ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD011 (2012)

ARLD011 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 11  ARLD011
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  March 15, 2012
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD011 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, XQ7UP, 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.

FIJI, 3D2.  Yoshida, JA1NLX is QRV as 3D2YA on Yageta Island, IOTA
OC-156, until March 21.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using mainly
CW with SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home call.

AZERBAIJAN, 4K.  Axel, DL6KVA is QRV as 4K0CW in Baku until March
20.  This includes an entry in the Russian DX contest.  QSL to home

SENEGAL, 6W.  Mike, RA9FW and Igor, UA9CDC are QRV as 6V7Z from the
Le Calao Resort until March 28.  This includes entries in the
Russian DX contest and the upcoming CQ WPX SSB contest.  QSL via

until April 8.  Activity is generally between 1300 to 1500z on 40 to
6 meters using CW, SSB and PSK31.  QSL via K3IRV.  In addition,
Sergiy, UV5EVJ is QRV as 9Q0HQ/7 from Lubumbashi until May 22.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

BOTSWANA, A2.  Frosty, K5LBU, Keith, VE7MID, Don, VE7DS and Joel,
N5JR will be QRV as A25CF, A25KW, A25DS and A25JR, respectively,
from the Lotsane Safari Lodge from March 18 to 27.  Activity will be
on the HF bands with three stations.  They will be active as A25HQ
in the upcoming CQ WPX SSB contest.  QSL to home calls.

CHILE, CE.  Esteban, XQ7UP will be QRV from Coyhaique from March 17
to 25.  Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using mostly
SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ WPX
SSB contest.  QSL to home call.

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Rick, N6KT will be QRV as D44TRS from Monte Verde
near Mindelo on Ilha do Sao Vicente, IOTA AF-086, from March 17 to
29.  He will be active as D4A in the upcoming CQ WPX SSB contest.
QSL via KU9C.

ETHIOPIA, ET.  Operators UY5LW and UW7LL will be QRV as ET3AA in the
Russian DX contest as a Multi Op entry.  QSL direct to ET3SID.

MONGOLIA, JT.  Enkhbayar, JT1DA will be QRV as JT1F in the Russian
DX contest and will be active on 15 meters.  QSL direct to home
SVALBARD, JW.  Magne, LA2XNA and Jon, LA8HGA are QRV as JW2XNA and
JW8HGA, respectively, until March 20.  Activity is on 160 to 10
meters, with an emphasis on the high bands, using CW, SSB and PSK.
QSL to home calls.

LITHUANIA, LY.  In commemoration of the 22nd anniversary of the Act
of the Re-establishment of the State of Lithuania, special event
station LY22A is QRV until April 11.  QSL via LY5A.
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S2.  Matt, K0KKO and Ed, K0GUV are QRV as
S92DX, S9CW and S9SX from Ilheu das Rolas, IOTA AF-023, until March
23.  Activity is on the HF bands, including 6 meters, using CW, SSB
and EME.  QSL via operators' instructions.

NAMIBIA, V5.  Operators GI4FUM, GI8MIV, GI4DOH and DM3BJ will be QRV
as V5/home calls on March 19 using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  They
plan to be active as V55B in the upcoming CQ WPX SSB contest.  QSL
all calls via GI4FUM.

CANADA, VE.  Special event station XL3T is QRV until the end of
April in remembrance of the RMS Titanic disaster.  QSL via VE3AT.
VIET NAM, XV.  Retu, OH4MDY is QRV as XV2RZ until April 16.
Activity is on 80 to 6 meters with an emphasis on the digital modes.
QSL to home call.

CAMBODIA, XU.  Sei, JA7LU and Kondo, JA2VWG will be QRV as XU7NPD
and XU7DDD, respectively, from Sihanoukville and then from Koh Rong
Samloem Island, IOTA AS-133, from March 22 to 26.  Activity will be
on 40, 20, 10 and 6 meters using SSB and digital modes.  QSL via
operators' instructions.
LAOS, XW.  Alex, XW3DT will be QRV in the Russian DX contest as a
Single Op on 10 meters entry.  QSL direct to home call.
OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operations are
approved for DXCC credit:  Laos, XW1A and XW0ZJZ, current

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The 10-10 International Mobile Contest,
BARTG HF RTTY Contest, Russian DX Contest, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC
Sprint, SARL VHF/UHF Analogue/Digital Contest, CQIR - Ireland
Calling, Oklahoma QSO Party, AGCW VHF/UHF CW Contest, Virginia QSO
Party, Feld Hell Sprint, North Dakota QSO Party and the UBA Spring
6-Meter Contest are all on tap for this weekend.  The Bucharest
Contest and Run for the Bacon QRP Contest are scheduled for March
19.  The QRP CW Fox Hunt is scheduled for March 21.  The CLARA HF
Contest begins March 20 and runs at various times until March 25.
Please see March QST, page 86 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.