ARRL DX Bulletin 018
Mau 6, 2004

DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 6, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD018 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by SV2AEL, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

MAURITIUS, 3B8. Walter, DL3LBP is QRV as 3B8/DL3LBP until May 21 from Flic en Flac. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

FIJI, 3D2. Joe, 3D2NN, has been QRV on 30 meters around 0830z. QSL via AA4NN.

NIGER, 5U. Bruce, 5U7B has been QRV using RTTY on 20 meters around 2140 to 2320z. QSL via I2YSB.

PAKISTAN, AP. Ijaz, AP2IA can often be found on 17 meters using CW around 1300z. QSL direct.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX. Sergey, EX8MLE can often be found on 20 meters using CW around 0100z. QSL via IK2QPR.

FRANCE, F. Leon, ON4ZD will be QRV as F/ON4ZD/p from Fort Boyard Island, IOTA EU-032, from May 10 to 15. QSL to home call.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Masayoshi, JF1UIO is QRV as FK/JF1UIO from Lifou Island, IOTA OC-033, until May 7. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL direct to home call.

JERSEY, GJ. Johannes, DF5AU will be QRV as GJ3DVC from May 8 and 9. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. This includes an entry in the CQ-M contest. QSL direct via GJ3DVC.

DOMINICA, J7. J79WG has been QRV on either 20 or 15 meters using RTTY around 1100 and 1900z. QSL via DL2AWG.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4. Jorge, KG4PC has been QRV on 30 meters around 0100 to 0200z. QSL via N0VPC.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Kevin, ON5DRE and Erwin, ON4QJ are QRV as OY9OY until May 13. Activity is on 160 to 2 meters, including the newer bands, with an emphasis on 80, 40, 17 and 2 meters. QSL via ON5UR.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Members of club station VERON are QRV as PI75AA until May 16 to celebrate their 75th year of activity on the air. QSL via operators' instructions.

POLAND, SP. Special event station HF3UE is active until May 16 on 80 to 2 meters using all modes to celebrate the accession of Poland to the European Union. QSL via SP3RNZ.

GREECE, SV. In celebration of the 2004 Olympic Games, Greek amateur radio operators will be operating as SX9A, SX8A, SX7A, SX6A, SX5A, SX4A, SX3A, SX2A and SX1A from the nine Greek regions until August 12. Each station will be active one at a time, starting with SX9A, for 10 days. QSL all calls via the bureau.

PALAU, T8. T88KJ has been QRV on 80 meters just before 1200z and again later after 1900z. QSL via JA1KJW.

UKRAINE, UR. Special station EO59QWW is QRV until May 9 to celebrate the 59th anniversary of the end of World War II. QSL via UY5ZZ. Meanwhile, EO59G is also QRV until May 9 as well. QSL via UR5GAR.

CAMBODIA, XU. Jaak, ES1FB and Oleg, ES1RA will be QRV as XU7ACE and XU7ARA, respectively, from May 7 to 19. QSL to home calls. They also plan to make a two-day side trip to Koh Pos, IOTA AS-133, and be QRV as XU7ACV. QSL via ES1FB.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Nevada and Oregon QSO Parties, The First Global Six Meter Marathon, Alessandro Volta RTTY DX Contest, CQ-M International DX Contest, Portuguese Navy Day, Mid-Atlantic QSO Party, FISTS Spring Sprint, Internet CW Sprint Contest and 50 MHz Spring Sprint are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see May QST, page 99 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.