CQ World Wide DX Contest
The weekend of Oct. 27/28 sees the SSB leg of this year's CQ World
Wide DX Contest.
Together with its CW part in November it attracts more than 35,000 participants. This week's DXNL largely concentrates on activities in and around the contest. Good luck to everyone having a bash at it.
Mamuka/4L2M will be active in the contest single-band on 20m. QSL
Maurizio/IK2GZU operates as 5H3MB from Ilembula between Oct. 24 and
Nov. 28. QSL via IK2GZU (d/B), ClubLog OQRS, LoTW, eQSL.
Hiro/JF1OCQ and Mark/JJ1TBB will be signing 5W7X and 5W0TB
respectively from Samoa (OC-097) between Oct. 27 and Nov. 6. QRV on
160-10m on CW, SSB, and FT8. They are also planning a visit to Pago
Pago/American Samoa (OC-045) with the callsigns W1VX/KH8 and KH8C.
QSL for 5W7X, 5W0TB, and W1VX/KH8 via JG1OCQ; KH8C via LoTW.
Charles/8P6ET joins the contest from Barbados (NA-021, WW Loc.
GK03ec, zone 8) as 8P1W on all bands. QSL via KU9C.
9Y, Trinidad and Tobago:
Chris/9Y4D plans to represent Trinidad (SA-011) in the contest on
15m. QSL via 9Y4D, LoTW.
Alexei/CO2XK, Lazaro/CO2WL, and Amed/CO2AME will be active together
in the contest as T42W. QRV on HF before and after between the 25th
Wolf/OE2VEL is going to participate in the contest as CR2L from the
Azores (EU-175). QSL via LoTW.
D4, Cape Verde:
EA8FF, HB9DUR, IK2LFF, IZ4DPV, SQ9D, PY2EL, PY2LED, and PY2WC will
be the operators behind D4C in the contest. QRV before the weekend
as D4Z and/or D41CV. QSL via IK2NCJ (B), LoTW. http://d4c.cc/
Janusz/SP9FIH will be active in the contest on 20m as E44WE. QSL
The special event station TM4RUM draws attention to the
transatlantic solo sailing race "Route du Rhum" between Oct. 25 and
Nov. 5. QSL via F4AVX (d/B), ClubLog OQRS. http://tm4rum.arace.fr/
Willi/DJ7RJ will be operating as FH/DJ7RJ from Mayotte (AF-027)
between Oct. 29 and Nov. 6. QRV on 160-10m on CW and SSB, with a
focus on 160. QSL via DJ7RJ (d/B).
Hideto/JF2QNM will be active as TO1J from Martinique (NA-107, DIFO
FM-001) between the 24th and 30th. Before and after the contest he
plans to concentrate on the WARC bands (SSB, CW). QSL via JF2QNM
FY, French Guiana:
FY5KE, operated by FY5FY, F4CWN, F5HRY, F5MZN, F5UII, and F1HAR,
will be activated from Kourou (zone 9). QSL via LoTW.
GD, Isle of Man:
Mark/M0DXR will participate in the contest as GD9W from the Isle of
Man (EU-116) on all bands.
Oleg/RL5D operates the contest as GU3HFN on all bands. QSL via
bureau, GU8ITE (d).
Kazu/JD1BNA will be active from Hahajima (AS-031) between the 24th
and 29th with a focus on 160, 80, and 40m (CW). QSL via JL1UTS (d).
James/N6TJ joins the contest fray as KH7M from Hawaii (OC-019) on
all bands. QSL via N6TJ (d/B).
Albert/F5VHJ will be active in the contest as NH7A (OC-019). QSL
via F5VHJ, ClubLog, LoTW.
KP2, Virgin Islands:
Yurij/N2TTA operates the contest once more as NP2P from the Virgin
Islands (NA-106, USi VI002S, zone 8). QSL via LoTW.
Andreas/DL7AT, Olaf/DL4HG, and Uwe/DL8UD are going to pay Roemoe
(EU-125) a visit for the contest. QRV as OZ0TX. QSL via DL7AT
S9, Sao Tome and Principe:
Jorge/CT1BOL stays on Principe Island (AF-044, WW Loc. JJ31qq) from
the 24th until the 29th. QRV as S9CT; QSL via CT1BOL.
Jim/AL7BA (VP2MAL), George/K2DM (VP2MDG), Frank/KA1AF (VP2MAF), and
Dennis/N0SMX (VP2MMX) take part in the contest together as VP2MDG.
QRV from the 25th until the 29th.
VP5, Turks and Caicos Islands:
VP5W will be operated by Irwin/KD3TB, Andrew/KD3RF, and
Michael/W3MAS from Providenciales (NA-002). QSL via KD3TB, LoTW.
Les/N1SV and Ed/W1ZZ will be signing VP9/homecalls from Bermuda
(NA-005) between the 24th and 28th. QRV in the contest as VP9I. QSL
for VP9I via WW3S, LoTW.
VR, Hong Kong:
Alberto/VR2XAN will be active in the contest on 80m single-band
from Peng Chau Island (AS-006, zone 24). QSL via VR2XAN (d).
Chris/VK2YUS retuturns to Efate (OC-035) for Oct. 25 to 29. QRV as
YJ0CA on 40, 20, and 15m. QSL via VK2YUS (d).
The Mediterraneo DX Club goes on a DXpedition to Zimbabwe from Oct.
26 until Nov. 5. QRV as Z23MD with 5 rigs (2xCW, 2xSSB, 1xRTTY).
QSL via IK2VUC (d/B). http://www.mdxc.org/z23md/
ZF, Cayman Islands:
A team consisting of JH1NBN, N6MJ, K7ZO, KK6NON, KI6RRN, and KI6SMX
plans to take part in the contest with the callsign ZF1A from
Cayman Island (NA-016, WW Loc. EK99ig, zone 8). QSL via LoTW, K6AM
Thanks to DXNL for the avove information