ARRL DX Bulletin 006
February 6, 2003

DX Bulletin 6 ARLD006
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 6, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD006 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, ND5S, 425DXnews, DXNL, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

CYPRUS, 5B. Alan, G3PMR is QRV as 5B/G3PMR until March 10. QSL to home call.

BHUTAN, A5. Glenn, W0GJ is QRV as A51B until February 26. He operates on 80 meters CW during his mornings and evenings. He will participate in the upcoming CQ/RJ RTTY contest. QSL to home call.

BAHAMAS, C6. Ivars, KC4PX will be active as C6APX from Nassau, IOTA NA-001, on 6 meters from February 8 to 15. QSL to home call.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0. Ralph, K0HML will be QRV as CE0Y/K0HML during his vacation here from February 11 to 14. His activity will be primarily on 20 meters SSB, but may show up on 17, 15 and 10 meters as well. QSL to home call.

CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9. The Ceuta branch of the URE will be QRV as AM9CE during the CQ/RJ RTTY contest. QSL via EA9CE.

MARTINIQUE, FM. Ed, AJ6V will be QRV as FM5BH from February 11 to 18. This includes participation in the upcoming ARRL DX CW contest. QSL via W3HNK.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4. Members from the Virginia DX Century Club will be active from February 11 to 19. Look for KG4ZK, KG4NW, KG4EC and KG4ZO. QSL via W4ZYT, N8CH, KU4EC and N6ZO, respectively. Their activity will include participation as KG4DZ in the ARRL DX CW Contest. QSL KG4DZ via W4SD.

ST. MAARTEN, PJ5. Ron, ND5S and Sue, KF5LG will be QRV as PJ7/homecalls from February 9 to 22. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. This includes participation in the upcoming ARRL CW DX contest. QSL both calls via ND5S.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Bill, W9VA will be active as PY0ZFO from February 12 to 18. QSL to home call.

PALAU, T8. Stations T88TM, T88RH, T88FB, T88DY and T88EI are QRV until February 12. QSL via operators' instructions.

ANTARCTICA. VP8ROT is a new operator on the British research base Rothera on Adelaide Island, IOTA AN-001. QSL via GM0HCQ.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Barry, VK2BJ will be active as VK2LBJ starting February 8 for one week. QSL to home call.

BURKINA FASO, XT. Fred, G4BWP will be QRV as XT2WP beginning February 10. Time permitting, he will be QRV on 30, 17 and 12 meters using CW, and will check 6 meters for openings. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American CW Sprint, RSGB 1.8 MHz CW Contest, Asia-Pacific CW Sprint, FISTS CW Winter Sprint, QRP ARCI Winter Fireside SSB Sprint, Winter 6-Meter Contest, OMISS QSO Party and the CQ/RJ WW RTTY WPX Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. The 17th Annual School Club Roundup is scheduled for February 10 to 15. Please see February QST, page 103 and the WA7BNM contest website for contest details. Please see January QST, page 102 for School Club Roundup details.