DX News – November 3, 2016



DX Bulletin 45 ARLD045

From ARRL Headquarters

Newington CT November 3, 2016

To all radio amateurs

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by 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. Maurizio, IK2GZU will be QRV as 5H3MB from November 7 to December 2. QSL to home call.

MADAGASCAR, 5R. Eric, F6ICX will be QRV as 5R8IC from Sainte Marie Island, IOTA AF-090, from November 6 to February 4, 2017. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using mostly CW. QSL to home call.

SENEGAL, 6W. A group of operators will be QRV as 6V1IS from Dakar from November 7 to 19. They also plan to be active from islands Ngor and Goree, both IOTA AF-045. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via IK7JWX.

ALGERIA, 7X. Special event station 7U2ARU will be QRV from November 7 to 15 in celebration of the 2nd anniversary of the founding of the Algerian Amateur Radio Union. QSL via operators’ instructions.

CHINA, BY. Bodo, DF8DX plans to be QRV as B4/DF8DX from Shanghai from November 9 to 16. QSL via operator’s instructions.

ANTARCTICA. Alan, MW0YCC will be QRV as VP8DPJ while stationed at the British Antarctic Territory Rothera Research Station on Adelaide Island, IOTA AN-001, until April 2018. QSL via operator’s instructions.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0. Esteban, XQ7UP is QRV as CE0Y/XQ7UP until November 12. Activity is mostly on 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL direct to home call.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Roly, ZL1BQD is QRV as E51RR from Rarotonga Island, IOTA OC-013, until November 25. Activity is on 40, 20 and 15 meters using CW, JT9 and JT65. QSL to home call.

HONDURAS, HR. John, AD8J is currently QRV as HR9/AD8J from Guanaja Island, IOTA NA-057, until November 12. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using mostly CW. QSL direct to home call.

GUINEA-BISSAU, J5. A group of operators will be QRV as J5T from the Bissagos Islands, IOTA AF-020, in November. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters. QSL direct to IK2CIO.

JAPAN, JA. Yamao, JR5JAQ plans to be QRV as JR5JAQ/6 from the Tokara Islands, IOTA AS-049, from November 6 to 9. Activity will be on 40, 20 and 15 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via bureau.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0. Martin, LU9EFO will be QRV as PY0F/LU9EFO from November 7 to 14. Activity will be on the HF bands using mostly SSB. QSL direct to F4HBW.

MALI, TZ. Jeff, TZ4AM is QRV from Bamako. Of late he has been active on 160 meters. QSL via W0SA.

MICRONESIA, V6. Michael, DF8AN will be QRV as V63AJ from Yap Island, IOTA OC-012, from November 6 to 20. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, with some RTTY and PSK. QSL to home call.

CAMBODIA, XU. A large group of operators are QRV as XU7MDC from Phnom Penh until November 13. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY with up to five stations active. QSL via IK2VUC.


The ARRL CW Sweepstakes Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, IPARC CW Contest, Ukrainian DX Contest, RSGB International SSB Sprint Contest, IPARC SSB Contest, EANET Sprint, High Speed Club CW Contest, DARC 10-Meter Digital Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for November 8. The Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Sprint are scheduled for November 9.

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.



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