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DX Bulletin 26 ARLD026
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 25, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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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.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DL0SOP will
be QRV from July 1 to 31 to commemorate the 62nd edition of the Sea
Of Peace Award. QSL direct to DL4SVA.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Andy, DK5ON will be QRV as EA6/DK5ON from
Mallorca Island, IOTA EU-004, from July 1 to 11. Activity will be
holiday style on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK31, FT8 and
FT4 using QRP power, with some possible EAFF and SOTA/GMA activities
as well. QSL to home call.

UK Various. Members of the Royal Signals Amateur Radio Society will
be QRV with special event call GB100RS from June 28 to the end of
October to mark the society’s 100th anniversary. QSL via bureau.

WALES, GW. Members of the North Wales Amateur Radio Group are QRV
with special event call GB0WMZ until July 17 to support the work of
the Welsh Mountain Zoo. QSL via MW0JWP.

SVALBARD, JW. Peter, LA7QIA will be QRV as JW7QIA from Spitsbergen,
IOTA EU-026, from June 27 to July 4. Activity will be on 4 and 6
meters. QSL to home call.

DENMARK, OZ. Carsten, OZ4CG will be QRV as OZ4SOP from Bornholm
Island, IOTA EU-030, from July 1 to 31 for the Sea Of Peace Award.
Activity will be on the HF bands using only CW. QSL via LoTW.

ANTARCTICA. Alexander, RX3ABI is QRV as RI1ANM from the Mirny
Antarctica Base Station, IOTA AN-016, and is here until early 2021.
Activity is limited to his spare time on various HF bands, most
likely on 40 and 20 meters using FT8 between 0200 to 1530z.

INDIA, VU. Operator VU2TUO is QRV with special call AT2ARA until
September 23 during the COVID-19 pandemic. QSL via operator’s
instructions.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event station 8A343CJR is active to draw
attention to the 343rd anniversary of the Cianjur District on Java.
QSL direct.

VANUATU, YJ. Operators Colin, YJ8CW, Estelle, YJ8ED and Rod, YJ8RN
will be QRV as YJ40IND from July 1 to 30 to celebrate the 40th
anniversary of the Independence of Vanuatu. Activity will be mainly
on 40, 20 and 15 meters using CW, SSB and FT8, mostly during their
weekends. QSL via operators’ instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL Field Day, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox
Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, RSGB Hope RTTY QSO Party,
UFT CW QRP Contest, Ukrainian DX DIGI Contest, His Majesty King of
Spain SSB Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint and the 10-10
International Spirit of 76 QSO Party will certainly keep contesters
busy this upcoming weekend.

The QCX CW Challenge is scheduled for June 29.

The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
scheduled for June 30.

The RAC Canada Day Contest, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops
Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for July 1.

Please see June 2020 QST, page 69, July 2020 QST, page 69, and the
ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 25 ARLD025
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 18, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
W2GD, 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.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Members of the Malaysian Amateur Radio
Transmitters are QRV with special call 9M2STAYHOME until August 11
to support and promote social distancing to encourage people to stay
within their homes to slow the spread of COVID-19. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Special event station A60CH is QRV from
Sharjah during the COVID-19 pandemic. QSL via EA7FTR.

BAHRAIN, A9. In recognition of June 23 being United Nations Public
Service Day, Fawaz, A92AA is QRV using special event station A91PSD
until June 23. QSL to home call.

SPAIN, EA. Members of the URE section San Fernando will be QRV with
special event callsign AM500ISJ from June 20 to 28 to mark a
milestone made during Magellan’s circumnavigation of the globe. QSL
via EA7URF.

ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB125NT is QRV until June 28 from
the Marconi Lizard Wireless Station to draw attention to the 125th
anniversary of the National Trust. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Bosse, OH0BHU has been active on 6 meters using
mostly SSB with some CW. QSL direct to home call.

DENMARK, OZ. Michael, OZ1KZX is QRV as 5P2LND from Langeland
Island, IOTA EU-172, until June 20. Activity is holiday style on
the HF bands. QSL via LoTW.

BONAIRE, PJ4. John, W2GD will be QRV as PJ4/W2GD on June 20 and 21.
He will be QRV as time permits with a focus on the All Asia DX CW
contest. QSL via LoTW.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R300WORF is QRV until
August 31 to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the birth of
Dmitriy Ivanovitch Vinogradov, the inventor of Russian porcelain.
QSL via operator’s instructions.

FALKLAND ISLANDS. Bob, VP8HDM will be QRV as VP8HDM/A from various
locations during International Museum Weekends 2020. QSL via VP8LP.

INDONESIA, YB. Members of the ORARI Lokal Blitar will be QRV with
special event callsign 8A50BK on June 20 and 21. QSL via direct.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, Z81D is monitoring for 6 meter FT4 stations.
He is also active on 40 to 12 meters. QSL via OM3JW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL SSB Kids Day, All Asian DX CW
Contest, International Museum Weekends 2020, NCCC CW Sprint, RSGB
Hope SSB QSO Party, Battle of Carabobo International Contest,
Ukrainian DX Classic RTTY Contest, IARU Region 1 50/70 MHz Contest,
Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge, West Virginia QSO Party, RTTYOPS
Weekend Sprint, Feld Hell Sprint, WAB 50 MHz Phone and Run for the
Bacon QRP CW Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB Hope CW QSO Party is scheduled for June 22.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RSGB
Hope FT4 QSO Party are scheduled for June 23.

The SKCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB Hope SSB QSO Party,
and Phone Fray are scheduled for June 24.

Please see June 2020 QST, page 69 and the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 24 ARLD024
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 11, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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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.

CUBA, CO. Special event station CO200SMP is QRV until June 30 to
celebrate the 200th anniversary of San Miguel del Padron, one of the
fifteen municipalities that make up the city of Havana. Activity is
on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to CO2AME.

ANGOLA, D2. Gabriel, D2EB, has 6 meter capabilities and may soon be
active from Grid Square JI61pe. QSL via IZ3ETU.

ENGLAND, G. Members of the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society will be
QRV with special event station GB100MZX from June 13 to 20 to
commemorate the first official British radio broadcast 100 years
ago. QSL via operators’ instructions.

WALES, GW. Members of Dragon Amateur Radio Club are QRV from
special event station GB0MZX until June 21 to commemorate the first
official British radio broadcast 100 years ago. QSL via operators’
instructions.

JAPAN, JA. Katsu, JR7AMZ is QRV from Oshima, IOTA AS-206. Activity
is on the HF bands using mostly FT8. QSL via JA7ZRY.

SVALBARD, JW. Bjorn, LA5NUA and Jurn, LA5LUA are QRV as JW5NUA and
JW5LUA, respectively. QSL via operators’ instructions.

BRAZIL, PY. Members of the Clube de Radioamadores de Sao Miguel do
Oeste are QRV with special call ZZ60CRASMO during June to celebrate
the club’s 60th anniversary. QSL direct to PP5DZ.

SOMALIA, T5. Ali, 6O1OO has been active on 20 meters using FT4 in
DXpedition mode around 2320z. QSL direct to home call.

CHAD, TT. Nicolas, TT8SN has been active on 6 meters using FT8 just
after 1000z. QSL via DL9USA.

MALI, TZ. Jeff, TZ4AM has been QRV on 20 meters CW around 0820z.
QSL via W0SA.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R20RUS and RU20RU are
QRV until June 14 to celebrate Russia Day. QSL via operators’
instructions.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Members of the Wireless Institute of Australia are
QRV with special call VI110WIA until the end of 2020 to celebrate
the club’s 110th anniversary. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via
LoTW.

INDIA, VU. Verghese, VU3WNI is QRV with special call AU9VV until
August 20 while participating in the STAY-HOME activities. In
addition, VU2USI is QRV as AT2SAH until August 19. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Frank, KK5XX is QRV as ZF2FD from Grand Cayman,
IOTA NA-016, until June 17. Activity is holiday style on 80, 40 and
20 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL June VHF Contest, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, RSGB Hope QSO CW Party, SMIRK 6-Meter
Contest, DRCG World Wide RTTY Contest, Asia-Pacific SSB Sprint, SKCC
Weekend CW Sprintathon, Portugal Day Contest, AGCW VHF/UHF Contest,
GACW WWSA CW DX Contest, REF DDFM 6-Meter Contest and RTTYOPS
Weekend Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming
weekend.

The RSGB Hope QSO FT4 Party, RSGB FT4 Contest Series and 4 States
QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint are all scheduled for June 15.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, SARL Youth 40-Meter SSB Sprint, RSGB Hope
QSO SSB Party and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled
for June 16.

The RSGB Hope QSO CW Party, CWops Mini-CWT Test, NAQCC CW Sprint and
Phone Fray are scheduled for June 17.

The 11th World Castles Weekend runs until June 21.

Please see June 2020 QST, page 69 and the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 23 ARLD023
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 4, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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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.

CUBA, CO. Special event station CO200SMP will be QRV from June 8 to
30 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of San Miguel del Padron, one
of Havana’s municipalities. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to CO2AME.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Volker, DL1WH will be QRV as
DL1WH/p from Sylt Island, IOTA EU-042, from June 7 to 19. Activity
will be holiday style on the HF bands using mainly CW with some SSB.
QSL to home call.

SPAIN, EA. Special event station EG1FSB will be QRV from June 8 to
14 to commemorate the Festivals of San Bernabe and La Rioja Day.
QSL via LoTW.

FRANCE, F. Members of the Radio Club of the British Breakout from
Normandy Museum will be QRV as TM80CDG from June 6 to 20 to
commemorate Charles de Gaulle’s speech made via the BBC on 18 June
1940. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL
via F4KKE.

SWITZERLAND, HB. Special event station HB15SOTA is QRV until May 8,
2021 in celebration of the 15th anniversary of the SOTA Group
Switzerland. QSL via HB9DPR.

ANTARCTICA. Station KC4USV located at the McMurdo Station, IOTA
AN-011, has been QRV on 20 meters using SSB. QSL via K7MT.

PERU, OA. Daniel, OA9DVK, is a missionary who is QRV from the
Amazon Rain Forest in Peru. Activity is in his spare time on 160 to
6 meters. QSL via LoTW.

CANADA, VE. Special event station VX3X is QRV until June 30 to
commemorate the Apollo 13 space mission. QSL direct to VE3IKV.

NICARAGUA, YN. Trevis, YN7ZTR is a missionary working in
Gaunacastillo for the next two years. He is active in his spare
time. QSL via LoTW.

COVID-19 SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. A number of special event stations
are active with the STAYHOME suffix including, 4U9STAYHOME,
9M4STAYHOME, 9V1STAYHOME, A43STAYHOME, CR2STAYHOME, CV7STAYHOME,
E2STAYHOME, E7STAYHOME, and YO1STAYHOME. Many of these stations
will participate in the STAYATHOME Contest.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The RSGB Hope FT4 QSO Party, 9th Green
Party, HA3NS Sprint Memorial CW Contest, PVRC Reunion, 10-10
International Open Season PSK Contest, VK Shires Contest, DigiFest,
Wake-Up QRP CW Sprint, COVID-19 Radio Communication Event, UKSMG
Summer Contest, Kentucky QSO Party, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, KANHAM
Contest and the Cookie Crumble QRP Contest will certainly keep
contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB Hope QSO SSB Party is scheduled for June 8.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, RSGB Hope QSO CW Party and Worldwide
Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled for June 9.

The UKEICC 80-Meter Summer Series, RSGB 80-Meter Club CW
Championship, RSGB Hope QSO RTTY Party, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity
Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, NAQCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are
scheduled for June 10.

Please see June 2020 QST, page 69 and the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 22 ARLD022
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 28, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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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.

GEORGIA, 4L. Vaho, 4L8A plans to be QRV in the CQ World Wide WPX CW
contest from Tbilisi as a Single Op/Single Band on 20 meters entry.
QSL via M0OXO.

BARBADOS, 8P. Charles, 8P6ET will be QRV as 8P1W in the CQ World
Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via KU9C.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Members of the Emirates Amateur Radio
Society are QRV with twelve stations with the suffix NMT, which
stands for National Medical Taskforce, during the COVID-19 pandemic
crisis. Stations A60NMT/1 through A60NMT/12 are active, although
the length of their activity is unknown. QSL via operators’
instructions.

CHINA, BY. Members of the ZhangJiaGang Amateur Radio Association
will be active as BI4WXD during the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest as
a Multi 2/High Power entry. QSL via BI4SCC.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Tim, M0FGC is QRV as DU3TW while permanently
living in Arayat. Activity is on 80, 40, 20, 17 and 15 meters using
mostly CW, with some SSB, FT8 and WSPR. QSL via LoTW.

ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB2CDK will be QRV from June 1 to
12 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the June 9, 1870 death of
author Charles Dickens.

MONGOLIA, JT. Special event station JU85UIA celebrates the founding
of the University of Internal Affairs 85 years ago. QSL direct to
JT1CH.

ALASKA, KL7. Brayden, KC1KUG will be QRV as KL7/KC1KUG from Fire
Island, IOTA NA-158, from June 2 to 27. Activity will be mainly on
40 and 20 meters, and possibly 30 and 17 meters, using CW, SSB and
FT8. QSL direct to home call.

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Yuriy, N2TTA plans to be QRV as WP2DX in
the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest as a Single Op/Low Power entry.
QSL via LoTW.

LITHUANIA, LY. Rolandas, LY5AA plans to be QRV as LY88A in the CQ
World Wide WPX CW contest as a Single Band on 160 meters entry. QSL
direct to home call.

AUSTRIA, OE. Hannes, OE1SGU is QRV with special call sign
OE30MAGICBAND from Vienna until June 30 to celebrate the 30th
anniversary of the allocation of the 6 meter band to Austrian
amateurs. Activity is mainly on 6 meters using CW, SSB and various
digital modes. QSL via LoTW.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Team OH0Z will be QRV in the CQ World Wide WPX
CW contest as a Multi/Single entry, although their main purpose will
be antenna work. QSL via W0MM.

DENMARK, OZ. Henning, OZ2I will be QRV as 5Q6EE from Odense in the
CQ World Wide WPX CW contest as a Single Op/Low Power entry. QSL to
home call.

GUATEMALA, YS. Enrique, YS1RM is QRV as TG9/YS1RM from Guatemala
City. Activity is on various HF bands and modes. His length of
stay is unknown. QSL direct to home call.

COSTA RICA, TI. Kam, TI5/N3KS plans to be QRV as TI7W in the CQ
World Wide WPX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry.
QSL via W4FS.

CANADA, VE. Jean, VE2JCW will be QRV with special event call sign
VE2SPEED during June in reference to the Montreal Grand Prix, even
though the event is cancelled. QSL direct to home call.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. William, KO7SS will be QRV as ZF2SS in the CQ
World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via LoTW.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Holger, ZL3IO and Jacky, ZL3CW will be QRV as ZM4T
and ZM1A, respectively, in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL
direct to home calls.

PARAGUAY, ZP. Manu, ZP9MCE will be QRV in the CQ World Wide WPX CW
contest as a Single Op/Single Band on 160 meters entry. QSL via
LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide WPX CW Contest, PODXS
070 Club Three Day Weekend Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW
Sprint, RSGB Hope QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint and RTTYOPS Weekend
Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship is scheduled for June 1.
The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband
Activity Contest are scheduled for June 2.

The Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for June 3.

Please see May 2020 QST, page 69 and the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 21 ARLD021
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 21, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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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.

ZAMBIA, 9J. Mario, IZ3KVD is QRV as 9J2MYT until the end of May.
Activity has been on 20, 17, 15 and 10 meter SSB. QSL via IZ3KVD
direct only.

CHINA, BI4. Members of the ZhangJiaGang Amateur Radio Association
will be active as BI4WXD during the CQWW WPX CW Contest as a
Multi-2/High-Power entry. QSL via BI4SCC.

AUSTRIA, OE30. Hannes, OE1SGU is QRV as OE30MAGICBAND until June
30. Activity is to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the allocation
of the 6 meter band (50-52 MHz) to Austrian amateurs. Activity will
be mainly on 6 meters using CW, SSB and the digital modes. QSL via
LoTW and eQSL.

GUATEMALA, TG. Enrique, YS1RM is active as TG9/YS1RM. His length
of his stay is unknown. Activity is on various HF bands and modes.
QSL via YS1RM, direct, LoTW or eQSL.

FRANCE, TM0. Members of the Ondes et Micro-Informatique Radio Club
are active as TM0BEE until May 24. Activity is to celebrate United
Nations World Bee Day. Operations will be on 80 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB, FT8/FT4 and PSK. QSL via F6KUQ, via the Bureau or eQSL.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Members of the Radio Club Laurilsiva (EA8RKL)
from Gran Canaria (AF-004) celebrate the Day of the Canary Islands
on the air from May 24 to 31 with the call sign EH8DDC. QSL via
ClubLog, eQSL.

SWITZERLAND, HB9. The SOTA Group Switzerland (HB9SOTA) celebrates
its 15th anniversary with special event call sign HB15SOTA until May
9, 2021. QSL via HB9DPR, bureau.

COLOMBIA, HK. Members of the Liga Colombiana de Radioaficionados
(LCRA, HK3LR) support the current pandemic restrictions with the
call sign 5JSTAYHOME. QSL via HK3LR.

ITALY, I. 4U9STAYHOME operates from the UN Global Service Center’s
Amateur Radio Club (4U1GSC) until June 15. QSL via 9A2AA (d/B).

LITHUANIA, LY. LY56BC remains active until the end of May,
commemorating the 56th Baltic Contest.

RUSSIA, RA. Special event stations R115MS, RM35MS and UE35MS
celebrate the 115th birthday of Mikhail Sholokhov, recipient of the
1965 Nobel Prize for Literature, until June 24. QSL via ClubLog
OQRS.

POLAND, SP. 3Z100KW will be QRV until May 31, celebrating the 100th
birthday of Pope John Paul II (Karol Wojtyla) from his birthplace of
Wadowice. QSL to SP9ZKN direct or via the bureau or ClubLog.

INDIA, VU. Subbu, VU2NSL operates the COVID-19 special event call
sign AT9SS until July 28. QSL via LoTW or VU2NSL direct.

ROMANIA, YO. YO1STAYHOME and YO19STAYHOME are QRV until September
15.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. Special event station ZS1820S celebrates the
arrival of the first British settlers at the South African Cape 200
years ago. They are QRV throughout 2020. QSL via ZS2EC (d/B), LoTW
and ClubLog.

GEORGIA, 4L. Op Vaho, 4L8A will be active during the CQWW WPX CW
Contest as a Single-Op/Single-Band 20 meter entry. QSL via M0OXO,
OQRS or LoTW.

DENMARK, 5Q6. Henning, OZ2I/OZ1BI will be QRV as 5Q6EE from the EDR
HQ station in Odense during the CQWW WPX CW Contest as a
Single-Op/Low-Power entry. QSL via OZ2I, LoTW, eQSL or ClubLog’s
OQRS.

UNITED STATES, K. Allan, KV4T and his wife Bridget, KS4YT will be
QRV on Grand Isle from May 22 to 25, signing home calls /p. They
will be on 80, 40, 30 and 20 meters using SSB, CW, FT4 and FT8. QSL
via home calls direct, LoTW and eQSL.

ENGLAND, G. David, G4YVM will be active as GB4DLS until June 2 to
commemorate the 80th anniversary of the pivotal role played by the
Dunkirk Little Ships during Operation Dynamo, May 26 to June 4,
1940. He will operate mainly CW, but with some SSB as well. QSL
via G4YVM.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Baltic Contest, QRP ARCI Hootowl
Sprint and QCX Challenge are on tap for this holiday weekend. The
SKCC Sprint is May 27. The RSGB 80-Meter Club Championship is on
May 28. The PODXS 070 Club 3-Day Weekend Contest is May 29. Please
see May 2020 QST, page 69 and ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 25 ARLD025
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 18, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD025 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
W2GD, 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.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Members of the Malaysian Amateur Radio
Transmitters are QRV with special call 9M2STAYHOME until August 11
to support and promote social distancing to encourage people to stay
within their homes to slow the spread of COVID-19. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Special event station A60CH is QRV from
Sharjah during the COVID-19 pandemic. QSL via EA7FTR.

BAHRAIN, A9. In recognition of June 23 being United Nations Public
Service Day, Fawaz, A92AA is QRV using special event station A91PSD
until June 23. QSL to home call.

SPAIN, EA. Members of the URE section San Fernando will be QRV with
special event callsign AM500ISJ from June 20 to 28 to mark a
milestone made during Magellan’s circumnavigation of the globe. QSL
via EA7URF.

ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB125NT is QRV until June 28 from
the Marconi Lizard Wireless Station to draw attention to the 125th
anniversary of the National Trust. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Bosse, OH0BHU has been active on 6 meters using
mostly SSB with some CW. QSL direct to home call.

DENMARK, OZ. Michael, OZ1KZX is QRV as 5P2LND from Langeland
Island, IOTA EU-172, until June 20. Activity is holiday style on
the HF bands. QSL via LoTW.

BONAIRE, PJ4. John, W2GD will be QRV as PJ4/W2GD on June 20 and 21.
He will be QRV as time permits with a focus on the All Asia DX CW
contest. QSL via LoTW.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R300WORF is QRV until
August 31 to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the birth of
Dmitriy Ivanovitch Vinogradov, the inventor of Russian porcelain.
QSL via operator’s instructions.

FALKLAND ISLANDS. Bob, VP8HDM will be QRV as VP8HDM/A from various
locations during International Museum Weekends 2020. QSL via VP8LP.

INDONESIA, YB. Members of the ORARI Lokal Blitar will be QRV with
special event callsign 8A50BK on June 20 and 21. QSL via direct.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, Z81D is monitoring for 6 meter FT4 stations.
He is also active on 40 to 12 meters. QSL via OM3JW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL SSB Kids Day, All Asian DX CW
Contest, International Museum Weekends 2020, NCCC CW Sprint, RSGB
Hope SSB QSO Party, Battle of Carabobo International Contest,
Ukrainian DX Classic RTTY Contest, IARU Region 1 50/70 MHz Contest,
Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge, West Virginia QSO Party, RTTYOPS
Weekend Sprint, Feld Hell Sprint, WAB 50 MHz Phone and Run for the
Bacon QRP CW Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB Hope CW QSO Party is scheduled for June 22.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RSGB
Hope FT4 QSO Party are scheduled for June 23.

The SKCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB Hope SSB QSO Party,
and Phone Fray are scheduled for June 24.

Please see June 2020 QST, page 69 and the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 20 ARLD020
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 14, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD020 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.

GREENLAND, OX. Bo, OZ1DJJ is QRV from Aasiaat Island (NA-134) as
OX3LX, in his spare time. He will be active until May 21. QSL via
OZ0J.

GEORGIA, 4L. Look for Vakhtang, 4L8A in the CQ WPX CW contest May
30 and 31, on 20 meters, single op. QSL via M0OXO, OQRS and LoTW.

SINGAPORE, 9V. 9V1STAYHOME will be active until June 30. QSL via
via LoTW only.

THAILAND, HS. Members of the Radio Amateur Society of Thailand
(RAST) will be active as E2STAYHOME until July 15. QSL via E21EIC
(d/B), LoTW or ClubLog.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4. Kelly, KG4NE expects to be QRV until at least
May 28, with activity on 40 and 6 meters. QSL via LoTW, eQSL or his
home call, NM7H.

KENYA, 5Z. Members of the Radio Society of Kenya (RSK) are joining
the COVID-19 effort with the call sign 5Z4STAYHOME. QSL via bureau.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. The Malaysian Amateur Radio Transmitters
Society (MARTS) will be QRV with special event call signs
9M4STAYHOME, 9M4COVID and 9M4DUDUKRUMAH for three months, beginning
on May 15. Look for them on the HF bands using SSB, CW and digital
modes. QSL via bureau or 9W2PD direct.

SPAIN, EA. AM40LAR celebrates the 40th anniversary of a radio
program dedicated to amateur radio and broadcast by RNE Radio 4.
They are QRV until May 31. QSL via eQSL or LoTW.

ENGLAND, G. GB2CCW will be active during the second half of May,
honoring care workers during the pandemic. QSL via eQSL only.
Also, stations celebrating the end of World War II include GB0PIE,
GB1PIJ and GB4VED. QSL all via eQSL.

NETHERLANDS, PA. PD75DDAY commemorates the liberation of the
Netherlands during World War II. They will be QRV until the end of
May. QSL via bureau.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Australian amateurs may use the prefix AX on May 17
to mark the World Telecommunication Day.

INDIA, VU. Members of the Tripura Ham Radio Club support the
present stay-at-home operations as AT2THC until August 1 on the HF
bands. QSL via VU2LJB.

STAY AT HOME SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. The following stations join
the ranks to support stay at home efforts: 6Y6STAYHOME, AU2COV,
GB2CCW, HA0HOME, HA0STAY, OE1STAYHOME and SZ3STAYHOME.

CANADA, VE. Jean, VE2JCW will use special call sign VE2SPEED,
through the month of June to commemorate the Montreal Grand Prix,
even if the race is canceled. QSL via VE2JCW info on QRZ.com.

COLOMBIA, 5J. 5JSTAYHOME is the latest COVID-19 special event
station from Colombia. Note there is only one number in the call
sign.

MOROCCO, CN. Look for 5C1WTIS to celebrate World Telecommunication
and Information Society Day, until May 17. QSL via RW6HS.

SAUDIA ARABIA, HZ. The Saudi Amateur Radio Society will join the on
air activity for World Telecommunication and Information Society Day
with HZ1WTIS, until May 17. Also, HZ1DG is a new six meter beacon,
transmitting on 50.055 MHz and using 5 watts into a vertical
antenna. The grid locator is LK18gf.

GERMANY, DL. Station DL70IPA will be QRV as part of the 70th
anniversary of the International Police Association. IPARC, the IPA
Radio Club, plans various operations in August and November.

JAPAN, JA. Members of the Yoneyama HF Club (JR0YHF) will be
operating special event station 8J0K in celebration of the 80th
anniversary of Kashiwazaki city in Niigata Japan. They will be QRV
until March 31, 2021, on 1.8 MHz through 5.7 GHz.

USA, K. Special event station K7P is on the air until May 16 to
remember law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. Look
for them on 40 and 20 meters. There will be a commemorative QSL
card. QSL direct with SASE to N7WR.

SAMOA, 5W. COVID-19 special event call 5W19STAYSAFE will be
operated by Atsu, 5W1SA. Samoa is one of the very few places on
earth that has no reported cases of the novel Coronavirus due to the
early government lockdown.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The UN DX Contest, NZART Sangster Shield
Contest, Portuguese Navy Day Contest, His Majesty King of Spain
Contest, Aegean RTTY Contest, Feld Hell Sprint and the Run for the
Bacon QRP Contest are all on tap for this weekend. The RSGB FT4
Contest Series is on May 18. Please see May 2020 QST, page 69 and
the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest Web Site for details.
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DX Bulletin 19 ARLD019
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 7, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD019 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.

MOUNT ATHOS, SV/A. Monk Iakovos, SV2RSG/A will be QRV until May 10.
Activity will be on 20 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via SV2RSG/A
direct to Monk Iakovos Kutlumusian, Holy Monastery Koutloumousiou,
Karyes, 63086, Greece.

AZERBAIJAN, 4K75. Look for Azerbaijani amateur radio operators to
be using either 4J75 or 4K75 prefixes starting May 5, to celebrate
the 75th anniversary of the victory in WW2. The length of the
activity is not known at this time.

INDONESIA, 8C2. Members of the ORARI are active as 8C2WFH (Work
>From Home), until May 19. Activity is on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10
meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, BPSK31 and FT8.

JAPAN, 8J. Look for special event station 8J1ITU to be QRV from
April 30 to May 31. Activity is to celebrate the anniversary of the
ITU World Telecommunication and Information Society Day on May 17.
QSL via the JARL Bureau or eQSL.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A60. Look for activity under special call
sign A60FTDMC during FT8DMC activity weeks, July 1 to 31, on various
HF bands. QSL via OE4VIE.

INDIA, AU2. Members of the West Bengal Radio Club, VU2WB, will be
active as AU2COV until July 26. Activity is to provide assistance
in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic. QSL via VU2WB.

ENGLAND, GB75. Members of the RSGB Contest Club will activate the
following call signs May 1 to 31 and August 1 to 31: GB1945PE,
GB1945PJ and GB75PEACE. Operations will be on various HF bands and
6 meters using CW, SSB and the digital modes. QSLs are only via
LoTW and eQSL. No paper QSL cards.

SOUTH KOREA, HL40. Look for special event station HL40GDM until May
31. Activity is to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the May 18
Democratic Uprising in Gwangju. Operations will be on all bands and
modes. QSL via HL4CCM, direct, by the Bureau, eQSL or ClubLog.

AUSTRIA, OE50. Jo, OE4VIE is active as OE50MHZ until June 30 to
mark the 30th anniversary of the first provisional release of the
frequency range 50 to 52 MHz for Amateur Radio in Austria.
Operations will be on CW, SSB and the digital modes on 6 meters.
QSL via LoTW and eQSL, paper QSLs will be sent automatically via the
Bureau.

POLAND, SN100. Czeslaw, SP9FZU will be active with the special call
sign SN100PS in memory of Second Silesian Civil War in 1920.
Activity will be on various HF bands. QSL via SP9KAG, by the Bureau
or direct.

STAY AT HOME STATIONS. More special event stations will join the
cause to raise awareness of restrictions necessary to fight the
spread of the coronavirus and to thank health and medical workers
worldwide, including:

3G2HOME Chile, HG20HO Hungary, 4J0STAYHOME Azerbaijan, 4MSTAYHOME
Venezuela, HZ1STAYHOME Saudi Arabia, 4U2STAYHOME Austria, IO6STAY
Italy, 4X2BESAFE Israel, 5B4STAYHOME Cyprus, 5W19STAYSAFE Samoa, K2H
United States, 6Y6STAYHOME Jamaica, 8A1HOME Indonesia, OD50SH
Lebanon, OH0PYSYKOTONA Finland, 9K9STAYHOME Kuwait, A60SH/1 U.A.E.,
OH0STAYHOME Aland Island, AT2GOK India, ON4HEROES Belgium,
AX2020STAYHOME Australia, CH2IR Canada, CN20SH Morocco, CQ8STAYHOME
Azores, CT1STAYHOME Portugal, CV7STAYHOME Uruguay, DX0STAYHOME
Philippines, E2STAYHOME Thailand and E7STAYHOME Bosnia &
Herzegovina.

KENYA, 5Z. Andy, 5Z4/G3AB is QRV on CW in his evenings on 20 and 17
meters.

ZAMBIA, 9J. Mario, IK1MYT is QRV as 9J2MYT. He plans to be QRV
through the end of this month. Look for him using SSB on 20, 17, 15
and 10 meters. QSL direct only, to IZ3KVD.

75TH ANNIVERSARY OF WWII. During the month of May, many stations
will be active commemorating the end of World War II. Look for the
following special event prefixes to be active: 4X75 Israel, RP75
Russia, EV75 Belarus, GB75 England and N. Ireland, GU75 Guernsey,
UP75 Kazakhstan.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The SARL VHF/UHF Digital Contest, CQ-M
International DX Contest, VOLTA WW RTTY Contest, SKCC Weekend
Sprintathon, Arkansas QSO Party, FISTS Spring Unlimited Sprint, 50
MHz Spring Sprint and the WAB 7 MHz Phone Contest are on tap for
this weekend. The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is on May
11 and the RSGB 80-Meter Club Championship is on May 13. Please see
May 2020 QST, page 69 and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 30, 2020
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD018
ARLD018 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.

BAHRAIN, A9. Operators Fawaz, A92AA, Ahmed, A92AB and Ely, A93LT
will be active as A91WTIS from May 10 to 17 for World
Telecommunication and Information Society Day. Activity will be on
various HF bands. QSL via A92AA, direct.

ANTARCTICA, 8J. Members of the Japanese Antarctic Research
Expedition team (JARE) will be active as 8J1RL from Showa Research
Station, Queen Maud Land (AN-015), until January 2021. Listen for
operators Take, JA1AGS and Hiro, JH7JCX. Activity will be on
various HF bands using CW and the digital modes. QSL via JG2MLI or
the JARL Bureau.

CHILE, 3G2. Stay-At-Home station 3G2HOME is now QRV. Activity has
been mainly on 20 meter CW. QSL via LoTW only.

ISRAEL, 4X2. Isaac, 4Z1TL will activate Stay-At-Home station
4X2BESAFE until August 12. Activity will be on various HF bands.
QSL via 4Z1TL, direct. No IRCs.

JAMAICA, 6Y6. Nigel, 6Y5HN is supporting the COVID-19 Stay-At-Home
event as 6Y6STAYHOME. Activity has been on 40 meters. QSL via
EA5GL.

CHINA, B0-9. Members of the Chinese Radio Amateurs Club (CRAC) will
activate 10 special event call signs (B0CRA – B9CRA) across their
country to make QSOs with hams all over the world. Operations will
take place from May 1 to 7. QSL via BA1GG.

CANADA, CH2. Ian, VO2IR is active as CH2IR until June 20 to remind
everyone to Stay-At-Home. Activity is on various HF bands. QSL via
VO2IR.

LEBANON, OD5/OD50. Members of the Radio Amateurs of Lebanon (RAL)
will activate special event call signs OD50SH and OD5STAYHOME to
spread awareness and Stay-At-Home as part of social distancing
policies during the COVID-19 outbreak. QSL via IZ8CLM.

BELARUS, EU. The following special event stations will take part in
the Pobeda-75 commemoration of the end of World War II: EV75B,
EV75F, EV75GK, EV75K, EV75M and EV75PG.

ENGLAND, G. Members of the RSGB Contest Club will put GB1945PE,
GB1945PJ and GB75PEACE on the air during May and August to mark
Victory in Europe and Victory in Japan Days. QSL only via LoTW and
eQSL. Also, The Royal Air Force Amateur Radio Society (RAFARS)
marks the end of World War II in Europe with the call sign GB75VED
from May 1 to 28. QSL via 2E0NDZ.

ITALY, I. The ARI Fidenza Club (IQ4FE) will put a number of special
event stations on the air during 2020 to commemorate the life and
achievements of Guglielmo Marconi. During May, II4TEA commemorates
the first transatlantic transmission in 1903. QSL via IQ4FE.

BULGARIA, LZ. The Bulgarian Federation of Radio Amateurs (BFRA)
celebrates its 50th anniversary with the call sign LZ50BFRA until
the year’s end. QSL via bureau to LZ1BJ.

AUSTRIA, OE. Alex, OE3DMA will be active with the call sign OE60IPA
on April 30 and May 1 for the 60th anniversary of the International
Police Association. QSL to OE3DMA via bureau.

RUSSIA, RP. A large number of special event call signs with the
prefix RP75 will be active from Russia celebrating the end of World
War II.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Station VI250COOK commemorates Captain James Cook’s
voyage on HMS Endeavour along Australia’s east coast with activity
from May 1 to August 31. For QSL information see qrz.com.

STAY AT HOME. More stations in the stay at home effort:
4U2STAYHOME, 5W19STAYHOME, AT2SHI, IO6STAY, OD50SH, OD5STAYHOME,
OE1STAYHOME and OQ1HOME.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Araucaria World Wide VHF Contest,
10-10 International Spring Contest, CW, RCC Cup, Microwave Spring
Sprint, ARI International DX Contest, 7th Call Area QSO Party,
Indiana QSO Party, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, Delaware QSO Party, FISTS
Spring Slow Speed Sprint and the New England QSO Party are all on
tap for this weekend. Please see May 2020 QST, page 69 and the ARRL
Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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