• ARRL DX Bulletin

    From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Aug 6 19:54:26 2020

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    ARLD032 DX news

    ZCZC AE32
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 32 ARLD032
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT August 6, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD032
    ARLD032 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    BARBADOS, 8P. Mathieu, VA2MVR is QRV as 8P9QC from Pine Gardens
    until September 12. Activity is mainly on 40 and 20 meters using
    SSB with a possibility of FT8 and FT4. QSL via LoTW.

    GHANA, 9G. Matteo, IZ4YGS will be QRV as 9G5GS from August 8 to
    September 15. Activity will be on the HF bands using mostly SSB and
    FT8, and on Satellite QO-100. QSL direct to home call.

    MOROCCO, CN. Hassan, CN8SG is QRV with special call sign CN21SG
    from Kenitra to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the reign of his
    Majesty King of Morocco Mohammed VI. Activity is on the various HF
    bands. QSL via EA7FTR.

    CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Philippe, EA4NF, will be QRV as EA8/EA4NF from
    Lanzarote Island, IOTA AF-004, and Grid Squares IL38 and IL39, from
    August 10 to 17. Activity is on the FM and Linear Satellites in
    Full-Duplex mode. QSL via LoTW.

    FRANCE, F. Members of the radio club F8KGH will be QRV with special
    call TM76DP from August 8 to 22 to commemorate the 76th anniversary
    of the Provence Landing in August 1944. Activity will be on 80 to 6
    meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via operators' instructions.

    COLOMBIA, HK. Members of the Colombian Amateur Radio League are QRV
    with special call sign 5K87LR from Bogota until August 31 to
    celebrate the 87th anniversary of the LCRA. Activity is on the HF
    bands. QSL via LoTW.

    REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Members of the KARL Chungbuk HQ are QRV with
    special call HL75V during August to celebrates the liberation of the
    Korean peninsula 75 years ago. QSL via 6K0MF.

    ITALY, I. Simone, IU4HRJ is QRV as IM0/IU4HRJ from Maddalena
    Island, IOTA EU-041, until August 10. Activity is on 40 to 2 meters
    using SSB and various digital modes. He plans to possibly activate
    some DCI/WCA reference numbers as well. QSL to home call.

    SARDINIA, IS0. Gil, IZ2DLV will be QRV as IS0/IZ2DLV from
    Portobello di Gallura from August 10 to 28. Activity will be on 60
    to 15 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

    GREECE, SV. Francesco, IK6QON will be QRV as SV8/IK6QON from Corfu,
    IOTA EU-052, from August 9 to 20. Activity will be holiday style on
    40 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

    TURKEY, TA. Stations TC3GP and TC3GS are QRV until August 23 to
    commemorate the 105th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli. QSL
    via YM3KCN.

    CORSICA, TK. Frans, DJ0TP is QRV as TK/DJ0TP until September 14.
    Activity is holiday style on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

    EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. A large group of operators are QRV as R90WDWR
    from the Bryansk Region until August 16 to mark the 90th anniversary
    of the formation of the Russian Airborne Troops. Activity is on 160
    to 10 meters. QSL via RZ5D.

    MEXICO, XE. Ramon, XE1KK is QRV with special call 6E6E until the
    end of 2020. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using mostly FT8 and
    FT4. This includes being active on the upcoming CQ World Wide DX
    Phone and other contests. QSL via LoTW.

    CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7. Operators Chris, ZL2DX and Catherine, ZL2QT
    are QRV as ZL7DX and ZL7QT, respectively, from Waitangi, IOTA
    OC-038, for the next few years. Activity is on the various HF bands
    and 6 meters EME. QSL via M0OXO.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY
    Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Worked All Europe DX CW Contest, QRP ARCI
    European CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Maryland-DC QSO
    Party and RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint are all on tap for this weekend.

    The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and SARL 40-Meter SSB
    Youth Sprint are scheduled for August.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and
    MMMonVHF/DUBUS 144 MHz Meteorscatter Sprint Contest are scheduled
    for August 11.

    The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, NAQCC CW
    Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for August 12.

    Please see August 2020 QST, page 69, and ARRL Contest Calendar and
    WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
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  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Aug 13 17:16:58 2020

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    ARLD033 DX news

    ZCZC AE33
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 33 ARLD033
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT August 13, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD033
    ARLD033 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    MEXICO, 6E. Ramon, XE1KK will be using special call sign 6E6E until
    December 31. He plans to use it in the CQWW DX SSB Contest in
    October and possibly in other contests. Most of his activity
    outside of the contests will be on FT8/FT4 on 160 to 6 meters. QSL
    via LoTW only.

    GHANA, 9G. Matteo, IZ4YGS will be active as 9G5GS from Sanzule,
    until September 15. Activity will be limited to his spare time on
    160 to 10 meters using mostly FT8 (F/H) and SSB. He will also be
    active through the QO-100 geostationary satellite, USB mode. He
    will update daily to ClubLog. QSL via LoTW, IZ4YGS direct or eQSL.

    CHILE, CB33. Members of the Radio Club Eternautas (CE3ETR) are now
    active as CB33M until October 13. Activity is to commemorate the
    10th anniversary of the August 2010 landslide in a mine in the north
    part of Chile where 33 miners were trapped for 3 months until their
    rescue was carried out. Operations will be on 80 meters through 70
    cm using CW, SSB and digital modes FT8/FT4, JS8, RTTY, PSK31 and
    SSTV. QSL via PO BOX 12096, Santiago, Chile.

    OGASAWARA, JD1. Makoto, JI5RPT will be active as JD1BLY from
    Chichijima Island (AS-031) from October 3 to 6. The schedule may
    change depending on the status of COVID-19. Activity will be on 630
    to 6 meters using CW, SSB and the digital modes (No 6 meter EME).
    He will focus on the 630 meter band, 160 meter SSB, the RS-44
    satellite and FT8 on the HF bands. 630 meter activity will be
    mainly on JT9. QSL via his home call sign.

    UNITED STATES, N7. Look for special event station N7C to be active
    until August 15 for the 16th annual celebration of the Navajo Code
    Talkers. QSL to Herb, N7HG or N7C, at the QRZ.com address.

    TURKEY, TC3. Look for special event stations TC3GP and TC3GS to be
    active until August 23, to commemorate the 105th anniversary of the
    Battle of Gallipoli. QSL via YM3KCN.

    FRANCE, TM. Operators Christian, F5OHH and Didier, F4ELJ will be
    active as TM2LW from the Kerprigent Lighthouse (ILLW FR-031, ARLHS
    FRA-769, DFCF 22-036, DMF 22-011, WW Locator IN88GS) near Lannion
    during the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW), August
    22 and 23. Activity will be on various HF and VHF bands using CW,
    SSB and the digital modes. QSL via F4ELJ.

    FRANCE, TM76. Members of the Radio Club du Val d'issole (F8KGH) will
    use the special call sign TM76DP until August 22 to commemorate the
    76th anniversary of the Provence Beach Landings (DRAGOON operation)
    in August 1944. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB
    and the digital modes. QSL via F4GPB.

    HONG KONG, VR. Members of Hong Kong Amateur Radio Transmitting
    Society (HARTS) will be active with special call sign VR2HK9O in
    celebration of the 90th anniversary of their Society. Operations
    have been on 20 meter SSB. QSL via VR2HK direct or by the Bureau.

    CAMBODIA, XU7. Tad, JA1DFK will be active as XU7AKU and XU7AKV from
    Phnom Penh. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using mostly CW and
    SSB. QSL via JA1DXA or ClubLog's OQRS.

    DENMARK, OZ. OZ200EM is on the air until the end of the year,
    honoring the memory of Hans Christian Orsted, who discovered the
    principle of electromagnetism 200 years ago. QSL via OZ1ACB.

    CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7. Stuart, ZL3STU has moved to Canterbury on the
    Chatham Islands (OC-038) and now uses the call sign ZL7STU on 80 to
    6 meter using SSB and FT8. QSL for both calls via M0OXO.

    SARDINIA, IS0. Gil, IZ2DLV will be active holiday style until
    August 28 signing IS0/IZ2DLV on 60 to 15 meters using SSB, CW and
    FT8. QSL via IZ2DLV (d/B), ClubLog, LoTW.

    FINLAND, OH. Operators Vesa, OH5MNH, Orvo, OH5NE and SWL Aki plan to
    operate OH5B during the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend
    (ILLW), August 22 and 23 from the Luovukkaluoto lighthouse in
    Southern Carelia. QSL via OH5AB.

    INDIA, VU. In celebration of the 74th anniversary of India's
    Independence Day, August 15th, special event station AT5AUG will be
    QRV by members of the West Bengal Radio Club from August 14 to 16.
    QSL via eQSL to VU2NRO.

    BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Rolf, DL8AZ will be operating holiday style
    as EA6/DL8AZ until August 17. He will use SSB on 40 through 10
    meters. QSL via DL8AZ either direct or to the DARC QSL bureau.

    BONAIRE, PJ4. PJ4TEN is a special event station during October for
    the 10th anniversary of 10-10-10, the date the Netherlands Antilles
    was dissolved and Bonaire became a special municipality of the
    Netherlands and a new DXCC entity. QSL via M0URX direct, OQRS, or
    LoTW.

    GREECE, SV. SV1AHH and SV1GGF will be QRV as SX1AFM from September
    1 to 30, celebrating the 70 years of the Hellenic Air Force History
    Museum. They will be on 80 to 6 using all modes. QSL via qrz.com
    information.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. SARTG WW RTTY Contest, ARRL 10 GHz and
    Up Contest, Russian District Award Contest, Keyman's Club of Japan
    Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, North American QSO Party, CVA DX Contest,
    SARL HF Digital Contest, NJQRP Skeeter Hunt, ARRL Rookie Roundup and
    the Run for the Bacon QRP Contest are all on tap for this weekend.
    Please see August 2020 QST, page 69 and ARRL Contest Calendar and
    WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
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  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Aug 20 17:39:52 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD034
    ARLD034 DX news

    ZCZC AE34
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 34 ARLD034
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT August 20, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD034
    ARLD034 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    LU5AG, 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.

    KENYA, 5Z. Andy, G3AB is now QRV as 5Z4VJ from Nairobi. QSL via
    M0URX.

    MOROCCO, CN. Members of the Association Royale des Radio-Amateurs
    du Maroc are QRV with the special prefix 5E7 until August 31 to mark
    the 67th anniversary of Morocco's Revolution Day.

    CUBA, CO. Special call sign T45FM will be QRV from the Punta Maya
    Lighthouse, ILLW CU0005, during the International Lighthouse
    Lightship Weekend. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using
    mainly SSB and FT8. QSL direct to RW6HS.

    PORTUGAL, CT. Operators from the Oeste DX Gang are QRV as CQ0ODX/p
    from the Cape Carvoeiro Lighthouse, ILLW PT-0002, until August 23.
    This includes an entry in the International Lighthouse Lightship
    Weekend. Activity is on the HF bands, plus 6 and 2 meters, using
    CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL via LoTW.

    AZORES, CU. Antonio, CU8AS will be QRV as CR2W from Ponta da
    Albarnaz Lighthouse, ILLW PT0001, during the International
    Lighthouse Lightship Weekend. QSL via HB9CRV. In addition, Joao,
    CU8AI will be QRV from Lajes Lighthouse, ILLW PT0038. QSL direct to
    home call.

    FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Club station DL0MFK will be QRV
    from Karnin Lighthouse, ILLW DE-0013, on Usedom Island, IOTA EU-129,
    during the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend. QSL via
    bureau.

    NORTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Warwick, E51WL is QRV from Penrhyn Atoll,
    IOTA OC-082. Activity of late has been on 20 meters using FT8 and
    FT4. He may soon be active on 2 meters EME. QSL direct to home
    call.

    FRANCE, F. Chris, F5OHH and Dyd, F4ELJ will be QRV as TM2LW from
    Kerprigent Lighthouse, ILLW FR-0031, during the International
    Lighthouse Lightship Weekend. QSL direct to F4ELJ.

    SCOTLAND, GM. Members of the Na Fir Chlis ARC will be QRV as GB9UL
    from the Ushenish Lighthouse on the Isle of South Uist, IOTA EU-010,
    during the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend. Activity
    will be mostly on 40 and 20 meters. QSL via operators'
    instructions.

    ITALY, I. A group of operators from ARI Genova will be QRV as II1L
    from La Lanterna during the International Lighthouse Lightship
    Weekend. QSL via LoTW.

    ARGENTINA, LU. Members of Radio Club QRM Belgrano will be QRV as
    LU4AAO, LU4AAO/A and LU4AAO/D from August 23 to 29 to celebrate the
    100th anniversary of the first regularly scheduled AM radio
    transmissions on August 27, 1920. Activity will be on the HF bands
    using CW, SSB and FT8, as well as the V/UHF bands and FM Satellites.
    QSL direct to LU4AAO.

    DENMARK, OZ. Special call sign OZ200EM is QRV until the end of 2020
    to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the discovery of
    electromagnetism by Hans Christian Orsted. QSL via OZ1ACB.

    HONG KONG, VR. Special call sign VR2HK9O is QRV until May 31, 2021
    to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Hong Kong Amateur Radio
    Transmitting Society. QSL via VR2HK.

    CAMBODIA, XU. Tad, JA1DFK is QRV as either XU7AKU or XU7AKV from
    Phnom Penh during the next couple of years. Activity is on the HF
    bands using mainly CW and SSB with some digital activity. QSL
    direct to JA1DXA.

    INDONESIA, YB. Special event station 8A62BALI will be QRV from
    August 21 to 23 to celebrate the founding of the Bali Province 62
    years ago. Activity will be on 80, 40 and 2 meters. QSL via
    bureau.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. International Lighthouse Lightship
    Weekend, The QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW
    Sprint Ladder, Hawaii QSO Party, Ohio QSO Party, RTTYOPS Weekend
    Sprint, CVA DX SSB Contest and 50 MHz Fall Sprint are all on tap for
    this upcoming weekend.

    The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
    scheduled for August 25.

    The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled
    for August 26.

    Please see August 2020 QST, page 69 and ARRL Contest Calendar and
    WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
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  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Fri Aug 28 16:44:56 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD035
    ARLD035 DX news

    ZCZC AE35
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 35 ARLD035
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT August 27, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD035
    ARLD035 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    GEORGIA, 4L. Peter, HB9DVG is QRV as 4L/G4ENL while working at a
    hydropower plant here. Activity is in his spare time on the HF
    bands using CW, SSB and FT8. His length of stay is unknown. QSL
    direct to home call.

    MALTA, 9H. Reiner, DL2AAZ will be QRV with special call 9H3SAT from
    Gozo, IOTA EU-023, during the month of September. Activity will be
    on the HF bands and 6 meters, and especially on Satellite QO-100,
    using CW and SSB from grid square locator JM76cb. QSL to home call.

    MALAYSIA, 9M. To celebrate the 63rd anniversary of Malaysia's
    independence, a number of special event stations in both East and
    West Malaysia will be QRV with the 9M63 prefix on August 30 and 31.
    QSL via operators' instructions.

    CHILE, CE. Members of the Radio Club Traiguen are QRV with special
    event calls CB6T, CB6Q, CB6P and CB6TEB to commemorate the arrival
    131 years ago of the first railroad in Traiguen. QSL direct to
    CE6TRA.

    SPAIN, EA. Special event stations EG1SDC to EG9SDC and EH1SDC to
    EH9SDC will be QRV from September 1 to 13 to celebrate the feast day
    of Asturias and its patron saint, Santina de Covadonga. QSL all
    calls via EA1AUM.

    REUNION ISLAND, FR. Chris, F8FPY is QRV as FR8TG from Le Guillaume.
    Activity is on various HF and VHF bands using mostly CW with some
    SSB and FT8. QSL direct.

    ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB5ST will be QRV on September 1
    to celebrate the TV series Star Trek and its various spin-offs. QSL
    via bureau. In addition, members of the Royal Air Force Amateur
    Radio Society will be QRV with special call GB800BOB from September
    1 to 28 to commemorate the Battle of Britain. QSL via 2E0NDZ.

    BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik will
    be QRV with special call sign LZ595IP during the month of September
    to honor the memory of Orthodox saints. QSL via bureau.

    GREENLAND, OX. Bo, OZ1DJJ is QRV as OX3LX from Aasiaat Island, IOTA
    NA-134, and possibly islands Upernavik and Uummannaq until September
    20. QSL via OZ0J.

    ARUBA, P4. Members of the Aruba Amateur Radio Club will be QRV with
    special event call P42WW during the month of September to
    commemorate the end of World War II. QSL via P41G.

    GREECE, SV. Pol, SV1AHH and George, SV1GGF will be QRV with special
    event call SX1AFM during September to mark the 70th anniversary of
    the Hellenic Air Force History Museum. Activity will be on 80 to 6
    meters using all modes. QSL via LoTW.

    ICELAND, TF. Norbert, DJ7JC is QRV as TF/DJ7JC until October 18.
    Activity is holiday style on 160 to 10 meters using CW, RTTY and
    FT8. QSL via DJ5BWD.

    EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Members of the Moscow city branch of the Radio
    Amateur Union of Russia are QRV as RA75RA until September 3 to
    commemorate the 75th anniversary of the national nuclear industry.
    QSL via R2ATC.

    HONG KONG, VR. Special call sign VR2HK9O is QRV until May 31, 2021
    to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Hong Kong Amateur Radio
    Transmitting Society. QSL via VR2HK.

    SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba until
    November 10 while working for the UN World Food Programme. Activity
    is on the HF bands in his free time using mostly FT8. QSL via
    OM3JW.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,
    RTTYOps World Wide RTTY, Feld Hell Sprint, ALARA Contest, YO DX HF
    Contest, W/VE Islands QSO Party, World Wide Digi DX Contest, Kansas
    QSO Party, Kentucky State Parks on the Air, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint,
    SARL HF CW Contest and QCX CW Challenge are all on tap for this
    upcoming weekend.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and QCX
    CW Challenge are scheduled for September 1.

    The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, G3ZQS Memorial Straight Key
    Contest, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT
    Test are scheduled for September 2.

    Please see August 2020 QST, page 69, September 2020 QST, page 71,
    and ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
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  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Sep 3 18:01:06 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD036
    ARLD036 DX news

    ZCZC AE36
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 36 ARLD036
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT September 3, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD036
    ARLD036 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    CROATIA, 9A. Neno, 9A5N and Tom, 9A2AA are QRV as home calls/p from
    Lastovo Island, IOTA EU-016, as well as several other nearby islands
    until September 11. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to home
    calls.

    MALTA, 9H. Reiner, DL2AAZ is QRV as 9H3TI from Gozo, IOTA EU-023,
    until September 18. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 6 meters
    using CW and SSB. He is also active as 9H3SAT on Satellite QO-100
    using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

    QATAR, A7. Station A71SDC is QRV until September 13 to join the
    Spanish celebrations of Asturias. QSL via EA1AUM.

    SPAIN, EA. Members of Cartagena Team will be QRV as AO5CLE from
    Cartagena from September 5 to 20 to commemorate the 100th
    anniversary of the Spanish Legion. Activity will be on various HF
    and VHF bands using CW, SSB, FT8 and other digital modes. QSL via
    bureau.

    FRANCE, F. Special call sign TM5SF will be QRV from September 5 to
    19 for the 51st edition of the Solitaire du Figaro multi-stage
    sailing race. QSL via F8KGS.

    ENGLAND, G. Members of the RAF Amateur Radio Society are QRV with
    special call GB80BOB until September 28 to commemorate the 80th
    anniversary of the Battle of Britain. QSL direct to 2E0NDZ.

    LITHUANIA, LY. Special event station LY784A is QRV during September
    to celebrate the 784th anniversary of the city of Siauliai. QSL via
    LY5A.

    ARUBA, P4. Members of the Aruba Amateur Radio Club are QRV as P42WW
    until September 30 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of
    World War II. QSL via operators' instructions.

    NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PD538RNI is QRV until
    September 30 to commemorate Radio Northsea International and Radio
    Veronica. QSL via PD0ARI.

    GREECE, SV. Special event station SX300ML will be QRV from
    September 5 to 19 to commemorate the Battle of Thermopylae. QSL
    direct to SV2GWY.

    EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R450STAR is active
    during September to commemorate the 450th anniversary of
    Starocherkasskaya. In addition, special event station R450AKSU is
    QRV during September to celebrate the founding of Aksaysskaya, now
    known as Aksay City. QSL via RM6LW.

    MEXICO, XE. Members of the Radio Club de Radio Aficionados
    Hidrocalidos are QRV with special event call 4A50CRH until the end
    of 2020 to celebrate the club's 50th anniversary. Activity is on
    160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FM and digital modes. This includes
    some Satellite activity as well. QSL via XE2AU.

    GIBRALTAR, ZB. Stations from Gibraltar may use the ZG prefix until
    September 10 to celebrate Gibraltar National Week.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The All Asian DX Phone Contest, IARU
    Region 1 SSB Field Day, RSGB SSB Field Day, G3ZQS Memorial Straight
    Key Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, NRAU 10-Meter Activity Contest,
    RTTYOPS Weeksprint, SKCC Sprint Europe, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC
    Sprint CW Ladder, Russian RTTY World Wide Contest, CWOps CW Open,
    Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, Colorado QSO Party, AGCW Straight Key Party,
    IARU Region 1 145 MHz Contest, PODXS 070 Club Jay Hudak Memorial
    80-Meter PSK31 Sprint, WAB 144 MHz QRO Phone and Tennessee QSO Party
    will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

    The RSGB 80-Meter SSB Autumn Series and MI QRP Labor Day CW Sprint
    are scheduled for September 7. The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan
    CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled for
    September 8.

    The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test
    are scheduled for September 9.

    Please see September 2020 QST, page 71, and ARRL Contest Calendar
    and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
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  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Sep 10 18:43:43 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD037
    ARLD037 DX news

    ZCZC AE37
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 37 ARLD037
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT September 10, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD037
    ARLD037 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    XQ7UP, IW1RBI, 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.

    MONACO, 3A. Ennio, IW1RBI is QRV as 3A/IW1RBI until September 13.
    Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home
    call.

    CHILE, CE. Operators Mau, CE7KF, Juan, CE3BN, Roberto, CE3DOH and
    Esteban, XQ7UP are QRV with special call sign XR210CHI during
    September to celebrate Chile's 210th anniversary of independence.
    Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and various digital modes.
    QSL via XQ7UP.

    FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special call sign DK70DARC is
    active until the end of December to celebrate the 70th anniversary
    of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club. QSL via the bureau.

    FRANCE, F. Members of the Radio Club Aunis are QRV with special
    event call sign TM17TDF until September 15 during the Tour de
    France. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via F8FZC.

    SAINT BARTHELEMY, FJ. Operators Franck, FG4ST, Marco, FS4WBS and
    Claude, FS5GL will be QRV as TO0Z from September 14 to 17. QSL via
    IZ1MHY.

    SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Members of the Saudi Amateur Radio Society will
    be QRV as HZ90ND from September 17 to 25 to celebrate the 90th
    anniversary of their National Day of the Unification of the Kingdom
    of Saudi Arabia. Activity will be on all bands and modes. QSL via
    operators' instructions.

    FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Udo, DL2AQI and Torsten, DL4APJ will be QRV as
    OY/home calls from Streymoy Island, IOTA EU-018, from September 15
    to 23. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
    various digital modes. QSL to home calls.

    SWEDEN, SM. Frank, DH0JAE and Immo, DL8MF are QRV as SM/home calls
    near Bergudden Lighthouse, ARLHS SWE-091, on Holmon Island, IOTA
    EU-135, until September 16. Activity is on the HF bands using CW
    and SSB. QSL to home calls.

    DODECANESE, SV5. Claudio, HB9OAU will be QRV as SV5/HB9OAU from
    Karpathos Island, IOTA EU-001, from September 12 to 24. Activity
    will be holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and RTTY. QSL to
    home call.

    UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EN370LL is QRV during the month
    of September to celebrate the 370th anniversary of the town of
    Liubotyn. QSL via operators' instructions.

    CANADA, VE. Members of the London Amateur Radio Club are QRV with
    special call sign VE3LON100 until the end of September to celebrate
    the 100th anniversary of the club. QSL via operators' instructions.

    AUSTRALIA, VK. Special event station VI75WW2 is QRV until November
    11 to commemorate the end of World War II. QSL via operators'
    instructions.

    INDONESIA, YB. Special event station 8A387KRW is QRV until
    September 14 to celebrate the 387th anniversary of the Karawang
    District. Activity is on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 2 meters using CW, SSB
    and FT8. In addition, members of the Orari Lokal Kabupaten Sukabumi
    club are QRV as 8A150SMI until September 13 to celebrate the 150th
    anniversary of the city of Sukabumi. QSL via operators'
    instructions.

    ALBANIA, ZA. Franz, OE6TQG is QRV as ZA/OE6TQG from Lake Shkodral
    until September 17. Activity is on the HF bands using all modes.
    QSL to home call.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL September VHF Contest, ARRL EME
    Contest, Worked All Europe DX SSB Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC
    Sprint CW Ladder, FOC CW QSO Party, SARL Field Day Contest, SKCC
    Weekend CW Sprintathon, Ohio State Parks on the Air, Texas QSO
    Party, Alabama QSO Party, Russian Cup Digital Contest, RTTYOPS
    Weekend Sprint and North American CW Sprint will certainly keep
    contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

    The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and K1USN Slow Speed
    Test are scheduled for September 14.

    The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
    scheduled for September 15.

    The RSGB 80-Meter CW Autumn Series, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT
    Test are scheduled for September 16.

    Please see September 2020 QST, page 71, and the ARRL Contest
    Calendar and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
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  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Sep 17 18:19:04 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD038
    ARLD038 DX news

    ZCZC AE38
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 38 ARLD038
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT September 17, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD038
    ARLD038 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    KUWAIT, 9K. Members of the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society are QRV
    with special call sign 9K90KSA until September 25 to celebrate Saudi
    Arabia's 90th National Day. QSL via 9K2RA.

    BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Philippe, EA4NF is QRV as EA6/EA4NF from
    Formentera Island, IOTA EU-004, until February 21. Activity is on
    the LEO Satellites. QSL via LoTW.

    SCOTLAND, GM. Paul, G4PVM will be QRV as GM4PVM from the Isle of
    Mull, IOTA EU-008, from September 22 to 26. Activity will be
    holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.

    SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Special event stations 7Z90AL, 7Z90SJ, 7Z90AQ,
    7Z90WW, 7Z90OO, HZ90SK, HZ90SM, HZ90BW, HZ90TL, HZ90LG, HZ90BT,
    HZ90DG, and HZ90ND are QRV until September 25 to celebrate Saudi
    Arabia's 90th National Day. Activity is on the HF bands using CW,
    SSB and various digital modes. QSL via operators' instructions.

    ITALY, I. Members of the Oriental Sicily Contest Team are QRV as
    ID9OSC from Panarea Island, IOTA EU-017, until September 20 to
    celebrate the team's 10th anniversary. QSL via IT9ZZO.

    JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, LA2US will be QRV as JX2US from Olonkinbyen
    from October 2020 to March 2021. Activity will be in his spare time
    on 160, 80, 40, 30, and 20 meters using CW and FT8 in DXpedition
    mode. QSL via LoTW.

    BELGIUM, ON. Members of the Pajottenlandse Radio Amateur Club will
    be QRV with special call sign OT5ABI from September 19 to October 18
    to raise awareness of the work being done by the NAH Liga for
    Acquired Brain Injury. QSL direct to ON6LC.

    FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Operators Torsten, DL4APJ and Udo, DL2AQI are
    QRV as OY/DL4APJ and OY/DL2AQI, respectively, until September 23.
    Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
    various digital modes. QSL to home calls.

    BONAIRE, PJ4. Rich, M5RIC plans to be QRV as PJ4/M5RIC from
    September 22 to 29. This includes being active as PJ4CC in the
    upcoming CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL via M0OXO.

    SWEDEN, SM. Ric, DL2VFR and Klaus, DL7UXG are QRV as SD7V/3 and
    SD3G, respectively, from Alnon Island, IOTA EU-087, until September
    21. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. This
    includes an entry in the Scandinavian Activity CW contest. QSL via
    bureau.

    DODECANESE, SV5. Claudio, HB9OAU is QRV as SV5/HB9OAU from
    Karpathos Island, IOTA EU-001, until September 25. Activity is on
    80 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and possibly FT8. QSL to home call.

    INDONESIA, YB. Members of the Indonesian Amateur Radio Organization
    of the Local City of Bandung are QRV with special call sign 8A100GB
    from Bandung, Java Island, IOTA OC-021, until September 30 to
    commemorate the 100th anniversary of Gedung Sate. Activity is on
    all bands and modes, and possibly various Satellites and EME. QSL
    via 8A100GB.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, North
    American RTTY Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, AGB 80-Meter
    NEMIGA Contest, Collegiate QSO Party, Scandinavian Activity CW
    Contest, SARL VHF/UHF Digital Contest, All Africa International DX
    Contest, Iowa QSO Party, QRP Afield, New Hampshire QSO Party, New
    Jersey QSO Party, Washington State Salmon Run, Wisconsin Parks on
    the Air, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, Feld Hell Sprint, BARTG Sprint 75
    and the Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest will certainly keep
    contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

    The K1USN Slow Speed Test and 144 MHz Fall Sprint are scheduled for
    September 21.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
    scheduled for September 22.

    The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled
    for September 23.

    Please see September 2020 QST, page 71, and the ARRL Contest
    Calendar and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
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  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Sep 24 17:25:43 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD039
    ARLD039 DX news

    ZCZC AE39
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 39 ARLD039
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT September 24, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD039
    ARLD039 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    W5AJ, 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.

    TUNISIA, 3V. Ash, KF5EYY will be QRV as 3V8SS from Sousse in the CQ
    World Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry.
    QSL via LX1NO.

    GEORGIA, 4L. Vaho, 4L8A will be QRV from Tbilisi in the CQ World
    Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/Single Band entry. QSL via
    M0OXO.

    BARBADOS, 8P. Dean, 8P6SH plans to be QRV as 8P2K in the CQ World
    Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL via LoTW.

    CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Station EA8AQV will be QRV in the CQ World
    Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL
    to home call.

    ETHIOPIA, ET. Members of the ET3AA club plan to be QRV in the CQ
    World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL direct.

    PERU, OA. Special event station OA2TP20 is QRV until September 27
    in celebration of Spring in Trujillo. Activity is on 40, 30, and 20
    meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via operators' instructions.

    ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Gaby, DF9TM and Frank, DL2SWW are QRV as
    OH0/DF9TM and OH0/DL2SWW, respectively, until September 26.
    Activity is on the HF bands. QSL direct to home calls.

    MARKET REEF, OJ0. Henri, OH3JR is QRV as OJ0JR until September 26.
    Activity is in his free time on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and
    FT8. QSL to home call.

    DENMARK, OZ. Volker, DJ8VW is QRV as 5P8VW from Romo Island, IOTA
    EU-125, until September 28. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters,
    including the newer bands, using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL direct to
    home call.

    ARUBA, P4. Robert, W5AJ is QRV as P42WW until September 30 to
    commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.
    Activity is on the HF bands using CW and RTTY. He will be active as
    P40P in the CQ Worldwide DX RTTY Contest as a Single Op/All Band
    entry. QSL P42WW via P41G and P40P direct to W5AJ.

    AFGHANISTAN, T6. Robert, S53R will be QRV as T6A in the CQ World
    Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL to home
    call.

    ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Andrey, R1FW is QRV as R1FW/0 until September
    30 from Sakhalin, IOTA AS-018, Iturup, IOTA AS-025, and Kunashir,
    IOTA AS-025. Activity is on 40, 30, and 20 meters using CW and SSB.
    QSL to home call.

    INDONESIA, YB. Members of the ORARI Lokal Kulon Progo are QRV as
    8I69K from Wates, Jogjakarta, Java Island, IOTA OC-021, to celebrate
    the 69th anniversary of Kulon Progo. Activity is on various HF and
    VHF bands. The length of their activity is unknown. QSL direct to
    8I69K.

    CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Bill, W9KKN will be QRV as ZF1A in the CQ World
    Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL via K6AM.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ Worldwide DX RTTY Contest, NCCC
    RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, Maine QSO Party and AGCW VHF/UHF Contest
    are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

    The RSGB FT4 Contest Series, K1USN Slow Speed Test and QCX CW
    Challenge are scheduled for September 28.

    The 222 MHz Fall Sprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and
    RTTYOPS Weeksprint are scheduled for September 29.

    The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test
    are scheduled for September 30.

    Please see September 2020 QST, page 71, and the ARRL Contest
    Calendar and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Oct 1 18:44:48 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD040
    ARLD040 DX news

    ZCZC AE40
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 40 ARLD040
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT October 1, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD040
    ARLD040 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    NIGER, 5U. Adrien, F4IHM is QRV as 5U4IHM while on a mission in
    Niamey. He is active using slow CW on 40 and 20 meters. QSL to
    home call.

    CHILE, CE. Members of the Chilean Pacific DX Group are QRV with
    special event call XR500M during October to celebrate the 500th
    anniversary of Magellan's navigation of the strait named after him.
    QSL via XQ7UP.

    OGASAWARA, JD. Makoto, will be QRV as JD1BLY from Chichijima, IOTA
    AS-031, from October 3 to 6. Activity is on the HF bands and 6
    meters using CW, SSB and FT8, and on 630 meters using JT9. QSL via
    JI5RPT.

    SVALBARD, JW. A group of operators from NRRL's Oslogruppen will be
    QRV as JW4O from Longyearbyen, IOTA EU-026, from October 8 to 12.
    The primary reason for this activity is to operate in the upcoming
    Scandinavian Activity SSB contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

    CURACAO, PJ2. Operators Angelo, PJ2AFM, Carlo, PJ2CF and Sergio,
    PJ2SM will be QRV with special call sign PJ2C on October 10 to
    celebrate the 10th anniversary for the new start for the islands of
    the Netherlands Antilles. Activity will be on 20 meters using SSB,
    and if conditions require it, 20 and 17 meters FT8. QSL via EC5AHA.

    SURINAME, PZ. Yudel, CO7XY is now QRV as PZ2YT from Nickerie.
    Activity of late has been on 20 meters using SSB. QSL via Paypal,
    see info at QRZ.com.

    DODECANESE, SV5. Wolf, DL3DRN is QRV as SV5/DL3DRN from Kolymbia,
    Rhodes, IOTA EU-001, until October 14. Activity is on the HF bands
    using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

    TURKEY, TA. Members of the Tango Alpha Ham Radio Club will be QRV
    with special event call sign TC6EKM from October 3 to 7 to celebrate
    the Liberation of Istanbul on October 6, 1923. Activity will be on
    the HF bands using various digital modes. QSL via operators'
    instructions.

    UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EN100LT is QRV until the end of
    March 2021 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Kharkiv Theater
    for Children and Youth. QSL via UT5LU.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
    Portable Operations Challenge, TRC DX Contest, Oceania DX Phone
    Contest, German Telegraphy Contest, Russian World Wide Digital
    Contest, IARU Region 1 UHF/Microwaves Contest, YLRL DX/NA YL
    Anniversary Contest, California QSO Party, International
    HELL-Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, FISTS Fall Slow Speed Sprint,
    SKCC CW QSO Party, RSGB DX Contest and the UBA ON SSB Contest will
    certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

    The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and RSGB 80-Meter Autumn CW Series
    scheduled for October 5.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband
    Activity Contest are scheduled for October 6.

    The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, 432
    MHz Fall Sprint, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled
    for October 7.

    Please see October 2020 QST, page 69, and the ARRL Contest Calendar
    and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
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  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Oct 8 19:06:12 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD041
    ARLD041 DX news

    ZCZC AE41
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 41 ARLD041
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT October 8, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD041
    ARLD041 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    OZ2I, 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.

    MALAWI, 7Q. Don, K6ZO is QRV as 7Q6M until mid December while
    working at the Embangweni Mission Hospital in Northern Malawi. He
    is active in his spare time. QSL via operator's instructions.

    WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Yoshida, JE1SCJ is QRV as 9M4DXX from Penang
    Island, IOTA AS-015, until the end of December 2020. He operates
    FT8 on the weekends. QSL via bureau.

    BOTSWANA, A2. Leon, A25SL is usually QRV on 20 meters SSB around
    1700 to 1830z. QSL via N4GNR.

    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Phil, G4VAJ is licensed as A65IJ and will
    soon be QRV from Dubai. QSL via operator's instructions.

    ST. VINCENT, J8. Mac, 8P5AB will be QRV as J88/8P5AB from October
    10 to December 3. Activity will be on the HF bands using FT8 and
    various digital modes on the VHF bands. QSL direct to home call.

    MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ is QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1 from
    Minami Torishima, IOTA OC-073, until mid January 2021. He is active
    in his spare time on 40 and 30 meters using CW. QSL via JA8CJY.

    SVALBARD, JW. Operators LA7XK, LA6VM and LA9DL are QRV as JW7XK,
    JW6VM, and JW9DL, respectively, until October 12. Activity is on
    the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. This includes
    being active as JW5X in the Scandinavian Activity SSB Contest. QSL
    to home calls and JW5X via LA5X. In addition, a group of operators
    are QRV as JW4O until October 12. Activity is on 80, 40, 20, 15 and
    10 meters. This includes being an entry in the Scandinavian
    Activity SSB Contest. QSL via LoTW.

    JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, LA2US will be QRV as JX2US from Olonkin City
    until March 2021. QSL via LoTW.

    AUSTRIA, OE. Members of the VIC Amateur Radio Contest are QRV with
    special call sign 4U75A from Vienna until December 31 to celebrate
    the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. Activity is on 80, 40,
    20 and 15 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via UA3DX.

    DENMARK, OZ. Special event station OZ100MILL will be QRV from
    October 15 to December 15 to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of
    the unification in 1920 of Southern Jutland with Denmark. Activity
    is on all HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and other digital modes. QSL
    via bureau.

    SWEDEN, SM. Palle, SA0BYP and Johan, SA3BYC will be QRV as SI9AM
    during the Scandinavian Activity SSB contest. QSL via SM3FJF.

    MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Randy, KX4QD is QRV as V7/KX4QD from
    Kwajalein and is active on 40 and 20 meters using FT8 normally after
    0600z. QSL to home call.

    CAMBODIA, XU. Tad, XU7AKU is usually QRV on 40 meters using CW
    around 1230 to 1430z. QSL via JA1DXA.

    MACAO, XX9. Leong, XX9ET is usually QRV on 17 meters using FT8 from
    1130 to 1330z. QSL direct.

    REPUBLIC OF KOSOVO, Z6. Wolf, DM2AUJ, Guenter, DL2AWG, Peter,
    DL3APO, Rainer, DL2AMD, Werner, DJ9KH and Franz, DL9GFB will be QRV
    as Z66DX from October 15 to 28. Activity will be on 160 to 10
    meters using CW, SSB and FT8 with three stations active. QSL via
    DL2AWG.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL EME Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint,
    NCCC CW Sprint, Makrothen RTTY Contest, QRP ARCI Fall CW QSO Party,
    10-10 International 10-10 Day Sprint, Nevada QSO Party, Oceania DX
    CW Contest, Microwave Fall Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon,
    Scandinavian Activity SSB Contest, Arizona QSO Party, Pennsylvania
    QSO Party, Cosack's Honor VHF/UHF Contest, FISTS Fall Unlimited CW
    Sprint, South Dakota QSO Party, PODXS 070 Club 160-Meter Great
    Pumpkin Sprint, UBA ON 80-Meter Contest and UBA ON 6-Meter Contest
    will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

    The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and K1USN Slow Speed CW
    Test are scheduled for October 12.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
    scheduled for October 13.

    The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, RSGB 80-Meter Autumn Data Series,
    AGCW Semi-Automatic Key Evening, NAQCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT
    Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for October 14.

    Please see October 2020 QST, page 69, and the ARRL Contest Calendar
    and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Oct 15 19:38:04 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD042
    ARLD042 DX news

    ZCZC AE42
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 42 ARLD042
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT October 15, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD042
    ARLD042 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    UGANDA, 5X. John, 5X1JT is QRV from Nansana while on work
    assignment for the next two years. QSL via operator's instructions.

    MALAWI, 7Q. Don, K6ZO is QRV as 7Q6M while working at the
    Embangweni Mission Hospital project. He is active in his spare time
    until December 5. QSL direct to home call.

    GHANA, 9G. Tom, DL2RMC is QRV as 9G5FI and is here for at least one
    year. Activity is on all HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. This
    includes being active on Satellite QO-100. QSL via DL1RTL.

    EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Special event station 9M4JAY will be QRV from
    Miri, Sarawak during the 63rd Scouts Jamboree On The Air event. QSL
    direct.

    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. A number of stations are QRV as A6050Y
    and A6050Y/1-9 until October 31 to promote the next 50 years in the
    Emirates and as part of the Emirate Centennial Plan. QSL via
    operators' instructions.

    BAHAMAS, C6. Richard, KN4CV will be QRV as KN4CV/C6A from Alice
    Town, Bimini Islands, IOTA NA-001. Activity will be on the various
    HF bands. QSL to home call.

    GUADELOUPE, FG. Philippe, F1DUZ is QRV as FG4KH until November 5.
    This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB
    contest. QSL to home call.

    LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0. Loick, HB9HBY is QRV as HB0/HB9HBY until
    October 18. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL
    via EB7DX.

    THAILAND, HS. The new call sign for His Majesty the King
    Vajiralongkorn is now HS10A.

    ITALY, I. In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the founding of
    the United Nations, members of the UN Global Service Center ARC in
    Brindisi are QRV as 4U75B until December 31. QSL via 9A2AA.

    ANTARCTICA. Members and operators of the Japanese Antarctic
    Research Expedition team are QRV as 8J1RL from Showa Research
    Station, Queen Maud Land, IOTA AN-015, until January 2021. Activity
    is on various HF bands using CW and various digital modes. QSL via
    JG2MLI.

    ST. VINCENT, J8. Mac, 8P5AB is QRV as J88/8P5AB until December 3.
    Activity is on various HF bands using FT8 and VHF bands using
    various digital modes. QSL direct to home call.

    SVALBARD, JW. Erwann, LB1QI is QRV as JW/LB1QI from Spitsbergen
    Island, IOTA EU-026, until October 18. Activity is on 160 to 6
    meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

    AUSTRIA, OE. Jo, OE6VIE is QRV with special event call sign OE65VIE
    from Styria until December 31 to celebrate the 65th anniversary of
    the Austrian State Treaty. QSL via the bureau.

    ARUBA, P4. Members of the Aruba Amateur Radio Club are QRV as P42WW
    until October 31 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of
    World War II. QSL via P41G.

    NETHERLANDS, PA. Special call PA5150EVH is QRV until January 31,
    2021 to pay tribute to famous rock guitarist Eddie van Halen who was
    born in Amsterdam in 1955. QSL via PF1SCT.

    EGYPT, SU. Members of the Egyptian Radio Amateurs Society are QRV
    as SU8J until October 18 to commemorate the official opening of the
    nature reserve Tigris Valley. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using
    SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL via SU1SK.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Scout Jamboree On The Air, NCCC RTTY
    Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, JARTS World Wide RTTY Contest, Araucaria
    World Wide VHF Contest, 10-10 International Fall CW Contest, New
    York QSO Party, Worked All Germany Contest, Stew Perry Topband
    Challenge, Feld Hell Sprint, Argentina National 7 MHz SSB Contest,
    Asia-Pacific Fall CW Sprint, UBA ON 2-Meter Contest, Classic Phone
    Exchange, Illinois QSO Party, RSGB RoLo 80-Meter CW and the Run for
    the Bacon QRP CW Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

    The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from October 19 to 23.

    The RSGB FT4 Contest Series, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and Telephone
    Pioneers QSO Party are scheduled for October 19.

    The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
    scheduled for October 20.

    The Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for October 21.

    Please see October 2020 QST, page 69, and the ARRL Contest Calendar
    and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Oct 22 17:24:09 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD043
    ARLD043 DX news

    ZCZC AE43
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 43 ARLD043
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT October 22, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD043
    ARLD043 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    W2GD, 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.

    TUNISIA, 3V. Ash, KF5EYY will be QRV as 3V8SS from the Radio Club
    Station of Tunisian Scouts in Sousse in the CQ World Wide DX SSB
    contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL via LX1NO.

    GEORGIA, 4L. Members of the National Association Radio Amateurs of
    Georgia and Contest Station will be QRV as 4L0G from Tbilisi as a
    Multi Op entry in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via EA7FTR.

    MALAWI, 7Q. Don, K6ZO will be QRV as 7Q6M in the CQ World Wide DX
    SSB contest. QSL direct to home call.

    EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Saty, JE1JKL will be QRV as 9M6NA in the CQ
    World Wide DX SSB contest. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters.
    QSL via LoTW.

    OMAN, A4. Operator A41CK will be QRV as A42K in the CQ World Wide
    DX SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL via LoTW.

    CHINA, BY. Dale, BA4TB will be QRV as BD9XE in the CQ World Wide DX
    SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry from Zone 23.
    QSL via BD9XE.

    CHILE, CE. Members of the CE DX Group will be QRV as CB1D from La
    Huayca, Pozo Almonte, Atacama Desert in the CQ World Wide DX SSB
    contest as a Multi-2 entry. QSL via XQ1FM.

    MOROCCO, CN. Special event station 5E1EC is QRV to honor the memory
    of Boumehdi El Moujahid, CN8EC. QSL via RW6HS.

    CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Juan, EA8RM plans to be QRV in the CQ World
    Wide DX SSB contest. Activity will be on all bands. QSL via LoTW.

    ITALY, I. Operator IT9WDC will be QRV with special call IF9A from
    Favignana Island, IOTA EU-054, during the CQ World Wide DX SSB
    contest. QSL via IT9ATF.

    MONGOLIA, JT. Members of the Young Technician Castle will be QRV as
    JT1KAI from Sukhbaatar Province in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest.
    QSL via JT1KAI.

    ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Pekka, OH2TA will be QRV as OH0X from Brando
    Island in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest as a Single Op/Single
    Band on 20 meter entry. QSL via OH2TA.

    BELGIUM, ON. Members of the Oostkust Radioclub are QRV with special
    event call OR39CLM until November 13 to commemorate the liberation
    of the city Knokke-Heist by Canadian forces on November 1, 1944.
    Activity is on various HF bands and modes. QSL via ON6HC.

    ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD is QRV as P40W until October 26. Activity is
    on the HF bands as time permits. This includes being an entry in
    the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via LoTW.

    BONAIRE, PJ4. Marty, W1MD is QRV as PJ4/W1MD. He will be active as
    PJ4X during the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest as a Single Op/Single
    Band entry, possibly on 15 meters. QSL PJ4X via LoTW and PJ4/W1MD
    to home call.

    BELIZE, V3. Jim, W2JHP is QRV as V31TA from Turneffe Atoll, IOTA
    NA-123, until November 8. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands
    using SSB and some digital modes. QSL direct to EA5GL. In
    addition, Marc, V31MA will be QRV as V3A in the CQ World Wide DX SSB
    contest on all bands. QSL via M0OXO.

    BERMUDA, VP9. Jeff, N1SNB is QRV as VP9I in the CQ World Wide DX
    SSB contest. QSL to home call.

    INDONESIA, YB. Yohanes, YB2DX will be QRV in the CQ World Wide DX
    SSB contest as an All Band entry. QSL direct to home call.

    GIBRALTAR, ZB. Robert, ZB2TT will be QRV in the CQ World Wide DX
    SSB contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry.

    CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Marty, NN1C is QRV as ZF1A. This includes
    being active in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest as a Single Op/All
    Band/High Power entry. QSL via K7ZO.

    NEW ZEALAND, ZL. A small team of youth operators will be QRV as
    ZM4T in the CQ World Wide DX SSB contest as a Multi-2 entry. QSL
    via operators' instructions.

    PARAGUAY, ZP. Manu, ZP9MCE will be QRV from Hohenau during the CQ
    World Wide DX SSB and the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest as
    Single Op/All Band/High Power entries with a focus on the Low Bands.
    QSL via LoTW.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ Worldwide DX SSB Contest, NCCC
    RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Kentucky State Parks on the Air and
    RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

    The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and QCX Challenge are scheduled for
    October 26.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and QCX
    Challenge are scheduled for October 27.

    The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, SKCC CW Sprint
    and Phone Fray are scheduled for October 28.

    Please see October 2020 QST, page 69, and the ARRL Contest Calendar
    and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Oct 29 20:49:11 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD044
    ARLD044 DX news

    ZCZC AE44
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 44 ARLD044
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT October 29, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD044
    ARLD044 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    TURKEY, TA. Special call sign TC35FSF will be active from November
    9 to 11 to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Free Software
    Foundation, formed in 1985 in order to promote open-source software.
    Look for activity on 20 and 15 meters using SSB, PSK31 and Olivia
    8/250. QSL via TA2OZQ and LoTW.

    MALDIVES, 8Q. Remo, HB9SHD plans to be active as 8Q7RM from
    Kandolhu Island (AS-013) from November 2 to 29. Activity will be
    holiday style on various HF bands using CW, SSB and digital modes.
    QSL via HB9SHD.

    BELIZE, V3. Bob, W0YBS will be active as V31CO from Cay Caulker
    until November 13. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters including
    30, 17 and 12 meters, using CW, SSB, FT8 and RTTY. QSL via W0YBS
    and LoTW.

    NEW ZEALAND, ZM4. Operators Ark, ZL/EI9KC, Michael, ZL2MY, Holger,
    ZL3IO, Wes, ZL3TE (W3SE), Xenia, ZL4YL and possibly Gary, ZL2IFB
    will be active as ZM4T during the CQWW DX CW Contest as a Multi-2
    entry. QSL via LoTW, ClubLog's OQRS or direct to ZL3IO.

    AFGHANISTAN, T6. Robert, S53R plans to remain in the capital city
    working in his spare time as T6AA until mid-December.

    CHILE, CE. CB500AM, operated by members of El Grupo Magallanes DX,
    will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the discovery of the Strait
    of Magellan on November 1 on 3685, 7138, 14230, 21330 and 28445 kHz.
    Operators are Pedro, CE8PVT, Walter, CE8MGZ, Alfonso, CE8APC,
    Carlos, CD8CKV, Ricardo, CD8RFU, and Giovanni, CD8GOO. QSL via
    CE8PVT.

    MOROCCO, CN. CN45MS from Oujda commemorates the 45th anniversary of
    the Green March, from November 1 to 7. QSL via RW6HS.

    SPAIN, EA. The URE section San Fernando (EA7URF) joins the Strait
    of Magellan celebrations with the call sign AM500ETS until November
    8. They are QRV on HF on SSB, CW and digital modes. QSL via
    EA7URF, direct or via the bureau, LoTW, eQSL.

    FRANCE, F. Members of the Radio Club Vendeen (F6KUF) will be active
    with the call sign TM9VG from November 1 to 15 celebrating the 9th
    Vendee Globe, a single-handed non-stop yacht race around the world.
    QSL via F6KUF to the bureau or F5OEV direct. Also, TM50CDG operated
    by Michel, F8GGZ, will be QRV from November 9 to 22 to mark 130
    years since the birth of Charles de Gaulle, who died 50 years ago.
    Michel plans to be on 160 to 20 meters using SSB and CW. He plans a
    bureau card blast for all the QSOs.

    ENGLAND, G. Members of the Rotary International Fellowship are
    currently operating as GB0RPP to promote World Polio Day and raise
    awareness of the Polio Plus organization. They will be QRV until
    November 7. All QSOs will be confirmed automatically with a bureau
    QSL. Cards are managed by G3LUW and G3SZF.

    ECUADOR, HD. The Azuay Radio Club celebrates the 200th anniversary
    of the city Cuenca from October 31 to November 3 with the call sign
    HD200C. Also, members of the HC DX Group plan to operate as HD1X
    from October 31 to November 3 from a tropical rain forest in the
    Choco region. They will be QRV on HF using SSB, SSTV, FT8 and FT4.
    QSL via EC5R direct.

    ITALY, I. The ARI Fidenza Club (IQ4FE) puts a number of special
    event call signs on the air during 2020 to commemorate the life and achievements of Guglielmo Marconi. During November, II4RVT
    commemorates the beginnings of Radio Vatican in 1931. QSL via
    IQ4FE.

    BELGIUM, ON. Special event station OP20FENIKS honors the memory of
    the women and men who were involved in the reconstruction efforts in
    and around Westhoek after the end of World War I. Look for them on
    HF on SSB, CW and digital modes. QSL to ON5YL direct or via the
    bureau.

    NETHERLANDS, PA. Frank, PF1SCT honors the memory of rock guitarist
    Eddie Han Halen (1955-2020) with the call sign PA5150EVH, until
    January 31, 2021. QSL via the bureau to PF1SCT. Also, look for
    Ray, PA5DX and Wim, PD8DX to be activating PA20XMAS, PD20SANTA and
    PD20HNY during the 2020 Christmas Holiday Season. There will be no
    QSLs but an award will be offered.

    POLAND, SP. The club station SP6PRT in Wroclaw celebrates its 60th
    anniversary with the call sign SP60PRT until the end of 2020. QSL
    via SP6PRT.

    CANADA, VE. Michael, VE3NOO celebrates the founding of the Hudson
    Bay Company 350 years ago with the call sign XM3B. He will be QRV
    through November. QSL via VE3NOO, direct or via the bureau.

    FINLAND, OH. Members of the Market Reef Christmas DX Association
    (OH9A gang) will be operating special event station OG1XMAS on all
    bands and modes from November 29 to December 26. QSL via LoTW and
    Club Log.

    HAWAII, KH6. Jim, N6TJ will travel to the KH7M station on the Big
    Island for the CQWW DX CW Contest. He plans to be a single op, all
    band entry. QSL via KH6ZM.

    SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS, DT8. Lee, DS4NMJ plans to be active again
    from the King Se-Jong Korean Antarctic Base on King George Island as
    DT8A sometime in 2021. Activity will be on various HF bands using
    CW, SSB and FT8, with 100 watts. QSL via DS5TOS.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Zombie Shuffle CW, Russian WW
    MultiMode Contest, UK/EI DX Contest, North American SSB Sprint,
    Silent Key Memorial Contest CW and Classic Exchange CW are all on
    tap for this weekend. Please see October QST, page 69, the ARRL
    Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Nov 5 18:20:09 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD045
    ARLD045 DX news

    ZCZC AE45
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 45 ARLD045
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT November 5, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD045
    ARLD045 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.

    UNITED NATIONS, 4U. Special event station 4U75UN is QRV until the
    end of 2020 to celebrate the United Nation's 75th anniversary. QSL
    via HB9BOU.

    ISRAEL, 4X. Special event station 4X0RMN will be QRV from Ramon
    Crater on November 13 and 14. QSL via 4X6ZM.

    MALAWI, 7Q. Members of the Russian Robinson Club Team will be QRV
    as 7Q7RU near Embangweni from November 7 to 18. Activity will be on
    160 meters to 70 centimeters using CW, SSB and FT8 in DXpedition
    mode, and on various satellites. QSL via R7AL.

    CHINA, BY. Dale, BA4TB is QRV as B9/BA4TB from Xining city in the
    Qinghai province. QSL to home call.

    FRANCE, F. Michel, F8GGZ will be QRV with special event call sign
    TM50GDG from November 9 to 22 to commemorate the 130th birthday and
    the death of Charles de Gaulle 50 years ago. Activity will be on
    160 to 20 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via bureau.

    PANAMA, HP. Special event station 3E1FP is QRV during the month of
    November to celebrate the 116th anniversary of Vida Republicana of
    Panama. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4.
    QSL via HP3BSM.

    DJIBOUTI, J2. Rene, DL2JRM will be QRV as J28XX. Activity is on 80
    to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

    ARGENTINA, LU. Members of the Radio Club QRM Belgrano will be QRV
    as LU4AAO, LU4AAO/A and LU4AAO/D to celebrate Dia de la Tradicion
    from November 7 to 15. Activity will be on all HF and V/UHF bands
    using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to LU4AAO.

    LITHUANIA, LY. Members of the Radistu Asociacija are QRV with
    special event call LY111A until November 30 to commemorate the 111th anniversary of General Jonas Zemaitis, Chairman of the Presidium of
    the LLKS. Activity is on various HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL
    via LY5A.

    BELGIUM, ON. Members of the UBA-KTK are QRV with special event call
    sign OP0PEACE from Kortrijk until November 30 to commemorate the
    100th anniversary of the end of World War I. QSL via operators'
    instructions.

    NETHERLANDS, PA. Henk, PE4T is QRV as special event station PE75T
    from Peize until December 31 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of
    the Dutch Radio Amateur Organization Veron. Activity is on the HF
    bands and with FT8. QSL via operator's instructions.

    WESTERN SAHARA, S0. S01WS has been QRV on 17 meters using SSB
    around 1800z. QSL direct.

    COSTA RICA, TI. Special event station TI200I is QRV to mark the
    bicentennial of the independence of Costa Rica. QSL via LoTW.

    MALI, TZ. Ulmar, DK1CE will be QRV as TZ1CE from Bamako for a
    month. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using FT8. QSL to home
    call.

    SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Sigfrido, IW9FMD is QRV as Z81S while working with
    the United Nations Mission here. His length of stay is unknown.
    Activity is in his free time. QSL direct to IT9YVO.

    ALBANIA, ZA. Sandro, IN3PPH is QRV as ZA/IN3PPH from Qerret.
    Activity of late has been on 80, 40 and 20 meters using FT8. QSL
    via operator's instructions.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL CW Sweepstakes Contest, NCCC
    RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, Day of the
    YLs Contest, IPARC Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Ukrainian
    DX Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, AWA Bruce Kelley 1929 CW QSO
    Party and EANET Sprint are all on tap for this weekend.

    The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is scheduled for
    November 9.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and Worldwide
    Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled for November 10.

    The CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB 80-Meter Autumn SSB Series, VHF-UHF
    FT8 Activity Contest, 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt and Phone Fray are
    scheduled for November 11.

    Please see November QST, page 74, the ARRL Contest Calendar and
    WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Nov 12 17:49:01 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD046
    ARLD046 DX news

    ZCZC AE46
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 46 ARLD046
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT November 12, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD046
    ARLD046 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Jay, KE6GLA is operating portable as
    FO/KE6GLA from Bora Bora (OC-067). QSL via his home call.

    ST. VINCENT, J8. Oleh, UR5BCP (aka KD7WPJ) plans to operate in the
    CQ WW DX CW Contest for a few hours as J8/UR5BCP as a single op, low
    power entry. He will be on location from November 21 to 28. QSL
    via KD7WPJ.

    UNITED NATIONS, 4U. Special event station 4U75UN is QRV until the
    end of 2020 to celebrate the United Nation's 75th anniversary. QSL
    via HB9BOU.

    U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Dan, K8RF will be QRV as NP2J in the CQ
    WW DX CW Contest as a single band, 160 meter entry. QSL via K8RF
    direct or via LoTW.

    ISRAEL, 4X. Special event station 4X0RMN will be QRV from Ramon
    Crater on November 13 and 14. QSL via 4X6ZM.

    MALAWI, 7Q. Members of the Russian Robinson Club Team will be QRV
    as 7Q7RU near Embangweni until November 18. Activity will be on 160
    meters to 70 centimeters using CW, SSB and FT8 in DXpedition mode,
    and on various satellites. QSL via R7AL.

    CHINA, BY. Dale, BA4TB is QRV as B9/BA4TB from Xining city in the
    Qinghai province. QSL to home call.

    INDONESIA, YB. YB0ECT will be a 20 meter, single band, high power
    entry in the CQ WW DX CW Contest. QSL via W2FB.

    PANAMA, HP. Special event station 3E1FP is QRV during the month of
    November to celebrate the 116th anniversary of Vida Republicana of
    Panama. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4.
    QSL via HP3BSM.

    SINGAPORE, 9V. James, 9V1YC has been active using FT8 on 30 meters.
    QSL via W5UE.

    DJIBOUTI, J2. Rene, DL2JRM will be QRV as J28XX. Activity is on 80
    to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

    WESTERN SAHARA, S0. S01WS has been QRV on 17 meters using SSB
    around 1800z. QSL direct.

    MALI, TZ. Ulmar, DK1CE will be QRV as TZ1CE from Bamako for a
    month. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using FT8. QSL to home
    call.

    BRAZIL, PY. Sandro, PY1SAN and Marc, PY1CMT are QRV as ZX6BA from
    November 13 to 15, and as PR1S from November 16 to 18. They will be
    using satellites QO-100, AO-07, FO-29, RS-44 on CW and SSB. They
    will also be on HF with a 5W rig using CW and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

    SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Sigfrido, IW9FMD is QRV as Z81S while working with
    the United Nations Mission here. His length of stay is unknown.
    Activity is in his free time. QSL direct to IT9YVO.

    ALBANIA, ZA. Sandro, IN3PPH is QRV as ZA/IN3PPH from Qerret.
    Activity of late has been on 80, 40 and 20 meters using FT8. QSL
    via operator's instructions.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The WAE DX Contest RTTY, PODXS 070 Club
    Triple Play Low Band Sprint, 10-10 International Fall Contest
    Digital, JIDX Phone Contest, SARL VHF/UHF Analogue Contest, OK/OM DX
    Contest, CQ-WE Contest, Homebrew and Old-time Equipment Party and the
    Run for the Bacon QRP Contest are all on tap for this weekend. The
    K1USN Slow Speed Test and RSGB FT4 Contest Series are on November
    16.

    Please see November QST, page 74, the ARRL Contest Calendar and
    WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Nov 19 18:54:20 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD047
    ARLD047 DX news

    ZCZC AE47
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 47 ARLD047
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT November 19, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD047
    ARLD047 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    W2GD, 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.

    OMAN, A4. Members of the Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society may use
    the A450 prefix to mark Oman's 50th National Day.

    BAHRAIN, A9. Members of the Bahrain Amateur Radio Society are QRV
    with special event station A91WTVD until November 21 to celebrate
    World TV Day. QSL via EC6DX.

    SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Members of the Saudi Amateur Radio Society
    operate special event stations HZ20G, 7Z20G and 8Z20G until November
    23 to recognize the G20 Riyadh summit. QSL via operators'
    instructions.

    ST. VINCENT, J8. Oleh, KD7WPJ will be QRV as J8/UR5BCP from
    November 21 to 28. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW,
    SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL to home call.

    MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take-san, JG8NQJ/JD1 has been QRV on 40
    meters using CW around 0900z. QSL via JA8CJY.

    OGASAWARA, JD1. Station JD1BHA has been active on 40 meters using
    CW around 1200z. QSL via operator's instructions.

    AUSTRIA, OE. Members of the VIC Amateur Radio Contest DX Club are
    QRV with special call sign 4U2STAYHOME until December 31. QSL via
    UA3DX.

    ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD will be QRV as P40W from November 23 to
    December 1. Activity will be on all bands as time permits. This
    includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest.
    QSL via N2MM.

    POLAND, SP. Members of the Ostrow Radio Amateur Radio Club are QRV
    as SN3ISS until December 21 is to celebrate the 20th anniversary of
    active amateur radio communication service on the International
    Space Station. QSL via SP3POW.

    GREECE, SV. Special event call sign SX40ARES is QRV to celebrate
    the 40 years of the Hellenic Amateur Radio Emergency Service. QSL
    via operators' instructions.

    SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO until January 15, 2021
    while working for the UN Department of Safety and Security in
    Mogadishu. Activity is in his spare time on 160 to 10 meters using
    CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct.

    MALI, TZ. Ulmar, DK1CE is QRV as TZ1CE and is here until December
    8. QSL to home call.

    ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Vladimir, R0FP is now a resident on Iturup
    Island, IOTA AS-025, and is active on various bands and modes. QSL
    via RZ3EC.

    INDIA, VU. Datta, VU2DSI is QRV with special call sign AU2JCB until
    December 15 to celebrate the birthday of scientist and radio pioneer
    Aacharya Jagadish Chandra Bose. QSL direct to home call. In
    addition, look for special calls AT2JCB, AU3JCB, VU5JCB and AU8JCB
    to be active as well.

    LAOS, XW. Simon, XW0LP is now QRV on 160 to 10 meters, except 60
    meters. QSL to home call.

    INDONESIA, YB. Members of the ORARI Darerah Jawa Timur Lokal
    Surabaya are QRV as 8A10N until December 10 to celebrate Indonesia's
    National Heroes Day 2020. Activity is on various HF bands and
    modes. QSL via LoTW. In addition, members of the ORARI Tangerang
    Selatan Club are QRV as YH1RI, 8G12TS, 8H12TS and 8I12TS until
    November 25 to celebrate the 12th anniversary of South Tangerang
    city's independence. Activity is on 80 and 40 meters using mostly
    SSB. QSL via YH1RI.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL SSB Sweepstakes Contest, NCCC
    RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, YO
    International PSK31 Contest, LZ DX Contest, All Austrian 160-Meter
    CW Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, REF 160-Meter CW Contest and
    RSGB 1.8 MHz CW Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this
    upcoming weekend.

    The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test is scheduled for November 23.

    The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
    scheduled for November 24.

    The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, SKCC CW Sprint
    and Phone Fray are scheduled for November 25.

    Please see November QST, page 74, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
    web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Wed Nov 25 17:48:11 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD048
    ARLD048 DX news

    ZCZC AE48
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 48 ARLD048
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT November 25, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD048
    ARLD048 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    KD7WPJ, 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.

    MALDIVES, 8Q. Marko, N5ZO and Oliver, W6NV are QRV as 8Q7ZO and
    8Q7NV, respectively, until December 2. They will be active as 8Q7ZO
    in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL 8Q7ZO direct via OH0XX and
    8Q7NV direct to home call.

    EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Saty, JE1JKL is QRV as 9M6NA during the CQ
    World Wide DX CW contest. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters. QSL
    via LoTW.

    CUBA, CO. Members of the Radio Club de Caibarien are QRV as T46W
    until December 29 to commemorate the first transmissions 100 years
    ago by the Cuban radio pioneer Manolin Alvarez. Activity is on 160
    to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via LoTW.

    SPAIN, EA. Special event station EF42C will be QRV from November 28
    to December 13 to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of the Spanish
    Constitution. QSL via EB5R.

    GUERNSEY, GU. Bob, GU4YOX will be QRV in the CQ World Wide DX CW
    contest on 40 meters. QSL via bureau. In addition, look for Dick,
    GU4CHY to be QRV in the contest on 20 meters. QSL direct to home
    call.

    ITALY, I. Raf, IH9YMC will be QRV from Pantelleria Island, IOTA
    AF-018, during the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via LoTW.

    ST. VINCENT, J8. Oleh, UR5BCP is QRV as J8/UR5BCP until November
    28. Activity is on the higher HF bands using mainly digital modes.
    This includes some limited activity in the CQ World Wide DX CW
    contest. QSL via KD7WPJ.

    JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, LA2US is QRV as JX2US until the end of March,
    2021. Activity is on 160 to 12 meters using CW and FT8 in
    DXpedition mode. QSL to home call.

    US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Daniel, K8RF will be QRV as NP2J in the CQ
    World Wide DX CW contest on 160 meters. QSL direct to home call.

    FINLAND, OH. Members of the Market Reef DX Association will be QRV
    as OG1XMAS from November 29 to December 26. Activity will be on all
    bands and modes. QSL via LoTW.

    ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Juha, OH2N, Kari, OH2XX, Jukka, OH6DD and Tomi,
    OH6EI plan to be QRV as OH0Z in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest.
    QSL via W0MM.

    ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD is QRV as P40W until December 1. Activity is
    on 30, 17 and 12 meters as time permits. This includes being an
    entry in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via N2MM.

    NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event stations PA20XMAS, PB20CLAUS and
    PD20SANTA will be QRV during December. QSL via LoTW.

    BONAIRE, PJ4. Martin, DL6KR plans to be QRV as PJ4/DL6KR in the CQ
    World Wide DX CW contest. Operators DL3KMS, DL1COP and DC7MO are
    QRV as PJ4/homecalls until November 29. QSL to home calls.

    SWEDEN, SM. Lars, SM3EAE and Goran, SM5SIC will be QRV as SI9AM in
    the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. This will be the last activity
    from the King Chulalongkorn Memorial Amateur Radio Society Visitor's
    station. QSL via SM3FJF.

    TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Jim, K4QPL will be QRV as VP5M in
    the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL direct to home call.

    INDONESIA, YB. Look for YB0ECT to be QRV in the CQ World Wide DX CW
    contest on 20 meters. QSL via W2FB. In addition, Yohanes, YB2DX
    plans to be QRV in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest as an All Band
    entry. QSL direct to home call.

    NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Geoff, ZL3GA, Paul, ZL4TT and Phil, ZL3PAH will be
    QRV as ZL3X in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via LoTW.

    PARAGUAY, ZP. Manu, ZP9MCE plans to be QRV in the CQ World Wide DX
    CW contest with a focus on the low bands. QSL via LoTW.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL EME Contest, CQ Worldwide DX CW
    Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint and RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint
    are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

    The OK1WC Memorial, QCX CW Challenge and K1USN Slow Speed Test are
    scheduled for November 30.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and QCX
    CW Challenge are scheduled for December 1.

    Please see November QST, page 74, December QST, page 63, and the
    ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Dec 3 18:42:54 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD049
    ARLD049 DX news

    ZCZC AE49
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 49 ARLD049
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT December 3, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD049
    ARLD049 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    PORTUGAL, CT. Valdemar, CT7AQD will be QRV as CQ750RSI throughout
    2021 to commemorate the 750th anniversary of the birth of Elizabeth
    of Aragon, the queen consort of Portugal and patron saint of the
    city of Coimbra. QSL to home call.

    CUBA, CO. Members of the Radio Club de Caibarien are QRV as T46W
    until December 29 to commemorate the first transmissions 100 years
    ago by the Cuban radio pioneer Manolin Alvarez. Activity is on 160
    to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via LoTW.

    SPAIN, EA. Operators Pedro, EA5BJ, Gen, EA5EL, Antonio, EA5RM and
    Jose, EA5BCQ are QRV as EA5BJ/p, EA5EL/p, EA5RM/p and EA5BCQ/p,
    respectively, from Tabarca Island, IOTA EU-093, until December 6.
    Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB with two stations
    active. QSL to home calls.

    FRANCE, F. Members of the Radio Club du Val d'Issole are QRV as
    TM20XMAS and TM21HNY. QSL both calls via F4GPB.

    JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, LA2US is QRV as JX2US until the end of March,
    2021. Activity is on 160 to 12 meters using CW and FT8 in
    DXpedition mode. QSL to home call.

    HAWAII, KH6. Alex, KU1CW is QRV as KH6/KU1CW from Oahu Island, IOTA
    OC-019. His length of stay is unknown. Activity is on various HF
    bands using mostly FT8 with some CW. QSL via LoTW.

    ARGENTINA, LU. Hernan, LU7EHR plans to be QRV as LU7EHR/E from La
    Isla Martin Garcia, IOTA SA-055, from December 5 to 8. Activity
    will be on the HF bands using SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

    BULGARIA, LZ. Special event station LZ2020XMAS is QRV from Sliven
    until January 1, 2021. QSL via LZ1VKI.

    NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event stations PA20XMAS, PB20CLAUS and
    PD20SANTA are QRV during December. QSL via LoTW.

    SLOVENIA, S5. Special event station S521PMC is QRV until January 3,
    2021 to promote the PMC Contest. QSL via bureau.

    EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Saratow, R30MCHS and Kurgan, R30EMER are QRV
    until December 27 to mark the 30th anniversary of the Russian
    Ministry of Emergency Situations. QSL R30EMER via RW9QA and R30MCHS
    via R4CR.

    INDONESIA, YB. A group of operators are QRV as 7C9B from Sumbawa
    Island, IOTA OC-150, until December 10. Activity is on 160 to 10
    meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via DL3KZA.

    IRAQ, YI. Giorgio, IU5HWS is QRV as YI9WS and remains active until
    January 20, 2021 in his spare time. QLS direct to home call.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 160-Meter Contest, NCCC RTTY
    Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, UFT Meeting,
    Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, PRO CW Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint and
    FT Roundup are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

    The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and OK1WC CW Memorial are scheduled for
    December 7.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and ARS
    Spartan Sprint are scheduled for December 8.

    The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray,
    NAQCC CW Sprint and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for
    December 9.

    Please see December QST, page 63, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
    web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Dec 10 18:23:22 2020
    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD050
    ARLD050 DX news

    ZCZC AE50
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 50 ARLD050
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT December 10, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD050
    ARLD050 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    ROTUMA, 3D2. Tony, 3D2AG is QRV as 3D2AG/p until mid-January 2021.
    Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, including 60 meters, using CW, SSB,
    RTTY and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

    MAURITANIA, 5T. Tom, DL7BO is QRV as 5T7OO from Nouakchott and is
    here for the next few days. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, and
    possibly 160 and 80 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL direct
    to DJ6TF.

    SENEGAL, 6W. Look for a group of operators to be QRV as 6V1A from
    Goree Island, IOTA AF-045, from December 18 to 20. Activity will be
    on various HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.

    ZAMBIA, 9J. Rob, IK2LON is QRV as 9J2RD while living in Ndola.
    Activity is on the HF, VHF and UHF bands using SSB, RTTY and FT8.
    QSL via IZ8CCW.

    SPAIN, EA. Special event station AO50UPC will be QRV from December
    15 to 30 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Polytechnic
    University of Catalonia. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL via
    operators' instructions.

    ETHIOPIA, ET. Operators Ken, K4ZW and Bob, W9XY are QRV as ET3AA
    from the Ethiopian Amateur Radio Society club station until December
    12. Activity is in their spare time as they perform maintenance on
    the club station. QSL via N2OO.

    ITALY, I. Members of the ARI Club of Grosseto are QRV with special
    event station IO5CNPP until December 20 in remembrance of the Heroes
    of Chernobyl. QSL via IZ5RHU.

    OGASAWARA, JD1. Harry, JG7PSJ will be QRV as JD1BMH from Chichijima
    Island, IOTA AS-031, from December 14 to January 9, 2021. Activity
    will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to
    home call.

    JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, JX2US has been active on 20 meters CW between
    1300 and 1500z. QSL via LA2US.

    LITHUANIA, LY. Valerijus, LY2QT is QRV as LY20XMAS during December
    for the Christmas holiday. QSL to home call.

    PERU, OA. Members of the Radio Club Peruano are QRV with special
    event call OA90O until the end of 2020 to celebrates the club's 90th anniversary. QSL via OA4O.

    FINLAND, OH. Special event station OH9SCL is QRV from Lapland
    during the month of December. QSL via LoTW.

    GREECE, SV. Members of the Radio Amateur Association of Greece are
    QRV with special event call SX2500S during December to commemorate
    the Battle of Salamis. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB
    and various digital modes. QSL via bureau.

    AFGHANISTAN, T6. Robert, S53R is QRV as T6AA from Kabul until
    December 15. Activity is in his spare time. QSL to home call.

    MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Neil, WD8CRT is QRV as V73NS from Kwajalein
    Atoll, IOTA OC-028. Activity is on 20, 17 and 15 meters using CW.
    His length of stay is unknown. QSL via W3HNK.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10-Meter Contest, NCCC RTTY
    Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, PODXS 070 Club
    Triple Play Low Band Sprint, TRC Digi Contest, SKCC Weekend CW
    Sprintathon, ARI 40/80 Contest, International Naval Contest, RTTYOPS
    Weekend Sprint, QRP ARCI Holiday Spirits Homebrew CW Sprint, CQC
    Great Colorado 20-Meter CW Snowshoe Run,

    The OK1WC Memorial, MWC, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and 4 States QRP
    Group Second Sunday Sprint are scheduled for December 14.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
    scheduled for December 15.

    The NAQCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and QRP
    40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for December 16.

    Please see December QST, page 63, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
    web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Fri Dec 18 20:50:35 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD051
    ARLD051 DX news

    ZCZC AE51
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 51 ARLD051
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT December 18, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD051
    ARLD051 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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. Members of the Radio Society of Sri Lanka, formerly
    known as the Radio Society of Ceylon, celebrates its 70th
    anniversary with stations adding /70 to their call signs. QSL via
    operators' instructions.

    CYPRUS, 5B. Alex, 5B4ALX is QRV as C4XMAS during the month of
    December. QSL via IZ4AMS.

    SPAIN, EA. Special event station AO50UPC is QRV until December 30
    to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Universitat Politecnica de
    Catalunya. QSL direct.

    SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Members of the Saudi Amateur Radio Society are
    QRV with special event station HZ18SAT until December 27 to
    commemorate the start of the Saudi satellite 1C SO-50 18 years ago.
    QSL via operators' instructions.

    OGASAWARA, JD1. Harry, JG7PSJ is QRV as JD1BMH from Chichijima,
    IOTA AS-031, and plans to be here until January 9, 2021 unless plans
    change. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL
    direct to home call.

    ALASKA, KL7. Jim, KL7KK is QRV from Bethel and is generally active
    on 80 meters using SSB around 1500 to 1600z and then from 1700 to
    1900z, daily. QSL to home call.

    NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PH20XMAS is QRV until
    January 3, 2021. Special event station PH21HNY is QRV until January
    31, 2021. QSL both calls via bureau.

    SLOVENIA, S5. Members of the Radio Club Elektron Brezice are QRV
    with special event station S520SAFE until January 31, 2021 to
    support the STAY SAFE campaign and to express their gratitude to
    medical staff and care workers. QSL direct to S56IPS.

    POLAND, SP. Members of team SP2PBM are QRV with special event
    callsign HF2021HNY until January 10, 2021. QSL via SP2PBM.

    GREECE, SV. Nine multi operator special event stations, SX1A, SX2A,
    SX3A, SX4A, SX5A from Dodecanese, SX6A, SX7A, SX8A, and SX9A from
    Crete, are QRV in the countdown towards celebrations of the 200th
    anniversary of the Hellenic War of Independence in 1821. QSL via
    operators' instructions.

    SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba. Activity is
    on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 160 meters, using SSB and FT8. QSL
    via OM3JW.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL CW Rookie Roundup, Feld Hell
    Sprint, OK DX RTTY Contest, RAC Winter Contest, Padang DX Contest
    and Croatian CW Contest are all on tap for this weekend.

    The OK1WC Memorial, Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest and K1USN Slow
    Speed Test are scheduled for December 21.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
    scheduled for December 22.

    The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled
    for December 23.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint is scheduled for December 24.

    Please see December QST, page 63, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
    web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Dec 31 18:03:54 2020

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD052
    ARLD052 DX news

    ZCZC AE52
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 52 ARLD052
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT December 31, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD052
    ARLD052 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    KENYA, 5Z. Cato, LA9PF will be QRV as 5Z4/LA9PF from Malindi
    beginning in January, 2021 and active until May. Activity will be
    on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
    operator's instructions.

    PORTUGAL, CT. Valdemar, CT7AQD will be QRV as CQ750RSI during all
    of 2021 to commemorate the 750th birthday of Queen Elizabeth of
    Portugal. QSL to home call.

    FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DB59FIRAC is
    QRV during all of 2021 to recognize the 59th International FIRAC.
    QSL via bureau.

    SWITZERLAND, HB9. Special event station HB40POLICE is QRV during
    all of 2021 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the International
    Police Association Radio Club. Activity is on all HF, VHF, UHF and
    SHF bands. QSL via bureau.

    THAILAND, HS. Chris, GM8NMM is QRV as HS0ZJB from Bang Saray.
    Activity is on various HF bands. His length of stay is unknown.
    QSL via LoTW.

    FINLAND, OH. Special event station OH100SRAL is QRV during all of
    2021 to celebrate the centennial of the Finnish Amateur Radio
    League. QSL via bureau.

    BELGIUM, ON. Special event stations OO7STAYHOME, OP19MSF,
    OQ5BECLEVER, OR20STAYHOME, OT4LIFE and OT6SAFE are QRV until January
    31, 2021. QSL via operators' instructions.

    ANTARCTICA. Alexei, RX6A is QRV as RI01ANT from Progress Station
    and Vostok Station until May 30, 2021. Activity is mainly on 40
    meters and above using CW and FT8. QSL to home call.

    UKRAINE, UR. Members of the 7-DX-Club will be QRV with special
    event call EN50WZA during January 2021 to celebrate the 50th
    anniversary of the founding of their club. QSL via UT7WZA.

    POLAND, SP. Members of the SEDINA Contest Club will be QRV with
    special event station SQ0MORSE until the end of April 2021 to
    commemorate the 230th birthday of Samuel F. B. Morse. QSL via
    SP1EG.

    SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO and is generally active on
    40 meters using FT8 in DXpedition mode from 2200 and 0000z. QSL to
    home call.

    SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba. He is
    active on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8 in his spare time. QSL
    via OM3JW.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL Kids SSB Day, Straight Key Night,
    ARRL RTTY Roundup, AGB New Year Snowball Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint,
    QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, SARTG New Year RTTY
    Contest, AGCW Happy New Year CW Contest, AGCW VHF/UHF Contest, QRP
    ARCI New Years CW Sprint, PODXS 070 Club PSKFest, World Wide PMC
    Contest, RSGB AFS CW Contest, Original QRP Contest, Winter VHF
    Sprint and EUCW 160-Meter CW Contest will certainly keep contesters
    busy these next few days.

    The OK1WC CW Memorial, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and RSGB Hope RTTY
    QSO Party are scheduled for January 4, 2021.

    The RSGB Hope SSB QSO Party, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband
    Activity Contest and ARS Spartan CW Sprint are scheduled for January
    5, 2021.

    The RSGB Hope FT4 QSO Party, AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest,
    UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops
    Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt are scheduled
    for January 6, 2021.

    Please see December 2020 QST, page 63, January 2021 QST, page 75,
    and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Fri Jan 8 00:44:30 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD001
    ARLD001 DX news

    ZCZC AE01
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 1 ARLD001
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT January 7, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD001
    ARLD001 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    GEORGIA, 4L. Peter, G4ENL plans to be QRV as 4L1PJ from Svaneti
    while on work assignment. He expects to be here for the next few
    years. Activity is on various HF bands using SSB. QSL via N4GNR.

    NIGER, 5U. Adrien, F5IHM is QRV as 5U4IHM until February 11.
    Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using CW. QSL direct to home call.

    MALDIVES, 8Q. Massimo, IZ5KID is QRV as 8Q7MM. Activity is on
    various HF bands using mainly digital modes and with low power. QSL
    to home call.

    PAKISTAN, AP. Syed, AP2AM is QRV on 160 and 80 using FT8 at his
    sunrise. QSL to home call.

    ANGOLA, D2. Paulo, CT1FJZ is QRV as D2FJZ from the Province of
    Cuando-Cubango until September 2021 while on work assignment.
    Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home call.

    FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Uwe, DO2PZ is QRV as DB100AVUS
    during all of 2021 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the AVUS.
    Located in the southwest of Berlin and opened in 1921, it is the
    oldest controlled access motorway in Europe. QSL to home call.

    JAPAN, JA. Special event call 8N1IZA is QRV until March 31 to
    celebrate the 50th anniversary of Niiza City.

    JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, JX2US has been QRV on 80 using CW from 1000 to
    1200z. QSL via LA2US.

    CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. Members of the radio club in Roznov pod
    Radhostem are QRV with special call sign OL70KRT to celebrate the
    club's 70th anniversary. The length of activity is unknown. QSL
    via OK2UYU.

    ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Special event station RJ30KR is QRV from
    region R9Y in CQ Zone 18 during January to mark the 30th anniversary
    of the Amateur Radio Club Kristall. QSL via bureau.

    AUSTRALIA, VK. Grant, VK5GR will be QRV as VK5KI from Kangaroo
    Island, IOTA OC-139, from January 11 to 22. Activity will be
    holiday style on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8, and possibly
    with RTTY and PSK. QSL via M0OXO.

    ANTARCTICA. Seba, SQ1SGB and Will, M0ZXA are QRV as either
    VP8/SQ1SGB or VP8HAL from Halley VI Research Station until February
    4. They are active in their spare time on 40 and 20 meters using
    JT65 and FT8. QSL via operators' instructions.

    INDIA, VU. Special event station AT2YAR is QRV until March 1 to
    celebrate 100 years of amateur radio. QSL via VU3ZHA.

    INDONESIA, YB. Ravie, YD7RV is QRV from Laut Island, IOTA OC-166,
    and is active almost daily around 1700z on 40 meters using FT8. QSL
    via EA5GL.

    CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Pete, K8PGJ will be QRV as ZF2PG from Grand
    Cayman, IOTA NA-016, from January 10 to 17. Activity will be on 160
    to 10 meters. This includes being an entry in the upcoming North
    American SSB QSO Party. QSL via LoTW.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American CW QSO Party, NCCC
    RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, YB SSB
    DX Contest, Old New Year Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, UBA
    PSK63 Prefix Contest, NRAU-Baltic Contest, DARC 10-Meter Contest and
    RSGB AFS Data Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

    The RSGB Hope QSO FT4 Party, OK1WC CW Memorial, K1USN Slow Speed CW
    Test and 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint are scheduled for
    January 11.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RSGB
    Hope QSO CW Party are scheduled for January 12.

    The RSGB Hope QSO RTTY Party, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops
    Mini-CWT CW Test, Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are
    scheduled for January 13.

    Please see January 2021 QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
    contest web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Jan 14 17:33:56 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD002
    ARLD002 DX news

    ZCZC AE02
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 2 ARLD002
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT January 14, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD002
    ARLD002 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    LU5AG, 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.

    MALDIVES, 8Q. Massimo, IZ5KID is QRV as 8Q7MM from Male and is here
    until around January 23 while on work assignment. Activity is in
    his spare time on 40, 30, 20 and 15 meters using FT8. QSL to home
    call.

    ZAMBIA, 9J. Brian, 9J2BO is usually active on 40 meters using CW
    from 0330 to 0500z. QSL via EA5GL.

    ANDORRA, C3. Joan, C31US is usually QRV on 40 meters using CW
    between 0700 and 0800z. QSL to home call.

    BOLIVIA, CP. Antonio, EA5RM is QRV as CP1XRM from San Ignacio de
    Moxos until January 26. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and
    various digital modes. QSL to home call.

    ANTARCTICA. Operators Taka, JA1AGS and Hiro, JH7JCX are QRV as
    8J1RL from Syowa Station, IOTA AN-015, until the end of January.
    Activity is on 40 to 15 meters using mainly FT8. QSL via bureau.

    SVALBARD, JW. Erling, LB2PG is QRV as JW/LB2PG from Bear Island,
    IOTA EU-027, until June 1. Activity is on 80 to 20 meters using
    SSB. QSL to home call.

    ALASKA, KL7. As part of the Alaska RST QSO Party 2021, stations
    K7ICE, KL7CCN, KL7JR, KL7RST, KL7RST/KL7, VE8RST/KL7, VY0RST/KL7,
    and VY1RST/KL7 are QRV until February 15 from various regions here.
    QSL via operators' instructions.

    ARGENTINA, LU. Members of AMSAT Argentina will be QRV as LU7AA from
    January 16 to 24 to commemorate the 31st anniversary of the launch
    of Satellite LO-19. Activity will be on the HF bands and V/UHF
    bands using CW, SSB, various digital modes, SSTV, and FM on various
    satellites. QSL direct to LU7AA.

    BULGARIA, LZ. Special event station LZ1340B is QRV to celebrate the
    1340th anniversary of the First Bulgarian Empire. QSL via LZ3SM.

    NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PC19HOPE is QRV until March
    10 to support efforts in containing the COVID-19 pandemic. QSL via
    PA7HPH.

    SEYCHELLES, S7. Ravi, S79VU has been QRV on 40 meters using FT8
    around 0145z. QSL via N4NGR.

    POLAND, SP. Members of the SEDINA Contest Club are QRV with special
    event call sign SQ0MORSE from Szczecin until April 30 to celebrate
    the 230th anniversary of the birth of Samuel F. B. Morse. Activity
    is on various HF bands. QSL via SP1EG.

    WESTERN KIRIBATI, T30. Jack, T30TM has been QRV on 20 meters using
    SSB around 0530z. QSL via VK1TX.

    GABON, TR. Alain, TR8CA has been QRV using CW and RTTY on 20 meters
    between 1600 and 1730z. QSL via F6CBC.

    MALI, TZ. Jeff, TZ4AM has been QRV on 30 and 17 meters using CW
    between 1745 and 2000z. QSL via W0SA.

    EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R170SG is QRV until the
    end of January to celebrate the founding 170 years ago of the
    province Samara. QSL via operators' instructions.

    INDIA, VU. Members of the West Bengal Radio Club are QRV as AT2GSI
    from Sagar Island, IOTA AS-153, until January 16 recognizing a Hindu
    pilgrimage to the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of
    Bengal. QSL via operators' instructions.

    UK SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS ON CYPRUS, ZC4. Garry, 2M1DHG is QRV as
    ZC4GR for the next few years. Activity is mainly on 40 to 10 meters
    using SSB and FT8, and possibly SSTV, PSK31 and WSPR in his spare
    time. QSL via EB7DX.

    CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Pete, K8PGJ is QRV as ZF2PG until January 17.
    He is active using SSB and plans to be an entry in the North
    American SSB QSO Party. QSL to home call.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL January VHF Contest, North
    American SSB QSO Party, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt,
    NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, Hungarian DX Contest, PRO Digi Contest, RSGB
    AFS SSB Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, North America Collegiate
    SSB Championship, WAB 1.8 MHz Phone and the Run for the Bacon QRP CW
    Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

    The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and OK1WC CW Memorial are scheduled for
    January 18.

    The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
    scheduled for January 19.

    The CWops Mini-CWT Test, 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt and Phone Weekly
    Test Fray are scheduled for January 20.

    Please see January 2021 QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
    contest web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Jan 21 18:23:21 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD003
    ARLD003 DX news

    ZCZC AE03
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 3 ARLD003
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT January 21, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD003
    ARLD003 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    KENYA, 5Z. Wayne, 5Z4WH is QRV from Molo. He is generally active
    on 40, 20, 15 and 12 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via operator's instructions.

    MALDIVES, 8Q. Michael, HB9WDF will be QRV as 8Q7AO from Vilamendhoo
    Island, IOTA AS-013, from January 25 to February 7. Activity will
    be holiday style and only on Satellite OQ-100. QSL via LoTW.

    EASTER ISLAND, CE0. Johnson is now QRV as CD0YJA and plans to be
    QRV from Hotu Matua, IOTA SA-001, when time permits. QSL direct to
    XR3UNION.

    ANTARCTICA. Felix, DL5XL is QRV as DP1POL from the German research
    station Neumayer III until mid March while on work assignment.
    Activity is on various HF bands, and possibly Satellite QO-100,
    using CW and various digital modes. QSL via DL1ZBO.

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Operators HI8AT, HI5KKK, HI8AM and HI8RDO
    are QRV as HI1IDT from Alto Velo Island, IOTA NA-122, until January
    24. Activity is on all bands using SSB, FM and various digital
    modes. QSL via operators' instructions.

    ANTARCTICA. Ramon, LU3HRS is QRV as LU1ZG from Base Belgrano II
    while on work assignment. He is usually active on 20 meters using
    FT8 between 1900 and 2300z. QSL via LU4DXU.

    BULGARIA, LZ. Special event station LZ190FT is QRV during all of
    2021 to commemorate the 190th birthday of Bulgarian revolutionary
    Filip Totyu. QSL via LZ2VP.

    PERU, OA. Special event calls OC200P, OC200E, OC200R and OC200U are
    QRV during 2021 to commemorate 200 years of Peru's republic. Only
    one of these calls will be active at a time. QSL to OA4O.

    GREENLAND, OX. Nils, SM3UQK is QRV as OX/SE3A from Narsarsuaq
    Island, IOTA NA-018, while on work assignment. He is active in his
    spare time on 40 and 20 meters. QSL via SM3UQK.

    ARUBA, P4. Mathias, DL4MM plans to be QRV as P4/DL4MM from January
    23 to February 3. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW,
    SSB, FT8 and FT4. He plans to be active as P44AA in the upcoming CQ
    World Wide 160-Meter CW contest. QSL to home call.

    UKRAINE, UR. Special event stations EM150PLU, EN150PLU and EO150PLU
    are QRV during all of 2021 to celebrate the 150th birthday of the
    poet Lesya Ukrinka. QSL via operators' instructions.

    HONG KONG, VR. Special event station VR2BLEE is active to
    commemorate the passing 47 years ago of martial arts movie star
    Bruce Lee. QSL via operators' instructions.

    INDONESIA, YB. Operators YB9GCC, YB9KJ, YC9GIW and YC9JKT will be
    QRV from Gelora Beach on Sumbawa Island, IOTA OC-150, on January 23
    and 24. Activity will be on 40, 20 and 15 meters using SSB and FT8.
    QSL via operators' instructions.

    ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Tev, TA1HZ is QRV as ZD8HZ during 2021 while
    on work assignment in Georgetown. Activity will be in his free time
    on 80 to 10 meters using mainly FT8. QSL via LoTW.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW
    Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, BARTG RTTY Sprint and UK/EI DX CW
    Contest are all on tap for this weekend.

    The OK1WC Memorial, K1USN Slow Speed Test and QCX CW Challenge are
    scheduled for January 25.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and QCX
    CW Challenge are scheduled for January 26.

    The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray,
    SKCC CW Sprint and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for
    January 27.

    Please see January 2021 QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
    contest web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Jan 28 18:04:01 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD004
    ARLD004 DX news

    ZCZC AE04
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 4 ARLD004
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT January 28, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD004
    ARLD004 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    I0IJ, 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.

    KINGDOM OF ESWATINI, 3DA0. Hans, 3DA0AQ has been active on 20
    meters using CW around 2035z. QSL via EA5GL.

    TUNISIA, 3V. Ash, KF5EYY will be QRV as 3V8SF from the Scout Radio
    Club of Sfax city club station during the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW
    contest as a Single Op/Low Power entry. QSL via LX1NO.

    AZERBAIJAN, 4K. Special event station 4K1AZI is QRV until February
    2 in remembrance of Hazi Ahad oglu Aslanov, a major general of tank
    division. QSL via DC9RI.

    GEORGIA, 4L. Look for 4L2M to be a Single Op entry in the CQ World
    Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL direct to EA7FTR.

    ISRAEL, 4X. Special event station 4X0RMN will be QRV from January
    30 to February 1 to recognize the Land of Craters programme from
    Ramon Crater. QSL via 4X6ZM.

    BARBADOS, 8P. Charles, 8P6ET will QRV as 8P1W in the CQ World Wide
    160 Meter CW contest. QSL via KU9C.

    FRANCE, F. Special event station TM1CCA will be QRV from January 30
    to March 20 to draw attention to a charity supporting research into
    pediatric cancers. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB,
    RTTY, FT8 and FT4. QSL via LoTW.

    ENGLAND, G. Special call sign GB75ISWL is QRV during all of 2021 to
    celebrate the 75th anniversary of the International Short Wave
    League. Activity will be on most HF bands and modes. QSL via
    bureau.

    GUERNSEY, GU. Look for GU4YOX to be QRV as a Single Op/High Power
    entry in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL direct to
    GU4YOX.

    ANTARCTICA. Takumi, JG3PLH will be QRV as 8J1RL beginning in
    February as a member of the 62nd Japanese Antarctic Research
    Expedition team stationed at Syowa base on East Ongul Island, IOTA
    AN-015. He is here until January 2022. QSL via bureau.

    ARGENTINA, LU. Special event station L21RCA is QRV during 2021 to
    celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Radio Club Argentino. QSL
    via bureau.

    BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik will
    be QRV as LZ544SG during February to honor the memory of Orthodox
    saints. QSL via bureau.

    ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. A group of operators will be QRV as OH0W in the
    CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. They plan to be active a few
    days after the contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

    NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA21BP will be QRV during
    February to celebrate the Scouts' Thinking Day on the Air. QSL via
    PA3EFR.

    BONAIRE, PJ4. Operator K4BAI will be QRV as PJ4A in the CQ World
    Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL to home call.

    POLAND, SP. Special event station HF100LEM is QRV from Krakow
    during all of 2021 to mark the 100th birthday celebration of the
    Polish writer Stanislaw Lem. QSL via SP9PKZ.

    SOMALIA, T5. Ali, 6O1OO has been QRV on 40 meters using FT8 around
    1340 and 2230z. QSL via QRZ.com.

    INDONESIA, YB. A large group of operators will be QRV as 7A1A as a Multi/Single entry in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL
    via EA7FTR direct or LoTW.

    IRAQ, YI. Giorgio, IU5HWS is QRV as YI9WS until March while on
    assignment. Activity is in his spare time on 80 to 15 meters. QSL
    direct to home call.

    ST. HELENA ISLAND, ZD7. Peter, ZD7FT has been QRV on 17 meters
    using SSB around 1440 to 1505z. Barrie, ZD7MY has been active on 15
    meters using FT8 just after 1500z. QSL direct to home calls.

    CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Stan, K5GO plans to be QRV as ZF5T in the CQ
    World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL to home call.

    NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Members of the Christchurch Amateur Radio Club
    will be QRV as ZL100RSC during February to celebrate its 100th
    anniversary. QSL via bureau.

    ANTARCTICA. Oleg, ZS1ANF plans to be QRV as ZS7ANF from Wolf's Fang
    Camp beginning in February. QSL via RK1PWA.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ 160-Meter CW Contest, Winter
    Field Day, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW
    Sprint Ladder, Feld Hell Sprint, REF CW Contest, UBA DX SSB Contest
    and the RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint are all on tap for this weekend.

    The RSGB 80-meter Club SSB Championship, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test
    and OK1WC Memorial are scheduled for February 1.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and ARS
    Spartan CW Sprint are scheduled for February 2.

    The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, VHF-UHF FT8
    Activity Contest, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt and Phone Fray are
    scheduled for February 3.

    Please see January 2021 QST, page 75, February 2021 QST, page 73,
    and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Feb 4 17:19:41 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD005
    ARLD005 DX news

    ZCZC AE05
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 5 ARLD005
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT February 4, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD005
    ARLD005 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    KUWAIT, 9K. Members of the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society are QRV as
    9K60NLD during all of February to celebrate Kuwait's independence.
    All stations from Kuwait may also use the prefix 9K60 during this
    time. QSL 9K60NLD via 9K2RA.

    FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DC220GERKE
    is QRV until the end of April to commemorate the 220th birthday of
    Clemens Gerke, a German pioneer of telegraphy who revised Morse Code
    to its present form. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via DJ6SI.

    SCOTLAND, GM. Gareth, M0MOL is QRV as MM0MOL/p from the main island
    of Shetland, IOTA EU-012, until the end of March. Activity is on
    the HF bands using QRP power, after work, and mainly during his
    evenings. QSL to home call.

    REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Kang, DS4DRE is QRV as DS4DRE/4 from Komun
    Island, IOTA AS-060, until the end of January, 2022. Activity is on
    80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

    JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8N0J is QRV until April 30, 2022
    to celebrate the creation of the city of Joetsu, which was formed
    when the two cities of Takada and Naoetsu merged in 1971. QSL via
    bureau.

    MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Tom, KC0W is QRV as KH0/KC0W and plans to be
    active on 160 meters using CW and FT8 in his spare time.

    ARGENTINA, LU. Special event station L21RCA is QRV during all of
    2021 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of IARU member society Radio
    Club Argentino. QSL via LU4AA.

    FINLAND, OH. Members of the Finnish Amateur Radio League are QRV
    during all of 2021 with special event call OH100SRAL to celebrate
    their 100th anniversary. QSL via bureau.

    DENMARK, OZ. Special event station OV0JUTLANDIA is QRV until the
    end of March 2021 to commemorate the humanitarian mission of the
    Danish hospital ship Jutlandia during the Korean War. Activity is
    on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
    LoTW.

    PITCAIRN ISLAND, VP6. Meralda, VP6MW has been QRV on 20 meters
    using SSB from around 1530 to 1630z. QSL via W0VTT.

    VIET NAM, XV. Eddy, XV1X has been QRV on 40 meters using FT8 around
    1200z. QSL via special instructions on QRZ.COM.

    SERBIA, YT. Members of the Serbian CW Club are QRV with special
    event station YT165TESLA during all of 2021 to commemorate the 165th anniversary of Nikola Tesla's birth. QSL via YU1MM.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American CW Sprint, AM Rally,
    NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,
    K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Vermont QSO Party, 10-10 International SSB
    Winter Contest, EurAsia HF Championship, Mexico RTTY International
    Contest, F9AA CW Cup, Minnesota QSO Party, FYBO Winter QRP Sprint,
    AGCW Straight Key 80-Meter CW Party, British Columbia QSO Party,
    FISTS Saturday CW Sprint and the European Union DX Contest will
    certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

    The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from February 8 to 12.

    The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and OK1WC Memorial are scheduled for
    February 8.

    The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
    scheduled for February 9.

    The Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB 80-Meter Club Data
    Championship, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, NAQCC CW Sprint and QRP
    40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for February 10.

    Please see February 2021 QST, page 73, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
    contest web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Feb 11 21:26:11 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD006
    ARLD006 DX news

    ZCZC AE06
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 6 ARLD006
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT February 11, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD006
    ARLD006 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    F8DVD, 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.

    TUNISIA, 3V. Ash, KF5EYY plans to be QRV as 3V8SS during the CQ
    World Wide RTTY WPX contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry.
    QSL via LX1NO.

    VIET NAM, 3W. Sebastian, SP5FAR is QRV as 3W9FAR from Da Nang until
    March 21. Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using SSB
    and various digital modes. QSL to home call.

    LIBYA, 5A. Elham, 5A0YL has been QRV on 17 meters using FT8 around
    1700z. She has also been active on 20 meters using FT8 around
    1350z. QSL to home call.

    TOGO, 5V. Daniel, HB9EHD is QRV as 5VDE until February 20.
    Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using FT8. This includes being
    active on Satellte QO-100. QSL direct to home call.

    MALDIVES, 8Q. Sergei, RU3AN is now QRV as 8Q7SZ and is here until
    February 15. QSL via bureau.

    MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Bruno, CS7AMN will be QRV as C91BVA from Maputo
    beginning February 18. Activity will be on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10
    meters using SSB and various digitial modes. QSL via LoTW.

    SPAIN, EA. Members of the Radio Club Henares will be QRV as EH4WRD
    on February 13 as part of World Radio Day. QSL via EA4RCH.

    FRANCE, F. Francois, F8DVD will be QRV as TM18AAW from Macon from
    February 14 to 28 in celebration of the 18th Antarctic Activity
    Week. QSL to home call.

    MARTINIQUE, FM. Romaric, W7ROM is QRV as FM4WDM from Le Morne-Vert.
    Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

    ITALY, I. Special event station IQ3DD is QRV until February 28 to
    recognize the FIS Alpine World Ski Championship being held in
    Cortina. Activity is on 160 meters to 23 centimeters, using CW,
    SSB, and various digital modes. This includes some activity on
    Satellite QO-100. QSL via bureau.

    JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, JX2US has been QRV on 20 meters using CW
    around 0930 to 1100z. QSL via LA2US.

    WAKE ISLAND, KH9. Tom, NL7RR plans to be QRV as KH9/NL7RR beginning
    February 15 and will be here for 90 days. Activity will be in his
    spare time on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. Time permitting, he hopes
    to operate as KH9/NL7RR on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. QSL via
    AL7JX (d/B).

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide RTTY WPX Contest,
    Asia-Pacific Spring CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, KCJ
    Topband CW Contest, Dutch PACC Contest, YLRL YL-OM Contest, OMISS
    SSB QSO Party, HamCation QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint, RSGB 1.8 MHz
    CW Contest, AWA Amplitude Modulation QSO Party, PODXS 070 Club
    Valentine PSK31 Sprint and Balkan HF Contest will certainly keep
    contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

    The RSGB FT4 Contest Series, 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday
    Sprint, OK1WC Memorial, K1USN Slow Speed Test and CQC Winter CW QSO
    Party are scheduled for February 15.

    The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
    scheduled for February 16.

    The AGCW Semi-Automatic Key Evening, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT
    Test are scheduled for February 17.

    Please see February 2021 QST, page 73, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
    contest web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Feb 18 22:59:04 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD007
    ARLD007 DX news

    ZCZC AE07
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 7 ARLD007
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT February 18, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD007
    ARLD007 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    F6AJA, W2GD, 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.

    MONACO, 3A. Mireille, F4FRL and Patrice, F5RBB will be QRV as home
    calls/3A from February 24 to March 2. Activity will be on 40 and 20
    meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via LoTW.

    TUNISIA, 3V. Ash, KF5EYY plans to be QRV as 3V8SS in the ARRL
    International DX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry.
    QSL to home call.

    TOGO, 5V. Daniel, HB9EHD is QRV as 5V7DE until February 20.
    Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using FT8, and on Satellite QO-100.
    QSL direct to home call.

    CROATIA, 9A. Members of the Croatian Flora Fauna ARC are QRV with
    special event call 9A10FF during all of 2021 to celebrate the club's
    10th anniversary. QSL via 9A2MF.

    ZAMBIA, 9J. Brad, 9J2RS is currently QRV on 20, 17 and 15 meters.
    QSL direct.

    MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Bruno, CS7AMN is QRV as C91BVA from Maputo.
    Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and various digital modes.
    QSL to home call.

    CHILE, CE. Members of the Radio Club Melipulli are QRV as CB7FT
    from Tabon Island, IOTA SA-018, until February 21. This includes
    being active from the Lighthouse ARLHS CHI-049 during the American
    Lighthouses Weekend. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and
    various digital modes. QSL via EA5GL.

    CUBA, CO. Reinaldo, CO6RD is QRV from Lighthouse ARLHS CUB-045 on
    Cayo Blanco de Zaza, possibly IOTA NA-204, until February 21.
    Activity is on the HF bands using CW, RTTY, BPSK, FT8 and FT4. This
    includes being active during the American Lighthouses Weekend. QSL
    direct to EA5GL.

    MARTINIQUE, FM. Look for FM5BH to be a Single Op/All Band/High
    Power entry in the ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL via W3HNK.

    HAITI, HH. Bill, KO7SS will be QRV as HH2AA from Obleon as a Single
    Op/Low Power/Assisted entry in the ARRL International DX contest.
    QSL via LoTW.

    U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Dan, K8RF will be QRV as NP2J in the ARRL International DX CW contest as a Single Band on 160 meters entry.
    QSL direct to home call.

    PUERTO RICO, KP4. A group of operators are QRV as NP4DX on 80 to 10
    meters using CW. This includes being a Multi/Single/Low Power entry
    in the ARRL International DX CW contest. This activity will also
    count for the WLOTA as LH-2802. QSL via M0OXO.

    ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD is QRV as P44W until February 23. He is
    active on all bands as time permits with a focus on the ARRL
    International DX CW contest. QSL via N2MM.

    BRAZIL, PY. Members of the Grupo Escoteiro Marechal Rondon are QRV
    as ZW2I from Comprida Island, IOTA SA-024, and the Rio Claro
    Lighthouse, LH BRA-135, until February 22 during the American
    Lighthouses Weekend. QSL via operators' instructions.

    BENIN, TY. Johannes, ZS6JSI is QRV as ZS6JSI/TY until June 2021.
    Activity is mobile on 80, 40 and 20 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL
    to home call.

    AUSTRALIA, VK. Members of the Pride Radio Group are QRV as
    VI2021PRIDE until March 7 during Sydney Mardi Gras. QSL direct to
    VK3FUR.

    TURKS AND CAICOS, VP5. Jim, K4QPL plans to be QRV as VP5M during
    the ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL to home call.

    MEXICO, XE. Members of the Radio Experimentadores of Campeche are
    QRV with special call sign 4A3G from Faro de Champolon until
    February 21 during the American Lighthouses Weekend. QSL via XE3AA.

    INDONESIA, YB. Yohanes, YB2DX will be QRV in the ARRL International
    DX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL direct to home
    call.

    ROMANIA, YO. Members of the Sport Club Pandurii Tirgu-Jiu are QRV
    with special call YP145B from Tirgu-Jiu until March 3 to celebrate
    the 145th anniversary of the birth of the great sculptor Constantin
    Brancusi. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL direct to YO7CKQ.

    CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Bruce, K0BJ will be QRV as ZF2BJ from Savannah,
    Grand Cayman, IOTA NA-016, from February 20 to March 5. Activity
    will be on the HF bands with a focus on the newer bands and CW. QSL
    to home call.

    NEW ZEALAND, ZL. A group of operators will be QRV as ZL3X in the
    ARRL International DX CW contest as a Multi-2 entry. QSL via LoTW.

    PARAGUAY, ZP. Manu, ZP9MCE plans to be QRV on 80 meters in the ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL via EA5ZD.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL International DX CW Contest,
    13th American Lighthouses Weekend, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW
    Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed Test, Russian PSK World
    Wide Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, Feld Hell Sprint, FISTS Sunday
    Sprint and the Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest will certainly keep
    contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

    The QCX CW Challenge and OK1WC Memorial are scheduled for February
    22.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
    scheduled for February 23.

    The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, Phone Fray,
    SKCC Sprint and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for February
    24.

    Please see February 2021 QST, page 73, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
    contest web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Fri Feb 26 10:14:18 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD008
    ARLD008 DX news

    ZCZC AE08
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 8 ARLD008
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT February 25, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD008
    ARLD008 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.

    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. A number of special event stations are
    QRV to celebrate Kuwait National and Liberation Day. Look for
    stations A60KWT, and A60KWT/0 to /13 to be active until February 28.
    QSL via operators' instructions.

    FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event stations DQ100JL and
    DR100JL will be QRV from March 1 to May 31 to commemorate the
    founding 100 years ago of Junkers Luftverkehr, an early airline in
    Germany. QSL via bureau.

    MARTINIQUE, FM. Romanic, W7ROM is QRV as FM4WDM from Le Morne-Vert.
    Activity is on 15 meters using FT8. QSL via operator's
    instructions.

    REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special event station D90EXPO will be QRV
    from March 1 to October 17 to promote the 2021 World Military
    Culture Expo that will take place in the city of Gyeryong in
    October. QSL via DS3BBC.

    SARDINIA, IS0. Special event station II0QSE will be QRV from Quartu Sant'Elena, IOTA EU-024, from February 28 to June 30 to celebrate
    the 40th anniversary of the local branch of the ARI. QSL via
    IS0AGY.

    ST. LUCIA, J6. Operators K9HZ, W0CN and WA4PGM will be QRV as
    J68HZ, J68CN, and J68PG, respectively, from March 2 to 11. This
    includes being active as J68HZ as a Multi/Single/High Power entry in
    the upcoming ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

    WAKE ISLAND, KH9. Thomas, NL7RR is QRV as KH9/NL7RR until April 2.
    Activity is in his spare time on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. QSL
    direct to AL7JX.

    ARGENTINA, LU. Members of the Radio Club QRM Belgrano are QRV as
    LU4AAO, LU4AAO/A and LU4AAO/D until March 1 to commemorate the
    club's 53rd anniversary. Activity is on the HF and V/UHF bands
    using CW, SSB, SSTV and FT8. QSL direct to LU4AAO.

    CURACAO, PJ2. Operators N1ZZ, AF4Z, WB5ZGA and K4JC will be QRV as
    PJ2/home calls from March 1 to 9. Activity will be on 160 to 10
    meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and possibly FT8. They plan to be active
    as PJ2T in the upcoming ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL to
    home calls and PJ2T via W3HNK.

    ST. MAARTEN, PJ7. Thomas, AA9A will be QRV as PJ7AA from February
    27 to March 28. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB
    and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

    GREECE, SV. Members of the Radio Amateur Association of Western
    Peloponnese will be QRV with special call signs SZ21AD, SZ21GK,
    SZ21LB, SZ21PF, SZ21TK and SZ1821P from March 1 to 31 to commemorate
    the 100th anniversary of the Revolution of 1821. QSL via LoTW.

    AUSTRALIA, VK. Special event stations VI100AF and VK100AF will be
    QRV from March 1 to May 29, and March 1 to August 31, respectively,
    to commemorate the founding of the Royal Australian Air Force 100
    years ago. QSL via M0URX.

    CAMBODIA, XU. Tad, JA1DFK is QRV as XU7AKU. Activity is on the HF
    bands, and possibly 6 meters, using CW. QSL via JA1DXA.

    INDONESIA, YB. Heru, YG8VAS is now QRV from Ternate Island, IOTA
    OC-145. Activity of late has been on 80 and 40 meters using SSB.
    QSL to home call.

    SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Massimo, IZ0EGB is QRV as Z81B from Juba while
    working here. Activity is generally in his spare time on 20 meters
    using SSB. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ 160-Meter SSB Contest, North
    American RTTY Party, North American Collegiate RTTY Championship,
    NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN
    Slow Speed CW Test, REF SSB Contest, FT4 DX Contest, UBA DX CW test,
    South Carolina QSO Party, Classic CW Exchange, High Speed Club CW
    Contest and North Carolina QSO Party are all on tap for this
    upcoming weekend.

    The RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test
    and OK1WC CW Memorial are scheduled for March 1.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband
    Activity Contest are scheduled for March 2.

    The UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops
    Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray, and the 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt are
    scheduled for March 3.

    Please see February 2021 QST, page 73, March QST, page 72, and the
    ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.13-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Mar 4 16:48:58 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD009
    ARLD009 DX news

    ZCZC AE09
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 9 ARLD009
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT March 4, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD009
    ARLD009 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    ZAMBIA, 9J. Bodo, HB9EWU is QRV as 9J2BG while working on a
    humanitarian mission in the Luapula Province. He is active in his
    spare time generally on 20 meters. QSL to home call.

    OMAN, A4. Operator A41CK will be QRV as A42K as a Single Op/All
    Band entry in the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL via EA5GL.

    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Greg, KD5ESG will be QRV as A65HH while
    on work assignment in Abu Dhabi. QSL via operator's instructions.

    SPAIN, EA. Special event stations AM3DIM and AM3YLD will be QRV
    from March 6 to 12 to commemorate International Women's Day on March
    8. QSL via operators' instructions.

    CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Miguel, EA1BP plans to be QRV as ED8W in the
    ARRL International SSB DX contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power
    entry. QSL via EA5GL.

    MARTINIQUE, FM. Station FM5BH will be QRV as a Single Op/All
    Band/High Power entry in the ARRL International SSB DX contest. QSL
    via W3HNK.

    SCOTLAND, GM. Chris, GM3WOJ is QRV with special call sign GB2CR
    until March 18 to honor the legacy of the Collins Radio Company.
    Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and some CW. QSL via LoTW.

    ECUADOR, HC, Rick, NE8Z is QRV as HC1MD/2 from Santa Elena Province
    until May 15. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters. QSL via K8LJG.

    VATICAN, HV. Look for IK0FVC to be QRV as HV0A in the ARRL
    International SSB DX contest. QSL via LoTW.

    ST. LUCIA, J6. Bill, K9HZ, Dan, W0CN and Kyle, WA4PGM are QRV as
    J68HZ, J68CN and J68PG, respectively, until March 11. Activity is
    on the HF bands. They will be active as J68HZ in the ARRL
    International SSB DX contest. QSL direct to home calls.

    PERU, OA. Ed, W9SI plans to be QRV as OA4SS in the ARRL
    International SSB DX contest as a Single Op/All Band/High
    Power/Unassisted entry. QSL via KB6J.

    CURACAO, PJ2. Don, AF4Z, Vince, K4JC, Dan, N1ZZ and Walt, WB5ZGA
    are QRV as PJ2/home calls until March 9. Activity is on 160 to 10
    meters. They will be active as PJ2T in the ARRL International SSB
    DX contest. QSL PJ2T via W3HNK and all others to home calls.

    BONAIRE, PJ4. Marty, W1MD plans to be QRV as PJ4G in the ARRL
    International SSB DX contest as a Single Op/Single Band entry on
    either 20 or 15 meters depending on conditions. QSL via LoTW.

    POLAND, SP. Special event stations SN0ZOSP and SN100ZOSP are QRV
    until February 5, 2022 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the
    Association of the Voluntary Fire Brigades of the Republic of
    Poland. QSL SN0ZOSP via SP9ODM and SN100ZOSP via SP9SPJ.

    BENIN, TY. Ian, ZS6JSI is QRV as ZS6JSI/TY from Parakou until June.
    Activity is in his spare time on 80, 40 and 20 meters using SSB and
    FT8. QSL via EC6DX.

    EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R125PR is QRV during
    March to celebrate Alexander S. Popov's first wireless transmission
    125 years ago. QSL via R1AU.

    MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Paul, KA4WPX is QRV as V7/KA4WPX and V73AX
    from Kwajalein Atoll, IOTA OC-028. Activity is at various times on
    160 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL
    direct.

    ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Tev, TA1HZ is QRV as ZD8HZ until mid-April.
    He plans to be active in the ARRL International SSB DX contest and
    the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest. QSL direct to home
    call.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL International SSB DX Contest,
    NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN
    Slow Speed CW Test, Novice Rig CW Roundup, Wake-Up QRP CW Sprint,
    Open Ukraine RTTY Championship, UBA Spring CW Contest, NSARA
    Contest, SARL Hamnet 40-Meter Simulated Emergency SSB Contest and
    the WAB 3.5 MHz Phone will certainly keep contesters busy this
    upcoming weekend.

    The OK1WC Memorial is scheduled for March 8.

    The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
    scheduled for March 9.

    The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship, AWA John Rollins Memorial DX
    CW Contest, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, QRP
    40-Meter CW Fox Hunt and Phone Weekly Test/Fray are scheduled for
    March 10.

    Please see March QST, page 72, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
    sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.13-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Mar 11 16:45:00 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD010
    ARLD010 DX news

    ZCZC AE10
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 10 ARLD010
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT March 11, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD010
    ARLD010 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    ZAMBIA, 9J. Bodo, HB9EWU plans to be QRV as 9J2BG while spending
    one year on a humanitarian mission at the St. Paul's Mission General
    Hospital in Kashikishi. Activity will be in his spare time on 20
    meters. QSL to home call.

    BOTSWANA, A2. Operators Vasily, R7AL, Leo, UI8J, Vlad, R9LR and
    Mike, RU3UR will be QRV as A25RU from Gaborone from March 15 to 26.
    Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters, using CW, SSB, and FT8 in
    DXpedtion mode, with four stations active. This also includes
    activity on Satellite QO-100. QSL via ClubLog.

    GUADELOUPE, FG. Philippe, F1DUZ will be QRV as FG4KH from March 16
    to April 1. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World
    Wide WPX SSB contest. QSL direct to home call.

    ECUADOR, HC. Rick, NE8Z is QRV as HC1MD/2 from the Santa Elena
    province until May 15. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB,
    FT8 and FT4. QSL via K8LJG.

    MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ will be QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1 while
    on work assignment at the weather station here. Activity is in his
    spare time on the HF bands using CW. He is here for about three
    months. QSL direct to JA8CJY.

    LITHUANIA, LY. Special event stations LY31A and LY11LY are QRV
    until March 31 to celebrate the 31st anniversary of the Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania. QSL via operators'
    instructions.

    AUSTRIA, OE. Members of the VIC Amateur Radio Contest DX Club are
    QRV as C7A during March. QSL via UA3DX.

    FINLAND, OH. Members of the SSAB Raahe ARC are QRV as special event
    station OF60RR from Pattijoki until March 1, 2022 to celebrate the
    60th anniversary of the start of the construction of the steel mill
    Rautaruukki in May 1961. QSL direct to OH8DR.

    ST. MAARTEN, PJ7. Tom, AA9A is QRV as PJ7AA until March 27.
    Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

    SEYCHELLES, S7. Ravi, S79VU has been active on 20 meters using FT8
    around 0200z. QSL direct to N4GNR.

    EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event stations R1934G, R108M, RG61PP
    and R1961G are QRV until April 30 from the Smolensk Oblast to
    commemorate the 87th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's birth and the
    60th anniversary of his historic 108-minute first flight. QSL via
    operators' instructions.

    ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Look for RI0Q to be QRV from Bol'shoy Begichev
    Island, IOTA AS-152, beginning possibly March 17. The start date
    may depend on weather conditions. QSL via ClubLog.

    UZBEKISTAN, UJ. Bazarov, UK8FAV has been active using FT4 on 20
    meters around 0200z. QSL direct to home call.

    COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS, VK9C. Look for VK9CE to be QRV from March
    16 to 23. Activity will be holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using
    CW, SSB and FT8. They may also be active on 6 meters depending on
    conditions. QSL via EB7DX.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Stew Perry Topband Challenge, North
    American RTTY Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt,
    NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, YB DX RTTY Contest, SARL
    VHF/UHF Analogue Contest, SARL Field Day Contest, RSGB Commonwealth
    Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, F9AA SSB Cup, South America 10
    Meter Contest, The DIG QSO SSB Party, AGCW QRP CW Contest, Oklahoma
    QSO Party, EA PSK63 Contest, QCWA QSO Party, TESLA Memorial HF CW
    Contest, Idaho QSO Party, UBA Spring 2-Meter Contest, FIRAC HF
    Contest, Classic Phone Exchange, and Wisconsin QSO Party will
    certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

    The OK1WC Memorial, Bucharest Digital Contest, RSGB FT4 Contest
    Series, 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and K1USN Slow Speed
    CW Test are scheduled for March 15.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, CLARA Chatter Party and Worldwide Sideband
    Activity Contest are scheduled for March 16.

    The CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are
    scheduled for March 17.

    Please see March QST, page 72, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
    sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.13-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Mar 18 16:57:26 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD011
    ARLD011 DX news

    ZCZC AE11
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 11 ARLD011
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT March 18, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD011
    ARLD011 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    KK9A, 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.

    BOTSWANA, A2. Operators Vasily, R7AL, Leo, UI8J, Vlad, R9LR and
    Mike, RU3UR are QRV as A25RU from Gaborone until March 26. Activity
    is on 160 to 10 meters, using CW, SSB, and FT8 in DXpedtion mode,
    with four stations active. This also includes activity on Satellite
    QO-100. QSL via Club Log.

    BAHAMAS, C6. Steve, KG4LJB is QRV as C6AJB from Eleuthera Island,
    IOTA NA-001, until March 27. Activity is on 80 to 15 meters using
    some SSB, but mostly FT8 and FT4. QSL via LoTW.

    MOROCCO, CN. Special event station CN21JIF is QRV until March 21 to
    celebrate the United Nations International Day of Forests which is
    on March 21. QSL via RW6HS.

    MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3. Helmut, DF7EE will be QRV as CT9/DF7EE from
    March 23 to 31. This includes being active as either CQ3W or CR3W
    in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest. QSL direct to home
    call.

    SPAIN, EA. Special event station EH3DWN is QRV until April 1 to
    commemorate World Down Syndrome Day which is on March 21. QSL via
    LoTW.

    GUADELOUPE, FG. Philippe, F1DUZ is QRV as FG4KH until April 1.
    This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB
    contest. QSL direct to home call.

    SAINT MARTIN, FS. Janusz, SP9FIH will be QRV as TO1K from Saint
    Martin from March 22 to April 5. Activity will be on the HF bands.
    QSL to home call.

    WALES, GW. John, MW1CFN will be QRV as GB1004FTS from Anglesey
    Island, IOTA EU-005, from March 25 to April 8 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Royal Air Force's Number 4 Flying Training School
    that opened on 1 April 1921. Activity will be on the HF bands,
    including 6 and 2 meters, using SSB and various digital modes. QSL
    direct to home call.

    ARUBA, P4. John, KK9A will be QRV as P40A from March 24 to 28.
    Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. This
    includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB
    contest. QSL via WD9DZV.

    ST. MAARTEN, PJ7. Tom, AA9A is QRV as PJ7AA until March 27.
    Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

    BRAZIL, PY. Special event stations ZZ5FLORIPA and ZZ5FLN are QRV
    until March 23 to celebrate the 348th anniversary of Florianopolis.
    QSL via bureau.

    MALI, TZ. Jeff, TZ4AM has been active using CW on 40 meters around
    0145z. QSL via W0SA.

    COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS, VK9C. Station VK9CE is QRV until March 23.
    Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.
    Some activity on 6 meters is possible depending on conditions. QSL
    via EB7DX.

    PITCAIRN ISLAND, VP6. Meralda, VP6MW has been active on 20 meters
    SSB around 1520z and 17 meters SSB around 1640z. QSL via W0VTT.

    INDONESIA, YB. A group of operators will be QRV as 7D5RI from Rupat
    Island, IOTA OC-245, from March 26 to 28. Activity will be on 80 to
    10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

    NICARAGUA, YN. Myron, KN6GHM will be QRV as H7/KN6GHM from
    Guanacastillo from March 22 to 30. Activity will be holiday style
    on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. He and Trevis, YN7ZTR will be QRV as
    YN1YN in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest with two
    stations. QSL via LoTW.

    KOSOVO, Z6. Driton, Z61DX has been QRV on 20 meters using CW around
    1500z. QSL via Club Log.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY
    Sprint, NCCC Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, BARTG HF RTTY
    Contest, Russian DX Contest, AGCW VHF/UHF Contest, Virginia QSO
    Party, Feld Hell Sprint, UBA Spring SSB Contest, Run for the Bacon
    QRP CW Contest, OK1WC Memorial and Worldwide Sideband Activity
    Contest are all on tap for this weekend.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint is scheduled for March 23.

    The SKCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and QRP CW Fox
    Hunt are all scheduled for March 24.

    Please see March QST, page 72, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
    sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.13-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Mar 25 17:15:20 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD012
    ARLD012 DX news

    ZCZC AE12
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 12 ARLD012
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT March 25, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD012
    ARLD012 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    KK9A, 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.

    MALDIVES, 8Q. Mats, RM2D will be QRV as 8Q7MS from Ukulhas Island,
    Alifu Alifu Atoll, IOTA AS-013, from March 28 to April 10. Activity
    will be on 40 to 15 meters using CW and some SSB. QSL via EA5GL.

    TAIWAN, BV. Members of Amateur Radio Taipei will be QRV as BP0P
    from Taoyuan City in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest as a Multi/2
    entry. QSL via BP0P.

    BAHAMAS, C6. Operators AA7JV, KN4EEI, W6IZT and W8HC are QRV as
    C6AGU from Water Cay, IOTA NA-001, until March 30. Activity is on
    the HF bands. This includes being a Multi Op entry in the CQ World
    Wide WPX SSB contest. QSL via LoTW.

    GUADELOUPE, FG. Philippe, F1DUZ is QRV as FG4KH until April 1.
    This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest.
    QSL direct to home call.

    THAILAND, HS. Operators E24OYI, E25KAE, E29TGW, E20NKB and E21EIC
    will be QRV as E2A in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest as a
    Multi/Single entry. QSL via E21EIC.

    REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Lee, HL1IWD will be QRV as HL1IWD/5 from
    Koje Island, IOTA AS-081, from April 2 to 4. Activity will be on 40
    to 20 meters using CW and some FT8. QSL direct to EA5GL.

    ITALY, I. Raffaele, IH9YMC plans to be QRV from Pantelleria Island,
    IOTA AF-018, as a Single Op entry in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB
    contest. QSL via LoTW.

    SVALBARD, JW. Stian, LB5SH is QRV as JW/LB5SH from Longyearbyen,
    IOTA EU-026, until March 28. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB
    and FT8. This includes being active as JW2T in the CQ World Wide
    WPX SSB contest. QSL via operator's instructions.

    PUERTO RICO, KP4. Yuri, N2TTA will be QRV as WP3C in the CQ World
    Wide WPX SSB contest as a Single Op entry. QSL via M0OXO.

    BULGARIA, LZ. Special event station LZ200GSR will be QRV from Sofia
    from April 1 to 30 to celebrate the birth 200 years ago of Georgia
    Sava Rakovski, a historian, and activist for the independence of
    Bulgaria. QSL via LZ1XM.

    ARUBA, P4. John, KK9A is QRV as P40A until March 28. Activity is
    on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. This includes being an entry
    in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest. QSL via WD9DZV.

    BONAIRE, PJ4. Martin, W1MD plans to be active as PJ4G in the CQ
    World Wide WPX SSB contest. QSL via K4BAI.

    GREECE, SV. Savas, SV2AEL is QRV with special call J42A until March
    31. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8 and
    FT4. This includes being a Single Op entry in the CQ World Wide WPX
    SSB contest. QSL direct to home call.

    TURKEY, TA. Members of the GITRAD Contest Team will be QRV as TC7G
    in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest as a Multi Op/Low Power entry.
    QSL via bureau.

    TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Operators Jim, K4QPL and Eric, NR4O
    are QRV as VP5/home calls from Providenciales. They will be active
    as VP5M as a Multi Single/Low Power entry in the CQ World Wide WPX
    SSB contest. QSL VP5M via K4QPL and all others to home calls.

    INDONESIA, YB. Operators YB5QZ, YB5WIR, YB5OB, YC5TEB and YD5NDR
    are QRV as 7D5RI from Rupat Island, IOTA OC-245, until March 28.
    Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via
    operators' instructions.

    NICARAGUA, YN. Myron, KN6GHM is QRV as H7/KN6GHM from Guanacastillo
    until March 30. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using
    SSB. He and Trevis, YN7ZTR will be QRV as YN1YN in the CQ World
    Wide WPX SSB contest with two stations. QSL via LoTW.

    ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Tev, TA1HZ is QRV as ZD8HZ during all of
    2021. He plans to be active in the CQ World Wide WPX SSB contest as
    well. QSL direct to home call.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide WPX SSB Contest, QRP
    80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow
    Speed CW Test, FOC CW QSO Party and UBA Spring 6-Meter Contest will
    certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

    The OK1WC CW Memorial, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and QCX CW Challenge
    are scheduled for March 29.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, QCX CW Challenge and Worldwide Sideband
    Activity Contest are scheduled for March 30.

    The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and
    QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for March 31.

    Please see March QST, page 72, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
    sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.13-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Apr 1 19:43:08 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD013
    ARLD013 DX news

    ZCZC AE13
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 13 ARLD013
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT April 1, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD013
    ARLD013 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    MALDIVES, 8Q. Mats, SM6LRR is QRV as 8Q7MS until April 10.
    Activity is holiday style on 40 to 15 meters using mostly CW with
    some SSB. QSL via EA5GL.

    BOLIVIA, CP. Antonio, EA5RM is QRV as CP1XRM until April 27 while
    working as a Solidaridad Medica and Radioamateurs Without Frontiers
    NGO volunteer. Activity is in his spare time on 160 to 10 meters
    using SSB and some digital modes. QSL via EA8RM.

    FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Members of DARC's Special Event
    Station Team are QRV as DA21WARD until June 30 to mark World Amateur
    Radio Day. QSL via the bureau.

    SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Lee, DS4NMJ is QRV as DT8A from King George
    Island. Lately he has been active on 40 meters using FT8 between
    0400 and 0415z. He is here until December 31. QSL via DS5TOS.

    ENGLAND, G. Members of the RSGB Contest Club are QRV with special
    event callsigns G5WS and G6ZZ to commemorate the Transatlantic Tests
    conducted 100 years ago. QSL via M0OXO.

    REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Lee, HL1IWD is QRV as HL1IWD/5 from Koje
    Island, IOTA AS-081, until April 4. Activity is holiday style on
    the HF bands using CW and FT8. QSL via EA5GL.

    THAILAND, HS. Jorge, AB6WP is QRV as HS0ZOK from Phuket Island,
    IOTA AS-053. Activity is on 20 to 10 meters using mostly SSB and
    some CW. QSL via HS0ZOK.

    MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ is QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1 while on
    work assignment at the weather station here. Activity is in his
    spare time on 40, 30 and 17 meters using CW. He is here for about
    three months. QSL direct to JA8CJY.

    SVALBARD, JW. Station JW1I is now QRV on Bear Island, IOTA EU-027,
    at the Bear Island Norwegian Meteorological Station and is here
    until May 15. Activity of late has been on 20 meters using SSB.
    QSL via bureau.

    BULGARIA, LZ. Special event station LZ200GSR is QRV until April 30
    to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Georgi Sava
    Rakovski, a prominent figure in the revolutionary movement for the
    liberation of Bulgaria. QSL via LZ1XM.

    CZECH REPUBLIC, OL. Members of the Radioclub Chrudim are QRV as
    OL75KCR from Chrudim until December 31 to celebrate the 75th
    anniversary of the foundation of Radioclub Chrudim. QSL via
    ClubLog.

    DENMARK, OZ. Special event stations OZ75MAY and OZ75BO are QRV
    until April 11 to commemorate the liberation of Bornholm 75 years
    ago. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital
    modes. QSL via OZ1ACB.

    NETHERLANDS, PA. Ruud, PG1R is QRV as PG96WARD during April to mark
    the World Amateur Radio Day and the IARU's 96th anniversary. QSL
    via LoTW.

    ANTARCTICA. Paul, VK2PAD is currently QRV as VK0PD until November
    while on work assignment on Casey Station, IOTA AN-016. Activity is
    on 40 and 20 meters in his spare time. QSL via EB7DX.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American SSB Sprint Contest,
    QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN
    Slow Speed CW Test, PODXS 070 Club PSK 31 Flavors Contest, Louisiana
    QSO Party, Mississippi QSO Party, Florida State Parks on the Air, SP
    DX Contest and the EA RTTY Contest are al on tap for this upcoming
    weekend.

    The OK1WC Memorial, 144 MHz Spring Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test
    and DARC Easter Contest are scheduled for April 5.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband
    Activity Contest are scheduled for April 6.

    The RSGB FT4 Contest Series, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, VHF-UHF
    FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are
    scheduled for April 7.

    Please see April QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
    sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Apr 8 23:35:15 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD014
    ARLD014 DX news

    ZCZC AE14
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 14 ARLD014
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT April 8, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD014
    ARLD014 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    FIJI, 3D2. Dom, 3Z9DX is QRV as 3D2DOM and has been active mainly
    on 20 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

    SRI LANKA, 4S. Nadika, 4S6NCH has been active on 17 meters using
    FT8 around 1800z. QSL direct.

    CROATIA, 9A. Members of the radio club Libertas are QRV with
    special event callsign 9A25RBM during April to commemorate the US
    Secretary of Commerce Ronald Harmon Brown and 34 other victims of a
    fatal plane crash in 1996 here. QSL direct.

    MOZAMBIQUE, C9. A group of operators are QRV as C92RU until April
    12. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8 in
    DXpedition mode, with four stations active. This includes activity
    on Satellite QO-100. QSL via OQRS.

    PORTUGAL, CT. Markus, DJ4EL is QRV as CT7/DJ4EL from Culatra
    Island, IOTA EU-145, until April 10. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters
    using SSB. QSL via LoTW.

    SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Lee, DS4NMJ is QRV as DT8A until December 31
    while on work assignment from the King Se-Jong Korean Antarctic Base
    on King George Island, IOTA AN-010. Activity is on various HF bands
    using CW, SSB and FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL via DS5TOS.

    SPAIN, EA. Special event station EH4WRD will be QRV from April 12
    to 18 while taking part in World Amateur Radio Day 2021 activities.
    QSL via EA4RCH.

    IRAN, EP. Saeed, EP2LSH has been QRV using FT8 in DXpedition mode
    on 20 meters between 1645 and 2015z. QSL via EA5GL.

    FRANCE, F. Special event station TM1PSL will be QRV on April 10 and
    11 from the town of Port Saint Louis du Rhone during the European
    FT8 DX Contest. QSL direct.

    THAILAND, HS. Jorge, AB6WP is QRV as HS0ZOK from Phuket Island,
    IOTA AS-053. Activity is on 20 to 10 meters using mostly SSB with
    some CW. His length of stay is unknown. QSL via LoTW.

    JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8J100CB is QRV until the end of
    March 2022 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Chiba-City. QSL
    via bureau.

    GREENLAND, OX. Bo, OZ1DJJ is QRV as OX3LX from Kangerlussuaq, IOTA
    NA-018, until May 1. Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands.
    QSL via LoTW.

    NETHERLANDS, PA. Ruud, PG1R is QRV as PG96WARD from Leersum until
    April 30 to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day. Activity is on the
    HF bands using SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via PG1R.

    CURACAO, PJ2. Jeff, K8ND will be QRV as PJ2ND from the Signal Point
    contest station from April 15 to May 3. QSL to home call.

    EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Leonid, RA1WU is QRV as R800ANP until April 10
    to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Nevsky,
    who was commonly regarded as a key figure of medieval Russia and is
    best known for the victory over the Teutonic Knights in the Battle
    on the Ice. QSL via RA1WU.

    CANADA, VE. Bill, VE3ES is QRV with special callsign VC3VACCINE
    during April to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts. QSL to home
    call.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Japan International DX CW Contest,
    NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, QRP ARCI
    Spring CW QSO Party, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, OK/OM DX SSB
    Contest, European FT8 DX Contest, IG-RY World Wide RTTY Contest, DIG
    CW QSO Party, Nebraska QSO Party, New Mexico QSO Party, Georgia QSO
    Party, North Dakota QSO Party, Yuri Gagarin International DX CW
    Contest, International Vintage HF Contest, WAB 3.5/7/14 MHz Data
    Modes, Hungarian Straight Key CW Contest and RSGB RoLo 80-Meter SSB
    Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

    The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship, OK1WC Memorial, 4 States QRP
    Group Second Sunday Sprint and K1USN Slow Speed Test are scheduled
    for April 12.

    The 222 MHz Spring Sprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and
    RTTYOPS Weeksprint are scheduled for April 13.

    The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray
    and NAQCC CW Sprint are scheduled for April 14.

    Please see April QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
    sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Apr 15 17:37:44 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD015
    ARLD015 DX news

    ZCZC AE15
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 15 ARLD015
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT April 15, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD015
    ARLD015 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    SWAZILAND, 3DA0. Look for 3DA0AQ to be QRV during the CQMM DX
    contest. QSL via EA5GL.

    AZERBAIJAN, 4J. Special event station 4J880M is QRV to commemorate
    the 880th anniversary of the birth of 12th century Persian Sunni
    Muslim poet Nizami Ganjavi. QSL direct to 4J3DJ.

    ISRAEL, 4X. Jan, 4X1VF and Ruben, 4Z5FI are QRV as 4X73T during the
    Holyland Contest and active from the rare Holyland Square L19BL.
    QSL via bureau. In addition, special event calls 4X73XX and 4Z73XX
    are QRV until April 17 to commemorate 73 years of independence. QSL
    via LoTW.

    BAHRAIN, A9. Members of the Bahrain Amateur Radio Society are QRV
    as A91WARD until April 18 to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day. QSL
    via EC6DX.

    CHILE, CE. Members of the Radio Club de Chile will be QRV as
    XR3IARU on April 18 to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day. QSL via
    CE3EE.

    ARMENIA, EK. Look for EK6RL to be QRV during the CQMM DX contest.
    QSL direct to home call.

    NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Look for FK8IK to be QRV during the CQMM DX
    contest. QSL direct to home call.

    ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB0DOE is QRV until May to honor
    the memory of the recently deceased Prince Philip, Duke of
    Edinburgh. QSL via GB0DOE.

    HUNGARY, HA. In celebration of the 230th anniversary of the birth
    of Samuel F. B. Morse, members of Hungary's Radio Amateur Society
    will be QRV with special event stations HA230MSE, HA230S, HA230A,
    HA230M, HA230U, HA230E, HA230L, HA230O, HA230R and HG230MSE from
    April 17 to 27. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and SSB.
    QSL via LoTW.

    ECUADOR, HC. Members of the Ecuador DX Club will be QRV as HD1DX
    and HD2DX on April 17 and 18 commemorate World Amateur Radio Day.
    QSL via LoTW.

    SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Abdulaziz, 7Z1AL is QRV as HZ1WARD until April 18
    to commemorate World Amateur Radio Day. Activity is on 40 and 20
    meters using FT8. QSL via bureau.

    JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8N1MORSE is QRV until February 28,
    2022 to celebrate the 230th anniversary of the birth of Samuel F. B.
    Morse and the 120th anniversary of Guglielmo Marconi's first
    successful transatlantic radio communication by Morse Code. QSL via
    bureau.

    ANTARCTICA. Mark, W5MED is QRV as KC4USV from McMurdo Station on
    Ross Island, IOTA AN-011, until October. He is active on 20 meters
    using SSB and FT8 at various times of the day. QSL direct to K7MT.

    US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Dan, K8RF will be QRV as NP2J in the CQMM
    DX contest as a Single Band/High Power entry on 40 meters. QSL to
    home call.

    LUXEMBOURG, LX. Special event station LX5WARD is QRV until April 25
    to mark World Amateur Radio Day. Activity is on the HF bands using
    CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL via LX1JH.

    SEYCHELLES, S7. Members of the Seychelles Amateur Radio Society
    will be QRV as S77SARA from Mahe Island, IOTA AF-024, on April 18
    for World Amateur Radio Day. QSL to home call.

    GREECE, SV. Juergen, DK3SJ is QRV as SV8/DK3SJ from Lesbos Island,
    IOTA EU-049, until April 24. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using
    CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

    FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8. Clint, VP8DKP is usually QRV on 40 meters
    using FT8 during his evenings. QSL direct.

    INDIA, VU. Special event stations AU8WAR, AT2WAR, and AU2WAR will
    be QRV on April 18 to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day. Activity
    will be on the HF bands. QSL via operators' instructions.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL SSB Rookie Roundup, World
    Amateur Radio Day, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow
    Speed CW Test, Holyland DX Contest, ES Open HF Championship, Worked
    All Provinces of China DX Contest, YU DX Contest, CQMM DX CW
    Contest, VERON PACCdigi Contest, Texas State Parks on the Air,
    Michigan QSO Party, EA-QRP CW Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, Ontario QSO
    Party and the Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest are all on tap for
    this upcoming weekend.

    The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and OK1WC Memorial are scheduled for
    April 19.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
    scheduled for April 20.

    The 432 MHz Spring Sprint, RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship,
    CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for April 21.

    Please see April QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
    sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Wed Apr 28 17:34:13 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD016
    ARLD016 DX news

    ZCZC AE16
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 16 ARLD016
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT April 22, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD016
    ARLD016 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    I0IJ, 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.

    IRELAND, EI. Members of the South Eastern Amateur Radio Group will
    be QRV as EI2IMD on April 24 during International Marconi Day. QSL
    direct to EI3HDB.

    BELARUS, EW. Special event station EV76F is QRV as part of the
    Brest Hero-Fortress memorial station in honor of the 76th
    anniversary of the end of World War II. QSL via EW3W.

    VATICAN, HV. Special event station HV9SMG will be QRV April 24 from
    the Vatican Radio Broadcasting Centre at Santa Maria di Galeria.
    Activity will be on 40, 20 and 10 meters using CW, SSB and various
    digital modes. QSL via IK0CNA.

    ITALY, I. Tony, I0IJ will be QRV as IY0TC and IY0M on April 24
    during International Marconi Day. Activity will be on 160, 80, and
    40 meters, and possibly 20 and 17 meters, using SSB. QSL via
    operator's instructions.

    JAPAN, JA. Members of the A1 and Denpaken clubs are QRV with
    special event call sign 8N1MORSE until the end of 2022 to celebrate
    Samuel Morse's 230th birthday and the 120th anniversary of Marconi's
    first transatlantic transmission. QSL via bureau.

    MONGOLIA, JT. Members of the JTDXA Team are QRV with special event
    call sign JU100DX to commemorate the 100 years since the Mongolian
    People's Revolution. QSL via JT1CH.

    SVALBARD, JW. Tom, LA6VDA will be QRV as JW6VDA from Spitsbergen
    Island, IOTA EU-026, from April 26 to May 9. Activity will be on
    the HF bands using SSB. QSL via LoTW.

    AUSTRIA, OE. Special event station OE21M will be QRV on
    International Marconi Day. QSL via OE1WHC.

    POLAND, SP. Members of the Niepolomice Radio Club are QRV with
    special event call sign SN0IMED from the European Bison Breeding
    Center in Puszcza Niepolomicka until April 25 to celebrate Earth
    Day. QSL via bureau.

    GREECE, SV. Special event station SZ200P is QRV until the end of
    2021 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution of
    1821. QSL via LoTW.

    SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ will be QRV as 6O1OO from Mogadishu for two
    months beginning on April 25. Activity will be in his spare time on
    the HF bands using mostly FT8. QSL direct.

    KALININGRAD, UA2. Special call signs RK75AK, RK75FF, and RK75FU are
    QRV until July 31 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of
    Kaliningrad. QSL via UA2FAK, UF2F, and RA2FU, respectively.

    MEXICO, XE. Members of the Asociacion de Radio Aficionados de la
    Republica Mexicana are QRV with special event calls 6D1A, 6D2A, and
    6D3A until May 16 to celebrate the club's 61st anniversary. QSL via
    LoTW.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
    K1USN Slow Speed Test, 10-10 International Spring Digital Contest,
    QRP to the Field, SP DX RTTY Contest, International Marconi Day,
    Helvetia Contest, VHF SSB/CW 2-Meter Sprint Classic, Florida QSO
    Party, UA1DZ Memorial Cup and BARTG Sprint 75 are all on tap for
    this upcoming weekend.

    The OK1WC Memorial, QCX CW Challenge and K1USN Slow Speed Test are
    scheduled for April 26.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
    scheduled for April 27.

    The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, Phone Fray and
    SKCC Sprint are scheduled for April 28.

    Please see April QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
    sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu May 13 17:01:59 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD019
    ARLD019 DX news

    ZCZC AE19
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 19 ARLD019
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT May 13, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD019
    ARLD019 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.

    MOROCCO, CN. Special event station CN65FAR is QRV until May 16 to
    celebrate the 65th anniversary of the creation of the Royal Moroccan
    Armed Forces. QSL via RW6HS.

    NORTHERN IRELAND, GI. Members of the North West Group ARC are QRV
    with special event call sign GB0AEL until May 15 to commemorate
    Amelia Earhart's 1932 solo flight across the Atlantic. Activity is
    on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via operators' instructions.

    ARGENTINA, LU. Members of the Radio Club QRM Belgrano will be QRV
    as LU4AAO, LU4AAO/A and LU4AAO/D from May 18 to 25 to commemorate
    the anniversary related to the independence of Argentina. Activity
    will be on the HF and V/UHF bands using CW, SSB, SSTV and FT8. QSL
    direct to LU4AAO.

    AUSTRIA, OE. Special event station OE60VHSC is QRV until June 7 to
    commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Very High Speed Club. QSL
    via operators' instructions.

    DENMARK, OZ. Special event station OZ60VHSC is QRV until June 7 to
    commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Very High Speed Club. QSL
    via OZ1JHM.

    NETHERLANDS, PA. Special call sign PD21EUROSONG is QRV until May 22
    to celebrate the 65th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest being
    held in Rotterdam. QSL via bureau. In addition, special event
    stations PA60VHSC and PH60VHSC are QRV until June 7 to commemorate
    the 60th anniversary of the Very High Speed Club. QSL via PA5V and
    PA0INA, respectively.

    CRETE, SV9. Station DD1GG will be QRV as SV9/DD1GG from May 15 to
    24. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and
    FT8. QSL to home call.

    TURKEY, TA. Special event station TC568FA is QRV until June 28 to
    commemorate the anniversary of the Fall of Constantinople on May 29,
    1453. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via bureau.

    BENIN, TY. Ian, ZS6JSI is QRV as TY5AB. Activity has been on 20
    meters using FT8. QSL to home call.

    AUSTRALIA, VK. Special event station VI50SG is QRV until December
    31 to commemorate the 50 years of the St. George Amateur Radio
    Society. QSL via bureau.

    VENEZUELA, YV. Special event station YW200BC is QRV during 2021 to
    commemorate the Battle of Carabobo 200 years ago, which paved the
    way for Venezuela's independence. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters
    using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via YV4KW.

    MACEDONIA, Z3. Special event station Z360VHSC is QRV until June 7
    to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Very High Speed Club.
    QSL via operators' instructions.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Kazakhstan DX Contest, NZART
    Sangster Shield Contest, His Majesty King of Spain CW Contest, NCCC
    RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Feld Hell
    Sprint, FISTS Sunday Sprint and Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest are
    all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

    The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and OK1WC Memorial are scheduled for
    May 17.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
    scheduled for May 18.

    The RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship, Phone Fray and CWops
    Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for May 19.

    Please see May QST, page 71, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
    sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu May 20 19:27:50 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD020
    ARLD020 DX news

    ZCZC AE20
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 20 ARLD020
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT May 20, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD020
    ARLD020 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    KK9A, 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.

    MONACO, 3A. Ennio, IW1RBI and other operators will be QRV as
    3A/IW1RBI from May 27 to 30. Activity will be on 30 to 6 meters
    around the clock using CW, SSB and FT8 in DX-pedition mode. QSL
    direct to IW1RBI.

    AZERBAIJAN, 4K. Boris, 4K4K and members of the 4J0SFR Safari club
    are QRV with event call sign 4K880NZM to commemorate the 880 years
    since the birth of poet Nizami Ganjavi. QSL via 4K4K.

    NIGERIA, 5N. Jean-Louis, ZS6AAG is QRV as 5N7MSF while working with
    Doctors Without Borders in Abuja until September 2021. Activity is
    in his spare time currently on 20 and 15 meters using SSB. QSL via
    operator's instructions.

    NIGER, 5U. Adrien, F4IHM is now QRV as 5UAIHM until June 27 while
    on work assignment. Activity is in his spare time on 40 and 20
    meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

    MADAGASCAR, 5R. Daniel, 6W7RP is QRV as 5R8RP from Nosy Be, IOTA
    AF-057. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters. QSL to 5R8RP.

    FRANCE, F. Special event station TM0BEE is QRV until May 23 to
    bring attention to World Bee Day. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters
    using CW, SSB, PSK and FT8. QSL via F6KUQ.

    MARTINIQUE, FM. Marius, ON4RU plans to be QRV as FM/OQ3R from May
    23 to June 5. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW. This
    includes being active as TO3F in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX CW
    contest. QSL direct to home call.

    ECUADOR, HC. Special event station HD1ECU will be QRV May 22 to 24
    to commemorate Ecuador Independence Day. QSL via LoTW.

    ITALY, I. Special event call sign II6RI is QRV until June 30 to
    celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Italian Republic. QSL direct
    to IK6IHU.

    ARUBA, P4. John, KK9A will be QRV as P40A from May 25 to June 1.
    Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. This
    includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX CW
    contest. QSL via WD9DZV.

    NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA21ARDF is QRV until May 30
    to support Amateur Radio Direction Finding. QSL via bureau.

    SEYCHELLES, S7. Ros, 4Z5LA is QRV as S79LA until May 27. QSL to
    home call.

    BENIN, TY. Ian, ZS6JSI is now QRV as TY5AB from Parakou and here
    until June. Activity is in his spare time on 80, 40 and 20 meters
    using SSB and FT8. QSL via EC6DX.

    EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R800ANL is QRV to
    commemorate the 800th anniversary of the birth of Grand Prince
    Alexander Nevsky, who lived from 1221 to 1263. QSL via RV1AQ.

    AUSTRALIA, VK. John, VK6NU plans to be QRV from Rottnest Island,
    IOTA OC-164, from May 25 to 28. Activity will be holiday style on
    40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

    TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Operators K4BAI, K4QPL, KR4R and
    K2SX will be QRV as VP5/home calls from May 25 to June 1. They will
    be active as VP5M as a multi op entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide
    WPX CW contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

    LATVIA, YL. Special event station YL21ICE is QRV until June 6 for
    the Ice Hockey World Championship to be held in Riga. Activity is
    from various locations and on 160 to 10 meters, including 30, 17 and
    12 meters, and V/UHF bands, using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8/4. QSL via
    LoTW.

    ZIMBABWE, Z2. Peter, PA3CPI is now QRV as Z21DX and has been active
    on 20 meters using SSB between 1740 and 1800z. QSL to home call.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
    K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, YOTA Contest, EU PSK DX Contest,
    Hamvention QSO Party and Baltic Contest are all on tap for this
    weekend.

    The OK1WC Memorial, QRP ARCI Hootowl CW Sprint and K1USN Slow Speed
    CW Test are scheduled for May 24.

    The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
    scheduled for May 25.

    The CWops Mini CWT Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled
    for May 26.

    Please see May QST, page 71, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
    sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu May 27 18:39:50 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD021
    ARLD021 DX news

    ZCZC AE21
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 21 ARLD021
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT May 27, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD021
    ARLD021 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    HA7VK, W2GD, 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.

    TONGA, A3. Masa, JA0RQV will be QRV as A35JP from Tongatapu Island,
    IOTA OC-049, from May 30 to the end of October. Activity will be on
    80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. He also plans to visit other
    islands in IOTA groups OC-191, OC-123, OC-064, and OC-169 during
    this time. QSL to home call.

    ESTONIA, ES. Operators Ed, ES2TT and Sergei, ES1LL will be QRV as
    ES2TT/8 and ES1LL/8, respectively, on May 29 and 30. Activity will
    be on 40, 30 and 20 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
    QSL to home calls.

    ST. BARTHELEMY, FJ. Phil, K2LIO is QRV as FJ/K2LIO until around
    August 5. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

    MARTINIQUE, FM. Marius, ON4RU is QRV as FM/OQ3R until June 5.
    Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW. This includes being
    active as TO3F in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL direct to
    home call.

    HUNGARY, HA. A group of operators will be QRV as HG21TISZA in the
    CQ World Wide WPX CW contest as a Multi Op entry, and the upcoming
    Tisza Cup contest. QSL via LoTW.

    HAITI, HH. Peter, JK1UWY is QRV as HH2JA and is here for the next
    three years. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.
    QSL via LoTW.

    PANAMA, HP. Special event station HP200I will be QRV from June 1 to
    November 30 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Panama's
    independence. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and
    various digital modes. QSL via HP1DAV.

    VATICAN, HV. Vatican station HV0A will be QRV in the CQ World Wide
    WPX CW contest. QSL via IK0FVC.

    AUSTRIA, OE. Operator HB9RB will be QRV as C7A from the United
    Nations Amateur Radio Contest DX Club station in Vienna during the
    CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via UA3A.

    FINLAND, OH. Olli, OH0XX will be QRV as OG60BBM in the CQ World
    Wide WPX CW contest. QSL to home call.

    CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. Olda, OK1YM will be QRV with special call sign
    OL57ZW in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL to home call.

    ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD is QRV as P44W. Activity is on all bands as
    time permits. This includes being active in the CQ World Wide WPX
    CW contest. QSL via N2MM. In addition, look for AE6Y and KK9A to
    be QRV as P49Y and P40A, respectively, in the CQ World Wide WPX CW
    contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

    CANADA, VE. Lali, VE3NE is QRV with special call sign VX31IGY until
    June 27 to celebrate the first flight of NASA's helicopter on Mars.
    This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest.
    QSL to home call.

    CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. Steve, VK6SJ is QRV as VK9XX until June 11.
    Activity will generally be around 1100 to 1500z and 2200 to 0000z
    daily on the HF bands and possibly 6 meters using FT8 and some SSB.
    QSL via EB7DX.

    TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Operators K4BAI, K4QPL, KR4R and
    K2SX are QRV as VP5/home calls from Providenciales, IOTA NA-002,
    until June 1. They will be active as VP5M as a Multi Op entry in
    the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

    NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Jacky, ZL3CW will be QRV with special call ZL25NZ
    in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL to home call.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide WPX CW Contest, NCCC
    RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Feld Hell
    Sprint and Day of the YLs Contest will certainly keep contesters
    busy this upcoming weekend.

    The OK1WC Memorial, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and QCX CW Challenge
    are scheduled for May 31.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and QCX
    CW Challenge are scheduled for June 1.

    The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and Phone
    Fray are scheduled for June 2.

    Please see May QST, page 71, June QST, page 72, and the ARRL and
    WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Jun 3 23:40:32 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD022
    ARLD022 DX news

    ZCZC AE22
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 22 ARLD022
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT June 3, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD022
    ARLD022 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    NIGERIA, 5N. Jean-Louis, ZS6AAG is now QRV as 5N9JLH while working
    with Doctors Without Borders in Abuja until September 15. Activity
    is in his spare time currently on 20 and 15 meters using SSB. QSL
    via operator's instructions.

    TONGA, A3. Masa, JA0RQV is QRV as A35JP from Tongatapu Island, IOTA
    OC-049, until the end of October. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters
    using CW, SSB and FT8. He also plans to visit other islands in IOTA
    groups OC-191, OC-123, OC-064 and OC-169 during this time. QSL to
    home call.

    SPAIN, EA. Members of the Radio Club of Torrevieja will be QRV as
    EH5SUB in the Museum Ships Weekend 2021 from the Submarine S-61
    Delfin in Torrevieja. QSL via EA5GVJ.

    ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB95QB will be QRV from June 6 to
    13 to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 95th birthday. Activity will
    be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and FT8. QSL via
    operators' instructions.

    SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Members of the Saudi Amateur Radio Society are
    QRV with special event station HZ1WED until June 6 to bring
    attention to World Environment Day. QSL via HZ1SAR.

    REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special event station D721LP is QRV until
    June 30 for IARU QRP Day. QSL via LoTW.

    ITALY, I. Members of the United Nations Global Service Centre ARC
    in Brindisi are QRV as 4U29MAY until June 30 to promote the
    International Day of UN Peacekeepers. QSL via 9A2AA.

    DENMARK, OZ. Volker, DJ8VW is QRV as 5P8VW from Romo Island, IOTA
    EU-125, until June 10. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, possibly
    including 4 meters, using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

    NETHERLANDS, PA. Jan, PA7X, Ruud, PD0RH and Willem, PA3CNI will be
    QRV as PA827HGV during the Museum Ships Weekend 2021 from the
    Hoogeveen, a decommissioned minesweeper now moored in Den Helder.
    QSL via operators' instructions.

    SWEDEN, SM. Lars, SM6CUK will be QRV as SA6G/7 from Ven Island,
    IOTA EU-137, from June 7 to 12. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters
    using CW. QSL to home call.

    DODECANESE, SV5. Wolf, DL3DRN is QRV as SV5/DL3DRN from Rhodes,
    IOTA EU-001, until June 21. Activity is on the HF bands using CW,
    SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

    BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V. Gary, NC3Z is QRV as VP2V/NC3Z until
    June 14. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 6 meters using SSB and
    FT8 and FT4. QSL direct to home call.

    CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. Steve, VK6SJ is QRV as VK9XX until June 11.
    Activity is generally around 1100 to 1500z and 2200 to 0000z daily
    on the HF bands and possibly 6 meters using FT8 and some SSB. QSL
    via EB7DX.

    VIET NAM, XV. Jun, JH4RHF, is QRV as XV9RH from Hanoi until June 26
    while on work assignment. Activity is in his spare time on 20 to 10
    meters using CW and FT8. QSL via OE1JUN.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The PODXS 070 Club Three Day Weekend
    Contest, Museum Ships Weekend, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
    HA3NS Sprint Memorial CW Contest, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, PVRC
    Reunion, 10-10 International Open Season PSK Contest, DigiFest,
    Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, KANHAM Contest, Tisza Cup CW Contest, UKSMG
    Summer 6-Meter Contest, Two-Meter Classic Sprint, Kentucky QSO
    Party, RSGB National CW Field Day, FULL-LRB HF Contest and Cookie
    Crumble QRP Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

    The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and RSGB 80-Meter Club Data
    Championship are scheduled for June 7.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband
    Activity Contest are scheduled for June 8.

    The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, NAQCC CW
    Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for June 9.

    Please see June QST, page 72, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
    sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Jun 24 18:14:20 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD025
    ARLD025 DX news

    ZCZC AE25
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 25 ARLD025
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT June 24, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD025
    ARLD025 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    KINGDOM OF ESWATINI, 3DA0. Hans, 3DA0AQ is QRV on 20 to 6 meters
    using CW. QSL via EA5GL.

    CYPRUS, 5B. Phil, G0FVM will be QRV as 5B4APP starting the end of
    June. He plans to start being active on 20 meters. QSL via
    operator's instructions.

    KENYA, 5Z. Sila, AK0SK is QRV as 5Z4/AK0SK from Nairobi. Activity
    is on 40 to 10 meters using mostly FT8. His length of stay is
    unknown. QSL via LoTW.

    CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Special event station EG8VCAN is QRV until
    July 18 to support the Volcanes de Canarias award. QSL via EA8URA.

    NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Yannick, FK4TK is QRV from Mont Dore and is
    active on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

    SCOTLAND, GM. Paul, G4PVM will be QRV as GM4PVM from the Isle of
    Lismore, IOTA EU-008, from June 29 to July 4. Activity will be on
    40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.

    LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0. Leuk, HB9HBY will be QRV as HB0/HB9HBY from
    June 30 to July 4. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB,
    FT8 and FT4. QSL via EB7DX.

    ITALY, I. Francesco, IK6QON is QRV as IA5/IK6QON from Giannutri
    Island, IOTA EU-028, until June 27. Activity is holiday style on
    various HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

    DJIBOUTI, J2. Jeje, F8FKJ is QRV as J20EE from Djibouti City until
    mid July. Activity is on 20 and 17 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.
    QSL via LoTW.

    JAPAN, JA. Taka, JA8COE is QRV as JA8COE/8 from Yagishiri Island,
    IOTA AS-147, until June 27. Activity is on various HF bands,
    including 6 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL direct to home
    call.

    EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station RG60ANT is QRV to
    celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty Signature
    that took place in 1961. QSL via operators' instructions.

    UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EN30UKR is active to celebrate
    the 30th anniversary of Ukraine's Independence. QSL via UT4ULP.

    TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Mario, W4HBW is QRV as VP5MA from Providenciales Island, IOTA NA-002, until October. Activity is on
    20 and 15 meters using FT8. QSL direct to home call.

    INDONESIA, YB. Operators YB9BHJ, YB9BUD, YB9ELS, YF9DSW, YB9DE and
    WQ2M are QRV as 7D9BA from Lembongan Island, IOTA OC-022, until June
    27. Activity is on 80, 20, 17, 15 and 10 meters using CW, SSB,
    RTTY, FT8 and FT4. QSL via EA7FTR.

    ST. HELENA ISLAND, ZD7. Gerry, G3WIP is QRV as ZD7GB until
    September 30 while working here. Activity is in his spare time.
    QSL to home call.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL Field Day, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox
    Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test,
    UFT QRP CW Contest, Ukrainian DX DIGI Contest and His Majesty King
    of Spain SSB Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

    The RSGB FT4 Contest Series, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and QCX CW
    Challenge are scheduled for June 28.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, QCX CW Challenge and Worldwide Sideband
    Activity Contest are scheduled for June 29.

    The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for June 30.

    Please see June QST, page 72, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
    sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Jul 1 18:21:24 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD026
    ARLD026 DX news

    ZCZC AE26
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 26 ARLD026
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT July 1, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD026
    ARLD026 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    SP8HPW, W2GD, 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.

    SINGAPORE, 9V. Shuichi, JA0DKL is QRV as 9V1SH. Activity is on
    various HF bands. His length of stay is unknown. QSL via LoTW.

    URUGUAY, CX. Special event station CW60ATS is QRV until December 31
    to mark the 60th anniversary of the enactment of the Antarctic
    Treaty System. QSL via LoTW.

    BELARUS, EU. Special event station EV29L is QRV until July 4 during
    the 29th annual hamfest taking place at the White Lake in the Brest
    region. QSL direct to EU4AC.

    ITALY, I. Special event station II0LXXV is QRV until December 31 to
    celebrate the 75th anniversary of ARI Roma. QSL via bureau.

    JAPAN, JA. Members of the Sendai Tuning DX Club are QRV with
    special call sign 8N7SPORT until October 31. QSL via bureau.

    ALASKA, KL7. Members of the North Pole Contest Group will be QRV as
    W1AW/KL7 from July 8 to 13. Activity will be on all bands and modes
    with four stations active. This includes being a HQ Station entry
    in the upcoming IARU HF World Championship. QSL via W1AW.

    AUSTRIA, OE. Alex, OE3DMA is QRV as OE60ANT to mark the 60th
    anniversary of the enactment of the Antarctic Treaty System. QSL to
    home call.

    ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD will be QRV as P44W from July 6 to 13.
    Activity will be as time permits on all bands. This includes being
    a CW only entry in the upcoming IARU HF World Championship contest.
    QSL via N2MM.

    POLAND, SP. Special event stations 3Z1980LL, HF1980LL, SN1980LL,
    SO1980LL, SP1980LL, SP1980LS and SQ1980LL are QRV until July 31 to
    commemorate the strike actions of 1980 in the Lublin region.
    Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via operators' instructions.

    EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event call sign R100KOMI is QRV until
    September 30 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Komi
    Republic, created on August 22, 1921, as an Autonomous Oblast. QSL
    via operators' instructions.

    UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EM60KTS is QRV until December 31
    to mark the 60th anniversary of the enactment of the Antarctic
    Treaty System. QSL via IK2DUW.

    BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V. Frank, K3TRM will be QRV as
    VP2V/K3TRM from Tortola, IOTA NA-023, from July 4 to 17. Activity
    will be on 40 to 6 meters, including some Satellite activity, using
    SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.

    INDONESIA, YB. Members of ORARI Daerah Banten are QRV as 7I1S from
    Sangiang Island, IOTA OC-237, until July 4. Activity is on all HF
    bands and modes. QSL via HA3JB.

    ST. HELENA ISLAND, ZD7. Gerry, G3WIP is QRV as ZD7GB from Jamestown
    until September 6. Activity is in his spare time on 40 to 10
    meters, including Satellite QO-100, using SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL via
    operator's instructions.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The 13 Colonies Special Event, the QRP
    20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow
    Speed CW Test, Venezuelan Independence Day Contest, DL-DX RTTY
    Contest, Two-Meter Classic Sprint, Marconi Memorial HF Contest,
    Original QRP Contest, TA VHF/UHF Contest and the PODXS 070 Club
    40-Meter Firecracker PSK31 Sprint are on tap for this weekend.

    The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship,
    are scheduled for July 5.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband
    Activity Contest are scheduled for July 6.

    The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test
    are scheduled for July 7.

    Please see July QST, page 73, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
    sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Jul 8 17:28:42 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD027
    ARLD027 DX news

    ZCZC AE27
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 27 ARLD027
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT July 8, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD027
    ARLD027 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    FRANCE, F. Michel, F8GGZ operates as TM108TDF around the Tour de
    France. See qrz.com for an operating schedule. He is QRV on 80 to
    20 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via F8GGZ (B).

    JAPAN, JA. The Japan Amateur Radio League (JARL) takes part in the
    IARU Contest from several regions using the call signs 8N2HQ, 8N3HQ,
    8N6HQ, 8N8HQ and 8N9HQ. QSL via bureau.

    BRAZIL, PY. Brazil's Liga de Amadores Brasileiros de Radio Emissao
    (LABRE) will be joining the IARU Contest as PX2HQ. QSL via PY2KP.

    RUSSIA, RA. Special event call sign R100KOMI celebrates the 100th
    anniversary of the Komi Republic until the end of September. QSL
    via ClubLog OQRS and R1II.

    ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD is active as P44W until July 13. He will
    operate mainly CW and will participate in the IARU HF World
    Championship. QSL via LoTW, or direct to N2MM.

    POLAND, SP. Special event station SN88LOT commemorates the
    transatlantic flight of the Lithuanian pilots Steponas Darius and
    Stasys Girenas 88 years ago. After crossing the Atlantic, their
    flight ended in a crash near the village of Pszczelnik. QSL via
    SP1PMY (d/B).

    GUATEMALA, TG. Steve, K4IM is in Guatemala City until August 15 and
    plans to use his TG9AWS call. He operates CW, SSB and digital modes
    on 40 through 6 meters. QSL via W3HNK or direct to K4IM.

    ALASKA, KL7. Members of the North Pole Contest Group will be QRV as
    W1AW/KL7 until July 13. Activity will be on all bands and modes
    with four stations active. This includes being a HQ Station entry
    in the upcoming IARU HF World Championship. QSL via W1AW.

    BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, E7. E7HQ will be active in the IARU HF
    World Championship as the Amateur Radio Association in Bosnia and
    Herzegovina (ARABH) headquarters multiplier station. QSL via LoTW
    and E70ARA.

    SVALBARD, JW. The JW0W team of EA3HSO, LB1QI, LA5GI, LA7GIA, LA7THA
    and LA8OM plans to be QRV from Prins Karls Forland (EU-063), from
    July 21 to 26. QSL via M0OXO's OQRS and LoTW.

    INDONESIA, YB. 7A2HQ will be the ORARI HQ station in the IARU HF
    World Championship this weekend. Look for them on CW and SSB on all
    six contest bands. QSL via LoTW.

    SPAIN, EA. ON6ZK will be QRV holiday style as EA7/ON6ZK from San
    Juan de Los Terreros from July 15 to 23. QSL via ON6ZK either
    direct or via the bureau.

    LUXEMBOURG, LX. In an effort to promote portable activities in 2021
    the Luxembourg Amateur Radio Union (LARU) will activate special call
    LX21P during the month of August. QSL preferably via the bureau.

    NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Jacky, ZL3CW will be operating SOAB CW HP in the
    IARU HF World Championship using his special event call sign ZL25NZ.

    CHINA, B. The Chinese college student operator team of BD0DHQ,
    BI4MPY, BH5HYB, BG5GDP and BI6LQC are heading to Shengshan Island
    for an August 3 to 5 operation. The BI4MPY/5 team will be active on
    40, 20, 17, 15 and 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.

    ISRAEL, 4X. Team 4X100AI will participate in the IOTA Contest on
    July 24 and 25 from the Achziv Islands (AS-100). Outside the
    contest they will be QRV on FT8 and the QO-100 satellite. QSL via
    LoTW, or direct to 4X6ZM.

    REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. DS3BBC and others will be active as D70EXPO
    from Pukkyongnyolbi Island (AS-080) on from July 22 to 25. They
    will be QRV on 80 to 6 meters, and will participate in the IOTA
    Contest. QSL via LoTW, or via DS3BBC.

    CAPE VERDE, D4. Paco, EA7KNT will be operating D4SAL from Sal
    Island from August 23 to September 5.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The IARU HF World Championship, K1USN
    Slow Speed Test, SKCC Weekend Sprintathon and QRP ARCI Summer
    Homebrew Sprint are on tap for this weekend. The 4 States QRP Group
    Second Sunday Sprint is on July 12.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Jul 15 17:40:23 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD028
    ARLD028 DX news

    ZCZC AE28
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 28 ARLD028
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT July 15, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD028
    ARLD028 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    EA4R, W6PQL, 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.

    SENEGAL, 6W. Dani, EA4ATI is QRV with his temporary call sign
    6W1/EA4ATI and here for about three months. He is active on 80 to
    10 meters using mainly SSB. QSL via EA4R.

    AZORES, CU. Jim, W6PQL will be QRV as CT8/W6PQL from Pico Island,
    IOTA EU-175, from July 25 to September 4. Activity will be on 40 to
    15 meters using SSB and FT8, and EME and FT8 tropo on 2 meters. QSL
    direct to home call.

    SPAIN, EA. Special event station AM1ASX is QRV until July 30 to
    mark the Jacobean Holy Year 2021. Activity is on the HF bands using
    SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL via EA1IQM.

    FRANCE, F. Michel, F8GGZ will be QRV as TM108TDF on July 17 and 18
    to celebrate the 108th edition of the Tour de France cycling race.
    QSL to home call.

    ECUADOR, HC. Members of the Quito Radio Club will be QRV as
    HD1QRC90 from July 17 to 25 to celebrate the club's 90th
    anniversary. QSL via EA5GL.

    PANAMA, HP. Special event stations 3F200AT and 3F200NG are QRV
    until November 30 to celebrate Panama's Bicentennial anniversary of Independence. QSL via LoTW.

    JAPAN, JA. Kenji, JA4GXS is QRV as JA4GXS/4 from Otsu Island, IOTA
    AS-117, until July 17. Activity is on 40, 20, 17, and 6 meters
    using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

    SVALBARD, JW. Look for a group of operators to be QRV as JW0W from
    Prins Karls Forland, IOTA EU-063, from July 21 to 26. Activity will
    be on the 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8 with four to five
    stations active. QSL via M0OXO.

    BRAZIL, PY. Mor, PT7ZT is QRV with special call ZV32ZT until August
    13 to celebrate the XXXII Olympics. Activity is on the HF bands
    using SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to home call.

    ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. A group of operators are QRV as RI0FM from
    Moneron Island, IOTA AS-149, until July 31. Activity is on the HF
    bands using CW, SSB and FT8 with two stations active. QSL via UA3A.

    BRUNEI, V8. In celebration of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal
    Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah Ibni Al-Marhum, Sultan Haji Omar 'Ali
    Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddien, and the Yang Di-Pertuan Negara
    Brunei Darussalam 75th Royal Birthday, special event station V84SKP
    will be QRV from July 18 to 24. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15 and
    10 meters using SSB, CW and FT8. QSL via operators' instructions.

    INDONESIA, YB. Special event station 8B53BG is QRV to celebrate the
    53rd anniversary of the Organisasa Amatir Radio Indonesia and ORARI
    Lokal Bogor. The length of the activity is unknown. QSL via
    operators' instructions.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American RTTY QSO Party, CQ
    Worldwide VHF Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint,
    NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Russian Radio Team
    Championship, Trans-Tasman Low-Bands Challenge, Feld Hell Sprint,
    IARU Region 1 70 MHz Contest, RSGB International Low Power CW
    Contest, YOTA Contest, CQC Great Colorado 20-Meter CW Gold Rush and
    the Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest will certainly keep contesters
    busy this weekend.

    The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test is scheduled for July 19.

    The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
    scheduled for July 20.

    The Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for July 21.

    Please see July QST, page 73, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
    websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Aug 5 17:29:42 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD031
    ARLD031 DX news

    ZCZC AE31
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 31 ARLD031
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT August 5, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD031
    ARLD031 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    IK2DUW, 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.

    TAIWAN, BV. Kenichi, JP1RIW is QRV as BX30ARL until the end of 2021
    to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chinese Taipei Amateur Radio
    League. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters. QSL via BM2JCC.

    MOROCCO, CN. Bruno, IW5BBV is QRV as CN2BBV from various locations
    until August 30. Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. QSL to
    home call.

    AZORES, CU. Look for Giovanni, IZ2DPX to be QRV as CT8/IZ2DPX from
    Terceira Island, IOTA EU-175, from August 14 to 19. Activity will
    be on all HF bands using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
    IK2DUW.

    SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Bruce, ZL1AAO is QRV as E51AAO from Atiu,
    IOTA OC-083, until August 9, and then from Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013,
    until August 19. Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. QSL to
    home call.

    ESTONIA, ES. Sergei, ES1LL/0 and Andrei, ES4AW/0 are QRV from Muhu,
    Saaremaa, and Hiiumaa Islands, all IOTA EU-034, until August 8. QSL
    via operators' instructions.

    ECUADOR, HC. Members of the Ecuador DX Club will be QRV as HD1O on
    August 7 and 8 to commemorate Ecuador's First Cry for Independence
    from Spain that took place on August 10, 1809. QSL via LoTW.

    DOMINICAN REPUPLIC, HI. Max, HB9TUZ is QRV as HI9/HB9TUZ from Las
    Terrans during August. He is active on 40 to 10 meters using SSB.
    QSL via operator's instructions.

    REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special event station HL76V is QRV during
    August in celebration of Liberation Day which is held on August 15.
    QSL via 6K0MF.

    THAILAND, HS. Special event station HS18IARU is QRV until September
    30 to celebrate the 18th IARU Region 3 Conference in Bangkok. QSL
    via E21EIC.

    SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Members of the Saudi Association of Radio
    Amateurs are QRV with special call sign HZ8FTDMC until August 15
    while part of the FT8DMC Activity Days. QSL via HZ1SAR.

    PERU, OA. Alex, DD5ZZ is QRV as OA7/DD5ZZ from Cusco until
    September 17. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB, FT8 and
    FT4, and possibly CW. QSL via DD5ZZ.

    FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Michael, DF8AN is QRV as OY/DF8AN until August
    8. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and various digital modes.
    QSL to home call.

    CORSICA, TK. Frans, DJ0TP is QRV as TK/DJ0TP until August 14.
    Activity is holiday style on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

    EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event stations R1961GT and UE60GT are
    QRV until August 8 to commemorate German Titow's first day-long
    space mission in the Vostok 2 capsule. QSL via operators'
    instructions.

    TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Mario, I2HBW is QRV as VP5MA until
    the end of October. QSL via Club Log.

    FALKLAND ISLANDS. Matthew, M0ZMS is QRV as VP8ZMS until late August
    while active at the RAF station at Mount Pleasant. Activity is on
    the HF bands using various digital modes, CW, and some SSB. QSL via
    LoTW.

    MEXICO, XE. Special event station 6E0D is QRV during August to
    commemorate 500 years since the fall of Tenochtitlan, the capital of
    the Aztec Empire. QSL direct to XE1EE.

    NICARAGUA, YN. Rafael, NN3RP is QRV as YN2RP until August 12.
    Activity is on 40, 20 and 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. This may
    include some satellite activity as well. QSL direct to home call.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 222 MHz and Up Distance
    Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
    K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Batavia FT8 Contest, 10-10 International
    SSB Summer Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, European HF
    Championship, Two-Meter Classic Sprint, NRRL MGM Weekend Contest,
    FISTS Saturday Sprint, North American CW QSO Party, 4 States QRP
    Group Second Sunday Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and Worldwide
    Sideband Activity Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this
    upcoming weekend.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint is scheduled for August 10.

    The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test,
    MMMonVHF/DUBUS 144 MHz Meteorscatter Sprint Contest, Phone Fray and
    NAQCC CW Sprint are scheduled for August 11.

    Please see August QST, page 71, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
    websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Aug 12 16:53:05 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD032
    ARLD032 DX news

    ZCZC AE32
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 32 ARLD032
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT August 12, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD032
    ARLD032 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    UGANDA, 5X. Elvira, IV3FSG will sign 5X3R from August 13 to
    September 2. She will have 100 watts to a dipole, doing SSB,
    digital and CW. QSL via IK2DUW or via the bureau.

    SPAIN, AM. Members of the URE Burgos are active until August 18
    with the special call sign AM1CCB to mark the 800th anniversary of
    the Burgos Cathedral. In 1984, the Cathedral was declared a UNESCO
    World Heritage Site. Operators include EA1FE, EA1BHB, EA1GLY,
    EA1JAI, EA1EC, EA1XY, EA1FGJ, EA1IUM and EA1ARW. QSL via LoTW, via
    the Bureau, eQSL or direct to: UREBU, P.O. Box: 444, 09080 Burgos,
    Spain.

    TAIWAN, BX30. Ken, JP1RIW will be active as BX30ARL from New Taipei
    City until the end of the year to celebrate the 30th anniversary of
    the Chinese Taipei Amateur Radio League. Activity will be on 40 to
    6 meters. Ken operates mainly on the digital modes on weekends.
    QSL via BM2JCC.

    CAPE VERDE, D4. Paco, EA7KNT will be active as EA7KNT/D4 or D4ASL
    from Sal Island (AF-086) from August 23 to September 5.

    KYRGYZSTAN, EX. Andrea, HB9DUR is active as EX0DX from Bishkek.
    The length of his stay is unknown. Activity will be as time permits
    on various HF bands. QSL via his home call sign, LoTW, ClubLog's
    OQRS or eQSL.

    SAN ANDREAS ISLAND, HK0. Pedro, HK3JJH is currently active as
    HK0/HK3X. His length of stay is unknown. Activity has been mainly
    on 20 meters using FT8 (F/H). QSL via JH1AJT.

    SOUTH KOREA, HL. Members of the Korean Amateur Radio League (KARL)
    Chungbuk HQ have activated special event station HL76V to celebrate
    76th anniversary of South Korea's Liberation. Activity will
    continue until August 31. QSL via the Bureau.

    PERU, OA7. Arno, DL1CW will be active as OA7/DL1CW until September
    1. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters. QSL via his home call
    sign, via the Bureau or LoTW.

    ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD will be QRV as P40W from October 18 to 31.
    Activity will be on the various HF bands, with some focus on the 30,
    17 and 12 meters and 160 meters using mostly CW. His activity will
    also include an entry in the upcoming CQWW DX SSB Contest as a
    Single Op/All Band entry. QSL via LoTW or N2MM. No bureau cards.

    DODECANESE, SV5. Mort, G2JL is QRV as SV5/G2JL from Lipsi Island
    for the next three months. Activity will be on all bands and modes, propagation permitting. Current operations have been on 20 meters
    CW. QSL via his home call sign, direct or via the Bureau. Also,
    Reiner, DL2AAZ will be active as SV5/DL2AAZ from Rhodes (EU-001)
    from September 5 to 19. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10
    meters and the QO-100 satellite, using CW and SSB. QSL via DL2AAZ,
    direct or via the Bureau.

    TURKEY, TA. Rene, DL2JRM will be signing TA2/DL2JRM from August 13
    to 16. Activity will be mainly on CW on various HF bands, and will
    include an entry in the Worked All Europe DX CW Contest, August 14
    and 15. QSL via DL2JRM.

    CORSICA, TK. Frans, DJ0TP is now active as TK/DJ0TP from
    Linguizetta until September 14. QSL via LoTW or via the Bureau.

    ALBANIA, ZA. Janos, HA7NB will be active as ZA/HA7NB/P until August
    15. Activity is on 40, 20 and 15 meters using SSB, FT4/FT8 and
    RTTY, as well as on the QO-100 satellite. QSL only via eQSL and
    LoTW.

    ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. The SP1KRF Team will activate OH0KRF from
    August 23 to 29. They plan to be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB, CW,
    FT8/4 and RTTY. Ops include SP1EG, SP1F, SP1IVL, SP1VAX, SP1Z and
    SQ1WO. QSL via SP1KRF.

    CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Pete, K8PGJ will be active as ZF2PG from August
    15 to 21. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters. This includes
    being an entry in the upcoming North American SSB QSO Party. QSL
    via LoTW.

    CANADA, VE. The Moncton Area Amateur Radio Club celebrates its 85th anniversary with the call sign VE9M85A until the end of August. QSL
    via bureau or eQSL.

    RWANDA, 9X. Members of the Holy Land DX Group (HDXG) will sign 9X4X
    from November 24 to December 1. Operators include Mark, 4Z4KX,
    Hilik, 4X6YA, Ruben, 4Z5FI, Ruslan, 4Z5LA, Hanan, 4Z1DZ, Slava,
    4Z5MU and Jan, 4X1VF. They will run three stations on 160 to 10
    meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8, and maybe satellites also. They
    will also participate in the CQWW DX CW Contest. QSL via Ruben,
    4Z5FI.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The WAE DX Contest, CW, QRP ARCI
    European Sprint, SARL Youth Sprint, Kentucky State Parks on the Air, Maryland-DC QSO Party, 50 MHz Fall Sprint, SARL HF Digital Contest,
    NJQRP Skeeter Hunt, FISTS Sunday Sprint and the Run for the Bacon
    QRP Contest are all on tap for this weekend. Please see August QST,
    page 71 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Aug 19 17:36:49 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD033
    ARLD033 DX news

    ZCZC AE33
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 33 ARLD033
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT August 19, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD033
    ARLD033 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    IK2DUW, 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.

    TANZANIA, 5H. Josep, EA3BT and Nuria, EA3WL are QRV as 5I3B and
    5I3W, respectively, from Zanzibar Island, IOTA AF-032, until August
    26. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
    FT8. QSL via EA3BT.

    UGANDA, 5X. Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as 5X3R until September 2.
    Activity is in her spare time on 80 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and
    PSK31. QSL via IK2DUW.

    CHILE, CE. Station CB7C is QRV from Punta Corona Lighthouse, ILLW
    CL0020, in the Los Lagos Region until August 22. Activity is on all
    bands using SSB, C4FM and FT8. QSL via CE6TTL.

    AZORES, CU. Giovanni, IZ2DPX is QRV as CT8/IZ2DPX from Faial
    Island, IOTA EU-175, until August 23. Activity is on all HF bands
    using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via IK2DUW.

    CAPE VERDE, D4. Paco, EA7KNT will be QRV as D4SAL from Sal Island,
    IOTA AF-086, from August 23 to September 5. Activity will be on 80
    to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL via
    operator's instructions.

    FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. A large group of operators will be
    QRV as DL0MFK/LH from the Karnin Lighthouse, ILLW DE0013, on Usedom
    Island, IOTA EU-129, during the International Lighthouse/Lightship
    Weekend. QSL via bureau.

    IRELAND, EI. A group of operators will be QRV as EJ7NET from Gola
    Island, IOTA EU-121, from August 21 to 25. Activity will be on 80
    to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL direct to EI6FR.

    FRANCE, F. A group of operators are QRV as TM0BSM from the
    lighthouse at Berck-sur-Mer until August 22. Activity is on 80 to
    10 meters using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL via DK5OPA.

    ENGLAND, G. Look for station GB1PBL to be QRV from the Portland
    Bill Lighthouse, ILLW UK0073, the Portland Bill Old Lower
    Lighthouse, ILLW UK0020, and the Portland Bill Old Higher
    Lighthouse, ILLW UK0019, during the International
    Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters
    using SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to GB1PBL.

    ITALY, I. Members of the ARI section San Benedetto del Tronto will
    be QRV as IQ6SB/LT from the San Benedetto del Tronto Lighthouse,
    ILLW IT-0009, during the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend.
    QSL via IK6XEJ

    SARDINIA, IS0. Alessio, IU5MOT is QRV as IS0/IU5MOT until August
    26. QSL via operator's instructions.

    ST. LUCIA, J6. Bill, K9HZ will be QRV as J68HZ from August 21 to
    November 8. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8.
    QSL direct to home call.

    OGASAWARA, JD1. Takashi, JH1FFW will be QRV as JD1/JH1FFW from
    August 21 to 25. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using SSB and
    FT8. QSL to home call.

    MARKET REEF, OJ0. Pasi, OH3WS will be QRV as OJ0WS from August 21
    to 28. Activity will be on the HF bands using only CW. QSL to home
    call.

    DENMARK, OZ. Members of the OZ4EDR club station will be QRV as
    OZ4HAM from Hammeren Lighthouse, ILLW DK0015, on Bornholm Island,
    IOTA EU-030, during the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend.
    Activity will be on 80, 40, and 20 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.
    QSL via bureau.

    BRAZIL, PY. Mor, PT7ZT is QRV as ZW16ZT until September 5 in
    celebration of the XVI Paralympic Games held in Tokyo. Activity is
    on the HF bands using SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to
    home call.

    TURKEY, TA. Members of the Tango Alfa Ham Radio Club will be QRV as
    TC1LHS from the Rumeli Karaburun Lighthouse, ILLW TR0002, during the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL via operators'
    instructions.

    EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R1221NN is QRV until
    August 29 to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the city of Nizhny
    Novgorod, formerly known as Gorky. QSL via RJ3T.

    AUSTRALIA, VK. A group of operators will be QRV as VK2FM from the
    Solitary Island Lighthouse, ILLW AU0054, during the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. Activity will be on 80, 40 and 20
    meters. QSL direct to VK2FM.

    INDIA, VU. A group of operators are QRV as AT8KLH from Kapu
    Lighthouse, ILLW IN0023, during the International
    Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. Activity will be on the HF bands
    using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via VU2JHM.

    INDONESIA, YB. Members of the ORARI Daerah Bali are QRV as 8A63BALI
    from Bali Island, IOTA OC-022, until August 22 to celebrate the 63rd anniversary of the Bali Provincial Government. Activity is on 80,
    40, and 2 meters using SSB and RTTY. QSL via operators'
    instructions.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, ARRL
    RTTY Rookie Roundup, 24th Annual International Lighthouse/Lightship
    Weekend, North American SSB QSO Party, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt,
    NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test,
    SARTG World Wide RTTY Contest, Russian District Award Contest,
    Keyman's Club of Japan CW Contest, Feld Hell Sprint and CVA DX CW
    Contests are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
    all scheduled for August 24.

    The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled
    for August 25.

    Please see August QST, page 71, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
    websites for details
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Aug 26 18:21:37 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD034
    ARLD034 DX news

    ZCZC AE34
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 34 ARLD034
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT August 26, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD034
    ARLD034 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    MALAYSIA, 9M64. Look for various special event stations using the
    prefix 9M64 to celebrate the 64th anniversary of Malaysia's
    independence, until September 1. Operations will be on 80 to 10
    meters using CW, SSB and the digital modes. Check QRZ.com for the
    QSL info because each station's QSLs are different.

    TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y59. Members of the Trinidad and Tobago
    Amateur Radio Society will be active with special call sign 9Y59IND
    until September 12 to commemorate the 59th anniversary of the
    Independence of Trinidad and Tobago. Operations will be on various
    HF bands and modes. QSL is via LoTW only.

    MARKET REEF, OJ0. Joseph, OG7D is activate as OJ0D until August 28,
    using mostly the QO-100 satellite. He may do some HF SSB also. QSL
    direct via OG7D or use LoTW.

    TONGA, A3. Masa, JA0RQV is active as A35JP from Nuku'alofa,
    Tongatapu Island (OC-049) until early November. Activity is on 80
    to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW and ClubLog, direct
    or via the bureau to his home call.

    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A60. Members of the Emirates Amateur Radio
    Society (EARS) will activate special event station A60EXPO from
    September 1 to October 1 to promote World Expo 2020 in Dubai. QSL
    via EA7FTR.

    SPAIN, AN5. Pascual, EA5WO will be active with special call sign
    AN5WAR from September 1 to 30 to commemorate the 82nd anniversary of
    the beginning of World War II. Activity will be on various HF
    bands. QSL via LoTW or eQSL.

    MADEIRA, CT9. Operators Klaus, DJ9KM and Georg, DD8ZX will be
    active as CT9/DJ9KM and CT9/DD8ZX until August 31. Activity is
    holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using mainly FT8 and RTTY. QSL via
    their home calls, direct, via the bureau or LoTW.

    UKRAINE, EM30. Look for special event station EM30UARL to be active
    until December 31 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the
    Independence Day of Ukraine and the 30th anniversary of the
    establishment of the Ukrainian Amateur Radio League (UARL). QSL via
    UX7UU or UARL bureau.

    ESTONIA, ES30. Members of the Estonian Radio Amateur Union will be
    active as ES30ES until August 29 to celebrate the 30th anniversary
    of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Estonia's passing the
    Resolution on the National Independence of Estonia. QSL via LoTW or
    eQSL only.

    HUNGARY, HG52. Members of the Budapest Radio Amateur Society will
    be active as HG52IEC until September 30 to celebrate the 52nd
    International Eucharistic Congress. QSL via eQSL only.

    TANZANIA, 5H. Gab, HA3JB will be QRV as 5H1IP from September 17 to
    29. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and
    FT8. He also plans to participate in the CQWW DX RTTY Contest. QSL
    via HA3JB or ClubLog's OQRS.

    GUINEA-BISSAU, J5. The Italian DXpedition Team will be QRV from
    October 9 to 22, using the call signs J5T on CW, SSB and RTTY and
    J5HKT on FT8. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters. QSL via I2YSB
    direct, OQRS or LoTW.

    HAWAII, KH6. Keith, KC0PP will be active as KC0PP/KH6 until
    September 12. He plans to participate in the Hawaii QSO Party. QSL
    via his home call sign, direct or via the bureau.

    GUINEA, 3X. Jean Philippe, F1TMY will sign 3X2021 during his
    upcoming visit, starting in mid-September. He will be on 160 to 6
    meters and the QO-100 satellite. He will also be portable from Los
    Islands, IOTA AF-051. QSL through Club Log.

    UNITES STATES, N. N7F is a September 11th 20th anniversary special
    event call sign by the American Legion Post 10 Amateur Radio Club,
    N7ALA. They wil be active from September 9 to 12 on 40 and 20
    meters using SSB, PSK31 and CW. QSL via postal mail, with SASE, to:
    N7F Never Forget c/o American Legion Post 10, 1215 Pacific Blvd SE,
    Albany, OR 97321. Also, N3U will be QRV September 9 to 14 to
    remember the 9/11 victims who crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania
    and those in New York City and Washington, D.C. in 2001. Operator
    W3BTX plans to do mostly SSB and CW but will do some digital modes
    as well. QSL via W3PN.

    POLAND, SP. Members of the Scout Communication Club (SP3ZBY) will
    operate as SP0PILKON from August 27 to 29. QSL via SP3ZBY (d/B) or
    eQSL.

    ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Members of the Old House Radio Club of Finland
    will be QRV as OG0C until August 28. The team includes Juha, OH5CW,
    Pia, OH5JZP, and Toni, OH5CY. They will be using CW and FT8 and
    maybe some SSB. QSL direct or via the bureau to OH5C.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Hawaii QSO Party, ALARA Contest,
    W/VE Islands QSO Party, YO DX HF Contest, World Wide Digi DX
    Contest, Kansas QSO Party, Ohio QSO Party and the SARL HF CW Contest
    are all on tap for this weekend. Please see August QST, page 71 and
    the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Sep 9 17:45:45 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD036
    ARLD036 DX news

    ZCZC AE36
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 36 ARLD036
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT September 9, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD036
    ARLD036 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    GUINEA, 3X. Jean-Philippe, F1TMY, expects to be QRV as 3X2021 from
    Conakry beginning in mid-September, and here for a few years. He
    plans to be active on 160 to 6 meters, and Satellite QO-100. He
    also plans side trips to the Los Islands, IOTA AF-051. QSL via Club
    Log.

    NIGER, 5U. Adrian, F4IHM will be QRV as 5UAIHM from Niamey from
    September 11 to October 22. Activity will be on 40 and 20 meters
    using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

    MALAWI, 7Q. Vasco, 7Q7CT is currently active mainly on 40, 20, and
    15 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via JH1AJT.

    RWANDA, 9X. Harald, DF2WO will be QRV as 9X2AW from Kigali from
    September 13 to 28. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB,
    RTTY, and FT8. QSL via M0OXO.

    COMOROS, D6. Janusz, SP9FIH, and Leszek, SP6CIK will be QRV as
    D60AC and D60AD, respectively, from Moroni later in September. QSL
    to home calls.

    SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Members of the Saudi Amateur Radio Society are
    QRV as 7Z91ND, 8Z91ND, and HZ91ND until September 23 to commemorate
    their country's national holiday. QSL via operators' instructions.

    MINAMI TORISHIMNA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ expects to be QRV as
    JG8NQJ/JD1 at the weather station there beginning in mid-September.
    He will be there for about three months and active in his spare
    time. QSL direct to JA8CJY.

    GREECE, SV. Special event station SX021IEEE is QRV until September
    15 during the 26th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications
    taking place in Athens. QSL via SV1IW.

    EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R875TULA is QRV until
    the end of September to celebrate the 875th anniversary of the city
    of Tula. QSL via RA3P.

    MEXICO, XE. Special event station 6I1M is QRV until September 27 to
    celebrate 200 years of Mexican independence. Activity is on 80 to
    10 meters using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL direct to XE1SPM.

    KOSOVO, Z6. Rene, DL2JRM is QRV as Z68XX until September 13.
    Activity is on the HF bands using mostly CW. This includes being an
    entry in the Worked All Europe SSB DX contest. QSL to home call.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL September VHF Contest, NCCC RTTY
    Sprint, NCCC Sprint Ladder, K1USN Slow Speed Test, Worked All Europe
    SSB DX Contest, FOC QSO Party, SARL Field Day Contest, YB7-DX
    Contest, SKCC Weekend Sprintathon, Ohio State Parks on the Air,
    Alabama QSO Party, Russian Cup Digital Contest, and the North
    American CW Sprint are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

    The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and the K1USN Slow Speed
    Test are scheduled for September 13.

    The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
    scheduled for September 14.

    The RSGB 80-Meter Autumn CW Series, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT
    Test are scheduled for September 15.

    Please see September QST, page 94, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
    web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Sep 16 18:12:29 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD037
    ARLD037 DX news

    ZCZC AE37
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 37 ARLD037
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT September 16, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD037
    ARLD037 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    IK2DUW, 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.

    CONWAY REEF, 3D2. Dom, 3D2USU is QRV as 3D2CR and active until the
    end of September. Look for activity on 160 to 6 meters using FT8.
    QSL via operator's instructions.

    TANZANIA, 5H. Gab, HA3JB is QRV as 5H1IP from Zanzibar Island, IOTA
    AF-032, until September 29. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using
    CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8. This includes being an entry in the
    upcoming CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL direct to home call.

    TONGA, A3. Masa, JA0RQV is QRV as A35JP from Tongatapu Island, IOTA
    OC-049, until October 31. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW,
    SSB, and FT8. QSL to home call.

    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Members of the Emirates Amateur Radio
    Society are QRV with special callsign A60EXPO until October 1 during
    the Special Event Expo 2020 being held in Dubai. QSL via EA7FTR.

    BAHRAIN, A9. Members of the Bahrain Amateur Radio Society are QRV
    as A91ARS until September 23 to celebrate the Saudi National Day.
    QSL via EC6DX.

    COMOROS, D6. Janusz, SP9FIH and Leszek, SP6CIK will be QRV as D60AC
    and D60AD, respectively, from September 18 to October 2. Activity
    will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8. QSL to home
    calls.

    SPAIN, EA. Special event station AM500EMV will be QRV from
    September 18 to 25 to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the first circumnavigation of the Earth and memorialize Juan Sebastian
    Elcano's taking on the command of the carrack Victoria. QSL via
    EA7URF.

    JAN MAYEN, JX. Operators LA7GIA, RA9USU, DL5EBE, LB1QI and EA3HSO
    are QRV as JX0X from Kvalrossbukta, IOTA EU-022, until October 5.
    Activity is on the HF bands using all bands and modes and with four
    stations active. QSL direct to UA3DX.

    LITHUANIA, LY. Special event calls LY785A, LY785QT and LY785SUN are
    QRV until September 30 to celebrate the founding 785 years ago of
    the town of Siauliai. QSL LY785SUN via LoTW, LY785QT via LY2QT, and
    LY785A via LY5A.

    FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Stian, LB5SH is QRV as OY/LB5SH from Torshavn
    until September 20. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB,
    and FT8. This includes being an entry in the Scandinavian Activity
    CW contest. QSL to home call.

    SEYCHELLES, S7. Fred, DH5FS is QRV as S79/DH5FS from La Digue and
    Praslin Islands, IOTA AF-024. Activity is in his spare time on the
    HF bands using CW and FT8. QSL to home call.

    POLAND, SP. Special event station 3Z20UR is QRV until October 15 to
    celebrate 20 years of the University of Rzeszow. QSL via SP8POP.

    CRETE, SV9. Flavio, IW2NEF will be QRV as SV9/IW2NEF from September
    19 to 24. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8.
    QSL via IK2DUW.

    ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2. Bud, AA3B and Brian, N3OC are QRV as V26K
    and V26OC, respectively, until September 20. Activity is holiday
    style on the HF bands using all modes. QSL both calls vis LoTW.

    UK SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS ON CYPRUS, ZC4. Garry, 2M1DHG is QRV as
    ZC4GR until December 31. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and
    various digital modes. QSL via EB7DX.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, North
    American RTTY Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow
    Speed CW Test, AGB NEMIGA Contest, Collegiate QSO Party, SARL
    VHF/UHF Digital Contest, Scandinavian Activity CW Contest, Texas QSO
    Party, Iowa QSO Party, QRP Afield, New Jersey QSO Party, Washington
    State Salmon Run, Wisconsin Parks on the Air, Feld Hell Sprint,
    BARTG Sprint PSK63 Contest and Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest will
    certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

    The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
    scheduled for September 21.

    The SKCC CW Sprint, Phone Fray, and CWops Mini-CWT Test are
    scheduled for September 22.

    Please see September QST, page 94, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
    web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Sep 23 17:44:25 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD038
    ARLD038 DX news

    ZCZC AE38
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 38 ARLD038
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT September 23, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD038
    ARLD038 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    HB9COG, 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.

    TANZANIA, 5H. Maurizio, IK2GZU is QRV as 5H3MB until November 20.
    Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and various digital
    modes. QSL to home call.

    MALDIVES, 8Q. Nobby, G0VJG plans to be QRV as 8Q7CQ from Innahura
    Island, IOTA AS-013, from September 28 to October 13. Activity will
    be on 80 to 10 meters, including 60 meters, using SSB and various
    digital modes. QSL via M0OXO.

    MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3. Operators DK4QT, DM2RM, DL2AWG, DL6TK, DF8XC,
    DJ9RR and DJ8NK will be QRV as CR3W in the CQ World Wide DX RTTY
    contest. QSL via DL5AXX.

    ANGOLA, D2. Mikalai, UT6UY is QRV as D2UY from Cabinda for a few
    months. Activity is on 20, 15, and 10 meters using mostly CW,
    generally between 1600 to 2300z. QSL via operator's instructions.

    COMOROS, D6. Operators Janusz, SP9FIH and Leszek, SP6CIK are QRV as
    D60AC and D60AD, respectively, from Moroni, IOTA AF-007, until
    October 2. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and
    FT8. QSL to home calls.

    WALES, GW. Paul, G4PVM will be QRV as GW4PVM from Holy Island, IOTA
    EU-124, from September 26 and October 1. Activity will be holiday
    style on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.

    JAPAN, JA. Take, JI3DST will be QRV as JI3DST/5 from Shodo Island,
    IOTA AS-200, from September 25 to 28. Activity will be on the HF
    bands and 6 meters using CW and SSB, and will be active as JR8YLY/p
    when running FT8. QSL to home call.

    BULGARIA, LZ. Special event station LZ1340BG is QRV until the end
    of 2021 to support the Thracian Rose Club and the TRC DX Contest.
    QSL via LZ2VP.

    POLAND, SP. Members of club station SP4PZM are QRV with special
    event call sign SO39SYBIR until February 2022 to mark the opening of
    the Sybir Memorial Museum in Bialystok. Activity is on the HF bands
    using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL via SP4PZM.

    DODECANES, SV5. A group of operators will be QRV as SV5/HB9COG from
    Rhodes, IOTA EU-001, from September 28 to October 5. Activity is
    EME on 70, 23, 13, 9, 6, and 3 centimeters, at various times, using
    JT65C, Q65C, Q65D, and CW. QSL direct to HB9Q.

    AUSTRALIA, VK. Mike, VK4DX is QRV as VK4DX/p from Russell Island,
    IOTA OC-137, until September 26. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters
    using mainly CW, with some SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

    ALBANIA, ZA. Operators HA8PX, HA8BJ, HA8QW, YO5OED and HA8LLH are
    QRV as ZA/home calls from Qerret until September 26. This includes
    a possible one day side trip to Sazan Island, IOTA EU-169. Activity
    is on 40, 30, 20, and 17 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ Worldwide RTTY DX Contest,
    Railways On The Air, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed
    Test, Maine QSO Party, AGCW VHF/UHF Contest, Masonic Lodges on the
    Air and UBA ON 6-Meter Contest are on tap for this upcoming weekend.

    The K1USN Slow Speed Test, QCX Challenge, and RSGB FT4 Contest
    Series are all scheduled for September 27.

    Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
    scheduled for September 28.

    The Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT Test, and UKEICC 80-Meter Contest are
    all scheduled for September 29.

    Please see September QST, page 94, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
    web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Sep 30 17:50:33 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD039
    ARLD039 DX news

    ZCZC AE39
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 39 ARLD039
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT September 30, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD039
    ARLD039 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    LU2BB, 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.

    MALDIVES, 8Q. Nobby, G0VJG is QRV as 8Q7CQ from Innahura Island,
    IOTA AS-013, until October 13. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters,
    including 60 meters, using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
    M0OXO.

    MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Elvira, IV3FSG plans to be QRV as C92R beginning
    sometime in October. Activity will be in her spare time on 80 to 10
    meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to IK2DUW.

    COMOROS, D6. Operators Janusz, SP9FIH and Leszek, SP6CIK are QRV as
    D60AC and D60AD, respectively, from Moroni, IOTA AF-007, until
    October 2. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and
    FT8. QSL to home calls.

    FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Members of the DARC club in
    Backnang are QRV with special call sign DP70BAC until the end of
    2021 to celebrates the club's 70th anniversary. QSL via DH1OK.

    IRAN, EP. Mohammed, EP2MRK has been QRV on 20 meters using SSB
    between 1520 and 1800z. QSL via RW6HS.

    TAJIKISTAN, EY. Ken, K4ZW is QRV as EY8/K4ZW until October 7 while
    on work assignment. QSL to home call.

    HUNGARY, HA. Tamas, HA6LT is QRV as HA60ANT until the end of 2021
    to commemorate the Antarctic Treaty celebrations. QSL to home call.

    ITALY, I. Station II6OANT is QRV until the end of 2021 to
    commemorate the Antarctic Treaty celebrations. QSL via I1HYW.

    ANTARCTICA. A group of operators are QRV as KC4USV from McMurdo
    Station on Ross Island, IOTA AN-011, until October 31. Activity is
    on 40 and 20 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via K7MT.

    ARGENTINA, LU. A group of operators are QRV with special event
    station LU2BB on October 1 to commemorate the anniversary of Ana
    Beker, who, known as the Amazon Of The Americas, rode on horseback
    from Buenos Aires, Argentina to Ottawa, Canada. Activity is on the
    HF and V/UHF bands using CW, SSB, FM, SSTV, FT8, and Satellite. QSL
    direct to LU2BB.

    AUSTRIA, OE. Station OE60ANT is QRV until the end of 2021 to
    commemorate the Antarctic Treaty celebrations. QSL via OE3DMA.

    MARKET REEF, OJ0. Pasi, OH3WS will be QRV as OJ0WS from October 3
    to 9. Activity will be on the HF bands, and on 160 meters using
    only CW. He plans on possibly being active in the upcoming
    Scandinavian Activity SSB contest. QSL to home call.

    SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9. Members of the Czech DXpedition Group
    will be QRV as S9OK from Sao Tome, IOTA AF-023, from October 3 to 5.
    Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8. QSL
    via OK6DJ.

    DODECANESE, SV5. A group of operators are QRV as SV5/HB9COG from
    Rhodes, IOTA EU-001, until October 5. Activity is EME on 70, 23,
    13, 9, 6, and 3 centimeters, at various times, using JT65C, Q65C,
    Q65D, and CW. QSL direct to HB9Q.

    CRETE, SV9. John, SV9CJO is QRV with special event call SX200CJO
    until December 31 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Hellenic
    revolution against the Ottoman Empire. QSL via operator's
    instructions.

    TURKEY, TA. Vasily, R7AA is QRV as TA0/R7AA from Buyukada Island,
    IOTA AS-201. Activity of late has been on 20 meters using CW and
    FT8. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.

    KOSOVO, Z6. Ben, DL7UCX is QRV as Z6/DL7UCX until October 3.
    Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, FT8, and FT4. QSL to home
    call.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Oceania DX Phone Contest, NCCC RTTY
    Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, TRC DX Contest,
    German Telegraphy Contest, Russian World Wide Digital Contest,
    Two-Meter Classic Sprint, IARU Region 1 UHF/Microwaves Contest,
    California QSO Party, International HELL-Contest, SKCC CW QSO Party,
    RSGB DX Contest, UBA ON SSB Contest and Peanut Power QRP Sprint are
    all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

    The K1USN Slow Speed Test and RSGB 80-Meter Autumn CW Series are
    scheduled for October 4.

    The ARS Spartan Sprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, and
    RTTYOPS Weeksprint are on tap for October 5.

    The Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest,
    432 MHz Fall Sprint, and UKEICC 80-Meter Contest are scheduled for
    October 6.

    Please see October QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web
    sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Oct 7 17:32:10 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD040
    ARLD040 DX news

    ZCZC AE40
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 40 ARLD040
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT October 7, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD040
    ARLD040 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    KC5CW, 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.

    RODRIGUEZ ISLAND, 3B9. Robert, 3B9FR has been QRV using mainly CW
    with some occasional SSB and FT8. QSL via M0OXO.

    KINGDOM OF ESWATINI, 3DA0. A group of operators will be QRV as
    3DA0WW from October 12 to 26. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters
    using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL via operators'
    instructions.

    MALDIVES, 8Q. Tommy, DL8KX is QRV as 8Q7KX from North Male Atoll,
    IOTA AS-013, until October 11. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to
    home call.

    CROATIA, 9A. Tom, 9A2AA is QRV with special event call sign 9A302AA
    until July 2022 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Croatia's
    independence. QSL to home call.

    MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as C92R. Activity is in her
    spare time on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and various digital modes.
    QSL direct to IK2DUW.

    CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Chris, DL4FO will be QRV as EA8/DL4FO/p from
    La Gomera, IOTA AF-004, from October 10 to 21. Activity will be on
    40 to 10 meters using mostly CW with some SSB. This may include
    some SOTA and WWFF activations on the island as well. QSL to home
    call.

    FRENCH GUIANA, FY. Curtis, KC5CW is QRV as FY/KC5CW until November
    3. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using slow CW, SSB, PSK, and FT8
    in DXpedition mode. QSL via LoTW.

    SCOTLAND, GM. Members of the West of Scotland ARS are QRV with
    special call sign GB4GDS until November 2 to draw attention to the
    Guide Dogs for the Blind Association Scotland. QSL via GM4DAE.

    REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special call sign HL30UN is QRV until
    October 31 to celebrate the 30th anniversary since the Republic of
    Korea was admitted to membership in the United Nations. QSL via
    EA5GL.

    GUINEA-BISSAU, J5. Members of the Italian DXpedition Team will be
    QRV as J5T and J5HKT from Bubaque Island, IOTA AF-020, from October
    9 to 22 using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8, respectively. Activity will
    be on 160 to 6 meters. QSL via I2YSB.

    SVALBARD, JW. Stations JW7XK, JW9DL and JW6VM are QRV from
    Longyearbyen, IOTA EU-026, until October 11. Activity is on the HF
    bands. This includes being active as JW5X in the Scandinavian
    Activity SSB contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

    ANTARCTICA. A group of operators are QRV as KC4USV from McMurdo
    Station on Ross Island, IOTA AN-011, until October 31. Activity is
    on 40 and 20 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via K7MT.

    AUSTRIA, OE. Members of the Amateur Radio Contest DX Club will be
    QRV as 4U1A from October 10 to 31 to celebrate United Nations Day.
    QSL via bureau.

    SURINAME, PZ. Sascha, PF9Z will be QRV as PZ5ZS from October 12 to
    20. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home
    call.

    CANADA, VE. Alex, VE1RUS and Pierre, VE3TKB will be QRV as VY0ERC
    from the Eureka Amateur Radio Club on Ellesmere Island, IOTA NA-008,
    from October 12 to November 22. Activity is on the HF bands. This
    includes being entries in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB and ARRL Sweepstakes contests. QSL via M0OXO.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
    YLRL DX/NA YL Anniversary Contest, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test,
    Makrothen RTTY Contest, QRP ARCI Fall CW QSO Party, Nevada QSO
    Party, Oceania DX CW Contest, Microwave Fall Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Scandinavian Activity SSB Contest, Arizona QSO Party,
    Pennsylvania QSO Party, Cosack's Honor VHF/UHF Contest, South Dakota
    QSO Party, PODXS 070 Club 160-Meter Great Pumpkin Sprint, 10-10
    International 10-10 Day Sprint and UBA ON CW Contest are all on tap
    for this upcoming weekend.

    The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and K1USN Slow Speed
    Test are scheduled for October 11.

    The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
    on tap for October 12.

    The NAQCC CW Sprint, RSGB 80-Meter Autumn Data Series, CWops
    Mini-CWT Test, and Phone Fray are scheduled for October 13.

    Please see October QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web
    sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Oct 14 19:27:41 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD041
    ARLD041 DX news

    ZCZC AE41
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 41 ARLD041
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT October 14, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD041
    ARLD041 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    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.

    GUINEA BISSAU, J5. Members of the Italian DX Team are now active as
    J5T on CW, SSB and RTTY and J5HKT on FT8 until October 22. Activity
    is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. They will have
    6 operators and 4 stations active. QSL via I2YSB direct, OQRS or
    LoTW.

    LESOTHO, 7P. John, ZS6JON is planning a QO-100 activity using the
    call 7P8Z from Maseru (grid locator KG30tp) on October 16 and 17.
    QSL this operation only via PA3CMC and eventually LoTW.

    ANGOLA, D2. Vasco, CS7ACE is now active as D2ACE from Luanda for
    the first time since 2016. He has been found on 18145 kHz from 1500
    to 1600Z. QSL direct or via bureau to CT2IXQ.

    INDONESIA, 7A. A team of operators will be active as 7A2A from a
    contest station in Central Java during the CQWW DX SSB Contest. QSL
    to LoTW, direct, or via YB2DX.

    KUWAIT, 9K. Abdallah, 9K2GS will be active as 9K2K during the CQWW
    DX SSB Contest as a Single-Op/Single-Band (15m) entry. QSL via
    EC6DX or LoTW.

    MAURITANIA, 5T. Operators Johannes, PA5X and Gerben, PG5M will be
    active as 5T5PA/P and 5T1GM, respectively, until October 19.
    Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL
    5T5PA/P via LoTW, Clublog or via PA5X (direct or by the Bureau).

    JAPAN, JA. Kenji, JA4GXS will be active as JA4GXS/4 from Mi Island
    from October 16 to 18. Activity will be on 40, 20, 17 and 6 meters
    using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to his home call sign, direct or via the
    Bureau.

    UNITED STATES, W. Rich, WA5LFD, is now active as WA5LFD/p from
    North Padre Island, NA-092, until November 30. Activity is on 80 to
    10 meters, and possibly on 6 and 2 meters, using CW, SSB, and RTTY.
    QSL via LoTW or WA5LFD direct. Also, Mike, W7LG/4 will be QRV from
    Hatteras Island, NA-067 from October 24 to 29, using CW and SSB on
    80, 40 and 20 meters. QSL to eQSL or LoTW or send direct to W7LG.

    KINGDOM OF ESWATINI, 3DA0. The Russian DXpedition Team (RUDXT) will
    be QRV as 3DA0RU until October 22. Activity will be on 160 to 6
    meters using CW, SSB, FT8 and QO-100 satellite, with multiple
    stations. QSL via R7AL (direct or by the Bureau), ClubLog's OQRS
    (preferable) or LoTW. The Latvian RSF team will be active as 3DA0WW
    until October 26. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW,
    SSB, RTTY and FT8 (F/H). QSL via YL2GN (direct) or ClubLog's OQRS
    (direct and by the Bureau). The log will be uploaded to LoTW six
    months after the end of the operation. Lionel, ZS6DPL will be QRV
    as 3DA0LP from Manzini from November 1 to 5.

    AUSTRIA, 4U2. Members of the International Amateur Radio Contest DX
    Club (ARCDXC - United Nations, 4U1A) will be active as 4U2U until
    October 31. Activity is to celebrate United Nations Day. QSL via
    UA3DX, direct or by the Bureau.

    HAWAII, KH7. Alex, KU1CW, will be active as KH7Q from Oahu Island
    (OC-019) during the CQWW DX SSB Contest as a Single-Op/All-Band
    entry. Look for activity before and after the contest where Alex
    will be signing KH6/KU1CW. QSL KH7Q via LoTW or direct to AH6NF.

    TAIWAN, BV. Jun, JH4RHF/OE1JUN is currently in Taiwan for his work
    until November 8. In his spare time he will try to be on the bands,
    probably on 40 to 10 meters using CW. QSL via OE1JUN.

    SABA, PJ6. Bart, PD1BAT is planning to be QRV as PJ6/PD1BAT from
    October 30 to November 5. He'll have an FT-818 and endfed for 40,
    20 and 10 meters and plans to be active on FT8 on 40 and 20 meters.
    QSL via the bureau to PD1BAT.

    CYPRUS, 5B. Paul, SA6PIS will operate holiday style as 5B/SA6PIS
    from the October 19 to 31. He will also visit WWFF references. QSL
    via SA6PIS (d/B).

    CRETE, SV9. Erwin, DK5EW is QRV until October 28 as SV9/DK5EW on 2
    meter EME and MS. QSL via DK5EW (d), LoTW.

    SERBIA, YU. Members of the Amateur Radio Club Novi Sad celebrate
    their city's status as European Capital of Culture 2022 with the
    call sign YU2022NS until December 30. QSL via YU7BPQ.

    RWANDA, 9X. Members of the Holy Land DX Group (HDXG) will sign 9X4X
    between November 24 and December 1. They will run 3 stations on 160
    to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 and maybe some satellite
    operation as well. They will also participate in the CQWW DX CW
    Contest. QSL via Ruben, 4Z5FI (direct or by the Bureau) or
    ClubLog's OQRS.

    THE GAMBIA, C5. Alan, G3XAQ will be active as C56XA from November
    24 to December 2. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using only
    CW. His main activity will be during the CQWW DX CW Contest as a Single-Op/Single-Band (20m)/Low-Power entry. QSL via G3SWH's OQRS,
    direct or LoTW. No bureau cards. The log will be uploaded to LoTW
    and ClubLog once Alan returns home.

    COMOROS, D6. Members of the F6KOP Radio Club are planning to activate
    the Comoro Islands (AF-007) with a multi-national 12 operator team
    sometime between mid-to-end January in 2022. Activity will be on
    160 to 10 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8/FT4, with 5 stations
    as well as QO-100 satellite operations. Their call sign is pending.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The JARTS WW RTTY Contest, 10-10
    International Fall Contest, CW, New York QSO Party, Worked All
    Germany Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, Argentina National 7 MHz Contest, Asia-Pacific Fall Sprint, CW, UBA ON Contest, 2 Meters, Illinois QSO
    Party, RSGB RoLo CW, Run for the Bacon QRP Contest are on tap for
    this weekend. The ARRL School Club Roundup and RSGB FT4 Contest
    Series are on October 18. Please see October 2021 QST page 75 and
    the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)
  • From Daryl Stout@432:1/112 to All on Thu Oct 21 17:53:19 2021

    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD042
    ARLD042 DX news

    ZCZC AE42
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 42 ARLD042
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT October 21, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD042
    ARLD042 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    W2GD, 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.

    KINGDOM OF SWATINI, 3DA0. A group of operators are QRV as 3DA0WW
    until October 26. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB,
    RTTY and FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL direct to YL2GN.

    THE GAMBIA, C5. Operators Jan-Francois, F4AHV, Gerard, F5NVF, Luc,
    F5RAV and Abdel, M0NPT will be QRV as C5C from Kololi from October
    24 to November 19. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW,
    SSB, FT8, FT4, and Satellite activity on QO-100. QSL via F5RAV.

    BAHAMAS, C6. Richard, NN2T will be QRV as C6AHB from Bimini Island,
    IOTA NA-048, from October 27 to November 3. This includes being
    active in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL to home
    call.

    FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Members of the DARC local
    association Wolfsburg and possibly others will be QRV as special
    event station DR0OEBIS until the end of 2021 to celebrate the 150th
    anniversary of the railway station Oebisfelde. Activity will be on
    various HF bands and Satellites using CW, SSB, RTTY and various
    digital modes. QSL via bureau.

    MARTINIQUE, FM. Miguel, EA1BP will be QRV as FM/EA1BP from October
    27 to November 5. This includes being active as TO7O in the
    upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.

    GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8. Members of the Tifariti Gang/DX Friends
    will be QRV as HD8R from October 26 to November 7. Activity will be
    with four active stations on 160 to 6 meters, including 60 meters,
    using CW, SSB, various digital modes, and on Low-Earth orbit
    Satellites. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World
    Wide DX SSB contest as either a Multi/2 or Multi/Multi entry. QSL
    via EA5RM.

    SARDINIA, IS0. Richard, OM2TW is QRV as IS0/OM2TW until November 1.
    Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and various
    digital modes. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ
    World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via OM2FY.

    JAPAN, JA. Members of the radio club in the city of Tama are QRV as
    8N1TAMA until the end of June 2022 to mark their city's 50th
    anniversary. Activity is on 160 meters to 70 centimeters using CW,
    SSB and FM. QSL via bureau.

    ARGENTINA, LU. Special event station L21RCA is QRV until the end of
    2021 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Radio Club Argentina.
    QSL via LU4AA.

    BELGIUM, ON. Special event stations ON75AF, ON75BAF and ON75BFS are
    QRV until the end of 2021 to draw attention to the 75th anniversary
    of the Belgian Air Force. QSL via operators' instructions.

    BONAIRE, PJ4. Tjeerd, PE1OJR is QRV as PJ4/PE1OJR until October 29.
    Activity is holiday style mainly on 40 and 20 meters using SSB, FT8
    and FT4. QSL via LoTW.

    SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5. John, W5JON will be QRV as PJ5/W5JON from
    St. Eustatius, IOTA NA-145, from October 24 to November 1. Activity
    will be on 40 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. This includes being an
    entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL direct to
    home call.

    ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD will be QRV as P40W from October 25 to
    November 1. Activity will be on all bands as time permits. This
    includes being active in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest.
    QSL via LoTW.

    TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Mario, W4HBW is QRV as VP5MA from Providenciales Island, IOTA NA-002, until October 31. He is usually
    active on 20 and 15 meters using FT8. QSL direct to home call.

    BERMUDA, VP9. Jeff, N6CQ will be QRV as VP9/N6GQ from October 27 to
    November 1. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB.
    He plans to be active as VP9I in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB
    contest. QSL via operator's instructions.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL EME Contest, Stew Perry Topband
    CW Challenge, North American SSB Sprint Contest, NCCC CW Sprint,
    K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, YBDXPI FT8 Contest, UK/EI DX SSB Contest
    and the Classic CW Exchange are all on tap for this upcoming
    weekend.

    The Telephone Pioneers QSO Party and K1USN Slow Speed Test are
    scheduled for October 25.

    The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
    scheduled for October 26.

    The SKCC CW Sprint, Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT Test and UKEICC
    80-Meter CW Contest are on tap for October 27.

    Please see October QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web
    sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.14-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - Little Rock, Arkansas (432:1/112)