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ARLD011 DX news

DX Bulletin 11  ARLD011
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  March 18, 2021
To all radio amateurs

ARLD011 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
KK9A, 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.

BOTSWANA, A2.  Operators Vasily, R7AL, Leo, UI8J, Vlad, R9LR and
Mike, RU3UR are QRV as A25RU from Gaborone until March 26.  Activity
is 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 Club Log.

BAHAMAS, C6.  Steve, KG4LJB is QRV as C6AJB from Eleuthera Island,
IOTA NA-001, until March 27.  Activity is on 80 to 15 meters using
some SSB, but mostly FT8 and FT4.  QSL via LoTW.

MOROCCO, CN.  Special event station CN21JIF is QRV until March 21 to
celebrate the United Nations International Day of Forests which is
on March 21.  QSL via RW6HS.

MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3.  Helmut, DF7EE will be QRV as CT9/DF7EE from
March 23 to 31.  This includes being active as either CQ3W or CR3W
in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL direct to home

SPAIN, EA.  Special event station EH3DWN is QRV until April 1 to
commemorate World Down Syndrome Day which is on March 21.  QSL via

GUADELOUPE, FG.  Philippe, F1DUZ is QRV as FG4KH until April 1.
This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB
contest.  QSL direct to home call.

SAINT MARTIN, FS.  Janusz, SP9FIH will be QRV as TO1K from Saint
Martin from March 22 to April 5.  Activity will be on the HF bands.
QSL to home call.

WALES, GW.  John, MW1CFN will be QRV as GB1004FTS from Anglesey
Island, IOTA EU-005, from March 25 to April 8 to celebrate the 100th
anniversary of the Royal Air Force’s Number 4 Flying Training School
that opened on 1 April 1921.  Activity will be on the HF bands,
including 6 and 2 meters, using SSB and various digital modes.  QSL
direct to home call.

ARUBA, P4.  John, KK9A will be QRV as P40A from March 24 to 28.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  This
includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB
contest.  QSL via WD9DZV.

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.

BRAZIL, PY.  Special event stations ZZ5FLORIPA and ZZ5FLN are QRV
until March 23 to celebrate the 348th anniversary of Florianopolis.
QSL via bureau.

MALI, TZ.  Jeff, TZ4AM has been active using CW on 40 meters around
0145z.  QSL via W0SA.

COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS, VK9C.  Station VK9CE is QRV until March 23.
Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.
Some activity on 6 meters is possible depending on conditions.  QSL
via EB7DX.

PITCAIRN ISLAND, VP6.  Meralda, VP6MW has been active on 20 meters
SSB around 1520z and 17 meters SSB around 1640z.  QSL via W0VTT.

INDONESIA, YB.  A group of operators will be QRV as 7D5RI from Rupat
Island, IOTA OC-245, from March 26 to 28.  Activity will be on 80 to
10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.  QSL via LoTW.

NICARAGUA, YN.  Myron, KN6GHM will be QRV as H7/KN6GHM from
Guanacastillo from March 22 to 30.  Activity will be holiday style
on 80 to 10 meters using SSB.  He and Trevis, YN7ZTR will be QRV as
YN1YN in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest with two
stations.  QSL via LoTW.

KOSOVO, Z6.  Driton, Z61DX has been QRV on 20 meters using CW around
1500z.  QSL via Club Log.

Sprint, NCCC Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, BARTG HF RTTY
Contest, Russian DX Contest, AGCW VHF/UHF Contest, Virginia QSO
Party, Feld Hell Sprint, UBA Spring SSB Contest, Run for the Bacon
QRP CW Contest, OK1WC Memorial and Worldwide Sideband Activity
Contest are all on tap for this weekend.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint is scheduled for March 23.

The SKCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and QRP CW Fox
Hunt are all scheduled for March 24.

Please see March QST, page 72, 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