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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD013 (2005)

ARLD013 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 13  ARLD013
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  March 31, 2005
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD013 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
MM0BQI, NC1L, W4TXL, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX,
425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

MALAWI, 7Q.  Joe, G3MRC and Janet, M0JMP are now QRV from the lake
shore at Nkhotakota as 7Q7BP and 7Q7YL, respectively.  Activity is
on most HF bands.  QSL via operators' instructions.
BOTSWANA, A2.  Hans, DL7CM and Sid, DM1AYO will be QRV as
A25/homecalls from April 6 to 20.  Activity will be 160 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK.  QSL to home calls.

BHUTAN, A5.  Stig, LA7JO will be QRV as A52JO from April 4 to 15.
QSL via operator's instructions.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6.  Ghis, ON5NT is QRV as A6/ON5NT and has
been active on 17 meters around 1430z.  QSL to home call.

BOLIVIA, CP.  Rene, DF9GR is QRV as CP6/homecall until April 15.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, RTTY and PSK.  QSL to home

SCOTLAND, GM.  Andre, GM3VLB plans to activate the Isle of May, IOTA
EU-123, from April 2 to 9.  QSL via operator's instructions.
Meanwhile, MM0BQI/p will be active from the Summer Isles, IOTA
EU-092, off the Northwest coast, from April 2 to 9.  Activity will
be on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 60 meters, using CW, SSB and
RTTY.  QSL to home call.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ.  Thomas, HZ1EX is here until the end of June.  He
is usually QRV on 40 meters using CW on most days.  QSL via SM0BYD.

ITALY, I.  Members of the MDXC will be QRV as IB0CW from Ventotene
Island, IOTA EU-045, from April 2 to 4.  Activity will be on 80 to 6
meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK.  QSL via IK8RRY.

DENMARK, OZ.  In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth
of Hans Christian Andersen, special event station OZ5HCA is active
until April 30 from Odense, Fyn Island, IOTA EU-172.  QSL via
OZ3FYN.  Meanwhile, DJ4MG and DL1TM are QRV as OZ/homecalls from
Vendsyssel-Thy, IOTA EU-171, until April 14.  Activity is on 160 to
15 meters using SSB and PSK31.  QSL to home calls.

SOMALIA, T5.  Joe, VA6JWT, is QRV as 6O0JT from Galkayo.  He has
been active on 20 meters around 2015 to 2315z.  QSL to home call.

NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ2.  Andy, W9NJY will be QRV as PJ4/W9NJY from
Bonaire, IOTA SA-006, from April 2 to 12.  Activity will be on 40 to
10 meters using mostly CW with some SSB.  QSL via WD9DZV.
BELIZE, V3.  Bill, W4TXL will be QRV as V31WC from Placencia from
April 4 to 11.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters, including the
newer bands, using mostly SSB.  He may concentrate activity on 17
meters.  He is here on vacation, so his operating time varies.  QSL
direct to home call.

NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N.  Jim, VK9NS has been QRV using RTTY on 15
meters around 0100z.  QSL direct.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1.  Rick, AI5P will be QRV as ZK1APX from
April 4 to 12.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using mostly CW.
QSL to home call.
OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC.  The following operations are approved
for DXCC credit: Chad, TT8M, current operation effective March 9,
2005 (this is a correction from the previous bulletin); Chad,
TT8AMO, current operation effective March 9, 2005.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARLHS Annual Spring Lites QSO Party,
Kids Roundup, SP DX Contest, EA RTTY Contest, Missouri QSO Party,
QCWA Spring QSO Party, Montana QSO Party, The RSGB RoPoCo 80-meter
CW contest and the 144 MHz Spring Sprint will certainly keep
contesters busy this weekend.  Please see April QST, page 99 and the
ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.


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