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ARLD042 DX news
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 42 ARLD042
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 21, 2021
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD042
ARLD042 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
W2GD, 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.
KINGDOM OF SWATINI, 3DA0. A group of operators are QRV as 3DA0WW
until October 26. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB,
RTTY and FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL direct to YL2GN.
THE GAMBIA, C5. Operators Jan-Francois, F4AHV, Gerard, F5NVF, Luc,
F5RAV and Abdel, M0NPT will be QRV as C5C from Kololi from October
24 to November 19. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB, FT8, FT4, and Satellite activity on QO-100. QSL via F5RAV.
BAHAMAS, C6. Richard, NN2T will be QRV as C6AHB from Bimini Island,
IOTA NA-048, from October 27 to November 3. This includes being
active in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL to home
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Members of the DARC local
association Wolfsburg and possibly others will be QRV as special
event station DR0OEBIS until the end of 2021 to celebrate the 150th
anniversary of the railway station Oebisfelde. Activity will be on
various HF bands and Satellites using CW, SSB, RTTY and various
digital modes. QSL via bureau.
MARTINIQUE, FM. Miguel, EA1BP will be QRV as FM/EA1BP from October
27 to November 5. This includes being active as TO7O in the
upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.
GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8. Members of the Tifariti Gang/DX Friends
will be QRV as HD8R from October 26 to November 7. Activity will be
with four active stations on 160 to 6 meters, including 60 meters,
using CW, SSB, various digital modes, and on Low-Earth orbit
Satellites. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World
Wide DX SSB contest as either a Multi/2 or Multi/Multi entry. QSL
SARDINIA, IS0. Richard, OM2TW is QRV as IS0/OM2TW until November 1.
Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and various
digital modes. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ
World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via OM2FY.
JAPAN, JA. Members of the radio club in the city of Tama are QRV as
8N1TAMA until the end of June 2022 to mark their city’s 50th
anniversary. Activity is on 160 meters to 70 centimeters using CW,
SSB and FM. QSL via bureau.
ARGENTINA, LU. Special event station L21RCA is QRV until the end of
2021 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Radio Club Argentina.
QSL via LU4AA.
BELGIUM, ON. Special event stations ON75AF, ON75BAF and ON75BFS are
QRV until the end of 2021 to draw attention to the 75th anniversary
of the Belgian Air Force. QSL via operators’ instructions.
BONAIRE, PJ4. Tjeerd, PE1OJR is QRV as PJ4/PE1OJR until October 29.
Activity is holiday style mainly on 40 and 20 meters using SSB, FT8
and FT4. QSL via LoTW.
SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5. John, W5JON will be QRV as PJ5/W5JON from
St. Eustatius, IOTA NA-145, from October 24 to November 1. Activity
will be on 40 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. This includes being an
entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL direct to
ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD will be QRV as P40W from October 25 to
November 1. Activity will be on all bands as time permits. This
includes being active in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest.
QSL via LoTW.
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Mario, W4HBW is QRV as VP5MA from
Providenciales Island, IOTA NA-002, until October 31. He is usually
active on 20 and 15 meters using FT8. QSL direct to home call.
BERMUDA, VP9. Jeff, N6CQ will be QRV as VP9/N6GQ from October 27 to
November 1. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB.
He plans to be active as VP9I in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB
contest. QSL via operator’s instructions.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL EME Contest, Stew Perry Topband
CW Challenge, North American SSB Sprint Contest, NCCC CW Sprint,
K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, YBDXPI FT8 Contest, UK/EI DX SSB Contest
and the Classic CW Exchange are all on tap for this upcoming
The Telephone Pioneers QSO Party and K1USN Slow Speed Test are
scheduled for October 25.
The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
scheduled for October 26.
The SKCC CW Sprint, Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT Test and UKEICC
80-Meter CW Contest are on tap for October 27.
Please see October QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web
sites for details.
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section