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DX Bulletin 8 ARLD008
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 20, 2014
To all radio amateurs
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ARLD008 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.
UGANDA, 5X. Alan, G3XAQ will be QRV as 5X1XA from Kampala from
February 25 to March 16. Activity is on the HF bands using only CW.
This includes an entry in the upcoming BERU contest. QSL via G3SWH.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Kasimir, DL2SBY is QRV as 8Q7KB from Fihahohi Island,
IOTA AS-013, until February 24. Activity is on 20 to 10 meters and
possibly 30, 17 and 12 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
TONGA, A3. Klaus, DK1AX and Heidi, DK1MA will be QRV as A35AX from
Tongatapu Island, IOTA OC-049, and from Vava'u Island, IOTA OC-064,
from February 24 to March 7. Activity is holiday style on the HF
bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via operator's instructions.
NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Kazu, JA1IST will be QRV as FK/JA1IST from
Noumea, IOTA OC-032, from February 25 to March 1. Activity will be
holiday style on the HF bands. QSL to home call.
SLOVAK REPUBLIC, OM. Roman, OM3TOW is QRV as OM44LTE for all of
2014 to mark the introduction of the 4th generation LTE standard for
mobile communications in Slovakia. QSL direct to OM3RP.
BRAZIL, PY. Orlando, PT2OP is QRV as ZZ8S from the Santana
Lighthouse on Santana Island, IOTA SA-018, until February 24.
Activity is on 40 to 10 meters. This includes being active in the
6th South American Lighthouses Weekend. QSL direct to home call.
GREECE, SV. A large group of operators will be QRV as SX1AA in the
CQ 160 Meter SSB contest. QSL direct to SV1CNS.
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2. Operators Babs, DL7AFS and Lot, DJ7ZG will
be QRV as V21ZG from the Villa Sundowners near Pottery Village on
Antigua beginning February 26 and active for four weeks. Activity
will be holiday style on the HF bands using SSB, RTTY and PSK and
possibly SSTV. QSL via DL7AFS.
MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Bob, N6MW plans to be QRV as V73MW from
Majuro Island, IOTA OC-029, from February 25 to March 4. Activity
will be mainly on 160, 80, 20 and possibly 17 meters using CW, SSB
and RTTY. QSL via M0URX.
BERMUDA, VP9. Michael, G7VJR is QRV as VP9/G7VJR from Hamilton
Parish until February 27. QSL via M0OXO.
CAMBODIA, XU. John, KF0RQ will be QRV as XU7ACQ from Phnom Penh
from February 25 to March 21 while on a family visit. Activity will
be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and digital modes. QSL to home
ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Werner, DJ9KH will be QRV as ZD8D from
February 24 to March 11. Activity will be holiday style mainly on
160 to 40 meters, and possibly 60 and 6 meters, using CW. This
includes an entry in the upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest.
QSL via DL9HO.
SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/8 in Michigan
and W1AW/4 in Florida are QRV until 2359z on 25 February. In
addition, W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/7 in Washington and W1AW/0
in Kansas will be QRV starting at 0000z on February 26. They will
be active until 2359z on March 4.
SPECIAL EVENT STATION. W1AW Centennial Station W1AW/KG4 in
Guantanamo Bay will be QRV starting at 0000z on February 26 and
active until 2359z on March 4. QSL to ARRL Headquarters.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ 160-Meter SSB Contest, North
American RTTY QSO Party, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, REF
SSB Contest, UBA DX CW Contest, 6th South American Lighthouses
Weekend, High Speed Club CW Contest, North Carolina QSO Party and
SARL Digital Contest are all scheduled for this upcoming weekend.
The CQC Winter QSO CW Sprint is scheduled for February 24. The QRP
CW Fox Hunt and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for February
26. Please see February QST, page 88 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
web sites for details.