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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD010 (2012)

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QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 10  ARLD010
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  March 8, 2012
To all radio amateurs   

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

LESOTHO, 7P.  Gert, ZS6AYU is QRV as 7P8GF until March 13.  Activity
is on 40 to 10 meters using only CW.  QSL to home call.

MALTA, 9H.  Peter, G3PHO is QRV as 9H3C from Gozo Island, IOTA
EU-023, until March 15.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters and possibly
160 meters.  This includes an entry in the RSGB Commonwealth
contest.  QSL to home call.
 
KUWAIT, 9K.  Some members of the Kuwait ARS are QRV as 9K2F from
Failaka Island, IOTA AS-118, until March 12.  QSL via 9K2HN.

TONGA, A3.  A group of operators are QRV as A35YZ until March 24.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK31
with several stations active.  QSL via DL7DF.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA.  Special event station DQ0STRATEX
is QRV until January 31, 2013 to commemorate the March 10 and March
24 launches of the stratospheric balloon projects named StratexB.
Activity is on all bands and modes.  On the balloons an APRS beacon
will be on 144.800 MHz and a speech beacon on 430.375 MHz FM.  QSL
via DK4REX.

BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA, E7.  Special event station E720RS is QRV until
the end of 2012 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the founding
of Republika Srpska, the Serbian entity in Bosnia-Herzegovina.  QSL
via E78CB.

DOMINICA, J7.  Simon, G7SOZ is QRV as J79SZ until March 15.  This
includes an entry in the RSGB Commonwealth contest.  QSL to home
call.

JAPAN, JA.  Special event station 8N5KOCHI is QRV until March 22 to
mark an ARISS school contact from Kochi on Shikoku Island, IOTA
AS-076.  QSL via bureau.

DENMARK, OZ.  Stefan, DL7AOS is QRV as 5P5K until March 24.
Activity is on 80 to 6 meters.  This includes an entry in the
upcoming Russian DX contest.  QSL to home call.

SLOVENIA, S5.  Members of the Radio club Skofja Loka are QRV as
S540DKR until the end of April in celebration of its 40th jubilee.
QSL via S59DKR.
     
SEYCHELLES, S7.  Tom, DL5NEN and Claudia, DO5NEN will be QRV as
S79NEN from Mahe and La Digue, both IOTA AF-024, from March 12 to
28.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
This includes entries in the upcoming CQ WPX SSB and BARTG HF RTTY
contests.  QSL via DO5NEN.

CHAD, TT.  Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as TT8ES from N'Djamena until March
18.  Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and digital modes.  QSL
via IK3GES.

BERMUDA, VP9.  Bob, G3PJT is QRV as VP9/G3PJT until March 15.  This
includes an entry in the RSGB Commonwealth contest.  QSL to home
call.

VIET NAM, XV.  Retu, OH4MDY, plans to be QRV as XV2RZ from March 14
to April 16.  QSL to home call.

CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7.  Dave, VO1AU is QRV as ZL7/VO1AU until March
13.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB.  This includes
being a Single Op/All Band entry in the RSGB Commonwealth contest.
QSL via VO1MX.

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operations are
approved for DXCC credit:  Somalia, 6O0M, 2011 operation.  If you
had this operation rejected, send a note to bmoore (at) arrl.org to
have your record updated.  Burundi, 9U3TMM, reported as December
2011 and January 2012.  If you had this operation rejected, send a
note to bmoore (at) arrl.org to have your record updated.
Afghanistan, T6BP, current operation commencing in 2011.  Macquarie
Island, VK0TH and AX/VK0TH, current operations.  If you had VK0TH
rejected, send a note to bmoore (at) arrl.org to have your record
updated.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The North American RTTY Sprint, RSGB
Commonwealth CW Contest, AWA John Rollins Memorial CW DX Contest,
QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint, AGCW QRP CW Contest, QRP ARCI HF Grid
Square CW Sprint, EA PSK63 Contest, Idaho QSO Party, SKCC Weekend CW
Sprintathon, UBA Spring CW Contest, NSARA SSB Contest and Wisconsin
QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The NAQCC-EU Monthly CW Sprint is scheduled for March 12.  The CW
QRP Fox Hunt, RSGB 80-meter Club CW Championship and CWops Mini-CWT
CW Test are scheduled for March 14.  Please see March QST, page 86
and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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