JH1EFP/JD1 has been QRV on 17 meters using SSB between 0800 and 1100z and then around 2100z. QSL via operator's instructions.

OGASAWARA, JD1. JA1HEF/JD1, JA1KJW/JD1 and JE1XXG/JD1 are QRV until April 28. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home calls.

BAKER AND HOWLAND ISLAND, KH1. A number of operators will be QRV possibly as K1B beginning late on April 28. They will be active until May 9. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, including some satellite activity, using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV, FM and PSK31. QSL SSB contacts via RZ3AA and all other modes via YT1AD.

WAKE ISLAND, KH9. Terry, K7ASU will be QRV as K7ASU/KH9 for approximately 4 weeks beginning April 27. Activity will be in his spare time. QSL to home call.

AUSTRIA, OE. Radio Austria International will be QRV on April 27 as OE1M on International Marconi Day. QSL via operators' instructions.

GREENLAND, OX. Per, OZ1EQC is QRV as OX/OZ1EQC on Greenland's Coastal Islands Groups, IOTA NA-134 and IOTA NA-220, until May 8. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, including 30 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK31. QSL to home call.

CRETE, SV9. Seppo, OH1VR is QRV as SV9/OH1VR/p until April 29. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters. QSL to home call.

BELIZE, V3. Hugh, K0GHK and Roger, WA0ETE are QRV as V31KQ from Ambergris Caye, IOTA NA-073, until May 2. They are active using CW and SSB. QSL via WA0ETE.

MACQUARIE ISLAND, VK0. Peter, VK0MQI is here for 11 months. Activity is on 17, 15 and 10 meters. His activity is between 0430 and 0600z. QSL via operator's instructions.

VANUATU, YJ. Lynn, YJ8DA has been QRV on 10 meters around 0045z and 2000z.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Submarines On The Air Special Event, Florida and Nebraska QSO Parties, Marconi International Day, Harry Angel Memorial Sprint, SP DX RTTY Contest, Helvetia Contest and the QRP to the Field Operating event will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. The 2002 North American Meteor Scatter Rally is set for April 27 to May 5. Please see April QST, page 93 and the WA7BNM Contest Calendar, SVARA and WA5UFH websites for details.