ARRL DX Bulletin 036
September 5, 2002

DX Bulletin 36 ARLD036
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 5, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD036 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, DXNL, VK3DYL, PT2PS and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9. A group of YLs will operate from Lord Howe Island (IOTA OC-004) as VK9YL, from September 15 to 29. They will then continue on to the South Cook Islands where they will operate as ZK1XYL from Aitutaki Island (OC-083) from October 1 to 6 and from Rarotonga (OC-013), October 7 to 15. QSL with return postage to VK3DYL or via the VK3 Buro.

REUNION ISLAND, FR. Bernie, FR/F6BLK, will be active from September 23 to 29. He will then use the callsign TO8MZ from Mayotte, September 30 to October 9. QSL via F6BLK. He plans to stay mostly on CW but will do occasionally SSB.

BENIN, TY. Pat, I8QLS, will be active with Piero, W1NA/I8CZW and Gino, I8ULL, from October 19 to 28. During the CQWW Phone Contest, I8QLS will take part as a Single Op/10 meter entry, W1NA as a Single Op/15 meter entry and I8ULL as a Single Op/20 meter entry. Before the contest they will focus on the low bands, newer bands, 6 meters and CW. QSL via I8ACB. The only callsign provided so far is for Pat, I8QLS, who will be using TY2LS.

GAMBIA, C5. C56/G4IRN will be on the air from September 6 to 13, on 80 through 10 meters, using mainly CW. QSL via G4IRN.

GREECE, SV. J45DIG, the Greek DIG club station, will be activated by several operators until October 16, using CW and SSB. Ops include DH5JR, DJ8OT, DJ8VC, DF6QP and DJ8JS. QSL via DJ8OT, via the bureau is ok.

NORTHERN MARIANAS, KH0. JE6DND will use the call KH0R from Saipan from September 6 to 10. QSL via JE6DND.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Shun, JH7IMX, will be active as 9M6LSC from September 26 to October 1. He will participate in the CQ/RJ Worldwide DX Contest, RTTY as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL via JH7IMX.

MAURITANIA, 5T. Op Nick Sinieokoff has again activated 5T5SN. QSL via IZ1BZV.

NORWAY, LA. LA7N/p will be on from Borgan Island, EU-062, September 7 and 8. The multi-op group will have five stations on the air on 160 through 10 meters using SSB, CW, PSK31 and RTTY. They will also be on 6, 2 and 70cm SSB and FM with some satellite operations. They plan to hang out 5 to 10 kHz below the standard IOTA frequencies. QSL via SM5SIC.

BRAZIL, PY. LABRE will be active as ZW100J until September 30 in celebration of the centenary of Dr. Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, ex PY1JKO. He was a ham, politician and founder of Brasilia City. Stations will be active on 80 through 6 meters. A special QSL will be issued. QSL via the bureau or direct to PT2AA.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The All-Asian DX Contest, phone, IARU Region 1 Field Day, North American Sprint, CW, DARC 10 Meter Digital Contest and QRP ARCI End of Summer PSK31 Sprint are all on tap for your operating pleasure. Please see September QST, page 89 for details.