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ARLD004 DX news

DX Bulletin 4  ARLD004
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  January 26, 2023
To all radio amateurs

ARLD004 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
GU4YOX, The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and
the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.

BOUVET, 3Y.  A large group of operators will be QRV as 3Y0J.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.  QSL via

SRI LANKA, 4S.  Peter DC0KK and Wolfgang DK9DR will be QRV as 4S7KKG
and 4S7DRG, respectively, from the Sri Lanka Broadcast SLBC
transmitting site from January 29 to February 7.  Activity will be
in their spare time on 80 to 10 meters using mostly SSB with FT8 and
FT4.  QSL to home calls.

TIMOR-LESTE, 4W.  Satoshi, JH2EUV is QRV as 4W/JH2EUV.  Activity of
late has been on 17, 15, and 10 meters using FT8.  QSL via LoTW.

TOGO, 5V.  Filippo, IK4ZHH is QRV as 5V22FF.  Activity is on 40 to
10 meters using mainly CW with some SSB.  QSL to Club Log.

KENYA, 5Z.  Rick, M0LEP is QRV as 5Z4/M0LEP from Nairobi until
January 30.  Activity is in his spare time on 20 to 6 meters using
CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

LESOTHO, 7P.  Yuris, YL2GM is QRV as 7P8WW until February 4.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8.  QSL
via YL2GN.

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.

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

FRENCH GUIANA, FY.  Contest station FY5KE will be QRV as TO1A in the
CQ World Wide 160-Meter CW and French CW contests.  QSL via
operators’ instructions.

JERSEY, GJ.  Bob, GU4YOX will be QRV as MJ5E in the CQ World Wide
160-Meter CW contest.  QSL direct to home call.

to be QRV as HB0DX in the CQ World Wide 160-Meter CW contest as a
Multi/Single entry.  Outside the contest they are active as HB0/home
calls.  QSL HB0DX via DL3DXX and all others to home calls.

PANAMA, HP.  Members of the Panama Canal Amateur Radio Association
will be QRV as 3E30PCARA from February 1 to 28 to celebrate the
club’s 30th anniversary.  QSL direct.

ALASKA, KL.  Brandon, KL7BSC will be QRV from Denali State Park,
POTA K-1641, during Winter Field Day.  QSL via LoTW.

ANTARCTICA.  Juan, LU8DBS is QRV as LU1ZV until February from the
Argentine Esperanza Antarctica Base located at Hope Bay, Trinity
Peninsula while on work assignment.  Activity is in his spare time
on 40, 20, and 10 meters using SSB, and soon with CW and FT8.  QSL
via LU4DXU.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2.  Alberto, P29LL has been QRV on 20 meters
using CW around 0800z, and then around 1400z.  QSL via EA7FTR.

SEYCHELLES, S7.  Kazik, DL2SBY is QRV as S79/DL2SBY until February
4.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using some CW, FT8, and possibly
SSB.  QSL to home call.  In addition, Peter, G4HSO will be QRV as
S79/G4HSO from February 1 to 21 as a holiday operation from three
different locations.  QSL via LoTW.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4.  John, W5JON will be QRV as V47JA from St,
Kitts, Calypso Bay, IOTA NA-104, from January 31 to February 15.
Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8.  QSL direct
to home call.

CANADA, VE.  Special event station VB3CAM50 will be QRV from
February 1 to 15 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the city of
Cambridge in Ontario.  QSL via operator’s instructions.

MEXICO, XE.  Garcia, XE1CIC will be QRV from Bicentenario State
Park, POTA XE-0252, on January 28 and 29.  Activity will be on 20 to
10 meters using SSB.  QSL direct to home call.

ALBANIA, ZA.  Ron, NS5K is QRV as ZA15K from Lushnje until November
15 while performing missionary work.  Activity is in his spare time
on 40 and 20 meters.  QSL via operator’s instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide 160-Meter CW Contest,
Winter Field Day, BARTG RTTY Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter
CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, REF CW
Contest and the UBA DX SSB Contest will certainly keep contesters
busy this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, QCX CW Challenge, ICWC Medium Speed CW
Test, OK1WC Memorial, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, QRP
40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops CW Test,
VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40, Mini-Test 80 and the
UKEICC 80-Meter Contest are on tap for January 30 to February 1.

Please see January 2023 QST, page 74, February QST, page 69, and the
ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites for details.

Reminder for all Hawaii radio amateurs:

The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest is set for Saturday, 28 January 2023, 0930-1400 HST, at the Waimea Community Center near the baseball field in Waimea.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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