QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 7 ARLD007
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 16, 2017
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD007
ARLD007 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
W3MHZ, QRZ 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.
TUNISIA, 3V. Ashraf, KF5EYY will be QRV as 3V8SS from Sousse during
the ARRL International DX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low
Power entry. QSL to LX1NO.
GUINEA, 3X. Operators Alain, F5OZC and Sebastien, F8DQZ are QRV as
3XY3D from Kassa Island, IOTA AF-051, until February 26. Activity
is on 40 to 10 meters using mainly CW with some SSB. QSL via F5OZC.
UGANDA, 5X. Eric, SM1TDE will be QRV as 5X8EW from Entebbe from
February 23 to 26. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW.
QSL to home call.
JAMAICA, 6Y. Yuri, VE3DZ is QRV as 6Y2T until February 21.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. He will be
a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry in the ARRL International DX
CW contest. QSL to home call.
BARBADOS, 8P. Tom, W2SC will be QRV as 8P5A in the ARRL
International DX CW contest as Single Op/All Band/High Power entry.
QSL direct to NN1N.
BAHAMAS, C6. Operators N4UM, K4RUM and N4BP are QRV as C6ARU, C6AUM
and C6AKQ, respectively, from Abaco Island, IOTA NA-080, until
February 21. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using mainly CW with
some RTTY, other digital modes, and possibly SSB. Each operator
will be QRV in the ARRL International DX CW contest as Single Band
entries on 20, 40, and 80 meters, respectively. QSL direct to home
CHILE, CE. Some members of the Radio Club de Chile will be QRV as
CE3AA in the ARRL International DX CW contest as a Multi Op/High
Power entry. QSL via operators' instructions.
JUAN FERNANDEZ ISLANDS, CE0. Michael, DF8AN will be QRV as
CE0Z/DF8AN from Robinson Crusoe Island, IOTA SA-005, from February
21 to 24. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and various
digital modes. QSL to home call.
FRENCH GUYANA, FY. Herve, F5HRY will be QRV as TO1A in the ARRL
International DX CW contest as a Single Op/Single Band on 15 meters
entry. QSL to home call.
ECUADOR, HC. Bill, W0OR will be QRV as HC1WBT in the ARRL
International DX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL to
PANAMA, HP. Members of the Radio Club of Panama are QRV as 3E1L
from the Ciudad del Saber and Miraflores Locks Lighthouse until
February 19. Activity is on 40, 20, 17 and 15 meters using CW, SSB
and PSK. QSL via HP1RCP.
MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Kit, JA1NVF is QRV as N0J until February 20
during the annual Tinian Hot Pepper Festival. Activity is on the HF
bands using SSB with some CW. QSL via JJ2VLY.
SURINAME, PZ. Nico, PA3BVK and Harrie, PA3EHS are QRV as PZ5JW and
PZ5HS, respectively, until March 10. Activity is on 40 meters and
above using SSB and PSK. QSL via operators' instructions.
PALAU, T8. Noboru, JH1OLB is QRV as T88DT from Koror, IOTA OC-099,
until February 21. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB,
RTTY, SSTV, PSK31 and JT65A, depending on conditions. QSL to home
KALININGRAD, UA2. Members of the UA2 Contest Club will be QRV as
RW2F in the ARRL International DX CW contest as a Multi/Multi entry.
QSL via operators' instructions.
ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. Felipe, NP4Z will be QRV as V43Z in the
ARRL International DX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL
via operator's instructions.
AUSTRALIA, VK. Members from the Darwin Amateur Radio Club will be
QRV with special event call sign VI8BOD from February 18 to March 28
to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the World War II bombing of
Darwin. QSL via bureau.
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Members of the Minnesota Wireless
Association will be QRV as VP5K from Providenciales Island, IOTA
NA-002, during the ARRL International DX CW contest as a Multi
Single/High Power entry. Look for VP5/K0PC and VP5/AC0W to be
active outside the contest until February 22. QSL VP5/K0PC and VP5K
via K0PC and VP5/AC0W via AC0W.
MEXICO, XE. A group of operators are QRV as XF2L from Isla de
Sacrificios, IOTA NA-224, until February 19. Look for XE1AY to be
QRV in the ARRL International DX CW contest as a Single Op/Single
Band on 20 meter entry. QSL via operators' instructions.
BURKINA FASO, XT. Elvira, IV3FSG is here working on the project of
Informatici Senza Frontiere ONLUS and QRV in her spare time as XT2SE
until March 13. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and
various digital modes. QSL via IK3GES.
VENEZUELA, YV. YV1KK will be QRV as 4M1K in the ARRL International
DX CW contest as a Single Op/Single Band entry. QSL via OH0XX.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Dan, N6MJ is QRV as ZF2MJ. Activity is on 160
to 10 meters. He will be active in the ARRL International DX CW
contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry. QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL International DX CW Contest,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,
Novice Rig CW Roundup, SARL 40-Meter Youth Day SSB Sprint, South
American Lighthouse Weekend, Russian PSK World Wide Contest and the
Feld Hell Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for February 20.
The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, Phone Fray,
QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NAQCC CW Sprint and SKCC CW Sprint are
scheduled for February 22.
Please see February QST, page 99, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
web sites for details.
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