ARRL DX Bulletin 041
October 9, 2003

DX Bulletin 41 ARLD041
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 9, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD041 DX news

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

KENYA, 5Z. Mirko, DJ1AA expects to be QRV as 5Z4/DJ1AA from Nairobi until October 23. Activity is on all HF bands. He plans to be active in the German WAG Contest as well. QSL to home call.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Henryk is QRV as C56JHF and has been active on 30 meters between 2200 and 0200z. QSL via SM0JHF.

SCOTLAND, GM. Leo, W3LEO will be QRV as MM0LEO from Portpatrick in southwest Scotland from October 13 to November 15. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ WW SSB contest. QSL to home call.

GUERNSEY ISLAND, GU. Ron, G4DIY and Lee, G0DBE are QRV as GP0STH until October 13. They are active on 40 to 10 meters, including the newer bands, using CW and SSB. QSL via G4DIY.

THAILAND, HS. Members of the Chumporn Amateur Radio Society will demonstrate Amateur Radio operations on the 160th anniversary of the Langsuan traditional long boat race. They will be QRV as HS8AC/p on October 11 to 12. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly 160 and 80 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK31. QSL via E21EIC.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Look for KH0/JA1DM, KH0T, KH0V and NH0B to be QRV from Saipan, IOTA OC-086, until October 13. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via JA1DM, JA1SGU, JJ1KZI and JI1JMK, respectively.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Martin, VE3MR is active as PA9MR from IOTA EU-146 until October 25. QSL to home call.

EGYPT, SU. Tom, SU9NC has been QRV on 160 meters just before 2030z. QSL direct via OM2SA.

TUVALU, T2. Willi, DJ7RJ is QRV as T20MW until October 15. Look for activity on 30 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1. Henrik, OZ6TL will be QRV as ZK1TLA from Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013, from October 11 to November 6. He plans to be active using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31 in his spare time. QSL to home call.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Chas, ZL3CED is QRV using the special callsign ZL6FF until October 11. He will be an entry in the Oceania DX CW Contest, probably with his home call. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, including 30 meters, using CW. QSL to home call.

KERMADEC ISLANDS, ZL8. Jacky, F2CW is QRV as ZM8CW from Raoul Island, IOTA OC-039, until October 18. This is not a DXpedition, so he will operate in his spare time. QSL via ZL1AMO.

The following operations are approved for DXCC credit: 4W2DN, YA1D, YA0J and YI/KV4EB.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The 10-10 Day Sprint, Oceania DX CW Contest, EU Autumn CW Sprint, Pennsylvania QSO Party, FISTS Fall Sprint and the North American RTTY Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. The YLRL Anniversary Phone Party is scheduled for October 15 to 17. Please see October QST, page 100 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.