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ARRL DX Bulletin 2024 - 004

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ARLD004 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 4  ARLD004
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  January 25, 2024
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD004 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the
ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.

GEORGIA, 4L.  Look for 4L9M, and 4L7ZS to each be active in the CQ
World Wide 160 Meter CW contest.  QSL 4L9M direct and 4L7ZS via

SENEGAL, 6W.  Gerhard, OE3GEA plans to be QRV as 6W/OE3GEA near
Dakar from January 27 to February 4.  Activity will be on 30 to 10
meters using CW.  QSL to home call.

YEMEN, 7O.  Vlad, OK2WX is QRV as 7O2WX from Socotra Island, IOTA
AF-028, until February 12.  Activity is on 160, 80, and 40 meters.
This includes an entry in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Keith, G3WRO is QRV as 8Q7WR until February 6.
Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly on 80
meters, using SSB.  QSL to home call.

CROATIA, 9A.  Members of the Radio Club Zagreb are QRV with special
call sign 9A100RKZ during all of 2024 to celebrate the club's 100th
anniversary.  QSL via 9A1ADE.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2.  Ross, 9M2AX has been active on 160 meters using
CW from around 1230 to 1430z, and then from around 2000 to 2330z.
QSL direct to home call.

BOTSWANA, A2.  John, A2NEW is QRV from Gaborone.  Activity is on
most HF bands daily from 1600 to 1900z.  QSL to home call.
ANTARCTICA.  Station DP0GVN is QRV from the Neumayer Station III on
the Ekstroem Ice Shelf at Atka Bay on Dronning Maud Land.  QSL via

IRAN, EP.  Mohammed, EP5MMS is often active on 20 meters using SSB
around 1200 to 1300z.  QSL via LoTW.

GUADELOUPE, FG.  Herve, F5HRY is QRV as FG/F5HRY from Marie Galante
Island until February 2.  Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10
meters, including 30, 17, and 12 meters using CW, SSB on request,
but no digital modes.  QSL direct to home call.

CLIPPERTON ISLAND, FO.  Station TX5S is QRV until February 1.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8, 6 meter
EME, and active on various Satellites.  QSL via M0URX.

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0.  Operators DL1MGB, DL3DXX and DL5LYM will be QRV
as HB0DX in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest.  Prior to the
contest and possibly during the contest they will be active on other
bands using mostly CW.  QSL via DL3DXX.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1.  Take, JG8NQJ is QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1 while on
work assignment at the weather station located here.  Activity is in
his spare time on 17 and 15 meters, and possibly 12 and 10 meters,
using CW and some FT8 around 2100 to 0200z.  QSL via JA8CJY.

AUSTRIA, OE.  Jorg, OE6VIE is QRV with special event station
OE60RRDXA until June 30 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the
Rhein Ruhr DX Association RDXA.  QSL via LoTW.

TURKEY, TA.  Mike, DF8AN is QRV as TA1/DF8AN until January 28.
Activity is on a few HF bands with QRP power using mostly CW with
some FT8 from some Lighthouses.  QSL to home call.

PITCAIRN ISLAND, VP6.  Look for Roger, G3YBO to be QRV as VP6MW on
January 28 for a few hours.  Activity will be on 17 to 10 meters
using SSB.  QSL this activity via G3YBO.

INDIA, VU.  A group of operators are QRV as AT3SM from St. Mary's
Island, IOTA AS-096, until January 28.  Activity is on 40, 20, 15,
and 10 meters, and possibly 17 meters, using CW, SSB, and FT8 in
DXpedition mode.  QSL via LoTW.

REPUBLIC OF KOSOVO, Z6.  Rene, DL2JRM is QRV as Z68XX from Gjilan
until January 29.  Activity is on the HF bands using mostly CW.  QSL
to home call.

ZC4GW during 2024.  QSL to home call.

ST. HELENA, ZD7.  Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as ZD7Z from Jamestown until
February 4.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, including 60 meters,
using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8, and FT4.  QSL via IK2DUW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The CQ 160-Meter CW Contest, Winter
Field Day, NCCC FT4 Sprint, Weekly RTTY Test, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox
Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, REF CW
Contest, BARTG RTTY Sprint, ARSI Field Day and Hill Topping Contest,
UBA DX SSB Contest and the Classic Phone Exchange are all scheduled
for this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, QCX CW Challenge, ICWC Medium Speed CW
Test, OK1WC Memorial, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, QRP
40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test,
Mini-Test 40 CW, Mini-Test 80 CW and the UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest
are on tap for January 29 to 31.

Please see January 2024 QST, page 76, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest websites for details.

73's de NP3N

NP3N DX Cluster - All Modes and Spots Welcome
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