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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD011 (2004)

ARLD011 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 11  ARLD011
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  March 18, 2004
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD011 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
DK5DF, G4LTI, NC1L, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX,
425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

RODRIGUES ISLAND, 3B9.  Members of the Five Star DX Association are
QRV as 3B9C from March 19 to April 12.  Activity will be on all HF
bands, including 6 meters and 70 cm, using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK31/63
and possibly EME on 6 meters and 70 cm.  QSL via operators'

MAURITANIA, 5T.  Several members of the European Community Amateur
Radio Club will be QRV as 5T0EU from March 25 to April 3.  The team
will be QRV on 160 to 10 meters and possibly 6 meters, using CW and
SSB.  They may try PSK31 as well.  QSL via OR5EU.

GHANA, 9G.  Rob, PA3DEW and Vincent, PA3FQX are QRV as 9G1AA from
Dormaa Hospital.  Of late, they have been active on 20 meters around
1700z.  QSL via PA3ERA.
TONGA, A3.  Look for DJ2HD, DL5DAN and DH3WO to be QRV as A35DJ,
A35DA and A35DH, respectively, from Fafa Island, IOTA OC-049, until
March 29.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK31.
QSL to home calls.

BHUTAN, A5.  Jim, W4PRO will be QRV as A52PRO from March 23 to April
3.  QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA.  Paul, UX2HO is QRV as EM1HO from Akademik Vernadsky
Station on Galindez Island, IOTA AN-006.  He may be here for one
year.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using all modes.  QSL via

SCOTLAND, GM.  Jurij, MM0DFV and John, GM0WRR will be QRV as
MS0DGR/p from Fidra, Lamb, Craigleith and Bass Rock islands in the
IOTA EU-123 group from March 20 to 23.  Activity will be on all HF
bands using CW, SSB and digital modes.  QSL direct via MM0DFV.

from March 19 to April 5.  He plans to be active on 160 meters
during his second week of operation.  QSL to home call.

HONDURAS, HR.  Henry, HR2H, Gustavo, LU1DY/HR, Cesar, HR2P, Carlos,
HR2SB, Antonio, HR2AHC and Manuel, HR5MJC plan to be QRV as HR2RCH/3
from Cayos Cochinos, IOTA NA-160, from March 20 to 22.  Look for
activity on 40, 20 and 15 meters using SSB.  They may also operate
PSK31, MFSK16 and Hellschreiber on 20 meters.  QSL via HR2AHC.
SARDINIA, IS0.  William, N2WB and Bill, W4WX will be QRV as
IS0/homecalls from March 22 to 27.  Activity will be on all HF bands
using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL IS0/N2WB via N2OO and IS0/W4WX to home

JAPAN, JA.  A team of JA operators will be active as JO1ZZZ/3 from
Awaji Island, IOTA AS-117, on March 20 and 21.  Activity will be on
160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK31 and MFSK16.  QSL via
ALAND ISLANDS, OH0.  OH2GEK, OH3BHL, OH8GCW and OH9MM will be active
as OH0I in the Russian DX Contest as a Multi/Single entry.  QSL via

GREECE, SV.  Charles, KE2SP is QRV as SV8/KE2SP from Hydra, IOTA
EU-075, until June 15.  Activity is on 20 to 10 meters.  QSL to home

WEST KIRIBATI, T30.  Rolf, DK2ZF is QRV as T30ZF until March 30.
Activity is on 40, 30 and 20 meters using CW.  He may try to operate
on 160 and 80 meters as well.  QSL direct to home call.

CAMEROON, TJ.  Roger, G3SXW and Nigel, G3TXF will be QRV as TJ3G
from Kribi from March 23 to April 1.  Activity will be on 80 to 10
meters, including the newer bands, using CW.  QSL via G3TXF.

AUSTRALIA, VK.  Members of the VK6 DX Chasers Club will be QRV as
VK6EWI from Woody Island, IOTA OC-170, from March 21 to March 27.
Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters, including 17 and 12 meters.
QSL via VK6NE.

MACAO, XX9.  Look for VR2MY and VR2KW to be QRV as XX9TMY and
XX9TVR, respectively, from March 25 to 27.  Activity will be on 160
to 10 meters.  QSL both calls direct via VR2KW.
ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8.  Ian, G8WVW and family are here for at least
two years.  He is QRV as ZD8I and is active on 20 to 6 meters using
SSB.  QSL via G4LTI.

The following operations are approved for DXCC credit: YI/NG5L, from
April 10, 2003 to June 9, 2003; YI9L (formerly YI/NG5L), from June
10, 2003 to February 27, 2004; YI9LEK, current operation beginning
January 25, 2004; and YI/PA5M, current operation beginning August
14, 2003.  Also, 5X1X, from November 11, 2003 to December 17, 2003.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Russian DX Contest, Virginia QSO
Party, Spring QRP Homebrew Sprint, 10-10 Mobile Contest, CLARA and
Family HF Contest, BARTG Spring RTTY Contest, SARL VHF/UHF Contest
and the AGCW VHF/UHF Contest will certainly keep contesters busy
this weekend.  Please see March QST, page 100 and the ARRL and
WA7BNM contest websites for details.


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