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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD041 (2012)

ARLD041 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 41  ARLD041
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  October 4, 2012
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD041 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, PT2OP, QRZ DX, The Weekly DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News,
The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest
Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.

FIJI, 3D2.  A group of amateurs will be QRV as 3D2OP from the Viti
Levu Lighthouse, WLOTA 0055, on Levu Island, IOTA OC-016, from
October 8 to 14.  Activity will be on the HF bands.  In addition,
they will be active as 3D2AS, 3D2PT, 3D2XC, 3D2ZY and 3D2XB during
this period.  QSL 3D2OP via PT2OP and all others via operators'

NIGER, 5U.  Stations 5U5U, 5U6E and 5U8NK are QRV from Niamey until
October 15.  They are QRV on the HF bands and 6 meters with three
stations active.  QSL 5U5E direct, 5U6E via F6EXV and 5U8NK via

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2.  Shou, JA1XXI is QRV as 9M2/JA1XXI from Port
Dickson until October 15.  Activity is on 20, 15, 10 and 6 meters.
QSL to home call.

NEPAL, 9N.  Fernando, 9N1FE has been active using PSK on 15 meters
around 1100z.  QSL via operator's instructions.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6.  Abdullah, A61Q has been active on 10
meters using CW between 1300 and 1500z.  QSL via EA7FTR.

SABLE ISLAND, CY0.  Murray, WA4DAN and Ron, AA4VK will be QRV as
home calls/CY0 from October 8 to 17.  Activity is on the HF bands
using low power.  QSL via operators' instructions.

MAYOTTE, FH.  Sam, F6AML is QRV as TO2M until October 19.  Activity
is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

THAILAND, HS.  Eddy, ON4AFU will be QRV as HS0ZJF/8 from Koh Samui,
IOTA AS-101, from October 7 to 24.  Activity will be on 40 to 10
meters using only CW.  QSL to home call.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ.  A group of operators are QRV as 7Z7AB from
Al-Dhahrah Island, IOTA AS-190, until October 11.  Activity is on
160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  This is the first time
this IOTA has been activated.  QSL via 7Z1CQ.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0.  Kazuo, JH8PHT is QRV as AH0KT from Saipan,
IOTA OC-086, until October 9.  Activity is on 80 to 6 meters.  He
may also try some AM/FM activity on 10 meters.  QSL to home call.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2.  Ray, NM2O will be QRV as KP2M and KP2/NM2O
from October 9 to 16 while on vacation.  He will be active as time
allows.  This includes entries in the upcoming SAC Phone and Oceania
CW contests.  QSL KP2M via AI4U and KP2/NM2O to home call.
NETHERLANDS, PA.  The special station PB100PREFIX is QRV during the
month of October to celebrate the first official call sign prefixes
assigned 100 years ago.  QSL via PB0P.

GREECE, SV.  Members of the Radio Amateur Association of Greece are
QRV as SX100A until October 7  from the battleship memorial Georgios
Averof in Trocadero Marine Park near Athens.  QSL via bureau.

PALAU, T8.  Kiichi, JF1LUT is QRV as T88IK from Arakabesan Island,
IOTA OC-009, until October 10.  Activity is on 17 to 6 meters using
SSB.  QSL to home call.

CHAD, TT.   A group of operators are QRV as TT8TT from N'Djamena
until October 16.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY.  QSL via operators' instructions.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X.  Pekka, OH2YY and Pekka, OH1TV, will be QRV
as VK9XM from October 6 to 12.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters
using CW and SSB with two stations active.  QSL via OH2YY.

ANTARCTICA.  Bhagwati, VU3BPZ is QRV as VU3BPZ/3 from the Indian
Base Bharati until the end of December.  QSL direct via I1HYW.
OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit:  Guinea-Bissau, J5IFD, 2010 operation.

NCCC Sprint, YLRL DX/NA YL Anniversary Contest, TARA PSK Rumble
Contest, Worked All Provinces of China DX Contest, EPC Russia DX
BPSK63 Contest, Oceania DX Phone Contest, WAB HF Phone, TRC DX
Contest and the GTC CW Cup.

The California QSO Party, EU Autumn SSB Sprint, International
HELL-Contest, 4 State 4x4 QRP Sprint, UBA ON SSB Contest and the
RSGB 21/28 MHz Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this
upcoming weekend.  The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Sprint, NAQCC Straight
Key/Bug CW Sprint, NAQCC-EU Monthly CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT Test,
and 10-10 International 10-10 Day Sprint are all scheduled for
October 10.  Please see October QST, page 87 and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest websites for details.


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