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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD008 (2018)

ARLD008 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 8  ARLD008
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 15, 2018
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD008 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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.

KUWAIT, 9K.  Special event station 9K57NLD is QRV until February 28
to mark Kuwait's 57th National and Liberation Day.  QSL via Clublog.

RWANDA, 9X.  Christian, M0UPL is QRV as 9XSDA from Kigali until
February 18 while here with the Seventh Day Adventist church.
Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using mainly SSB.  QSL direct to
home call.

TAIWAN, BV.  Randson, BV2DQ, Terry, BU2CC, James, BV2EL and Steven,
VK2HSL, who is QRV as BW/VK2HSL, are all QRV until February 18 to
mark the Chinese New Year.  Activity is on 40, 20 and 15 meters
using CW and SSB.  QSL to home calls.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0.  Michael, DF8AN will be QRV as CE0Y/DF8AN from
February 21 to 28.  Activity will be on the HF bands, concentrating
mainly on RTTY, PSK, JT-modes and FT8.  QSL to home call.

CUBA, CO.  Members of the Las Tunas Contest Crew will be QRV as T48K
in the ARRL International DX CW contest as a Multi/2 entry.  QSL via

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Henning, OZ1BII is QRV as D44EE from Santiago
Island, IOTA AF-005, until February 20.  Activity is on the HF bands
using CW.  This includes being an entry in the ARRL International DX
CW contest.  QSL to home call.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK.  Arnaud, JG1XMV plans to be QRV as FK/JG1XMV from
Grande Terre, IOTA OC-032, Lifou and Mare, both IOTA OC-033, from
February 17 to March 3.  Activity will be holiday style on the HF
bands.  Yves, FK4RD will accompany him.  QSL to home call.

OGASAWARA, JD1.  Nobuaki, JA0JHQ will be QRV as JD1BOW from
Chichijima Island, IOTA AS-031, from February 21 to 24.  Activity
will be on 160 to 15 meters using CW and various digital modes.  QSL
to home call.

GUAM, KH2.  Operators Toshinobu, JI3ERV and Mikawa, JR7OMD will be
QRV as AH2R in the ARRL International DX CW contest.  QSL via LoTW.

ARUBA, P4.  Bruce, AA5B, Steve, AA7V, Ray, K9RS and Art, N3DXX will
be QRV as P40E in the ARRL International DX CW contest as a
Multi/Single entry.  QSL this operation via K9QVB.

BRAZIL, PY.  Members of the CDR Group will be QRV as PX2S from the
Boqueirao Beach Lighthouse, ARLHS BRA-284, in the 10th South
American Lighthouse Weekend.  QSL via PY2CAT.
SLOVENIA, S5.  Special event station S510SOTA is QRV during 2018 to
celebrate the 10th anniversary of the S5 SOTA Association.  QSL via

PALAU, T8.  Will, AA4NC will be QRV as T8NC in the ARRL
International DX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry.
QSL to home call.

COSTA RICA, TI.  Nathan, N4YDU is QRV as TI5/N4YDU.  He will be
active as TI7W in the ARRL International DX CW contest.  QSL TI7W
via W4FS and TI5/N4YDU direct to home call.

BENIN, TY.  Wim, ON6DX will be QRV as TY1TT from February 20 to 28.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to
home call.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2.  Alan, N3AD is QRV as V26M from Antigua
until February 19.  This includes being an entry in the ARRL
International DX CW contest.  QSL via W3HNK.
BELIZE, V3.  Operators Torsten, DG7RO and Alexandra, DO5ALX are QRV
as V31TF and V31RU, respectively, until February 25.  Activity is on
the various HF bands using SSB, RTTY and some FT8.  This includes
being active in the ARRL International DX CW contest and the
upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter SSB contest.  QSL to home calls.

KOSOVO, Z6.  Look for Z60A to be active in the ARRL International DX
CW contest.  QSL via OH2BH.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8.  Randy, WW6RG plans to be QRV as ZD8RA on
February 20.  Activity will be from 0830 to 1100z and again from
1730 to 1930z.  QSL to home call.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL.  Operators ZL3PAH, ZL3GA and ZL3AB will be QRV as
ZL3X in the ARRL International DX CW contest as a Mutli/2 entry.
QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL International DX CW Contest,
10th South American Lighthouse Weekend, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP
80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint, SARL Youth Day 40-Meter SSB
Sprint, Russian PSK World Wide Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, AWA
Amplitude Modulation QSO Party and Classic Phone Exchange will
certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for February 19.

The AGCW 80-Meter Semi-Automatic Key CW Evening, Phone Fray, QRP
40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for
February 21.
The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see February 2018 QST, page 87, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.


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