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SB DX @ ARL $ARLD008
ARLD008 DX news
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 8 ARLD008
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 20, 2020
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD008
ARLD008 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AA4NC, W3UR, 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.
TANZANIA, 5H. Charles, NK8O and Fred, N8AX will be QRV as 5H3DX and
5H3AX, respectively, from February 24 to March 21. Activity will be
holiday style on 160 to 10 meters using CW, PSK31 and FT8. QSL
direct to NK8O.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Hiro, JG1SXP is QRV as 8Q7HK until February 24.
Activity is on 80 to 15 meters, and possibly 160 meters, using CW,
FT8 and some SSB. QSL direct to home call.
SENEGAL, 6W. Daniel is QRV as 6W1/EA4ATI from Dakar until February
26. Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL via
BAHAMAS, C6. Michael, DF8AN plans to be QRV as C6AAN from February
23 to March 1. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using
CW and FT8. QSL to home call.
ST. BARTHELEMY, FJ. Operators N2IEN, WW2DX, WW1X and W2RE are QRV
as FJ/home calls until February 22. Activity is holiday style on
160 to 6 meters, including the V/UHF bands, using CW, SSB, RTTY, EME
and on various satellites. QSL to home calls.
OGASAWARA, JD1. Take, JA1UII and Kami, JH1HHC will be QRV as JD1BON
and JD1BPH, respectively, from Chichijima Island, IOTA AS-031, from
February 25 to March 5. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home calls.
ALASKA, KL7. Henry, NL0H is QRV as NL0H/p from St. Lawrence Island,
IOTA NA-040. Activity is on 80, 40, 30 and 20 meters using mainly
FT8 and possibly SSB. His length of stay is unknown. QSL direct to
PUERTO RICO, KP4. Two groups of operators are QRV as KP3RE from
Culebra Island, IOTA NA-249, and as NP3VI from Vieques Island, IOTA
NA-249, until February 23. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB and FT8. QSL both calls via EA5GL.
AUSTRIA, OE. Special event station 4UNR is QRV from the United
Nations Vienna International Center until the end of February in
celebration of World Radio Day. Activity is on 80, 40, 20 and 15
meters using CW and SSB. QSL via UA3DX.
COSTA RICA, TI. Mike, W1USN and Bob, AA1M are QRV as TI5/home calls
until March 4. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
FT8. QSL to home calls.
COTE D’IVOIRE, TU. Petr, OK1BOA, Petr, OK1FCJ and David, OK6DJ will
be QRV as TU5PCT from Abidjan from February 24 to 29. Activity will
be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via OK6DJ.
ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. John, W5JON is QRV as V47JA from Calypso
Bay, St. Kitts, IOTA NA-104, until March 5. Activity is on 160 to 6
meters, including 60 meters, using SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home
BRUNEI, V8, Special event station V84SHK will be QRV from February
23 to March 2 in celebration of the 36th Brunei Darussalam Nation
Day. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various
digital modes. QSL via operators’ instructions.
AUSTRALIA, VK. Will, AA4NC and Ron, AA4VK will be QRV as VK/AA4NC
and VK/AA4VK, respectively, from February 24 to 27. Activity will
be holiday style on all HF bands using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL
both calls via EA5GL.
NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Will, AA4NC and Ron, AA4VK are QRV as VK9NR
and VK9NN, respectively, until February 24. Activity is holiday
style on all HF bands using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL both calls
SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS, VP8. Members of the Perseverance DX Group are
QRV as VP8PJ from Signy Island, IOTA AN-008, until March 5.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 in
DXpedition mode. QSL via M0URX.
INDONESIA, YB. Operators YB8RW, YE8XBN, YE8XW and YF8XAT are QRV as
7I8X from Widi Island, IOTA OC-145, until February 23, and then Mayu
Island, also IOTA OC-145, until February 29. Activity is on the HF
bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, JT-modes, FT8 and FT4 with three stations
active. QSL via YB8RW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ 160-Meter SSB Contest, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, REF SSB Contest,
UK/EI DX CW Contest, SARL Digital Contest and the High Speed Club CW
Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The QCX CW Challenge is scheduled for February 24.
The QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, Phone
Fray, CWops Mini-CWT Test and SKCC CW Sprint are all scheduled for
Please see February QST, page 81 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM).
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section
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