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DX Bulletin 37 ARLD037
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 16, 2021
To all radio amateurs
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
IK2DUW, 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.
CONWAY REEF, 3D2. Dom, 3D2USU is QRV as 3D2CR and active until the
end of September. Look for activity on 160 to 6 meters using FT8.
QSL via operator’s instructions.
TANZANIA, 5H. Gab, HA3JB is QRV as 5H1IP from Zanzibar Island, IOTA
AF-032, until September 29. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8. This includes being an entry in the
upcoming CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL direct to home call.
TONGA, A3. Masa, JA0RQV is QRV as A35JP from Tongatapu Island, IOTA
OC-049, until October 31. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW,
SSB, and FT8. QSL to home call.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Members of the Emirates Amateur Radio
Society are QRV with special callsign A60EXPO until October 1 during
the Special Event Expo 2020 being held in Dubai. QSL via EA7FTR.
BAHRAIN, A9. Members of the Bahrain Amateur Radio Society are QRV
as A91ARS until September 23 to celebrate the Saudi National Day.
QSL via EC6DX.
COMOROS, D6. Janusz, SP9FIH and Leszek, SP6CIK will be QRV as D60AC
and D60AD, respectively, from September 18 to October 2. Activity
will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8. QSL to home
SPAIN, EA. Special event station AM500EMV will be QRV from
September 18 to 25 to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the first
circumnavigation of the Earth and memorialize Juan Sebastian
Elcano’s taking on the command of the carrack Victoria. QSL via
JAN MAYEN, JX. Operators LA7GIA, RA9USU, DL5EBE, LB1QI and EA3HSO
are QRV as JX0X from Kvalrossbukta, IOTA EU-022, until October 5.
Activity is on the HF bands using all bands and modes and with four
stations active. QSL direct to UA3DX.
LITHUANIA, LY. Special event calls LY785A, LY785QT and LY785SUN are
QRV until September 30 to celebrate the founding 785 years ago of
the town of Siauliai. QSL LY785SUN via LoTW, LY785QT via LY2QT, and
LY785A via LY5A.
FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Stian, LB5SH is QRV as OY/LB5SH from Torshavn
until September 20. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB,
and FT8. This includes being an entry in the Scandinavian Activity
CW contest. QSL to home call.
SEYCHELLES, S7. Fred, DH5FS is QRV as S79/DH5FS from La Digue and
Praslin Islands, IOTA AF-024. Activity is in his spare time on the
HF bands using CW and FT8. QSL to home call.
POLAND, SP. Special event station 3Z20UR is QRV until October 15 to
celebrate 20 years of the University of Rzeszow. QSL via SP8POP.
CRETE, SV9. Flavio, IW2NEF will be QRV as SV9/IW2NEF from September
19 to 24. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8.
QSL via IK2DUW.
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2. Bud, AA3B and Brian, N3OC are QRV as V26K
and V26OC, respectively, until September 20. Activity is holiday
style on the HF bands using all modes. QSL both calls vis LoTW.
UK SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS ON CYPRUS, ZC4. Garry, 2M1DHG is QRV as
ZC4GR until December 31. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and
various digital modes. QSL via EB7DX.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, North
American RTTY Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow
Speed CW Test, AGB NEMIGA Contest, Collegiate QSO Party, SARL
VHF/UHF Digital Contest, Scandinavian Activity CW Contest, Texas QSO
Party, Iowa QSO Party, QRP Afield, New Jersey QSO Party, Washington
State Salmon Run, Wisconsin Parks on the Air, Feld Hell Sprint,
BARTG Sprint PSK63 Contest and Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest will
certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
scheduled for September 21.
The SKCC CW Sprint, Phone Fray, and CWops Mini-CWT Test are
scheduled for September 22.
Please see September QST, page 94, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
web sites for details.