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DX Bulletin 13 ARLD013
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 26, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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

TURKEY, TC10. Members of the Turkish Radio Amateur Club are QRV
from special event station TC105GL until March 30. Activity is to
commemorate the Gallipoli campaign of World War I. Activity will be
on various HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via the info on QRZ.com.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Max, IZ4DPV is active as D4F from Sao Vicente
Island (AF-086) until March 31. Activity has been on the lower
bands using SSB. Look for him also in the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest.
QSL via home call.

ALASKA, KL7. Members of the Russian Robinson Club are planning an
activation of Kiska Island (NA-070) from June 17 to 19 as KL7RRC/p.
They will be taking two rigs for CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via N7RO.

EGYPT, SU. Tom, DL2RMC is QRV as SU9TH on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters
using FT8, FT4, CW and SSB. He will be in the country until the end
of April. QSL via DL2RMC, ClubLog or LoTW.

VANUATU, YJ. Chris, VK2NYA/VK2YUS will be active as YJ0CA from Port
Vila, Efate Island (OC-035), until April 1. Activity is 40, 20 and
15 meters and possibly 10 meters, using SSB only. He also plans to
be in the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest as a Single-Op entry. QSL direct
via home call.

BRAZIL, ZZ4. Members of the Serra Lopo DX Team will be active as
ZZ4A during the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest as a Multi-Single entry. QSL
via PY2RMZ.

OMAN, A4. A42K will be QRV in the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest. QSL via
EA5GL or LoTW.

CUBA, CO. Members of the SMP DX Club will be QRV as T42DX until
March 30 on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8 and FT4,
including and entry in the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest. QSL via CO2AME.

SCOTLAND, GS0. Members of the Scarlett Point Club are active as
GS0SP. Their length of stay is unknown. QSL via LoTW only.

ETHIOPIA, ET. Ken, K4ZW will be QRV as ET3AA starting March 27 for
one week, pending successful flight arrangements.

MARTINIQUE, FM. Laurent, FM5BH will be active in the CQ WW WPX SSB
Contest on all bands. QSL via W3HNK or LoTW. Also, Miguel, EA1BP
will be active as TO7BP during the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest. Outside
of contest he will be signing FM/EA1BP on various HF bands. QSL to
home call via the Bureau.

EASTER ISLAND, XR0. A Polish team will be active as XR0YSP from
September 15 to 30. Operators include Jan, SP3CYY, Jurek, SP3GEM,
Wlodek, SP6EQZ, Janusz, SP6IXF, Roman, SP9FOW and Piotr, SP9RCL.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via
SP6IXF, ClubLog’s OQRS, LoTW or via the Bureau.

THE NETHERLANDS, PA75. Operators Harm, PA0HPG, Michel, PA0VCC, Ad,
PA2PCH, Nico, PA3ADU, Gerrie, PA7TT, Harm, PD0GIB, Bert, PD2B and
Gerard, PD2VW will activate special event station PA75ASN from April
1 to May 7 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of
Assen City. Operations will be on 80, 60, 40, 30, 20, 17 and 15
meters using CW, SSB and FT8/FT4. QSL via PA0VCC, direct or by the
Bureau.

LUXEMBOURG, LX. The LX7I team celebrates its 20th anniversary with
the call sign LX20I during the CQ WW WPX SSB Contest. QSL via LX2A.

CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. The Czechoslovak DX Club celebrates its 30th
anniversary on the air as OL30DXC until the end of the year. QSL
via OK2PXJ.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ WW WPX SSB Contest, FOC QSO Party
and QCX Challenge are on tap for this weekend. The QRP Fox Hunt,
Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT Test and UKEICC 80 Meter Contest are all
on April 1. Please see March QST, page 79, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 12 ARLD012
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 19, 2020
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
OK1CO, 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.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Noel, F6BGC is QRV as 8Q7NC from Veligandu Island,
Rashdoo Atoll, IOTA AS-013, until March 21. Activity is holiday
style on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
QSL direct to home call.

BOLIVIA, CP. Operators R7AL, RK8A, RW9JZ and RZ3K will be QRV as
CP6/home calls near Santa Cruz de la Sierra from March 24 to April
6. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8 in
DXpedition mode. QSL via operators’ instructions.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DM30RSV will
be QRV from March 24 to October 30. QSL via bureau.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Max, IZ4DPV is QRV as D4F from Sao Vicente until
March 31. He will be active in the Russian DX contest and the
upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest. QSL to home call.

MARTINIQUE, FM. Miguel, EA1BP will be QRV as FM/EA1BP from March 24
to 31. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. This
includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB
contest. QSL to home call.

JAPAN, JA. Take, JA8COE is QRV as JA8COE/0 from Sado Island, IOTA
AS-206, until March 22. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW
and FT8. QSL to home call.

CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. Special event stations OL700DKA, OL700CO and
OL700LTV are QRV during 2020 to commemorate 700 years since the
first written mention of the town of Dobruska. Activity is on the
HF bands. QSL via operators’ instructions.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Nick, G7EQM is QRV as S79EQM from Praslin Island,
IOTA AF-024, until March 29. Activity is on 20 meters using SSB and
FT8. QSL via operator’s instructions.

EGYPT, SU. Tom, DL2RMC is QRV as SU9TH. Activity is currently on
40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

TURKEY, TA. Special event call TC18GL is QRV until March 22 to
commemorate the March 18th anniversary of the Gallipoli naval
battle. In addition, look for clubs YM1KTR, YM1KE and YM1KAD to
also be active. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via operators’
instructions.

NAMIBIA, V5. Pat, KI4SVM is QRV as V5/KI4SVM until March 28.
Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using CW and SSB. This
may include being active from SOTA references as well. QSL to home
call.

MEXICO, XE. Special event station 6E3MAYA is QRV until March 23 for
the Equinoccio Maya from the Mexican states of Tabasco, Yucatan,
Campeche and Quintana Roo. QSL via bureau.

VANUATU, YJ. Chris, VK2YUS will be QRV as YJ0CA from Efate, IOTA
OC-035, from March 22 to April 1. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15
and 10 meters. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ
World Wide WPX SSB contest. QSL direct to home call.

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

The SKCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest,
Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for March 25.

Please see March QST, page 79, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 11 ARLD011
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 12, 2020
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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.

MAURITIUS, 3B8. Nigel, G3TXF is QRV as 3B8XF until March 28. This
includes being an entry in the RSGB Commonwealth contest. QSL via
LoTW.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Noel, F6BGC is QRV as 8Q7NC from Veligandu Island,
IOTA AS-013, until March 21. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using
CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via LoTW.

GHANA, 9G. Alan, G3XAQ is QRV as 9G5XA from Accra. Activity is on
160 to 10 meters using CW. This includes being an entry in the RSGB
Commonwealth contest. His length of stay is unknown. QSL direct to
G3SWH.

KUWAIT, 9K. Members of the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society are QRV as
9K2F from Failaka Island, IOTA AS-118, until March 15. QSL via
9K2RA.

BAHRAIN, A9. Special event station A91GP is QRV until March 22 to
celebrate the 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix. QSL via A92AA.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0. Mike, VE7ACN will be QRV as CE0Y/VE7ACN from
March 19 to 30. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly
160 meters if conditions permit, using mainly CW. QSL to home call.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Lenny, N7MOT is QRV as DU6/N7MOT from Panay
Island, IOTA OC-129. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and
FT8. He is generally active on 80 and 40 meters around 1200 to
1600z, and 20 meters between 2300 and 0300z. QSL via LoTW.

SPAIN, EA. Special event station EH3DWN will be QRV from March 14
to 21 to mark World Down Syndrome Day on March 21. QSL via LoTW.

NORTHERN IRELAND, GI. Special event calls GB0SPD, GB2SPD and GB4SPD
will be QRV from March 16 to 18 during the St. Patrick’s Day On The
Air operating event. QSL via operators’ instructions.

LITHUANIA, LY. Special event stations LY11LY and LY30LY are QRV
during March to celebrate Lithuania’s independence. QSL LY11LY via
LY2QT and LY30LY via LY5A.

CURACAO, PJ2. Andreas, DK5ON will be QRV as PJ2/DK5ON from March 15
to 31. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters, including 60 meters,
using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8 and FT4. This includes being entries in
the upcoming Russian DX and CQ World Wide WPX contests. QSL to home
call.

ST. PETER AND ST. PAUL ROCKS, PY0S. Look for PQ0S to be QRV from
March 14 to 16. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB
and various digital modes. QSL via PP5BZ.

SLOVENIA, S5. Members of Radio Club Cerkno are QRV with special
event call S500E for all of 2020 to mark half a million QSOs made
from the S50E station. QSL via LoTW.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Nick, G7EQM is QRV as S79EQM until March 29.
Activity is holiday style on 20 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL to
home call.

BELIZE, V3. Iain, G4SGX is QRV as V31GX. This includes being an
entry in the RSGB Commonwealth contest. QSL via M0OXO.

NAMIBIA, V5. Pat, KI4SVM will be QRV as V5/KI4SVM from March 14 to
28. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using CW and
SSB. This may include being active from SOTA references as well.
QSL to home call.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Colin, G4CWH is QRV as ZF2CA. Activity is on
160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. This includes being an entry in
the RSGB Commonwealth contest. QSL direct to home call.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Frank, ZL2BR, Geoff, ZL3GA, Phil, ZL3PAH and Paul,
ZL4TT will be QRV as ZM2B in the RSGB Commonwealth contest. QSL via
LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge, QRP
40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt,
NCCC Sprint, YB DX RTTY Contest, RSGB Commonwealth Contest, SARL
VHF/UHF Analogue Contest, F9AA SSB Cup, South America 10 Meter
Contest, AGCW QRP CW Contest, Oklahoma QSO Party, EA PSK63 Contest,
TESLA Memorial HF CW Contest, QCWA QSO Party, Idaho QSO Party, QRP
ARCI Spring Thaw SSB Shootout, North American RTTY Sprint, UBA
Spring 2-Meter Contest, Wisconsin QSO Party and Run for the Bacon
QRP CW Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming
weekend.

The Bucharest Digital FT4 Contest and RSGB FT4 Contest Series are
scheduled for March 16.

The CLARA Chatter Party is scheduled for March 17.

The 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt and Phone Fray are scheduled for March
18.

Please see March QST, page 79, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 10 ARLD010
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 5, 2020
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
JA1GZV, LU5AG, PP2BT, 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.

RODRIGUES ISLAND, 3B9. David, F8AAN will be QRV as 3B9AN from March
9 to 18. Activity will be holiday style during his night time hours
on 80 to 17 meters. QSL direct to home call.

ZAMBIA, 9J. A group of operators are QRV as 9J2LA until March 15.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital
modes. QSL via M0OXO.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX. Yuri, R2DY, Pavel, R2DX and Eugene, RW3FB are QRV
as EX0QR from the south bank of Issyk-Kul Lake until March 17.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital
modes. QSL via R2DX.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Moto, JA1GZV will be QRV as TX8A from Noumea,
IOTA OC-032, from March 10 to 18. Activity will be on 40, 30, 20
and 17 meters. QSL direct to home call.

ST. MARTIN, FS. A group of operators will be QRV as TO0A in the
ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL via LoTW.

JERSEY, GJ. A group of operators will be QRV as MH0ESP from March 8
to 20. QSL via SP1EG.

VATICAN, HV. Francesco, IK0FVC will be QRV as HV0A in the ARRL
International DX SSB contest. QSL via IK0FVC or LoTW.

ST. LUCIA, J6. Steven, NY3B is QRV as J68SS until March 11.
Activity is on all HF bands. This includes being a Multi/Single
entry in the ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL via LoTW.

ARGENTINA, LU. Members of Radio Club QRM Belgrano will be QRV as
LU4AAO on March 7 and 8 to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Activity will be on 80, 40 and 20 meters, and VHF bands, using SSB,
FM, SSTV and FT8. QSL direct to LU4AAO.

ARUBA, P4. John, KK9A is QRV as P40A until March 8. Activity is on
160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. This includes being an entry in
the ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL via WD9DZV.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0. Stephano, PT2IC will be QRV as PY0F as a
Single Op/Single Band/High Power entry in the ARRL International DX
SSB contest. QSL direct to PY7RP.

SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO from Mogadishu until March
25. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, with an emphasis on 60 meters,
using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Ken, KH6QJ is QRV as T32AZ from Christmas
Island, IOTA OC-024, until March 11. Activity is on the HF bands,
mainly on 80 meters, using SSB. This includes being an entry in the
ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R100FA is QRV until
March 25 to mark the 100th birthday of the Russian writer Fyodor
Abramov. QSL via RN1ON.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2. Flavio, IW2NEF is QRV as V26FP from Jolly
Harbour, Antigua, IOTA NA-100, until March 13. Activity is on 40 to
10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL direct to IK2DUW.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. Matt, K0BBC and Paul, W6PNG are QRV as
V4/home calls from St. Kitts, IOTA NA-104, until March 11. Activity
is on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. This includes being active
as V47P in the ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL via LoTW and
V4/K0BBC via M0OXO.

BRUNEI, V8. Operator JO1RUR will be QRV as V85RH in the ARRL
International DX SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power
entry. QSL via LoTW.

VIET NAM, XV. Sven, HB9DXB will be QRV as XV9DXB from Nha Trang
beginning March 10. QSL via EB7DX.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Joel, NF3R is QRV as ZF2RJ until March 10.
Activity is on the HF bands. This includes being an entry in the
ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL International DX SSB Contest,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, Novice
Rig Roundup, Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon,
Open Ukraine RTTY Championship, UBA Spring CW Contest and the WAB
3.5 MHz Phone/CW will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming
weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is scheduled for March
9.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship, AWA
John Rollins Memorial DX CW Contest, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt and
Phone Fray are all scheduled for March 11.

Please see March QST, page 79, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 9 ARLD009
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 27, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AA4NC, KK9A, W3UR, 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.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Ivan, UR9IDX is QRV as 8Q7VR from Naifaru Island,
IOTA AS-013. Activity has been mainly on 80 and 40 meters using CW
with some SSB. His length of stay is unknown. QSL via EA5EL.

RWANDA, 9X. Harald, DF2WO will be QRV as 9X2AW from March 4 to 22.
Activity will be on the HF bands, possibly including 160 meters and
Satellite QO-100 upon requests, using mainly FT8 with some CW and
SSB. QSL via M0OXO.

TAIWAN, BV. Special event station BV120SU is QRV until August 4 to
celebrate the 120th anniversary of Soochow University. Activity is
on the HF bands. QSL via BU2EQ.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Will, AA4NC and Ron, AA4VK will be QRV as
H44NC and H44VK, respectively, from March 1 to 3. Activity will be
holiday style on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL H44NC via
EA5GL and H44VK direct to home call.

PANAMA, HP. Operators Alvaro, HP1DAV, Jay, HP3AK, Roger, G4BVY,
Peter, G4CLA and Martin, GD4XUM will be QRV as H33K from
Volcan/Province Chiriqui from March 2 to 13. Activity will be on
160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. This includes being an
entry in the upcoming ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL direct
to HP1DAV.

ITALY, I. Special event stations IO3RT and IO3AF are QRV until the
end of May to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Arturo Ferrarin’s
first flight from Rome to Tokyo. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL both calls to IQ3BM.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Operators Take, JA1UII and Kami, JH1HHC are QRV as
JD1BON and JD1BPH, respectively, from Komagari, Chichijima Island,
IOTA AS-031, until March 5. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home calls.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2. Will, AA4NC and Ron, AA4VK are QRV as P29NC
and P29VK, respectively, until March 1. Activity is holiday style
on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL P29NC via EA5GL and
P29VK direct to home call.

ARUBA, P4. John, KK9A will be QRV as P40A from March 1 to 8.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. This
includes being an entry in the upcoming ARRL International DX SSB
contest. QSL via WD9DZV.

SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO from Mogadishu until March
25. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, with an emphasis on 60 meters,
using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Ken, KH6QJ will be QRV as T32AZ from Christmas
Island, IOTA OC-024, from March 4 to 11. Activity is on the HF
bands, mainly on 80 meters, using SSB. This includes being active
in the upcoming ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL to home
call.

BELIZE, V3. Iain, G4SGX plans to be QRV as V31GX from Ambergris
Caye, IOTA NA-073, during March. This includes being an entry in
the upcoming RSGB Commonwealth contest. QSL via M0OXO.

BRUNEI, V8. Special event station V84HSK is QRV until March 2 to
commemorate the 36th anniversary of the country’s independence.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
QSL direct to V85TL.

SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS, VP8. Members of the Perseverance DX Group are
QRV as VP8PJ from Signy Island, IOTA AN-008, until March 5.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 in
DXpedition mode. QSL via M0URX.

VANUATU, YJ. Will, AA4NC and Ron, AA4VK will be QRV as YJ0NC and
YJ0VK, respectively, from New Hebrides, IOTA OC-035, from March 3 to
6. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using CW, SSB and
FT8. QSL YJ0NC via EA5GL and YJ0VK direct to home call.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Sigfrido, Z81S, a member of the United Nations
Mission in South Sudan has been active on 20 meters using SSB around
1630 to 1730z. QSL direct to IT9YVO.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Joel, NF3R will be QRV as ZF2RJ from March 3 to
10. Activity will be on the HF bands. This includes being an entry
in the upcoming ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American RTTY QSO Party, North
American Collegiate RTTY Championship, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP
80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, Feld Hell Sprint, EurAsia HF
Championship, FT4 DX Contest, UBA DX CW Contest, South Carolina QSO
Party, SARL Hamnet 40-Meter Simulated Emergency Contest and North
Carolina QSO Party are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship is scheduled for March 2.

The AGCW YL-CW Party and ARS Spartan CW Sprint are scheduled for
March 3.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, 40-meter QRP
CW Fox Hunt and Phone Fray are scheduled for March 4.

Please see February QST, page 81, March QST, page 79, and the ARRL
and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 8 ARLD008
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 20, 2020
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AA4NC, W3UR, 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.

TANZANIA, 5H. Charles, NK8O and Fred, N8AX will be QRV as 5H3DX and
5H3AX, respectively, from February 24 to March 21. Activity will be
holiday style on 160 to 10 meters using CW, PSK31 and FT8. QSL
direct to NK8O.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Hiro, JG1SXP is QRV as 8Q7HK until February 24.
Activity is on 80 to 15 meters, and possibly 160 meters, using CW,
FT8 and some SSB. QSL direct to home call.

SENEGAL, 6W. Daniel is QRV as 6W1/EA4ATI from Dakar until February
26. Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL via
EA4R.

BAHAMAS, C6. Michael, DF8AN plans to be QRV as C6AAN from February
23 to March 1. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using
CW and FT8. QSL to home call.

ST. BARTHELEMY, FJ. Operators N2IEN, WW2DX, WW1X and W2RE are QRV
as FJ/home calls until February 22. Activity is holiday style on
160 to 6 meters, including the V/UHF bands, using CW, SSB, RTTY, EME
and on various satellites. QSL to home calls.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Take, JA1UII and Kami, JH1HHC will be QRV as JD1BON
and JD1BPH, respectively, from Chichijima Island, IOTA AS-031, from
February 25 to March 5. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home calls.

ALASKA, KL7. Henry, NL0H is QRV as NL0H/p from St. Lawrence Island,
IOTA NA-040. Activity is on 80, 40, 30 and 20 meters using mainly
FT8 and possibly SSB. His length of stay is unknown. QSL direct to
home call.

PUERTO RICO, KP4. Two groups of operators are QRV as KP3RE from
Culebra Island, IOTA NA-249, and as NP3VI from Vieques Island, IOTA
NA-249, until February 23. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB and FT8. QSL both calls via EA5GL.

AUSTRIA, OE. Special event station 4UNR is QRV from the United
Nations Vienna International Center until the end of February in
celebration of World Radio Day. Activity is on 80, 40, 20 and 15
meters using CW and SSB. QSL via UA3DX.

COSTA RICA, TI. Mike, W1USN and Bob, AA1M are QRV as TI5/home calls
until March 4. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
FT8. QSL to home calls.

COTE D’IVOIRE, TU. Petr, OK1BOA, Petr, OK1FCJ and David, OK6DJ will
be QRV as TU5PCT from Abidjan from February 24 to 29. Activity will
be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via OK6DJ.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. John, W5JON is QRV as V47JA from Calypso
Bay, St. Kitts, IOTA NA-104, until March 5. Activity is on 160 to 6
meters, including 60 meters, using SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home
call.

BRUNEI, V8, Special event station V84SHK will be QRV from February
23 to March 2 in celebration of the 36th Brunei Darussalam Nation
Day. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various
digital modes. QSL via operators’ instructions.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Will, AA4NC and Ron, AA4VK will be QRV as VK/AA4NC
and VK/AA4VK, respectively, from February 24 to 27. Activity will
be holiday style on all HF bands using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL
both calls via EA5GL.

NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Will, AA4NC and Ron, AA4VK are QRV as VK9NR
and VK9NN, respectively, until February 24. Activity is holiday
style on all HF bands using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL both calls
via EA5GL.

SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS, VP8. Members of the Perseverance DX Group are
QRV as VP8PJ from Signy Island, IOTA AN-008, until March 5.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 in
DXpedition mode. QSL via M0URX.

INDONESIA, YB. Operators YB8RW, YE8XBN, YE8XW and YF8XAT are QRV as
7I8X from Widi Island, IOTA OC-145, until February 23, and then Mayu
Island, also IOTA OC-145, until February 29. Activity is on the HF
bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, JT-modes, FT8 and FT4 with three stations
active. QSL via YB8RW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ 160-Meter SSB Contest, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, REF SSB Contest,
UK/EI DX CW Contest, SARL Digital Contest and the High Speed Club CW
Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The QCX CW Challenge is scheduled for February 24.

The QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, Phone
Fray, CWops Mini-CWT Test and SKCC CW Sprint are all scheduled for
February 26.

Please see February QST, page 81 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 7 ARLD007
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 13, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AA4NC, HK6O, N3BNA, W1UE, W2GD, 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.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Juan, HK4A is QRV as 8Q7AR until February 17.
Activity is on FM Satellites AO-91, AO-92, IO-86, and with APRS via
the ISS from Grid Square MJ64. QSL via LoTW.

NEPAL, 9N. Yuris, YL2GM and Eugene, EA5EL are QRV as 9N7AM until
February 16. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY
and FT8 in DXpedition mode with two stations active. QSL direct to
YL2GN.

CUBA, CO. Members of the Punta Maya DX Group are QRV as T45FM until
February 16 from the Punta Maya Lighthouse, ARLHS CUB-032. Activity
is on 160 to 10 meters using mainly SSB and FT8. QSL via RW6HS.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Pres, N6SS will be QRV as DU6/N6SS in the ARRL
International DX CW contest as a Single Op/Single Band on 80 meters
entry. QSL via LoTW.

PALESTINE, E4. Members of the Radio Club de Provins are QRV as
E44CC until February 17. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB, RTTY, PSK, FT8 and FT4. QSL via F5GSJ.

MARTINIQUE, FM. Yuri, VE3DZ will be QRV as TO4A in the ARRL
International DX CW contest as an All Band entry. QSL to home call.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Will, AA4NC and Ron, AA4VK are QRV as TX4N
and TX4VK, respectively, from Tahiti until February 17. Activity is
on all HF bands using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. This includes being
active as TX4N in the ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL TX4N
via EA5GL and TX4VK direct to home call.

HONDURAS, HR. Dennis, W1UE will be QRV as HQ9X from Roatan Island,
IOTA NA-057, in the ARRL International DX CW contest as a Single
Op/All Band entry. QSL via KQ1F.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Brian, ND3F is QRV as KP2/ND3F from St.
Croix, IOTA NA-106, until February 18. This includes being an entry
in the ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL via EA5GL.

GREENLAND, OX. Bo, OZ1DJJ is QRV as OX3LX from Aasiaat Island, IOTA
NA-134, for the new few weeks. He may also be active from Disko
Island, IOTA NA-134. QSL via LoTW.

ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD is QRV as P44W until February 17. Activity
is on 160 to 10 meters. This includes being an entry in the ARRL
International DX CW contest. QSL direct to N2MM.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA75OV is QRV from Gennep
until February 16 to commemorate Operation Veritable that took place
in February and March 1945. QSL via bureau.

CURACAO, PJ2. Thilo, DL9NBJ is QRV as PJ2/DL9NBJ until February 19.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via Club
Log.

CONGO, TN. Konstantin, UA9FGR is QRV as TN/UA9FGR from Brazzaville
until February 29. Activity is on 40 to 17 meters, and possibly 6
meters, using CW, SSB and FT8, all with low power. QSL to home
call.

MALI, TZ. Ulmar, DK1CE is QRV as TZ1CE from Bamako until February
20. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and some FT8. QSL to
home call.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. Laurence, K3VX and William, W3WH are QRV
as V4/home calls from St. Kitts Island, IOTA NA-102. They will be
active as V4/K3VX in the ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL to
home calls.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Bill, AC0W and Pat, K0PC are QRV as
VP5/AC0W and VP5/K0PC, respectively, from Providenciales, IOTA
NA-002, until February 17. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using
mostly CW. They will be active as VP5K in the ARRL International DX
CW contest. QSL VP5K via K0PC and others to home calls.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Mark, ZL3AB, Geoff, ZL3GA and Phil, ZL3PAH will be
QRV as ZL3X in the ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL via LoTW.

PARAGUAY, ZP. Dale, N3BNA, Bud, N7CW and Edgar, KC2RG will be QRV
as ZP0R in the ARRL International DX CW contest. Look for ZP/KC2RG
and ZP/N3BNA to be active using CW and various digital modes,
respectively. QSL via operators’ instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL International DX CW Contest,
American Lighthouse Activity Weekend, PODXS 070 Club Valentine
Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint,
Russian PSK World Wide Contest, Feld Hell Sprint and the AWA
Amplitude Modulation QSO Party are all on tap for this weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for February 17.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, AGCW Semi-Automatic Key Evening, QRP
40-Meter CW Fox Hunt and Phone Fray are scheduled for February 19.

Please see February QST, page 81 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 6 ARLD006
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 6, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AA4NC, W0YBS, W3UR, 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.

AZERBAIJAN, 4K. Furkan, TA7AOF is QRV as 4K6/TA7AOF until February
12. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. This
includes an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest. QSL direct
to home call.

TANZANIA, 5H. Members of the Low Bands Contest Club are QRV as
5H4WZ from Pemba Island, IOTA AF-063, until February 18. Activity
is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. This includes
being an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest and the
upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL via OM3PA.

KENYA. 5Z. Scott, WA5A is QRV as 5Z4/WA5A from Ruaka until late
March. Activity is holiday style on 40, 20 and 15 meters, and
possibly 160 and 80 meters, using mainly SSB. QSL to home call.

JAMAICA, 6Y. Rob, N1TRK will be QRV as N1TRK/6Y from Negril, IOTA
NA-097, from February 8 to 20. Activity will be on 40, 20, 17 and
10 meters using primarily FT8 with some SSB. QSL via LoTW.

NAURU, C2. Operators JP3EXR, JH3QFL, JR3GWZ, JA1PFP, JH3VAA are QRV
as C21MB, C21AA, C21GW, C21PF and C21VA, respectively, until
February 10. Activity is on the HF bands, and 6 meters and 2 meters
EME as well, using primarily FT8 with some CW. QSL via operators’
instructions.

PALESTINE, E4. Members of Radio Club F6KOP are QRV as E44CC until
February 17. QSL via F5GSJ.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Donald, VE7DS is QRV as E51DDG from
Rarotonga Island, IOTA OC-013, until February 14. Activity is on
40, 30, 20 and 17 meters using CW. QSL via LoTW.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Will, AA4NC and Ron, AA4VK will be QRV as
TX4N and TX4VK, respectively, from Tahiti from February 11 to 17.
Activity will be on all HF bands using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. This
includes being active as TX4N in the upcoming ARRL International DX
CW contest. QSL TX4N via EA5GL and TX4VK direct to home call.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Bernhard, DL2GAC is QRV as H44MS from Malaita
Island, IOTA OC-047, until April 20. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters
using SSB and possibly FT8. QSL direct to home call.

THAILAND, HS. Lory, HB9DUS is QRV as HS0ZKE from Bangkok until the
end of February. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and FT8. QSL
to home call.

HONDURAS, HR. Dave, VE3VSM will be QRV as VE3VSM/HR9 from Roatan
Island, IOTA NA-057, from February 11 to 23. Activity will be on
40, 20 and 15 meters using mainly CW, and possibly some SSB and
RTTY. This includes being an entry in the upcoming ARRL
International DX CW contest. QSL to home call.

ST. VINCENT, J8. David, WJ2O will be QRV as J8/WJ2O from February 9
to 20. Activity will be on the HF bands, with a focus on the newer
bands, using CW and FT8. This includes being an entry in the
upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL via N2ZN.

BONAIRE, PJ4. Michael, HB9WDF is QRV as PJ4/HB9WDF from Kralendijk
until February 9. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters, and
possibly on various satellites, using mainly FT8, SSB and FM. QSL
to home call.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Andre, PP6ZZ is QRV as PY0FF until
February 18. Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using
all modes, including FT8 and FT4. This includes being an entry in
the upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL via W9VA.

ANTARCTICA. Club station RI1ANC on Vostok Base will be QRV
beginning February 10. Activity will be on the HF bands using FT8
with some CW and SSB. QSL via RN1ON.

BELIZE, V3. Bob, W0YBS is QRV as V31CO from Caye Caulker, IOTA
NA-073, until his return on February 26. Activity is on the HF
bands using CW, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call. In addition,
Victor, WB0TEV is QRV as V31VP from Maya Hill Lodge until February
11. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and FT8. This
includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest. QSL
to home call.

UK SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS ON CYPRUS, ZC4. Robert, G4WXJ is QRV as
ZC4RH until February 13. Activity is on the HF bands, including
Satellite QO-100, using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide RTTY WPX Contest, QRP
80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, SARL Field Day Contest,
Asia-Pacific Spring CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, KCJ
Topband CW Contest, Dutch PACC Contest, YLRL YL-OM Contest, OMISS
SSB QSO Party, FISTS Winter Unlimited CW Sprint, RSGB 1.8 MHz CW
Contest, Balkan HF Contest and the Classic Phone Exchange will
certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The CQC Winter CW QSO Party and 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday
Sprint are scheduled for February 10.

The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from February 10 to 14.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship, Phone
Fray, NAQCC CW Sprint and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are all scheduled
for February 12.

Please see February QST, page 81 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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>From ARRL Headquarters
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
F8DVD, IN3RRX, W3UR, 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.

TANZANIA, 5H. A large group of operators will be QRV as 5I5TT from
Zanzibar Island, IOTA AF-032, from February 4 to 18. Activity will
be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY with four stations active.
QSL via I2YSB.

GHANA, 9G. Matteo, IZ4YGS will be QRV as 9G5GS from Sanzule from
February 1 to 26. Activity will be on 160 to 20 meters using FT8
and SSB. He also plans some activity on Satellite QO-100. QSL
direct to home call.

KUWAIT, 9K. Members of the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society are QRV as
9K59NLD during February to mark Kuwait’s National and Liberation
Day. QSL via 9K2RA.

NAURU, C2. Look for operators JP2EXR, JH3QFL, JR3GWZ, JA1PFP,
JH3VAA to be QRV as C21MB, C21AA, C21GW, C21PF and C21VA,
respectively, from February 4 to 10. Activity will be on the HF
bands, and 6 meters and 2 meters EME as well, using primarily FT8
with some CW. QSL via operators’ instructions.

JUAN FERNANDEZ ISLAND, CE0. Operators Nando, IT9YRE and Mike, K9AJ
will be QRV as CB0Z from February 3 to 5 to activate the new IOTA
reference Alejandro Selkirk Island, IOTA SA-101. Activity will be
on 40, 30, 20, 17 and 15 meters using CW, SSB and possibly FT8. QSL
via IT9YRE.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Don, VE7DS will be QRV as E51DDG from
Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013, from February 2 to 14. Activity will be on
40, 30, 20 and 17 meters using CW. QSL to home call.

FRANCE, F. Francois, F8DVD will be QRV as TM17AAW from February 3
to 17 to celebrate the 17th Antarctic Activity Week. QSL to home
call.

ITALY, I. Special event station II3BIA will be QRV from February 1
to 29 during the Biathlon World Championships 2020 being held in
Antholz. Activity will be on 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters, as
well as 2 meters, and 70 and 23 centimeters, using CW, SSB and
various digital modes. This includes possible activity on Satellite
QO-100. QSL via IN3ZWF.

SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5. Chuck, KG9N will be QRV as PJ5/KG9N from
Sint Eustatius, IOTA NA-145, from February 4 to 21. Activity will
be holiday style on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

BRAZIL, PY. Special event station ZW86LABRE will be QRV from
February 1 to March 31 to celebrate the 86th anniversary of the
Brazilian Liga de Amadores Brasileiros de Radio Emissao. QSL via
PY2KP.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Andre, PP6ZZ plans to be QRV as PY0FF
from February 5 to 18 while here to rebuild the station. Activity
will be in his spare time on the HF bands using all modes, including
FT8 and FT4. This may include a possible entry in the upcoming ARRL
International DX CW contest. QSL via W9VA.

COCOS ISLAND, TI9. Jorge, TI2JV, Dmitry, RA9USU, Mats, RM2D and
Andrey, UA3AB will be QRV as TI9A from February 2 to 8. Activity
will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8 with three
stations active. QSL via UA3DX.

UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EM30UCC is QRV until the end of
May to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Ukrainian Contest Club.
QSL via bureau.

BELIZE, V3. Bob, W0YBS will be QRV as V31CO from Caye Caulker, IOTA
NA-073, the first three weeks of May. Activity will be on the HF
Bands using CW, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.

CANADA, VE. Alex, VE1RUS and Pierre, VE3TKB will be QRV from the
Eureka Amateur Radio Club Station VY0ERC on Ellesmere Island, IOTA
NA-008, from February 1 to March 28. Activity will be mostly on 40
and 20 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via M0OXO.

EL SALVADOR, YS. A large group of operators are QRV as HU1DL until
February 13. Activity is on the HF bands, including 60 meters,
using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 with three stations active. QSL via
DL4SVA.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The 10-10 International Winter SSB
Contest, Mexico RTTY International Contest, AM Rally, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, Vermont QSO Party,
Black Sea Cup International, F9AA CW Cup, Minnesota QSO Party, FYBO
Winter QRP Sprint, AGCW Straight Key CW Party, British Columbia QSO
Party, FISTS Winter Slow Speed CW Sprint and the North American CW
Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship is scheduled for February 3.

The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for February 4.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, QRP 40-Meter
CW Fox Hunt and Phone Fray are scheduled for February 5.

Please see January 2020 QST, page 81, February QST, page 81, and the
ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
VE3FU, W2GD, 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. Mamuka, 4L2M will be QRV as a Single Op/High Power
entry in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via EA7FTR.

ISRAEL, 4X. A group of operators will be QRV as 4X2M in the CQ
World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via 4X4DZ.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Russell, G5XW will be QRV as C5XW beginning January
28 for 10 days. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 17 meters
using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

BAHAMAS, C6. Harmon, WB4OMG will be QRV as C6AEI from Grand Bahama
Island, IOTA NA-080, in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL
to home call.

CUBA, CO. Members of the DX Group of Cuba are QRV with special
event call sign T40DXXE until the end of January to celebrate the
15th anniversary of the Mexican DXXE Group. Activity is on the HF
bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to CO8ZZ.

REUNION ISLAND, FR. Roland, F8EN will be QRV as FR/F8EN from
January 25 to March 19. Activity will be mostly on 30 and 20 meters
using CW. QSL via F6AJA.

ITALY, I. Operators S50X, S51V, S52P, S54W, S56DX, S56N, S57DX and
S59A are QRV as IG9/home calls from Lampedusa, IOTA AF-019, until
January 27. Activity is on the HF bands. They will be active as
IG9/S59A in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL to home
calls.

CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. A group of operators are QRV with special event
call sign OL725PLZ during 2020 to commemorate the founding of Plzen
725 years ago. QSL direct to OK1DRQ.

CURACAO, PJ2. Jeff, K8ND and Jim, W8WTS are QRV as PJ2ND and
PJ2/W8WTS, respectively, until February 3. They will be active as
PJ2T in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL to home calls
and PJ2T via W3HNK.

ARUBA, P4. Mat, DL4MM is QRV as P4/DL4MM using CW and SSB, and as
P40AA using various digital modes on the HF bands until January 29.
He will be a Single Op entry in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW
contest. QSL to home call.

TURKEY, TA. A large group of operators will be QRV as TC0X from
Bozcaada Island, IOTA AS-099, in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW
contest. QSL via HG5DX.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. A group of operators will be QRV as UA7K from
Kerch in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest as a Multi/Single
entry. QSL via LoTW.

CANADA, VE. Operators Chris, VE3FU, Dave, VE9CB and Frank, VO1HP
are QRV as VO2AC, VO2AAA and VO1HP/VO2, respectively, from the Point
Amour Lighthouse on Labrador until January 26. Activity is on 160,
80, 60 and 40 meters, using CW and FT8, including FM on various
Satellites from Grid Square GO11. They will be active as VO2AC in
the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL to home calls.

MEXICO, XE. Members of the DXXE group are QRV with special event
callsign 4A15DXXE during 2020 to celebrate the group’s 15th
anniversary. QSL via LoTW.

INDONESIA, YB. Members of the Grobex Team Contest Indonesia plan to
be QRV as 7A2A from Zone 28 in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW
contest. QSL via LoTW.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Stan, K5GO will be QRV as ZF5T from Brac
Island, IOTA NA-016, during the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest.
QSL via LoTW.

PARAGUAY, ZP. Manu, ZP9MCE will be QRV in the CQ World Wide 160
Meter CW contest. QSL via LoTW.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. Special event station ZS95SARL is QRV during all
of 2020 to celebrate the 95th anniversary of the founding of the
South African Radio League. Activity is on the HF, V/UHF bands and
Satellites. QSL via bureau.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide 160-Meter CW Contest,
Winter Field Day, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC
CW Sprint, Malaysia DX SSB Contest, REF CW Contest, BARTG RTTY
Sprint and UBA DX SSB Contest will certainly keep contesters busy
this upcoming weekend.

The QCX CW Challenge is scheduled for January 27.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, Phone Fray and
QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for January 29.

Please see January 2020 QST, page 81, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.
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