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MALTA, 9H. Special event station 9H2017EU is QRV until June 2017 to
mark the 2017 Maltese European Union Presidency. QSL direct to
WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Rich, PA0RRS is QRV as 9M2MRS from Penang
Island, IOTA AS-015, until the end of January 2018. Activity is on
40 to 10 meters using CW, RTTY, JT65, JT9 and some SSB. QSL to home
TONGA, A3. Tack, JE1CKA, Miho, JJ2VLY, Yutaka, JQ2GYU and Hiro,
A31MM will be QRV as A35W and A35NN from Tongatapu Island, IOTA
OC-049, from January 24 to 31. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and RTTY. This includes being an entry in the
upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL A35MM and A35NN
GUADELOUPE, FG. Jean-Pierre, F6ITD is QRV as TO7D and FG/F6ITD from
La Desirade Island, IOTA NA-102, until March 9. Activity is on 160
to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home
HONDURAS, HR. Jesse, KB2OBQ is QRV as KB2OBQ/HR1 from Tegucigalpa
for the next few months. Activity is with QRP power on 40 and 20
meters. QSL via operator's instructions.
MONGOLIA, JT. Khos, JT1CD is QRV as JT1CD/3 from Umnudelger Soum
Village until January 21. QSL to home call.
SLOVAK REPUBLIC, OM. Special event station OM42KYSUCE is QRV until
the end of June 2017 during the context of the 42nd ARDF Kysuca Cup
that will be held on June 16 to 18. QSL via OM3CND.
CURACAO, PJ2. Jeff, K8ND, and Jim, W8WTS are QRV as PJ2/K8ND and
PJ2/W8WTS, respectively, until February 1. They plan to be active
as PJ2T in the upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL
PJ2/K8ND via K8ND, PJ2/W8WTS via W8WTS, and PJ2T via W3HNK.
IVORY COAST, TU. Operators Bertrand, DF3FS, Norbert, DJ7JC, Emil,
DL8JJ and Heye, DJ9RR will be QRV as TU5MH from January 22 to
February 2. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY. QSL via DJ5BWD.
CANADA, VE. Members of the Eureka Amateur Radio Club station VY0ERC
will be QRV from Eureka, Ellesmere Island, IOTA NA-008, beginning
January 22 until early April 2017. Activity will be when conditions
allow. QSL direct to M0OXO.
FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8. Dave, VP8CLE and Carol, VP8DKW are QRV from
Bleaker Island, IOTA SA-002, from January 23 to 30. Activity will
be mainly on 160 and 80 meters, as well as the higher bands
depending on conditions, using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL direct to
BURKINA FASO, XT. Hugolin, XT2HB has been QRV on 20 meters from
around 0750 to 0830z. QSL contacts made beginning January 1, 2017
INDONESIA, YB. Leo, YC9MLL will be QRV from Flores Island, IOTA
OC-151, on January 21, 22, and 24. Activity will be mostly on 15
meters, but also on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. QSL via M0OXO.
VANUATU, YJ. Minekazu, JA2NQG, Yuji, JH2BNL and Shigehiko, JI2UAY
are QRV as YJ0WW, YJ0AA and YJ0FM, respectively, until January 23.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FM with
three stations active. QSL via operators' instructions.
ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Steve, WB4GHY is QRV as ZD8SC until January
22 while on work detail. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB
as time permits. QSL to home call.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Stan, K5GO will be QRV as ZF9CW from January 22
to February 23. Activity will be mainly on 160 meters, with a focus
on the upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW and ARRL DX CW contests.
QSL direct to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL January VHF Contest, North
American SSB QSO Party, The NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox
Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, LZ Open CW Contest, Hungarian DX
Contest and the Feld Hell Sprint are all on tap for this upcoming
The SKCC CW Sprint, NAQCC 160-Meter CW Sprint, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox
Hunt, Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and UKEICC 80-Meter CW
Contest are all scheduled for January 25.
Please see January 2017 QST, page 85, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest web sites for details.
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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 3 ARLD003
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 19, 2017
To all radio amateurs