ARRL DX Bulletin 040
October 7, 2004

DX Bulletin 40 ARLD040
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 7, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD040 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by K6ICS, NC1L, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

FIJI, 3D2. Rick, AI5P is QRV as 3D2PX. He is involved with other activities, so his operating time is limited. Activity is on 40, 30 and 17 meters. QSL to home call.

KENYA, 5Z. Miki, YT1CS is QRV using the special call 5Z4YT1CS from Nairobi until October 18. He is QRV using SSB on 20 and 15 meters. QSL to home call.

CUBA, CO. EA1QF and EB1AA will be QRV as T42R from October 12 to 25 while here working on a "Radiosolidarity" project. QSL via EA4URE.

SCOTLAND, GM. Leo, W3LEO will be QRV as MM0LEO from Portpatrick in southwest Scotland from October 10 to November 15. Activity will be on 40, 20, 17, 15 and 12 meters. He will also be active in the upcoming CQ WW contest as GM3W. QSL to home call.

SVALBARD, JW. Vegard, LA9LMA, Roar, LA1EOA and Knut, LA6BKA are QRV as JW9LMA, JW1EOA and JW6BKA, respectively, until October 14. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters. QSL to home calls.

SOUTH SHETLANDS. LU1ZI is QRV from Teniente Jubany Base, and has been active on 20 meters around 2100 to 2200z. QSL via LU4DXU.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2. Roger, G3SXW and Nigel, G3TXF will be QRV as P29SX and P29XF, respectively, from Loloata Island, IOTA OC-240, from October 8 to 14. Activity will be CW only on 80 to 10 meters, including the newer bands. QSL P29SX via G3SXW and P29XF via G3TXF.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Joca, PS7JN is QRV as PY0F/PS7JN and has been active on 20 meters RTTY around 2200z. QSL to home call.

WEST KIRIBATI, T30. Ulli, DL2AH will be QRV as T30KU from October 9 to 18. Activity will be on 20 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL to home call.

CAMEROON, TJ. Lionel, F5PSA is QRV as TJ3SL until February 2006 while working here. He is active in his spare time. QSL to home call. Meanwhile, a group of amateurs are QRV as TJ3FR and TJ3SP until October 20. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using all modes. QSL both calls via DL7DF.

UKRAINE, UR. Nikolay, UX0FF, Alexandr, UR5FAV and Vitali, UR5FGW are QRV as homecalls/p from the Island of Ankudinov, IOTA EU-182, in the Black Sea, until October 10. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL to home calls.

ANTARCTICA. Finn, VK4LL is QRV as VK0DX from the Australian Antarctic Base Davis, Princess Elizabeth Land, IOTA AN-016, until December. He is active using CW. QSL via operator's instructions.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Look for a group of operators to be QRV as VK9LW and VK9LA from October 9 to 23. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, including the newer bands, using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via operators' instructions.

AFGHANISTAN, YA. John, KE6GFF is QRV as T6EE from Kabul. He is active on 20 meters SSB from 0100 to 0600z until October 11. QSL to home call.

Operation approved for DXCC credit: Aves Island, YV0D, from August 1 to 4, 2004.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL International EME Contest, 10-10 Day Sprint, Oceania DX CW Contest, EU Autumn CW Sprint, Pennsylvania QSO Party, The 432 MHz Fall Sprint, SARL 80-Meter QSO Party, The Makrothen RTTY Contest, UBA ON CW Contest, FISTS Fall CW Sprint and the North America RTTY Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. The YLRL Anniversary Phone Party is scheduled for October 13 to 15. Please see October QST, page 98, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.