ARRL DX Bulletin 002
January 9, 2003

DX Bulletin 2 ARLD002
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 9, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD002 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, 425DXnews, DXNL, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, CE6NE, NN7A, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 3C. Alan, G3XAQ is QRV as 3C5XA from Malabo Bioco Island, IOTA AF-010, until January 21. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters, with an emphasis of CW on the lower bands. QSL to home call.

BAHAMAS, C6. Bill, KM1E is QRV as C6AGN until March 4. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters. QSL via W1DIG.

CHILE, CE. A group of Chilean DXers will be QRV as CE6M from Mocha Island, IOTA SA-061, from January 15 to 18. QSL via operators' instructions.

URUGUAY, CX. A group of Uruguayan operators are QRV as CV1F from San Gabriel Island, IOTA SA-057, until January 13. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters, using CW and SSB and some digital modes, and possibly 160 and 80 meters. QSL via EA5KB.

LIBERIA, EL. Ashley, EL2AR has been QRV on 15 meters SSB around 1800z.

HONDURAS, HR. Wayne, K9YNF will be active as K9YNF/HR9 from Roatan Island, IOTA NA-057, from January 11 to 18. He will operate SSB only on 20, 17, 12 and 10 meters. QSL to home call.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. JD1YBJ is QRV from the Loran Radio Club and has been active on 17 meters between 2200 and 0600z. QSL via JH1EEP.

WAKE ISLAND, KH9. Chuck, N4BQW will be QRV as N4BQW/KH9 from January 15 to 25. He will be active on all HF bands and 6 meters. He will also have a beacon on 50110 kHz. QSL via KB6NAN.

LEBANON, OD. OD5/OK1MU has been QRV on 30 meters around 0300z. QSL via the OK DX Foundation, Czech Republic.

ST. MAARTEN, PJ6. Lee, VP2VE will be active as PJ5/K3RGD from Saint Eustatius Island, IOTA NA-145, from January 10 to February 10. QSL via WA2NHA. Meanwhile, DJ4SO will be QRV as PJ6/DJ4SO from Saba during this same time. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

BELIZE, V3. Art, NN7A will be QRV as V31JZ/p from South Water Caye, IOTA NA-180, from January 17 to 20. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters, including the newer bands, using mostly CW, with some SSB. QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA. Micky, VP8ROT is QRV from Rothera Base and has been active on 20 meters from around 0200 to 0500z. QSL via GM0HCQ.

AFGHANISTAN, YA. Sadao, JA1PBV is QRV as YA1BV from Kabul until January 15. He is active on 20 to 10 meters. QSL to home call.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. Members of the Vaal Triangle ARC are QRV as ZS90SAP on 80, 40, 20, 10 and 6 meters until December 31. This operation is to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the South African Police Service. QSL via ZS6ZYM.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American CW QSO Party, East Asia 160/80-Meter DX Contest, Hunting Lions in the Air, DARC 10-Meter Contest, NRAU-Baltic Contest and the Midwinter CW/SSB Contest are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see January QST, page 97 and the WA7BNM contest website for details.