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DX Bulletin 3 ARLD003
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 20, 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.

MAURITIUS, 3B8. Ray, HB9DNG is QRV as 3B8HH. Activity is on 80 to 2 meters, and possibly 160 meters, using CW and some SSB. He will soon be active using RTTY and PSK. QSL via bureau.

KENYA, 5Z. Ferdy, HB9DSP is QRV as 5Z4/HB9DSP until January 31. Activity is on 20, 15, and 10 meters using SSB and some FT8. QSL via LoTW.

JAMAICA, 6Y. Neville, G3RFS is QRV as 6Y5FS for two months. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via G4BWP.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Members of the Radio Club de Montceau Les Mines are QRV as TO6S from Terre de Haut, IOTA NA-114, until February 1. QSL via EA5GL.

ST. MARTIN, FS. Peter, G4HSO is QRV as FS/G4HSO until January 31. Activity is on various HF bands using mainly CW. QSL via LoTW.

ENGLAND, G. Special event stations GB1900HA and GB1900HW will be QRV from January 24 to December 23 to commemorate the 1900th anniversary since the beginning of the construction of Hadrian's Wall. QSL via LoTW.

ST. LUCIA, J6. Operators K9HZ and K8SD are QRV as J68HZ from Soufriere until February 8. This includes being an entry in the upcoming ARRL SSB DX contest. QSL via LoTW.

JAPAN, JA. Take, JI3DST is QRV as JI3DST/5, JJ5RBH, and JS6RRR/5 from Shodo Island, IOTA AS-200, until February 24. Activity is on 160 meters to 70 centimeters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FM, and FT8. QSL to home call.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Operators Cornel, YP5C and Mihai, YO6SM are QRV as OY/YP5C and OY/YO6SM, respectively. Activity has been mainly on 20 meters using SSB. Their length of stay is unknown. QSL to home calls.

ARUBA, P4. Mathias, DL4MM will be QRV as P4/DL4MM from January 23 to February 1. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and FT8 with a focus on the low bands. This includes being active as P40AA in the upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL to home call.

BRAZIL, PY. Special event station PR200IND is QRV to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Brazil's independence. QSL via LoTW.

ANTARCTICA. Alex, UG1A is QRV as RI1ANC from Vostok Station until early February. Activity is in his spare time using mainly CW. QSL via RN1ON.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event stations R900BL, R900DM, R900DV, and R900RO are QRV from St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Oblast until January 31 to mark the annual commemoration of the end of the 900-day siege of Leningrad in World War II. QSL via operators' instructions.

MONTSERRAT, VP2M. Thaire, W2APF is QRV as VP2MDX until February 18. He is active on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

VIET NAM, XV. Eddy, XV1X is QRV from Hanoi until January 23 and is active on 40 meters using CW. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Stations YB6ABO/p, YC1BIQ/6, YD0AVE/6, and YE1AR/6 are QRV from Pulau Rondo, IOTA OC-245, until January 27. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL via N2OO.

ST. HELENA, ZD7. Station ZD7MY has been QRV on 10 meters using FT8 around 1800z. QSL direct.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Jim, WB2REM is QRV as ZF2OO until January 2023. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using mostly FT8 and FT4, as well as CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American SSB QSO Party, North American Collegiate SSB Championship, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Marconi Club ARI Loano CW QSO Party Day, BARTG RTTY Sprint, RSGB AFS SSB Contest, Classic Phone Exchange and OK1WC CW Memorial are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Australia Day Contest, SKCC CW Sprint, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Weekly Test, CWops Test, Mini-Test CW 40, Mini-Test CW 80, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest and AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest are all scheduled for January 24 to 27.

Please see January QST, page 76, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites for details. 003


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