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The ARRL Letter for February 28, 2019

Welcome to an Amateur/Ham Radio news update from Big Island ARRL News.

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by HQ ARRL, Newington, CT, 06111.

Source:  http://www.arrl.org/arrlletter?issue=2019-02-28

Editor:  Rick Lindquist (WW1ME).

After this ARRL Letter article, I will publish the latest DX news from the ARRL.

Here are the main topics discussed in the current edition of “The ARRL Letter”:

 

  • V84SAA DXpedition is Front-Page News in Brunei
  • VE7DXW’s “RF Seismograph” May Be Real Seismograph
  • The Doctor Will See You Now!
  • ARRL Leonard Award Presented Live on The Weather Channel
  • Bakelite Patent Awarded 100 Years Ago
  • The K7RA Solar Update
  • Carole Perry, WB2MGP, is First Recipient of Award Named in Her Honor
  • Just Ahead in Radiosport
  • WWV Centennial Special Event Will Use WW0WWV
  • FCC Announces Career Opportunities
  • Over-the-Horizon Radars Raising the Ire of European Monitoring Systems
  • Using Your Noodle for Halyard Protection
  • In Brief…
  • Upcoming ARRL Section, State, and Division Conventions
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  • The next item in this post is the latest DX News from W1AW and HQ ARRL, Newington, CT, 06111.
  • Source:  https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?tab=rm#label/ARRL+website/FMfcgxwBVqVmTLqbDVdHrkpfqDrMswxL
  • Please click link or scroll down to read the full report.
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    ZCZC AE09
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 9  ARLD009
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT  February 28, 2019
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD009
    ARLD009 DX news

    This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
    WB0TEV, 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.

    SOMALIA, 6O.  Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO until March 24.  QSL to
    home call.

    GHANA, 9G.  Matteo, IZ4YGS is QRV as 9G5GS from Sanzule until March
    13.  Activity is in his spare time on 80, 60, 40, 30 and 20 meters
    using mostly FT8.  QSL direct to home call.

    BHUTAN, Z5.  Zorro, JH1AJT, Franz, DJ9ZB and Champ, E21EIC are QRV
    as A5A until March 9.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB
    and FT8.  QSL via JH1AJT.

    THE GAMBIA, C5.  Don, G3XTT will be QRV as C56DF from March 5 to 12.
    Activity will be on the HF bands with a focus on CW.  This includes
    being an entry in the upcoming RSGB Commonwealth Contest.  QSL
    direct to home call.

    GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8.  A group of operators are QRV as HD8M from
    Santa Cruz Island, IOTA SA-004, until March 6.  Activity is on 160
    to 10 meters, including 60 meters, using CW, SSB, and FT8 in
    DXpedition mode.  This includes being active in the ARRL
    International DX SSB contest.  QSL via WB2REM.

    SAINT LUCIA, J6.  Operators K9HZ, WA4PGM and W0CN are QRV as J68HZ
    and J6/home calls, respectively.  Activity is on the HF bands.  They
    plan to be active as J68HZ as a Multi/Single entry in the ARRL
    International DX SSB contest.  QSL J68HZ via K9HZ, and J6/W0CN and
    J6/WA4PGM to home calls.

    GUAM, KH2.  Operators JI3ERV and JO1RUR will be QRV as AH2R as a
    Multi/Op entry in the ARRL International DX SSB contest.  QSL via
    LoTW.

    U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2.  Tony, N2TK will be QRV as KP2M as a
    Single/Op entry in the ARRL International DX SSB Contest.  QSL via
    LoTW

    LUXEMBOURG, LX.  A group of operators will be QRV as LX7I as a
    Multi/2 entry in the ARRL International DX SSB contest.  QSL via
    LX2A.

    ARUBA, P4.  Andy, AE6Y will be QRV as P49Y as a Single/Op entry in
    the ARRL International DX SSB contest.  QSL to home call.

    COSTA RICA, TI.  Operators AE0EE, K0BBC and W6PNG are QRV as
    TI7/AE0EE, TI7/K0BBC and TI7/W6PNG, respectively, until March 5.
    This includes being active as TI7/W6PNG as a Multi/Op entry in the
    ARRL International DX SSB contest.  QSL to home calls.

    BELIZE, V3.  Victor, WB0TEV and Scott, K5PS are QRV as V31VP and
    V31CQ, respectively, until March 5 from the Maya Hill Lodge.
    Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8.  This
    includes being active as V31VP as a Multi/Single entry in the ARRL
    International DX SSB contest.  QSL to home calls.

    MONTSERRAT, VP2M.  Charlie, K1XX is QRV as VP2MMF and will be a
    Single/Op entry in the ARRL International DX SSB contest.  QSL via
    KU9C.

    TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5.  Adrian, AA5UK is QRV as VP5/AA5UK
    from Providenciales Island, IOTA NA-002, until March 8.  Activity is
    on 40 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY, FT8 and on various satellites.
    QSL to home call.

    EAST KIRIBATI, T32.  Ken, KH6QJ is QRV as T32AZ from Kirimati
    Island, IOTA OC-024, until March 5.  Activity is on the HF bands.
    This includes being an entry in the ARRL International DX SSB
    contest.  QSL to home call.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL International DX SSB Contest,
    NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,
    The Wake-Up. QRP Sprint, Open Ukraine RTTY Championship, UBA Spring
    CW Contest, NSARA Contest and SARL Hamnet 40-Meter Simulated
    Emergency Contest are all on tap for this weekend.

    The Novice Rig Roundup runs from March 2 to 10.

    The RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship is scheduled for March 4.

    The AGCW YL-CW Party and ARS Spartan CW Sprint are scheduled for
    March 5.

    The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, Phone Fray and
    40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for March 6.

    The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
    for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
    Canada’s parks and historic sites.

    Please see March 2019 QST, page 88, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
    Web Sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX”

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

 

Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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