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ARLD001 DX news
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 1 ARLD001
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 7, 2021
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD001
ARLD001 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
GEORGIA, 4L. Peter, G4ENL plans to be QRV as 4L1PJ from Svaneti
while on work assignment. He expects to be here for the next few
years. Activity is on various HF bands using SSB. QSL via N4GNR.
NIGER, 5U. Adrien, F5IHM is QRV as 5U4IHM until February 11.
Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using CW. QSL direct to home call.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Massimo, IZ5KID is QRV as 8Q7MM. Activity is on
various HF bands using mainly digital modes and with low power. QSL
to home call.
PAKISTAN, AP. Syed, AP2AM is QRV on 160 and 80 using FT8 at his
sunrise. QSL to home call.
ANGOLA, D2. Paulo, CT1FJZ is QRV as D2FJZ from the Province of
Cuando-Cubango until September 2021 while on work assignment.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home call.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Uwe, DO2PZ is QRV as DB100AVUS
during all of 2021 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the AVUS.
Located in the southwest of Berlin and opened in 1921, it is the
oldest controlled access motorway in Europe. QSL to home call.
JAPAN, JA. Special event call 8N1IZA is QRV until March 31 to
celebrate the 50th anniversary of Niiza City.
JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, JX2US has been QRV on 80 using CW from 1000 to
1200z. QSL via LA2US.
CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. Members of the radio club in Roznov pod
Radhostem are QRV with special call sign OL70KRT to celebrate the
club’s 70th anniversary. The length of activity is unknown. QSL
ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Special event station RJ30KR is QRV from
region R9Y in CQ Zone 18 during January to mark the 30th anniversary
of the Amateur Radio Club Kristall. QSL via bureau.
AUSTRALIA, VK. Grant, VK5GR will be QRV as VK5KI from Kangaroo
Island, IOTA OC-139, from January 11 to 22. Activity will be
holiday style on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8, and possibly
with RTTY and PSK. QSL via M0OXO.
ANTARCTICA. Seba, SQ1SGB and Will, M0ZXA are QRV as either
VP8/SQ1SGB or VP8HAL from Halley VI Research Station until February
4. They are active in their spare time on 40 and 20 meters using
JT65 and FT8. QSL via operators’ instructions.
INDIA, VU. Special event station AT2YAR is QRV until March 1 to
celebrate 100 years of amateur radio. QSL via VU3ZHA.
INDONESIA, YB. Ravie, YD7RV is QRV from Laut Island, IOTA OC-166,
and is active almost daily around 1700z on 40 meters using FT8. QSL
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Pete, K8PGJ will be QRV as ZF2PG from Grand
Cayman, IOTA NA-016, from January 10 to 17. Activity will be on 160
to 10 meters. This includes being an entry in the upcoming North
American SSB QSO Party. QSL via LoTW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American CW QSO Party, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, YB SSB
DX Contest, Old New Year Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, UBA
PSK63 Prefix Contest, NRAU-Baltic Contest, DARC 10-Meter Contest and
RSGB AFS Data Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The RSGB Hope QSO FT4 Party, OK1WC CW Memorial, K1USN Slow Speed CW
Test and 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint are scheduled for
The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RSGB
Hope QSO CW Party are scheduled for January 12.
The RSGB Hope QSO RTTY Party, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops
Mini-CWT CW Test, Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are
scheduled for January 13.
Please see January 2021 QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest web sites for details.