ARRL DX Bulletin 047
November 20, 2003

DX Bulletin 47 ARLD047
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 20, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD047 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by N5PO, VQ9LA, the OPDX Bulletin, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

MONACO, 3A. Special event station 3A50ARM is QRV until November 30 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Association des Radio amateurs de Monaco. QSL via bureau.

CHILE, CE. Members of the Atacama Desert DX Group will be QRV as 3G2D from Damas Island, IOTA SA-086, from November 26 to 28. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters. QSL via CA2WUI.

JUAN DE NOVA, EUROPA ISLAND, FR/J. A number of operators will be QRV as TO4E from Europa Island, IOTA AF-009, from November 25 to December 15. During the upcoming CQ WW CW contest, they will use the call TO4WW. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, including the newer bands, using CW, SSB and other digital modes. QSL via F5OGL.

ST. VINCENT, J8. Dave, G3TBK is QRV as J88DR until the first week of December. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. He will place some effort on 160 meters that same week in December. QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA. Bert, WA1O is here until January 25, 2004. He is taking part in an effort to pioneer a 1000 mile overland route from McMurdo Station on the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole. He may be active on 40, 20, 17 and 15 meters. QSL via KA1CRP.

PALMYRA AND JARVIS ISLANDS, KH5. Pat, NH6UY and Kimo, KH7U are on Palmyra to perform maintenance work on The Nature Conservancy's electronic equipment, and will try to be QRV as KH5/homecalls during their stay. Activity should be on 80 to 10 meters using mostly SSB and RTTY, with some CW, from around 0300 to 1700z. QSL to home calls.

NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ2. Peter, PA3CNX is QRV as PJ4/PA3CNX from Bonaire, IOTA SA-006, until December 15. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Oleg, UA1PBA will be QRV as R1ANF from Bellingshausen Base on King George Island, IOTA AN-010, from November 21 to 24. He will be joined by Slava, UA1PAI and Aleksei, UA1PAW. They may try to be active from other locations as well. QSL via operators' instructions.

MOUNT ATHOS, SV/A. Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A has been QRV on 20 meters using SSB around 0600z and then around 2300z.

MICRONESIA, V6. Cal, WF5W and Paul, W5PF will be QRV as V63WC and V63PF, respectively, from Yap, IOTA OC-012, from November 22 to 29. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. They may try some activity in the upcoming CQ WW CW contest. QSL both calls via W5PF.

VIETNAM, XV. Lee, N5PO plans to be QRV as XV2PO from Ho Chi Minh City from November 25 to December 3. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using only CW. He also expects to be a Single Op/All Band entry in the upcoming CW WW CW contest. QSL to home call.

ZIMBABWE, Z2. Dudley, Z22JE has been QRV most days on 15 meters around 1900z. He can QSY to 17 or 12 meters if necessary. QSL via K3PD.

ALBANIA, ZA. Paul, ZA/WF5T has been QRV using RTTY on 20 meters around 1700z. Meanwhile, Rich, ZA/K7ZV has been QRV on 80 meters around 2200 and 0100z. QSL both calls via OH2BH.

QSL Manager Correction. As reported in DX Bulletin ARLD046, the correct QSL route for Larry, VQ9LA is direct.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The LZ DX contest is scheduled for this weekend. Please see November QST, page 110 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.