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DX Bulletin 39 ARLD039
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 22, 2016
To all radio amateurs


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

COMOROS, D6. D66D will be QRV until September 30 on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY, with operators OK1FPS, OK6DJ, OK1GK, OK2ZA and OK1BOA. QSL using LoTW, eQSL or via OK6DJ.

BERMUDA, VP9. Mark, AA1AC will be QRV from Hamilton Parish as VP9/AA1AC from October 10 to 15. QSL via AA1AC.

SOLOMON ISLANDS AND TEMOTU PRIVINCE, H44 and H40. Stan, LZ1GC and Emil, DL8JJ will operate as H44GC from Guadalcanal (OC-047) from September 24 to October 3 with two stations on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. Emil then returns to Germany, while Stan moves on to Nendo Island to operate as H40GC from October 4 to 17. He then returns to Guadalcanal for another stint until October 21. QSL via ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Fabio, PP5BZ plans to operate holiday style as PX0F from September 23 to 28. QSL via PP5BZ, direct or bureau.

SOUTH KOREA, HL. Special event station HL04NWPF will be QRV during the 4th Nakdong River World Peace Culture Festival from September 25 to October 3. They will have three 100 watt stations with ops HL5JZ, HL5QQ, HL5BJU, HL5FEI, HL5FXP, DS5UVQ and others. Activity will be on CW, SSB and D-Star on 80, 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters. QSL via HL5BJU.

PALESTINE, E4. E44QX will be active from Jericho on the West Bank from December 8 to 12 with DF8DX operating holiday style. QSL direct, via the bureau, OQRS, LoTW.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Kasimir, DL2SBY will be active as S79KB from September 24 to October 2 from Praslin Island and from October 2 to 8 from Eden Island. Look for him on the HF bands using SSB, CW and RTTY. QSL via DL2SBY direct and ClubLog OQRS for direct and bureau.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9. Josep, EA3BT and Nuria, EA3WL will be QRV from September 26 to October 1 as S9BT and S9WL, respectively, on 40 to 6 meters using SSB, RTTY and some CW. QSL both calls via EA3BT.

SABLE ISLAND, CY0. Aaron, VA1AXC is QRV as CY0/VA1AXC until early November, mostly on 20 meters during his spare time using SSB only. QSL via JE1LET.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0. Alejandro, LU8YD, Mario, LU7VB and Alex, LU9VEA will be QRV from September 26 to 30, signing CE0Y/home calls in a holiday style operation. QSL CE0Y/LU8YD and CE0Y/LU7VB via home calls and CE0Y/LU9VEA via IK2DUW.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Frank, PH2M will operate holiday style as EA8/PH2M from September 25 to October 6 on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL via PH2M, ClubLog, LoTW.

JERSEY, GJ. Kazu, M0CFW plans to participate in the CQ WW RTTY DX Contest as MJ5Z. He will be QRV before and after the contest as MJ0CFW. QSL via M0CFW.

GUERNSEY, GU. Robb, G0URR will be QRV in the CQ WW RTTY DX Contest as GU0URR. QSL via G0URR.

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0. Tina, DL5YL and Fred, DL5YM will be QRV as HB0/home calls during their morning and evening hours, using CW and some SSB. Their focus in the morning will be on OC and AS via longpath. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Harry, JG7PSJ is QRV again as KH0/KW2X until September 26 on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via JG7PSJ direct and LoTW.

ISLE OF MAN, MD. A team consisting of Wolf, DM2AUJ, Dietmar, DL2HWA, Georg, DL4SVA, Rolf, DL7VEE, Heiko, DL1RTL, Olaf, DL7JOM, and Gunter, DL2AWG will be QRV from September 23 to October 3. They plan to operate as MD/home calls with two stations on 160 to 10 meters using SSB, CW and RTTY. QSL via ClubLog OQRS, home calls, LoTW.

NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Operators Geoff, ZL3GA, Mark, ZL3AB, Don, ZL3DMC, Paul, ZL4TT and Phil, ZL3PAH from the Quake Contesters will be QRV as VK9NZ from September 25 to October 8 with three stations on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via ZL3PAH, ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Bill, W5SJ will be active from club station ZF1A from September 27 to October 1 as ZF2EZ. QSL via W5JAY.

CHAGOS ISLAND, VQ9. Jim, ND9M is QRV from Diego Garcia using special call sign VQ96JC and has been reported on 17 meter CW. No word on how long he will be active. QSL via his home call.

LAOS, XW. Champ, E21EIC will be QRV as XW1IC from September 23 to 27 including the CQ WW RTTY DX contest in the single operator all band category. QSL is preferred through OQRS on Club Log, with direct, bureau or LoTW also ok.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL EME Contest, CQ Worldwide RTTY DX Contest, Maine QSO Party, AGCW VHF/UHF Contest, Texas QSO Party, RSGB International Sprint, CW, UBA ON Contest, 6 Meters, Classic Exchange, Phone and the Peanut Power QRP Sprint will keep contesters busy this weekend. Please see September QST, page 92 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites for details. 039


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