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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 9 ARLD009
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 4, 2021
To all radio amateurs
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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
ZAMBIA, 9J. Bodo, HB9EWU is QRV as 9J2BG while working on a
humanitarian mission in the Luapula Province. He is active in his
spare time generally on 20 meters. QSL to home call.
OMAN, A4. Operator A41CK will be QRV as A42K as a Single Op/All
Band entry in the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL via EA5GL.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Greg, KD5ESG will be QRV as A65HH while
on work assignment in Abu Dhabi. QSL via operator’s instructions.
SPAIN, EA. Special event stations AM3DIM and AM3YLD will be QRV
from March 6 to 12 to commemorate International Women’s Day on March
8. QSL via operators’ instructions.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Miguel, EA1BP plans to be QRV as ED8W in the
ARRL International SSB DX contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power
entry. QSL via EA5GL.
MARTINIQUE, FM. Station FM5BH will be QRV as a Single Op/All
Band/High Power entry in the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL
SCOTLAND, GM. Chris, GM3WOJ is QRV with special call sign GB2CR
until March 18 to honor the legacy of the Collins Radio Company.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and some CW. QSL via LoTW.
ECUADOR, HC, Rick, NE8Z is QRV as HC1MD/2 from Santa Elena Province
until May 15. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters. QSL via K8LJG.
VATICAN, HV. Look for IK0FVC to be QRV as HV0A in the ARRL
International SSB DX contest. QSL via LoTW.
ST. LUCIA, J6. Bill, K9HZ, Dan, W0CN and Kyle, WA4PGM are QRV as
J68HZ, J68CN and J68PG, respectively, until March 11. Activity is
on the HF bands. They will be active as J68HZ in the ARRL
International SSB DX contest. QSL direct to home calls.
PERU, OA. Ed, W9SI plans to be QRV as OA4SS in the ARRL
International SSB DX contest as a Single Op/All Band/High
Power/Unassisted entry. QSL via KB6J.
CURACAO, PJ2. Don, AF4Z, Vince, K4JC, Dan, N1ZZ and Walt, WB5ZGA
are QRV as PJ2/home calls until March 9. Activity is on 160 to 10
meters. They will be active as PJ2T in the ARRL International SSB
DX contest. QSL PJ2T via W3HNK and all others to home calls.
BONAIRE, PJ4. Marty, W1MD plans to be QRV as PJ4G in the ARRL
International SSB DX contest as a Single Op/Single Band entry on
either 20 or 15 meters depending on conditions. QSL via LoTW.
POLAND, SP. Special event stations SN0ZOSP and SN100ZOSP are QRV
until February 5, 2022 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the
Association of the Voluntary Fire Brigades of the Republic of
Poland. QSL SN0ZOSP via SP9ODM and SN100ZOSP via SP9SPJ.
BENIN, TY. Ian, ZS6JSI is QRV as ZS6JSI/TY from Parakou until June.
Activity is in his spare time on 80, 40 and 20 meters using SSB and
FT8. QSL via EC6DX.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R125PR is QRV during
March to celebrate Alexander S. Popov’s first wireless transmission
125 years ago. QSL via R1AU.
MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Paul, KA4WPX is QRV as V7/KA4WPX and V73AX
from Kwajalein Atoll, IOTA OC-028. Activity is at various times on
160 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL
ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Tev, TA1HZ is QRV as ZD8HZ until mid-April.
He plans to be active in the ARRL International SSB DX contest and
the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest. QSL direct to home
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL International SSB DX Contest,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN
Slow Speed CW Test, Novice Rig CW Roundup, Wake-Up QRP CW Sprint,
Open Ukraine RTTY Championship, UBA Spring CW Contest, NSARA
Contest, SARL Hamnet 40-Meter Simulated Emergency SSB Contest and
the WAB 3.5 MHz Phone will certainly keep contesters busy this
The OK1WC Memorial is scheduled for March 8.
The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
scheduled for March 9.
The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship, AWA John Rollins Memorial DX
CW Contest, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, QRP
40-Meter CW Fox Hunt and Phone Weekly Test/Fray are scheduled for
Please see March QST, page 72, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
Reminder: The monthly test of the Maunakea VOAD Repeater (146.72-MHz-PLL 100.0) is set for Saturday, 06 March 2021, 1200-1300 HST.
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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section