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ARLD001 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 1  ARLD001
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  January 3, 2019
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD001 DX news

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The IQRP Quarterly Marathon runs from January 7 to 13.

The ARS Spartan Sprint is scheduled for January 8.

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

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

Please see January 2019 QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:
Thanks to Barbara (MH7FY) and Dean (KH6B), we have two informal lunch and
breakfast meetings this week.  The BIARC lunch will be held today, 11:30 a.m.,
at the Ponds Restaurant in Hilo.  Please call Barbara at 936-3377 to confirm
your reservation.
The monthly BIARC breakfast meeting will be held Saturday, 05 January
2019, 0800 HST, at IHOP in the Prince Kuhio Plaza.  A table has been
reserved for club members and their guests.
Radio amateurs are needed to provide communications for the Big Island
International Marathon on Sunday, 17 March 2019.  Interested?  Contact
comms coordinator Sean Fendt (KH6SF) at 430-1884 or by email at
The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest is set
for Saturday, 02 February 2019, at the Waimea Community Center, next to
the ball field off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea (Kamuela).  Doors
will be open to the public between 0930 HST and 1400 HST.  The event
include a swap meet, vendor sales, an EMCOMM forum, and VE testing
for news and upgraded amateur radio licenses.  For details, contact Steve
Milner (WH6N) at
For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check
the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated daily and
weekly.  Thanks for joining us today.
Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section