ARLD004 DX news
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MAURITANIA, 5T. Jean, ON8RA is QRV with the special call sign
5T0ITU until December 31, and tentatively active during ITU events.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW. QSL to home call.
WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. A group of operators will be QRV as 9M4LI from
Lalang-Lalang Island, IOTA AS-072, from February 3 to 5. Activity
will be on various HF bands and modes. QSL direct to 9W2NDQ.
TONGA, A3. A group of operators are QRV as A35NN from Tongatapu
Island, IOTA OC-049, until January 31. Activity is on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. This includes being active as A35W
in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via operators'
AZORES, CU. Antonio, CU8AS will be QRV as CU9AB from Corvo Island,
IOTA EU-089, during the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL via
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DB20ENERGY
is QRV until the end of 2017 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of
the German company DB Energie. QSL via bureau.
PUERTO RICO, KP4. W1AW/KP4 is QRV until January 29 during the ARRL
Puerto Rico State Convention. Activity is on the HF bands, and
possibly 2 meters, using CW, SSB, various digital modes, and FM.
QSL to W1AW.
CURACAO, PJ2. Jeff, K8ND is QRV as PJ2/K8ND. He will be QRV as
PJ2T during the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest. QSL PJ2/K8ND
direct via K8ND and PJ2T via W3HNK.
SURINAME, PZ. Matt, K0BBC plans to be QRV as PZ5W from Lelydorp
until January 30. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using SSB and
various digital modes. QSL via N0AT.
WESTERN SAHARA, S0. Station S01WS has been QRV on 160 meters around
0200 to 0300z. QSL via operator's instructions.
CRETE, SV9. Keijo, OG55W and Raili, OH2NOD are QRV as SV9/OG55W and
SV9/OH2NOD, respectively, from Rethymno, IOTA EU-015, until April
10. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital
modes. QSL via operators' instructions.
CENTRAL AFRICA, TL. A group of operators will be QRV as TL8TT from
February 1 to 14. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB and various digital modes. RTTY will be restricted to 20
meters. QSL via operators' instructions.
KALININGRAD, UA2. Special event stations R1336FO and R680FBO are
QRV until April 20 during the celebration of the 680th anniversary
of the town of Chernyakhovsk. QSL via R2FBO.
KAZAKHSTAN, UN. In celebration of the 2017 28th Winter Games taking
place in Almaty between January 29 and February 8, amateur radio
operators from the Association of Amateur Radio Services of
Kazakhstan will be QRV with the special UP28 prefix. QSL via
CANADA, VE. Special event station VE100VIMY/VE5 will be QRV from
January 29 to February 4. QSL via N7RO.
INDONESIA, YB. Manu, F5LIT is QRV as YB9/F5LIT from Bali, IOTA
OC-022, until February 7. Activity is on 20, 17 and 15 meters using
SSB. QSL direct to home call.
ALBANIA, ZA. Pertti, OG2M and Martti, OH2BH are QRV as ZA/home
calls and will be active in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW contest.
QSL via operators' instructions.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW Contest,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,
Montana QSO Party, REF CW Contest, BARTG RTTY Sprint, UBA SSB DX
Contest and the Winter Field Day are all on tap for this upcoming
The Phone Fray, UKEICC 80-Meter Contest, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and
QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are all scheduled for February 1.
Please see January 2017 QST, page 85, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest web sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 4 ARLD004
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 26, 2017
To all radio amateurs