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Aug 8, 2019, 12:54 PM (15 hours ago)
ARLD031 DX news
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 31 ARLD031
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 8, 2019
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD031
ARLD031 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
MALDIVES, 8Q. Gil, IZ2DLV is active as 8Q7GB from Nika Island until
August 18. Activity is holiday style on 40, 30, 20, 17 and 15
meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW or ClubLog.
LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Rick, AI5P is active as VK9APX until August
10. Activity is on 40 to 17 meters using CW and FT8. QSL via AI5P,
direct or by the Bureau only. Also, look for Michael, DF8AN, to be
active as VK9LQ from November 21 to 27. Activity will be on 160 to
6 meters using CW, RTTY, FT8 and other Digital modes. QSL via home
call, direct, by the Bureau or eQSL.
GHANA, 9G. Chip, KB1QU will be active as 9G5QU from September 8 to
21. Activity will be on 40, 30 and 20 meters using CW, FT8 and FT4.
QSL via N4GNR direct.
WESTERN KIRIBATI, T30. Operators Yuris, YL2GM, Jack, YL2KA,
Kaspars, YL1ZF and Kristers, YL3JA will be active as T30L from
September 6 to 15. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, and
possibly 60 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via YL2GN
direct or via ClubLog.
NAURU, C21. Operators Yuris, YL2GM, Jack, YL2KA, Kaspars, YL1ZF and
Kristers, YL3JA will be active as C21W from September 16 to 25,
after their Western Kiribati operation. Activity will be on 160 to
6 meters, and possibly 60 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL
via YL2GN direct or via ClubLog.
MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT9. Operators Gerd, DF9TS, Detlef, DK3QZ,
Michael, DK6QW, Marcus, DL1EKC, Kai, DL3HAH and Andreas, DL3YM will
be active as CR3W from Santana during the Worked All Europe DX CW
Contest, August 10 and 11 as a Multi-Single entry. QSL CR3W via
DL5AXX, OQRS or LoTW. Look for operators to be active outside of
the contest as CT9/home call usually on 160 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB and RTTY. QSL via their home call signs.
SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Operators Michael, DL2GMI and Bernhard, DL2GAC
will be QRV as H44MI and H44MS, respectively, from August 23 to
September 2. Activity will be on 80, 40, 20, 15, 10 and 6 meters
using SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via their home call sign, by the
Bureau, direct or LoTW.
THE NETHERLANDS, PA75. Look for special event station PA75OMG to be
active September 12 to 22 to celebrate the anniversary of freedom
and Operation Market Garden during World War II. QSL via the info
CUBA, T45. Members of the DX Punta Maya Group will be active as
T45FM from the Punta Maya Lighthouse (NA-105, ILLW CU-032, ARLHS
CU-005) from August 15 to 19. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. An emphasis will be on the
International Light-house/Lightship Weekend (ILLW). QSL via RW6HS.
LIBERIA, A8. The Italian DXpedition Team of 11 operators will be
active from September 28 to October 11. They plan to use two call
signs: A82X for CW, SSB and RTTY and A82Z for FT8 only. Activity
will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. They are
planning to use 5 stations with maximum flexibility. QSL via OQRS,
I2YSB direct only or LoTW after the operation.
ANTIGUA, V2. Bud, AA3B will be active as V26K from September 8 to
20. Activity will be sporadic because he is doing maintenance on
the station but will be primarily CW on various HF bands. QSL via
LoTW or via AA3B, direct or by the Bureau. An OQRS will be
available via ClubLog.
MICRONESIA, V6. Al, K7AR will be active as V63AR from November 18
to 26. Activity will be on various HF bands with a focus on 160 and
80 meters, including an effort in the CQWW DX CW Contest (November
23 and 24). QSL via home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The WAE DX Contest, CW, QRP ARCI
European Sprint, SKCC Weekend Sprintathon, Maryland-DC QSO Party and
The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint are all on tap for this
weekend. Please see August QST, page 84 and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest web sites for details.