ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD004 (2008)

ARLD004 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 4  ARLD004
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  January 17, 2008
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD004 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
KX9X, NC1L, 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.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Andrew, G7COD will be QRV as 8Q7AK from Embudu
Island, IOTA AS-013, from January 21 to February 2.  Activity will
be on 80, 30, 20, 17, 15 and 12 meters using mainly SSB with some CW
at various times.  QSL to home call.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6.  Special event callsign A60ISG is QRV
until January 24 during the 3rd international ''Scouting and
Humanitarian Action'' in Sharjah.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and digital modes.  QSL via IZ8CLM.

NAURU, C2.  Udo, DL9HCU will be QRV as C21HC for about a week.
Activity is on 20 meters using CW and SSB at various times.  QSL to
home call.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9.  Rodrigo, CT1BXT is QRV as C91R until August 2008.
He is active using mostly RTTY on 20 meters but expects to be active
on 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters soon.  QSL to home call.

CE0Z/LA6IKA from January 22 to 29.  Activity will be on 20, 15 and
10 meters using CW and PSK.  QSL to home call.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8.  Niels, OZ7FOC is QRV as EA8/OZ7FOC from Isla
de Tenerife, IOTA AF-004, until January 26.  QSL to home call.

IRAN, EP.  Pooyan, EP3PK has been QRV on 20 meters using SSB or PSK
between 1130 and 1400z.  QSL via IK2DUW.

and Juha, OH8NC, are QRV as FO/OH1RX from Nuku Hiva, IOTA OC-027,
until January 22.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY with three stations on simultaneously.  QSL via OH2PM.

SVALBARD, JW.  Unni, LA6RHA is QRV as JW6RHA until January 24.  QSL
to home call.

NORWAY, LA.  In celebration of the European Handball Championship,
special event stations LM8EHC/1, LM8EHC/2, LM8EHC/3, LM8EHC/4 and
LM8EHC/5 are QRV until January 27.  QSL via LA1B, LA2D, LA2L, LA8D
and LA2T, respectively.

BANGLADESH, S2.  John, KX7YT will be QRV as S21YV from Dhaka from
January 24 to March 11.  This includes entries in the upcoming CQ WW
RTTY WPX and ARRL DX SSB contests as Single Op/All Band entries.
QSL to home call.

SWEDEN, SM.  In celebration of the 350th anniversary of the Treaty
of Roskilde, special event stations SB1658OZ, SC1658OZ, SH1658DK,
SH1658OZ, SK1658DK and SK1658OZ are active throughout 2008.  QSL via
SK7JC, SK7BQ, SK6JX, SK6KY, SK7CE and SK7BQ, respectively.

MOUNT ATHOS, SV/A.  Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A has been active on 20 and
17 meters around 0910 to 1010z and then 1340 to 1400z.

CANADA, VE.  Mike, VE2XB is QRV as VE2XB/VY0 from Southampton
Island, IOTA NA-007, for several months.  Activity is on 40, 30 and
20 meters using CW and SSB as his work schedule permits.  QSL to
home call.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8.  Dave, G1OCN and Carol, 2E1DQZ will be QRV as
VP8CLE and VP8DKW, respectively, from January 19 to February 2.
Activity will be on 80, 40, 20, 17, 15 and 10 meters using only SSB.
They may also be active using FM on the AO-51 and SO-50 satellites.
QSL direct.

NIUE, ZK2.  Phil, VK3APM is QRV as ZK2PM and is here for about a
year.  Activity is generally on the HF bands, eventually including 6
and 2 meters and 70 cm.   QSL to home call.

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operations are
approved for DXCC credit: Chad, TT8PK, 2007 and current 2008
operations; Syria, YK9SV, 2007 operation; Revillagigedo, 6E4LM,
XF4YK and XF4YW, 2007 operations; Saint Barthelemy, FJ/OH2AM, 2007
operation; Republic of The Congo, TN6X, 2007 operation; and Republic
of The Congo, TN9Z, 2007 operation.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL January VHF Sweepstakes, North
American SSB QSO Party, NCCC SSB Sprint, LZ Open CW Contest, UK DX
RTTY Contest, Hungarian DX Contest and Feld Hell Sprint are all on
tap for this weekend.  The Run for the Bacon QRP Contest is
scheduled for January 21.  The SKCC CW Sprint is scheduled for
January 23.  Please see January QST, pages 98 and 99, and the ARRL
and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.