DX News from the ARRL11 September, 2015
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by OZ1ANE, 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.
AZORES, CU. Mike, KI1U and Norm, W3IZ are QRV as CR1IZ from Sao Miguel, IOTA EU-003, until September 15. In addition, Brian, N5ZGT and Mike, KI1U will also be QRV as CU7RCA from Faial Island, IOTA EU-175. Also, Bruce, K0BJ and Claudio, IV3VSC are QRV as CU4DX from Giacosa Island, IOTA EU-175. All these stations will be active in the Worked All Europe SSB DX contest. QSL all calls via KI1U.
CAPE VERDE, D4. Chris, DL2MDU and Heike, DL3HD are QRV as D44TUK and D44TUQ, respectively, from Boa Vista Island, IOTA AF-086, until September 25. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and various digital modes. QSL to home calls.
COMOROS, D6. Ken, LA7GIA will be QRV as D67GIA from Moroni, IOTA AF-007, from September 14 to 23. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to home call.
NIUE, E6. A group of operators will be QRV as E6GG from September 15 to 29. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with four stations active. QSL via G3TXF.
FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Heinz, DF1YP is QRV as FO/DF1YP from Moorea Island, IOTA OC-046, until October 1. Activity is holiday style mainly on 20 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.
ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB2QLR is QRV until September 15 to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest reigning British Head of State, and the longest reigning female monarch in history, surpassing Queen Victoria. Activity is the HF and VHF bands using SSB. QSL via operators' instructions.
WALES, GW. Operators G4EDG, G4ELZ and G4GSA will be QRV as GW4EDG/p, GW4ELZ/p and GW4GSA/p, respectively, from Flat Holm Island, IOTA EU-124, from September 12 to 16. Activity will be on 40 to 17 meters using CW and various digital modes. QSL to home calls.
SVALBARD, JW. Operators OX5M, OX5T and OZ0J will be QRV as JW/OX5M from Spitsbergen Island from September 16 to 23. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. This includes an entry in the upcoming Scandinavian Activity CW contest.
QSL via OZ0J.
DODECANESE, SV5. Darren, G0TSM is QRV as SV5/G0TSM until September 15. QSL via operator's instructions.
PALAU, T8. Ken, JP1RIW will be QRV as T88KH from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, from September 12 to 16. Activity will be holiday style on 80 to 6 meters. QSL via BM2JCC.
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2. Bud, AA3B will be QRV as V26K from Antigua, IOTA NA-100, from September 13 to 18. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW. QSL to home call.
BERMUDA, VP9. Dennis, K2SE will be QRV as K2SE/VP9 from September 12 to 19. Activity will be on the HF bands, with an emphasis on the newer bands, using mostly CW. QSL to home call.
LAOS, XW. Champ, E21EIC is QRV as XW1IC until September 15.
Activity is on all HF bands. This includes being an entry in the Worked All Europe SSB DX contest. QSL via operator's instructions.
INDONESIA, YB. Din, YB8RW will be QRV as YB8RW/5 from Siantan Island, IOTA OC-108, from September 14 to 17. Activity will be on 20 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL direct to home call.
MACEDONIA, Z3. Special event station Z312HST is QRV until September 13 during the 12th IARU World High Speed Telegraphy Championship taking place in Ohrid. QSL via bureau.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The ARRL September VHF Contest, Worked All Europe SSB DX Contest, North American CW Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint Ladder, NCCC Sprint, FOC CW QSO Party, Kulikovo Polye 20-Meter CW Contest, SARL Field Day Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Arkansas QSO Party, Russian Cup Digital Contest and the Ohio State Parks on the Air are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for September 16.
Please see September QST, page 81 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
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