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DX Bulletin 8 ARLD008
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 24, 2022
To all radio amateurs
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AA3B, 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.
SRI LANKA, 4S. Operators DK7DR and DC0KK will be QRV as 4S7DRG and
4S7KKG, respectively, from the former Deutsche Welle shortwave
broadcast relay station near Trincomalee from March 2 to 9.
Activity will be on 40 to 15 meters with a focus on SSB and FT8.
QSL to home calls.
MALAWI, 7Q. Don, K6ZO is QRV as 7Q6M while working at the
Embangweni Mission Hospital. Activity is in his spare time. This
includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter SSB and
upcoming ARRL International DX SSB contests. QSL direct to home
MALDIVES, 8Q. Operators Karel, OK2WM and Vlad, OK2WX are QRV as
8Q7WM and 8Q7WX, respectively, from Innahura Island, IOTA AS-013,
until March 8. Activity is on 160, 80, and 40 meters using CW and
SSB. QSL to home calls.
NEPAL, 9N. Robert, 9N7AA has been active using FT8 on 30 meters
around 1230z and 17 meters around 1300z. QSL via LoTW.
CAPE VERDE, D4. Oliver, DJ5QS is QRV as D4CW and D44DX from Santa
Maria village on Sal Island, IOTA AF-086, until March 2. Activity
is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Philippe, EA4NF will be QRV as EA8/EA4NF from
Hierro Island, IOTA AF-004, from March 4 to 6. Activity will be on
the FM and Linear LEO satellites from very rare Grid Squares IL07
and IL17. QSL via LoTW.
GUADELOUPE, FG. Philippe, F1DUZ is QRV as FG4KH until March 15.
Activity is on the HF bands. This includes being active in the REF
SSB and upcoming ARRL International SSB DX contests. QSL to home
ST. LUCIA, J6. A group of operators will be QRV as J68HZ from March
1 to 7. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters. This includes being
active in the upcoming ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL
direct to K9HZ.
ST. VINCENT, J8. Brian, GW4DVB is QRV as J88PI from Bequia Island,
IOTA NA-025, until March 8. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using
SSB, SSTV, and FT8. QSL direct to home call.
BELGIUM, ON. Members of the Radio Club Belge de l’Est are QRV with
special event call sign OR100RCBE during all of 2022 to celebrate
the club’s founding in 1922. QSL via ON4GDV.
CURACAO, PJ2. Andreas, DK5ON will be QRV as PJ2/DK5ON from March 1
to 17. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FT8, and
FT4. This includes being active in the upcoming ARRL International
SSB DX and Russian DX contests. QSL to home call.
SINT MAARTEN, PJ7. Tom, AA9A will be QRV as PJ7AA from February 26
to March 26. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB,
FT8, and FT4. QSL direct to home call.
BRAZIL, PY. Special event station ZZ165IBI is QRV during the month
of March to commemorate the founding of the city of Ibiuna 165 years
ago. QSL via PU2SWB.
ANTIGUA, V2. Bud, AA3B will be QRV as V26K from March 3 to 10.
Activity will be on the HF bands using CW. This includes being
active as a Single Op/High Power/All Band/Unlimited entry in the
upcoming ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL via LoTW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide 160-Meter SSB Contest,
North American RTTY QSO Party, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox
Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, REF SSB Contest, FTn DX Contest, UBA DX
CW Contest, South Carolina QSO Party, NA Collegiate RTTY
Championship, High Speed Club CW Contest and the North Carolina QSO
Party will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The K1USN Slow Speed Test, QCX CW Challenge, OK1WC CW Memorial, RSGB
FT4 Contest, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS
Weeksprint, AGCW 80-Meter YL-CW Party, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club
AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test CW 40,
Mini-Test CW 80, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest and AWA John Rollins
Memorial DX CW Contest are all on tap for February 28 to March 6.
Please see February QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
web sites for details.