DX News from the ARRL 17 October, 2014

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17 October, 2014

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

TIMOR-LESTE, 4W. Jon, K7CO and a group of operators will be QRV as 4W/K7CO from October 19 to 31. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide SSB DX contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

MADAGASCAR, 5R. Antonio, IZ8CCW, Gabriele, I2VGW and other Mediterraneo DX-CLUB team members will be QRV as 5R8M from Nosy Be Island, IOTA AF-057, from October 20 to November 4. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. They will also be active as 5R8C in the upcoming CQ World Wide SSB DX contest. QSL via IK2VUC.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Look for 9M4SJF to be QRV from Muar during the Jamboree On The Air event. QSL via 9M2DA. In addition, look for 9M4SJW to be QRV from Taman Setiawangsa. QSL via 9W2FOR.

OMAN, A4. Jamboree On The Air station A43JOTA will be QRV on October 17, 18 and 19. QSL via A47OS.

PORTUGAL, CT. Jamboree On The Air station CR5MEA will be QRV on October 18 and 19. QSL via bureau.

TAJIKISTAN, EY. Nodir, EY8MM has been active on 30 meters using CW around 0030z. QSL via K1BV.

MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO. Operators Jared, N7SMI, Grant, KZ1W, Keith, VE7KW and Don, VE7DS will be QRV as TX7G from Nuku Hiva Island, IOTA OC-027, from October 18 to 26. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide SSB DX contest. QSL via N7SMI.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special event station DT17AGI is active until October 20 to mark the 17th Asian Games of Incheon. QSL direct via HL1IWD.

JAPAN, JA. Members of the Ome Amateur Radio Club are QRV as 8J150ZYG until December 31 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the town Ome. QSL via bureau.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ is QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1 until mid December in his spare time while working at the weather station here. Activity is on the HF bands using CW. QSL direct via JA8CJY.

AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Masa, JH3PRR will be QRV as KH8B from Tutuila Island, IOTA OC-045, from October 21 to 27. Activity will be on the HF bands. This includes being active in the upcoming CQ World Wide SSB DX contest. QSL direct to home call.

AUSTRIA, OE. Ingo, OE2IKN will be QRV as OE2XWL/2 in the Jamboree On The Air from a school in St. Gilgen. QSL via bureau.

BRAZIL, PY. Special event station ZV14LABRE is QRV until October 31 during the first national amateur radio conference in Guararema.
QSL via PY2AA.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. A group of operators will be QRV as VK9XSP from October 18 to 31. Activity will be with two or three stations active simultaneously on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
This may include being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide SSB DX contest. QSL via SP6EQZ.

INDIA, VU. Sarath, VU3RSB is QRV with special event call sign AT2HFI until November 10 during the Hamfest India. Activity is mainly on 40 and 20 meters. QSL direct via VU3RSB. In addition, look for AU2NSL to be QRV from Kochi during the Jamboree On The Air event. QSL via VU2NSL.

ALBANIA, ZA. Franck, F4DTO and Patrick, F4GFE plan to be QRV as ZA/home calls from Elbasan from October 18 to 27. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. They also plan to activate Elbasan Fortress. QSL to home calls.

SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS
W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/4 in Alabama, W1AW/8 in Michigan and W1AW/KH0 in the Mariana Islands are QRV until 2359z on October 21. In addition, W1AW/7 in Nevada and W1AW/8 in West Virginia will be QRV starting at 0000z on October 22. They will be active until 2359z on October 28.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
Scouts Jamboree On The Air, Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, MCG Autumn Sprint, JARTS World Wide RTTY Contest, 10-10 International Fall CW Contest, Microwave Fall Sprint, Iowa QSO Party, New York QSO Party, Worked All Germany Contest, W/VE Islands QSO Party, South Dakota QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint, Asia-Pacific Fall CW Sprint, UBA ON 2-Meter Contest, and the Illinois QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The ARRL School Club Roundup runs from October 20 to 24. The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for October 20. The SKCC CW Sprint and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for October 22.

Please see October QST, page 87 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details

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