ARRL DX Bulletin 038
September 19, 2002

DX Bulletin 38 ARLD038
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 19, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD038 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, JR3TVH, PT2ND, VE2XO, W2GR, QRZ DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, The Daily DX, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

GUINEA, 3X. Francois, VE2XO will be QRV from Conakry as 3XY6A from September 22 to 25. His activity will be mostly on 20, 17 and 15 meters using RTTY and some SSB. QSL to home call.

SRI LANKA, 4S. A number of operators from JARL Kansai will activate at least 10 stations from here from September 20 to 25. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and SSTV. They may also try 6 meters as well. QSL all calls via JR3QHQ.

NAURU, C2. Rex, VK8RH is QRV as C21RH until September 27. Activity is usually on 20, 17, 10 and 6 meters SSB. QSL via VK4AAR.

REUNION ISLAND, FR. Bernie, F6BLK will be QRV as FR/F6BLK from September 23 to 29. Most of his activity will be mainly CW and some SSB. QSL to home call.

JAPAN, JA. Taka, JR3TVH will be QRV from rare Rishiri Island, IOTA AS-147, as JR3TVH/8 from September 20 to 23. Activity will be on 40, 20, 17, 15, 10 and 6 meters using CW, RTTY, PSK31 and possibly SSTV. QSL to home call.

GUAM, KH2. Walt, KF2XN is QRV as KH2/KF2XN for the next few months. Activity is on most bands using mainly SSB. QSL via W2GR.

ANTARCTICA. Martin, LU1ZG and LU2ZL are active from the Antarctic base General Manuel Belgrano II of Argentina, IOTA AN-016. The length of stay is unknown. QSL via operators' instructions.

BRAZIL, PY. Members of the Brazilian Amateur Radio League, LABRE, are QRV as ZW100J until September 30 in celebration of Juscelion Kubitschek de Oliveira's centenary. In addition to being a ham, Juscelion was once Brazil's president and the founder of the capital of Brazil, Brasilia. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via PT2AA.

DODECANESE, SV5. Phil, G4OBK is active as SV5/G4OBK from Kos Island, IOTA EU-001, until October 1. He is QRV for a few hours most days on 40 to 10 meters using CW, RTTY, PSK31 and maybe some SSB. QSL to home call.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Elizabeth, VE7YL, Gwen, VK3DYL, Mio, JR3MVF and June, VK4SJ are all QRV as VK9YL until September 29. QSL via VK3DYL.

CAMBODIA, XU. XU7ACN has been QRV on 30 meters around 1100z. QSL via ON5UR.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event station YE7V will be active on 80 and 15 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and SSTV, from September 20 to 22 to celebrate the 3rd Indonesian Royal Palace Festival to be held in Kutai, Kertanegara Regency, East Borneo. A special certificate signed by the Sultan of Kutai Kertanegara and the Mayor of Kutai Kertanegara. QSL direct to YC7WZ.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10 GHz and Up Cumulative Contest, Washington State Salmon Run, AGB NEMIGA Contest, SARL VHF/UHF Contest, Scandinavian Activity CW Contest, Collegiate QSO Party, QRP Afield, Panama Radio Club Anniversary Contest, the Fall QRP Homebrewer Sprint and The Classic Exchange will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see September QST, page 89 and the WA7BNM contest website for details.