DX News from the ARRL
September 2, 2022
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by IK1QBT, K5KG, PY2KP, 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 is QRV as A35JP from Tongatapu, IOTA OC-049, until September 30. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FT8, and FT4. QSL to home call.
TAIWAN, BV. Special event station BV0SC will be QRV on September 3 and 4 during the Sun Moon Lake International Swimming Carnival. Activity will be on 20 and 17 meters using SSB and FT8, respectively. QSL via BX5ABA.
MAYOTTE, FH. Lance, W7GJ will be QRV as TO7GJ from September 6 to 8. Activity is on 6 meters EME. QSL direct to home call.
ITALY, I. Operators Claudio, I1NVU, Gab, IK1NEG, Tony, IK1QBT and Mauri, IU1JCZ will be QRV as IP1X from Gallinara Island, IOTA EU-083, on September 10 and 11. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and various digital modes with two stations. QSL via IU1JCZ.
OGASAWARA, JD1. Nobuaki, JA0JHQ will be QRV as JD1BOW from September 3 to 5. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and FT8. This may include some SOTA activations as well. QSL to home call.
BELGIUM, ON. Special event station OQ100MBS is QRV until September 30 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Royal Carillon School in Mechelen. QSL direct.
FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Col, MM0NDX and Jonathan, MM0OKG are QRV as OY/home calls from Eysturoy until September 5. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL OY/MM0NDX via EB7DX and OY/MM0OKG via LoTW.
BRAZIL, PY. Members of LABRE HQ are QRV as PV200BR until September 30 in celebration of Brazil's 200 years of independence. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via PY2KP.
DODECANESE, SV5. Gerben, PG5M will be QRV as SV5/PG5M from Karpathos Island, IOTA EU-001, from September 4 to 11. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW. QSL to home call.
ICELAND, TF. George, K5KG, Steve, K4EU and Tom, K4NMR will be QRV as TF/home calls from September 6 to 20. Activity will be on the HF bands with three stations. QSL direct to home calls.
INDIA, VU. Rajesh, VU2CW is QRV with special call sign AT75CW until October 2 to celebrates India's 75th anniversary of independence. QSL to home call.
BURKINA FASO, XT. Harald, DF2WO will be QRV as XT2AW from September 3 to 19. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and FT8, and on Satellite QO-100. QSL via M0OXO.
VIET NAM, XV. Greg, F4BPO will be QRV as XV9BPO in the All Asian DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.
KOSOVO, Z6. Rene, DL2JRM will be QRV as Z68XX from Gjilan from September 9 to 12. Activity will be on the HF bands. This includes being an entry in the upcoming Worked All Europe DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.
ALBANIA, ZA. Nikolas, DG7PX is QRV as ZA/DG7PX. Activity of late has been on the HF bands using SSB. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.
CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7. Jeff, K5WE will be QRV as ZL7/K5WE from Kaingaroa, IOTA OC-038, from September 9 to 21. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8, and FT4. QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The All Asian DX Phone Contest, RSGB SSB Field Day, SARL Field Day Contest, IARU Region 1 SSB Field Day, Russian RTTY World Wide Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, CWOps CW Open, Wake-Up. QRP Sprint, Colorado QSO Party, AGCW Straight Key Party, IARU Region 1
145 MHz Contest, PODXS 070 Club Jay Hudak Memorial 80-Meter Sprint, WAB 144 MHz QRO Phone and the Tennessee QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC CW Memorial, RSGB 80-Meter Autumn SSB Series, MI QRP Labor Day CW Sprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40, Mini-Test 80 and UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest are all on tap from September 5 to 7.
Please see September 2022 QST, page 72 and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
8 September, 2022
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON
CW: 28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz
AF-016; FR, REUNION ISLAND,
AF-027; FH, MAYOTTE ISLAND: Michal/OK1WMR will be active as FR/OK1M from Reunion between Sept. 8 and 12, and as FH/OK1M from Mayotte between Sept. 13 and 25. QRV on 20, 15, and 10m on SSB, RTTY (also during the CQ WW DX RTTY Contest), and maybe FT8. QSL via ClubLog OQRS.
EU-001; SV5, DODECANESE: Claudio, HB9OAU operates holiday-style as SV5/HB9OAU from the 10th to 23rd from Karpathos Island on 80-10m (SSB, RTTY, FT8). QSL via HB9OAU (d/B), LoTW.
EU-021; TF, ICELAND: Steve/TF/K4EU, Tom TF/K4NMR, and George TF/K5KG will be active from Sept.6 to 20. The SAC CW contest has been cancelled, yet they plan to participate in other contests during their stay. QSL via homecalls.
EU-083; I*1, LIGURIA REGION group: A team, consisting of IU1JCZ, IK1QBT, IK1CJO, I1NVU, I1WXY, and IK1NEG activates Gallinara Island on Sept. 10/11 with the callsign IP1X. In case of bad weather the visit will be postponed to the following weekend. They are taking two rigs for CW, SSB, and digital modes on HF. QSL direct via IU1JCZ: Maurizio Vignola, Via Pineta 52 fr. Cenesi, 17035, Cisano sul Neva (SV), Italy; or via bureau.
EU-171; OZ, JYLLAND NORTH group: PA7JWC, PD2R, and PA1SVM operate as 5Q7DX (via PA7JWC), OV2T (QSL via PA0ABM), and OZ/PA1SVM (QSLvia homecall) from Vendsyssel-Thy between the 11th and 18th on 160-2m.
NA-046 MASSACHUSETTS STATE SOUTH: Don/K6ZO and Brian/WV8BNM remain active as W1N (SSB) and N1N (CW, FT8) from Nantucket Island until Sept. 7. QSL via K6ZO, LoTW.
NA-100; V2, ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA: Bud/AA3B signs V26K from Antigua between Sept. 7 and 15, mostly on CW. QSL via LoTW, ClubLog OQRS, eQSL or via homecall (d/B).
OC-038; ZL7, CHATHAM ISLANDS: Jeff/K5WE and his son Scott/KD5GEY activate Chatham Island as ZL7/K5WE from the 9th to 21st. QRV on 160-10m on CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8/4. Pending on connectivity, there will be a ClubLog Livestream at https://clublog.org/livestream/zl7/k5we. QSL via K5WE or ClubLog OQRS.
OC-203; ZL, SOUTH ISLAND'S COASTAL ISLANDS: Mike/VE6TC is currently active as ZL4/VE6TC from Stewart Island until the beginning of October. QRV mostly on CW and SSB on 20m (03z-08z) with a vertical antenna and 100W. Stewart Isl. was last activated more than 10 years ago. QSL via homecall, eQSL, LoTW.
SA-099; PJ2, CURACAO ISLAND: Frank/PH2M signs PJ2/PH2M from Sept. 10 to 25 on 60-6m (mostly on FT8). QSL via PH2M (d/B).
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3Y0J Latest News:
In its latest press release the 3Y0J gives an extensive update on their preparations. A current milestone is finishing the loading of their container of equipment, which is due to get shipped from Oslo to the Falkland Islands on Sept. 18. Another ongoing concern is the further consolidation of their finances with a goal of an additional $70000 still to be collected in donations. For further latest news see: http://www.3y0j.no oder
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