ARLD007 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral
from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks
GEORGIA, 4L. Furkan, TA7AOF and Golkem, TA7AZC are QRV as 4L/TA7AOF
and 4L/TA7AZC, respectively, until February 12. Activity is on the
HF bands with a focus on various digital modes. This includes being
entries in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest. QSL to home calls.
JAMAICA, 6Y. Yuri, VE3DZ will be QRV as 6Y2T from February 13 to
20. Activity will be on the HF bands. This includes being an entry
in the upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL to home call.
THE GAMBIA, C5. Alan, G4DJX, Jessica, M6LPJ, Polly, M6POG, Morgan,
M6MXD and Stan, M6SQO are QRV as C5DX until February 16 while
visiting the Senior High School in Farafenni. QSL direct to G4DJX.
MOROCCO, CN. A group of operators will be QRV as CN2DF and CN2FR
from February 13 to 20. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using
CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31 with two stations active. QSL via DL7DF.
CAPE VERDE, D4. Henning, OZ1BII will be QRV as D44EE from Praia
Santa Maria, Santiago Island, IOTA AF-005, from February 15 to 20.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using only CW. This includes
being active in the upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest as a
Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL to home call.
PHILIPPINES, DU. Dindo, DU1UD is QRV as DX8TT from Tawi-Tawi, IOTA
OC-174, and DX8MAP from Cagayan De Sulu Island, IOTA OC-105, during
2018. Activity is on the HF bands in his spare time, and on short
notice. QSL via operator's instructions.
ISLE OF MAN, GD. Billy, GM0OBX, Jonathan, MM0OKG and Stevie, MM0VPY
are QRV as MT0IXD from Scarlett Point on the Isle of Man, IOTA
EU-116, until February 12. Activity is on the HF bands using CW,
SSB and RTTY. This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX
RTTY contest. QSL via M0OXO.
SARDINIA, IS0. Simone, IS0AFM is QRV with special call sign IR0FOC
from Cagliari until December 31 to celebrate the 80th anniversary of
the First Class CW Operators' Club, or FOC. QSL direct to home
ST. LUCIA, J6. Charles, KG9N will be QRV as J6/KG9N from Saint
Lucia Island, IOTA NA-108, from February 13 to 27. Activity will be
on the HF bands. This includes being an entry in the upcoming ARRL
International DX CW contest. QSL to home call.
JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8J3B is QRV until June 26 during
the 100th anniversary of the Lake Biwa Rowing Song. QSL direct to
AUSTRIA, OE. The United Nations ARCDXC will be QRV as 4U0R on World
Radio Day, which is February 13. QSL via UA3DX.
NETHERLANDS, PA. A group of operators are QRV as PA2018BP until
March 9 to commemorate Robert Baden Powell, founder of the Scout
Movement. QSL via PA3EFR.
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2. Paul, VA3ZC will be QRV as V26PE from
Jolly Harbour on Antigua, IOTA NA-100, from February 13 to 27.
Activity will be on 40, 30 and 20 meters using JT65, FT8, and some
SSB. QSL to home call.
BELIZE, V3. Torsten, DG7RO and Alexandra, DO5ALX are QRV as V31TF
and V31RU, respectively, until February 25. Activity is on the HF
bands using SSB, RTTY and some FT8. This includes being active in
the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest, and the upcoming ARRL
International DX CW and CQ World Wide 160 Meter SSB contests. QSL
to home calls.
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Pat, K0PC will be QRV as VP5/K0PC
from Caicos, IOTA NA-002, from February 13 to 20. Activity is on
the HF bands. This includes being active as VP5K in the upcoming
ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL to home call.
VIET NAM, XV. BJ, WA7WJR is QRV as XV9WJR from Bien Hoa until
February 14. Activity is mainly on 40 and 20 meters using primarily
CW. QSL direct to home call.
OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit: Palestine, E44WE, operation from March
23, 2017 to March 23, 2018.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide RTTY WPX Contest, YLRL
YL-OM Contest, SARL Field Day Contest, Asia-Pacific Spring CW
Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, KCJ Topband CW Contest, Dutch
PACC Contest, OMISS SSB QSO Party, FISTS Winter Unlimited CW Sprint,
RSGB 1st 1.8 MHz CW Contest and the Balkan HF Contest will certainly
keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from February 12 to 16.
The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint, and CQC Winter QSO CW
Party are scheduled for February 12.
The RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test,
QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray, NAQCC CW Sprint and PODXS 070
Club Valentine Sprint are scheduled for February 14.
The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.
Please see February 2018 QST, page 87, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 7 ARLD007
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 8, 2018
To all radio amateurs
ARRL Web site <firstname.lastname@example.org>