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DX Bulletin 9  ARLD009
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  March 3, 2016
To all radio amateurs   

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

EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 3C.  Kenneth, LA7GIA is QRV as 3C7GIA from Malabo
on Bioko Island, IOTA AF-010, until March 13.  Activity is on 80 to
10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL direct to home call.

TUNISIA, 3V.  Ash, KF5EYY will be QRV as 3V8SS in the ARRL
International SSB DX contest.  QSL via LX1NO.

SRI LANKA, 4S.  A group of operators are QRV as 4S7BBG until March
9.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters plus EME on 2 meters and 70 cm.
QSL via OM2FY.

JAMAICA, 6Y.  Robert, N4GU, Dan, W0CN, Kyle, WA4PGM and Everett,
WZ8P will be QRV as 6Y6Y in the ARRL International SSB DX contest.
QSL via operators' instructions.

BARBADOS, 8P.  Charles, 8P6ET will be QRV in the ARRL International
SSB DX contest as an All Band entry.  QSL via KU9C.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Wolfgang, OE1MWW is QRV as 8Q7WK until March 12.
Activity is holiday style on all bands.  QSL to home call.

BAHRAIN, A9.  Max, KE5JA will be QRV as A93JA in the ARRL
International SSB DX contest as an All Band entry.  QSL to home
call.

BAHAMAS, C6.  Ken, AG2K is QRV as C6AKE from New Providence Island,
IOTA NA-001, March 6.  Activity is holiday style.  This includes an
entry in the ARRL International SSB DX contest.  QSL via operator's
instructions.

CHILE, CE.  Members of the Antofagasta Contest Group will be QRV as
CB1H in the ARRL International SSB DX contest.  QSL via CE1DY.

ANGOLA, D2.  Paulo, CT1ITE is QRV as D2/CT1ITE until the end of
March.  Activity is in his spare time on 80 to 10 meters, and
possibly 160 meters, using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Massimo, IZ4DPV will be QRV as D4C in the ARRL
International SSB DX contest.  QSL direct via HB9DUR.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8.  Romeo, S59M will be QRV as ED8M from La Palma,
IOTA AF-004, in the ARRL International SSB DX contest.  QSL via
W3HNK.

ETHIOPIA, ET.  Members of the ET7L team are QRV until April 12.  QSL
via US0LW.

MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO.  Ernoe, DK2AMM, Hans, DL2JGN, Tom, GM4FDM and
Ronald, PA3EWP are QRV as TX7EU from Nuku-Hiva Island, IOTA OC-027,
until March 15.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
various digital modes.  QSL via DK2AMM.

SAN ANDRES AND PROVIDENCIA, HK0.  A group of operators will be QRV
as 5J0P from San Andres Island, IOTA NA-033, from March 6 to 21.
Activity will be on the HF bands and 6 meters.  QSL via SP6IXF.

ARUBA, P4.  Ken, VE3LA is QRV as P4/VE8DX until March 8.  He will be
active as P40M in the ARRL International SSB DX contest.  QSL both
calls direct via LY5W.

BONAIRE, PJ4.  Noah, K2NG, David, NA2AA and Brooke, N2BA are QRV as
PJ4/home calls.  They will be active as PJ4G in the ARRL
International SSB DX contest.  QSL PJ4G via WA2NHA and all others
direct to home calls.

SURINAME, PZ.  Matthew, K0BBC and Ronald, N0AT are QRV as PZ5W from
Lelydorp until March 8.  This includes an entry in the ARRL
International SSB DX contest.  QSL via N0AT.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9.  Bruno, HB9BEI is QRV as S9BK from both
islands until March 7.  Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL to home
call.
 
COSTA RICA, TI.  Kamal, N3KS, Andrius, LY7Z and Nathan, N4YDU are
QRV as TI5/home calls.  They will be active as TI5W in the ARRL
International SSB DX contest.  QSL TI5W direct via N3YIM and all
others via operators' instructions.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4.  Eric, KB1EHE will be QRV as V4/KB1EHE from
St. Kitts from March 9 to 13.  Activity will be holiday style on 80
to 10 meters using SSB.  QSL direct to home call.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V.  Kevin, K6TOP is QRV as VP2V/K6TOP
until March 7.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW.  He will be
active as VP2VGG in the ARRL International SSB DX contest.  QSL via
operator's instructions.

INDONESIA, YB.  Operator YB0NDT will be a Single Op/Single Band on
40 meter entry in the ARRL International SSB DX contest.  QSL via
operator's instructions.

VENEZUELA, YV.  Members of the Radio Club Venezolano Casa Regional
Maracay are QRV using special call sign YW315MCY to celebrate the
founding of Maracay 315 years ago.  QSL via YV4AA.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL International SSB DX Contest,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, Wake-Up.
QRP CW Sprint, Open Ukraine RTTY Championship, UBA Spring 80-Meter
CW Contest, DARC 10-Meter Digital Contest and the SARL Hamnet
40-Meter SSB Simulated Emergency Contest will certainly keep
contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship is scheduled for March 7.
The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for March 8.  The AWA John
Rollins Memorial DX CW Contest, Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT Test and
QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for March 9.

The ARRL National Parks on the Air event runs during all of 2016 to
mark the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

Please see March 2016 QST, page 83, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
web sites for details.
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