ARRL DX Bulletin 042
October 17, 2002

DX Bulletin 42 ARLD042
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 17, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD042 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, MM0BQI, PS8DX, WA7BNM, 425DXnews, QRZ DX, DXNL, The Daily DX and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

MALAWI, 7Q. Joe, G3MRC is QRV as 7Q7BP and expects to be here until early next year. QSL to home call.

NEPAL, 9N. Sures, 9N1HA is usually QRV on 10 meters SSB around 0900 and 1400z. QSL via N5VL.

BAHAMAS, C6. Members of the Magnolia DX Association will be QRV as homecalls/C6A from Treasure Cay, Abaco Island, IOTA NA-080, from October 21 to 28. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. They will also participate in the CQ WW Phone contest as C6ARB. QSL C6ARB via W5UE and all others via home calls.

JUAN FERNANDEZ ISLAND, CE0. Eliazar, CE0ZIS has been QRV on 10 meters SSB between 1500 and 1930z.

FRANCE, F. Radio club station TP3CE of the Council of Europe will participate in the JARTS WW RTTY contest. QSL via F6FQK.

CHESTERFIELD ISLANDS, FK/C. Paolo, IZ0EVI and Luca, IZ6DSQ are QRV as TX0AT from Long Island, IOTA OC-176, until October 22. Operating frequencies vary, but they have been active on 20 meters using SSB. QSL via IZ0CKJ.

SCOTLAND, GM. Jim, MM0BQI will be QRV for one week from Tanera Mor, IOTA EU-092, in the Summer Isles beginning October 19. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and some digital modes. He may participate in the JARTS WW RTTY, RSGB 21/28 MHz and CQ WW Phone contests. QSL to home call.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8. Ramon, XE1KK will be QRV as HC8/XE1KK on HF and 6 meters and satellite UO-14 from October 20 to 30. QSL to home call.

JAPAN, JA. Takeshi, JI3DST/8 will be QRV from Okushiri Islands, IOTA AS-147, from October 20 to 23. Activity will be on 40, 17, 15, 12, 10 and 6 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

MONGOLIA, JT. Special event station JU840C is active from October 21 to 31 to celebrate the 840th birthday of Genghis Khan, the founder of the Mongolian Empire. QSL via operator's instructions.

BRAZIL, PY. Look for ZW8JB to be QRV during JOTA. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters. QSL via operators' instructions.

SUDAN, ST. Look for ST2BBS to be QRV during JOTA. QSL via operators' instructions.

BENIN, TY. Pat, I8QLS, Piero, I8CZW and Gino, I8ULL will be QRV as TY/homecalls on the low and newer bands, from October 19 to 28. They will also be QRV in the CQ WW Phone contest. QSL via I8ACB.

MYANMAR, XZ. Hiroo, JA2EZD is QRV as XY1M from October 20 to November 5. QSL via XW2A.

CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7. Members of the Kermadec DX Association are QRV as ZL7C until October 29. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via operators' instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Jamboree On The Air (JOTA), The JARTS WW RTTY Contest, QRP ARCI Fall QSO Party, Worked All Germany Contest, Asia-Pacific CW Sprint, The RSGB 21/28 MHz CW Contest and the 40th Anniversary Illinois QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see October QST, page 90 and the WA7BNM contest website for details. Please see September QST, page 100 for details on the 2002 JOTA.