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DX Bulletin 7 ARLD007
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 14, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
CO3JK, EA4NF, W1UE, 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.

MONACO, 3A. Philippe, EA4NF is QRV as 3A/EA4NF until February 18.
Activity is on 20 meters, and mainly on various FM and SSB
satellites. QSL via LoTW.

BURUNDI, 9U. Shabu, M0KRI is QRV as 9U4RI until February 25.
Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and PSK31. QSL direct
to home call.

TAIWAN, BV. Yosuke, JJ1DQR will be QRV as BW/JJ1DQR from Taipei,
IOTA AS-020, until February 19. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL
to home call.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Alan, G4DJX will be QRV as C5DX from February 16 to
23 while here with a group of students. Activity will be in his
spare time on 40 to 10 meters using only CW. QSL direct to home
call.

CUBA, CO. Members of the Group CW of Cuba will be QRV as CO9AAA
from Pinar del Rio in the ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL via
CM1WM.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Philip, HB9HFD will be QRV as D44TAQ from Sao
Vicente, IOTA AF-086, from February 17 to 22. Activity will be on
40 to 10 meters using various digital modes. QSL via LoTW.

CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9. Jorge, EA9LZ will be QRV as EF9Z from Ceuta
during the ARRL International DX CW contest as a Single Op entry.
QSL via LoTW.

HONDURAS, HR. Dennis, W1UE is QRV as either HQ9X or W1UE/HR9 from
Roatan Island, IOTA NA-057, until February 26. He will be active as
HQ9X in the ARRL International DX CW contest and the upcoming CQ
World Wide 160 Meter SSB contest. Activity includes being on 160
and 80 meters during his evening hours, as well as 60 meters. QSL
via KQ1F.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Nobu, JA0JHQ is QRV as JD1BOW from Chichijima, IOTA
AS-031, until February 18, with a focus on the ARRL International DX
CW contest. QSL to home call.

SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5. Operators K4UEE, K5AC, NM1Y and WC4X are
QRV as PJ6/home calls from Jolieville, Saba Island, IOTA NA-145,
until February 18. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB,
RTTY and possibly FT8. They will be active as PJ6A in the ARRL
International DX CW contest as a Multi Single/Low Power entry. QSL
to home calls, and PJ6A via N4NX.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. A group of operators are QRV as PY0F
until February 18. Activity is mainly on the low bands using CW,
SSB and FT8. This includes being an entry in the ARRL International
DX CW contest. QSL direct to PY7RP.

CENTRAL KIRIBATI, T31. A group of operators will be QRV as T31EU
from Kanton Island, IOTA OC-043, from February 16 to March 5.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various
digital modes with three stations active. QSL via DL2AWG.

VIET NAM, XV. Andy, DL3YM plans to be QRV as XV9YM from Ho Chi Minh
City from February 16 to March 18. Activity will be in his spare
time on 40 to 10 meters using only CW. QSL to home call.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Jacky, ZL3CW will be QRV as ZM1A from Tauranga in
the ARRL International DX CW contest as a Single Op entry. QSL to
home call.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. Uli, DM5EE plans to be QRV as ZR2A from Port
Elizabeth in the ARRL International DX CW contest as a Single Op/All
Band entry. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL International DX CW Contest,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,
SARL Youth Day 40-Meter SSB Sprint, Russian PSK World Wide Contest,
Feld Hell Sprint and the AWA Amplitude Modulation QSO Party will
certainly keep contesters busy this weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for February 18.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are
scheduled for February 20.

The AGCW 80-Meter Semi-Automatic CW Key Evening is scheduled for
February 21.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see February 2019 QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 6 ARLD006
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 7, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AA4NC, CO3JK, F8DVD, KD7WPJ, PP2BT, The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL,
Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web
sites. Thanks to all.

BAHAMAS, C6. Operators KN4EEI, N6MZ and AA7JV are QRV as C6AGU from
Water Cay, IOTA NA-001, until February 18. Activity is mainly on
160, 80 and 40 meters using mostly CW and FT8. QSL via HA7RY.

CUBA, CO. Members of the Mayabeque Contest Group will be QRV as
T43MY from Mayabeque in the CQ World Wide RTTY WPX contest. QSL via
CO3JK.

FRANCE, F. Special event station TM16AAW will be QRV from February
10 to 24 from Macon during the 16th Antarctic Activity Week.
Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using mostly SSB. QSL via
F8DVD.

FRENCH GUIANA, FY. Armin, DK9PY is QRV as FY/DK9PY until February
17. Activity is on the HF bands. This includes being an entry in
the upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL to home call.

DOMINICA, J7. David, KK4WW and Gaynell, KK4WWW will be QRV as
J79WW, J79WWW, and J79USA, respectively, from February 12 to 19.
Activity will be holiday style on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
various digital modes. QSL via N4USA.

SVALBARD, JW. Jon, LA1QH is QRV as JW1QH from Spitsbergen, IOTA
EU-026, until February 11. Activity is on 80 and 20 meters using
only SSB. QSL to home call.

FINLAND, OH. A group of operators are QRV as OH10X from Inakari
Island, IOTA EU-192, a new IOTA, until February 11. Activity is on
80 to 15 meters using CW and SSB with two stations active. QSL via
PG5M.

GREENLAND, OX. Nils, SM3UQK will be QRV as OX/SE3A from Ilulissat
from February 9 to 21. Activity will be on 40 and 20 meters as a
portable station. QSL to home call.

BONAIRE, PJ4. Fred, WW4LL and Michael, NN9DD are QRV as PJ4/home
calls until February 10. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB,
RTTY and FT8. They will be QRV as PJ4Z in the CQ World Wide WPX
RTTY contest. QSL via K4BAI.

SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5/6. Fred, N6YEU will be QRV as PJ5/N6YEU
from St. Eustatius, IOTA NA-145, from February 11 to 19. Activity
will be on 40 to 15 meters using CW and SSB. This includes being an
entry in the upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL to home
call.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. A group of operators will be QRV as PY0F
from February 13 to 18. Activity will be mainly on the low bands
using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to PY7RP.

UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EM16UAP is QRV until February 28
to commemorate the Academic Vernadsky Ukrainian Antarctic station.
QSL via UT1KY.

MACAO, XX9. A large group of operators will be QRV as XX9D from
February 11 to 26. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW,
SSB, RTTY and FT8 with several stations active. QSL via DL4SVA.

EL SALVADOR, YS. Will, AA4NC will be QRV as YS1/AA4NC from San
Salvador from February 13 to 20. Activity will be all HF bands
using CW, SSB, RTTY and possibly FT8. This includes being an entry
in the upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest as a Single Op/All
Band entry. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide RTTY WPX Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, 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 and the Balkan HF Contest will certainly keep
contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from February 11 to 15.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and CQC Winter CW QSO
Party are scheduled for February 11.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship, QRP
40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray and NAQCC CW Sprint are scheduled
for February 13.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see February 2019 QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 5 ARLD005
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 31, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
WB2TJO, The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and
the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

FIJI, 3D2. Jim, WB2TJO is QRV as 3D2JS from Taveuni Island, IOTA
OC-016, until March 7. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB
and various digital modes. QSL direct to home call.

BAHRAIN, A9. Special event station A91KWT is QRV until February 28
to mark Kuwait National Liberation Day. QSL via A92AA.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Christian, F4EBK is QRV as DU3/F4EBK from Luzon
Island, IOTA OC-042, until March 31. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to home call.
In addition, Bodo, DF8DX plans to be QRV as DU1WQY/1 from Palawan
Island, IOTA OC-128, from February 4 to 14. QSL direct to home
call.

SPAIN, EA. Special event station EG3WCD is QRV until February 4 to
mark World Cancer Day on February 4. Activity is on all bands. QSL
via LoTW.

IRELAND, EI. Members of the Kerry Amateur Radio Group are QRV as
EI100YXQ during 2019 to mark the hundred years since the first
transatlantic voice transmissions from Ballybunion, Ireland to
Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island, Canada. QSL via EI9FVB.

PANAMA, HP. Special event station H31A is QRV until August 15 to
commemorate the 500th anniversary of the founding of Panama City.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY, PSK31 and FT8. QSL
via HP1AVS.

THAILAND, HS. Special event station HS55RAST is QRV until March 31
to commemorate the 55th anniversary of the Radio Amateur Society of
Thailand. QSL via HS5NMF.

GRENADA, J3. Peter, G4HSO will be QRV as J3/G4HSO from February 4
to 16. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using mainly
CW. QSL to home call.

JAPAN, JA. Special event stations 8J0M, 8J2M and 8J9M are QRV until
April 30 to mark the 30th General Assembly of the Japan Medical
Congress in Chubu. QSL direct to JP7FSO.

GUAM, KH2. Yoshi, JE2EHP is QRV as K1HP/KH2 until February 4.
Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home
call.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2. A group of operators are QRV as P29VCX from
Manus Island, IOTA OC-025, until February 5, and then as P29NI from
Daru Island, IOTA OC-153, from February 6 to 11. Activity is on 40
to 15 meters, and possibly 160 and 80 meters, using CW, SSB and
RTTY. QSL P29VCX via SM6CVX and P29NI via G3KHZ.

BONAIRE, PJ4. Fred, WW4LL and Michael, NN9DD will be QRV as
PJ4/homecalls from February 4 to 10. Activity will be on the HF
bands using SSB, RTTY and FT8. They will be QRV as PJ4Z in the
upcoming CQ WPX RTTY contest. QSL via K4BAI.

SWEDEN, SM. Special event station SE19SKI will be QRV from February
4 to 17 during the Alpine World Ski Championships. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

VIET NAM, XV. Bogdan, SP2FUD and Zen, SP2GCJ will be QRV as XV9FUD
and XV9ZT, respectively, from February 4 to 18. Activity will be on
40 to 12 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
SP2GCJ.

KOSOVO, Z6. Mome, Z32ZM is QRV as Z68M until February 5. Activity
is on 160, 80 and 30 meters using FT8. QSL via OQRS.

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

The RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship is scheduled for February 4.
The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for February 5. The CWops
Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, Phone Fray and QRP
40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for February 6.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see February 2019 QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 4 ARLD004
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 24, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
VE3FU, The Daily DX, 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 CQ World
Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via LX1NO.

GEORGIA, 4L. Ilya, R3XA and Mamuka, 4L2M will be QRV as 4L9M and
4L2M, respectively, in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest as
Single Op/High Power entries. QSL 4L9M via R3XA and 4L2M via
EA7FTR.

SOMALIA, 6O. Ali, EP3CQ is currently QRV as 6O1OO until February 6.
QSL direct to home call.

BARBADOS, 8P. Charles, 8P6ET is QRV as 8P6ET/p. Activity is on 80,
40 and 20 meters using CW and SSB. He will be QRV as 8P1W in the CQ
World Wide 160 Meter CW contest as a Single Op/Low Power entry. QSL
via KU9C.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Saty, JE1JKL is QRV as 9M6NA from Labuan
Island, IOTA OC-133, until January 28. This includes being an entry
in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via LoTW.

CHILE, CE. Jorge, CE3YP is QRV with special callsign 3G3G from
Santiago until December 31. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using
only FT8. QSL via LoTW.

MADEIRA ISLAND, CT3. Operator OM3GI will be QRV as CT9ABO in the CQ
World Wide 160 Meter CW contest as a Single Op/High Power entry.
QSL via LoTW.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Operator OM5RW will be QRV as ED8W in the CQ
World Wide 160 Meter CW contest as a Single Op/High Power entry.
QSL via LoTW.

MARTINIQUE, FM. Laurent, FM5BH will be QRV in the CQ World Wide 160
Meter CW contest. QSL via W3HNK.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Members of the Loma del Toro DX Club are
QRV as HI1LT from Beata Island, IOTA NA-122, a first-time
activation, until January 28. Activity is on the HF bands using CW,
SSB, RTTY, and on various satellites. QSL via W2CCW.

THAILAND, HS. Members of the HSDXA Team will be QRV as E2X in the
CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest as a Multi/Single entry. QSL via
LoTW.

NORTHERN IRELAND, GI. Operator SP5MXZ will be QRV as MI/3Z0X in the
CQ World Wide 160 CW contest as a Single Op/Assisted entry. QSL via
LoTW.

ITALY, I. Dimitar, LZ1UQ and Ivan, LZ1PM are QRV as IH9/LZ1UQ and
IH9/LZ1PM, respectively, from Pantelleria Island, IOTA AF-018, until
January 31. This includes entries in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW
and UBA DX SSB contests. QSL to home calls. In addition, station
IG9/S59A is QRV from Lampedusa Island, IOTA AF-019, until January
30. Activity is on the HF bands. This includes being an entry in
the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via operators’
instructions.

PERU, OA. Tom, OA4DX will be QRV in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW
contest as a Single Op/Low Power entry. QSL via LoTW.

FINLAND, OH. Special event station OG60IPA is QRV during all of
2019 to commemorate 60 years of Finland’s participation in the
International Police Association. QSL via OH4MDY.

SUDAN, ST. John, N9MDH is QRV as ST2JB from Khartoum. He has been
active on 15 meters using FT8. QSL via LoTW.

PALAU, T8. Nobu, JA0JHQ is QRV as T88PB from Koror. This includes
being an entry in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL
direct to home call.

CORSICA, TK. A group of operators will be QRV as TK0C in the CQ
World Wide 160 Meter CW contest as a Multi Op entry. QSL via S50C.

BELIZE, VE. Art, NN7A will be QRV as V31JZ/p from South Water Caye,
IOTA NA-190, from January 31 to February 6. Activity will be on 80
to 10 meters using mostly CW. QSL direct to home call.

CANADA, VE. Chris, VO2AC, Frank, VO1HP and Dave, VE9CB will be QRV
as VO2AC in the CQ World Wide 160-Meter CW contest as a Multi
Op/High Power entry. Before the contest, they may be active as
VO2AC and VO2AAA on 160, 80, 60 and 40 meters, and on satellites
AO-85, AO-91, and AO-92 from grid square GO11. QSL via operators’
instructions. In addition, look for special event station VD1NUQK
to be QRV from January 26 to February 26 to commemorate the USS
Truxton and USS Pollux naval disaster of Newfoundland 77 years ago.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

INDONESIA, YB. Yohanes, YB2DX will be QRV as a Single Op/High Power
entry in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ 160-Meter CW Contest, Winter
Field Day, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint
CW Ladder, REF CW Contest, BARTG RTTY Sprint and the UBA DX SSB
Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and
QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for January 30.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see January 2019 QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 3 ARLD003
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 17, 2019
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NE8Z, 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. Andy, UT4UEP is QRV as 8Q7UA from Ukulhas Island,
IOTA AS-013, until January 23. Activity is on 40, 30 and 20 meters
using CW and FT8. QSL to home call.

SIERRA LEONE, 9L. A large group of operators are QRV as 9LY1JM from
Banana Island, IOTA AF-037, until January 21. Activity is on 160 to
10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and FT8 with four stations
active. QSL via F5GSJ.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Saty, JE1JKL will be QRV as 9M6NA from Labuan
Island, IOTA OC-133, from January 24 to 28. Activity will be mainly
on 160 meters. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ
World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via LoTW.

RWANDA, 9X. Harald, DF2WO is QRV as 9X2AW from Kigali until
February 14. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY
and FT8. QSL via M0OXO.

BAHAMAS, C6. Heli, DD0VR will be QRV as C6A/DD0VR from Bahama
Island, IOTA NA-001, from January 21 to February 2. Activity will
be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. He
plans to activate other islands during this time. QSL to home call.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Erich, HB9FIH is QRV as EA8/home call from El
Hierro, IOTA AF-004, until the end of March. Activity is on the HF
bands using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL to home call.

ECUADOR, HC. Rick, NE8Z is QRV as HC1MD until February 7. Activity
is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. He may be active
portable from other HC prefixes as well. QSL via K8LJG.

ITALY, I. Operators S50X, S52P, S54W, S56DX, S57DX, and S59A will
be QRV as IG9/home calls from Lampedusa Island, IOTA AF-019, from
January 21 to 31. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands.
QSL to home calls.

ARUBA, P4. Mathias, DL4MM will be QRV as P4/DL4MM from January 22
to 30. Activity will be on the HF bands with a focus on CW. He may
also be active using SSB and FT8. He will be QRV as P40AA in the
upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL to home call.

BONAIRE, PJ4. Operators Norbert, DJ7JC, Heye, DJ9RR and Emil, DL8JJ
will be QRV as PJ4P from January 22 to 30. Activity will be on the
HF bands using CW, SSB, various digital modes, and FT8. They plan
to be an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest.
QSL via DJ5BWD.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Mike, OE6MBG is QRV as S79AA from Mahe, IOTA AF-
024, until February 2. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters, and 6
meters as conditions permit, using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

TUVALU, T2. Antoine, 3D2AG is QRV as T2AR from Funafuti until
January 31. Activity is on the HF bands, including 160 meters. QSL
to home call. In addition, Apinelu, T2AT is QRV on the HF bands
using FT8. QSL via N7SMI.

PALAU, T8. Nobu, JA0JHQ will be QRV as T88PB from Koror, IOTA
OC-009, from January 25 to 28. This includes being an entry in the
upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL direct to home
call.

MYANMAR, XZ. Akio, JE2QIZ is QRV as XZ2B from Nay Pyi Taw. His
license is valid for 150 days. He is permitted to operate from 15
to 1.25 meters within 20 kHz of each band edge, and using only CW.
QSL via operator’s instructions.

CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7. Nobu, JA0JHQ is QRV as ZL7/JA0JHQ until
January 20. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW and FT8. QSL
to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL January VHF Contest, North
American SSB QSO Party, North American Collegiate SSB Championship,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,
LZ Open CW Contest, Hungarian DX Contest, RSGB AFS SSB Contest, WAB
1.8 MHz Phone/CW and Feld Hell Sprint will certainly keep contesters
busy this weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for January 21.

The 40-Meter QRP Fox Hunt, CWops Mini-CWT Test, NAQCC CW Sprint,
Phone Fray and SKCC CW Sprint are scheduled for January 23.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see January 2019 QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 2 ARLD002
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 10, 2019
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.

LIBYA, 5A. Elham, 5A0YL has been QRV on 20 meters using SSB at
various times. QSL via OQRS.

BARBADOS, 8P. Willy, KB8YRX will be QRV as 8P9CA from January 15 to
February 4. Activity will be focused on 20 meters and FT8. QSL to
home call.

GHANA, 9G. Ruettger, DL8MEZ is QRV as 9G5RV until January 26 while
on a training mission for medical personnel. He plans to show up
daily on Med-Net and Intermar on 20 meters. QSL via operator’s
instructions.

SIERRA LEONE, 9L. A large group of operators are QRV as 9LY1JM from
Banana Island, IOTA AF-037, until January 21. Activity is on 160 to
10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and FT8 with four stations
active. QSL via F5GSJ.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DM775FLD is
QRV during all of 2019 to celebrate the founding of the town of
Friedland 775 years ago. QSL via bureau.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Jean-Pierre, F6ITD will be QRV as FG/F6ITD from La
Desirade Island, IOTA NA-102, from January 14 to March 13. Activity
will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
He will also be active as TO7D in various contests. QSL direct to
home call.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8. Gerhard, OE3GEA will be QRV as HC8GET from
Santa Cruz, Isabela, and San Cristobal Island from January 13 to 25.
Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Holger, DK1FY is QRV as HI5/DK1FY/p until
January 19. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL
to home call.

PANAMA, HP. A group of operators will be QRV as H33J from Volcan,
Chiriqui Province, from January 13 to 31. Activity will be on 160
to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8, with a focus on the low
bands and FT8. QSL via JA1HGY.

JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8N8SSF is QRV until February 11
during the 70th Sapporo Snow Festival on Ishikari Island, IOTA
AS-078. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via bureau.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Mike, OE6MBG is QRV as S79AA from Mahe, IOTA
AF-024, until February 2. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters, and 6
meters as conditions permit, using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

TUVALU, T2. Antoine, 3D2AG is QRV as T2AR from Funafuti until
January 31. Activity is on the HF bands, including 160 meters. QSL
to home call. In addition, Apinelu, T2AT is QRV on the HF bands
using FT8. QSL via N7SMI.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. Bernie, W3UR and Becky, N3OSH are QRV as
V47UR from Calypso Bay, St. Kitts Island, IOTA NA-104, until January
20. Activity is holiday style on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB.
This includes being an entry in the North American CW QSO Party.
QSL via LoTW.

INDIA, VU. Members of the West Bengal Radio club are QRV with
special event call AU2HAM from Ganga Sagar Mela Island, IOTA AS-153,
until January 17. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via VU2NRO.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Pete, K8PGJ will be QRV as ZF2PG from Grand
Cayman Island, IOTA NA-016, from January 12 to 20. Activity will be
holiday style on the HF bands using SSB. This includes being an
entry in the upcoming North American SSB QSO Party. QSL direct to
home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American CW QSO Party, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, YB SSB
DX Contest, Old New Year Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, UBA
PSK63 Prefix Contest, NRAU-Baltic Contest, DARC 10-Meter Contest,
Classic CW Exchange, RSGB AFS DATA Contest and the 4 States QRP
Group Second Sunday Sprint are all on tap for this weekend.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt are
scheduled for January 16.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see January 2019 QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.
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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 1 ARLD001
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 3, 2019
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD001
ARLD001 DX news

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.

VIET NAM, 3W. Neven, LZ1COM is QRV as 3W9ND from Hoi An until
January 5. Activity is on 20 meters using SSB. QSL via LoTW.

ISRAEL, 4X. A group of operators are QRV with special call 4X0M
from the Masada fortress until January 6. Activity is on 80 to 10
meters using CW and SSB with two stations active. QSL via IK2DUW.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Rich, PA0RRS is QRV as 9M2MRS from Penang
Island, IOTA AS-015, until February 15. Activity is on the HF bands
using CW, RTTY, PSK and FT8. QSL to home call.

ANDORRA, C3. Salvador, EA3QS is QRV as C31CT from the C37AC club
station. Activity is on the HF bands using CW. This includes being
on 160 meters, conditions permitting. QSL to home call.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Przemyslaw, SP3PS is QRV as C5SP from Sanyang. He
is active on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home
call.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Milan, OK1DWC is QRV as E51DWC and is here
for the foreseeable future. Activity is on the HF bands. This
includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW
contest. QSL to home call.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX. Andrea, HB9DUR is QRV as EX0DX until January 9.
Activity is on 40, 30, 20, 17, 15 and 12 meters using FT8. QSL via
bureau.

SCOTLAND, GM. Special event station GB2KW is QRV near Inverness
until January 28 using vintage gear. QSL via LoTW.

THAILAND, HS. Lars, SM6NT is QRV as HS0ZME until April 9. Activity
is on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

DENMARK, OZ. Mirko, DJ1AA is QRV as OZ/DJ1AA and OZ/DJ1AA/m on Mors
Island, IOTA EU-171, until January 5. Activity is on the HF bands
near the IOTA frequencies. QSL to home call.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Mike, OE6MBG is QRV as S79AA from Mahe, IOTA
AF-024, until February 2. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters, and 6
meters as conditions permit, using CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.

SWEDEN, SM. Members of National Association of the Active Seeing
Impaired club station SK5CG are QRV with special event station
SF50CG during all of 2019 in celebration of their 50th anniversary.
QSL via SM0BYD.

TUVALU, T2. Antoine, 3D2AG is QRV as T2AR from Funafuti until
January 31. Activity is on the HF bands, including 160 meters. QSL
to home call. In addition, Apinelu, T2AT is QRV on the HF bands
using FT8. QSL via N7SMI.

ANTIGUA, V2. Randy, WW6RG will be QRV as V25RA from January 7 to 9.
Activity will be holiday style on 20, 17 and 15 meters using QRP
power. QSL to home call.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. Bernie, W3UR and Becky, N3OSH will be QRV
as V47UR from Calypso Bay, St. Kitts Island, IOTA NA-104, from
January 8 to 20. Activity will be holiday style on 160 to 6 meters
using CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL RTTY Roundup, ARRL SSB Kids
Day, AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest, NRAU 10-Meter Activity
Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint,
PODXS 070 Club PSKFest, Schwaben Contest, World Wide PMC Contest,
RSGB AFS CW Contest and EUCW 160-Meter CW Contest are all on tap for
this weekend.

The IQRP Quarterly Marathon runs from January 7 to 13.

The ARS Spartan Sprint is scheduled for January 8.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are
scheduled for January 9.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations on from Canada’s
parks and historic sites.

Please see January 2019 QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.
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ZCZC AE53
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 53 ARLD053
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 27, 2018
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD053
ARLD053 DX news

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.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event stations DF13DEJU,
DF13BLN, DF13BUD, DF13MUC, DF13PAR, and DF13STO will be QRV from
January 1, 2019 to June 30 to commemorate the first all-metal built
airplane called the Junkers F13. QSL direct to DM2TO. In addition,
special event station DQ1200ASP is QRV during all of 2019 to
celebrate the 1200th anniversary of the town of Asperg. Activity
will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, FM and various digital modes.
QSL direct to DK1AX.

REUNION ISLAND, FR. Pierre, F1TCV is QRV as FR/F1TCV until February
27, 2019 while on vacation here. Activity is on 30, 20, 17 and 15
meters using RTTY, PSK and FT8. QSL to home call.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Holger, DK1FY will be QRV as HI6/DK1FY/p
from Galvan, near Lake Enriquillo, from December 31 to January 19,
2019. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
possibly various digital modes. QSL to home call.

COLOMBIA, HK. Special event station 5K6RM will be QRV from January
5 to 12, 2019 to commemorate and promote the Manizales Fair.
Activity will be on 160 to 2 meters using CW, SSB and various
digital modes. QSL via bureau.

PANAMA, HP. Special event station H31A will be QRV from January 1,
2019 to August 15 to celebrate the 500 years since the founding of
the nation. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY,
FT8 and some PSK31. QSL via HP1AVS.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4. David, AC8AY is QRV as KG4AY until March 21,
2019. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using only SSB. QSL direct to
home call.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Chie, 7L3PFH is QRV as KH0TG until January 1,
2019. Activity is on 160 to 20 meters using CW and SSB. QSL direct
to JL1UTS.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Kamal is now QRV as S79KW. He is generally active
on 20 meters using RTTY, JT65 and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

SUDAN, ST. John, N9MDH is now licensed as ST2JB. QSL to home call.

MALI, TZ. Jeff, K1MMB is QRV as TZ4AM and is active on 160 to 20
meters at various times. QSL via W0SA.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Members of the Miller DX Club will be QRV with
special event stations RA19NY, RC19NY, RM19NY, RO19NY, RT19NY,
RU19NY, RW19NY and RZ19NY during the radio marathon Russian New Year
2019.

BELIZE, V3. Paul, VE3AXT is QRV as V31AX in the Consejo Shores,
Corozal area until mid May 2019. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL
via M0URX.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Look for special event station VI25AJI to be QRV
from Tailem Bend during the 25th Australian Jamboree, South
Australia from January 4 to 14, 2019. QSL via operators’
instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
RAC Winter Contest, Stew Perry Topband Challenge, Original QRP CW
Contest, Bogor Old and New SSB Contest are on tap for this weekend.

The ARRL Straight Key Night, QRP ARCI New Years CW Sprint, AGCW
Happy New Year CW Contest, AGCW VHF/UHF Contest, AGB New Year
Snowball 80-Meter Contest and the SARTG New Year RTTY Contest are
all scheduled for January 1, 2019.

The AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB
Contest, 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt, CWops Mini-CWT Test, and Phone
Fray are all scheduled for January 2, 2019.

Please see December QST, page 70, January 2019 QST, page 91, and the
ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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/EX

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ZCZC AE52
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 52 ARLD052
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 20, 2018
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD052
ARLD052 DX news

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.

ISRAEL, 4X. Members of the Israel Amateur Radio Club will be QRV
with special event call 4X19HNY from December 24 to 28. Activity
will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and FT8. QSL via
LoTW.

GHANA, 9G. Matt, IZ4YGS is QRV as 9G5GS from Sanzule, West
Takoradi. Activity is on various HF bands. His length of stay is
unknown. QSL direct to home call.

QATAR, A7. Matteau, IW1GBV is QRV as A75GP. He is active from
various locations using QRP power. QSL via operator’s instructions.

MADEIRA ISLAND, CT3. Georg, NZ1C is QRV as CT9/NZ1C from Santana,
IOTA AF-014, until December 25. Activity is holiday style on 40 to
10 meters with a focus on CW and FT8, along with some SSB, RTTY and
PSK. QSL via DD5ZZ.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Phil, F6OBD is QRV as FK/F6OBD until February
10, 2019. Activity is on the HF bands using only digital modes.
QSL to home call.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Operators Song, DS3EXX and Son, DS3HWS will
be QRV as DS3EXX/4 and DS3HWS/4, respectively, from Shin Ji Island,
IOTA AS-060, from December 22 to 24. Activity will be on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via DS3EXX.

THAILAND, HS. Brad, VK2BY is QRV as HS0ZNR until January 18. QSL
via operator’s instructions.

AUSTRIA, OE. Members of the maritime radio club Marine Funker Club
Austria are QRV with special call OE120MF until December 23 to
commemorate the first ship to ship radio contact between SMS
Budapest and SMS Lussin. QSL via OE6XMF.

ANTARCTICA. Alex, RD1AV will be QRV as RI1ANV from Vostok Station,
IOTA AN-016, from December 25 to mid February, 2019. QSL via RN1ON.

BELIZE, V3. Paul, VE3AXT is QRV as V31AX from Corozal through mid
May 2019. QSL via M0URX.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Members of the Moorabbin and District Radio Club are
QRV with special call VI70MDRC until February 28, 2019 to
commemorate its 70th anniversary year. Activity is on 160 meters to
23 centimeters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via operators’
instructions.

MACQUARIE ISLAND, VK0. Norbert, VK5MQ is QRV as VK0AI until March
2019. Activity is on the HF bands. Of late, he has been active on
40 and 20 meters using FT8 at various times. QSL direct to home
call.

VANUATU, YJ. Daniel, VK4AFU will be QRV as YJ0AFU from Esnaar, IOTA
OC-035, from December 25 to January 1, 2019, and then from Iririki
Island, IOTA OC-035, from January 1 to 19. Activity will be on the
HF bands using mostly FT8 with some CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

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

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW
Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, AGB-Party Contest, Gedebage CW Contest and
RAEM CW Contest are all on tap for this weekend.

The DARC Christmas Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and SKCC
CW Sprint are scheduled for December 26.

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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ZCZC AE51
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DX Bulletin 51 ARLD051
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 13, 2018
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD051 DX news

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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