ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD002 (2007)

ARLD002 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 2  ARLD002
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  January 11, 2007
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD002 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
LZ1ZF, NC1L, WD8CRT, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, DXNL, 425 DX News,
The Daily DX, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar
and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.

MAURITIUS, 3B8.  Karl, DK2WV is QRV as 3B8/DK2WV until January 20
while here on holiday.  QSL to home call.

ALGERIA, 7X.  Mohamed, 7X4AN has been active on 40 meters CW around
2200z.  QSL direct.

has been active on 30 meters from around 0030 to 0140z.  QSL via

TAIWAN, BV.  Steve, N8BJQ, George, W8UVZ, Randy, W9ZR and other
local operators are QRV as BX0ZR from AS-020 until January 21.
Activity is on all bands, with emphasis on 160 and 80 meters.  QSL
via W8UVZ.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6.  Josep, EA6BF has been active on 160 meters
starting around 2330z.

TAJIKISTAN, EY.  Eduard, EY7AF is usually QRV on 30 meters around
1230 to 1330z most days.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ.  Manfred, HZ1IK has been active using RTTY on 40
meters around 2130 to 2250z and 20 meters around 1130z.  QSL via

JAPAN, JA.  Special call 8J49JARL is active until May 20 for the
49th JARL Annual General Meeting in Okayama.  QSL via bureau.

SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS.  Hugo is QRV as LU2ERA/Z from the Orcadas
Base.  He is usually active on 20 meters SSB around 2200z.  QSL via

BULGARIA, LZ.  In celebration of the 170th anniversary of Bulgarian
national hero Vasil Levski, Balkan Contest Club members are QRV as
LZ170VL until the end of 2007.  QSL via bureau.

ANTARCTICA.  Wally is QRV as R1AND from the Russian Novolazarevskaya
Base.  Activity of late has been on 20 meters around 1700z, 40
meters around 0030z and 30 meters around 2100z.  QSL via RU1ZC.

FRANZ JOSEF LAND, R1FJ.  Jack, R1FJT has been active on 160 meters
between 1900 to 2130z, 30 meters from around 1300 to 1400z and 40
meters around 1100z.  He has also be QRV using RTTY on 20 meters
around 1000z.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7.  Neil, WD8CRT is QRV as V73NS from Roi-Namur
on Kwajalein Atoll for the next two years.  Activity is on 160 to 6
meters using CW and possibly digital modes.  QSL to home call.

BRUNEI, V8.  Ambran, V85SS has been active on 30 meters around

LAKSHADWEEP ISLANDS, VU.  Look for VU7MY to be QRV from Minicoy
Island, IOTA AS-106, from January 15 to 25.  Activity will be on all
HF bands using CW and SSB, with three stations.  There will also be
12 to 14 stations active as VU7RG from the islands Agatti, Bangaram
and Kadmat, which are all IOTA AS-011.

CAMBODIA, XU.  Peter, NO2R is QRV as XU7ACY from Sihanoukville until
January 30.  Activity is mainly on the low bands using CW and SSB.
He plans on being active in the upcoming CQ WW 160-Meter contest.
QSL via K2NJ.

OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit:  Uganda, 5X1RI, operation from May 5, 2005
to February 3, 2006.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Hunting Lions in the Air Contest,
070 Club PSKFest, MI QRP January CW Contest, SPAR Winter Field Day,
Midwinter CW/Phone Contests, North American QSO CW Party,
NRAU-Baltic CW/SSB Contests and the DARC 10-Meter Contest will
certainly keep contesters busy this weekend.  Please see January
2007 QST, page 97 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for