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DX Bulletin 47 ARLD047
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 19, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
W2GD, 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.

OMAN, A4. Members of the Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society may use
the A450 prefix to mark Oman’s 50th National Day.

BAHRAIN, A9. Members of the Bahrain Amateur Radio Society are QRV
with special event station A91WTVD until November 21 to celebrate
World TV Day. QSL via EC6DX.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Members of the Saudi Amateur Radio Society
operate special event stations HZ20G, 7Z20G and 8Z20G until November
23 to recognize the G20 Riyadh summit. QSL via operators’
instructions.

ST. VINCENT, J8. Oleh, KD7WPJ will be QRV as J8/UR5BCP from
November 21 to 28. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW,
SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL to home call.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take-san, JG8NQJ/JD1 has been QRV on 40
meters using CW around 0900z. QSL via JA8CJY.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Station JD1BHA has been active on 40 meters using
CW around 1200z. QSL via operator’s instructions.

AUSTRIA, OE. Members of the VIC Amateur Radio Contest DX Club are
QRV with special call sign 4U2STAYHOME until December 31. QSL via
UA3DX.

ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD will be QRV as P40W from November 23 to
December 1. Activity will be on all bands as time permits. This
includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest.
QSL via N2MM.

POLAND, SP. Members of the Ostrow Radio Amateur Radio Club are QRV
as SN3ISS until December 21 is to celebrate the 20th anniversary of
active amateur radio communication service on the International
Space Station. QSL via SP3POW.

GREECE, SV. Special event call sign SX40ARES is QRV to celebrate
the 40 years of the Hellenic Amateur Radio Emergency Service. QSL
via operators’ instructions.

SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO until January 15, 2021
while working for the UN Department of Safety and Security in
Mogadishu. Activity is in his spare time on 160 to 10 meters using
CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct.

MALI, TZ. Ulmar, DK1CE is QRV as TZ1CE and is here until December
8. QSL to home call.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Vladimir, R0FP is now a resident on Iturup
Island, IOTA AS-025, and is active on various bands and modes. QSL
via RZ3EC.

INDIA, VU. Datta, VU2DSI is QRV with special call sign AU2JCB until
December 15 to celebrate the birthday of scientist and radio pioneer
Aacharya Jagadish Chandra Bose. QSL direct to home call. In
addition, look for special calls AT2JCB, AU3JCB, VU5JCB and AU8JCB
to be active as well.

LAOS, XW. Simon, XW0LP is now QRV on 160 to 10 meters, except 60
meters. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Members of the ORARI Darerah Jawa Timur Lokal
Surabaya are QRV as 8A10N until December 10 to celebrate Indonesia’s
National Heroes Day 2020. Activity is on various HF bands and
modes. QSL via LoTW. In addition, members of the ORARI Tangerang
Selatan Club are QRV as YH1RI, 8G12TS, 8H12TS and 8I12TS until
November 25 to celebrate the 12th anniversary of South Tangerang
city’s independence. Activity is on 80 and 40 meters using mostly
SSB. QSL via YH1RI.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL SSB Sweepstakes Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, YO
International PSK31 Contest, LZ DX Contest, All Austrian 160-Meter
CW Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, REF 160-Meter CW Contest and
RSGB 1.8 MHz CW Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this
upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test is scheduled for November 23.

The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
scheduled for November 24.

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

Please see November QST, page 74, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
web sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 46 ARLD046
>From ARRL Headquarters
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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.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Jay, KE6GLA is operating portable as
FO/KE6GLA from Bora Bora (OC-067). QSL via his home call.

ST. VINCENT, J8. Oleh, UR5BCP (aka KD7WPJ) plans to operate in the
CQ WW DX CW Contest for a few hours as J8/UR5BCP as a single op, low
power entry. He will be on location from November 21 to 28. QSL
via KD7WPJ.

UNITED NATIONS, 4U. Special event station 4U75UN is QRV until the
end of 2020 to celebrate the United Nation’s 75th anniversary. QSL
via HB9BOU.

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Dan, K8RF will be QRV as NP2J in the CQ
WW DX CW Contest as a single band, 160 meter entry. QSL via K8RF
direct or via LoTW.

ISRAEL, 4X. Special event station 4X0RMN will be QRV from Ramon
Crater on November 13 and 14. QSL via 4X6ZM.

MALAWI, 7Q. Members of the Russian Robinson Club Team will be QRV
as 7Q7RU near Embangweni until November 18. Activity will be on 160
meters to 70 centimeters using CW, SSB and FT8 in DXpedition mode,
and on various satellites. QSL via R7AL.

CHINA, BY. Dale, BA4TB is QRV as B9/BA4TB from Xining city in the
Qinghai province. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. YB0ECT will be a 20 meter, single band, high power
entry in the CQ WW DX CW Contest. QSL via W2FB.

PANAMA, HP. Special event station 3E1FP is QRV during the month of
November to celebrate the 116th anniversary of Vida Republicana of
Panama. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4.
QSL via HP3BSM.

SINGAPORE, 9V. James, 9V1YC has been active using FT8 on 30 meters.
QSL via W5UE.

DJIBOUTI, J2. Rene, DL2JRM will be QRV as J28XX. Activity is on 80
to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

WESTERN SAHARA, S0. S01WS has been QRV on 17 meters using SSB
around 1800z. QSL direct.

MALI, TZ. Ulmar, DK1CE will be QRV as TZ1CE from Bamako for a
month. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using FT8. QSL to home
call.

BRAZIL, PY. Sandro, PY1SAN and Marc, PY1CMT are QRV as ZX6BA from
November 13 to 15, and as PR1S from November 16 to 18. They will be
using satellites QO-100, AO-07, FO-29, RS-44 on CW and SSB. They
will also be on HF with a 5W rig using CW and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Sigfrido, IW9FMD is QRV as Z81S while working with
the United Nations Mission here. His length of stay is unknown.
Activity is in his free time. QSL direct to IT9YVO.

ALBANIA, ZA. Sandro, IN3PPH is QRV as ZA/IN3PPH from Qerret.
Activity of late has been on 80, 40 and 20 meters using FT8. QSL
via operator’s instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The WAE DX Contest RTTY, PODXS 070 Club
Triple Play Low Band Sprint, 10-10 International Fall Contest
Digital, JIDX Phone Contest, SARL VHF/UHF Analogue Contest, OK/OM DX
Contest, CQ-WE Contest, Homebrew and Old-time Equipment Party and the
Run for the Bacon QRP Contest are all on tap for this weekend. The
K1USN Slow Speed Test and RSGB FT4 Contest Series are on November
16.

Please see November QST, page 74, the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 45 ARLD045
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 5, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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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.

UNITED NATIONS, 4U. Special event station 4U75UN is QRV until the
end of 2020 to celebrate the United Nation’s 75th anniversary. QSL
via HB9BOU.

ISRAEL, 4X. Special event station 4X0RMN will be QRV from Ramon
Crater on November 13 and 14. QSL via 4X6ZM.

MALAWI, 7Q. Members of the Russian Robinson Club Team will be QRV
as 7Q7RU near Embangweni from November 7 to 18. Activity will be on
160 meters to 70 centimeters using CW, SSB and FT8 in DXpedition
mode, and on various satellites. QSL via R7AL.

CHINA, BY. Dale, BA4TB is QRV as B9/BA4TB from Xining city in the
Qinghai province. QSL to home call.

FRANCE, F. Michel, F8GGZ will be QRV with special event call sign
TM50GDG from November 9 to 22 to commemorate the 130th birthday and
the death of Charles de Gaulle 50 years ago. Activity will be on
160 to 20 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via bureau.

PANAMA, HP. Special event station 3E1FP is QRV during the month of
November to celebrate the 116th anniversary of Vida Republicana of
Panama. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4.
QSL via HP3BSM.

DJIBOUTI, J2. Rene, DL2JRM will be QRV as J28XX. Activity is on 80
to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

ARGENTINA, LU. Members of the Radio Club QRM Belgrano will be QRV
as LU4AAO, LU4AAO/A and LU4AAO/D to celebrate Dia de la Tradicion
from November 7 to 15. Activity will be on all HF and V/UHF bands
using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to LU4AAO.

LITHUANIA, LY. Members of the Radistu Asociacija are QRV with
special event call LY111A until November 30 to commemorate the 111th
anniversary of General Jonas Zemaitis, Chairman of the Presidium of
the LLKS. Activity is on various HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL
via LY5A.

BELGIUM, ON. Members of the UBA-KTK are QRV with special event call
sign OP0PEACE from Kortrijk until November 30 to commemorate the
100th anniversary of the end of World War I. QSL via operators’
instructions.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Henk, PE4T is QRV as special event station PE75T
from Peize until December 31 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of
the Dutch Radio Amateur Organization Veron. Activity is on the HF
bands and with FT8. QSL via operator’s instructions.

WESTERN SAHARA, S0. S01WS has been QRV on 17 meters using SSB
around 1800z. QSL direct.

COSTA RICA, TI. Special event station TI200I is QRV to mark the
bicentennial of the independence of Costa Rica. QSL via LoTW.

MALI, TZ. Ulmar, DK1CE will be QRV as TZ1CE from Bamako for a
month. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using FT8. QSL to home
call.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Sigfrido, IW9FMD is QRV as Z81S while working with
the United Nations Mission here. His length of stay is unknown.
Activity is in his free time. QSL direct to IT9YVO.

ALBANIA, ZA. Sandro, IN3PPH is QRV as ZA/IN3PPH from Qerret.
Activity of late has been on 80, 40 and 20 meters using FT8. QSL
via operator’s instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL CW Sweepstakes Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, Day of the
YLs Contest, IPARC Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Ukrainian
DX Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, AWA Bruce Kelley 1929 CW QSO
Party and EANET Sprint are all on tap for this weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is scheduled for
November 9.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and Worldwide
Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled for November 10.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB 80-Meter Autumn SSB Series, VHF-UHF
FT8 Activity Contest, 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt and Phone Fray are
scheduled for November 11.

Please see November QST, page 74, the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 44 ARLD044
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 29, 2020
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.

TURKEY, TA. Special call sign TC35FSF will be active from November
9 to 11 to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Free Software
Foundation, formed in 1985 in order to promote open-source software.
Look for activity on 20 and 15 meters using SSB, PSK31 and Olivia
8/250. QSL via TA2OZQ and LoTW.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Remo, HB9SHD plans to be active as 8Q7RM from
Kandolhu Island (AS-013) from November 2 to 29. Activity will be
holiday style on various HF bands using CW, SSB and digital modes.
QSL via HB9SHD.

BELIZE, V3. Bob, W0YBS will be active as V31CO from Cay Caulker
until November 13. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters including
30, 17 and 12 meters, using CW, SSB, FT8 and RTTY. QSL via W0YBS
and LoTW.

NEW ZEALAND, ZM4. Operators Ark, ZL/EI9KC, Michael, ZL2MY, Holger,
ZL3IO, Wes, ZL3TE (W3SE), Xenia, ZL4YL and possibly Gary, ZL2IFB
will be active as ZM4T during the CQWW DX CW Contest as a Multi-2
entry. QSL via LoTW, ClubLog’s OQRS or direct to ZL3IO.

AFGHANISTAN, T6. Robert, S53R plans to remain in the capital city
working in his spare time as T6AA until mid-December.

CHILE, CE. CB500AM, operated by members of El Grupo Magallanes DX,
will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the discovery of the Strait
of Magellan on November 1 on 3685, 7138, 14230, 21330 and 28445 kHz.
Operators are Pedro, CE8PVT, Walter, CE8MGZ, Alfonso, CE8APC,
Carlos, CD8CKV, Ricardo, CD8RFU, and Giovanni, CD8GOO. QSL via
CE8PVT.

MOROCCO, CN. CN45MS from Oujda commemorates the 45th anniversary of
the Green March, from November 1 to 7. QSL via RW6HS.

SPAIN, EA. The URE section San Fernando (EA7URF) joins the Strait
of Magellan celebrations with the call sign AM500ETS until November
8. They are QRV on HF on SSB, CW and digital modes. QSL via
EA7URF, direct or via the bureau, LoTW, eQSL.

FRANCE, F. Members of the Radio Club Vendeen (F6KUF) will be active
with the call sign TM9VG from November 1 to 15 celebrating the 9th
Vendee Globe, a single-handed non-stop yacht race around the world.
QSL via F6KUF to the bureau or F5OEV direct. Also, TM50CDG operated
by Michel, F8GGZ, will be QRV from November 9 to 22 to mark 130
years since the birth of Charles de Gaulle, who died 50 years ago.
Michel plans to be on 160 to 20 meters using SSB and CW. He plans a
bureau card blast for all the QSOs.

ENGLAND, G. Members of the Rotary International Fellowship are
currently operating as GB0RPP to promote World Polio Day and raise
awareness of the Polio Plus organization. They will be QRV until
November 7. All QSOs will be confirmed automatically with a bureau
QSL. Cards are managed by G3LUW and G3SZF.

ECUADOR, HD. The Azuay Radio Club celebrates the 200th anniversary
of the city Cuenca from October 31 to November 3 with the call sign
HD200C. Also, members of the HC DX Group plan to operate as HD1X
from October 31 to November 3 from a tropical rain forest in the
Choco region. They will be QRV on HF using SSB, SSTV, FT8 and FT4.
QSL via EC5R direct.

ITALY, I. The ARI Fidenza Club (IQ4FE) puts a number of special
event call signs on the air during 2020 to commemorate the life and
achievements of Guglielmo Marconi. During November, II4RVT
commemorates the beginnings of Radio Vatican in 1931. QSL via
IQ4FE.

BELGIUM, ON. Special event station OP20FENIKS honors the memory of
the women and men who were involved in the reconstruction efforts in
and around Westhoek after the end of World War I. Look for them on
HF on SSB, CW and digital modes. QSL to ON5YL direct or via the
bureau.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Frank, PF1SCT honors the memory of rock guitarist
Eddie Han Halen (1955-2020) with the call sign PA5150EVH, until
January 31, 2021. QSL via the bureau to PF1SCT. Also, look for
Ray, PA5DX and Wim, PD8DX to be activating PA20XMAS, PD20SANTA and
PD20HNY during the 2020 Christmas Holiday Season. There will be no
QSLs but an award will be offered.

POLAND, SP. The club station SP6PRT in Wroclaw celebrates its 60th
anniversary with the call sign SP60PRT until the end of 2020. QSL
via SP6PRT.

CANADA, VE. Michael, VE3NOO celebrates the founding of the Hudson
Bay Company 350 years ago with the call sign XM3B. He will be QRV
through November. QSL via VE3NOO, direct or via the bureau.

FINLAND, OH. Members of the Market Reef Christmas DX Association
(OH9A gang) will be operating special event station OG1XMAS on all
bands and modes from November 29 to December 26. QSL via LoTW and
Club Log.

HAWAII, KH6. Jim, N6TJ will travel to the KH7M station on the Big
Island for the CQWW DX CW Contest. He plans to be a single op, all
band entry. QSL via KH6ZM.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, DT8. Lee, DS4NMJ plans to be active again
from the King Se-Jong Korean Antarctic Base on King George Island as
DT8A sometime in 2021. Activity will be on various HF bands using
CW, SSB and FT8, with 100 watts. QSL via DS5TOS.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Zombie Shuffle CW, Russian WW
MultiMode Contest, UK/EI DX Contest, North American SSB Sprint,
Silent Key Memorial Contest CW and Classic Exchange CW are all on
tap for this weekend. Please see October QST, page 69, the ARRL
Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 43 ARLD043
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 22, 2020
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
W2GD, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest
Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.
Thanks to all.

TUNISIA, 3V. Ash, KF5EYY will be QRV as 3V8SS from the Radio Club
Station of Tunisian Scouts in Sousse in the CQ World Wide DX SSB
contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL via LX1NO.

GEORGIA, 4L. Members of the National Association Radio Amateurs of
Georgia and Contest Station will be QRV as 4L0G from Tbilisi as a
Multi Op entry in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via EA7FTR.

MALAWI, 7Q. Don, K6ZO will be QRV as 7Q6M in the CQ World Wide DX
SSB contest. QSL direct to home call.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Saty, JE1JKL will be QRV as 9M6NA in the CQ
World Wide DX SSB contest. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters.
QSL via LoTW.

OMAN, A4. Operator A41CK will be QRV as A42K in the CQ World Wide
DX SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL via LoTW.

CHINA, BY. Dale, BA4TB will be QRV as BD9XE in the CQ World Wide DX
SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry from Zone 23.
QSL via BD9XE.

CHILE, CE. Members of the CE DX Group will be QRV as CB1D from La
Huayca, Pozo Almonte, Atacama Desert in the CQ World Wide DX SSB
contest as a Multi-2 entry. QSL via XQ1FM.

MOROCCO, CN. Special event station 5E1EC is QRV to honor the memory
of Boumehdi El Moujahid, CN8EC. QSL via RW6HS.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Juan, EA8RM plans to be QRV in the CQ World
Wide DX SSB contest. Activity will be on all bands. QSL via LoTW.

ITALY, I. Operator IT9WDC will be QRV with special call IF9A from
Favignana Island, IOTA EU-054, during the CQ World Wide DX SSB
contest. QSL via IT9ATF.

MONGOLIA, JT. Members of the Young Technician Castle will be QRV as
JT1KAI from Sukhbaatar Province in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest.
QSL via JT1KAI.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Pekka, OH2TA will be QRV as OH0X from Brando
Island in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest as a Single Op/Single
Band on 20 meter entry. QSL via OH2TA.

BELGIUM, ON. Members of the Oostkust Radioclub are QRV with special
event call OR39CLM until November 13 to commemorate the liberation
of the city Knokke-Heist by Canadian forces on November 1, 1944.
Activity is on various HF bands and modes. QSL via ON6HC.

ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD is QRV as P40W until October 26. Activity is
on the HF bands as time permits. This includes being an entry in
the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via LoTW.

BONAIRE, PJ4. Marty, W1MD is QRV as PJ4/W1MD. He will be active as
PJ4X during the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest as a Single Op/Single
Band entry, possibly on 15 meters. QSL PJ4X via LoTW and PJ4/W1MD
to home call.

BELIZE, V3. Jim, W2JHP is QRV as V31TA from Turneffe Atoll, IOTA
NA-123, until November 8. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands
using SSB and some digital modes. QSL direct to EA5GL. In
addition, Marc, V31MA will be QRV as V3A in the CQ World Wide DX SSB
contest on all bands. QSL via M0OXO.

BERMUDA, VP9. Jeff, N1SNB is QRV as VP9I in the CQ World Wide DX
SSB contest. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Yohanes, YB2DX will be QRV in the CQ World Wide DX
SSB contest as an All Band entry. QSL direct to home call.

GIBRALTAR, ZB. Robert, ZB2TT will be QRV in the CQ World Wide DX
SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Marty, NN1C is QRV as ZF1A. This includes
being active in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest as a Single Op/All
Band/High Power entry. QSL via K7ZO.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. A small team of youth operators will be QRV as
ZM4T in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest as a Multi-2 entry. QSL
via operators’ instructions.

PARAGUAY, ZP. Manu, ZP9MCE will be QRV from Hohenau during the CQ
World Wide DX SSB and the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest as
Single Op/All Band/High Power entries with a focus on the Low Bands.
QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ Worldwide DX SSB Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Kentucky State Parks on the Air and
RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and QCX Challenge are scheduled for
October 26.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and QCX
Challenge are scheduled for October 27.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, SKCC CW Sprint
and Phone Fray are scheduled for October 28.

Please see October 2020 QST, page 69, and the ARRL Contest Calendar
and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 42 ARLD042
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 15, 2020
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.

UGANDA, 5X. John, 5X1JT is QRV from Nansana while on work
assignment for the next two years. QSL via operator’s instructions.

MALAWI, 7Q. Don, K6ZO is QRV as 7Q6M while working at the
Embangweni Mission Hospital project. He is active in his spare time
until December 5. QSL direct to home call.

GHANA, 9G. Tom, DL2RMC is QRV as 9G5FI and is here for at least one
year. Activity is on all HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. This
includes being active on Satellite QO-100. QSL via DL1RTL.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Special event station 9M4JAY will be QRV from
Miri, Sarawak during the 63rd Scouts Jamboree On The Air event. QSL
direct.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. A number of stations are QRV as A6050Y
and A6050Y/1-9 until October 31 to promote the next 50 years in the
Emirates and as part of the Emirate Centennial Plan. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

BAHAMAS, C6. Richard, KN4CV will be QRV as KN4CV/C6A from Alice
Town, Bimini Islands, IOTA NA-001. Activity will be on the various
HF bands. QSL to home call.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Philippe, F1DUZ is QRV as FG4KH until November 5.
This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB
contest. QSL to home call.

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0. Loick, HB9HBY is QRV as HB0/HB9HBY until
October 18. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL
via EB7DX.

THAILAND, HS. The new call sign for His Majesty the King
Vajiralongkorn is now HS10A.

ITALY, I. In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the founding of
the United Nations, members of the UN Global Service Center ARC in
Brindisi are QRV as 4U75B until December 31. QSL via 9A2AA.

ANTARCTICA. Members and operators of the Japanese Antarctic
Research Expedition team are QRV as 8J1RL from Showa Research
Station, Queen Maud Land, IOTA AN-015, until January 2021. Activity
is on various HF bands using CW and various digital modes. QSL via
JG2MLI.

ST. VINCENT, J8. Mac, 8P5AB is QRV as J88/8P5AB until December 3.
Activity is on various HF bands using FT8 and VHF bands using
various digital modes. QSL direct to home call.

SVALBARD, JW. Erwann, LB1QI is QRV as JW/LB1QI from Spitsbergen
Island, IOTA EU-026, until October 18. Activity is on 160 to 6
meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

AUSTRIA, OE. Jo, OE6VIE is QRV with special event call sign OE65VIE
from Styria until December 31 to celebrate the 65th anniversary of
the Austrian State Treaty. QSL via the bureau.

ARUBA, P4. Members of the Aruba Amateur Radio Club are QRV as P42WW
until October 31 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of
World War II. QSL via P41G.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special call PA5150EVH is QRV until January 31,
2021 to pay tribute to famous rock guitarist Eddie van Halen who was
born in Amsterdam in 1955. QSL via PF1SCT.

EGYPT, SU. Members of the Egyptian Radio Amateurs Society are QRV
as SU8J until October 18 to commemorate the official opening of the
nature reserve Tigris Valley. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using
SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL via SU1SK.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Scout Jamboree On The Air, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, JARTS World Wide RTTY Contest, Araucaria
World Wide VHF Contest, 10-10 International Fall CW Contest, New
York QSO Party, Worked All Germany Contest, Stew Perry Topband
Challenge, Feld Hell Sprint, Argentina National 7 MHz SSB Contest,
Asia-Pacific Fall CW Sprint, UBA ON 2-Meter Contest, Classic Phone
Exchange, Illinois QSO Party, RSGB RoLo 80-Meter CW and the Run for
the Bacon QRP CW Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from October 19 to 23.

The RSGB FT4 Contest Series, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and Telephone
Pioneers QSO Party are scheduled for October 19.

The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
scheduled for October 20.

The Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for October 21.

Please see October 2020 QST, page 69, and the ARRL Contest Calendar
and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 41 ARLD041
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 8, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD041 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
OZ2I, 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.

MALAWI, 7Q. Don, K6ZO is QRV as 7Q6M until mid December while
working at the Embangweni Mission Hospital in Northern Malawi. He
is active in his spare time. QSL via operator’s instructions.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Yoshida, JE1SCJ is QRV as 9M4DXX from Penang
Island, IOTA AS-015, until the end of December 2020. He operates
FT8 on the weekends. QSL via bureau.

BOTSWANA, A2. Leon, A25SL is usually QRV on 20 meters SSB around
1700 to 1830z. QSL via N4GNR.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Phil, G4VAJ is licensed as A65IJ and will
soon be QRV from Dubai. QSL via operator’s instructions.

ST. VINCENT, J8. Mac, 8P5AB will be QRV as J88/8P5AB from October
10 to December 3. Activity will be on the HF bands using FT8 and
various digital modes on the VHF bands. QSL direct to home call.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ is QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1 from
Minami Torishima, IOTA OC-073, until mid January 2021. He is active
in his spare time on 40 and 30 meters using CW. QSL via JA8CJY.

SVALBARD, JW. Operators LA7XK, LA6VM and LA9DL are QRV as JW7XK,
JW6VM, and JW9DL, respectively, until October 12. Activity is on
the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. This includes
being active as JW5X in the Scandinavian Activity SSB Contest. QSL
to home calls and JW5X via LA5X. In addition, a group of operators
are QRV as JW4O until October 12. Activity is on 80, 40, 20, 15 and
10 meters. This includes being an entry in the Scandinavian
Activity SSB Contest. QSL via LoTW.

JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, LA2US will be QRV as JX2US from Olonkin City
until March 2021. QSL via LoTW.

AUSTRIA, OE. Members of the VIC Amateur Radio Contest are QRV with
special call sign 4U75A from Vienna until December 31 to celebrate
the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. Activity is on 80, 40,
20 and 15 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via UA3DX.

DENMARK, OZ. Special event station OZ100MILL will be QRV from
October 15 to December 15 to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of
the unification in 1920 of Southern Jutland with Denmark. Activity
is on all HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and other digital modes. QSL
via bureau.

SWEDEN, SM. Palle, SA0BYP and Johan, SA3BYC will be QRV as SI9AM
during the Scandinavian Activity SSB contest. QSL via SM3FJF.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Randy, KX4QD is QRV as V7/KX4QD from
Kwajalein and is active on 40 and 20 meters using FT8 normally after
0600z. QSL to home call.

CAMBODIA, XU. Tad, XU7AKU is usually QRV on 40 meters using CW
around 1230 to 1430z. QSL via JA1DXA.

MACAO, XX9. Leong, XX9ET is usually QRV on 17 meters using FT8 from
1130 to 1330z. QSL direct.

REPUBLIC OF KOSOVO, Z6. Wolf, DM2AUJ, Guenter, DL2AWG, Peter,
DL3APO, Rainer, DL2AMD, Werner, DJ9KH and Franz, DL9GFB will be QRV
as Z66DX from October 15 to 28. Activity will be on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and FT8 with three stations active. QSL via
DL2AWG.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL EME Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint,
NCCC CW Sprint, Makrothen RTTY Contest, QRP ARCI Fall CW QSO Party,
10-10 International 10-10 Day Sprint, Nevada QSO Party, Oceania DX
CW Contest, Microwave Fall Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon,
Scandinavian Activity SSB Contest, Arizona QSO Party, Pennsylvania
QSO Party, Cosack’s Honor VHF/UHF Contest, FISTS Fall Unlimited CW
Sprint, South Dakota QSO Party, PODXS 070 Club 160-Meter Great
Pumpkin Sprint, UBA ON 80-Meter Contest and UBA ON 6-Meter Contest
will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and K1USN Slow Speed CW
Test are scheduled for October 12.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
scheduled for October 13.

The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, RSGB 80-Meter Autumn Data Series,
AGCW Semi-Automatic Key Evening, NAQCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT
Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for October 14.

Please see October 2020 QST, page 69, and the ARRL Contest Calendar
and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 40 ARLD040
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 1, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD040 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.

NIGER, 5U. Adrien, F4IHM is QRV as 5U4IHM while on a mission in
Niamey. He is active using slow CW on 40 and 20 meters. QSL to
home call.

CHILE, CE. Members of the Chilean Pacific DX Group are QRV with
special event call XR500M during October to celebrate the 500th
anniversary of Magellan’s navigation of the strait named after him.
QSL via XQ7UP.

OGASAWARA, JD. Makoto, will be QRV as JD1BLY from Chichijima, IOTA
AS-031, from October 3 to 6. Activity is on the HF bands and 6
meters using CW, SSB and FT8, and on 630 meters using JT9. QSL via
JI5RPT.

SVALBARD, JW. A group of operators from NRRL’s Oslogruppen will be
QRV as JW4O from Longyearbyen, IOTA EU-026, from October 8 to 12.
The primary reason for this activity is to operate in the upcoming
Scandinavian Activity SSB contest. QSL via operators’ instructions.

CURACAO, PJ2. Operators Angelo, PJ2AFM, Carlo, PJ2CF and Sergio,
PJ2SM will be QRV with special call sign PJ2C on October 10 to
celebrate the 10th anniversary for the new start for the islands of
the Netherlands Antilles. Activity will be on 20 meters using SSB,
and if conditions require it, 20 and 17 meters FT8. QSL via EC5AHA.

SURINAME, PZ. Yudel, CO7XY is now QRV as PZ2YT from Nickerie.
Activity of late has been on 20 meters using SSB. QSL via Paypal,
see info at QRZ.com.

DODECANESE, SV5. Wolf, DL3DRN is QRV as SV5/DL3DRN from Kolymbia,
Rhodes, IOTA EU-001, until October 14. Activity is on the HF bands
using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

TURKEY, TA. Members of the Tango Alpha Ham Radio Club will be QRV
with special event call sign TC6EKM from October 3 to 7 to celebrate
the Liberation of Istanbul on October 6, 1923. Activity will be on
the HF bands using various digital modes. QSL via operators’
instructions.

UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EN100LT is QRV until the end of
March 2021 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Kharkiv Theater
for Children and Youth. QSL via UT5LU.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
Portable Operations Challenge, TRC DX Contest, Oceania DX Phone
Contest, German Telegraphy Contest, Russian World Wide Digital
Contest, IARU Region 1 UHF/Microwaves Contest, YLRL DX/NA YL
Anniversary Contest, California QSO Party, International
HELL-Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, FISTS Fall Slow Speed Sprint,
SKCC CW QSO Party, RSGB DX Contest and the UBA ON SSB Contest will
certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and RSGB 80-Meter Autumn CW Series
scheduled for October 5.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband
Activity Contest are scheduled for October 6.

The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, 432
MHz Fall Sprint, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled
for October 7.

Please see October 2020 QST, page 69, and the ARRL Contest Calendar
and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 39 ARLD039
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 24, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD039 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
W5AJ, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest
Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.
Thanks to all.

TUNISIA, 3V. Ash, KF5EYY will be QRV as 3V8SS from Sousse in the CQ
World Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry.
QSL via LX1NO.

GEORGIA, 4L. Vaho, 4L8A will be QRV from Tbilisi in the CQ World
Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/Single Band entry. QSL via
M0OXO.

BARBADOS, 8P. Dean, 8P6SH plans to be QRV as 8P2K in the CQ World
Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL via LoTW.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Station EA8AQV will be QRV in the CQ World
Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL
to home call.

ETHIOPIA, ET. Members of the ET3AA club plan to be QRV in the CQ
World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL direct.

PERU, OA. Special event station OA2TP20 is QRV until September 27
in celebration of Spring in Trujillo. Activity is on 40, 30, and 20
meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Gaby, DF9TM and Frank, DL2SWW are QRV as
OH0/DF9TM and OH0/DL2SWW, respectively, until September 26.
Activity is on the HF bands. QSL direct to home calls.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. Henri, OH3JR is QRV as OJ0JR until September 26.
Activity is in his free time on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and
FT8. QSL to home call.

DENMARK, OZ. Volker, DJ8VW is QRV as 5P8VW from Romo Island, IOTA
EU-125, until September 28. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters,
including the newer bands, using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL direct to
home call.

ARUBA, P4. Robert, W5AJ is QRV as P42WW until September 30 to
commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW and RTTY. He will be active as
P40P in the CQ Worldwide DX RTTY Contest as a Single Op/All Band
entry. QSL P42WW via P41G and P40P direct to W5AJ.

AFGHANISTAN, T6. Robert, S53R will be QRV as T6A in the CQ World
Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL to home
call.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Andrey, R1FW is QRV as R1FW/0 until September
30 from Sakhalin, IOTA AS-018, Iturup, IOTA AS-025, and Kunashir,
IOTA AS-025. Activity is on 40, 30, and 20 meters using CW and SSB.
QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Members of the ORARI Lokal Kulon Progo are QRV as
8I69K from Wates, Jogjakarta, Java Island, IOTA OC-021, to celebrate
the 69th anniversary of Kulon Progo. Activity is on various HF and
VHF bands. The length of their activity is unknown. QSL direct to
8I69K.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Bill, W9KKN will be QRV as ZF1A in the CQ World
Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL via K6AM.

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

The RSGB FT4 Contest Series, K1USN Slow Speed Test and QCX CW
Challenge are scheduled for September 28.

The 222 MHz Fall Sprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and
RTTYOPS Weeksprint are scheduled for September 29.

The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test
are scheduled for September 30.

Please see September 2020 QST, page 71, and the ARRL Contest
Calendar and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 38 ARLD038
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 17, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD038 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.

KUWAIT, 9K. Members of the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society are QRV
with special call sign 9K90KSA until September 25 to celebrate Saudi
Arabia’s 90th National Day. QSL via 9K2RA.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Philippe, EA4NF is QRV as EA6/EA4NF from
Formentera Island, IOTA EU-004, until February 21. Activity is on
the LEO Satellites. QSL via LoTW.

SCOTLAND, GM. Paul, G4PVM will be QRV as GM4PVM from the Isle of
Mull, IOTA EU-008, from September 22 to 26. Activity will be
holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Special event stations 7Z90AL, 7Z90SJ, 7Z90AQ,
7Z90WW, 7Z90OO, HZ90SK, HZ90SM, HZ90BW, HZ90TL, HZ90LG, HZ90BT,
HZ90DG, and HZ90ND are QRV until September 25 to celebrate Saudi
Arabia’s 90th National Day. Activity is on the HF bands using CW,
SSB and various digital modes. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ITALY, I. Members of the Oriental Sicily Contest Team are QRV as
ID9OSC from Panarea Island, IOTA EU-017, until September 20 to
celebrate the team’s 10th anniversary. QSL via IT9ZZO.

JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, LA2US will be QRV as JX2US from Olonkinbyen
from October 2020 to March 2021. Activity will be in his spare time
on 160, 80, 40, 30, and 20 meters using CW and FT8 in DXpedition
mode. QSL via LoTW.

BELGIUM, ON. Members of the Pajottenlandse Radio Amateur Club will
be QRV with special call sign OT5ABI from September 19 to October 18
to raise awareness of the work being done by the NAH Liga for
Acquired Brain Injury. QSL direct to ON6LC.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Operators Torsten, DL4APJ and Udo, DL2AQI are
QRV as OY/DL4APJ and OY/DL2AQI, respectively, until September 23.
Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
various digital modes. QSL to home calls.

BONAIRE, PJ4. Rich, M5RIC plans to be QRV as PJ4/M5RIC from
September 22 to 29. This includes being active as PJ4CC in the
upcoming CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL via M0OXO.

SWEDEN, SM. Ric, DL2VFR and Klaus, DL7UXG are QRV as SD7V/3 and
SD3G, respectively, from Alnon Island, IOTA EU-087, until September
21. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. This
includes an entry in the Scandinavian Activity CW contest. QSL via
bureau.

DODECANESE, SV5. Claudio, HB9OAU is QRV as SV5/HB9OAU from
Karpathos Island, IOTA EU-001, until September 25. Activity is on
80 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and possibly FT8. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Members of the Indonesian Amateur Radio Organization
of the Local City of Bandung are QRV with special call sign 8A100GB
from Bandung, Java Island, IOTA OC-021, until September 30 to
commemorate the 100th anniversary of Gedung Sate. Activity is on
all bands and modes, and possibly various Satellites and EME. QSL
via 8A100GB.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, North
American RTTY Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, AGB 80-Meter
NEMIGA Contest, Collegiate QSO Party, Scandinavian Activity CW
Contest, SARL VHF/UHF Digital Contest, All Africa International DX
Contest, Iowa QSO Party, QRP Afield, New Hampshire QSO Party, New
Jersey QSO Party, Washington State Salmon Run, Wisconsin Parks on
the Air, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, Feld Hell Sprint, BARTG Sprint 75
and the Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest will certainly keep
contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed Test and 144 MHz Fall Sprint are scheduled for
September 21.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
scheduled for September 22.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled
for September 23.

Please see September 2020 QST, page 71, and the ARRL Contest
Calendar and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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