This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by LU5AG, VE7KW, 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.
MAURITIUS, 3B8. Ray, F5UKV will be QRV as 3B8HH beginning around January 20. Activity will be on 80 to 2 meters, and possibly 160 meters, using CW and some SSB. Once his station is completely installed, he will also use PSK and RTTY. QSL via bureau.
KENYA, 5Z. Barring any COVID-19 restrictions, Ferdy, HB9DSP is QRV as 5Z4/HB9DSP from Malindi until January 27. Activity is on 20, 15, and 10 meters using SSB and some FT8. QSL via LoTW.
CHINA, BY. Che, BG2CNO, Cheng, BD3QC and Ju, BI4MPY are QRV as B4/BG2CNO from Lingshan Island, IOTA AS-150, until January 15. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via BI4MPY.
GUADELOUPE, FG. Operators Pascal, F1MNQ, Pierre, F1TCV, Michel, F5LRL, Didier, F6BCW and Keith, VE7KW will be QRV as TO6S from Les Saintes, IOTA NA-114, from January 20 to February 1. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8 and FT4 with two stations active. QSL via F6KJS.
SCOTLAND, GM. Special event station GB2KW is active near Inverness until January 28 using vintage equipment. QSL via LoTW.
ALASKA, KL7. Fred, KB4DMQ is QRV as KL7FBI from Shemya Island, IOTA NA-037, until January 24. Activity is on 40 meters using FT8. QSL to home call.
ARGENTINA, LU. Members of AMSAT Argentina will be QRV as LU7AA from January 15 to 23 to commemorate the launch of Satellite LUSAT, LO-19, 32 years ago. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL direct.
BRAZIL, PY. Special call sign ZY6A is QRV from Ilha dos Frades, IOTA SA-023, until January 16. Activity is on 40, 20, 15, and 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL direct to PY6TV.
SEYCHELLES, S7. Beverly, S79BMK is a new operator and QRV from Mahe Island, IOTA AF-024. She is active on the HF bands.
SWEDEN, SM. Members of the Skoevde Amateur Radio Club are QRV with special call SK50EI during 2022 to celebrate the club’s 50th anniversary. QSL via bureau.
TURKEY, TA. Members of the Turkish Amateur Radio Association are QRV with special call sign TC60TRAC during all of 2022 to celebrate the club’s 60th anniversary. QSL via the bureau.
MEXICO, XE. Zalo, XE3N is QRV as 6F6F during all of 2022 to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Playa del Carmen City, Quintana Roo. QSL via EA5GL.
VIET NAM, XV. Eddy, XV1X has been QRV on 40 meters using FT8 beginning around 1100z. QSL via QRZ.com.
INDONESIA, YB. Agus, YB1TDL/4 and Budi, YC1RQZ/4 will be QRV from Rakata Island, IOTA OC-262, from January 15 to 20. They will be active on 40, 20, 15, and 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL direct to HA3JB.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The ARRL January VHF Contest, North American CW QSO Party, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed Test, Malaysia DX Contest, Hungarian DX Contest, PRO Digi Contest, UBA PSK63 Prefix Contest, WAB 1.8 MHz Phone, Feld Hell Sprint and the RSGB AFS Data Contest are all on tap for this weekend.
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest, K1USN Slow Speed Test, OK1WC Memorial, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, QRP 40 Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40 CW, Mini-Test 80 CW and CWops Mini-CWT Test are all scheduled for January 17 to 19.