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ZCZC AE03
QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 3  ARLD003
>From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  January 17, 2019
To all radio amateurs   

SB DX ARL ARLD003
ARLD003 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NE8Z, 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.  Andy, UT4UEP is QRV as 8Q7UA from Ukulhas Island,
IOTA AS-013, until January 23.  Activity is on 40, 30 and 20 meters
using CW and FT8.  QSL to home call.

SIERRA LEONE, 9L.  A large group of operators are QRV as 9LY1JM from
Banana Island, IOTA AF-037, until January 21.  Activity is on 160 to
10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and FT8 with four stations
active.  QSL via F5GSJ.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6.  Saty, JE1JKL will be QRV as 9M6NA from Labuan
Island, IOTA OC-133, from January 24 to 28.  Activity will be mainly
on 160 meters.  This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ
World Wide 160 Meter CW contest.  QSL via LoTW.

RWANDA, 9X.  Harald, DF2WO is QRV as 9X2AW from Kigali until
February 14.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY
and FT8.  QSL via M0OXO.
     
BAHAMAS, C6.  Heli, DD0VR will be QRV as C6A/DD0VR from Bahama
Island, IOTA NA-001, from January 21 to February 2.  Activity will
be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and various digital modes.  He
plans to activate other islands during this time.  QSL to home call.
     
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8.  Erich, HB9FIH is QRV as EA8/home call from El
Hierro, IOTA AF-004, until the end of March.  Activity is on the HF
bands using CW, SSB, and various digital modes.  QSL to home call.

ECUADOR, HC.  Rick, NE8Z is QRV as HC1MD until February 7.  Activity
is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.  He may be active
portable from other HC prefixes as well.  QSL via K8LJG.

ITALY, I.  Operators S50X, S52P, S54W, S56DX, S57DX, and S59A will
be QRV as IG9/home calls from Lampedusa Island, IOTA AF-019, from
January 21 to 31.  Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands.
QSL to home calls.

ARUBA, P4.  Mathias, DL4MM will be QRV as P4/DL4MM from January 22
to 30.  Activity will be on the HF bands with a focus on CW.  He may
also be active using SSB and FT8.  He will be QRV as P40AA in the
upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest.  QSL to home call.

BONAIRE, PJ4.  Operators Norbert, DJ7JC, Heye, DJ9RR and Emil, DL8JJ
will be QRV as PJ4P from January 22 to 30.  Activity will be on the
HF bands using CW, SSB, various digital modes, and FT8.  They plan
to be an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest.
QSL via DJ5BWD.

SEYCHELLES, S7.  Mike, OE6MBG is QRV as S79AA from Mahe, IOTA AF-
024, until February 2.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters, and 6
meters as conditions permit, using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

TUVALU, T2.  Antoine, 3D2AG is QRV as T2AR from Funafuti until
January 31.  Activity is on the HF bands, including 160 meters.  QSL
to home call.  In addition, Apinelu, T2AT is QRV on the HF bands
using FT8.  QSL via N7SMI.

PALAU, T8.  Nobu, JA0JHQ will be QRV as T88PB from Koror, IOTA
OC-009, from January 25 to 28.  This includes being an entry in the
upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest.  QSL direct to home
call.

MYANMAR, XZ.  Akio, JE2QIZ is QRV as XZ2B from Nay Pyi Taw.  His
license is valid for 150 days.  He is permitted to operate from 15
to 1.25 meters within 20 kHz of each band edge, and using only CW.
QSL via operator's instructions.

CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7.  Nobu, JA0JHQ is QRV as ZL7/JA0JHQ until
January 20.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW and FT8.  QSL
to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL January VHF Contest, North
American SSB QSO Party, North American Collegiate SSB Championship,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,
LZ Open CW Contest, Hungarian DX Contest, RSGB AFS SSB Contest, WAB
1.8 MHz Phone/CW and Feld Hell Sprint will certainly keep contesters
busy this weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for January 21.

The 40-Meter QRP Fox Hunt, CWops Mini-CWT Test, NAQCC CW Sprint,
Phone Fray and SKCC CW Sprint are scheduled for January 23.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada's parks and historic sites.

Please see January 2019 QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.
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ZCZC AE02
QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 2  ARLD002
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  January 10, 2019
To all radio amateurs   

SB DX ARL ARLD002
ARLD002 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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.



LIBYA, 5A.  Elham, 5A0YL has been QRV on 20 meters using SSB at
various times.  QSL via OQRS.

BARBADOS, 8P.  Willy, KB8YRX will be QRV as 8P9CA from January 15 to
February 4.  Activity will be focused on 20 meters and FT8.  QSL to
home call.

GHANA, 9G.  Ruettger, DL8MEZ is QRV as 9G5RV until January 26 while
on a training mission for medical personnel.  He plans to show up
daily on Med-Net and Intermar on 20 meters.  QSL via operator's
instructions.

SIERRA LEONE, 9L.  A large group of operators are QRV as 9LY1JM from
Banana Island, IOTA AF-037, until January 21.  Activity is on 160 to
10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and FT8 with four stations
active.  QSL via F5GSJ.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA.  Special event station DM775FLD is
QRV during all of 2019 to celebrate the founding of the town of
Friedland 775 years ago.  QSL via bureau.

GUADELOUPE, FG.  Jean-Pierre, F6ITD will be QRV as FG/F6ITD from La
Desirade Island, IOTA NA-102, from January 14 to March 13.  Activity
will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
He will also be active as TO7D in various contests.  QSL direct to
home call.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8.  Gerhard, OE3GEA will be QRV as HC8GET from
Santa Cruz, Isabela, and San Cristobal Island from January 13 to 25.
Activity will be on the HF bands.  QSL to home call.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI.  Holger, DK1FY is QRV as HI5/DK1FY/p until
January 19.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL
to home call.

PANAMA, HP.  A group of operators will be QRV as H33J from Volcan,
Chiriqui Province, from January 13 to 31.  Activity will be on 160
to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8, with a focus on the low
bands and FT8.  QSL via JA1HGY.

JAPAN, JA.  Special event station 8N8SSF is QRV until February 11
during the 70th Sapporo Snow Festival on Ishikari Island, IOTA
AS-078.  Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL via bureau.

SEYCHELLES, S7.  Mike, OE6MBG is QRV as S79AA from Mahe, IOTA
AF-024, until February 2.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters, and 6
meters as conditions permit, using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

TUVALU, T2.  Antoine, 3D2AG is QRV as T2AR from Funafuti until
January 31.  Activity is on the HF bands, including 160 meters.  QSL
to home call.  In addition, Apinelu, T2AT is QRV on the HF bands
using FT8.  QSL via N7SMI.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4.  Bernie, W3UR and Becky, N3OSH are QRV as
V47UR from Calypso Bay, St. Kitts Island, IOTA NA-104, until January
20.  Activity is holiday style on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB.
This includes being an entry in the North American CW QSO Party.
QSL via LoTW.

INDIA, VU.  Members of the West Bengal Radio club are QRV with
special event call AU2HAM from Ganga Sagar Mela Island, IOTA AS-153,
until January 17.  Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL via VU2NRO.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF.  Pete, K8PGJ will be QRV as ZF2PG from Grand
Cayman Island, IOTA NA-016, from January 12 to 20.  Activity will be
holiday style on the HF bands using SSB.  This includes being an
entry in the upcoming North American SSB QSO Party.  QSL direct to
home call.



THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The North American CW QSO Party, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, YB SSB
DX Contest, Old New Year Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, UBA
PSK63 Prefix Contest, NRAU-Baltic Contest, DARC 10-Meter Contest,
Classic CW Exchange, RSGB AFS DATA Contest and the 4 States QRP
Group Second Sunday Sprint are all on tap for this weekend.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt are
scheduled for January 16.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada's parks and historic sites.

Please see January 2019 QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.
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