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ARRL DX Bulletin 2024 - 005

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ARLD005 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 5  ARLD005
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 1, 2024
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD005 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.

ESWATINI (KINGDOM OF), 3DA.  Hans, 3DA0AQ has been QRV on 15 meters
using digital modes between 1800 and 2000z.  QSL via EA5GL.

MADAGASCAR, 5R.  Eric, F6ICX is QRV as 5R8IC until March 31.
Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using mainly CW with
low power.  The last two weeks here will be spent being active on
Satellite QO-100.  QSL direct to home call.

SENEGAL, 6W.  Willy, ON4AVT will be QRV as 6W7/ON4AVT from Warang
from February 3 to April 16.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using
SSB and various digital modes, and on Satellite QO-100.  QSL to home

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.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA.  Special event station DG22SISTY is
QRV until December 31 to celebrate 60 years of the national
organization DARC's Ortsverband Gemund.  QSL via bureau.

PHILIPPINES, DU.  BJ, WA7WJR will be QRV as DU3/WA7WJR from February
4 to 9.  He plans to activate the POTA references Governor Macario
Amedo Park and Mount Arayat National Park.  QSL direct to home call.

REUNION ISLAND, FR.  Thierry, FY4JI will be QRV as FR4AV from
February 4 to March 11.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using
CW and SSB.  QSL via EA5GL.

ECUADOR, HC.  Rick, NE8Z is QRV as HC1MD/2.  He is generally active
from 0100 to 0300z and will soon be QRV on 160 meters using FT8.
QSL via K8LJG.

GUINEA-BISSAU, J5.  Station J52EC is usually QRV on 10 meters SSB
around 1500 to 1600z.  QSL direct to IZ3BUR.

ST. VINCENT, J8.  Franco, J88BTI is generally QRV on 160 to 10
meters using mostly CW.  QSL via LoTW.

TURKEY, TA.  Special event station TC6EQ is QRV until February 29 to
commemorate the devastating earthquake that struck Turkey on
February 6, 2023.  QSL via LoTW.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2,  Chuck, KG9N will be QRV as V26CV from
Antigua, IOTA NA-100, from February 6 to 20.  Activity will be on
the HF bands using only CW.  QSL to home call.

AUSTRALIA, VK.  Andrey, VK5MAV will be QRV as VK5MAV/4 from Magnetic
Island, IOTA OC-171, from February 6 to 11.  QSL to homecall.

February 7.  Activity is on 80, 40, and 20 meters using SSB.  QSL
direct to home call.

CAMBODIA, XU.  Yoshi, XU7AKJ is QRV from Phnom Penh and has been
active on 10 meters using FT8 from 0200 to 0700z.  QSL via JA3ULS.

VANUATU, YJ.  Takio, JH3QFL and Mamoru, JH3VAA will be QRV as YJ0AA
and YJ0MN, respectively, from February 4 to 11.  Activity will be on
the HF bands using mostly FT8, and on Satellite IO-117.  QSL via

SOUTH SUDAN (REPUBLIC OF), Z8.  Ken, K4ZW will be QRV as Z81Z from
Juba from February 4 to 7.  Activity will be in his spare time
depending on his work schedule.  QSL direct 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 10-10 International Winter SSB
Contest, North American CW Sprint, NCCC FT4 Sprint, Weekly RTTY
Test, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, K1USN Slow
Speed CW Test, Vermont QSO Party, Mexico RTTY International Contest,
European Union DX Contest, F9AA CW Cup, Minnesota QSO Party, FYBO
Winter QRP Sprint, AGCW Straight Key CW Party, British Columbia QSO
Party, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC
Memorial and the RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship will certainly
keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, ARS Spartan CW Sprint, QRP
40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test,
VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40 CW, Mini-Test 80 CW,
UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest and the AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW
Contest are on tap for February 5 to 7.

Please see February 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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