DX News from the ARRL
October 9 , 2020
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, 0-10 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 web sites for details