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DX Bulletin 10 ARLD010
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 12, 2015
To all radio amateurs


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

VIET NAM, 3W. Wolfgang, DL5MAE is QRV as 3W2MAE from Phan Theit until March 27. Activity is holiday style on 20 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

MALAWI, 7Q. Members of the Black Mamba Contest and DXpedition Team are QRV as 7QAA until April 1. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY with two teams active at different dates and times. They also plan to be active in the upcoming CQ WPX SSB contest. QSL via N7RO.

TONGA, A3. Nobuaki, JA0JHQ is QRV as A35JR from Tongatapu, IOTA OC-049, until March 16. Activity is on 30 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

ANDORRA, C3. Amateur radio operators here are using the C35 prefix until the end of May 2015 to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Unio de Radioaficionats Andorrans.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Dominic, M1KTA is QRV as C5/M1KTA until March 17. He is active mainly on the newer bands using CW and SSB. He will also be active in the RSGB Commonwealth CW contest. He also plans to be QRV as C5/M1KTA/p from Bijol Island, IOTA AF-060. QSL to home call.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Lukas, HB9EBT will be QRV as D44TEG from Santiago Island, IOTA AF-005, from March 15 to 27. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW. QSL to home call.

ERITREA, E3. Members of the SEISA/Foundation for Global Children are QRV as E30FB from the capital of Asmara until March 17. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB with four stations. QSL via M0URX.

NORTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Jorgen, LA5UF is QRV as E51UFF from Manihiki, IOTA OC-014, until March 17. Activity is on the HF bands using low power. QSL direct to home call. SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Nick, ZL1IU is QRV as E51IOU from Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013, until March 21. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands. QSL direct to home call.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Christian, EA3NT is QRV as H42NT from Bellona Island, IOTA OC-127, until March 14. QSL via M0OXO.

THAILAND, HS. A group of operators are QRV as E20HHK/p from Koh Maeo Island, IOTA AS-145, until March 15. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via E20HHK.

GRENADA, J3. Bob, G3PJT is QRV as J34G until March 25. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using mostly CW. This includes an entry in the RSGB Commonwealth CW contest. QSL to home call.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ is active as JG8NQJ/JD1 from the weather station here until mid June. He is active on the HF bands using mainly CW in his spare time. QSL direct via JA8CJY.

BRAZIL, PY. Special event station PQ450RIO is QRV during March to celebrate the 450th anniversary of Rio de Janeiro. QSL via bureau.

SWEDEN, SM. Amateur radio operators of the 7th district in Sweden are QRV as SF90IARU until the end of August. QSL direct via SM7HZK. In addition, amateur radio operators of the 6th district in Sweden are QRV as 7S90IARU until the end of August. QSL via SM6JSM.

EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Kenneth, KH6QJ is QRV as T32AZ. Activity is on the HF bands. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.

PALAU, T8. Shigeto, 7K2TTJ will be QRV as T88YD from Koror Island, IOTA OC-209, from March 14 to 18. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.

NAMIBIA, V5. Nigel, G3TXF, is QRV as V5/G3TXF from Omaruru and will be active in the RSGB Commonwealth CW contest. QSL to home call.

BERMUDA, VP9. Mike, G3VYI is QRV as VP9/G3VYI until March 19. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using CW. He plans to be active in the RSGB Commonwealth CW contest. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The All Africa International DX Contest, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NECK RTTY Sprint, NECK Sprint, Nary DX Contest, RSGB Commonwealth CW Contest, F9AA SSB Cup, AGCW QRP CW Contest, Louisiana QSO Party, QRP ARCI Spring Digital Sprint, EA PSK63 Contest, TESLA Memorial HF 80-Meter CW Contest, QCWA QSO Party, Idaho QSO Party, North American RTTY Sprint, UBA Spring 2-Meter Contest and the Wisconsin QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The Bucharest Contest and Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest are scheduled for March 16. CLARA HF Contest is scheduled for March 17. The QRP CW Fox Hunt and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for March 18. Please see March QST, page 89, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details. 010


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