ARRL DX Bulletin 041
October 14, 2004

DX Bulletin 41 ARLD041
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 14, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD041 DX news

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

MAURITANIA, 5T. Nicolas, 5T5SN has been QRV on 160 meters. QSL via IZ1BZV.

SINGAPORE, 9V. Bob, 9V1GO has been QRV on 20 meter using RTTY around 1400z. QSL via OK1DOT.

PHILIPPINES, DU. DK6PD and DL1PBC will be QRV as DU6/DL1PBC from Visaya Island, IOTA OC-129, from October 16 to 30. Activity will be on all bands using CW and SSB. They will also participate in the Worked All Germany contest. QSL via DL1PBC.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Herman, EA8/ON4QX is QRV from Gran Canaria, IOTA AF-004, until October 24. QSL to home call.

LIBERIA, EL. Pat, EI5IF is QRV as EL2PM and is here for the next three months. QSL to home call.

CHESTERFIELD ISLANDS, FK/C. The German team is now QRV using the special callsign TX9. They are active for about 10 days on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL all CW and 6-meter QSOs via DL4XS. QSL SSB and RTTY QSOs via DL5NAM.

AMSTERDAM ST. PAUL ISLANDS, FT5Z. Seb, FT1ZL is stationed on Amsterdam until either December 2004 or January 2005. He may be active on HF as his time permits. QSL via F2YT.

JAPAN, JA. Steve, JA1SKY is QRV as JA1SKY/6 from Kuroshima, Yaeyama Island, IOTA AS-024, until October 18. Activity is on 40, 30, 20 and 15 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Will, PE1OPM/p will be QRV from Schouwen Duiveland, IOTA EU-146, on October 16 and 17. Activity will be on 80, 40, 20, 17 and 15 meters. QSL to home call.

EGYPT, SU. Gab, HA3JB is QRV as SU8BHI from Cairo until December 12. Activity is on all bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK. QSL to home call.

DODECANESE, SV5. SV5, Bob, OK2BOB is QRV as SV5/OK2BOB from Rhodos Island, IOTA EU-001, until 0300z on October 19. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using mainly CW, but some SSB. QSL to home call.

SOMALIA, T5. Joe, VA6JWT expects to be QRV as 6O0JT from Galkayo, an autonomous area in the Puntland Province, beginning October 14. He will be here for at least six months, and possibly longer. QSL via operator's instructions.

MICRONESIA, V6. Lanny, W5BOS will be QRV as V6O from Pulop Island, West Chuuk, IOTA OC-155, from October 18 to 23. QSL via N6AWD.

LAOS, XW. Alex, RK3DT is QRV as XW3DT from Vientiane, and should be here until 2005. He is active in his spare time. QSL via operator's instructions.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1. Victor, ZK1CG has been QRV on 160 meters around 1000z. He is also active on 80 meters around 0600z. QSL direct.

Operations approved for DXCC credit: Burundi, 9U6PM, current operation effective August 20, 2004; Prince Edward and Marion Island, ZS8MI, from April 1 through May 9, 2004.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The JARTS WW RTTY Contest, Microwave Fall Sprint, Worked All Germany Contest, Asia-Pacific Fall CW Sprint, UBA ON 2-Meter Contest, RSGB 21/28 MHz CW Contest, Illinois QSO Party and the Bill Windle CW QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see October QST, page 98, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.