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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD014 (2006)

ARLD014 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 14  ARLD014
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  April 6, 2006
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD014 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.

SWAZILAND, 3DA.  Vlad, UA4WHX is QRV as 3DA0VB.  He is active mainly
on 80 to 15 meters using mostly CW.  His length of stay is unknown.
QSL to home call.

MAURITANIA, 5T.  Fernando, EA1BT is QRV as 5T6BT until April 16.
Activity is on all bands.  QSL via EA4URE.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Simon, M0BOX is QRV as 8Q7BO from the Kuredu Island
Resort, IOTA AS-018, until April 20.  He is active during his spare
time on 40 to 10 meters using mostly digital modes, and possibly SSB
and SSTV.  QSL to home call.

CHILE, CE.  Marco, CE6TBN and Zoli, HA1AG plan to be QRV as XR4PI
from Pupuya Island, a new IOTA, until April 9.  Their operating
times may vary.  QSL via HA1AG.

PHILIPPINES, DU.  Rag, LA6FJA is QRV as DU1/KI4KJP from Luzon
Island, IOTA OC-042, until May 1.  Activity is on 80, 40, 30, 20 and
17 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  QSL via WY4N.

LIBERIA, EL.  Pat, EI5IF is QRV as EL2PM for about six weeks while
here with the Irish Army Peacekeepers.  Of late he has been active
on 20 meters using SSB around 0900z.  QSL to home call.

ARMENIA, EK.  Antoni, EK8WA has been active using RTTY on 20 meters
around 1300z.  QSL via SP9ERV.

ENGLAND, G.  Geoff, G0PFH is QRV as GX2UG from Holy Island, IOTA
EU-120, until April 8.  Activity is on 40 and 20 meters SSB.  QSL
via G2UG.

WALES, GW.  Special event call GB0MPA is active until early May in
commemoration of the RMS Carpathia, the ship that rescued 705
survivors from the RMS Titanic in April 1912.  MPA was the callsign
of the RMS Carpathia.  QSL via GW0ANA.

GUINEA BISSAU, J5.  IK2ILH and IV3DHD will be QRV as J5UCW and
J5UAF, respectively, from Caboxangue from April 9 to 12 in their
spare time.  Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY.  QSL to home calls.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2.  Joe, W8GEX is QRV as W8GEX/KP2 until April
23 on all bands.  He may also be QRV on the 60-meter channel 5
frequency of 5403.5 kHz.  QSL to home call.

PERU, OA.  Daniel, DL5YWM is QRV from Lima as OA4/DL5YWM until April
30.  He is active during his free time and will try 160 and 80
meters.  QSL to home call.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2.  Jerry, P29ZAD has been active using RTTY on
20 meters from around 0940 to 1330z.
WESTERN SAHARA, S0.  A large group of operators will be QRV as S01R
from Tifariti from April 11 to 16.  They will be active with four
stations on 160 to 10 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  QSL
via EA5RM.

TURKEY, TA.  Eric, SM1TDE is QRV as TA4/SM1TDE from Kemer until
April 16.  He also plans to be active as TA0/SA1A from IOTA groups
AS-099 and AS-115.

GUATEMALA, TG.  Marcos, EA1APV is QRV as HR6/EA1APV from Roatan
Island, IOTA NA-057, until April 14.  QSL to home call.

HONG KONG, VR2.  Walter, VR2IG and Charlie, VR2XMT can usually be
found active on 20 meters SSB after 1200z.

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC.  The following operations are approved
for DXCC credit: Somalia, 6O0N, operation from January 18 through
February 18, 2006; and Iraq, YI3SRA, operation commencing October 3,

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Japan International DX CW Contest,
ARCI Spring CW QSO Party, EU CW Spring Sprint, Georgia QSO Party,
Yuri Gagarin International DX CW Contest, Montana QSO Party, UBA
Spring SSB Contest, SARL Hamnet 40-Meter Simulated Emergency SSB
Contest and the NAQCC 80-Meter Straight Key/Bug CW Sprint  will
certainly keep contester busy this weekend.  The YLRL DX-YL to NA-YL
SSB Contest and the 222 MHz Spring Sprint are scheduled for April 11
to 13, and April 12, respectively.  Please see April QST, pages 100
and 101, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.


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