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ARLD042 DX news

DX Bulletin 42  ARLD042
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  October 15, 2020
To all radio amateurs

ARLD042 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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.

UGANDA, 5X.  John, 5X1JT is QRV from Nansana while on work
assignment for the next two years.  QSL via operator’s instructions.

MALAWI, 7Q.  Don, K6ZO is QRV as 7Q6M while working at the
Embangweni Mission Hospital project.  He is active in his spare time
until December 5.  QSL direct to home call.

GHANA, 9G.  Tom, DL2RMC is QRV as 9G5FI and is here for at least one
year.  Activity is on all HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8.  This
includes being active on Satellite QO-100.  QSL via DL1RTL.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6.  Special event station 9M4JAY will be QRV from
Miri, Sarawak during the 63rd Scouts Jamboree On The Air event.  QSL

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6.  A number of stations are QRV as A6050Y
and A6050Y/1-9 until October 31 to promote the next 50 years in the
Emirates and as part of the Emirate Centennial Plan.  QSL via
operators’ instructions.

BAHAMAS, C6.  Richard, KN4CV will be QRV as KN4CV/C6A from Alice
Town, Bimini Islands, IOTA NA-001.  Activity will be on the various
HF bands.  QSL to home call.

GUADELOUPE, FG.  Philippe, F1DUZ is QRV as FG4KH until November 5.
This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB
contest.  QSL to home call.

October 18.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8.  QSL
via EB7DX.

THAILAND, HS.  The new call sign for His Majesty the King
Vajiralongkorn is now HS10A.

ITALY, I.  In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the founding of
the United Nations, members of the UN Global Service Center ARC in
Brindisi are QRV as 4U75B until December 31.  QSL via 9A2AA.

ANTARCTICA.  Members and operators of the Japanese Antarctic
Research Expedition team are QRV as 8J1RL from Showa Research
Station, Queen Maud Land, IOTA AN-015, until January 2021.  Activity
is on various HF bands using CW and various digital modes.  QSL via

ST. VINCENT, J8.  Mac, 8P5AB is QRV as J88/8P5AB until December 3.
Activity is on various HF bands using FT8 and VHF bands using
various digital modes.  QSL direct to home call.

SVALBARD, JW.  Erwann, LB1QI is QRV as JW/LB1QI from Spitsbergen
Island, IOTA EU-026, until October 18.  Activity is on 160 to 6
meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

AUSTRIA, OE.  Jo, OE6VIE is QRV with special event call sign OE65VIE
from Styria until December 31 to celebrate the 65th anniversary of
the Austrian State Treaty.  QSL via the bureau.

ARUBA, P4.  Members of the Aruba Amateur Radio Club are QRV as P42WW
until October 31 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of
World War II.  QSL via P41G.

NETHERLANDS, PA.  Special call PA5150EVH is QRV until January 31,
2021 to pay tribute to famous rock guitarist Eddie van Halen who was
born in Amsterdam in 1955.  QSL via PF1SCT.

EGYPT, SU.  Members of the Egyptian Radio Amateurs Society are QRV
as SU8J until October 18 to commemorate the official opening of the
nature reserve Tigris Valley.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using
SSB, FT8 and FT4.  QSL via SU1SK.

Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, JARTS World Wide RTTY Contest, Araucaria
World Wide VHF Contest, 10-10 International Fall CW Contest, New
York QSO Party, Worked All Germany Contest, Stew Perry Topband
Challenge, Feld Hell Sprint, Argentina National 7 MHz SSB Contest,
Asia-Pacific Fall CW Sprint, UBA ON 2-Meter Contest, Classic Phone
Exchange, Illinois QSO Party, RSGB RoLo 80-Meter CW and the Run for
the Bacon QRP CW Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from October 19 to 23.

The RSGB FT4 Contest Series, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and Telephone
Pioneers QSO Party are scheduled for October 19.

The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
scheduled for October 20.

The Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for October 21.

Please see October 2020 QST, page 69, and the ARRL Contest Calendar
and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.


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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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Russ Roberts

Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.