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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD001 (2010)

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QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 1  ARLD001
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  January 7, 2010
To all radio amateurs   

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ARLD001 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, VY0PW, the OPDX Bulletin, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and
the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Cezar, YO8TLC is QRV as 8Q7CE until January 25.  He
is active holiday style on 40, 30 and 20 meters using mostly CW.
QSL to home call.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6.  Gerry, VE6LB is QRV as A6/homecall from
Dubai until February 8.  He is active holiday style on 40 to 15
meters using CW.  QSL direct to home call.

BAHAMAS, C6.  Tom, C6ANM is QRV from Nassau, IOTA NA-001, until
April.  He is active on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB.  This
includes entries in the upcoming CQ WW 160 Meter contests and the
ARRL DX SSB contest.  QSL direct via WA2IYO.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0.  Roberto, YV5IAL is QRV as CE0/YV5IAL from Isla
de Pascua, IOTA SA-001, until January 11.  He is active holiday
style using QRP power and PSK31 on 20 meters from 2200 to 0100z and
possibly on 40, 30 and 15 meters.  QSL to home call.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS.  Operators Luis, XQ5CIE, Carlos, CE6UFF,
Didier, F6DXE and Dagoberto, CE5COX will be QRV as XR9JA from
Chilean naval base "Arturo Prat" on Greenwich Island, IOTA AN-010,
from January 10 to 24.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB and PSK31 and on satellite AO-51.  QSL via CE5JA.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Operator AD7AF will be QRV as E51WWA from
Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013, from January 12 to February 1.  Activity
will be on 40 to 10 meters using mainly CW and SSB with some RTTY
and PSK31.  He may also try to be active on 80 meters.  QSL to home
call.

LIBERIA, EL.  Chris, ZS6RI is QRV as EL8RI for about one month.
Activity is mainly on 30 and 20 meters using CW.  QSL to home call.

THAILAND, HS.  Eddy, ON4AFU will be QRV as HS0ZJF from January 12 to
March 8.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW only.  This includes
activity from several IOTAs.  QSL to home call.

DJIBOUTI, J2.  Darko, E70A is now QRV as J28AA.  He is active on 80
to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL via K2PF.

ST. VINCENT, J8.  George, K2CM is QRV as J8/homecall from the
Grenadine island of Bequia, IOTA NA-025, until February 12.
Activity is mostly on 20 meters using CW and SSB and possibly 40
meters using CW.  QSL to home call.

BONAIRE, CURACAO, PJ2.  Hennie, PE1MAE will be QRV as PJ4/homecall
beginning January 10 from Bonaire, IOTA SA-006, and will be here for
several months.  Activity is on 40 meters using mainly SSB.  QSL via
PA2NJC.
     
ST. MAARTEN, SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5.  Jim, K1NA will be QRV as
PJ5NA from St. Eustatius, IOTA NA-145, from January 10 to March 27.
Activity is on the HF bands.  This includes activity in several
upcoming contests.  QSL direct to home call.

POLAND, SP.  In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Polish
Amateur Radio Union, PZK and 85th anniversary of the IARU, look for
special event station 3Z0RADIO to be active all throughout 2010.
QSL via SP9SX.

MOUNT ATHOS, SV/A.  Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A has been QRV using RTTY on
20 meters around 1130z.  QSL direct.

ANTIGUA, V2.  Valeriy, VE3LFW will be QRV as V26VP from January 15
to 31, and possibly into mid or late February.  Activity will be on
80 to 6 meters using SSB.  QSL to home call.

NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N.  Operators Alan, VK3XPD, Kevin, VK4UH and
Mike, VK3KH are QRV as VK9NA until January 14.  This is a VHF, UHF
and Microwave DXpedition.  QSL via operators' instructions.

DX NEWS ITEM UPDATE.  Contrary to what was reported in DX news
ARLD052 for 2009, Peter, VY0PW is actually NOT QRV as P29CS from
Lihir Island.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The North American CW QSO Party, DARC
10-Meter Contest, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, PODXS 070 Club PSKFest,
FMRE 160-Meter contest, Hunting Lions in the Air Contest, Mongolian
RTTY DX Contest, MI QRP January CW Contest, WW PMC Contest,
Midwinter CW Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprint, NRAU-Baltic CW
Contest, Midwinter Phone Contest and the NRAU-Baltic SSB Contest
will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.  The RSGB
80-Meter Club SSB Championship is scheduled for January 13.  Please
see January QST, page 80, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites
for details.
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