ARRL DX Bulletin 044
November 4, 2004

DX Bulletin 44 ARLD044
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 4, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD044 DX news

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

RODRIGUES ISLAND, 3B9. Robert, 3B9FR has been QRV using SSTV on 10 meters around 1345z and 20 meters after 1630z. QSL direct.

MAURITANIA, 5T. Nicolas, 5T5SN has been QRV on 12 meters using CW between 1230 and 1300z. QSL via IZ1BZV.

PAKISTAN, AP. Ijaz, AP2IA has been QRV using RTTY on 10 meters before 1200z and on 12 meters after 1200z. QSL direct.

CHINA, BY. David, BA4DW is QRV as BA4DW/4 from Changdao, IOTA AS-146, until November 8. QSL to home call.

TAJIKISTAN, EY. Jacques, F5LYF and Jean Louis, F5NHJ are QRV as EY/F5NHJ until March 2005. Activity is on all HF bands and 6 meters, using mainly CW. QSL via F5NHJ.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Jon, DU9/N0NM has been QRV on 160 meters around 1100z. QSL via W4DR.

MAYOTTE, FH. Gerard, F6BEG is QRV as FH/F6BEG until November 12. Activity is on 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW and SSB, generally from 0400 to 1200z. QSL to home call.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Masayoshi, JF1UIO is QRV as FK/homecall from Loyalty Island, IOTA OC-033, until November 8. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

JAPAN, JA. JA5BEX/5 and JE5HXJ/5 plan to be QRV from Odesima Island, IOTA AS-076, on November 6 and 7. QSL via bureau.

SVALBARD, JW. Erik, LA2VOA is QRV as JW2VOA from Bear Island, IOTA EU-027, until November 25. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using mostly SSB. QSL to home call.

PUERTO RICO, KP4. Rich, KE3Q will be QRV as WP3R in the ARRL CW Sweepstakes. QSL to home call.

LITHUANIA, LY. Ben, OZ5AAH is QRV as LY/OZ5IPA until November 8. He will participate in the IPARC Contest. QSL to home call.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Lunkes, PT2HF and Stuckert, PT2GTI will be QRV as ZX0ECF and ZX0GTI, respectively, from the "Estacao Commandante Ferraz" station, IOTA AN-010, on King George Island, from November 11 to 19. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK31. Weather permitting, they may also try to be active from Elephant Island on November 7 and 8. QSL both calls via PT2GTI.

PALAU, T8. Aki is QRV as T88QQ and has been active on 30 meters between 1215 and 1530z. QSL via JA1KAJ.

ANGUILLA, VP2E. Bill, W5SJ will be QRV as VP2EJ from November 5 to 11. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters, using mostly CW. He will place an emphasis on 6 meters. QSL via W5FO.

SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS. Mike, GM0HCQ is QRV as VP8SIG in his spare time from Signy Base, IOTA AN-008. QSL to home call.

AFGHANISTAN, YA. Rene, DL2JRM is active as YA7X until November 17. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via DL1JJI.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL Sweepstakes CW Contest, IPARC CW Contest, Ukrainian DX Contest, The Radio Club of America QSO Party, North American CW Collegiate ARC Championship, IPARC SSB Contest, High Speed Club CW Contest and the DARC 10-Meter Digital "Corona" Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see November QST, page 102, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.