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DX Bulletin 38 ARLD038
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 21, 2023
To all radio amateurs


This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by OH1VR, 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.

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.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Members of the Emirati Radio Amateur Society are QRV as A60ARS, and A60ARS/0 to /9 to mark Saudi Arabia's National Day celebrations. QSL via operators' instructions.

BAHRAIN, A9. Members of the Bahrain Radio Amateur Organization are QRV as A91ARS to mark Saudi Arabia's National Day celebrations. QSL via EC6DX.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Vincent, K6VVK will be QRV as FO/K6VVK from Moorea, IOTA OC-046, from September 25 to October 1, and then from Rangiroa, IOTA OC-066, on October 2 to 6. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands and 6 meters, using CW, SSB, FT8, and FT4. QSL via LoTW.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Hojoong, DS1TUW, will be QRV as DS1TUW/2 from Taeljaj Island, IOTA AS-090, on September 23 and 24. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Special callsigns HZ93ND, 7Z93ND, and 8Z93ND are QRV until September 23 while celebrating National Day. QSL via HZ1SAR.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Operators PA2A, PE1NYQ, PG2K and PA0VHA are QRV as OH0RY from Mellanon Island, IOTA EU-002, until September 30. Activity is on the HF bands. This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide RTTY DX Contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

DENMARK, OZ. Dieter, DF2SD is QRV as OV9R from Fano Island, IOTA EU-125, and Nationalpark Vadehavet until September 30. This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide RTTY DX contest. QSL via LoTW.

CURACAO, PJ2. Gabor, HA3JB is QRV as PJ2/HA3JB until September 26. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8. This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide RTTY DX contest. QSL direct.

CRETE, SV9. Seppo, OH1VR will be QRV as SV9/OH1VR near Chania from September 28 to October 3. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using mainly CW. QSL direct to home call.

TUVALU, T2. A group of operators are QRV as T22T from Funafuti, IOTA OC-015, until October 9. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters bands with ten stations using CW, SSB, and FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL via LoTW. EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Ken, KH6QJ is QRV as T32AZ from Kiritimati, IOTA OC-024, until October 17. QSL to home call.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Bob, W7YAQ and Al, K7AR are QRV as VK9LAA until October 4. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters. This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide RTTY DX contest. QSL via W7YAQ.

MYANMAR, XZ. Akio, JE2QIZ is QRV as XZ2B until September 30. Activity is on 15 to 6 meters using CW. QSL via JH3SIF.

ALBANIA, ZA. Antonis, SV1ENG is QRV as ZA/SV1ENG from Lucove until October 1. Activity is on the HF bands using mostly CW with some SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.

TRISTAN DA CUNHA AND GOUGH ISLANDS, ZD9. Yuris, YL2GM will be QRV as ZD9W from Tristan da Cunha, IOTA AF-029, from September 24 to October 22. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7. Holger, ZL3IO is QRV as ZL7IO until September 29. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8, and FT4. He plans to be active in the CQ World Wide RTTY DX contest. QSL via DK7AO.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. CQ Worldwide RTTY DX Contest, NCCC FT4 Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Maine QSO Party, AGCW VHF/UHF Contest, Masonic SSB Lodges on the Air and the UBA ON 6-Meter Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed Test, QCX CW Challenge, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC CW Memorial, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, 222 MHz Fall Sprint, SKCC CW Sprint, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test, Mini-Test 40, Mini-Test 80 and the UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest are scheduled for September 25 to 27.

Please see September 2023 QST, page 70, and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details. 038


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