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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #04:

from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on January 24, 2013
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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #04:

DX Bulletin 4 ARLD004
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 24, 2013
To all radio amateurs

ARLD004 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by K1SFA, NC1L, QRZ DX, The Weekly DX, 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. Jean-Claude, F6IRS is QRV as 6W/F6IRS until February 7. Activity is holiday style on all HF bands using mostly SSB during his late afternoons into early evening. QSL to home call.

GHANA, 9G. Marcel, AI6MS is QRV as 9G5MS until May 2013 while working as a volunteer with Medicine on the Move. This includes being active in the upcoming ARRL School Club Roundup. QSL to home call.

FRANCE, F. Gil, F4FET/p is QRV from the Lighthouse Boulogne sur mer, ARLHS FRA-089, until January 31. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB. QSL to home call.

REUNION ISLAND, FR. Pierre, F8APV and Stephane, F8EOI are QRV as FR/home calls until February 9. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters with an emphasis on 30 meters CW and 20 meters using SSB. QSL to home calls.

THAILAND, HS. Eddy, ON4AFU is QRV as HS0ZJF/8 from Koh Samui, IOTA AS-101, until February 18. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW only. He plans to be active from IOTA group AS-126. QSL to home call.

GUINEA-BISSAU, J5. Peter, HA3AUI is QRV as J5UAP until March 10. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using mainly CW and digital modes. QSL direct to home call.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Joe, JA1LZR is QRV as NH0Z until January 28. This includes an entry in the CQ 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via JJ2VLY.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PH00ZWAT is QRV until January 27 from the former Radio Nederland Wereldomroep antenna park in Zeewolde. QSL via operator's instructions.

SWEDEN, SM. A group of operators are QRV as SI9AM from the King Chulalongkorn Memorial Amateur Radio Society station in Ragunda until January 28. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. This includes an entry in the UBA DX contest. QSL via SM3CVM.

EGYPT, SU. Gerd, DJ5IW is QRV as SU/DJ5IW from El Fardous until February 8. Activity is on 20 meters and above. QSL to home call.

TURKEY, TA. Members of the Turkish Radio Amateur Club from the Bursa Branch are QRV using special callsign TC16BURSA until March 10. Activity is on all bands using CW, SSB, PSK and ROS modes. QSL via operators' instructions.

CHAD, TT. Sergiy, US3EZ is QRV as TT8/US3EZ until March. QSL to home call.

KAZAKHSTAN, UN. Tony, RT9T is QRV as UN/RT9T. This includes an entry in the CQ 160 Meter CW contest. QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA. Craig, VK6JJJ is a member of the Antarctica Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition 2013/14 and is QRV as VK0JJJ from Mawson Base in the Mac Robertson Land until January 2014. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using SSB and digital modes. QSL via K7CO.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Radio amateurs in Australia may substitute their normal VK prefix for AX on January 26 in commemoration of Australia Day.

MEXICO, XE. Dario, LU3DR is QRV as XE3/LU3DR from the Quintana Roo State until January 28. He is active using SSB on 20, 17, 15 and 10 meters. QSL to home call.

SERBIA, YU. Members of the Old Timers Club of the Amateur Radio Union of Serbia are QRV as YU15OTC during 2013 in celebration of its 15th anniversary. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via YU6A.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Ted, K8AQM will be QRV as ZF2TA from January 26 to February 2. Activity will be holiday style on 20 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operations are approved for DXCC Credit: Laos, XWPA, 2010 to 2011 operation; Laos, XW4XR, current operations.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ 160-Meter CW Contest, BARTG RTTY Sprint, NAQCC Straight Key/Bug CW Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, REF CW Contest, UBA DX SSB Contest, SPAR Winter Field Day, WAB 1.8 MHz Phone Contest and the QRP ARCI Fireside SSB Sprint are all on tap for this upcoming weekend. The Classic CW Exchange is scheduled for January 28. The QRP CW Fox Hunt is scheduled for January 30. Please see January 2013 QST, page 87, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.

Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.

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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #04:  
by K1ZJH on January 27, 2013 Mail this to a friend!
Why does the ARRK DX News always concentrate on the common DXCC junk, with nary a word regarding major upcoming DXpeditions???
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