ARRL DX Bulletin 045
November 11, 2004

DX Bulletin 45 ARLD045
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 11, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD045 DX news

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

SWAZILAND, 3DA. Joe, AA4NN and Chuck, W4GMY will be QRV as 3DA0NN and 3DA0CG, respectively, from November 17 to 22 using CW on 160 to 10 meters. QSL to home calls.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Ian, 9M2/G3TMA will be QRV from on Pulau Ketam, IOTA AS-074, from November 13 to 15. QSL via operator's instructions.

NEPAL, 9N. Team members Rudolf, DJ3WE, Falk, DK7YY, Ben, DL6RAI and Roberto, IV3IYH will be QRV as 9N7BCC from November 16 to December 5. Additional private licenses may also be issued to other team members. They will be active on 160 to 15 meters, the newer bands and possibly 10 meters. They also plan to be QRV in the upcoming CQ WW contest. QSL via DK7YY.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Don, N1DG will be QRV from the QTH of Saeed, A61AD, while on a business trip to Dubai from November 15 to 21. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using mainly CW, RTTY and PSK. QSL via N1DG.

URUGUAY, CX. Shalom, 4X1UN is QRV as CX/4X1UN from Gorriti and Lobos Islands, IOTA SA-039, until November 16. Activity is on 20 and 15 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

ANGOLA, D2. Ed, D2PFN has been QRV using RTTY on 15 meters around 1400z and SSB on this band around 1500z. QSL via KK5DO.

IRAN, EP. Hamid, EP4HR has been QRV using PSK on 10 meters between 1100 and 1200z. QSL via I2MQP.

FRANCE, F. In celebration of the liberation of Strasbourg 60 years ago, special event station TM6OST will be QRV from November 14 to 28. Activity will be on all bands using CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL via F5PWH.

FRENCH GUIANA, FY. Jean Pierre, F5AHO is QRV as FY/F5AHO until November 24. On November 13 and 14 he will be active from Salut Island, IOTA SA-020. QSL to home call.

SWITZERLAND, HB. HB9MM Club members in Lausanne are QRV using special event callsign HE3RSI until December 4. They are using the original broadcasting equipment of "Radio Suisse Internationale (RSI)." QSL via HB9MM.

ARGENTINA, LU. Members of the Bahia Blanca DX Group will be QRV as homecalls/D and will activate for the first time Wood Island, IOTA SA-021, from November 12 to 14. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK31. QSL all calls via LU7DSY.

LUXEMBOURG, LX. Joel, LX1ER, Helmut, DF7ZS and Robert, LX1RQ will be QRV as LX5A in the WAEDC RTTY contest as a Multi/Single/High Power entry. QSL via LX1RQ.

ANTARCTICA. Vlady, RU3HD is QRV for about four months as R1ANN and RU3HD/ANT from Saam Novolazarevskaya base, IOTA AN-016. Activity will be on all HF bands. QSL via RZ3DJ.

BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA, T9. Pietro, IZ4AQL is QRV as T98AQL until March 2005. QSL to homecall.

COTE d'IVOIRE, TU. Didier, TU5KC is usually QRV on 20 meters between 1600 to 1800z. QSL via F5TLN.

DIEGO GARCIA, VQ9. Larry, VQ9LA has been QRV on 80 meters around 1330z. QSL via operator's instructions.

LAOS, XW. Alex, RK3DT is QRV as XW3DT while in Vientiane. QSL via operator's instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Worked All Europe RTTY DX Contest, Japan International Phone DX Contest, SARL Field Day Contest and the OK/OM CW DX Contest are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see November QST, page 102, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.