ARRL DX Bulletin 042
October 21, 2004

DX Bulletin 42 ARLD042
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 21, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD042 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by F5MUX, K7ZZ, NF4A, VE7SV, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

MAURITIUS, 3B. Mart, DL6UAA is QRV as 3B8MM until November 16. QSL to home call.

CROATIA, 9A. Paul, N4PN and Charlie, NF4A are QRV as 9A4PN and 9A5PC, respectively. Activity is on all bands. They will also participate in the upcoming CQ WW contest as part of the 9A1A Multi/Multi effort. QSL to home calls. QSL contest call via operators' instructions.

SIERRA LEONE, 9L. Ivo, 9A3A is QRV as 9L1ADA from Freetown until November 1. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters. QSL via operator's instructions.

BHUTAN, A5. Clipperton DX Club members will be QRV as A52CDX from Thimphu and Jakar from October 24 to November 11. QSL via F9DK.

MARTINIQUE, FM. Lee, F5MUX will be QRV as TO7X from October 26 to November 11. He will also participate in the upcoming CQ WW contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry. QSL to home call.

ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON, FP. A nine-member team will be QRV as FP/VE7SV from October 23 to November 2. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, including the newer bands, using CW and SSB, and possibly other modes as well. They will also participate in the upcoming CQ WW contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS, FW. FW7AQR has been QRV using RTTY on 15 meters around 2330 and 0100z. QSL via JA7AQR.

DOMINICA, J7. Bill, W4WX, Clarence, W9AAZ, Larry, W1LR, Cory, N1WON and Vance, N5VL will be QRV as J75WX, J79AA, J79LR, J79CM and J79VL, respectively, from October 26 to November 2. The will participate in the upcoming CQ WW contest as J75L. QSL contest call via KR4DA and all others to home calls.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Yuji is QRV as JR6TYH/JD1 and is here until mid December. QSL via bureau.

AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Lee, KH6BZF will be QRV as WH8/KH6BZF during his spare time from October 22 to 28. He plans to be active on 80 to 15 meters, and possibly 12 and 10 meters, depending on conditions. QSL direct to home call.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Alex, R1ANF has been QRV using PSK on 17 meters around 2145z and RTTY on 20 meters around 0015z. QSL via RK1PWA.

POLAND, SP. Juergen, DL5CE and Dieter, DL7VAF will be QRV as SO1CE and SO1VAF, respectively, from Wolin Island, IOTA EU-132, from October 23 to 24. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL to home calls.

WEST KIRIBATI, T30. Tom, K7ZZ will be QRV as T30T from October 25 to November 9. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters, including the newer bands. He will also participate in the upcoming CQ WW contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL direct to home call.

TUVALU, T2. Ulli, DL2AH is QRV as T20AH from Funafuti Island, IOTA OC-015, until October 24. Activity is on 20 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL to home call.

CAMEROON, TJ. Lionel, F5PSA is QRV as TJ3SL during his spare time and plans to be here until February 2006. QSL to home call.

CANADA, VE. Jeffrey, VE3JFF will be QRV as VC3W from October 23 to December 23 to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the opening of the first Welland Canal. He also plans to operate from a couple of islands located in the old and current canals. QSL to home call.

CAMBODIA, XU. Jaak, ES1FB is QRV as XU7ACE until November 5. QSL to home call.

IRAQ, YI. SP8HKT and SP3GTS are QRV as YI9KT and YI9GT, respectively, from the Polish base near Al-Chilla. They are active in their spare time and are stationed here until February 2005. QSL via operators' instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The QRP ARCI Fall QSO Party, USI W/VE Islands QSO Party, 50 MHz Fall Sprint and the 4th Annual FISTS Coast to Coast Contest are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see October QST, page 99, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.