ARRL DX Bulletin 037
September 16, 2004

DX Bulletin 37 ARLD037
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 16, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD037 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by EA2RY, NC1L, UT3UZ, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

SIERRA LEONE, 9L. Zbig, 9L1BTB has been QRV on 20 meters around 2200z. QSL via SP7BTB.

MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3. Look for EA2RU, EA2BXV and EA2RY to be QRV as CT9R from September 20 to 30. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ RTTY contest. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using mainly the digital modes, with some SSB. QSL direct to EA2RY.

LIBERIA, EL. Pat, EI5IF is currently with the Irish Army contingent and is licensed as EL2PM. QSL via operator's instructions.

TAJIKISTAN, EY. Nodir, EY8MM has been QRV using RTTY around 1500z. QSL via K1BV.

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0. Andy, LY2BVB will be QRV as HB0/LY2BVB from September 20 to 23. Activity will be on 80, 40, 20 and 15 meters using CW and SSB, although limited since he is on holiday. QSL to home call.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Voytek is QRV as HF0QF for one year from the Polish base Henryk Arctowski on King George Island. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via SP7IWA.

JAPAN, JA. Look for Kenji, JA4GXS/4 to be QRV from Otsu Island, IOTA AS-117, on September 19 and 20. Activity will be on 80, 40, 30, 20 and 15 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

SVALBARD, JW. JW7QI and JW8AW are QRV from Spitsbergen Island, IOTA EU-026. Activity is on 80, 40, 30, 20 and possibly 15 meters. They plan to be QRV as JW8D during the Scandinavian Activity CW contest. QSL JW7QI via LA7QI, JW8AW via LA8AW and JW8D via LA7QI.

NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ2. Look for Metro DX Club's Team Bonaire 2004 members K9MDO, N2WB and W9ILY to be QRV as PJ4/homecalls from Bonaire from September 22 to 29. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using primarily CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL PJ4/K9MDO via W9NJB, PJ4/N2WB via N2OO and PJ4/W9ILY to home call.

SUDAN, ST. Dane, ST2T is QRV for two to three months. QSL via S57DX.

EGYPT, SU. Gab, HA3JB will be QRV as SU8BHI from September 21 to October 12. He will be active on all bands using CW, RTTY, SSTV, PSK and some SSB during many of the major upcoming contests. QSL to home call.

TURKEY, TA. Berkin, TA3J is QRV as TC2K4J from Antalya from September 24 to November 2 in memory of the 40 Silent Keys of the Turkish Radio Amateurs. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters, including 2 meters and the newer bands, using all modes. QSL direct via TA3YJ.

GABON, TR. Dimitri, F5SWB is QRV in his spare time as TR8DF while working here. Activity is on all bands using CW. QSL to home call.

UKRAINE, UR. The Ukrainian State Centre of Radio Frequencies club station will be QRV as EM0ITU from September 20 to 24 in conjunction with the ITU workshop that will be held in Kiev. QSL via UT3UZ.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Look for Dave, AH6HY to be QRV as VP5/AH6HY from Salt Cay, IOTA NA-003, in the Turks Islands group from September 23 to October 2. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters, using only SSB. QSL to home call.

MACEDONIA, Z3. Zoli, HA1CA is QRV as Z38C for the next two years. QSL via HA1RS.

TOKELAU ISLANDS, ZK3. Chris, ZK3DX is generally QRV on 20 to 10 meters, including 17 and 12 meters using SSB. His length of stay is unknown. QSL via EB2AYV.

Operations approved for DXCC credit: Timor-Leste, 4W4JEG, from October 7, 2003 to June 30, 2004; Afghanistan, T6RF, from July 1, 2004 to August 31, 2004; and Chad, TT8KR, from September 7, 2004 to September 14, 2004.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American SSB Sprint, ARRL 10 GHZ and Up Contest, SARL VHF/UHF Contest, Fall QRP Homebrewer CW/PSK31 Sprint, Scandinavian Activity CW Contest, Collegiate QSO Party, Mediterranean Islands Award Contest, South Carolina QSO Party, QRP Afield, Washington State Salmon Run, QCWA Fall QSO Party and the 144 MHz Fall Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see September QST, pages 97 and 98, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.