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DX Bulletin 39 ARLD039
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 30, 2021
To all radio amateurs
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
LU2BB, 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.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Nobby, G0VJG is QRV as 8Q7CQ from Innahura Island,
IOTA AS-013, until October 13. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters,
including 60 meters, using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Elvira, IV3FSG plans to be QRV as C92R beginning
sometime in October. Activity will be in her spare time on 80 to 10
meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to IK2DUW.
COMOROS, D6. Operators Janusz, SP9FIH and Leszek, SP6CIK are QRV as
D60AC and D60AD, respectively, from Moroni, IOTA AF-007, until
October 2. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and
FT8. QSL to home calls.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Members of the DARC club in
Backnang are QRV with special call sign DP70BAC until the end of
2021 to celebrates the club’s 70th anniversary. QSL via DH1OK.
IRAN, EP. Mohammed, EP2MRK has been QRV on 20 meters using SSB
between 1520 and 1800z. QSL via RW6HS.
TAJIKISTAN, EY. Ken, K4ZW is QRV as EY8/K4ZW until October 7 while
on work assignment. QSL to home call.
HUNGARY, HA. Tamas, HA6LT is QRV as HA60ANT until the end of 2021
to commemorate the Antarctic Treaty celebrations. QSL to home call.
ITALY, I. Station II6OANT is QRV until the end of 2021 to
commemorate the Antarctic Treaty celebrations. QSL via I1HYW.
ANTARCTICA. A group of operators are QRV as KC4USV from McMurdo
Station on Ross Island, IOTA AN-011, until October 31. Activity is
on 40 and 20 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via K7MT.
ARGENTINA, LU. A group of operators are QRV with special event
station LU2BB on October 1 to commemorate the anniversary of Ana
Beker, who, known as the Amazon Of The Americas, rode on horseback
from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Ottawa, Canada. Activity is on the
HF and V/UHF bands using CW, SSB, FM, SSTV, FT8, and Satellite. QSL
direct to LU2BB.
AUSTRIA, OE. Station OE60ANT is QRV until the end of 2021 to
commemorate the Antarctic Treaty celebrations. QSL via OE3DMA.
MARKET REEF, OJ0. Pasi, OH3WS will be QRV as OJ0WS from October 3
to 9. Activity will be on the HF bands, and on 160 meters using
only CW. He plans on possibly being active in the upcoming
Scandinavian Activity SSB contest. QSL to home call.
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9. Members of the Czech DXpedition Group
will be QRV as S9OK from Sao Tome, IOTA AF-023, from October 3 to 5.
Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8. QSL
DODECANESE, SV5. A group of operators are QRV as SV5/HB9COG from
Rhodes, IOTA EU-001, until October 5. Activity is EME on 70, 23,
13, 9, 6, and 3 centimeters, at various times, using JT65C, Q65C,
Q65D, and CW. QSL direct to HB9Q.
CRETE, SV9. John, SV9CJO is QRV with special event call SX200CJO
until December 31 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Hellenic
revolution against the Ottoman Empire. QSL via operator’s
TURKEY, TA. Vasily, R7AA is QRV as TA0/R7AA from Buyukada Island,
IOTA AS-201. Activity of late has been on 20 meters using CW and
FT8. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.
KOSOVO, Z6. Ben, DL7UCX is QRV as Z6/DL7UCX until October 3.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, FT8, and FT4. QSL to home
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Oceania DX Phone Contest, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, TRC DX Contest,
German Telegraphy Contest, Russian World Wide Digital Contest,
Two-Meter Classic Sprint, IARU Region 1 UHF/Microwaves Contest,
California QSO Party, International HELL-Contest, SKCC CW QSO Party,
RSGB DX Contest, UBA ON SSB Contest and Peanut Power QRP Sprint are
all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The K1USN Slow Speed Test and RSGB 80-Meter Autumn CW Series are
scheduled for October 4.
The ARS Spartan Sprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, and
RTTYOPS Weeksprint are on tap for October 5.
The Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest,
432 MHz Fall Sprint, and UKEICC 80-Meter Contest are scheduled for
Please see October QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web
sites for details.