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DX Bulletin 29 ARLD029
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 22, 2021
To all radio amateurs

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

CROATIA, 9A. A group of operators will be QRV as 9A0CI from Vis
Island, IOTA EU-016, in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via bureau.

OMAN, A4. A group of operators are QRV as A44M from Masirah Island,
IOTA AS-014, until July 27. They will be active as A43MI in the
RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via LoTW.

CHINA, BY. A large group of operators are QRV as BI4SSB from
Kaishan Island, IOTA AS-135. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB, and FT8. They will be active as B4T in the RSGB IOTA
contest. QSL via BA4TB.

ESTONIA, ES. Yuris, YL2GM and Ziedonis, YL2GN are QRV as ES6JP/0
and ES6TZ/0, respectively, from Hiiumaa Island, IOTA EU-034, until
July 25. This includes being entries in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL
to home calls.

GUERNSEY, GJ. Members of the Three A’s Contest Group are QRV as
MP5A from Alderney Island, IOTA EU-114, and will be a Multi Op entry
in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via G3TXF.

SCOTLAND, GM. Col, MM0NDX and Jonathan, MM0OKG are QRV as MS0INT
from Horse Island, IOTA EU-092. They will be active as GM5DX in the
RSGB IOTA contest. QSL GM5DX via EB7DX and MS0INT via LoTW.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Special event station HI95RCD is QRV until
the end of 2021 to celebrate the 95th anniversary of the Dominican
Radio Club. Activity is on 160 meters to 70 centimeters using CW,
SSB, FM, and FT8. QSL direct to RW6HS.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. A group of operators are QRV as D70EXPO from
Pukkyongnyolbi Island, IOTA AS-080. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters.
This includes being an entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via
LoTW.

PANAMA, HP. Operators HP2AT and HP2NG are QRV as 3F200AT and
3F200NG, respectively, until November 30 to celebrate the
bicentennial of the independence of Panama from Spain. QSL via
LoTW.

ITALY, I. Station IF9A will be a 24 Hours/Assisted/CW/Low Power
entry from Favignana Island, IOTA EU-054, in the RSGB IOTA contest.
QSL via IT9ATF.

ST. VINCENT, J8. Brian, GW4DVB is QRV as J88PI from Palm Island,
IOTA NA-025, until August 1. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB,
FT8, and some CW. QSL direct to home call.

ALASKA, KL7. Henry, NL0H will be QRV from St. Lawrence Island, IOTA
NA-040, in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via M0OXO.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Carsten, OY1CT, will be QRV from Streymoy
Island, IOTA EU-018, as a Single Op/CW/High Power entry in the RSGB
IOTA contest. Activity will be on 20 to 10 meters. QSL to home
call.

GREECE, SV. Spiros, SV8CS and Norbert, OM6NM will be QRV as SV8CS
from Zante Island, IOTA EU-052, in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via
SV8CS.

CRETE, SV9. SV9RNG plans to be QRV from Crete, IOTA EU-015, in the
RSGB IOTA contest as an All Band entry. QSL via LZ1YE.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. A group of operators are QRV as RI0FWA from
Kunashir Island, IOTA AS-025, until July 29. This includes being an
entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via LoTW.

VANUATU, YJ. Rod, YJ8RN is QRV from Emae Island, IOTA OC-111, until
July 27. Activity is on 40, 30, and 20 meters using mostly FT8.
This includes being an entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via
NZ4DX.

VENEZUELA, YV. Mayra, YV7MAY plans to be QRV from Margarita Island,
IOTA SA-012, in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The RSGB IOTA Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW
Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test
and the ARS Flight of the Bumblebees are all on tap for this
weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, QCX CW Challenge and RSGB FT4 Contest
Series are all scheduled for July 26.

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

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

Please see July QST, page 73, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 28 ARLD028
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 15, 2021
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
EA4R, W6PQL, 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.

SENEGAL, 6W. Dani, EA4ATI is QRV with his temporary call sign
6W1/EA4ATI and here for about three months. He is active on 80 to
10 meters using mainly SSB. QSL via EA4R.

AZORES, CU. Jim, W6PQL will be QRV as CT8/W6PQL from Pico Island,
IOTA EU-175, from July 25 to September 4. Activity will be on 40 to
15 meters using SSB and FT8, and EME and FT8 tropo on 2 meters. QSL
direct to home call.

SPAIN, EA. Special event station AM1ASX is QRV until July 30 to
mark the Jacobean Holy Year 2021. Activity is on the HF bands using
SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL via EA1IQM.

FRANCE, F. Michel, F8GGZ will be QRV as TM108TDF on July 17 and 18
to celebrate the 108th edition of the Tour de France cycling race.
QSL to home call.

ECUADOR, HC. Members of the Quito Radio Club will be QRV as
HD1QRC90 from July 17 to 25 to celebrate the club’s 90th
anniversary. QSL via EA5GL.

PANAMA, HP. Special event stations 3F200AT and 3F200NG are QRV
until November 30 to celebrate Panama’s Bicentennial anniversary of
Independence. QSL via LoTW.

JAPAN, JA. Kenji, JA4GXS is QRV as JA4GXS/4 from Otsu Island, IOTA
AS-117, until July 17. Activity is on 40, 20, 17, and 6 meters
using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

SVALBARD, JW. Look for a group of operators to be QRV as JW0W from
Prins Karls Forland, IOTA EU-063, from July 21 to 26. Activity will
be on the 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8 with four to five
stations active. QSL via M0OXO.

BRAZIL, PY. Mor, PT7ZT is QRV with special call ZV32ZT until August
13 to celebrate the XXXII Olympics. Activity is on the HF bands
using SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to home call.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. A group of operators are QRV as RI0FM from
Moneron Island, IOTA AS-149, until July 31. Activity is on the HF
bands using CW, SSB and FT8 with two stations active. QSL via UA3A.

BRUNEI, V8. In celebration of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal
Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah Ibni Al-Marhum, Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali
Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, and the Yang Di-Pertuan Negara
Brunei Darussalam 75th Royal Birthday, special event station V84SKP
will be QRV from July 18 to 24. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15 and
10 meters using SSB, CW and FT8. QSL via operators’ instructions.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event station 8B53BG is QRV to celebrate the
53rd anniversary of the Organisasa Amatir Radio Indonesia and ORARI
Lokal Bogor. The length of the activity is unknown. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American RTTY QSO Party, CQ
Worldwide VHF Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint,
NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Russian Radio Team
Championship, Trans-Tasman Low-Bands Challenge, Feld Hell Sprint,
IARU Region 1 70 MHz Contest, RSGB International Low Power CW
Contest, YOTA Contest, CQC Great Colorado 20-Meter CW Gold Rush and
the Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest will certainly keep contesters
busy this weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test is scheduled for July 19.

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

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

Please see July QST, page 73, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 27 ARLD027
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 8, 2021
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.

FRANCE, F. Michel, F8GGZ operates as TM108TDF around the Tour de
France. See qrz.com for an operating schedule. He is QRV on 80 to
20 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via F8GGZ (B).

JAPAN, JA. The Japan Amateur Radio League (JARL) takes part in the
IARU Contest from several regions using the call signs 8N2HQ, 8N3HQ,
8N6HQ, 8N8HQ and 8N9HQ. QSL via bureau.

BRAZIL, PY. Brazil’s Liga de Amadores Brasileiros de Radio Emissao
(LABRE) will be joining the IARU Contest as PX2HQ. QSL via PY2KP.

RUSSIA, RA. Special event call sign R100KOMI celebrates the 100th
anniversary of the Komi Republic until the end of September. QSL
via ClubLog OQRS and R1II.

ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD is active as P44W until July 13. He will
operate mainly CW and will participate in the IARU HF World
Championship. QSL via LoTW, or direct to N2MM.

POLAND, SP. Special event station SN88LOT commemorates the
transatlantic flight of the Lithuanian pilots Steponas Darius and
Stasys Girenas 88 years ago. After crossing the Atlantic, their
flight ended in a crash near the village of Pszczelnik. QSL via
SP1PMY (d/B).

GUATEMALA, TG. Steve, K4IM is in Guatemala City until August 15 and
plans to use his TG9AWS call. He operates CW, SSB and digital modes
on 40 through 6 meters. QSL via W3HNK or direct to K4IM.

ALASKA, KL7. Members of the North Pole Contest Group will be QRV as
W1AW/KL7 until July 13. Activity will be on all bands and modes
with four stations active. This includes being a HQ Station entry
in the upcoming IARU HF World Championship. QSL via W1AW.

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, E7. E7HQ will be active in the IARU HF
World Championship as the Amateur Radio Association in Bosnia and
Herzegovina (ARABH) headquarters multiplier station. QSL via LoTW
and E70ARA.

SVALBARD, JW. The JW0W team of EA3HSO, LB1QI, LA5GI, LA7GIA, LA7THA
and LA8OM plans to be QRV from Prins Karls Forland (EU-063), from
July 21 to 26. QSL via M0OXO’s OQRS and LoTW.

INDONESIA, YB. 7A2HQ will be the ORARI HQ station in the IARU HF
World Championship this weekend. Look for them on CW and SSB on all
six contest bands. QSL via LoTW.

SPAIN, EA. ON6ZK will be QRV holiday style as EA7/ON6ZK from San
Juan de Los Terreros from July 15 to 23. QSL via ON6ZK either
direct or via the bureau.

LUXEMBOURG, LX. In an effort to promote portable activities in 2021
the Luxembourg Amateur Radio Union (LARU) will activate special call
LX21P during the month of August. QSL preferably via the bureau.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Jacky, ZL3CW will be operating SOAB CW HP in the
IARU HF World Championship using his special event call sign ZL25NZ.

CHINA, B. The Chinese college student operator team of BD0DHQ,
BI4MPY, BH5HYB, BG5GDP and BI6LQC are heading to Shengshan Island
for an August 3 to 5 operation. The BI4MPY/5 team will be active on
40, 20, 17, 15 and 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.

ISRAEL, 4X. Team 4X100AI will participate in the IOTA Contest on
July 24 and 25 from the Achziv Islands (AS-100). Outside the
contest they will be QRV on FT8 and the QO-100 satellite. QSL via
LoTW, or direct to 4X6ZM.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. DS3BBC and others will be active as D70EXPO
from Pukkyongnyolbi Island (AS-080) on from July 22 to 25. They
will be QRV on 80 to 6 meters, and will participate in the IOTA
Contest. QSL via LoTW, or via DS3BBC.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Paco, EA7KNT will be operating D4SAL from Sal
Island from August 23 to September 5.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The IARU HF World Championship, K1USN
Slow Speed Test, SKCC Weekend Sprintathon and QRP ARCI Summer
Homebrew Sprint are on tap for this weekend. The 4 States QRP Group
Second Sunday Sprint is on July 12.
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DX Bulletin 26 ARLD026
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 1, 2021
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
SP8HPW, 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.

SINGAPORE, 9V. Shuichi, JA0DKL is QRV as 9V1SH. Activity is on
various HF bands. His length of stay is unknown. QSL via LoTW.

URUGUAY, CX. Special event station CW60ATS is QRV until December 31
to mark the 60th anniversary of the enactment of the Antarctic
Treaty System. QSL via LoTW.

BELARUS, EU. Special event station EV29L is QRV until July 4 during
the 29th annual hamfest taking place at the White Lake in the Brest
region. QSL direct to EU4AC.

ITALY, I. Special event station II0LXXV is QRV until December 31 to
celebrate the 75th anniversary of ARI Roma. QSL via bureau.

JAPAN, JA. Members of the Sendai Tuning DX Club are QRV with
special call sign 8N7SPORT until October 31. QSL via bureau.

ALASKA, KL7. Members of the North Pole Contest Group will be QRV as
W1AW/KL7 from July 8 to 13. Activity will be on all bands and modes
with four stations active. This includes being a HQ Station entry
in the upcoming IARU HF World Championship. QSL via W1AW.

AUSTRIA, OE. Alex, OE3DMA is QRV as OE60ANT to mark the 60th
anniversary of the enactment of the Antarctic Treaty System. QSL to
home call.

ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD will be QRV as P44W from July 6 to 13.
Activity will be as time permits on all bands. This includes being
a CW only entry in the upcoming IARU HF World Championship contest.
QSL via N2MM.

POLAND, SP. Special event stations 3Z1980LL, HF1980LL, SN1980LL,
SO1980LL, SP1980LL, SP1980LS and SQ1980LL are QRV until July 31 to
commemorate the strike actions of 1980 in the Lublin region.
Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via operators’ instructions.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event call sign R100KOMI is QRV until
September 30 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Komi
Republic, created on August 22, 1921, as an Autonomous Oblast. QSL
via operators’ instructions.

UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EM60KTS is QRV until December 31
to mark the 60th anniversary of the enactment of the Antarctic
Treaty System. QSL via IK2DUW.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V. Frank, K3TRM will be QRV as
VP2V/K3TRM from Tortola, IOTA NA-023, from July 4 to 17. Activity
will be on 40 to 6 meters, including some Satellite activity, using
SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Members of ORARI Daerah Banten are QRV as 7I1S from
Sangiang Island, IOTA OC-237, until July 4. Activity is on all HF
bands and modes. QSL via HA3JB.

ST. HELENA ISLAND, ZD7. Gerry, G3WIP is QRV as ZD7GB from Jamestown
until September 6. Activity is in his spare time on 40 to 10
meters, including Satellite QO-100, using SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL via
operator’s instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The 13 Colonies Special Event, the QRP
20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow
Speed CW Test, Venezuelan Independence Day Contest, DL-DX RTTY
Contest, Two-Meter Classic Sprint, Marconi Memorial HF Contest,
Original QRP Contest, TA VHF/UHF Contest and the PODXS 070 Club
40-Meter Firecracker PSK31 Sprint are on tap for this weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship,
are scheduled for July 5.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband
Activity Contest are scheduled for July 6.

The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test
are scheduled for July 7.

Please see July QST, page 73, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 25 ARLD025
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 24, 2021
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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.

KINGDOM OF ESWATINI, 3DA0. Hans, 3DA0AQ is QRV on 20 to 6 meters
using CW. QSL via EA5GL.

CYPRUS, 5B. Phil, G0FVM will be QRV as 5B4APP starting the end of
June. He plans to start being active on 20 meters. QSL via
operator’s instructions.

KENYA, 5Z. Sila, AK0SK is QRV as 5Z4/AK0SK from Nairobi. Activity
is on 40 to 10 meters using mostly FT8. His length of stay is
unknown. QSL via LoTW.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Special event station EG8VCAN is QRV until
July 18 to support the Volcanes de Canarias award. QSL via EA8URA.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Yannick, FK4TK is QRV from Mont Dore and is
active on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

SCOTLAND, GM. Paul, G4PVM will be QRV as GM4PVM from the Isle of
Lismore, IOTA EU-008, from June 29 to July 4. Activity will be on
40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0. Leuk, HB9HBY will be QRV as HB0/HB9HBY from
June 30 to July 4. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB,
FT8 and FT4. QSL via EB7DX.

ITALY, I. Francesco, IK6QON is QRV as IA5/IK6QON from Giannutri
Island, IOTA EU-028, until June 27. Activity is holiday style on
various HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

DJIBOUTI, J2. Jeje, F8FKJ is QRV as J20EE from Djibouti City until
mid July. Activity is on 20 and 17 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.
QSL via LoTW.

JAPAN, JA. Taka, JA8COE is QRV as JA8COE/8 from Yagishiri Island,
IOTA AS-147, until June 27. Activity is on various HF bands,
including 6 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL direct to home
call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station RG60ANT is QRV to
celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty Signature
that took place in 1961. QSL via operators’ instructions.

UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EN30UKR is active to celebrate
the 30th anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence. QSL via UT4ULP.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Mario, W4HBW is QRV as VP5MA from
Providenciales Island, IOTA NA-002, until October. Activity is on
20 and 15 meters using FT8. QSL direct to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Operators YB9BHJ, YB9BUD, YB9ELS, YF9DSW, YB9DE and
WQ2M are QRV as 7D9BA from Lembongan Island, IOTA OC-022, until June
27. Activity is on 80, 20, 17, 15 and 10 meters using CW, SSB,
RTTY, FT8 and FT4. QSL via EA7FTR.

ST. HELENA ISLAND, ZD7. Gerry, G3WIP is QRV as ZD7GB until
September 30 while working here. Activity is in his spare time.
QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL Field Day, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox
Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test,
UFT QRP CW Contest, Ukrainian DX DIGI Contest and His Majesty King
of Spain SSB Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

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

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, QCX CW Challenge and Worldwide Sideband
Activity Contest are scheduled for June 29.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for June 30.

Please see June QST, page 72, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 24 ARLD024
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 17, 2021
To all radio amateurs

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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.
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DX Bulletin 23 ARLD023
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 10, 2021
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. 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.
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DX Bulletin 22 ARLD022
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 3, 2021
To all radio amateurs

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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.
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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.
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DX Bulletin 20 ARLD020
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 20, 2021
To all radio amateurs

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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.
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