ARRL DX Bulletin 002
January 15, 2004

DX Bulletin 2 ARLD002
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 15, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD002 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by LA2PA, NC1L, NO2R, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

ITU HQ, 4U_ITU. Ivan, OM3CGN is QRV as 4U1ITU from Geneva until mid December 2004. He will try to be active on 160 meters. QSL via operator's instructions.

SENEGAL, 6W. Andy, LX1DA is QRV as 6W/LX1DA until April 8. He is running QRP. He may try to operate from other countries in the area as well. QSL to home call.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 9Q. Gus, SM5DIC will be in Kinshasa and will be QRV using the ARAC club call of 9Q0AR beginning around January 20. He will be here for about 2 months and his activity is limited due to working time. QSL direct via SM5BFJ.

THE GAMBIA, C5. C56/G0VUH is QRV until January 30. Activity is on all bands. QSL to home call.

BAHAMAS, C6. Wade, AA8LL/C6A and Liz, K8LIZ/C6A are QRV from Pittstown Point on Crooked Island, IOTA NA-113, until January 19. They will also be active as C6ALB from the Bird Rock Lighthouse. Activity will be mostly on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. This includes the newer bands. QSL via AA8LL.

CHILE, CE. Marco, CE6TBN plans to be active as CE6TBN/8 from Wellington Island, IOTA SA-032, from January 17 to 20. Activity will be on 40, 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL via N1IBM.

ANGOLA, D2. Ed, D2PFN has been QRV using SSB on 15 meters around 2000z. QSL via KK5DO.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Voytek, SP5QF is QRV as HF0QF and HF0POL from Poland's Henryk Arctowski station on Rakusa Point, King George Island. He is here until December 2004. QSL via SP7IWA.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4. Tip, N4SIA will be QRV as KG4AS beginning January 20. He is here for 8 days. Activity will be on all bands. QSL to home call.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Bill, W5SJ will be QRV as PR0F from January 21 to 27. Activity will be CW most evenings on 160, 80 and 40 meters. He will also be an entry in the upcoming CQ WW 160-Meter contest. QSL via operator's instructions.

BURKINA FASO, XT. Orlando, VE4JOP plans to be QRV as XT2OP for the next two weeks. He hopes to be active daily from around 1200 to 1400z on 20 meters. QSL to home call.

ZIMBABWE, Z2. Dudley, Z22JE is generally QRV daily on 15 meters around 1830z. QSL via K3PD.

BULLETIN CORRECTIONS. As mentioned in DX Bulletin ARLD001, Erling, JW5RIA is actually QRV from Bear Island, IOTA EU-027. Also, Peter, NO2R will not be in Cambodia until February 2, and will be here for 7 days.

The following operations are approved for DXCC credit: 5X2A from July 29, 2004 to July 1, 2004. YA4F from September 2003 to April 2004 and YA8G from December 14, 2003 to January 31, 2004.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American Phone QSO Party, MI QRP Club January CW Sprint, LZ Open CW Championship, HA DX CW Contest and the 070 PSKFest will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see January QST, page 98 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.