ARRL DX Bulletin 001
January 6, 2005

DX Bulletin 1 ARLD001
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 6, 2005
To all radio amateurs

ARLD001 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by IZ8CCW, OK1JR, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

MONACO, 3A. Bodo, DL3OCH is QRV as 3A/DL3OCH until January 9. He is active on 160 and 80 meters using CW. QSL to home call.

TONGA, A3. Paul, A35RK has been QRV on 17 meters around 2300z. QSL via W7TSQ.

NAURU, C2. Udo, C21HC has been QRV using QRP on 20 meters after 0600z. QSL via DL9HCU.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0. A number of amateurs will be QRV as 3G0YM using SSB and 3G0YP using CW, RTTY, SSTV and PSK, from January 8 to 18. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters, not including the newer bands. QSL via LA6EIA.

TAJIKISTAN, EY. Jean, EY8/F5NHJ has been QRV using RTTY on 15 meters around 0900 to 1130z. QSL to home call.

ITALY, I. Stations IT9SSI, IZ8CGS, IZ8FWN, IZ8CCW and possibly others are QRV as IO9TA from Lunga Island, IOTA EU-166, until January 9. Activity is on all HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via operators' instructions.

SUDAN, ST. Dane, ST2T has been QRV on 17 meters around 1400z. QSL via S57DX.

MOUNT ATHOS. SV/A. Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A has been QRV on 80 and 40 meters between 1730 and 1830z, and 20 meters between 0830 and 0930z. QSL via operator's instructions.

GABON, TR. Alain, TR8CA has been QRV on 17 meters around 1600z. QSL via F6CBC.

MACQUARIE ISLAND, VK0. Dave, VK0MT is QRV from here until March 31 while on assignment. He is active in his spare time, and has been QRV on several HF bands between 1000 and 1100z. QSL direct via JE1LET.

ANTARCTICA. Bhagwati, VU3BPZ is the Communications Officer for the XXIV Indian Antarctic Expedition, and is active from Maitri Base. QSL via operator's instructions.

MEXICO, XE. Look for a number of operators to be QRV as XF1K from Asuncion Island, IOTA NA-164, and possibly Santa Ines Island, IOTA NA-165, from January 9 to 12. Activity will be on all HF bands and 6 meters. QSL via N6AWD.

CAMBODIA, XU. Peter, NO2R will be QRV as XU7ACY from January 9 to 21. He will be active on 160, 80 and 40 meters. QSL via K2NJ. Meanwhile, Claude, XU7ABN has been QRV using RTTY on 17 meters between 1200 and 1300z. QSL direct.

INDONESIA, YB. Stan, OK1JR will be QRV as YB0AJR/9 from Gili Air Island, IOTA OC-150, from January 8 to 12. Activity will be on 40, 30, 20 and 15 meters using CW. He may also be active in the ARRL RTTY Roundup. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL RTTY Roundup, North American CW QSO Party, DARC 10-Meter Contest, Midwinter Contest, WQF QRP Party, EUCW 160-Meter Contest and the NRAU-Baltic CW/SSB Contest are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see January QST, page 102 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.