ARRL DX Bulletin 035
September 2, 2004

DX Bulletin 35 ARLD035
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 2, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD035 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by DJ7ZG, F5ASD, G4IRN, NC1L, SM5SIC, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

SWAZILAND, 3DA. John, G4IRN will be QRV as 3DA0RN from September 3 to 13. He plans activity on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 160 meters, using mostly CW with some SSB. QSL to home call.

MALAWI, 7Q. Harry, G0JMU is QRV as 7Q7HB and plans to remain here until the end of November. QSL direct via G0IAS.

FRANCE, F. To commemorate the 90th anniversary of the Battle of the Marne River, look for TM5BDM to be QRV September 4 and 5. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters. QSL via F5ASD.

ISLE OF MAN, GD. Members of the Wrexham and District Amateur Radio Society are QRV until September 8 as GB4IOM and GB4SPT from a coast guard observation tower at Scarlett Point. QSL via bureau.

SCOTLAND, GM. G3ZAY, M0BLF, M0TDG, M0NKI and M3OXY plan to be QRV as GM6UW/p from the Outer Hebrides, IOTA EU-010, from September 6 to 10. Weather permitting, they also plan to operate, during daylight hours only, from the Monach Islands, IOTA EU-111, on either September 6 or 7. QSL via M0BLF.

NORWAY, LA. Members of the Skandinavisk Radio Club will be QRV as LA3SRK/p from Hitra Island, IOTA EU-036, from September 4 to 5. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. They will be 5 to 10 kHz below the usual IOTA frequencies. QSL via SM5SIC.

ANTARCTICA. LU1ZD is QRV from General San Martin Base, located on Barry Island, IOTA AN-016, in Marguerite Bay. Meanwhile, LU4ZS is QRV from Vicecomodoro Gustavo A. Marambio, located on Seymour Island, IOTA AN-013. Both stations have been active on the 20-meter Antarctic Net beginning around 1900z during the weekends.

BELGIUM, ON. Zelzate members are QRV as ON60Z until November 30 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the liberation of this region during World War II. QSL via ON7ZT.

SOUTH SHETLANDS. Alex, R1ANF has been QRV using RTTY on 20 meters around 2000 and 2300z. QSL via RK1PWA.

ANTARCTICA. Alexei, UA1PAC will be QRV as R1ANC while wintering at the Russian Base Vostok. He is responsible for running the ionospheric stations. QSL via DL5EBE.

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, T9. Babs, DL7AFS, Lot, DJ7ZG and Chris, Z31GX are QRV as T98LBC until September 12. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via DL7AFS.

CHAD, TT. Francois, F6GYV is now QRV as TT8FT and will be active for one year. QSL to home call.

CHAGOS ISLANDS, VQ9. Larry, VQ9LA has been QRV on 80 meters around 1300z. QSL via operator's instructions.

VANUATU, YJ. Clark, YJ0XX has been QRV on 30 meters around 1000 to 1200z. QSL via W6YOO.

DXCC Deadline Change. Beginning in September 2004, there will no longer be a deadline for the DXCC Annual List. The lists of DXCC standings previously published in the DXCC Yearbook will be replaced by complete lists on the ARRL Web site. Further details can be found on the web at

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The All Asian DX Phone Contest, Russian RTTY WW Contest, Wake-Up! QRP Sprint, IARU Region 1 SSB Field Day, RSGB SSB Field Day, The AGCW Straight Key Party, DARC 10-Meter Digital Contest and the Michigan QRP Labor Day CW Sprint are all scheduled for this weekend. The Hiram Percy Maxim /135 Birthday Celebration runs until September 12. Please see September QST, pages 40 and 97, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.