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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD004 (2005)

ARLD004 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 4  ARLD004
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  January 27, 2005
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD004 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
F4CZU, NC1L, VK2BVS, YB0AJR, the OPDX Bulletin, QRZ DX, The Daily
DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to

ROTUMA ISLAND, 3D2.  Eli, HA9RE and Charlie, HA8IB are QRV as
3D2RE/R until February 22.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using
CW, SSB and RTTY.  They plan to participate in the CQ WW 160 Meter
CW contest and the upcoming ARRL DX CW Contest.  QSL direct via

GEORGIA, 4L.  Mamuka, 4L2M will be active in both CQ WW 160
contests.  QSL via operator's instructions.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6.  Rich, PA0RRS will be QRV as 9M6/PA0RRS from
Sabah, Borneo Island, IOTA OC-088, from February 3 to 13.  QSL to
home call.

THE GAMBIA, C5.  Alan, G3XAQ and Steve, G4EDG are QRV as C56C until
February 10.  Activity is on all HF bands using CW.  QSL via G3SWH.

SPRATLY ISLANDS.  Gil, 4F2KWT will be QRV as DX0K from Kalayaan
Island, which is one of the Philippine Spratly Islands.  He will be
active for about one month and will eventually be joined by
additional operators.  Activity will be on all HF bands, using
mostly CW and SSB for now.  Digital activity, including RTTY and
SSTV, will soon follow.  They may be active until the end of April.
QSL via 4F2KWT.

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Alex, 4L5A will sign D4B during the CQ WW 160 Meter
CW contest.  QSL via K1BV.
IRAN, EP.  Hamid, EP4HR is usually QRV on 160 meters most days, then
80 and 40 meters using CW and PSK31, beginning around 0200z.  QSL
via operator's instructions.

TAJIKISTAN, EY.  Nodir, EY8MM will be active in the CQ WW 160 Meter
CW contest.  QSL direct.

MARTINIQUE, FM.  Thomas, KC0W is QRV as TO0O until February 13.
This includes an entry in the CQ WW 160 Meter CW contest as a Single
Op/High-Power entry.  QSL to home call.

ISLE OF MAN, GD.  David, G3NKC, Martin, G4XUM and Tim, M0BEW will be
QRV as MD4K in the CQ WW 160 Meter CW contest.  QSL via G3NKC.
MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0.  Takashi, JF1MIA and Shun, JH7IMX are QRV from
here until January 31.  Takashi will be QRV as KH0A in the CQ WW 160
Meter CW contest and Shun will be QRV as K7WD/KH0 in the UK DX RTTY
Contest.  QSL via home calls.

from Palmyra Atoll, IOTA OC-085, from February 3 to 18 as time
permits.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and possibly
PSK.  QSL to home call.

AUSTRIA, OE.  In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the signing
of the State Treaty establishing autonomy for the Austrian republic,
Austrian amateurs may use the special prefix OE50 until December 31,

NETHERLANDS, PA.  Bruno, F4CZU and Sylvain, F5TLN will be QRV as
PA/homecalls from Duiveland Island, IOTA EU-146, from January 29 and
30.  They may also try to activate Goeree Island.  Activity will be
on 40 to 10 meters.  QSL both calls via F5TLN.

SOMALIA, T5.  Six Italian amateurs will be QRV as 6O0G and 6O0CW
from Galkayo beginning February 3.  They should be active for 15
days.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, including the newer
bands, using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL via I2YSB.

CANADA, VE.  Paul, N4PN and Jeff, K1ZM will be QRV as VY2ZM in the
CQ WW 160 Meter CW contest from Prince Edward Island.  QSL via
operators' instructions.

BERMUDA, VP9.  Jon, N0JK is QRV as VP9/N0JK and will participate in
the CQ WW 160 Meter CW contest. Outside the contest, he may be
active on 6 meters.  QSL to home call.

AFGHANISTAN, YA.  YA5Y will be QRV in the CQ WW 160 Meter CW
contest.  QSL via DL5SE.

INDONESIA, YB.  Stan, YB0AJR will be QRV as YE0X from Jawa Island,
IOTA OC-021, during the CQ WW 160 Meter contest.  QSL via bureau.

to be QRV from January 31 to February 17 from Aitutaki, IOTA OC-083.
QSL via operators' instructions.
OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC.  The following operation is approved
for DXCC credit: Malyj Vysotskij Island, R1MVI, from September 10 to
13, 2004.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The CQ World Wide 160-Meter CW Contest,
REF French CW Contest, UBA Contest and the UK DX RTTY Contest are
all scheduled for this weekend.  Please see January QST, page 102
and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.


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