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DX Bulletin 43 ARLD043
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 28, 2004
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD043
ARLD043 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by E21EIC, F6FVY, KA2AEV, N0HJZ, NC1L, TG9ATX, W4WX, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.
CYPRUS, 5B. The Radiotechnika Magazine contest team will be QRV as 5B/HA5RT/qrp from Limasol during the HA-QRP contest from November 2 to 9. Activity will be on 80 meters using 10 watts. Members will also be QRV as 5B/homecalls on other bands as well. QSL contest call via HA6NL and all others to home calls.
BARBADOS, 8P. Tom, W2SC will be QRV as 8P1A in the CQWW SSB contest as a Single-Op/All-Band/High Power entry. QSL via NN1N.
BHUTAN, A5. A group of French operators are QRV as A52CDX until November 11. QSL via F9DK.
THE GAMBIA, C5. Jef, ON4ACA is QRV as C56ACA for two weeks. This includes an entry in the CQWW SSB contest. QSL to home call.
MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Andre, ZS6WPX is QRV as C91Z until November 1 using mostly CW with some RTTY. His wife Magda is QRV as C91Y using mostly SSB. Andre will also be QRV in the CQWW SSB contest. QSL both calls direct via ZS6WPX.
CAPE VERDE, D4. Alberto, IV3TAN will be QRV as D44TD in the CQWW SSB contest as a Single Op/Single Band entry. QSL via CT1EKF.
BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Tomas, LY1DF will be QRV as EA6/LY1DF in the CQWW SSB contest possibly as a Single-Op/All-Band or Single-Band entry. Look for activity before and after the contest on CW on all bands. QSL to home call.
FRENCH GUIANA, FY. A group of French operators will be QRV as FY5KE as a Multi/Single entry in the CQWW SSB contest. QSL via bureau.
MARTINIQUE, FM. Laurent, F5MUX will be QRV as FM5BH in the CQWW SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power or Single Op/All Band Assisted entry. He is active as TO7X before and after the contest. QSL via F5MUX.
SCOTLAND, GM. Look for GM2Z to be QRV from Hardgate in West Dunbartonshire during the CQWW SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry. QSL via bureau.
THAILAND, HS. Members of the Radio Amateur Society of Chumphon will be QRV as HS8AC/p during the Royal Plaque Boat Race and Hae Phra Festival 2004 at Laun Suan. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and SSTV. They will also participate in the CQWW SSB contest as HS8AC as a Multi/Single entry. QSL via E21EIC.
MONGOLIA, JT. JTDXA members will be QRV as JU1DX during the CQWW SSB contest. QSL via JT1BV.
ANTARCTICA. Nick, NH6ON will be QRV as KC4AAA mainly on 20 meters from November 1 and December 15 while here on a communications systems engineering trip. Activity may be around 0100 to 0600z. QSL to home call.
GUAM, KH2. The Guam Contest Club will be QRV as AH2R during the CQWW SSB contest as a Multi Op/2 Transmitter entry. QSL direct via JH7QXJ.
GUATEMALA, TG. A group of Guatemalan amateurs will be QRV from the Mayan Biosphere as TG7I and TG7M from October 30 to November 1. They will be active on 40, 20, 17, 15 and 6 meters using CW, SSB, SSTV and PSK31. TG7M will be QRV using digital modes, and TG7I using SSB. QSL both calls via TG9ANF.
KAZAKHSTAN, UN. A number of operators will be QRV as UP5G in the CQWW SSB contest as a Multi/Multi entry. QSL via operators' instructions.
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2. Team Antigua will be QRV as V26B during the CQWW SSB contest as a Multi/Two entry. Members are also QRV using their own calls before and after the contest on all bands, with special attempts at 160 meters and the newer bands, RTTY and PSK31. They may also try some Satellite work on AO-7 and AO-51. QSL contest call via KA2AEV and all others via operators' instructions.
MICRONESIA, V6. Sho, JA7HMZ is QRV as V63DX from Pohnpei, IOTA OC-010, until November 3. He will be active in the CQWW SSB contest as V63B. QSL both calls to home call.
CANADA, VE. Rich, N0HJZ will be QRV as VA4MWA during the CQWW SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry. QSL to home call.
MACAO, XX9. A joint team of 34 operators from China, Hong Kong and Macao will be active as XX9C in the CQWW SSB contest as a Multi/Multi entry from Taipa Island, IOTA AS-075. QSL via XX9BB.
ALBANIA, ZA. Martti, OH2BH and Pertti, OH2PM are here while finalizing Project Goodwill Albania. They will be QRV as ZA/homecalls during the CQWW SSB contest, possibly as Single Band entries. QSL to home calls.
CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. David, VK2CZ is QRV as VK9XD until November 4. He is active on 80 to 10 meters, and will participate in the CQWW SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL to home call.
CALLSIGN CORRECTION. As reported in last week's DX Bulletin, ARLD042, the correct callsign for the CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest activity from Dominica by Florida DXPedition Group members will be J75J. QSL via KR4DA.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide DX SSB Contest, ARRL International EME Contest and the 10-10 International CW/Digital Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see October QST, page 99, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.