ARRL DX Bulletin 028
July 10, 2003

DX Bulletin 28 ARLD028
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 10, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD028 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by N5WD, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, QRZ DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

SAMOA, 5W. Vlad, 5W0VB has been QRV on 17 meters around 1100z. QSL via UA4WHX.

CROATIA, 9A. HQ Station 9A0HQ will be active during the IARU Championship. QSL via 9A1A.

GERMANY, DA. Look for 55 operators from DARC to be QRV as DA0HQ in the IARU Championship. QSL via DL5AXX.

IRAN, EP. Moshen, EP3SMH has been QRV on 15 meters around 1400z.

FRANCE, F. HQ Station TM0HQ will be QRV during the IARU Championship. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via bureau.

ENGLAND, G. RSGB Headquarters station GB5HQ will be QRV in the IARU championship. QSL via G3TXF.

SWITZERLAND, HB. A number of operators will be QRV as HQ station HB9A during the IARU Championship. QSL via operators' instructions.

ARGENTINA, LU. Look for LU1FAM, LU1FGE, LU1FKR and LW9EOC to participate in the IARU Championship as LT1F. QSL via AC7DX.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. Seppo, OH1VR, Lasse, OH0RJ and others are QRV as OJ0VR and OJ0RJ, respectively, until July 14. This includes an entry in the IARU Championship as OJ0U. QSL via operators' instructions.

POLAND, SP. Special event station HF150IL is active until August 15 to commemorate Ignacy Lukasiewicz, the inventor of the petroleum lamp. QSL via SP8PJG.

DODECANESE, SV5. Jun, OE1ZKC will be active as SV5/OE1ZKC from Kos Island, IOTA EU-001, from July 16 to 23. QSL to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Vlad, UA1RG and others will be active as R1PQ from Novaya Zemlya, IOTA EU-035, from July 15 to 25. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW and SSB, with some RTTY and PSK31 as well. This operation commemorates those who participated in the 1941 to 1944 Polar Convoys. QSL via UA1RJ.

BELIZE, V3. Pamela, KB5UAE and Wayne, N5WD will be QRV as V31UA and V31WD, respectively, from Placencia from July 15 to 21. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and PSK31. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ WW VHF Contest. QSL both calls via N5WD.

BERMUDA, VP9. Lou, K1YR is active as VP9/K1YR from the QTH of VP9GE until July 16. This includes an entry in the IARU Championship. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event station YB35AR is QRV until July 13 from Jakarta on all bands and modes celebrate the 35th anniversary of the radio club ORARI. QSL via bureau.

ROMANIA, YO. 50 operators of the Romanian Amateur Radio Federation will participate in the IARU Championship as YR0HW. This callsign is being used in memory of their team leader YO4HW. QSL via bureau.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Joe, W6VNR will be QRV as ZF2AH from Grand Cayman during the IARU Championship. QSL to home call.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. Edwin, ZS5BBO will be QRV as ZS5T during the IARU Championship. QSL to home call.

DXCC Operations Approved. The following stations, along with their effective dates, are approved for DXCC credit. 4W1BK, 22/5/2003, 4W3AN, 19/5/2003, 4W3CW, 16/5/2003 and 4W3DX, 22/5/2003.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The IARU HF World Championship, FISTS Summer Sprint and the QRP ARCI Summer Homebrew CW Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see July QST, page 94, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.