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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD041 (2009)

ARLD041 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 41  ARLD041
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  October 15, 2009
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD041 DX news

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

MIDWAY ISLAND, K4M.  The K4M operation is in full swing.  Suggested
frequencies are:  28475, 28024, 28080, 24945, 24894, 21295, 21024,
21080, 18145, 18074, 18100, 14200, 14024, 14080, 10104, 10140, 7078,
7004, 7040, 3799, 3504, 1826.5, 50115, 50115 kHz.  See the K4M web
site for QSL information.

UNITED NATIONS, 4U.  4U1UN Activity Week will be held October 19 to
25 with operations on all bands and modes with an international team
of DX and contest operators.  Activity will be from 1200-0400Z each
day.  All-night activity is planned for October 23 and 24.  They
will also be active in the CQ WW SSB Contest in the two transmitter
M2 category.  QSL via HB9BOU.

MONTENEGRO, 4O.  Tonno, ES5TV will be active as 4O3A during the CQ
WW DX SSB Contest as a Single-Op/All-Band entry.  QSL via 4O3A,
direct or by the LoTW.

SRI LANKA, 4S.  Operators Heinz, DL1IH and Salvo, DH7SA are expected
to be active as 4S7AAG and 4S7SAG, respectively, during a holiday
DXpedition sometime in October.

ISRAEL, 4X.  Yoshi, JE2EHP will be active as 4X/K1HP from Tel Aviv
and Jerusalem between October 29 and November 5.  Activity will be
on all HF bands and 6 meters, using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL via the
Bureau to his home call sign, JE2EHP.

CYPRUS, 5B.  John, G4IRN will be QRV as 5B/G4IRN from November 27 to
30.  Activity will include the CQ WW DX CW Contest.  QSL via LoTW or
via G4IRN.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Jim, G3VDB will be active as 8Q7EJ from Vilamendhoo
Island (AS-013) until October 25.  Activity will be holiday style
and subject to hotel permission and local conditions.  Look for
operations on CW, RTTY, PSK31 and possibly SSB.  He will use 100
watts into wire antennas.  QSL via his home call sign.

CUBA, CM2.  Frank, CM2IR is on 40 meters using BPSK31 on 7035 kHz.
He is also on SSB around 7150 and 7170 kHz.  QSL via EB7DX, with 2
USDs or IRCs.

MOROCCO, CN.  Jim, W7EJ will be active as CN2R during the CQ WW DX
SSB Contest.  QSL via W7EJ.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8.  Mauri, OH2BYS will be QRV as EA8CMX from
Galdar, Isla de Gran Canaria during the CQ WW DX SSB Contest.  He is
testing wire yagis/beverages on lower bands.  QSL via OH2BYS.

CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9.  A group of Spanish operators will be active
as EE9Z during the CQ WW DX SSB Contest as a Multi-2 or Multi-Single
entry.  QSL via EA9LZ.

IRELAND, EI.  Marc, W4MPS will be active as EI/W4MPS from County
Cork until 26.  Most of the time he will be in Grid IO52, although
he may also travel to IO42 and IO51.  Marc uses a FT-60R at 5 watts
and an Arrow antenna on AO-51.

SAINT MARTIN, FS.  Craig, AH8DX will be active as FS/AH8DX starting
October 22.  Activity will include the CQ WW DX Contest as a
Single-Op/All-Band entry.  Operations outside of the contest will be
on 160 and 80 meters using CW and SSB.  Look for 40 meter RTTY also.
QSL via AH8DX direct or via LoTW.  Craig may also be active as
PJ7/AH8DX from St. Maarten.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8.  A group of the contesters from Quito Radio
Club will be active as HC8N from Isla de San Cristobal during the CQ
WW DX CW Contest as a Multi-Multi entry.  QSL via W5UE.

PANAMA, HP.  Members of the Radio Club de Panama, HP1RCP, will be
active during the 2009 JOTA event, October 17 and 18, from Panama
City, Panama, Colegio La Salle assisting Troop 4.

TRINDADE ISLAND, ZY0.  The RioDXGroup, with ops PY1NB, PY1ON, PY1YB
and PY1ZV will be QRV as ZY0T from October 17 to 20.  QSL via PY1NB,
direct only.

GUINEA-BISSAU, J5.  Jose, CT1DSV will be active as J5S until October
18.  QSL via home call sign.

GUERNSEY, MU.  Gerhard, OE3GEA will be active as MU/OE3GEA between
October 27 and 29.  Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and
low power only.  QSL via home call sign, direct or by the Bureau.

ALAND ISLAND, OH0.  OH0Z will be QRV in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest as
a Multi-Multi entry.  QSL via W0MM.

TURKEY, TC1.  Members of the TRAC Istanbul Branch (TA1KB) will
activate their new club station using the special call sign TC1IEM
between October 16 and 18, for the Istanbul Eurasia Marathon.  QSL
via the TA Bureau is preferred, or direct to TA1KB.

ICELAND, TF.  Siggi, TF3CW, has announced that he will be active in
the CQ WW DX SSB Contest and the CQ WW DX CW Contest as
Single-Op/Single-Band 40 meter entries.  QSL via LX1NO.

The following operation is approved for DXCC credit:  FT5GA,
Glorioso Island - 2009 Operation.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Fall VHF Sprints, Great Pumpkin
Sprint, JARTS WW RTTY Contest, QRP ARCI Fall QSO Party, Iowa QSO
Party, Stew Perry Warmup Contest, Worked All Germany Contest, W/VE
Islands QSO Party, 10-10-10 Feld-Hell Sprint and the Asia-Pacific
Sprint are all on tap for this weekend.  The Illinois QSO Party is
October 19.  Please see October QST, page 78, and the ARRL and
WA7BNM Contest web sites for details.


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