DX News from the ARRL….

September 11, 2020

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by XQ7UP, IW1RBI, 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. Ennio, IW1RBI is QRV as 3A/IW1RBI until September 13. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.

CHILE, CE. Operators Mau, CE7KF, Juan, CE3BN, Roberto, CE3DOH and Esteban, XQ7UP are QRV with special call sign XR210CHI during September to celebrate Chile’s 210th anniversary of independence. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via XQ7UP.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special call sign DK70DARC is active until the end of December to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club. QSL via the bureau.

FRANCE, F. Members of the Radio Club Aunis are QRV with special event call sign TM17TDF until September 15 during the Tour de France. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via F8FZC.

SAINT BARTHELEMY, FJ. Operators Franck, FG4ST, Marco, FS4WBS and Claude, FS5GL will be QRV as TO0Z from September 14 to 17. QSL via IZ1MHY.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Members of the Saudi Amateur Radio Society will be QRV as HZ90ND from September 17 to 25 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of their National Day of the Unification of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Activity will be on all bands and modes. QSL via operators’ instructions.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Udo, DL2AQI and Torsten, DL4APJ will be QRV as OY/home calls from Streymoy Island, IOTA EU-018, from September 15 to 23. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home calls.

SWEDEN, SM. Frank, DH0JAE and Immo, DL8MF are QRV as SM/home calls near Bergudden Lighthouse, ARLHS SWE-091, on Holmon Island, IOTA EU-135, until September 16. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL to home calls.

DODECANESE, SV5. Claudio, HB9OAU will be QRV as SV5/HB9OAU from Karpathos Island, IOTA EU-001, from September 12 to 24. Activity will be holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EN370LL is QRV during the month of September to celebrate the 370th anniversary of the town of Liubotyn. QSL via operators’ instructions.

CANADA, VE. Members of the London Amateur Radio Club are QRV with special call sign VE3LON100 until the end of September to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the club. QSL via operators’ instructions.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Special event station VI75WW2 is QRV until November 11 to commemorate the end of World War II. QSL via operators’ instructions.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event station 8A387KRW is QRV until September 14 to celebrate the 387th anniversary of the Karawang District. Activity is on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 2 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. In addition, members of the Orari Lokal Kabupaten Sukabumi club are QRV as 8A150SMI until September 13 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the city of Sukabumi. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ALBANIA, ZA. Franz, OE6TQG is QRV as ZA/OE6TQG from Lake Shkodral until September 17. Activity is on the HF bands using all modes. QSL to home call.

The ARRL September VHF Contest, ARRL EME Contest, Worked All Europe DX SSB Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, FOC CW QSO Party, SARL Field Day Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Ohio State Parks on the Air, Texas QSO Party, Alabama QSO Party, Russian Cup Digital Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint and North American CW Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and K1USN Slow Speed Test are scheduled for September 14.

The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are scheduled for September 15.

The RSGB 80-Meter CW Autumn Series, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for September 16.

Please see September 2020 QST, page 71, and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM contest web sites for details