QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 42 ARLD042
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 16, 2014
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD042
ARLD042 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral
from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks
TIMOR-LESTE, 4W. Jon, K7CO and a group of operators will be QRV as
4W/K7CO from October 19 to 31. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters
using CW and SSB. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World
Wide SSB DX contest. QSL via operators' instructions.
MADAGASCAR, 5R. Antonio, IZ8CCW, Gabriele, I2VGW and other
Mediterraneo DX-CLUB team members will be QRV as 5R8M from Nosy Be
Island, IOTA AF-057, from October 20 to November 4. Activity will
be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. They will also be active
as 5R8C in the upcoming CQ World Wide SSB DX contest. QSL via
WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Look for 9M4SJF to be QRV from Muar during the
Jamboree On The Air event. QSL via 9M2DA. In addition, look for
9M4SJW to be QRV from Taman Setiawangsa. QSL via 9W2FOR.
OMAN, A4. Jamboree On The Air station A43JOTA will be QRV on
October 17, 18 and 19. QSL via A47OS.
PORTUGAL, CT. Jamboree On The Air station CR5MEA will be QRV on
October 18 and 19. QSL via bureau.
TAJIKISTAN, EY. Nodir, EY8MM has been active on 30 meters using CW
around 0030z. QSL via K1BV.
MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO. Operators Jared, N7SMI, Grant, KZ1W, Keith,
VE7KW and Don, VE7DS will be QRV as TX7G from Nuku Hiva Island, IOTA
OC-027, from October 18 to 26. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and RTTY. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ
World Wide SSB DX contest. QSL via N7SMI.
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special event station DT17AGI is active
until October 20 to mark the 17th Asian Games of Incheon. QSL
direct via HL1IWD.
JAPAN, JA. Members of the Ome Amateur Radio Club are QRV as
8J150ZYG until December 31 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the
town Ome. QSL via bureau.
MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ is QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1 until mid
December in his spare time while working at the weather station
here. Activity is on the HF bands using CW. QSL direct via JA8CJY.
AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Masa, JH3PRR will be QRV as KH8B from Tutuila
Island, IOTA OC-045, from October 21 to 27. Activity will be on the
HF bands. This includes being active in the upcoming CQ World Wide
SSB DX contest. QSL direct to home call.
AUSTRIA, OE. Ingo, OE2IKN will be QRV as OE2XWL/2 in the Jamboree
On The Air from a school in St. Gilgen. QSL via bureau.
BRAZIL, PY. Special event station ZV14LABRE is QRV until October 31
during the first national amateur radio conference in Guararema.
QSL via PY2AA.
CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. A group of operators will be QRV as VK9XSP
from October 18 to 31. Activity will be with two or three stations
active simultaneously on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
This may include being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide SSB DX
contest. QSL via SP6EQZ.
INDIA, VU. Sarath, VU3RSB is QRV with special event call sign AT2HFI
until November 10 during the Hamfest India. Activity is mainly on
40 and 20 meters. QSL direct via VU3RSB. In addition, look for
AU2NSL to be QRV from Kochi during the Jamboree On The Air event.
QSL via VU2NSL.
ALBANIA, ZA. Franck, F4DTO and Patrick, F4GFE plan to be QRV as
ZA/home calls from Elbasan from October 18 to 27. Activity will be
holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. They also plan to
activate Elbasan Fortress. QSL to home calls.
SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/4 in Alabama,
W1AW/8 in Michigan and W1AW/KH0 in the Mariana Islands are QRV until
2359z on October 21. In addition, W1AW/7 in Nevada and W1AW/8 in
West Virginia will be QRV starting at 0000z on October 22. They
will be active until 2359z on October 28.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. Scouts Jamboree On The Air, Stew Perry
Topband CW Challenge, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, MCG Autumn
Sprint, JARTS World Wide RTTY Contest, 10-10 International Fall CW
Contest, Microwave Fall Sprint, Iowa QSO Party, New York QSO Party,
Worked All Germany Contest, W/VE Islands QSO Party, South Dakota QSO
Party, Feld Hell Sprint, Asia-Pacific Fall CW Sprint, UBA ON 2-Meter
Contest, and the Illinois QSO Party will certainly keep contesters
busy this upcoming weekend.
The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from October 20 to 24. The Run
for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for October 20. The SKCC
CW Sprint and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for October 22.
Please see October QST, page 87, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
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