DX News from the ARRL
20 October, 2017
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by K2DM, ON4EI, QRZ DX, 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.
ANNOBON ISLAND, 3C0. Operators Yuris, YL2GM and Kaspars, YL3AIW are QRV as 3C0L until October 22. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via YL2GN.
SRI LANKA, 4S. Alex, UT5UY and Roman, UR0MC will be QRV as 4S7AYG from October 22 to 31. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via M0URX.
LESOTHO, 7P. Pista, HA5AO is QRV as 7P8AO until October 28. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.
WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Look for 9M2SJM to be QRV by members of the Scout Melaka group during the 60th Jamboree On the Air.
BOTSWANA, A2. Andre, NJ0F is QRV as A25A until November 5. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL direct to home call.
MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Johannes, PA5X is QRV as C93PA from Beira and is here for the next few months. Activity is on various HF bands using SSB, JT65, WSPR and FT8. QSL to home call.
PALESTINE, E4. Janusz, SP9FIH is QRV as E44WE from Bethlehem until October 29. Activity is on 30, 15, 12 and 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. This includes being active in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest as a Single Op/Single Band on 15 meters entry.
QSL to home call.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Members of the Grupo DX Teide are QRV as EH8FA from the Lighthouse Anaga, ARLHS CAI-001, until October 22. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and various digital modes.
QSL direct to EA8NQ.
IRELAND, EI. Oliver, ON4EI will be QRV as EI8GQB from October 21 to November 1 from a caravan using mainly green energy. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters. He will be QRV as EI1A in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via PA3249.
MOLDOVA, ER. Ben, DL7UCX is QRV as ER/DL7UCX until October 22.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW. QSL to home call.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2. Roly, ZL1BQD is QRV as P29RR until November 6. Activity is mainly on 40 and 20 meters using CW, JT9, JT65 and FT8. QSL to home call.
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. A group of operators will be QRV as PY0FW from October 22 to 27. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via PP1CZ.
BANGLADESH, S2. Operators G3KHZ, G4EDG, DL6KVA, S21ED and S21TV will be QRV as S21ZDC from Saint Martins Island, IOTA AS-127, from October 21 to 25. Activity will be on 40 to 15 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via SM6CVX.
SEYCHELLES, S7. Kasimir, DL2SBY is QRV as S79KB from Mahe, IOTA AF-024, until November 1. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB with a focus on RTTY. QSL direct to home call.
EGYPT, SU. Look for SU60J to be QRV during the 60th Jamboree On The Air. QSL via SM5AQD.
TUVALU, T2. Tony, 3D2AG will be QRV as T2AR from Funafuti, IOTA OC-015, from October 21 to 28. Activity will be on the HF bands, as well as 6 and 2 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY, JT65 and FT8. QSL to home call.
TURKEY, TA. Look for TC68JOTA to be QRV during the 60th Jamboree On The Air. QSL via operators' instructions.
COCOS (KEELING) ISLAND, VK9C. Keith, GM4YXI and Chris, GM3WOJ will be QRV as VK9CZ from October 24 to November 7. Activity will be on the HF bands with two stations. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL via N3SL.
MONTSERRAT, VP2M. Operators K2DM and N0SMX will be QRV as VP2MDG and VP2MMX, respectively, from October 26 to 30. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. This includes being a Multi/Single entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest. QSL direct to home calls.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
Scouts Jamboree On The Air, the Stew Perry Topband Challenge, JARTS World Wide RTTY Contest, Araucaria World Wide VHF Contest, 10-10 International Fall CW Contest, RCB XYL Test, New York QSO Party, Worked All Germany Contest, South Dakota QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint, Illinois QSO Party and the RSGB RoLo 80-Meter CW are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for October 25.
Please see October QST, page 94, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
IOTA News from the
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
20 October, 2017
CW: 28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz
AS-011; VU7, Laccadive Islands: Manoj/VU2CPL, San/VU2WH,
Sid/VU3NXI, Gopan/VU3HPF, and Kiran/VU2XE are currently active as
VU7T until Oct. 20. QSL via VU2CPL.
AS-127; S2, Chittagong Region group: Derek/G3KHZ, Steve/G4EDG,
Axel/DL6KVA, Syed/S21ED, and Anup/S21TV will be active from Saint
Martins Island as S21ZDC between the 21st and 25th on 40 to 15m.
QSL via SM6CVX.
EU-003; CU1/2, Eastern group: Babs/DL7AFS and Lothar/DJ7ZG are
going to sign CT8/homecalls from Sao Miguel Island between Oct. 23
and Nov. 10. QRV on 80-10m, mainly on SSB and digital modes. QSL
via DL7AFS (d/B), LoTW.
EU-156; F, Basse-Normandie (Manche West) Region group:
Antoine/F5RAB, Diego/F4HAU, and Gil/F4FET are going to put
Tombelaine Island on the air from the 21st to 23rd with two setups.
QRV as TM0TI on 40-10m (SSB, CW). QSL via M0OXO.
NA-008; VY0, Nunavut (Ellesmere Island) group: Pierre/VE3KTB and
Alex/VE1RUS are hoping to activate Ellesmere Island for some time
between Oct. 17 and Nov. 10. QRV as VY0ERC on HF, also during the
CQ WW DX SSB Contest. QSL via M0OXO.
SA-003; PY0F, Fernando de Noronha Archipelago: A group of amateurs
using the callsign PY0FW will be active on 80 to 10m (SSB, digital
modes) from Fernando de Noronha (ARLHS FDN-001, DFB OC-03, DIB
OC-01, WLOTA 1208, PYFF-0016) between Oct. 22 and 27. QSL via PP1CZ
(d), ClubLog OQRS.
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
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