ARRL DX Bulletin 024
June 6, 2002

DX Bulletin 24 ARLD024
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 6, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD024 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, MM0BQI, The Daily DX, QRZ DX, 425DXnews, The DXNL and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

NEPAL, 9N. Lawrence, 9N7RB has been QRV on 15 meters between 0030 and 0130z. QSL via W4FOA.

BURUNDI, 9U. Christian, 9U5A has been QRV on 20 meters just after 2000z. He has also been active on 17 meters around 2100z. Documentation has not been received for this operation. QSL via operator's instructions.

PAKISTAN, AP. Willy, AP2AUM has been QRV on 15 meters around 1130z, and then 20 meters around 1400z. QSL via KK5DO.

PHILIPPINES, DU. In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Philippines Amateur Radio Association, Philippine stations may use special prefixes 4D70, and DZ70 for clubs, through the end of 2002.

SCOTLAND, GM. Jim, MM0BQI will be QRV as GB5SI from June 7 to 10 from Tanera Mor, Summer Isles, IOTA EU-092. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. He will also be active in the RSGB Jubilee and ANARTS RTTY contests. QSL to home call.

JAPAN, JA. Aru, JA0KNM, Kaoru, JA3MCA, Jun, JJ1EQW and Taka, JE3NJZ are QRV as homecalls/JR6 from Iriomote, IOTA AS-024, in the Yaeyama Islands, until June 10. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home calls.

SOUTH ORKNEY ISLAND. Jose, LU1ZA has been QRV on 12 meters CW around 1630z. He is also using SSB and RTTY. QSL via LU2CN.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. A group of seven Finnish operators are QRV until June 10 as OJ0VR on CW and 6 meters, and OJ0U using SSB. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters. QSL via OH1VR.

ANTARCTICA. Wally, RU1ZC, is QRV from the Mirny Station as R1ANZ. He is generally active most days on 20 meters around 1500z. QSL via operator's instructions.

SAO TOME, S9. Charles, S9SS and Lesley, S9YL are QRV on all HF bands as time permits. QSL both calls via N4JR.

DODECANESE, SV5. Alessandro, HB9DTA is QRV from Rhodes, IOTA EU-001, until June 14 as SV5/HB9DTA/p. Activity is on the 40 and 20 meter QRP frequencies. QSL to home call.

WEST KIRIBATI, T30. Steve, T30ED has been QRV on 20 meters CW and SSB around 1000z. QSL via 3D2SJ.

TURKEY, TA. TA2RC, TA2MW and TA2LE are QRV from Kefken Island, IOTA AS-159, as TA0/homecalls. Activity is during the weekends throughout August. QSL via bureau.

AFGHANISTAN, YA. Chris, G0TQJ, is QRV as YA/G0TQJ from Kabul until the end of July. QSL to home call.

UK SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS ON CYPRUS, ZC4. Look for the Eastern Sovereign base to use the prefix ZC40 and the Western Sovereign base will use the prefix ZC41 during the month of June.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL June VHF QSO Party, The ANARTS WW RTTY Contest, Portugal Day Contest, WW South American CW Contest, RSGB Jubilee Contest and the Asia-Pacific SSB Sprint are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see June QST, page 90 and the WA7BNM Contest Calendar website for details.