ARRL DX Bulletin 038
September 18, 2003

DX Bulletin 38 ARLD038
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 18, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD038 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by NC1L, K6USN, LA9VDA, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, QRZ DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

CYPRUS, 5B. Alan, G3PMR will be QRV as 5B4AHJ from September 24 to December 13. QSL to home call.

SIERRA LEONE, 9L. Jerry, K4ZIN is QRV as 9L1JT from Freetown until September 23. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using mostly CW. QSL to home call.

IRAN, EP. Mohsen, EP3SMH has been QRV on 15 meters around 1330z. He has also been active on 40, 20 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL direct.

AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO. Richard, DJ4OI, Andy, DL3GA, Markus, DL1IAN, and Joachim, DF6IC are QRV as FO/homecalls/A until October 3 from Tubuai Island, IOTA OC-152. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters, including the newer bands, using CW, SSB, RTTY and possibly other digital modes. QSL to home calls.

ENGLAND, G. Members of the Taunton and District Amateur Radio Club will be QRV as GB0SM from St. Mary's Island, Isles of Scilly, IOTA EU-011, from September 20 to 27. They expect to be active on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via G0PSE.

SWITZERLAND, HB. Special event call HE2GR is QRV until December 30 in celebration of the 200 years of the St. Gallen and Graubunden Cantons. Activity is on all bands using CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL via HB9DOT.

ITALY, I. Dario, IK4MED is active as IH9/IK4MED from Pantelleria Island, IOTA AF-018, until September 26. Activity is 80 to 10 meters and possibly satellite AO-40 using mainly CW with some SSB. QSL to home call.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Kuro, JH0MGJ will be QRV as AL5A/NH0 from Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, IOTA OC-086, from September 20 to 22. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. He may also be active as KG6SA using RTTY and SSTV. QSL both calls to home call.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Tomi, OH6EI will be QRV as OH0Z and will participate in both Scandinavian Activity Contests. QSL via OH5DX.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. Members of the QLF Team are QRV as OJ0LA until September 26. Activity is on all bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. They will also be QRV in the Scandinavian Activity CW contest. OH0RJ and OJ0RJ will be QRV as well. QSL OJ0LA via LA9VDA. QSL OJ0RJ via OH0RJ.

DODECANESE, SV5. SV5/ON4BB, SV5/ON5JE and SV5/ON5KH are QRV from Kos Island, IOTA EU-001, until September 29. Activity is on 20 to 10 meters. QSL to home calls.

CAMBODIA, XU. Hugo, XU7ACW has been QRV on 17 meters around 1330z. QSL via LA5YJ.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1. Allen, K6USN is QRV as ZK1USN from Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013, until September 21 and then afterwards from Aitutaki Island, IOTA OC-083, for nine days. He is active on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

TOKELAU ISLANDS, ZK3. Willi, DJ7RJ is QRV as ZK3MW until September 28. QSL to home call.

The following operation is approved for DXCC credit: YI1BGD. QSOs made with YI1BGD on March 18, 2003 or after that were rejected are now valid for this station.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10 GHz and Up Cumulative Contest, Scandinavian Activity CW Contest, Washington State Salmon Run, Panama Anniversary Contest, South Carolina QSO Party, AGB NEMIGA Contest, Fall QRP Homebrewer Sprint, SARL VHF/UHF Contest, The Classic Exchange, QRP Afield and the Collegiate QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see September QST, page 105 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.