Welcome to an ARRL DX News update from Big Island ARRL News. Views expressed in this report are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content supplied by HQ ARRL, 225 Main Street, Newington, CT, 06111. Accessed on 03 May 2019, 1455 UTC, Post 958. Following this post, I’ll list some events of interest to Hawaii Island radio amateurs.
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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 2, 2019
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
FIJI, 3D2. Nobby, G0VJG is QRV as 3D2AS until May 5, and then again
from May 20 to 22. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8
in DXpedition mode. QSL via M0OXO.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Nobu, JA0JHQ and Ted, JA7XBG plan to be QRV as 8Q7NH
and 8Q7XB, respectively, from Embudu Island, IOTA AS-013, from May 7
to 10. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW and FT8. QSL
direct to home calls.
CROATIA, 9A. Jan, PA4JJ is QRV as 9A/PA4JJ until June 5. Activity
is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using mainly FT8. QSL to home
GHANA, 9G. Emil, ZS6EGB is QRV as 9G5ZS until February 2020.
Activity is on the HF bands using FT8. QSL via LoTW.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DL. Members of radio club Bad Doberan
are QRV with special call sign DM460DA until the end of October to
celebrate the club’s 60th anniversary. QSL via DL9GFB.
PHILIPPINES, DU. Audie, DU1ZDR and Gazelle, DU1ZDQ will be QRV as
DZ1A from Siargao Island, IOTA OC-235, on May 4 and 5. Activity
will be on 40 and 20 meters. QSL via operators’ instructions.
SPAIN, EA. Members of the Radio Club de las Fuerzas Armadas
Espanolas will be QRV with special call sign EG1FAS from May 4 to
June 2 to commemorate Spain’s armed forces. QSL via EA1ADP.
WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS, FW. Nobby, G0VJG will be QRV as FW/G0VJG
from Wallis Island, IOTA OC-054, from May 6 to 20. Activity will be
on 60 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via M0OXO.
HAITI, HH. Dale, N3BNA and Mark, K3MSB will be QRV as HH6/home
calls from May 4 to 11. Activity will be in their spare time on 160
and 60 meters. QSL HH6/N3BNA via KA2AEV, and HH6/K3MSB to home
THAILAND, HS. Special event station HS10KING is QRV until July 31
to commemorate the Coronation of King Vajiralongkorn
Bodindradebayavarangkun, King Rama X. Activity is on all bands and
possibly satellites. QSL via operators’ instructions.
DOMINICA, J7. Operators Thomas, SM0CXU and Tore, SM0DZB will be QRV
as J79U and J79TA, respectively, from May 7 to 15. QSL via M0OXO.
ST. VINCENT, J8. Brian, GW4DVB will be QRV as J88PI from Palm
Island from May 7 to 14. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using
SSB, SSTV and FT8. QSL direct to home call.
ARGENTINA, LU. Horacio, LU5BE and Enrique, LU8EFF are QRV as home
calls/T until May 5 from Susques and Purmamarca. Activity is on 80
to 6 meters using CW, SSB, PSK31, HELL, JT65 and FT8. QSL via
BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik are
QRV with special call LZ497OM during May to honor Orthodox saints.
QSL via bureau.
PERU, OA. Michael, AC0PR plans to be QRV as OA3/AC0PR from Chimbote
from May 5 to 14. Activity will be in his spare time 40 to 15
meters using only CW and QRP power. QSL direct to home call.
MARKET REEF, OJ0. Pasi, OH3WS plans to be QRV as OJ0W from May 4 to
11. Activity will be in his spare time on 60 and 30 meters. QSL to
SLOVAK REPUBLIC, OM. Special event stations OM83IHWC and OM2019IIHF
are QRV during May to mark the 83rd Men’s World Ice Hockey
Championships. Activity is on the HF and VHF bands. QSL via OM2FY.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. A number of stations are using the RP74 prefix
until May 9 to commemorate the 74th year since the end of World War
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. New England QSO Party, 10-10
International Spring CW Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
Araucaria World Wide VHF Contest, SBMS 2.3 GHz and Up Contest and
Club Challenge, Microwave Spring Sprint, ARI International DX
Contest, 7th Call Area QSO Party, Indiana QSO Party, Delaware QSO
Party, FISTS Spring Slow Speed CW Sprint and MIE 33 Contest are all
on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for May 7.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for May 8.
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 May 2019 QST, page 84, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:
The regular monthly test of the Mauna Kea repeater (146.72 MHz-PL100.0)
will happen this Saturday, 04 May 2019, 1200-1300 HST.
The Big Island Amateur Radio Club lunch will be held today, Friday, 03
May 2019, 1130 HST, at the Ponds Restaurant in Hilo. If you plan to
attend, please call Barbara (NH7FY) at 936-3377 so you can be added to
the reservation list.
According to Dean (KH6B) the BIARC ham radio breakfast will be held
this Saturday, 0800 HST, at the IHOP Restaurant in the Prince Kuhio
Plaza in Hilo.
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