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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD001 (2012)

ARLD001 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 1  ARLD001
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  January 5, 2012
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD001 DX news

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

CROATIA, 9A.  In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the
allocation of the 9A prefix, all private and club stations here may
add the number 20 to their call signs.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA.  In celebration of the 150th
anniversary of the city of Bad Honnef, special event station DL150BH
is QRV until December 31.  Activity is on all band and modes.  QSL
via bureau.
PHILIPPINES, DU.  In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the
Philippine ARA, special event call 4G0LD is active during 2012.  QSL
via bureau.

DOMINICA, J7.  Mike, VE2XB is QRV as J79XB until January 26.
Activity is holiday style on 160 to 10 meters, and possibly 6
meters.  QSL to home call.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0.  Buchi, JO3FRH and Masa, JE4SMQ will be QRV as
KH0UY and KH0K, respectively, from Saipan, IOTA OC-086, from January
7 to 10.  Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters, including various
satellites.  QSL to home calls.

ALASKA, KL7.  Members of the Russian Robinson Club and Bethel ARC
are QRV as KL7RRC/p until January 10 while activating the last new
IOTA group in Alaska.  Europe and Russia stations QSL via UA9OBA and
all others via N7RO.
ARUBA, P4.  Ed, W0YK is QRV as P49X.  This includes an entry in the
ARRL RTTY Roundup.  QSL to home call.

CURACAO, PJ2.  Ron, N6EE and Chet, W6XK are QRV as PJ2/home calls
until January 8.  They will be active as PJ2T in the ARRL RTTY
Roundup.  QSL via operators' instructions.

BONAIRE, PJ4.  Peter, PA8A will be QRV as PJ4B from January 8 to 22.
Activity is holiday style.  QSL direct to home call.
SINT MAARTEN, PJ7.  Paolo, IK2QPR will be QRV as PJ7/IK2QPR from
January 8 to 16.  Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands.
QSL to home call.

SUDAN, ST.  Robert, S53R is again QRV as ST2AR.  QSL to home call.

TUVALU, T2.  A group of operators will be QRV as T2HA from January
12 to 26.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY
and PSK.  QSL via HA5UK.

PALAU, T8.  Operators Mike, JA6EGL, Yasu, JA6UBY, Masa, JH6KXG and
Yu, JE6DND will be QRV as T88SM, T88CP, T88BI and T88HK,
respectively, from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, from January 11 to 19.
Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL direct to
home calls.

AUSTRALIA, VK.  Operators Peter, VK3ZPF, Matt, VK2ADF and Kevin,
VK3KAB will be QRV as VK3SAT from French Island, IOTA OC-136, on
January 7 and 8.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters.  QSL via

BERMUDA, VP9.  Jamie, WW3S is QRV as VP9/WW3S until January 10.
Activity is on the HF bands.  This includes an entry in the ARRL
RTTY Roundup as either VP9I or VP9/WW3S.  QSL VP9I via N1HRA and
VP9/WW3S direct to home call.

VIET NAM, XV.  Take, JA6CNH will be QRV as either XV2CNH or XV3CNH
from January 10 to 15.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and JT65.  QSL to home call.

EL SALVADOR, YS.  Luca, IW2CXJ will be QRV as YS3/IW2CXJ from
January 11 to 24.  Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10
meters.  QSL direct to home call.

Contest, EUCW 160-Meter CW Contest, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint
Ladder, PODXS 070 Club PSKFest, Original CW QRP Contest, QRP ARCI
Pet Rock CW Celebration, SKCC Weekend CW Sprint, DARC 10-Meter
Contest and the Midwinter CW Contest are all on tap for this
upcoming weekend.  NAQCC-EU Monthly CW Sprint is scheduled for
January 9.  The QRP CW Fox Hunt and CWops Mini-CWT Test are
scheduled for January 11.  Please see January QST, page 83 and the
ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.


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