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ARLD012 DX news
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 12 ARLD012
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 19, 2020
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD012
ARLD012 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
OK1CO, 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.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Noel, F6BGC is QRV as 8Q7NC from Veligandu Island,
Rashdoo Atoll, IOTA AS-013, until March 21. Activity is holiday
style on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
QSL direct to home call.
BOLIVIA, CP. Operators R7AL, RK8A, RW9JZ and RZ3K will be QRV as
CP6/home calls near Santa Cruz de la Sierra from March 24 to April
6. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8 in
DXpedition mode. QSL via operators’ instructions.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DM30RSV will
be QRV from March 24 to October 30. QSL via bureau.
CAPE VERDE, D4. Max, IZ4DPV is QRV as D4F from Sao Vicente until
March 31. He will be active in the Russian DX contest and the
upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest. QSL to home call.
MARTINIQUE, FM. Miguel, EA1BP will be QRV as FM/EA1BP from March 24
to 31. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. This
includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB
contest. QSL to home call.
JAPAN, JA. Take, JA8COE is QRV as JA8COE/0 from Sado Island, IOTA
AS-206, until March 22. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW
and FT8. QSL to home call.
CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. Special event stations OL700DKA, OL700CO and
OL700LTV are QRV during 2020 to commemorate 700 years since the
first written mention of the town of Dobruska. Activity is on the
HF bands. QSL via operators’ instructions.
SEYCHELLES, S7. Nick, G7EQM is QRV as S79EQM from Praslin Island,
IOTA AF-024, until March 29. Activity is on 20 meters using SSB and
FT8. QSL via operator’s instructions.
EGYPT, SU. Tom, DL2RMC is QRV as SU9TH. Activity is currently on
40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.
TURKEY, TA. Special event call TC18GL is QRV until March 22 to
commemorate the March 18th anniversary of the Gallipoli naval
battle. In addition, look for clubs YM1KTR, YM1KE and YM1KAD to
also be active. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via operators’
NAMIBIA, V5. Pat, KI4SVM is QRV as V5/KI4SVM until March 28.
Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using CW and SSB. This
may include being active from SOTA references as well. QSL to home
MEXICO, XE. Special event station 6E3MAYA is QRV until March 23 for
the Equinoccio Maya from the Mexican states of Tabasco, Yucatan,
Campeche and Quintana Roo. QSL via bureau.
VANUATU, YJ. Chris, VK2YUS will be QRV as YJ0CA from Efate, IOTA
OC-035, from March 22 to April 1. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15
and 10 meters. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ
World Wide WPX SSB contest. QSL direct to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The BARTG HF RTTY Contest, Russian DX
Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint,
AGCW VHF/UHF Contest, Virginia QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint, UBA
Spring SSB Contest and NSARA Contest are all on tap for this
The SKCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest,
Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for March 25.
Please see March QST, page 79, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.