ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD009 (2005)

ARLD009 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 9  ARLD009
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  March 3, 2005
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD009 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
EC8AUA, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and
Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

MAURITIUS, 3B8.  Giovanni, IZ2DPX and Simon, IZ7ATN will be QRV as
3B8/homecalls from March 7 to 14.  Activity will be on 40 to 10
meters, including 17 and 12 meters.  QSL 3B8/IZ2DPX to home call and

SAMOA, 5W.  Udo, DL9HCU is QRV as 5W1VE for a few weeks.  He can
usually be found on 20 or 15 meters CW after 0600z.  QSL to home

GUYANA, 8R.  Craig, AH8DX will be QRV as 8R1/AH8DX in the ARRL DX
SSB contest.  QSL to home call.

NAURU, C2.  Dick, DJ2EH is QRV as C21DL until March 8 and is active
on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

BAHAMAS, C6.  Bob, K0NR will be QRV as K0NR/C6A from Abaco Island,
IOTA NA-080, from March 6 to 12.  He will be active on 40 to 10
meters using SSB and PSK31.  He will also try to be active on
satellite AO-51 and other FM LEO satellites.  He will also try
Packet through the ISS.  QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA.  The Bellingshausen team will be QRV as CE9/R1ANF from
the Chilean Ardley Refuge on Ardley Island as CE9/R1ANF from March 7
to 20.  This will be the first amateur radio operation under Chilean
administration.  QSL via RK1PWA.

CUBA, CO.  Members of the FRC will be QRV as T49C in the ARRL DX SSB
contest.  QSL via K8SIX.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8.  Look for a group of amateurs to be QRV as
EA8URL in the ARRL DX SSB contest as a Multi/2 entry.  Activity will
be on 80 to 10 meters.  QSL via operators' instructions.

CROZET ISLAND, FT5W.  Jena-Paul, FT5WJ is usually QRV on 20 meters
from 1400 to 1700z.  QSL via F5BU.
FRENCH GUYANA, FY.  Look for a large group of amateurs to be QRV as
TO7C from Royale, Salut Island, IOTA SA-020, beginning around March
7.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, including the newer bands,
using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31/63.  QSL via F9IE.

JERSEY, GJ.  Pete, K8PT and Craig, K3PLV will be QRV as MJ/homecalls
from the Channel Islands from March 9 to 16.  Activity will be on
160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and some PSK31.  QSL to home

DJIBOUTI, J2.  Yves, F5PRU is QRV as J20FH until mid April.  QSL to
home call.

BULGARIA, LZ.  Special event station LZ800AB is QRV until April 30
in commemoration of the 800th anniversary of the Battle of
Adrianople.  QSL via LZ1PJ.

DENMARK, OZ.  Klaus, DJ4JI will be QRV as OZ/DJ4JI from Bornholm
Island, IOTA EU-030, from March 5 to 10 .  Activity will be on 80,
40 and 20 meters using SSB.  QSL to home call.

POLAND, SP.  Members of the Radio Club of Ziebice are QRV as SP140JL
until March 31 in celebration of the 140th birthday commemoration
for Joseph Langer.  QSL via SP6KYU.

ICELAND, TF.  Sigurdur, TF3CW will be QRV in the ARRL DX SSB contest
as a Single-Op/Single-Band 20 meter entry.  QSL via LX1NO.

GABON, TR.  F4BQO is QRV as TR8FC until July 2006.  QSL via F8BUZ.
BELIZE, V3.  Members of the North East Wisconsin DX Association will
be QRV as V31TR in the ARRL DX SSB contest.  They are active as
V31GR, V31NZ and V31TR before and after the contest on all bands and
modes.  QSL contest call via W9DXA.  QSL other calls via W9MDP, NZ9Z
and W8JWN, respectively.

MACQUARIE ISLAND, VK0.  Dave, VK0MT has been QRV on 15 meters around
2240z and 17 meters around 0100 to 0200z.  He has also been active
using PSK31 on 40 meters in his spare time.  QSL via JE1LET.
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5.  Glenn, W0GJ will be QRV as VP5H in
the ARRL DX SSB contest.  QSL to home call.

LAOS, XW.  Eugene, RU3DX is QRV as XW8KPL/RU3DX from Vientiane until
March 8.  QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB.  Members of the Mediterraneo DX Club will be QRV as
YB7M from Moresses Island, a new IOTA, in the Laut Kecil Islands
group, from March 9 to 14.  QSL via YB9BU.

NIUE, ZK2.  Murray, VE7HA is QRV as ZK2HA until April 7.  QSL to
home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL International DX SSB Contest,
Wake-Up! QRP CW Sprint, Open Ukraine RTTY Championship, The DARC
10-Meter Digital Contest and the Spartan CW Sprint will certainly
keep contesters busy this weekend.  Please see March QST, page 92
and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.