ARRL DX Bulletin 037
September 12, 2002

DX Bulletin 37 ARLD037
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 12, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD037 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, QRZ DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, ON5TN, XE1KK, WA7BNM, The Daily DX, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

CYPRUS, 5B. RW3QC, RN3QQ, RW3QNZ and RX3DCX are QRV as 5B4/R3CC until September 17. This includes an entry in the Worked All Europe SSB Contest. QSL via RW3RN.

BHUTAN, A5. John, KP2A and his XYL are QRV as A52DX until September 18. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via W3HNK.

THE GAMBIA, C5. John, G4IRN is QRV as C56/G4IRN and has been active on 17 meters around 0900z. QSL to home call.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Robert, F6BED, Gerard, F5YD and Roger, F6BDE will be QRV from September 15 to 27 as EA8/homecalls from several Canary Islands. Look for activity from the Hierro, La Gomera and Tenerife Islands. Activity will be on 40 to 2 meters using CW, SSB, PSK31 and other digital modes. QSL to home calls.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Abdulla, 7Z1ZZ now holds the call HZ1DX. Look for activity on all bands, but mostly 20 meters, using RTTY, SSTV and PSK31. QSL via N3LDY.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Several operators will be active as 8N1OGA from September 15 to the end of January 2003 in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Japan Amateur Radio League, or JARL. Activity is on all bands, including 6 meters and the satellites. Look for activity in all the major upcoming contests as well. QSL via JA1MRM.

SVALBARD, JW. Vlad, JW0HR has been QRV on 20 meters between 1200 and 1300z, and then around 2000z. QSL via operator's instructions.

ANTARCTICA. Skip, KC4AAC has been QRV on 20 meters around 0100 to 0200z. QSL via K1IED.

NORTH KOREA, P5. Ed, P5/4L4FN is QRV using RTTY on 20 meters around 1200 to 1300z. He has also been QRV on 6 meters around 0700z. QSL via KK5DO.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Oleg, R1ANF has been QRV on 20 meters using CW and SSB around 2000z. QSL via DL5EBE.

TURKEY, TA. Mill, LX1CC is QRV from Selcuk as YM3CC until October 2. Activity is on all bands. QSL to home call.

CHAD, TT. Chris, TT8DX is QRV from Bam until the end of September. He will try to be QRV on 80 and 40 meters later in the month. QSL via F5OGL.

ANTARCTICA. Alex, EM1KGG is the only amateur radio operator currently stationed at the Akademik Vernadsky Antarctic station of Ukraine, located on Galindez Island, IOTA AN-006. QSL via UT7UA.

MEXICO, XE. Special Event Station 6F1LM is QRV for the rest of 2002 in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Federacion Mexicana de Radio Experimentadores, or FMRE. Different amateurs and radio clubs operate with this call. QSL via the bureau.

CAMBODIA, XU. Max, ON5UR, Wim, ON6NP and Karel, ON5TN are QRV as XU7ACJ and XU7ACN until September 26. From September 21 to 23, they will try to be QRV from Koh Poah Island, IOTA AS-133, as XU7AUR. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using all modes. QSL XU7AUR via ON5UR, and all others via ON6NP.

MICRONESIA, V6. Spike, W7AVA will be active as V63VB from Pohnpei from September 14 to 23. QSL to home call.

VANUATU, YJ. Masa, YJ0AXC has been QRV on 30 meters just before 1000z until after 1130z. QSL via JE1DXC.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL September VHF QSO Party, North American SSB Sprint, YLRL Howdy Days, Worked All Europe DX SSB Contest and the Tennessee QSO Party are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see September QST, page 89 and the WA7BNM contest website for details.