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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD047 (2020)

ARLD047 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 47  ARLD047
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  November 19, 2020
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD047 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
W2GD, 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.

OMAN, A4.  Members of the Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society may use
the A450 prefix to mark Oman's 50th National Day.

BAHRAIN, A9.  Members of the Bahrain Amateur Radio Society are QRV
with special event station A91WTVD until November 21 to celebrate
World TV Day.  QSL via EC6DX.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ.  Members of the Saudi Amateur Radio Society
operate special event stations HZ20G, 7Z20G and 8Z20G until November
23 to recognize the G20 Riyadh summit.  QSL via operators'

ST. VINCENT, J8.  Oleh, KD7WPJ will be QRV as J8/UR5BCP from
November 21 to 28.  Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW,
SSB, FT8 and FT4.  QSL to home call.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1.  Take-san, JG8NQJ/JD1 has been QRV on 40
meters using CW around 0900z.  QSL via JA8CJY.

OGASAWARA, JD1.  Station JD1BHA has been active on 40 meters using
CW around 1200z.  QSL via operator's instructions.

AUSTRIA, OE.  Members of the VIC Amateur Radio Contest DX Club are
QRV with special call sign 4U2STAYHOME until December 31.  QSL via
ARUBA, P4.  John, W2GD will be QRV as P40W from November 23 to
December 1.  Activity will be on all bands as time permits.  This
includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest.
QSL via N2MM.

POLAND, SP.  Members of the Ostrow Radio Amateur Radio Club are QRV
as SN3ISS until December 21 is to celebrate the 20th anniversary of
active amateur radio communication service on the International
Space Station.  QSL via SP3POW.

GREECE, SV.  Special event call sign SX40ARES is QRV to celebrate
the 40 years of the Hellenic Amateur Radio Emergency Service.  QSL
via operators' instructions.

SOMALIA, T5.  Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO until January 15, 2021
while working for the UN Department of Safety and Security in
Mogadishu.  Activity is in his spare time on 160 to 10 meters using
CW, SSB and FT8.  QSL direct.

MALI, TZ.  Ulmar, DK1CE is QRV as TZ1CE and is here until December
8.  QSL to home call.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0.  Vladimir, R0FP is now a resident on Iturup
Island, IOTA AS-025, and is active on various bands and modes.  QSL
via RZ3EC.

INDIA, VU.  Datta, VU2DSI is QRV with special call sign AU2JCB until
December 15 to celebrate the birthday of scientist and radio pioneer
Aacharya Jagadish Chandra Bose.  QSL direct to home call.  In
addition, look for special calls AT2JCB, AU3JCB, VU5JCB and AU8JCB
to be active as well.

LAOS, XW.  Simon, XW0LP is now QRV on 160 to 10 meters, except 60
meters.  QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB.  Members of the ORARI Darerah Jawa Timur Lokal
Surabaya are QRV as 8A10N until December 10 to celebrate Indonesia's
National Heroes Day 2020.  Activity is on various HF bands and
modes.  QSL via LoTW.  In addition, members of the ORARI Tangerang
Selatan Club are QRV as YH1RI, 8G12TS, 8H12TS and 8I12TS until
November 25 to celebrate the 12th anniversary of South Tangerang
city's independence.  Activity is on 80 and 40 meters using mostly
SSB.  QSL via YH1RI.

RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, YO
International PSK31 Contest, LZ DX Contest, All Austrian 160-Meter
CW Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, REF 160-Meter CW Contest and
RSGB 1.8 MHz CW Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this
upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test is scheduled for November 23.

The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
scheduled for November 24.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, SKCC CW Sprint
and Phone Fray are scheduled for November 25.

Please see November QST, page 74, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
web sites for details.

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