ARRL DX Bulletin 014
April 8, 2004

DX Bulletin 14 ARLD014
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 8, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD014 DX news

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

QATAR, A7. Ali, A71BX is usually QRV on 30 meters around 2300z. QSL direct.

TAJIKISTAN, EY. Edi, EY7AF has been QRV on 40 meters CW usually around 0100z. QSL direct.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Antonio, IK8SUT and Maurizio, IK8YTN are QRV as FG/homecalls until April 20. QSL to home calls.

AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Volkmar, DF2SS is QRV as KH8/DF2SS and has been active using RTTY on 20 meters between 0240 and 0840z. He has also been active on 40 meters around 1900z. QSL via DL2MDZ.

ARGENTINA, LU. A number of Argentinean operators will be QRV as homecalls/D from Wood Island, IOTA SA-021, from April 9 to 11. Activity will be on all HF bands, including the newer ones, using all modes. QSL via operators' instructions.

BANGLADESH, S2. Rashid, S21AR has been QRV on 15 meters usually around 1400z. QSL direct.

GABON, TR. Alain, TR8CA has been QRV on 80 meters around 0015z. QSL via F6CBC.

CHAD, TT. Philippe, TT8PK has been QRV on 15 meters around 2200z. QSL via F4EGS.

SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND. Mike, GM0HCQ may be QRV as VP8SGK from Bird Island Station from April 14 to 19. QSL to home call.

SOUTH ORKNEY ISLAND. Mike, GM0HCQ may be QRV as VP8SIG from Signy Base from April 10 to 12. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Stan, OK1JR will be QRV as YB0AJR/4 from Bangka Island, IOTA OC-144, from April 9 to 12. Activity will be on 40, 15 and 10 meters using CW and SSB. He may also be active in the JIDX contest. QSL to home call.

IRAQ, YI. Kaspar, YI9ZF has been QRV using RTTY on 20 meters around 1630z and then on 30 meters. QSL via SM1TDE.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1. Harald, LA5UF will be QRV as ZK1UFF from April 11 to 16 while vacationing on Rarotonga. QSL to home call.

The following operation is approved for DXCC credit: YI9MD, effective February 17, 2004.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The JIDX CW Contest, QRP ARCI Spring QSO Party, EU Spring SSB Sprint, Georgia QSO Party, UBA Spring SSB Contest and the Low Power Spring Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. The YLRL DX to NA YL SSB Contest is scheduled for April 14 to 16. Please see April QST, page 106 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.