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ZCZC AE12
QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 12  ARLD012
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  March 21, 2019
To all radio amateurs   

SB DX ARL ARLD012
ARLD012 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AC8W, KK9A, W2TT, WB0TEV, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX
News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar
and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.



GEORGIA, 4L.  Luc, F5RAV will be QRV as 4L/F5RAV from March 26 to
April 2.  Activity will be on the HF bands.  This includes being an
entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB Contest.  QSL direct to
home call.

UGANDA, 5X.  Members of the Italian DXpedition Team are QRV as 5X3C
until March 25.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY.  They are active as 5X3E using FT8.  QSL direct to I2YSB.

SENEGAL, 6W.  Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as 6W/IV3FSG from Thies, near
Dakar, until April 16 while working for the Informatici Senza
Frontiere organization.  Activity is in her spare time on 80 to 10
meters using SSB and possible digital modes.  QSL via IK3GES.

JUAN FERNANDES ISLAND, CE0.  A group of operators are QRV as XR0ZRC
from Robinson Crusoe Island, IOTA SA-005, until April 3.  Activity
is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.  QSL direct to R7AL.

NORTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Dagmar, DM7PQ and Rainer, DL1AUZ are QRV as
E51NPQ and E51AUZ, respectively, from Manihiki Island, IOTA OC-014,
until March 25.  Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using
only CW.  QSL to home calls.

NIEU, E6.  Janusz, SP9FIH is QRV as E6AF until April 25.  Activity
is on 160 to 15 meters using SSB, RTTY and FT8.  QSL to home call.

FRENCH GUIANA, FY.  Hartwig, DL7BC is QRV as TO2BC near Cayenne
until April 2.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB, with some
RTTY and PSK, and with CW on request, depending on operating
conditions.  This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World
Wide DX SSB contest.  QSL to home call.

BONAIRE, PJ4.  John, KK9A will be QRV as PJ4/KK9A from March 24 to
31.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  He will
be active as PJ4R in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.
QSL both calls via WD9DZV.

BELIZE, V3.  Victor, WB0TEV will be QRV as V31VP from the Maya Hill
Lodge from March 28 to April 2.  Activity will be on the HF bands,
with an emphasis on 160 and 80 meters using slow CW, SSB, RTTY and
FT8.  This includes being a Single Op/All Band entry in the upcoming
CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL to home call.

TURKS AND CAICOS, VP5.  John, AF3K and Ross, W2TT will be QRV as
VP5/AF3K and VP5/W2TT, respectively, from Providenciales, IOTA
NA-002, from March 26 to April 2.  They will be QRV as VP5P in the
upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL via operators'
instructions.

BERMUDA, VP9.  Operators KG8CO, W8KA, KB8TXZ, N8LI and AC8W will be
QRV as home calls/VP9 from March 28 to April 2.  Activity will be on
the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8.  This includes being QRV as VP9I
as a Multi/2 entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest,
QSL via operators' instructions, and VP9I via LoTW.

MEXICO, XE.  Special event stations 4A3MAYA, 4B3MAYA, 4C3MAYA,
6E3MAYA and 6F3MAYA are QRV until March 24 to mark the Equinoccio
Maya 2019.  Activity is on the HF bands, 6 meters, and various
satellites.  QSL via bureau.
     
MYANMAR, XZ.  Yuki, JH1NBN is QRV as XZ2C until March 28.  Activity
is on 15, 12, 10, and 6 meters using 25 watts.  QSL direct to home
call.

VANUATU, YJ.  Chris, VK2YUS will be QRV as YJ0CA from Efate Island,
IOTA OC-035, from March 26 to April 2.  Activity will be holiday
style on 40 to 15 meters.  This includes being an entry in the
upcoming CQ World Wide WPX DX SSB contest.  QSL direct to home call.



THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The North American SSB Sprint Contest,
QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, FOC QSO
Party, UK/EI DX CW Contest and the UBA Spring 6-Meter Contest are
all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, Phone Fray,
SKCC CW Sprint and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for March
27.
      
The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada's parks and historic sites.

Please see March 2019 QST, page 88, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.

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ZCZC AE11
QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 11  ARLD011
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  March 14, 2019
To all radio amateurs   

SB DX ARL ARLD011
ARLD011 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
5B4ALX, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest
Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.
Thanks to all.



VIET NAM, 3W.  Jean-Pierre, F6CTF will be QRV as 3W9JF from Hoi An
from March 16 to April 6.  Activity will be on 80, 40, 20 and 17
meters using CW and SSB.  QSL direct to EA5GL.

TOGO, 5V.  Members of the EI DX Group are QRV as 5V7EI until March
26.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various
digital modes with five stations active.  QSL via M0OXO.

UGANDA, 5X.  Members of the Italian DXpedition Team are QRV as 5X3C
until March 25.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY.
They are active as 5X3E using FT8.  QSL direct to I2YSB.

SENEGAL, 6W.  Jacques, F6HMJ will be QRV as 6W7/F6HMJ from March 19
to April 28.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using mostly CW
with some SSB.  QSL to home call.

LESOTHO, 7P.  A group of operators are QRV as 7P8LB until March 16.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8 with two to three
stations active.  QSL via M0OXO.

TONGA, A3.  Masa, JA0RQV will be QRV as A35JP from Tongatapu Island,
IOTA OC-049, from March 16 to 27.  Activity will be on 80 to 6
meters using CW, SSB and FT8.  QSL to home call.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9.  Pedro, CT7AHV is QRV as C91AHV from Matola Rio
until March 17.  Activity is on 80, 40, 20 and 15 meters using SSB,
WSPR and FT8.  QSL to home call.

PHILIPPINES, DU.  Press, N6SS is QRV as DU6/N6SS from Panay Island,
IOTA OC-129, until April 17.  Activity is on 160, 80 and 40 meters
using CW, SSB and FT8.  This includes being an entry in the upcoming
CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL to home call.

NIUE, E6.  Alex, 5B4ALX will be QRV as E6ET from Niue, IOTA OC-040,
from March 19 to April 2.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters,
except 80 meters, but including 60 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and
FT8.  This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX
SSB contest.  QSL to home call.

SPAIN, EA.  Special event station EE100V is QRV during all of March
to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Valencia Football
Club.  QSL direct to EA5YJ.

JERSEY, GJ.  Kazu, JK3GAD is QRV as MJ0CFW until March 17.  He will
be active as MJ5Z in the Russian DX contest.  QSL via LoTW.

CURACAO, PJ2.  Andreas, DK5ON is QRV as PJ2/DK5ON until March 30.
Activity is on 80 to 6 meters, including 60 meters, using CW, SSB,
RTTY and FT8.  This includes being active in the Russian DX contest.
QSL to home call.

INDIA, VU.  Members of the Bangalore Amateur Radio Club are QRV with
special call sign AU60BARC until May 13 to celebrate the club's 60th
anniversary.  QSL via Club Log.

MYANMAR, XZ.  Yuki, JH1NBN will be QRV as XZ2C from March 20 to 28.
Activity will be on 15, 12, 10 and 6 meters using all modes and QRP
power.  QSL to home call.



OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit:  Tristan da Cunha and Gough Island, ZD9CW,
2018 operation.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The BARTG HF RTTY Contest, Russian DX
Contest, AWA John Rollins Memorial DX CW Contest, QRP 80-Meter CW
Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, AGCW VHF/UHF Contest,
Louisiana QSO Party, Virginia QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint and the
UBA Spring 80-Meter SSB Contest are all on tap for this weekend.

The Bucharest Contest and Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest are
scheduled for March 18.

The CLARA Chatter Party is scheduled for March 19.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt and Phone Fray are
scheduled for March 20.
      
The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada's parks and historic sites.

Please see March 2019 QST, page 88, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.



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