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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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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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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
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.

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
To all radio amateurs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The QCX CW Challenge is scheduled for June 29.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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