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ARLD004 DX news
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 4 ARLD004
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 28, 2021
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD004
ARLD004 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
I0IJ, 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.
KINGDOM OF ESWATINI, 3DA0. Hans, 3DA0AQ has been active on 20
meters using CW around 2035z. QSL via EA5GL.
TUNISIA, 3V. Ash, KF5EYY will be QRV as 3V8SF from the Scout Radio
Club of Sfax city club station during the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW
contest as a Single Op/Low Power entry. QSL via LX1NO.
AZERBAIJAN, 4K. Special event station 4K1AZI is QRV until February
2 in remembrance of Hazi Ahad oglu Aslanov, a major general of tank
division. QSL via DC9RI.
GEORGIA, 4L. Look for 4L2M to be a Single Op entry in the CQ World
Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL direct to EA7FTR.
ISRAEL, 4X. Special event station 4X0RMN will be QRV from January
30 to February 1 to recognize the Land of Craters programme from
Ramon Crater. QSL via 4X6ZM.
BARBADOS, 8P. Charles, 8P6ET will QRV as 8P1W in the CQ World Wide
160 Meter CW contest. QSL via KU9C.
FRANCE, F. Special event station TM1CCA will be QRV from January 30
to March 20 to draw attention to a charity supporting research into
pediatric cancers. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB,
RTTY, FT8 and FT4. QSL via LoTW.
ENGLAND, G. Special call sign GB75ISWL is QRV during all of 2021 to
celebrate the 75th anniversary of the International Short Wave
League. Activity will be on most HF bands and modes. QSL via
GUERNSEY, GU. Look for GU4YOX to be QRV as a Single Op/High Power
entry in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL direct to
ANTARCTICA. Takumi, JG3PLH will be QRV as 8J1RL beginning in
February as a member of the 62nd Japanese Antarctic Research
Expedition team stationed at Syowa base on East Ongul Island, IOTA
AN-015. He is here until January 2022. QSL via bureau.
ARGENTINA, LU. Special event station L21RCA is QRV during 2021 to
celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Radio Club Argentino. QSL
BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik will
be QRV as LZ544SG during February to honor the memory of Orthodox
saints. QSL via bureau.
ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. A group of operators will be QRV as OH0W in the
CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. They plan to be active a few
days after the contest. QSL via operators’ instructions.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA21BP will be QRV during
February to celebrate the Scouts’ Thinking Day on the Air. QSL via
BONAIRE, PJ4. Operator K4BAI will be QRV as PJ4A in the CQ World
Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL to home call.
POLAND, SP. Special event station HF100LEM is QRV from Krakow
during all of 2021 to mark the 100th birthday celebration of the
Polish writer Stanislaw Lem. QSL via SP9PKZ.
SOMALIA, T5. Ali, 6O1OO has been QRV on 40 meters using FT8 around
1340 and 2230z. QSL via QRZ.com.
INDONESIA, YB. A large group of operators will be QRV as 7A1A as a
Multi/Single entry in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL
via EA7FTR direct or LoTW.
IRAQ, YI. Giorgio, IU5HWS is QRV as YI9WS until March while on
assignment. Activity is in his spare time on 80 to 15 meters. QSL
direct to home call.
ST. HELENA ISLAND, ZD7. Peter, ZD7FT has been QRV on 17 meters
using SSB around 1440 to 1505z. Barrie, ZD7MY has been active on 15
meters using FT8 just after 1500z. QSL direct to home calls.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Stan, K5GO plans to be QRV as ZF5T in the CQ
World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL to home call.
NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Members of the Christchurch Amateur Radio Club
will be QRV as ZL100RSC during February to celebrate its 100th
anniversary. QSL via bureau.
ANTARCTICA. Oleg, ZS1ANF plans to be QRV as ZS7ANF from Wolf’s Fang
Camp beginning in February. QSL via RK1PWA.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ 160-Meter CW Contest, Winter
Field Day, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW
Sprint Ladder, Feld Hell Sprint, REF CW Contest, UBA DX SSB Contest
and the RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint are all on tap for this weekend.
The RSGB 80-meter Club SSB Championship, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test
and OK1WC Memorial are scheduled for February 1.
The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and ARS
Spartan CW Sprint are scheduled for February 2.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, VHF-UHF FT8
Activity Contest, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt and Phone Fray are
scheduled for February 3.
Please see January 2021 QST, page 75, February 2021 QST, page 73,
and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM).
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section