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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD004 (2009)

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QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 4  ARLD004
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  January 29, 2009
To all radio amateurs   

SB DX ARL ARLD004
ARLD004 DX news

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

AGALEGA AND ST. BRANDON ISLANDS, 3B6.  Rashid, 3B8FQ is QRV as 3B7FQ
from St. Brandon Island, IOTA AF-015, until February 12.  He is here
doing maintenance on the meteorological station, so he is active as
time permits.  Activity is on all bands, but mostly on 30, 20 and 17
meters using CW and SSB.  QSL via K5XK.

TANZANIA, 5H.  Sigi, DL7DF will be QRV as 5H1DF from Zanzibar
Island, IOTA AF-032, from February 3 to 12 while on holiday.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and SSTV.
QSL to home call.

MALAWI, 7Q.  Harry, 7Q7HB is here for the next two months.  Activity
is on all bands using mostly CW, RTTY and PSK but will also use some
SSB.  QSL direct via G0IAS.

AZORES, CU.  Operators CU8AS, HB9CQL and HB9CRV are QRV as CU5T from
Sao Jorge Island, IOTA EU-137, until January 2.  QSL via CT1GFK.

REUNION ISLAND, FR.  Gerhard, OE3GEA will be QRV as FR/OE3GEA from
February 1 to 13.  Activity will be on all bands using only CW.  QSL
to home call.

SCOTLAND, GM.  Members from the Kilmarnock and Loudoun ARC are QRV
as GB250RB until December 31, 2009 in celebration of the 250th
birthday of Scottish poet Robert Burns.  QSL via operators'
instructions.

THAILAND, HS.  Joerg, DL1MJF is QRV as HS0ZGQ until February 12.
Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  He may try to be
active as HS0ZGQ/2 for one week from Koh Samui Island, IOTA AS-101.
QSL to home call.

DJIBOUTI, J2.  Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as J20SE until February 12.
She is active using SSB and RTTY mostly on 20 meters.  QSL via
IK3GES.

SAINT MARTIN, FS.  Members of the Buddies of the Caribbean will be
QRV as FS/homecalls from February 4 to 11.  Activity will be on 160
to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL direct to home calls.

ST. MAARTEN, SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5.  In addition to their Saint
Martin DXpedition, members of the Buddies of the Caribbean will also
be QRV as PJ7/homecalls from St. Maarten during February 4 to 11.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL
direct to home calls.

BELIZE, V3.  Johnny, LA5IIA will be QRV as V31IA from February 2 to
6.  Activity is most likely during his morning and evenings on 80 to
30 meters using CW and 20 meters using CW and RTTY.  QSL via LA4YW.

MICRONESIA, V6.  Yuki, JH1NBN, is QRV as V63AQ from the islands of
Pohnpei, IOTA OC-010, Kosrae, IOTA OC-059 and Chuuk, IOTA OC-011,
until February 7 while on a business trip.  QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA.  Bob, VK0BP is currently working at Antarctic Davis Base
Station, IOTA AN-016, until November 1.  Activity is on the HF bands
during his spare time.  He is generally active on 20 meters from
1500 to 1800z using SSB and PSK31.  He may also be active using
other modes as well.  QSL via VK2CA.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8.  Ghis, ON5NT is QRV as VP8/ON5NT until
February 7.  QSL to home call.

SOUTH GEORGIA ISLANDS, VP8.  Lars, MM0DWF is currently on work
assignment on South Georgia Island, IOTA AN-007, and will try to be
active as VP8DIF in his spare time.  Activity will be on the HF
bands and he may try to use RTTY as well.  QSL via DJ9ZB.

BERMUDA, VP9.  In celebration of the 400th anniversary of the
settlement of Bermuda by Sir George Somers, members of the Radio
Society of Bermuda will be QRV as VP9400/xx.  The xx suffix is the
operator's callsign suffix.  QSL via operators' instructions.

BURKINA FASO, XT.  Michael, F1IQH is QRV as XT2WC from BoboDioulasso
for two weeks.  Activity is mainly on 20 meters, but also on other
bands as propagation permits.  QSL to home call.

PRINCE EDWARD AND MARION ISLANDS, ZS8.  Petrus, ZS8T has been
intermittently active on 20 meters from Marion Island, IOTA AF-021.
He is here until March 31.  QSL via LZ3HI.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The NCCC Sprint, WAB Top Band Phone
Contest, QRP Winter Fireside SSB Sprint, EPC World Wide DX BPSK125
Contest, Black Sea Cup International 2009 and the ARS Spartan CW
Sprint are all on tap for this weekend.  Please see January QST,
page 82, February QST, page 82 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
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