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DX Bulletin 51 ARLD051
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 13, 2018
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.

GHANA, 9G. Kay, 9G5SA is usually QRV as 9G2HO from the club station
at Ho Technical University. Activity of late has been on 17 meters.
QSL via LoTW.

ANTARCTICA. Felix, DL5XL is QRV as DP1POL from station Neumayer
III, IOTA AN-016, until the end of February 2019. Activity is on
the HF bands using mostly CW and various digital modes. QSL via
DL1ZBO.

PALESTINE, E4. Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as E44YL from Bethlehem until
December 18. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 160
meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and FT8. QSL via IK3GES.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Milan, OK1DWC is QRV as E51DWC from
Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Phil, F6OBD will be QRV as FK/F6OBD from
December 18 to February 10, 2019. Activity will be holiday style on
the various HF bands using various digital modes. QSL to home call.

THAILAND, HS. Erich, HB9FIH is QRV as HS0ZLS near Pattaya and Koh
Samui, IOTA AS-101, until January 10, 2019. Activity is on the HF
bands using CW, some SSB, and various digital modes. QSL to home
call. In addition, special event station HS18NBTC is QRV until
December 16 to celebrate Thailand Amateur Radio Day. QSL via
bureau.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Harry, JG7PSJ will be QRV as JD1BMH from Chichijima
Island, IOTA AS-031, from December 17 to January 2, 2019. Activity
will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to home
call.

GREENLAND, OX. Station OX/SM3UQK is QRV until December 19 from
Constable Point, Nerlerit Inaat. Activity is on 40 and 20 meters.
QSL to home call.

DENMARK, OZ. Frank, 5P2BA is QRV with Santa Claus call sign XP1SC
until January 6. QSL via OZ2CBA.

ARUBA, P4. Ben, DL6RAI is QRV as P4/DL6RAI until December 27.
Activity is holiday style on the low bands, with a focus on CW, and
some part-time activities in various contests. QSL via LoTW.

SLOVENIA, S5. Members of radio club S59DCD are QRV as S511PMC to
call attention to the World Wide Peace Messenger City Contest to be
held January 5 and 6, 2019. QSL via bureau.

GABON, TR. Roland, F8EN will be QRV as TR8CR beginning December 16
and here for 3 months. Activity will be on 40 to 17 meters, and
possibly 80 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL via F6AJA.

ROMANIA, YO. Nine Santa Claus stations are QRV as YP2XMAS through
YP0XMAS during December from various locations. Activity is on the
HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

KOSOVO, Z6. Philipp, DK6SP, Tomi, HA8RT, Flo, OE3FTA and Horia,
YO3IMD are QRV as Z66DH from Pristina until December 22. Activity
is on all HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes,
including FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL direct to M0SDV.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is here for another six months and
will be QRV as Z81D. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and
various digital modes in his spare time. QSL via OM3JW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL CW Rookie Roundup, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, UN DIGI Contest,
Russian 160-Meter Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, OK DX RTTY Contest,
Padang DX SSB Contest and Croatian CW Contest are all on tap for
this weekend.

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

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray and
NAQCC CW Sprint are scheduled for December 19.

Youth On The Air runs during all of December.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see December QST, page 70, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 50 ARLD050
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 6, 2018
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
W9JJ, 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.

MONTENEGRO, 4O. Station 4O18YOTA is QRV during December as part of
YOTA, or Youth On The Air. The idea behind YOTA is to showcase
amateur radio to the youth and to encourage them to be active on the
air. QSL via OQRS.

CYPRUS, 5B. Special event station C4XMAS is QRV during the festive
season throughout the month of December. Activity will be on 160 to
6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via IZ4AMS.

SENEGAL, 6W. A group of operators are QRV as 6V1A from Goree
Island, IOTA AF-045, until December 9. Activity is on various HF
bands using CW and SSB with two stations. QSL via 6W1QL.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Andre, ON7YK is QRV as C5YK until March 9, 2019.
Activity is on 60 to 10 meters using FT8, with some CW and SSB. QSL
to home call after March 15, 2019.

BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA, E7. Station E71YOTA is QRV during December as
part of YOTA. QSL via OQRS.

SPAIN, EA. Members of the Amateur Radio Union Malaga are QRV with
special event call EH40CE until December 12 to commemorate the
enactment of the Constitution of Spain 40 years ago. QSL via
EA7URM.

ESTONIA, ES. Station ES9YOTA is QRV during December as part of
YOTA. QSL via OQRS.

ETHIOPIA, ET. Members of the Ethiopian Amateur Radio Society are
QRV as ET3YOTA during December as part of YOTA. QSL via N2OO.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Operators Cezar, VE3LYC and Adrian, KO8SCA
are QRV as TX0A from Maria Est Atoll, IOTA OC-113, and as TX0M from
Morane Atoll, IOTA OC-297P, until December 18. Activity is on 40 to
10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via VE3LYC.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Peter, DD1GG is QRV as DD1GG/HI until
December 14. Activity is holiday style on various HF bands. QSL to
home call.

HONDURAS, HR. Tom, N9EAW is QRV as HQ9T from Roatan Island, IOTA
NA-057, until December 18. Activity is holiday style on the HF
bands using slow CW and SSB. QSL direct to home call.

AUSTRIA, OE. Members of the United Nations Amateur Radio DX Contest
Club are QRV as 4Y1A until December 11 for International Civil
Aviation Day. QSL via UA3DX.

DENMARK, OZ. Volker, DJ8VW will be QRV as 5P8VW/p from Aabenraa
from December 8 to 19. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

ARUBA, P4. Ben, DL6RAI is QRV as P4/DL6RAI until December 27.
Activity is holiday style on the low bands, with some activity in
various contests. QSL via LoTW.

CURACAO, PJ2. Anders, SM4KYN will be QRV as PJ2/SM4KYN from
December 10 to January 14. Activity is on the HF bands. This
includes being active as PJ2T in the ARRL 10-Meter contest. QSL
direct to home call, and PJ2T via W3HNK.

EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Nobu, JA0JHQ is QRV as T32NH until December 11.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW and FT8. This includes
being active in the ARRL 10-Meter contest. QSL direct to home call.

MACEDONIA, Z3. Look for stations Z30YOTA and Z39YOTA to be QRV
during December as part of YOTA. QSL via OQRS.

KOSOVO, Z6. Look for Z60YOTA to be QRV during December as part of
YOTA. QSL via OQRS.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10-Meter Contest, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, PODXS 070 Club
Triple Play Low Band Sprint, TRC Digi Contest, SKCC Weekend CW
Sprintathon, International Naval Contest, QRP ARCI Holiday Spirits
Homebrew Sprint and the CQC Great Colorado Snowshoe Run are all on
tap for this upcoming weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is scheduled for
December 10.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray and
NAQCC CW Sprint are scheduled for December 12.

Youth On The Air runs during all of December.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see December QST, page 70, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 49 ARLD049
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 29, 2018
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
SQ9FMU, 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.

TUNISIA, 3V. Ash, KF5EYY plans to be QRV as 3V8SF in the ARRL 160
Meter contest. QSL via LX1NO.

TIMOR-LESTE, 4W. Operators Sookun, HL1AHS and Tae-Su, DS3EXX are
QRV as 4W/HL1AHS and 4W/DS3EXX, respectively, until December 3.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home
calls.

CYPRUS, 5B. Special event station C4XMAS is QRV during the festive
season throughout the month of December. Activity will be on 160 to
6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via IZ4AMS.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Andre, ON7YK is QRV as C5YK until March 9, 2019.
Activity is on 60 to 10 meters using FT8, with some CW and SSB. QSL
to home call after March 15, 2019.

SAINT MARTIN, FS. Operators John, K9EL, John, W9ILY, Paul, K9NU,
Paul, FS4WBS and Mike, W9MK are QRV as FS/home calls and FS4WBS until
December 7. Activity is with three stations on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL FS4WBS via
IZ1MHY and all others to home calls.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Remo, HB9SHD is QRV as H44SHD from Uepi
Island, IOTA OC-149, until mid December. Activity is on the HF
bands using SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

FINLAND, OH. Members of Santa’s Radio Club will be QRV with special
event call OH9S from the Arctic Circle from December 1 to 8.
Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and digital modes.
QSL via LoTW.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Rene, PD2RKG and Roberto, PB5X will be QRV as
PB18XMAS and PD18SANTA from December 2 to 27. Activity will be on
the HF bands. QSL via PD2RKG.

POLAND, SP. Special event station SN0UNESCO will be QRV December 3
and 4 from the Silver Mine Museum in Tarnowskie Gory. This is an
UNESCO World Heritage Site. Activity will be on all HF bands using
CW, SSB and PSK31. QSL via SP9KDU.

GREECE, SV. Special event station SX60RAAG will be QRV during the
month of December to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Radio
Amateur Association of Greece. QSL via LoTW.

MONTSERRAT, VP2M. Operators K7NM, WM7Z, NS7K and AC7ZN are QRV as
VP2MLB, VP2MMZ, VP2MSK and VP2MZN, respectively, until December 2.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and FT8.
They will be active as VP2MLB in the ARRL 160 Meter contest. QSL
via operators’ instructions.

INDIA, VU. Special event station AU2JCB is QRV until December 11 to
commemorate the Indian scientist Jagadish Chandea Bose. Activity is
on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL direct to VU2DSI.

BURKINA FASO, XT. Al, F8FUA will be QRV as XT2BR from Ouagadougou
from December 2 to 11. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW,
SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.

CAMBODIA, XU. Steff, HB9FXL is QRV as XU7AKB from various locations
here until December 14. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB
and FT8. QSL to home call.

NICARAGUA, YN. Operators Sergey, R4WAA, Elena, RC5A, Yan, RZ3FW,
Yuri, RM0F and Yuri, N3QQ are QRV as H7/R4WAA, H7/RC5A, YN4RRC,
H7/RM0F and H7/N3QQ, respectively, from Big Corn Island, IOTA
NA-013, until December 26. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW
and SSB. QSL YN4RRC via RZ3FW and all others via operators’
instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 160-Meter Contest, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, UFT CW Contest,
Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, YARC QSO Party, TOPS Activity CW Contest,
FT8 Roundup and EPC Ukraine DX BPSK63 Contest will certainly keep
contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for December 4. The CWops
Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled
for December 5.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see November QST, page 90, December QST, page 70, and the
ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 48 ARLD048
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 21, 2018
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.

GEORGIA, 4L. Mamuka, 4L2M will be QRV as a Single Band entry on 20
meters from Zone 21 in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via
EA7FTR.

SRI LANKA, 4S. Bernhardt, DK7TF and Juergen, DH6ICE are QRV as
4S7DLG from Hikaduwa until December 6. Activity is on the HF bands
using mostly SSB and FT8. QSL via DK8ZZ.

TIMOR-LESTE, 4W. Operators HL1AHS and DS3EXX will be QRV as 4W/home
calls from November 26 to December 3. Activity will be on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home calls.

SENEGAL, 6W. Jacques, F6BEE and Franck, F8CRH plan to be QRV as
6V7A in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest from Zone 35. Before the
contest, Jacques may be active as 6W1RW. QSL via F6BEE.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Braco, E77DX will be QRV as 8Q7DX from Baa Atoll,
IOTA AS-013, as well as the first 24 hours of the CQ World Wide DX
CW contest from Zone 22. QSL via OE1EMS.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Saty, JE1JKL is QRV as 9M6NA from Labuan
Island, IOTA OC-133. Activity is on all HF bands. This includes
being an entry in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest from Zone 28. QSL
to home call.

OMAN, A4. Members of the Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society will be
QRV as A44A from Muscat in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest as a
Multi/Multi entry. QSL via A47RS.

CHINA, BY. Operator BA7JS will be a Single Op/Single Band/High
Power entry on 160 meters in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL
to home call.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Jose, CT1BOH will be QRV as D41CV in the CQ World
Wide DX CW contest from Zone 35. QSL via IK2NCJ.

CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9. Jorge, EA9LZ plans to be QRV as a Single
Op/Single Band on 40 meters entry in the CQ World Wide DX CW
contest. QSL direct to EA5KB.

FRENCH GUIANA, FY. Herve, F5HRY will be QRV as TO1A as a Single
Op/Single Band on 15 meters entry in the CQ World Wide DX CW
contest. QSL via LoTW.

HAITI, HH. William, KO7SS will be QRV as HH2AA as a Single Op/All
Band/Low Power/Assisted entry in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest.
QSL via LoTW.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Tomi, OH6EI is QRV as OH0Z. Activity is on all
HF bands. This includes being a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry
in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via W0MM.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2. Roly, ZL1BQD is QRV as P29RR from Wewak until
December 4. Activity is mainly on 40 and 20 meters using CW and
various digital modes. This includes being an entry in the CQ World
Wide DX CW contest. QSL direct to home call.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Ville, PY2ZEA will be QRV as PY0F during
the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via PY7RP.

SURINAME, PZ. Yuri, VE3DZ is QRV as PZ5T until November 28.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. This includes
being a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry in the CQ World Wide DX
CW contest. QSL to home call.

CRETE, SV9. A group of operators will be QRV as SW9AA during the CQ
World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via LZ1PM.

BURKINA FASO, XT. Harald, DF2WO is QRV as XT2AW from Ouagadougou
until the end of November. His activity is focused on 160, 80 and
60 meters. QSL via M0OXO.

CAMBODIA, XU. Steff, HB9FXL is QRV as XU7AKB from various locations
here until December 14. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB.
QSL to home call.

VIET NAM, XV. Mats, SM6LRR is QRV as XV9D from Phan Tiet until
December 2. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters, and
possibly 80 meters, using mainly CW, SSB and possibly some digital
modes. He will also be active in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest.
QSL direct to home call.

ALBANIA, ZA. Henning, OZ1BII is QRV as ZA/OU2I until November 27.
Activity is on the HF bands, with a focus on the newer bands. This
includes being active in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL to
home call. In addition, Rumen, LZ1MS will be QRV as ZA/LZ1MS from
November 23 to 27. This includes being active in the CQ World Wide
DX CW contest as a Single Op/Single Band on 40 meters entry. QSL to
home call.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. Uli, DM5EE will be QRV as ZR2A in the CQ World
Wide DX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL to
home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL EME Contest and CQ Worldwide DX
CW Contest are on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see November QST, page 90, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 47 ARLD047
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 15, 2018
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AA3B, UR5BCP, 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.

MADAGASCAR, 5R. Alex, K2BB and Pavel, UU0JR will be QRV as 5R8UM
from Nosy Be Island, IOTA AF-057, from November 19 to 29. Activity
will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW
contest. QSL via LoTW.

NIGER, 5U. Pierre, HB9AMO will be QRV as 5U9AMO from Niamey from
November 20 to December 3. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters
using CW. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World
Wide DX CW contest. QSL via M0URX.

UGANDA, 5X. Alan, G3XAQ plans to be QRV as 5X1XA from November 17
to 25. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide
DX CW contest as a Single Op/Single Band on 20 meter entry. QSL via
G3SWH.

TONGA, A3. Ronald, PA3EWP, Martin, PA4WM, Pat, EI5IX and Tom,
GM4FDM are QRV as A35EU from Tongatapu, IOTA OC-049, until November
27. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and some
FT8, with three stations active. QSL via GM4FDM.

BAHAMAS, C6. Mike, KN4EEI and George, AA7JV are QRV as C6AGU from
Water Cay, IOTA NA-001, until December 3. Activity is mainly on
160, 80 and 40 meters using CW and FT8. This includes being entries
in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW and ARRL 160 Meter contests.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Audie, DU1ZDR and Gazelle, DU1ZDQ plan to be QRV
as DZ1A/DU2 from Basco Batanes, Batanes Islands, IOTA OC-093, on
November 19 and 20. Activity will be on 40 and 20 meters using SSB
and some CW. QSL via operators’ instructions.

IRAN, EP. A group of operators will be QRV as EP6RRC from Shif
Island, IOTA AS-189P, from November 17 to 23. Activity will be on
160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8 with three stations active.
QSL via R7AL.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Members of the Radio Club Guadeloupe are QRV as
TO40R until November 25 celebrating the Route du Rhum single-handed
yacht race from Saint-Malo, France to Pointe-a-Pitre. QSL via LoTW.

HONDURAS, HR. Operators LZ5VV, SP4Z and N2WQ will be QRV as
HR9/home calls from Roatan Island, IOTA NA-057, from November 17 to
25. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8.
This includes being active as HQ9X as a Multi/2 entry in the
upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL HQ9X via KQ1F, and
HR9/LZ5VV and HR9/SP4Z to home calls. QSL HR9/N2WQ via LoTW.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ is QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1 while
working for three months at the weather station here. Activity is
in his spare time on 80 to 10 meters using CW and some RTTY. QSL to
home call.

BELGIUM, ON. Special event station OP7VA is QRV until November 30
to commemorate the end of World War I. Activity is on 80 to 10
meters. QSL via ON7VA.

BONAIRE, PJ4. Operators Ward, N0AX, Robert, S53R and Scott, W4PA
will be QRV as PJ4/home calls from November 18 to 25. Activity will
be on the HF bands. They plan to be active as PJ4Q in the upcoming
CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via home calls, and PJ4Q via W4PA.

SINT MAARTEN, PJ7. Oleh, UR5BCP will be QRV as PJ7/UR5BCP from
November 17 to 21. Activity will be on 20 and 15 meters focusing on
CW and FT8. QSL via KD7WPJ.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2. Bud, AA3B will be QRV as V26K from
Antigua, IOTA NA-100, from November 19 to 26. Activity will be on
the HF bands using primarily CW. This includes being an entry in
the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL direct to home call.

MICRONESIA, V6. Shu, JA1FMN will be QRV as V63PSK from Weno Island,
IOTA OC-011, from November 19 to 25. Activity will be holiday style
on 40 to 15 meters using JT65 and FT8. QSL direct to home call. In
addition, Sho, JA7HMZ will be QRV as V63DX from Pohnpei Island, IOTA
OC-010, from November 19 to 26. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters
with a focus on FT8. He will be active as V6A in the upcoming CQ
World Wide DX CW contest. QSL both calls direct to JA7HMZ.

VIET NAM, XV. Mats, RM2D will be QRV as XV9D from November 18 to
December 2. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters, and
possibly 80 meters, depending on conditions, using mostly CW. This
includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest.
QSL via EA5GL.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL SSB Sweepstakes Contest, LZ DX
Contest, All Austrian 160-Meter CW Contest, REF 160-Meter CW
Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, RSGB 2nd 1.8 MHz CW Contest and Homebrew
and Oldtime Equipment CW Party will certainly keep contesters busy
this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP Contest is scheduled for November 19.

The RSGB 80-Meter Autumn SSB Series, CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone
Fray are scheduled for November 21.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see November QST, page 90, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 46 ARLD046
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 8, 2018
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.

SRI LANKA, 4S. Peter, DC0KK is QRV as 4S7KKG from Moragalla, IOTA
AS-003, until April 1, 2019. Activity is on the HF bands using
mainly CW and various digital modes. QSL via LoTW.

MADAGASCAR, 5R. Andy, OE7AJH and Thomas, OE7KUT are QRV as 5R8UP
from Antananarivo, IOTA AF-013, until November 13. Activity is
holiday style on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly 80 meters, using CW
and SSB, and mainly during their morning and evening hours. QSL via
OE7AJH. In addition, Eric, F6ICX is QRV as 5R8IC from Saint Marie
Island, IOTA AF-090, until mid February 2019. Activity is holiday
style on 40 to 10 meters using mainly CW, with some SSB, RTTY, and
PSK63. QSL to home call.

UGANDA, 5X. Alan, G3XAQ will be QRV as 5X1XA from November 15 to
27. Activity will be on the HF bands. This includes being an entry
in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW Contest as a Single
Band/Unassisted on 20 meters entry. QSL to home call.

ALGERIA, 7X. Some members from the Algerian Radio Amateur Union are
QRV with special event station 7V1N from Djelfa until November 20.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Braco OE1EMS, will be QRV as 8Q7DX from South Male
Atoll, IOTA AS-013, from November 10 to 25. Activity will be
holiday style on 160 to 10 meters. This includes being an entry in
the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL to home call.

FRANCE, F. Special event station TM100ARM is QRV until November 12
in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.
QSL via F5IQG.

ENGLAND, G. Members of the Royal Navy Amateur Radio Society are QRV
with special event station GB100ARM until November 28 in
commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.
QSL via G0TOC.

ITALY, I. Members of the Amateur Radio Club at the United Nations
Global Service Centre in Brindisi are QRV as 4U73B until November 23
to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the founding of the United
Nations. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters. QSL via 9A2AA.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. John, KE4PLT and Ernesto, KN4PUD are QRV as
KP2/home calls from St. John Island, IOTA NA-106, until November 16.
Activity is on 40, 20, 17, 15 and 10 meters using mainly SSB with
some FT8. QSL to home calls.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Bob, PA5V is QRV as PA1918PAX until the end of
November to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World
War I. QSL via operator’s instructions.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event stations R130ANT and R130TU are
active until the end of November to celebrate the 130th birthday of
pioneer aircraft designer Andrei Nikolayevich Tupolev. QSL via
UA3IIZ.

MICRONESIA, V6. Toru, JH0CJH will be QRV as V63YAP from Yap Island,
IOTA OC-012, from November 13 to 18. QSL to home call. In
addition, Janusz, AK4JK is QRV as V6JBVS from Kolonia, Pohnpei
Island, IOTA OC-010. Activity is on 20 meters using CW. His length
of stay is unknown. QSL direct to home call.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. Michael, DF8AN is QRV as VK9XQ until
November 17. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, RTTY, various
digital modes, and FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL to home call.

BERMUDA, VP9. Georg, DK7LX is QRV as VP9/DK7LX from St. David’s
Island until November 20. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10
meters using CW. QSL to home call.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. Special event station ZS100WWI is QRV until
November 30 in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of
World War I. QSL via operators’ instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Worked All Europe RTTY DX Contest,
Japan International DX Phone Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter
CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, PODXS 070 Club Triple Play Low Band
Sprint, 10-10 International Fall Digital Contest, SARL VHF/UHF
Analogue Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, OK/OM CW DX Contest,
CQ-WE Contest and AWA Bruce Kelley 1929 CW QSO Party will certainly
keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB 80-Meter Autumn Data Series and 4 States QRP Group Second
Sunday Sprint are scheduled for November 12.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are
scheduled for November 14.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see November QST, page 90, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 45 ARLD045
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 1, 2018
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
IZ8EDJ, 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.

SRI LANKA, 4S. Peter, DC0KK is QRV as 4S7KKG form Moragalla, IOTA
AS-003, until April 2, 2019. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to
home call.

MADAGASCAR, 5R. Eric, F6ICX will be QRV as 5R8IC from Sainte Marie
Island, IOTA AF-090, from November 5 to February 2019. Activity
will be holiday style on the HF bands using CW, SSB, some RTTY, and
PSK. QSL to home call.

KENYA, 5Z. Scott, WA5A is QRV as 5Z4/WA5A from Ruaka until November
7. Activity is on 40, 20, and 17 meters. QSL to home call.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Some members of the European DX
Foundation are QRV as DL32EUDXF during November to celebrate the
EUDXF’s 32nd anniversary. QSL via DJ8NK.

LIBERIA, EL. Eric, EL2EF, Col, MM0NDX and Jonathan, MM0OKG will be
QRV as EL2EL/4 from Telengbe Island, IOTA AF-111, a new IOTA, from
November 5 to 9. Activity will be on 40, 30, 20 and 17 meters using
SSB and FT8 with three stations. QSL via M0SDV.

ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB100ARM is QRV during November
to commemorate the armistice at the end of World War I. QSL via
G0TOC.

ANTARCTICA. Danilo, IZ1KHY is QRV as IA0/IZ1KHY until the end of
February 2019 while involved in several scientific missions and
research projects at some of the remote camps. QSL via operator’s
instructions.

ITALY, I. Special event station IO8MQP is QRV until November 6 to
commemorate the first Mario Ambrosi, I2MQP Memorial Days. Activity
is on the HF bands. QSL via bureau.

ST. LUCIA, J6. Gerd, DL7VOG will be QRV as J68GU from November 3 to
25. Activity will be on the HF bands. This includes being entries
in the upcoming Worked All Europe RTTY and CQ World Wide DX CW
contests. QSL to home call.

AUSTRIA, OE. Jo, OE4VIE is QRV as OE32EUDXF until November 17 to
celebrate the EUDXF’s 32nd anniversary. QSL via bureau.

COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS, VK9C. Michael, DF8AN will be QRV as VK9CH
from November 6 to 9. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW,
RTTY, various digital modes, and FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL to
home call.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. Prior to his Cocos Keeling operation,
Michael, DF8AN will be QRV as VK9XQ from November 3 to 6, and then
from November 9 to 17. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using
CW, RTTY, various digital modes, and FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL to
home call.

INDIA, VU. The Manic Monkeys will be QRV as AT4DK from Pamban
Island, IOTA AS-173, from November 3 to 4. Activity will be on 80
to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via operators’
instructions.

BURKINA FASO, XT. Harald, DF2WO will be QRV as XT2AW during the
month of November. He will focus on 160 meters. QSL via M0OXO.

INDONESIA, YB. Operators Burkhard, DL3KZA and Irfan, YE4IJ are QRV
as YE4/DL3KZA from Belitung Island, IOTA OC-144, until November 11.
Activity is holiday style on 20 and 17 meters, depending on
conditions, and using SSB. QSL via DL3KZA.

LATVIA, YL. Special event stations YL100K, YL100L, YL100R, YL100V
and YL100Z are QRV until November 18 to celebrate Latvia’s
independence centennial. QSL via LoTW.

KOSOVO, Z6. Jeremy, EI5GM and Dave, EI9FBB are QRV as Z6/homecalls
until November 5. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB.
QSL Z6/EI5GM via M0OXO and Z6/EI9FBB via EI9FBB.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL CW Sweepstakes Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Jakarta RTTY Contest, IPARC CW Contest,
Ukrainian DX Contest, IPARC SSB Contest, EANET Sprint and the High
Speed Club CW Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this
upcoming weekend.

The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for November 6.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest and Phone Fray
are scheduled for November 7.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see November QST, page 90, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 44 ARLD044
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 25, 2018
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD044 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
IZ8CCW, ON4EI, 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.

GEORGIA, 4L. Mamuka, 4L2M will be QRV as a Single Band on 20 meters
entry in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via EA7FTR.

CYPRUS, 5B. A group of operators will be QRV as C4A from Nicosia in
the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL direct to 5B4KH.

OMAN, A4. A group of operators will be QRV as A44A as a Multi
Operator entry in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via A47RS.

BHUTAN, A5. Operators JH1AJT, OH2BH, DJ9ZB, JF1IST and E21EIC are
QRV as A5A, A52BH, A52ZB, A52IST, and A52C, respectively, from
Thimphu until October 30. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters. They
will be active as A5A as a Multi/2 entry in the CQ World Wide DX SSB
contest. QSL A5A via JH1AJT, A52BH via OH2BH, A52ZB via DJ9ZB,
A52IST via JA1HGY, and A52C via E21EIC.

QATAR, A7. A group of operators from the Qatar Amateur Radio
Society and others will be QRV as A73A from Doha as a Multi/Multi
entry in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via M0OXO.

TAIWAN, BV. A group of operators will be QRV as BV2A/3 from DaXI,
Tao Yuan City in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via direct
or bureau.

CHINA, BY. Look for B4T to be a Multi/Multi entry in the CQ World
Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via BA4TB.

CUBA, CO. A group of operators will be QRV as T42T as a Multi
Operator/Single Transmitter/High Power entry in the CQ World Wide DX
SSB contest. QSL via operators’ instructions.

CAPE VERDE, D4. A group of operators are QRV as D4C in the CQ World
Wide DX SSB contest. They are also QRV as either D4Z or D41CV prior
to the contest. QSL via LoTW.

PALESTINE, E4. Janusz, SP9FIH will be QRV as E44WE in the CQ World
Wide DX SSB contest as a Single Band on 20 meters entry. QSL to
home call.

ESTONIA, ES. A group of operators will be QRV as ES9C as a
Multi/Two entry in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via ES5RY.

MAYOTTE, FH. Willi, DJ7RJ will be QRV as FH/DJ7RJ from October 29
to November 6. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and
SSB, with a focus on 160 meters. QSL to home call.

FRENCH GUIANA, FY. A group of operators will be QRV as FY5KE in the
CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via LoTW.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Members of the Noronha Contest Group are
QRV as PY0F until October 29. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using
SSB and FT8. This includes being active in the CQ World Wide DX SSB
contest. QSL direct to PY7RP.

SURINAME, PZ. A group of operators are QRV as PZ5K until October
30. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and RTTY. This includes
being active in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via G3NKC.

GREECE, SV. Nicolas, F1RAF will be QRV as SV8/F1RAF from Poros
Island, IOTA EU-075, from October 28 to November 3. Activity will
be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Masa, JA0RQV will be QRV as V73MT from
October 26 to 29. QSL via M0OXO.

DUCIE ISLAND, VP6. A large group of operators are QRV as VP6D until
November 3. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and
various digital modes including FT8. QSL via operators’
instructions.

HONG KONG, VR. Alberto, VR2XAN will be QRV from Peng Chau Island,
IOTA AS-006, as a Single Band on 80 meters entry in the CQ World
Wide DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.

BURKINA FASO, XT. A group of operators are QRV as XT2SZZ from Bobo
Dioulasso until October 30. Activity is on the HF bands. This
includes being active in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via
S59ZZ.

VANUATU, YJ. Chris, VK2YUS is QRV as YJ0CA from Efate, IOTA OC-035,
until October 29. Activity is on 40, 20 and 15 meters. QSL direct
to home call.

ZIMBABWE, Z2. A large group of operators will be QRV as Z23MD as a
Multi/2 entry in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via IK2VUC.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL EME Contest, CQ Worldwide DX
SSB Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint and NCCC CW Sprint will certainly keep
contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and Phone
Fray are scheduled for October 31.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see October QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 43 ARLD043
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 18, 2018
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
CT1BOL, 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.

SAMOA, 5W. Steve, WB2IQU is QRV as 5W2IQ from Apia until October
24. Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters. QSL direct to home
call.

MALAWI, 7Q. Dan, K6ZO will be QRV as 7Q6M from October 23 to 29.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters. This includes being an entry
in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.

SPAIN, EA. Members of the Cartagena Team are QRV with special call
AM5BCP until October 21 to commemorate the Battle of Cabo de Palos
80 years ago. QSL to EA5GUQ.

SAINT BARTHELEMY, FJ. Thierry, F6CUK plans to be QRV as F6CUK/FJ
from October 21 to November 1. Activity will be holiday style on
the HF bands using CW and SSB. This may also include being an entry
in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.

ENGLAND, G. Members of the Braintree and District Amateur Radio
Society will be QRV as GB0CHS from Castle Hedingham during the
Jamboree On The Air event. QSL via bureau.

ITALY, I. Members of ARI Milano will be QRV as II2JOTA during the
Jamboree On The Air event. QSL via bureau.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Kazu, JD1BNA will be QRV from Chichijima, IOTA
AS-031, from October 24 to 29. Activity will be focused on 160, 80
and 40 meters using CW. QSL direct to JL1UTS.

AUSTRIA, OE. Special event station OE100ES is QRV to commemorate
the death of painter Egon Schiele 100 years ago. QSL via bureau.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Members of the Noronha Contest Group
will be QRV as PY0F from October 23 to 29. Activity will be on 160
to 10 meters using SSB and FT8. This includes being an entry in the
upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL direct to PY7RP.

SURINAME, PZ. A group of operators will be QRV as PZ5K from October
23 to 30. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and RTTY. This
includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB
contest. QSL via G3NKC.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9. Jorge, CT1BOL will be QRV as S9CT from
Principe Island, IOTA AF-044, from October 24 to 29. QSL to home
call.

GREECE, SV. Erich, HB9FIH is QRV as SV8/HB9FIH from Lesbos until
October 21. Activity is on the HF bands from various summits and
lighthouses. This includes being an entry in the Worked All Germany
contest. QSL to home call.

COTE D’IVOIRE, TU. Bertrand, DF3FS will be QRV as TU5MH from
October 20 to 29. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and
SSB. QSL to home call.

CANADA, VE. Members of the Eureka Amateur Radio Club are QRV as
VY0ERC from Ellesmere Island, IOTA NA-008, until November 10.
Activity is on 40 and 20 meters, and possibly 80 meters, using SSB
and various digital modes. QSL via M0OXO.

DUCIE ISLAND, VP6. A large group of operators will be QRV as VP6D
from October 20 to November 3. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB, and various digital modes including FT8. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

BURKINA FASO, XT. A group of operators will be QRV as XT2SZZ from
Bobo Dioulasso from October 22 to 30. Activity will be on the HF
bands. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide
DX SSB contest. QSL via S59ZZ.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event station YB46SEA is QRV during the 46th
SEANET Convention in Yogyakarta until October 20. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

ANTARCTICA. Adam, ZL4ASC is QRV as ZL5A from Scott Base, Ross
Island, IOTA AN-011, during the 2018/2019 season while working as a
communications technician. Activity is in his spare time. QSL via
operator’s instructions.

CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7. A group of operators are QRV as ZL7X until
October 22. Activity is on the low bands using various digital
modes, including FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL via JA0VSH.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Stew Perry Topband Challenge, 10-10
International Fall CW Contest, Jamboree On The Air, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Zombie CW Shuffle, JARTS World Wide RTTY
Contest, Araucaria World Wide VHF Contest, Argentina National 7 MHz
Contest, New York QSO Party, Worked All Germany Contest, Feld Hell
Sprint, Asia-Pacific Fall CW Sprint, UBA ON 2-Meter Contest,
Illinois QSO Party and the RSGB RoLo CW will certainly keep
contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for October 22.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled
for October 24.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see October QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 42 ARLD042
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 11, 2018
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD042 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NT5V, 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.

WESTERN SAMOA, 5W. Steve, WB2IQU will be QRV as 5W2IQ from Apia
from October 18 to 25. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15 and 10
meters. QSL direct to home call.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Harald, DF2WO is QRV as D44TWO from Praia, Santiago
Island, IOTA AF-005, until October 22. Activity is holiday style on
160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
M0OXO.

SPAIN, EA. Members of the Cartagena Team are QRV with special call
AM5BCP until October 21 to commemorate the Battle of Cabo de Palos
80 years ago. QSL via EA5GUQ.

WALES, GW. Special event station GB100MCV is QRV from Holyhead on
Holy Island until October 28 to commemorate the sinking of the Royal
Mail Ship Leinster during World War I. QSL via bureau.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Operators Han, DS2GOO, Rew, DS4NYE, Rocky,
HL1VAU and a few other members of the Korea Contest Club are QRV as
home calls/3 and D70LW/3 from Hwang Island, IOTA AS-080, until
October 14. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and
FT8. QSL via home calls, and D70LW/3 direct via DS4NYE.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Sang, DS4NMJ is QRV as DT8A from the Korean
Antarctic Scientific Base King Se-Jong on King George Island, IOTA
AN-010, until the end of December 2018. Activity will be on various
HF bands using mainly CW and some SSB. QSL via HL2FDW.

PANAMA, HP. Members of the Radio Club de Panama and GREMPA, an
emergency group, are QRV with scout station 3E1JT until October 31.
This includes being active in the upcoming Jamboree On The Air.
Activity is on all bands using SSB, with some CW and on various
satellites. QSL via HP1ALX.

SVALBARD, JW. Just, LA9DL, Erling, LA6VM and Halvard, LA7XK are QRV
as JW9DL, JW6VM, and JW7XK, respectively, from Longyearbyen, IOTA
EU-026, until October 15. They will be QRV as JW5X in the
Scandinavian Activity SSB contest. QSL JW7XK via LA7XK, JW9DL via
LA9DL, JW6VM via LA6VM, and JW5X via LA5X.

ARUBA, P4. Operators NN5E and NT5V are QRV as P4/home calls until
October 19. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and
FT8. QSL to home calls.

UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EM75QM is QRV until October 28
to commemorate the liberation of Melitopol in World War I. QSL via
bureau.

GREECE, SV. Erich, HB9FIH is QRV as SV8/HB9FIH from Lesbos, IOTA
EU-049, until October 21. This includes being active from numerous
COTA, SOTA, and lighthouse references. This also includes being an
entry in the upcoming Worked All Germany contest. QSL to home call.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. A group of operators will be QRV as VK9XG
from October 17 to 29. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using
CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via G3TXF.

CAMBODIA, XU. Jaye, VK2SD is QRV as XU7AME from Phnom Penh until
October 16. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 6 meters. QSL to
home call.

VIET NAM, XV. Jun, OE1ZKC is QRV as XV9RH from Hanoi until October
16. Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using only CW.
QSL to home call.

LAOS, XW. Bruce, 3W3B is QRV as XW4XR until October 22. Activity
is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, RTTY and FT8. QSL via E21EIC. In
addition, Champ, E21EIC is QRV as XW1IC until October 16. Activity
is on 40 to 6 meters. QSL to home call.

VANUATU, YJ. Stan, LZ1GC, Lubo, OM5ZW and Karel, OK2WM will be QRV
as YJ0GC from Efate Island, IOTA OC-035, from October 15 to November
4. Activity will be on the HF bands, with a focus on the low
bands, using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
Makrothen RTTY Contest, QRP ARCI Fall QSO Party, Nevada QSO Party,
Oceania DX CW Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Scandinavian
Activity SSB Contest, Pennsylvania QSO Party, Arizona QSO Party,
FISTS Fall Unlimited CW Sprint, South Dakota QSO Party, PODXS 070
Club 160-Meter Great Pumpkin Sprint, UBA ON 80-Meter CW Contest and
the UBA ON 6-Meter Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from October 15 to 19.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and Telephone Pioneers
QSO Party are scheduled for October 15.

The RSGB 80-Meter Autumn Data Series, CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone
Fray are scheduled for October 17.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see October QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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