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DX Bulletin 10 ARLD010
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 9, 2017
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD010
ARLD010 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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.
MAURITIUS, 3B8. Nigel, G3TXF is QRV as 3B8/G3TXF until March 21.
This includes being an entry in the RSGB Commonwealth contest and
the upcoming Russian DX contest. Activity is on the HF bands,
including the newer bands, using mostly CW. QSL to home call.
NIGER, 5U. A group of operators are QRV as 5U5R from Niamey until
March 21. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters with four stations active
simultaneously. They will be meeting with Nigerian officials to
propose authorization for 6 meters. QSL via operators'
BARBADOS, 8P. Dean, 8P6SH is QRV with special call sign 8P50B until
December 31 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of independence from
Great Britain. QSL via KU9C.
GHANA, 9G. Members of Six G Team are QRV as 9G5X from Aburi in the
Akwapim Mountain area until March 21. Activity is on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via M0OXO.
NEPAL, 9N. Kazik, SP6AXW will be QRV as 9N7XW from March 15 to 31
while on vacation with his family. Activity will be holiday style
on various HF bands. QSL to home call.
THE GAMBIA, C5. Jan, PA7X is QRV as C5PA7X from Banjul until March
13. The license is actually issued with no slash between the prefix
and his call. Activity is mostly on 20 meters using SSB during his
local afternoon hours. QSL via PD0RH.
CHILE, CE. A group of operators are QRV as XR5M from Mocha Island,
IOTA SA-061, until March 13. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via
SPAIN, EA. Special event station EH3DWN is QRV until March 21 to
raise awareness of Down Syndrome. This operation coincides with
World Down Syndrome Day on March 21. QSL via operators'
ST. MARTIN, FS. Serge, VE1KG is QRV as FS/VE1KG until the end of
April. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL direct to home call.
TEMOTU PROVINCE, H40. Sigi, DK9FN and Bernard, DL2GAC are QRV as
H40FN and H40MS, respectively, until March 24. Activity is on the
HF bands using CW and SSB, respectively. They have authorization to
be active on 60 meters. QSL via operators' instructions.
THAILAND, HS. A group of operators are QRV as E20HHK/p from Lipe
Island, IOTA AS-126, until March 13. QSL direct to E20HHK.
ICELAND, TF. Mason, KM4SII will be QRV as TF/KM4SII from March 13
to 19. Activity will be on 40, 20 and 17 meters using SSB. QSL to
COTE D'IVOIRE, TU. A group of operators are QRV as TU7C until March
19. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via F1ULQ.
BELIZE, V3. Ian, G4SGX is QRV as V31GX until March 14. Activity is
on 80 to 10 meters using CW. This includes being an entry in the
RSGB Commonwealth contest. QSL to home call.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V. Hugh, VE3AYR is QRV as VP2V/VE3AYR
until March 16. QSL direct to home call. In addition, Pat, N2IEN
will be QRV as VP2V/N2IEN from March 15 to 18. Activity will be on
the HF bands using mostly RTTY if conditions allow. QSL via NR6M.
INDIA, VU. Madhukar, VU2MJD is QRV with contest call AT5M. He will
be active in the RSGB Commonwealth contest, as well as a number of
upcoming contests. QSL to home call.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. John, AD8J will be QRV as ZF2AG from Grand
Cayman, IOTA NA-016, from March 11 to 18. Activity is holiday style
on 40 to 15 meters using mostly CW. QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge,
North American RTTY Sprint, AWA John Rollins Memorial DX CW Contest,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, SARL
VHF/UHF Analogue/Digital Contest, RSGB Commonwealth Contest, SKCC
Weekend CW Sprintathon, F9AA SSB Cup, South America 10 Meter
Contest, AGCW QRP CW Contest, and Oklahoma QSO Party.
In addition, the EA PSK63 Contest, QCWA QSO Party, TESLA Memorial
80-Meter HF CW Contest, Idaho QSO Party, QRP ARCI Spring Thaw SSB
Sprint, UBA Spring 2-Meter Contest, Wisconsin QSO Party and the WAB
3.5 MHz Phone will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming
The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is scheduled for March
13. The QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT Test
and the RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship are all scheduled for
Please see March QST, page 89, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
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