ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD011 (2008)

ARLD011 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 11  ARLD011
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  March 6, 2008
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD011 DX news

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

CONGO, 9Q.  Station 9Q1EK has been active on 160 meters around 0450z
and 15 meters around 1000 to 1300z.  QSL via SM5DJZ.

NAURU, C2.  Dick, C21DL has been active using RTTY on 20 meters
around 2230 to 0130z.  QSL via DJ2EH.

GERMANY, DA.  Operators Axel, DH8AK, Sebastian, DO6ELW, Dirk, DK4DJ
and Henning, DK9LB will be QRV as homecalls/p from Fehmarn Island,
IOTA EU-128, from March 14 to 21.  They will also activate
Lighthouse Marienleuchte - Old Tower, ARLHS FED-151, and Lighthouse
Marienleuchte - New Tower, ARLHS FED-016.  Activity will be on 80 to
10 meters using SSB, PSK31 and SSB on 2 meters.  QSL to home calls.

IRAN, EP.  Sadegh, EP3HF has been QRV on 15 meters around 0930z and
then 17 meters around 1000z.  QSL direct.

CLIPPERTON ISLAND, FO.  A large group of operators are QRV as TX5C
until March 17.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and

ST. VINCENT, J8.  Babs, DL7AFS and Lot, DJ7ZG are QRV as
J8/homecalls until March 20.  Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using
mostly SSB, RTTY and PSK.  QSL both calls via DL7AFS.

BELGIUM, ON.  Members of the radio club OSA are active during 2008
as ON70REDSTAR in commemoration of the Red Star Line shipping
company.  QSL via ON4OSA.

DENMARK, OZ.  Look for DK9LO to be QRV as OZ/DK9LO from Romo Island,
IOTA EU-125, from March 8 to 21.  QSL to home call.

EGYPT, SU.  Mustapha, DL1BDF plans to be QRV from the EARA club
station SU0ARA from March 11 to 19.  Activity will be on all HF
bands.  He hopes to obtain permission to operate on 80 meters as
well.  QSL via SU1KM.

ICELAND, TF.  Look for Alex, RA3MR, Artem, RD3MA, Dmitry, RA3MF,
Helen, RV3ACA, Valery, RZ6AU and Serge, UA1ANA to be QRV as
TF/homecalls and TF/RK3MWL from March 11 to 18.  They will also use
the special call TF4Y in the upcoming Russian DX Contest.  Activity
will be on all bands with an emphasis on the newer and low bands.
QSL all calls via RV3ACA.

GABON, TR.  Alain, TR8CA has been active on 160 and 80 meters using
CW from around 0500 to 0600z.  QSL via F6CBC.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2.  Chris, M0AJT is QRV as V26CC until March
14.  Activity is on the HF bands using mostly CW with some SSB.  He
plans to be an entry in the RSGB Commonwealth contest.  QSL to home
call.  In addition, Bob, W4OWY and Mark, W9OP are QRV as V25WY and
V25OP, respectively, until March 18.  Activity is on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and RTTY, with an emphasis on 160 and 80 meters
if conditions permit.  QSL to home calls.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4.  Nick, G4FAL is QRV as V4/G4FAL from St.
Kitts, IOTA NA-104, until March 10.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters
using mainly CW.  This includes an entry in the RSGB Commonwealth
contest.  QSL to home call.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5.  Nigel, G3TXF plans to be QRV from
Providenciales using special callsign VQ5XF in the RSGB Commonwealth
contest.  Outside the contest he may be active as VP5/G3TXF.  QSL
both calls to home call.

VIET NAM, XV.  Shim, XV3AA is QRV from Danang until March 10.  He is
active using PSK31 on 20 meters and 17 meters SSB.  QSL via JA6UHG.

TOKELAU, ZK3.  Udo, DL9HCU is QRV as ZK3HC until March 16.  He has
been active on 20 and 17 meters at various times.  QSL to home call.

OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit:  Equatorial Guinea, 3C7Y, 2007 operation.

Sprint CW Ladder, HA3NS Sprint Memorial CW Contest, RSGB
Commonwealth CW Contest, AGCW QRP CW Contest, Oklahoma QSO Party, EA
PSK31 Contest, SOC Marathon CW Sprint, Idaho QSO Party, SKCC Weekend
Sprintathon, UBA Spring CW Contest, Nova Scotia ARA Contest and the
Wisconsin QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this
upcoming weekend.  The CLARA and Family HF Contest runs from March
11 and 12.  Please see March QST, page 74 and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest web sites for details.