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Jul 18, 2019, 12:56 PM (16 hours ago)
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ARLD028 DX news

DX Bulletin 28  ARLD028
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  July 18, 2019
To all radio amateurs

ARLD028 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
CN8QY, VE2DX, 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.

SOVEREIGN MILITARY ORDER OF MALTA, 1A.  A large group of operators
are QRV as 1A0C until July 21.  Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 with three stations active.  QSL direct to

GEORGIA, 4L.  Peter, G4ENL is now living in Tbilisi for the next few
years and plans to be active as 4L/G4ENL.  Activity is on various HF
bands using SSB.  QSL direct to home call.

TANZANIA, 5H.  Fabian, DF3XY plans to be QRV as 5H1XY from Zanzibar
Island, IOTA AF-032.  Activity will be on various HF bands.  His
length of stay is unknown.  QSL to home call.

THE GAMBIA, C5.  Przemek, SP3PS plans to be QRV as C5SP from Sanyang
from July 23 to August 5.  Activity will be on 20 to 6 meters using
SSB and FT8.  QSL direct to home call.

MOROCCO, CN.  A group of operators plan to be active as 5C9A on Los
Farallones Island, IOTA AF-118, a new IOTA, from July 25 to 30.
They plan to be QRV on the HF bands with up to three stations
active.  QSL direct.

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Lukas, HB9EBT will be QRV as D44TEG from Sao Tiago,
IOTA AF-005, from July 22 to 29.  Activity will be on 40 to 10
meters using only CW.  QSL to home call.

Mallorca Island, IOTA EU-004, until July 26.  Activity is holiday
style on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
This includes some possible EAFF and SOTA/GMA activities as well.
QSL to home call.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO.  Oliver, W6NV will be QRV as FO/W6NV from
Tahiti, IOTA OC-046, from July 19 to 21.  QSL direct to home call.

AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO.  After his Tahiti activity, Oliver, W6NV will
be QRV as TX2A from Raivavae, IOTA OC-114, from July 23 to 29.  This
includes being an entry in the upcoming RSGB IOTA contest.  QSL
direct to home call.

SARDINIA, IS0.  Richard, OM2TW plans to be QRV as IS0/OM2TW from
July 21 to August 3.  Activity will be holiday style on 80 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  This includes being
an entry in the upcoming RSGB IOTA contest.  QSL via OM2FY.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F.  Operators Julio, PP2BT and Renner, PY7RP
plan to be QRV as PY0F from July 22 to 28.  Activity will be on 160
to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  This includes
being an entry in the upcoming RSGB IOTA contest.  QSL direct to

GREECE, SV.  Members of the Thessaloniki Amateur Radio Group will be
QRV with special call signs SV94THEO, SV94MIKIS, SX94THEO and
SX94MIKIS from July 20 to 29 to celebrate the 94th birthday of Greek
musician Mikis Theodorakis.  QSL via LoTW.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0.  Vladimir, UA0LCZ will be QRV as R66IOTA from
Popov Island, IOTA AS-066, from July 22 to 31.  QSL to home call.

CANADA, VE.  Operators WA4YIZ, KA2BEC and VE2DX will be QRV with
special call sign VX2A11 from Iles de Madeleine, IOTA NA-038, from
July 23 to 30 to commemorate the Apollo 11 mission.  QSL via VE2STN.

AUSTRALIA, VK.  Members of the Tablelands Radio and Electronics Club
are QRV as VI50ML until July 21 to commemorate the 50th anniversary
of the first Moon landing.  QSL via VI50ML on QRZ.com .

MEXICO, XE.  Zalo, XE3N is QRV with special call 6E6M until July 24.
Activity is mostly on 6 meters using SSB and various digital modes.
This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide VHF contest.  QSL
to home call.

VIET NAM, XV.  Sven, HB9DXB will be QRV as XV9DXB beginning July 20
and active for two to three weeks.  Activity will be on 80, 40, 20
and 15 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL via EB7DX.

VANUATU, YJ.  Geoff, ZL3GA will be QRV as YJ0GA near Efate, IOTA
OC-035, from July 21 to August 2.  Activity will be on the HF bands
using CW, SSB and FT8.  This includes being an entry in the upcoming
RSGB IOTA contest.  QSL to home call.

Worldwide VHF Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint,
NCCC CW Sprint, Russian Radio Team Championship, Trans-Tasman
Low-Bands Challenge, Feld Hell Sprint, RSGB Low Power CW Contest and
CQC 20-Meter CW Great Colorado Gold Rush are all on tap for this

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for July 22.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled
for July 24.

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 next Hawaii QSO Party will be held from 23 August 2019 to

25 August 2019.  For all the rules and procedures, go here:


“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:


Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) will hold one more free Technician License

Class this year.  The class begins on Thursday, 17 October 2019

at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau.  For details, please go

here:  douscelle@aol.com

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator,

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section