ARRL DX Bulletin No. 0012

SB DX ARL ARLD012
ARLD012 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
F5IXR, WB0TEV, QRZ DX, 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.
BARBADOS, 8P.  Tom, W2SC will be QRV as 8P5A as a Single Op/All
Band/High Power entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL
direct to NN1N.
KUWAIT, 9K.  Operator 9K2GS will be QRV as 9K2K as a Single Op/All
Band entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL via operator’s
instructions.
TONGA, A3.  Masa, JA0RQV is QRV as A35JP/p from Niuafo’ou Island,
IOTA OC-123, until March 28.  Activity is in his spare time on 40 to
6 meters using CW and SSB.  He plans to also be active for a few
days from Niuatoputapu, IOTA OC-191.  QSL to home call.
TAIWAN, BV.  A large group of operators will be QRV as BP0P as a
Multi/2 entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL via
operators’ instructions.
CUBA, CO.  A group of operators will be QRV as T40A as a Multi
Single/Low Power entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL
via operators’ instructions.
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Milan, OK1DWC is QRV as E51DWC from
Rarotonga Island, IOTA OC-013, until the end of March.  He is active
on 160 to 10 meters each day using CW, SSB and RTTY.  He plans to be
a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB
contest.  QSL to home call.
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, E7.  A group of operators will be QRV as
E7DX as a Multi/Single entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.
QSL via E77E.
CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9.  Enrique, EA9KB will be QRV from Ceuta as a
Single Op/High Power/Single Band entry on 20 meters in the CQ World
Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL via EA7FTR.
ITALY, I.  Members of the Marconi Memorial Station in Pontecchio
Marconi will be QRV as IY4FGM in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.
QSL via operators’ instructions.
GRENADA, J3.  Franz, OE2SNL is QRV as J3/OE2SNL until March 30.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters.  QSL to home call.
US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2.  Yuri, N2TTA will be QRV as NP2P in the CQ
World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL via operator’s instructions.
NETHERLANDS, PA.  Operators Bert, PA1BK, Alfred, PA7AL, Laurens,
PD9X and Frank, PF5T will be QRV as PA10A as a Multi/Single entry in
the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL via operators’ instructions.
BANGLADESH, S2.  A large group of operators are QRV as S21ZEE until
March 27.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
This includes being active as a Multi Op entry in the CQ World Wide
WPX SSB contest.  QSL via operators’ instructions.
TUVALU, T2.  Tim, NL8F is QRV as T2TT until April 13.  Activity is
on the various HF bands using SSB and digital modes.  This includes
being an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL via N7RO.
MALI, TZ.  Laurent, F5IXR is QRV as TZ5XR until 2019.  Activity is
on 40, 20, 17, 12 and 10 meters using mostly CW.  QSL direct to home
call.
BELIZE, V3.  Victor, WB0TEV is QRV as V31VP until March 28.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using mostly SSB with some RTTY.
This includes being active in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.
Outside the contest he will focus on working into Asia using RTTY on
the high bands around 2200 to 0200z, and possibly 0930 to 1200z on
40 meters.  QSL to home call.
CANADA, VE.  Members of the Canam Contest Club are QRV as XO1X from
Whitehorse, Yukon during all of 2017 in celebration of Canada’s
150th anniversary.  This includes being an entry in the CQ World
Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL via KC1CWF.
CHAGOS ISLANDS, VQ9.  Jim, ND9M is QRV as VQ917JC from Diego Garcia
Island, IOTA AF-006.  His length of stay is unknown.  He is
generally active from 1200 to 1600z, with a focus on 30, 20 and 17
meters.  He may be active on the satellites as well.  QSL to home
call.
ALBANIA, ZA.  Lisa, PA2LS, Lennart, PD5LKM and Kees, PE1KL are QRV
as ZA/PA2LS until March 29.  Activity is on 160 to 2 meters using
CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK.  QSL via PA2LS.
OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operation has
been approved for DXCC credit:  Palestine, E44CM, November 2016
operation.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The CQ World Wide WPX SSB Contest, QRP
80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, FOC CW QSO
Party 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
and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for March 29.
Please see March QST, page 89, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
NNNN

/EX

KO8SCA/VP9 Bermuda NA-005

Adrian KO8SCA informs DxCoffee readers:

“KO8SCA (Adrian)  is planning a 3-day Holiday Style DXpedition to Bermuda from March 24-26, 2017.

He will be using the callsign: KO8SCA/VP9

Equipment: K3 transceiver running 100W into 160/80/40 dipole and 20/15/10 Cushcraft A4S Triband working SSB, CW and DIGITAL.

ClubLog upload during DXpedition. LoTW after the DXpedition.

For more details see the KO8SCA/VP9 QRZ.com page.

Thank you!”

73,

Adrian KO8SCA

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