ARRL DX Bulletin 026
July 1, 2004

DX Bulletin 26 ARLD026
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 1, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD026 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by AJ9C, K2ZD, N1RL, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

FIJI, 3D2. Christian, EC3ADC is QRV as 3D2EA from Viti Levu, IOTA OC-016, and is active on 40, 20 and 17 meters. He is here until September. QSL via EB2AYV. Meanwhile, Norm, W1BYH will also be QRV from here from July 5 to 14. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL to home call.

CROATIA, 9A. Den, 9A3FO is QRV as 9A3FO/p from the Island of Pag, IOTA EU-170, until July 10. Activity is on 40 to 12 meters, including 30 and 17 meters, using CW. QSL to home call.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y. Look for KE9I, N9LAH and AJ9C to be QRV as 9Y4/homecalls from July 3 to 17. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. They will also participate in the upcoming IARU contest as 9Y4ZC. QSL contest call via AJ9C and all others via home calls.

MOROCCO, CN. Youssef, CN8YZ has been QRV using RTTY on 20 meters around 0015 and 0115z. QSL via EA7FTR.

ANGOLA, D2. Ed, D2PFN has been QRV using SSB on 10 meters around 1100 to 1200z. QSL via KK5DO.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Members of the Gran Canaria DX Group and others will be QRV using the special event call ED8ERC from July 3 to 10 to celebrate the 2nd Canarias Ham Radio meeting. Activity will be on all HF bands, using CW, SSB and possibly RTTY and PSK31. They plan to have one APRS station active as well. QSL via operators' instructions.

MOLDOVA, ER. Special event station ER500S is QRV until July 4 in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the death of the Moldavian King Stefan the Great. QSL via ER1DA.

NORWAY, LA. Mario, DL5ME and Guenter, DG3HWO are QRV as LA/DL5ME from Tromoy Island, IOTA EU-061, until July 6. Activity is on 40 to 15 meters, including 30 and 17 meters, using CW and SSB. They may also be active on the VHF bands. QSL to home call.

LUXEMBOURG, LX. LX8M will be QRV during the DL-DX-RTTY Contest and in the upcoming Russian RTTY WW Contest. QSL via LX1ER.

ST. MAARTEN, PJ5. Mario, K2ZD and Jim, K4BI are QRV as PJ7M from St. Maarten until July 12. Their primary focus will be 6 meter Sporadic E propagation. QSL via K2ZD.

ICELAND, TF. Kan, JA1BK is QRV as JA1BK/TF and has been active on 20 meters around 0800z and then around 1400z. QSL via VE3HO.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. Andrei, NC2N will be QRV as NC2N/V44 from Nevis Island, IOTA NA-104, from July 5 to 12. Activity will be on all bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. This includes an entry in the upcoming IARU contest. QSL via W3HNK.

CANADA, VE. Carl, VE3ZCO is QRV as VY0CQ from the Canadian Arctic until August 25. He is here with other geologists, and his radio activity is limited to his free time and will be mostly on 20 meters. QSL to home call.

EL SALVADOR, YS. Rick, N1RL is here until July 11 while participating in a project to rebuild housing damaged or destroyed by natural disasters. He hopes to be QRV possibly as N1RL/YS using QRP, generally on 20 or 17 meters as conditions permit, using mostly CW. He may try some FM satellite activity as well. This includes the new Echo satellite if it's functioning during his stay. QSL via operator's instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. Canada Day Contest, NCCC CW Sprint, Venezuelan Independence Day Contest, Bahia Independence Contest, World Lighthouse Contest, DL-DX-RTTY-Contest, Original QRP Contest, DARC 10-Meter Digital "Corona" Contest and the MI QRP July 4th CW Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see July QST, page 98 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.