ARRL DX Bulletin 020
May 9, 2002

DX Bulletin 20 ARLD020
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 9, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD020 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, JH2AVO, 425DXnews, DXNL, QRZ DX, The Daily DX and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

TUNISIA, 3V. Terry, F5MSE and Steve, F5NZY are QRV as 3V8SM from Djerba, IOTA AF-083, until May 15. Activity is on all HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via F5MSE.

SAMOA, 5W. Steve, 5W0SJ has been QRV on 15 meters around 0900z. QSL via 3D2SJ.

YEMEN, 7O. Pekka, OH2YY is QRV as 7O/OH2YY until May 11 from Sanaa while on a business trip here. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, including 17 and 12 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

MALDIVES, 8Q. A number of JA operators are QRV as 8Q7NK, 8Q7IC, 8Q7JA, 8Q7TE, 8Q7HS, 8Q7MI and 8Q7FO until May 15. Activity is on all bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV, PSK31 and 10 meter FM. QSL via operators' instructions.

ANGOLA, D2. Fernando, D2BB has been QRV using RTTY on 20 meters around 2300z. QSL via W3HNK.

SOUTH KOREA, HL. The Korean ARL is QRV until May 30 as HL17FWC in celebration of the 17th FIFA World Football, or soccer, Cup. QSL via HL0HQ.

BELGIUM, ON. Some special prefixes are in use until July 11 to commemorate the 700th anniversary of the Battle of the Golden Spurs. Dutch speaking amateurs may use OS instead of ON, while all Belgians may use OR instead of ON in contests.

MOUNT ATHOS, SV/A. Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A has been QRV on 20 meters between 0230 and 0300z. He has also been QRV using RTTY on 20 meters between 0900 and 1000z. QSL via operator's instructions.

TUVALU, T2. Dave, KW4DA will be here from May 11 to 16, most probably active as T2DA. QSL to home call.

KWAJALEIN ISLAND, V7. Mark, W4CK intends to activate his old callsign V73BL from May 14 to 24. QSL via operator's instructions.

MACQUARIE ISLAND, VK0. Peter, VK0MQI is here for eleven more months. He is usually QRV on 15 and 10 meters between 0430 and 0600z. QSL via operator's instructions.

LAOS, XW. Larry, XW1LLR is usually QRV as time permits. QSL via XW8KPL.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Nevada and Oregon QSO Parties, FISTS CW Spring Sprint, CQ-M International DX Contest and the 50 MHz Spring Sprint are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see May QST, page 104 for details.