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DX Bulletin 9 ARLD009
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 4, 2021
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.

ZAMBIA, 9J. Bodo, HB9EWU is QRV as 9J2BG while working on a humanitarian mission in the Luapula Province. He is active in his spare time generally on 20 meters. QSL to home call.

OMAN, A4. Operator A41CK will be QRV as A42K as a Single Op/All Band entry in the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL via EA5GL.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Greg, KD5ESG will be QRV as A65HH while on work assignment in Abu Dhabi. QSL via operator's instructions.

SPAIN, EA. Special event stations AM3DIM and AM3YLD will be QRV from March 6 to 12 to commemorate International Women's Day on March 8. QSL via operators' instructions.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Miguel, EA1BP plans to be QRV as ED8W in the ARRL International SSB DX contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry. QSL via EA5GL. MARTINIQUE, FM. Station FM5BH will be QRV as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry in the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL via W3HNK.

SCOTLAND, GM. Chris, GM3WOJ is QRV with special call sign GB2CR until March 18 to honor the legacy of the Collins Radio Company. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and some CW. QSL via LoTW.

ECUADOR, HC, Rick, NE8Z is QRV as HC1MD/2 from Santa Elena Province until May 15. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters. QSL via K8LJG.

VATICAN, HV. Look for IK0FVC to be QRV as HV0A in the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL via LoTW.

ST. LUCIA, J6. Bill, K9HZ, Dan, W0CN and Kyle, WA4PGM are QRV as J68HZ, J68CN and J68PG, respectively, until March 11. Activity is on the HF bands. They will be active as J68HZ in the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL direct to home calls.

PERU, OA. Ed, W9SI plans to be QRV as OA4SS in the ARRL International SSB DX contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power/Unassisted entry. QSL via KB6J.

CURACAO, PJ2. Don, AF4Z, Vince, K4JC, Dan, N1ZZ and Walt, WB5ZGA are QRV as PJ2/home calls until March 9. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters. They will be active as PJ2T in the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL PJ2T via W3HNK and all others to home calls.

BONAIRE, PJ4. Marty, W1MD plans to be QRV as PJ4G in the ARRL International SSB DX contest as a Single Op/Single Band entry on either 20 or 15 meters depending on conditions. QSL via LoTW.

POLAND, SP. Special event stations SN0ZOSP and SN100ZOSP are QRV until February 5, 2022 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Association of the Voluntary Fire Brigades of the Republic of Poland. QSL SN0ZOSP via SP9ODM and SN100ZOSP via SP9SPJ.

BENIN, TY. Ian, ZS6JSI is QRV as ZS6JSI/TY from Parakou until June. Activity is in his spare time on 80, 40 and 20 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via EC6DX.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R125PR is QRV during March to celebrate Alexander S. Popov's first wireless transmission 125 years ago. QSL via R1AU.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Paul, KA4WPX is QRV as V7/KA4WPX and V73AX from Kwajalein Atoll, IOTA OC-028. Activity is at various times on 160 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL direct.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Tev, TA1HZ is QRV as ZD8HZ until mid-April. He plans to be active in the ARRL International SSB DX contest and the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest. QSL direct to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL International SSB DX Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Novice Rig CW Roundup, Wake-Up QRP CW Sprint, Open Ukraine RTTY Championship, UBA Spring CW Contest, NSARA Contest, SARL Hamnet 40-Meter Simulated Emergency SSB Contest and the WAB 3.5 MHz Phone will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The OK1WC Memorial is scheduled for March 8.

The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are scheduled for March 9.

The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship, AWA John Rollins Memorial DX CW Contest, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt and Phone Weekly Test/Fray are scheduled for March 10.

Please see March QST, page 72, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details. 009


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