ARRL DX Bulletin 029
July 17, 2003

DX Bulletin 29 ARLD029
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 17, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD029 DX news

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

MAURITIUS ISLAND, 3B8. Jacky, 3B8CF has been QRV on 15 meters using RTTY between 1330 and 1430z and then on 20 meters between 1600 and 1700z. QSL direct only.

LESOTHO, 7P8. Members of the Texas DX Society are QRV as 7P8CF, 7P8TA, 7P8MJ, 7P8NK, 7P9DA and 7P8IZ until July 25. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via operators' instructions.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Hiro, JA2KPV, Tetsu, JF2UED and Mack, JJ2QXI will be QRV as 9M6/homecalls from Hillview Gardens Resort from July 24 to 29. This includes an entry in the upcoming IOTA contest. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, including the newer bands, using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home calls.

TAIWAN, BV. Wendy, BV2RS has been QRV on 17 meters from around 1830 to 2000z.

MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3. The Madeira Team will be QRV from Desertas Island, IOTA AF-046, from July 23 to 27. The calls will be CT9D with CT9M being used for RTTY. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters, including 17 and 12 meters, using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL both calls via CS3MAD.

ST. PAUL ISLAND, CY9. Look for a group of operators to be QRV as CY9A from around July 24 to August 2. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via N5VL.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Larry, N6HPX is QRV as DU1/homecall. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters. QSL to home call.

FRANCE, F. Special event stations TM100N and TM100P are QRV until July 27 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Tour de France. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via F5SUL.

AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Ulli, DL2AH is QRV as KH8/homecall from Ofu Island, IOTA OC-077, until July 23. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and PSK31. QSL to home call.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2. Kazuo, P29KM has been QRV using RTTY on 15 meters around 1400 and 2130z. QSL direct only.

SLOVENIA, S5. Special event call S50KBS is active during July and August for the Koupafest. QSL via S57L.

COSTA RICA, TI. Bob, W2BZY is QRV as TI2/homecall until July 21 from San Jose. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters. QSL to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Stations RN1AW, RX1AW, RA1ANP, UA1ANE and RW6HJV are QRV as RI1CGR from Rodsher Island, IOTA EU-133. This includes an entry in the upcoming IOTA contest. QSL via RN1AW.

MONTSERRAT, VP2M. Look for Bob, K9MDO, William, N2WB and Bill, W4WX to be QRV as VP2MDO, VP2MWB and VP2MHX, respectively, from July 22 to 29. Activity will be on most bands and modes. QSL VP2MDO and VP2MHX to home calls and VP2MWB via N2OO. Meanwhile, members of the Southwest Ohio DX Association will be QRV from July 23 to 29 from here in memory of W8OK. Look for VP2MX, VP2MLE, VP2MVU, VP2MID, VP2MPF, VP2MJL, VP2MNS and VP2MJR to be QRV on all bands, including 6-meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via operators' instructions.

PARAGUAY, ZP. Doug, ZP6CW is QRV most days on 160-meters around 0200z.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American RTTY QSO Party, CQC Great Colorado CW Gold Rush, AGCW QRP Summer Contest, CQ WW VHF Contest, Pacific 160-Meter Contest, Six Club 2nd Sprint, Colombian Independence Day Contest and the Georgia QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see July QST, page 94, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.