ARRL DX Bulletin 016
April 22, 2004

DX Bulletin 16 ARLD016
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 22, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD016 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by KJ4UY, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

GUINEA, 3X. Sebastian, 3XDQZ/p has been QRV on 12 meters between 1230 and 1915z. He has also been active on 20 meters SSB around 2030z. QSL via F8DQZ.

QATAR, A7. Ali, A71BX has been QRV on 20 meters CW between 2300 and 0000z. QSL direct.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Stations DL8RL, DL8DZL, DF3UFW and DL2DSL are active from Usedom Island, IOTA EU-129, until April 30. They also plan to operate from Schlossinsel and Grosser Wotig. QSL via bureau.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Stations 4F1OZ, 4F1FZ, 4F1EAA, 4F2XX, 4F2KWT and DY1PDO plan to operate from Fuga Island, IOTA OC-092, from April 24 to 26. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via operators' instructions.

BELARUS, EW. Andrei, NP3D is QRV as EW1AR on all bands and modes until April 27 while here visiting. He will also be a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry in the SP DX RTTY Contest. QSL via W3HNK.

ENGLAND, G. To celebrate the birth of Guglielmo Marconi, members of the Cornish Radio Amateur Club will be active April 24 and 25 as GB4IMD during the International Marconi Day event. QSL via operators' instructions.

ITALY, I. Special event station IY5PIS will be activated from Coltano on April 24 during the International Marconi Day event. QSL via IZ5DMC.

JAPAN, JA. Joe, JA4PXE and Kou, JH4WVX will be QRV as homecalls/6 from Uji Island, IOTA AS-067, from April 29 to May 2. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home calls.

LEBANON, OD. Abdul, OD5UR has been QRV on 20 meters SSB around 1800z. QSL via LZ1YE.

POLAND, SP. Special event station SP0EURO will be active on all bands and modes from April 28 to May 3 to celebrate the accession of Poland to the European Union. QSL via SP9PKZ.

EGYPT, SU. Alan, SU9BN has been QRV on 30 meters around 0330 to 0500z. QSL via EA7FTR.

CORSICA, TK. Romek, SQ5RK will participate in the SP DX RTTY Contest as TK/SQ5RK. QSL to home call.

UZBEKISTAN, UK. Ravil, UK8OAR has been QRV using RTTY on 20 meters around 0300z. QSL direct. Meanwhile, Radik, UK8UWG has been QRV on 17 meters using CW around 0930 to 1300z. QSL direct.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. Larry, KJ4UY is QRV as V47UY from Nevis until April 30. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, with some RTTY and PSK. QSL to home call.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Wally, VK6YS, Dan, VK8AN, Bruce, KD6WW and Ron, VK8NRI will be QRV as VK6AN from Viney Island, IOTA OC-071, from April 27 to May 2. They will also be active from Long Island as VK6LL. QSL both calls direct via VK4AAR.

PRINCE EDWARD AND MARION ISLANDS, ZS8. Station ZS8MI is QRV until April 30. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL direct via ZS6M.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The 432 MHz Spring Sprint, Harry Angel Memorial Sprint, SP DX RTTY Contest, Helvetia Contest, QRP to the Field, the Florida, Kentucky and Nebraska QSO Parties, CQC PSK31 Kontest and the EUCW/FISTS QRS Party will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see April QST, page 107 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.