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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #9:

from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on February 27, 2014
Website: http://www.arrl.org/
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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #9:

ZCZC AE09
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 9 ARLD009
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 27, 2014
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD009
ARLD009 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by NC1L, W5AJ, 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.

ANNOBON ISLAND, 3C0. Elmo, EA5BYP is QRV as 3C0BYP until March 8. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB, RTTY and some CW. QSL to home call.

BARBADOS, 8P. Tom, W2SC will be QRV as 8P5A in the ARRL International SSB DX contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry. QSL via NN1N.

ZAMBIA, 9J. A group of operators are QRV as 9J2T until March 17. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via I2YSB.

RWANDA, 9X. Nick, G3RWF will be QRV as 9X0NH from Kigali from March 3 to 12. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW with some SSB. This includes being an entry in the upcoming BERU contest. QSL to home call.

BAHAMAS, C6. A group of operators will be QRV as C6ANA in the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL via N5NHJ.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0. Oliver, W6NV is QRV as CE0/W6NV from Rapa Nui, IOTA SA-001. Activity is on 20 to 10 meters using CW. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.

MOROCCO, CN. A group of operators will be QRV as CN2AA as a Multi 2 entry in the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL via UA2FM.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. A group of operators will be QRV as HI3K in the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL via KB2MS.

LUXEMBOURG, LX. Philippe, LX2A will be QRV as LX7I in the ARRL International SSB DX contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL to home call.

ARUBA, P4. Robert, W5AJ is QRV as P40P. Activity is on the HF bands. He will be active in the ARRL International SSB DX contest as an All Band entry. QSL direct to home call.

BONAIRE, PJ4. Look for N0VD to be QRV as PJ4D in the ARRL International SSB DX contest as a Single Op/High Power/Single Band entry on 15 meters. QSL via W3HNK.

SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5. Operators KB1ZOJ, K5AC, N4GRN, NV9L and W6IZT are QRV as PJ6/home calls from Saba until March 4. They will be active as PJ6A in the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL PJ6A via N4NX and all others via operators' instructions.

SURINAME, PZ. Will, ON4AVT will be QRV as PZ5VC from Saramacca from March 1 to 28. Activity will be on the HF bands using mainly PSK31/63. QSL to home call.

ICELAND, TF. Bob, KT1K will be QRV as TF/KT1K in the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL direct to home call.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. Operators K7CO and K7CXN will be QRV as VK9X/K7CO from March 1 to 11. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and PSK31. QSL direct to K7CO.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Operators W0CG, N0AT and WA0MHJ are QRV as VP5/home calls from Providenciales Island, IOTA NA-002. They will be active as VP5H in the ARRL International SSB DX contest as a Multi/Single entry. QSL VP5H via W0CG and all others to home calls.

BERMUDA, VP9. Kurt, W6PH will be QRV as VP9/W6PH in the ARRL International SSB DX contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL direct to home call.

LATVIA, YL. Normunds Sne, YL3DQ is QRV as YL2014C from Riga until November during Europe's Cultural Capital City of 2014. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

NICARAGUA, YN. Scott, K7ZO is QRV as YN5Z from San Juan del Sur. This includes an entry in the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL direct to home call.

TRISTAN DA CUNHA AND GOUGH ISLAND, ZD9. Pierre, ZS1HF is QRV as ZD9M from Gough Island while on work assignment. Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via ZS1A.

OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operation is approved for DXCC credit: Amsterdam and St. Paul Island, FT5ZM, 2014 operation.

SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/7 in Washington State and W1AW/0 in Kansas are QRV until 2359z on 4 March. In addition, W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/7 in Idaho and W1AW/4 in Kentucky will be QRV starting at 0000z on March 5. They will be active until 2359z on March 11.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL International SSB DX Contest, Loule Carnival HF SSB Contest, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, Open Ukraine RTTY Championship, PN Quick CW Contest, UBA Spring CW Contest, DARC 10-Meter Digital Contest and the SARL Hamnet 40-Meter Simulated Emergency SSB Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend. The RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship is scheduled for March 3.

The AGCW YL-CW Party and ARS Spartan CW Sprint are scheduled for March 4. The QRP CW Fox Hunt and AWA John Rollins Memorial DX CW Contest are scheduled for March 5. Please see March QST, page 84 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
NNNN
/EX

Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.

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