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Jul 25, 2019, 12:21 PM (17 hours ago)
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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 29 ARLD029
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 25, 2019
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD029
ARLD029 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
ALGERIA, 7X. A group of operators are QRV as 7V9A from Sridjina
Island, IOTA AF-104, until July 29. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters
using CW and SSB. This includes being an entry in the RSGB IOTA
contest. QSL via bureau.
CROATIA, 9A. A group of operators are QRV as 9A2L from Susac
Island, IOTA EU-016, during the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via 9A3DF.
EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. A group of operators will be QRV as 9M8RC from
Satang Besar Island, IOTA OC-165, during the RSGB IOTA contest as a
Multi/Single entry. QSL direct to 9W8KIF.
CHINA, B. Operators BA4TB, BD4TS, BD4SS, BG4TRN, BH4TXN, BH4TVU,
BH4SCF, BI4SCC and BH4BWX are QRV from Chongming Island, IOTA
AS-136. They will be active as BG4TRN in the RSGB IOTA contest.
QSL to home calls.
TAIWAN, BV. A large group of operators will be QRV as BO0M from Ma
Tsu Island, IOTA AS-113, in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via BV2KI.
MOROCCO, CN. A large group of operators are QRV as 5C9A from Los
Farallones, IOTA AF-118, until July 30. Activity is on the HF bands
with three stations active. QSL via I8LWL.
PORTUGAL, CT. A group of operators are QRV as CR5IC from Insua
Island, IOTA EU-150, until July 29. This includes being active in
the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via CS5ARAM.
PHILIPPINES, DU. A group of operators will be QRV as DX9EVM from
Mindanao Island, IOTA OC-130, during the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via
ESTONIA, ES. Igor, ES0IA plans to be QRV from Kassar Island, IOTA
EU-034, as a 12 Hour/SSB entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL to
KYRGYZSTAN, EX. Vlad, UN1GSW is QRV with special call sign EX0NPL
until August 25 from a base camp for mountain climbers. Activity is
on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. QSL via operator’s instructions.
AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO. Oliver, W6NV is QRV as TX2A from Raivavae,
IOTA OC 114, until July 29. He will be a Single Op/All Band/24
Hours/Mixed Mode/DX-pedition entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL
direct to home call.
SARDINIA, IS0. Simone, IU4HRJ will be QRV as IM0/IU4HRJ from
Maddalena Island, IOTA EU-041, during the RSGB IOTA contest as a
Single Op/Island DX-pedition entry. QSL to home call.
MARKET REEF, OJ0. A group of operators are QRV as OJ0DX from Market
Reef, IOTA EU-053, until July 31. This includes being an entry in
the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via DL3DXX.
DENMARK, OZ. Henning, OZ2I will be QRV as 5Q6EE from Hjarno Island,
IOTA EU-172, during the RSGB IOTA contest as a Single Op/All Band
entry. QSL to home call.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA13HJ will be QRV from July
28 to August 6 during the 13th Haarlem Jamborette Scouts Camp.
Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital
modes. QSL via PA9LUC.
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Operators Julio, PP2BT and Renner, PY7RP
are QRV as PY0F until July 28. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and various digital modes. This includes being a
Multi Op/Assisted/24 Hours entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL
direct to PY7RP.
GREECE, SV. Konstantinos, SV8GGI will be QRV from Salamina Island,
IOTA EU-075, as a 12 Hour/CW entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL
CRETE, SV9. Thomas, SV2CLJ is QRV as SV9/SV2CLJ until July 31.
Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. This includes
being an entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL direct to home call.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Members of the Ukrainian Radioclub Sputnik
will be QRV as UR1G from Kalanchakskiye Island, IOTA EU-179, in the
RSGB IOTA contest. Before and after the contest they are active as
home calls/p. QSL via operators’ instructions.
AUSTRALIA, VK. Andrew, VK4NM will be QRV as VK4NM/p from Fraser
Island, IOTA OC-142, during the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via M0OXO.
LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Rick, AI5P will be QRV as VK9APX from July
31 to August 10. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 17 meters
using CW and FT8. QSL to home call.
VANUATU, YJ. Geoff, ZL3GA is QRV as YJ0GA near Efate, IOTA OC-035,
until August 2. Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and possibly 10 meters
using only SSB. This includes being a Single Op entry in the RSGB
IOTA contest. QSL direct to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The RSGB IOTA Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW
Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint and the ARS CW Flight of
the Bumblebees are all on tap for this weekend.
The QCX CW Challenge is scheduled for July 29.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray is scheduled for July 31.
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:
Please save the dates 24 August-25 August 2019 for the Hawaiian QSO
Party. The HQP will run from 0400Z 24 August to 0359Z 25 August
2019. In local terms, the event will run from 6 p.m. Friday through
5:59 p.m. Sunday. Work as many station as you can on as many bands
and modes as you can. Find the complete rules here:
“Grid Madness 2019”, the Hawaii Island-based VHF/UHF Simplex
Contest, is set for Sunday, 15 September 2019, 1300-1700 HST.
You can download the revised contest package here:
Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) is offering one more free Technician License
Class this year. That class begins on Thursday, 17 October 2019 at
the Keaau Community Center in Keaau, Hawaii Island. For more
information, contact Doug at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section