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DX Bulletin 1 ARLD001
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 7, 2016
To all radio amateurs
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided byÂ EI3GC, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and theÂ ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
SRI LANKA, 4S. Alexander, UX4UL is QRV as 4S7ULG until April 15.Â Activity is on the HF bands using CW and various digital modes. QSLÂ via UY5ZZ.
SENEGAL, 6W. Marcelo, EA1HFI is QRV as 6W/EA1HFI until March 4. HeÂ is active on the HF bands using SSB and various digital modes. QSLÂ to home call.
CROATIA, 9A. Members of the Radio Club 9A4J are QRV using specialÂ event call 9A1700SBD until the end of 2016 to commemorate the 1700thÂ anniversary of the birthday of St. Blaise, the patron saint ofÂ Dubrovnik. QSL via 9A4J.
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Andy, E51AND is QRV as E5SKCC fromÂ Rarotonga Island, IOTA OC-013, during the month of January toÂ commemorate the founding of the Straight Key Century Club in 2006.Â QSL direct to home call.
IRELAND, EI. Special event call EI1916E is QRV during all of 2016Â to commemorate the hundred years since the Easter Rising which wasÂ part of Ireland’s fight for independence. Activity is on the HFÂ bands using SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL direct to EI3GC.
KERGUELEN ISLAND, FT/X. Nicholas, FT4XU is QRV until around JanuaryÂ 15. He is generally active on 20 meters using SSB and possibly someÂ digital modes. QSL via F1ULQ.
LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0. Members of Amateur Funk Verein LiechtensteinÂ are QRV using special event call HB0AFVL during 2016 to celebrateÂ its 30th anniversary. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using allÂ modes. QSL direct to call.
HAITI, HH. Members of the Radio Club D’Haiti are QRV using specialÂ event call 4V1TL until April 30 to commemorate the 213th anniversaryÂ of the death of General Toussaint Louverture, who was known as theÂ father of the country of Haiti. QSL via W3HNK.
PALMYRA AND JARVIS ISLANDS, KP5. A large group of operators will beÂ QRV as K5P from Palmyra Atoll, IOTA OC-085, from January 12 to 25.Â Activity will be on the HF bands using all modes. QSL viaÂ operators’ instructions.
POLAND, SP. Members of the Piastowski Short Wave Radio Club and theÂ Dobrzen Wielki district are QRV with special event call 3Z6DOBRZENÂ until the end of January to celebrate 5 years of short wave radioÂ activities as part of the Dobrzen Wielki District Cultural Centre.Â Activity is on the H/VHF bands using CW, SSB and various digital
modes. QSL via SP6PAZ.
PALAU, T8. Operators JA6EGL, JA6KYU, JA6UBY, JO3LVG, JH7IPR andÂ JH7MOX are QRV as T88SM, T88HS, T88RR, T88MK, T88UW and T88TK,Â respectively, from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, until January 14.Â Activity is holiday style on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.Â QSL direct to home calls.
UKRAINE, UR. Special event stations EM90US, EN90US and EO90US areÂ QRV to commemorate the centenary of the first radio contact betweenÂ the Ukraine and the USA on January 25, 1926. QSL EM90US via US5EC,Â EN90US via UR7UT and EO90US via UR3UX.
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2. Brian, GW4DVB is QRV as V25GB from theÂ Galley Bay Resort until January 14. Activity is on 40 to 6 metersÂ using SSB. QSL direct to home call.
INDIA, VU. Members of the West Bengal Radio Club will be QRV asÂ 8T5GSM as part of the annual emergency radio exercise namedÂ Gangasagar Mela from Sagar Island, IOTA AS-153, from January 9 toÂ 16. QSL via VU2NRO.
LAOS, XV. Bruce, 3W3B is QRV as XW4XR from Vientiane until midÂ January. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and RTTY. QSL viaÂ E21EIC.
VANUATU, YJ. Daniel, VK4AFU is QRV as YJ0AFU from Port Vila, EfateÂ Island, IOTA OC-035, until January 10. Activity is on 160 to 6Â meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, JT9, JT65 and some WSPR. QSL direct toÂ NA5U.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Peter, K8PGJ will be QRV as ZF2PG from GrandÂ Cayman, IOTA NA-016, from January 10 to 19. This includes an entryÂ in the North American QSO Party. QSL direct to home call.
NEW ZEALAND SUB ANTARCTIC ISLANDS, ZL9. A group of operators areÂ QRV as ZL9A from Antipodes Island, IOTA OC-286, a new IOTA, untilÂ January 11. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSLÂ via VE3LYC.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The North American CW QSO Party, NCCCÂ RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, OldÂ New Year Contest, SKCC CW Weekend Sprintathon, UBA BPSK63 PrefixÂ Contest, NRAU-Baltic Contest and the DARC 10-Meter Contest are allÂ on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CWÂ Contest, QRP CW Fox Hunt and NAQCC CW Sprint are scheduled forÂ January 13.
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.