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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 24 ARLD024
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 11, 2020
To all radio amateurs
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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
CUBA, CO. Special event station CO200SMP is QRV until June 30 to
celebrate the 200th anniversary of San Miguel del Padron, one of the
fifteen municipalities that make up the city of Havana. Activity is
on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to CO2AME.
ANGOLA, D2. Gabriel, D2EB, has 6 meter capabilities and may soon be
active from Grid Square JI61pe. QSL via IZ3ETU.
ENGLAND, G. Members of the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society will be
QRV with special event station GB100MZX from June 13 to 20 to
commemorate the first official British radio broadcast 100 years
ago. QSL via operators’ instructions.
WALES, GW. Members of Dragon Amateur Radio Club are QRV from
special event station GB0MZX until June 21 to commemorate the first
official British radio broadcast 100 years ago. QSL via operators’
JAPAN, JA. Katsu, JR7AMZ is QRV from Oshima, IOTA AS-206. Activity
is on the HF bands using mostly FT8. QSL via JA7ZRY.
SVALBARD, JW. Bjorn, LA5NUA and Jurn, LA5LUA are QRV as JW5NUA and
JW5LUA, respectively. QSL via operators’ instructions.
BRAZIL, PY. Members of the Clube de Radioamadores de Sao Miguel do
Oeste are QRV with special call ZZ60CRASMO during June to celebrate
the club’s 60th anniversary. QSL direct to PP5DZ.
SOMALIA, T5. Ali, 6O1OO has been active on 20 meters using FT4 in
DXpedition mode around 2320z. QSL direct to home call.
CHAD, TT. Nicolas, TT8SN has been active on 6 meters using FT8 just
after 1000z. QSL via DL9USA.
MALI, TZ. Jeff, TZ4AM has been QRV on 20 meters CW around 0820z.
QSL via W0SA.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R20RUS and RU20RU are
QRV until June 14 to celebrate Russia Day. QSL via operators’
AUSTRALIA, VK. Members of the Wireless Institute of Australia are
QRV with special call VI110WIA until the end of 2020 to celebrate
the club’s 110th anniversary. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via
INDIA, VU. Verghese, VU3WNI is QRV with special call AU9VV until
August 20 while participating in the STAY-HOME activities. In
addition, VU2USI is QRV as AT2SAH until August 19. QSL via
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Frank, KK5XX is QRV as ZF2FD from Grand Cayman,
IOTA NA-016, until June 17. Activity is holiday style on 80, 40 and
20 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL June VHF Contest, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, RSGB Hope QSO CW Party, SMIRK 6-Meter
Contest, DRCG World Wide RTTY Contest, Asia-Pacific SSB Sprint, SKCC
Weekend CW Sprintathon, Portugal Day Contest, AGCW VHF/UHF Contest,
GACW WWSA CW DX Contest, REF DDFM 6-Meter Contest and RTTYOPS
Weekend Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming
The RSGB Hope QSO FT4 Party, RSGB FT4 Contest Series and 4 States
QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint are all scheduled for June 15.
The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, SARL Youth 40-Meter SSB Sprint, RSGB Hope
QSO SSB Party and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled
for June 16.
The RSGB Hope QSO CW Party, CWops Mini-CWT Test, NAQCC CW Sprint and
Phone Fray are scheduled for June 17.
The 11th World Castles Weekend runs until June 21.
Please see June 2020 QST, page 69 and the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section
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