ARRL DX Bulletin 013
April 2, 2004

DX Bulletin 13 ARLD013
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 1, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD013 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by JE2HCJ, K6CRA, NC1L, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

TANZANIA, 5H. Eric, SM1TDE will be QRV as 5H3/SM1TDE from April 4 to 18. Activity will be on HF using mainly CW with some SSB and RTTY. He may make a side trip to Zanzibar, IOTA AF-032, during his second week here. QSL to home call.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Jan, PA9JJ is QRV as C56JJ from the Senegambia Beach Hotel in Kololi until April 5. Activity is mainly on 160 and 80 meters and the newer bands. He has been active on 15 meters using RTTY around 1600 to 1900z and 20 meters around 2130z. QSL to home call.

ANGOLA, D2. Joao, CT1FBL and Durval, CU3BW are QRV as D2U and D2DB, respectively, from Luanda for the next six months. They are active on most HF bands during their spare time. QSL both calls via EA7JX.

HONDURAS, HR. Gerard is QRV as HR5/F2JD until May 14. Activity is on all bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via F6AJA.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Club station JD1YBJ has been QRV on 160 meters around 1100z. QSL via operator's instructions.

AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. KH8/DL1VKE and KH8/DF2SS are QRV until April 10 and are active on all HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL both calls via DL2MDZ.

LUXEMBOURG, LX. Stations SP5HNK, SP5MBQ, SP5UAF, SQ5IRO, SP6T, SP7NJX and SP7VC are active as LX/homecalls from Wiltz until April 6. Activity is on 160 to 2 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and possibly PSK31 and SSTV. QSL to home calls. They also plan to be QRV as LX5A in the SP DX Contest. QSL via LX bureau.

SUDAN, ST. Magid, ST2M has been QRV on 20 meters around 0500 to 0600z. QSL direct.

BANABA ISLAND, T33. The international team of over 21 operators will be QRV as T33C from April 4 to 16. Activity will be on all bands and modes. QSL via F5CWU.

BENIN, TY. Romano, TY5ZR has been QRV on 20 meters CW between 0630 and 0730z. QSL direct.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Skip, JE2HCJ is QRV as VK9LU until April 9. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using mostly CW. QSL to home call.

CHAGOS ISLAND, VQ9. Larry, VQ9LA will try to be QRV on 40 meters running split around 2350z, work schedule permitting. QSL via operator's instructions.

CHATHAM ISLAND, ZL7. Franz, DK1II and Dom, DL5EBE will be QRV as ZL2III/7 and ZL7/DL5EBE, respectively, from April 7 to 14. They plan to be active on all bands using mainly CW and SSB with some RTTY and PSK31. They will also be QRV with special callsign ZL7II. QSL via DL5EBE.

PRINCE EDWARD AND MARION ISLANDS, ZS8. Look for ZS8MI to be QRV from April 7 to 30. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL direct via ZS6M.

The following operations are approved for DXCC credit: XZ1DA and XZ6ST, from February 23 to March 10, 2004.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The SARL 80-Meter QSO Party, SP DX Contest, EA RTTY Contest, Montana QSO Party, VHF Spring Sprints, Missouri QSO Party and the 48th Annual QCWA QSO Party are all scheduled for this weekend. The YLRL DX to NA YL CW Contest is scheduled for April 7 to 10. Please see April QST, page 106 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.