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Here is the latest ARRL DX Bulletin from HQ ARRL and W1AW:

ARLD028 DX news

DX Bulletin 28  ARLD028
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  July 5, 2018
To all radio amateurs

ARLD028 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.

MAURITIUS, 3B8.  Karel, OK2ZI will be active as 3B8/OK2ZI from July
26 to August 4.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly
160 meters, using CW, SSB and the digital modes.  QSL via home call,
direct, by the Bureau, ClubLog’s OQRS or LoTW.

ALGERIA, 7V.  Operators Noury, 7X2JV, Amine, 7X2VB, Toufik, 7X2DE
and Charef, 7X4CZ will be using special call sign 7V5ID during the
month of July.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB
and FT8.  QSL via 7X4CZ.

ST. PIERRE  MIQUELON, FP.  Eric, KV1J will be active as FP/KV1J
until July 17.  He will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY
and the Satellites.  He will also be active in the IARU HF Contest
and the DL-DX RTTY Contest.  QSL via KV1J, direct or by the Bureau,
eQSL and LoTW.

SVALBARD, JW.  Members of the Amateur Radio Club SP3PET will be
active as JW100PUT from July 18 to 31, to celebrate the 100th
anniversary of Academic Ham Radio Club of the Poznan University of
Technology.  Activity will be on 80, 40 and 20 meters as well as 2
meters and 70cm using SSB and FM.  QSL via SP3PET.

GREENLAND, OX.  Bo, OZ1DJJ will be active as OX3LX until July 14.
Activity will be on various HF bands and limited to his spare time
when not working.  QSL via OZ0J direct.  Logs get uploaded to LoTW,
ClubLog and eQSL.

LAOS, XW.  Bruce, 3W3B will be active as XW4XR from Vientiane from
July 11 to 22.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters and possibly 6
meters, using CW, RTTY, JT65 and FT8.  QSL via E21EIC and LoTW.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF.  Frank, K3TRM is now active as ZF2RM from the
Cayman Brac (NA-016) until July 7.  Activity is usually on 40 to 10
meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8 and the Satellites.  QSL via K3TRM,
direct, by the Bureau, LoTW or ClubLog.

MARKET REEF, OJ0.  OJ0C will be QRV July 21 to 28 and August 18 to
25, as part of YOTA, Youth on the Air.  The youth team includes
OH1UBO, OH2EP, OH3OT, OH3UAF, ON3DI, OE3FTA and YO3IMD, all between
16 and 25 years old.

WAKE ISLAND, KH9.  Philip, N7NVK plans to be QRV again as of July 6.
He operates primarily on 40 and 20 meters, digital (FT8) and SSB.
QSL via info.

GERMANY, DL.  Special call sign DL60SOP is QRV until July 31 for the
60th Sea of Peace Award.  QSL via bureau or send direct via DL4SVA.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, W.  In celebration of Independence Day, 13
stations will be QRV until July 8.  The stations are: K2A in New
York, K2B in Virginia, K2C in Rhode Island, K2D in Connecticut, K2E
in Delaware, K2F in Maryland, K2G in Georgia, K2H in Massachusetts,
K2I in New Jersey, K2J in North Carolina, K2K in New Hampshire, K2L
in South Carolina and K2M in Pennsylvania.  WM3PEN is a bonus
station operating from Philadelphia, PA.

UNITED KINGDOM, G.  Special call GB13COL is joining in the American
Independence special event and is QRV until July 8.  QSL direct to
G0VLF or eQSL.

BRAZIL, PY.  Scout station PW2J will be active from July 15 to 22 as
part the 7th Brazilian National Jamboree and the first Portuguese
Speaking Countries Jamboree.  The station will be active on the HF
bands using SSB, CW and digital modes.  QSL to PY2OP.

PORTUGAL, CT.  CS2018FWC will be QRV for the FIFA World Cup.  Ops
include CT1IUA, CT1EJB, CT1EHX and CT1FOQ.  Look for activity from
July 9 to 15.  QSL via CT1REP.

MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3.  CQ918FWC is also celebrating the FIFA World
Cup.  Ops CT3KN, CT3HF and CT3MD will be QRV from July 7 to 13.  QSL
via CT1REP.

LITHUANIA and POLAND, LY and SP.  The LY85DG and SN85LOT call signs
will be active from these two countries to commemorate the 85th
anniversary of Lithuanian pilots Steponas Darius and Stasys Girenas,
who made a flight across the Atlantic Ocean in July, 1933.  The
stations will be active throughout July.  QSL LY85DG via LY5O,
bureau or direct, and SN85LOT via SP1PMY, bureau or direct.

BURKINA FASO, XT.  Look for XT2SZZ operated by the Slovenian team of
S54W, S57L, S58Y, S59ZZ and S50A from October 22 to 30.  They will
be a multi-single low power entry in the CQWW DX Phone event.  The
rest of the time they will roam the HF bands and 6 meters.  QSL via

IRELAND, EI.  Olivier, ON4EI will be QRV as EI8GQB from July 8 to 18
and as EI7T on July 14 and 15 during the IARU HF World Championship.
QSL via PA3249.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The FISTS Summer Slow Speed Sprint,
Venezuelan Independence Day Contest, DL-DX RTTY Contest, SKCC
Weekend Sprintathon, Marconi Memorial HF Contest, Original QRP
Contest and the PODXS 070 Club 40 Meter Firecracker Sprint are all
on tap for this weekend.  Please see July QST page 83 and the ARRL
and WA7BNM contest websites for details.

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

fJim Sugg (AH6AE) needs some volunteer Amateur Radio operators “to demo how ham radio works at (the ) upcoming emergency preparedness fair in Waimea…on Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 8am-12pm…” The free community event will be held at the Mana Christian Ohana Hall near the Kahilu Theatre.  For details call Jim at (808) 747-4500 (mobile).

The last round of free Amateur Radio Technician License classes begins  on 01 November 2018 at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau. The VE-administered test will be given on 06 December 2018.  A test fee of $15.00 in exact cash will be collected at the time of each exam. For detail, contact Doug Wilson at

The Fifth Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness is coming on Sunday, 16 September 2018, from 1300 to 1700 HST. The Aulani Hui Repeater Club sponsors the FUN event, which is designed “to test your equipment and operating skills using simplex FM on 2 meters and 70 cm.”  For more details, contact event coordinator Set Froseth (AH6KO) at  You can find complete details at

Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio news items to for inclusion in this blog and for submission to our local print, broadcast, and social media outlets.

For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars and links. These news feeds are updated daily and weekly.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section


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