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ARRL DX Bulletin 2024 - 006

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ARLD006 DX news

ZCZC AE06
QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 6  ARLD006
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  February 8, 2024
To all radio amateurs   

SB DX ARL ARLD006
ARLD006 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
W2GD, 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.  Alex, K6VHF will be QRV as 4L/K6VHF from Rustavi from
February 10 to 18.  Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW,
SSB, RTTY, and FT8.  QSL direct to home call.

MADAGASCAR, 5R.  Eric, F6ICX is QRV as 5R8IC from Sainte-Marie
Island, IOTA AF-090, until March 31.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters
using mainly CW.  This includes being active on Satellite QO-100.
QSL to home call.

SAMOA, 5W.  Operators YT1AD, YU3AA, UA9OLY, and RC9O will be QRV as
5W8A, 5W0AA, 5W0LY, and 5W0RC, respectively, from February 10 to 19.
Activity will be on the HF bands.  QSL to home calls.

UGANDA, 5X.  Alan, G3XAQ and Don, G3XTT will be QRV as 5X1XA from
February 12 to 20.  Activity will be on the HF bands using only CW.
This includes being an entry in the upcoming ARRL International DX
CW contest.  QSL direct to G3SWH.

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.
QSL via IZ8CCW.

LESOTHO, 7P.  Pista, HA5AO is QRV as 7P8AO until February 19.
Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8.  QSL via
LoTW.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y.  Special event station 9Y24C will be QRV
from February 10 to 13 for the National Carnival Celebration in
Trinidad and Tobago 2024.  Activity will be on various bands and
modes.  QSL via LoTW.

TONGA, A3.  Bob, W7YAQ and Al, K7AR will be QRV as A31DK and A31DL,
respectively, from Nuku'alofa, IOTA OC-049, from February 15 to 27.
Activity will be on the HF bands.  QSL via LoTW.

CHINA, BY.  Zhang, BH4FSK plans to be QRV as B5/BH4FSK from Daishan
Island, IOTA AS-137, from February 13 to 15.  Activity will be on 80
to 10 meters, including 6 meters, using QRP power.  QSL to home
call.

JUAN FERNANDEZ ISLAND, CE0.  A large group of operators will be QRV
as CB0ZA and CB0ZEW from Robinson Crusoe Island, IOTA SA-001, from
February 10 to 24.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, including
60 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8 in DXpedition mode.  QSL via
N2OO.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ.  Members of the Saudi Arabia Radio Society will be
QRV with special event stations 7Z1WRD, 8Z1WRD, and HZ1WRD from
February 11 to 13 to commemorate World Radio Day.  QSL via
operators' instructions.
  
GUINEA-BISSAU, J5.  Livio, IZ3BUR is QRV as J52EC.  Activity is in
his spare time mostly on 10 meters using SSB.  QSL direct to home
call.

ARUBA, P4.  John, W2GD will be QRV as P44W from Santa Cruz from
February 12 to 20.  Activity will be on all bands, with an emphasis
on 30, 17, and 12 meters, using CW as time permits.  This includes
being a Single Op/All Band entry in the upcoming ARRL International
DX CW contest.  QSL via N2MM.

PALAU, T8.  Nobu, JA0JHQ will be QRV as T88PB from Koror Island,
IOTA OC-009, from February 12 to 15.  QSL direct to home call.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2.  Chuck, KG9N is QRV as V26CV from Antigua,
IOTA NA-100, until February 20.  Activity is on various bands using
CW and SSB.  This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX
RTTY contest and the upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest.  QSL
to home call.

NAMIBIA, V5.  Frank, DL7ATA is QRV as V5/DL7ATA until March 23.
Activity is on the HF bands using SSB in his evening hours.  QSL to
home call.

BERMUDA, VP9.  Darrell, AB2E will be QRV as AB2E/VP9 from February
14 to 19.  Activity is on the HF bands using mainly CW with some
FT8, and with a focus on 30, 17, and 12 meters.  This includes being
active as VP9I in the upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest.
QSL to home call and VP9I via WW3S.

VIET NAM, XV.  BJ, WA7WJR will be QRV as XV9WJR from February 12 to
22 from the Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere and the Binh Chau-Phuoc Buu
Nature Reserves.  Activity will be holiday style on 20, 17, 15, 12,
and 10 meters using CW, SSB, and various digital modes.  QSL direct
to home call.

VANUATU, YJ.  Takio, JH3QFL and Mamoru, JH3VAA are QRV as YJ0AA and
YJ0MN, respectively, until February 11.  Activity is on the HF bands
using mostly FT8, and on Satellite IO-117.  QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  CQ World Wide RTTY WPX Contest, RSGB 1.8
MHz CW Contest, NCCC FT4 Sprint, Weekly RTTY Test, QRP 80-Meter CW
Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint Ladder, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, FISTS
Saturday CW Sprint, Asia-Pacific Spring CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW
Sprintathon, KCJ Topband Contest, Dutch PACC Contest, OMISS QSO
Party and the Balkan HF Contest will keep contesters busy this
upcoming weekend.
           
The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday
Sprint, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC Memorial, Worldwide
Sideband Activity Contest, PODXS 070 Club Valentine Sprint, NAQCC 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, DARC FT4 Contest and the RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship
are on tap for February 12 to 14.

The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from February 12 to 16.

Please see February QST, page 76, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
websites for details.
NNNN
/EX

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