QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 9 ARLD009
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT February 28, 2019
To all radio amateurs
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by WB0TEV, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
SOMALIA, 6O. Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO until March 24. QSL to home call.
GHANA, 9G. Matteo, IZ4YGS is QRV as 9G5GS from Sanzule until March 13. Activity is in his spare time on 80, 60, 40, 30 and 20 meters using mostly FT8. QSL direct to home call.
BHUTAN, Z5. Zorro, JH1AJT, Franz, DJ9ZB and Champ, E21EIC are QRV as A5A until March 9. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via JH1AJT.
THE GAMBIA, C5. Don, G3XTT will be QRV as C56DF from March 5 to 12. Activity will be on the HF bands with a focus on CW. This includes being an entry in the upcoming RSGB Commonwealth Contest. QSL direct to home call.
GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8. A group of operators are QRV as HD8M from Santa Cruz Island, IOTA SA-004, until March 6. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters, including 60 meters, using CW, SSB, and FT8 in DXpedition mode. This includes being active in the ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL via WB2REM.
SAINT LUCIA, J6. Operators K9HZ, WA4PGM and W0CN are QRV as J68HZ and J6/home calls, respectively. Activity is on the HF bands. They plan to be active as J68HZ as a Multi/Single entry in the ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL J68HZ via K9HZ, and J6/W0CN and J6/WA4PGM to home calls.
GUAM, KH2. Operators JI3ERV and JO1RUR will be QRV as AH2R as a Multi/Op entry in the ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL via LoTW.
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Tony, N2TK will be QRV as KP2M as a Single/Op entry in the ARRL International DX SSB Contest. QSL via LoTW
LUXEMBOURG, LX. A group of operators will be QRV as LX7I as a Multi/2 entry in the ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL via LX2A.
ARUBA, P4. Andy, AE6Y will be QRV as P49Y as a Single/Op entry in the ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.
COSTA RICA, TI. Operators AE0EE, K0BBC and W6PNG are QRV as TI7/AE0EE, TI7/K0BBC and TI7/W6PNG, respectively, until March 5. This includes being active as TI7/W6PNG as a Multi/Op entry in the ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL to home calls.
BELIZE, V3. Victor, WB0TEV and Scott, K5PS are QRV as V31VP and V31CQ, respectively, until March 5 from the Maya Hill Lodge. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. This includes being active as V31VP as a Multi/Single entry in the ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL to home calls.
MONTSERRAT, VP2M. Charlie, K1XX is QRV as VP2MMF and will be a Single/Op entry in the ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL via KU9C.
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Adrian, AA5UK is QRV as VP5/AA5UK from Providenciales Island, IOTA NA-002, until March 8. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY, FT8 and on various satellites. QSL to home call.
EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Ken, KH6QJ is QRV as T32AZ from Kirimati Island, IOTA OC-024, until March 5. Activity is on the HF bands. This includes being an entry in the ARRL International DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.
<li>The ARRL International DX SSB Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, The Wake-Up. QRP Sprint, Open Ukraine RTTY Championship, UBA Spring CW Contest, NSARA Contest and SARL Hamnet 40-Meter Simulated Emergency Contest are all on tap for this weekend.</li>The Novice Rig Roundup runs from March 2 to 10.
The RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship is scheduled for March 4.
The AGCW YL-CW Party and ARS Spartan CW Sprint are scheduled for March 5.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, Phone Fray and 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for March 6.
The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runsfor the entire year of 2019, with special stations active fromCanada’s parks and historic sites.
Please see March 2019 QST, page 88, 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.