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Latest DX Bulletin
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 3 ARLD003
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 16, 2020
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD003 ARLD003 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by LU4AAO, 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.
SRI LANKA, 4S. Peter, DC0KK is QRV as 4S7KKG until March 30. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and various digital modes. QSL to home call.
WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Safri Bin, 9M2SAF will be QRV from Pulau Lalang Perak, IOTA AS-072, from January 21 to 27. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to home call.
QATAR, A7. Rasto, OM6AA is QRV as A75GR until April 2020. Activity of late has been on 80 meters. QSL via M0OXO.
PAKISTAN, AP. Hasant, AP2HA has been active using FT8 on 30 meters between 1300 and 1400z. In addition, he has also been active on 80 meters using FT8 around 0200z. QSL direct to home call.
NAURU, C2. Nobu, JA0JHQ is QRV as C21NH until January 18. Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using FT8. QSL to home call.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Members of the DARC club of Pulheim are QRV with special event call sign DL40PUL during 2020 to celebrate the club's 40th anniversary. QSL via bureau.
GUADELOUPE, FG. Jean-Pierre, F6ITD is QRV as FG/F6ITD from Desirade Island, IOTA NA-102, until March 9. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to home call.
HONDURAS, HR. Dirk, WA4DT will be QRV as WA4DT/HR9 from Roatan Island, IOTA NA-057, from January 18 to February 2. Activity will be on 40 and 30 meters using CW and FT8. QSL direct to home call.
ITALY, I. Operators S50X, S51V, S52P, S54W, S56DX, S56N, S57DX and S59A will be QRV as IG9/home calls from Lampedusa, IOTA AF-019, from January 21 to 27. Activity will be on the HF bands. They will be active as IG9/S59A in the upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL to home calls.
ARGENTINA, LU. AMSAT Argentina station LU7AA will be QRV from January 18 to 26 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Satellite LO-19, or LUSAT. Activity will be on the HF bands using QRS CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to LU7AA.
WESTERN SAHARA, S0. Station S01WS has been active on 17 meters using CW around 1600z. QSL direct.
SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO from Mogadishu until February 5. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via operator's instructions.
PALAU, T8. Operators JI3DNN, JH3LSS, JA3HJI, JA3IVU, JA3ARJ and JA3AVO are QRV as T88CZ, T88DK, T88DN, T88ED, T88EF and T88MD, respectively, from Koror, IOTA OC-009, until January 23. QSL to home calls.
COSTA RICA, TI. Rich, W4GKR is QRV as TI5/W4GKR until February 4. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using mainly various digital modes and QRS CW. QSL to home call.
CANADA, VE. Operators VE3FU, VE9CB and VO1HP will be QRV as VO2AC, VO2AAA and VO1HP/VO2, respectively, from the Lighthouse Point Amour/Labrador from January 20 to 26. They plan to be active as VO2AC in the upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL to home calls.
NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Janusz, SP9FIH is QRV as VK9NK until April 12. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.
CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7. Chris, ZL7DX is currently QRV on 20 and 6 meters using mostly digital modes. He plans to be active on other bands soon. QSL direct to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL January VHF Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, LZ Open CW Contest, PRO Digi Contest, Hungarian DX Contest, RSGB AFS SSB Contest, North American SSB QSO Party, North American Collegiate SSB Championship, WAB 1.8 MHz Phone/CW Contest and Feld Hell Sprint are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for January 20.
The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray and SKCC CW Sprint are scheduled for January 22.
Please see January 2020 QST, page 81, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details. 003
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