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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD032 (2018)

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Here’s the latest ARRL DX Bulletin from W1AW and HQ ARRL, Newington, CT, 06111.

ARLD032 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 32  ARLD032
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  August 2, 2018
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD032 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
EA4NF, NE8Z, 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.

SRI LANKA, 4S.  Dariusz, SP9DLM will be QRV as 4S7DMG from Kalkudah
from August 6 to 14.  Activity will be on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters.
QSL to home call.

WEST AND EAST MALAYSIA, 9M2, 9M6.  In celebration of Malaysia's 61st
anniversary of their independence on August 31, look for special
call 9M61Mx to be QRV from fifteen locations, each with a different
suffix, during the month of August.  QSL via operators'

AZORES, CU.  Jim, W6PQL is QRV as CT8/W6PQL from Pico Island, IOTA
EU-175, until September 3.  Activity is primarily on 20 meters using
SSB and FT8.  This also includes some activity on 40, 17 and 15
meters.  He plans to be active using EME on 2 meters mid-month when
the Moon is in a favorable position.  QSL to home call.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA.  Special event station DQ800HRO is
QRV during the month of August during the occasion of the Hanse Sail
2018.  QSL via DL5KVV.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Dave, G4BUO is QRV as E51BUO on Rarotonga
Island, IOTA OC-013, until August 6.  Activity is holiday style on
the HF bands using CW.  QSL to home call.

ISLE OF MAN, GD.  Andrew, G8GNI plans to be QRV as GD8GNI from
Scarlett Point Tower from August 6 to 10.  Activity will be on the
HF bands using only digital modes.  QSL to home call.

GUERNSEY, GU.  Mek, SP7VC will be QRV as MU/SP7VC from August 5 to
11.  Activity will be on the HF bands, as well as 6, 2, and 4 meters
using SSB and various digital modes.  QSL to home call.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8.  Alfredo, HC1HC will be QRV as HC1HC/8 from
Santa Cruz Island, IOTA SA-004, from August 7 to 10.  Activity will
be mainly on 30, 17 and 12 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using CW,
and FT8 in DXpedition mode, all using QRP power.  QSL direct to

BULGARIA, LZ.  Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik are
QRV with special event station LZ1146SPS during August for their
annual All Saints 2018 celebration.  QSL via bureau.

ANTARCTICA.  Sergey, R3IW is QRV as RI1ANW until March 2019 from the
Novo-lazarevskaya Station.  Activity is on the various HF bands.
QSL via RN1ON.

GREECE, SV.  Petr, OK1FFU is QRV as SV8/OK1FFU from Naxos Island,
IOTA EU-067, until August 1.  Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10
meters using CW and SSB.  QSL via OM2FY.  In addition, operators
I2KBD and IZ2AMW are QRV as SV8/home calls from Kefallonia Island,
IOTA EU-052, until August 10.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW,
SSB and FT8.  QSL to home calls.

MALI, TZ.  Youma, TZ5YL is usually QRV on 17 meters using slow CW
typically between 1400 and 1700z.
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA, V2.  Philippe, EA4NF will be QRV as V26NF from
Antigua Island from August 5 to 19.  Activity will be on 20, 15 and
10 meters using QRP power.  QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB.  In celebration of the 73rd anniversary of the
Independence of Indonesia, special call YB73RI will be QRV as
YB73RI/0 to 9 from all ten Indonesian call areas from August 10 to
17.  QSL via operators' instructions.

ALBANIA, ZA.  Waldi, SP7IDX will be QRV as ZA/SP7IDX from August 5
to 12.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and various
digital modes.  QSL via SP7IDX.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL 222 MHz and Up Distance
Contest, North American CW QSO Party, 10-10 International Summer SSB
Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
European HF Championship, WAB 144 MHz Low Power Phone, SARL HF Phone

The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for August 7.

The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for August

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see August QST, page 86, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio Notes:

Just a quick reminder for all Hawaii Island radio amateurs--
Oscar Resto (KP4RF), the Puerto Rico ARRL Section Manager, will
be speaking at the LDS Church in Orchidland on Tuesday, 28 August
2018, 2 p.m./6 p.m. HST. The presentation focuses on a general 
description of what happened during Hurricane Maria--emergency
firs responders, government responses, and infrastructure problems.
There will be time for floor questions.  Please RSVP to Pascal
( if you are interested in attending so we can get
a head county for event planning.  Thanks to Bob Schneider (AH6J),
ARRL, DEC, East Hawaii for the information.

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

Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section
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