ARRL DX Bulletin 010
March 11, 2004

DX Bulletin 10 ARLD010
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 11, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD010 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by HB9AAP, NC1L, W1NK, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

SWAZILAND, 3DA. Look for Frosty, K5LBU, Chuck, W4GMY, Paul, N0AH, and Don, W0DM to be QRV as 3DA0CF, 3DA0CG, 3DA0AX and 3DA0DM, respectively, from March 13 to March 21. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters, including the newer bands, using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL to home calls.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 9Q. Gus, SM5DIC is QRV as 9Q0AR until March 20. Of late he has been active on 20, 17, 15 and 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via SM5BFJ.

TAIWAN, BV. Amateurs BV8BC, BV8BM, BV8BQ, BV8CM, BX8AAA and BM8BTM are active as BV9O from Orchid Island, IOTA AS-155, until March 15. QSL direct via BV8BC.

MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3. Rosel, DL3KWR and Hardy, DL3KWF are QRV as CT3/homecalls until March 18 from Ilha da Madeira, IOTA AF-014. Activity is generally during their late afternoon and evening hours, mainly on the newer bands using CW. QSL to home calls.

ANGOLA, D2. Joao, CT1BFL and Durval, CU3BW are working in the capital city of Luanda during the next six months and are QRV as D2U and D2DB, respectively. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via EA7JX.

JERSEY, GJ. Ron, G4DIY and Lee, G0DBE will be QRV as GP0STH from March 15 to 20. QSL via G4DIY. Meanwhile, Pete, K8PT and Craig, K3PLV are QRV as MJ/homecalls until March 17. Activity is on all bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home calls.

SWITZERLAND, HB. During 2004 the Swiss Amateur Radio Club, USKA, is QRV as HB75A in celebration of its 75th anniversary. QSL via operators' instructions.

SWEDEN, SM. Special calls SC0AG, SC1AG, SC2AG, SC3AG, SC4AG, SC5AG, SC6AG and SC7AG are QRV throughout the year to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Scandinavian CW Activity Group. QSL via operators' instructions.

WEST KIRIBATI, T30. Rolf is QRV as T30ZF and has been active on 20 meters from around 0700 to 0900z. He has also been QRV on 40 meters around 1600z. QSL via DK2ZF.

MALI, TZ. Boe, TZ6BOE has been QRV on 20 meters around 1730z. QSL via LA7OF.

UZBEKISTAN, UJ. Fedor, UK9AA has been QRV on 160 meters around 0130z. QSL direct.

CANADA, VE. Special event station VB5C is QRV until March 30 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Canadian Curling Brier. QSL via VA5DX.

IRAQ, YI. Jerry, K6MD is licensed as YI9MD and expects to be in Mosul until January 2005. QSL via W6OAT.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Pesky Texan Armadillo Chase, YL International Single Sideband System QSO Party, RSGB Commonwealth CW Contest, AGCW QRP Contest, Oklahoma QSO Party, SOC Marathon Sprint, North American RTTY Sprint, UBA Spring CW Contest, NSARA Contest and the Wisconsin QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see March QST, page 100 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.