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DX Bulletin 1  ARLD001
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  January 2, 2020
To all radio amateurs

ARLD001 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
KM3T, 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.  Darren, VK4MAP is QRV as 3D2DJ from Viti Levu, IOTA
OC-016, until January 15.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB.
QSL to home call.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Sergey, RX3AMY is QRV as 8Q7BS from Mahibadhoo and
Maafushi Islands, IOTA AS-013, until January 23.  Activity is
holiday style on 40 and 20 meters using SSB and some CW.  QSL to
home call.

THE GAMBIA, C5.  Przemo, SP3PS is QRV as C5SP until January 17.
Activity is in his spare time on 40 to 6 meters using SSB, FT8 and
FT4.  QSL direct to home call.

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Egil, TF3EO is QRV as D44KF from Sal Island, IOTA
AF-086, until January 9.  Activity is on the HF bands using mostly
CW and some SSB.  QSL via LoTW.

and DP70DARC are QRV during all of 2020 to celebrate the 70th
anniversary of DARC.  QSL via DK5DC.

PALESTINE, E4.  Vasily, R7AL, Vasily, RA1ZZ, Leo, RW9JZ and Nick,
R5EC will be QRV as E44RU from a location near Jericho from January
6 to 12.  Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various
digital modes with four stations active.  QSL to R7AL.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX.  Andrea, HB9DUR is QRV as EX0DX from Bishkek until
January 11.  Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL to home call.

SWITZERLAND, HB.  Special event stations HB40HTC and HB40HC are QRV
during 2020 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Helvetia
Telegraphy Club.  QSL via bureau.

COLOMBIA, HK.  Members of the Liga Radioaficionados Manizales are
QRV with special event station 5K6RM until January 14 to celebrate
the Manizales Fair.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and
various digital modes.  QSL to HK3RM.

ST. LUCIA, J6.  John, AI6LY will be QRV as J6/AI6LY from January 4
to 11.  Activity will be on the HF bands using SSB and various
digital modes.  QSL to home call.

NETHERLANDS, PA.  Special event station PA75VERON is QRV during all
of 2020 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VERON.  Activity is on
40 to 10 meters using FT8, and 2 meters and 70 centimeters using SSB
and FM.  QSL via LoTW.

SEYCHELLES, S7.  Andy, HB9JOE is QRV as S79JOE.  Activity is on the
HF bands using CW, HF and FT8.  QSL via LoTW.

PALAU, T8.  Kazuyoshi, JH6WDG will be QRV as T88AQ from Koror
Island, IOTA OC-009, from January 7 to 13.  Activity is on 160 to 6
meters using CW, SSB and FT8.  QSL to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA.  Members of the Russian Robinson Club are QRV
as special event station R200ANT until March 31 to commemorate the
discovery of Antarctica 200 years ago.  QSL via RZ3EC.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4.  Fred, WB4M will be QRV as V4/WB4M from St.
Kitts, IOTA NA-104, from January 5 to 11.  Activity  will be on the
HF bands.  QSL via LoTW.

TURKS AND CAICOS, VP5.  Dave, KM3T will be QRV as VP5/KM3T from
January 7 to 14.  Activity will be holiday style on 160 to 10 meters
using mostly CW and possibly FT8.  This includes being an entry in
the upcoming North American CW QSO Party.  QSL via LoTW.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8.  Sigfrido has been QRV as Z81S/p from Abyei.  QSL
via operator’s instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, RAC Winter Contest, Gedebage CW
Contest, Original QRP CW Contest and RAEM CW Contest are all on tap
for this weekend.

The IQRP Quarterly Marathon runs from January 6 to 12.

The ARS Spartan Sprint is scheduled for January 7.  The CWops
Mini-CWT Test, AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest, Phone Fray and
QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for January 8.

Please see January 2020 QST, page 81, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.


Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest is set for Saturday, 25 January 2020, at the Waimea Community Center in Waimea (Kamuela), near the ball field off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea.  Doors open at 0930 HST and close at 1400 HST.  VE testing will be held at 1300 HST.  For details, please contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

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