DX News from the ARRL
6 November, 2015This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by 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.
VIETNAM, 3W. Mats, SM6LRR (RM2D) plans to be QRV holiday style from Mui Ne, as XV2D from November 23 to December 5, including a serious effort in the CQ WW DX CW Contest. QSL via LoTW and SM6LRR.
SENEGAL, 6W. Members of the Association of Radio Amateurs of Senegal (ARAS) plan to operate 6V1A from Goree Island (AF-045) on November 27, 28 and 29. Team members include 6W7JX, 6W1KI, 6W1PZ and 6W1QL. Activity will be on SSB and CW on all bands. QSL direct to 6W7JX, P. O. Box 1958, Mbour, SENEGAL.
PALAU, T8. JH1BGH and 7K1HLJ will be QRV as T88WI and T88WH, respectively, from November 10 to 15. QSL via home calls.
AZERBAIJAN, 4K. 4K6FO plans to run SOAB during the CQ WW DX CW Contest. QSL via DC9RI and eQSL.
ARGENTINA, LU. CE6SAX and CE6VMO are teaming up with Argentine ops LU1YT, LU7YWC, LU7YS, LU7YZ, LW2DX and LU4HK for the CQ WW DX CW Contest as LU8YE in the multi-single category. QSL via IK2DUW.
MADAGASCAR, 5R. Eric, F6ICX is QRV as 5R8IC until December 12. He is QRV mostly on CW, but also RTTY, PSK, and SSB. QSL via F6ICX (d), ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.
KENYA, 5Z. Ops Manfred, DK1BT, Sigi, DL7DF, Reiner, DL7KL, and Frank, DL7UFR will be active as 5Z4HW until November 18. Look for them on 160 to 6 meter with two setups on CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.
Their pilot will be Bernd, DF3CB. Also watch for them signing 5Z4/home calls. QSL via DL7DF (d/B).
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Steve, G0KIK is going to operate holiday style as E51KIK from Rarotonga from November 9 and 15. QSL via home call.
SABA AND ST. EASTATIUS, PJ5/6. Seppo, OH1VR and Henri, OH3JR will be operating as PJ6/OH1VR and PJ6/OH3JR from November 23 to December 3. Both ops plan to participate in the CQ WW DX CW Contest. Activity before and after will be on CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via their home calls.
BELARUS, EU. Special event station EV70UN is celebrating the founding of the United Nations 70 years ago. They are QRV until November 20 on CW and SSB. QSL via bureau, EW1NY (d).
SAN ANDRES AND PROVIDENCIA, HK0. Martin, LU9EFO and Faber, HK6F will sign HK0/home calls from November 11 to 17. QSL via SP5QAZ.
BRAZIL, PY. The Amateur Radio Brazilian League (LABRE-RJ) celebrates its 80th anniversary on the air with the call PY1AA on 80, 40, 20, 17, 12 and 10 meters. QSL via bureau, LoTW, eQSL.
RUSSIA, R. Special event station R170GS celebrates the 170th anniversary of the Russian Geographical Society until the end of the year. The call will be active from nine different Russian federal districts. QSL via RL5G direct.
MICRONESIA, V6. Kou, JR2GAG will be QRV as V63GG from Chuuk Island (OC-011) from November 8 to 10, and from Pohnpei Island (OC-010) between the 11th and 16th. QSL via JR2GAG.
HAWAII, KH6. Jim, N6TJ will be signing KH7M in the CQ WW DX CW Contest in the Single-Operator All-Bands category. US/Canada ops should QSL via KH6ZM while all others to I0MWI.
MONTSERRAT, VP2M. Rick, AI5P, Phil, K3EW, and Jim, W3NRJ will be active from Gingerbread Hill until November 12, signing VP2MXP, VP2MEW and VP2MVI. QSL via home calls.
BURKINA FASO, XT. XT2AW will be QRV from November 7 to 27, using slow CW as well as SSB, RTTY, PSK and JT65. QSL via M0OXO.
TIMOR LESTE, 4W. Toshi, JA8BMK will be active as 4W/JA8BMK until November 9. Activity will be only 80 and 40 meters using mainly CW.
QSL via JA8BMK direct only.
MALTA, 9H. Henning, OZ1BII will be QRV as 9H3EE from Malta (EU-023) from November 24 to 30. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters with an emphasis on 30, 17 and 12 meters using CW only. He plans to be in the CQ WW DX CW Contest as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. QSL via OZ1BII or ClubLog.
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, NP2. Yuriy, N2TTA will be active as NP2P during the CQ WW DX CW Contest as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. QSL via LoTW.
INDIA, VU2. Prasad, VU2PTT will be active during the CQ WW DX CW Contest as a Single-Op/Single-Band (40 meter) entry. QSL via the LoTW, by the Bureau or direct using the info on QRZ.com.
VANUATU, YJ. Barry, VK2BJ will be QRV as YJ0BJ until November 16. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters, and possibly 80 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL via VK2BJ, direct, LoTW or eQSL.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The IPARC Contest CW, SKCC Weekend Sprintathon, Ukrainian DX Contest, ARRL Sweepstakes CW, NA Collegiate ARC Championship CW, IPARC Contest SSB, EANET Sprint and the DARC 10 Meter Digital Contest are all on tap for this weekend.
The RSGB 80 Meter Club Sprint SSB is on November 11.
Please see November QST, page 91, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
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