ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD029 (2018)

Accessed on 15 July 2018, 0045 UTC, Post #621.


Here is the latest ARRL DX News from W1AW:

ARLD029 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 29  ARLD029
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  July 12, 2018
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD029 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
N1DC, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest
Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.
Thanks to all.

FIJI, 3D2.  Harold, WJ2O is QRV as 3D2/WJ2O from Viti Levu Island,
IOTA OC-016, until July 17.  Activity is on 40 to 15 meters using
only CW.  QSL direct to N2ZN.

TUNISIA, 3V.  Look for 3V8CB to be QRV in the IARU HF World
Championship.  QSL via LX1NO.

TIMOR-LESTE, 4W.  Gordon, K7TRB is QRV as 4W6VA from Dili, IOTA
OC-148, until the middle of September 2018.  Activity is currently
on 20, 17 and 6 meters.  QSL to home call.

ALGERIA, 7X.  A group of operators are QRV with special event call
sign 7V5ID during the month of July to celebrate the 57th
anniversary of Algeria's Independence from Stidia, Mostaganem.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8 with five
stations active.  QSL via 7X4CZ.

OMAN, A4.  Members of the Royal Oman Amateur Radio Society will be
QRV as A47RS in the IARU HF World Championship.  QSL via bureau.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6.  Andreas, DK5ON is QRV as EA6/DK5ON from
Mallorca Island, IOTA EU-004, until July 28.  Activity is on 40 to 6
meters using CW, SSB, and various digital modes including FT8.  QSL
to home call.

IRELAND, EI.  Olivier, ON4EI is QRV as EI8GQB until July 18.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters.  He plans to be active as EI7T in
the IARU HF World Championship as a Single Op/Low Power entry.  QSL
via PA3249.

Miquelon Island, IOTA NA-032, until July 17.  Activity is on 80 to
10 meters using some CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8, as well as some
satellite activity.  This also includes being an entry in the IARU
HF World Championship.  QSL to home call.

SARDINIA, IS0.  Miguel, EA5ZD will be QRV as IS0/EA5ZD from July 16
to 21.  QSL to home call.

SVALBARD, JW.  Members of Amateur Radio Club SP3PET will be QRV as
JW100PUT from Petuniabukta, Spitsbergen, IOTA EU-026, from July 18
to 31 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 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 70 centimeters, using
SSB and FM.  QSL via SP3PET.

AUSTRIA, OE.  Special call sign OE100RAD will be QRV during the IARU
HF World Championship.  QSL via operators' instructions.

ARUBA, P4.  Rick, N1DC will be QRV as P4/N1DC from July 14 to 26.
Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW, with
some SSB and FT8, and running QRP power.  QSL to home call.

July 16.  Activity is on the HF bands, and 6 meters using FT8.  This
includes being an entry in the IARU HF World Championship.  QSL to
home call.
CANADA, VE.  Pierre, VE3KTB is QRV as VY0ERC from the Eureka Weather
station from Eureka, Nunavut, IOTA NA-008, until July 21.   Activity
is on 40 and 20 meters using slow CW, SSB and other digital modes.
This includes some satellite activity on the FM birds.  QSL via

BERMUDA, VP9.  Steve, KU9C is QRV as KU9C/VP9 until July 17.
Activity is on the HF bands, including the newer bands and 6 meters,
as well as FM on satellites SO-50 and AO-85.  This includes being
active as VP9HQ/RSB in the IARU HF World Championship.  QSL both
calls to home call.

LAOS, XW.  Bruce, 3W3B is QRV as XW4XR from Vientiane until July 22.
Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using CW,
RTTY, JT65 and FT8.  QSL via E21EIC.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF.  Operators Mike, NA6MB and Gayle, K6GO are QRV
as ZF2NA and ZF2GO, respectively, from Grand Cayman Island, IOTA
NA-016, near Bodden Town, until July 15.  Activity is on 160 to 6
meters.  This includes being active as ZF1A in the IARU HF World
Championship.  QSL ZF2GO and ZF2NA via K6GO.  QSL ZF1A via K6AM.

20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, FISTS Summer
Unlimited Sprint and the QRP ARCI Summer Homebrew CW Sprint will
certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for July 16.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for July 18.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see July QST, page 83, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio Notes:

Jim Sugg (AH6AE) needs some radio amateurs to "help demo how ham
radio works at (the) upcoming emergency preparedness fair in 
Waimea...on Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 8am-12pm."  If you
can help, call Jim at (808) 747-4500 (mobile).

The final round of free Amateur Radio Technician License prep
classes begins on 01 November 2018 at the Keaau Community 
Center.  The VE-administered exam will be given of 06 December
2018. A test fee of $15.00 will be collected prior to the test.
For details, contact Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) at

The 2018 Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event 
is coming Sunday, 16 September 2018, from 1300 to 1700 HST.
The Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club sponsors the annual 
event 'to test your equipment, coverage and operating skills
using simplex FM on 2 meters and 70 cm."  For more details, 
please visit

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section