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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD012 (2018)

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DX Bulletin 12  ARLD012
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  March 15, 2018
To all radio amateurs   

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ARLD012 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
KK9A, ON4EI, W2TT, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News,
DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y.  Rich, KE1B and Anna, W6NN will be QRV as
9Y4/home calls from March 19 to 31 from Tobago, IOTA SA-009.
Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB,
RTTY and PSK.  This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide
WPX SSB contest.  QSL to home calls.

BHUTAN, A5.  Zorro, JH1AJT, Jin, JF1IST and Champ, E21EIC are QRV as
A5A until March 18.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB
and RTTY.  There is a focus on using FT8 as well.  QSL via JH1AJT.

IRELAND, EI.  Oliver, ON4EI will be QRV as EI8GQB from March 18 to
28.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using mainly green energy.
He will be active as EI7T in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB
contest.  For QSL see QRZ.com .

NEW CALEDONIA, FK.  Alex, 5B4ALX will be QRV as FK/5B4ALX from March
20 to April 4.  Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB,
RTTY and JT65.  This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide
WPX SSB contest.  QSL via IZ4AMS.

FRENCH GUIANA, FY.  Hartwig, DL7BC is QRV as FY/DL7BC/p near Cayenne
until March 26.  He plans to be active as TO2BC in the BARTG RTTY
contest and the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL to home
call.

JERSEY, GJ.  Kazu, JK3GAD is QRV as MJ0CFW until March 18.  He will
be active as MJ5Z in the Russian DX contest.  QSL via LoTW.

HONDURAS, HR.  Dave, VE3VSM is QRV as VE3VSM/HR9 from Roatan Island,
IOTA NA-057, until March 19.  Activity is holiday style on 20 and 15
meters using CW.  This includes being an entry in the Russian DX
contest.  QSL direct to home call.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1.  Take, JG8NQJ is QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1 for three
months.  Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using CW and
RTTY.  QSL via JA8CJY.

AUSTRIA, OE.  Operators RW3AH and HB9RB will be QRV as 4U1A in the
Russian DX contest from one of the stations at the Vienna
International Centre.  QSL through UA3DX.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0.  While preparing for the 2018 World Radio Team
Championship, operators OH6KZP and OH6UM will be QRV as OH0X in the
Russian DX contest.  QSL via OH2TA.

CURACAO, PJ2.  Andreas, DK5ON is QRV as PJ2/DK5ON until March 27.
Activity is on 80 to 6 meters, and possibly 160 meters, using CW,
SSB, RTTY and other digital modes.  This includes being an entry in
the Russian DX contest and the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB
contest.  QSL to home call.

BONAIRE, PJ4.  John, KK9A will be QRV as PJ4/KK9A from March 19 to
25.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  He
plans to be QRV as PJ4R in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB
contest as a Single Op/All Band entry.  QSL via WD9DZV.

CAMEROON, TJ.  A group of operators are QRV as TJ3TT until March 29.
Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL direct to I2YSB.

REPUBLIC OF CONGO, TN.  Members of the Tifariti Gang and DXFriends
are QRV as TN5R from Brazzaville until March 19.  Activity is on 160
to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL via EA5RM.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5.  Ross, W2TT and John, AF3K will be
QRV as VP5/home calls from Caicos, IOTA NA-002, from March 20 to 27.
Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8 and MSK
on 6 meters.  This includes being active as VP5P in the upcoming CQ
World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL VP5P via W2TT.

INDIA, VU.  Special call AU2ODI is QRV until March 19 to celebrate
the 2018 East India Ham Meet at Puri Beach, Odisha.  Activity is on
40, 20 and 15 meters.  QSL via VU2GIN.

MEXICO, XE.  Special event station 6E3MAYA will be QRV from March 17
to 21 from several regions in Mexico to commemorate Maya culture.
QSL via XE3N.

BURKINA FASO, XT.  Harald, DF2WO will be QRV as XT2AW from March 19
to April 10.  Max, DK1MAX will join him and be active as XT2MAX from
March 23 to April 2.  Activity will be on the HF bands, including 6
meters, using CW and FT8.  QSL XT2AW via M0OXO and XT2MAX direct to
DK1MAX.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The BARTG HF RTTY Contest, Russian DX
Contest, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
AGCW VHF/UHF CW Contest, Louisiana QSO Party, Virginia QSO Party,
Feld Hell Sprint and the UBA 80-Meter Spring SSB Contest are all on
tap for this upcoming weekend.

The Bucharest Contest and Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest are
scheduled for March 19.

The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt
are scheduled for March 21.
     
The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see March 2018 QST, page 85, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
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