ARRL DX Bulletin 044
October 30, 2003

DX Bulletin 44 ARLD044
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 30, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD044 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by N1RL, ZS6MG, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

VIETNAM, 3W. Eddy, XV9DT is QRV as 3W22S until December 31 to celebrate the 22nd South East Asian Games hosted in Vietnam. QSL via operator's instructions.

NEPAL, 9N. 9N7XD has been QRV on 15 meters between 1045 to 1330z and then on 20 meters from 1630 to 1730z. QSL via JA7KXD.

OMAN, A4. Alex, A45WD has been QRV on 80 meters around 2330z. QSL via YO9HP.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Laci, HA6NL, Zsolt, HA6PS, Tibor, HA6ZV and Sanyi, HA7JJS will be QRV as EA6/homecalls/p from November 2 to 9. During the HA-QRP Contest they will be signing EA6/HA5RT/p. QSL contest call via HA6NL and all others to home calls.

IRAN, EP. Shahryar, EP4PTT has been QRV on 20 meters SSB around 1600z. QSL direct.

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0. Look for Laci, HB0/HA0HW/p, Tomi, HB0/HA4DX/p and Geza, HB0/HA4XG/p to be QRV from Masescha from November 2 to 10. They will be active on 160 to 10 meters with an emphasis on the low bands, using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home calls.

PANAMA, HP. Special event station HP100RCP will be QRV on all bands and modes from November 1 to 3 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Panama. QSL via bureau.

NETHERLANDS, PA. A group of operators from the Belgian branch of the International Police Association will be active as PA/homecalls from EU-146, from October 31 to November 2. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and digital modes. They will participate in the IPA Contest as PA/ON4IPA. QSL contest call via ON6ZV and all others to home calls.

CANADA, VE. Rick, N1RL will be QRV from the Society of Newfoundland Radio Amateurs' Marconi Commemorative Station VO1AA on Signal Hill. QSL via operator's instructions.

COCOS KEELING, VK9C. VK9CYL has been QRV lately on 15 meters around 0000z and 1000z and 20 meters around 1300z. QSL via VK3DYL.

VANUATU, YJ. Tusti, YJ0ONM has been QRV using RTTY around 0500z on 20 meters working both US and European stations. QSL via W4WET.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1. Dave, ZK1AQT has been QRV on 160 meters around 0700z and then again around 0800z. Prior to this activity, he has been active on 40 meters. QSL via W6ORD.

CALLSIGN CORRECTION. As reported in DX bulletin ARLD043, Vlado, ZS6MG and Emil, ZS6EGB were actually QRV as V55V and V55E, respectively, until October 27. They were also QRV as V55V during the CQ WW SSB contest. QSL contest call via ZS6MG as well as home calls.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL November CW Sweepstakes, North American Collegiate ARC Championship, ARCI Running of the QRP Bulls, High-Speed Club CW Contest, IPA CW/SSB Contests, Ukrainian DX Contest and the DARC 10-Meter Digital "Corona" contest will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see November QST, page 110 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.