ARRL DX Bulletin 039
September 30, 2004

DX Bulletin 39 ARLD039
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 30, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD039 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by CT1BWW, NC1L, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

AZERBAIJAN, 4J. Rashad, 4J9RI has been QRV on 20 meters CW around 1600z. QSL via DL7EDH.

ALGERIA, 7X. A group of Spanish operators will be QRV as 7W0AD from October 2 to 9. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, including the newer bands, using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via operators' instructions.

GHANA, 9G. Kees, PA0CJH is QRV as 9G5JH from Accra until November 13. Activity is on 80, 40, 20, 17 and 15 meters using CW, SSB and PSK31. QSL to home call.

MALTA, 9H. Arno, DL1CW will be QRV as 9H3AP from Gozo Island, IOTA EU-023, from October 5 to 13. He will be active on 40 to 10 meters using CW. QSL to home call.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Ralph, C93Q has been QRV on 17 meters CW around 1600z. QSL via VK4VB.

ENGLAND, G. Bill, G3WNI, Tom, G0PSE and Dave, M0AOD will be QRV as GB0SM from St. Mary's Island, IOTA EU-011, from October 2 to 9. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL via G0PSE.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Voytek, HF0QF has been QRV on 12 meters around 1500 to 1700z. QSL via SP7IWA.

SOUTH KOREAN, HL. Special event station DT40YL will be QRV from October 6 to 16 during a meeting organized by the Korea Ladies Amateur Radio Club. QSL via HL1OYF.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Itokazu, JR6TYH/JD1 is stationed at Marcus Island and expects to be QRV until December 20. QSL via bureau.

LUXEMBOURG, LX. Six Dutch operators will be QRV as LX/PA6Z from October 2 to 8. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and PSK31. QSL via PA1K.

LEBANON, OD. Hassein, OD5UE has been QRV on 15 meters between 1400 and 1700z. QSL via IZ8CCW.

ANTARCTICA. R1ANB is QRV from Mirny Base on Queen Mary Coast, IOTA AN-016. QSL via RU1ZC.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Willi, DJ7RJ and Klaus, DJ4SO will be QRV as S79RJ and S79SO, respectively, beginning October 3 for about three weeks. They will be active on 40 to 6 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. They will seek permission to try and operate on 80 meters during the weekends. QSL to home calls.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9. Marq, CT1BWW is QRV as S92BWW from Rolas Island, IOTA AF-023, until October 15. Activity is on all bands and modes. This is the first operation from this island. QSL to home call.

BENIN, TY. Michael, PA5M is QRV in his spare time as TY5M until October 21. QSL via PA7FM.

MICRONESIA, V6. Neil, V73NS will be QRV as V63NS from Pohnpei, IOTA OC-010, from October 7 to 10. QSL to home call.

AUSTRALIA, VK. In celebration of the 175th anniversary of the state of Western Australia, the Northern Corridor Radio Group will be QRV as VI6175WA for the month of October. They will participate in the Oceania DX Phone Contest. QSL via VK6NE.

INDONESIA, YB. Hotang, YC0IEM/9 is QRV from Kupang on Timor Island, IOTA OC-148, for about two weeks. He is active on 15 and 10 meters. QSL via IZ8CCW.

Operations approved for DXCC credit: Uganda, 5X2A, from August 3 to August 22, 2004; 5X4CM and 5X4/KH9AE from September 6, 2004 to September 1, 2005.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The PSK Rumble (Fall Classic), Oceania DX Phone Contest, International HELL-Contest, EU Autumn SSB Sprint, California QSO Party, UBA ON SSB Contest, The RSGB 21/28 MHz SSB Contest and the German Telegraphy Contest are all scheduled for this weekend. The YLRL Anniversary CW Party is scheduled for October 6 to 8. Please see October QST, page 98, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.