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DX News — ARRL DX Bulletin #32:

from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on August 15, 2019
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DX News — ARRL DX Bulletin #32:ZCZC AE32
DX Bulletin 32 ARLD032
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 15, 2019
To all radio amateurs

ARLD032 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.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y. Look for 9Y4XD to be QRV from Chacachacare Lighthouse, ILLW TT0002, on Trinidad, IOTA SA-011, during the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL via operators’ instructions.

MOROCCO, CN. Members of the Royal Amateur Radio Association of Morocco are QRV with special event call sign 5E6A until September 29 for their National Celebration. QSL direct to EA7FTR.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Members of the newly founded DL-AMSAT Operator Group will be QRV as DA0SAT and with other calls from the Kamp-Karnin-Oberfeuer Lighthouse, ILLW DE0072, during International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via LoTW.

FRANCE, F. A group of operators are QRV as TM0BSM from the Berck-sur-Mer Lighthouse during the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL direct to DK5OPA.

PANAMA, HP. Members of the Panama Digital Group and the Radio Association of the Panama Canal will be QRV as H92L during the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters, including 60 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via HP1AVS.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. Operators DS4EOI, JE6HIB, JH4RHF and W5XU will be QRV as OJ0O from August 17 to 24. Activity will be on the HF bands. This includes being active during the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL via OE1ZKC.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Alessandro, IZ1AZA will be QRV as OY/IZ1AZA from August 21 to 26. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

BRAZIL, PY. Members of the GRC DX Group are QRV with special event call ZY160CAT until August 30 to celebrate the 160th anniversary of the city of Catalao in the state of Goias. Activity is on 80, 40, 20, 17, 15 and 10 meters using CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL direct to PP2BO.

GREECE, SV, Michele, IW7EGQ will be QRV as SV8/IW7EGQ from Zakynthos Island, IOTA EU-052, from August 20 to 28. QSL via M0OXO.

KALININGRAD, UA2. Operators SP7VC, SP5Y, SP5DL and SQ7OYL are QRV as RA2/home calls from Lesnoj until August 18. Activity is on the HF bands and 2 meters, as well as 5.7, 10 and 24 GHz, using CW, SSB, FT8 and MSK144. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Operators Valdimir, RV1CC and Yuri, RM0F are QRV as RV1CC/0 and RM0F/P, respectively, from Iturup Island, IOTA AS-025, until August 22. Activity will be on various HF bands. QSL via operators’ instructions.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Members of the Warrnambool Radio Amateurs Group will be QRV as VK3DX from Portland’s Whalers Bluff Lighthouse during the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL via operators’ instructions.

MEXICO, XE. Members of the Radioaficionados Yucatecos will be QRV as XF3LL from Cozumel Island, IOTA NA-090, and from the Celarain Lighthouse, ILLW MX0011, during the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB, various digital modes, and on various satellites. QSL via EA5GL.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, ARRL RTTY Rookie Roundup, International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend, North American SSB QSO Party, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, SARTG World Wide RTTY Contest, Russian District Award Contest, Keyman’s Club of Japan CW Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, CVA DX CW Contest, SARL HF Digital Contest and the NJQRP Skeeter Hunt will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for August 19.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for August 21.

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 August QST, page 84, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.

Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.


Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) will offer one more free Technician License Class this year.  The class begins on Thursday, 17 October 2019, at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau, Hawaii Island.  For more information, please contact Doug at douscelle@aol.com

“Grid Madness 2019”, the Hawaii Island-based VHF/UHF Simplex Contest, is set for Sunday, 15 September 2019, from 1300 to 1700 HST.  You can find the revised contest package at https://gridmadness.blogspot.com

Please save the dates of 24 August 2019 to 25 August 2019 for the Hawaii QSO Party.  According to Alan (AD6E/KH6TU), “The HQP will run from 0400Z 24 August to 0359Z 26 August.  Translated, that’s 6 pm HST Friday through 5:59 pm Sunday.  Work as many stations on as many bands and modes as you can. You can find complete contest rules at http://www.hawaiiqsoparty.org/Rules/HQP/HQPRules-2019-A.html

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section