ARRL DX Bulletin 030
July 24, 2003

DX Bulletin 30 ARLD030
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 24, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD030 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by PA5RA, RW0MM, WP4U, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, QRZ DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

SWAZILAND, 3DA. Rad, ZS6RAD, Ron, ZS5ABD, Cliff, ZS6BOX and Willie, ZS5WI will be QRV as 3DA0DX from July 29 to August 3. They will be active on all bands and modes from 0300 to 0700z and 1400 to 2200z daily. QSL via ZS5WI.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Look for Rich, 9M2/G4ZFE/p to be active from Pulau Pangkor, IOTA AS-072, in the IOTA contest as a Single Op/CW/Low Power entry. QSL to home call.

CHINA, BY. Students from Shanghai Jiaotong University station BY4AJT are active as BI4HS from Hengsha Island, IOTA AS-136, until July 28. They will be QRV in the IOTA contest on 40 to 10 meters. QSL via operators' instructions.

CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9. Members of the URE and the Armed Forces Radio club are QRV as EG9IC on the HF bands and EH9IC on 6 meters from Chafarinas Island, IOTA AF-036. Activity is on 80 to 2 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. This includes an entry in the IOTA contest. QSL via EA4URE.

ESTONIA, ES. Team members ES2QH, ES2NA, ES1DW, ES2RJ, ES2EZ and ES2TGO are QRV as ES2WX from Kihnu Island, IOTA EU-178, until August 4. This includes participation in the IOTA contest and the Estonian Open Field Day. Activity is on all HF bands, including 6 and 2 meters and 70 and 23 cm. QSL V/UHF contacts via ES2RJ and HF via ES2NA.

JERSEY, GJ. Rich, K2WR will be QRV as GJ2A in the IOTA contest as a Single Op/Mixed/High Power entry. QSL via GJ3DVC. Also, look for some activity before and after the contest as MJ0AWR, using mainly CW. QSL via K2WR.

GUERNSEY, GU. Look for GU8D to be QRV from IOTA EU-114 during the IOTA contest. QSL via G3LZQ.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Operators ON4IQ, ON4QX, HI8ROX and HI3TEJ will be active as HI3/ON4IQ in the IOTA contest. QSL via ON4IQ.

SARDINIA, IS0. Massimo, IZ0EJQ is active as IM0/IZ0EJQ from San Pietro Island, IOTA EU-165, until August 20. This includes an entry in the IOTA contest. QSL to home call.

JAN MAYEN, JX. Ove, LA2IJ is active as JX2IJ from here until July 31. He operates mainly RTTY on 20 and 15 meters with some SSB on 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters during his free time. QSL to home call.

PUERTO RICO, KP4. Carlos, WP4U is QRV from Mona Island, IOTA NA-099, until July 28. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB near the IOTA frequencies. QSL to home call.

DENMARK, OZ. Jorgen, OZ0J will be QRV from Laesoe Island, IOTA EU-088, as OZ0J/p from July 26 to 28. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters, including 17 and 12 meters, using CW and SSB. This includes an entry in the IOTA contest. QSL to home call.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Jelmer, PA5RA will be QRV as PA6Z from Goeree Overflakkee Island, IOTA EU-146, during the IOTA contest. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL via PA1KW.

SWEDEN, SM. Look for SK0HS/5 to participate in the IOTA contest from Vassaro Island, IOTA EU-084. QSL via SM0MPV.

POLAND, SP. SP6FZM, SP6NIC, G0DVJ, SQ6MS and SQ6NEU are active as 3Z0I/1 from Uznam Island, IOTA EU-129, until July 30. This includes an entry in the IOTA contest. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, including some 6 meters, using CW and SSB with some RTTY as well. QSL via SP6ZDA.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Team RK0LWW/p is QRV until July 28 from Reineke Island, IOTA AS-066. This includes an entry in the IOTA contest. Depending on local conditions, they may also be QRV from Verkhovskogo Island Lighthouse, ARLHS ASR-116. QSL via bureau.

PITCAIRN ISLAND, VP6. Lyle, VP6LJ is expected to be here for at least one year. He has been active on 20 meters SSB around 0500z.

CAMBODIA, XU. Hugo, LA5YJ is QRV as XU7ACW for about a year. Activity is on all bands, including possibly 30 meters. QSL to home call.

VENEZUELA, YV. Station YV5JBI/p is QRV from Piritu Afuera Island, IOTA SA-090, until July 26. QSL via YV5JBI. Meanwhile, during the IOTA contest look for YW6P to be QRV on 80 to 6 meters, including satellite UO-14, using all modes. QSL via EA7JX.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The RSGB Islands-On-The-Air Contest, Kentucky QSO Party, Venezuelan Independence Day CW Contest, Black Sea 2-meter FM Contest and the Russian RTTY WW Contest are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see July QST, page 94, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.