ARRL DX Bulletin 021
May 16, 2002

DX Bulletin 21 ARLD021
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 16, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD021 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, EA3BT, JK1EBA, TA4KG, 425DXnews, DXNL, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

ALGERIA, 7X. Mirek, 9V1XE is QRV as 7X0DX until May 28. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters during his free time, usually after 1600z and before 0500z. He has a portable setup for satellite AO-40. QSL via DL4DBR.

KUWAIT, 9K. Members of the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society will be active as 9K2F from Failaka Island, IOTA AS-118, from May 22 to 31. QSL via 9K2RA.

ENGLAND, G. The Taunton and District ARC will be QRV as GB0SM from St. Mary's, Isle of Scilly, IOTA EU-110, from May 18 to 25. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via G3WNI.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Members of Mitsubishi Electric are QRV as KH0/JM1YGG until May 19. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters, including 30 and 17 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL via JM1YGG.

NORWAY, LA. A group of operators will be active with two stations as LA9M from Sekken Island, IOTA EU-056, from May 18 to 20. QSL via operators' instructions.

PERU, OA. Peruvian amateur radio operators are authorized to use the special prefix OC until May 19 to celebrate the foundation of the International Telecommunications Union and World Telecommunications Day. The official station of the Radio Club Peruano will be active as OC4O on all bands using CW and SSB. QSL via operators' instructions.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Tom, DL2RTK and Ric, DL2VFR will be active as OY/homecalls from May 20 to 22, from Streymoy Island, IOTA EU-018. This will also count for Streymoy Island Lighthouse. QSL to home calls.

MALYJ VYSOTSKIJ ISLAND, R1MV. Look for a number of operators to be QRV as R1MVI, and probably R1MVC, R1MVD and R1MVF beginning May 22. This includes an entry in the CQ WPX CW contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

CRETE, SV9. Tony, G4LDL will be QRV as SV9/homecall with QRP equipment. He should be here until May 31. QSL to home call.

TURKEY, TA. A group of operators from Radio Club Stip from Macedonia and two operators from the TA1KA Radio Club will be QRV as TA0/homecalls and YM0KA from Bozcaada, IOTA AS-099, from May 20 to 28. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters, plus 6 and 2 meters, and 70 cm, using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK31. QSL YM0KA via TA1KA, and all others via homecalls.

REPUBLIC OF CONGO, TN. Josep, EA3BT and Nuria, EA3WL will be QRV as TN3B and TN3W, respectively, from May 17 to 27. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL both calls via EA3BT.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. Bert, PA3GIO will be QRV as VK9XV from May 18 to 25. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters, including 17 and 12 meters, using SSB. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Anatolian RTTY Contest, The World Telecommunications Day International Contest, His Majesty King of Spain CW Contest, Baltic Contest and the Manchester Mineira CW Contest are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see May QST, page 104 and the WA7BNM Contest Calendar website for details.