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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD047 (2006)

ARLD047 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 47  ARLD047
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  November 9, 2006
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD047 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, SV1EEX, 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.

LIBYA, 5A.  An international team of operators will be QRV as 5A7A
from November 15 to 29.  This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ
WW CW contest.  They plan to be active on all bands and modes with
up to eight stations.  QSL via DL9USA.

QATAR, A7.  In celebration of the 15th Asian Games 2006 which begin
in Doha on December 1, a number of Qatar amateurs are QRV as A70RRY
until December 15.  They are active on all HF bands using CW and

IRAN, EP.  Sadegh, EP3HF has been QRV on 15 meters from around 1000
to 1100z.

SVALBARD, JW.  Math is QRV as JW5NM and has been active on 80 meters
around 1100z.  QSL via LA5NM.

GREECE, SV.  A group of Greek amateurs will be QRV as SX8F from the
rocky islet of Falkonera, IOTA EU-113, from November 15 to 19.  This
includes activating the Lighthouse, ARLHS GRE-012.  Activity will be
on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FM, PSK and FSK441.  QSL via

TURKEY, TA.  Berkin, TA3J will be QRV as TA3J/0 from Rat Island,
IOTA AS-115, from November 11 to 26.  Activity is on 160 to 2 meters
using all modes.  QSL direct via TA3YJ.

BELIZE, V3.  Joe, K8JP is QRV as V31JP until early April 2007.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using mostly CW.  He will try to be
active in some of the upcoming contests.  QSL via KA9WON.

as V63JQ, V63JY, V63OP and V63VE, respectively, from Chuuk Island,
IOTA OC-011, until November 13.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home calls, except V63VE is via
JF1OCQ.  In addition, JA7HMZ will be QRV as V63DX from IOTA OC-010
from November 13 to 17.  He will place a special emphasis on Topband
activity.  QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA.  Alan, VK6CQ is QRV as VP8PJ from the Summer Base Camp
at Patriot Hills, Ellsworth Land until December 10.  He is here on
work assignment, so he is active in his spare time.  He is usually
active using CW on 40, 30 and 20 meters.  QSL via DL5EBE.

BURKINA FASO, XT.  Michael, F1IQH will be QRV as XT2WC beginning
November 13.  He will be active on 40 and 20 meters.  QSL to home

INDONESIA, YB.  Pele, YB8TAF is QRV as YB8TAF/p from Celebes Island,
IOTA OC-146, until November 14.  This includes an entry in the
Japan International DX contest.  QSL via EA5KB.

ALBANIA, ZA.  Tom, DL2RMC and Heiko, DL1RTL are QRV as ZA/homecalls
while on holiday until November 13.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters
using all modes.  They also plan to be active in the Worked All
Europe RTTY contest.  QSL to home calls.

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operations are
approved for DXCC credit: Tunisia, 3V6T, operations from July 5 to
15, 2006, October 22 to 31, 2006 and November 22 to 30, 2006;
Tunisia, 3V7A, operation from May 22 to 31, 2006; Ghana, 9G5UR,
current operation effective September 22, 2006; Spratly Islands,
9M0/9M2TO, operation from June 9 to 12, 2006; Democratic Republic of
the Congo, 9Q1NT, current operation effective September 22, 2006;
Mozambique, C91TL, operation from June 29 to July 13, 2006;
Clipperton Island, FO/F8UFT, operation from March 1 to 31, 2005;
Market Reef, OJ0LA, operation from September 9 to 15, 2006; and
Auckland and Campbell Island, ZL9BSJ, operation on September 12,

BULLETIN CORRECTION.  As reported in DX bulletin ARLD046, Adam,
K2ARB was actually QRV as CE8/K2ARB from Punta Arenas, Chile, not

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL EME Contest 50 to 1296 MHz,,
Worked All Europe DX RTTY Contest, Japan International DX Phone
Contest, OK/OM DX CW Contest, Kentucky QSO Party and the CQ-WE
Contest are all scheduled for this weekend.  Please see November
QST, page 104 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.


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