DX News from the ARRL
9 October , 2015
This 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.
ITU HQ, 4UITU. Robert, S53R plans to be QRV as 4U1ITU for a few hours beginning around 1200z on October 13. QSL via operator's instructions.
UGANDA, 5X. Jay, K4ZLE will be QRV as 5X2A from Kampala, Jinja, and Lira from October 10 to 19. Activity will be from 1800 to 2000z and 0300 to 0500z on 40 to 17 meters using CW and possibly RTTY. QSL to home call.
PAKISTAN, AP. Ijaz, AP2IA has been active using RTTY on 15 meters between 1100 and 1430z. QSL direct to home call.
SPAIN, EA. Special event station AO2015STJ celebrates the 500th birthday of the saint Teresa of Avila. Activity is on the HF and VHF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via EA1EG.
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. A large group of operators are QRV as DS0KBS from Shinski Island, IOTA AS-148, until October 11. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via bureau.
VATICAN, HV. Look for HV0A to be QRV during a DX Summit to the Eternal City in Rome on October 10 beginning around 1400z until 1800z. Activity will be on several HF bands. QSL via IK0FVC.
SVALBARD, JW. Just, LA9DL, Erling, LA6VM and Halvard, LA7XK are QRV as JW9DL, JW6VM and JW7XK, respectively, from Spitsbergen Island, IOTA EU-026, until October 12. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB. This includes being active as JW5X in the Scandinavian Activity SSB Contest. QSL JW5X via LA5X and all others to home calls.
AUSTRIA, OE. Members of the Vienna International Amateur Radio Club are QRV as 4U70VIC until the end of the year to commemorate the United Nation's 70th anniversary. QSL via 4U1VIC.
GREECE, SV. Special event station J42CPMV is QRV until October 18 during the International Disaster Reduction Day. QSL via SV2HXV.
DODECANESE, SV5. Carlo, IK2ECC is QRV as SV5/IK2ECC from Rhodes Island, IOTA EU-001, until October 14. Activity is on the HF bands using CW. QSL to home call.
TUVALU, T2. Atu Maui, T2AM is QRV on some HF bands. QSL via KK7L. CHAD, TT. Pierre, HB9AMO plans to be QRV as TT8AMO beginning mid-month and lasting until the middle of November. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW with some SSB. QSL direct via M0URX.
BENIN, TY. Nicolas, F8FQX is QRV as TY2SN for the next three years. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL direct via IZ1BZV.
ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Members of the Novokuznetsk Radio Club are QRV with special callsign RI10NRC during October to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Activity is on the HF bands using all modes. QSL via RV9V.
MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. A large group of operators will be QRV as V73D from Majuro Atoll, IOTA OC-029, from October 13 to 28. Activity will be with four stations on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via DL4SVA.
INDONESIA, YB. Special event station YB16IARU will be QRV from Bali, IOTA OC-022, from October 12 to 16 during the context of the 16th IARU Region 3 conference on Bali. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL via bureau.
ST. HELENA, ZD7. Oliver, W6NV will be QRV as ZD7W from October 15 to November 2. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via operator's instructions.
OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT
The following operations have been approved for DXCC Credit: Chesterfield Islands, TX3X, 2015 operation;
Albania, ZA1KS, 2015 operation.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The 10-10 International 10-10 Day Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint Ladder, NCCC Sprint, Makrothen RTTY Contest, Microwave Fall Sprint, Oceania DX CW Contest, Scandinavian Activity SSB Contest, QRP ARCI Fall CW QSO Party, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Pennsylvania QSO Party, Arizona QSO Party, FISTS Fall Unlimited CW Sprint, PODXS 070 Club 160-Meter Great Pumpkin PSK31 Sprint and the UBA ON CW Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend.
The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Sprint, Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, and NAQCC CW Sprint are scheduled for October 14.
Please see October QST, page 89 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
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