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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD009 (2020)

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DX Bulletin 9  ARLD009
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 27, 2020
To all radio amateurs   

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This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AA4NC, KK9A, W3UR, 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.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Ivan, UR9IDX is QRV as 8Q7VR from Naifaru Island,
IOTA AS-013.  Activity has been mainly on 80 and 40 meters using CW
with some SSB.  His length of stay is unknown.  QSL via EA5EL.

RWANDA, 9X.  Harald, DF2WO will be QRV as 9X2AW from March 4 to 22.
Activity will be on the HF bands, possibly including 160 meters and
Satellite QO-100 upon requests, using mainly FT8 with some CW and
SSB.  QSL via M0OXO.

TAIWAN, BV.  Special event station BV120SU is QRV until August 4 to
celebrate the 120th anniversary of Soochow University.  Activity is
on the HF bands.  QSL via BU2EQ.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4.  Will, AA4NC and Ron, AA4VK will be QRV as
H44NC and H44VK, respectively, from March 1 to 3.  Activity will be
holiday style on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8.  QSL H44NC via
EA5GL and H44VK direct to home call.

PANAMA, HP.  Operators Alvaro, HP1DAV, Jay, HP3AK, Roger, G4BVY,
Peter, G4CLA and Martin, GD4XUM will be QRV as H33K from
Volcan/Province Chiriqui from March 2 to 13.  Activity will be on
160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.  This includes being an
entry in the upcoming ARRL International DX SSB contest.  QSL direct
to HP1DAV.

ITALY, I.  Special event stations IO3RT and IO3AF are QRV until the
end of May to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Arturo Ferrarin's
first flight from Rome to Tokyo.  Activity is on 80 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL both calls to IQ3BM.

OGASAWARA, JD1.  Operators Take, JA1UII and Kami, JH1HHC are QRV as
JD1BON and JD1BPH, respectively, from Komagari, Chichijima Island,
IOTA AS-031, until March 5.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8.  QSL to home calls.
  
PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2.  Will, AA4NC and Ron, AA4VK are QRV as P29NC
and P29VK, respectively, until March 1.  Activity is holiday style
on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8.  QSL P29NC via EA5GL and
P29VK direct to home call.
     
ARUBA, P4.  John, KK9A will be QRV as P40A from March 1 to 8.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  This
includes being an entry in the upcoming ARRL International DX SSB
contest.  QSL via WD9DZV.

SOMALIA, T5.  Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO from Mogadishu until March
25.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, with an emphasis on 60 meters,
using CW, SSB and FT8.  QSL direct to home call.

EAST KIRIBATI, T32.  Ken, KH6QJ will be QRV as T32AZ from Christmas
Island, IOTA OC-024, from March 4 to 11.  Activity is on the HF
bands, mainly on 80 meters, using SSB.  This includes being active
in the upcoming ARRL International DX SSB contest.  QSL to home
call.

BELIZE, V3.  Iain, G4SGX plans to be QRV as V31GX from Ambergris
Caye, IOTA NA-073, during March.  This includes being an entry in
the upcoming RSGB Commonwealth contest.  QSL via M0OXO.

BRUNEI, V8.  Special event station V84HSK is QRV until March 2 to
commemorate the 36th anniversary of the country's independence.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
QSL direct to V85TL.

SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS, VP8.  Members of the Perseverance DX Group are
QRV as VP8PJ from Signy Island, IOTA AN-008, until March 5.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 in
DXpedition mode.  QSL via M0URX.

VANUATU, YJ.  Will, AA4NC and Ron, AA4VK will be QRV as YJ0NC and
YJ0VK, respectively, from New Hebrides, IOTA OC-035, from March 3 to
6.  Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using CW, SSB and
FT8.  QSL YJ0NC via EA5GL and YJ0VK direct to home call.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8.  Sigfrido, Z81S, a member of the United Nations
Mission in South Sudan has been active on 20 meters using SSB around
1630 to 1730z.  QSL direct to IT9YVO.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF.  Joel, NF3R will be QRV as ZF2RJ from March 3 to
10.  Activity will be on the HF bands.  This includes being an entry
in the upcoming ARRL International DX SSB contest.  QSL via LoTW.
     
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The North American RTTY QSO Party, North
American Collegiate RTTY Championship, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP
80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, Feld Hell Sprint, EurAsia HF
Championship, FT4 DX Contest, UBA DX CW Contest, South Carolina QSO
Party, SARL Hamnet 40-Meter Simulated Emergency Contest and North
Carolina QSO Party are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship is scheduled for March 2.

The AGCW YL-CW Party and ARS Spartan CW Sprint are scheduled for
March 3.
 
The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, 40-meter QRP
CW Fox Hunt and Phone Fray are scheduled for March 4.

Please see February QST, page 81, March QST, page 79, and the ARRL
and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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