DX News – March 24, 2016

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DX Bulletin 12  ARLD012
From ARRL Headquarters 
Newington CT  March 24, 2016

To all radio amateurs

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by DL1NX, QRZ DX, OPDX, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.

TUNISIA, 3V.  Ash, KF5EYY will be QRV as 3V8SS in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band entry.  QSL via LX1NO.

TOGO, 5V.  A group of operators are QRV as 5V7D from Kpeme until April 11.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. They also plan to operate EME.  QSL via DL9MBI.

ALGERIA, 7X.  Noury, 7X2JV plans to be QRV as 7U9C in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band entry.  QSL via SM4VPZ.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6.  Members of the Borneo Amateur Radio Club will be active as 9M6SDX in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL via bureau.

TONGA, A3.  Hiro, JA6WFM will be QRV as A31MM in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest on all bands.  QSL direct to EA5GL.

TAIWAN, BV.  A large group of operators will be QRV as BP0P from Taoyuan, IOTA AS-020, in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL via BP0P.

CHINA, BY.  Richard, BG9GXM is QRV as BG9GXM/3 from Hohhot City until March 29.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly 80 and 6 meters, using mainly SSB, JT65 and possibly CW.  He plans to be active as BG3ITB in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL both calls direct to BG9GXM.

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Members of the Monteverde Contest Team are QRV with special event call D41CV to mark the 41st Anniversary of Cape Verde’s independence.  They also plan to be active as a Multi/Multi entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL via IZ4DPV.

PALESTINE, E4.  Operators Elvira, IV3FSG and Angelo, IK2CKR are QRV as E44YL from Bethlehem until April 7.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  They will also be a Multi/Single entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL SSB and digital mode QSOs via IK3GES and all CW QSOs via IK2CKR.

JUAN DE NOVA, EUROPA, FT/J.  A group of operators will be QRV as FT4JA from Juan de Nova Island, IOTA AF-012, from March 29 to April Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY, and TEP and EME on 6 meters.  QSL via F5CWU.

FRENCH GUIANA, FY.  FY5FY plans to be QRV in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry.  QSL via operator’s instructions.

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0.  Alex, DL1NX is QRV as HB0/DL1NX until March 27. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB.  This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL to home call.

THAILAND, HS.  A group of operators will be QRV as HS0AC as a Multi/2 entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL via HS5NMF.

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2.  Yuriy, N2TTA will be QRV as NP2P in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band entry.  QSL via operator’s instructions.

CRETE, SV9.  A group of operators will be QRV as SX9C in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL direct via SV9COL.

KAZAKHSTAN, UN.  Special event station UP55F is QRV until April 16 to celebrates Yuri Gagarin’s flight into space.  QSL via operators’ instructions.

HEARD ISLAND, VK0.  A large group of operators are QRV as VK0EK until April 10.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL via M0URX.

INDIA, VU.  A group of operators will be QRV as AT5R from Rangaon Beach, Vasai as a Multi/2 entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL via operators’ instructions.

LAOS, XW.  Makoto, JA7FGI plans to be QRV as XW7FG from Vientiane from March 29 to April 4.  Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  QSL to home call.

MACEDONIA, Z3.  Members of radio club Stevo Patakot are QRV as Z370CEF until the end of the year to celebrates its 70th anniversary.  QSL via bureau.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO

The CQ World Wide WPX SSB Contest, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint and FOC CW QSO Party will certainty keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The Low Power Spring CW Sprint is scheduled for March 28.  The Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest are scheduled for March 30.

The ARRL National Parks on the Air event runs during all of 2016 to mark the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

Please see March 2016 QST, page 83, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.

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