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ARLD010 DX news
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 10 ARLD010
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 11, 2021
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD010
ARLD010 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
ZAMBIA, 9J. Bodo, HB9EWU plans to be QRV as 9J2BG while spending
one year on a humanitarian mission at the St. Paul’s Mission General
Hospital in Kashikishi. Activity will be in his spare time on 20
meters. QSL to home call.
BOTSWANA, A2. Operators Vasily, R7AL, Leo, UI8J, Vlad, R9LR and
Mike, RU3UR will be QRV as A25RU from Gaborone from March 15 to 26.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters, using CW, SSB, and FT8 in
DXpedtion mode, with four stations active. This also includes
activity on Satellite QO-100. QSL via ClubLog.
GUADELOUPE, FG. Philippe, F1DUZ will be QRV as FG4KH from March 16
to April 1. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World
Wide WPX SSB contest. QSL direct to home call.
ECUADOR, HC. Rick, NE8Z is QRV as HC1MD/2 from the Santa Elena
province until May 15. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB,
FT8 and FT4. QSL via K8LJG.
MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ will be QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1 while
on work assignment at the weather station here. Activity is in his
spare time on the HF bands using CW. He is here for about three
months. QSL direct to JA8CJY.
LITHUANIA, LY. Special event stations LY31A and LY11LY are QRV
until March 31 to celebrate the 31st anniversary of the Act of the
Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania. QSL via operators’
AUSTRIA, OE. Members of the VIC Amateur Radio Contest DX Club are
QRV as C7A during March. QSL via UA3DX.
FINLAND, OH. Members of the SSAB Raahe ARC are QRV as special event
station OF60RR from Pattijoki until March 1, 2022 to celebrate the
60th anniversary of the start of the construction of the steel mill
Rautaruukki in May 1961. QSL direct to OH8DR.
ST. MAARTEN, PJ7. Tom, AA9A is QRV as PJ7AA until March 27.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW.
SEYCHELLES, S7. Ravi, S79VU has been active on 20 meters using FT8
around 0200z. QSL direct to N4GNR.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event stations R1934G, R108M, RG61PP
and R1961G are QRV until April 30 from the Smolensk Oblast to
commemorate the 87th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s birth and the
60th anniversary of his historic 108-minute first flight. QSL via
ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Look for RI0Q to be QRV from Bol’shoy Begichev
Island, IOTA AS-152, beginning possibly March 17. The start date
may depend on weather conditions. QSL via ClubLog.
UZBEKISTAN, UJ. Bazarov, UK8FAV has been active using FT4 on 20
meters around 0200z. QSL direct to home call.
COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS, VK9C. Look for VK9CE to be QRV from March
16 to 23. Activity will be holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using
CW, SSB and FT8. They may also be active on 6 meters depending on
conditions. QSL via EB7DX.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Stew Perry Topband Challenge, North
American RTTY Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt,
NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, YB DX RTTY Contest, SARL
VHF/UHF Analogue Contest, SARL Field Day Contest, RSGB Commonwealth
Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, F9AA SSB Cup, South America 10
Meter Contest, The DIG QSO SSB Party, AGCW QRP CW Contest, Oklahoma
QSO Party, EA PSK63 Contest, QCWA QSO Party, TESLA Memorial HF CW
Contest, Idaho QSO Party, UBA Spring 2-Meter Contest, FIRAC HF
Contest, Classic Phone Exchange, and Wisconsin QSO Party will
certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The OK1WC Memorial, Bucharest Digital Contest, RSGB FT4 Contest
Series, 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and K1USN Slow Speed
CW Test are scheduled for March 15.
The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, CLARA Chatter Party and Worldwide Sideband
Activity Contest are scheduled for March 16.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are
scheduled for March 17.
Please see March QST, page 72, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.