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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD006 (2006)

ARLD006 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 6  ARLD006
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 9, 2006
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD006 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, ND5S, OK1JR, 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.

VIET NAM, 3W.  Stan, OK1JR is licensed as 3W3JR and expects to be in
Hanoi for one year.  He can operate on 20, 17, 15 and 12 meters
using CW and SSB.  He hopes to get permission to operate on the low
bands and 6 meters with digital modes.  QSL direct via OK1JN.

PETER I ISLAND, 3Y.  The 3Y0X team is now QRV and of late has been
active on 20, 17 and 15 meters.  Normal activity is on 160 to 10
meters, including 2 meters and 70cm using all modes.  QSL via N2OO.

ISRAEL, 4X.  Isaac, 4Z4TL will be QRV as 4X0L in the CQ WW RTTY WPX
contest as a Single-Op entry.  QSL direct to home call.

MALAWI, 7Q.  Sigfrido is QRV as 7Q7RS until March or April while on
work assignment.  He is usually active on 20, 15 or 10 meters.  QSL
via IT9YVO.

BAHAMAS, C6.  N4BP, K4PG, W4OV and N8PR will be QRV as C6AKQ, C6APG,
C6AOV and C6AHR, respectively, from February 14 for about one week.
They will be active on 160, 80, 40 and 15 meters during the upcoming
ARRL DX CW contest.  Before the contest, they will be active mostly
on the newer bands.  QSL to home calls.  Meanwhile, Ivars, KC4PX
will be active from Nassau as C6APX during the CQ WW RTTY WPX
contest as a Single-Op/Low-Power entry.  Activity will be on 40, 20
and 15 meters.  QSL to home call.

AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO.  Wulf, DL1AWI, Mat, DL5XU and Erik, DL9AWI are
QRV from Raivavae Island, IOTA OC-114, as FO/DL9AWI and FO/DL1AWI
until February 14.  Activity is mainly on the lower bands,
especially 160 meters.  QSL via DL3APO.

ENGLAND, G.  To celebrate their 60th Diamond Anniversary, the
International Shortwave League, ISWL, will be QRV as GB6SWL on
February 11 and 12.

COLOMBIA, HK.  Girts, YL2KL is QRV as HK1/YL2KL from the Cartagena
QTH of HK1AR until February 20.  This includes activity in the CQ WW
RTTY WPX and the upcoming ARRL DX CW contests as
Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entries.  He is active mainly on 160,
80 and 40 meters.  QSL to home call.

DOMINICA, J7.  Operators K5KG, KK9K, WI9WI, W4IX and K1XX will be
QRV as J75KG, J79RV, J79WI, J79IX and J79XX, respectively, from
February 11 to 21.  They will be QRV as J7OJ in the upcoming ARRL DX
CW contest.  QSL J7OJ and J75KG via KU9C.  QSL all others to home

MONGOLIA, JT.  To celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Great
Mongolian State, all JT amateurs are using the special event prefix
JV800 with their own callsign suffix until the end of this year.
QSL to home calls.

SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS.  Diego, LU1ZA has been active on 20 meters
around 2230z.  QSL via LU4DXU.

ST. MAARTEN, PJ5.  Ron, ND5S and Sue, KF5LG will be QRV as
PJ7/homecalls from February 14 to 25.  Ron will also be active in
the upcoming ARRL DX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band entry.
Outside the contest, they will be QRV on 160 to 10 meters using CW,
RTTY and SSB in this order.  QSL direct via ND5S.
SUDAN, ST.  ST0RM has been active on 80 meters around 0200z, 40
meters around 1700 and 1900z, 30 meters from around 1630 to 2030z
and 20 meters around 1600z.  QSL via T93Y.

SAN MARINO, T7.  John, T77CD will be QRV in the CQ WW RTTY WPX
contest.  QSL direct via I0MWI.

MALI, TZ.  Jack, F6BUM is QRV as TZ3M using CW and SSB until
February 27.  QSL TZ3M via F6CXJ.  Meanwhile, Chris, TZ9A is QRV for
another three months.

ANTARCTICA.  Paul, VK0JLX and Greg, VK0SEE are QRV from Davis
Station.  Paul will be here over the winter and Greg another four
weeks.  Of late, they have been active on 20 meters around 1000z.

from the Grand Turk Island until March 3.  Activity is on 20, 17, 15
and 10 meters.

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC.  The following operations are approved
for DXCC credit: Kure Island, K7C, operation from September 25
through October 5, 2005; Iraq, YI9VCQ, from November 30, 2004
through November 5, 2005.

Hampshire QSO Party, SARL Field Day Contest, Asia-Pacific Spring CW
Sprint, KCJ Topband CW Contest, Dutch PACC Contest, YLRL YL-OM SSB
Contest, Louisiana QSO Party, OMISS SSB QSO Party, FISTS Winter CW
Sprint, British Columbia QSO Challenge, RSGB 1st 1.8 MHz CW Contest,
The North American CW Sprint, the NAQCC 80-Meter Straight Key/Bug
Sprint, and the AGCW Semi-Automatic Key Evening will certainly keep
contesters busy this weekend and the upcoming week.  The ARRL School
Club Roundup runs from February 13 to 17.  Please see February QST,
page 99 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.


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