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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD005 (2005)

ARLD005 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 5  ARLD005
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 3, 2005
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD005 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
ND5S, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and
Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

GHANA, 9G.  9G5OO has been QRV using RTTY on 30 meters around 1930z
and then 20 meters around 2030z.  QSL via DL4WK.

SIERRA LEONE, 9L.  Massimo, 9L1MS plans to be QRV,
weather-permitting, from the Turtle Islands, IOTA AF-056, on
February 5 and 6.  QSL via IZ0EGA.
CHILE, CE.  Look for a number of operators to be QRV as CE8A from
Rennell Island, a new IOTA, from February 10 to 15.  Activity will
be on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL via CE6NE.

MAYOTTE, FH.  Maurice is QRV as FH/F6AIG and has been active on 20
meters between 1600 and 1630z.  QSL via F6AIG.
REUNION ISLAND, FR.  Didier is QRV as FR/F5TNI until February 21.
He is active using mostly CW with some RTTY and possibly PSK.  QSL
to home call.

ECUADOR, HC.  Andy, DH8WR is QRV as DH8WR/HC2 from Guayaquil until
March 7.  QSL to home call.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ.  Thomas, HZ1EX has been QRV on 40 meters around
0300z.  QSL via SM0BYD.
ALAND ISLANDS, OH0.  Look for members of the Kulju DX Club to be QRV
as OH0W from Kumlinge from February 9 to 15.  They also plan to be
QRV in the upcoming CQ WPX RTTY contest.  QSL via OH3LQK.

Bonaire, IOTA SA-006, from February 4 to 13.  Activity will be on 40
to 6 meters, including the newer bands, using CW and SSB.  QSL to
home call.

ST. MAARTEN, PJ7.  Ron, ND5S and Sue, KF5LG will be QRV from Dutch
St. Maarten, IOTA NA-105, as PJ7/homecalls from February 6 to 26
while here on vacation.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using
CW, SSB and RTTY.  Ron will also be active as PJ7/ND5S in the
upcoming CQ RTTY WPX and ARRL DX CW contests.  QSL via operators'

BANGLADESH, S2.  Dave, EI3IO and Manjurul, S21AM are QRV as S21BI
from Kulsum Bag, Charfassion, Char Dakhin Shahbazpur, Bhola Island,
IOTA AS-140, until February 7.  QSL via operators' instructions.

BELIZE, V3.  Art, NN7A will be QRV as V31JZ/p from South Water Caye,
IOTA NA-180, from February 10 to 14.  Bob, NF7E will be joining Art,
and will have his call issued upon arrival.  Activity will be on 40
to 10 meters, and possibly 160 and 80 meters, and the newer bands,
using CW and some SSB.  QSL to home calls.

MACQUARIE ISLAND, VK0.  David, VK0MT has been QRV on 20 meters
around 1100z and then 17 meters just after 1200z.  QSL via JE1LET.

ZIMBABWE, Z2.  Eric, Z21FO has been QRV on 15 meters using PSK31
from around 1800 to 1900z.  QSL via K3PD.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Vermont and Minnesota QSO Parties,
10-10 International Winter SSB Contest, YLRL YL-OM CW Contest, AGCW
Straight Key Party, FYBO Winter QRP Sprint, Delaware QSO Party,
Mexico RTTY International Contest, North American SSB Sprint and the
ARCI Winter Fireside SSB Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy
this weekend.  The rescheduled Kid's Day on Satellite AO-51 (Echo)
is also set for Saturday, February 5.  Please see February QST, page
102 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.


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