DX News from the ARRL….

September 13, 2019

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by 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.

SWAZILAND, 3DA. Pista, HA5AO will be QRV as 3DA0AO from September 16 to 30. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.

SOMALIA, 6O. Ken, LA7GIA will be QRV as 6O7O from September 14 to 28. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using mostly CW, with some SSB and FT8 on one or two bands. QSL via M0OXO.

ZAMBIA, 9J. Brian, 9J2BO is usually active on 40 meters using CW around his morning sunrise at 0340 to 0430z. QSL direct to G3TEV.

TONGA, A3. Heli, DD0VR will be QRV as A35JY from September 16 to 21. Activity will be on the HF bands using SSB. QSL to home call.

BAHRAIN, A9. Station A91ARS is QRV until September 25 to recognize Saudi Arabia’s National Day.

NAURU, C2. A group of operators will be QRV as C21WW from September 16 to 25. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL via YL2GN.

CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9. Rene, DL2JRM is QRV as EA9/DL2JRM and plans to be an entry in the Worked All Europe DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.

DOMINICA, J7. Walter, HB9MFM is QRV as J79WTA on Nature Island for the next six months. Activity is on the HF bands, and eventually 6 meters, in his spare time. QSL to home call.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Harry, JG7PSJ will be QRV as WH0RU from Saipan Island, IOTA OC-086, from September 15 to 22. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to home call.

HAWAII, KH6. Bernd, DL8UI plans to be QRV as KH6/DL8UI from O’ahu, IOTA OC-019, in the Worked All Europe DX SSB contest. QSL to home call.

AUSTRIA, OE. Special event station OE15SOTA is QRV until September 22 to celebrate 15 years of SOTA activity in Austria. QSL via bureau.

CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. Special event station OL75CARBON is QRV until November 30 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of World War II Operation CARBON, consisting of paratroopers who jumped into the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. Activity is on all bands using mostly CW, but also SSB, FM, and other digital modes. QSL via operators’ instructions.

DENMARK, OZ. Rosel, DL3KWR is QRV with special call OZ6SYL near Faxe on Sjaelland Island, IOTA EU-029, until September 23. Activity will be holiday style using CW. This includes being an entry in the upcoming Scandinavian Activity CW contest. QSL via OZ7AGR.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA75LIMBURG is QRV until March 2020 to commemorate the liberation of the province Limburg 75 years ago. QSL via PC8DB.

EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Ken, KH6QJ is QRV as T32AZ on Kiritimati Island, IOTA OC-024, until September 24. This includes being an entry in the upcoming All Asia SSB contest. QSL to home call.

PALAU, T8. Toshi, JM1LIG, Yas, JA6UBY and Miyo, JO3LVG are QRV as T88FM, T88RR and T88MK, respectively, from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, until September 20. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to home calls.

CHAD, TT. Jean Louis, ZS6AAG is QRV as TT8JLH from N’Djamena until October 14 while on work assignment with Medecins Sans Frontiers. Activity is in his spare time on 20 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

The ARRL September VHF Contest, North American RTTY Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Worked All Europe DX SSB Contest, FOC CW QSO Party, SARL Field Day Contest, Texas QSO Party, Alabama QSO Party, Russian Cup Digital Contest, Classic CW Exchange and BARTG Sprint 75 will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP Contest is scheduled for September 16.

The RSGB 80-Meter Autumn CW Series, CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for September 18.

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.

Please see September QST, page 80, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details