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DX Bulletin 5 ARLD005
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 2, 2023
To all radio amateurs


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

BOUVET, 3Y. A large group of operators will be QRV as 3Y0J. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8 F/H. QSL via M0OXO.

TIMOR-LESTE, 4W. Satoshi, JH2EUV is QRV as 4W/JH2EUV until March 3. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using FT8. QSL to home call.

SENEGAL, 6W. Willy, ON4AVT will be QRV as 6W7/ON4AVT from Warang from February 6 to March 31. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and various digital modes. This includes being active on Satellite QO-100. QSL to home call.

KUWAIT, 9K. Special event station 9K9NLD is QRV until February 28 to commemorate Kuwait's National Liberation Day. QSL via operators' instructions.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Operators 9M8LJW, 9W8VYY, 9W8AKN, 9W8ZAL, 9W8ERY, 9W8EDY and 9W8AAZ are QRV as 9M8SOTA from the mountains in Sarawak. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, including 60 meters, using CW, SSB, and FT8. Their length of stay is unknown. QSL via LoTW.

NEPAL, 9N. Robert, S53R is QRV as 9N7AA from Kathmandu and is active on 30, 12, and 10 meters. He has been active using FT8 on 30 meters between 1100 to 1400z. QSL direct to S57DX. BURUNDI, 9U. Elvira, IV3FSG and Vladimir, OK2WX will be QRV as 9U5R and 9U4WX, respectively, from February 4 to 27. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL 9U5R via IK2DUW and 9U4WX via IZ8CCW.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Andre, ON7YK is QRV as C5YK from Bijilo until February 24. Activity is on 20 to 10 meters using all modes. QSL direct to home call.

WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS, FW. Jean-Gabriel, F4CIX, is QRV as FW1JG and expects to be here until January 2024. He is active on 40 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

PANAMA, HP. Members of the Panama Radio Club are QRV with special event callsign 3E30PCARA during February to celebrate its 30th anniversary. QSL to address on

OGASAWARA, JD1. A group of operators will be QRV as JD1YCC from Chichijima, IOTA AS-031, from February 7 to 13. Activity will be on 2 meters, 70 centimeters, and 23 centimeters with EME. QSL via LoTW.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Gene, W8NET, will be QRV as N8N from St. Croix, IOTA NA-106, from February 6 to 10. Activity will be on 80, 40, 20, 17, and 10 meters using SSB and FT8. He plans to activate three POTA locations while there. QSL direct to home call.

BRAZIL, PY. A number of operators are QRV as ZX89L until February 15 to celebrate the 89th anniversary of the founding of LABRE. QSL via LoTW.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Peter, G4HSO is QRV as S79/G4HSO until February 21. He is active from 3 different locations. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using CW, and the mode VarAC. QSL via LoTW.

ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2. Greg. N9GB will be QRV as V26DX from Antigua, IOTA NA-100, from February 9 to 16. Activity will be holiday style during his evenings on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and some FT8. QSL via EB7DX.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. Mexico RTTY International Contest, North American CW Sprint, 10-10 International SSB Winter Contest, 2023 AM Rally, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Vermont QSO Party, European Union DX Contest, F9AA CW Cup, Minnesota QSO Party, FYBO Winter QRP Sprint, AGCW Straight Key CW Party and British Columbia QSO Party are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC Memorial, RSGB 80-Meter SSSB Club Championship, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, ARS Spartan CW Sprint, NAQCC CW Sprint, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40 and Mini-Test 80 are scheduled for February 6 to 8.

Please see February QST, page 69, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites for details. 005


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