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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD005 (2011)

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QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 5  ARLD005
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 3, 2011
To all radio amateurs   

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This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, DXNL, INDX, Contest Corral
from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks
to all.

TONGA, A3.  Akira, JA1NLX is QRV as A35AY from Fafa Island, IOTA
OC-049, until February 9.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW
and RTTY.  QSL to home call.

BAHAMAS, C6.  Randy, W6SJ is QRV as C6AWS from Grand Bahama Island,
IOTA NA-001, until February 9.  Activity is holiday style on all HF
bands using CW.  QSL to home call.  In addition, Drew, N2RFA will be
QRV as C6ABB from Nassau, IOTA NA-001, from February 7 to 17.
Activity will be on 80, 40, 20 and 17 meters using RTTY, PSK31 and
possibly SSTV.  QSL to home call.

MAYOTTE, FH.  Bruno, DH1BL is QRV as FH4VOS from Combani, IOTA
AF-027, for the next three years.  Lately he has been active on 20
meters using SSB.  QSL via DL7BC.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK.  Operators Hermann, DL2NUD and Stefan, DL9GRE are
QRV as FK/homecalls until February 15.  Activity is on 2 meters, 70
cm and 23 cm EME, and on the HF bands, respectively.  QSL to home
calls.

PANAMA, HP.  Operators DL2BP and DJ2ST will be QRV as HP1/homecalls
from Contadora Island, IOTA NA-072, from February 6 to 17.  Activity
will be on 80 to 10 meters.  QSL both calls via DL2BP.

ST LUCIA, J6.  Operators DF2SS and DL1VKE will be QRV as
J6/homecalls from February 5 to 17.  Activity will be on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with two stations active.  QSL to home
calls.

JAPAN, JA.  Special event station 8J6S is QRV until March 31 to
celebrate the full opening of the Kyushu Shinkansen Bullet Train,
completing the connection between Hakata and Shin-Yatsushiro.  QSL
via bureau.

SVALBARD, JW.  Operators LA8HGA and LA8AJA are QRV as JW8HGA and
JW8AJA, respectively, from Longyearbyen, IOTA EU-026, until February
18.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using mostly CW with some SSB
and RTTY.  QSL via operators' instructions.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2.  Allan, VK2GR and Josette, VK2FXGR are QRV as
P29CW from the North and Middle Fly River areas of the remote area
of Kiunga, IOTA OC-034, until early September while working for the
organization Australian Doctors International.  Activity is on 80 to
10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY in their spare time.  QSL via
VK2IR.

NETHERLANDS, PA.  Special event station PD04ISLE is QRV during 2011
from the nature reserve on the Isle of Tiengemeten, IOTA EU-146.
QSL via operators' instructions.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9.  A group of operators are QRV as S9DX
until February 17.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using mostly CW
and RTTY and some SSB with two stations active.  This includes being
an entry in the upcoming CQ WPX RTTY contest.  QSL via DL1RTL.

WEST KIRIBATI, T30.  Udo, DL9HCU is QRV as T30HC from Tarawa Island,
IOTA OC-017.  His length of stay is unknown.  Activity of late has
been on 20 meters using CW around 0600z.  QSL to home call.

PALAU, T8.  Bob, 5B4AGN is QRV as T88ZM until February 8.  Activity
is on the HF bands using only CW.  QSL via M0URX.

NAMIBIA, V5.  Several members of the Lufthansa Amateur Radio Club
will be QRV as V55DLH from Omaruru from February 5 to 12.  Activity
will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK.  QSL
via DK8ZZ.

CANADA, VE.  VA1 and VE1 stations in Nova Scotia may use the
prefixes CJ1 and CK1, respectively, during February to celebrate the
Canada Games held in Halifax during this time.
          
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  10-10 International Phone Winter
Contest, Mexico RTTY International Contest, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW
Sprint Ladder, YL-ISSB CW and RTTY QSO Party, EPC World Wide BPSK63
DX Contest, Black Sea Cup International, Vermont QSO Party,
Minnesota QSO Party, FYBO Winter QRP Sprint, AGCW CW Straight Key
Party, British Columbia QSO Party, Delaware QSO Party, North
American CW Sprint and the RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship will
certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.  The ARS
Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for February 8.  The NAQCC Straight
Key/Bug CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, NAQCC-EU Monthly CW
Sprint and QRP CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for February 9.  Please see
February QST, page 88 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for
details.
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