ARRL DX Bulletin 019
May 2, 2002

DX Bulletin 19 ARLD019
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 2, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD019 DX news

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

CROATIA, 9A. Sylvain, 9A/F5TLN and Bernard, 9A/F5LPY will be QRV from Korcula Island, IOTA EU-016, from May 4 to 5. QSL to home calls.

GERMANY, DA. Look for DH8WLA, DL1APR, DL1APW, DL2AXA, DL5AOJ, DM3BJ and DL9NDS to be QRV from Ummanz Island, IOTA EU-057, from May 9 to 13. Activity will be on all bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL to home calls.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Michel, FG/F5IN is QRV until May 10 using mostly CW. QSL to home call.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Alain, F2HE has been issued the special call TX5BTY to commemorate the Mutiny of the Bounty. He is QRV until May 14 on all bands using CW and SSB. QSL via F6CTL.

ITALY, I. I0CUT, I0JBL, IK0LNN, IK0NFV, IK0PEA, IK0SME, IZ0BXZ and others are QRV as IQ0N as a Multi/Single entry in the ARI International Contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

JAPAN, JA. JN3ATJ/6 is QRV from Tsushima Island, IOTA AS-036, until May 7. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters, including 17 and 12 meters, using SSB. QSL to home call.

BAKER AND HOWLAND ISLAND, KH1. Station K1B is active until possibly May 9. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, including some satellite operation, using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV, FM and PSK31. QSL SSB contacts via RZ3AA and all other modes via YT1AD.

ARGENTINA, LU. The Radio Club Ushuaia is QRV as AY8XW until December 31. QSL via WD9EWK.

BULGARIA, LZ. Special event stations LZ02KM and LZ02JP are QRV on all bands and modes until May 31 to celebrate the St. Cyril and Methodius Day and the visit of Pope John Paul II. QSL via LZ1BFR.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. Look for OJ0VR to be QRV from May 8 to 9. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL via OH1VR.

DODECANESE, SV5. Ermanno, IK2WZD is QRV as SV5/IK2WZD from Lipsi Island, IOTA EU-001, until October 2002. QSL to home call.

BELAU, T8. T88KL has been QRV on 15 meters around 0900z, 17 meters around 2000z and 10 meters around 2200z. QSL via JN3JBC.

CAMBODIA, XU. XU7ABP has been QRV on 20 meters from 1900 to 2200z. QSL via IZ0EGB.

IRAQ, YI. Peter, YI9OM has been QRV on 17 meters between 1900 and 2100z. QSL via OM6TX.

SYRIA, YK. Saad, N5FF is QRV as YK1BA from Damascus until possibly May 11. This is not a DXpedition. He will try to operate at least 2 to 3 hours a day. Look for him mainly on 20 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The New England QSO Party, Indiana QSO Party, AGCW QRP/QRP Party, IPA CW Contest, MARAC County Hunter CW Contest, 10-10 International Spring CW Contest, Microwave Spring Sprint, ARI International DX Contest and the IPA SSB Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. The Danish SSTV Contest runs from May 5 to 11. Please see May QST, page 104 and the WA7BNM Contest Calendar website for details.