DX News from the ARRL9 January, 2015
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by PA0RRS, 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.
SENEGAL, 6W. Francis, F6BLP will be QRV as 6W7SK from Saly Partudal from January 10 to February 5. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using mainly CW and RTTY. QSL to home call.
WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Rich, PA0RRS, is QRV as 9M2MRS from Penang, IOTA AS-015, until February 4. Activity is on 30 to 10 meters using CW, RTTY and PSK. QSL to home call.
EASTER ISLAND, CE0. A group of operators will be QRV as XR0YJ from Hangaroa, IOTA SA-001, from January 10 to 16. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct via JA3AVO.
HAITI, HH. Tom, KC0W will be QRV as HH5/KC0W from January 12 to February 3. Activity will be on 160, 80 and 40 meters using CW.
QSL direct to home call.
JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8N8SSF will be QRV from January 11 to February 11 during the 66th Sapporo Snow Festival. QSL via the bureau.
AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Zorro, JH1AJT will be QRV as KH8Z from Tutuila Island, IOTA OC-045, from January 12 to 19. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using mainly SSB. QSL to home call.
CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. Special event station OL750CB is QRV to celebrate the 750th anniversary of the city of Ceske Budjovice. QSL via bureau.
CURACAO, PJ2. Anders, SM4KYN is QRV as PJ2/SM4KYN until January 15. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands. QSL direct to home call.
BRAZIL, PY. Member of the Aroeira DX Group plan to be QRV as PS06J in the 6th National Scout Jamboree from January 11 to 16. Activity will be on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters on SSB, CW, RTTY and PSK.
QSL via PR7JP.
FERNANDO de NORONHA, PY0F. Leo, PP1CZ is QRV as PY0F/PP1CZ until January 15. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
QSL to home call.
POLAND, SP. Members of the club station SP7PTK are QRV as HF7SIEMA until January 20 during a musical Christmas Charity event. QSL via bureau.
PALAU, T8. Operators Yu, JE6DND, Hiro, JA6KYU, Yasu, JA6UBY and Mike, JA6EGL are QRV as T88HK, T88HS, T88RR and T88SM, respectively, until January 15 from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to home calls.
TURKEY, TA. Special event station TC100GLB is QRV until April 30 to commemorate the Battle of Gallipoli 100 years ago. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via TA1CM.
NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Hans, SM3TLG is QRV as VK9N/SM3TLG until January 11. QSL direct to home call.
INDIA, VU. Members of the West Bengal Radio Club are QRV as 8T5MQT from Sagar Island, IOTA AS-153, until January 16. Activity is mainly on 20 meters using SSB. QSL via VU2NRO.
INDONESIA, YB. Operators YB8IBD, YB8IAN, YB8KM, YC8KNW, YC8KLA, YC8IAI, YC8KBY and YB8KGR will be QRV from Wowoni Island, IOTA
OC-236, on January 10 and 11. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and digital modes. QSL direct via YB8IBD.
TRISTAN de CUNHA AND GOUGH ISLANDS, ZD9. David, ZS1BCE is QRV as ZD9A while currently working as a radio technician on Gough Island, IOTA AF-030, until September. Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using SSB and digital modes. QSL via ZS1LS.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Pete, K8PGJ plans to be QRV as ZF2PG from the Grand Cayman Islands, IOTA NA-016, from January 10 to 18. Activity will be holiday style on 160 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
North American CW QSO Party, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, Old New Year Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, UBA PSK63 Prefix Contest, NRAU-Baltic Contest, DARC 10-Meter Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The QRP CW Fox Hunt, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest are all scheduled for January 14.
Please see January 2015 QST, page 88 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
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