From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 10, 2016
To all radio amateurs:
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by IK7JWX, W1UE, 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.
MADAGASCAR, 5R. Eric, F6ICX is QRV as 5R8IC from Saint Marie Island, IOTA AF-090, until February 4, 2017. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using mainly CW with some SSB, RTTY and PSK63. QSL to home call.
UGANDA, 5X. Alan, G3XAQ will be QRV as 5X1XA from Kampala from November 12 to 28. Activity is on the HF bands using CW. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via G3SWH.
KENYA, 5Z. Tom, DJ6TF and Reiner, DL7KL will be QRV as 5Z4/DJ6TF and 5Z4/DL7KL, respectively, from Diani Beach from November 15 to December 1. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home calls.
SENEGAL, 6W. A group of amateurs are QRV as 6V1IS/p from Ngor and Goree Islands, IOTA AF-045, until November 16, as part of a humanitarian expedition. They are also QRV as 6V1IS from Dakar. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via IK7JWX.
OMAN, A4. Omani amateur radio operators can sign their A4 calls with /46 until November 30 in celebration of the 46th anniversary of the independence of Oman.
PHILIPPINES, DU. Tom, KC0W is QRV as 4I7COW from Manila until November 22. Activity is primarily on 160 meters. QSL direct to home call.
PALESTINE, E4. Chris, PA2CHR and Jos, PA3FYC will be QRV as E44CM from Jericho from November 15 to 24. Activity will be on 2 meters and 70cm using EME. QSL direct to PA3FYC.
THAILAND, HS. Dennis, W1UE is QRV as HS0ZIA from Chiang Mai. He may be active on 160 and 80 meters. QSL via operator’s instructions.
SARDINIA, IS0. Special event station II0EUDX is QRV until the end of 2016 in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the EUDXF. QSL via IS0AGY.
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Martin, LU9EFO is QRV as PY0F/LU9EFO until November 14. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB. QSL direct to F4HBW.
WEST KIRIBATI, T30. Operators JA1JQY, JA1KJW, JA3MCA and JA8VA are QRV as T30JY, T30KJ, T30MA and T30VE, respectively, from Tarawa, IOTA OC-017, until November 16. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to homecalls.
CENTRAL AFRICA, TL. Ken, LA7GIA is QRV as TL8AO from Bangui until November 22. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW. QSL via M0OXO.
UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EO30UC is QRV until November 29 to honor the 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster. QSL via operators’ instructions.
ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. John, W5JON will be QRV as V47JA from Calypso Bay, St. Kitts, IOTA NA-104, from November 15 to December 15. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters, including 60 meters, using SSB. QSL direct to home call.
MICRONESIA, V6. Kay, JH3AZC and Matu, JA5EEU are QRV as V6EME from Pohnpei Island, IOTA OC-010, until November 16. Activity is on 2 meters EME. QSL direct to JH3AZC. In addition, Michael, DF8AN is QRV as V63AJ from Yap Island, IOTA OC-012, until November 16. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, RTTY and PSK. QSL to home call.
ANTARCTICA. Alan, MW0YCC is QRV as VP8DPJ from the Rothera Research Station on Adelaide Island, IOTA AN-001, until April 2018 while on work assignment. QSL via operator’s instructions.
CAMBODIA, XU. A large group of operators are QRV as XU7MDC from Sihanoukville until November 13. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with five stations active around the clock. PQSL via IK2VUC.
INDONESIA, YB. Operators Burkhard, DL3KZA and Amiruddin, YB9IPY are QRV as YB8/DL3KZA from Selayar Island, IOTA OC-236, until November 14. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via DL3KZA.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Stan, K5GO is QRV as ZF9CW from Cayman Brac until December 4. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using mainly CW. QSL via K0DEQ.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.
The Worked All Europe RTTY DX Contest, 10-10 International Fall Digital Contest, Japan International Phone DX Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, OK/OM CW DX Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Kentucky QSO Party and the CQ-WE Contest are all scheduled for this weekend.
The Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and QRP CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for November 16.
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.