October 1 , 2021This 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 Contest Calendar and WA7BNM contest web sites for details