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Latest DX Bulletin
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 38 ARLD038
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 21, 2017
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD038 ARLD038 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by WB0TEV, 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.
BARBADOS, 8P. Dean, 8P6SH plans to be QRV as 8P50B on 20 meters in the CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL via KU9C.
NEPAL, 9N. Gerhard, OE3GEA is QRV as 9N7GE. Activity of late has been on 30 and 17 meters using CW. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.
TAIWAN, BV. A group of operators will be QRV as BV2A/3 from SaXi, Tao Yuan City in the CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL via operators' instructions.
BOTSWANA, A2. Operators Paul, R2AD, Elena, RC5A, and Yuri, RM0F are QRV as A25SP, A25BE, and A25BI, respectively, from Chobe National Park until September 25. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home calls. TONGA, A3. Hal, JR4OZR will be QRV as A35W from Tongatapu Island, IOTA OC-049, in the CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL direct to JJ2VLY.
OMAN, A4. Members of the Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society will be QRV as A44A in the CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest as a Multi/2 entry. QSL via A47RS.
CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9. Jorge, EA9LZ will be QRV as EF9R in the CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL via EA5KB.
REUNION ISLAND, FR. Alain, F8FUA is QRV as FR/F8FUA until September 30. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.
JERSEY, GJ. Kazu, M0CFW will be QRV as MJ5Z in the CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest on all bands. Before and after the contest he is active as MJ0CFW. QSL to home call.
GUERNSEY, GU. A group of operators are QRV as MU/ON4ANN until September 24. Activity is on 160, 80, 40 and 30 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via M0URX.
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special event station HL50NWPF is QRV until September 24 to celebrate the 5th Nakdong River World Peace Culture Festival. QSL via HL5FXP.
OGASAWARA, JD1. Take, JA1UII is QRV as JD1BON until September 30. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL to home call.
AUSTRIA, OE. Special event station OE6YHOTA will be QRV on September 23 and 24 to draw attention to the Young Helpers on the Air activity. Activity will be on 80, 40, 20 and 15 meters. QSL via OE6SWG.
ARUBA, P4. Operators Jim, K8JH and Mike, KB8KB will be QRV as P40N and P40M, respectively, from September 27 to October 3. Activity will be on various HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK31 and FT8. QSL both calls for this activity direct to home calls.
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Leo, PP1CZ is QRV as PY0F/PP1CZ until September 27. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using mainly CW, with some RTTY, JT65 and FT8 as well. QSL direct to home call.
CRETE, SV9. Joerg, DM1OS will be QRV as SV9/DM1OS from Gavdos Island, IOTA EU-187, from September 23 to 25. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands. QSL to home call.
PALAU, T8. Katsumi, JA3KIO is QRV as T88XA from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, until September 26. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and JT65. This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL to home call. In addition, Toshi, JA3JND is QRV as T88ON from Koror Island until September 28. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and JT65. QSL to home call.
BELIZE, V3. Victor, WB0TEV is QRV as V31VP from Blackman Eddy until September 25. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using some SSB. This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL to home call.
LAOS, XW. Champ, E21EIC is QRV as XW1IC from Vientiane until September 25. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters. This includes being a Single Op/Single Band on 20 meter entry in the CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL to home call.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. A group of operators will be QRV as ZF1A in the CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL via operators' instructions.
GIBRALTAR, ZB. Robert, M0TTT will be QRV as ZB2TT in the CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL via M0URX.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ Worldwide DX RTTY Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, Railways on the Air, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, Maine QSO Party, Texas QSO Party and the AGCW VHF/UHF Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The 220 MHz Fall Sprint is scheduled for September 22. The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, Phone Fray and SKCC CW Sprint are scheduled for September 27.
Please see September 2017 QST, page 84, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details. 038
The Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN) International SSB Net is seeking volunteers who can serve either as net control stations (NCS) or as relay stations. SATERN has been in daily operation (1400 UTC until at least 2300 UTC) since Tuesday, September 19 on 14.265 MHz (Note: SATERN shifted to 14.275 MHz on September 22 to avoid interference.)
The Colombia Amateur Radio League (LCRA) is asking the Amateur Radio community there to activate the national emergency network to support those seeking information about relatives in the Caribbean islands affected by the recent hurricanes.
To start, the frequencies 7.117 MHz for SSB and 7.085 MHz for digital modes as well as EchoLink COL_LCRA conference and the national VHF repeater system hav...
The Quarter Century Wireless Association (QCWA) has honored centenarian and ARRL member William (Bill) Orr, W8NPU, of Columbus, Ohio, with its 80th Anniversary Award. QCWA member Don Fuhr, K8KSM, presented Orr with the framed award certificate. Orr has been licensed for 82 years. While he is no relation to the Bill Orr, W6SAI, his story nonetheless is an interesting one.