ARLD024 DX news

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD024
ARLD024 DX news

ZCZC AE24
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 24 ARLD024
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 17, 2021
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD024
ARLD024 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
HA0HW, LU4AAO, 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.

AZERBAIJAN, 4J. Special event station 4J880M is QRV from
Mingechevir until July 1 to commemorate the birth of writer and
philosopher Nizami Ganjavi.

KENYA, 5Z. Jacob, AK0SK is QRV as 5Z4/AK0SK from Nairobi. Activity
is mostly on 40 to 10 meters. His length of stay is unknown. QSL
to home call.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Andy, DK5ON is QRV as EA6/DK5ON until June
20. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4 with
QRP power. QSL to home call.

HUNGARY, HA. A group of operators are QRV as HG0WFF from Matrai TK
Landscape Protection Area, WWFF HAFF-0031, until June 21. Activity
is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL
direct to HG0WFF.

ITALY, I. Operators Simone, IK5RUN and Carlo, IK5MES are QRV as
IG9/IK5RUN and IG9/IK5MES, respectively, from Lampedusa Island, IOTA
AF-019, until June 25. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 6 meters
using SSB. QSL to home calls.

ARGENTINA, LU. Members of the Radio Club QRM Belgrano will be QRV
as LU4AAO, LU4AAO/A and LU4AAO/D from June 19 to 27 to commemorate
Argentine Flag Day. Activity will be on the HF and V/UHF bands
using CW, SSB, SSTV and FT8. QSL direct to LU4AAO.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Special event station OH0100AX is QRV until
June 9, 2022 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Aland
Islands’ self-government from Finland. QSL via operators’
instructions.

DODECANESE, SV5. Wolf, DL3DRN is QRV as SV5/DL3DRN from Rhodes
Island, IOTA EU-001, until June 21. Activity is on various HF bands
using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8. Station VP8HDM will be QRV on June 19 and 20
from the Historic Dockyard Museum in Stanley during the
International Museums Weekends. QSL direct to VP8LP.

VIET NAM, XV. Jun, JH4RHF is QRV as XV9RH from Hanoi until June 21.
Activity is in his spare time on various HF bands using mainly CW
and FT8. QSL via OE1JUN.

INDONESIA, YB. Adhi, YB3MM will be QRV as YB3MM/0 from Virgin Sand
Beach on Pari Island, IOTA OC-177, on June 19 and 20. QSL via
IZ8CCW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL SSB Kids Day, All Asian DX CW
Contest, IARU Region 1 50 MHz Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW
Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, SMIRK 6-Meter Contest, Battle of
Carabobo International Contest, Ukrainian DX Classic RTTY Contest,
AGCW VHF/UHF Contest, Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge, International
Museums Weekend, West Virginia QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint, WAB 50
MHz Phone and the Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest will certainly
keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test is scheduled for June 21.

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

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

Please see June QST, page 72, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
NNNN
/EX

ARLD023 DX news

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD023
ARLD023 DX news

ZCZC AE23
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 23 ARLD023
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 10, 2021
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD023
ARLD023 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. Adrian, 2E0MMU is QRV as A65IX from
Dubai. Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to
home call.

BAHRAIN, A9. Members of the Bahrain Amateur Radio Society are QRV
with special call sign A91BFA until June 15 for the Bahrain Football
Association in support of the national football team in its progress
in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualification process. QSL via EC6DX.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Andreas, DK5ON will be QRV as EA6/DK5ON from
Cala Ratjada on Mallorca, IOTA EU-004, from June 12 to 20. Activity
will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL to home
call.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Michel, F6GWV and Gildas, F6HMQ will be QRV as
TO11A from June 12 to July 5. Activity will be holiday style with a
focus on 6 meters. This includes being an entry in the IARU Region
1 50 MHz Contest. QSL via F6HMQ.

DOMINICA, HI. Special event station HI95RCD will be QRV from June
12 to 23 to celebrate the Radio Club Dominicano’s 95th anniversary.
QSL via LoTW.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special event station D721LP is QRV until
June 30 to celebrate IARU HF QRP Day. QSL via LoTW.

ITALY, I. Operators IK5RUN and IK5MES will be QRV as IG9/home calls
from Lampedusa Island, IOTA AF-019, from June 12 to 25. Activity
will be holiday style on the HF bands using mainly SSB. QSL to home
calls.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Makoto, JI5RPT is QRV as JD1BLY from Chichijima
Island, IOTA AS-031, until June 13. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

HAWAII, KH6. Special event station K6K is QRV until June 12 to
celebrate King Kamehameha Day. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using
CW, SSB, FT8 and other modes. QSL via LoTW.

PERU, OA. Members of the Asociacion de Radioaficionados del Peru
are QRV with special calls OC4B, OC6B, and OC7B until December 31 to
celebrate the bicentennial of Peruvian independence. Activity is on
40, 20, 17 and 15 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. A group of operators will be QRV as OJ0C from
June 12 to 21. Activity will focus on 6 meters using FT8. This may
include activity on 10 meters and higher bands. QSL via OH3JR.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R21EURO is QRV for the
2021 European Football Championship. QSL via R1II.

BURKINA FASO, XT. Harald, DF2WO will be QRV as XT2AW from
Ouagadougou beginning June 13 and here for three weeks. Activity
will be on the HF bands using mostly CW, FT8 and on Satellite, and
with SSB as conditions permit. QSL via M0OXO.

INDONESIA, YB. Beginning June 12, look for Ram, YD9KNX to be QRV as
YD9KNX/p from Bendungan Meninting on Lombok Island, IOTA OC-150.
QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL June VHF Contest, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, Annual USI Special Event Week, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow
Speed CW Test, VK Shires 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 and REF DDFM
6-Meter Contest will keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

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

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

The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship, CWops Mini-CWT Test, SARL
Youth 40-Meter SSB Sprint, Phone Fray and NAQCC CW Sprint are
scheduled for June 16.

Please see June QST, page 72, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
NNNN
/EX

ARLD022 DX news

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD022
ARLD022 DX news

ZCZC AE22
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 22 ARLD022
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 3, 2021
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD022
ARLD022 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.

NIGERIA, 5N. Jean-Louis, ZS6AAG is now QRV as 5N9JLH while working
with Doctors Without Borders in Abuja until September 15. Activity
is in his spare time currently on 20 and 15 meters using SSB. QSL
via operator’s instructions.

TONGA, A3. Masa, JA0RQV is QRV as A35JP from Tongatapu Island, IOTA
OC-049, until the end of October. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB and FT8. He also plans to visit other islands in IOTA
groups OC-191, OC-123, OC-064 and OC-169 during this time. QSL to
home call.

SPAIN, EA. Members of the Radio Club of Torrevieja will be QRV as
EH5SUB in the Museum Ships Weekend 2021 from the Submarine S-61
Delfin in Torrevieja. QSL via EA5GVJ.

ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB95QB will be QRV from June 6 to
13 to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 95th birthday. Activity will
be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and FT8. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Members of the Saudi Amateur Radio Society are
QRV with special event station HZ1WED until June 6 to bring
attention to World Environment Day. QSL via HZ1SAR.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special event station D721LP is QRV until
June 30 for IARU QRP Day. QSL via LoTW.

ITALY, I. Members of the United Nations Global Service Centre ARC
in Brindisi are QRV as 4U29MAY until June 30 to promote the
International Day of UN Peacekeepers. QSL via 9A2AA.

DENMARK, OZ. Volker, DJ8VW is QRV as 5P8VW from Romo Island, IOTA
EU-125, until June 10. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, possibly
including 4 meters, using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Jan, PA7X, Ruud, PD0RH and Willem, PA3CNI will be
QRV as PA827HGV during the Museum Ships Weekend 2021 from the
Hoogeveen, a decommissioned minesweeper now moored in Den Helder.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

SWEDEN, SM. Lars, SM6CUK will be QRV as SA6G/7 from Ven Island,
IOTA EU-137, from June 7 to 12. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters
using CW. QSL to home call.

DODECANESE, SV5. Wolf, DL3DRN is QRV as SV5/DL3DRN from Rhodes,
IOTA EU-001, until June 21. Activity is on the HF bands using CW,
SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V. Gary, NC3Z is QRV as VP2V/NC3Z until
June 14. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 6 meters using SSB and
FT8 and FT4. QSL direct to home call.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. Steve, VK6SJ is QRV as VK9XX until June 11.
Activity is generally around 1100 to 1500z and 2200 to 0000z daily
on the HF bands and possibly 6 meters using FT8 and some SSB. QSL
via EB7DX.

VIET NAM, XV. Jun, JH4RHF, is QRV as XV9RH from Hanoi until June 26
while on work assignment. Activity is in his spare time on 20 to 10
meters using CW and FT8. QSL via OE1JUN.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The PODXS 070 Club Three Day Weekend
Contest, Museum Ships Weekend, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
HA3NS Sprint Memorial CW Contest, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, PVRC
Reunion, 10-10 International Open Season PSK Contest, DigiFest,
Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, KANHAM Contest, Tisza Cup CW Contest, UKSMG
Summer 6-Meter Contest, Two-Meter Classic Sprint, Kentucky QSO
Party, RSGB National CW Field Day, FULL-LRB HF Contest and Cookie
Crumble QRP Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and RSGB 80-Meter Club Data
Championship are scheduled for June 7.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband
Activity Contest are scheduled for June 8.

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

Please see June QST, page 72, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
NNNN
/EX

ARLD021 DX news

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD021
ARLD021 DX news

ZCZC AE21
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 21 ARLD021
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 27, 2021
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD021
ARLD021 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
HA7VK, 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.

TONGA, A3. Masa, JA0RQV will be QRV as A35JP from Tongatapu Island,
IOTA OC-049, from May 30 to the end of October. Activity will be on
80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. He also plans to visit other
islands in IOTA groups OC-191, OC-123, OC-064, and OC-169 during
this time. QSL to home call.

ESTONIA, ES. Operators Ed, ES2TT and Sergei, ES1LL will be QRV as
ES2TT/8 and ES1LL/8, respectively, on May 29 and 30. Activity will
be on 40, 30 and 20 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
QSL to home calls.

ST. BARTHELEMY, FJ. Phil, K2LIO is QRV as FJ/K2LIO until around
August 5. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

MARTINIQUE, FM. Marius, ON4RU is QRV as FM/OQ3R until June 5.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW. This includes being
active as TO3F in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL direct to
home call.

HUNGARY, HA. A group of operators will be QRV as HG21TISZA in the
CQ World Wide WPX CW contest as a Multi Op entry, and the upcoming
Tisza Cup contest. QSL via LoTW.

HAITI, HH. Peter, JK1UWY is QRV as HH2JA and is here for the next
three years. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.
QSL via LoTW.

PANAMA, HP. Special event station HP200I will be QRV from June 1 to
November 30 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Panama’s
independence. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and
various digital modes. QSL via HP1DAV.

VATICAN, HV. Vatican station HV0A will be QRV in the CQ World Wide
WPX CW contest. QSL via IK0FVC.

AUSTRIA, OE. Operator HB9RB will be QRV as C7A from the United
Nations Amateur Radio Contest DX Club station in Vienna during the
CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via UA3A.

FINLAND, OH. Olli, OH0XX will be QRV as OG60BBM in the CQ World
Wide WPX CW contest. QSL to home call.

CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. Olda, OK1YM will be QRV with special call sign
OL57ZW in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL to home call.

ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD is QRV as P44W. Activity is on all bands as
time permits. This includes being active in the CQ World Wide WPX
CW contest. QSL via N2MM. In addition, look for AE6Y and KK9A to
be QRV as P49Y and P40A, respectively, in the CQ World Wide WPX CW
contest. QSL via operators’ instructions.

CANADA, VE. Lali, VE3NE is QRV with special call sign VX31IGY until
June 27 to celebrate the first flight of NASA’s helicopter on Mars.
This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest.
QSL to home call.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. Steve, VK6SJ is QRV as VK9XX until June 11.
Activity will generally be around 1100 to 1500z and 2200 to 0000z
daily on the HF bands and possibly 6 meters using FT8 and some SSB.
QSL via EB7DX.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Operators K4BAI, K4QPL, KR4R and
K2SX are QRV as VP5/home calls from Providenciales, IOTA NA-002,
until June 1. They will be active as VP5M as a Multi Op entry in
the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via operators’ instructions.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Jacky, ZL3CW will be QRV with special call ZL25NZ
in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide WPX CW Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Feld Hell
Sprint and Day of the YLs Contest will certainly keep contesters
busy this upcoming weekend.

The OK1WC Memorial, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and QCX CW Challenge
are scheduled for May 31.

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

The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and Phone
Fray are scheduled for June 2.

Please see May QST, page 71, June QST, page 72, and the ARRL and
WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
NNNN
/EX

ARLD020 DX news

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD020
ARLD020 DX news

ZCZC AE20
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 20 ARLD020
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 20, 2021
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD020
ARLD020 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
KK9A, 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 and other operators will be QRV as
3A/IW1RBI from May 27 to 30. Activity will be on 30 to 6 meters
around the clock using CW, SSB and FT8 in DX-pedition mode. QSL
direct to IW1RBI.

AZERBAIJAN, 4K. Boris, 4K4K and members of the 4J0SFR Safari club
are QRV with event call sign 4K880NZM to commemorate the 880 years
since the birth of poet Nizami Ganjavi. QSL via 4K4K.

NIGERIA, 5N. Jean-Louis, ZS6AAG is QRV as 5N7MSF while working with
Doctors Without Borders in Abuja until September 2021. Activity is
in his spare time currently on 20 and 15 meters using SSB. QSL via
operator’s instructions.

NIGER, 5U. Adrien, F4IHM is now QRV as 5UAIHM until June 27 while
on work assignment. Activity is in his spare time on 40 and 20
meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

MADAGASCAR, 5R. Daniel, 6W7RP is QRV as 5R8RP from Nosy Be, IOTA
AF-057. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters. QSL to 5R8RP.

FRANCE, F. Special event station TM0BEE is QRV until May 23 to
bring attention to World Bee Day. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB, PSK and FT8. QSL via F6KUQ.

MARTINIQUE, FM. Marius, ON4RU plans to be QRV as FM/OQ3R from May
23 to June 5. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW. This
includes being active as TO3F in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX CW
contest. QSL direct to home call.

ECUADOR, HC. Special event station HD1ECU will be QRV May 22 to 24
to commemorate Ecuador Independence Day. QSL via LoTW.

ITALY, I. Special event call sign II6RI is QRV until June 30 to
celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Italian Republic. QSL direct
to IK6IHU.

ARUBA, P4. John, KK9A will be QRV as P40A from May 25 to June 1.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. This
includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX CW
contest. QSL via WD9DZV.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA21ARDF is QRV until May 30
to support Amateur Radio Direction Finding. QSL via bureau.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Ros, 4Z5LA is QRV as S79LA until May 27. QSL to
home call.

BENIN, TY. Ian, ZS6JSI is now QRV as TY5AB from Parakou and here
until June. Activity is in his spare time on 80, 40 and 20 meters
using SSB and FT8. QSL via EC6DX.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R800ANL is QRV to
commemorate the 800th anniversary of the birth of Grand Prince
Alexander Nevsky, who lived from 1221 to 1263. QSL via RV1AQ.

AUSTRALIA, VK. John, VK6NU plans to be QRV from Rottnest Island,
IOTA OC-164, from May 25 to 28. Activity will be holiday style on
40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Operators K4BAI, K4QPL, KR4R and
K2SX will be QRV as VP5/home calls from May 25 to June 1. They will
be active as VP5M as a multi op entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide
WPX CW contest. QSL via operators’ instructions.

LATVIA, YL. Special event station YL21ICE is QRV until June 6 for
the Ice Hockey World Championship to be held in Riga. Activity is
from various locations and on 160 to 10 meters, including 30, 17 and
12 meters, and V/UHF bands, using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8/4. QSL via
LoTW.

ZIMBABWE, Z2. Peter, PA3CPI is now QRV as Z21DX and has been active
on 20 meters using SSB between 1740 and 1800z. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, YOTA Contest, EU PSK DX Contest,
Hamvention QSO Party and Baltic Contest are all on tap for this
weekend.

The OK1WC Memorial, QRP ARCI Hootowl CW Sprint and K1USN Slow Speed
CW Test are scheduled for May 24.

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

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

Please see May QST, page 71, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
NNNN
/EX

ARLD019 DX news

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD019
ARLD019 DX news

ZCZC AE19
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 19 ARLD019
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 13, 2021
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD019
ARLD019 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
LU4AAO, 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.

MOROCCO, CN. Special event station CN65FAR is QRV until May 16 to
celebrate the 65th anniversary of the creation of the Royal Moroccan
Armed Forces. QSL via RW6HS.

NORTHERN IRELAND, GI. Members of the North West Group ARC are QRV
with special event call sign GB0AEL until May 15 to commemorate
Amelia Earhart’s 1932 solo flight across the Atlantic. Activity is
on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ARGENTINA, LU. Members of the Radio Club QRM Belgrano will be QRV
as LU4AAO, LU4AAO/A and LU4AAO/D from May 18 to 25 to commemorate
the anniversary related to the independence of Argentina. Activity
will be on the HF and V/UHF bands using CW, SSB, SSTV and FT8. QSL
direct to LU4AAO.

AUSTRIA, OE. Special event station OE60VHSC is QRV until June 7 to
commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Very High Speed Club. QSL
via operators’ instructions.

DENMARK, OZ. Special event station OZ60VHSC is QRV until June 7 to
commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Very High Speed Club. QSL
via OZ1JHM.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special call sign PD21EUROSONG is QRV until May 22
to celebrate the 65th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest being
held in Rotterdam. QSL via bureau. In addition, special event
stations PA60VHSC and PH60VHSC are QRV until June 7 to commemorate
the 60th anniversary of the Very High Speed Club. QSL via PA5V and
PA0INA, respectively.

CRETE, SV9. Station DD1GG will be QRV as SV9/DD1GG from May 15 to
24. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and
FT8. QSL to home call.

TURKEY, TA. Special event station TC568FA is QRV until June 28 to
commemorate the anniversary of the Fall of Constantinople on May 29,
1453. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via bureau.

BENIN, TY. Ian, ZS6JSI is QRV as TY5AB. Activity has been on 20
meters using FT8. QSL to home call.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Special event station VI50SG is QRV until December
31 to commemorate the 50 years of the St. George Amateur Radio
Society. QSL via bureau.

VENEZUELA, YV. Special event station YW200BC is QRV during 2021 to
commemorate the Battle of Carabobo 200 years ago, which paved the
way for Venezuela’s independence. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via YV4KW.

MACEDONIA, Z3. Special event station Z360VHSC is QRV until June 7
to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Very High Speed Club.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Kazakhstan DX Contest, NZART
Sangster Shield Contest, His Majesty King of Spain CW Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Feld Hell
Sprint, FISTS Sunday Sprint and Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest are
all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and OK1WC Memorial are scheduled for
May 17.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
scheduled for May 18.

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

Please see May QST, page 71, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
NNNN
/EX

ARLD018 DX news

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD018
ARLD018 DX news

ZCZC AE18
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 6, 2021
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD018
ARLD018 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
OA4DPM, 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.

NIGER, 5U. Adrien, F4IHM will be QRV as 5UAIHM from Niamey from May
10 to June 15. Activity will be on 40 and 20 meters using CW. QSL
to home call.

MOROCCO, CN. Stations in Morocco can use the special prefix CN18
until May 10 to celebrate the 18th birthday of Morocco’s Crown
Prince Moulay Hassan.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special call sign DL65ESSEN is QRV
until December 31 to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the DARC’s
Ortsverband Essen. QSL via bureau.

SPAIN, EA. Members of the URE club Cullera and of Les Basores DX
group will be QRV as AN5ITU from May 8 to 23 to celebrate the 76th
anniversary of the ITU. Activity is on the HF and V/UHF bands, and
Satellite QO-100, using CW, SSB, RTTY and other digital modes. QSL
direct to EB5R.

FRANCE, F. Michel, F8GGZ and Serge, F6HFI are QRV with special
event call sign TM200NB until May 15 to commemorate the death 200
years ago of Napoleon Bonaparte. QSL via F5KOB.

GUERNSEY, GU. Members of the Guernsey Amateur Radio Society will be
QRV as GB5LIB from May 8 to 14 to celebrate the liberation of
Guernsey. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters and Satellite
QO-100. QSL via LoTW.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special call signs HL41GDM and D73M are QRV
until May 31 to commemorate the 41st anniversary of the Gwangju
Uprising, also known as the Gwangju Democratization Movement. QSL
via HL4CCM.

JAPAN, JA. Special event stations 8N1OLP, 8N2OLP, 8N3OLP, 8N4OLP,
8N5OLP, 8N6OLP, 8N7OLP, 8N8OLP, 8N9OLP and 8N0OLP are QRV until
September 5 for the World Olympic and Paralympic Games. QSL via
bureau.

LITHUANIA, LY. Members of the Lithuanian Radio Sports Federation
are QRV with special call sign LY57BC during May to promote and
participate in the 57th edition of the Baltic Contest. QSL via
LoTW.

PERU, OA. Special event call sign OC200P is QRV during May to
celebrate the Bicentennial of the independence of the Republic of
Peru. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via
LoTW.

BELGIUM, ON. Members of the radio club Noord Oost Limburg are QRV
with special call sign OR40NOL until the end of 2021 to celebrate
the club’s 40th anniversary. QSL via ON6NL.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PD21EUROSONG will be QRV
from May 8 to 22 to bring attention to the 2021 Eurovision Song
Contest taking place in Rotterdam. QSL via bureau.

SWEDEN, SM. Members of the Hisingens Radio Club are QRV with
special call sign SE400G until July 31 during the celebration of
Gothenburg City’s 400th anniversary. Activity is on various HF
bands and modes. QSL via LoTW.

TURKEY, TA. Special event station TC568FA is QRV until June 28 to
commemorate the conquest of Istanbul in 1453. Activity is on 160 to
2 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

LATVIA, YL. Operators Viesturs, YL2SM, Alex, YL2KO and Gunars,
YL2GD are QRV as YL44WFF from the Beja Nature Reserve, YLFF-0072,
until May 8. Activity is on 40 to 17 meters using CW and SSB. QSL
via YL2SM.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Sigfrido, IW9FMD is QRV as Z81S while working with
the United Nations Mission. Activity is in his spare time. He has
been active on 15 meters SSB so far. QSL direct to IT9YVO.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ-M International DX Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, SARL VHF/UHF
Digital Contest, VOLTA World Wide RTTY Contest, SKCC Weekend CW
Sprintathon, Arkansas QSO Party, 50 MHz Spring Sprint and WAB 7 MHz
Phone Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The OK1WC Memorial, RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship, 4 States
QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and K1USN Slow Speed Test are
scheduled for May 10.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
scheduled for May 11.

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

Please see May QST, page 71, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
NNNN
/EX

ARLD017 DX news

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD017
ARLD017 DX news

ZCZC AE17
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 17 ARLD017
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 29, 2021
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD017
ARLD017 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
K1CC, WB6Z, 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.

FIJI, 3D2. Dom, 3D2DOM and Joanne, 3D2ZK are QRV from Nandi. QSL
to home calls.

AZERBAIJAN, 4J. Special event station 4J880M is QRV to celebrate
the 880th birthday of the writer and philosopher Nizami Ganjavi.
QSL direct to 4J3DJ.

TONGA, A3. Masa, JA0RQV is QRV as A35JP from Tongatapu Island, IOTA
OC-049, until October. In addition, he will try to be QRV from some
outer islands such as Niuatoputapu, IOTA OC-191, Niuafo’ou, IOTA
OC-123, Vava’u, IOTA OC-064, and Ha’apai, IOTA OC-169. Activity is
on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

BELARUS, EU. Special event station EV76M is QRV during May to
celebrate the 76th anniversary of the Victory in Minsk in World War
II. QSL via LoTW.

REUNION ISLAND, FR. Phil, F5TRO and Ann, F5BSB will be QRV as FR8UA
and FR8TZ, respectively, during May. Activity will be on 80 to 6
meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to home
calls.

SWITZERLAND, HB. Special event call sign HB90BERO is QRV until July
31 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Beromuenster medium wave
AM broadcasting station. Activity is on all bands using CW, SSB,
AM, FM, and various digital modes. This includes some activity on
Satellite QO-100. QSL via LoTW.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Lee, HL1IWD is QRV as HL1IWD/4 from the
Kogunsan Islands, IOTA AS-148, until May 3. Activity is on 40 to 20
meters using CW and some FT8. He will try to be active as HL1IWD/3
on Anmyon Island, IOTA AS-080. QSL via EA5GL.

JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8J1ITU is QRV until May 31 to
celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the International
Telecommunications Union’s World Telecommunication and Information
Society Day on May 17. QSL via bureau.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Harry, JG7PSJ is QRV as JD1BMH from Chichijima,
IOTA AS-031, until May 7. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to JG7PSJ.

MONGOLIA, JT. Members of the JTDXA Team are QRV with special event
call sign JU100DX until July 10 to celebrate Mongolia’s 100th
anniversary of independence until July 10. QSL via JT1CH.

LITHUANIA, LY. Special event call sign LY57BC will be QRV from May
1 to June 1 to celebrate the 57th Baltic Contest. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

POLAND, SP. Members of the SP6PAZ radio club will be QRV with
special event call SO100PS from May 1 to 31 to commemorate the 100th
anniversary of the third Silesian Uprising. Activity will be on 160
to 2 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8 and FT4. QSL via SP6PAZ.

KAZAKHSTAN, UN. Special event call sign UP55L is QRV until May 20
to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Youth School Radio Station
in Kostanay. QSL direct to RW6HS.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8. Matthew, M0ZMS is QRV as VP8ZMS from the
British Air Force Base in Mount Pleasant. Activity is in his spare
time on the HF bands using CW and various digital modes. QSL to
home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event station 8A250GNR is QRV until May 2 to
celebrate 250 years of Gianyar City. Activity is on 80 and 40
meters using SSB, and 2 meters using FM. QSL via operators’
instructions.

LATVIA, YL. Hans, YL3JD is QRV with special call sign YL50AGCW
during May in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Telegraphy
Working Group. Activity is on 160, 80, 40, and 20 meters using CW.
QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The New England QSO Party, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Araucaria World
Wide VHF Contest, 10-10 International Spring CW Contest, RCC Cup,
SBMS 2.3 GHz and Up Contest and Club Challenge, Microwave Spring
Sprint, ARI International DX Contest, F9AA Digi Cup, AGCW QRP/QRP CW
Party, 7th Call Area QSO Party, Indiana QSO Party, FISTS Saturday CW
Sprint and Delaware QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy
this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and OK1WC Memorial are scheduled for
May 3.

The MIE 33 Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and
Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled for May 4.

The RSGB FT4 Contest Series, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Phone
Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for May 5.

Please see April QST, page 75, May QST, page 71, and the ARRL and
WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
NNNN
/EX

ARLD016 DX news

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD016
ARLD016 DX news

ZCZC AE16
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 16 ARLD016
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 22, 2021
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD016
ARLD016 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
I0IJ, 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.

IRELAND, EI. Members of the South Eastern Amateur Radio Group will
be QRV as EI2IMD on April 24 during International Marconi Day. QSL
direct to EI3HDB.

BELARUS, EW. Special event station EV76F is QRV as part of the
Brest Hero-Fortress memorial station in honor of the 76th
anniversary of the end of World War II. QSL via EW3W.

VATICAN, HV. Special event station HV9SMG will be QRV April 24 from
the Vatican Radio Broadcasting Centre at Santa Maria di Galeria.
Activity will be on 40, 20 and 10 meters using CW, SSB and various
digital modes. QSL via IK0CNA.

ITALY, I. Tony, I0IJ will be QRV as IY0TC and IY0M on April 24
during International Marconi Day. Activity will be on 160, 80, and
40 meters, and possibly 20 and 17 meters, using SSB. QSL via
operator’s instructions.

JAPAN, JA. Members of the A1 and Denpaken clubs are QRV with
special event call sign 8N1MORSE until the end of 2022 to celebrate
Samuel Morse’s 230th birthday and the 120th anniversary of Marconi’s
first transatlantic transmission. QSL via bureau.

MONGOLIA, JT. Members of the JTDXA Team are QRV with special event
call sign JU100DX to commemorate the 100 years since the Mongolian
People’s Revolution. QSL via JT1CH.

SVALBARD, JW. Tom, LA6VDA will be QRV as JW6VDA from Spitsbergen
Island, IOTA EU-026, from April 26 to May 9. Activity will be on
the HF bands using SSB. QSL via LoTW.

AUSTRIA, OE. Special event station OE21M will be QRV on
International Marconi Day. QSL via OE1WHC.

POLAND, SP. Members of the Niepolomice Radio Club are QRV with
special event call sign SN0IMED from the European Bison Breeding
Center in Puszcza Niepolomicka until April 25 to celebrate Earth
Day. QSL via bureau.

GREECE, SV. Special event station SZ200P is QRV until the end of
2021 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution of
1821. QSL via LoTW.

SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ will be QRV as 6O1OO from Mogadishu for two
months beginning on April 25. Activity will be in his spare time on
the HF bands using mostly FT8. QSL direct.

KALININGRAD, UA2. Special call signs RK75AK, RK75FF, and RK75FU are
QRV until July 31 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of
Kaliningrad. QSL via UA2FAK, UF2F, and RA2FU, respectively.

MEXICO, XE. Members of the Asociacion de Radio Aficionados de la
Republica Mexicana are QRV with special event calls 6D1A, 6D2A, and
6D3A until May 16 to celebrate the club’s 61st anniversary. QSL via
LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
K1USN Slow Speed Test, 10-10 International Spring Digital Contest,
QRP to the Field, SP DX RTTY Contest, International Marconi Day,
Helvetia Contest, VHF SSB/CW 2-Meter Sprint Classic, Florida QSO
Party, UA1DZ Memorial Cup and BARTG Sprint 75 are all on tap for
this upcoming weekend.

The OK1WC Memorial, QCX CW Challenge and K1USN Slow Speed Test are
scheduled for April 26.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
scheduled for April 27.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, Phone Fray and
SKCC Sprint are scheduled for April 28.

Please see April QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
NNNN
/EX

ARLD015 DX news

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD015
ARLD015 DX news

ZCZC AE15
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 15 ARLD015
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 15, 2021
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD015
ARLD015 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.

SWAZILAND, 3DA0. Look for 3DA0AQ to be QRV during the CQMM DX
contest. QSL via EA5GL.

AZERBAIJAN, 4J. Special event station 4J880M is QRV to commemorate
the 880th anniversary of the birth of 12th century Persian Sunni
Muslim poet Nizami Ganjavi. QSL direct to 4J3DJ.

ISRAEL, 4X. Jan, 4X1VF and Ruben, 4Z5FI are QRV as 4X73T during the
Holyland Contest and active from the rare Holyland Square L19BL.
QSL via bureau. In addition, special event calls 4X73XX and 4Z73XX
are QRV until April 17 to commemorate 73 years of independence. QSL
via LoTW.

BAHRAIN, A9. Members of the Bahrain Amateur Radio Society are QRV
as A91WARD until April 18 to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day. QSL
via EC6DX.

CHILE, CE. Members of the Radio Club de Chile will be QRV as
XR3IARU on April 18 to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day. QSL via
CE3EE.

ARMENIA, EK. Look for EK6RL to be QRV during the CQMM DX contest.
QSL direct to home call.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Look for FK8IK to be QRV during the CQMM DX
contest. QSL direct to home call.

ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB0DOE is QRV until May to honor
the memory of the recently deceased Prince Philip, Duke of
Edinburgh. QSL via GB0DOE.

HUNGARY, HA. In celebration of the 230th anniversary of the birth
of Samuel F. B. Morse, members of Hungary’s Radio Amateur Society
will be QRV with special event stations HA230MSE, HA230S, HA230A,
HA230M, HA230U, HA230E, HA230L, HA230O, HA230R and HG230MSE from
April 17 to 27. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and SSB.
QSL via LoTW.

ECUADOR, HC. Members of the Ecuador DX Club will be QRV as HD1DX
and HD2DX on April 17 and 18 commemorate World Amateur Radio Day.
QSL via LoTW.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Abdulaziz, 7Z1AL is QRV as HZ1WARD until April 18
to commemorate World Amateur Radio Day. Activity is on 40 and 20
meters using FT8. QSL via bureau.

JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8N1MORSE is QRV until February 28,
2022 to celebrate the 230th anniversary of the birth of Samuel F. B.
Morse and the 120th anniversary of Guglielmo Marconi’s first
successful transatlantic radio communication by Morse Code. QSL via
bureau.

ANTARCTICA. Mark, W5MED is QRV as KC4USV from McMurdo Station on
Ross Island, IOTA AN-011, until October. He is active on 20 meters
using SSB and FT8 at various times of the day. QSL direct to K7MT.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Dan, K8RF will be QRV as NP2J in the CQMM
DX contest as a Single Band/High Power entry on 40 meters. QSL to
home call.

LUXEMBOURG, LX. Special event station LX5WARD is QRV until April 25
to mark World Amateur Radio Day. Activity is on the HF bands using
CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL via LX1JH.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Members of the Seychelles Amateur Radio Society
will be QRV as S77SARA from Mahe Island, IOTA AF-024, on April 18
for World Amateur Radio Day. QSL to home call.

GREECE, SV. Juergen, DK3SJ is QRV as SV8/DK3SJ from Lesbos Island,
IOTA EU-049, until April 24. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using
CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8. Clint, VP8DKP is usually QRV on 40 meters
using FT8 during his evenings. QSL direct.

INDIA, VU. Special event stations AU8WAR, AT2WAR, and AU2WAR will
be QRV on April 18 to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day. Activity
will be on the HF bands. QSL via operators’ instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL SSB Rookie Roundup, World
Amateur Radio Day, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow
Speed CW Test, Holyland DX Contest, ES Open HF Championship, Worked
All Provinces of China DX Contest, YU DX Contest, CQMM DX CW
Contest, VERON PACCdigi Contest, Texas State Parks on the Air,
Michigan QSO Party, EA-QRP CW Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, Ontario QSO
Party and the Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest are all on tap for
this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and OK1WC Memorial are scheduled for
April 19.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
scheduled for April 20.

The 432 MHz Spring Sprint, RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship,
CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for April 21.

Please see April QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
NNNN
/EX

Older posts «

Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. More Info | Close