From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 23, 2016
To all radio amateurs
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by AJ9C, WB2TJO, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
FIJI, 3D2. Jim, WB2TJO will be QRV as 3D2JS from Taveuni Island,IOTA OC-016, beginning from December 2016 to March 2017. Activity will be on the HF bands and 6 meters using CW, SSB and some digital modes. QSL to home call.
WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. A group of operators will be QRV as 9M4LI from Lalang Island, IOTA AS-072, from November 25 to 27. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL via operators’ instructions.
EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Saty, JE1JKL will be QRV as 9M6NA from Labuan Island, IOTA OC-133, in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest as a Single Op/Single Band entry on 20 meters. QSL to home call.
OMAN, A4. Special call sign A44A will be QRV in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest as a Multi-2 entry. QSL via A47RS.
BHUTAN, A5. Nobuaki, JA0JHQ is QRV as A52NH from the Dochula Resort in Paro until November 27. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. This includes a possible entry in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL to home call.
CAPE VERDE, D4. Raul, EA2SS is QRV as D44TBC from Sal Island, IOTA AF-086, until November 28. Activity is holiday style on 20 and 30 meters. QSL to home call.
PHILIPPINES, DU. Operators 4F2KWT, DU1BA and DU3LA will be QRV as DX2R from La Union in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest as a Multi Single/Low Power entry. QSL via W3HNK.
FRENCH GUIANA, FY. Didier, FY5FY will be QRV as a Single Op/Single Band/Low Power entry on 80 meters in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL to home call.
HONDURAS, HR. Mike, AJ9C is QRV as HR2/AJ9C until November 30. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. He will be active as HR2J in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL HR2/AJ9C direct to home call, and HR2J direct.
MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Joerg, DF9LJ is QRV as KH0/DF9LJ from Tinian Island, IOTA OC-086. In addition, he and other operators will be QRV as AH0K in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via operators’ instructions.
GUAM, KH2. Joel, KG6DX will be QRV as NH2DX in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest as a Single Band entry on 15 meters. QSL direct to home call.
ALAND ISLAND, OH0. Tomi, OH6EI will be QRV as OH0Z in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry. QSL via W0MM.
TURKEY, TA. Operators LZ1NK, LZ1BP, LZ1CNN, LZ1YQ, LZ2YO, LZ3BB, LZ3ND, LZ4AE, TA2TX and TA3D are QRV as TA3/home calls until November 27 with a focus on the low bands. They will be QRV as TC3A from Asiatic Turkey in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest as a Multi-2 entry. QSL via operators’ instructions.
NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Tim, NL8F and Paula, NX1P plan to be QRV as VK9NF and VK9NX, respectively. Look for VK9NX to be active in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest, and VK9NF to be active on the newer bands. QSL via operators’ instructions.
MACAU, XX9. Operators VR2XAN, IV3SKB, IK2JUB and IK2PFL are QRV as XX9TXN, XX9TKB, XX9TJU and XX9TPF, respectively, from Coloane Island, IOTA AS-075, until November 29. Activity is on the HF bands using mainly CW. They plan to be active as XX9TXN in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest as a Multi-2 entry. QSL via operators’ instructions.
OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.
The following operation is approved for DXCC credit: Central Kiribati, Kanton Island, T31T, 2016 operation.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.
The CQ World Wide DX CW contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The NCCC CW and RTTY Sprints are scheduled for November 25.
The ARRL National Parks on the Air event runs during all of 2016 to mark the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
Please see November QST, page 94 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites for details.