8 March, 2019
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MAURITANIA, 5T. Johannes, PA5X is QRV as 5T5PA from Nouadhibou for the next 6 months. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.
LESOTHO, 7P. A group of operators are QRV as 7P8LB until March 16 from the Molengoane Lodge. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8 with two to three stations active. QSL via M0OXO.
BARBADOS, 8P. Dick, G3RWL will be QRV as 8P6DR from March 13 to April 17. Activity will be holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using CW and some RTTY. QSL to home call.
GHANA, 9G. A group of operators are QRV as 9G2DX until March 20.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. They plan to be active from three different WWFF locations. QSL via M0OXO.
BAHAMAS, C6. Dom, M1KTA is QRV as C6AKT from Eleuthera, IOTA NA-001, until March 16. Activity is on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using only CW. This includes being an entry in the RSGB Commonwealth CW Contest. QSL to home call.
JUAN FERNANDEZ ISLAND, CE0. A group of operators will be QRV as XR0ZRC from Robinson Crusoe Island, IOTA SA-005, from March 9 to April 3. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using all modes, and with four stations active. QSL via R7AL.
MADEIRA ISLAND, CT3. Rosel, DL3KWR and Hardy, DL3KWF are QRV as CT9/home calls until April 3. Activity is on the HF bands, including 60 meters, using CW and FT8. QSL to home calls.
ANGOLA, D2. Gabriel, D2EB has been QRV on 40 and 30 meters using CW around 0400z and 2230z, respectively. QSL via IZ3RTU.
FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Karel, OK2ZI is QRV as FO/OK2ZI from Tahiti, IOTA OC-046, until March 12. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, FT8 and other digital modes. QSL to home call.
SUDAN, ST. Arik, EK6DO is QRV as ST2/EK6DO from Khartoum while working here. He hopes to soon have the call sign ST2DO. Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via K6EID.
SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ works for the United Nations in African Union Mission to Somalia in Mogadishu, and is QRV as 6O1OO until March 24. Activity is limited to his spare time on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via operator’s instructions.
BELIZE, V3. Iain, G4SGX is QRV as V31GX and is active on the low bands using CW. This includes being an entry in the RSGB Commonwealth CW Contest. QSL to home call.
VIET NAM, XV. Jacek, SP5APW will be QRV as XV9JK from Phu Quy Island, IOTA AS-157, from March 10 to 16. Activity will be on 40, 30, 20 and 17 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.
SERBIA, YU. Members of the Amateur Radio Club Banjica in the capital of Belgrade are QRV as YU125VS during the month of March to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the founding of Vojvoda Stepa, a primary school in Belgrade. QSL via operators’ instructions.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Colin, G4CWH is QRV as ZF2CA until March 11.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. This includes being an entry in the RSGB Commonwealth CW Contest. QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge, North American RTTY Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint, YB DX RTTY Contest, SARL VHF/UHF Analogue Contest, RSGB Commonwealth CW Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, F9AA SSB Cup, South America 10 Meter Contest, AGCW QRP Contest, Oklahoma QSO Party, EA PSK63 Contest, TESLA Memorial HF CW Contest, QCWA QSO Party, Idaho QSO Party, UBA 2-Meter Spring Contest, Wisconsin QSO Party and WAB 3.5 MHz Phone/CW will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is scheduled for March 11.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship, AWA John Rollins Memorial DX CW Contest, Phone Fray and 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for March 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.