ARRL DX Bulletin 003
January 22, 2004

DX Bulletin 3 ARLD003
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 22, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD003 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by HA0HW, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

SWAZILAND, 3DA0. A group of amateurs are QRV as 3DA0DX from Madevu camp near Mbabane until late January. Activity is on all bands, including 160 meters and VHF. QSL via ZS5WI.

TONGA, A3. A35RE has been QRV on 20 meters CW between 0900 and 1100z. QSL via HA8IB.

TAIWAN, BV. Tatsuhiko, JD1BKQ will be active as BW3/JD1BKQ during the CQ WW 160-Meter CW contest as a Single-Op/Low Power entry. QSL via JR3PZW.

NAURU, C2. Udo, C21HC is generally QRV on 20 meters CW around 0600z. QSL via DL9HCU.

ANGOLA, D2. Fernando, D2BB has been QRV on 20 meters SSB around 1800z. QSL via W3HNK.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Al, 4L5A will be QRV as D4B in the CQ WW 160-Meter DX CW/SSB contests, as well as the ARRL DX CW/SSB contests. QSL via K1BV.

GERMANY, DA. Bernd, DL6FBL and Joerg, DL8WPX will be QRV as DL6FBL in the CQ WW 160-Meter CW contest as a Multi/Single entry. QSL via operators' instructions.

TAJIKISTAN, EY. Nodir, EY8MM plans to be QRV in the CQ WW 160-Meter CW contest. QSL via K1BV.

ECUADOR, HC. Rick, NE8Z is QRV as HC1MD from Tumbaco until January 28. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB, with emphasis on the newer bands. Rick will soon have access to 6 meters and will be monitoring 50110 kHz after January 26. QSL via K8LJG.

ANTARCTICA. Michele, IK7JGQ is QRV as KC4/IK7JGQ from Baia Terra Nova station until January 31. He can usually be found on 20 meters around 1730 to 1800z. QSL via operator's instructions.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Rick, K6VVA will be QRV as KP2CW in the CQ WW 160-Meter CW contest from the QTH of KV4FZ. QSL to home call.

SOUTH ORKNEY ISLAND. Henry, LU4DXU expects to be QRV as AY1ZA from Laurie Island, IOTA AN-008, from the Orcadas del Sur Base beginning around January 27 until February 29. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters, including the newer bands, using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

LUXEMBOURG, LX. Manfred, DK2OY and Helmut, DK6WL will be QRV as LX5A in the CQ WW 160-Meter CW contest as a Multi/Single entry. QSL via LX1RQ.

PALAU, T8. Kazu, JH6WDG will be QRV as T88AQ from January 27 to February 2. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

CAMEROON, TJ. Oscar, IK2AQZ, Giuliano, IK2OPW and Mario, IW2HUZ are QRV as TJ1GA until January 30. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and PSK31. QSL via IK2AQZ.

UZBEKISTAN, UK. Serge, UK8DAN has been QRV on 160 meters around 0130z. He has also been active on 17 meters around 1130z.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. George, HA5JI, Geo, VE3NZ and Lali, VE3NE are QRV as VP5/homecalls until January 29. They will be QRV in the CQ WW 160-Meter CW contest as VP5JI. QSL all calls via HA8FW.

IRAQ, YI. Kaspars, YL1ZF is active as YI9ZF from Baghdad for the next 6 to 8 months. He prefers CW but may also operate using RTTY as well. QSL via SM1TDE.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL January VHF Sweepstakes, CQ WW 160-Meter CW Contest, REF French CW Contest and the BARTG RTTY Sprint are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see January QST, page 98 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.