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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD023 (2006)

ARLD023 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 23  ARLD023
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  June 8, 2006
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD023 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, S56A, 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.

SPRATLY ISLANDS.  Tex, 9M2TO will be QRV as 9M0/9M2TO from Layang
Layang Island, IOTA AS-051, beginning 1200z on June 9 until 2200z on
June 12.  Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW.  QSL via

SENEGAL, 6W.  Didier, F6ELE is QRV as 6W2/F6ELE from Carabane
Island, IOTA AF-078, until June 15.  Activity is on 40, 20 and 15
meters.  QSL to home call.

MALAWI, 7Q.  Bill, KC4D is QRV as 7Q7WW while on a missionary trip
to Embangweni until June 23.  Activity is on the low bands using
mostly CW during his morning and evening hours.  QSL to home call.

NEPAL, 9N.  Toshi, JA8BMK will be QRV as 9N7WW and 9N7BMK from
Kathmandu from June 11 to 19.  Activity will be mainly on 40, 20 and
15 meters, and possibly 17 and 10 meters, using CW and SSB.  QSL
direct via JA8UWT.

MARTINIQUE, FM.  Tom, KC0W is QRV as TO0O until June 24.  Activity
is on all HF bands using CW and SSB.  QSL direct to home call.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO.  Alain, FO5RH is QRV from Tatakoto Island,
IOTA OC-066, until July 25.

ITALY, I.  Operators from ARMI and ARI Formia will be QRV as IQ0FM/p
from Terracina on June 11 in conjunction with Italian Navy Day.
Meanwhile, II5MD will also be QRV from June 11 to 13 in celebration
of Antonio Meucci Day.  QSL via IK5DND.

JAPAN, JA.  Special event station 8J5TOSA is QRV until August 31 to
celebrate the Tosa Expo.  Activity is on all bands and modes.  QSL
via bureau.

SVALBARD, JW.  Juergen, DJ3KR is QRV as JW/DJ3KR until June 18.
Activity is on all HF bands and 6 meters using CW.  QSL to home

SEYCHELLES, S7.  S79RS has been active on 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10
meters at various times during the day.  QSL via IZ8CLM.

MOUNT ATHOS, SV/A.  Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A has been active on 20
meters between 0000 and 0100z and then from 1130 to 1245z.  He has
also been active on 12 meters around 1800z.

WEST KIRIBATI, T30.  Yoon, 6K2AVL will be QRV as T30AV for about one
week.  QSL to home call.

BERMUDA, VP9.  Jon, N0JK is QRV as VP9/N0JK until June 12.  He plans
to be a serious entry in the ARRL June VHF QSO Party on 6 and 2
meters and 70 cm.  QSL to home call.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, ZK1.  Hector, EA3EKS is QRV as ZK1EKS until June
13.  Activity is on 20, 15 and 10 meters.  QSL to home call.

OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit: Afghanistan, T61AA, current operation
effective May 23, 2006.

BULLETIN CORRECTION.  As reported in DX Bulletin ARLD022, the
Flatholm Island, IOTA EU-124, operation was from Wales, NOT

NCCC Sprint Ladder, ANARTS World Wide RTTY Contest, Portugal Day
Contest, Asia-Pacific SSB Sprint, GACW WWSA CW DX Contest and the
REF DDFM 6-meter Contest are all scheduled for this weekend.  The
NAQCC Straight Key/Bug Sprint is scheduled for June 14.  Please see
June QST, page 98 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for


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