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DX Bulletin 39 ARLD039
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 1, 2015
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.

MAURITIUS, 3B8. Willi, DJ7RJ will be QRV as 3B8/DJ7RJ from October 5 to 30. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB, with a focus on the low bands. QSL to home call.

MONTENEGRO, 4O. Oskar, LB9N will be QRV as 4O/LB9N from Igalo from October 4 to 17. Activity will be on all bands using PSK. QSL to home call.

GHANA, 9G. Billy, KM4GHS is QRV as 9G5GH from Kumasi. He is generally active on 20 meters using SSB around 1800 to 2200z, but also tries to be active on 40 meters. QSL direct to home call.

NORTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Operators Rob, N7QT and Melanie, N7BX are QRV as E51MQT and E51MBX, respectively, from Manihiki Atoll, IOTA OC-014, until October 27. Grant, KZ1W is QRV as E51MKW until October 13. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL this expedition via N7BX.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Jose, EA5IDQ is QRV as EA6/EA5IDQ until October 4. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and RTTY, with a focus on 30, 17, and 12 meters. QSL to home call.

CHESTERFIELD ISLAND, FK. A large group of operators are QRV as TX3X until October 12. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with at least six stations active. QSL via operators' instructions.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Uli, DL2AH is QRV as NH0/DL2AH from Rota Island, IOTA OC-086, until October 16. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using mainly SSB. QSL direct to home call.

BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik are QRV as special event station LZ130SAK during the month of October. QSL via LZ1KCP.

NETHERLANDS, PA. The National Ham Club of the Netherlands, VERONA, is QRV as PI70VERON during October to celebrate its 70th anniversary. QSL via PA3CAL.

BRAZIL, PY. Special event station PY70FEB is QRV during the month of October to mark 70 years since the end of World War II and to remember the Brazilian Expeditionary Force. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and digital modes. QSL via bureau.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Operators SP6EQZ, SP2EBG, SP2GKS, SP3CYY, SP6FXY, SP6JIU and SP9FOW will be QRV as S79SP from Mahe Island, IOTA AF-024, from October 3 to 18. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via SP6FXY.

DODECANESE, SV5. Carlo, IK2ECC is QRV as SV5/IK2ECC from Rhodes, IOTA EU-001, until October 14. Activity is on the HF bands using CW. QSL to home call.

CRETE, SV9. Seppo, OH1VR will be QRV as SV9/OH1VR from October 4 to 10. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using mainly CW. QSL to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event stations R120SE and R120ER are QRV until October 15 to celebrate the 102nd birthday of the Russian poet Sergei A. Esenin. QSL via RV3SBS.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. John, W5JON will be QRV as V47JA from Calypso Bay, IOTA NA-104, from October 6 to November 6. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using SSB. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide SSB DX contest. QSL direct to home call.

MONTSERRAT, VP2M. Stan, AC8W, Jim, KB8TXZ and Lee, N8LJ are QRV as VP2MAC, VP2MXT, and VP2MLJ, respectively, from Gingerbread Hill, St. Peters Parish, IOTA NA-103, until October 8. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL all calls via K8ESQ.

ALBANIA, ZA. Oskar, LB9N is QRV as ZA/LB9N from Velipoje until October 4. Activity is on all bands using PSK. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, YLRL DX/NA YL Anniversary Contest, 15-Meter SSTV Dash Contest, TARA PSK Rumble Contest, German Telegraphy Contest, Oceania DX Phone Contest, Russian World Wide Digital Contest, TRC DX Contest, WAB HF Phone, GTC CW Cup, California QSO Party, International HELL-Contest, FISTS Fall Slow Speed CW Sprint, UBA ON SSB Contest and the RSGB 21/28 MHz Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for October 6. The Phone Fray, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, 432 MHz Fall Sprint and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for October 7. Please see October QST, page 89 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details. 039


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