ARLD011 DX news
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Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web
sites. Thanks to all.
MAURITIUS, 3B8. Nigel, G3TXF is QRV as 3B8/G3TXF until March 21.
This includes being an entry in the Russian DX contest. Activity is
on the HF bands, including the newer bands, using mostly CW. QSL to
UGANDA, 5X. Anton, ON6NL is QRV as 5X8C from Entebbe. His length
of stay is unknown. Activity is on various HF bands. QSL to home
NEPAL, 9N. Kazik, SP6AXW is QRV as 9N7XW until March 31. Activity
is holiday style on the HF bands. QSL to home call. In addition, a
group of operators are QRV as 9N7EI until March 20. Their activity
is on 80 to 10 meters. QSL via M0OXO.
CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9. Tom, DJ6TF, Sigi, DL7DF, Juergen, DL7UFN
and Frank, DL7UFR are QRV as EA9/home calls from Melilla until March
22. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31
with two stations active simultaneously. QSL via DL7DF.
NORTHERN IRELAND, GI. Stations GB1SPD and GB5SPD are QRV until
March 18 to celebrate St Patrick's Day. QSL via bureau.
JERSEY, GJ. Kazu, M0CFW is QRV as MJ0CFW. He will be active as
MJ5Z in the Russian DX contest. QSL via operator's instructions.
NORWAY, LA. Special event station LA1742K is QRV until the end of
2017 to commemorate the 275th anniversary of the city of
Kristiansund. QSL via LA6K.
BULGARIA, LZ. Special event station LZ139LO is QRV during March to
commemorate Bulgaria's liberation 139 years ago. QSL via LZ1KCP.
SINT MAARTEN, PJ7. Ed, WA1ZAM will be QRV as PJ7PL from March 18 to
April 3. Activity will be on 30 to 10 meters using SSB and RTTY.
This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB
contest. QSL to home call.
BANGLADESH, S2. A large group of operators are QRV as S21ZED and
S21ZEE until March 27. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB and RTTY. This includes being active in the Russian DX contest,
and as S21ZEE as a Multi Op entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX
SSB contest. QSL via operators' instructions.
TUVALU, T2. Jacek, SP5EAQ and Marek, SP7DQR are QRV as T2AQ and
T2QR, respectively, until April 4. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters
using SSB and CW, respectively. QSL via SP7DQR. In addition, Tim,
NL8F will be QRV as T2TT from March 23 to April 13. Activity will
be on various HF bands using SSB and digital modes. This includes
being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest. QSL
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station RY83HN is QRV until
April 2 in celebration of the 83rd International Festival of the
North from Murmanskaya Oblast. QSL via operators' instructions.
ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. John, W5JON and Cathy, W5HAM are QRV as
V47JA and V47HAM, respectively, from Calypso Bay until April 5.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, including 60 meters, using SSB.
This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB
contest. QSL via operators' instructions.
MICRONESIA, V6. Kaku, JA6REX and Toshiya, JH6HZH will be QRV as
V633KS and V633ZH, respectively, from Chuuk Island, IOTA OC-011,
from March 19 to April 3. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and RTTY with a focus on the low bands. QSL to home
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Clint, W9AV and Quent, W6RI will be
QRV as VP5/W9AV and VP5/W6RI, respectively, from Providenciales,
IOTA NA-002, from March 18 to 21. Activity will be holiday style on
160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL direct to home calls.
MEXICO, XE. A group of operators will be QRV with special call
6E3MAYA from some Mayan archaeological sites from March 18 to 21
while commemorating the Spring Equinox. Activity will be on 80 to 6
meters using CW, SSB, various digital modes, and various satellites.
QSL via XE3N.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Fred, K5QBX and Royce, KE5TC will be QRV as
ZF2FL and ZF2TC, respectively, from Grand Cayman, IOTA NA-016, from
March 21 to 26. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands
using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home calls.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. BARTG HF RTTY Contest, Russian DX
Contest, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
AGCW VHF/UHF CW Contest, Louisiana QSO Party, Virginia QSO Party,
Feld Hell Sprint and the UBA 80-Meter Spring SSB Contest are all on
tap for this weekend.
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest and Bucharest 80 and 40 Meter
Contest are scheduled for March 20.
The CLARA Chatter Party and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled
for March 21.
The Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for March 22.
Please see March QST, page 89, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 11 ARLD011
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 16, 2017
To all radio amateurs