ARLD006 DX news


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ARLD006 DX news

DX Bulletin 6  ARLD006
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  February 9, 2023
To all radio amateurs

ARLD006 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
F8DVD, 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 are QRV as 3Y0J.  Activity
is on 30 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8 in F/H mode.  QSL via

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.

BURUNDI, 9U.  Elvira, IV3FSG and Vladimir, OK2WX are QRV as 9U5R and
9U4WX, respectively, until February 27.  Activity is on 80 to 6
meters using CW, SSB, and various digital modes.  QSL 9U5R via
IK2DUW and 9U4WX via IZ8CCW.

THE GAMBIA, C5.  Gerard, F5NVF and Luc, F5RAV will be QRV as C5C
from February 14 to March 14.  Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB, and FT8.  QSL via LoTW.

FRANCE, F.  Francois, F8DVD is QRV as TM20AAW from Macon until
February 24 in celebration of the 20th Antarctic Week.  Activity is
on 40 to 10 meters.  QSL to home call.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4.  Bernhard, DL2GAC will be QRV as H44MS from
Honiara, IOTA OC-047, from February 10 to May 8.  Activity will be
on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and some FT8.  QSL to home call.

HONDURAS, HR.  Alex, K6VHF is QRV as K6VHF/HR9 from Roatan Island,
IOTA NA-057, until February 15.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8.  This includes being an entry in the
CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest.  QSL to home call.

ST. VINCENT, J8.  Gert, PA2LO will be QRV as J8/AJ4YX from February
11 to 21.  Activity will be in his spare time on 80 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB, and FT8.  This includes an entry in the upcoming
Dutch PACC contest.  QSL direct to home call.

DENMARK, OZ.  Special event station OZ625E will be QRV from February
14 to 28 to commemorate the opening of the new Enigma Museum of
Communications in Copenhagen.  Look for other OZ625E/xx stations to
be active as well.  QSL via operators’ instructions.

BONAIRE, PJ4.  Scott, NE9U will be QRV as PJ4/NE9U from February 11
to 26.  QSL via LoTW.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2.  Greg, N9GB is QRV as V26DX from Antigua,
IOTA NA-100, until February 16.  Activity is holiday style on 40 to
6 meters using CW, SSB, and possibly FT8.  QSL via EB7DX.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5.  Bill, AC0W and Pat, K0PC will be QRV
as VP5/AC0W and VP5/K0PC, respectively, from February 14 to 20.
Activity will be on the HF bands.  They will be QRV as VP5K in the
upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest.  QSL via home calls, and
VP5K via K0PC.

NEW HEBRIDES, YJ.  Bob, W7YAQ and Al, K7AR are QRV as YJ0A from
Efate Island, IOTA OC-035, until February 23.  This includes an
entry in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY and the upcoming ARRL
International DX CW contests.  QSL via K7AR.

ST. HELENA, ZD7.  Andy, DK7MG will be QRV as ZD7MG from February 11
to 25.  Activity will be holiday style on 17 and 15 meters using CW.
This includes activating SOTA references Diana’s Peak, SOTA
ZD/SH-001, White Point, SOTA ZD/SH-002, Flagstaff Hill, SOTA
ZD/SH-003, and The Haystack, SOTA ZD/SH-004.  He may be accompanied
by Derek, ZD7CTO.  QSL to home call.

RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint Ladder, K1USN
Slow Speed CW Test, Asia-Pacific Spring CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend
Sprintathon, KCJ Topband CW Contest, Dutch PACC Contest, OMISS QSO
Party, FISTS Saturday CW Sprint, RSGB 1.8 MHz CW Contest, Balkan HF
Contest and the CQC Winter CW QSO Party will certainly keep
contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint, ICWC Medium Speed Test,
OK1WC CW Memorial, PODXS 070 Club Valentine Sprint, Worldwide
Sideband Activity Contest, QRP 40 Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Weekly
Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest,
Mini-Test 40, Mini-Test 80, AGCW Semi-Automatic Key 80-Meter Evening
and the RSGB 80 Meter Club Data Championship are on tap for February
13 to 15.

The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from February 13 to 17.

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


The Big Island Amateur Radio Club will meet on Sunday, 19 February 2021, at the Kamana Senior Center in Hilo.  Executive Board Meeting begins at 1200 HST followed by the General Membership Meeting at 1400 HST.

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) begins a new Technician License Class on 22 February 2023.  For details, contact Doug at

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM0

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section


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