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ARLD027 DX news

DX Bulletin 27  ARLD027
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  July 11, 2019
To all radio amateurs

ARLD027 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.

GEORGIA, 4L.  David, AD0PY/DL7ZM will be QRV as 4L/DL7ZM from July
13 to 21.  Activity will be on 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.  This
includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide VHF contest.
QSL direct to home call.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6.  Saty, JE1JKL is QRV as 9M6NA from Labuan
Island, IOTA OC-133, until July 16.  His focus is on 6 meters using
FT8.  This includes being an entry in the IARU HF World
Championship.  QSL via LoTW.

PHILIPPINES, DU.  Chris, OZ1GNN is QRV as DU1/OZ1GNN from Antipolo,
Grid Square PK04on, until July 26.  QSL via LoTW.

PALESTINE, E4.  Janusz, SP9FIH is QRV as E44WE from Bethlehem until
August 6.  Activity is on 80, 30, 20 and 6 meters using SSB, RTTY
and FT8.  QSL to home call.

ENGLAND, G.  Members of the Leicester Radio Society are QRV with
special call sign GB5EHL until July 28 to commemorate the first Moon
landing.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV, PSK
and FT8.  QSL via operators’ instructions.

ISLE OF MAN, GD.  Dave, WJ2O is QRV as MD/WJ2O until July 17.  This
includes being active in the IARU HF World Championship.  QSL via

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4.  Bernhard, DL2GAC is QRV as H44MS from Malaita
Island, IOTA OC-047, until September 25.  Activity is on 80 to 6
meters using only SSB.  QSL to home call.

ECUADOR, HC.  Dervin, PD9DX is QRV as HC5BDT until July 18.  This
includes being an entry in the IARU HF World Championship.  QSL via

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL.  Special event station D73F is QRV until
August 18 during the 18th World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju.

THAILAND, HS.  Look for RAST HQ station E2HQ to be QRV in the IARU
HF World Championship.  QSL via LoTW.  In addition, HS0AC will be
activated by Rookie Hams from ITU Zone 49.  QSL via HS5NMF.  Jack,
HS1FVL will be QRV with the R3 Multiplier.  QSL to home call.

ALASKA, KL.  Rick, K6VVA plans to be QRV as K6VVA/KL7 from Endicott
Island, IOTA NA-004, from July 16 to 19.  Activity will be on 40, 30
and 20 meters using mostly CW with some SSB.  QSL via his
instructions found on QRZ.com.

LUXEMBOURG, LX.  Members of the Luxembourg Amateur Radio Union are
QRV with special call sign LX50MOON during July to commemorate the
first Moon landing.  QSL via LoTW.

MARKET REEF, OJ0.  A group of operators will be QRV as OJ0C from
July 13 to 20.  QSL via OH3JR.

DENMARK, OZ.  Carsten, OZ4CG is QRV as OZ4SOP from Bornholm, IOTA
EU-030, during July to support the Sea of Peace award.  This
includes being an entry in the IARU HF World Championship.  QSL via

ARUBA, P4.  John, W2GD will be QRV as P44W in the IARU HF World
Championship as a Single Op/All Band/High Power CW entry.  QSL via

NETHERLANDS, PA.  Special event station PA11APOLLO is QRV until
August 2 to commemorate the first Moon landing.  QSL via PA1UN.

CORSICA, TK.  Frans, DJ0TP is QRV as TK/DJ0TP until August 8.
Activity is holiday style.  QSL to home call.

AUSTRALIA, VK.  Special event station VI3MOON will be QRV from July
16 to 24 to commemorate the first Moon landing.  QSL via bureau.

BERMUDA, VP9.  Steven, KU9C and Stephen, KL7SB are QRV as home
calls/VP9 until July 15.  They will be active as VP9HQ in the IARU
HF World Championship.  QSL KU9C/VP9 and VP9HQ via KU9C and
KL7SB/VP9 via N4GNR.

GIBRALTAR, ZB.  Members of the Gibraltar Amateur Radio Society are
QRV with special event station ZB2IG19 until July 30 during the 18th
Gibraltar Island Games 2019.  QSL direct to ZB2BU.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF.  Operators K6GO and NA6MB are QRV as ZF2GO and
ZF2NA, respectively, until July 21.  Activity is on 160 to 10
meters.  They will be QRV as ZF1A as the Cayman Island HQ station in
the IARU HF Word Championship.  They will also be QRV in the
upcoming North American RTTY QSO Party.  QSL via operators’

NEW ZEALAND, ZL.  Frank, ZL2BR plans to be QRV as ZL6HQ as the New
Zealand HQ station in the IARU HF World Championship.  Activity will
be with CW.  QSL via the bureau.

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

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is scheduled for July

The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for July 17.

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 July QST, page 85, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The Hawaii QSO Party will be held between 23 August 2019 and 25

August 2019.  According to ARRL Pacific Manager Joseph Speroni

(AH0A), “There will be a lot of activity out there to work.  Hawaii

stations work everyone.  Everyone else works Hawaii.  Exchange is

a signal report and your Hawaii district.  For the rules and other

information, go here: http://www.hawaiiqsoparty.org/.

“Grid Madness 2019”, the Hawaii Island-based VHF/UHF Simplex

Contest, is set for Sunday, 15 September 2019, from 1300 to

1700 HST.  For details, go here: https://gridmadness.blogspot.com.

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) is offering one more free Technician License

Class this year.  The class begins on 17 October 2019 at the Keaau

Community Center in Keaau, Hawaii Island. For details, please

contact Doug at douscelle@aol.com.

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check the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated

daily and weekly.  Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section