ARRL DX Bulletin 044
October 31, 2002

DX Bulletin 44 ARLD044
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 31, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD044 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by 425DXnews, QRZ DX, DXNL, N1ND, The Daily DX and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

GUINEA, 3X. A group of German amateurs are QRV as 3XY7C until November 13. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via DL7DF.

NIGER, 5U. 5U7JK has been QRV on 20 meters around 0000z, 10 meters around 1200 and 1500z and 15 meters around 2000z.

MALAWI, 7Q. Joe, G3MRC is active as 7Q7BP until early next year. QSL to home call.

NAURU, C2. Rex, VK8RH will be QRV as C21RH from November 4 to 22. Activity will be mostly on 6 meters, but with some HF as well. QSL via VK4AAR, direct only.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Ben, OZ5IPA is QRV as EA8/OZ5IPA from Tenerife, IOTA AF-004, until November 4. This includes an entry in the IPA Contest. QSL to home call.

AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO. Tony, 3D2AG is QRV as FO5RK from Rapa Island, IOTA OC-051. Activity is on all bands, including 6 meters, using CW and SSB. He plans to use PSK31 and MFSK16 as well. QSL via operator's instructions.

REUNION ISLAND, FR. Fred, F5IRO is QRV as FR5KH for the next four months. He also plans to visit Juan de Nova, IOTA AF-012, several times and activate it as FR5KH/J. QSL via F6FNU.

PANAMA, HP. Members of the Panama Radio Club are QRV with the special event call HP100RCP until November 30 in commemoration of the Centenary of the Republic Of Panama. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via bureau.

JAPAN, JA. Taka, JR3TVH/6 is QRV from Miyako Island, IOTA AS-079, until November 4. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters, including 17 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

JORDAN, JY. George, JY9QJ has been QRV on 160 meters around 0330z. QSL via DL5MBY.

ALASKA, KL7. John, WA2GO will be QRV as KL4A using QRP during the ARRL CW Sweepstakes from the new Frigid Contesters Club station in Wasilla.

ANTARCTICA. Jorge, LU1ZV is QRV at the Argentine Esperanza research station. He has been active on 15 meters between 2240 and 2315z. QSL via LU4DXU.

CANADA, VE. Look for Jay, VY1JA to be QRV from Whitehorse, Yukon Territory during the ARRL CW Sweepstakes.

MONTSERRAT, VP2M. K5AND, W5OZI and W5LXG are QRV as VP2MJD until November 8. Activity is mainly on 6 meters. QSL via W5OZI.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Oleg, UA1PBA is QRV as HL8KSJ from the South Korea's King Sejong Station. QSL via RK1PWA.

BURKINA FASO, XT. Dani, EA4ATI is QRV as XT2ATI for the next six months. QSL via EA4YK.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL November CW Sweepstakes, ARCI Running of the QRP Bulls for CW, North American Collegiate ARC CW Championship, High Speed Club CW Contest, IPA Contest, Ukrainian DX Contest and the DARC 10-Meter Digital ''Corona'' event will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see November QST, page 102 for details.