ARRL DX Bulletin 001
January 8, 2004

DX Bulletin 1 ARLD001
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 8, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD001 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by CE3HDI, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

NIGER, 5U. Bull, 5U7JB has been QRV on 17 meters, and will concentrate his activity on the newer bands for the next few months. He will be active on the other HF bands during contests. QSL via ON5NT.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Ricardo, CE3HDI will be QRV as CE9R from Escudero Base on King George Island, IOTA AN-010, from January 10 to February 24. Activity will be on all HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA. Felix, DP1POL has been QRV on 20 meters around 1800 to 2000z. QSL via DL1ZBO.

IRAN, EP. Mohsen, EP3SMH is generally QRV on 15 meters around 1300z. QSL direct.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Pierre, F6FXS will be QRV as FG/F6FXS from January 14 to February 13. Activity will be on 40, 30, 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW. Activity may be around 1300 to 1400z and then 2200 to 2400z. QSL to home call.

AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO. A group of Finnish amateurs are QRV as FO/OH6KN from Tubuai, IOTA OC-152, until January 18. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters, including 30, 17 and 12 meters, using CW, SSB and some RTTY. QSL via OH9MDV.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. JD1YBJ has been QRV on 80 meters around 1100 to 1300z and is here until January 16. QSL direct.

SVALBARD, JW. JW5E has been QRV on 80 meters using SSB around 0630z. QSL via operators' instructions. Meanwhile, JW5RIA is also QRV until May 30. QSL via LA5RIA.

BRAZIL, PY. Emilio, PU5HAS will be QRV as PY5/PU5HAS from Mel Island, IOTA SA-047, from January 15 to 17. Activity will be on 80 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

MOUNT ATHOS, SV/A. Monk Apollo, SV1ASP/A has been QRV on 17 meters around 0800 and 1400z and 12 meters around 0900z. QSL direct.

TUVALU, T2. T20RE has been QRV on 20 meters around 0700z, 30 meters around 1000z and 40 meters around 1100z. QSL via HA8IB.

CONGO, TN. Walsker, CT3HK is QRV as TN3S until October 31. QSL to home call.

BELIZE, V3. Gerd, DJ4KW and Gisela, DK9GG will be QRV as V31YN and V31GW, respectively, using CW and RTTY, respectively, from January 10 to the end of February. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters. QSL to home calls.

NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Jim, VK9NS has been QRV on 20 meters around 2300z. QSL direct.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8. Ted, NH6YK is QRV as VP8DHI and has been active on 17 meters around 0000z. QSL to home call.

CAMBODIA, XU. Peter, NO2R is QRV as XU7ACY from Sihanoukville until January 12. Activity is on 160, 80 and 40 meters. QSL via K2NJ.

VIETNAM, XV. Eddy, XV9DT is QRV using either XV1X or 3W1X. Activity is generally on 160, 80, 40 and 30 meters. QSL via operator's instructions.

SYRIA, YK. Omar, YK1AO has been QRV on 40 meters using CW around 0500z. QSL direct.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American CW QSO Party, Hunting Lions in the Air, East Asia 160/80 Meter DX Contest, DARC 10 Meter Contest, Midwinter CW/Phone Contest, UK DX SSB Contest and the NRAU-Baltic Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see January QST, page 98 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.