ARRL DX Bulletin 045
November 7, 2002

DX Bulletin 45 ARLD045
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 7, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD045 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, KX7YT, WA4OAB, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

MADAGASCAR, 5R. Phil, G3SWH is QRV as 5R8HA. He is active from various places on the main island until November 13, and then from Nosy Komba, IOTA AF-057, as 5R8HA/P until November 19. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using mostly CW. QSL to home call.

SAMOA, 5W. Paul, VK3DK is QRV as 5W0PV from Savaii Island, IOTA OC-097, until November 16. Activity is on most of the HF bands. QSL to home call.

SIERRA LEONE, 9L. Andy, G3AB is QRV as 9L1AB from Freetown for several weeks. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using mainly CW. QSL to home call.

CHINA, BY. David, BA4DW is active from Changxing Island, Liaoning Province, IOTA AS-151, until November 14. He concentrates his activity on 30, 17 and 12 meters. QSL to home call.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Nicolas, F5TGR is active as D44TR from Sal Island, IOTA AF-086, until November 12. Activity is on 20 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Bob, WA4OAB will be QRV as FO/homecall from the islands of Tahiti Iti on November 9 and 10 and then on Moorea from November 12 to 13. Activity will be mainly on 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW and SSB. Since this is a vacation, his operating times will be limited. QSL to home call.

FRENCH GUYANA, FY. A group of operators from Radio Club Guyane are active as FY5KAC from the western part on the country until November 11. Activity is on all HF bands, including 6 meters and some satellite operation. QSL via bureau.

HUNGARY, HA. Special event station HG0WGC is active until November 30 to celebrate the World Gymnastic Championship in Debrecen. QSL via HA0NAR.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Special event station 8N1OGA is QRV until the end of January 2003 to commemorate the 75 years of the Japan Amateur Radio League. Activity of late has been found on 160, 80, 30 and 12 meters. QSL via JA1MRM.

NORTH KOREA, P5. Ed, P5/4L4FN has been QRV on 15 meters from around 1115 to 1230z. QSL via KK5DO.

BANGLADESH, S2. John, KX7YT is QRV as S21YV from Dhaka until December 4. Activity is on 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB and PSK31. QSL to home call.

CHAD, TT. Pascal, F5PTM is QRV as TT8ZZ in Djamena until possibly December. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, including 12 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

MYANMAR, XY. Hiroo, XY1M has been QRV on 40, 15 and 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via XW2A.

IRAQ, YI. Club station YI1BGD has been QRV on 10 meters around 1400z.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Japan International DX Phone Contest, European DX RTTY Contest (WAEDC), Arkansas QSO Party, OK/OM DX CW Contest and the Anatolian ATA PSK31 Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see November QST, page 102, and the WA7BNM contest website for details.