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DX Bulletin 33 ARLD033
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 22, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
KE1R, 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.

LESOTHO, 7P. Arnold, WB6OJB is QRV as 7P8JK from Roma. Activity is
on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home call.

ESTONIA, ES. Special event station ES30WAY is QRV until August 25
to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way. QSL via
LoTW.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Jan, F6EYB will be QRV as FK8CJ from Noumea from
August 29 until the end of 2019. Activity will be primarily on 30,
20 and 17 meters. QSL to home call.

SCOTLAND, GM. A group of operators are QRV as MS0INT from Shiant
Isles, IOTA EU-112, until August 25. Activity is on the various HF
bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via M0SDV.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Michael, DL2GMI and Bernhard, DL2FAC are QRV
as H44MI and H44MS, respectively, until September 3. Activity is on
80 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL to home calls.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Han, DS2GOO will be QRV as DS2GOO/3 from
Sapshi Island, IOTA AS-080, from August 24 to 26. Activity will be
on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.

ST. LUCIA, J6. Bill, K9HZ is QRV as J68HZ from Labrelotte Bay,
Castries, IOTA NA-108, until October 4. Activity is on 160 to 2
meters using CW, AM, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Atsu, 5W1SA is QRV as KH8C from Tutuila, IOTA
OC-045, until August 25. Activity is on the HF bands using mainly
FT8 and FT4 during his nights and weekends. QSL via JF1OCQ.

ALASKA, KL. A group of operators plan to be QRV as KL7RRC/p from
Sledge Island, IOTA NA-210, from August 27 to September 2. Activity
will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
QSL via N7RO.

LITHUANIA, LY. Special event station LY30WAY is QRV until August 25
to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way. QSL via
LoTW.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Alesandro, IZ1AZA is QRV as OY/IZ1AZA until
August 26. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to
home call.

DODECANESE, SV5. Bernie, DJ5MN is QRV as SV5/DJ5MN until August 28.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, including 60 meters, using CW and
SSB. QSL to home call.

ICELAND, TF. Tom, KE1R is QRV from Icelandic ARC station TF3IRA in
Reykjavik until the end of August. Activity is holiday style on 20
meters using SSB and possibly some CW. QSL via TF3MH.

LATVIA, YL. Special event station YL30WAY is QRV until August 25 to
commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way. QSL via LoTW.

INDONESIA, YB. In celebration of the 74th anniversary of the
Republic of Indonesia, look for special event stations signing
8A74RI/call area number until September 17. Activity is on the HF,
and V/UHF bands using all modes. QSL via bureau.

VANUATU, YJ. Ron, YJ8RN is QRV from Torres on Lo Island, IOTA
OC-110, until August 26, and then Sola Island, IOTA OC-104, from
August 26 to September 1. Activity is on 40 meters using FT8. QSL
via NZ4DX.

ROMANIA, YO. A group of operators will be QRV as YP0F from
Fericirii Island, IOTA EU-191, from August 27 to September 1.
Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via
YO9RIJ.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba and is here
until mid October. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and
FT8. QSL via OM3JW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The W/VE Islands QSO Party, QRP 20-Meter
CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Hawaii QSO Party,
ALARA Contest, YO DX HF Contest, SCC RTTY Championship, Kansas QSO
Party, Ohio QSO Party, YARC QSO Party, CVA SSB DX Contest, 50 MHz
Fall Sprint and the SARL HF CW Contest will certainly keep
contesters busy this weekend.

The QCX CW Challenge is scheduled for August 26.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled
for August 28.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see August QST, page 84, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 32 ARLD032
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 15, 2019
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.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y. Look for 9Y4XD to be QRV from Chacachacare
Lighthouse, ILLW TT0002, on Trinidad, IOTA SA-011, during the
International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL via operators’
instructions.

MOROCCO, CN. Members of the Royal Amateur Radio Association of
Morocco are QRV with special event call sign 5E6A until September 29
for their National Celebration. QSL direct to EA7FTR.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Members of the newly founded
DL-AMSAT Operator Group will be QRV as DA0SAT and with other calls
from the Kamp-Karnin-Oberfeuer Lighthouse, ILLW DE0072, during
International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. Activity is on the HF
bands. QSL via LoTW.

FRANCE, F. A group of operators are QRV as TM0BSM from the
Berck-sur-Mer Lighthouse during the International
Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL direct to DK5OPA.

PANAMA, HP. Members of the Panama Digital Group and the Radio
Association of the Panama Canal will be QRV as H92L during the
International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. Activity will be on 80
to 10 meters, including 60 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL
via HP1AVS.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. Operators DS4EOI, JE6HIB, JH4RHF and W5XU will be
QRV as OJ0O from August 17 to 24. Activity will be on the HF bands.
This includes being active during the International
Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL via OE1ZKC.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Alessandro, IZ1AZA will be QRV as OY/IZ1AZA from
August 21 to 26. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW and
SSB. QSL to home call.

BRAZIL, PY. Members of the GRC DX Group are QRV with special event
call ZY160CAT until August 30 to celebrate the 160th anniversary of
the city of Catalao in the state of Goias. Activity is on 80, 40,
20, 17, 15 and 10 meters using CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL
direct to PP2BO.

GREECE, SV, Michele, IW7EGQ will be QRV as SV8/IW7EGQ from
Zakynthos Island, IOTA EU-052, from August 20 to 28. QSL via M0OXO.

KALININGRAD, UA2. Operators SP7VC, SP5Y, SP5DL and SQ7OYL are QRV
as RA2/home calls from Lesnoj until August 18. Activity is on the
HF bands and 2 meters, as well as 5.7, 10 and 24 GHz, using CW, SSB,
FT8 and MSK144. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Operators Valdimir, RV1CC and Yuri, RM0F are
QRV as RV1CC/0 and RM0F/P, respectively, from Iturup Island, IOTA
AS-025, until August 22. Activity will be on various HF bands. QSL
via operators’ instructions.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Members of the Warrnambool Radio Amateurs Group will
be QRV as VK3DX from Portland’s Whalers Bluff Lighthouse during the
International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL via operators’
instructions.

MEXICO, XE. Members of the Radioaficionados Yucatecos will be QRV
as XF3LL from Cozumel Island, IOTA NA-090, and from the Celarain
Lighthouse, ILLW MX0011, during the International
Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using
SSB, various digital modes, and on various satellites. QSL via
EA5GL.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, ARRL
RTTY Rookie Roundup, International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend,
North American SSB QSO Party, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, SARTG World Wide RTTY Contest, Russian
District Award Contest, Keyman’s Club of Japan CW Contest, Feld Hell
Sprint, CVA DX CW Contest, SARL HF Digital Contest and the NJQRP
Skeeter Hunt will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming
weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for August 19.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for August 21.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see August QST, page 84, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 31 ARLD031
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 8, 2019
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.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Gil, IZ2DLV is active as 8Q7GB from Nika Island until
August 18. Activity is holiday style on 40, 30, 20, 17 and 15
meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW or ClubLog.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Rick, AI5P is active as VK9APX until August
10. Activity is on 40 to 17 meters using CW and FT8. QSL via AI5P,
direct or by the Bureau only. Also, look for Michael, DF8AN, to be
active as VK9LQ from November 21 to 27. Activity will be on 160 to
6 meters using CW, RTTY, FT8 and other Digital modes. QSL via home
call, direct, by the Bureau or eQSL.

GHANA, 9G. Chip, KB1QU will be active as 9G5QU from September 8 to
21. Activity will be on 40, 30 and 20 meters using CW, FT8 and FT4.
QSL via N4GNR direct.

WESTERN KIRIBATI, T30. Operators Yuris, YL2GM, Jack, YL2KA,
Kaspars, YL1ZF and Kristers, YL3JA will be active as T30L from
September 6 to 15. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, and
possibly 60 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via YL2GN
direct or via ClubLog.

NAURU, C21. Operators Yuris, YL2GM, Jack, YL2KA, Kaspars, YL1ZF and
Kristers, YL3JA will be active as C21W from September 16 to 25,
after their Western Kiribati operation. Activity will be on 160 to
6 meters, and possibly 60 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL
via YL2GN direct or via ClubLog.

MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT9. Operators Gerd, DF9TS, Detlef, DK3QZ,
Michael, DK6QW, Marcus, DL1EKC, Kai, DL3HAH and Andreas, DL3YM will
be active as CR3W from Santana during the Worked All Europe DX CW
Contest, August 10 and 11 as a Multi-Single entry. QSL CR3W via
DL5AXX, OQRS or LoTW. Look for operators to be active outside of
the contest as CT9/home call usually on 160 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB and RTTY. QSL via their home call signs.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Operators Michael, DL2GMI and Bernhard, DL2GAC
will be QRV as H44MI and H44MS, respectively, from August 23 to
September 2. Activity will be on 80, 40, 20, 15, 10 and 6 meters
using SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via their home call sign, by the
Bureau, direct or LoTW.

THE NETHERLANDS, PA75. Look for special event station PA75OMG to be
active September 12 to 22 to celebrate the anniversary of freedom
and Operation Market Garden during World War II. QSL via the info
on QRZ.com.

CUBA, T45. Members of the DX Punta Maya Group will be active as
T45FM from the Punta Maya Lighthouse (NA-105, ILLW CU-032, ARLHS
CU-005) from August 15 to 19. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. An emphasis will be on the
International Light-house/Lightship Weekend (ILLW). QSL via RW6HS.

LIBERIA, A8. The Italian DXpedition Team of 11 operators will be
active from September 28 to October 11. They plan to use two call
signs: A82X for CW, SSB and RTTY and A82Z for FT8 only. Activity
will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. They are
planning to use 5 stations with maximum flexibility. QSL via OQRS,
I2YSB direct only or LoTW after the operation.

ANTIGUA, V2. Bud, AA3B will be active as V26K from September 8 to
20. Activity will be sporadic because he is doing maintenance on
the station but will be primarily CW on various HF bands. QSL via
LoTW or via AA3B, direct or by the Bureau. An OQRS will be
available via ClubLog.

MICRONESIA, V6. Al, K7AR will be active as V63AR from November 18
to 26. Activity will be on various HF bands with a focus on 160 and
80 meters, including an effort in the CQWW DX CW Contest (November
23 and 24). QSL via home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The WAE DX Contest, CW, QRP ARCI
European Sprint, SKCC Weekend Sprintathon, Maryland-DC QSO Party and
The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint are all on tap for this
weekend. Please see August QST, page 84 and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest web sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 30 ARLD030
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 1, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
K1KI, 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. Darek, SP9DLM will be QRV as 4L/SP9DLM from Kobuleti
from August 4 to 16. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters.
QSL to home call.

MADAGASCAR, 5R. Giovanni, IZ2DPX will be QRV as 5R8PX from Nosy Be,
IOTA AF-057, from August 3 to 17. Activity will be on the HF bands
using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via IK2DUW.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Gil, IZ2DLV plans to be QRV as 8Q7GB from Nika
Island, IOTA AS-013, from August 4 to 18. Activity will be holiday
style on 40 to 15 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

CHILE, CE. Special event calls CB70E, CB70K, CB70O and CB70Y are
QRV until August 31 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Condorito,
a Chilean cartoon character very popular throughout Latin America.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

ST. PAUL ISLAND, CY9. A group of operators are QRV as CY9C until
August 8. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FT8 in
DXpedition mode, EME, and on various Satellites. QSL direct to
WA4DAN.

ENGLAND, G. Members of the Martello Tower Group are QRV with
special event call GB55RC until August 5 to celebrate 55 years of
Radio Caroline. QSL via bureau.

ECUADOR, HC. Joe, IZ1HGP is QRV as HC2/IZ1HGP until the end of
August. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters. QSL to home call.

PANAMA, HP. Members of the Radio Club de Panama are QRV with
special event call sign HO1D during August to celebrate the 500th
anniversary of Panama City. QSL direct to HP1RCP.

ITALY, I. Members of the ARI Section Fidenza are QRV with special
event call II4BRD during August to commemorate Cesare Bardeloni, one
of Italy’s pioneers in the history of radio. QSL via IQ4FE.

LITHUANIA, LY. Special event station LY30A is QRV until September
29 to commemorate Black Ribbon Day. QSL via LY5A.

BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik are
QRV with special event station LZ304AE during August to honor
Orthodox Saints. QSL via bureau.

ALAND ISLAND, OH0. A group of operators will be QRV as OH0UDG from
August 3 to 17. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
various digital modes. QSL via M0OXO.

CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. A large group of operators are QRV with special
event call signs OL88YL and OL88YL/p until August 8. This includes
various SOTA activations. QSL via HB9FPM.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Rick, AI5P is QRV as VK9APX until August
10. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 17 meters using CW and FT8.
QSL to home call.

BERMUDA, VP9. Joshua, W9HT is QRV as W9HT/VP9 from Hamilton Parish,
IOTA NA-005, until August 6. Activity is on the HF bands and 6
meters. QSL direct to home call.

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operations are
approved for DXCC credit: St. Paul Island, CY9C, 2019 operation;
Afghanistan, T6AA and T6A, 2019 operations.

COUNTRY NAME CORRECTION. As reported in 2019 DX News bulletin
ARLD029, the correct country for Kalanchakskiye Island, IOTA EU 179,
is Ukraine.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 222 MHz and Up Distance
Contest, 10-10 International Summer SSB Contest, North American CW
QSO Party, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW
Sprint, European HF Championship, WAB 144 MHz Low Power Phone and
the SARL HF Phone Contest are all scheduled for this upcoming
weekend.

The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for August 6.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for August 7.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see August QST, page 84, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 29 ARLD029
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 25, 2019
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.

ALGERIA, 7X. A group of operators are QRV as 7V9A from Sridjina
Island, IOTA AF-104, until July 29. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters
using CW and SSB. This includes being an entry in the RSGB IOTA
contest. QSL via bureau.

CROATIA, 9A. A group of operators are QRV as 9A2L from Susac
Island, IOTA EU-016, during the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via 9A3DF.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. A group of operators will be QRV as 9M8RC from
Satang Besar Island, IOTA OC-165, during the RSGB IOTA contest as a
Multi/Single entry. QSL direct to 9W8KIF.

CHINA, B. Operators BA4TB, BD4TS, BD4SS, BG4TRN, BH4TXN, BH4TVU,
BH4SCF, BI4SCC and BH4BWX are QRV from Chongming Island, IOTA
AS-136. They will be active as BG4TRN in the RSGB IOTA contest.
QSL to home calls.

TAIWAN, BV. A large group of operators will be QRV as BO0M from Ma
Tsu Island, IOTA AS-113, in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via BV2KI.

MOROCCO, CN. A large group of operators are QRV as 5C9A from Los
Farallones, IOTA AF-118, until July 30. Activity is on the HF bands
with three stations active. QSL via I8LWL.

PORTUGAL, CT. A group of operators are QRV as CR5IC from Insua
Island, IOTA EU-150, until July 29. This includes being active in
the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via CS5ARAM.

PHILIPPINES, DU. A group of operators will be QRV as DX9EVM from
Mindanao Island, IOTA OC-130, during the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via
DU9CA.

ESTONIA, ES. Igor, ES0IA plans to be QRV from Kassar Island, IOTA
EU-034, as a 12 Hour/SSB entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL to
home call.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX. Vlad, UN1GSW is QRV with special call sign EX0NPL
until August 25 from a base camp for mountain climbers. Activity is
on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. QSL via operator’s instructions.

AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO. Oliver, W6NV is QRV as TX2A from Raivavae,
IOTA OC 114, until July 29. He will be a Single Op/All Band/24
Hours/Mixed Mode/DX-pedition entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL
direct to home call.

SARDINIA, IS0. Simone, IU4HRJ will be QRV as IM0/IU4HRJ from
Maddalena Island, IOTA EU-041, during the RSGB IOTA contest as a
Single Op/Island DX-pedition entry. QSL to home call.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. A group of operators are QRV as OJ0DX from Market
Reef, IOTA EU-053, until July 31. This includes being an entry in
the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via DL3DXX.

DENMARK, OZ. Henning, OZ2I will be QRV as 5Q6EE from Hjarno Island,
IOTA EU-172, during the RSGB IOTA contest as a Single Op/All Band
entry. QSL to home call.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA13HJ will be QRV from July
28 to August 6 during the 13th Haarlem Jamborette Scouts Camp.
Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital
modes. QSL via PA9LUC.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Operators Julio, PP2BT and Renner, PY7RP
are QRV as PY0F until July 28. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and various digital modes. This includes being a
Multi Op/Assisted/24 Hours entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL
direct to PY7RP.

GREECE, SV. Konstantinos, SV8GGI will be QRV from Salamina Island,
IOTA EU-075, as a 12 Hour/CW entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL
via LoTW.

CRETE, SV9. Thomas, SV2CLJ is QRV as SV9/SV2CLJ until July 31.
Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. This includes
being an entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL direct to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Members of the Ukrainian Radioclub Sputnik
will be QRV as UR1G from Kalanchakskiye Island, IOTA EU-179, in the
RSGB IOTA contest. Before and after the contest they are active as
home calls/p. QSL via operators’ instructions.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Andrew, VK4NM will be QRV as VK4NM/p from Fraser
Island, IOTA OC-142, during the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via M0OXO.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Rick, AI5P will be QRV as VK9APX from July
31 to August 10. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 17 meters
using CW and FT8. QSL to home call.

VANUATU, YJ. Geoff, ZL3GA is QRV as YJ0GA near Efate, IOTA OC-035,
until August 2. Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and possibly 10 meters
using only SSB. This includes being a Single Op entry in the RSGB
IOTA contest. QSL direct to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The RSGB IOTA Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW
Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint and the ARS CW Flight of
the Bumblebees are all on tap for this weekend.

The QCX CW Challenge is scheduled for July 29.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray is scheduled for July 31.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see July QST, page 85, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 28 ARLD028
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 18, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
CN8QY, VE2DX, 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.

SOVEREIGN MILITARY ORDER OF MALTA, 1A. A large group of operators
are QRV as 1A0C until July 21. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 with three stations active. QSL direct to
EA5RM.

GEORGIA, 4L. Peter, G4ENL is now living in Tbilisi for the next few
years and plans to be active as 4L/G4ENL. Activity is on various HF
bands using SSB. QSL direct to home call.

TANZANIA, 5H. Fabian, DF3XY plans to be QRV as 5H1XY from Zanzibar
Island, IOTA AF-032. Activity will be on various HF bands. His
length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Przemek, SP3PS plans to be QRV as C5SP from Sanyang
from July 23 to August 5. Activity will be on 20 to 6 meters using
SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

MOROCCO, CN. A group of operators plan to be active as 5C9A on Los
Farallones Island, IOTA AF-118, a new IOTA, from July 25 to 30.
They plan to be QRV on the HF bands with up to three stations
active. QSL direct.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Lukas, HB9EBT will be QRV as D44TEG from Sao Tiago,
IOTA AF-005, from July 22 to 29. Activity will be on 40 to 10
meters using only CW. QSL to home call.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Andy, DK5ON, is QRV as EA6/DK5ON from
Mallorca Island, IOTA EU-004, until July 26. Activity is holiday
style on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
This includes some possible EAFF and SOTA/GMA activities as well.
QSL to home call.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Oliver, W6NV will be QRV as FO/W6NV from
Tahiti, IOTA OC-046, from July 19 to 21. QSL direct to home call.

AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO. After his Tahiti activity, Oliver, W6NV will
be QRV as TX2A from Raivavae, IOTA OC-114, from July 23 to 29. This
includes being an entry in the upcoming RSGB IOTA contest. QSL
direct to home call.

SARDINIA, IS0. Richard, OM2TW plans to be QRV as IS0/OM2TW from
July 21 to August 3. Activity will be holiday style on 80 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. This includes being
an entry in the upcoming RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via OM2FY.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Operators Julio, PP2BT and Renner, PY7RP
plan to be QRV as PY0F from July 22 to 28. Activity will be on 160
to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. This includes
being an entry in the upcoming RSGB IOTA contest. QSL direct to
PY7RP.

GREECE, SV. Members of the Thessaloniki Amateur Radio Group will be
QRV with special call signs SV94THEO, SV94MIKIS, SX94THEO and
SX94MIKIS from July 20 to 29 to celebrate the 94th birthday of Greek
musician Mikis Theodorakis. QSL via LoTW.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Vladimir, UA0LCZ will be QRV as R66IOTA from
Popov Island, IOTA AS-066, from July 22 to 31. QSL to home call.

CANADA, VE. Operators WA4YIZ, KA2BEC and VE2DX will be QRV with
special call sign VX2A11 from Iles de Madeleine, IOTA NA-038, from
July 23 to 30 to commemorate the Apollo 11 mission. QSL via VE2STN.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Members of the Tablelands Radio and Electronics Club
are QRV as VI50ML until July 21 to commemorate the 50th anniversary
of the first Moon landing. QSL via VI50ML on QRZ.com .

MEXICO, XE. Zalo, XE3N is QRV with special call 6E6M until July 24.
Activity is mostly on 6 meters using SSB and various digital modes.
This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide VHF contest. QSL
to home call.

VIET NAM, XV. Sven, HB9DXB will be QRV as XV9DXB beginning July 20
and active for two to three weeks. Activity will be on 80, 40, 20
and 15 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via EB7DX.

VANUATU, YJ. Geoff, ZL3GA will be QRV as YJ0GA near Efate, IOTA
OC-035, from July 21 to August 2. Activity will be on the HF bands
using CW, SSB and FT8. This includes being an entry in the upcoming
RSGB IOTA contest. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American RTTY QSO Party, CQ
Worldwide VHF Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint,
NCCC CW Sprint, Russian Radio Team Championship, Trans-Tasman
Low-Bands Challenge, Feld Hell Sprint, RSGB Low Power CW Contest and
CQC 20-Meter CW Great Colorado Gold Rush are all on tap for this
weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for July 22.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled
for July 24.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see July QST, page 85, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 27 ARLD027
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 11, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD027 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.

GEORGIA, 4L. David, AD0PY/DL7ZM will be QRV as 4L/DL7ZM from July
13 to 21. Activity will be on 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. This
includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide VHF contest.
QSL direct to home call.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Saty, JE1JKL is QRV as 9M6NA from Labuan
Island, IOTA OC-133, until July 16. His focus is on 6 meters using
FT8. This includes being an entry in the IARU HF World
Championship. QSL via LoTW.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Chris, OZ1GNN is QRV as DU1/OZ1GNN from Antipolo,
Grid Square PK04on, until July 26. QSL via LoTW.

PALESTINE, E4. Janusz, SP9FIH is QRV as E44WE from Bethlehem until
August 6. Activity is on 80, 30, 20 and 6 meters using SSB, RTTY
and FT8. QSL to home call.

ENGLAND, G. Members of the Leicester Radio Society are QRV with
special call sign GB5EHL until July 28 to commemorate the first Moon
landing. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV, PSK
and FT8. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ISLE OF MAN, GD. Dave, WJ2O is QRV as MD/WJ2O until July 17. This
includes being active in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via
N2ZN.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Bernhard, DL2GAC is QRV as H44MS from Malaita
Island, IOTA OC-047, until September 25. Activity is on 80 to 6
meters using only SSB. QSL to home call.

ECUADOR, HC. Dervin, PD9DX is QRV as HC5BDT until July 18. This
includes being an entry in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via
M0URX.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special event station D73F is QRV until
August 18 during the 18th World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju.
QSL via HL4CCM.

THAILAND, HS. Look for RAST HQ station E2HQ to be QRV in the IARU
HF World Championship. QSL via LoTW. In addition, HS0AC will be
activated by Rookie Hams from ITU Zone 49. QSL via HS5NMF. Jack,
HS1FVL will be QRV with the R3 Multiplier. QSL to home call.

ALASKA, KL. Rick, K6VVA plans to be QRV as K6VVA/KL7 from Endicott
Island, IOTA NA-004, from July 16 to 19. Activity will be on 40, 30
and 20 meters using mostly CW with some SSB. QSL via his
instructions found on QRZ.com.

LUXEMBOURG, LX. Members of the Luxembourg Amateur Radio Union are
QRV with special call sign LX50MOON during July to commemorate the
first Moon landing. QSL via LoTW.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. A group of operators will be QRV as OJ0C from
July 13 to 20. QSL via OH3JR.

DENMARK, OZ. Carsten, OZ4CG is QRV as OZ4SOP from Bornholm, IOTA
EU-030, during July to support the Sea of Peace award. This
includes being an entry in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via
LoTW.

ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD will be QRV as P44W in the IARU HF World
Championship as a Single Op/All Band/High Power CW entry. QSL via
LoTW.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA11APOLLO is QRV until
August 2 to commemorate the first Moon landing. QSL via PA1UN.

CORSICA, TK. Frans, DJ0TP is QRV as TK/DJ0TP until August 8.
Activity is holiday style. QSL to home call.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Special event station VI3MOON will be QRV from July
16 to 24 to commemorate the first Moon landing. QSL via bureau.

BERMUDA, VP9. Steven, KU9C and Stephen, KL7SB are QRV as home
calls/VP9 until July 15. They will be active as VP9HQ in the IARU
HF World Championship. QSL KU9C/VP9 and VP9HQ via KU9C and
KL7SB/VP9 via N4GNR.

GIBRALTAR, ZB. Members of the Gibraltar Amateur Radio Society are
QRV with special event station ZB2IG19 until July 30 during the 18th
Gibraltar Island Games 2019. QSL direct to ZB2BU.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Operators K6GO and NA6MB are QRV as ZF2GO and
ZF2NA, respectively, until July 21. Activity is on 160 to 10
meters. They will be QRV as ZF1A as the Cayman Island HQ station in
the IARU HF Word Championship. They will also be QRV in the
upcoming North American RTTY QSO Party. QSL via operators’
instructions.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Frank, ZL2BR plans to be QRV as ZL6HQ as the New
Zealand HQ station in the IARU HF World Championship. Activity will
be with CW. QSL via the bureau.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The IARU HF World Championship, QRP
20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, FISTS Summer
Unlimited CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon and the QRP ARCI
Summer Homebrew CW Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this
upcoming weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is scheduled for July
15.

The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for July 17.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see July QST, page 85, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 26 ARLD026
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 27, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD026 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.

ITU HQ, 4U_ITU. Brennan, N4QX is in Geneva and QRV as both HB9/N4QX
and 4U1ITU until July 4. QSL via operator’s instructions.

UGANDA, 5X. Anders, SM0HPL is QRV as 5X7W from Kampala until July 6
while on work assignment. Activity is in his spare time on the HF
bands using QRP power and CW, JT65, FT8 and FT4. QSL direct to home
call.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y. Karel, OK2ZI is QRV as 9Y4/OK2ZI from
Trinidad, IOTA SA-011, until July 6. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.

TAIWAN, BV. Special event station BV0ME is QRV until 0359z on
December 13. Activity is on the HF bands using FT8 during the
weekdays and SSB during the weekends. QSL via BU2EQ.

CHILE, CE. Members of the Grupo YL Zona Norte will be QRV with
special event stations CB1SOL in Iquique and CB2SOL in Coquimbo from
July 1 to 7 for the Solar Eclipse that occurs on July 2. Activity
will be on the HF bands. QSL via CA2MEM.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DL0SOP will
be QRV during July to support the annual Sea of Peace award. QSL
via bureau.

SPAIN, EA. Members of the Asociacion de Radioaficionados de Padron
are QRV with special event call AO50MOON during July to commemorate
the first manned landing on the Moon. QSL via EA1RCI.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special event station HL18FINA will be QRV
from July 1 to August 18 to celebrate the Federation Internationale
de Natation’s 18th World Championships and World Masters
Championships. QSL via HL4CCM.

SVALBARD, JW. Peter, LA7QIA will be QRV as JW7QIA from Spitsbergen,
IOTA EU-026, from June 29 to July 6. Activity will be on 6 meters
from Grid Square JQ68. QSL to home call.

AUSTRIA, OE. Special event stations OE2XXM and OE5XXM will be QRV
during July to celebrate the 35th international Ham Radio meeting in
Gosau. Activity will be mostly on 80 and 40 meters using SSB, as
well as 2 meters and 70 centimeters. QSL via bureau.

CRETE, SV9. Paul, SA6PIS will be QRV as SV9/SA6PIS/p from Chania
from June 30 to July 7. Activity will be holiday style on 40, 20,
15 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

TUVALU, T2. Tony, 3D2AG and John, KK7L are QRV as T2AR and T2R,
respectively, until July 5. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters,
including 6 and 2 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY, JT65 and FT8. QSL
T2AR direct via 3D2AG and T2R direct via N7SMI.

UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EM2019ARDF is QRV until July 4
to mark the 3rd IARU World Youth ARDF Championship being held here.
QSL via bureau.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba until October
10. Activity is in his spare time on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and
FT8. QSL via OM3JW.

GIBRALTAR, ZB. Members of the Gibraltar Amateur Radio Society will
be QRV as ZB2IG19 from July 5 to 31 for the XVIII NatWest
International Island Games. QSL via bureau.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The RAC Canada Day Contest, QRP 20-Meter
CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Feld Hell Sprint,
Battle of Carabobo International Phone Contest, UFT QRP Contest,
10-10 International Spirit of 76 QSO Party and IQRP Quarterly
Marathon are on tap for this weekend.

The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship is scheduled for July 1.

The Fireflies QRP 72 Sprint and ARS Spartan CW Sprint are scheduled
for July 2.

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

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see June QST, page 86, July QST, page 85, and the ARRL and
WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 25 ARLD025
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 20, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD025 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AD8J, 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.

SRI LANKA, 4S. Kamal, 4S7AB has been QRV using FT8 on 6 meters.
QSL direct to home call.

BELARUS, EW. Sixteen special event stations are using the EV19
prefix until June 30 to mark the 2nd European Games being held in
Minsk. Stations EV0CA, EV0MA and EV0SD represent the sports venues.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

FRANCE, F. Special event station TM57FFC will be QRV from June 23
to July 9 during the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup. QSL via bureau.

HONDURAS, HR. John, AD8J will be QRV as HR9/AD8J from Guanaja
Island, IOTA NA-057, from June 22 to July 6. Activity will be
holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct
to home call.

JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8J8HAM is QRV until September 22
to mark the 6th Hokkaido HAM Fair. QSL via bureau.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Operators JA2GQT, JA2KGT and JA2MET are QRV as
JD1BPK, JD1BPL and JD1BMG, respectively, until June 23. Activity is
on 40, 30, 20 and 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home
calls.

SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5. Dave, W9DR will be QRV as PJ5/W9DR from
Sint Eustatius from June 25 to July 2. Activity will be on 6 meters
only using SSB. QSL direct to home call.

PALAU, T8. Nobuaki, JA0JHQ is QRV as T88PB from Koror City until
June 23. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW and FT8. QSL via
LoTW.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. A group of operators will be QRV as R3ARS/4
from specially protected natural areas in the Orenburg and Samara
regions from June 24 to 29. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via RA3AKF.

MICRONESIA, V6. Shuji, JA1FMN is QRV as V63PSK from Weno Island,
IOTA OC-011, until June 22. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 6
meters using JT65, FT8 and FT4. QSL direct to home call.

CANADA, VE. Special event station XN1M is QRV until July 21 to
commemorate the 1969 Apollo 11 mission. QSL via VO1IDX.

LAOS, XW. Bruce, 3W3B will be QRV as XW4XR from Vientiane from June
26 to July 7. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters, including 60
meters, using CW, RTTY, JT65 and FT8. QSL via E21EIC.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D and plans to be active
from Juba after June 22. Activity will be in his spare time on 80
to 10 meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via OM3JW.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Kan, JJ2RCJ will be QRV as ZF2CJ from Grand
Cayman Island, IOTA NA-016, from June 23 to 25. Activity will be on
80 to 10 meters using FT8. QSL direct to home call.

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operations are
approved for DXCC credit: Conway Reef, 3D2CR, 2019 operation; Niue,
E6ET, 2019 operation.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL Field Day, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC
CW Sprint, Ukrainian DX DIGI Contest and His Majesty King of Spain
SSB Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The QCX CW Challenge is scheduled for June 24.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled
for June 26.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see June QST, page 86, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 24 ARLD024
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 13, 2019
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD024 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.

CYPRUS, 5B. Special event station 5B19CWC is QRV to celebrate the
Cricket World Cup which ends on July 14. QSL via 5B4AJT.

GHANA, 9G. Matteo, IZ4YGS is QRV as 9G5GS from Sanzule, West
Takoradi until July 2 while here on work assignment. He is active
in his spare time during his evenings on 160 to 6 meters using
mostly FT8 and SSB. QSL direct to home call.

CHILE, CE. Special event station CB2E is QRV until July 2 to mark
the total solar eclipse on July 2. Activity is on the HF bands
using SSB and FT8. QSL via bureau.

SPAIN, EA. Members of the Radio Club La Baells will be QRV with
special calls EG3PTA, EG3PTP, EG3PTT, EG3PTU and EG3PTM from June 15
to 23 to support the touristic and cultural endeavors of the
Bergueda region. Activity will be on 160, 80, 40 and 20 meters
using SSB and FT8. QSL all calls via EA3RCI.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Gildas, F6HMQ is QRV as FG/F6HMQ and TO1T until
June 25. QSL to home call.

ST. MAARTEN, PJ7. Satoru, JI1DFO is QRV as PJ8SK until June 15.
Activity is on 40 to 17 meters using FT8. QLS to home call.

SAINT MARTIN, FS. After his Sint Maarten activity, Satoru, JI1DFO
will be QRV as FS/AG5CR from June 16 to 18. Activity will be on 40
to 17 meters using FT8. QSL to home call.

THAILAND, HS. Members of the Radio Amateur Society of Thailand are
QRV with special call HS10KING until July 31 to celebrate the
coronation of King Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun. QSL via
bureau.

SVALBARD, JW. Christian, EA3NT and Col, MM0NDX are QRV as JW/EA3NT
and JW/OJ0Y, respectively, from Longyearbyen, IOTA EU-026, until
June 16. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various
digital modes. QSL JW/EA3NT via M0OXO and JW/OJ0Y via M0SDV.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Tony, JA6CNL is QRV as KH0N from Saipan, IOTA
OC-086, until June 17. Activity is on the HF bands using FT8. This
includes being an entry in the All Asian DX CW contest. QSL to home
call.

NORWAY, LA. Jacques, CT2IXX is QRV as LA/CT2IXX/p from Hitra
Island, IOTA EU-036, until July 12. Activity is holiday style
mainly during his weekends on various HF bands using only SSB. QSL
to home call.

GREENLAND, OX. Bo, OZ1DJJ is QRV as OX3LX from Nuuk City until June
21. Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands, with a focus on
160, 80 and 60 meters. QSL direct to OZ0J.

PALAU, T8. Nobuaki, JA0JHQ will be QRV as T88PB from Koror Island,
IOTA OC-009, from June 15 to 23. Activity will be mainly on 6
meters using FT8. This includes being an entry in the All Asian DX
CW contest. QSL direct to home call.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Operators Vasily, R7AL, Vladimir, RK8A and
Albert, UB9WLJ are QRV as R205NEW from Bogoslova Island, IOTA
AS-205, until June 18. This is a new island activation. QSL via
Club Log.

MICRONESIA, V6. Hatu, JA1XGI will be QRV as V6K from Kosrae Island,
IOTA OC-059, from June 17 to 24. Activity will be on 40 to 10
meters. QSL to home call.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. Christmas Island Amateur Radio Club station
VK9XX has been active on 20 meters around 0900z. QSL via operator’s
instructions.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8. Special event station VP8HDM will be QRV on
June 15 and 16 from the Historic Dockyard Museum in Stanley, IOTA
SA-002, during the International Museum Weekend. Activity will be
on 40 to 17 meters. QSL direct to VP8LP.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL SSB Kids Day, All Asian DX CW
Contest, Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge, International Museum
Weekend, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, SMIRK Contest, Ukrainian
DX Classic RTTY Contest, ARR BPSK63 Contest, IARU Region 1 50 MHz
Contest, AGCW VHF/UHF CW Contest, West Virginia QSO Party, Feld Hell
Sprint and the WAB 50 MHz Phone will certainly keep contesters busy
this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for June 17.

The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship, CWops Mini-CWT Test and
Phone Fray are scheduled for June 19.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see June QST, page 86, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
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