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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD006 (2008)

ARLD006 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 6  ARLD006
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  January 31, 2008
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD006 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AI4U, NC1L, the OPDX Bulletin, DXNL, 425 DX News, The Daily DX,
Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web
sites.  Thanks to all.

MAURITIUS, 3B8.  Gwyn, G4FKH will be QRV as 3B8/G4FKH from February
5 to March 14.  Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters
using only CW.  QSL to home call.

BOUVET ISLAND, 3Y.  Petrus, ZS6GCM is still QRV as 3Y0E and is here
until February 14.  He is generally active on 20 meters around 1600
to 1900z.  QSL via LZ3HI.

CHILE, CE.  Look for CE6TBN, HA1AG, RA0FU and RV1CC to be QRV as
XR7A from Ascension Island, IOTA SA-043, from February 2 to 6 and
then as XR7W from Wager Island, IOTA SA-053, from February 9 to 12,
weather-permitting.  Activity will be mostly on 40, 30 and 20
meters.  QSL via HA1AG.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Dick, AD7AF is QRV as E51WWA from Rarotonga
Island, IOTA OC-013, until February 7.  Activity is on 80 to 10
meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

ESTONIA, ES.  During the month of February, 26 stations will use the
ES90 prefix to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Estonian
Republic.  During this time, Vello, ES1QD is QRV as ES90M from Muhu
Island, IOTA EU-034.  QSL to home call.

ST. BARTHELEMY, FJ.  Nigel, G3TXF is QRV as FJ/G3TXF until February
5.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW.  QSL to home call.

HUNGARY, HA.  Zoli, HA3HK is QRV as HG1848I until December 31 to
commemorate the 160th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution.  QSL
direct to home call.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1.  Masa, JA6GXK is QRV as JD1BMM until February
19.  Activity is limited to his spare time.  QSL to home call.

BONAIRE, CURACAO, PJ2.  Goose, PJ2/W8AV will be QRV from Curacao
from February 4 to 18 while on holiday.  Activity is on the HF bands
using CW and some RTTY.  QSL to home call.  In addition, George,
K8GG, Gary, KD9SV and George, W8UVZ are QRV as PJ4/homecalls from
Bonaire, IOTA SA-006, until February 8.  Activity is mainly on the
newer bands, with some activity on 160 and 80 meters.  QSL to home

BRAZIL, PY.  A team of Brazilian operators will be QRV as PW2M from
Moela Island, IOTA SA-071, from February 2 to 5.  Activity is on all
HF bands, with authorization to operate on 60 meters as well.
Brazilian stations QSL via PY2AA and all others via AI4U.

BANGLADESH, S2.  Toby, SM4XDJ is QRV as S21XJ from Dhaka for a few
weeks.  Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and various digital
modes during his evening hours and weekends.  QSL via SM4XIH.

WEST KIRIBATI, T30.  Udo, C21HC is QRV as T30HC.  He has been active
on 20 meters CW around 0600z.  QSL via DL9HCU.

PALAU, T8.  Operators Mike, JA6EGL, Yu, JE6DND and Hiro, JA6KYU are
QRV as T88SM, T88HK and T88HS, respectively, from Koror Island, IOTA
OC-009, until February 3.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW
and SSB.  QSL direct to home calls.

TURKEY, TA.  Special event station TC800NH is QRV until February 15
in commemoration of the 800th anniversary of famous Turkish folk
hero Nasreddin Hoca.  Activity is mostly on 40, 20 and 17 meters
using CW and SSB.  QSL via TA1HZ.

COCOS ISLAND, TI9.  Look for a group of operators to be QRV as TI9K
from February 6 to 14.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters,
including 60 meters, with six stations on the air, using CW, SSB,
RTTY, PSK and EME on 2 meters and 70 cm.  QSL via EA2CRX.

from Grand Turk until May 7.  Activity is on 40, 20, 17, 15, 12 and
10 meters.  QSL to home call.

NICARAGUA, YN.  Andrei, NP3D will be QRV as H7/NP3D from February 3
to 8.  Activity will be on all bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.
This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ WW WPX RTTY contest.  QSL
via W3HNK.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The 10-10 International Winter SSB
Contest, NCCC CW Sprint, Vermont QSO Party, YL-ISSB CW/RTTY QSO
Party, YLRL YL-OM CW Contest, FYBO Winter QRP Sprint, Minnesota QSO
Party, AGCW Straight Key CW Party, Delaware QSO Party, Mexico RTTY
International Contest, North American CW Sprint and the ARCI
Fireside SSB Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this
weekend.  The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for February 5.
Please see February QST, page 84 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.


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