ARRL DX Bulletin 005
February 5, 2004

DX Bulletin 5 ARLD005
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 5, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD005 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.

MALAWI, 7Q. Harry, G0JMU will be QRV as 7Q7HB for a couple of months beginning February 8. QSL direct via G0IAS.

MALTA, 9H. Chris, G0WKJ is QRV as 9H3CT and is here until February 13. He will participate in the FOC Marathon. QSL to home call.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Rich, PA0RRS is QRV as 9M2/homecall from Kuala Lumpur until February 9. QSL to home call.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. After his West Malaysia operation, Rich, PA0RRS will be QRV as 9M6/homecall from Keningau from February 9 to 20. QSL to home call.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Dave, K2GM is QRV as A61AJ and has been active on 160 meters around 0050 to 0300z. He has also been QRV on 80 meters around 1500z. QSL via K2UO.

SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS. Henry is QRV as AY1ZA and has been active on 15 meters around 1800z. He is also active on 40 meters around 0500z. QSL via LU4DXU.

BAHAMAS, C6. Ivars, KC4PX will be QRV as C6APX from February 7 to 13. Activity will be on 40, 20, 17, 15 and 6 meters. QSL to home call.

AZORES, CU. Nigel, G3TXF is QRV as CU4/G3TXF using only CW from Graciosa Island, IOTA EU-175, until February 10. This includes an entry in the FOC Marathon. QSL to home call.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Simon, IZ7ATN will be QRV as D44/IZ7ATN from February 7 to 13. Activity will be during his local daytime on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

PERU, OA. Look for Jorge, OA4BHY, Pablo, OA4DJW, Sergio, OA4SJ, Marcial, OA4DM, Hildebrando, OA4BHN and Manual, OA4AHW to be QRV as OC3I from Los Chimus Island, IOTA SA-074, from February 11 to 16. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via OA4DJW.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Yuri, UA1ONY is QRV from the South Island of the Novaya Zemlya Islands, IOTA EU-035. QSL via RZ3EC.

IRAQ, YI. George, K7YMA is QRV as YI9YMA and is here until April 15. Activity is on 20, 15 and 10 meters as his time permits. QSL to home call.

The following UA4WHX/AC4LN 2002/2003 operations are approved for DXCC credit:

In 2003: V63MB from May 13 to 20. T88VV, May 21 to 26. KH0/AC4LN, May 27 to 31. V63MB, June 2 to 10. V73VV, June 12 to 20. 5W0VB, June 26 to 30. ZK2VB, July 1 to 4. A35VB, July 10 to 18. ZL/UA4WHX, July 19 to 31. P29VVB, August 4 to 17. H44VV, August 18 to 23. H40VB, August 24 to 30. YJ0VB, September 5 to 18. FK/AC4LN, September 21 to October 3. 3D2VB, October 4 to 6. 3D2VB/R, October 8 to 14. 3D2VB, October 16 to 20. T30VB, October 21 to 28. T20VB, October 29 to November 5. 3D2VB, November 6 and 7. ZK1/AC4LN, November 9 to 15. ZK1/AC4LN, November 18 to 26. FO/AC4LN, December 2 to 7. FO/AC4LN, December 11 to 13 and FO/AC4LN from December 16 to 25, 2003.

In 2002: V31VB from May 25 to 30. YS1/AC4LN, June 5 to 9. HP8/AC4LN, June 26 to July 1. J6/AC4LN, July 17 to 20. HH2/AC4LN, July 23 to 27. 9Y4/AC4LN, August 2 to 7. 8R1/AC4LN, August 9 to 14. J73/AC4LN, August 20 to 23. J3/AC4LN, August 27 to 30 and FW/AC4LN from September 27 to October 3, 2002.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Delaware, Minnesota, New Hampshire and Vermont QSO Parties, Classic Exchange, 10-10 International Winter SSB Contest, Mexico RTTY International Contest, The FYBO Winter QRP CW Field Day, FOC Marathon, QRP ARCI Winter Fireside SSB Sprint and the North American Phone Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. The ARRL School Club Roundup is scheduled for February 9 to 13. Please see February QST, page 103 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.