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DX Bulletin 2 ARLD002
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 14, 2016
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD002
ARLD002 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided byÂ QRZ DX, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRLÂ Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
BARBADOS, 8P. Willy, KB8YRX is QRV as 8P9CA until February 4.Â Activity is on 20 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.
CROATIA, 9A. Members of the Radio Club Karlovac are QRV withÂ special event call 9A70CVW during all of 2016 to celebrate theÂ club’s 70th anniversary. QSL via 9A6Z.
NAURU, C2. Darren, VK4FEAT is QRV as C21DA while here on vacation.Â Activity is on the HF bands. QSL direct to home call.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DM0MORSE isÂ QRV during all of 2016 to commemorate the 225th birthday of SamuelÂ F.B. Morse. QSL via bureau.
SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Bernhard, DL2GAC will be QRV as H44MS fromÂ January 19 to April 14. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters usingÂ SSB. QSL to home call.
DOMINICA, J7. Stig, SM3PHM will be QRV as J79M from Nature IslandÂ from January 17 to February 3. Activity will be on the HF bandsÂ using CW. QSL to home call.
PALMYRA AND JARVIS ISLANDS, KP5. A large group of operators are QRVÂ as K5P from Palmyra Atoll, IOTA OC-085, until January 25. ActivityÂ is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSLÂ via K9CT.
CURACAO, PJ2. Thilo, DL9NBJ will be QRV as PJ2/DL9NBJ from JanuaryÂ 19 to February 9. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW andÂ SSB. QSL via operator’s instructions.
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Leo, PP1CZ will be QRV as PY0F/PP1CZÂ from January 19 to 26. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters usingÂ CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to home call.
POLAND, SP. Special event stations 3Z35RTTY, HF35PBW, HF35RTTY andÂ SO35RTTY are QRV until December 18 to commemorate the first RTTY QSOÂ from Poland in 1980 between stations SR1PBW and Y23NE. QSL viaÂ operators’ instructions.
TURKEY, TA. Special event station TC73TESLA is QRV until January 17Â to commemorate the death of Nikola Tesla on January 7, 1943. QSLÂ via operators’ instructions.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R44YETI is QRV untilÂ March 31 during the Russian Yeti Expedition. QSL direct to RL5G.
MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Randy, WW6RG will be QRV as V73/WW6RG fromÂ Kwajalein Island on January 18 and January 28. He will be active onÂ 20 meters from 0400 to 0800z. QSL via operator’s instructions.
SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS, VP8. A large group of operators will be QRVÂ as VP8STI from Southern Thule Island, IOTA AN-009, from January 18Â to 27. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.Â QSL via N2OO.
VIET NAM, XV. Torsten, SM3NFB is QRV as XV3TH from Danang untilÂ February 6. Activity is on 40, 20, 17, 15, 10 and 6 meters usingÂ CW, SSB and PSK31. QSL to home call.
LAOS, XW. Ken, K4ZW is QRV as XW4ZW until January 24. Activity isÂ on the low bands. QSL via K1SE.
SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. Philippe, F5FDV is QRV as ZS1/F5FDV near Cape TownÂ until March 11. Activity is mostly on 20 meters using JT65. QSLÂ via operator’s instructions.
OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT
The following operations areÂ approved for DXCC Credit: Agalega and St. Brandon Islands, 3B7FA,Â 2015 operation; Angola, D2FJZ, 2012 and 2015 operations; and CongoÂ (Republic of), TN/CT1FJZ, 2015 operation.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The North American SSB QSO Party, AWAÂ Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt,Â NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, LZ Open CW Contest, Hungarian DX Contest andÂ the Feld Hell Sprint are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for January 18.Â The QRP CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test areÂ scheduled for January 20.
The ARRL National Parks on the Air event runs during all of 2016 toÂ mark the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
Please see January 2016 QST, page 86, and the ARRL and WA7BNMÂ contest web sites for details.