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ARLD038 DX news
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 38 ARLD038
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 22, 2022
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD038
ARLD038 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
CT1DSV, 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.
TANZANIA, 5H. Tev, TA1HZ is QRV as 5H8HZ while working in Tabor.
Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and
FT8. He is here until the beginning of 2023. QSL via LoTW.
OMAN, A4. Members of the Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society are QRV
as special event station A43KSA until September 26. QSL via A47RS.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Tom, DL2RMS is QRV as A65/DL2RMC from Al
Ain. Activity is on 30 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. This
may include 160 and 6 meters as well. QSL via LoTW.
MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3. Operators CT1BOL, CT1DSV, CT1ENV, CT3KN and
CT3MD are QRV as CR3SI from Selvagens Islands, IOTA AF-047, until
September 26. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and FT8 as
part of the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Reserva
Natural das Ilhas Selvagens. QSL via CT1DSV.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Dieter, DF2SD is QRV with special
call sign DR100RY until the end of 2022 to celebrate the centenary
of Radioteletype. QSL to home call.
FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Vincent, K6VVK will be QRV as FO/K6VVK from
Moorea, IOTA OC-046, from September 27 to October 5. Activity will
be holiday style on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FT8, and FT4.
QSL via LoTW.
SWITZERLAND, HB. Special event station HB175RAIL is QRV until the
end of October to celebrate the first Swiss Rail Service of 1847.
QSL via LoTW.
SAN ANDRES AND PROVIDENCIA, HK0. A group of operators are QRV as
5J0DX, 5K0C, 5K0T, and 5K0YD from San Andres, IOTA NA-033, until
September 26. Activity is on 60 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FT8, and
FT4. QSL 5J0DX direct via LU9FHF, 5K0C via LoTW, 5K0T direct via
LU1FM, and 5K0YD via IK2DUW.
SARDINIA, IS0. Luca, IK5AEQ is QRV as IM0/IK5AEQ from Maddalena
Island, IOTA EU-041, until September 25. He is QRV on 40 to 2
meters using SSB, FT8, and FT4. This includes being an entry in the
CQ World Wide RTTY DX contest. QSL to home call.
PUERTO RICO, KP4. Operators W2VQ, WP3C and WP3TT will be QRV as
WP3C in the CQ World Wide RTTY DX contest as a Multi Single/Low
Power entry. This includes activity for WLOTA from Lighthouse
LH-2802. QSL via M0OXO.
JAPAN, JA. Take, JI3DST will be QRV as JI3DST/5, JJ5RBH, JS6RRR/5,
and JS6RRR/p from Shodo Island, IOTA AS-200, from September 25 to
November 4. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and
FT8, depending on call sign. QSL via LoTW.
NAMIBIA, V5. Hanspeter, HB9BFM will be QRV as V5/HB9BFM from
September 28 to October 11. Activity will generally be from 1600 to
1900z on 20 meter Olivia frequencies. QSL to home call.
CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. Stephen, VK3SN is QRV as VK9XX and is here
for a week. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters during his
afternoons, evenings, and some early mornings using mostly FT8 with
some SSB. QSL via EB7DX.
FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8. Nathan, 2E0HSV is a technician at Port
Stanley’s radio station and plans to be QRV as VP8AAE using SSB and
various digital modes. He plans to activate some SOTA references
along the east and west coast. QSL via operator’s instructions.
INDONESIA, YB. Members of the ORARI Daerah Jawa Timur, Lokal
Pasuruan are QRV with special call sign 8A1093PAS from Java Island,
IOTA OC-021, to celebrate the 1093rd anniversary of the Pasuruan
Regency. Their length of stay is unknown. Activity is on various
HF and VHF bands. QSL via bureau.
VANUATU, YJ. Darren, VK4MAP is QRV as YJ0DA and YJ0DA/p from New
Hebrides, IOTA OC-035, and Shepherd Island, IOTA OC-111,
respectively, until October 2. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using
SSB. QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ Worldwide RTTY DX Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Maine
QSO Party, AGCW VHF/UHF CW Contest, Masonic Lodges on the Air, AWA
Amplitude Modulation QSO Party and the UBA ON 6-Meter Contest are
all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The QCX CW Challenge, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC CW Memorial,
RSGB FT4 Contest, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS
Weeksprint, 222 MHz Fall Sprint, SKCC CW Sprint, Phone Weekly Test,
A1Club AWT, CWops Test, Mini-Test 40, Mini-Test 80 and the UKEICC
80-Meter Contest are scheduled for September 26 to 28.
Please see September QST, page 72, 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