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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD006 (2020)

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DX Bulletin 6  ARLD006
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 6, 2020
To all radio amateurs   

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ARLD006 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AA4NC, W0YBS, W3UR, WB0TEV, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX
News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar
and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.

AZERBAIJAN, 4K.  Furkan, TA7AOF is QRV as 4K6/TA7AOF until February
12.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8.  This
includes an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest.  QSL direct
to home call.

TANZANIA, 5H.  Members of the Low Bands Contest Club are QRV as
5H4WZ from Pemba Island, IOTA AF-063, until February 18.  Activity
is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8.  This includes
being an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest and the
upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest.  QSL via OM3PA.

KENYA. 5Z.  Scott, WA5A is QRV as 5Z4/WA5A from Ruaka until late
March.  Activity is holiday style on 40, 20 and 15 meters, and
possibly 160 and 80 meters, using mainly SSB.  QSL to home call.

JAMAICA, 6Y.  Rob, N1TRK will be QRV as N1TRK/6Y from Negril, IOTA
NA-097, from February 8 to 20.  Activity will be on 40, 20, 17 and
10 meters using primarily FT8 with some SSB.  QSL via LoTW.

NAURU, C2.  Operators JP3EXR, JH3QFL, JR3GWZ, JA1PFP, JH3VAA are QRV
as C21MB, C21AA, C21GW, C21PF and C21VA, respectively, until
February 10.  Activity is on the HF bands, and 6 meters and 2 meters
EME as well, using primarily FT8 with some CW.  QSL via operators'
instructions.

PALESTINE, E4.  Members of Radio Club F6KOP are QRV as E44CC until
February 17.  QSL via F5GSJ.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Donald, VE7DS is QRV as E51DDG from
Rarotonga Island, IOTA OC-013, until February 14.  Activity is on
40, 30, 20 and 17 meters using CW.  QSL via LoTW.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO.  Will, AA4NC and Ron, AA4VK will be QRV as
TX4N and TX4VK, respectively, from Tahiti from February 11 to 17.
Activity will be on all HF bands using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4.  This
includes being active as TX4N in the upcoming ARRL International DX
CW contest.  QSL TX4N via EA5GL and TX4VK direct to home call.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4.  Bernhard, DL2GAC is QRV as H44MS from Malaita
Island, IOTA OC-047, until April 20.  Activity is on 80 to 6 meters
using SSB and possibly FT8.  QSL direct to home call.

THAILAND, HS.  Lory, HB9DUS is QRV as HS0ZKE from Bangkok until the
end of February.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW and FT8.  QSL
to home call.

HONDURAS, HR.  Dave, VE3VSM will be QRV as VE3VSM/HR9 from Roatan
Island, IOTA NA-057, from February 11 to 23.  Activity will be on
40, 20 and 15 meters using mainly CW, and possibly some SSB and
RTTY.  This includes being an entry in the upcoming ARRL
International DX CW contest.  QSL to home call.

ST. VINCENT, J8.  David, WJ2O will be QRV as J8/WJ2O from February 9
to 20.  Activity will be on the HF bands, with a focus on the newer
bands, using CW and FT8.  This includes being an entry in the
upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest.  QSL via N2ZN.

BONAIRE, PJ4.  Michael, HB9WDF is QRV as PJ4/HB9WDF from Kralendijk
until February 9.  Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters, and
possibly on various satellites, using mainly FT8, SSB and FM.  QSL
to home call.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F.  Andre, PP6ZZ is QRV as PY0FF until
February 18.  Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using
all modes, including FT8 and FT4.  This includes being an entry in
the upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest.  QSL via W9VA.

ANTARCTICA.  Club station RI1ANC on Vostok Base will be QRV
beginning February 10.  Activity will be on the HF bands using FT8
with some CW and SSB.  QSL via RN1ON.

BELIZE, V3.  Bob, W0YBS is QRV as V31CO from Caye Caulker, IOTA
NA-073, until his return on February 26.  Activity is on the HF
bands using CW, RTTY and FT8.  QSL to home call.  In addition,
Victor, WB0TEV is QRV as V31VP from Maya Hill Lodge until February
11.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and FT8.  This
includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest.  QSL
to home call.

UK SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS ON CYPRUS, ZC4.  Robert, G4WXJ is QRV as
ZC4RH until February 13.  Activity is on the HF bands, including
Satellite QO-100, using CW, SSB and FT8.  QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The CQ World Wide RTTY WPX Contest, QRP
80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, SARL Field Day Contest,
Asia-Pacific Spring CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, KCJ
Topband CW Contest, Dutch PACC Contest, YLRL YL-OM Contest, OMISS
SSB QSO Party, FISTS Winter Unlimited CW Sprint, RSGB 1.8 MHz CW
Contest, Balkan HF Contest and the Classic Phone Exchange will
certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The CQC Winter CW QSO Party and 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday
Sprint are scheduled for February 10.

The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from February 10 to 14.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship, Phone
Fray, NAQCC CW Sprint and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are all scheduled
for February 12.

Please see February QST, page 81 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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