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DX Bulletin 39 ARLD039
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 24, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
W5AJ, 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.

TUNISIA, 3V. Ash, KF5EYY will be QRV as 3V8SS from Sousse in the CQ
World Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry.
QSL via LX1NO.

GEORGIA, 4L. Vaho, 4L8A will be QRV from Tbilisi in the CQ World
Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/Single Band entry. QSL via
M0OXO.

BARBADOS, 8P. Dean, 8P6SH plans to be QRV as 8P2K in the CQ World
Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL via LoTW.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Station EA8AQV will be QRV in the CQ World
Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL
to home call.

ETHIOPIA, ET. Members of the ET3AA club plan to be QRV in the CQ
World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL direct.

PERU, OA. Special event station OA2TP20 is QRV until September 27
in celebration of Spring in Trujillo. Activity is on 40, 30, and 20
meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Gaby, DF9TM and Frank, DL2SWW are QRV as
OH0/DF9TM and OH0/DL2SWW, respectively, until September 26.
Activity is on the HF bands. QSL direct to home calls.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. Henri, OH3JR is QRV as OJ0JR until September 26.
Activity is in his free time on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and
FT8. QSL to home call.

DENMARK, OZ. Volker, DJ8VW is QRV as 5P8VW from Romo Island, IOTA
EU-125, until September 28. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters,
including the newer bands, using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL direct to
home call.

ARUBA, P4. Robert, W5AJ is QRV as P42WW until September 30 to
commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW and RTTY. He will be active as
P40P in the CQ Worldwide DX RTTY Contest as a Single Op/All Band
entry. QSL P42WW via P41G and P40P direct to W5AJ.

AFGHANISTAN, T6. Robert, S53R will be QRV as T6A in the CQ World
Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL to home
call.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Andrey, R1FW is QRV as R1FW/0 until September
30 from Sakhalin, IOTA AS-018, Iturup, IOTA AS-025, and Kunashir,
IOTA AS-025. Activity is on 40, 30, and 20 meters using CW and SSB.
QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Members of the ORARI Lokal Kulon Progo are QRV as
8I69K from Wates, Jogjakarta, Java Island, IOTA OC-021, to celebrate
the 69th anniversary of Kulon Progo. Activity is on various HF and
VHF bands. The length of their activity is unknown. QSL direct to
8I69K.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Bill, W9KKN will be QRV as ZF1A in the CQ World
Wide DX RTTY contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL via K6AM.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ Worldwide DX RTTY Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, Maine QSO Party and AGCW VHF/UHF Contest
are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB FT4 Contest Series, K1USN Slow Speed Test and QCX CW
Challenge are scheduled for September 28.

The 222 MHz Fall Sprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and
RTTYOPS Weeksprint are scheduled for September 29.

The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test
are scheduled for September 30.

Please see September 2020 QST, page 71, and the ARRL Contest
Calendar and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 38 ARLD038
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 17, 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.

KUWAIT, 9K. Members of the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society are QRV
with special call sign 9K90KSA until September 25 to celebrate Saudi
Arabia’s 90th National Day. QSL via 9K2RA.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Philippe, EA4NF is QRV as EA6/EA4NF from
Formentera Island, IOTA EU-004, until February 21. Activity is on
the LEO Satellites. QSL via LoTW.

SCOTLAND, GM. Paul, G4PVM will be QRV as GM4PVM from the Isle of
Mull, IOTA EU-008, from September 22 to 26. Activity will be
holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Special event stations 7Z90AL, 7Z90SJ, 7Z90AQ,
7Z90WW, 7Z90OO, HZ90SK, HZ90SM, HZ90BW, HZ90TL, HZ90LG, HZ90BT,
HZ90DG, and HZ90ND are QRV until September 25 to celebrate Saudi
Arabia’s 90th National Day. Activity is on the HF bands using CW,
SSB and various digital modes. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ITALY, I. Members of the Oriental Sicily Contest Team are QRV as
ID9OSC from Panarea Island, IOTA EU-017, until September 20 to
celebrate the team’s 10th anniversary. QSL via IT9ZZO.

JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, LA2US will be QRV as JX2US from Olonkinbyen
from October 2020 to March 2021. Activity will be in his spare time
on 160, 80, 40, 30, and 20 meters using CW and FT8 in DXpedition
mode. QSL via LoTW.

BELGIUM, ON. Members of the Pajottenlandse Radio Amateur Club will
be QRV with special call sign OT5ABI from September 19 to October 18
to raise awareness of the work being done by the NAH Liga for
Acquired Brain Injury. QSL direct to ON6LC.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Operators Torsten, DL4APJ and Udo, DL2AQI are
QRV as OY/DL4APJ and OY/DL2AQI, respectively, until September 23.
Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
various digital modes. QSL to home calls.

BONAIRE, PJ4. Rich, M5RIC plans to be QRV as PJ4/M5RIC from
September 22 to 29. This includes being active as PJ4CC in the
upcoming CQ World Wide DX RTTY contest. QSL via M0OXO.

SWEDEN, SM. Ric, DL2VFR and Klaus, DL7UXG are QRV as SD7V/3 and
SD3G, respectively, from Alnon Island, IOTA EU-087, until September
21. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. This
includes an entry in the Scandinavian Activity CW contest. QSL via
bureau.

DODECANESE, SV5. Claudio, HB9OAU is QRV as SV5/HB9OAU from
Karpathos Island, IOTA EU-001, until September 25. Activity is on
80 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and possibly FT8. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Members of the Indonesian Amateur Radio Organization
of the Local City of Bandung are QRV with special call sign 8A100GB
from Bandung, Java Island, IOTA OC-021, until September 30 to
commemorate the 100th anniversary of Gedung Sate. Activity is on
all bands and modes, and possibly various Satellites and EME. QSL
via 8A100GB.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, North
American RTTY Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, AGB 80-Meter
NEMIGA Contest, Collegiate QSO Party, Scandinavian Activity CW
Contest, SARL VHF/UHF Digital Contest, All Africa International DX
Contest, Iowa QSO Party, QRP Afield, New Hampshire QSO Party, New
Jersey QSO Party, Washington State Salmon Run, Wisconsin Parks on
the Air, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, Feld Hell Sprint, BARTG Sprint 75
and the Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest will certainly keep
contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed Test and 144 MHz Fall Sprint are scheduled for
September 21.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
scheduled for September 22.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled
for September 23.

Please see September 2020 QST, page 71, and the ARRL Contest
Calendar and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 37 ARLD037
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 10, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
XQ7UP, IW1RBI, 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.

MONACO, 3A. Ennio, IW1RBI is QRV as 3A/IW1RBI until September 13.
Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home
call.

CHILE, CE. Operators Mau, CE7KF, Juan, CE3BN, Roberto, CE3DOH and
Esteban, XQ7UP are QRV with special call sign XR210CHI during
September to celebrate Chile’s 210th anniversary of independence.
Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and various digital modes.
QSL via XQ7UP.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special call sign DK70DARC is
active until the end of December to celebrate the 70th anniversary
of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club. QSL via the bureau.

FRANCE, F. Members of the Radio Club Aunis are QRV with special
event call sign TM17TDF until September 15 during the Tour de
France. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via F8FZC.

SAINT BARTHELEMY, FJ. Operators Franck, FG4ST, Marco, FS4WBS and
Claude, FS5GL will be QRV as TO0Z from September 14 to 17. QSL via
IZ1MHY.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Members of the Saudi Amateur Radio Society will
be QRV as HZ90ND from September 17 to 25 to celebrate the 90th
anniversary of their National Day of the Unification of the Kingdom
of Saudi Arabia. Activity will be on all bands and modes. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Udo, DL2AQI and Torsten, DL4APJ will be QRV as
OY/home calls from Streymoy Island, IOTA EU-018, from September 15
to 23. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
various digital modes. QSL to home calls.

SWEDEN, SM. Frank, DH0JAE and Immo, DL8MF are QRV as SM/home calls
near Bergudden Lighthouse, ARLHS SWE-091, on Holmon Island, IOTA
EU-135, until September 16. Activity is on the HF bands using CW
and SSB. QSL to home calls.

DODECANESE, SV5. Claudio, HB9OAU will be QRV as SV5/HB9OAU from
Karpathos Island, IOTA EU-001, from September 12 to 24. Activity
will be holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and RTTY. QSL to
home call.

UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EN370LL is QRV during the month
of September to celebrate the 370th anniversary of the town of
Liubotyn. QSL via operators’ instructions.

CANADA, VE. Members of the London Amateur Radio Club are QRV with
special call sign VE3LON100 until the end of September to celebrate
the 100th anniversary of the club. QSL via operators’ instructions.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Special event station VI75WW2 is QRV until November
11 to commemorate the end of World War II. QSL via operators’
instructions.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event station 8A387KRW is QRV until
September 14 to celebrate the 387th anniversary of the Karawang
District. Activity is on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 2 meters using CW, SSB
and FT8. In addition, members of the Orari Lokal Kabupaten Sukabumi
club are QRV as 8A150SMI until September 13 to celebrate the 150th
anniversary of the city of Sukabumi. QSL via operators’
instructions.

ALBANIA, ZA. Franz, OE6TQG is QRV as ZA/OE6TQG from Lake Shkodral
until September 17. Activity is on the HF bands using all modes.
QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL September VHF Contest, ARRL EME
Contest, Worked All Europe DX SSB Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC
Sprint CW Ladder, FOC CW QSO Party, SARL Field Day Contest, SKCC
Weekend CW Sprintathon, Ohio State Parks on the Air, Texas QSO
Party, Alabama QSO Party, Russian Cup Digital Contest, RTTYOPS
Weekend Sprint and North American CW Sprint will certainly keep
contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and K1USN Slow Speed
Test are scheduled for September 14.

The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
scheduled for September 15.

The RSGB 80-Meter CW Autumn Series, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT
Test are scheduled for September 16.

Please see September 2020 QST, page 71, and the ARRL Contest
Calendar and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 36 ARLD036
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 3, 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.

CROATIA, 9A. Neno, 9A5N and Tom, 9A2AA are QRV as home calls/p from
Lastovo Island, IOTA EU-016, as well as several other nearby islands
until September 11. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to home
calls.

MALTA, 9H. Reiner, DL2AAZ is QRV as 9H3TI from Gozo, IOTA EU-023,
until September 18. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 6 meters
using CW and SSB. He is also active as 9H3SAT on Satellite QO-100
using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

QATAR, A7. Station A71SDC is QRV until September 13 to join the
Spanish celebrations of Asturias. QSL via EA1AUM.

SPAIN, EA. Members of Cartagena Team will be QRV as AO5CLE from
Cartagena from September 5 to 20 to commemorate the 100th
anniversary of the Spanish Legion. Activity will be on various HF
and VHF bands using CW, SSB, FT8 and other digital modes. QSL via
bureau.

FRANCE, F. Special call sign TM5SF will be QRV from September 5 to
19 for the 51st edition of the Solitaire du Figaro multi-stage
sailing race. QSL via F8KGS.

ENGLAND, G. Members of the RAF Amateur Radio Society are QRV with
special call GB80BOB until September 28 to commemorate the 80th
anniversary of the Battle of Britain. QSL direct to 2E0NDZ.

LITHUANIA, LY. Special event station LY784A is QRV during September
to celebrate the 784th anniversary of the city of Siauliai. QSL via
LY5A.

ARUBA, P4. Members of the Aruba Amateur Radio Club are QRV as P42WW
until September 30 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of
World War II. QSL via operators’ instructions.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PD538RNI is QRV until
September 30 to commemorate Radio Northsea International and Radio
Veronica. QSL via PD0ARI.

GREECE, SV. Special event station SX300ML will be QRV from
September 5 to 19 to commemorate the Battle of Thermopylae. QSL
direct to SV2GWY.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R450STAR is active
during September to commemorate the 450th anniversary of
Starocherkasskaya. In addition, special event station R450AKSU is
QRV during September to celebrate the founding of Aksaysskaya, now
known as Aksay City. QSL via RM6LW.

MEXICO, XE. Members of the Radio Club de Radio Aficionados
Hidrocalidos are QRV with special event call 4A50CRH until the end
of 2020 to celebrate the club’s 50th anniversary. Activity is on
160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FM and digital modes. This includes
some Satellite activity as well. QSL via XE2AU.

GIBRALTAR, ZB. Stations from Gibraltar may use the ZG prefix until
September 10 to celebrate Gibraltar National Week.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The All Asian DX Phone Contest, IARU
Region 1 SSB Field Day, RSGB SSB Field Day, G3ZQS Memorial Straight
Key Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, NRAU 10-Meter Activity Contest,
RTTYOPS Weeksprint, SKCC Sprint Europe, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC
Sprint CW Ladder, Russian RTTY World Wide Contest, CWOps CW Open,
Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, Colorado QSO Party, AGCW Straight Key Party,
IARU Region 1 145 MHz Contest, PODXS 070 Club Jay Hudak Memorial
80-Meter PSK31 Sprint, WAB 144 MHz QRO Phone and Tennessee QSO Party
will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB 80-Meter SSB Autumn Series and MI QRP Labor Day CW Sprint
are scheduled for September 7. The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan
CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled for
September 8.

The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test
are scheduled for September 9.

Please see September 2020 QST, page 71, and ARRL Contest Calendar
and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 35 ARLD035
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 27, 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. Peter, HB9DVG is QRV as 4L/G4ENL while working at a
hydropower plant here. Activity is in his spare time on the HF
bands using CW, SSB and FT8. His length of stay is unknown. QSL
direct to home call.

MALTA, 9H. Reiner, DL2AAZ will be QRV with special call 9H3SAT from
Gozo, IOTA EU-023, during the month of September. Activity will be
on the HF bands and 6 meters, and especially on Satellite QO-100,
using CW and SSB from grid square locator JM76cb. QSL to home call.

MALAYSIA, 9M. To celebrate the 63rd anniversary of Malaysia’s
independence, a number of special event stations in both East and
West Malaysia will be QRV with the 9M63 prefix on August 30 and 31.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

CHILE, CE. Members of the Radio Club Traiguen are QRV with special
event calls CB6T, CB6Q, CB6P and CB6TEB to commemorate the arrival
131 years ago of the first railroad in Traiguen. QSL direct to
CE6TRA.

SPAIN, EA. Special event stations EG1SDC to EG9SDC and EH1SDC to
EH9SDC will be QRV from September 1 to 13 to celebrate the feast day
of Asturias and its patron saint, Santina de Covadonga. QSL all
calls via EA1AUM.

REUNION ISLAND, FR. Chris, F8FPY is QRV as FR8TG from Le Guillaume.
Activity is on various HF and VHF bands using mostly CW with some
SSB and FT8. QSL direct.

ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB5ST will be QRV on September 1
to celebrate the TV series Star Trek and its various spin-offs. QSL
via bureau. In addition, members of the Royal Air Force Amateur
Radio Society will be QRV with special call GB800BOB from September
1 to 28 to commemorate the Battle of Britain. QSL via 2E0NDZ.

BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik will
be QRV with special call sign LZ595IP during the month of September
to honor the memory of Orthodox saints. QSL via bureau.

GREENLAND, OX. Bo, OZ1DJJ is QRV as OX3LX from Aasiaat Island, IOTA
NA-134, and possibly islands Upernavik and Uummannaq until September
20. QSL via OZ0J.

ARUBA, P4. Members of the Aruba Amateur Radio Club will be QRV with
special event call P42WW during the month of September to
commemorate the end of World War II. QSL via P41G.

GREECE, SV. Pol, SV1AHH and George, SV1GGF will be QRV with special
event call SX1AFM during September to mark the 70th anniversary of
the Hellenic Air Force History Museum. Activity will be on 80 to 6
meters using all modes. QSL via LoTW.

ICELAND, TF. Norbert, DJ7JC is QRV as TF/DJ7JC until October 18.
Activity is holiday style on 160 to 10 meters using CW, RTTY and
FT8. QSL via DJ5BWD.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Members of the Moscow city branch of the Radio
Amateur Union of Russia are QRV as RA75RA until September 3 to
commemorate the 75th anniversary of the national nuclear industry.
QSL via R2ATC.

HONG KONG, VR. Special call sign VR2HK9O is QRV until May 31, 2021
to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Hong Kong Amateur Radio
Transmitting Society. QSL via VR2HK.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba until
November 10 while working for the UN World Food Programme. Activity
is on the HF bands in his free time using mostly FT8. QSL via
OM3JW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,
RTTYOps World Wide RTTY, Feld Hell Sprint, ALARA Contest, YO DX HF
Contest, W/VE Islands QSO Party, World Wide Digi DX Contest, Kansas
QSO Party, Kentucky State Parks on the Air, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint,
SARL HF CW Contest and QCX CW Challenge are all on tap for this
upcoming weekend.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and QCX
CW Challenge are scheduled for September 1.

The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, G3ZQS Memorial Straight Key
Contest, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT
Test are scheduled for September 2.

Please see August 2020 QST, page 69, September 2020 QST, page 71,
and ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 34 ARLD034
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 20, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
LU5AG, 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.

KENYA, 5Z. Andy, G3AB is now QRV as 5Z4VJ from Nairobi. QSL via
M0URX.

MOROCCO, CN. Members of the Association Royale des Radio-Amateurs
du Maroc are QRV with the special prefix 5E7 until August 31 to mark
the 67th anniversary of Morocco’s Revolution Day.

CUBA, CO. Special call sign T45FM will be QRV from the Punta Maya
Lighthouse, ILLW CU0005, during the International Lighthouse
Lightship Weekend. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using
mainly SSB and FT8. QSL direct to RW6HS.

PORTUGAL, CT. Operators from the Oeste DX Gang are QRV as CQ0ODX/p
from the Cape Carvoeiro Lighthouse, ILLW PT-0002, until August 23.
This includes an entry in the International Lighthouse Lightship
Weekend. Activity is on the HF bands, plus 6 and 2 meters, using
CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL via LoTW.

AZORES, CU. Antonio, CU8AS will be QRV as CR2W from Ponta da
Albarnaz Lighthouse, ILLW PT0001, during the International
Lighthouse Lightship Weekend. QSL via HB9CRV. In addition, Joao,
CU8AI will be QRV from Lajes Lighthouse, ILLW PT0038. QSL direct to
home call.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Club station DL0MFK will be QRV
from Karnin Lighthouse, ILLW DE-0013, on Usedom Island, IOTA EU-129,
during the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend. QSL via
bureau.

NORTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Warwick, E51WL is QRV from Penrhyn Atoll,
IOTA OC-082. Activity of late has been on 20 meters using FT8 and
FT4. He may soon be active on 2 meters EME. QSL direct to home
call.

FRANCE, F. Chris, F5OHH and Dyd, F4ELJ will be QRV as TM2LW from
Kerprigent Lighthouse, ILLW FR-0031, during the International
Lighthouse Lightship Weekend. QSL direct to F4ELJ.

SCOTLAND, GM. Members of the Na Fir Chlis ARC will be QRV as GB9UL
from the Ushenish Lighthouse on the Isle of South Uist, IOTA EU-010,
during the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend. Activity
will be mostly on 40 and 20 meters. QSL via operators’
instructions.

ITALY, I. A group of operators from ARI Genova will be QRV as II1L
from La Lanterna during the International Lighthouse Lightship
Weekend. QSL via LoTW.

ARGENTINA, LU. Members of Radio Club QRM Belgrano will be QRV as
LU4AAO, LU4AAO/A and LU4AAO/D from August 23 to 29 to celebrate the
100th anniversary of the first regularly scheduled AM radio
transmissions on August 27, 1920. Activity will be on the HF bands
using CW, SSB and FT8, as well as the V/UHF bands and FM Satellites.
QSL direct to LU4AAO.

DENMARK, OZ. Special call sign OZ200EM is QRV until the end of 2020
to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the discovery of
electromagnetism by Hans Christian Orsted. QSL via OZ1ACB.

HONG KONG, VR. Special call sign VR2HK9O is QRV until May 31, 2021
to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Hong Kong Amateur Radio
Transmitting Society. QSL via VR2HK.

CAMBODIA, XU. Tad, JA1DFK is QRV as either XU7AKU or XU7AKV from
Phnom Penh during the next couple of years. Activity is on the HF
bands using mainly CW and SSB with some digital activity. QSL
direct to JA1DXA.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event station 8A62BALI will be QRV from
August 21 to 23 to celebrate the founding of the Bali Province 62
years ago. Activity will be on 80, 40 and 2 meters. QSL via
bureau.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. International Lighthouse Lightship
Weekend, The QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW
Sprint Ladder, Hawaii QSO Party, Ohio QSO Party, RTTYOPS Weekend
Sprint, CVA DX SSB Contest and 50 MHz Fall Sprint are all on tap for
this upcoming weekend.

The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
scheduled for August 25.

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

Please see August 2020 QST, page 69 and ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 33 ARLD033
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 13, 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.

MEXICO, 6E. Ramon, XE1KK will be using special call sign 6E6E until
December 31. He plans to use it in the CQWW DX SSB Contest in
October and possibly in other contests. Most of his activity
outside of the contests will be on FT8/FT4 on 160 to 6 meters. QSL
via LoTW only.

GHANA, 9G. Matteo, IZ4YGS will be active as 9G5GS from Sanzule,
until September 15. Activity will be limited to his spare time on
160 to 10 meters using mostly FT8 (F/H) and SSB. He will also be
active through the QO-100 geostationary satellite, USB mode. He
will update daily to ClubLog. QSL via LoTW, IZ4YGS direct or eQSL.

CHILE, CB33. Members of the Radio Club Eternautas (CE3ETR) are now
active as CB33M until October 13. Activity is to commemorate the
10th anniversary of the August 2010 landslide in a mine in the north
part of Chile where 33 miners were trapped for 3 months until their
rescue was carried out. Operations will be on 80 meters through 70
cm using CW, SSB and digital modes FT8/FT4, JS8, RTTY, PSK31 and
SSTV. QSL via PO BOX 12096, Santiago, Chile.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Makoto, JI5RPT will be active as JD1BLY from
Chichijima Island (AS-031) from October 3 to 6. The schedule may
change depending on the status of COVID-19. Activity will be on 630
to 6 meters using CW, SSB and the digital modes (No 6 meter EME).
He will focus on the 630 meter band, 160 meter SSB, the RS-44
satellite and FT8 on the HF bands. 630 meter activity will be
mainly on JT9. QSL via his home call sign.

UNITED STATES, N7. Look for special event station N7C to be active
until August 15 for the 16th annual celebration of the Navajo Code
Talkers. QSL to Herb, N7HG or N7C, at the QRZ.com address.

TURKEY, TC3. Look for special event stations TC3GP and TC3GS to be
active until August 23, to commemorate the 105th anniversary of the
Battle of Gallipoli. QSL via YM3KCN.

FRANCE, TM. Operators Christian, F5OHH and Didier, F4ELJ will be
active as TM2LW from the Kerprigent Lighthouse (ILLW FR-031, ARLHS
FRA-769, DFCF 22-036, DMF 22-011, WW Locator IN88GS) near Lannion
during the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW), August
22 and 23. Activity will be on various HF and VHF bands using CW,
SSB and the digital modes. QSL via F4ELJ.

FRANCE, TM76. Members of the Radio Club du Val d’issole (F8KGH) will
use the special call sign TM76DP until August 22 to commemorate the
76th anniversary of the Provence Beach Landings (DRAGOON operation)
in August 1944. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB
and the digital modes. QSL via F4GPB.

HONG KONG, VR. Members of Hong Kong Amateur Radio Transmitting
Society (HARTS) will be active with special call sign VR2HK9O in
celebration of the 90th anniversary of their Society. Operations
have been on 20 meter SSB. QSL via VR2HK direct or by the Bureau.

CAMBODIA, XU7. Tad, JA1DFK will be active as XU7AKU and XU7AKV from
Phnom Penh. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using mostly CW and
SSB. QSL via JA1DXA or ClubLog’s OQRS.

DENMARK, OZ. OZ200EM is on the air until the end of the year,
honoring the memory of Hans Christian Orsted, who discovered the
principle of electromagnetism 200 years ago. QSL via OZ1ACB.

CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7. Stuart, ZL3STU has moved to Canterbury on the
Chatham Islands (OC-038) and now uses the call sign ZL7STU on 80 to
6 meter using SSB and FT8. QSL for both calls via M0OXO.

SARDINIA, IS0. Gil, IZ2DLV will be active holiday style until
August 28 signing IS0/IZ2DLV on 60 to 15 meters using SSB, CW and
FT8. QSL via IZ2DLV (d/B), ClubLog, LoTW.

FINLAND, OH. Operators Vesa, OH5MNH, Orvo, OH5NE and SWL Aki plan to
operate OH5B during the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend
(ILLW), August 22 and 23 from the Luovukkaluoto lighthouse in
Southern Carelia. QSL via OH5AB.

INDIA, VU. In celebration of the 74th anniversary of India’s
Independence Day, August 15th, special event station AT5AUG will be
QRV by members of the West Bengal Radio Club from August 14 to 16.
QSL via eQSL to VU2NRO.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Rolf, DL8AZ will be operating holiday style
as EA6/DL8AZ until August 17. He will use SSB on 40 through 10
meters. QSL via DL8AZ either direct or to the DARC QSL bureau.

BONAIRE, PJ4. PJ4TEN is a special event station during October for
the 10th anniversary of 10-10-10, the date the Netherlands Antilles
was dissolved and Bonaire became a special municipality of the
Netherlands and a new DXCC entity. QSL via M0URX direct, OQRS, or
LoTW.

GREECE, SV. SV1AHH and SV1GGF will be QRV as SX1AFM from September
1 to 30, celebrating the 70 years of the Hellenic Air Force History
Museum. They will be on 80 to 6 using all modes. QSL via qrz.com
information.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. SARTG WW RTTY Contest, ARRL 10 GHz and
Up Contest, Russian District Award Contest, Keyman’s Club of Japan
Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, North American QSO Party, CVA DX Contest,
SARL HF Digital Contest, NJQRP Skeeter Hunt, ARRL Rookie Roundup and
the Run for the Bacon QRP Contest are all on tap for this weekend.
Please see August 2020 QST, page 69 and ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 32 ARLD032
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 6, 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.

BARBADOS, 8P. Mathieu, VA2MVR is QRV as 8P9QC from Pine Gardens
until September 12. Activity is mainly on 40 and 20 meters using
SSB with a possibility of FT8 and FT4. QSL via LoTW.

GHANA, 9G. Matteo, IZ4YGS will be QRV as 9G5GS from August 8 to
September 15. Activity will be on the HF bands using mostly SSB and
FT8, and on Satellite QO-100. QSL direct to home call.

MOROCCO, CN. Hassan, CN8SG is QRV with special call sign CN21SG
from Kenitra to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the reign of his
Majesty King of Morocco Mohammed VI. Activity is on the various HF
bands. QSL via EA7FTR.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Philippe, EA4NF, will be QRV as EA8/EA4NF from
Lanzarote Island, IOTA AF-004, and Grid Squares IL38 and IL39, from
August 10 to 17. Activity is on the FM and Linear Satellites in
Full-Duplex mode. QSL via LoTW.

FRANCE, F. Members of the radio club F8KGH will be QRV with special
call TM76DP from August 8 to 22 to commemorate the 76th anniversary
of the Provence Landing in August 1944. Activity will be on 80 to 6
meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via operators’
instructions.

COLOMBIA, HK. Members of the Colombian Amateur Radio League are QRV
with special call sign 5K87LR from Bogota until August 31 to
celebrate the 87th anniversary of the LCRA. Activity is on the HF
bands. QSL via LoTW.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Members of the KARL Chungbuk HQ are QRV with
special call HL75V during August to celebrates the liberation of the
Korean peninsula 75 years ago. QSL via 6K0MF.

ITALY, I. Simone, IU4HRJ is QRV as IM0/IU4HRJ from Maddalena
Island, IOTA EU-041, until August 10. Activity is on 40 to 2 meters
using SSB and various digital modes. He plans to possibly activate
some DCI/WCA reference numbers as well. QSL to home call.

SARDINIA, IS0. Gil, IZ2DLV will be QRV as IS0/IZ2DLV from
Portobello di Gallura from August 10 to 28. Activity will be on 60
to 15 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

GREECE, SV. Francesco, IK6QON will be QRV as SV8/IK6QON from Corfu,
IOTA EU-052, from August 9 to 20. Activity will be holiday style on
40 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

TURKEY, TA. Stations TC3GP and TC3GS are QRV until August 23 to
commemorate the 105th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli. QSL
via YM3KCN.

CORSICA, TK. Frans, DJ0TP is QRV as TK/DJ0TP until September 14.
Activity is holiday style on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. A large group of operators are QRV as R90WDWR
from the Bryansk Region until August 16 to mark the 90th anniversary
of the formation of the Russian Airborne Troops. Activity is on 160
to 10 meters. QSL via RZ5D.

MEXICO, XE. Ramon, XE1KK is QRV with special call 6E6E until the
end of 2020. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using mostly FT8 and
FT4. This includes being active on the upcoming CQ World Wide DX
Phone and other contests. QSL via LoTW.

CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7. Operators Chris, ZL2DX and Catherine, ZL2QT
are QRV as ZL7DX and ZL7QT, respectively, from Waitangi, IOTA
OC-038, for the next few years. Activity is on the various HF bands
and 6 meters EME. QSL via M0OXO.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Worked All Europe DX CW Contest, QRP ARCI
European CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Maryland-DC QSO
Party and RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint are all on tap for this weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and SARL 40-Meter SSB
Youth Sprint are scheduled for August.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and
MMMonVHF/DUBUS 144 MHz Meteorscatter Sprint Contest are scheduled
for August 11.

The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, NAQCC CW
Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for August 12.

Please see August 2020 QST, page 69, and ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 31 ARLD031
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 30, 2020
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD031
ARLD031 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.

UGANDA, 5X. Shabu, M0KRI is QRV as 5X1RI until mid August. QSL to
home call.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Members of the German section of
the International Police Association are QRV with special event
station DL70IPA to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the
organization. Activity is Sundays and Thursdays during August and
September on 40 and 80 meters, respectively. They may be active on
20 meters depending on conditions. QSL via bureau.

FRANCE, F. Members of radio club F4KKE at Saint-Martin-des-Besaces
in Normandy are QRV with special callsign TM11AD until August 3 to
commemorate the role played by the British 11th Armored Division
during Operation Bluecoat in July and August 1944. Activity is on
the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
F4KKE.

ENGLAND, G. Special event stations GB75PEACE, GB1945PE and GB1945PJ
will be QRV during August to mark the end of World War II in the
Pacific. QSL via LoTW.

HUNGARY, HA. Members of the Hungarian FIRAC are QRV with special
event call sign HA70MAV from Budapest until December 1 to celebrate
the 70th anniversary of the Hungarian Railway. Activity is on
various HF bands. QSL via LoTW.

ITALY, I. Simone, IU4HRJ will be QRV as IM0/IU4HRJ from Maddalena
Island, IOTA EU-041, from August 4 to 10. Activity will be on the
HF bands using SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.

FINLAND, OH. Jukka, OH3OJ is QRV as OH3OJ/1 from Kaurissalo Island,
IOTA EU-096, until August 5. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using
CW, some SSB, and FT8. QSL to home call.

ARUBA, P4. Thomas, KM4VI will be QRV as P4/KM4VI from August 2 to
7. Activity will be on the HF bands using SSB and QRP power. QSL
direct to home call.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PI75VERON is QRV until the
end of 2020 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Dutch National
Club VERON. QSL via PA1AW.

MEXICO, XE. Special event station 4A2MAX is QRV during August to
honor the memory of Maximilian Kolbe. Activity will be on the HF
bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via LoTW.

VIET NAM, XV. Jesus, WP4JBG is QRV as XV9G from Ho Chi Minh City.
Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via operator’s instructions.

LAOS, XW. Mike, XW2DX is QRV as XW2DX from Vientiane and is here
for the next five years. Activity is on 20, 15 and 10 meters. QSL
via RM0L.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 222 MHz and Up Distance
Contest, North American CW QSO Party, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Batavia FT8 Contest, 10-10
International Summer SSB Contest, European HF Championship, WAB 144
MHz Low Power Phone, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint and SARL HF Phone
Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband
Activity Contest are scheduled for August 4.

The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray
are scheduled for August 5.

Please see July 2020 QST, page 74, August 2020 QST, page 69, and
ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 30 ARLD030
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 23, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD030 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.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Special event stations A60EMM/1 through
A60EMM/9 are QRV to commemorate the Hope Probe project as part of
the UAE’s involvement in the exploration of the planet Mars. QSL
via operators’ instructions.

TAIWAN, BV. Bruce, BV2KI will be QRV as BV0WPX from Liu-Chiu Yu
Island, IOTA AS-155, in the RSGB IOTA contest as a Single Op/Island
DXpedition/Assisted entry. QSL to home call.

CHINA, BY. Operator BA4MY will be QRV as BG4OP from Lingshan
Island, IOTA AS-150, in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via BI4IIZ.

PORTUGAL, CT. Members of the Portuguese DX Group will be QRV as
CS5DX from Pessegueiro Island, IOTA EU-167, during the RSGB IOTA
contest. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW, SSB
and FT8. QSL direct to CS5DX.

MADEIRA ISLAND, CT3. Ulf, DL5AXX will be QRV as CT9ABV in the RSGB
IOTA contest as a 12 Hour Mixed entry. Paul, DL5CW will be QRV as
either CR3W or CT9/DL5CW in the remaining 12 Hour Mixed category.
QSL to home calls.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Mike, DG5LAC is QRV as DG5LAC/p
from Hooge Island, IOTA EU-042, until July 28. Activity is on the
HF bands using SSB, FT8 and FT4. This includes being an entry in
the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL to home call.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Operators DV8VMI, DX8CAD and DX9EVM will be QRV
from Mindanao, IOTA OC-130, in the RSGB IOTA contest. DV8VMI will
be active on 40 meters, with DX8CAD and DX9EVM being active on all
bands. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ESTONIA, ES. Igor, ES0IA will be QRV from Kassaar Island, IOTA
EU-034, in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL to home call.

HUNGARY, HA. Members of the Hungarian FIRAC are QRV with special
event call sign HA70MAV from Budapest until December 1 to celebrate
the 70th anniversary of the Hungarian Railway. Activity is on
various HF bands. QSL via LoTW.

ITALY, I. Raf, IH9YMC will be QRV from Pantelleria Island, IOTA
AF-018, in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via LoTW.

BELGIUM, ON. Ivan, ON4IBM will be QRV as PA/ON4IBM from Schouwen
Duiveland, IOTA EU-146, during the RSGB IOTA contest as a Single
Op/SSB Mode/24 Hrs/High Power entry. QSL to home call.

DENMARK, OZ. Palle, OZ2PBS will be QRV from Zealand Island, IOTA
EU-029, in the RSGB IOTA contest as a Single Op/All
Band/Assisted/High Power entry. QSL to home call.

POLAND, SP. Kuba, SQ6NEJ will be QRV from Wolin Island, IOTA
EU-132, in the RSGB IOTA contest as a Single Op/40 to 10 meter/SSB
Mode entry. QSL via bureau.

GREECE, SV. Thomas, SV2CLJ will be QRV as J48L from Amoliani
Island, IOTA EU-174, in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL direct to home
call.

DODECANESE, SV5. Stathis, SV5DKL plans to be QRV from Rhodes
Island, IOTA EU-001, in the RSGB IOTA contest as a Single Op/All
Band/CW Mode/Assisted/High Power entry. QSL to home call.

BRUNEI, V8. Special event station V84SPU is QRV until July 31 to
celebrate the 74th birthday of his Majesty Sultan. Activity will be
on all bands and modes. QSL via operators’ instructions.

LAOS, XW. Mike, XW2DX is QRV from Vientiane and is here for the
next 5 years. Activity is on 20, 15 and 10 meters. QSL via RM0L.

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

The RSGB FT4 Contest Series is scheduled for July 27.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and QCX
CW Challenge are scheduled for July 28.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for July 29.

Please see July 2020 QST, page 74 and ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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