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Thursday, January 17, 2013

ARLD003 DX news

DX Bulletin 3 ARLD003
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 17, 2013
To all radio amateurs

ARLD003 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, PS7DX, The Weekly DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The
Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest
Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

TANZANIA, 5H. Sam, F6AML will be QRV as 5H1Z from Zanzibar Island,
IOTA AF-032, from January 20 to February 28. Activity will be in
his free time on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. This may include
visits to IOTAs AF-054, AF-063 and AF-075. QSL via bureau to home

SAMOA, 5W. Ralph is QRV as 5W0W from Apia until March. QSL via

BAHAMAS, C6. Operators W4BUW, W8GEX, W8CAA and AA4NN plan to be QRV
as C6AGH and C6DX from Great Exuma Island, IOTA NA-001, from January
20 to 27. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY with three stations. QSL C6AGH via W4BUW and C6DX via W8GEX.

CHILE, CE. Jose, CE8DMT is QRV from Puerto Williams on Navarino
Island, IOTA SA-050. Activity is on 40 and 15 meters using SSB.
His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.

ARMENIA, EK. Aram, EK6LP has been active on 12 meters around 1415z.
QSL direct via RN4LP.

REUNION ISLAND, FR. Operators F8APV and F8EOI will be QRV as
FR/home calls from January 21 to February 8. Activity will be on 40
to 10 meters using CW and SSB with a focus on 30 meter CW and 20
meter SSB. QSL to home calls.

ENGLAND, G. A group of operators will be QRV as GB6WLB from January
19 to 27 as part of the RNLI SOS Radio week. Activity will be on
most of the HF bands. QSL via G6XOU.

COLOMBIA, HK. Lothar, DK8LRF is QRV as HK3JCL from Restrepo until
March 31. Activity is on 40, 20, 17, 15 and 10 meters using SSB.
QSL to home call.

DOMINICA, J7. Operators Bernie, W3UR and Tony, N3ME will be QRV as
J77A and J76A, respectively, from January 22 to February 1 and
January 22 to February 11, respectively. Activity will be during
their spare time on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to
home calls.

Marcus Island, IOTA OC-073, until mid April while on work assignment
with the island's weather station. Activity will be mainly on 17 to
10 meters using CW. QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA. Robert is QRV as LU1ZG from the Ejercito General
Belgrano II Base. Of late he has been active on 20 meters using SSB
between 0425 and 0510z. QSL via LU4DXU.

BRAZIL, PY. Members of the Natal Digital Group are QRV as special
event station PW7F until January 20 to celebrate the 413th
anniversary of Fortaleza dos Reis Magos located in the city of
Natal. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and digital
modes. QSL via PS7HD.

SUDAN, ST. Lourens, ZS6AKB is QRV as ST2/ZS6AKB in Kutum in the
Darfur region of Sudan until June while on work assignment.
Activity is in his spare time on 40, 30 and 20 meters. QSL to home

EGYPT, SU. Gerd, DJ5IW is QRV as SU/DJ5IW from El Fardous until
February 8. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW only in his
spare time. QSL to home call.

INDIA, VU. Gwalior, VU2JAU is QRV as ATS150 until January 20 to
commemorate the 150th birthday of orator and philosopher Swami
Vivekanada. Activity of late has been on 20 meters using SSB. QSL
via operator's instructions.

OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operation is
approved for DXCC Credit: Republic of South Sudan, Z81Z, current
operation commencing January 8, 2013.

American SSB QSO Party, AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest, QRP CW
Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, Feld Hell Sprint, LZ Open CW
Contest, YL-ISSB SSB QSO Party and Hungarian DX Contest are all on
tap for this upcoming weekend. The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest
is scheduled for January 21. The SKCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT
Test and QRP CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for January 23. Please see
January 2013 QST, page 87, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest websites
for details.

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