15 February, 2019
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by CO3JK, EA4NF, W1UE, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
MONACO, 3A. Philippe, EA4NF is QRV as 3A/EA4NF until February 18.
Activity is on 20 meters, and mainly on various FM and SSB satellites. QSL via LoTW.
BURUNDI, 9U. Shabu, M0KRI is QRV as 9U4RI until February 25. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and PSK31. QSL direct to home call.
TAIWAN, BV. Yosuke, JJ1DQR will be QRV as BW/JJ1DQR from Taipei, IOTA AS-020, until February 19. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to home call.
THE GAMBIA, C5. Alan, G4DJX will be QRV as C5DX from February 16 to 23 while here with a group of students. Activity will be in his spare time on 40 to 10 meters using only CW. QSL direct to home call.
CUBA, CO. Members of the Group CW of Cuba will be QRV as CO9AAA from Pinar del Rio in the ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL via CM1WM.
CAPE VERDE, D4. Philip, HB9HFD will be QRV as D44TAQ from Sao Vicente, IOTA AF-086, from February 17 to 22. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using various digital modes. QSL via LoTW.
CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9. Jorge, EA9LZ will be QRV as EF9Z from Ceuta during the ARRL International DX CW contest as a Single Op entry. QSL via LoTW.
HONDURAS, HR. Dennis, W1UE is QRV as either HQ9X or W1UE/HR9 from Roatan Island, IOTA NA-057, until February 26. He will be active as HQ9X in the ARRL International DX CW contest and the upcoming CQ World Wide 160 Meter SSB contest. Activity includes being on 160 and 80 meters during his evening hours, as well as 60 meters. QSL via KQ1F.
OGASAWARA, JD1. Nobu, JA0JHQ is QRV as JD1BOW from Chichijima, IOTA AS-031, until February 18, with a focus on the ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL to home call.
SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5. Operators K4UEE, K5AC, NM1Y and WC4X are QRV as PJ6/home calls from Jolieville, Saba Island, IOTA NA-145, until February 18. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and possibly FT8. They will be active as PJ6A in the ARRL International DX CW contest as a Multi Single/Low Power entry. QSL to home calls, and PJ6A via N4NX.
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. A group of operators are QRV as PY0F until February 18. Activity is mainly on the low bands using CW, SSB and FT8. This includes being an entry in the ARRL International DX CW contest. QSL direct to PY7RP.
CENTRAL KIRIBATI, T31. A group of operators will be QRV as T31EU from Kanton Island, IOTA OC-043, from February 16 to March 5. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes with three stations active. QSL via DL2AWG.
VIET NAM, XV. Andy, DL3YM plans to be QRV as XV9YM from Ho Chi Minh City from February 16 to March 18. Activity will be in his spare time on 40 to 10 meters using only CW. QSL to home call.
NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Jacky, ZL3CW will be QRV as ZM1A from Tauranga in the ARRL International DX CW contest as a Single Op entry. QSL to home call.
SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. Uli, DM5EE plans to be QRV as ZR2A from Port Elizabeth in the ARRL International DX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The ARRL International DX CW Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, SARL Youth Day 40-Meter SSB Sprint, Russian PSK World Wide Contest, Feld Hell Sprint and the AWA Amplitude Modulation QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this weekend.
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for February 18.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for February 20.
The AGCW 80-Meter Semi-Automatic CW Key Evening is scheduled for February 21.
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.