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DX Bulletin 31 ARLD031
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 30, 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.

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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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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DX Bulletin 29 ARLD029
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 16, 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.

BRUNEI, V8. V84SPU will celebrate the 74th birthday of His Majesty
Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah. Activity will be
from July 18 to 31 on all bands and modes. QSL direct only.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. To commemorate the launch of the Mars
“Hope Probe” and the 50th anniversary of the union of the UAE,
special event station A60EMM will be QRV with multiple stations
(i.e. A60EMM/1 /2, etc.) QSL details are on qrz.com.

FINLAND, OH. From July 17 to 30, Ric, DL2VFR plans to be QRV as
OH73ELK, mainly on CW. QSL via the OH QSL Bureau.

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, E7. Members of the Nikola Tesla Radio Club
are celebrating Tesla’s 164th birthday with the call sign E7TESLA
until July 20. QSL via E77E direct or via the Bureau or eQSL.

HUNGARY, HA. The Hungarian FIRAC group is active with the call sign
HA70MAV until December 1. QSL via LoTW or eQSL.

ITALY, I. Members of the Italian Naval Old Rhythmers Club
(I.N.O.R.C.) will be using the call sign II0ICEH from July 18 to
August 1 to commemorate the Andrea Doria disaster. QSL via Bureau.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Takashi, JH1FFW is QRV as JD1/JH1FFW until July 19
on 40 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via the Bureau to his home
call, LoTW or eQSL.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, K. The Grayson County Amateur Radio Club
commemorates the Red River Bridge War of 1931, a boundary conflict
between Oklahoma and Texas, with the call sign W5I from July 18 to
26. QSL via K5GCC direct or via the Bureau, LoTW or eQSL.

BULGARIA, LZ. George, LZ2VP is QRV as LZ77VP until the end of July.
QSL via LZ2VP.

GREECE, SV. Members of the Radio Amateur Association of Western
Peloponnese (RAAWP) are dedicating the special event call sign SX3SP
to the memory of Saint Paisios of Mount Athos, until July 31. QSL
via LoTW or eQSL.

DODECANESE ISLANDS, SV5. Stathis, SV5DKL plans to participate in
the RSGB IOTA Contest, July 25 and 26, in the single-op, all-band,
CW, High-power category from his home station on Rhodes Island. QSL
via his home call. After the contest he will upload to LoTW, Club
Log and eQSL.

TAIWAN, BV. BX2AB is planning to operate as BV0WPX from the PengHu
Islands during the RSGB IOTA Contest, July 25 and 26. He will be
single-op assisted. QSL via BV2KI. Also, Bruce, BV2KI will be QRV
in the contest as BV9AYA. He will be single-op assisted. QSL via
home call.

GHANA, 9G. Matteo, IZ4YGS travels to Ghana on July 24. After
quarantine he will be at his station starting August 8 and
continuing until mid-September as 9G5GS. QSL via OQRS, LoTW, eQSL
or direct to the IZ4YGS address.

TURKEY, TA. YM9SIX is a new six meter beacon, running five watts to
a vertical on 50.403.5. It is located at the QTH of TA7OM in grid
KN80. Testing is underway. It appears it may be moved to grid LN10
and another frequency at some point.

FRANCE, F. Station TM11AD will be operated by the British Breakout
from Normandy Museum in its annual liberation festival, on August 1
and 2. Look for them on HF CW, SSB and digital modes. They are
hoping to use genuine WWII era gear and demonstrating it to the
public. QSL via F4KKE, LoTW or Club Log.

MALTA, 9H. Reiner, DL2AAZ plans to be QRV from September 4 to 18,
holiday style, if there are no COVID-19 concerns. Call signs 9H3TI
and 9H3SAT have been requested. He will be QRV on 40 to 6 meters
and 13/3cm on the QO-100 satellite, using SSB and CW. QSL via the
Bureau, no Club Log or LoTW.

UKRAINE, EM44. Look for EM44L to be active from the Regional
Landscape Park “Feldman Ecopark” (URFF-0194; New One) on July 18 and
19. QSL via UT5LU.

SVALBARD, JW. Erwann, LB1QI will be active as JW/LB1QI from the
JW5E club station in Lonyearben from September 24 to 27. Activity
will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via LB1QI, direct,
by the Bureau, LoTW or ClubLog.

THE NETHERLANDS, PA75. Special event station PA75WSN will be active
until the end of the year to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the
liberation of The Netherlands in World War II. Activity will be on
various HF and UHF bands using SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via
the Bureau or direct. See QRZ.com for details.

RUSSIA, UE45. Members of the Fifth Ocean Club are active as UE45SA
until July 19. Activity is to celebrate 45th anniversary of
Apollo-Soyuz joint mission in space. Operators are Victor, RV3YR
and Viktor, RN3YN and R3YC. QSL via RV3YR, direct, via the Bureau
or Clublog. See qrz.com for more details.

FT8DMC ANNIVERSARY. More special call signs celebrating the 3rd
anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode Club, until July 31 include
CB3DMC, XR3DMC and XR3FT8 from Chile (QSL direct to CE3GCA); GB8DMC
from England (operated by G8LIY, QSL via qrz.com, and OZ8FTDM from
Denmark (operated by OZ1KZX, QSL via LoTW and eQSL).

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Russian Radio Team Championship,
Trans-Tasman Low-Bands Challenge, Feld Hell Sprint, North American
QSO Party, RTTY, CQ Worldwide VHF Contest, RSGB Low Power Contest,
Run for the Bacon QRP Contest and the CQC Great Colorado Gold Rush
are all on tap for this weekend. The SKCC Sprint is on July 22 and
the RSGB 80-Meter Club Championship, Data is on July 23. Please see
July 2020 QST, page 74 and ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 28 ARLD028
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 9, 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.

THAILAND, HS. Champ, E21EIC will operate E2A in the IARU HF World
Championship in a SOAB Mixed effort. QSL via E21EIC and LoTW.

CROATIA, 9A. Members of the Radio Klub Novi Bokanjac are operating
as 9A164T from Zadar to mark the birthday of Nikola Tesla. QSL via
bureau or eQSL.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Members of the Ham Society of the Philippines are
operating as DZ30SH from Malolos City until August 29, supporting
STAYHOME activities. QSL via LoTW or eQSL.

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, E7. Vedo, E72U informs us that E7HQ will be
the Headquarters Station of ARABH in the IARU contest. QSL via
E70ARA or LoTW.

BONAIRE, PJ4. John, K4BAI will participate in the IARU HF World
Championship as PJ4A. Before and after the contest he will sign
PJ4/K4BAI. QSL via K4BAI.

RUSSIA, RA. Victor, RV3YR and Viktor, RN3YN will commemorate the
first Soviet-American space flight in the Apollo-Soyuz program with
the call sign UE45SA. They will be QRV from July 11 to 19. QSL via
RV3YR (d/B) or ClubLog OQRS.

POLAND, SP. Special event station SN87LOT commemorates the
transatlantic flight of the Lithuanian pilots Steponas Darius and
Stasys Girenas 87 years ago. QSL via SP1PMY, direct or via the
bureau.

CANADA, VE. VC3STYWELL, the third COVID-19 special event station
run by The Seven Thirty Social Distancing Net, will be active until
July 19. QSL via VE3ES.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event station 8A343CJR celebrates the 343rd
anniversary of the Cianjur District on Java. They will be QRV until
July 12 on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 2 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8 and
FM. QSL via direct from info at qrz.com.

GREENLAND, OX. Bo, OZ1DJJ will be QRV from Aasiaat Island as OX3LX
until July 30. Look for him on 40 to 4 meters. He will also try to
activate other islands of this IOTA group. QSL via OZ0J.

OGASAWARA, JD. Tony, JD1/JH1FFW will be QRV from July 15 to 19 on
40, 20, 15, 10 and 6 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW, eQSL
or the bureau system.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Torsten, OY/DL4APJ and Udo, OY/DL2AQI will be
QRV September 15 to 23, holiday style on 80 to 10 meters, using CW,
SSB, RTTY, PSK and FT8. QSL to their home QTHs direct, or via the
DARC bureau, eQSL or LoTW.

KOSOVO, Z6. German team Z66DX will be QRV from October 15 to 28, on
160 to 10 meters, including the newer bands. Look for them using
CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. Operators are DJ9KH, DL2AMD, DL2AWG, DL3APO,
DL9GFB and DM2AUJ. QSL through Club Log OQRS for direct or bureau.
The LoTW upload will come later.

RUSSIA, R1. The Russian Robinson Club announces that Milhail, R1MJ,
Yulia, R1CBL and Vitalia, RA1AGJ will be QRV from Gogland Island
(EU-133) from July 23 to 28. They plan to operate in the RSGB IOTA
Contest with their individual calls. Activity will be on 160 to 15
meters. QSL via home calls.

BULGARIA, LZ. During this year’s IARU HF World Championship the
Bulgarian Federation of Radio Amateurs 80 meter HQ station will be
transmitting as LZ0AA from The Vakarel Transmitter broadcasting
facility which has been off the air since January 1, 2015. The
transmit antenna, which was erected in 1937, is 215 meters high.
After the contest the antenna will be taken down.

CORSICA, TK. Max, DL8UW is active as TK4VQO. He is QRV on 160 to 6
meters using CW and SSB. You can also find him every day on the
Medical Assistance Radio (MAR) net on 14332 kHz at 0730z. QSL via
home call.

BURKINA FASO, XT2. Max, DK1MAX will be active as XT2MAX sometime
during November to December. Activity is usually holiday style on
all bands using mostly CW and FT8. Look for more details to be
forthcoming.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The IARU HF World Championship, FISTS
Summer Unlimited Sprint, SKCC Weekend Sprintathon and the QRP ARCI
Summer Homebrew Sprint will keep contesters busy this weekend. The
4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is on July 13, the RSGB
80-Meter Club Championship, SSB is on July 15, and the NAQCC CW
Sprint is on July 16. Please see July 2020 QST page 74 and the ARRL
Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest Web Site for details.
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DX Bulletin 27 ARLD027
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 2, 2020
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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.

MONACO, 3A. Ennio, IW1RBI will be QRV as 3A/IW1RBI beginning July
6. His length of stay is unknown. Activity will be on 30 to 6
meters using SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

KUWAIT, 9K. Special event station 9K8FTDMC is QRV until July 31 to
celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode Club. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Special event station A60FTDMC is QRV
until July 31 to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the FT8 Digital
Mode Club. QSL via operators’ instructions.

BAHRAIN, A9. Special event station A91FTDMC is QRV until July 31 to
celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode Club. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

ENGLAND, G. Larry, G4HLN is QRV with special event call GB100GKU
until July 28 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the long-range
maritime radio service in the United Kingdom. Activity is on the HF
bands using CW. QSL via bureau.

SWITZERLAND, HB. Special event station HB15SOTA is QRV until May 8,
2021 to mark the 15th anniversary of SOTA activities in Switzerland.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Members of the Saudi Wireless Amateur Association
are QRV with special event station HZ8FTDMC until July 31 to
celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode Club. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8N1ABIKO is QRV until the end of
2020 in celebration of the founding of Abiko-City, IOTA AS-007. QSL
via bureau.

LEBANON, OD. Special event station OD5FTDMC is QRV until July 31 to
celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode Club. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

ANTARCTICA. Alexander, RX3ABI is QRV as RI1ANM from Mirny Base,
IOTA AN-016, until early 2021 while on work assignment. Activity is
in his spare time on 40 and 20 meters using FT8. QSL to home call.

EGYPT, SU. Special event station SU8FTDMC is QRV until July 31 to
celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode Club. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

CORSICA, TK. Max, DL8UW is QRV as TK4VQO from Olmeto and expects to
be here for the next few years. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters
using CW and SSB. QSL direct to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event stations R100RT and R100TSSR are
QRV until July 10 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Republic
of Tatarstan. QSL via operators’ instructions.

VANUATU, YJ. Operators YJ8CW, YJ8ED and YJ8RN are QRV as YJ40IND
until the end of July to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Vanuatu’s
Independence. Activity is on 40, 20, and 15 meters using CW, SSB
and FT8. QSL direct.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Special event station ZL65FTDMC is QRV until July
31 to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode Club.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The 10-10 International Spirit of 76 QSO
Party, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
FISTS Summer Slow Speed CW Sprint, YBDXC 80-Meter SSB Contest, DL-DX
RTTY Contest, Marconi Memorial HF CW Contest, Original QRP CW
Contest, TA VHF/UHF Contest and PODXS 070 Club 40-Meter Firecracker
PSK31 Sprint are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship is scheduled for July 6.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband
Activity Contest are scheduled for July 17.

The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray
are scheduled for July 8.

The 13 Colonies Special Event runs until July 8.

A number of Special Event Stations are using the FTDMC suffix until
July 31 to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode
Club.

Please see July 2020 QST, page 69, and the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 26 ARLD026
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 25, 2020
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral
from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks
to all.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The QCX CW Challenge is scheduled for June 29.

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

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

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

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ARLD025 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
W2GD, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest
Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.
Thanks to all.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral
from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks
to all.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The 11th World Castles Weekend runs until June 21.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Please see June 2020 QST, page 69 and the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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/EX

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DX Bulletin 22 ARLD022
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 28, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral
from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks
to all.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Please see May 2020 QST, page 69 and the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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