DX News from the ARRL23 January, 2015
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by 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.
MALAWI, 7Q. Karl, DK2WV will be QRV as 7Q7WV from the Karonga Museum from January 26 to February 6. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters. QSL to home call.
BOTSWANA, A2. Schalk, A22LL has been QRV on 20 meters SSB around 1700 to 1800z. QSL direct to home call.
THE GAMBIA, C5. Operators Steve, G3VMW, Alan, G3XAQ, Don, G3XTT, and Iain, M0PCB are QRV as C5X from the Ocean Villa Heights Lodge on the coast of Brufut until January 26. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. This includes being an entry in the CQ 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via M0OXO.
CHILE, CE. Helmut, DL5DSM is QRV as CE3/DL5DSM until February 10. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
IRAN, EP. A group of operators are QRV as EP6T from Kish Island, IOTA AS-166, until January 27. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via M0URX.
GUADELOUPE, FG. Jean-Pierre, F6ITD will be QRV as FG/F6ITD from January 28 to February 1. Activity is on the HF bands and 6 meters using SSB and various digital modes. Afterwards, he will be active as FG/F6ITD and probably TO6D from Desirade Island, IOTA NA-102, until March 28. He will be active during his weekends and contests. QSL to home call.
MARTINIQUE, FM. Operators Mek, SP7VC, Ted, SP3IPB, Kate, SQ7OYL, Zbyszek, SP3CFM, Jerzy, SP7TF and Bogdan, K2RPF will be QRV as FM/SP7VC and FM/SP7TF from Martinique, from January 24 to 26.
Activity will be holiday style on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home calls.
ST. LUCIA, J6. After their Martinique operation, operators Mek, SP7VC, Ted, SP3IPB, Kate, SQ7OYL, Zbyszek, SP3CFM, Jerzy, SP7TF and Bogdan, K2RPF will be QRV as J6/home calls, respectively, from January 27 to February 3. Activity will be holiday style on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home calls.
JAPAN, JA. Kenji, JA4GXS is QRV as JA4GXS/5 from Shodo Island, IOTA AS-200, until February 5. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Dick, AD7AF is QRV as T32RL from Kiritimati Island, IOTA OC-024, until February 9. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. This includes an entry in the CQ 160 Meter CW contest. QSL direct to home call.
GUATEMALA, TG. Dwight, VE7BV is QRV as TG7/VE7BV until February 17. Activity is holiday style on 20, 17 and 15 meters using CW and SSB.
QSL to home call.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station UE77VV is QRV until January 31 to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the birth of Russian singer and songwriter Vladimir Semyonovich Vysotsky. QSL via R4AAT.
BELIZE, V3. Gerd, DJ4KW is QRV as V31YN until March 5. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using mainly CW, and maybe some RTTY. QSL to home call.
BERMUDA, VP9. Ronald, W3PV is QRV as W3PV/VP9 until January 29. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, JT9 and JT65. QSL to home call.
LAOS, XW. Ken, K4ZW is QRV as XW4ZW from Vientiane until January 30. Activity is mainly on the low HF bands. QSL via K1SE.
INDONESIA, YB. Din, YB8RW, and Sisca, YB8RXA are QRV as YB8RW/p and YB8RXA/p, respectively, from Monthehage Island, IOTA OC-236, until January 24. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
QSL YB8RW/p direct to home call and YB8RXA/p direct via W2FB.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL January VHF Contest, CQ 160-Meter CW Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, REF CW Contest, BARTG RTTY Sprint, SPAR Winter Field Day, WAB 1.8 MHz Phone and the QRP ARCI Fireside SSB Sprint are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The SKCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT Test and QRP CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for January 28.
Please see January 2015 QST, page 88 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
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