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DX Bulletin 2 ARLD002
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 13, 2022
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
LU5AG, VE7KW, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL,
Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web
sites. Thanks to all.

MAURITIUS, 3B8. Ray, F5UKV will be QRV as 3B8HH beginning around
January 20. Activity will be on 80 to 2 meters, and possibly 160
meters, using CW and some SSB. Once his station is completely
installed, he will also use PSK and RTTY. QSL via bureau.

KENYA, 5Z. Barring any COVID-19 restrictions, Ferdy, HB9DSP is QRV
as 5Z4/HB9DSP from Malindi until January 27. Activity is on 20, 15,
and 10 meters using SSB and some FT8. QSL via LoTW.

CHINA, BY. Che, BG2CNO, Cheng, BD3QC and Ju, BI4MPY are QRV as
B4/BG2CNO from Lingshan Island, IOTA AS-150, until January 15.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via BI4MPY.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Operators Pascal, F1MNQ, Pierre, F1TCV, Michel,
F5LRL, Didier, F6BCW and Keith, VE7KW will be QRV as TO6S from Les
Saintes, IOTA NA-114, from January 20 to February 1. Activity will
be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8 and FT4 with two
stations active. QSL via F6KJS.

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

ALASKA, KL7. Fred, KB4DMQ is QRV as KL7FBI from Shemya Island, IOTA
NA-037, until January 24. Activity is on 40 meters using FT8. QSL
to home call.

ARGENTINA, LU. Members of AMSAT Argentina will be QRV as LU7AA from
January 15 to 23 to commemorate the launch of Satellite LUSAT,
LO-19, 32 years ago. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW,
SSB, and FT8. QSL direct.

BRAZIL, PY. Special call sign ZY6A is QRV from Ilha dos Frades, IOTA
SA-023, until January 16. Activity is on 40, 20, 15, and 10 meters
using CW and SSB. QSL direct to PY6TV.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Beverly, S79BMK is a new operator and QRV from Mahe
Island, IOTA AF-024. She is active on the HF bands.

SWEDEN, SM. Members of the Skoevde Amateur Radio Club are QRV with
special call SK50EI during 2022 to celebrate the club’s 50th
anniversary. QSL via bureau.

TURKEY, TA. Members of the Turkish Amateur Radio Association are
QRV with special call sign TC60TRAC during all of 2022 to celebrate
the club’s 60th anniversary. QSL via the bureau.

MEXICO, XE. Zalo, XE3N is QRV as 6F6F during all of 2022 to
celebrate the 120th anniversary of Playa del Carmen City, Quintana
Roo. QSL via EA5GL.

VIET NAM, XV. Eddy, XV1X has been QRV on 40 meters using FT8
beginning around 1100z. QSL via QRZ.com.

INDONESIA, YB. Agus, YB1TDL/4 and Budi, YC1RQZ/4 will be QRV from
Rakata Island, IOTA OC-262, from January 15 to 20. They will be
active on 40, 20, 15, and 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL direct
to HA3JB.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL January VHF Contest, North
American CW QSO Party, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt,
NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed Test, Malaysia DX Contest,
Hungarian DX Contest, PRO Digi Contest, UBA PSK63 Prefix Contest,
WAB 1.8 MHz Phone, Feld Hell Sprint and the RSGB AFS Data Contest
are all on tap for this weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest, K1USN Slow Speed Test, OK1WC
Memorial, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint,
QRP 40 Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT Test, VHF-UHF
FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40 CW, Mini-Test 80 CW and CWops
Mini-CWT Test are all scheduled for January 17 to 19.

Please see January QST, page 76, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web
sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 1 ARLD001
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 6, 2022
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
HK4D, W2APF, 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.

GUINEA, 3X. Jean-Philippe, 3X2021 is QRV from Conakry. Activity is
on the HF bands. He has been QRV on 20 meters using SSB around
2100z. QSL via Clublog.

BARBADOS, 8P. Chris, WA7RAR is QRV as 8P9CB from St. Phillip.
Activity is in his spare time on 30 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.
QSL to home call.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DM60CSJ is
QRV until July 31 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Club Station
Jesewitz. QSL via bureau.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX. Andrea, HB9DUR is QRV as EX0DX as Bishkek until
January 10. QSL to home call.

SWITZERLAND, HB. Members of USKA Schaffhausen are QRV with special
event station HB50SH during 2022 to celebrate the club’s 50th
anniversary. QSL via LoTW.

COLOMBIA, HK. Special event station 5K6RM is QRV until January 10
during the annual Manizales Fair. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL via bureau.

THAILAND, HS. Look for E20AX/p to be QRV from Samet Island, IOTA
AS-107, from January 8 to 10. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB, and FT8 with two to three stations active
simultaneously. They may try to be active on 80 meters. QSL via
E21EIC.

NORWAY, LA. Special event station LA100B is QRV during 2022 to
celebrate NRRL’s Bergensgruppen 100th anniversary. QSL via LoTW
only.

BRAZIL, PY. Look for ZY6A to be QRV from Friars Island, IOTA
SA-023, from January 13 to 16. Activity will be on the HF bands.
QSL via QRZ.com.

GREECE, SV. Special event call SX1CAF commemorates the first flight
over Greece 110 years ago. QSL via eQSL only.

NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Rob, VK2FBBB is QRV as VK2FBBB/VK9 until
January 16. Activity is on 80, 40, 15, and 10 meters using SSB,
generally in the 0500 to 0900z time frame. QSL to home call.

MONTSERRAT, VP2M. Thaire, W2APF will be QRV as VP2MDX from January
9 to February 18. Activity will be holiday style on 80 to 6 meters
using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

INDIA, VU. Members of the West Bengal Radio Club will be QRV with
special call sign AU1GSI from Sagar Island, IOTA AS-153, from January
9 to 16 to draw attention to the annual holy dip ritual Ganga Sagar
Mela 2022. Activity will be on 40, 20, and 15 meters. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

MEXICO, XE. In celebration of the 90th anniversary of the FMRE,
look for a number of stations to be using the 4A90 prefix until the
end of March 2022. QSL via operators’ instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL RTTY Roundup, CW QRS Xmas
Activity, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint,
K1USN Slow Speed Test, PODXS 070 Club PSKFest, YB DX Contest, Old
New Year Contest, SKCC Weekend Sprintathon, RSGB AFS CW Contest,
EUCW 160-Meter CW Contest, NRAU-Baltic Contest and DARC 10-Meter
Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed Test, 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint,
OK1WC CW Memorial, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS
Weeksprint, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT CW
Test and VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest are all scheduled for January
10 to 12.

Please see January QST, page 76, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web
sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 52 ARLD052
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 30, 2021
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
HK4D, 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.

SENEGAL, 6W. Jacques, F6HMJ will be active as 6W7/F6HMJ until
February 22. Activity will be mostly CW with some SSB on 40 to 10
meters. QSL via home call.

GREENLAND, OX. Nils, SM3UQK is QRV as OX/SE3A until January 4. QSL
via SM3UQK, direct or via the Bureau.

TANZANIA, 5H. Mike, 5H3EE is QRV from Dar es Salaam. His length of
stay is unknown. He was recently heard on 12 meter FT8 at various
times. QSL via ClubLog.

COLOMBIA, HK. Special event call sign 5K6RM will be used by members
of the HK6RM club from January 2 to 10. Activity will be on 80
through 2 meters using SSB, CW, FT8, FT4 and Satellites.

ANTARCTICA. Oleg, UA1PBA is QRV as RI60ANT, until December 31. He
will continue after that but switch to the ZS7ANF call sign. QSL
via RZ3EC for RI60ANT and via ZS1ANF or RK1PWA for ZS7ANF. Also,
Karsten, DM2KX is scheduled to arrive at the Neumayer III base
December 27. He will use the base club call sign DP0GVN. He plans
to put up a satellite antenna to work QO-100.

GEORGIA, 4L. Ilya, 4L9M plans an operation over the next two months
including the CQWW 160 CW and the CQWW 160 SSB contests. QSL via
R3XA.

ALASKA, KL7. Fred, KB4DMQ is QRV from Shemya Island, signing KL7FBI
until January 24. Look for him on 40 meter FT8. QSL via home call.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Eugene, RA0FF will use special call R075F from
January 1 to February 28, in honor of the 75 years of the Sakhalin
Region.

SURINAME, PZ. Fox, PD0FPX is operating in his free time as PZ5JT
mostly on 20 meters, but also on 17, 15 and 10 meters.

ST. MARTIN, FS. David, F8AAN will be active as FS/F8AAN from
January 1 to 20. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters
using CW only. QSL via his home call, direct, LoTW, ClubLog and
eQSL.

ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD will be QRV for the ARRL DX CW Contest,
February 19 and 20, 2022. He will be operating as P44W in the SOAB
category. QSL direct to N2MM or via LoTW.

DOMINICA, J7. Walter, J79WTA will be QRV for the next four to six
months. He operates in his spare time, mostly evenings, using SSB,
and digital modes. QSL via the bureau, direct or LoTW.

BRAZIL, PY. Special event operation PX522BR marks 522 years since
the discovery of Brazil by European explorers. Pedro Alvares Cabral
arrived there on April 22, 1500. QSL via LoTW. Also, special call
sign PX2022BR commemorates 200 years of Brazil’s independence. QSL
via LoTW.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Tom, OE1TRI will be QRV as 8Q7TR, operating holiday
style from December 28 to January 3 on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters
using SSB and FT8. QSL via OE1TRI, no Club Log, no LoTW.

ST. VINCENT, J8. Brian, GW4DVB will be QRV from February 24 to
March 8, as J88PI from Palm Island, IOTA NA-025. Activity will be
holiday style on 40, 20, 17, 15, 10 and 6 meters using CW, SSB, SSTV
and FT8. QSL via GW4DVB, direct only.

ENGLAND, G. GB100BBC celebrates 100 years of the BBC. QSL via the
bureau, LoTW or eQSL, no direct cards.

SINT MAARTEN, PJ7. Tom, AA9A will be active February 26 to March
26, signing PJ7AA. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB, FT8 F/H and FT4. QSL via AA9A.

KENYA, 5Z. Ferdy, HB9DSP will be active as 5Z4/HB9DSP from January
12 to 27, pending the current COVID situation. Activity will be on
20, 15 and 10 meters using mainly SSB with some FT8. QSL via home
call, direct, via the bureau or LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. Straight Key Night, a day dedicated to
celebrating our CW heritage, is on January 1. Please see December
QST, page 75, for details.

The AGB New Year Snowball Contest, SARTG New Year RTTY Contest, QRP
ARCI New Years Sprint, PODXS 070 Club PSKFest, WW PMC Contest,
Original QRP Contest, ARRL Kids Day, ARRL RTTY Roundup, EUCW
160-Meter Contest are on tap for this weekend. Please see January
QST, page 76, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites for details.
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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 51 ARLD051
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 23, 2021
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, INDX, Contest
Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.
Thanks to all.

SENEGAL, 6W. Jacques, F6HMJ will be QRV as 6W7/F6HMJ from December
29 to February 22, 2022. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using
CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

LESOTHO, 7P. Chris, ZS1CDG is QRV as 7P8GOZ from Berea until
December 26. Activity is holiday style on 40, 20, 15, and 10 meters
using FT8. QSL to home call.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Tom, OE1TRI will be QRV as 8Q7TR from South Ari
Atoll, IOTA AS-013, from December 28 to January 3, 2022. Activity
will be holiday style on 80, 40, 20, 15, and 10 meters using SSB and
FT8. QSL to home call.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Stations DL0DIX, DK0GER, and DM5G
are QRV until the end of 2021 to commemorate the 130th birthday of
the painter and printmaker Otto Dix. QSL via bureau.

ENGLAND, G. Members of the Denby Dale Amateur Radio Society will be
QRV with special calls GB0HNY, GB1HNY, GB2HNY, GB4HNY, GB5HNY,
GB6HNY, GB8HNY, and GB9HNY from December 28 to January 24, 2022, to
celebrate the New Year 2022. QSL via operators’ instructions.

JAPAN, JA. Take, JI3DST will be QRV as JI3DST/6, JJ5RBH/6 and
JS6RRR/6 from Tanega Island, IOTA AS-032, from December 25 to
January 10, 2022. Activity will be on 80 to 2 meters using CW, SSB,
RTTY, FM, FT8 and FT4. QSL to home call.

OGASAWARA ISLANDS, JD1. Harry, JG7PSJ is QRV as JD1BMH from
Chichijima, IOTA AS-031, until January 1, 2022. Activity is on 80
to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

BELGIUM, ON. Look for 64 special event stations to use the ON75
prefix from January 1 to February 28, 2022, to celebrate the 75th
anniversary of the establishment of Belgium’s National IARU Society.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Friso, PF1B is QRV with special event callsign
PF33MAX until January 17, 2022, to celebrate Max Verstappen’s World
Champion title. Activity is on 160 meters to 70 centimeters using
mostly FT8 and FT4. QSL via bureau,

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event stations R2022NY, R22HNY,
RA22NY, RG22NY, RJ22NY, RK22NY, RL22NY, RM22NY, RO22NY, RQ22NY,
RT22NY, RW22NY, RX22NY, and RY22NY will be QRV from December 25 to
January 14, 2022, for the Russian New Year 2022 radio marathon. QSL
via RQ7L.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. Victor, WB0AA is QRV as V4/WB0AA from St.
Kitts, IOTA NA-104, until December 29. Activity is on 160 to 10
meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Agus, YB1TDL is QRV as YB1TDL/8 from Karakelong
Island, Talaud Islands, IOTA OC-209, until December 29. Activity is
on various HF bands using SSB and FT8. QSL via HA3JB.

MACEDONIA, Z3. Michael, DF8AN will be QRV as Z38/DF8AN from Skopje
from December 29 to January 5, 2022. QSL via operator’s
instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Gedebage CW Contest, RAEM CW Contest and
DARC Christmas Contest are all scheduled for his upcoming weekend.

The QCX CW Challenge, OK1WC Memorial CW, Worldwide Sideband Activity
Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray
and CWops Mini-CWT Test are all on tap for December 27 to 29.

Please see December QST, page 62, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
web sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 50 ARLD050
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 16, 2021
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.

LESOTHO, 7P. Chris, ZS1CDG will be QRV as 7P8GOZ from December 20
to 26. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using FT8. QSL to home
call.

KUWAIT, 9K. Special event station 9K9BHR is QRV until December 18
as part of the Bahrain National Day. QSL via operators’
instructions.

OMAN, A4. Special event station A43QAT is QRV until December 22 as
part of celebrating Qatar’s National Day. QSL via operators’
instructions.

HUNGARY, HA. Special call HA21XMAS is QRV on all bands and modes
until December 26. QSL via operator’s instructions.

THAILAND, HS. Brad, VK2BY is QRV as HS0ZNR from the Nam Yuen
district until January 21. QSL direct to home call. In addition,
stations E24OYI, E25KAE, E25OKO, E29TGW, HS2UPR, HS2QJJ, E20NKB and
E21EIC will be QRV as E20AX/p from Chang Island, IOTA AS-125, from
December 18 to 20. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters, and
possibly 160 meters, using CW, SSB, and FT8, with two or three
stations active. QSL via E21EIC.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special call PG44FF is QRV until early 2022 as
part of various Flora and Fauna park activations. QSL via
operator’s instructions.

SINT MAARTEN, PJ7. Georg, NZ1C is QRV as PJ7/NZ1C from Upper
Princes Quarters until December 20. Activity is on 40, 30, 20, 17
and 15 meters using mostly FT4, but also with CW and some SSB. QSL
via DJ6SI.

TURKEY, TA. Simon is temporarily QRV as TA4/G6JFY from Fethieye
while waiting for his regular Turkey call sign. QSL via operator’s
instructions.

KAZAKHSTAN, UN. Special event stations UN30RK, UO30RK, UP30RK and
UQ30RK are QRV until December 19 celebrating the 30th anniversary of
the independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Activity is on the
HF bands. QSL via LoTW.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. Victor, WB0AA will be QRV as V4/WB0AA from
St. Kitts, IOTA NA-104, from December 22 to 29. Activity will be on
160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

MEXICO, XE. Zalo, XE3N is QRV as 4C10M from Playa del Carmen,
Quintana Roo until December 20. Activity is on 10 meters using SSB
and various digital modes. QSL via LoTW.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event stations 7B2C, 7B2E, 7B2T, 7B2H and
7B2O are QRV until the end of October 2022 to celebrate the
Javanese-Hindu Ceto Temple that was built in 1475. Activity is on
80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via operators’
instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL CW Rookie Roundup, ARRL EME
Contest, Stew Perry Topband Challenge, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP
80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, AGB-Party Contest, Russian
160-Meter Contest, K1USN Slow Speed Test, Feld Hell Sprint, OK DX
RTTY Contest, RAC Winter Contest, Padang DX Contest, Croatian CW
Contest and the Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest are all on tap for
this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, OK1WC Memorial, Worldwide Sideband
Activity Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, SKCC CW Sprint, NAQCC CW
Sprint and the Phone Fray are all scheduled for December 20 to 23.

Please see December QST, page 62, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
web sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 49 ARLD049
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 9, 2021
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
OH0NC, 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.

SENEGAL, 6W. Dani, EA4ATI is QRV as 6W1TG from Dakar. Activity is
on 80 to 10 meters using mainly SSB. QSL via LoTW.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Tor, DG7RO will be QRV as 8Q7RO from Fihalhohi
Island, IOTA AS-013, from December 11 to 27. Activity will be
mainly on Satellite QO-100. QSL to home call.

ZAMBIA, 9J. Mario, IK1MYT is QRV as 9J2MYT from Lusaka until June
2022. Activity is on 40, 20, 17, 15, and 10 meters. QSL direct to
IZ3KVD.

QATAR, A7. Special event stations A721FAC and A721FCA are QRV until
December 18 during the FIFA Arab Cup 2021. QSL via bureau.

SPAIN, EA. Pascual, EA5WO is QRV with special event callsign AN5OKW
from Torrent until December 20 to commemorate the 80th anniversary
of the Battle of Moscow. Activity is on the HF bands using various
digital modes. QSL via LoTW.

THAILAND, HS. Brad, VK2BY will be QRV as HS0ZNR from the Nam Yuen
district from December 12 to January 21. Activity will be on 160 to
10 meters. QSL direct to home call.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Some members of the Saudi Association of Radio
Amateurs are QRV with special event station HZ19SAT until December
28 as part of a Saudi Satellite Event. QSL via operators’
instructions.

FINLAND, OH. Finnish amateur radio operators are allowed to use the
prefix OF until December 23 to celebrate the 100th jubilee of the
Finnish Radio Amateur Society, SRAL. QSL via bureau.

WESTERN SAHARA, S0. The Sahrawi Amateur Radio Union special event
callsign S0S is QRV from Tifariti. Activity is on 40, 17, and 10
meters using SSB. The length of activity is unknown. QSL direct to
EA2JG.

BANGLADESH, S2. Station S21DX is QRV from Manpura Island, IOTA
AS-140, until December 16. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB
and FT8, and on Satellite QO-100. QSL via EB7DX.

SLOVENIA, S5. Special event station S522PMC is QRV until January 2
to promote the PMC Contest. QSL via bureau.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R200NN is QRV until
December 12 to mark the 200th birthday anniversary of poet Nikolay
Nekrasov. QSL via RC3M.

KAZAKHSTAN, UN. Special event stations UN30RK, UP30RK, UO30RK, and
UQ30RK will be QRV from December 11 to 19 to commemorate the 30th
anniversary of Kazakhstan’s independence. QSL via LoTW.

BURKINA FASO, XT. Harald, DF2WO is QRV as XT2AW from Ouagadougou
until December 20. Activity is holiday style on 160 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL via M0OXO.

UK SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS ON CYPRUS, ZC4. Operator G4XWJ is QRV as
ZC4RH until December 12. He is active on the HF bands using CW,
SSB, and FT8, and plans to work on Satellite QO-100. QSL to home
call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL 10-Meter Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint,
QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test,
PODXS 070 Club Triple Play Low Band Sprint, TRC Digi Contest, SKCC
Weekend CW Sprintathon, ARI 40/80 Contest, International Naval
Contest, QRP ARCI Holiday Spirits Homebrew Sprint, and CQC Great
Colorado CW Snowshoe Run are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint, OK1WC Memorial,
Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, NAQCC CW
Sprint, QRP 40 Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test
are scheduled for December 13 to 15.

Please see December QST, page 62, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
web sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 48 ARLD048
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 2, 2021
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
VU2DSI, 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. Ferdy, HB9DSP is QRV as 5Z4/HB9DSP from Malindi until
December 16. Activity is on 20, 15, and 10 meters using SSB and
FT8. QSL to home call.

BHUTAN, A5. Peter, HB9DVG is QRV as A52CC from Phodrang until
December 21 while on work assignment. Activity is in his spare time
on the HF bands using SSB and FT8. QSL via N4GNR.

BAHRAIN, A9. Members of the Bahrain Amateur Radio Society are QRV
as A950ND until December 16 to celebrate Bahrain’s 50th National
Day. QSL via EC6DX.

BAHAMAS, C6. Brian, ND3F is QRV as C6AQQ from New Providence
Island, IOTA NA-001, until December 7. Activity is on the HF bands.
QSL via EA5GL.

ANGOLA, D2. Jose, PP2BR is now QRV as D2PR from Luanda. Activity
is on 20, 15, and 10 meters using SSB. QSL via operator’s
instructions.

SPAIN, EA. Members of the Union de Radioaficionados de Leon are QRV
with special call signs AM1111D, AM1111E, AM1111I, AM1111L, AM1111N,
AM1111O and AM1111R until December 19 in celebration of the 1111th
anniversary since the establishment of the ancient Kingdom of Leon,
now part of the autonomous community of Castile and Leon. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

SCOTLAND, GM. Special call signs GB1002ZE and GB2ZE are QRV until
December 26 to mark the centennial of Paul Godley’s DXpedition to
Ardrossan in 1921 when he managed the first reception of a
transatlantic shortwave transmission from Greenwich, Connecticut.
QSL via GM0SEI.

SWITZERLAND, HB. Special event station HB1BCG is QRV until December
31 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the historic Transatlantic
Tests of December 1921. QSL via HB9ACA.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Kasimir, DL2SBY is QRV as HI7/DL2SBY from
Punta Cana, IOTA NA-096, until December 14. Activity is holiday
style on the HF bands using CW, FT8, and possibly some SSB. He may
be active for one day as HI2/DL2SBY from Saona Island, IOTA NA-122.
QSL via LoTW.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event stations PA21XMAS, PD21SANT and
PD22HNY are QRV during December. QSL via operators’ instructions.

CANADA, VE. Special event station VX3INSULIN is QRV during December
to commemorate the discovery of insulin 100 years ago. Activity is
on the HF bands with a focus on FT8 and FT4. QSL via VE3NOO.

INDIA, VU. Special event station AU2JCB is QRV until December 14 to
commemorate the birthday of Indian scientist Jagadish Chandra Bose,
Activity is on 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, and 6 meters using SSB, and FM on
10 and 6 meters. QSL direct to VU2DSI.

BURKINA FASO, XT. Harald, DF2WO is QRV as XT2AW from Ouagadougou
until December 20. Activity is on the HF bands, and Satellite
QO-100. QSL via M0OXO.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event stations 8H13H, 8H13U, 8H13T, 8G13T,
8G13A, 8G13N, 8G13G, 8G13S, 8G13E, and 8G13L are QRV until December
12 to commemorate the 13th anniversary of South Tangerang City.
Activity is on 80, 40, 20, 15, and 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL
via operators’ instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 160-Meter Contest, Walk for the
Bacon 40-Meter QRP CW Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, RTTYOPS
Weeksprint, NRAU 10-Meter Activity Contest, SKCC CW Sprint Europe,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN
Slow Speed Test, UFT CW Meeting, Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, PRO CW
Contest, Two-Meter Classic Sprint, INORC CW Contest and the FT
Roundup will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

Please see December QST, page 62, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
web sites for details.
NNNN
/EX

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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 47 ARLD047
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 24, 2021
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD047
ARLD047 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.

MAURITIUS, 3B8. Operators G0CKV, KX7M, M0CFW, M0SDV and W6NV are
QRV as 3B8/homecalls, and 3B8HA, until December 1. Activity is on
the HF bands. They will be active as 3B8M from Roches Noires as a
Multi/Multi entry in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL 3B8M and
3B8HA via M0OXO, and all others via operators’ instructions.

GEORGIA, 4L. Algis, LY4ZZ will be QRV as 4L/LY4ZZ near Tbilisi
during the CQ World Wide DX CW contest as a Single Op/Single Band on
80 meters entry. QSL to home call.

NEPAL, 9N. Robert, S53R will be QRV as 9N7AA in the CQ World Wide
DX CW contest. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15, and 10 meters. QSL
via LoTW.

RWANDA, 9X. Members of the Holy Land DX Group are QRV as 9X4X from
Kigali until December 1. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB, RTTY and FT8 with three stations. This includes being an entry
in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via 4Z5FI.

BHUTAN, A5. Peter, HB9DVG is QRV as A52CC from Phodrang until
December 21 while on work assignment. Activity is on his spare time
on the HF bands using SSB and FT8. QSL via N4GNR.

CHINA, BY. Operators BA7NQ, BD7MQ, BA7JS, and BD7IOP will be QRV as
B7P from Foshan city in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest as a
Multi/Single entry. QSL via BA4EG.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Alan, G3XAQ is QRV as C56XA until December 2.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW. This includes being an entry
in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest on 20 meters. QSL direct to
G3SWH.

BAHAMAS, C6. Brian, ND3F is QRV as C6AQQ from New Providence
Island, IOTA NA-001, until December 7. Activity is on the HF bands.
He plans to be active in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest as a Single
Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL via EA5GL.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as C92R until November 30.
Activity is in her spare time on the HF bands using SSB and various
digital modes. QSL direct to IK2DUW.

COMOROS, D6. Don, K6ZO is QRV as D60AB until November 29. Activity
is on the HF bands using CW and SSB. This includes being an entry
in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL direct to home call.

ECUADOR, HC. Members of the Quito Radio Club Team will be QRV as
HD1A in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest, possibly active on 160
meters only. QSL via operators’ instructions.

HONDURAS, HR. Dennis, W1UE is QRV as HQ9X from Roatan Island, IOTA
NA-057, in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band
entry. Outside the contest, he may be active as homecall/HR9 as
time permits. QSL to home call.

ALAND ISLAND, OH0. Tomi, OH6EI will be QRV as OH0Z in the CQ World
Wide DX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry. QSL
via W0MM.

ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD is QRV as P44W until November 30. Activity
is on all bands as time permits. He will be active in the CQ World
Wide DX CW contest. QSL direct to N2MM.

CORSICA, TK. Look for TK0C to be QRV in the CQ World Wide DX CW
contest. QSL via S50C.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. Bob, WX4G is QRV as V4/WX4G from Calypso
Bay on St. Kitts, IOTA NA-104, until December 2. Activity is on 160
to 6 meters, including 60 meters, using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. He
plans to be active as V48A in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest as a
Single Op/All Band entry. QSL via LoTW.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Jim, K4QPL will be QRV as VP5M from
Providenciales Island, IOTA NA-002, in the CQ World Wide DX CW
contest as a Single Op/Low Power entry. Outside the contest he may
be active as VP5/homecall. QSL via LoTW.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event stations 8H13H, 8H13U, 8H13T, 8G13T,
8G13A, 8G13N, 8G13G, 8G13S, 8G13E, and 8G13L will be QRV from
November 26 to December 12 to commemorate the 13th anniversary of
South Tangerang City. Activity will be on 80, 40, 20, 15, and 10
meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ZIMBABWE, Z2. Operators Tom, DL7BO and Tom, DJ6TF will be QRV as
Z22O and Z21A, respectively, from Harare from December 2 to 15.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4.
QSL both calls via DJ6TF and Ukraine stations via UY5ZZ.

PARAGUAY, ZP. Yurij, N2TTA is QRV as ZP5AA from Asuncion. Activity
is on all bands. He will be a Single Op/All Band entry in the CQ
World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via ZP5DBC.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ Worldwide DX CW Contest, CWops
Mini-CWT Test, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, EACW Meeting, RSGB 80-Meter CW
Autumn Series, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint and the K1USN Slow
Speed Test are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The QCX CW Challenge, OK1WC Memorial, and RSGB FT4 Contest Series
are scheduled for November 29.

Please see November QST, page 79, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
web sites for details.
NNNN
/EX

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DX Bulletin 45 ARLD045
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 12, 2021
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD045
ARLD045 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
F8DVD, IK2DUW, KD7WPJ, 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. Station 4X0KTN is QRV until November 13 from the Small
Crater as part of the Land of Craters program. Activity is on the
HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8, and on Satellite QO-100. QSL via
4X6ZM.

ZANZIBAR, 5H. Vlad, OK2WX is QRV as 5H3WX from Michamvi Kae, IOTA
AF-032, until December 3. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW
and SSB. QSL via HA3JB.

NEPAL, 9N. Robert, S53R is QRV as 9N7AA from Kathmandu. His
activity is limited for the time being. QSL direct to S57DX.

OMAN, A6. Special event callsign A600MA is QRV until November 18 to
celebrate Oman’s National Day. QSL via EA7FTR.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Elvira, C92R will be QRV from November 13 to 30.
QSL via IK2DUW.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Members of the C5C team are QRV from Kololi until
November 19. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, depending on
propagation, using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4, and on Satellite QO-100.
QSL direct to F5RAV.

FRANCE, F. Francois, F8DVD will be QRV with special event station
TM60ANT from November 16 to 30 to commemorate the 60th anniversary
of the Antarctic Treaty. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters. QSL
to home call.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Members of the Saudi Arabia Radio Society are QRV
with special event station HZ1OMAN until November 18 in celebration
of Oman National Day. QSL via HZ1SAR.

BELGIUM, ON. Special event station OR95B is QRV until the end of
2021 in celebration of the 95th anniversary of the Belgian National
Railway Company. QSL via OR4K.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Hans, PA7HPH is QRV with special event callsign
PC19VACCIN until December 31 in support of current health campaigns.
QSL to home call.

SINT MAARTEN, PJ7. Oleh, KD7WPJ will be QRV as PJ7/UR5BCP from
November 18 to 24. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB
and FT8. QSL to home call.

MALI, TZ. Ulmar, DK1CE will be QRV as TZ1CE from Bamako from
November 18 to December 8. He plans to be active on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

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

NAMIBIA, V5. Gunter, DK2WH is QRV as V51WH until March 2022.
Activity is on the HF bands. During contests, he will be active as
V55Y. QSL to home call.

NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Nick, VK2DX is QRV as VK9DX and has been
active on 40 and 15 meters using CW. QSL direct to home call.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. Special event callsign ZS18MOTH is QRV until
November 14 to commemorate the signing of the Armistice that ended
the First World War. The suffix stands for the Memorable Order of
Tin Hats, founded in 1927 as a brotherhood of South African former
front-line soldiers. Activity is on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters.
QSL via ZS1N.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Japan International DX Phone
Contest, Worked All Europe DX RTTY Contest, RCA Transatlantic QSO
Party, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint,
K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, PODXS 070 Club Triple Play Low Band
Sprint, 10-10 International Fall Digital Contest, SKCC Weekend CW
Sprintathon, OK/OM DX CW Contest, FISTS Saturday CW Sprint, CQ-WE
Contest, AWA Bruce Kelley 1929 CW QSO Party and FIRAC HF SSB Contest
will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

Please see November QST, page 79, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
web sites for details.
NNNN
/EX

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DX Bulletin 44 ARLD044
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 4, 2021
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD044 DX news

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

GUINEA, 3X. Jean Philippe, F1TMY is now QRV as 3X2021 from Conakry.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using SSB, and on Satellite QO-100.
This includes some portable operations from the Los Islands, IOTA
AF-051. QSL to home call.

MALAWI, 7Q. Don, K6ZO is QRV as 7Q6M while on work assignment.
Activity is on the HF bands. This includes some possible SOTA
activity from Mount Mulanje. QSL via operator’s instructions.

NEPAL, 9N. Robert, S53R has been issued 9N7AA and plans to soon be
QRV on 40 to 6 meters with limited activity. QSL direct to S57DX.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Members of the C5C team are QRV from Kololi until
November 19. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, depending on
propagation, using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4, and on Satellite QO-100.
QSL direct to F5RAV.

MADEIRA ISLAND, CT3. Rosel, DL3KWR and Hardy, DL3KWF are QRV as
CT9/home calls from Canico de Baixo, IOTA AF-014, until November 24.
Activity is on the HF bands, and possibly 60 meters, using CW and
FT8. QSL to home calls.

THAILAND, HS. Lars, SM6NT will be QRV as HS0ZME from Hua Hin from
November 9 to April 5, 2022. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters
using only CW. QSL to home call.

JAPAN, JA. Tashi, JR2TER is QRV as JR2TER/p from Yonaguni Island,
IOTA AS-024, until March 2022. Activity is on the HF bands using
FT8. QSL via LoTW.

ARGENTINA, LU. Members of the Radio Club QRM Belgrano will be QRV
as LU4AAO, LU4AAO/A and LU4AAO/D from November 6 to 14 to
commemorate Dia de la Tradicion, which celebrates the birthday of
Argentina poet Jose Hernandez. Activity will be on the HF and V/UHF
bands using CW, SSB, SSTV, FT8, and on the FM Satellites. QSL
direct to LU4AAO.

BELGIUM, ON. Special event station OT5IDPD is QRV until December 3
to commemorate International Day of Persons with Disabilities that
takes place on December 3. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via
ON6WL.

BRAZIL, PY. Special event station PV60CRASC is QRV until November
30 to celebrate 60 years of the Clube dos Radioamadores de Sao
Carlos. QSL direct to PT2OP.

TURKEY, TA. Special event call sign TC83ATA is QRV until November
11 to commemorate Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, who founded the Turkish
Republic and was the first President. Activity is on all bands
using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL via operators’
instructions.

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, TL. Ken, LA7GIA is QRV as TL7M from
Bangui until November 15. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and
FT8. QSL direct to M0OXO.

NAMIBIA, V5. Gunter, DK2WH is QRV as V51WH until March 2022.
Activity is on the HF bands. During contests, he will be active as
V55Y. QSL to home call.

NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Nick, VK2DX is QRV as VK9DX and has been
active on 15 meters using CW around 1800z. QSL direct to home call.

INDIA, VU. Abie, AB1F will be QRV as VU2ABE from Shillong in the
Meghalaya State from November 6 to December 18. Activity will be on
40, 20, 15, and 10 meters. This includes participating in various
upcoming contests. QSL direct to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL CW Sweepstakes Contest, QRP
80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow
Speed CW Test, IPARC Contest, Ukrainian DX Contest, Two-Meter
Classic Sprint, EANET Sprint and the High Speed Club CW Contest will
certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
scheduled for November 9.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, RSGB 80-Meter
Autumn Series, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt and Phone Fray are scheduled
for November 10.

Please see November QST, page 79, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
web sites for details.
NNNN
/EX

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