ARRL DX Bulletin 006
February 12, 2004

DX Bulletin 6 ARLD006
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 12, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD006 DX news

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

KENYA, 5Z. Sigi, DL7DF will be QRV as 5Z4HW while on vacation here from February 16 to March 1. He will be active on all HF bands except 160, 30 and 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK31. QSL to home call.

BARBADOS, 8P. Pete, W0SA is QRV as 8P9NX until March 11. QSL direct to home call.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 9Q. Gus, SM5DIC is QRV as 9Q0AR during his spare time. QSL direct via SM5BFJ.

OMAN, A4. Chris, A45XR has been QRV on 160 meters around 1800z and then from 2000 to 2130z. QSL direct.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Patrick, F6IRF will be QRV as FG/F6IRF from February 14 to 29. This is a casual operation. QSL to home call.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Bill, N7OU will be QRV as N7OU/HI9 from February 17 to 26. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW. QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA. Filippo, IK0AIH, Fabrizio, I0HJC and Michele, IK7JGQ are active as IR0PS/A from the Italian Antarctic station Baia Terra Nova, IOTA AN-016. They are generally QRV daily on 20 meters around 1700 to 1800 and then from 0730 to 0830z. QSL via operators' instructions.

ST. LUCIA, J6. Jack, K9JE and Gary, KI6T are with the J6DX team for the upcoming ARRL DX CW contest. Before and after the contest, they are QRV as J68AR and J68GS, respectively. QSL to home calls.

DOMINICA, J7. Lars, SM0CCM is active as J73CCM using mainly CW on 160 to 6 meters, but also with some RTTY and PSK31. He is here until March 4. QSL to home call.

SVALBARD, JW. Rag, LA5HE is QRV as JW5HE until February 18. His activity is mainly on the low bands using CW. QSL to home call.

JORDAN, JY. George, JY9QJ has been QRV on 160 meters around 0400z. He will also participate in the CQ/RJ RTTY WPX contest. QSL via DL5MBY.

ARGENTINA, LU. Look for L20H to be active in the CQ/RJ RTTY contest. QSL via EA7FTR.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Raimo, OH3BHL, Perti, OH7WW and Juha, OH9MM will be QRV as OH0I during the CQ/RJ RTTY WPX contest as a Multi/Single entry. QSL via OH3BHL.

ARUBA, P4. Paolo, I2UIY and Jacobo, P43P will be QRV as P40G in the CQ/RJ RTTY WPX contest. QSL via I2EOW.

SWEDEN, SM. Markus, SM4XIH and Charlie, SM4RGD will be QRV as SJ9WL from Morokulien in the CQ/RJ RTTY WPX contest as a Multi-Op/Single entry. QSL via SM5DJZ.

GREECE, SV. Look for SV1CIB, SV3FUO and SV3BSF to be QRV as J43BSF in the CQ/RJ RTTY WPX contest as a Multi/Single High Power entry. QSL via SV1CIB.

GUATEMALA, TG. Henry, OH3JF will be QRV as TG7/OH3JF from February 18 to 29. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters, including the newer bands, using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Look for UE3SFF/4 to be active from the Mordovsky Natural Reserve from February 17 to 22, and possibly from the Smolnyj National Park. QSL via RU3SD.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8. Bob, VP8LP has been QRV on 12 meters around 1300 to 1500z and then around 1630 to 2000z. QSL via operator's instructions.

IRAQ, YI. George, K7YMA will be QRV as YI9YMA and will soon be active on 40 to 10 meters. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide RTTY WPX Contest, SARL Field Day Contest, Asia-Pacific CW Sprint, YL-OM CW Contest, FISTS Winter Sprint, OMISS QSO Party, RSGB 1.8 MHz CW Contest and the QRP ARCI Winter Fireside SSB Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see February QST, page 103 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.