ARRL DX Bulletin 008
February 26, 2004

DX Bulletin 8 ARLD008
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 26, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD008 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by N0HJZ, XE1GRR, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

TANZANIA, 5H. Hans, HB9BXE will be QRV as 5H1BP from Zanzibar, IOTA AF-032, from March 1 to 6. He plans to be active on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and PSK31. QSL to home call.

NIGER, 5U. Bull, 5U7JB will be QRV in the CQ 160 Meter SSB contest. Of late, he has been active on 80, 40, 17 and 12 meters at various times. QSL via ON5NT.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Rich, PA0RRS is QRV as 9M2/PA0RRS from Penang Island, IOTA AS-015, until March 2. He has been active on 20 and 30 meters using CW. QSL to home call.

BURUNDI, 9U. Michael, PA5M is QRV as 9U5M in Bujumbura until March 17. He is active on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB in his spare time, usually after 1600z. QSL via PA7FM.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Robert, S53R will be QRV as A61AJ in the CQ 160 Meter SSB contest as a Single-Op/High Power entry. QSL via operator's instructions.

BAHAMAS, C6. Bill, NE1B is QRV as C6AWB. Both he and Tom, C6ANM are active from the islands of Eleuthera, IOTA NA-001, and New Providence, IOTA NA-001, until March 8. This includes an entry in the CQ 160 Meter SSB contest and the upcoming ARRL DX contest. They may make a side trip to the Berry Islands, IOTA NA-054. QSL both calls via WA2IYO.

MOROCCO, CN. Jim, W7EJ will be QRV as CN2R in the CQ 160 Meter SSB contest. He also plans to be active in the upcoming ARRL DX contest as well as the upcoming WPX SSB contest. QSL to home call.

HONDURAS, HR. Rich, N0HJZ will be QRV as HR9/N0HJZ from Roatan Island, IOTA NA-057, from March 3 to 9. Activity will be on all HF band. This includes an entry in the upcoming ARRL DX contest. QSL to home call.

SAN MARINO, T7. IV3JVJ, IV3TDM and IV3OWC will be QRV as T77C in the CQ 160 Meter SSB contest as a Multi Op entry. QSL via T77C.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Alex, RX3AJL is QRV as RX3AJL/1 from several White Sea islands until March 6. He is active on 20 meter QRP. QSL to home call.

NAMIBIA, V5. Klaus, DJ4SO is QRV as V51/DJ4SO until March 15. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, using mostly CW with some SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL to home call. Meanwhile, look for V51/DL5XL and V51/DH3FBS to be QRV until mid April. QSL to home calls.

REVILLAGIGEDO, XE4. A number of amateurs will be QRV as XF4IH from Socorro Island, IOTA NA-030, from March 3 to 20. Activity will be on all HF bands, including 6 and 2 meters, 70 cm and a number of satellites, using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV, PSK31 and JT44. QSL via XE1IH.

BURMA, XZ. Conny, DL1DA and Abo, DK6ST are QRV as XZ1DA and XZ6ST, respectively. Of late, they have been active on 30, 20 and 17 meters. QSL to home calls.

SYRIA, YK. Omar, YK1AO is generally QRV on 40 meters between 0330 and 0500z. He has also been active on 160 meters using CW just before 0400z. QSL direct.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. Etienne, ZS6Y is QRV with the special callsign ZS10RSA until mid May. QSL via KK3S.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide 160-Meter SSB Contest, UBA DX CW Contest, North Carolina QSO Party, North American RTTY QSO Party, REF SSB Contest, High Speed Club CW Contest, Mississippi QSO Party and the FYBO Winter QRP Field Day will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see February QST, page 104 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.