ARRL DX Bulletin 026
June 26, 2003

DX Bulletin 26 ARLD026
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 26, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD026 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by KC8KAM, the OPDX Bulletin, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

TUNISIA, 3V. Francois, F8DVD is QRV as 3V8SM from Djerba Island, IOTA AF-083, until July 4. QSL to home call.

MAURITANIA, 5T. Frank, DL8YHR will be QRV as 5T5M from June 29 to July 7. He will concentrate his activity on 6-meters. QSL to home call.

AZORES, CU. Lars, SM3CVM is QRV as CU2/SM3CVM/p from Sao Miguel, IOTA EU-003, until July 6. He is active on 80 to 10 meters using CW mostly in his late evening hours. QSL to home call.

MAYOTTE, FH. Martial, F5SIE will be QRV as FH/F5SIE from July 1 to 15. Activity will be on 40, 17 and 15 meters using just CW. QSL via the REF QSL bureau.

ITALY, I. Paolo, IZ8FDH will be QRV as IF9/IZ8FDH from Favignana Island, IOTA AF-019, from June 29 to July 6. Activity will be on HF and 6-meters. QSL to home call.

SARDINIA, IS0. Stefano, IK5PWQ will be active as IM0/IK5PWQ from San Pietro Island, IOTA EU-165, from July 1 to 14. Activity will be generally on 20 meters SSB and CW on 40 and 30 meters. QSL to home call.

FINLAND, OH. Stations OH6HJE, OH6NJ, OH6UV and OH6XX are QRV as OH6AW/8 from Marjaniemi Lighthouse on Hailuoto Island, IOTA EU-184, until July 1. Activity is on all HF bands, including 6 and 2 meters. QSL via OH6AD.

EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Look for La Marr to be QRV as T32Z beginning June 30 from Kiritimati Island, IOTA OC-024. He is here for several weeks and will be active as time permits. Activity will be on all HF bands, including 6-meters, using CW, SSB and some digital modes. QSL via K3PD.

GUATEMALA, TG. Look for Mario, TG9ADQ, Francisco, TG9ANF, Edgar, TG9AXF and Sergio, TG9SM to be QRV as TG0AA on June 29 and 30 from Pacaya, an active volcano located 17 miles away from Guatemala City. They will be active on 40, 20, 17 and 15 meters using SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK31. QSL via TG9AXF.

CENTRAL AFRICA, TL. Charles, TL8CK has been QRV on 17 meters around 1600z. QSL via F6EWM.

IRAQ, YI. Dane, YI/S57CQ is a UN World Food Program worker, and is in northern Iraq for another few months. He is active generally on the weekends. QSL via S57DX.

ALBANIA, ZA. Enver, ZA1MM is usually QRV on 40 meters between 0200 and 0600z. QSL via LZ2UU.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. John, KC8KAM is QRV as ZS6/KC8KAM until July 4 from Eldorado Park. This is not a DXpedition, so he is active as time permits. Activity is primarily SSB with some PSK31 on 80, 40, 20, 17 and 15 meters. QSL to home call.

BULLETIN CORRECTION. As mentioned in DX Bulletin ARLD025, the CORRECT IOTA number for Andros Island, Bahamas, is NA-001.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL Field Day, QRP ARCI Milliwatt Field Day, Marconi Memorial HF CW Contest and the His Majesty King of Spain SSB Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. The RAC Canada Day Contest is scheduled for July 1. Please see June QST, page 95 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.