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DX Bulletin 41 ARLD041
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 12, 2023
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD041
ARLD041 DX news
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.
MALTA, 9H. Special call sign 9H6S is QRV during the Scouts Jamboree
On the Air event on October 15. QSL via 9H1PI.
MADEIRA ISLAND, CT3. Martti, OH2BH is QRV as CT3BH until October
16. This includes being an entry in the Scandinavian Activity SSB
Contest. QSL direct to home call.
NORTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Janusz, SP9FIH is QRV as E51JAN from
Manihiki, IOTA OC-014, until November 6. Activity is on the HF
bands. QSL to home call.
NIUE, E6. Stan, LZ1GC and Dimo, LZ1ON are QRV as E6AM until October
23. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL via
GUADELOUPE, FG. Philippe, F1DUZ will be QRV as FG4KH from October
17 to November 7. Activity will be on the HF bands. This includes
being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL to
MAYOTTE, FH. A large group of operators are QRV as TO8FH until
October 22. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, and
FT8. QSL via F5GSJ.
ISLE OF MAN, GD. MT0KKG is the club call for the Sight Matters
Amateur Radio Club based in the capital of Douglas. It is a new
club for those with visual impairment, assisting club members to get
a license, be on the air, and to operate independently. QSL via
SVALBARD, JW. Operators JW7XK, JW9DL and JW6VM are QRV from
Longyearbyen, IOTA EU-026, until October 16. Activity is on the HF
bands and various Satellites using CW, SSB, and FT8. This includes
being an entry as JW5X in the Scandinavian Activity SSB Contest.
QSL JW7XK via LA7XK, JW9DL via LA9DL, JW6VM via LA6VM, and JW5X via
SWAINS ISLAND, KH8. A group of operators are QRV as W8S until
October 17. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, and
FT8 with 6 stations. QSL via M0OXO.
FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Special event station OY18CHR is QRV until
October 15 to mark the 18th birthday of HRH Prince Christian. QSL
DENMARK, OZ. Special event station OZ18CHR is QRV until October 15
to mark the 18th birthday of HRH Prince Christian. QSL via LoTW.
GREECE, SV. Frank, PH2M will be QRV as SV8/PH2M from the Cyclades,
IOTA EU-067, from October 13 to 20. Activity will be on 80 to 10
meters using mostly FT8. QSL to home call.
TUVALU, T2. A large group of operators are QRV as T2C from Funafuti
Island, IOTA OC-015, until October 30. Activity is on 160 to 6
meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8 with four stations. QSL via
EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Ken, KH6QJ is QRV as T32AZ until October 24.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using SSB. He plans to be active in
upcoming various USA state QSO parties. QSL to home call.
INDIA, VU. Special event station AT30IIH is QRV until December 31
to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Indian Institute of Hams,
whose focus is to train and bring young people into the amateur
radio community. QSL via bureau.
BURKINA FASO, XT. Harald, DF2WO is now QRV as XT2AW from
Ouagadougou until October 26. Activity is on the HF bands using all
modes. QSL via M0OXO.
TRISTAN DA CUNHA AND GOUGH ISLANDS, ZD9. Yuris, YL2GM is QRV as
ZD9W from Tristan da Cunha, IOTA AF-029, until October 22. Activity
is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL via LoTW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Solar Eclipse QSO Party, Oceania DX
CW Contest, Asia-Pacific Fall CW Sprint, NCCC FT4 Sprint, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Makrothen RTTY
Contest, Nevada QSO Party, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Scandinavian
Activity SSB Contest, Arizona QSO Party, Pennsylvania QSO Party,
South Dakota QSO Party, PODXS 070 Club 160-Meter Great Pumpkin
Sprint, Argentina National 7 MHz SSB Contest and the UBA ON 2-Meter
Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, ICWC
Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC Memorial, RSGB FT4 Contest, Worldwide
Sideband Activity Contest, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops
Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40 CW, Mini-Test 80 CW
and the AGCW Semi-Automatic Key 80-Meter CW Evening are on tap for
October 16 to 18.
ARRL School Club Roundup runs from October 16 to 20.
Please see October 2023 QST, page 72, and the ARRL Contest Calendar
and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.