ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD010 (2006)

ARLD010 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 10  ARLD010
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  March 9, 2006
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD010 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, VK2YJS, QRZ DX, 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.

JAMAICA, 6Y.  Tomas, LY1DF will be QRV as 6Y5/LY1DF from March 12 to
18.  Activity will be on 40 to 15 meters using CW only.  QSL via

MALAWI, 7Q.  Les, 7Q7LA and Harry, 7Q7HB are QRV using mainly
digital modes and SSTV.  Their length of stay is unknown.  QSL both
calls via G0IAS.
CROATIA, 9A.  Members of the Jan Hus radio club are QRV as 9A35Y
until the end of 2006 to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the club.
Activity is on 160 to 2 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL via

NEPAL, 9N.  Stig, LA7JO is QRV as 9N7JO until April.

MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3.  Rosel, DL3KWR and Hardy, DL3KWF are QRV as
CT3/DL3KWR and CT3/DL3KWF, respectively, until March 23.  Activity
is mostly CW and on the newer bands.  QSL to home calls.

PHILIPPINES, DU.  A group of Filipino and Japanese hams are QRV with
special callsign DZ1JP until March 12 to celebrate the 50th
anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
Activity is on 160 meters, 6 and 2 meters and EME.  QSL via JA1HGY.
JERSEY, GJ.  Pete, K8PT, Craig, K3PLV, Tom, W8JWN and Jim, N1NK are
QRV as MJ/home call until March 15.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK with two stations operating 24 hours a
day.  MJ/W8JWN may try using SSTV near the end of the operation.
QSL to home calls.

ST. LUCIA, J6.  Jack, K9JE will be QRV as J68AR from March 16 to 30.
QSL to home call.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2.  Jerry, P29ZAD, Norm, P29NB, Tommy, P29TL and
Peter, P29KPH will be QRV as P29K on Kranket Island, IOTA OC-258,
from March 17 to 20.  Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters.  QSL via
LZ1JZ.  Meanwhile, Bernhard, DL2GAC will be QRV as P29VMS after
March 12 to late March or early April from a few IOTA groups,
including Bougainville Island, IOTA OC-135 and the Shortland
Islands, IOTA OC-162.  QSL to home call.

ICELAND, TF.  In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the
Icelandic Radio Amateurs, all TF amateurs are allowed to use the
special prefix TF60 throughout 2006.

BENIN, TY.  Ronald, PA3EWP, Andrea, IK1PMR, Claudia, K2LEO and Tom,
GM4FDM will be QRV as TY5WP, TY1MR, TY2LEO, and TY4TW, respectively,
from March 15 to 20.  Activity will be on all bands.  QSL TY1MR and
TY2LEO via IK1PMR.  QSL TY5WP via PA7FM and TY4TW via GM4FDM.
be QRV as RI1PXC from Kolguev Island, IOTA EU-085, from March 14 to
20.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  They
plan on also being active in the upcoming Russian DX contest as
RI1PI.  QSL both calls via UA9XC.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2.  Bob, W4OWY, and Mark, W9OP will be QRV as
V25WY and V25OP, respectively, from March 13 to 19.  Activity will
be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL direct to home

AUSTRALIA, VK.  The Hornsby and Districts ARC will be QRV as VK2MA
on March 12 to celebrate 100 years of Hornsby Shire in northern
Sydney, New South Wales.  They will be QRV on 40 meters starting
around 2300Z on March 11.  They may also be active on IRLP node 6338
and on EchoLink with VK2ZPT-L.  QSL via operators' instructions.

will be QRV as VP5/VE3OP from March 12 to 22.  Activity will be on
160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  QSL direct to VE3OP.

OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC.  The following operation is approved
for DXCC credit:  Iraq, YI/OM2DX, operation commencing June 9, 2003.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The RSGB Commonwealth CW Contest, Idaho
QSO Party, AGCW QRP CW Contest, Oklahoma QSO Party, EA PSK31
Contest, North American RTTY Sprint, UBA Spring CW Contest, NSARA
Contest and the Wisconsin QSO Party are all scheduled for this
weekend.  Please see March QST, page 98 and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest websites for details.