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DX Bulletin 3  ARLD003
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  January 19, 2023
To all radio amateurs

ARLD003 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
JI3DST, LU7AA, The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from
QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to

TANZANIA, 5H.  Ferdy, HB9DSP will be QRV as 5H3FM from Zanzibar
Island, IOTA AF-032, from January 21 to 31.  Activity will be on 20,
15, and 10 meters using SSB and FT8.  QSL to home call.

THE GAMBIA, C5.  Andre, ON7YK is QRV as C5YK from Bijilo until
February 24.  Activity is on 20 to 10 meters using all modes.  QSL
direct to home call.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0.  Mario is QRV as CE3WB/CE0 from Isla de Pascua
until the end of January.  Activity is holiday style on 40, 20, 15,
and 10 meters using SSB.  QSL to home call.

and expects to be here until January 2024.  He is active on 40 to 6
meters using SSB and FT8.  QSL via LoTW.

ITALY, I.  Operators S50O, S50X, S51V, S52OT, S54W, S56N, S57DX and
S59A will be QRV as IG9/home calls from Lampedusa Island, IOTA
AF-019, from January 23 to 31.  Activity will be on all bands and
modes.  They plan to be QRV as IG9/S59A in the upcoming CQ World
Wide 160 CW contest.  QSL IG9/S59A via S59A, and all others via
operators’ instructions.

JAPAN, JA.  Take, JI3DST will be QRV as JI3DST/6, JS6RRR, JJ5RBH/6,
and JR8YLY/6 from Miyako Island, IOTA AS-079, from January 24 to
March 7.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY,
FM, and FT8.  When using FT8, the numeric suffix will be replaced
with the letter /P.  This includes being active as JS6RRR in the
upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest.  QSL to home call.

GUAM, KH2.  Henry, N7JVJ is QRV as N7JVJ from Hagatna until April
28.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8 with QRP
power.  QSL via operator’s instructions.

ARGENTINA, LU.  Members of AMSAT Argentina will be QRV as LU7AA from
January 21 to 29 to commemorate the 33rd anniversary of the launch
of Satellite LO-19.  Activity will be on the HF, and V/UHF bands
using CW, SSB, SSTV, and FT8, and FM/SSB on various Satellites.  QSL
via LU7AA.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2.  David, VK4FABN is QRV as P29DT from Tabubil
in the Star Mounts in the North Fly District of the Western
Province.  Activity is holiday style on 40, 20, 15, and 10 meters
using CW and SSB.  QSL via LoTW.

POLAND, SP.  Special event station HF7SIEMA is QRV until February 5
recognizing a nationwide Polish charity event.  QSL via operators’

PALAU, T8.  Operators JH3LSS, JA3HJI, JA3IVU, JA3ARJ and JA3AVO are
QRV as T88DK, T88DN, T88ED, T88EF, and T88MB from Koror Island, IOTA
OC-009, until January 27.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB, FT8, and FT4.  QSL to home calls.

TURKEY, TA.  Special event stations TC100TC, TC100TA, TC100TR, and
TC100YEAR are QRV during all of 2023 to celebrate the centenary of
the Turkish Republic.  QSL via bureau.

CONGO, TN.  A group of operators are QRV as TN8K until January 21.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK, FT8, and
FT4.  This includes being active on Satellite QO-100.  QSL via

GABON, TR.  Roland, F8EN is QRV as TR8CR from Libreville until March
15, 2023.  Activity is on 30 to 10 meters using CW.  QSL via F6AJA.

EL SALVADOR, YS.  Roberto, I2JIN is QRV as YS3CW from Corinto,
Morazan until January 29.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW
and FT8.  QSL direct to home call.

American SSB QSO Party, North American Collegiate SSB Championship,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN
Slow Speed CW Test, Hungarian DX Contest, PRO Digi Contest, RSGB AFS
SSB Contest and the Feld Hell Sprint will certainly keep contesters
busy this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC CW
Memorial, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, SKCC CW Sprint, QRP
40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test,
Mini-Test 40, Mini-Test 80, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest and Australia
Day Contest are on tap for January 23 to 26.

Please see January 2023 QST, page 74, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest web sites for details.


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