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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD008 (2023)

ARLD008 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 8  ARLD008
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 23, 2023
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD008 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
LU4AAO, OK6DJ, The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from
QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to

AGALEGA AND ST. BRANDON ISLANDS, 3B6.  A group of operators are QRV
as 3B7M from Saint Brandon Island, IOTA AF-015, until March 5.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8 with four
stations.  This includes being active on Satellite QO-100.  QSL via

PHILIPPINES, DU.  David, VE3OI is QRV as DU2WAA near Currimao,
Ilocos Norte.  Activity is on 20 to 10 meters.  QSL via LoTW.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX.  Bob, DU7ET is QRV as EX0ET from Bishkek until the
end of March.  QSL direct to home call.

GUINEA-BISSAU, J5.  Livio, IZ3BUR is QRV as J52EC.  Activity is on
15 and 10 meters using mostly SSB.  His length of stay is unknown.
QSL direct to home call.

ST. VINCENT, J8.  Sandro, VE7NY, Allan, VE7SZ and Rob, N7QT are QRV
as J8NY from the main island of St. Vincent, IOTA NA-109, until
March 7.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8.
This includes being a M/2 entry in the upcoming ARRL International
SSB DX contest.  QSL via LoTW.

WAKE ISLAND, KH9.  Tom, NL7RR is QRV as NL7RR/KH9 for two weeks.
Activity is generally around 0630z on 20 to 6 meters using SSB.  QSL
direct to home call.

ARGENTINA, LU.  Members of the Radio Club QRM Belgrano will
celebrate their 55th anniversary on the air from February 25 to
March 5.  Activity is on the HF, and V/UHF bands using QRS CW, SSB,
SSTV, and FT8.  QSL via LU4AAO.

PALAU, T8.  Operators JH7IPR and JF6CHA are QRV as T88UW and T88CH,
respectively, from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, until March 2.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using mainly FT8 with CW and SSB if
operating conditions permit.  QSL to home calls.

BELIZE, V3.  Walt, W0CP and Mary, K0ZV are QRV as V31DJ and V31DK,
respectively, from Placencia until March 11.  Activity is on 160 to
10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8.  QSL via LoTW.

NAMIBIA, V5.  Wynand, V51WW will activate Etosha National Park,
V5-0001, on February 26 from 1100 to 1400 UTC.  Activity will be on
20, 15, and 10 meters using SSB.   QSL direct to home call.

MICRONESIA, V6.  John, V63JB is QRV from Ulithi Atoll, IOTA OC-078.
He is a staff member at a local school here.  Activity is currently
on 30 meters using FT8 but hopes to expand to 20 meters, and use
SSB.  QSL via operator's instructions.

AUSTRALIA, VK.  Special event station VI100MB will be QRV from
February 26 to February 25, 2024 to celebrate 100 years of the
Manly-Warringah Radio Society.  QSL via LoTW.

be QRV as VU4T from Port Blair, South Andaman Island, IOTA AS-001,
from March 2 to 5.  Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10
meters using CW and maybe some SSB.  They may also be active on
Satellite QO-100.  QSL via LoTW.

MYANMAR, XZ.  Akio, JE2QIZ is QRV as XZ2B from Yangon.  He is active
in his spare time on 15, 12, 10, and 6 meters using CW.  QSL via

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8.  Diya, YI1DZ is again QRV as Z81D.  QSL via OM3JW.

CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7.  Volker, ZL1VV is QRV as ZL7/ZL1VV from Te One
until March 2.  Activity is in his spare time on 20, 17, 15, and 10
meters using SSB.  QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ 160-Meter SSB Contest, North
American RTTY QSO Party, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt,
NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, REF SSB Contest,
UBA DX CW Contest, South Carolina QSO Party, North America
Collegiate RTTY Championship, High Speed Club CW Contest and the
North Carolina QSO Party are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The QCX CW Challenge, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC Memorial,
RSGB FT4 Contest, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, QRP 40-Meter
CW Fox Hunt, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8
Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40, Mini-Test 80 and the UKEICC 80-Meter
Contest are scheduled for February 27 to March 1.

The AWA John Rollins Memorial DX CW Contest runs from March 1 to 5.

Please see February QST, page 69, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
web sites for details.


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