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ARLD042 DX news
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 42 ARLD042
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 20, 2022
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD042
ARLD042 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
N2HX, 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.
MALAWI, 7Q. Don, K6ZO is QRV as 7Q6M until November 29. Activity
is on 160 to 6 meters. He plans to be active in the upcoming CQ
World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.
QATAR, A7. Special event stations A722FWC, A71FIFA, A72FIFA,
A73FIFA, A74FIFA, A75FIFA, A76FIFA, A77FIFA, and A78FIFA are QRV
from various locations in Qatar until December 18 during the FIFA
Football World Championship. QSL via operators’ instructions.
MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Jean-Louis, ZS6AAG is QRV as C96JLH from Nametil
while working for Doctors Without Borders. Activity is in his spare
time. He has been active on Satellite QO-100, but also on 20 meters
using FT8. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.
SAINT BARTHELEMY, FJ. Phil, K2LIO is now QRV as FJ4WEB. Activity
is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.
COLOMBIA, HK. Operators HK4SSI, HK4RMT, HJ4DMD and HJ4YZA will be
QRV from the Cerro Nutibara Recreation Site, HK-0006, on October 22
and 23 for a POTA activation. Activity will be on 40 to 20 meters
using SSB and FT8, and on various Satellites. QSL via operators’
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Members of radio club HL0UHQ are QRV as
HL22NSF until October 30 during the 103rd Korean National Sports
Festival. QSL via bureau.
GUINEA BISSAU, J5. Carlos, CT2GQA is QRV as J5JUA and is active
until the end of 2022. Activity is mostly using FT8, and as a
mobile station. He may also use J5GQA. QSL to home call.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2. A large group of operators will be QRV as
P29RO from Loloata Island, IOTA OC-240, from October 25 to November
10. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via DL4SVA.
BONAIRE, PJ4. Tjeerd, PE1OJR is QRV as PJ4TB until October 31.
Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. This includes
being active in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via
SINT MAARTEN, PJ7. Ed, N2HX is QRV as PJ7PL until December 9.
Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, and
FT8. This includes being active in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX
SSB and CW contests. QSL to home call.
SUDAN, ST. Nader, ST2NH has been active using FT8 on 20 meters just
after 0100z. QSL via EA7FTR.
TURKEY, TA. Members of the Tango Alpha Ham Radio Club will be QRV
as TC29EKM from October 26 to 30 to commemorate the proclamation of
the Republic of Turkey. QSL via operators’ instructions.
BENIN, TY. A group of operators are QRV as TY0RU until October 26.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, including 60 meters, and Satellite
QO-100, using CW, SSB, and FT8 with nine stations active. QSL via
ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. Randy, K5ZD will be QRV as V47T from St.
Kitts, IOTA NA-104, from October 23 to November 1. This includes
being a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry in the upcoming CQ World
Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via LoTW.
NAMIBIA, V5. Gunter, DK2WH is QRV as V51WH. Activity is on 160 to
10 meters. During contests he will be active as V55Y. QSL via
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Kann, JJ2RCJ will be QRV as VP5Z
from Providenciales Island, IOTA NA-002, from October 24 to 31.
Activity will be on the HF bands using FT8 with some CW. QSL to
FALKLAND ISLANDS. Garry, ZC4GR is QRV as VP8DLB from Port Stanley
and is here until December. He is active on 40 to 10 meters using
FT8. QSL via EB7DX
KOSOVO, Z6. Rene, DL2JRM will be QRV as Z68XX near Gjilan from
October 27 to 31. Activity will be on the HF bands using mainly CW.
This includes being active in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB
contest. QSL to home call.
ALBANIA, ZA. Dragan, 4O4A is QRV as ZA/4O4A. QSL via YU4YY.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge, North
American SSB Sprint Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
Telephone Pioneers QSO Party, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, YBDXPI FT8
Contest, UK/EI DX SSB Contest and YLRL DX/NA YL Anniversary Contest
are scheduled for this upcoming weekend.
The Classic CW Exchange, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC Memorial,
Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, SKCC CW
Sprint, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test, Mini-Test 40,
Mini-Test 80 and the UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest are on tap for
October 24 to 26.
Please see October QST, page 70, 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