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DX Bulletin 12Â ARLD012
From ARRL HeadquartersÂ
Newington CTÂ March 24, 2016
To all radio amateurs
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided byÂ DL1NX, QRZ DX, OPDX, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST andÂ the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.Â Thanks to all.
TUNISIA, 3V.Â Ash, KF5EYY will be QRV as 3V8SS in the CQ World WideÂ WPX SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band entry.Â QSL via LX1NO.
TOGO, 5V.Â A group of operators are QRV as 5V7D from Kpeme untilÂ April 11.Â Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.Â They also plan to operate EME.Â QSL via DL9MBI.
ALGERIA, 7X.Â Noury, 7X2JV plans to be QRV as 7U9C in the CQ WorldÂ Wide WPX SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band entry.Â QSL via SM4VPZ.
EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6.Â Members of the Borneo Amateur Radio Club willÂ be active as 9M6SDX in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.Â QSL viaÂ bureau.
TONGA, A3.Â Hiro, JA6WFM will be QRV as A31MM in the CQ World WideÂ WPX SSB contest on all bands.Â QSL direct to EA5GL.
TAIWAN, BV.Â A large group of operators will be QRV as BP0P fromÂ Taoyuan, IOTA AS-020, in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.Â QSL viaÂ BP0P.
CHINA, BY.Â Richard, BG9GXM is QRV as BG9GXM/3 from Hohhot CityÂ until March 29.Â Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly 80 andÂ 6 meters, using mainly SSB, JT65 and possibly CW.Â He plans to beÂ active as BG3ITB in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.Â QSL bothÂ calls direct to BG9GXM.
CAPE VERDE, D4.Â Members of the Monteverde Contest Team are QRV withÂ special event call D41CV to mark the 41st Anniversary of CapeÂ Verde’s independence.Â They also plan to be active as a Multi/MultiÂ entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.Â QSL via IZ4DPV.
PALESTINE, E4.Â Operators Elvira, IV3FSG and Angelo, IK2CKR are QRVÂ as E44YL from Bethlehem until April 7.Â Activity is on the HF bandsÂ using CW, SSB and various digital modes.Â They will also be aÂ Multi/Single entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.Â QSL SSBÂ and digital mode QSOs via IK3GES and all CW QSOs via IK2CKR.
JUAN DE NOVA, EUROPA, FT/J.Â A group of operators will be QRV asÂ FT4JA from Juan de Nova Island, IOTA AF-012, from March 29 to AprilÂ Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY,Â and TEP and EME on 6 meters.Â QSL via F5CWU.
FRENCH GUIANA, FY.Â FY5FY plans to be QRV in the CQ World Wide WPXÂ SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry.Â QSL viaÂ operator’s instructions.
LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0.Â Alex, DL1NX is QRV as HB0/DL1NX until March 27.Â Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB.Â This includes beingÂ an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.Â QSL to home call.
THAILAND, HS.Â A group of operators will be QRV as HS0AC as aÂ Multi/2 entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.Â QSL via HS5NMF.
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2.Â Yuriy, N2TTA will be QRV as NP2P in theÂ CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band entry.Â QSLÂ via operator’s instructions.
CRETE, SV9.Â A group of operators will be QRV as SX9C in the CQÂ World Wide WPX SSB contest.Â QSL direct via SV9COL.
KAZAKHSTAN, UN.Â Special event station UP55F is QRV until April 16Â to celebrates Yuri Gagarin’s flight into space.Â QSL via operators’Â instructions.
HEARD ISLAND, VK0.Â A large group of operators are QRV as VK0EKÂ until April 10.Â Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB andÂ RTTY.Â QSL via M0URX.
INDIA, VU.Â A group of operators will be QRV as AT5R from RangaonÂ Beach, Vasai as a Multi/2 entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSBÂ contest.Â QSL via operators’ instructions.
LAOS, XW.Â Makoto, JA7FGI plans to be QRV as XW7FG from VientianeÂ from March 29 to April 4.Â Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters usingÂ SSB, RTTY and PSK31.Â QSL to home call.
MACEDONIA, Z3.Â Members of radio club Stevo Patakot are QRV asÂ Z370CEF until the end of the year to celebrates its 70thÂ anniversary.Â QSL via bureau.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The CQ World Wide WPX SSB Contest, QRPÂ CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint and FOC CW QSO PartyÂ will certainty keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The Low Power Spring CW Sprint is scheduled for March 28. Â The PhoneÂ Fray, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest areÂ scheduled for March 30.
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 March 2016 QST, page 83, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contestÂ web sites for details.