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DX Bulletin 1 ARLD001
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 2, 2014
To all radio amateurs
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ARLD001 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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.
SOVEREIGN MILITARY ORDER OF MALTA, 1A. A large group of operators
are QRV as 1A0KM until January 7. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL
KENYA, 5Z. Scott, WA5A is QRV as 5Z4/WA5A from Ruaka until about
January 28. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands. QSL to home
SENEGAL, 6W. Francis, F6BLP is QRV as 6W7SK from Saly Portudal
until January 31. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters, and
possibly 160 meters, using mainly CW. QSL to home call.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Mike, OE1SSS is QRV as 8Q7SM until January 4.
Activity is holiday style on 40, 30, 20 and 10 meters. QSL to home
BAHAMAS, C6. John, 9H5G is QRV as 9H5G/C6A from Stocking Island,
Great Bahama Bank, IOTA NA-001, until January 31. Activity is on
160 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY, PSK, JT9 and JT65. He plans to
travel to other island groups as well. QSL direct via NI5DX.
MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Operators John, ZS5J and Beth, 2W0VOW are QRV as
C91J and C91B, respectively, from Ponta de Ouro until January 6.
Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and other digital
modes. QSL via operators' instructions.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event call sign DB50FIRAC
is QRV until December 21, 2014 to mark the 50 years of the
Federation Internationale des Radio Amateurs Cheminots, the
International Federation of Railway Radio Amateurs. QSL via bureau.
PHILIPPINES, DU. Mike, W6QT is QRV as DU3/W6QT from Luzon Island,
IOTA OC-042, until March 2014. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Operators Andrey, RU4LG, Dmitry, RA4LB,
Serge, UA4LGS and Pavel, UA4LL are QRV as HI8/home calls until
January 7. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK.
They may also participate in the ARRL RTTY Roundup contest. QSL to
MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ/JD1 has been active on 15
meters using CW around 0000z and then using SSB around 0600z. QSL
ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. A group of operators are QRV as OG0A until
January 13. Activity is on the HF bands using mainly CW, with some
SSB and RTTY used occasionally. QSL via operators' instructions.
SEYCHELLES, S7. Igor, UA3DJY is QRV as S79ACR from Mahe Island.
Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to home call.
CANADA, VE. David, VE3VID is QRV as VY0/VE3VID from Igloolik
Island, IOTA NA-174. Activity is on 20 meters. His length of stay
is unknown. This includes an entry in the ARRL RTTY Roundup
contest. QSL to home call.
OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit: Tristan Da Cunha and Gough Island, ZD9KX,
2012 and 2013 operation.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL RTTY Roundup, Kid's Day Contest,
QRP CW Fox Hunt, EUCW 160-Meter CW Contest, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,
PODXS 070 Club PSKFest, WW PMC Contest and the QRP ARCI Pet Rock CW
Sprint are all on tap for this weekend. The ARS Spartan CW Sprint
is scheduled for January 7. The QRP CW Fox Hunt is scheduled for
January 8. Please see January 2014 QST, page 81 and the ARRL and
WA7BNM contest web sites for details.