ARRL DX Bulletin 049
December 5, 2002

DX Bulletin 49 ARLD049
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 5, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD049 DX news

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

ITU HEADQUARTERS, 4U. Ivan, OM3CGN plans to be QRV from ITU club station 4U1ITU in the ARRL 160 Meter contest. QSL via operator's instructions.

TANZANIA, 5H. Ralph, 5H3RK has been QRV around 1821 kHz about 0300z. QSL to home call.

SAMOA, 5W. Atsu, 5W1SA has been QRV using RTTY on 15 meters between 0630 and 0900z. QSL via JH7OHF.

BAHRAIN, A9. Gus, A92ZE has been QRV on 80 meters just after 0200z.

THE GAMBIA, C5. The C53M team will be QRV during the ARRL 160 Meter contest. QSL via OH3RM.

PHILIPPINE, DU. Jon, DU9/N0NM has been QRV on 160 and 80 meters around 2100z and 1030z. QSL via W4DR.

TAJIKISTAN, EY. Edi, EY7AF has been QRV on 80 meter CW between 1230 and 1330z.

MAYOTTE, FH. FH/DL5CF has been QRV using RTTY on 20 meters around 1900z. QSL to home call.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Toshi, JA1ELY is QRV as 8N1OGA has been QRV on 80 meters between 1120 and 1300z and again from 1830 to 2115z. QSL via JA1MRM.

BANGLADESH, S2. Takeda, JF1EQA is QRV as S21YY from Dhaka and has been active using RTTY and SSTV. QSL via JM1HXU.

COCOS ISLAND, TI9. Jose, TI2JJP will be QRV as TI9JJP from December 10 to 25. QSL to home call.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Alex, UA9YAB is QRV from Zone 18 and has been active on 80 meters around 1230z.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. Kunio, JA8VE will be QRV as VK9XE from December 7 to 14. Activity is mainly on 20 and 15 meters using SSB. QSL via JA1KJW.

INDIA, VU. Pai, VU2PAI is usually QRV on 160 meters around 1900 to 2100z, especially on the weekends.

CAMBODIA, XU. Dick, N6FF is QRV as XU7ACB until December 18. He may try some RTTY and PSK31 activity on the higher frequencies. QSL to home call.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Jim, N6TJ is QRV as ZD8Z until December 17. This includes an entry in the ARRL 160 Meter contest. Outside the contest, he is active on all HF bands, including 6 meters. QSL via VE3HO.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. Special event station ZS6SOL is active until December 7 to cover the upcoming total eclipse of the sun in the Limpopo Province. QSL via ZS5WI.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 160-Meter Contest, Winter 6-Meter Contest, TARA RTTY Sprint, PSK31 Death Match and the TOPS Activity 3.5 MHz CW Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see December QST, page 93 for details.