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DX Bulletin 39 ARLD039
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 29, 2022
To all radio amateurs


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

EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 3C. Ersoy, TA2OM is now QRV as 3C3W from Malabo, Bioko Island, IOTA AF-010. He is here for one to two months. Activity of late has been on the HF bands using FT8. QSL to home call. MALDIVES, 8Q. Gianpi, IK1TTD will be QRV as 8Q7TD from Fasmendhoo Island, IOTA AS-013, from October 2 to 17. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

ANGOLA, D2. Mikalai, UT6UY is QRV as D2UY from Cabinda and is active on 20 to 10 meters using FT8. He has also been active on 6 meters using FT8. QSL via LoTW.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special call DR45HAAN will be QRV from October 1 to September 30, 2023 to celebrate DARC organization Ortsverband Haan's 45 years. QSL direct to DL7FT.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Jim, E51JD is now QRV on 20 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO. Didier, F6BCW will be QRV as TX7G from Iva Oa, IOTA OC-027, from October 1 to 15. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8 if possible, daily from 0300 to 0700z, and then 1500 to 1700z, depending on band conditions. QSL direct to home call.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ/JD1 is QRV until December 15 and has been active using CW on 17 meters around 0900z. QSL via JA8CJY.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Sam, JE1XUZ is QRV with special call 8J4S/JD1 until October 2. Activity is on the HF bands, as well as 2 meters and 70 centimeters, using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL to home call.

SVALBARD, JW. Just, JW9DL, Erling, JW6VM and Halvard, JW7XK will be QRV from Spitsbergen, IOTA EU-026, from October 5 to 10. QSL JW7XK via LA7XK, JW6VM via LA6VM, and JW9DL via LA9DL. In addition, look for JW7XK to be QRV from Longyearbyen, Grid Square JQ78tf, on Satellite RS-44 between October 5 to 10. Activity will be with CW and SSB.

LITHUANIA, LY. Special event station LY770CT is QRV until October 14 to celebrate the 770th anniversary of the city of Klaipeda. QSL via LY1CT.

TURKEY, TA. Berkin, TA3J is QRV as TA3J/0 from Yassica Island, IOTA AS-099, until the end of October. QSL to home call.

MALI, TZ. Jeff, TZ4AM has been active on 6 meters using SSB between 1800 and 1900z. QSL via W0SA.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. John, W5JON will be QRV as V47JA from Calypso Bay from October 2 to 12. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

NAMIBIA, V5. Hanspeter, HB9BFM is QRV as V5/HB9BFM until October 11. Activity is generally from 1600 to 1900z on 20 meter Olivia frequencies. QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA. Warren, VK0WN is QRV from the Casey Research Base while on work assignment. Activity is holiday style on 20 meters usually between 0500 to 0600z. QSL via LoTW.

VANUATU, YJ. Darren, VK4MAP is QRV as YJ0DA and YJ0DA/p from New Hebrides, IOTA OC-035, and Shepherd Island, IOTA OC-111, respectively, until October 2. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Members of the Whangarei Amateur Radio Club will be QRV as ZL75AWRC from October 1 to December 31 from North Island, IOTA OC-036, to celebrate the club's 75th anniversary. QSL via operators' instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Oceania DX Phone Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Collegiate QSO Party, Worked All Provinces of China DX CW Contest, Russian World Wide Digital Contest, IARU Region 1 UHF/Microwaves Contest, California QSO Party, International HELL-Contest, SKCC CW QSO Party, UBA ON SSB Contest, RSGB DX Contest and the Peanut Power QRP Sprint are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, German Telegraphy CW Contest, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC CW Memorial, RSGB 80-Meter Autumn CW Series, ARS Spartan CW Sprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club CW AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40, Mini-Test 80, 432 MHz Fall Sprint and the UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest run from October 3 to 5.

Please see September QST, page 72, October QST, page 70, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites for details. 039


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