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DX Bulletin 4 ARLD004
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 24, 2019
To all radio amateurs
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ARLD004 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by VE3FU, The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
TUNISIA, 3V. Ash, KF5EYY plans to be QRV as 3V8SF in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via LX1NO.
GEORGIA, 4L. Ilya, R3XA and Mamuka, 4L2M will be QRV as 4L9M and 4L2M, respectively, in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest as Single Op/High Power entries. QSL 4L9M via R3XA and 4L2M via
SOMALIA, 6O. Ali, EP3CQ is currently QRV as 6O1OO until February 6. QSL direct to home call.
BARBADOS, 8P. Charles, 8P6ET is QRV as 8P6ET/p. Activity is on 80, 40 and 20 meters using CW and SSB. He will be QRV as 8P1W in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest as a Single Op/Low Power entry. QSL via KU9C.
EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Saty, JE1JKL is QRV as 9M6NA from Labuan Island, IOTA OC-133, until January 28. This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via LoTW.
CHILE, CE. Jorge, CE3YP is QRV with special callsign 3G3G from Santiago until December 31. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using only FT8. QSL via LoTW.
MADEIRA ISLAND, CT3. Operator OM3GI will be QRV as CT9ABO in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest as a Single Op/High Power entry. QSL via LoTW.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Operator OM5RW will be QRV as ED8W in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest as a Single Op/High Power entry. QSL via LoTW.
MARTINIQUE, FM. Laurent, FM5BH will be QRV in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via W3HNK.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Members of the Loma del Toro DX Club are QRV as HI1LT from Beata Island, IOTA NA-122, a first-time activation, until January 28. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, and on various satellites. QSL via W2CCW.
THAILAND, HS. Members of the HSDXA Team will be QRV as E2X in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest as a Multi/Single entry. QSL via LoTW.
NORTHERN IRELAND, GI. Operator SP5MXZ will be QRV as MI/3Z0X in the
CQ World Wide 160 CW contest as a Single Op/Assisted entry. QSL via LoTW.
ITALY, I. Dimitar, LZ1UQ and Ivan, LZ1PM are QRV as IH9/LZ1UQ and IH9/LZ1PM, respectively, from Pantelleria Island, IOTA AF-018, until January 31. This includes entries in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW and UBA DX SSB contests. QSL to home calls. In addition, station IG9/S59A is QRV from Lampedusa Island, IOTA AF-019, until January 30. Activity is on the HF bands. This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via operators’ instructions.
PERU, OA. Tom, OA4DX will be QRV in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest as a Single Op/Low Power entry. QSL via LoTW.
FINLAND, OH. Special event station OG60IPA is QRV during all of 2019 to commemorate 60 years of Finland’s participation in the International Police Association. QSL via OH4MDY.
SUDAN, ST. John, N9MDH is QRV as ST2JB from Khartoum. He has been active on 15 meters using FT8. QSL via LoTW.
PALAU, T8. Nobu, JA0JHQ is QRV as T88PB from Koror. This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL direct to home call.
CORSICA, TK. A group of operators will be QRV as TK0C in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest as a Multi Op entry. QSL via S50C.
BELIZE, VE. Art, NN7A will be QRV as V31JZ/p from South Water Caye, IOTA NA-190, from January 31 to February 6. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using mostly CW. QSL direct to home call.
CANADA, VE. Chris, VO2AC, Frank, VO1HP and Dave, VE9CB will be QRV as VO2AC in the CQ World Wide 160-Meter CW contest as a Multi Op/High Power entry. Before the contest, they may be active as VO2AC and VO2AAA on 160, 80, 60 and 40 meters, and on satellites AO-85, AO-91, and AO-92 from grid square GO11. QSL via operators’
instructions. In addition, look for special event station VD1NUQK to be QRV from January 26 to February 26to commemorate the USS Truxton and USS Pollux naval disaster of Newfoundland 77 years ago.
QSL via operators’ instructions.
INDONESIA, YB. Yohanes, YB2DX will be QRV as a Single Op/High Power entry in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via LoTW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.
The CQ 160-Meter CW Contest, Winter
Field Day, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, REF CW Contest, BARTG RTTY Sprint and the UBA DX SSB Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for January 30.
The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from Canada’s parks and historic sites.
Please see January 2019 QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
ARRL is the national association for Amateur Radio in the US. Founded in 1914 by Hiram Percy Maxim as The American Radio Relay League, ARRL is a noncommercial organization of radio amateurs.