ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD009 (2006)

ARLD009 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 9  ARLD009
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  March 2, 2006
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD009 DX news

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

VIET NAM, 3W.  Torsten, SM3NFB is QRV as XV9TH from Hanoi and is
active on 40 to 6 meters, including 17 and 12 meters.  QSL via

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Herbert, DJ2BC is QRV as 8Q7SH from Kuredu Island,
IOTA AS-013, until March 6.  Activity is on all bands.  QSL to home

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6.  A61AX has been active on 20 meters around
0400z and from 0800 to 0900z.  QSL via SP9MRO.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8.  Mari, EA8GL and Dunia, EA8BHD will be QRV as
ED8IWD from Isla de Gran Canaria, IOTA AF-004, from March 5 to 8 to
commemorate International Women's Day.  QSL via EA8BHD.

FRENCH GUIANA, FY.  Marc, F1HAR, Olivier, F5MZN, Laurent, F6FVY and
Herve, F5HRY will be QRV as FY5KE in the ARRL SSB DX Contest.  QSL
via bureau.

GUINEA-BISSAU, J5.  Peter, HA3AUI is QRV as J5UAP and is here for a
few weeks.  Lately he has been active on 17 and 15 meters using SSB.
QSL to home call.

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2.  K9VV, NP2B, W4OV, and WD4R will be QRV as
NP2B in the ARRL SSB DX contest.  QSL via NP2B.
LITHUANIA, LY.  Special event station LY15A is QRV until March 31 on
all bands to celebrate the 15th anniversary of independence.  QSL
via LY2ZZ.
ARUBA, P4.  John, KK9A will be QRV as P40A in the ARRL SSB DX
contest.  QSL via WD9DZV.
PJ2DX/W0CG, WE9V, W9JUV, WB9Z and NW0L to be QRV as PJ2T in the ARRL
SSB DX contest as a Multi Op entry.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9.  Charles, S9SS has been QRV on 160 meters
around 2200z and 0130z.  QSL via N4JR.

PALAU, T8.  Dick is QRV as T80X and has been active on 17 meters
between 2100 and 2300z.  QSL via DJ2EH.
GUATEMALA, TG.  TG9ANF and TG8AOV will be QRV as TG9ANF in the ARRL
SSB DX contest.  QSL via TG9ANF.
COSTA RICA, TI.  K4UN, W4KTR, W4XO, W4BW and TI2KAC will be QRV as
TI8M in the ARRL SSB DX contest as a Multi-2/High Power entry.

ANTARCTICA.  Dmitry, UR8UC is QRV as EM1UC until February 2007 from
the Ak Vernadsky station.  He is using CW, SSB and some digital

BELIZE, V3.  Martti, OH2BH and Pertti, OH2PM will be QRV as V31BH
and V31PP, respectively, during the ARRL SSB DX contest.  QSL to
home calls.

MEXICO, XE.  The Hermosillo Contest Group will be QRV as XE7T in the
ARRL SSB DX contest as a Multi/Single entry.  They will pay special
attention to 160 meters.  QSL via N7BXX.
and YB1BOD will be QRV as homecalls/p from Simeulue Island, a new
IOTA, from March 8 to 15.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters, and
possibly 6 meters.  QSL via YB1BOD/6.
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1.  Jim, W1EMT will be QRV as ZK1EMT along
with Victor, ZK1CG from Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013, from March 4 to 20.
They will be active with QRP on 40, 20, 17, 15 and 10 meters.  QSL
direct to home calls.

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC.  The following operations are approved
for DXCC credit: Angola, D2DX, current operation effective December
15, 2004; Afghanistan, T6X, current operation effective March 8,
2005; Tunisia, TS3A, from March 24, 2005 through March 28, 2005;
Chad, TT8PK, from December 27, 2005 through February 11, 2006; and
Laos, XW1A/XW1LLR5/XW1X/XW1M, current operation effective October
29, 2005.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL International SSB DX Contest,
Wake-Up! CW QRP Sprint, Open Ukraine RTTY Championship, DARC
10-Meter Digital Contest, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and the AGCW YL-CW
Party will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend.  Please see
March QST, page 98 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for