ARLD010 DX News


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ARLD010 DX news

DX Bulletin 10  ARLD010
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  March 10, 2022
To all radio amateurs

ARLD010 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
to all.

NIGER, 5U.  Giorgio, IU5HWS is QRV as 5UA99WS from Niamey until
March 20.  Activity of late has been on 20 meters using SSB around
1100z.  QSL via EA5GL.

TOGO, 5V.  Andy, KB9IJI is now QRV as 5V7JA from Mango.  Activity is
on the HF bands using mostly SSB with some CW and digital modes.
QSL via LoTW.

MALAWI, 7Q.  Don, K6ZO is QRV as 7Q6M until March 13.  He has been
active on 80 meters using CW around 0300z.  QSL direct to home call.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Laurent, F8CZI is QRV as 8Q7ZI until March 21.
Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using CW and SSB.  QSL to
home call.

MALTA, 9H.  Mike, G3VYI will be QRV as 9H/G3VYI and 9H6YI from
southwest Gozo from March 11 to 13.  Activity will be on the HF
bands.  This includes being active in the RSGB Commonwealth contest.
QSL to home call.

THE GAMBIA, C5.  Don, G3XTT is QRV as C56DF until March 18.
Activity is using mostly CW on 30, 17, and 12 meters.  This includes
being active in the RSGB Commonwealth contest.  QSL to home call.

COMOROS, D6.  Don, K6ZO will be QRV as D60AB from March 16 to 18.
QSL direct to home call.

NORTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Warwick, E51WL has been active using FT8 on
12 meters just before 2200z.  QSL to home call.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX.  Pavel, R2DX and other operators are QRV as EX0QR
from the southern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul/Kyrgyzstan until March 16.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and various digital
modes.  QSL via R2DX.

from Rimatara Island, IOTA OC-050, until March 30.  Activity is on
80 to 10 meters using SSB.  This includes being active as TX5AQ as a
Single Op/High Power entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB
contest.  QSL via SP7DQR.

FRENCH GUIANA, FY.  Pete, F4GPK is QRV as FY/F4GPK from Kourou until
March 17.  Activity is holiday style on the HF bands.  QSL to home

WALES, GW.  Special event station GB20SOTA is QRV until March 26
from the Welsh SOTA summit of Mynydd y Cwm to celebrate 20 years of
the Summits On The Air program.  Activity is on the HF and V/UHF
bands.  QSL via M1EYP.

Marcus Island, IOTA OC-073, until mid-June.  Activity is on the HF
bands using mostly CW.  QSL via JA8CJY.

SEYCHELLES, S7.  Ravi, S79VU has been active on 20 meters using SSB
beginning around 1600z.  QSL via N4GNR.

BELIZE, V3.  Iain, G4SGX is QRV as V31GX from Ambergris Cay, IOTA
NA-073, until March 18.  Activity is holiday style on 160 to 6
meters using CW and possibly FT8.  This includes being active in the
RSGB Commonwealth contest.  QSL via LoTW.

INDONESIA, YB.  Special event station 8C9MGP will be QRV from Lombok
Island, IOTA OC-150, from March 11 to 13 to support the Mandalika
Grand Prix.  QSL via HA3JB.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8.  Diya, YI1DZ, will be QRV as Z81D from Juba
beginning March 11 and will be here until September 11.  Activity
will be holiday style.  QSL via OM3JW.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF.  Colin, G4CWH is QRV as ZF2CA from Grand Cayman,
IOTA NA-016.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  His
length of stay is unknown.  This includes being active in the RSGB
Commonwealth contest.  QSL direct to home call.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL.  Jacky, ZL3CW will be QRV in the RSGB Commonwealth
contest.  QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The RSGB Commonwealth Contest, Stew Perry
Topband CW Challenge, North American RTTY Sprint, Novice Rig
Roundup, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint,
K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, YB DX RTTY Contest, SARL Field Day
Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, EA PSK63 Contest, South
America 10 Meter Contest, DIG SSB QSO Party, AGCW QRP CW Contest,
Oklahoma QSO Party, TESLA Memorial HF CW Contest, Idaho QSO Party,
UBA 2-Meter Spring Contest, FIRAC HF Contest and Wisconsin QSO Party
are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint, The OK1WC Memorial,
Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, CLARA
Chatter Party, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club
AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test CW 40,
Mini-Test CW 80 and the RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship run from
March 14 to 20.

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

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The Big Island Amateur Radio Club (BIARC) will meet via the ZOOM protocol on Saturday, 12 March 2022.  The BIARC Board of Directors will meet at 1200 HST, while the membership meeting will be held at 1400 HST.

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) needs licensed Ham Radio Operators to participate in the April 16th Kawailani ‘Ino Hawaii statewide Emergency Communications Exercise.  Sign up today at

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section


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