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DX Bulletin 9 ARLD009
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT March 2, 2023
To all radio amateurs
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This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
G0TLE, WB2REM, The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from
QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to
AZERBAIJAN, 4K. Dirk, DK1DKE is QRV as 4K7DK near Baku City until
March 13. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL to
LESOTHO, 7P. Schalk, ZS4Z is QRV as 7P8LL. Activity is on 80 to 2
meters, including 70 and 23 centimeters. QSL via EA7FTR.
BARBADOS, 8P. Tom, W2SC is QRV as 8P5A until March 5. He will be a
Single Op/All Band/High Power entry in the ARRL International SSB DX
contest. QSL via HA1AG.
GHANA, 9G. Alan, G3XAQ is QRV as 9G5XA until March 14. Activity is
on the HF bands using CW. This includes being an entry in the
upcoming BERU contest. QSL direct to G3SWH.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Thomas, DL2RMC is QRV as A65CW until the
end of September. He is active on 80 to 6 meters using CW and FT8.
This includes activity on Satellite QO-100. QSL via LoTW.
COMOROS, D6. Hiro, JF1OCQ will be QRV as D67AA from March 9 to 22.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, FT8, and FT4. QSL to
BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Robert, OK2PYA is QRV as EA6/OK2PYA from
Mallorca Island, IOTA EU-004, until March 10. Activity is on 40 to
10 meters using CW. QSL to home call.
GUADELOUPE, FG. Gildas, F6HMQ and Michel, F6GWV are QRV as FG/home
calls until March 26. They will be active as TO3Z in the ARRL
International SSB DX contest and the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB
contest. QSL to home calls, and TO3Z via F6HMQ.
SAINT MARTIN, FS. A large group of operators will be QRV as TO5M in
the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL via LoTW.
GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8. Operators WB2REM, KE2D, VO1IDX, and K4LT
are QRV as HD8M from Santa Cruz, IOTA SA-004, until March 11.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FT8, and FT4. This
includes being an entry in the ARRL International SSB DX contest.
QSL direct to WB2REM.
ST. VINCENT, J8. Sandro, VE7NY, Allan, VE7SZ and Rob, N7QT are QRV
as J8NY from the main island of St. Vincent, IOTA NA-109, until
March 7. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8.
This includes being a M/2 entry in the ARRL International SSB DX
contest. QSL via LoTW.
CURACAO, PJ2. Operators N1ZZ, AF4Z, K5LD, N0OK, KE3VV, AD4ES, AK4R
and K4JC are QRV as PJ2/home calls. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters
using CW and FT8. They will be active as PJ2T in the ARRL
International SSB DX contest. QSL via operators' instructions.
MALI, TZ. Ulmar, DK1CE is QRV as TZ1CE and here for three weeks.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW with some SSB and FT8. QSL via
ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. Pete, G0TLE will be QRV as V4/G0TLE from
St. Kitts, IOTA NA-104, from March 5 to 17. Activity will be
holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW. QSL via LoTW.
WILLIS ISLAND, VK9W. Sands, VK9WX is here until April. Activity is
in his spare time on 80 to 10 meters. QSL via M0OXO.
BERMUDA, VP9. Les, N1SV is QRV as VP9/N1SV until March 6. He will
be active as VP9I in the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL to
ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS, VU4. Gopan, VU3HPF and Ram, VU2JXN are
QRV as VU4T from Port Blair, South Andaman Island, IOTA AS-001,
until March 5. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using
CW and maybe some SSB. They may also be active on Satellite QO-100.
QSL via LoTW.
CAMBODIA, XU. Thomas, DL7BO is QRV as XU7GNY until March 9.
Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL direct to
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Look for ZF5T to be a High Power entry, and
ZF1A to be a Multi/Single entry in the ARRL International SSB DX
contest. QSL ZF5T via operators' instructions, and ZF1A via K7ZO.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL International SSB DX Contest,
Novice Rig Roundup, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC
Sprint CW Ladder, K1USN Slow Speed Test, Wake-Up QRP CW Sprint, UBA
Spring CW Contest, NSARA Contest, SARL Hamnet 40-Meter Simulated
Emergency SSB Contest, Classic CW Exchange and the WAB 3.5 MHz Phone
will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC Memorial, RSGB 80-Meter Club
Data Championship, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, ARS Spartan
CW Sprint, AGCW YL-CW Party, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Weekly
Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest,
Mini-Test 40 and the Mini-Test 80 are on tap for March 6 to 8.
Please see March QST, page 71, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web
sites for details.