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ARLD009 DX news

DX Bulletin 9  ARLD009
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  March 3, 2022
To all radio amateurs

ARLD009 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
EA4NF, 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.

TOGO, 5V.  Andy, KB9IJI is QRV as 5V7JA and has been active using
FT8 on 30 and 20 meters, typically around 2100z to 0230z.  QSL to
home call.

UGANDA, 5X.  Alan, G3XAQ will be QRV as 5X1XA from Kampala from
March 7 to 14.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters with a focus on
the RSGB Commonwealth Contest.  QSL direct to home call.

MALAWI, 7Q.  Dan, K6ZO is QRV as 7Q6M until March 13.  This includes
being an entry in the ARRL International DX SSB contest.  QSL to
home call.

BARBADOS, 8P.  Charles, 8P6ET will be QRV as 8P1W in the ARRL
International DX SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power
entry.  He plans to also be active in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX
SSB contest.  QSL via KU9C.

CHILE, CE.  Luis, CE2ML plans to be in the ARRL International DX SSB
contest as a Single Op/Single Band entry on 10 meters.  QSL to home

CUBA, CO.  Members of the radio club of Sancti Spiritus and the
radio club of Trinidad and Cabaiguan will be QRV as T46SB from March
8 and 9 to activate a SOTA reference in the La Sabina-Banao Reserve.
Their activity is to celebrate the first radio broadcast from
Tuinicu 99 years ago and also International Women’s Day.  QSL via

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Look for D4K to be QRV in the ARRL International DX
SSB contest.  There may be some 6 meter activity before and after
the contest as well.  QSL via IZ4DPV.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA.  Special event station DA22WARD is
QRV until April 30 to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day, which is on
April 18.  QSL via bureau.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8.  Philippe, EA4NF is QRV as EA8/EA4NF from
Hierro Island, IOTA AF 004, until March 6.  Activity is on various
FM and Linear LEO satellites from very rare Grid Squares IL07 and
IL17.  QSL via LoTW.

ST. BARTHELEMY, FJ.  Andreas, DK6AS is QRV as FJ/DK6AS and has been
active on 40, 17, 15, 12, and 10 meters using CW generally from 1100
to 2330z.  QSL direct to home call.

Rimatara Island, IOTA OC-050, for four weeks.  Activity is on 80 to
10 meters using SSB.  This includes being active as TX5AQ in the
upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.  QSL to home call.

CURACAO, PJ2.  Andy, DK5ON is QRV as PJ2/DK5ON until March 17.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and various digital
modes.  He will also be active in the ARRL International DX SSB
contest.  QSL to home call.

SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5.  Frank, K3TRM will be QRV as PJ5/K3TRM
from Sint Eustatius, IOTA NA-145, from March 6 to 12.  He will be
active on 40 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY, FT8, and on various
satellites.  QSL to home call.

ANTIGUA, V2.  Bud, AA3B is QRV as V26K until March 10.  Activity is
on the HF bands using CW.  This includes being active as a Single
Op/High Power/All Band/Unlimited entry in the ARRL International DX
SSB contest.  QSL via LoTW.

BELIZE, V3.  Bill, K4XS will be QRV as V3X in the ARRL International
DX SSB contest.  QSL direct to home call.

from Grand Turk Island, IOTA NA-003, from March 7 to 21.  Activity
will be on the HF bands.  QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL International DX SSB Contest,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN
Slow Speed CW Test, Novice Rig CW Roundup, Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint,
UBA Spring 80-Meter CW Contest, NSARA Contest, SARL Hamnet 40-Meter
Simulated Emergency Contest and the WAB 3.5 MHz Phone will certainly
keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The OK1WC Memorial, RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship, Worldwide
Sideband Activity Contest, ARS Spartan CW Sprint, RTTYOPS
Weeksprint, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT,
CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40 CW and
Mini-Test 80 CW are all on tap for March 7 to 9.

Please see March QST, page 72, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web
sites for details.

For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebar, links, and twitter posts.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section


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