DX News from the ARRL16 September, 2016
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by NI1L, 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.
MAURITIUS, 3B8. Bernie, ZS4TX is QRV as 3B8TX until September 19. Activity is primarily on 6 meters EME. QSL direct to home call.
UGANDA, 5X. Andy, DL3YM will be QRV as 5X8B from Entebbe from September 20 to October 1 while on a work assignment. Activity will be in his spare time from the campus of the Nkumba University in Entebbe on the HF bands using mostly CW with some SSB occasionally for demonstration purposes. QSL to home call.
CUBA, CO. Gab, HA3JB will be QRV as T42CH from Havana from September 20 to 25. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.
CAPE VERDE, D4. Ralf, DK8FA is QRV as D44TUJ from Boa Vista, IOTA AF-086, until September 28 while on holiday. Activity is mainly on 20 and 17 meters using digital modes. QSL to home call.
COMOROS, D6. A group of operators will be QRV as D66D from September 18 to 30. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via OK6DJ.
BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA, E7. Special event station E703QLA is QRV until November 15 to draw attention to the 3rd Quarry Life Award, an international research contest concerning the biodiversity in quarries. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via bureau.
ST. PIERRE ET MIQUELON, FP. Freddy, F4HEC, Nicolas, F1RAF, Michel, FK8IK and Laurent, F5TMJ are QRV as TO5FP until September 20. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via operators instructions.
ISLE OF MAN, GD. John, GW4SKA is QRV as GD4SKA until September 21. Activity is on the HF bands using mostly RTTY. This includes being active as GD0A in the BARTG Sprint 75 contest. QSL via M0OXO.
OGASAWARA ISLANDS, JD1. Take, JA1UII will be QRV as JD1BON from September 22 to October 1. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide RTTY contest. QSL via operator's instructions.
SVALBARD, JW. Helge, LB5WB is QRV as JW/LB5WB from Spitsbergen Island, IOTA EU-026, until September 19. This includes an entry in the Scandinavian Activity CW Contest. QSL to home call.
BELGIUM, ON. Lions Clubs International Belgian Amateur Radio operators are QRV as OR100LCI until March 2017 to mark its 100th anniversary. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY.
QSL via ON8ZL.
FAROE ISLANDS, OY. A group of operators are QRV as OY/ON6NB until September 21. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, RTTY and PSK.
QSL via M0URX.
GREECE, SV. Mek, SQ3RX will be QRV as SV8/SQ3RX from Corfu, IOTA EU-052, from September 17 to 19. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using mostly CW, with some SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.
SAN MARINO, T7. Stations T71A, T71B and T71C will be QRV from September 17 and 18 from San Marino's Three Towers. Activity will be on 40, 20 and 15 meters. QSL via T70A.
MICRONESIA, V6. Susumu, JA6REX and Toshiya, JH6HZH will be QRV as V633KS and V633ZH, respectively, from Chuuk Island, IOTA OC-011, from September 19 to 25. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home calls.
LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Les, NI1L will be QRV as VK9LN from September 20 to 27. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using mostly CW with some RTTY and PSK. QSL to home call.
LAOS, XW. Bruce, 3W3B will be QRV as XW4XR from Vientiane from September 19 to 30. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, RTTY and JT65. QSL via E21EIC.
ALBANIA, ZA. After his Corfu activity, Mek, SQ3RX will be QRV as ZA/SQ3RX from Sarande and Tirana from September 19 to 25. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using mostly CW, with some SSB and RTTY.
QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, All Africa International DX Contest, North American RTTY Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, AGB NEMIGA 80-Meter Contest, SARL VHF/UHF Analogue/Digital Contest, Scandinavian Activity CW Contest, New Hampshire QSO Party, New Jersey QSO Party, Washington State Salmon Run, QRP Afield, Feld Hell Sprint and the BARTG Sprint 75 will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest and 144 MHz Fall Sprint are scheduled for September 19.
The Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for September 21.
The ARRL National Parks on the Air event runs during all of 2016 to mark the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
Please see September QST, page 92 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
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