ARLD009 DX news
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sites. Thanks to all.
TOGO, 5V. Franco, I1FQH will be QRV as 5V7V from the city of
Kpalime from March 4 to 11. Activity is holiday style during his
nights on 160 to 30 meters using mainly CW with some SSB on 40
meters. QSL via EA5GL.
BARBADOS, 8P. Tom, W2SC will be QRV as 8P5A in the ARRL
International DX SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power
entry. QSL direct to NN1N.
MALDIVES, 8Q. A group of operators are QRV as 8Q7LH from Himandhoo
Island, IOTA AS-013, until March 9. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters,
including 60 meters, using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL
direct to DK8ZZ.
GHANA, 9G. Members of the Six G Team will be QRV as 9G5X from March
7 to 21. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY with three stations active. QSL via M0OXO.
ANDORRA, C3. Members of the Andorran Amateur Radio Union will be
QRV as C37NL in the ARRL International DX SSB contest as a Multi/2
entry. QSL via operators' instructions.
BAHAMAS, C6. A group of operators will be QRV as C6APY from Little
Harbour Cay, IOTA NA-054, from March 4 to 11. Activity will be on
40 to 15 meters using CW and SSB with three stations. QSL via
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Frank, DJ5NQ is QRV as E51ANQ from
Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013, until March 24. Activity is on 20 meters
using mostly CW. QSL to home call.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Mischa, HB9EMP is QRV as EA8/HB9EMP from
Fuerteventura until March 8. He is active on the HF bands using
SSB, RTTY, JT65 and other modes. He plans to be active in the ARRL
DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.
ANTARCTICA. Francois, F4HLT is QRV as FT3YL from the Dumont
d'Urville Station Terre Adelie on Petrels Island, IOTA AN-017, until
February 1, 2018. Activity is on 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB and
various digital modes in his spare time from 0900 to 1100z and after
his work duties. QSL via F6KPQ.
FRENCH GUIANA, FY. Look for FY5FY to be a Single Op/Single Band on
80 meter entry, and FY5KE to be a Single Op/Single Band on 15 meter
entry in the ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL via operators'
HONDURAS, HR. Dave, VE3VSM is QRV as VE3VSM/HR9 from Roatan Island,
IOTA NA-057, until March 5. Activity is generally on 20 and 15
meters using CW with some SSB. This includes an entry in the ARRL
DX SSB contest. QSL direct to home call.
SVALBARD, JW. Tom, LA6VDA is QRV as JW6VDA from Longyearbyen on
Spitsbergen Island, IOTA EU-026, until March 22. Activity is on
various HF bands using SSB. QSL to home call.
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Yuriy, N2TTA will be QRV as NP2P in the
ARRL International DX SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band entry.
QSL via LoTW.
LITHUANIA, LY. Special event station LY27W is QRV until March 31 to
celebrate the 27th anniversary of the restored Independence of the
State of Lithuania. QSL via LY5W. From March 11 to April 11,
special event station LY27A will also be active. QSL via LY5A.
BELGIUM, ON. A group of operators are QRV with special event call
OR100LCI during March to support the work of Lions Clubs
International. QSL via ON8ZL.
ARUBA, P4. Robert, W5AJ is QRV as P40P until March 6. He will be a
Single Op/All Band entry in the ARRL International DX SSB contest.
Outside the contest he is active on the newer bands. QSL via LoTW.
SURINAME, PZ. Operators G4BVY, G4CLA and G4XUM are QRV as PZ5K
until March 7. This includes being a Multi Op entry in the ARRL
International DX SSB contest. QSL via G3NKC.
COSTA RICA. TI. Matt, K0BBC is QRV as TI7/K0BBC from Las Villas del
Guayabo until March 7. Activity is on the HF bands. This includes
being an entry in the ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL to
KALININGRAD, UA2. Members of the UA2 Contest Club will be QRV as
RW2F in the ARRL International DX SSB contest as a Multi/Multi
entry. QSL via bureau.
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2. Alan, N3AD will be QRV as V26M in the ARRL
DX SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL via W3HNK.
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Glenn, W0GJ will be QRV as VP5H from
Providenciales Island, IOTA NA-002, in the ARRL International DX SSB
contest as a Single Op entry. He may be active as VP5/W0GJ before
and after the contest. QSL via W0CG.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL International DX SSB Contest,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, Wake-Up.
QRP CW Sprint, Open Ukraine RTTY Championship, UBA Spring 80-Meter
CW Contest, DARC 10-Meter Digital Contest, NSARA 80-Meter Contest
and the SARL Hamnet 40-Meter Simulated Emergency Contest will
certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship is scheduled for March 6.
The AGCW YL-CW 80-Meter CW Party and ARS Spartan CW Sprint are
scheduled for March 7.
Please see March QST, page 89, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 9 ARLD009
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 2, 2017
To all radio amateurs