ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD013 (2006)

ARLD013 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 13  ARLD013
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  March 30, 2006
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD013 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, TA3J, UA4CC, the 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.

BARBADOS, 8P.  G3RWL is QRV as 8P6DR until April 6.  QSL to home

PAKISTAN, AP.  AP2IA is usually QRV on 20 meters from around 1230 to
1320z and then from 0525 to 0630z.  QSL to home call.

SOUTH SHETLANDS.  DT8A has been active on 30 meters around 2030z, 20
meters around 2230z and 40 meters around 2100z.  QSL via HL2FDW.

IRAN, EP.  Ali, EP3AG is usually QRV on 20 meters using RTTY between
0800 and 0900z and then from 1330 to 1530z.
REUNION ISLAND, FR.  Jules, FR1AN can usually be found on 17 meters
using SSB as early as 1100z up until 1500z.  QSL via N5FTR.
SAINT MARTIN, FS.  John, K9EL will be QRV as FS/K9EL from April 3 to
11.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters.  QSL to home call.

HUNGARY, HA.  As of March 29, 2006, Hungarian amateurs now have
access to 50 to 52 MHz on a secondary, non-interference basis.  They
also now have access to 7.1 to 7.2 MHz.

ITALY, I.  Operators IW9GUR, IW9HLM, IT9CVO, IT9RKR and IW9HQP are
active as IE9/homecalls from Ustica Island, IOTA EU-051, until April
2.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, excluding 30 meters.  QSL to
home calls.

ST. LUCIA, J6.  Oleh, KD7WPJ is QRV as J6/homecall until April 5.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

BULGARIA, LZ.  Members of the Bulgarian Federation of Radio Amateurs
are active as LZ80R from their HQ to commemorate the 80th
anniversary of the first radio amateur club in Bulgaria.  They are
active until the end of the year.  QSL via LZ1BJ.

BONAIRE, CURACAO, PJ2.  Andy will be QRV as PJ4/W9NJY from Bonaire
from April 1 to 11.  He plans to be active using mostly CW, on 40 to
10 meters, with a little SSB and digital.  QSL via WD9DZV.

FERNANDO de NORONHA, PY0F.  Orlando, PT2OP is QRV as ZV0F until
April 4.  He is here on holiday, but will be active generally every
night after 2200z, and eventually during the day, on 80 to 10 meters
using SSB.  QSL to home call.

TURKEY, TA.  Berkin, TA3J will be QRV as TA3J/0 from Sican Adasi,
Rat Island, IOTA AS-115, from April 1 to 22.  Activity is on 160 to
10 meters, including the newer bands and 2 meters, using all modes.
QSL via TA3YJ.

CORSICA, TK.  Jean, F5NHJ is QRV as TK/F5NHJ near Ajaccio until
April 4.  He is active holiday style using QRP CW.  QSL to home

CHAGOS ISLANDS, VQ9.  Larry, VQ9LA is QRV using RTTY on 40 meters
around 0130z.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA.  Members of Radio Club REMO will be QRV as R4G
from April 1 to 20 to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the first
astronaut space flight on board the Russian spaceship Vostok.  QSL
via RZ4CWW.

INDIA, VU.  A group of Indian amateurs are QRV as AT0AI from Arnala
Island, IOTA AS-169, off the coast of Mumbai, until April 2.
Activity is on all bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK31 and other
digital modes.  QSL via VU2SWS.

SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO, YU.  To commemorate the 500th anniversary of
the city of Senta, amateur radio operators from here are using 500
in their callsigns until December 31.

ALBANIA, ZA.  ZA1Z can usually be found on 40 meters using CW after

OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC.  The following operation is approved
for DXCC credit: Peter 1 Island, 3Y0X, operations from February 8 to
19, 2006.

Contest, 50th Annual QCWA Spring QSO Party, Missouri QSO Party,
Montana QSO Party, Low Power CW Spring Sprint, RSGB RoPoCo 1, ARS
Spartan CW Sprint are all scheduled for this weekend.  The YLRL
DX-YL to NA-YL CW Contest runs from April 4 to 6.  The 144 MHz
Spring Sprint runs for four hours on April 4.  Please see April QST,
page 100, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.