QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 4Â ARLD004
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CTÂ January 28, 2016
To all radio amateurs
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided byÂ NN7A, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and theÂ ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.Â Thanks to all.
SENEGAL, 6W.Â Jean-Louis, F5NHJ is QRV as 6W7/F5NHJ from M’bour.Â Activity is holiday style on 20, 17 and 15 meters using mostly RTTYÂ and PSK31, with some SSB.Â QSL to home call.
ANGOLA, D2.Â Vasco, CS7ACE is QRV as D2ACE from Luanda.Â He isÂ active on the HF bands using SSB and some digital modes.Â His lengthÂ of stay is unknown.Â QSL direct to home call.
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.Â Roly, ZL1BQD is QRV as E51RJR fromÂ Rarotonga Island, IOTA EU-013, until February 7.Â Activity is on 80Â to 10 meters using mostly JT65 with some CW.Â QSL to home call.
SAINT BARTHELEMY, FJ. Â Gene, N9SW is QRV as FJ/N9SW until FebruaryÂ Activity is holiday style on 40 to 6 meters using mostly CW.Â QSL to home call.
SAINT MARTIN, FS,Â Daniel, WZ1P, Bud, W3FF, Robert, KC4VG, Chris,Â W6HFP, William, W7ZT, Wey, K8EAB, Paul, KB9AVO and Steve, WG0AT willÂ be QRV as FS/home calls, respectively, from February 2 to 10.Â Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and variousÂ digital modes.Â QSL to home calls.
SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4.Â Tom, H44TM and Maggie, H44MK are QRV fromÂ Ghizo Island, IOTA OC-149, and plan to be here for about 10 days.Â QSL via operators’ instructions.
LITHUANIA, LY.Â Sam, LY5W will be QRV using special call LY16W forÂ the month of February to celebrate the Independence of Lithuania.Â QSL to home call.
BULGARIA, LZ.Â Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik areÂ QRV during February as LZ389SGB to honor Bulgarian Saints.Â QSL viaÂ bureau.
NETHERLANDS, PA.Â Station PG16ANT is QRV during the AntarcticÂ Activity Week during February.Â QSL via PA0RDY.
POLAND, SP.Â Members of radio club SP9KAG are QRV as HF60KAG untilÂ October 22 to celebrate club’s 60th anniversary.Â QSL via SP9KAG.
PALAU, T8.Â Katsuhiko, JE6DND and Kazuyoshi, JH6WDG are QRV as T88HKÂ and T88AQ, respectively, from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, untilÂ February 2.Â QSL direct to home calls.
BELIZE, V3.Â Art, NN7A will be QRV as V31JZ/p from South Water Caye,Â IOTA NA-180, from February 4 to 11.Â Activity will be on 160 to 10Â meters.Â QSL direct to home call.
KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. David, K1KA plans to be QRV as V47KA fromÂ Calypso Bay, IOTA NA-104, from February 2 to 25.Â Activity will beÂ holiday style on the HF bands and 6 meters using CW, SSB, PSK andÂ JT65.Â QSL direct to home call.
AUSTRALIA, VK.Â Operator VK4NM and others are QRV as VK4NM/p fromÂ Fraser Island, IOTA OC-142, until February 1.Â QSL via operators’Â instructions.
SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND, VP8.Â A large group of operators will be QRVÂ as VP8SGI from February 1 to 9.Â Activity will be on 160 to 10Â meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with six stations active.Â QSL viaÂ KU9C.
SERBIA, YU.Â Special event station YU0TESLA is QRV during all ofÂ 2016 to celebrate the 160th birthday of Nikola Tesla.Â QSL viaÂ YU1FJK.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.
The ARRL January VHF Contest, CQÂ 160-Meter CW Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC SprintÂ CW Ladder, Feld Hell Sprint, REF CW Contest, UBA SSB DX Contest,Â Winter Field Day and Classic CW Exchange are all on tap for thisÂ upcoming weekend.
The RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship is scheduled for February 1.Â The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for February 2.Â The UKEICCÂ 80-Meter SSB Contest, Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and QRP CWÂ Fox Hunt is scheduled for February 3.
The ARRL National Parks on the Air event runs during all of 2016 toÂ mark the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.