DX News — ARRL DX Bulletin #34….

DX Bulletin 34 ARLD034
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 25, 2022
To all radio amateurs

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by IK5WWA, 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.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Members of the Taiping Amateur Radio Club and Malaysian Amateur Radio Transmitter Society will be QRV with special callsign 9M65MA from Jalan Istana, Taiping between August 30 and September 1 to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Independence of Malaysia. Operations will be on various HF bands using CW, SSB, FM and various digital modes. QSL direct to 9M2OHM.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Special event stations 9M65MQ and 9M65MS will be QRV from Sarawak and Sabah, respectively, between August 30 and September 1 to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Independence of Malaysia. QSL via operators’ instructions.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y. Members of the Trinidad and Tobago Amateur Radio Society are QRV with special callsign 9Y60TT until September 2 to celebrate the 60th anniversary since Trinidad and Tobago gained its independence from the United Kingdom. Activity is on all bands and modes with multiple operators active. QSL via LoTW.

TONGA, A3. Masa, JA0RQV will be QRV as A35JP from Nuku’alofa, Tongatapu Island, IOTA OC-049, from August 27 to September 30. Activity is in his spare time on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FT8, and FT4. QSL to home call.

MOROCCO, CN. Moroccan amateur radio operators may use the prefix 5E9 until August 29 to celebrate the 59th birthday of King Mohammed VI, and Youth Day.

ESTONIA, ES. Ed, ES2TT is QRV from Aegna Island, IOTA EU-149, until the end of August. Activity is on 40 and 30 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

JERSEY, GJ. Keith, GU6EFB will be QRV as GJ6EFB from August 29 to 31. Activity will be on Satellite QO-100. QSL to home call.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Members of the Gwangju DX Club are QRV as D73G from Nohwa Island, IOTA AS-085, until August 28. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL via HL4CCM.

THAILAND, HS. Brad, VK2BY is QRV as HS0ZNR from Nam Yuen in the Province of Ubon Ratchathani until September 2. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters. QSL direct to home call.

SARDINIA, IS0. Giuseppe, IK5WWA will be QRV as IM0M from La Maddalena Island, IOTA EU-041, from September 1 to 13. Activity will be on 80 to 2 meters. QSL to home call.

BELGIUM, ON. Special event station OR1050HERZ will be QRV from September 1 to October 31 to mark the 1050th anniversary since the foundation of the town of Herzele in the Belgian province of East Flanders. Activity will be on all bands and modes. QSL via bureau.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA22VUELTA is QRV until September 11 to draw attention to the 77th Vuelta a Espana bicycle race. QSL via PI4UTR.

MACQUARIE ISLAND, VK0. Matt, VK0MQ has been QRV on 30 meters using FT8 around 0900z. He is active until October 1. QSL via M0OXO.

MYANMAR, XZ. Simon, HS0ZIB plans to be QRV as XZ2A from Naypyitaw while working as a teacher in an orphanage. Activity will be in his spare time on all HF bands, excluding 60 meters. QSL via EA5GL.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event station 8A400KJN is QRV until August 28 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the Pekalongan Regency. Activity is on 80 and 40 meters using SSB, and FT8 on 40 to 15 meters. QSL via operators’ instructions. In addition, look for station 7G1RL to be QRV from Liwungan Island, IOTA OC-237, on August 27 and 28. Activity will be on the HF bands, as well as Satellites IO-86 and QO-100. QSL via HA3JB.

ALBANIA, ZA. Nikolas, DG7PX is QRV as ZA/DG7PX. Activity of late has been on 20 and 15 meters using SSB. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.


The ARRL EME Contest,

QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt,


NCCC CW Sprint,

K1USN Slow Speed CW Test,


Hawaii QSO Party,

ALARA Contest,

YO DX HF Contest,

W/VE Islands QSO Party,

World Wide Digi DX Contest,

Kansas QSO Party,

Ohio QSO Party,

CVA DX SSB Contest

SARL HF CW Contest

are all scheduled for this upcoming weekend.

The QCX CW Challenge,

ICWC Medium Speed Test,

OK1WC CW Memorial,

Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest,

RTTYOPS Weeksprint,

Phone Weekly Test,

A1Club CW AWT,

CWops CW Test,

Mini-Test 40

Mini-Test 80

are on tap for August 29 to 31.

Please see August 2022 QST, page 70 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.

Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.