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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD009 (2009)

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QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 9  ARLD009
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  March 5, 2009
To all radio amateurs   

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This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
CO8TW, NC1L, OH2BN, 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.

NIGERIA, 5N.  Bodo, DL3OCH is QRV as 5N/KT3Q until July 24 while on
business.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters, including EME.  QSL to
home call.

TAIWAN, BV.  Look for BX5AA to be a Single Op/Single Band/High Power
entry in the ARRL SSB DX contest.  QSL via operator's instructions.

CUBA, CO.  Eduardo, CO8LY will be a Single Op/Single Band QRP entry
on 80 meters in the ARRL SSB DX contest.  QSL via EA7ADH.  In
addition, Juan, CO8TW will be a Single Op/Single Band/Low Power
entry on 20 meters in the ARRL SSB DX contest.  QSL via HB9SVT.
  
AZORES, CU.  Look for CU2A and CU2X to be QRV in the ARRL SSB DX
contest.  QSL both calls via OH2BH.

ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON, FP.  Eric, KV1J is QRV as FP/KV1J from
Miquelon Island, IOTA NA-032, until March 9.  Activity is on 80 to 6
meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  He will also be a Single
Op/All Band/Low Power entry in the ARRL SSB DX contest.  QSL to home
call.

NETHERLANDS, PA.  Special event call PA750ASN is active until April
15 to commemorate the 750 years of the town of Assen.  Activity is
on all bands and modes.  QSL via PI4ASN.
     
BONAIRE, CURACAO, PJ2.  A group of operators will be QRV as PJ2T
from Signal Point Station on Curacao, IOTA SA-006, as a Multi/Multi
entry in the ARRL SSB DX contest.  QSL via N9AG.

FERNANDO de NORONHA, PY0.  Operators W9VA, K9PPY and PY0FF are QRV
as PS0F until March 10.  This includes being a Multi/Single entry in
the ARRL SSB DX contest.  Outside the contest, they are active on
160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and digital modes.  QSL direct to
W9VA.

BANGLADESH, S2.  Some members of the Korea DX Club will be active as
S21KD from Dhaka from March 7 to 14.  Activity will be on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL via HL5FUA.

ICELAND, TF.  Look for TF3CW to be a Single Op/Single Band entry on
40 meters in the ARRL SSB DX contest.  QSL via LX1NO.

COSTA RICA, TI.  A group of operators will be QRV as TI8M in the
ARRL SSB DX contest as a Multi/2 entry.  QSL via TI2KAC.

CHAD, TT.  Franck, F4BQO is QRV as TT8CF until July 1.  Activity is
on all bands using CW and SSB.  QSL direct to home call.

KALININGRAD, UA2.  Members of the UA2 Contest Club will be QRV as
RW2F in the ARRL SSB DX contest as a Multi/Multi entry.  QSL via
DK4VW.

ANTIGUA, V2.  Operators K1DG, K1QX and W1MD will be QRV as V26F as a
Multi/Single entry in the ARRL SSB DX contest.  QSL via W1MD.

MICRONESIA, V6.  Mike, KM9D and Jan, KF4TUG are QRV as V63MY using
CW and V63TO using SSB, respectively, from Turuaimu Island, IOTA
OC-167, for about one week.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters.  QSL
via OM2SA.

BRUNEI, V8.  Kanzi, JA4ENL is QRV as V85NL until March 9.  Activity
is on 80 to 12 meters using mostly CW.  QSL to home call.  In
addition, special call V88NBD25 is active until March 10 in
celebration of 25 years of Brunei independence.  QSL via operators'
instructions.

BERMUDA, VP9.  Operators W3MF and K3PH will be QRV as VP9I in the
ARRL SSB DX contest.  Outside the contest, they are active as
VP9/homecalls.  QSL via N1HRA.

VENEZUELA, YV.  Operators YY5EBV, YV5BM and YV5KG will be QRV as
YV5KG as a Multi Single/High Power entry in the ARRL SSB DX contest.
QSL via YV5KG.
 
CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7.  A group of operators are QRV as ZL7T from the
fishing village of Kaiangaroa until March 10.  Activity is on 160 to
10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK with four stations active
simultaneously.  QSL via ZL2AL.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL International SSB DX Contest,
NCCC Sprint, Wake-Up! QRP Sprint, Open Ukraine RTTY Championship,
SKCC Weekend Sprint, UBA Spring CW Contest, DARC 10-Meter Digital
Contest and Nova Scotia ARA CW Contest will certainly keep
contesters busy this weekend.  The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW
Championship is scheduled for March 11.  The CLARA HF Contest is
scheduled for March 10 to 11 and March 14 to 15.  Please see March
QST, page 78 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
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