3 November, 2017
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by LU4AAO, NK8O, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
MAURITIUS, 3B8. Jean-Paul, HB9ARY will be QRV as 3B8HC from November 4 to 18. Activity will be holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL direct to NI5DX.
GUINEA, 3X. Alain, F5OZC and Sebastien, F8DQZ are QRV as 3XY3D/p from Kassa Island, IOTA AF-051, during the month of November.
Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using mainly CW. QSL via F5OZC.
TIMOR-LESTE, 4W. Thomas, OZ1AA is QRV as 4W/OZ1AA until November 7. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and FT8. QSL via OZ1ACB.
TANZANIA, 5H. Charles, NK8O will be QRV as 5H3DX from Zinga from November 5 to December 5. Activity will be in his spare time on 40 to 10 meters using CW, PSK and FT8. QSL to home call.
CROATIA, 9A. Sergio, IZ3NXC will be QRV as 9A/IZ3NXC from Pag Island, IOTA EU-170, from November 7 to 9. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via IK3GES.
BURUNDI, 9U. Members of the Mediterraneo DX Club will be QRV as 9U4M from November 6 to 17. Activity will be with five stations on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via IK2VUC.
GUADELOUPE, FG. Bill, K2HVN will be QRV as TO2E from November 5 to 10. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW and some SSB. QSL to home call.
NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Manuel, HB9DQM is QRV as FK/HB9DQM/p. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB from some SOTA locations, and some FT8 from Noumea. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.
ARGENTINA, LU. Special event station LU4AAO/D will be QRV on November 4 and 5 from the Antarctic Museum, Villa Adelina, near Buenos Aires to celebrate the Night of Museums. Activity will be on 80 and 40 meters using SSB, 15 meters using CW, JT65 and FT8, and FM on 2 meters. QSL via LU4AAO.
FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Axel, DK2AJ is QRV as OY/DK2AJ from Kvivik until November 11. Activity is on the HF bands using RTTY and PSK. QSL to home call.
NETHERLANDS, PA. The VRZA Zuid West Nederland Radio Club is QRV with special call PA25ZWN until November 28 to celebrate the club's 25th anniversary. QSL via PI4ZWN.
SWEDEN, SM. The Helsingens Radio Club Goeteborg is QRV with special event call 7S50AW during November to celebrate the club's 50th anniversary. QSL via SM6PPS.
POLAND, SP. Special event station SN145BRAIL is QRV during November to mark the founding 145 years ago of the Louis Braille Special Educational Centre for Blind and Visually Impaired Children and Youth. QSL via SP2PBY.
TURKEY, TA. Nuri, TA3X is QRV with special event call TC630MECCA until January 14, 2018. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK63. QSL to home call.
MELLISH REEF, VK9M. A group of operators are QRV as VK9MA until November 16. Activity is with five stations on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, JT65 and FT8. QSL via N7QT.
NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Rob, M0VFC plans to be QRV as VK9/M0VFC until November 6. Activity is on 30 and 20 meters, and possibly 40 and 17 meters using CW and SSB. He may also be active as VK9/M0VFC/P from SOTA VK9/NO-001 using QRP power. QSL via LoTW.
HONG KONG, VR2. Tom, KC0W is QRV as VR2/KC0W from Cheung Chau Island, IOTA AS-006, until November 15. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and FT8. QSL direct to home call.
INDONESIA, YB. Look for stations YB8RW/P and YE8XBN/P to be QRV from Zum-Zum MacArthur Island, IOTA OC-145, from November 5 to 8.
Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and other digital modes. QSL both calls via YB8RW.
VANUATU, YJ. Michael, VK2BXE and Chris, VK2YUS are QRV as YJ0MB and YJ0CA, respectively, from Efate Island, IOTA OC-035, until November 7. Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home calls.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The ARRL CW Sweepstakes Contest, ARRL EME Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, IPARC CW Contest, Ukrainian DX Contest, IPARC SSB Contest, EANET Sprint and High Speed Club CW Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for November 7. The CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for November 8.
Please see November QST, page 93, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details