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DX Bulletin 5 ARLD005
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 25, 2018
To all radio amateurs
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This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
EA1HEO, 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.
TANZANIA, 5H. Janusz, AK4JK is QRV as 5H0JK from Rungwa. Activity
is on the HF bands using mostly CW and some SSB. His length of stay
is unknown. QSL to home call.
TOGO, 5V. John, N9MDH is QRV as 5V1JE from Lome until the end of
May. Activity is on the HF bands, with a focus on the newer bands,
using mostly digital modes. QSL to home call.
UGANDA, 5X. Dan, JA1PBV is QRV as 5X2S from Entebbe until January
29. Activity is on 20 and 17 meters using CW and FT8. QSL to home
MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Johannes, PA5X and Gerben, PG5M will be QRV as C8X
and C81G, respectively, from Ibu Island, IOTA AF-061, from January
28 to February 5. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters, including 60
meters, using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home calls.
COMOROS, D6. Giovanni, IK5BCM, Giuseppe, IK5CBE and Giovanni,
IK5CRH will be QRV as D68I from January 29 to February 10. Activity
will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
QSL via IK5CRH.
GUADELOUPE, FG. Operator F6APE is QRV as FG4KH until February 13.
Activity is on the HF bands. This includes being an entry in the
REF CW contest. QSL via F1DUZ.
GUINEA-BISSAU, J5. Livio, IZ3BUR is QRV as J52EC until February 21
while on a mission to support a Books for High School of Cumara
project. Activity is in his spare time. QSL to home call.
ST. LUCIA, J6. Bill, K9HZ is QRV as J68HZ from Soufriere until
February 3. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters between 1200 to 0600z.
QSL to home call.
PERU, OA. Special event station OC4MS will be QRV from the Mateo
Salado Monumental Archaeological Complex on January 27 and 28.
Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various
digital modes. QSL via OA4O.
BELGIUM, ON. Javier, EA1HEO is QRV as OR4ESA from the European
Space Agency Redu Ground Station until February 6. Activity is on
80, 40 and 20 meters using SSB, and mainly RTTY and PSK31, from 1700
to 2200z. QSL via DL0ESA.
CURACAO, PJ2. Jeff, K8ND and Jim, W8WTS are QRV as PJ2ND and
PJ2/W8WTS, respectively, from the Signal Point station until
February 5. Activity is on the HF bands. They will be active as
PJ2T as a Multi/Single entry in the CQ World Wide 160 Meter CW
contest. QSL to home calls and PJ2T via W3HNK.
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PYOF. Rafael, PY2NDX and Joao, PU2XDX will be
QRV as PY0F/PY2NDX and PU0F/PU2XDX, respectively, from January 27 to
February 1. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW,
SSB and possibly FT8. QSL to home calls.
PALAU, T8. Nobuaki, JA0JHQ will be QRV as T88PB from Koror Island,
IOTA OC-009, from January 27 to 31. Activity will be on the HF
bands, with a focus on 80 meters using CW, and the CQ World Wide 160
Meter CW contest. QSL to home call.
GABON, TR. Alain, TR8CA has been active using FT8 on 160 meters
between 0200 and 0300z, and 80 meters using CW after 0500z. QSL to
UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EM80I is QRV from Druzhkivka to
celebrate the 80 years since the birth of poet, stage and film
actor, author and singer Vladimir Vysotsky. QSL via operator's
ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. Bernie, W3UR will be QRV as V47UR from St.
Kitts, IOTA NA-104, from January 29 to February 12. Activity will
be holiday style on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and some FT8 from
grid square FK87. QSL via NR6M.
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. John, N9EAJ is QRV as VP5/N9EAJ from
Grand Turk, IOTA NA-003, until February 4. Activity is on 40 to 10
meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
INDONESIA, YB. Emmanuel, F5LIT will be QRV as YB9/F5LIT from Bali,
IOTA OC-022, from January 30 to February 10. Activity will be on 20
to 15 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home call.
KOSOVO, Z6. Station Z60A is QRV on the HF bands. QSL via OH2BH.
UK SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS ON CYPRUS, ZC4. A group of operators are
QRV as ZC4A until January 31. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using
CW, SSB and RTTY with a focus on the low bands. QSL via M0URX.
SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. Members of the Secunda Amateur Radio Club are QRV
with special event call ZS30SRC until January 28 to celebrate the
club's 30th anniversary. Activity is on the HF bands with six
stations active. QSL via operators' instructions.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. CQ 160-Meter CW Contest, Winter Field
Day, NCCC RTTY Sprint, 80-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, REF
CW Contest, BARTG RTTY Sprint and the UBA DX SSB Contest are all on
tap for this upcoming weekend.
The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, Phone Fray
and 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for January 31.
The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.
Please see January 2018 QST, page 89, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.