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DX Bulletin 40 ARLD040
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 27, 2018
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD040
ARLD040 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
WB0TEV, 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.
SAMOA, 5W. Stan, LZ1GC is QRV as 5W0GC from Upolu Island, IOTA
OC-097, until October 14. Activity is on the HF bands, with a focus
on 160 and 80 meters, using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via LoTW.
RWANDA, 9X. Members of the Italian DX Team are QRV as 9X0T until
October 10. Activity is on all HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY.
They are also QRV as 9X0Y using FT8 only in DXpedition mode on 40 to
10 meters. QSL via I2YSB.
NAURU, C2. Lance, W7GJ is QRV as C21GJ until October 14. Activity
is on 6 meters with a focus on EME, but will also use CW, SSB and
FT8 as well. QSL direct to home call.
MADEIRA ISLAND, CT3. A large group of operators will be QRV as
CR3DX in the CQ World Wide RTTY DX contest as a Multi/2 entry. QSL
PHILIPPINES, DU. Brian, AI6US is QRV as DU7/AI6US from Negros
Island, IOTA OC-129, until October 21. Activity is on 80 to 10
meters. QSL direct to home call.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Ewe, SM7BHM, Vaeinoe, OH9GIT, Kari, OH2BP and
Vilnis, YL2KF will be QRV as EA8DED from Puerto de la Cruz, IOTA
AF-004, as a Multi/Single/Low Power entry in the CQ World Wide RTTY
DX contest. QSL direct to OH2BP.
JERSEY, GJ. Kazu, M0CFW will be QRV as MJ5Z in the CQ World Wide
RTTY DX contest as a Low Power entry. QSL via LoTW.
SCOTLAND, GM. Special call sign GR150NIB will be QRV from October 1
to 28 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Royal National
Institute of Blind People. Activity will be on the HF bands using
mostly CW with some SSB. QSL via G3SWH.
PANAMA, HP. Operator 3E1JT will be QRV from October 1 to 31 for the
Scouts JOTA event. QSL via operator's instructions.
AUSTRIA, OE. Operator HB9RB will be QRV as 4U1A as a Single
Op/Single Band on 40 meter entry in the CQ World Wide RTTY DX
contest. QSL via UA3DX.
GREECE, SV. Siggi, DL7DF will be QRV as SV8/DL7DF from Zakynthos
Island, IOTA EU-052, from October 1 to 15. Activity will be holiday
style on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.
TURKEY, TA. Operator YM1KE will be QRV as TC6EKM from October 1 to
7 during the annual celebration of the liberation of Istanbul.
Activity will be on the HF bands using various digital modes. QSL
via operator's instructions.
BELIZE, V3. Victor, WB0TEV and Scott, K5PS are QRV as V31VP and
V31CQ, respectively, until October 2. Activity is on 80 to 10
meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. This includes being active as
V31VP in the CQ World Wide RTTY DX contest. QSL to home calls.
MICRONESIA, V6. Operators Yutaka, JH1MLO and Chouse, JR1FKR are QRV
as V63MLO and V63FKR respectively, from Pohnpei Island, IOTA OC-010,
until October 1. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 6 meters using
SSB and RTTY. QSL via home calls.
CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9. A group of operators will be QRV as VK9XT
from September 29 to October 6. Activity will be on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V. Steve, AA7V is QRV as VP2V/AA7V until
October 1. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and FT8. This
includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide RTTY DX contest. QSL
to home call.
VIET NAM, XV. Operator WA7WJR will be QRV as XV9WJR from October 3
to 27 from Con Son Island, IOTA AS-130, and Phu Quoc Island, IOTA
AS-128. Activity will be on 40, 20 and 15 meters using primarily CW
with some SSB and PSK31. QSL to home call.
ALBANIA, ZA. A large group of operators will be QRV as ZA5V from
Lake Shkodra from October 1 to 12. Activity will be on the HF bands
using all modes. They will also be active using EME on 6 and 2
meters. QSL via OE6FNG.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL EME Contest, CQ Worldwide RTTY DX
Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, Feld Hell Sprint,
Texas QSO Party and the Classic Phone Exchange will certainly keep
contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The IQRP Quarterly Marathon runs from October 1 to 7.
The ARS Spartan Sprint is scheduled for October 2. The UKEICC
80-Meter SSB Contest, 432 MHz Fall Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT Test,
German Telegraphy CW Contest and Phone Fray are scheduled for
The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.
Please see September QST, page 83, October QST, page 91, and the
ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.