DX News from the ARRL
February 12, 2021
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by F8DVD, 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.
TUNISIA, 3V. Ash, KF5EYY plans to be QRV as 3V8SS during the CQ World Wide RTTY WPX contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL via LX1NO.
VIET NAM, 3W. Sebastian, SP5FAR is QRV as 3W9FAR from Da Nang until March 21. Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.
LIBYA, 5A. Elham, 5A0YL has been QRV on 17 meters using FT8 around 1700z. She has also been active on 20 meters using FT8 around 1350z. QSL to home call.
TOGO, 5V. Daniel, HB9EHD is QRV as 5VDE until February 20. Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using FT8. This includes being active on Satellte QO-100. QSL direct to home call.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Sergei, RU3AN is now QRV as 8Q7SZ and is here until February 15. QSL via bureau.
MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Bruno, CS7AMN will be QRV as C91BVA from Maputo beginning February 18. Activity will be on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB and various digitial modes. QSL via LoTW.
SPAIN, EA. Members of the Radio Club Henares will be QRV as EH4WRD on February 13 as part of World Radio Day. QSL via EA4RCH.
FRANCE, F. Francois, F8DVD will be QRV as TM18AAW from Macon from February 14 to 28 in celebration of the 18th Antarctic Activity Week. QSL to home call.
MARTINIQUE, FM. Romaric, W7ROM is QRV as FM4WDM from Le Morne-Vert. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to home call.
ITALY, I. Special event station IQ3DD is QRV until February 28 to recognize the FIS Alpine World Ski Championship being held in Cortina. Activity is on 160 meters to 23 centimeters, using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. This includes some activity on Satellite QO-100. QSL via bureau.
JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, JX2US has been QRV on 20 meters using CW around 0930 to 1100z. QSL via LA2US.
WAKE ISLAND, KH9. Tom, NL7RR plans to be QRV as KH9/NL7RR beginning February 15 and will be here for 90 days. Activity will be in his spare time on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. Time permitting, he hopes to operate as KH9/NL7RR on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. QSL via AL7JX (d/B).
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The CQ World Wide RTTY WPX Contest, Asia-Pacific Spring CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, KCJ Topband CW Contest, Dutch PACC Contest, YLRL YL-OM Contest, OMISS SSB QSO Party, HamCation QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint, RSGB 1.8 MHz CW Contest, AWA Amplitude Modulation QSO Party, PODXS 070 Club Valentine PSK31 Sprint and Balkan HF Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The RSGB FT4 Contest Series, 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint, OK1WC Memorial, K1USN Slow Speed Test and CQC Winter CW QSO Party are scheduled for February 15.
The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are scheduled for February 16.
The AGCW Semi-Automatic Key Evening, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for February 17.
Please see February 2021 QST, page 73, January 2021 QST, page 75, and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM contest web sites for details