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DX Bulletin 42 ARLD042
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 16, 2003
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD042
ARLD042 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by MM0BQI, W6ROD, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.
ROTUMA ISLAND, 3D2. Vlad, 3D2VB/R has been QRV on 15 meters around 2300 to 0300z. QSL via UA4WHX.
SRI LANKA, 4S. Franz, DL9GFB and Joachim, DL9MS are QRV as 4S7FBG and 4S7JWG, respectively, until November 4. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. They will use the callsign 4S7WAG in the Worked All Germany contest. QSL 4S7FBG and 4S7WAG via DL9GFB and 4S7JWG via DL9MS.
TIMOR-LESTE, 4W. Yuu, JR2KDN, Yasu, JI1NJC and Shu, JH1SWD will be QRV as 4W2A, 4W1SW and 4W4W from October 22 to 28. They will be active on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. They will also be active on satellite AO-40. A 6 meter beacon will be QRV on 50.095 MHz. QSL 4W1SW and 4W4W via JI1NJC and 4W2A via JR2KDN.
NEPAL, 9N. Tohru, JA0UMV and Koji, JI1LET will be QRV as 9N7MV and 9N7ET, respectively, from October 20 to 29. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters, including the newer bands using mostly CW and RTTY. They will also participate in the upcoming CQ WW contest. QSL to home calls.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Alex, A61AR has been QRV using RTTY on 15 meters around 1330z. QSL via UA6MF.
EASTER ISLAND, CE0. Jacek, SQ9BOP will be QRV as CE0Y/homecall from October 19 to 27. QSL via SP6GVU.
FRANCE, F. Six operators from the Radio Club of Nancy will be QRV as TM5CRO from Porquerolles Island, IOTA EU-070, from October 22 to 27. Activity will be on 160 meters to 23 cm. They plan some WSJT activity as well. QSL via F5RMY.
SCOTLAND, GM. Jim, MM0BQI/p will be QRV from the Summers Isles, IOTA EU-092, from October 18 to 27. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ WW contest. QSL to home call.
ECUADOR, HC. Andy, NP3D will be QRV as HC4/NP3D from October 19 to 28. He will also add /p to his callsign when operating portable. He will be active on all HF bands, including the newer ones, using CW, SSB and RTTY. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ WW contest. QSL to home call.
SAN ANDRES ISLAND, HK0. Members of the Florida DXpedition Group will be QRV as HK0/N2WB, HK0/KR4DA, HK0/W9AAZ, HK0/K4QD, HK0/N1WON, HK0/W1LR and HK0/W4WX. They will also be QRV as 5J0X in the upcoming CQ WW contest. QSL 5J0X via N1WON, HK0/N2WB via N2OO and all others to home calls.
AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Willi, DJ7RJ will be QRV as KH8/DJ7RJ from October 20 to 28. QSL to home call.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2. Andy, NU5O will be QRV as P29AM from October 17 to 27. Activity will be on 80, 40, 30 and 20 meters using mostly CW. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ WW contest. QSL to home call.
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Jose, CT1BOH will be QRV as PT0F from PY0FF's QTH from October 19 to 28. He will also be QRV in the upcoming CQ WW contest. QSL PT0F via W3HC.
SWEDEN, SM. A group of scouts will be QRV as SC0UT during the Jamboree On The Air event.
COCOS KEELING ISLAND, VK9C. VK9CD is QRV until October 23. Activity is on all HF bands, including satellite AO-40. QSL via DJ5IW.
CAMBODIA, XU. Jaak, ES1FB will be QRV as XU7ACE from Sihanoukville from October 19 to 28. He also plans to be QRV as XU7ACV from Koh Poah, IOTA AS-133, from October 21 to 23. QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Jamboree On The Air, Worked All Germany, JARTS WW RTTY Contest, QRP ARCI Fall QSO CW Party, Asia/Pacific CW Sprint, RSGB 21/28 MHz CW Contest, Illinois QSO Party and the USI W/VE Islands QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see October QST, page 100 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.