Here’s the latest Amateur Radio DX and Contest News compiled by HQ ARRL and W1AW.
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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 37 ARLD037
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 14, 2023
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD037
ARLD037 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
JA2VBK, The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and
the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
ROTUMA ISLAND, 3D2. Darren, VK4MAP is QRV as 3D2RAT until September
29. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL
direct to home call.
ITU HQ, 4U_ITU. As part of WRC-23 Preparation, delegates are QRV as
4U1ITU in their spare time until the end of the month. Activity is
on the HF bands. QSL via operators’ instructions.
TIMOR-LESTE, 4W. Satoshi, JH2EUV is QRV as 4W/JH2EUV from Dili
until October 13. Activity is in his spare time on 80 to 6 meters.
QSL to home call.
JAMAICA, 6Y. Don, M0CVZ is QRV as 6Y5DH until September 30.
Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL via
BOTSWANA, A2. Sajid, VA3QY is QRV as A22EW until October 8.
Activity is on 20 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using CW,
SSB, FT8, and JS8. QSL via KB2MS.
BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Andreas, DK5ON is QRV as EA6/DK5ON from
Mallorca Island, IOTA EU-004, until September 28. This includes
being active from Lighthouse ARLHS BAL-010, WLOTA 1902. Activity is
on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL to
ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Operators PA2A, PE1NYQ, PG2K and PA0VHA will be
QRV as OH0RY from Mellanon Island from September 17 to 30. Activity
will be on the HF bands. This includes being an entry in the
upcoming CQ World Wide RTTY DX Contest. QSL via operators’
CURACAO, PJ2. Gabor, HA3JB will be QRV as PJ2/HA3JB from September
16 to 26. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY,
and FT8. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide
RTTY DX contest. QSL direct.
GREECE, SV. Members of the Salamis Radio Amateur Group will be QRV
with special call SX480SNB from September 16 to 30 to commemorate
the 480 BC Battle of Salamis. QSL on LoTW.
DODECANESE, SV5. Claudio, HB9OAU is QRV as SV5/HB9OAU from
Karpathos Island, IOTA EU-001, until September 21. Activity is on
80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL via LoTW.
EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Ken, KH6QJ is QRV as T32AZ from Kiritimati,
IOTA OC-024, until October 17. QSL to home call.
PALAU, T8. Operators JR3QFB, JO3LVG and JM1LIG are QRV as T88JH,
T88MK, and T88FM, respectively, from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009,
until September 19. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW and some
SSB. QSL to home calls.
ICELAND, TF. George, K5KG and Charles, K1XX are QRV as TF/K5KG and
TF/K1XX, respectively, until September 18. Activity is on the HF
bands. They plan to be active as part of the TF3D Multi/Multi team
in the Scandinavia Activity CW contest. QSL via LoTW.
MICRONESIA, V6. Look for V6Z, V63Z, V6AAA, V6WW, V63FM, V63OS,
V63VB, and V63SX to be QRV from Weno Island, IOTA OC-011, from
September 18 to 21. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW,
SSB, and FT8. This includes a beacon active on 50150 kHz. QSL via
PITCAIRN ISLAND, VP6. Meralda, VP6MW has been active on 10 meters
using FT8 around 1600z. QSL via W0VTT.
INDIA, VU. Special event station AT2G20 is QRV until September 15
in honor of the multinational G20 meeting being held here. QSL via
VIET NAM, XV. Greg, XV9BPO was active on 15 meters using CW around
1500z. QSL via EA5GL.
CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7. Holger, ZL3IO will be QRV as ZL7IO from
September 16 to 29. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB, RTTY, FT8, and FT4. He plans to be active in the upcoming CQ
World Wide RTTY DX contest. QSL via DK7AO.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, North
American RTTY Sprint, NCCC FT4 Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint
CW Ladder, AGB NEMIGA 80-Meter Contest, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test,
SARL VHF/UHF Digital Contest, Scandinavian Activity CW Contest,
Texas QSO Party, Iowa QSO Party, QRP Afield, New Hampshire QSO
Party, New Jersey QSO Party, Washington State Salmon Run, Wisconsin
Parks on the Air, Feld Hell Sprint and the BARTG Sprint PSK63
Contest will keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, ICWC
Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC CW Memorial, 144 MHz Fall Sprint, RSGB
FT4 Contest, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, Phone Weekly Test,
A1Club AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40
and the Mini-Test 80 are scheduled for September 18 to 20.
Please see September 2023 QST, page 70, and the ARRL Contest
Calendar and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.