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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #2:

from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on January 9, 2014
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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #2:

DX Bulletin 2 ARLD002
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 9, 2014
To all radio amateurs

ARLD002 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by CE3BPC, 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.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Pedro, ON7WP is now licensed as C5WP and plans to be QRV from the village Buntu from January 11 to 15 while doing volunteer work in a social project. His activity will be in his spare time on the HF bands. After Buntu he will be QRV from Kololi from January 16 to 22. In addition, Andre, ON7YK is also licensed as C5YK. QSL via operators' instructions.

BAHAMAS, C6. Tim, AF1G is QRV as AF1G/C6A while living and working on Andros Island until November 20. He is active on 80 to 6 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home call.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Karel, ZS6ALB is now QRV as C91KHN from Matola. He is active on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and various digital modes. He will use C91C in various contests. QSL direct to home call.

MARTINIQUE, FM. Operators Tatsuo, JA3ARJ and Kunio, JA1CJA will be QRV as TO3JA from January 12 to 19. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL via JA3AVO.

JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8J3ZUKA is QRV to commemorate the triple jubilee concerning the city of Takarazuka, 100 years of the local musical theatre group Takarazuka Revue, 60 years of the city Takarazuka and the 20th anniversary of the Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via bureau.

SWEDEN, SM. Special event station 7S400K is QRV during 2014 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the city Kristianstad. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via SM7BHM.

PALAU, T8. Mike, JA6EGL, Kazu, JH6WDG, Hirotaka, JA6KYU and Katsuhiko, JE6DND are QRV as T88SM, T88AQ, T88HS and T88HK, respectively, until January 14. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home calls.

INDIA, VU. Members of the West Bengal Radio Club are QRV as AU2MQT from Sagar Island, IOTA AS-153, until January 16. QSL via VU2JFA.

CAMBODIA, XU. Alex, M6CFW is QRV as XU7AEU from Phnom Penh until January 14. Activity is on the HF bands during his local evening hours. QSL direct to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Budi, YF1AR/0 will be QRV from Thousand Islands, Kepulauan Seribu, IOTA OC-177, from January 11 to 14 from the Pulau Payung Besar Lighthouse, ARLHS IDO-236. Activity will be mainly during his nighttime on 40 meters with some daylight activity on 20 meters. QSL via operator's instructions.

ROMANIA, YO. Special event station YP1989TM is QRV during 2014 to commemorate the violent events of the Rumanian revolution during the end of 1989 which began in Timisoara. There may be other YP25 prefixes used as well. QSL via operators' instructions.

SERBIA, YT. Members of the radio club Mihajlo Pupin are QRV as YT0PUPIN during all of 2014 to commemorate the 160th birthday of this physicist and writer. QSL via YT7WA.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Pete, K8PGJ plans to be QRV as ZF2PG from Grand Cayman from January 11 to 19. Activity will be holiday-style during his diving trip. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using SSB. This includes an entry in the North American CW QSO Party. QSL to home call.

SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/4 in South Carolina and W1AW/7 in Utah are QRV until 2359Z on 14 January. See the ARRL Web site for more information about QSLing and about the Centennial QSO Party. In addition, W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/0 in Nebraska and W1AW/3 in Delaware will be QRV starting at 0000Z on 15 January. They will be active until 2359Z on 21 January.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. Chile Field Day, North American CW QSO Party, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, YL-ISSB SSB QSO Party, Old New Year Contest, MI QRP January CW Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, UK DX BPSK63 Contest, NRAU-Baltic CW and SSB Contests and the DARC 10-Meter SSB Contest are all scheduled for this upcoming weekend. The QRP CW Fox Hunt and AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest are scheduled for January 15. Please see January 2014 QST, page 81 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.

Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.

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