9L, Sierra Leone. Operators David/N4WDT and Jerry/K4ZIN are planning to be active from here between October 16-21st, and are currently waiting for a license approval. Activity will be on 160-10 meters with a focus on the 30/17/12 meters and lower bands. They will have two stations on the air at less 12 or more hours a day. QSL via LoTW or via their home callsigns.
9A, Croatia. Operators Tomi/HA4DX and Laci/HA0HW will be active as 9A/homecall and homecall/mm on their way to Croatia between October 18-21st. They will do some work on the yacht before winter and do some sailing for the last time this year. QSLs via the HA Bureau.
E5, South Cook Islands. Alan, K7AR, will be active as E51AAR from Rarotonga Island (OC-013), South Cook Islands, between October 21-26th. Activity will mainly be RTTY, and he will also participate in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 26-27th). His equipment is a Elecraft K3 and KPA500. QSL via K7AR, direct or by the Bureau. Log will be uploaded to LoTW upon his return home. However, he will try to upload log on a daily basis to ClubLog.
9Y4, Trindade and Tobago. Chris, 9Y4D (ex-9Y4NZ), will be active during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 26-27th) as a Single-Op/Single-Band (20m)/Assisted/Low-Power entry. QSL via 9Y4D (see QRZ.com).
A7, Qatar. Members of the Qatar Amateur Radio Society are heading for the beach again for a Multi-Op entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 26-27th) as A71BX. Operators mentioned are Saif/A71AM, Ali/A71BX, Abdulla/ A71CV, Khalid/A71CO, Mohammad/A71EL, Faisal/9K2RR, Dave/K5GN and Daniel/ K1TO. The Field-Day style set-up will begin the weekend before the contest,
so look for them from then until sunrise, after the contest is when it all comes down. Activity on the 30/17/12m bands are not planned - the objective is the contest. QSL via EA7FTR. NO BUREAU QSLS.
CR2/CT8, Azores. Kim, OH6KZP, will be active as CR2X from Ribeira Grande during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 26-27th) as a Single-Op/All- Band/High-Power entry. QSL via OH2BH. Before the contest, look for him to sign CT8/OH6KZP.
Castle Special Events
Ivo, ON7IVO, will be active as ON7IVO/P from V12 Bunkery Castle (WCA ON-01932, BCA AN-208). Activity will be on 40 meters SSB. QSL via his home callsign, by the Bureau or direct.
HB0, Liechtenstein. Laci, HA7JTR, will be active as HB0/HA7JTR from Masescha (1240m ASL) between October 24-29th. Activity will be holiday style on 80-10 meters using 100 watts into a 4 band DunaX Gp for 40-10m, and Inverted Vee for 80m. Laci will also take part in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 26-27th). QSL direct via his address on QRZ.com.
Operators Susanne/ON2SL, Roger/ON4AHQ, Andre/ON4DTO and Erwin ON5BWE will be active as ON5BWE/P from Ordingen Castle (WCA ON-01134, BCA LB-103). Activity will be on 80 and 40 meters only SSB. QSL via ON5BWE, by the Bureau or direct.