DX Bulletin 47 ARLD047From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 17, 2016
To all radio amateurs
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by W3UR, 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.
TANZANIA, 5H. Yan, RZ3FW, Alexander, RW3RN and Sergei, R4WAA will be QRV as 5H1WW from Zanzibar, IOTA AF-032, from November 19 to 28. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW with some SSB and digital modes. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via RZ3FW.
MALDIVES, 8Q. A group of operators will be QRV as 8Q7SP from Dhiffushi Island, IOTA AS-013, from November 20 to December 3. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with several stations active. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via SP6FXY.
NEPAL, 9N. Yutaka, JA6GWX will be QRV as 9N7NZ from Kathmandu from November 20 to 27. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL direct to home call.
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 9Q. Christian, IS0BWM will be QRV as 9Q0HQ/3 from Kenge from November 20 to December 25. Activity will be on the HF bands using SSB. QSL direct to home call.
ANTARCTICA. Felix, DL5XL is QRV as DP1POL from the German Neumayer Station III, IOTA AN-016, until February 2017. Activity is on all HF bands using mainly CW and possibly some SSB and digital modes. QSL via DL1ZBO.
AUSTRAL ISLAND, FO. Al, K7AR will be QRV as FO/K7AR from Raivavae Island, IOTA OC-114, from November 21 to 28. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL to home call.
ST. LUCIA, J6. Gary, K9AW is QRV as J68GD until November 27. Activity is on 40 to 12 meters using mainly CW with some SSB. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL direct to home call.
ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD will be QRV as P40W from Santa Cruz from November 24 to 30. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL direct to N2MM.
GREECE, SV. Members of the Radio Amateur Union of North Aegean are QRV with special event call sign SX25LSV from Lesvos Island, IOTA EU-049, until the end of 2016 to celebrate the club’s 25th anniversary. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to SZ8LSV.
WEST KIRIBATI, T30. Jack, T30TM is a permanent resident on Tarawa, IOTA OC-017, and is currently active on the HF bands. QSL direct to VK1TX.
PALAU, T8. Yousuke, JJ1DQR is QRV as T88QR from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, until November 20. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.
MALI, TZ. Laurent, F5IXR is QRV as TZ5ZR until February 2017. He may be active on 160 to 6 meters. QSL via F5MXH.
MICRONESIA, V6. Tsutomu, JA1VND and Fujio, JA1SVP are QRV as V63YY and V63FA, respectively, from Chuuk Island, IOTA OC-011, until November 22. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to home calls.
NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Tim, NL8F will be QRV as VK9NF from November 22 to December 3. QSL direct to N7RO.
CAMBODIA, XU. A group of operators are QRV as XU7AEZ from von Koh Rong Samloem Island, IOTA AS-133, until December 5. QSL via RC3C.
LAOS, XW. Tony, KM0O is QRV as XW0YO from Vientiane until November 29. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SB. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via operator’s instructions.
ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Alan, K0AV will be QRV as ZD8V from November 21 to December 1. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters. QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.
The ARRL SSB Sweepstakes Contest, ARRL EME Contest, All Austrian 160-Meter CW Contest, REF 160-Meter CW Contest, RSGB 2nd 1.8 MHz CW Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, YO International 80-Meter PSK31 Contest, LZ DX Contest, Feld Hell Sprint and the Homebrew and Old time Equipment CW Party will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend.
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for November 21.
The Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and SKCC CW Sprint are scheduled for November 23.
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.