DX News from the ARRL16 January, 2015
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by F5SJB, KB4FB, 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.
MONACO, 3A. Patrice, F5RBB and Mireille, F4FRL will be QRV as 3A/F5RBB and 3A/F4FRL, respectively, from January 18 to 24. Activity will be on 20 and 15 meters using RTTY and PSK31. QSL via operators' instructions.
THE GAMBIA, C5. Steve, G3VMW, Alan, G3XAQ, Don, G3XTT and Iain, M0PCB are QRV as C5X from the Ocean Villa Heights Lodge near Banjul until January 26. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK with two stations active. This includes an entry in the upcoming CW WW DX 160 Meter contest. QSL via M0OXO.
MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Reinhard, DL6DQW is QRV as C91RF from Chidenguele, Gaza Province until January 19. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
ANTARCTICA. Felix, DL5XL is QRV as DP1POL/p. Activity is generally on 40, 30 and 20 meters using CW mostly during his evenings and overnight. QSL via DL1ZBO.
ANGOLA, D2. Igor, UA9OBO is QRV as D3AM until December 8, 2015. QSL direct via UA1QV.
IRAN, EP. Members of the Rockall DX Group will be QRV as EP6T from Kish Island, IOTA AS-166, from January 17 to 26. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via M0URX.
FRANCE, F. Dom, F5SJB is QRV as TM5CW on the 5th of each month until May 2015 to promote radio amateur using CW and QRP power. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL direct to home call.
SAINT BARTHELEMY, FJ. Gene, N9SW will be QRV as FJ/N9SW from January 17 to 25. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters, and possibly 80 meters, using mostly CW. QSL to home call.
SCOTLAND, GM. Col, MM0NDX is QRV as MM0NDX/p from Orkney Island, IOTA EU-009, on January 16 and 17. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL via IW7EGQ.
US VIRGIN ISLAND, KP2. Matthew, K0BBC plans to be QRV as KP2/K0BBC from Saint Croix Island, IOTA NA-106, during the North American SSB QSO Party. QSL to home call.
DENMARK, OZ. Special event station OU0POLIO is QRV until December 31, 2016 to honor the memory of Paul Harris and other founders of the Rotary International who were committed to eradicating polio.
QSL via OZ1ACB.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2. Norbert, DH1NK is QRV as P29NK until June 15 while he works at a hospital here. Activity is in his spare time on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and Pactor. QSL to home call.
SEYCHELLES, S7. Eric, OE4AAC will be QRV as S79AC from Mahe, IOTA AF-024, from January 17 to 30. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW. QSL via OE4AAC.
TURKEY, TA. Special event station TC150ITU is QRV until January 31 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the ITU. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via operators' instructions.
UKRAINE, UR. Serge, UR7UT will be QRV as EM7UT from the Tumasch Fortress on January 17 and 18. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
LAOS, XW. John, KB4FB is QRV as XW4FB from Vientiane until February 12. QSL to home call.
INDONESIA, YB. Sisca, YB8RXA and Din, YB8RW will be QRV as YB8RXA/p and YB8RW/p, respectively, from Mantehage, IOTA OC-236, from January 20 to 24. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL YB8RW to home call and YB8RXA via W2FB.
SERBIA, YU. Special event station YT90NS is QRV until the end of 2015 in celebration of the 90th anniversary of the amateur radio club of Novi Sad. QSL direct via YU7BPQ.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest, NAQCC CW Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, YL-ISSB SSB QSO Party, LZ Open CW Contest, Hungarian DX Contest, North American SSB QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint and the Classic CW Exchange are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for January 19.
The QRP CW Fox Hunt and Locust CW QSO Party are scheduled for January 21. The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test is scheduled for January 21.
Please see January 2015 QST, page 88 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
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