ARRL DX Bulletin 031
July 31, 2003

DX Bulletin 31 ARLD031
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 31, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD031 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by K8FFO, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, QRZ DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

RODRIGUEZ ISLAND, 3B9. Guy, 3B9ZL has been QRV on 15 meters using CW and SSB around 0730 and 1430z. QSL via FR5ZL.

CROATIA, 9A. Aco, DJ0LZ is QRV as 9A/DJ0LZ/p from Pag Island, IOTA EU-170, until August 9. QSL to home call.

MOROCCO, CN. Mohamed, CN8KD has been QRV on 6 meters around 2200 to 2300z.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Peter, DU9/DK2PR/p and Bert, DU9/DK2BR/p are QRV from Samal Island, IOTA OC-235, until August 4. They are active on 20 and 15 meters on the usual IOTA frequencies. QSL to home calls.

ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON, FP. Paul, FP/K9OT and Peg, FP/KB9LIE are QRV from Miquelon, IOTA NA-032, until August 5. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, including the newer bands, using CW and SSB. FP/K9OT will also participate in the North American CW QSO Party. QSL to home calls.

SARDINIA, IS0. IS0/IK5XCT is QRV from Sardinia, IOTA EU-024, until August 7 and IM0/IZ0EJQ is QRV from San Pietro, IOTA EU-165, until August 20. QSL to home calls.

WAKE ISLAND, KH9. Jake, N6XIV/KH9 is QRV for about four weeks. He is here on a work assignment, so his operating time is limited. He is using only SSB. QSL via K2FF.

NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ. Peter, PJ4/PA2VST is QRV from Bonaire, IOTA SA-006, until August 11 and is active mainly on 6 meters. QSL to home call.

UZBEKISTAN, UK. Mikhail, UK8OM is licensed for 6 meters and operates daily on 50115 kHz using CW. QSL direct.

CAMBODIA, XU. Hugo, LA5YJ is QRV as XU7ACW and is here until September 9. He is active on 40, 30, 20 and 17 meters using CW. QSL to home call.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Steve, K8FFO will be QRV as ZF2FF from Grand Cayman from August 5 to 11. Activity will be on 20 and 17 meters using CW and SSB in the morning and afternoon each day. QSL to home call.

DXCC Operations Approved. The following stations, along with their effective dates, are approved for DXCC credit. 3XD02, March 19 to April 31, 2003, 3XY1L, January 1 to December 31, 2003, 5X2A, June 24 to July 1, 2003, D2CR, January 1 to December 31, 2003, J5UCW, March 8 to April 6, 2003, ST2CF, March 17 to April 2, 2003 and YA/N4SIX, ongoing.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL UHF Contest, The North American CW QSO Party, European HF Championship, SARL HF DX SSB Contest, Ten-Ten International Summer Phone QSO Party, TARA "Grid Dip" Contest and the PanAmerican Lighthouse-Lightship Weekend will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see August QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.