ARRL DX Bulletin 015
April 15, 2004

DX Bulletin 15 ARLD015
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 15, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD015 DX news

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

AZERBAIJAN, 4J. Inna, 4J0R has been QRV on 20 meters using RTTY around 1800z. QSL direct.

MALAWI, 7Q. Look for G4AXX, GU4CHY, G4EDG, G4JVG and M5RIC to be QRV as 7Q7MM from April 18 to May 1. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and possibly FM on 10 meters. QSL via G3LQP.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Pierre, HB9QQ is QRV as 8Q7QQ until April 27. Activity is on 30, 17 and 12 meters. QSL direct to home call.

CUBA, CO. Jose, CO3VK is active as CO3VK/4 from La Juventud Island, IOTA NA-056, until April 18 while taking part in the Festival de la Toronja. He is active on 20 meters using SSB and possibly on 40 meters as well around 2000 and 0000z, and then again around 0500z. QSL via IZ8EBI.

ESTONIA, ES. Vello, ES1QD and Oleg, ES1RA are QRV from Muhu Island, IOTA EU-034, until April 19. QSL to home calls.

THAILAND, HS. Members of the Radio Amateur Society of Thailand are QRV as HS72B until the end of 2004 to celebrate Her Majesty the Queen's 72nd birthday. Activity is on all bands, including the newer ones. QSL via operators' instructions.

ITALY, I. Look for IC8/IZ8DDG, IC8/IZ8DQH, IC8/IZ8FAV, IC8/IZ8FDH, IC8/IW8DON, IC8/IZ7ATL to be QRV from Prodida Island, IOTA EU-031, April 24 and 25. Activity will be on all HF bands, including 6 and 2 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL to home calls.

MONGOLIA, JT. Baatar, JT1BG is QRV as JV45D until May 10 to commemorate the 45th Anniversary of the Dornod Radio Club. Meanwhile, JU45D is active from Choibalsan in Eastern Mongolia. QSL JV45D via JT1BG and JU45D via JT2AN.

MIDWAY ISLAND, KH4. Jeff, KA1GJ expects to operate as KA1GJ/KH4 from April 23 to 25. His activity will depend on the current condition of the club station's antennas. Otherwise, activity will be on 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters. QSL via V73GJ.

GREENLAND, OX. Jan, OX3DB has been QRV using RTTY on 20 meters around 1500z. QSL direct.

SUDAN, ST. Magdi, ST2M has been QRV on 17 and 12 meters around 0900 and 1200z, respectively. He is usually active on 20 meters around 0300z and then around 0630z. QSL direct.

MOUNT ATHOS, SV/A. Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A has been QRV on 20 meters around 0600z and later on a net around 2100z. QSL direct.

WEST KIRIBATI, T30. Dave, K3LP will be QRV as T30LP from Tarawa from April 19 to 23. QSL to home call.

SYRIA, YK. Saad, YK1BA has been QRV on 80 meters around 0300z. QSL via N5FF.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Michigan QSO Party, TARA Skirmish Digital Prefix Contest, ES Open HF Championship, YU DX Contest, GACW CW DX Contest, GEM Net World Wide Contest, Holyland DX Contest, EU Spring CW Sprint, EA-QRP CW Contest and the Ontario QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see April QST, page 106 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.