DX News from the ARRL
23 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
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UNITED NATIONS, 4UUN. The United Nations Amateur Radio Club will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the United Nations with special event station 4U70UN. Operations are expected to take place between 1400Z and 2130Z this Saturday and Sunday. There will be no overnight operations. Guest ops will be KT1J, Henry; NT2X, Ed; K1ZK, Zach; NT2Y/UN7TER, Eugene; N1JEZ, Mike; SM6LRR, Mats; KP2P/RA9USU, Dima; and KR2Q, Doug. They plan to cover as many bands and modes as possible, including some satellite activity.
SVALBARD, JW. LA3TR and LA8BCA are now QRV as JW3TR and JW8BCA, respectively. No word on how long they will be there. QSL via home calls.
BELARUS, EU. In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, special event station EV70UN will be QRV from Minsk City until November 20. QSL via EW1NY.
TUNISIA, 3V. Ash, KF5EYY plans to be QRV as 3V8SS in the CQWW DX SSB Contest this weekend in the SOAB category. QSL via LoTW and LX1NO.
CHINA, BY. BD1LT will be a multi-op in the CQWW DX SSB Contest with operators BD1LT, BG1QQT, BG1HAS, BH1HUK, BH1EBF, BH1DDU, BH1IGB, BH1IOT, BH1OEO, BD1IIJ and BH1CXR. QSL direct, via the bureau or LoTW to BD1LT.
CYPRUS, 5B. Look for 5B4AFM, 5B4AHZ, 5B4KH, 5B4MF, 5B4ZN and G4AXX to be QRV as C4A in the multi-two category in the CQWW DX SSB Contest. QSL via 5B4KH with logs being posted on Club Log.
THAILAND, HS. E2A will be a multi-two entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest. Ops will be Siam DX Group members E20PFE, E22WWZ, HS7WMU, HS8FFH, HS3PJF and HS7WHB. QSL via E21EIC and OQRS on Club Log.
TIMOR LESTE, 4W. Tack, JE1CKA will be active as 4W/JE1CKA until October 28. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using mainly CW and also on SSB in the CQWW DX SSB Contest. QSL via home call.
SAN ANDRES ISLAND, 5J0. Joseph, LU1FM will be active as 5J0B until October 27. Daniel, LU9FHF will be with him. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using SSB and digital modes. Also look for him to participate the CQWW DX SSB Contest. QSL via home call.
THE GAMBIA, C5. Luc, F5RAV (C5LT) and Gerard, F5NVF (C5C) will be active from Kololi until October 27. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and possibly CW. Operations will also include the CQWW DX SSB Contest using the call sign C5C. Also, Mustapha, C5MF, their guide in the Gambia and a new ham, will be making his first QSOs. QSL C5C and C5MF direct only to F5RAV.
MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Operators John, ZS5J and YL Beth, 2W0VOW will be active until November 3 as C91B. Activity will be on all HF bands from 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. Free daily logbook uploads will be done to LoTW and ClubLog. If you need a QSL card sent by email, the address and information is on QRZ.com.
MOROCCO, CN3. Operators Stefano, IK2QEI, Matteo, IK2SGC, Marco, IK2LFF, Manuel, IK3STG, Filippo, IZ1LBG and Roberto, I2WIJ will be active as CN3A from Safi during the CQWW DX SSB Contest. QSL via LoTW or via IV3ZXQ.
MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. V73D is QRV from Majuro Island (OC-029) until October 28. They have four stations simultaneously on the air 24/7 on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. An OQRS will be used from ClubLog for both direct or Bureau QSLs, preferred. QSL via DL4SVA, direct or by the Bureau.
MACAU, XX9. Janusz, SP9FIH and Bogdan, SP2FUD are now active as XX9TIH and XX9TUD, respectively, until October 28. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and RTTY. QSL via their home calls.
ALBANIA, ZA. Pekka, OH2YY will be active as ZA/OH2YY from Durres during the CQWW DX SSB Contest as a Single-Op/Multi-Band entry. Operation will be limited to the contest only. QSL via his home call address.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The CQ Worldwide DX SSB Contest is ontap for this weekend.
The SKCC Sprint and UKEICC 80 Meter Contests are on October 28.
The RSGB 80 Meter Club Sprint, SSB is on October 29.
Please see October QST, page 89 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
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