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DX Bulletin 8Â ARLD008
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CTÂ February 25, 2016
To all radio amateurs
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ARLD008 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided byÂ QRZ DX, OPDX, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and theÂ ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.Â Thanks to all.
EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 3C.Â Ken, LA7GIA plans to be QRV as 3C7GIA fromÂ Bioke Island, IOTA AF-010, from March 2 to 14.Â Activity will be onÂ 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.Â QSL to home call.
MOZAMBIQUE, C9.Â Arunas, LY2IJ and Arkadij, UA4CC will be QRV asÂ C91IJ and C92CC, respectively, for one week beginning February 28.Â Activity will be on the low bands during their evening hours.Â QSL
to home calls.
GUINEA, 3X.Â A group of operators are QRV as 3XY1T until March 4.Â Activity is in the HF bands, possibly including 160 meters.Â QSL viaÂ I2YSB.
TANZANIA, 5H.Â Shin, JA7SGV is currently QRV as 5H3JA.Â Activity isÂ on the HF bands.Â QSL to home call.
MAURITANIA, 5T.Â Ahmad, 9K2AI is QRV as 5T2AI for the next two toÂ three years.Â Activity is on the HF bands.Â QSL via NI5DX.
SWAZILAND, 3DA.Â Arunas, LY2IJ and Arkadij, UA4CC will be QRV asÂ 3DA0IJ and 3DA0CC, respectively, for one week beginning March 6.Â Activity will be on the low bands during their evening hours.Â QSLÂ to home calls.
ITALY, I.Â Gianfranco, IT9SPB, Giuseppe, IT9HBT, Paolo, IT9MYB,Â Gabry, IT9RGY and Andrei, RA6LBS will be QRV as IH9A fromÂ Pantelleria Island, IOTA AF-018, for the CQ World Wide 160 Meter SSBÂ contest.Â QSL via IT9SPB.
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9.Â Bruno, HB9BEI plans to be QRV as S9BKÂ from Sao Tome, IOTA AF-023, until March 7.Â Activity is holidayÂ style on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and various digital modes.Â QSLÂ to home call.
POLAND, SP.Â Dionizy, SP6IEQ is QRV with special call sign HF6FIRACÂ during 2016.Â QSL to home call.
EAST KIRIBATI, T32.Â Operators KG8CO, N6FS, N8LJ, K8MU, K8QKY, K8AQMÂ and AC8W plan to be QRV as T32CO, T32FS, T32LJ, T32MU, T32SB, T32TRÂ and T32WW, respectively, from Kiritimati, IOTA OC-024, from March 1Â to 16.Â Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters with four stationsÂ using CW, SSB and various digital modes.Â This includes entries inÂ the upcoming ARRL and BERU contests.Â QSL all calls via AC8JF.
ICELAND, TF.Â Michael, DF8AN is QRV as TF/DF8AN until March 1.Â Activity is on the HF bands and 6 meters using CW and SSB.Â He alsoÂ plans to activate a couple of WWFF references.Â QSL to home call.
MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7.Â James, AH6OY plans to be QRV as AH6OY/V7 fromÂ Majuro, IOTA OC-029, from March 1 to 7.Â He is hoping to use theÂ call V73I.Â QSL to home call.
ALBANIA, ZA.Â IW2JOP is QRV as ZA/IW2JOP from Saranda and isÂ generally active on 80 to 2 meters using SSB and various digitalÂ modes.Â QSL direct to IW2HAJ.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The CQ 160-Meter SSB Contest, NorthÂ American RTTY QSO Party, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCCÂ Sprint CW Ladder, REF SSB Contest, UBA DX CW Contest, South CarolinaÂ QSO Party, High Speed Club CW Contest, SARL Digital Contest and theÂ North Carolina QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy thisÂ upcoming weekend.
The AGCW YL-CW Party is scheduled for March 1.Â The UKEICC 80-MeterÂ SSB Contest, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, Phone Fray and QRP CW Fox HuntÂ are scheduled for March 2.
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 February 2016 QST, page 92, and the ARRL and WA7BNMÂ contest web sites for details.