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DX Bulletin 9 ARLD009
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 4, 2004
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD009
ARLD009 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by CO2TK, KQ3V, PA3GIO, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.
TOGO, 5V. Look for Franck, F5TVG, John, F5VHQ and others to be QRV as 5V7C until March 13. Activity will be on all bands and modes. QSL via F5TVG.
JAMAICA, 6Y. WN9O, WO9Z and W9IU are signing 6Y5/homecalls on all bands until March 14. They will be QRV as 6Y8Z in the ARRL DX SSB contest. QSL contest call via W9IU and others via home calls.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Hardy, DL5SBA is QRV as 8Q7BA from Athuruga Island, IOTA AS-013, until March 20. Activity is on 20 meters using RTTY and PSK modes. He may try 30 and 17 meters as well. QSL to home call.
GUYANA, 8R. Olli, OH0XX will be QRV as 8R1K in the ARRL DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y. Chad, WE9V is QRV as 9Y4/WE9V from Tobago Island, IOTA SA-009, until March 10. He will sign 9Y4ZC during the ARRL DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.
CUBA, CO. Pepin, CO2TK will be a Single Op/Mono Band/Low Power entry in the ARRL DX SSB contest. QSL direct via F6FNU. Meanwhile, Don, VE3ESE and members of the Santiago de Cuba University and City Club will be QRV as T48RAC during the ARRL DX SSB contest. QSL direct via VE3ESE.
MARTINIQUE, FM. Gilbert, FM5FJ will be QRV in the ARRL DX SSB contest as a Single-Op/Single Band/Low Power entry. QSL via KU9C.
FRENCH GUIANA, FY. Didier, FY5FY, Marc, F1HAR, Herve, F5HRY, Olivier, F5MZN and Laurent, F6FVY will be QRV as FY5KE in the ARRL DX SSB contest as a Multi-2 entry. QSL via operators' instructions.
GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8. Alfredo, HC1HC is QRV as HD8A from Santa Cruz Island, IOTA SA-004, until March 9. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using mostly SSB with some CW. He may also participate in the ARRL DX SSB contest and sign may also sign HC1HC/HC8 before and after the contest. QSL via NE8Z.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Ted, HI3TEJ will be active in the ARRL DX SSB contest as a Single-Op/All Band/QRP entry, mostly on 80 to 10 meters and possibly 160 meters. QSL via ON4IQ. Meanwhile, Bert, PA3GIO will be QRV as HI9/PA3GIO from Hispaniola Island, IOTA NA-096, from March 11 to 18. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters, including 17 and 12 meters, using SSB. QSL via operator's instructions.
GRENADA, J3. Harry, AC8G is QRV until March 9 and will be active as J37K during the ARRL DX SSB contest as a Single Op entry. QSL to home call.
HAWAII, KH6. Len, K1NU is QRV as K1NU/KH6 from the SeaQMaui resort. This includes being a low-power entry in the ARRL DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.
US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Glenn, W0GJ and Paul, W0PJ are here until March 9 and will be QRV as KP2A as a Multi/Single entry in the ARRL DX SSB contest. Before and after the contest they are QRV as KP2/homecalls. QSL contest cal via W3HNK and others to home calls.
POLAND, SP. Wilhelm, SP8AJC will be active as 3Z8Z in the ARRL DX SSB contest and the upcoming CQ WPX SSB contest as a Single-Op/All Band entry. QSL to home call.
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Look for WE3C, N3FTI and KQ3V to be QRV as VQ5A during the ARRL DX SSB contest as a Multi/Multi entry. QSL via KQ3V.
VIETNAM, XV. JP3AZA and JA9BV will be QRV as XV3AZA and XV3BV, respectively, from March 6 to 14. Activity will be on 80 to 15 meters using CW and SSB. QSL both calls via JA3DYU.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL International DX Phone Contest, Open Ukraine RTTY Championship, DARC 10-Meter Digital ''Corona'' Contest and the EU EME Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see March QST, page 100 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.