ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD011 (2006)

ARLD011 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 11  ARLD011
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  March 16, 2006
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD011 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, UA3FDX, 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.

MAURITIUS, 3B8.  Jose, ON4LAC is QRV as 3B8/ON4LAC until May 13.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  QSL to
home call.

AZERBAIJAN, 4J.  Mir, UA3FDX and Pavel, RA3AUM are QRV as 4J0DX and
4J0AUM, respectively, until March 27.  Activity is on 80 to 10
meters, and possibly 160 meters, using CW and SSB.  They will also
be QRV in both the Russian DX contest and the upcoming CQ WPX
contest as 4J0DX.  QSL both calls via UA3FDX.

SINGAPORE, 9V.  Selva, 9V1UV will be QRV in the BARTG RTTY contest
using the Singapore Amateur Radio Transmitting Society's special
contest callsign S65X.  QSL via PA0KHS.

BAHAMAS, C6.  Foster, W1CGT is QRV as W1CGT/C6A from South Andros,
Kemps Bay until March 24.  Activity is on 40 to 6 meters.  He will
also be active with APRS as W1CGT-8 via the ISS and on HF.  QSL to
home call.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9.  Vlad, UA4WHX is QRV as C91VB.  He has been active
on 30 and 17 meters using CW at various times.  His length of stay
is unknown.  QSL to home call.

GERMANY, DA.  Thirty operators are QRV as DA0HEL from Helgoland
Island, IOTA EU-127, until March 21.  They will also activate the
Helgoland Lighthouse, ARLHS FED-101.  Activity is on the IOTA
frequencies, using CW, SSB and digital modes.  QSL via bureau.

BALEARIC ISLAND, EA6.  Look for four Croatian amateurs to be QRV as
EA6/9A8MM from Ibiza in the Russian DX Contest.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8.  Look for special call ED8CLL to be QRV on
March 19 from the La Luz Castle on Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, IOTA
AF-004.  Activity will be on 20 to 10 meters, including 17 meters,
using CW and SSB and possibly RTTY and PSK as well.  They may also
be active on 15 meters as EF8CLL.  QSL via EC8AUA.

TAJIKISTAN, EY.  Ark, UA4CC, Roman, UR0MC, Nodir, EY8MM, Alex, EY8CQ
and Artem, EY8BA will be QRV as EY0R from Dushanbe in the Russian DX
contest as a Multi Op/All Bands/Single Transmitter Mixed entry.
Before and after the contest look for EY8/UA4CC and EY8/UR0MC to be
active on all bands, especially on the newer and lower bands using
CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL via their home callsigns.

HAITI, HH.  Jan, K4QD and Bill, W4WX will be QRV as HH4/homecalls
from March 20 to 31.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using all
modes.  QSL direct to home calls.

FINLAND, OH.  OH1/DL2SWW and OH1/DL2VFR will be QRV from Korppoo
Island, IOTA EU-096, until March 29.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters
using mostly CW with some SSB and RTTY.  QSL via the bureau.

ALAND ISLAND, OH0.  Look for OH1JT, OH1RX, OH5DX and OH9MM to be QRV
as OH0Z in the Russian DX contest as either a Multi/Single or
Multi/2 entry.  QSL via W0MM.  Meanwhile, Toni, OH2UA and Marko,
OH4JFN will be QRV as OH0B in the Russian DX contest as a
Multi/Single entry.  QSL via OH2BH.

ST. MAARTEN, PJ5.  Joeke, PA0VDV will be QRV as PJ6/PA0VDV from Saba
Island, IOTA NA-145, from March 19 to April 5.  He will be using
only CW.  QSL to home call.

GREECE, SV.  Special event callsign SY05AIA is active until June 15
to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the International Airport in
Athens.  QSL via SV2FWV.

PALAU, T8.  Hide, JM1LJS is QRV as T80W until March 20.  Activity is
on 80 to 6 meters, including the newer bands, using CW, SSB, AM and
FM.  QSL to home call.

GUATEMALA, TG.  Marcos, EA1APV plans to be QRV as TG7M from
Guatemala City from March 22 to 26.  This includes an entry in the
upcoming CQ WPX contest.  QSL direct to home call.

CANADA, VE.  Members of the Club Radio Amateur de Quebec will be QRV
as VE2CRAQ from March 18 to 26 in celebration of the 80th
anniversary of its founding.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8.  Jim, N6TJ will be QRV as ZD8Z from March 19
to 30.  This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ WPX contest.  QSL
via VE3HO.

International Mobile Contest, BARTG Spring RTTY Contest, Russian DX
Contest, AGCW VHF/UHF Contest, CLARA and Family HF Contest, Virginia
QSO Party, UBA 6-Meter Spring Contest, 9K 15-Meter Contest and the
Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest will certainly keep contesters busy
this weekend.  Please see March QST, pages 98 and 99, and the ARRL
and WA7BNM contest websites for details.