DX News from the ARRL
24 February, 2017
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by KK9A, 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.
UGANDA, 5X. Eric, SM1TDE is QRV as 5X8EW from Entebbe until February 26. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW. QSL to home call.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Tom, DL7UZO will be QRV as EA8/DL7UZO from Fuerteventura, IOTA AF-004, from February 25 to March 11. He will be active on the HF bands. He also plans to activate various EAFF references and lighthouses. QSL to home call.
AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO. A group of operators are QRV as TX5T from Raivavae Island, IOTA OC-114, until March 3. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via M0URX.
SVALBARD, JW. Kamil, SQ8KFH is QRV as JW/SQ8KFH from the Polish Polar Station Hornsund until May 20. Activity is during his free time on 20 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL to home call.
US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. John, KK9A will be QRV as WP2AA from St.
Croix, IOTA NA-106, from February 27 to March 6. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. This includes being an entry in the upcoming ARRL SSB DX contest. QSL via WD9DZV.
DENMARK, OZ. Special event station OZ1AARHUS is QRV to draw attention to the city of Aarhus which is one of the two European Capitals of Culture in 2017.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA2017BP is QRV until March 20 to commemorate Lord Baden-Powell who founded the Scout Movement, also known as the Boy Scouts. QSL to PA3EFR.
CURACAO, PJ2. Gerhard, OE3GEA is QRV as PJ2/OE3GEA from Westpunt until March 1. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using only CW. QSL to home call.
BONAIRE, PJ4. Noah, K2NG, David, NA2AA and Steve, K3SW will be QRV as PJ4/homecalls from February 25 to March 11. They will be joined by Hans, PJ4LS and Steve, PJ4DX and will be active as PJ4G in the upcoming ARRL SSB DX contest. QSL to home calls and PJ4G via WA2NHA.
DODECANESE, SV5. Stathis, SV5DKL and Panos, SV2DSJ will be QRV as SX5R from Rhodes, IOTA EU-001, in the CQ World Wide 160-Meter SSB Contest. QSL via SV5DKL.
TURKEY, TA. Look for TC7C to be QRV in the CQ World Wide 160-Meter SSB contest from grid locator KN90rx. QSL via operators' instructions.
UKRAINE, UR. Members of the Druzhkivka Club of Radioamateurs are QRV with special event callsign EN90IWA until the end of 2017 to celebrates the club's 90th anniversary. QSL via operators' instructions.
ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Bodo, DK8DX will be QRV as RA/DK8DX from Novosibirsk from February 26 to March 12. QSL via operator's instructions.
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2. Babs, DL7AFS and Lot, DJ7ZG will be QRV as V21ZG from Antigua, IOTA NA-100, from February 28 to March 26.
Activity is holiday style on 80 to 6 meters, including 60 meters, using mostly SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK. QSL via DL7AFS.
MONTSERRAT, VP2M. Charlie, K1XX will be QRV as VP2MMF from February 25 to March 5. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. He plans to be active in the upcoming ARRL SSB DX contest. QSL direct to home call.
PITCAIRN ISLAND, VP6. A group of operators are QRV as VP6EU until March 5. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via DK2AMM.
BURKINA FASO, XT. Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as XT2SE from Ouagadougou until March 13. Activity is in her spare time on 80 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via IK3GES.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Scott, KA9P and Ron, W9XS are QRV as ZF2SC and ZF2FB, respectively, until February 28. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, as well as various active satellites. QSL via operators' instructions.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The CQ 160-Meter SSB Contest, North American RTTY QSO Party, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, REF SSB Contest, UBA DX CW Contest, South Carolina QSO Party, High Speed Club CW Contest, SARL Digital Contest and the North Carolina QSO Party are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt and Phone Fray are scheduled for March 1.
Please see February QST, page 99, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
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