ARRL DX Bulletin 017
April 24, 2003

DX Bulletin 17 ARLD017
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 24, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD017 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by WA4AME, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, QRZ DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Max, IZ4DPV and Filippo, IK4ZHH are active as C93CM and C93FF, respectively, until May 4. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB and possibly RTTY and 6 meters. They will also participate in the ARI DX Contest. QSL to home calls.

GERMANY, DA. Stations DF3UFW, DL2DRO, DL2DSL, DL8WQQ, DL2LCE, DK5NOA and DL8DZL are active from Usedom Island, IOTA EU-129, until May 3. On May 1 they may make a side trip to Ruden Island. QSL to home calls.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Look for Yoshetake, JJ8DEN to be QRV as JJ8DEN/FO from Maupiti Island, IOTA OC-067, from April 28 to May 1. He may also try to activate Maupihaa Atoll, IOTA OC-057, during this trip. Activity will be on all HF bands using CW and RTTY. QSL to home call.

ISLE OF MAN, GD. Phil, G4OBK will be QRV as GD4OBK/p from near Andreas in the northern part of the Isle of Man from April 27 to May 2. He may be QRV for a few hours each day, with activity on 40 to 10 meters using CW and RTTY. QSL to home call.

GUINEA BISSAU, J5. Sebastian, F8DQZ is QRV as J5UAT and has been active on 10 meters just before 1500z and 12 meters around 1900z. QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA. Ernie, W1MRQ is QRV as KC4USM from McMurdo Station until August. QSL via K1CA.

WAKE ISLAND, KH9. Jake, N6XIV is QRV as KH9/N6XIV and is here for at least one month, with the possibility of being here for two. His operating time is limited due to work commitments. QSL via K2FF.

POLAND, SP. A group of members from the SP4KSY club will be QRV as HF650O from May 1 to July 1 to celebrate the 650 years of Olsztyn city. Activity is on all HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via SQ4NR.

DODECANESE, SV5. Ermanno, IK2WZD is QRV as SV5/IK2WZD from Lipsi Island, IOTA EU-001. He is here for the whole summer. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Daud, YC8RRK is QRV daily from Sangihe Island, IOTA OC-210. He is usually active on 15 meters SSB from 1400 to 1600z. QSL via YC9BU.

ALBANIA, ZA. As part of the 2003 Development Project, a number of operators are QRV as ZA1B until May 5. Activity will be on several HF bands on the regular DX frequencies. QSL via OH2BH.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1. June, VK4SJ and Doug, VK4BP will be QRV as ZK1AYL and ZK1SIM, respectively, from April 27 to May 26. They plan to visit Aitutaki, IOTA OC-083, from April 27 to May 14, and then Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013, from May 15 to 26 Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters. QSL both calls via VK4SJ.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Florida and Nebraska QSO Parties, Helvetia Contest, Harry Angel Memorial Sprint, Six Club 1st Contest and QRP to the Field are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see April QST, page 98 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.