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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD047 (2008)

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QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 47  ARLD047
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  November 13, 2008
To all radio amateurs   

SB DX ARL ARLD047
ARLD047 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, VU2PTT, 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.

MADAGASCAR, 5R.  Eric, F6ICX, will be QRV as 5R8IC from Boraha
Island, IOTA AF-090, from November 18 to December 14.  Activity will
be on 30 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

SENEGAL, 6W.  During his time in Western Africa, Peter, HA3AUI will
be QRV as 6W2SC from November 15 to March 31, 2009.  Activity will
be on 160 to 10 meters using mostly digital modes, but with some CW
and SSB as well.  QSL direct to home call.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2.  Rich, PA0RRS will be QRV as 9M2MRS from Penang,
IOTA AS-015, from November 17 to February 6, 2009.  QSL to home
call.

TONGA, A3.  Operators Nob, JA2AAU, Yoshi, JA2AIC, Iwao, JA2LSS, Iku,
JA2ATE and Mori, JA2ZS are QRV as A35AU, A35IC, A35SS, A35TE and
A35ZS, respectively, from Nuku'alofa Island, IOTA OC-049, until
November 16.  Activity is on all bands and modes.  QSL to home
calls.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9.  Igor, UY5LW is QRV as C91LW until December 2.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital
modes.  This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ WW CW contest as a
single band entry.  QSL to home call.

URUGUAY, CX.  Members of the Sacramento de Colonia Radio Club will
be QRV as CX1F from San Gabriel Island, IOTA SA-057, on November 15
and 16.  Activity will be on all HF bands and modes.  QSL via
operators' instructions.

BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA, E7.  Special event station E760DPR is active
until December 31 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Radio
Club Trebinje.  QSL via E73DPR.

ENGLAND, G.  Special event station GB70RAF is QRV from Shaftesbury,
Dorset until December 11 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the
Royal Air Force Amateur Radio Society.  Activity is on 80 to 10
meters using CW and SSB.  QSL via bureau.

SAN ANDRES AND PROVIDENCIA, HK0.  Operators AA7JV, HA7RY, HA8MT and
HK3JJH will be QRV as 5K0T and HK0/HK3JJH from Serrana Bank and
Roncador Cays, IOTA NA-133, from November 18 to 21.  Activity will
be on 160 to 6 meters.  QSL 5K0T via HA7RY and HK0/HK3JJH via
operators' instructions.

GUINEA BISSAU, J5.  During his time in Western Africa, Peter, HA3AUI
will be QRV as J5UAP from November 15 to March 31, 2009.  Activity
will be on 160 to 10 meters using mostly digital modes, but with
some CW and SSB as well.  QSL direct to home call.

PERU, OA.  Operators Rene, DL2JRM, Daniel, DL5YWM and Jorge, OA4BHY
are QRV as OA4BHY/2 from Guanape Sur Island, IOTA SA-075, until
November 17.  In their spare time they are also active as
OA4/homecalls.  Activity is on the lower HF bands.  They may also be
active from Lighthouse ARLHS PER-007.  QSL OA4BHY/2 via DL2JRM and
all others to home calls.

ANTARCTICA.  Alex, RV1ZC is QRV as R1ANC from the Russian Vostok
base.  Activity is on several HF bands using CW, SSB and various
digital modes.  QSL via RN1ON.

CENTRAL KIRIBATI, T31.  Toshi, JA8BMK will be QRV as T31DX from
Canton Island from November 16 to 26.  Activity will be on 160 to 10
meters using CW and SSB.  QSL direct to home call.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, TL.  Padre, TL8PRV has been active on 20
meters around 0630z.  QSL via IN3EYY.
               
INDIA, VU.  To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of
Indian scientist Jagadish Chandra Bose, known as the father of radio
communication in India, look for special call AU2JCB to be active
from November 15 to December 8.  Activity will be on al bands and
modes.  QSL direct via VU2SMN.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8.  Ernie, W1MRQ is QRV as ZD8B until late
December.  He is active on 2 meters EME.  QSL via K1CA.

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operations are
approved for DXCC credit:  Lakshadweep Islands, VU7SJ, 2008
operation; Sable Island, CY0X, 2008 operation.

CALLSIGN CORRECTION.  As mentioned in last week's ARLD046 DX news
bulletin, the correct Viet Nam callsign for Mike, RL3BM is XV4BM,
not XV4CC.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL SSB Sweepstakes Contest, ARRL
EME Contest, NCCC Sprint, JT Hamradio-50 Anniversary DX Contest,
SARL Field Day Contest, All Austrian 160-Meter CW Contest, Feld Hell
Sprint, RSGB 2nd 1.8 MHz CW Contest, North American Collegiate ARC
SSB Championship, EU PSK63 QSO Party will certainly keep contesters
busy this weekend.  The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is
scheduled for November 17.  Please see November QST, page 86, and
the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
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