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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 45 ARLD045
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 14, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD045 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AA3B, EA4NF, LU4AAO, 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.

NIGER, 5U. Pierre, HB9AMO is QRV as 5U9AMO until November 25. QSL
via M0URX.

GHANA, 9G. Members of the Slovenia Contest Club will be QRV as 9G5W
from November 16 to 27. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using
CW, SSB, RTTY and other digital modes. This includes being an entry
in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via LoTW.

BAHAMAS, C6. A group of operators are QRV as C6AGU from Wood Cay
Island, IOTA NA-001, until December 9. Activity is on the HF bands
with a focus on 160 and 80 meters. This includes entries in the
upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW and ARRL 160-Meter contests. QSL via
HA7RY.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Eric, OE4AAC will be QRV as D4CC from Sal Island,
IOTA AF-086, from November 17 to 30. Activity will be on 40 to 10
meters using CW and some FT8. This includes being an entry in the
upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL to home call.

CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9. Philippe, EA4NF will be QRV as EA9/EA4NF
from Melilla from November 18 to 21. Activity will be on various
satellites. QSL via LoTW.

MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO. Didier, F6BCW will be QRV as FO/F6BCW from
Hiva Oa Island, IOTA OC-027, from November 19 to 25. Activity will
be on 40 and 20 meters. QSL direct to home call.

TEMOTU PROVINCE, H40. Rob, N7QT and Grant, KZ1W are QRV as H40KT
and H40TT, respectively, from Pigeon Island, IOTA OC-065, until
November 28. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY
and FT8. This includes being an entry as H40KT in the upcoming CQ
World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via M0URX.

ARGENTINA, LU. Members of the Radio Club QRM Belgrano are QRV as
LU4AAO until November 18 to celebrate the Argentine Traditions Day.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to
LU4AAO.

SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5. Wlodek, SP6EQZ and Janusz, SP6IXF will be
QRV as PJ5/home calls from Saint Eustatius, IOTA NA-145, from
November 16 to 30. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB
and various digital modes. This includes a possible entry in the
upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL to home calls.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2. Bud, AA3B will be QRV as V26K from
Antigua, IOTA NA-100, November 16 to 26. Activity will be on the HF
bands with an emphasis on CW. This includes being a Single Op/All
Band/Low Power entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest.
QSL direct to home call.

MICRONESIA, V6. Al, K7AR will be QRV as V63AR from Pohnpei, IOTA
OC-010, from November 18 to 26. Activity will be on the HF bands
using CW, SSB and FT8. This includes being an entry in the upcoming
CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL to home call.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Dennis, K2SX, Art, KZ5D, Les, W2LK,
Bill, AC0W and Jim, K4QPL will be QRV as VP5/home calls from Caicos,
IOTA NA-002, from November 19 to 26. They will be QRV as VP5M in
the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL to home calls and
VP5M direct to K4QPL.

VIET NAM, XV. Mats, SM6LRR will be QRV as XV9D from November 17 to
30. Activity will be on 40 to 20 meters. This includes being a
Single Op/Single Band entry on 40 meters in the upcoming CQ World
Wide DX CW contest. QSL direct to EA5GL.

INDONESIA, YB. Burkhard, DL3KZA is QRV as YB9/DL3KZA from Sumbawa
and Lombok Island, IOTA OC-150, until December 2. Activity is on
the HF bands using SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Dan, N6MJ will be QRV as ZF2MJ from November 19
to 25. He will be active as ZF1A in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX
CW contest on all bands. QSL ZF2MJ to home call and ZF1A via K6AM.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL SSB Sweepstakes Contest, ARRL
EME Contest, AWA Bruce Kelley 1929 QSO Party, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP
80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, YO International 80-Meter
PSK31 Contest, LZ DX Contest, All Austrian 160-Meter CW Contest, REF
160-Meter CW Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, RSGB 1.8 MHz CW Contest and
the Homebrew and Oldtime Equipment CW Party will certainly keep
contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

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

The RSGB 80-Meter Autumn SSB Series, CWops Mini-CWT Test, QRP
40-Meter CW Fox Hunt and Phone Fray are scheduled for November 20.

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 November QST, page 89, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 44 ARLD044
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 7, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
VK3ZZX, 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. Hiro, JF1OCQ and Kuni, JA8VE will be QRV as 5R8VX
and 5R8KU, respectively, from Nosy Be Island, IOTA AF-057, from
November 12 to 25. Activity will be with two stations on the HF
bands using CW, SSB, FT8, FT4 and other digital modes. QSL to home
calls.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Tommy, DL8KX will be QRV as 8Q7KX from Baa Atoll,
IOTA AS-013, from November 10 to 17. Activity will be holiday style
on 40, 30, 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW. QSL to home call. In
addition, Roly, ZL1BQD will be QRV as 8Q7XR from November 10 to
December 30. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
FT8. QSL to home call.

RWANDA, 9X. Harald, DF2WO is QRV as 9X2AW from Kigali until
November 20. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using mostly FT8 and
some CW and SSB. This may include some satellite activity as well.
QSL via M0OXO.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Alan, G3XAQ and Don, G3XTT will be QRV as C56XA and
C56DF, respectively, from November 12 to 26. Activity will be on
the HF bands. This includes being active in the upcoming CQ World
Wide DX CW contest. QSL C56XA via G3SWH and C56DF via G3XTT. In
addition, Artur, SQ7RAI will be QRV as C5/SQ7RAI from November 12 to
20. Activity will be on 20 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL to
home call.

MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO. A group of operators are QRV as TX7T from
Hiva Oa until November 18. Activity is on the HF bands using CW,
SSB and FT8 with three or four stations active. QSL via LoTW.

PANAMA, HP. Special event station 3E1FP is QRV to celebrate the
116th anniversary of the Republic of Panama. Activity is on 80 to
10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via HP1DAV.

THAILAND, HS. Lars, SM6NT will be QRV as HS0ZME from November 12 to
April 5, 2020. QSL to home call.

AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Tom, JA1VND will be QRV as KH8/K1TF from Pago
Pago, IOTA OC-045, from November 12 to 18. Activity will be on the
HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Mart, DL6UAA is QRV as OH0UA until November 18.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home
call.

COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS, VK9C. Chris, GM3WOJ and Keith, GM4YXI will
be QRV as VK9CZ from November 12 to 29. Activity will be on 160 to
10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8 with a focus on the low bands. This
includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest.
QSL via N3SL.

INDONESIA, YB. Operators YE1AR, YC1KK, YC1BIQ and YB1MAE are QRV as
home calls/p from Biawak Island, IOTA OC-237, until November 14.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using FT8 with some CW and SSB. QSL
via operators’ instructions.

BURKINA FASO, XT. Al, F8FUA is QRV as XT2BR from Ouagadougou until
November 17. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various
digital modes. QSL to home call.

EL SALVADOR, YS. Gabo, HK4GOO will be QRV as YS1/HK4GOO from
November 9 to 16. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using SSB
and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Japan International DX Phone
Contest, Worked All Europe DX RTTY Contest, North American SSB
Sprint 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 DX CW Contest, CQ-WE Contest and
AWA Bruce Kelley 1929 CW QSO Party are all on tap for this upcoming
weekend.

The RSGB 80-Meter Autumn Data Series and 4 States QRP Group Second
Sunday Sprint are scheduled for November 11.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are
scheduled for November 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 November QST, page 89, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 43 ARLD043
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 31, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
IK2DUW, 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.

KENYA, 5Z. Andy, G3AB is QRV as 5Z4/G3AB from Nairobi. Activity is
on 20 to 10 meters. QSL via LoTW.

SOMALIA, 6O. Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO from Mogadishu until mid
November. Activity is in his spare time on 80 to 6 meters using SSB
and FT8. QSL direct.

RWANDA, 9X. Harald, DF2WO will be QRV as 9X2AW from Kigali from
November 4 to 16. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB,
RTTY and FT8. This may include being on 160 meters. QSL via M0OXO.

CHILE, CE. Members of the Radio Club Melipulli are QRV as XR7PNAA
from the Alerce Andino National Park until November 3. QSL via
CE7RCM.

MOROCCO, CN. Special event station CN44MS is QRV from Tan-Tan until
November 12 to commemorate the 44th anniversary of the Green March.
QSL via RW6HS.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Tom, F4HPX will be QRV as FK/F4HPX from Noumea,
IOTA OC-032, beginning November 3. Activity will be holiday style
on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT4. This includes a possible
visit to Ile des Pins, IOTA OC-033. QSL to home call.

MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO. A group of operators will be QRV as TX7T
from Hiva Oa from November 6 to 18. Activity will be on the HF
bands using CW, SSB and FT8 with three or four stations active. QSL
via LoTW.

HUNGARY, HA. Laci, HA0HW is QRV with special event call HG33EUDXF
during November in celebration of the 33rd anniversary of the
European DX Foundation. QSL via operator’s instructions.

THAILAND, HS. Ralph, DL9MWG and Uli, DL1HUH will be QRV as HS0ZOM
and HS0ZON, respectively, from November 3 to 6. QSL to home calls.

ITALY, I. Members of the 4U1GSC Amateur Radio Club are QRV as 4U25B
until August 31, 2020 to mark the 25th anniversary of the United
Nations Logistics Base in Brindisi. QSL via 9A2AA.

BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik are
QRV as LZ365BM during November to honor the memory of Bulgarian
saints. QSL via bureau.

BELGIUM, ON. Members of the Oost Kust Radioclub are QRV with
special call OE75CLM until November 3 to celebrate the liberation of
Knokke-Heist 75 years ago. QSL via ON6HC.

UKRAINE, UR. Look for EM7KAA/p, UT1KY/p, UT7UA/p, UX2KA/p and
UY5BT/p to be QRV from the Kremenets UFF Botanical Garden, UZFF-002,
on November 2 and 3. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW
and SSB. This includes being an entry in the Ukrainian DX contest.
QSL via bureau.

VANUATU, YJ. Sergei, RZ3FW and Sergei, R4WAA will be QRV as YJ0RRC
from Gaua Island, IOTA OC-104, from November 4 to 7. Activity will
be on 40, 30, 20 and 15 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL
direct to RZ3FW.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Steve, WB4GHY is QRV as ZD8SC until November
11. Activity is in his spare time on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB
and FT4. QSL direct to WB4GHY.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL Sweepstakes CW Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Silent Key Memorial CW Contest, Zombie
CW Shuffle, Ukrainian DX Contest, SA Sprint SSB Contest, IPARC
Contest, EANET Sprint and the High Speed Club CW Contest are all on
tap for this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB FT4 Contest Series is scheduled for November 4.

The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for November 5.

The QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, CWops
Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for November 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 November QST, page 89, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
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ZCZC AE42
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DX Bulletin 42 ARLD042
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 24, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
WB2REM, 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.

VIETNAM, 3W. Alex, KU1CW is QRV as 3W9A until October 28. Activity
is on 80 to 10 meters using all modes. This includes being an entry
in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via LoTW.

GEORGIA, 4L. Operator 4L4WW will be QRV as 4L0A in the CQ World
Wide DX SSB contest as a Single Op/Single Band on 40 meters entry.
QSL via LoTW.

CYPRUS, 5B. Jamie, M0SDV is QRV as 5B/M0SDV. Activity is on the HF
bands using CW and SSB. He will be QRV as P3F in the CQ World Wide
DX SSB contest. QSL via LoTW.

SENEGAL, 6W. Operators F5VHJ, F6BEE and W6NV will be QRV as 6W1RY
in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via F5VHJ.

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

OMAN, A4. Look for A44A to be a Multi/Multi entry in the CQ World
Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via LoTW.

BAHRAIN, A9. Fawaz, A92AA plans to be QRV as an All Band entry in
the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL direct to home call.

COMOROS, D6. Members the Mediterraneo DX Club are QRV as D68CCC
until November 2. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB,
RTTY and FT8. QSL via IK2VUC.

ISLE OF MAN, GD. Gordon, MM0GOR and Mark, M0UTD will be QRV as MD1E
and MD1U, respectively, during the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest.
QSL via LoTW.

THAILAND, HS. A large group of operators will be QRV as E20AX in
the Multi-2 category in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via
LoTW.

ST. LUCIA, J6. A group of operators are QRV as J68MD from Soufriere
until October 29. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
FT8. This includes an entry in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest.
QSL via N2HIW.

SURINAME, PZ. A group of operators are QRV as PZ5K until October
29. Activity is on the HF bands. This includes being an entry in
the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via G3NKC.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Janusz, SP9FIH and Leszek, SP6CIK are QRV as S79W
and S79CI, respectively, until October 29. Activity is on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. This includes being an entry in
the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL to home calls.

EGYPT, SU. Members of Radio Arcala and Egyptian Radio Amateurs
Society for Development will be QRV as SU8X in the CQ World Wide DX
SSB contest. QSL via OH2BH.

TURKEY, TA. A group of operators plan to be QRV as TC0F from
Bozcaada, IOTA AS-099. This includes an entry in the CQ World Wide
DX SSB contest. QSL via TA2BN.

BELIZE, V3. Operators V31CT, V31MM, V31NY, V31ST and V31ZZ are QRV
until October 30. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, FT8,
FT4 and possibly EME. They will be active as V3M in the CQ World
Wide DX SSB contest. QSL all calls via WB2REM.

PITCAIRN ISLAND, VP6. A large group of operators are QRV as VP6R
until November 1. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters with eight
stations active using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. This includes being an
entry in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via LoTW.

LAKSHADWEEP ISLANDS, VU7. Operators Sree, VU2OB, Shabu, VU2CAC and
Samson, VU3XTG are QRV as VU7RI until October 30. Activity is on
80, 40, 30, 20 and 15 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via M0KRI.

INDONESIA, YB. Members of the Grobex Team Contest Indonesia will be
QRV as 7A2A in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL direct to
YB2DX.

VANUATU, YJ. Chris, VK2YUS is QRV as YJ0CA from Efate Island, IOTA
OC-035, until October 30. Activity is on 40, 20 and 15 meters, and
possibly 10 meters, using SSB. This includes an entry in the CQ
World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL direct to home call.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. A youth team will be QRV as ZM4T in the
Multi-2/High Power category in the CQ World Wide DX SDSB contest.
QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ Worldwide DX SSB Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint and QCX CW Challenge are all on tap for
this weekend.

The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray
are scheduled for October 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 October QST page 90 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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ZCZC AE41
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 41 ARLD041
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 17, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD041 DX news

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

VIET NAM, 3W. Geri, DK8KW is QRV as 3W9KW from Hanoi until October
26. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL to home
call.

MALTA, 9H. Rene, DL2JRM is QRV as 9H3YY until October 22. This
includes being an entry in the Worked All Germany contest. QSL to
home call.

BOTSWANA, A2. A large group of operators will be QRV as A21EME from
October 20 to 29. Activity will be on 6 and 2 meters, and 70
centimeters, using CW and JT65 on EME. Next, they will be active on
23, 13, 9, 6, and 3 centimeters using CW and JT65. QSL 6 meter, 2
meter, 70 centimeter and QO-100 contacts via PA3CMC. QSL all others
via HB9Q.

COMOROS, D6. Members the Mediterraneo DX Club will be QRV as D68CCC
from October 21 to November 2. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via IK2VUC.

ST. LUCIA, J6. Medical Amateur Radio Council members Jay, AA4FL,
Bob, K4RLC, Bruce, KM2L, Diane, N2HIW and Dave, KN2M are QRV as
J6/home calls until November 2. Activity is on the HF bands. This
includes being active as J68MD in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB
contest. QSL J68MD via N2HIW and all others via operators’
instructions.

ST. MAARTEN, PJ7. Ed, N2HX will be QRV as PJ7PL from October 19 to
November 2. Activity will be on the HF bands using SSB, RTTY, FT8
or FT4. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide
DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Members of the Noronha Contest Group
will be QRV as PY0F from October 21 to 25 while preparing for their
entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. Activity will
be on the HF bands, including 160 and 80 meters. QSL direct to
PY7RP.

SURINAME, PZ. A group of operators will be QRV as PZ5K from October
23 to 29. Activity will be on the HF bands. This includes being an
entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via G3NKC.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Janusz, SP9FIH and Leszek, SP6CIK are QRV as S79W
and S79CI, respectively, until October 29. Activity is on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. This includes being an entry in
the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL to home calls.

PALAU, T8. Jery, HL5BHH will be QRV as T88KZ from October 21 to 24.
Activity will be holiday style on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and some
FT8. QSL via LoTW.

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

NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Mek, SP7VC is QRV as VK9NC using digital
modes until October 28. Jacek, SP5EAQ is QRV as VK9NE using SSB
until November 4. Marcin, SP5ES will be QRV as VK9NG using CW from
October 28 to November 4. QSL all calls to SP7VC.

PITCAIRN ISLAND, VP6. A large group of operators are QRV as VP6R
until November 1. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters with eight
stations active using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. This includes being an
entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via LoTW.

LAKSHADWEEP ISLANDS, VU7. Operators Sree, VU2OB, Shabu, VU2CAC and
Samson, VU3XTG will be QRV as VU7RI from October 10 to 30. Activity
will be on 80, 40, 30, 20 and 15 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL
via M0KRI.

VANUATU, YJ. Chris, VK2YUS will be QRV as YJ0CA from Efate Island,
IOTA OC-035, from October 22 to 30. Activity will be on 40, 20 and
15 meters, and possibly 10 meters, using SSB. This includes an
entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL direct to
home call.

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

The Run for the Bacon QRP Contest and Telephone Pioneers QSO Party
are scheduled for October 21.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB 80-Meter Autumn Data Series, SKCC CW
Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for October 23.

The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from October 21 to 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 October QST page 90 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 40 ARLD040
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 10, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD040 DX news

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.
NNNN
/EX

Yaesu FT-101 DX QST test and product review

On november QST magazine you can read this interesting test of the all new hybrid Yaesu (i’d like it on my shack)

FT-101DX_PROD_REV_1119

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ZCZC AE39
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 39 ARLD039
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 3, 2019
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD039
ARLD039 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.

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.
NNNN
/EX

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ARLD038 DX news

ZCZC AE38
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 38 ARLD038
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 26, 2019
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD038
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.
NNNN
/EX

ARLD037 DX news

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ZCZC AE37
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 37 ARLD037
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 19, 2019
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD037
ARLD037 DX news

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.
NNNN
/EX

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