ARRL DX Bulletin 016
April 17, 2003

DX Bulletin 16 ARLD016
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 17, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD016 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by F8DVD, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

SWAZILAND, 3DA. 3DA0TE is QRV until May 3. Activity is on 6 meters and the digital modes such as RTTY, PSK31, MT63, MFSK16, Throb, Hellschreiber and possibly WSJT6M. QSL via operator's instructions.

SRI LANKA, 4S. Ivan, UR9IDX is QRV as 4S7DXG until May 1. Activity is on 30, 20 and 15 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Lee, DS4CNB continues to be QRV as D88S from base King Se-Jong. QSL to home call.

IRAN, EP. Moshen, EP3SMH has been QRV on 15 meters SSB around 1200z. QSL to home call.

AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO. Fabien, F8CFU will be QRV as FO/F8CFU from Tubuai Island, IOTA OC-152, from April 20 to May 16. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters, including the newer bands. QSL to home call.

ITALY, I. Walter, IN3XUG is QRV as IC8/IN3XUG from Ischia Island, IOTA EU-031, until April 27. Activity is on the usual IOTA SSB frequencies on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters. QSL to home call.

SVALBARD, JW. Francois, F8DVD will be QRV as JW/F8DVD from Longyearbyen, IOTA EU-026, from April 20 to 24. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

BANGLADESH, S2. Takeda, S21YY has been QRV using RTTY on 20 meters around 0100z. QSL via operator's instructions.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9. Duarte, CT1CPP is QRV as S92UN for the next few months. Activity is generally on 20, 15 and 10 meters. QSL to home call.

WESTERN SAHARA, S0. A number of operators are QRV as S05X from Tifariti until April 21. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via EA4URE.

EGYPT, SU. Tom is QRV as SU9NC and has been active on 30 meters around 2100z. QSL via OM2SA.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Tom, VK3ZZ, Keith, VK3FT, Jack, VK3WWW and Peter, VK3QI are QRV as VI5WCP until April 22. They will activate a new IOTA on Waldegrave Island in the South Australia State West Centre Group. QSL via VK3ZZ.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V. Bob, N6RFM will be QRV as VP2V/N6RFM from April 22 to 25. He will operate as time permits using QRP PSK31 on 20 meters. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Irfan, YC4FIJ will be QRV as YC4FIJ/p from Utan Island, IOTA OC-241, from April 19 to 21. QSL via YC9BU.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Michigan and Ontario QSO Parties, The YLRL DX to NA YL SSB Contest, Low Power Spring Sprint, Holyland DX Contest, TARA Spring Wakeup PSK31 Rumble, Spring Lites QSO Party, ES Open HF Championship, GACW DX "Mr. Samuel Morse Party" CW Contest, YU DX Contest and the EU Spring CW Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see April QST, page 97 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.