ARRL DX Bulletin 004
January 29, 2004

DX Bulletin 4 ARLD004
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 29, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD004 DX news

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

UNITED NATIONS HQ, 4U_UN. Bernie, W3UR, Christa, KB3JIU, Steve, KU9C and Henry, KT1J will be QRV from 4U1UN beginning 1400z on January 30. Planned activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via operators' instructions.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y. Walter, DL8JS, Ulla, DF6QP, Alfons, DJ8VC, Eberhard, DJ8OT and Hannelore, DH5JR are QRV as 9Y4/homecall from Tobago, IOTA SA-009, until February 14. Activity is generally on 20, 15 and 10 meters. QSL to home calls.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Andy, C56/G0VUH has been QRV on 15 meters between 1700 and 1800z. QSL to home call.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Jon, DU9/N0NM is usually QRV on 160 meters around 1000z. QSL via W4DR.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX. Bek, EX8AB has been QRV on 40 meters CW around 0200z.

SCOTLAND, GM. Hans, DJ6AU is QRV as MM0XAU from the Shetland Islands, IOTA EU-012, until the end of March. He is generally QRV on 20 and 17 meters SSB. QSL to home call.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Bernhard, DL2GAC is QRV as H44MS from Honiara, IOTA OC-047, until the end of April. It is not very likely that he will visit other island groups. QSL to home call.

DOMINICA, J7. Lars, SM0CCM will be QRV as J73CCM from February 5 to March 4. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using mostly CW, with some RTTY and PSK. QSL to home call.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Caen, OY1CT has been QRV on 160 meters around 2300z and 17 meters around 1400 to 1530z. QSL direct.

INDIA, VU. Ram, VU3DJQ may be QRV as either AT0D or AT0DJQ until March 31. He plans to be QRV in a few of the upcoming contests. QSL via EA7FTR.

MEXICO, XE. Hector, XE2K and others will be QRV as XF1K from the Sonora State South Group, IOTA NA-166, from February 5 to 9. They plan to be active with three stations using CW and SSB on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 160 meters. QSL via N6AWD.

CAMBODIA, XU. Peter, NO2R is QRV as XU7ACY from Sihanoukville from February 2 to 8. Activity will mainly be on 160 meters. QSL via K2NJ.

BULLETIN CORRECTIONS. As mentioned in DX Bulletin ARLD003, Rick, K6VVA will actually be QRV as KP2CW during the upcoming ARRL DX CW Contest in February.

The following operations are approved for DXCC credit: TO4E and TO4WW from November 25, 2003 to December 21, 2003. YI/N2OBM, beginning January 2004, YI9ABL beginning December 2003, YI3Q beginning January 2004, YI9YMA beginning January 2004 and YI9ZF beginning January 2004.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The UBA DX SSB Contest, North American CW Sprint, Spartan Sprint and the 6-Meter Mileage Marathon are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see January QST, page 98, February QST, page 103 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.