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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD040 (2020)

ARLD040 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 40  ARLD040
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  October 1, 2020
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD040 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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.

NIGER, 5U.  Adrien, F4IHM is QRV as 5U4IHM while on a mission in
Niamey.  He is active using slow CW on 40 and 20 meters.  QSL to
home call.

CHILE, CE.  Members of the Chilean Pacific DX Group are QRV with
special event call XR500M during October to celebrate the 500th
anniversary of Magellan's navigation of the strait named after him.
QSL via XQ7UP.

OGASAWARA, JD.  Makoto, will be QRV as JD1BLY from Chichijima, IOTA
AS-031, from October 3 to 6.  Activity is on the HF bands and 6
meters using CW, SSB and FT8, and on 630 meters using JT9.  QSL via

SVALBARD, JW.  A group of operators from NRRL's Oslogruppen will be
QRV as JW4O from Longyearbyen, IOTA EU-026, from October 8 to 12.
The primary reason for this activity is to operate in the upcoming
Scandinavian Activity SSB contest.  QSL via operators' instructions.

CURACAO, PJ2.  Operators Angelo, PJ2AFM, Carlo, PJ2CF and Sergio,
PJ2SM will be QRV with special call sign PJ2C on October 10 to
celebrate the 10th anniversary for the new start for the islands of
the Netherlands Antilles.  Activity will be on 20 meters using SSB,
and if conditions require it, 20 and 17 meters FT8.  QSL via EC5AHA.
SURINAME, PZ.  Yudel, CO7XY is now QRV as PZ2YT from Nickerie.
Activity of late has been on 20 meters using SSB.  QSL via Paypal,
see info at
DODECANESE, SV5.  Wolf, DL3DRN is QRV as SV5/DL3DRN from Kolymbia,
Rhodes, IOTA EU-001, until October 14.  Activity is on the HF bands
using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home call.

TURKEY, TA.  Members of the Tango Alpha Ham Radio Club will be QRV
with special event call sign TC6EKM from October 3 to 7 to celebrate
the Liberation of Istanbul on October 6, 1923.  Activity will be on
the HF bands using various digital modes.  QSL via operators'

UKRAINE, UR.  Special event station EN100LT is QRV until the end of
March 2021 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Kharkiv Theater
for Children and Youth.  QSL via UT5LU.

Portable Operations Challenge, TRC DX Contest, Oceania DX Phone
Contest, German Telegraphy Contest, Russian World Wide Digital
Contest, IARU Region 1 UHF/Microwaves Contest, YLRL DX/NA YL
Anniversary Contest, California QSO Party, International
HELL-Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, FISTS Fall Slow Speed Sprint,
SKCC CW QSO Party, RSGB DX Contest and the UBA ON SSB Contest will
certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and RSGB 80-Meter Autumn CW Series
scheduled for October 5.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband
Activity Contest are scheduled for October 6.

The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, 432
MHz Fall Sprint, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled
for October 7.

Please see October 2020 QST, page 69, and the ARRL Contest Calendar
and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.


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