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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD040 (2009)

ARLD040 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 40  ARLD040
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  October 8, 2009
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD040 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, YV1DIG, 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.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Andrew, G7COD will be QRV as 8Q7AK from Embudu
Island, IOTA AS-013, from October 11 to 25.  Activity will be on 80
to 12 meters using CW and SSB at various times throughout the day.
QSL to home call.

BHUTAN, A5.  Yasuo, JA1FJJ is QRV as A52FJJ until October 20.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  QSL to
home call.

CUBA, CO.  Members of the Camaguey City Radio Club will be QRV as
T47C during the 7th conference of the ''Federacion de
Radioaficionados de Cuba'' on October 10 and 11.  Activity will be on
160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  QSL via operators'

CROZET ISLAND, FT/W.  Flo is QRV as FT5WO and has been active on 20
and 17 meters using SSB around 0900 to 1300z.  He is here until the
end of October.  QSL via F4DYW.

HUNGARY, HA.  Special event call HG0WFF is in use for the next 12
months from different Hungarian National Parks.  Activity will begin
with an operation from the Hortobagy National Park from October 12
to 18.  QSL via HA0HW.

GUINEA-BISSAU, J5.  Jose, CT1DSV plans to be QRV as J5S from October
12 to 18.  Activity will be during his evening hours for one to two
hours.  QSL to home call.

SVALBARD, JW.  Arne, LA7WCA, Maurits, LA3XIA and John, G4ATA are QRV
as JW7WCA, JW3XIA and JW/G4ATA, respectively, until October 13.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home

MIDWAY ISLAND, KH4.  A large group of operators are QRV as K4M from
Sand Island, IOTA OC-030, until October 19.  Activity is on 160 to 6
meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with five to six stations active
simultaneously.  See the K4M website for QSL information.

BULGARIA, LZ.  Members of the Balkan Contest Club are QRV as LZ44WFF
until October 11 during a World Flora Fauna expedition from the
Biosphere Reserve Srebarna.  Activity is on all HF bands using CW,
SSB and various digital modes.  QSL via LZ1KZA.

CZECH REPUBLIC, OK.  Special event station OL22ASE is QRV until
October 15 during the ASE XXII Planetary Congress taking place in
Prague until October 10.  QSL via OK1TIR.

ANTARCTICA.  Station R1ANB from the Nirny Base club has been active
on 40 meters around 1330z.  QSL via RN1ON.

CORSICA, TK.  Operators IK2SNG, IK4RQJ and IZ4BBF are QRV as
TK/homecalls from Calenzana until October 12.  Activity is on 40 to
10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  QSL to home calls.

BENIN, TY.  Operators PA8AD, PA3AN, PA3AWW and PD0CAV are QRV as
TY1MS from Grand Popo until October 30.  Activity is on 160 to 10
meters with three stations active simultaneously.  This includes an
entry in the upcoming CQ WW SSB contest.  QSL via PA3AWW.

INDONESIA, YB.   Hotang, YC0IEM will be QRV as YC0IEM/8 from Ambon
Island, IOTA OC-070,  from October 12 to 30.  QSL via IZ8CCW.

VENEZUELA, YV.  Members of the Radio Club Venezolano are QRV as
YW8AJ from Monagas State until October 12.  Activity is on all HF
bands, including possibly 2 meters, using all modes.  QSL via YV5AJ.

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operations are
approved for DXCC credit:  Nigeria, 5N0EME, 2009 operation; Nigeria,
5N0OCH, current operation (logs in LoTW); and Angola, D2QMN, current

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL EME Contest, North American
RTTY Sprint, 10-10 International 10-10 Day Sprint, Oceania DX CW
Contest, NCCC Sprint, YLRL DX/NA YL Anniversary Contest, Makrothen
RTTY Contest, Pennsylvania QSO Party, EU Autumn CW Sprint, FISTS
Fall CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprint, Arizona QSO Party and the
UBA ON SSB Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend.
The NAQCC Straight Key/Bug CW Sprint is scheduled for October 14.
Please see October QST, page 78, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.


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