DX News from the ARRL
09 January , 2009
This week's bulletin was
made possible with information provided by NC1L, The Weekly DX, the OPDX
Bulletin, DXNL, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL
Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
Members of the Provins ARC are QRV as TS7C from Chergui Island, IOTA AF-073,
until January 19. QSL via F4EGD.
Peter is QRV as 5X4X until June while working as development aid worker in Arua.
Activity is on 40 to 10 meters generally before 2000z. QSL via DF5GQ.
Andy, G7COD will be QRV as 8Q7AK from Embudu Island, IOTA AS-013, from January
11 to 27. Activity will be on 40 to 12 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home
During the Men's World Handball Championship, special event stations 9A2009OS,
9A2009PO, 9A2009PU, 9A2009ST, 9A2009VZ, 9A2009ZD and 9A2009ZG are active until
February 1. QSL via bureau.
Bob, ZL1RS is QRV as A35RS from Tongatapu Island, IOTA OC-049, until January 15.
Of late, he has been active on 2-meter EME. QSL to home call.
Niels, OZ8KR is QRV as C56KR from Bakuto until January 14. Activity is on 40 to
10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.
A large group of Amateur Radio operators from Copiapo will be QRV from January
11 to 25 with special event station XR27RAID in commemoration of the 27th Raid
Atacama desert trophy. Activity will be on all HF bands using CW, SSB and
various digital modes. QSL via CE6TBN.
Ashley, EL2AR has been active on 15 meters around 1730 to 1815z. He hopes to be
active on 80 and 40 meters soon. QSL via EL2BA.
Mohsen, EP3SMH has been active on 20 meters using RTTY around 1330z and SSB
FT/W. Florentin is QRV as FT5WO currently from Alfred Faure Station on
Possession Island, IOTA AF-008, and has been active on 20 meters generally
around 1700z. QSL via F4DYW.
REPUBLIC, HI. Simone, IZ5JNQ is QRV as HI7/IZ5JNQ until February 5. He
also plans to be active as HI2/IZ5JNQ from the coastal islands Saona and
Catalina, both IOTA NA-122. QSL direct to EB7DX.
Peter is QRV as J5UAP and has been QRV on 17 meters using SSB from around 1000
to 1200z. He has also been active using RTTY. QSL via HA3AUI.
Peter, EA5GVH will be QRV as P40PZ while on holiday from January 12 to 28.
Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL to
Look for operators PY1/PY1ZV, PY1/PY2OC, PY1/PY1RY and PY1/PY2HN to be QRV from
Cabo Frio from January 12 to 17. This operation is devoted to the Transatlantic
tests between Africa and America. Activity will be on 6 and 2 meters and 70 cm.
QSL via operators' instructions.
BANABA ISLAND, T33.
Udo, DL9HCU is currently active as T33HC. QSL to home call.
VIET NAM, XV.
Mike, OM2DX is QRV as XV9DX and 3W1M while working for the Slovak Republic
Embassy. He is here for three years. Activity is on all bands using CW, SSB and
various digital modes. QSL via OM3JW.
Vincent, F4BKV is QRV as XX9TKV until January 12 from from Coloane Island, IOTA
AS-075. QSL to home call.
Ted, VK2EZQ is QRV as YJ0AZQ from Aneityum Island, IOTA OC-035. Activity is on
80 to 10 meters. QSL to home call.
FOR DXCC CREDIT
The following operation is approved for DXCC credit: Afghanistan, T61AA, the
license for this operation has been updated. Anyone having this operation
rejected recently can send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on the list for an update.
THIS WEEKEND ON
The North American CW QSO Party, NCCC Sprint, Hunting Lions in the Air Contest,
PODXS 070 Club PSKFest, MI QRP January CW Contest, Midwinter CW/Phone Contest,
SKCC Weekend CW Sprint, NRAU-Baltic CW/Phone Contest, Midwinter Contest and the
DARC 10-Meter Contest are all on tap for this weekend.
Please see January QST,
page 82, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
The American Radio Relay League