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ARLD041 DX news
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DX Bulletin 41 ARLD041
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 14, 2021
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD041
ARLD041 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
GUINEA BISSAU, J5. Members of the Italian DX Team are now active as
J5T on CW, SSB and RTTY and J5HKT on FT8 until October 22. Activity
is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. They will have
6 operators and 4 stations active. QSL via I2YSB direct, OQRS or
LESOTHO, 7P. John, ZS6JON is planning a QO-100 activity using the
call 7P8Z from Maseru (grid locator KG30tp) on October 16 and 17.
QSL this operation only via PA3CMC and eventually LoTW.
ANGOLA, D2. Vasco, CS7ACE is now active as D2ACE from Luanda for
the first time since 2016. He has been found on 18145 kHz from 1500
to 1600Z. QSL direct or via bureau to CT2IXQ.
INDONESIA, 7A. A team of operators will be active as 7A2A from a
contest station in Central Java during the CQWW DX SSB Contest. QSL
to LoTW, direct, or via YB2DX.
KUWAIT, 9K. Abdallah, 9K2GS will be active as 9K2K during the CQWW
DX SSB Contest as a Single-Op/Single-Band (15m) entry. QSL via
EC6DX or LoTW.
MAURITANIA, 5T. Operators Johannes, PA5X and Gerben, PG5M will be
active as 5T5PA/P and 5T1GM, respectively, until October 19.
Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL
5T5PA/P via LoTW, Clublog or via PA5X (direct or by the Bureau).
JAPAN, JA. Kenji, JA4GXS will be active as JA4GXS/4 from Mi Island
from October 16 to 18. Activity will be on 40, 20, 17 and 6 meters
using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to his home call sign, direct or via the
UNITED STATES, W. Rich, WA5LFD, is now active as WA5LFD/p from
North Padre Island, NA-092, until November 30. Activity is on 80 to
10 meters, and possibly on 6 and 2 meters, using CW, SSB, and RTTY.
QSL via LoTW or WA5LFD direct. Also, Mike, W7LG/4 will be QRV from
Hatteras Island, NA-067 from October 24 to 29, using CW and SSB on
80, 40 and 20 meters. QSL to eQSL or LoTW or send direct to W7LG.
KINGDOM OF ESWATINI, 3DA0. The Russian DXpedition Team (RUDXT) will
be QRV as 3DA0RU until October 22. Activity will be on 160 to 6
meters using CW, SSB, FT8 and QO-100 satellite, with multiple
stations. QSL via R7AL (direct or by the Bureau), ClubLog’s OQRS
(preferable) or LoTW. The Latvian RSF team will be active as 3DA0WW
until October 26. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB, RTTY and FT8 (F/H). QSL via YL2GN (direct) or ClubLog’s OQRS
(direct and by the Bureau). The log will be uploaded to LoTW six
months after the end of the operation. Lionel, ZS6DPL will be QRV
as 3DA0LP from Manzini from November 1 to 5.
AUSTRIA, 4U2. Members of the International Amateur Radio Contest DX
Club (ARCDXC – United Nations, 4U1A) will be active as 4U2U until
October 31. Activity is to celebrate United Nations Day. QSL via
UA3DX, direct or by the Bureau.
HAWAII, KH7. Alex, KU1CW, will be active as KH7Q from Oahu Island
(OC-019) during the CQWW DX SSB Contest as a Single-Op/All-Band
entry. Look for activity before and after the contest where Alex
will be signing KH6/KU1CW. QSL KH7Q via LoTW or direct to AH6NF.
TAIWAN, BV. Jun, JH4RHF/OE1JUN is currently in Taiwan for his work
until November 8. In his spare time he will try to be on the bands,
probably on 40 to 10 meters using CW. QSL via OE1JUN.
SABA, PJ6. Bart, PD1BAT is planning to be QRV as PJ6/PD1BAT from
October 30 to November 5. He’ll have an FT-818 and endfed for 40,
20 and 10 meters and plans to be active on FT8 on 40 and 20 meters.
QSL via the bureau to PD1BAT.
CYPRUS, 5B. Paul, SA6PIS will operate holiday style as 5B/SA6PIS
from the October 19 to 31. He will also visit WWFF references. QSL
via SA6PIS (d/B).
CRETE, SV9. Erwin, DK5EW is QRV until October 28 as SV9/DK5EW on 2
meter EME and MS. QSL via DK5EW (d), LoTW.
SERBIA, YU. Members of the Amateur Radio Club Novi Sad celebrate
their city’s status as European Capital of Culture 2022 with the
call sign YU2022NS until December 30. QSL via YU7BPQ.
RWANDA, 9X. Members of the Holy Land DX Group (HDXG) will sign 9X4X
between November 24 and December 1. They will run 3 stations on 160
to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 and maybe some satellite
operation as well. They will also participate in the CQWW DX CW
Contest. QSL via Ruben, 4Z5FI (direct or by the Bureau) or
THE GAMBIA, C5. Alan, G3XAQ will be active as C56XA from November
24 to December 2. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using only
CW. His main activity will be during the CQWW DX CW Contest as a
Single-Op/Single-Band (20m)/Low-Power entry. QSL via G3SWH’s OQRS,
direct or LoTW. No bureau cards. The log will be uploaded to LoTW
and ClubLog once Alan returns home.
COMOROS, D6. Members of the F6KOP Radio Club are planning to activate
the Comoro Islands (AF-007) with a multi-national 12 operator team
sometime between mid-to-end January in 2022. Activity will be on
160 to 10 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8/FT4, with 5 stations
as well as QO-100 satellite operations. Their call sign is pending.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The JARTS WW RTTY Contest, 10-10
International Fall Contest, CW, New York QSO Party, Worked All
Germany Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, Argentina National 7 MHz Contest,
Asia-Pacific Fall Sprint, CW, UBA ON Contest, 2 Meters, Illinois QSO
Party, RSGB RoLo CW, Run for the Bacon QRP Contest are on tap for
this weekend. The ARRL School Club Roundup and RSGB FT4 Contest
Series are on October 18. Please see October 2021 QST page 75 and
the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section