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DX Bulletin 40 ARLD040
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 10, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
HK6O, 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.

ZAMBIA, 9J. Mario, IK1MYT is QRV as 9J2MYT from Lusaka until June
2020. Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters. QSL to home call.

AZORES, CU. Operators DG0OHD, DG5AA, DK8YY, DL1AOB, DL1AWD, DL7ZZ
and DL8ALU will be QRV as CT8/home calls from Graciosa Island, IOTA
EU-175, from October 13 to 21. During the upcoming Worked All
Germany contest they will be active as CR2Y. QSL CR2Y via DH7WW and
all others to home calls.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Philippe, F1DUZ will be QRV as FG4KH from October
14 to 29. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8.
QSL to home call.

MAYOTTE, FH. Willy, DJ7RJ will be QRV as FH/DJ7RJ from October 15
to November 3. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and
SSB. QSL to home call.

COLOMBIA, HK. Special event station 5K6MZL is QRV from Manizales
until October 14 in celebration of the 170th anniversary of the city
of Manizales. Activity is on 160 to 2 meters using CW, SSB and
various digital modes. QSL via bureau. In addition, look for
special event stations 5J500LDV, 5J500L, 5J500D and 5J500V to be QRV
from October 16 to 30 in remembrance of 500 years of the passing of
Leonardo da Vinci. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB and various digital modes. QSL via bureau.

SAN ANDRES AND PROVIDENCIA, HK0. A large group of operators will be
QRV as 5K0K from San Andres Island, IOTA NA-033, from October 15 to
30. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and
FT8. QSL via OK6DJ.

JAPAN, JA. Markus, DJ4EL will be QRV as JR6/DJ4EL from Yomitan,
Okinawa, IOTA AS-017, from October 13 to 25. Activity will be on 20
meters. He also plans to visit other islands and maybe be active on
other bands as well. QSL to home call.

SVLBARD, JW. Operators Erling, LA6VM, Halvard, LA7XK and Just,
LA9DL are QRV as JW6VM, JW7XK, and JW9DL, respectively, from
Longyearbyen, IOTA EU-026, until October 14. They will be active as
JW5X in the Scandinavian Activity SSB contest. QSL JW5X via LA5X
and all others to home calls.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PH100ADL is QRV until the
end of 2019 to commemorate the first commercial flight in the
Netherlands 100 years ago. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and
SSB. QSL via bureau.

PALAU, T8. Operators JH7IPR, JQ6FQI and JA6KYU are QRV as T88UW,
T88WM and T88HS, respectively, from Koror, IOTA OC-009, until
October 16. Activity is on the HF bands and 6 metersd using CW, AM,
SSB, FSK, FT8 and FT4. This includes being an entry in the Oceania
DX CW contest. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Vlado, UA0LCZ is QRV as UA0LCZ/p from Popov
Island, IOTA AS-066, until October 14. Activity is on 80 to 17
meters using CW. QSL to home call.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. John, W5JON will be QRV as V47JA from St.
Kitts, IOTA NA-104, from October 16 to 22. Activity will be on 160
to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

BERMUDA, VP9. Josh, W9HT will be QRV as W9HT/VP9 from Hamilton
Parish from October 12 to 15. Activity will be on the HF bands and
6 meters. QSL to home call.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. James, Z81C is QRV from Juba while working for a
non-governmental organization for the next 18 months. Activity is
mostly on SSB. QSL via operator’s instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Makrothen RTTY Contest, Oceania DX
CW Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, QRP ARCI Fall CW QSO
Party, Nevada QSO Party, Microwave Fall Sprint, 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 UBA ON 6-meter Contest will certainly
keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and RSGB 80-Meter Autumn
CW Series are scheduled for October 14.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for October 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 October QST page 90 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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On november QST magazine you can read this interesting test of the all new hybrid Yaesu (i’d like it on my shack)

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DX Bulletin 39 ARLD039
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 3, 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.

ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON, FP. Look for Manfred, DK1BT, Wolf, DL4WK,
Annette, DL6SAK, Sigi, DL7DF, Frank, DL7UFR, Jan, SP3CYY and Leszek,
SP3DOI as TO80SP until October 14. They are QRV on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL via DL7DF.

TONGA, A3. Grant, VK5GR, Oly, VK5XDX and Andrew, VK5AKH are QRV as
A35JT from Tongatapu, IOTA OC 049, until October 7. Activity is on
80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. This
includes being active in the CQ World Wide RTTY DX and upcoming
Oceania DX contests. QSL via M0OXO.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Harald, DF2WO will be QRV as D44TWO from Sao Tiago,
IOTA AF-005, until October 13. Activity will be on the HF bands and
possibly various satellites. QSL via M0OXO.

LUXEMBOURG, LX. Gerard, PA0PIW, Gert, PA2LO, Maarten, PA3EYC,
Tymen, PA3GRM, and Bert, PD0GP will be signing LX/home calls from
October 4 to 7 on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL
via PA3EYC, LoTW.

WESTERN KIRIBATI, T30. Stan, LZ1GC, Karel, OK2WM and Mitko, LZ3NY
will be QRV as T30GC from October 7 to 23. They plan to be active
on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via ClubLog OQRS,
LoTW or LZ1GC.

LIBERIA, EL. Members of the Italian DXpedition Team will be QRV as
A82X and A82Z until October 11. Activity will be on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 with five stations. QSL direct
to I2YSB.

PERU, OA. Members of Radio Club Peruano are QRV with special call
sign OC19IARU until October 6 during the 20th General Assembly of
IARU Region 2. QSL via bureau.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Members of the Noronha Contest Group
plan to participate in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest as PY0F. They will
be QRV on 160 to 10 meters. QSL via PY7RP or ClubLog OQRS.

UGANDA, 5X. Anton, ON6NL is QRV as 5X8C from Entebbe until October
7. Activity is in his spare time while working and teaching telecom
training classes. QSL to home call.

VIETNAM, 3W. Sven, HB9DXB is operating as XV9DXB until October 9.
He is QRV on 40 and 20 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via EB7DX.
Also, Geri, DK8KW will be active as 3W9KW in Hanoi from October 18
to 26. Activity will be on various HF bands running QRP, mostly CW
and possibly some SSB. QSL via home call.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Ravi, VU2IIX will be QRV as S79VU from Mahe Island,
IOTA AF-024, until June 30, 2021. Activity will be on 80 to 10
meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via operator’s
instructions.

DODECANESE, SV5. Wolf, DL3DRN is QRV as SV5/DL3DRN from Rhodes,
IOTA EU-001, until October 10. Activity is on the HF bands using
CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via LoTW.

GABON, TR. Roland, F8EN will be QRV as TR8CR until December 15.
Activity will be on the HF bands using CW. QSL via F6AJA.

VANUATU, YJ. Oleh, KD7WPJ will be QRV as YJ0BCP from Efate, IOTA
OC-035, until October 10. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The TRC DX Contest, The Oceana DX
Contest Phone, Russian WW Digital Contest, YLRL DX/NA YL Contest,
International HELL-Contest, California QSO Party, FISTS Fall Slow
Speed Sprint, SKCC QSO Party, RSGB DX Contest, UBA ON Contest SSB
and the Peanut Power QRP Sprint are all on tap for this weekend.

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 October QST page 90 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 38 ARLD038
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 26, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD038 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
KD7WPJ, 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.

VIET NAM, 3W. Jacek, SP5APW is QRV as 3W9KJ from Dao Co To Island,
IOTA AS-132, until October 3. Activity is on the HF bands using FT8
and FT4. QSL to home call.

UGANDA, 5X. Anton, ON6NL is QRV as 5X8C from Entebbe until October
7. Activity is in his spare time while working and teaching telecom
training classes. He hopes to be active in the CQ World Wide DX
RTTY contest. QSL to home call.

KUWAIT, 9K. Abdallah, 9K2GS will be QRV as 9K2K in the CQ World
Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry. This
includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL
via LoTW.

TONGA, A3. Grant, VK5GR, Oly, VK5XDX and Andrew, VK5AKH are QRV as
A35JT from Tongatapu, IOTA OC 049, until October 7. Activity is on
80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. This
includes being active in the CQ World Wide RTTY DX and upcoming
Oceania DX contests. QSL via M0OXO.

BAHRAIN, A9. Look for A92AA to be a Single Op/All Band entry in the
CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL to home call.

CUBA, CO. Members of the Santiago de Cuba Contest Team will be QRV
as T48SC as a Multi/2 entry in the CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Harald, DF2WO will be QRV as D44TWO from Sao Tiago,
IOTA AF-005, from September 29 to October 13. Activity will be on
the HF bands and possibly various satellites. QSL via M0OXO.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Operators SM7BHM, SM7GXR, SM4RGD, YL2KF,
OH9GIT and OH2BP will be QRV as EA8DED from Tenerife, IOTA AF-004,
in the CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL via OH2BP.

LIBERIA, EL. Members of the Italian DXpedition Team will be QRV as
A82X and A82Z from September 30 to October 11. Activity will be on
160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 with five stations.
QSL direct to I2YSB.

PERU, OA. Members of Radio Club Peruano are QRV with special
callsign OC19IARU until October 6 during the 20th General Assembly
of IARU Region 2. QSL via bureau.

SURINAME, PZ. Ramon, PZ5RA will be QRV in the CQ World Wide DX RTTY
contest. QSL to home call.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Ravi, VU2IIX will be QRV as S79VU from Mahe Island,
IOTA AF-024, from September 30 to June 30, 2021. Activity will be
on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
operator’s instructions.

DODECANESE, SV5. Wolf, DL3DRN is QRV as SV5/DL3DRN from Rhodes,
IOTA EU-001, until October 10. Activity is on the HF bands using
CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via LoTW.

TURKEY, TA. Turkey Youth Contest Team members TA7AZC and TA6AEK
are QRV as TC2Y until September 30 and plan to be active in the CQ
World Wide DX RTTY contest as a Multi Op entry. QSL via operators’
instructions.

GABON, TR. Roland, F8EN will be QRV as TR8CR until December 15.
Activity will be on the HF bands using CW. QSL via F6AJA.

BELIZE, V3. Victor, WB0TEV and Scott, K5PS are QRV as V31VP and
V31CQ, respectively, until September 30, from Maya Hill Lodge.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. This
includes being active as V31VP as a Multi/Single entry in the CQ
World Wide RTTY contest. QSL to home calls.

VANUATU, YJ. Oleh, KD7WPJ will be QRV as YJ0BCP from Efate, IOTA
OC-035, from October 3 to 10. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

TOKELAU ISLANDS, ZK3. A large group of operators will be QRV as
ZK3A from October 1 to 11. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB, RTTY, EME and FT8. QSL direct to YT1AD.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ Worldwide DX RTTY Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Maine QSO Party and the AGCW VHF/UHF
Contest are all on tap for this weekend.

The QCX CW Challenge is scheduled for September 30.

The 222 MHz Fall Sprint is scheduled for October 1.

The UKEICC 80-meter SSB Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray
are scheduled for October 2.

The IQRP Quarterly Marathon runs from October 1 to 7.

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 September QST, page 80, October QST, page 90, and the
ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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/EX

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ZCZC AE37
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DX Bulletin 37 ARLD037
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 19, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
EA4NF, KV1J, 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.

FIJI, 3D2. Heli, DD0VR will be QRV as 3D2VR from September 23 to
27. Activity will be on the HF bands using only SSB. QSL to home
call.

UGANDA, 5X. Anton, ON6NL is QRV as 5X8C from Entebbe until October
7 while working on telecom training. Activity is in his spare time.
This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide RTTY DX
contest. QSL to home call.

GUYANA, 8R. Rudi, DK7PE will be QRV as 8R1CW beginning September 21
and here for a week. Activity will be in his spare time. QSL to
home call.

TONGA, A3. Grant, VK5GR, Oly, VK5XDX and Andrew, VK5AKH will be QRV
as A35JT from Tongatapu, IOTA OC-049, from September 22 to October
7. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various
digital modes. This includes entries in the upcoming CQ World Wide
RTTY DX and Oceania DX contests. QSL via M0OXO.

NAURU, C2. Operators Yuris, YL2GM, Jack, YL2KA, Kaspars, YL1ZF and
Kristers, YL3JA are QRV as C21WW until September 25. Activity is on
160 to 6 meters, and possibly 60 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8
in DXpedition mode. QSL via YL2GN.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Fred, DH5FS is QRV as E51SFS from Aitutaki
Island, IOTA OC-083, until September 25. Activity is holiday style
on 40 to 10 meters using CW and FT8. QSL to home call.

SPAIN, EA. Special event station AM500SAN is QRV from September 21
to 29 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the first
circumnavigation. QSL via EA7URF.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Philippe, EA4NF is QRV as EA6/EA4NF from
Formentera Island, IOTA EU-004, until September 23. Activity is on
the HF bands, including various Satellites, using SSB and FM. QSL
via LoTW.

ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON, FP. Eric, KV1J will be QRV as FP/KV1J from
Miquelon, IOTA NA-032, from September 24 to October 8. Activity
will be on 160 to 6 meters using primarily SSB, RTTY and FT8 with
some CW. This includes some activity on the analog Satellites, as
well as being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide RTTY DX
contest. QSL to home call.

HONDURAS, HR. Operators W1UE, N2WQ, LZ5VV, SP4Z and VE3JI are QRV
as home calls/HR9 from Roatan Island, IOTA NA-057, until October 7.
They will be QRV as HQ9X in the upcoming CQ World Wide RTTY DX
contest as a Multi-2 entry. QSL HQ9X via KQ1F and all others to
home calls.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Kazu, JD1BNA plans to be QRV as JD1BNA/JD1
from September 25 to 30. Activity will be on 160 to 17 meters using
mostly CW with a little SSB and FT8. QSL direct to JL1UTS.

AUSTRIA, OE. Special event stations OE190APD, OE192APD and OE196APD
will be QRV from September 21 to October 20 to draw attention to
Animal Protection Day that takes place on October 4. QSL via
OE3BKC.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2. Tim, KD5SSF plans to be QRV as P29ZL from
Ukarumpa and active until April 1, 2020. Activity is mainly on 40,
30 and 20 meters from 0800 to 1200z using SSB and FT8, and FSKCW.
QSL via W1YRC.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Lance, W7GJ is QRV as S79GJ from La Digue Island,
IOTA AF-024, until October 5. This is a 6 meter EME DXpedition.
When the Moon is not visible, he is active on 20 and 6 meters using
SSB and some FT8. QSL direct to home call.

CRETE, SV9. Frank, PH2M is QRV as SV9/PH2M until October 3.
Activity is holiday style. QSL to home call.

EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Ken, KH6QJ is QRV as T32AZ on Kiritimati, IOTA
OC-024, until September 24. Activity is on 80, 40, 20 and 15 meters
using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL EME Contest, ARRL 10 GHz and Up
Contest, All Africa International DX Contest, Collegiate QSO Party,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Activity Group of Belarus 80-Meter
NEMIGA Contest, SARL VHF/UHF Digital Contest, Scandinavian Activity
CW Contest, Iowa QSO Party, QRP Afield, New Hampshire QSO Party, New
Jersey QSO Party, Washington State Salmon Run, Wisconsin Parks on
the Air and Feld Hell Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy
this upcoming weekend.

The 144 MHz Fall Sprint and Classic Phone Exchange are scheduled for
September 23.

The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC CW Sprint
and Phone Fray are scheduled for September 25.

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 September QST, page 80, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 36 ARLD036
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 12, 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.

SWAZILAND, 3DA. Pista, HA5AO will be QRV as 3DA0AO from September
16 to 30. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, RTTY and
FT8. QSL to home call.

SOMALIA, 6O. Ken, LA7GIA will be QRV as 6O7O from September 14 to
28. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using mostly CW, with some
SSB and FT8 on one or two bands. QSL via M0OXO.

ZAMBIA, 9J. Brian, 9J2BO is usually active on 40 meters using CW
around his morning sunrise at 0340 to 0430z. QSL direct to G3TEV.

TONGA, A3. Heli, DD0VR will be QRV as A35JY from September 16 to
21. Activity will be on the HF bands using SSB. QSL to home call.

BAHRAIN, A9. Station A91ARS is QRV until September 25 to recognize
Saudi Arabia’s National Day.

NAURU, C2. A group of operators will be QRV as C21WW from September
16 to 25. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY
and FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL via YL2GN.

CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9. Rene, DL2JRM is QRV as EA9/DL2JRM and plans
to be an entry in the Worked All Europe DX SSB contest. QSL to home
call.

DOMINICA, J7. Walter, HB9MFM is QRV as J79WTA on Nature Island for
the next six months. Activity is on the HF bands, and eventually 6
meters, in his spare time. QSL to home call.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Harry, JG7PSJ will be QRV as WH0RU from
Saipan Island, IOTA OC-086, from September 15 to 22. Activity will
be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to home
call.

HAWAII, KH6. Bernd, DL8UI plans to be QRV as KH6/DL8UI from O’ahu,
IOTA OC-019, in the Worked All Europe DX SSB contest. QSL to home
call.

AUSTRIA, OE. Special event station OE15SOTA is QRV until September
22 to celebrate 15 years of SOTA activity in Austria. QSL via
bureau.

CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. Special event station OL75CARBON is QRV until
November 30 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of World War II
Operation CARBON, consisting of paratroopers who jumped into the
Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. Activity is on all bands using
mostly CW, but also SSB, FM, and other digital modes. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

DENMARK, OZ. Rosel, DL3KWR is QRV with special call OZ6SYL near
Faxe on Sjaelland Island, IOTA EU-029, until September 23. Activity
will be holiday style using CW. This includes being an entry in the
upcoming Scandinavian Activity CW contest. QSL via OZ7AGR.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA75LIMBURG is QRV until
March 2020 to commemorate the liberation of the province Limburg 75
years ago. QSL via PC8DB.

EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Ken, KH6QJ is QRV as T32AZ on Kiritimati
Island, IOTA OC-024, until September 24. This includes being an
entry in the upcoming All Asia SSB contest. QSL to home call.

PALAU, T8. Toshi, JM1LIG, Yas, JA6UBY and Miyo, JO3LVG are QRV as
T88FM, T88RR and T88MK, respectively, from Koror Island, IOTA
OC-009, until September 20. Activity is on the HF bands using CW,
SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to home calls.

CHAD, TT. Jean Louis, ZS6AAG is QRV as TT8JLH from N’Djamena until
October 14 while on work assignment with Medecins Sans Frontiers.
Activity is in his spare time on 20 meters using SSB. QSL to home
call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL September VHF Contest, North
American RTTY Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Worked All
Europe DX SSB Contest, FOC CW QSO Party, SARL Field Day Contest,
Texas QSO Party, Alabama QSO Party, Russian Cup Digital Contest,
Classic CW Exchange and BARTG Sprint 75 will certainly keep
contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP Contest is scheduled for September 16.

The RSGB 80-Meter Autumn CW Series, CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone
Fray are scheduled for September 18.

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 September QST, page 80, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
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/EX

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DX Bulletin 35 ARLD035
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 5, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AA3B, K5SL, 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. Heli, DD0VR and Bigi, DE3BWR will be QRV as 5W0VR from
September 9 to 16. Activity will be on the HF bands using SSB. QSL
via DD0VR.

GHANA, 9G. Chip, KB1QU will be QRV as 9G5QU from September 8 to 21.
Activity will be on 40, 30 and 20 meters using CW, FT8, FT4 and some
SSB. QSL direct to N4GNR.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Special event station 9M16KING is QRV during
September to honor Malaysia’s 16th head of state. Activity is on 80
to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

BURUNDI, 9U. Francesco, IV3TMM is QRV as 9U3TMM until September 17.
Activity is on 60 to 6 meters using SSB and various digital modes.
QSL via LoTW.

NIUE, E6. Andrew, OZ5E will be QRV as E6AN from September 7 to 10.
Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using SSB, FT8 and
some CW. QSL direct to home call.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Alessandro, IU2IBU will be QRV as EA6/IU2IBU
from Punta Prime, Minorca Island, from September 7 to 13. Activity
will be holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home
call.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX. A group of operators are QRV as EX0QP from Lake
Issyk Kul until September 15. Activity is on the HF bands using CW,
SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via SP6OJK.

JAPAN, JA. Operators Take, JI3DST and Masa, JR8YLY are QRV as
JI3DST/0 and JR8YLY/0, respectively, from Sado Island, IOTA AS-206,
until September 11. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB,
RTTY and FT8. QSL to home calls.

MONGOLIA, JT. Operators RA0SMS, UA0SC, UA0SE, UA0SRQ and UA0SU are
QRV as JT7A from the Khovsgol Nuur National Park until September 9.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL via
RA0SMS.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Operators DL1ZBO, DL2VU and DL5FF are QRV as
OY/home calls until September 12. Activity is on the HF bands using
CW, SSB and various digital modes. They will be active in the
Russian RTTY World Wide contest. QSL to home calls.

BONAIRE, PJ4. Randy, K5SL will be QRV as PJ4/K5SL from September 7
to 14. Activity will be holiday style on 40, 30, 20 and 17 meters
using mainly CW and possibly SSB. QSL to home call.

GREECE, SV. Zdeno, OK1MBZ will be QRV as SV8/OK1MBZ/p from Kerkyra,
IOTA EU-052, from September 10 to 20. QSL to home call.

WESTERN KIRIBATI, T30. Operators Kaspars, YL1ZF, Yuris, YL2GM,
Jack, YL2KA and Kristers, YL3JA are QRV as T30L until September 25.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via
YL2GN.

PALAU, T8. Nobu, JA0JHQ is QRV as T88PB from Koror, IOTA OC-009,
until September 9. This includes being an entry in the All Asian DX
SSB contest. QSL direct to home call.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2. Bud, AA3B will be QRV as V26K from Antigua,
IOTA NA-100, from September 8 to 20 while performing maintenance on
the station. Activity will be in his spare time on the HF bands
using primarily CW. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Station 7I1TI is QRV from Tunda Island, IOTA OC-237,
until September 8. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via HA3JB.

KOSOVO, Z6. Station Z62FB has occasionally been QRV on 20 meters
using SSB between 2000 to 2200Z. QSL via operator’s instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The All Asian DX Phone Contest, IARU
Region 1 SSB Field Day, RSGB SSB Field Day, North American CW
Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Russian RTTY World Wide
Contest, CWOps CW Open, Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW
Sprintathon, Nebraska QSO Party, Ohio State Parks on the Air, AGCW
Straight Key 40-Meter CW Party, PODXS 070 Club Jay Hudak Memorial
80-Meter Sprint and the WAB 144 MHz QRO Phone will certainly keep
contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB 80-Meter Autumn SSB Series and 4 States QRP Group Second
Sunday Sprint are scheduled for September 9.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for September
11.

The Hiram Percy Maxim 150th Birthday Celebration runs until
September 8.

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 September QST, page 80, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 34 ARLD034
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 29, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD034 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.

FIJI, 3D2. Bigi, DE3BWR and Helmut, DD0VR will be QRV as 3D2VR from
September 2 to 9. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB.
QSL via DD0VR.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. A large group of operators will be QRV with
special event call 9M16KING from Kuala Lumpur from September 1 to 30
in celebration of the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong. Activity will be
on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

BURUNDI, 9U. Francesco, IV3TMM will be QRV as 9U3TMM from Bujumbura
from August 31 to September 17. Activity will be on 60 to 6 meters
using SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX. A group of operators will be QRV as EX6QP from Lake
Issyk-Kul from September 2 to 15. Activity will be on the HF bands
using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via SP6OJK.

FRANCE, F. Christophe, F4GTB will be QRV as TM44WFF from September
2 to 18. Activity will be from several WWFF references. QSL to
home call.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Jan, F6EYB is QRV as FK8CJ from Noumea, IOTA
OC-032, until the end of 2019. Activity is mainly on 30, 20 and 17
meters. QSL to home call.

BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik will
be QRV as LZ304EW during September to honor Orthodox saints. QSL
via bureau.

AUSTRIA, OE. Members of the VIC Amateur Radio Contest DX Club will
be QRV as 4U500M during September to commemorate Ferdinand
Magellan’s circumnavigation of the globe 500 years ago. QSL via
UA3DX.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2. Puiu, P29VIM is QRV from Papua and other
nearby islands until September 22. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters,
including 60 meters, using CW, JT9 and FT8. QSL via YO5BIM.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PD538RNI is QRV until
September 26 to commemorate Radio North Sea International and Radio
Veronica, two 1970 offshore radio stations. QSL via PD0ARI.

AFGHANISTAN, T6. Robert, S53R will be QRV as T6AA from Kabul from
September to the Summer of 2021 while on work assignment. Activity
will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. He
will be active as T6A during major contests. QSL to home call.

TURKEY, TA. Special event station TC113PTR will be QRV from August
31 to September 1 to commemorate the Ottoman Empire’s first wireless
telegraphy station in Patara. Activity will be on the HF bands and
6 meters. QSL via TA4E. In addition, look for a group of operators
to be QRV as TC0Z from the Kefken Lighthouse on Kefken Island, IOTA
AS-159, from August 31 to September 4. Activity will be on 160 to
10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

CHAD, TT. Jean Louis, ZS6AAG is QRV as TT8JLH from N’Djamena while
working with Doctors Without Borders. Activity is in his spare time
on 20 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

CANADA, VE. Alessandro, VE7ADA will be QRV as VE7ADA/1 from Nova
Scotia and Cape Breton from September 1 to 7. Activity will be on
40 to 10 meters using SSB. His activity will be from various
locations and some small islands in NA-081 and NA-010, and from the
Marconi National Historic Site at Table Head in Glace Bay, the
location of Marconi’s first transatlantic station. QSL to home
call.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Steve, WB4GHY is QRV as ZD8SC until
September 1 while on work assignment. Activity is in his spare time
on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 160 meters, using SSB. QSL to home
call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The World Wide Digi DX Contest, QRP
20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, UK/EI SSB DX
Contest, Colorado QSO Party and Tennessee QSO Party are all on tap
for this weekend.

The Hiram Percy Maxim 150th Birthday Celebration runs from August 31
to September 8.

The MI QRP Labor Day CW Sprint and RSGB FT4 Contest Series are
scheduled for September 2.

The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for September 3.

G3ZQS Memorial Straight Key CW Contest is scheduled for September 4.

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 August QST, page 84, September QST, page 80, and the ARRL
and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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/EX

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ZCZC AE33
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 33 ARLD033
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 22, 2019
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD033
ARLD033 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
KE1R, 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.

LESOTHO, 7P. Arnold, WB6OJB is QRV as 7P8JK from Roma. Activity is
on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home call.

ESTONIA, ES. Special event station ES30WAY is QRV until August 25
to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way. QSL via
LoTW.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Jan, F6EYB will be QRV as FK8CJ from Noumea from
August 29 until the end of 2019. Activity will be primarily on 30,
20 and 17 meters. QSL to home call.

SCOTLAND, GM. A group of operators are QRV as MS0INT from Shiant
Isles, IOTA EU-112, until August 25. Activity is on the various HF
bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via M0SDV.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Michael, DL2GMI and Bernhard, DL2FAC are QRV
as H44MI and H44MS, respectively, until September 3. Activity is on
80 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL to home calls.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Han, DS2GOO will be QRV as DS2GOO/3 from
Sapshi Island, IOTA AS-080, from August 24 to 26. Activity will be
on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.

ST. LUCIA, J6. Bill, K9HZ is QRV as J68HZ from Labrelotte Bay,
Castries, IOTA NA-108, until October 4. Activity is on 160 to 2
meters using CW, AM, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Atsu, 5W1SA is QRV as KH8C from Tutuila, IOTA
OC-045, until August 25. Activity is on the HF bands using mainly
FT8 and FT4 during his nights and weekends. QSL via JF1OCQ.

ALASKA, KL. A group of operators plan to be QRV as KL7RRC/p from
Sledge Island, IOTA NA-210, from August 27 to September 2. Activity
will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
QSL via N7RO.

LITHUANIA, LY. Special event station LY30WAY is QRV until August 25
to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way. QSL via
LoTW.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Alesandro, IZ1AZA is QRV as OY/IZ1AZA until
August 26. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to
home call.

DODECANESE, SV5. Bernie, DJ5MN is QRV as SV5/DJ5MN until August 28.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, including 60 meters, using CW and
SSB. QSL to home call.

ICELAND, TF. Tom, KE1R is QRV from Icelandic ARC station TF3IRA in
Reykjavik until the end of August. Activity is holiday style on 20
meters using SSB and possibly some CW. QSL via TF3MH.

LATVIA, YL. Special event station YL30WAY is QRV until August 25 to
commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way. QSL via LoTW.

INDONESIA, YB. In celebration of the 74th anniversary of the
Republic of Indonesia, look for special event stations signing
8A74RI/call area number until September 17. Activity is on the HF,
and V/UHF bands using all modes. QSL via bureau.

VANUATU, YJ. Ron, YJ8RN is QRV from Torres on Lo Island, IOTA
OC-110, until August 26, and then Sola Island, IOTA OC-104, from
August 26 to September 1. Activity is on 40 meters using FT8. QSL
via NZ4DX.

ROMANIA, YO. A group of operators will be QRV as YP0F from
Fericirii Island, IOTA EU-191, from August 27 to September 1.
Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via
YO9RIJ.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba and is here
until mid October. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and
FT8. QSL via OM3JW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The W/VE Islands QSO Party, QRP 20-Meter
CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Hawaii QSO Party,
ALARA Contest, YO DX HF Contest, SCC RTTY Championship, Kansas QSO
Party, Ohio QSO Party, YARC QSO Party, CVA SSB DX Contest, 50 MHz
Fall Sprint and the SARL HF CW Contest will certainly keep
contesters busy this weekend.

The QCX CW Challenge is scheduled for August 26.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled
for August 28.

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 August QST, page 84, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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/EX

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DX Bulletin 32 ARLD032
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 15, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD032 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.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y. Look for 9Y4XD to be QRV from Chacachacare
Lighthouse, ILLW TT0002, on Trinidad, IOTA SA-011, during the
International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL via operators’
instructions.

MOROCCO, CN. Members of the Royal Amateur Radio Association of
Morocco are QRV with special event call sign 5E6A until September 29
for their National Celebration. QSL direct to EA7FTR.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Members of the newly founded
DL-AMSAT Operator Group will be QRV as DA0SAT and with other calls
from the Kamp-Karnin-Oberfeuer Lighthouse, ILLW DE0072, during
International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. Activity is on the HF
bands. QSL via LoTW.

FRANCE, F. A group of operators are QRV as TM0BSM from the
Berck-sur-Mer Lighthouse during the International
Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL direct to DK5OPA.

PANAMA, HP. Members of the Panama Digital Group and the Radio
Association of the Panama Canal will be QRV as H92L during the
International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. Activity will be on 80
to 10 meters, including 60 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL
via HP1AVS.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. Operators DS4EOI, JE6HIB, JH4RHF and W5XU will be
QRV as OJ0O from August 17 to 24. Activity will be on the HF bands.
This includes being active during the International
Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL via OE1ZKC.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Alessandro, IZ1AZA will be QRV as OY/IZ1AZA from
August 21 to 26. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW and
SSB. QSL to home call.

BRAZIL, PY. Members of the GRC DX Group are QRV with special event
call ZY160CAT until August 30 to celebrate the 160th anniversary of
the city of Catalao in the state of Goias. Activity is on 80, 40,
20, 17, 15 and 10 meters using CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL
direct to PP2BO.

GREECE, SV, Michele, IW7EGQ will be QRV as SV8/IW7EGQ from
Zakynthos Island, IOTA EU-052, from August 20 to 28. QSL via M0OXO.

KALININGRAD, UA2. Operators SP7VC, SP5Y, SP5DL and SQ7OYL are QRV
as RA2/home calls from Lesnoj until August 18. Activity is on the
HF bands and 2 meters, as well as 5.7, 10 and 24 GHz, using CW, SSB,
FT8 and MSK144. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Operators Valdimir, RV1CC and Yuri, RM0F are
QRV as RV1CC/0 and RM0F/P, respectively, from Iturup Island, IOTA
AS-025, until August 22. Activity will be on various HF bands. QSL
via operators’ instructions.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Members of the Warrnambool Radio Amateurs Group will
be QRV as VK3DX from Portland’s Whalers Bluff Lighthouse during the
International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL via operators’
instructions.

MEXICO, XE. Members of the Radioaficionados Yucatecos will be QRV
as XF3LL from Cozumel Island, IOTA NA-090, and from the Celarain
Lighthouse, ILLW MX0011, during the International
Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using
SSB, various digital modes, and on various satellites. QSL via
EA5GL.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, ARRL
RTTY Rookie Roundup, International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend,
North American SSB QSO Party, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, SARTG World Wide RTTY Contest, Russian
District Award Contest, Keyman’s Club of Japan CW Contest, Feld Hell
Sprint, CVA DX CW Contest, SARL HF Digital Contest and the NJQRP
Skeeter Hunt will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming
weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for August 19.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for August 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 August QST, page 84, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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