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DX Bulletin 5 ARLD005
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 2, 2023
To all radio amateurs
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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 F/H.
QSL via M0OXO.
TIMOR-LESTE, 4W. Satoshi, JH2EUV is QRV as 4W/JH2EUV until March 3.
Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using FT8. QSL to home call.
SAMOA, 5W. Operators Pista, HA5AO, George, HA5UK and Paul, W7IV are
QRV as 5W0DX from Savai’i Island, IOTA OC-097, until February 28.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8 with
three stations. QSL via operators’ instructions.
SENEGAL, 6W. Willy, ON4AVT will be QRV as 6W7/ON4AVT from Warang
from February 6 to March 31. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters
using SSB and various digital modes. This includes being active on
Satellite QO-100. QSL to home call.
KUWAIT, 9K. Special event station 9K9NLD is QRV until February 28
to commemorate Kuwait’s National Liberation Day. QSL via operators’
EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Operators 9M8LJW, 9W8VYY, 9W8AKN, 9W8ZAL,
9W8ERY, 9W8EDY and 9W8AAZ are QRV as 9M8SOTA from the mountains in
Sarawak. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, including 60 meters, using
CW, SSB, and FT8. Their length of stay is unknown. QSL via LoTW.
NEPAL, 9N. Robert, S53R is QRV as 9N7AA from Kathmandu and is
active on 30, 12, and 10 meters. He has been active using FT8 on 30
meters between 1100 to 1400z. QSL direct to S57DX.
BURUNDI, 9U. Elvira, IV3FSG and Vladimir, OK2WX will be QRV as 9U5R
and 9U4WX, respectively, from February 4 to 27. Activity will be on
80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL 9U5R
via IK2DUW and 9U4WX via IZ8CCW.
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.
WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS, FW. Jean-Gabriel, F4CIX, is QRV as FW1JG
and expects to be here until January 2024. He is active on 40 to 6
meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW.
PANAMA, HP. Members of the Panama Radio Club are QRV with special
event callsign 3E30PCARA during February to celebrate its 30th
anniversary. QSL to address on QRZ.com.
OGASAWARA, JD1. A group of operators will be QRV as JD1YCC from
Chichijima, IOTA AS-031, from February 7 to 13. Activity will be on
2 meters, 70 centimeters, and 23 centimeters with EME. QSL via
US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Gene, W8NET, will be QRV as N8N from St.
Croix, IOTA NA-106, from February 6 to 10. Activity will be on 80,
40, 20, 17, and 10 meters using SSB and FT8. He plans to activate
three POTA locations while there. QSL direct to home call.
BRAZIL, PY. A number of operators are QRV as ZX89L until February
15 to celebrate the 89th anniversary of the founding of LABRE. QSL
SEYCHELLES, S7. Peter, G4HSO is QRV as S79/G4HSO until February 21.
He is active from 3 different locations. Activity is holiday style
on the HF bands using CW, and the mode VarAC. QSL via LoTW.
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2. Greg. N9GB will be QRV as V26DX from
Antigua, IOTA NA-100, from February 9 to 16. Activity will be
holiday style during his evenings on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB,
and some FT8. QSL via EB7DX.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. Mexico RTTY International Contest, North
American CW Sprint, 10-10 International SSB Winter Contest, 2023 AM
Rally, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, K1USN Slow
Speed CW Test, Vermont QSO Party, European Union DX Contest, F9AA CW
Cup, Minnesota QSO Party, FYBO Winter QRP Sprint, AGCW Straight Key
CW Party and British Columbia QSO Party are all on tap for this
The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC
Memorial, RSGB 80-Meter SSSB Club Championship, Worldwide Sideband
Activity Contest, ARS Spartan CW Sprint, NAQCC CW Sprint, QRP
40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test,
VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40 and Mini-Test 80 are
scheduled for February 6 to 8.
Please see February QST, page 69, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
web sites for details.
Reminder for Hawaii radio amateurs: The monthly test of the Maunakea VOAD Repeater is set for Saturday, 04 February 2023, 1200-1300 HST.
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section