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DX Bulletin 5 ARLD005
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 4, 2010
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD005
ARLD005 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and
the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
UGANDA, 5X. Jack, NP2OR is QRV as 5X7JD from Masaka until May 25.
He is active on 40 and 20 meters using SSB every day from 0500 to
1550z. QSL to home call.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Special event station A60ISG is QRV until
February 13 to commemorate the 4th International Scouting Gathering
in Sharjah. QSL via IZ8CLM.
NAURU, C2. Dieter, DJ2EH and Anneli, DL8NBH are QRV as C21DL and
C21YL, respectively, until February 14. Activity is on 160 to 6
meters using CW and SSB. They will also operate using RTTY with
callsign C21YL. QSL to home calls.
BAHAMAS, C6. Randy, W6SJ is QRV as C6AWS from Grand Bahama Island
until February 10. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using
CW. QSL to home call.
TEMOTU PROVINCE, H40. Siegfried, DK9FN, Hans, DG1FK and Bernhard,
DL2GAC will be QRV as H40FN, H40FK and H40MS, respectively, from
Ngarando Reef, Swallow Island, IOTA OC-065, from February 6 to 19.
Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, digital modes and SSB,
respectively. QSL H40MS and H40FK to home calls and H40FN via
ECUADOR, HC. Rick, NE8Z will be QRV as HC1MD from Tumbaco,
Pichincha Province, HC1MD/HC1 from Mt. Pichincha and HC1MD/HC4 from
Punta Blanca, Manabi Province from February 8 to 24. Activity will
be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via K8LJG.
OGASAWARA ISLAND, JD1. Operators JM1YGG/JD1, JA2ZL/JD1, JD1BMV and
JD1BNB will be QRV as Chichijima Island, IOTA AS-031, from February
6 to 14. Activity will be on 80 to 12 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY. QSL JM1YGG/JD1 and JA2ZL/JD1 to home calls, JD1BMV via JK1EBA
and JD1BNB via JA3MCA.
HAWAII, KH6. Claire, WL7MY and John, KL7JR are QRV using special
call sign N7I from Honolulu, IOTA OC-019, until February 10 in
commemoration of the birth of the US Islands Award Program 16 years
ago. Activity is on 20 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL via KL7JR.
BONAIRE, CURACAO, PJ2. Goose, W8AV will be QRV as PJ2/home call
from Curacao, IOTA SA-006, from February 9 to 22. Activity will be
on 160 to 10 meters using CW and RTTY. This includes a possible
entry in the upcoming CQ WPX RTTY contest. QSL via operator's
PALAU, T8. Mike, JA6EGL and Hiro, JA6KYU will be QRV as T88SM and
T88HS, respectively, from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, from February
10 to 16. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.
QSL to home calls.
BRUNEI, V8. Kanzi, JA4ENL is QRV as V85NL until February 8.
Activity is on several HF bands, including 160 meters. QSL via
CAMBODIA, XU. John, 9M6XRO is QRV as XU7XRO from Sihanoukville
until February 9. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY. QSL via M0URX.
ZIMBABWE. Z2. Mirek, VK6DXI is QRV as Z21DXI from Bulawayo until
February 13. Activity is in his spare time. QSL via SP5UAF.
OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operations are
approved for DXCC credit: Cape Verde, D44TXP, D44TXO, D44TXS,
D44TXI, D44TXF, D44TXQ and D44TXR. If you had one of these
operations rejected on a recent application please send a note to
to have your record updated.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The 10-10 International Winter SSB
Contest, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, Vermont QSO Party, YL-ISSB QSO CW
and RTTY Party, Black Sea Cup International, FYBO Winter QRP Sprint,
Minnesota QSO Party, British Columbia QSO Party, AGCW 80-Meter
Straight Key Party, Delaware QSO Party, Mexico RTTY International
Contest, North American CW Sprint, New Mexico QSO Party, ARCI
Fireside SSB Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this
upcoming weekend. The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from February 8
to 12. The NAQCC Straight Key/Bug Sprint and The RSGB 80-meter Club
Data Championship are both scheduled for February 10. The CWops
Mini-CWT Test is scheduled for February 10 and 11. Please see
February QST, page 90 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for