ARRL DX Bulletin 008
February 20, 2003

DX Bulletin 8 ARLD008
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 20, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD008 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, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

CYPRUS, 5B. G3SJJ, G3SVL and G3UEG will be QRV as P3F in the CQ WW 160-Meter SSB contest as a Multi-Op entry. QSL via 5B4AGN.

UGANDA, 5X. Babs, DL7AFS and Lot, DJ7ZG are active as 5X1DC from Ssese Island until February 23. Activity of late has been on 40, 17, 12 and 10 meters using SSB and RTTY. QSL via DL7AFS.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 9Q. Flo, F5CWU will be QRV as 9S1X from February 24 to March 10. This includes activity in the ARRL and REF contests. QSL via F2YT.

QATAR, A7. Mohamed, A71MA has been QRV on 80 meters SSB around 2030z. QSL via KZ5RO.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Reinhard, DL6DQW is QRV as C98RF from Mocambique Island, IOTA AF-088, until February 24. He will then be QRV from Quirimbas Island, IOTA AF-061, from February 25 to March 3. Activity is on 160, 80 and 40 meters. QSL to home call.

CHILE, CE. A group of operators from the Southern Cross DX Group will be QRV as 3G5Q from Quiriquina Island, IOTA SA-070, from February 22 to 23. Activity will be on all bands, using CW, SSB and FM. QSL via XQ5SM.

MOROCCO, CN. Look for W7EJ to be QRV as CN2R during the CQ WW 160-Meter SSB contest. QSL to home call.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Al, 4L5A is QRV as D44TT until early March. He plans to be QRV in the CQ WW 160-Meter SSB contest and the ARRL SSB contest. QSL to home call.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Wayne, W9AE is QRV as FG/W9AE until February 26 and plans to be QRV on satellite AO-40 from Deshaies, grid FK96. Activity is using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

LUXEMBOURG, LX. Michel, LX1KQ, Alain, LX1UN and Philippe, LX2AJ will be active as LX9UN in the CQ WW 160-Meter SSB contest as a Multi-Op entry. QSL via LX1NJ.

SUDAN, ST. Dr. Nadir, ST2NH is usually QRV on 10 meters using SSB around 1000z. QSL to home call. Meanwhile, ST1MN is QRV until June 30. QSL via IV3OWC.

GREECE, SV. SV8CS will be QRV as SY8A from Zakynthos, IOTA EU-052, during the CQ WW 160-Meter SSB contest. QSL to home call.

CENTRAL KIRIBATI, T31. Jan will be QRV as T31MY using SSB. She plans on being active in the CQ WW 160-Meter SSB contest. QSL via OM2SA.

GABON, TR. Christian, TT8DX is QRV as TR8SA until March 8. QSL via F5OGL.

MEXICO, XE. XE1VIC, XE1ME, XE1JG, XE1YJY and XE1KK will be QRV as XE1RCS during the CQ WW 160-Meter SSB contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ WW 160-Meter SSB Contest, REF SSB Contest, UBA DX CW Contest, North American RTTY QSO Party, FYBO Winter QRP CW Field Day, Russian PSK WW Contest, High Speed Club CW Contest, North Carolina QSO Party, Grupo Argentino De CW Key Day and the CQC Winter QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see February QST, page 104 and the WA7BNM contest website for details.