ARRL DX Bulletin 013
March 27, 2003

DX Bulletin 13 ARLD013
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 27, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD013 DX news

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

GEORGIA, 4L. Look for Shota, 4L6AM to be active in the CQ WPX contest as a Single Op/Single Band/High Power entry. QSL to home call.

CYPRUS, 5B. Look for RA9JX, RZ9UA, UA9UR, RW9UP, RW4WR, RA0AM, RZ9OA and UA9OTM to be active as P3A during the CQ WPX contest. QSL via W3HNK.

GHANA, 9G. Derek, F5VCR is active as 9G5MD until April 4. This includes being a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry in the CQ WPX contest. QSL to home call.

THE GAMBIA, C5. A number of amateurs from Latvia, Lithuania and Russia are QRV from here until April 7. Look for C53CW, C53KL, C53ZF, C56HF, C56HTX and C56TA to be active on all HF bands, using CW, SSB and RTTY. During the CQ WPX SSB and EA RTTY contests, they will be QRV as C5P. QSL contest call via YL2KL and all others via operators' home calls.

CHILE, CE. Look for stations CE6NE, CE6TBN and CE6AMN to be QRV as XR6T in the CQ WPX contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

PORTUGAL, CT. Members of the ARPA and CRCV clubs will be QRV as CS6RPA from Mendro mount in Alentejo as a Multi/Single entry in the CQ WPX contest. QSL via CT1EAT.

FRENCH GUIANA, FY. Didier, FY5FY will be active in the CQ WPX contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8. Look for HC8N to be a Multi/Multi entry in the CQ WPX contest. Prior to the contest, activity is on 160 to 6 meters using all modes, plus FM and Satellite. QSL via W5UE.

ITALY, I. Joe, IT9BLB will be active from Sicily Island, IOTA EU-025, as IU9S during the CQ WPX contest, as a Single Op/Single Band/High Power entry on 20 meters. QSL to home call.

SVALBARD, JW. Bjorn, LA9IY, Morten, LA9GY and Martin, LA3JJA will be active in the CQ WPX contest as JW8G from Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, IOTA EU-026. Outside the contest they are QRV using CW and other modes as JW9IY, JW9GY and JW3JJA, respectively. QSL JW8G via LA9GY, and all others to home calls.

JOHNSTON ISLAND, KH3. John, KT3E is working here for the next several months and is QRV as KH3/KT3E. His operating times depend on his work schedule. QSL via operator's instructions.

BRAZIL, PY. Club station PY3ARD is QRV as ZW90S during 2003 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Gerge Black Scout Group, the oldest Scout Group in Brazil. This call will be aired for the first time during the CQ WPX contest. QSL via PY3ARD.

GREECE, SV. Several operators will be QRV as SZ3PTR from Patra during the CQ WPX contest. They will be a Multi/Single entry. QSL via SV3AQN.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA9. Allen, N5XZ along with RA9JP and RW9QW/9 plan to be QRV as R9/N5XZ from Zone 18 during the CQ WPX contest. Activity may be on all bands. QSL to home call.

MICRONESIA, V6. Joe, I2YDX and Robert, IK2WXZ are QRV as V60A and V60Z, respectively, from Nukuoro Island until April 1. Afterwards, they will be QRV from Mokwil Island, IOTA OC-226, as V63DT and V63ZR, respectively, from April 6 and 7. QSL via operators' instructions.

INDONESIA, YB. A group of operators will be QRV as YE8A from Rajuni Island, IOTA OC-242. They hope to be active in the CQ WPX contest. QSL via YB8BRI. Meanwhile, Stan, OK1JR is QRV as YB0AJR for a few months. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters. He may try to be active from other Indonesian islands as well. QSL via OK1JN.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide SSB WPX Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see March QST, page 99 and the ARRL contest website for details.