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DX Bulletin 3  ARLD003
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  January 16, 2020
To all radio amateurs

ARLD003 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.

SRI LANKA, 4S.  Peter, DC0KK is QRV as 4S7KKG until March 30.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW and various digital modes.  QSL
to home call.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2.  Safri Bin, 9M2SAF will be QRV from Pulau Lalang
Perak, IOTA AS-072, from January 21 to 27.  Activity will be on 160
to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL direct to
home call.

QATAR, A7.  Rasto, OM6AA is QRV as A75GR until April 2020.  Activity
of late has been on 80 meters.  QSL via M0OXO.

PAKISTAN, AP.  Hasant, AP2HA has been active using FT8 on 30 meters
between 1300 and 1400z.  In addition, he has also been active on 80
meters using FT8 around 0200z.  QSL direct to home call.

NAURU, C2.  Nobu, JA0JHQ is QRV as C21NH until January 18.  Activity
is on 40 and 20 meters using FT8.  QSL to home call.

Pulheim are QRV with special event call sign DL40PUL during 2020 to
celebrate the club’s 40th anniversary.  QSL via bureau.

GUADELOUPE, FG.  Jean-Pierre, F6ITD is QRV as FG/F6ITD from Desirade
Island, IOTA NA-102, until March 9.  Activity is on the HF bands
using SSB and various digital modes.  QSL direct to home call.

HONDURAS, HR.  Dirk, WA4DT will be QRV as WA4DT/HR9 from Roatan
Island, IOTA NA-057, from January 18 to February 2.  Activity will
be on 40 and 30 meters using CW and FT8.  QSL direct to home call.

ITALY, I.  Operators S50X, S51V, S52P, S54W, S56DX, S56N, S57DX and
S59A will be QRV as IG9/home calls from Lampedusa, IOTA AF-019, from
January 21 to 27.  Activity will be on the HF bands.  They will be
active as IG9/S59A in the upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW
contest.  QSL to home calls.

ARGENTINA, LU.  AMSAT Argentina station LU7AA will be QRV from
January 18 to 26 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Satellite
LO-19, or LUSAT.  Activity will be on the HF bands using QRS CW, SSB
and FT8.  QSL direct to LU7AA.

WESTERN SAHARA, S0.  Station S01WS has been active on 17 meters
using CW around 1600z.  QSL direct.

SOMALIA, T5.  Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO from Mogadishu until
February 5.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.
QSL via operator’s instructions.

PALAU, T8.  Operators JI3DNN, JH3LSS, JA3HJI, JA3IVU, JA3ARJ and
JA3AVO are QRV as T88CZ, T88DK, T88DN, T88ED, T88EF and T88MD,
respectively, from Koror, IOTA OC-009, until January 23.  QSL to
home calls.

COSTA RICA, TI.  Rich, W4GKR is QRV as TI5/W4GKR until February 4.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using mainly various digital modes
and QRS CW.  QSL to home call.

CANADA, VE.  Operators VE3FU, VE9CB and VO1HP will be QRV as VO2AC,
VO2AAA and VO1HP/VO2, respectively, from the Lighthouse Point
Amour/Labrador from January 20 to 26.  They plan to be active as
VO2AC in the upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest.  QSL to
home calls.

NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N.  Janusz, SP9FIH is QRV as VK9NK until April
12.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and FT8.  QSL
to home call.

CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7.  Chris, ZL7DX is currently QRV on 20 and 6
meters using mostly digital modes.  He plans to be active on other
bands soon.  QSL direct to home call.

Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, LZ Open CW
Contest, PRO Digi Contest, Hungarian DX Contest, RSGB AFS SSB
Contest, North American SSB QSO Party, North American Collegiate SSB
Championship, WAB 1.8 MHz Phone/CW Contest and Feld Hell Sprint are
all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for January 20.

The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray and
SKCC CW Sprint are scheduled for January 22.

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/Hamfest is set for Saturday, 25 January 2020, at the Waimea Community Center near the ball field just off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea.  The event runs from 0930 HST to 1400 HST, with an EMCOMM Forum beginning at 1200 HST and VE testing starting at 1300 HST. For more information, please contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM).

Public Information Coordinator.

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section. (breaking Amateur/Ham Radio News).

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