ARRL DX Bulletin 020
May 15, 2003

DX Bulletin 20 ARLD020
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 15, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD020 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by DL7AFS, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, QRZ DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Tex, 9M2TO is QRV as 9M2TO/p from Perhentian Island, IOTA AS-073, until May 18. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, including the newer bands. QSL via JA0DMV. Meanwhile, Ian, G3TMA is QRV as 9M2/G3TMA from Pulau Ketam, IOTA AS-074, until May 18. QSL via operator's instructions.

TAIWAN, BV. BV9AAC is QRV from Penghu Island, IOTA AS-103, and has been active on 15 meters around 1400z. QSL via BV2KI.

PORTUGAL, CT. Special event station CT1RVM/p will be QRV May 18 from the Portuguese Air Force Museum. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL via bureau.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Peter, DL8YR is active as EA6/DL8YR/p until May 28. This includes an entry in the CQ WPX CW contest. QSL to home call.

ITALY, I. Vanni, IK4RUX will be QRV as IG9/IK4RUX from Lampedusa, IOTA AF-019, from May 17 to 23. He plans to also operate from the lighthouse at Capo Grecale. QSL via home call.

DOMINICA, J7. George, K5KG will be active as J75KG from May 20 to 29. Activity will be on all HF bands using CW and SSB. He also plans to be QRV as J75A in the CQ WPX CW contest. QSL via KU9C.

NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ. Jim, WI9WI will be QRV as PJ2WI from Signal Hill in Curacao from May 21 to 27. QSL to home call.

BRAZIL, PY. Look for PU2OCZ, PY2HN and PY2ZX to be QRV as PV2AA from Comprida Island, IOTA SA-024, on May 17 and 18. Activity will be on 160 to 2 meters using CW, SSB and FM. QSL via PY2AA.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9. Duarte, CT1CPP is QRV as S92UN for about three more months. He is active on 40, 17, 15 and 12 meters, generally starting around 2100z. QSL to home call.

TURKEY, TA. Metin, TA1ED is QRV as TA1ED/0 from Kekova Island, IOTA AS-115. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

BERMUDA, VP9. Merv, N6NO is QRV as N6NO/VP9 until May 21. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 160 meters, using mostly CW. QSL to home call.

CHAGOS ISLAND, VQ9. Larry, VQ9LA has been QRV using RTTY on 20 meters starting around 2200z. He will be here for about a year. QSL via WD0HSP.

MACEDONIA, Z3. Lothar, DJ7ZG and Babs, DL7AFS are QRV as Z38Z for about 10 days. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, using mainly SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via DL7AFS.

ST. HELENA, ZD7. Desmond, ZD7DP continues to be QRV using RTTY on 20 meters around 1900z. QSL via W1ZT.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. His Majesty King of Spain CW Contest, US Counties QSO Party, Anatolian WW RTTY Contest and the Baltic Contest are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see May QST, page 95 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.