ARRL DX Bulletin 018
May 1, 2003

DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 1, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD018 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by 4L1W, TI2DLL, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, QRZ DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

GEORGIA, 4L. Members of Georgia club station 4L1W are QRV May 6 and 7 in commemoration of the 5th anniversary of the Iveria ARC. Activity is on 20, 17, 15 and 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via operators' instructions.

GERMANY, DA. Peter, DH9YPA is QRV from Borkum Island, IOTA EU-047, until May 9. QSL to home call.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Fabien, F8CFU will be QRV as FO/F8CFU from Tubuai Island, IOTA OC-152, from May 6 to 16. Activity is on 20 to 10 meters, including the newer bands. QSL to home call.


DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Special event station HI0RCD is QRV until May 6 as part of the Sixth International Book Show. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters. QSL via bureau.

THAILAND, HS. Charlie, K4VUD is QRV as HS0ZCW until around June 15. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

ITALY, I. Stations IK4MSV, IK4SWX, IK4IDS, IK4HLU, IZ4COT, IZ4DIW and IZ4AGI will participate in the ARI International DX Contest as IR4A. QSL via bureau.

ANTARCTICA. Obi, 8J1RF is working as the doctor of the "44th Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition" in the scientific station Dome Fuji, IOTA AN-016. He is active using CW, SSB, RTTY and SSTV at various times daily and during the weekend. QSL via operator's instructions.

OGASAWARA, JD1. JM1LJS is QRV as JD1BLK until May 4. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

PUERTO RICO, KP4. Members of the Caribbean Amateur Radio Group are QRV using special event call K4C from May 3 to 17 to celebrate the Hamfest and Old Timers Recognition event. Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters SSB. QSL via KP4ARN.

BULGARIA, LZ. Special event station LZ03KM is active on all bands and modes until May 31 to celebrate St. Cyril and Methodius' Day. QSL via LZ1BFR.

SLOVAK REPUBLIC, OM. Erwin, OM7PY, Zsolt, HA6PS and Laci, HA6NL are active from Ruzina until May 5 and will participate in the AGCW-QRP and ARI International DX Contests as OM/HA5RT/p. QSL via operators' instructions.

SAN MARINO, T7. Piero, IZ1ERR and Giovanni, IW2BSQ plan to be QRV as T7/homecalls from May 3 to 5. They will concentrate on satellites UO-14 and possibly FO-20, as well as Meteor Scatter on 2 meters. QSL to home calls.

COSTA RICA, TI. In celebration of the 75 years of amateur radio activity here, Costa Rican amateurs are QRV using the special prefix TE75 until May 31. QSL via the bureau.

UKRAINE, UR. Special event stations EO58JM and EO58JS will be QRV from May 5 to 12 to commemorate the 58th anniversary of the end of World War II. QSL via KG6AR and KD5RBU, respectively.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Trevor, VK7TS and Rex, VK7MO will be QRV as VK9LS from May 3 to 10. Activity will be on 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK31. They will also be on 2 meters and 70 and 23 cm using JT44, FSK441, VFSKCW and SSB for Meteor Scatter QSOs. QSL via operators' instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The New England QSO Party, Indiana QSO Party, MARAC County Hunters CW Contest, ARI International DX Contest, 10-10 International Spring CW Contest, AGCW QRP Contest and the IPA CW and SSB contests are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see May QST, page 95 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.