8 February, 2019
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BAHAMAS, C6. Operators KN4EEI, N6MZ and AA7JV are QRV as C6AGU from Water Cay, IOTA NA-001, until February 18. Activity is mainly on 160, 80 and 40 meters using mostly CW and FT8. QSL via HA7RY.
CUBA, CO. Members of the Mayabeque Contest Group will be QRV as T43MY from Mayabeque in the CQ World Wide RTTY WPX contest. QSL via CO3JK.
FRANCE, F. Special event station TM16AAW will be QRV from February 10 to 24 from Macon during the 16th Antarctic Activity Week. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using mostly SSB. QSL via F8DVD.
FRENCH GUIANA, FY. Armin, DK9PY is QRV as FY/DK9PY until February 17. Activity is on the HF bands. This includes being an entry in the upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL to home call.
DOMINICA, J7. David, KK4WW and Gaynell, KK4WWW will be QRV as J79WW, J79WWW, and J79USA, respectively, from February 12 to 19. Activity will be holiday style on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via N4USA.
SVALBARD, JW. Jon, LA1QH is QRV as JW1QH from Spitsbergen, IOTA EU-026, until February 11. Activity is on 80 and 20 meters using only SSB. QSL to home call.
FINLAND, OH. A group of operators are QRV as OH10X from Inakari Island, IOTA EU-192, a new IOTA, until February 11. Activity is on 80 to 15 meters using CW and SSB with two stations active. QSL via PG5M.
GREENLAND, OX. Nils, SM3UQK will be QRV as OX/SE3A from Ilulissat from February 9 to 21. Activity will be on 40 and 20 meters as a portable station. QSL to home call.
BONAIRE, PJ4. Fred, WW4LL and Michael, NN9DD are QRV as PJ4/home calls until February 10. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB, RTTY and FT8. They will be QRV as PJ4Z in the CQ World Wide WPX RTTY contest. QSL via K4BAI.
SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5/6. Fred, N6YEU will be QRV as PJ5/N6YEU from St. Eustatius, IOTA NA-145, from February 11 to 19. Activity will be on 40 to 15 meters using CW and SSB. This includes being an entry in the upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL to home call.
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. A group of operators will be QRV as PY0F from February 13 to 18. Activity will be mainly on the low bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to PY7RP.
UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EM16UAP is QRV until February 28 to commemorate the Academic Vernadsky Ukrainian Antarctic station. QSL via UT1KY.
MACAO, XX9. A large group of operators will be QRV as XX9D from February 11 to 26. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 with several stations active. QSL via DL4SVA.
EL SALVADOR, YS. Will, AA4NC will be QRV as YS1/AA4NC from San Salvador from February 13 to 20. Activity will be all HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and possibly FT8. This includes being an entry in the upcoming ARRL International DX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The CQ World Wide RTTY WPX Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, SARL Field Day Contest, Asia-Pacific Spring CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, KCJ Topband CW Contest, Dutch PACC Contest, YLRL YL-OM Contest, OMISS SSB QSO Party, FISTS Winter Unlimited CW Sprint, RSGB 1.8 MHz CW Contest and the Balkan HF Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from February 11 to 15.
The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and CQC Winter CW QSO Party are scheduled for February 11.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray and NAQCC CW Sprint are scheduled for February 13.
The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from Canada’s parks and historic sites.