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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD005 (2012)

ARLD005 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 5  ARLD005
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 2, 2012
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD005 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
K1ZZ, NC1L, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, The
Weekly DX, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.

MAURITIUS, 3B8.  Slavo, SP2JMB and Dorota, SP2TO will be QRV as
3B8GY from February 5 to 25.  Activity will be on all HF bands using
CW, SSB and RTTY.  This includes being an entry in the upcoming ARRL
DX CW contest.  QSL via SP2JMB.

JAMAICA, 6Y.  Gerhard, OE3GEA is QRV as OE3GEA/6Y5 until February
15.  Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using only CW.  QSL
to home call.

BHUTAN, A5.  Shin, A52SV continues to be active on 20 meters using
CW around 1200z.  QSL via JA2PSV.

AZORES, CU.  Hermann, HB9CRV will be QRV as CR2V in the Mexico
International RTTY Contest.  QSL to home call.

ST. BARTHELEMY, FJ.  Takayuki, JA1MZL and Yutaka, JJ1LIB are QRV as
TO3J until February 7.  Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB
and RTTY.  QSL via JA1HGY.

QRV as FW0NAR from Wallis Island, IOTA OC-054, until February 20.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with two
stations active.  They plan to also be active as TW0F from Futuna
Island, IOTA OC-118.  QSL both calls via HA0NAR.
SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4.  Noel, W1XB will be QRV as H44XB from
Guadalcanal from February 7 to 28.  Activity will be on 20, 15 and
10 meters using CW and SSB with QRP power.  QSL to home call.

THAILAND, HS.  John, ZB2JK is QRV as HS0ZIQ from Phuket, IOTA
AS-053, until mid April.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters.  QSL
direct to home call after mid April.  In addition, Eddy, ON4AFU will
be QRV as HS0ZJF/8 from Koh Butang, IOTA AS-126, from February 5 to
14.  QSL to home call.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2.  Art, KZ5D is QRV as KP2/KZ5D until February
7.  He is active using only CW on the low bands as well as 30, 17
and 12 meters.  This includes being active in the annual FOC
marathon.  QSL via operator's instructions.

PALAU, T8.  Take, JH1WGP will be QRV as T88WG from Koror Island,
IOTA OC-009, from February 9 to 15.  Activity will be on 80 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and digital modes.  QSL to home call.

BELIZE, V3.  Alex, DO5ALX and Torsten, DG7RO will be QRV as V31RU
and V31TF, respectively, from Corozal from February 4 to 26.
Activity will be on all HF bands using SSB and RTTY.  This includes
being active in the upcoming CQ WPX RTTY contest as a Multi/2 entry.
QSL to home calls.

LAOS, XW.  Alex, NM5A is now QRV as XW3DT.  His length of stay is
unknown.  Activity of late has been on 30, 12 and 10 meters using CW
and SSB.  QSL via operator's instructions.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF.  Paul, W3GQ and Paul, W3HGT will be QRV as ZF2GQ
and ZF2GT, respectively, from Grand Cayman Island, IOTA NA-016, from
February 4 to 11.  QSL to home calls.

NIUE, ZK2.  A large group of operators are QRV as ZK2C until
February 17.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters, including 6 meters if
propagation permits, using CW, SSB and RTTY with three stations
active simultaneously.  QSL via DL7JAN.

DATE CORRECTION.  As reported in DX News ARLD004, the International
Amateur Radio Club is QRV as 4U1WRC during the World
Radiocommunication Conference 2012 until February 17, NOT February

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  10-10 International SSB Winter Contest,
QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, YL-ISSB CW QSO Party,
Vermont QSO Party, EPC World Wide BPSK63 DX Contest, Black Sea Cup
International, FYBO Winter QRP Sprint, Minnesota QSO Party, British
Columbia QSO Party, AGCW Straight Key CW Party, Delaware QSO Party,
Mexico RTTY International Contest and the North American CW Sprint
will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.  The ARS
Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for February 7.  The QRP CW Fox Hunt
and NAQCC-EU Monthly CW Sprint are scheduled for February 8.  Please
see February QST, page 91 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites
for details.


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