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Editor: Rick Lindquist (WW1ME).
This post also contains the latest ARRL DX News, which will follow “The ARRL Letter” summary.
This refers to the email I received from HQ ARRL and W1AW.
The ARRL Letter for March 21, 2019.
To read the full edition of “The ARRL Letter”, please click the first link. Here are the main topics discussed in the current issue of “The ARRL Letter”:
- The Two “Entry-Level” Petitions Now Accepting Comments are Very Different
- FCC Adopts New Rules for Spectrum above 95 GHz
- So Now What?
- Scammers Exploiting Gmail “Dot” Accounts
- 3Y0I DXpedition Team Has Departed for Bouvet Island
- FCC Cites Amateur Service Rule Violations in Unlicensed Broadcasting Case
- Just Ahead in Radiosport
- The K7RA Solar Update
- HAARP Gearing Up for its Spring Research Campaign
- Survey: FT8 Growing as DX Mode in an Era of Waning Propagation
- IARU Represents Amateur Radio at WRC-19 Preparatory Meeting
- In Brief….
- Upcoming ARRL Section, State, and Division Conventions
ARLD012 DX News.
- Here is the complete text of the ARLD012 DX News Bulletin from W1AW and HQ ARRL. The source of this bulletin is the second ARRL link mentioned above:
ARRL Web site
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DX Bulletin 12 ARLD012
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 21, 2019
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD012
ARLD012 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AC8W, KK9A, W2TT, 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.
GEORGIA, 4L. Luc, F5RAV will be QRV as 4L/F5RAV from March 26 to
April 2. Activity will be on the HF bands. This includes being an
entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB Contest. QSL direct to
UGANDA, 5X. Members of the Italian DXpedition Team are QRV as 5X3C
until March 25. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY. They are active as 5X3E using FT8. QSL direct to I2YSB.
SENEGAL, 6W. Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as 6W/IV3FSG from Thies, near
Dakar, until April 16 while working for the Informatici Senza
Frontiere organization. Activity is in her spare time on 80 to 10
meters using SSB and possible digital modes. QSL via IK3GES.
JUAN FERNANDES ISLAND, CE0. A group of operators are QRV as XR0ZRC
from Robinson Crusoe Island, IOTA SA-005, until April 3. Activity
is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to R7AL.
NORTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Dagmar, DM7PQ and Rainer, DL1AUZ are QRV as
E51NPQ and E51AUZ, respectively, from Manihiki Island, IOTA OC-014,
until March 25. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using
only CW. QSL to home calls.
NIEU, E6. Janusz, SP9FIH is QRV as E6AF until April 25. Activity
is on 160 to 15 meters using SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.
FRENCH GUIANA, FY. Hartwig, DL7BC is QRV as TO2BC near Cayenne
until April 2. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB, with some
RTTY and PSK, and with CW on request, depending on operating
conditions. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World
Wide DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.
BONAIRE, PJ4. John, KK9A will be QRV as PJ4/KK9A from March 24 to
31. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. He will
be active as PJ4R in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.
QSL both calls via WD9DZV.
BELIZE, V3. Victor, WB0TEV will be QRV as V31VP from the Maya Hill
Lodge from March 28 to April 2. Activity will be on the HF bands,
with an emphasis on 160 and 80 meters using slow CW, SSB, RTTY and
FT8. This includes being a Single Op/All Band entry in the upcoming
CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest. QSL to home call.
TURKS AND CAICOS, VP5. John, AF3K and Ross, W2TT will be QRV as
VP5/AF3K and VP5/W2TT, respectively, from Providenciales, IOTA
NA-002, from March 26 to April 2. They will be QRV as VP5P in the
upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest. QSL via operators’
BERMUDA, VP9. Operators KG8CO, W8KA, KB8TXZ, N8LI and AC8W will be
QRV as home calls/VP9 from March 28 to April 2. Activity will be on
the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. This includes being QRV as VP9I
as a Multi/2 entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest,
QSL via operators’ instructions, and VP9I via LoTW.
MEXICO, XE. Special event stations 4A3MAYA, 4B3MAYA, 4C3MAYA,
6E3MAYA and 6F3MAYA are QRV until March 24 to mark the Equinoccio
Maya 2019. Activity is on the HF bands, 6 meters, and various
satellites. QSL via bureau.
MYANMAR, XZ. Yuki, JH1NBN is QRV as XZ2C until March 28. Activity
is on 15, 12, 10, and 6 meters using 25 watts. QSL direct to home
VANUATU, YJ. Chris, VK2YUS will be QRV as YJ0CA from Efate Island,
IOTA OC-035, from March 26 to April 2. Activity will be holiday
style on 40 to 15 meters. This includes being an entry in the
upcoming CQ World Wide WPX DX SSB contest. QSL direct to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American SSB Sprint Contest,
QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, FOC QSO
Party, UK/EI DX CW Contest and the UBA Spring 6-Meter Contest are
all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, Phone Fray,
SKCC CW Sprint and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for March
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 March 2019 QST, page 88, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
/EX”——————-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 deRussell Roberts (KH6JRM).Public Information CoordinatorHawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section