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DX Bulletin 4 ARLD004
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 24, 2013
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD004
ARLD004 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
K1SFA, NC1L, QRZ DX, 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.
SENEGAL, 6W. Jean-Claude, F6IRS is QRV as 6W/F6IRS until February
7. Activity is holiday style on all HF bands using mostly SSB
during his late afternoons into early evening. QSL to home call.
GHANA, 9G. Marcel, AI6MS is QRV as 9G5MS until May 2013 while
working as a volunteer with Medicine on the Move. This includes
being active in the upcoming ARRL School Club Roundup. QSL to home
FRANCE, F. Gil, F4FET/p is QRV from the Lighthouse Boulogne sur
mer, ARLHS FRA-089, until January 31. Activity is on the HF bands
using SSB. QSL to home call.
REUNION ISLAND, FR. Pierre, F8APV and Stephane, F8EOI are QRV as
FR/home calls until February 9. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters with
an emphasis on 30 meters CW and 20 meters using SSB. QSL to home
THAILAND, HS. Eddy, ON4AFU is QRV as HS0ZJF/8 from Koh Samui, IOTA
AS-101, until February 18. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW
only. He plans to be active from IOTA group AS-126. QSL to home
GUINEA-BISSAU, J5. Peter, HA3AUI is QRV as J5UAP until March 10.
Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using mainly CW and digital modes.
QSL direct to home call.
MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Joe, JA1LZR is QRV as NH0Z until January 28.
This includes an entry in the CQ 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via
NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PH00ZWAT is QRV until
January 27 from the former Radio Nederland Wereldomroep antenna park
in Zeewolde. QSL via operator's instructions.
SWEDEN, SM. A group of operators are QRV as SI9AM from the King
Chulalongkorn Memorial Amateur Radio Society station in Ragunda
until January 28. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.
This includes an entry in the UBA DX contest. QSL via SM3CVM.
EGYPT, SU. Gerd, DJ5IW is QRV as SU/DJ5IW from El Fardous until
February 8. Activity is on 20 meters and above. QSL to home call.
TURKEY, TA. Members of the Turkish Radio Amateur Club from the
Bursa Branch are QRV using special callsign TC16BURSA until March
10. Activity is on all bands using CW, SSB, PSK and ROS modes. QSL
via operators' instructions.
CHAD, TT. Sergiy, US3EZ is QRV as TT8/US3EZ until March. QSL to
KAZAKHSTAN, UN. Tony, RT9T is QRV as UN/RT9T. This includes an
entry in the CQ 160 Meter CW contest. QSL to home call.
ANTARCTICA. Craig, VK6JJJ is a member of the Antarctica Australian
National Antarctic Research Expedition 2013/14 and is QRV as VK0JJJ
from Mawson Base in the Mac Robertson Land until January 2014.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using SSB and digital modes. QSL via
AUSTRALIA, VK. Radio amateurs in Australia may substitute their
normal VK prefix for AX on January 26 in commemoration of Australia
MEXICO, XE. Dario, LU3DR is QRV as XE3/LU3DR from the Quintana Roo
State until January 28. He is active using SSB on 20, 17, 15 and 10
meters. QSL to home call.
SERBIA, YU. Members of the Old Timers Club of the Amateur Radio
Union of Serbia are QRV as YU15OTC during 2013 in celebration of its
15th anniversary. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Ted, K8AQM will be QRV as ZF2TA from January 26
to February 2. Activity will be holiday style on 20 to 10 meters
using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operations are
approved for DXCC Credit: Laos, XWPA, 2010 to 2011 operation; Laos,
XW4XR, current operations.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ 160-Meter CW Contest, BARTG RTTY
Sprint, NAQCC Straight Key/Bug CW Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC
Sprint CW Ladder, REF CW Contest, UBA DX SSB Contest, SPAR Winter
Field Day, WAB 1.8 MHz Phone Contest and the QRP ARCI Fireside SSB
Sprint are all on tap for this upcoming weekend. The Classic CW
Exchange is scheduled for January 28. The QRP CW Fox Hunt is
scheduled for January 30. Please see January 2013 QST, page 87, and
the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.