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DX Bulletin 3 ARLD003
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 16, 2014
To all radio amateurs
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ARLD003 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, 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.
AZERBAIJAN, 4K. Alim, 4K6FO has been QRV on 160 meters around 1430z
and as early as 0300z. QSL direct to home call.
ANGOLA, D2. Craig, MM0SSG returns to Luanda on the 16th and will be
on the air during his free time. He plans to be QRV as D2SG until
December on 80 to 10 meters using SSB, PSK31 and CW. QSL via
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. David, BA4DW is going to activate Rarotonga
(OC-013) holiday style from the January 21 to 27. He will be QRV on
HF in CW and SSB. QSL via home call.
ECUADOR, HC. Rick, NE8Z will be active as HC1MD and HC1MD/HC2
between January 19 and February 10, 2014. Activity will be on 40 to
10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL both HC1MD and HC1MD/HC2 via
K8LJG direct or LOTW.
CURACAO, PJ. Jeff, K8ND returns to Signal Point, (SA-099, WLOTA
0942), from January 17 to 29, operating as PJ2/K8ND. He will be
active during the CQ WW 160 Meter Contest as PJ2T. QSL PJ2/K8ND via
home call, LoTW and PJ2T via W3HNK, LoTW.
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Leo, PP1CZ will be active as PY0F/PP1CZ
from January 23 to 29. Activity will be before, during and after
the CQ WW 160 Meter CW Contest (January 24-26). Outside the
contest, look for him on 160 to 6 meters using CW, RTTY and some
SSB. QSL via his home call sign, direct, LoTW or by the Bureau.
SLOVENIA, S5. Special call sign S567O is QRV during 2014 to
celebrate the long term of the president of the Radio Club Cerkno by
Miran Voncina, S50O. QSL via operators' instrctions.
BENIN, TY. Patrice, TY2BP has been QRV on 14.020 MHz before and
after 0000Z. QSL via IK2IQD.
ST. KITTS, V4. Bernie, W3UR will be QRV from January 21 to February
5, operating as V4/W3UR. Activity will be mainly CW, with a focus
on 160 meters, including contest operation. QSL via home call,
LAOS, XW. Toshi, JA8BMK is going to be active as XW8BM from January
15 to 30 on 160 to 10 meters using all modes. After Laos he will
move on to Vietnam next. QSL via home call.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Jim, N4BFR; Newton, N4EWT and Chase, W4TI plan
to activate Grand Cayman Island (WLOTA 1042, WW Loc. EK99hi) holiday
style from the January 18 to 23. They wil be QRV as ZF2KO, ZF2JS,
and ZF2FU, respectively, on HF using CW, SSB, PSK31, and JT65. QSL
via home calls.
SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/0 in Nebraska
and W1AW/3 in Delaware are QRV until 2359Z on 21 January. In
addiiton, W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/2 in New York and W1AW/5 in
Oklahoma wil be QRV starting at 0000z on 22 January. They wil be
active until 2359z on 28 Janaury.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL January VHF Contest, North American
SSB QSO Party, Teh AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest, NAQCC
Straight Key/Bug CW Sprint, Locust CW QSO Party, QRP CW Fox Hunt,
NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, LZ Open CW Contest, Hungarian DX Contest,
Feld Hell Sprint and the ON 10-Meter Contest are all on tap for this
upcoming weekend. The Run for the Bacon QRP Contest is scheduled
for Janaury 20. The SKCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT Test and QRP CW
Fox Hunt are scheduled for Janaury 22. Please see January 2014 QST,
page 81 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.