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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #6:

from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on February 6, 2014
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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #6:

DX Bulletin 6 ARLD006
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 6, 2014
To all radio amateurs

ARLD006 DX news

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

RODRIGUEZ ISLAND, 3B9. Eric, OE4AAC plans to be QRV as 3B9/OE4AAC from February 10 to 18. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW. QSL to home call.

TUNISIA, 3V. Ash, KF5EYY plans to be QRV as 3V8BB and participate in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY Contest as a Single Op/Single Band entry on 40 meters. QSL direct to LX1NO.

CYPRUS, 5B. Alessandro, IZ4AMS and Fabio, IK2LTR are QRV as 5B/home calls until February 12. Activity is on 30 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. They will also be active in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest as Single Op/Single Band entries on 20 and 15 meters, respectively. QSL to home calls.

TANZANIA, 5H. A large group of operators are QRV as 5I0DX from the Kiwengwa Beach Resort on Zanzibar Island, IOTA AF-032, until February 13. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. Look for special activity from 5I0AM, 5I0WL and 5H3AN using SSB and digital modes. Station 5I0DX will also be active in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

MOROCCO, CN. Ruggero, IK2PZC is QRV as 5C2P until February 9. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and RTTY. This includes an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest. QSL to home call.

CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9. Jorge, EA9LZ will be QRV from Ceuta in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest as a Single Op entry. QSL via EA5KB.

ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON, FP. Al, W6HGF is QRV as FP/W6HGF from Miquelon Island, IOTA NA-032, until February 18, depending on transportation and weather. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters with a focus on digital modes, mostly RTTY. This includes an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest and the upcoming ARRL DX CW contest. QSL via operator's instructions.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Operators Han, DS2GOO, Sun, DS4DBF, Rew, DS4NYE, Kim, HL1OYF and Rocky, HL1VAU will be QRV as D70LW from Anmyon Island, IOTA AS-080, in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest as a Multi/Single entry. QSL direct to DS4NYE.

ST. VINCENT, J8. Look for operators K8EAB, KB9AVO, KC4VG, W3FF, W6HFP, W7ZT, WG0AT and WZ1P to be QRV as J8/home calls from Bequida from February 10 to 18. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home calls.

NORWAY, LA. Special event station LM2T75Y is QRV for all of 2014 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the NRRL club in Trondheim. Activity is on the HF bands using all modes. QSL via LA2T.

SABA, SINT EUSTATIUS, PJ5. Operators Jeff, K5WE and Erik, N5WR are QRV as PJ5/home calls from Sint Eustatius, IOTA NA-145. Activity is on all HF bands using mostly CW with some SSB and RTTY. This includes being an entry in the upcoming ARRL DX CW contest as PJ5W. QSL PJ5/N5WR via N5WR and PJ5/K5WE and PJ5W via K5WE.

NAMIBIA, V5. Werner, DC8QT, Georg, DD8ZX and Klaus DJ9KM are QRV as V5/home calls from the Otjikoko Guestfarm in Omaruru until February 14. Activity is holiday style on 160 to 6 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL to home calls.

MICRONESIA, V6. Yuki, JH1NBN will be QRV as V6T from Woleai Atoll, IOTA OC-132, from February 7 to 15 while on a business trip. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using mostly SSB in his spare time. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Imam, YB4IR is QRV as YB4IR/8 from Ternate Island, IOTA OC-145, until February 7. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. Afterwards he will be active from Tidore Island, IOTA OC-145, from February 8 to 11. QSL to home call. In addition, look for Pri, YB0ECT to be QRV from Jakarta in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL via W2FB.

SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/4 in Georgia and W1AW/KH6 in Hawaii are QRV until 2359Z on 11 February. In addition, W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/6 in California and W1AW/9 in Wisconsin will be QRV starting at 0000z on February 12. They will be active until 2359z on 18 February.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide WPX RTTY Contest, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, YL-ISSB CW QSO Party, SARL Field Day Contest, Asia-Pacific CW Spring Sprint, Dutch PACC Contest, KCJ Topband CW Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, OMISS SSB QSO Party, New Hampshire QSO Party, FISTS Winter CW Sprint, RSGB 1st 1.8 MHz Contest, AWA Amplitude Modulation QSO Party and the Classic Phone Exchange will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from February 10 to 14. The NAQCC Straight Key/Bug CW Sprint, RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for February 12. Please see February QST, page 88 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.

Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.

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