QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 44 ARLD044
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 7, 2019
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD044
ARLD044 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by VK3ZZX, 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.
MADAGASCAR, 5R. Hiro, JF1OCQ and Kuni, JA8VE will be QRV as 5R8VX and 5R8KU, respectively, from Nosy Be Island, IOTA AF-057, from November 12 to 25. Activity will be with two stations on the HF bands using CW, SSB, FT8, FT4 and other digital modes. QSL to home calls.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Tommy, DL8KX will be QRV as 8Q7KX from Baa Atoll, IOTA AS-013, from November 10 to 17. Activity will be holiday style on 40, 30, 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW. QSL to home call. In addition, Roly, ZL1BQD will be QRV as 8Q7XR from November 10 to December 30. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.
RWANDA, 9X. Harald, DF2WO is QRV as 9X2AW from Kigali until November 20. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using mostly FT8 and some CW and SSB. This may include some satellite activity as well. QSL via M0OXO.
THE GAMBIA, C5. Alan, G3XAQ and Don, G3XTT will be QRV as C56XA and C56DF, respectively, from November 12 to 26. Activity will be on the HF bands. This includes being active in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL C56XA via G3SWH and C56DF via G3XTT. In addition, Artur, SQ7RAI will be QRV as C5/SQ7RAI from November 12 to 20. Activity will be on 20 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.
MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO. A group of operators are QRV as TX7T from Hiva Oa until November 18. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8 with three or four stations active. QSL via LoTW.
PANAMA, HP. Special event station 3E1FP is QRV to celebrate the 116th anniversary of the Republic of Panama. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via HP1DAV.
THAILAND, HS. Lars, SM6NT will be QRV as HS0ZME from November 12 to April 5, 2020. QSL to home call.
AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Tom, JA1VND will be QRV as KH8/K1TF from Pago Pago, IOTA OC-045, from November 12 to 18. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.
ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Mart, DL6UAA is QRV as OH0UA until November 18. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.
COCOS (KEELING) ISLANDS, VK9C. Chris, GM3WOJ and Keith, GM4YXI will be QRV as VK9CZ from November 12 to 29. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8 with a focus on the low bands. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via N3SL.
INDONESIA, YB. Operators YE1AR, YC1KK, YC1BIQ and YB1MAE are QRV as home calls/p from Biawak Island, IOTA OC-237, until November 14. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using FT8 with some CW and SSB. QSL via operators' instructions.
BURKINA FASO, XT. Al, F8FUA is QRV as XT2BR from Ouagadougou until November 17. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.
EL SALVADOR, YS. Gabo, HK4GOO will be QRV as YS1/HK4GOO from November 9 to 16. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Japan International DX Phone Contest, Worked All Europe DX RTTY Contest, North American SSB Sprint Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, PODXS 070 Club Triple Play Low Band Sprint, 10-10 International Fall Digital Contest, SARL VHF/UHF Analogue Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, OK/OM DX CW Contest, CQ-WE Contest and AWA Bruce Kelley 1929 CW QSO Party are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The RSGB 80-Meter Autumn Data Series and 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint are scheduled for November 11.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for November 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.
Please see November QST, page 89, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.