ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD003 (2012)

ARLD003 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 3  ARLD003
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  January 19, 2012
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD003 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, QRZ DX, 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.

SENEGAL, 6W.  Francis, F6BLP is QRV as 6W7SK from Mbour until
February 3.  Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using mostly
CW.  QSL to home call.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA.  In commemoration of the 100th
anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15, 2012,
Schoenau club members are QRV as DM100MGY until December 31.  QSL
via bureau.
REUNION, FR.  Pierre, F8APV will be QRV FR/F8APV from January 22 to
February 10.  Activity will be on 40 and 30 meters using CW from
0100 to 0400z and then SSB on 20 meters from 1700 to 1900z.  QSL to
home call.

WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS, FW.  A group of operators will be QRV as
FW0R from Wallis, IOTA OC-054, from January 24 to February 23.
Activity is on all bands and modes with two stations active.  QSL
via HA0NAR.

COLOMBIA, HK.  Lothar, DK8LRF is QRV as HK3JCL until March 26.
Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB, PSK31, RTTY and Pactor.
QSL to home call.

MALPELO ISLAND, HK0.  A group of operators will be QRV as HK0NA
until February 8.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB
and RTTY with 10 stations.  QSL via N2OO.

JAPAN, JA.  Special event stations 8N1JARL, 8N5JARL, 8N8JARL,
8N9JARL and 8N0JARL are QRV until March 31 to commemorate the
conversion of the JARL from an Incorporated Association to a General
Incorporated Association.  QSL via bureau.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1.  Take, JG8NQJ is QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1 for three
months.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW and some SSB in his
spare time.  QSL to home call.

MONGOLIA, JT.  Robert, VA7DX is QRV as JT1RF until January 31.
Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL via VE7YBN.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0.  Albert, HB9BCK will be QRV as KH0/HB9BCK from
January 22 to 28.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW and
SSB, and possibly RTTY and PSK.  QSL to home call.

BULGARIA, LZ.  Special event station LZ1818MOG is QRV until January
31 in remembrance of the Bulgarian martyr and saint Onufrii
Gabrovski.  QSL via bureau.

CURACAO, PJ2.  Tom, AA9A will be QRV as PJ2/AA9A from January 21 to
February 4.  Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW
and SSB.  QSL to home call.

GREECE, SV.  Special event station SX1912 is QRV in commemoration of
the unification of Macedonia and Greece 100 years ago.  QSL via

CONGO (REPUBLIC OF), TN.  A group of operators will be QRV as TN2T
from Pointe Noire from January 22 to 31.  Activity will be on 160 to
6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL direct via M0URX.

ANTARCTICA.  Slava, UA1PAI is QRV as RI1ANA from the Russian base
Molodezhnaya until mid March.  Activity is on all bands.  QSL via
PITCAIRN ISLAND, VP6.  A group of operators are QRV as VP6T until
February 4.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY
with three stations active around the clock.  QSL via G3TXF.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8.  Zorro, JH1AJT plans to be QRV as VP8DNT from
January 21 to 28.  Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters.
QSL to home call.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF.  Daryl, W7TAE will be QRV as ZF2TE from Grand
Cayman, IOTA NA-016, from January 22 to 27.  Activity will be on 20
to 6 meters using CW and SSB.  This includes being a Single Band 6
meter entry in the ARRL VHF Contest.  QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  ARRL January VHF Sweepstakes, North
American SSB QSO Party, AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest, QRP CW
Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, LZ Open CW Contest, YL-ISSB SSB QSO
Party, Hungarian DX Contest and Feld Hell Sprint are all on tap for
this upcoming weekend.  The SKCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test
and QRP CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for January 25.  Please see
January QST, page 83 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for