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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD003 (2005)

ARLD003 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 3  ARLD003
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  January 20, 2005
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD003 DX news

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

MAURITIUS, 3B8.  Tibi, HA7TM will be QRV as 3B8/HA7TM from January
25 to February 3.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters, including
the newer bands.  QSL via bureau.

TUNISIA, 3V.  All active hams here are allowed to use the special
callsign TS1WHC during the upcoming World Handball Championship
being held between January 23 to February 2.  Activity will be on
all HF bands, using some CW and SSTV, and SSB.  QSL via bureau.

NIGERIA, 5N.  Paolo is QRV as 5N8NDP and has been active on 80
meters using SSB between 2030 and 2200z.  QSL via IK5JAN.
MAURITANIA, 5T.  Nicolas, 5T5SN has been QRV on 30 meters around
1830z and 160 meters around 0220z.  QSL via IZ1BZV.
GERMANY, DA.  Ric, DL2VFR and Frank, DL2SWW are QRV from Poel
Island, IOTA EU-098, until January 23.  This island will be removed
from the IOTA List effective February 1.  Since the island is
continually merging with the mainland, it no longer meets the
200-meter rule.  Activity is on all HF bands using CW and SSB.  QSL
to home call.

FRANCE, F.  Special event stations TM6OLW and TM6OLS will be QRV
from January 23 to February 6 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of
the liberation of Wittenheim and Sausheim.  QSL TM6OLW via F5TFI and

JERSEY, GJ.  Bert, PA3GIO will be QRV as MJ/PA3GIO/p from January 22
to 27.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB.  QSL direct.

JAPAN, JA.  JR2RKK/6 plans to be QRV from the Miyako Islands, IOTA
AS-079, in the Okinawa Prefecture from January 26 to 30.  QSL to
home call.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2.  John, G4RCG and Bruce, KI7VR are QRV as
KP2/G4RCG and KP2/KI7VR, respectively, from St. Croix, IOTA NA-106,
until February 6.  John, G4RCG plans to be an entry in the upcoming
CQ 160-Meter CW contest as KP2ZZ.  QSL both calls via G4OOC.  QSL
contest call via operator's instructions.

ARGENTINA, LU.  LU9DA, LU5EW and LU1DWW will be QRV as LU2DT from
Punta Mogotes Lighthouse from January 22 to 23.  Activity will be on
20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB.  QSL via operators' instructions.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2.  Jerry, P29ZAD is QRV from Tabar Island, IOTA
OC-099, until January 27.  He is active in his spare time near 14260
kHz around 2100 and 0800z.  QSL direct.

SUDAN, ST.  Dane, S57CQ is QRV as ST2T for the next three months.
QSL via S57DX.  Meanwhile, Paul, ST2PN is QRV from Khartoum.  He has
been active on 20, 17, 15 and 10 meters using SSB and some PSK31.
He may also try RTTY soon.  QSL via PA7FM.

WESTERN KIRIBATI, T30.  Udo, DL9HCU is QRV as T30HC using QRP power.
He is active on 20 meters CW just after 0600z.  QSL to home call.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2.  Paolo, IK2QPR is QRV as V25PR.  He has
been active on 20 meters using SSB.  QSL to home call.

from January 26 to February 5.  This includes an entry in the
upcoming CQ 160-Meter CW contest.  He is using CW on 160, 80, 40,
30, 20 and 15 meters, but is concentrating activity on 160 and 80
meters.  QSL direct via VK4AAR.

OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC.  The following operation is approved
for DXCC credit: Market Reef, OJ0/OH0I, from May 24 to 27, 2004.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL January VHF Sweepstakes and the
BARTG RTTY Sprint are all scheduled for this weekend.  Please see
January QST, page 102 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for


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