ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD005 (2006)

ARLD005 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 5  ARLD005
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 2, 2006
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD005 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
7Q7PF, CE6NE, G4WFQ, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The
Daily DX, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.

PETER ONE ISLAND, 3Y.  The 3Y0X team expects to be QRV after
February 6.

AZERBAIJAN, 4J.  Serge, 4J5A is usually QRV on 160 meters CW between
0200 and 0300z.

MAURITANIA, 5T.  Jean, 5T0JL is normally QRV using CW on 80 meters
after 0400z.  QSL via ON8RA.
SENEGAL, 6W.  David, G4WFQ is QRV as G4WFQ/6W until February 16 from
Somone.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters, including the newer bands,
using CW and RTTY, with some SSB.  He will also be active in the
upcoming CQ WW RTTY contest.  QSL via G3SWH.

MALAWI, 7Q.  Cato, 7Q7PF is normally QRV using SSB on 20, 15 and 10
meters, and various digital modes on 40 to 6 meters.  QSL direct.

CHILE, CE.  Operators CE6TBN and CE6NE will be QRV as CE5S from
Santa Maria Island, IOTA SA-070, from February 7 to 10.  Activity
will be on 40, 20, 17 and 15 meters using SSB with some CW.  QSL via

GERMANY, DA.  DL2KUF and DL7BA will be QRV February 4 and 5 from the
Darsser Ort Lighthouse, ARLHS FED-070, on the Baltic coast.
Activity is on all HF bands.  QSL via operators' instructions.

MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO.  Eli, HA9RE is QRV as FO/HA9G from Nuku Hiva,
IOTA OC-027, until February 18.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL via HA8IB.

CROZET ISLAND, FT5W.  Gildas, TU5KG has obtained the callsign FT5WL
and will soon be active.  QSL via F4EFI.

ANTARCTICA.  IK5DHM is QRV as IK5DHM/ANT from the Mario Zucchelli
Station until the end of February.  QSL via IK5VLO.

ITALY, I.  Special event station II1TPG is QRV until March 31 during
the IX Paralympic Winter Games.  QSL via IZ1CCE.

JAPAN, JA.  Special event station 8N3Y is active until February 28
in celebration of the ARISS contact with the Yoneda-nishi Elementary
School in Takasago.  QSL via bureau.

ARUBA, P4.  Andy, K2LE is QRV as P40LE until March 1.  He intends to
take part in several contests during this time.  QSL to home call.

BRAZIL, PY.  Joska, HA9RT will be QRV as HA9RT/PT7 from Fortaleza
from February 6 to 20.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using
mostly CW.  QSL via operator's instructions.
MOUNT ATHOS, SV/A.  Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A has been QRV on 17 meters
around 1430z.

SAN MARINO, T7.  Members of two radio groups are QRV as T70COTA and
T70A until February 5 in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the
conclusion of the collaboration between the Regal Italian Government
and the San Marino Republic.  Activity is on all HF bands.  QSL
T70COTA via IZ8DDG and T70A direct.

ANTARCTICA.  Special event station EM10KY is QRV until February 12
from the Academic Vernadsky base in celebration of its 10th
anniversary.  QSL via IK1QFM.

BELIZE, V3.  Gerd, DJ4KW and Gisela, DK9GG are QRV as V31YN/p and
V31GW/p, respectively, from Southwater Caye, IOTA NA-180, until
February 8.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW and RTTY.  QSL to
home calls.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The North American SSB Sprint, Vermont
QSO Party, YL-ISSB QSO Party, 10-10 International Winter SSB
Contest, YLRL YL-OM CW Contest, Minnesota QSO Party, FYBO Winter QRP
Sprint, AGCW Straight Key CW Party, Delaware QSO Party, Mexico RTTY
International Contest, ARCI Winter Fireside SSB Sprint and the ARS
Spartan CW Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend.
Please see February QST, page 99 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
websites for details.