ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD008 (2009)

ARLD008 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 8  ARLD008
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 26, 2009
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD008 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, QRZ DX, 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.

GEORGIA, 4L.  Members of the Mamuka Contest Club will be QRV as 4L0G
in the CQ 160-Meter SSB contest as a Multi/Single entry.  Russian
amateurs QSL via UA9LP, Ukraine amateurs via UT7QF and all others
via EA7FTR.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Lyn, W6THI will be QRV as 8Q7HI from Male from March
1 to 7 while on family vacation.  Activity will be in his spare
time.  QSL via WM6A.

GAMBIA, C5.  Stewart, GW0ETF is QRV as C56/GW0ETF until March 8.
Activity is casual on 20 meters using mostly CW with some RTTY and
PSK31.  QSL to home call.

BAHAMAS, C6.  Harry, W6DXO will be QRV as W6DXO/C6A from March 1 to
7 from South Andros Island, IOTA NA-001.  Activity is holiday style
on the newer bands.  QSL direct via KF6JOQ.  In addition, operators
N1EMC, NE1B, W2AFC and N1GN are QRV as C6AXF, C6AWB, C6AKN and
C6ANM, respectively, from Nassau until March 9.  This includes
entries in the CQ 160-Meter SSB contest and the upcoming ARRL SSB DX
contest.  QSL to home calls.

FRANCE, F.  In celebration of the Council of Europe, TP60CE is
active until March 1.  Activity is on all HF bands using CW, SSB,
RTTY and PSK.  QSL via F5LGF.

DJIBOUTI, J2.  Dennis, N7WYW is QRV as J20DJ and is here for three
months.  He is active mostly on 20 meters using SSB.  QSL via
operator's instructions.

ST. LUCIA, J6.  John, W5JON will be QRV as J6/W5JON from March 1 to
11 from Marigot Bay, IOTA NA-108.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters
using SSB.  This includes an entry in the upcoming ARRL SSB DX
contest.  QSL to home call.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2.  Tony, N2TK is QRV as N2TK/NP2 until March
11.  During the CQ 160-Meter SSB contest and the upcoming ARRL SSB
DX contest he will be QRV as KP2M.  QSL KP2M via AI4U and N2TK/NP2
via N2TK.

ARUBA, P4.  John, KK9A will be QRV as P40A in the CQ 160-Meter SSB
contest as a Single Op/All Band entry.  QSL via WD9DZV.

BRAZIL, PY.  Station PX6B is QRV from Boipeba Island, IOTA SA-080,
until March 1.  Activity is on all HF bands.  QSL via PT2OP.

FERNANDO de NORONHA, PY0.  Operators W9VA, K9PPY and PY0FF will be
QRV as PS0F from March 3 to 10.  Activity will be on the HF bands,
including EME on 2-meters.  QSL via operators' instructions.
KALININGRAD, UA2.  Members of the UA2 Contest Club will be QRV as
RW2F in the CQ 160-Meter SSB contest as a Multi-Op entry.  QSL via

BELIZE, V3.  Gerd, DJ4KW and Gisela, DK9GG are QRV as V31YN/p and
V31GW/p, respectively, from Blue Marlin Lodge on Southwater Caye,
IOTA NA-180, until March 3.  Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL
via home calls.

MACEDONIA, Z3.  Members of Macedonian Telegraphic Group are QRV with
special call Z30MCWG until December 31.  Activity is on all bands
using mainly CW.  QSL via Z35M.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF.  Bob, K3UL is QRV as ZF2UL until March 7.
Activity is holiday style on 160, 80 and 30 meters using mostly CW.
QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The CQ 160-Meter SSB Contest, North
American RTTY QSO Party, NCCC Sprint, Russian PSK World Wide
Contest, UBA DX CW Contest, Mississippi QSO Party, CQC Winter QSO
Party, SARL Hamnet 40-Meter Simulated Emergency Contest and the
North Carolina QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this
upcoming weekend.  In addition, the RSGB 80-Meter Club Data
Championship is scheduled for March 2.  The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is
scheduled for March 3 and the AGCW YL-CW Party is scheduled for
March 4.  Please see February QST, page 82, and March QST, page 78
and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.