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Thursday, February 26, 2015

ARLD008 DX news

QST de W1AW 
DX Bulletin 8  ARLD008
From ARRL Headquarters 
Newington CT  February 26, 2015
To all radio amateurs  

ARLD008 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
HA0HW, 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.  Stefan, IK6JRI is QRV as 5H1JRI from Zanzibar Island,
IOTA AF-032, until March 5.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, and
possibly 80 meters using SSB.  QSL via IK7JWX.

BAHAMAS, C6.  Tim, C6ATH is QRV from Andros Island and will be
active in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter SSB contest and the upcoming
ARRL SSB DX contest as a Single Operator entry.  QSL direct to home

JUAN FERNANDEZ ISLAND, CE0.  A group of operators are QRV as 3G0ZC
from Robinson Crusoe Island, IOTA SA-005, until March 4.  Activity
is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes with
eight stations active.  QSL via F1ULQ.

Miquelon Island, IOTA NA-032, until March 10.  Activity is on all HF
bands using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL direct to home call.

WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS, FW.  Jean, F4CIX has moved to Mata'utu
and has call sign FW1JG.  He hopes to soon be QRV on 40 to 10 meters
using SSB and PSK31.  QSL via operator's instructions.

SWITZERLAND, HB.  Special event station HB125FMS is QRV during March
to celebrate the 125th jubilee of the Monte San Salvatore Funicular.

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0.  Laci, HA7JTR is QRV as HB0/HA7JTR until March
2.  Activity is holiday style on 160 to 10 meters.  This includes an
entry in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter SSB contest.  QSL to home call.

PANAMA, HP.  A group of operators are QRV as H91T from Taboga
Island, IOTA NA-072, until March 1.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL direct via HP2BWJ.

BULGARIA, LZ.  Special event station LZ386SKI is QRV during the
month of March in remembrance of Kiril Ierusalimski.  QSL direct via

BONAIRE, PJ4.  Stanley, WS5K is QRV as PJ4F until March 15.
Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL via M0URX.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F.  Martti, OH2BH and Ville, OH2MM are QRV
as PW0F until February 28.  Activity is on 160, 80 and 10 meters
using CW and SSB.  QSL via OH2BH.

EGYPT, SU.  Ivan, OM3CGN is QRV as SU9IG from Cairo until June 15,
2016.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with
varying power levels for each mode.  QSL to home call.

PALAU, T8.  Kazue, JJ0LUH and Kiyoshi, JA0EKI are QRV as T88XG and
T88XH, respectively, until March 8 from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009.
Activity is on the HF bands and 6 meters. QSL both calls via JA0EKI.

MICRONESIA, V6.  Taka, JA8COE will be QRV as V63CO from Ulithi
Adventure Resort on Falalop Island, IOTA OC-078, from March 3 to 5.
Afterwards, he will be QRV from Yap Island, IOTA OC-012, from March
6 to 10.  QSL direct to home call.

AUSTRALIA, VK.  Members of the Darwin Amateur Radio Club are QRV
with special event station VI8ANZAC until March 3 as one of the
Australian ANZAC 100th anniversary commemorative stations.  QSL via
operators' instructions.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L.  Operators Pekka, OH1TV and Pekka, OH2YY are
QRV as VK9LC until February 28.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters
using mainly SSB with some CW.  QSL via OH2YY.

VIET NAM, XV.  Toshi, JA8BMK plans to be active as XV7BM from Nha
Trang Resort for the month of March.  QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The CQ World Wide 160-Meter SSB Contest,
North American RTTY QSO Party, UBA DX CW Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint,
QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint, NSARA Contest, SARL Hamnet 40-Meter
Simulated Emergency Contest, North Carolina QSO Party and the RSGB
80-Meter Club Data Championship are all on tap for this upcoming

The AGCW YL-CW CW Party and ARS Spartan CW Sprint are scheduled for
March 3.  The QRP CW Fox Hunt is scheduled for March 4.  Please see
February QST, page 91, March QST, page 89, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest web sites for details.

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