ARRL DX news


Here’s the latest DX news from HQ ARRL and W1AW.

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

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ZCZC AE27
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 27  ARLD027
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  July 2, 2020
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD027
ARLD027 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.

MONACO, 3A.  Ennio, IW1RBI will be QRV as 3A/IW1RBI beginning July
6.  His length of stay is unknown.  Activity will be on 30 to 6
meters using SSB and FT8.  QSL to home call.

KUWAIT, 9K.  Special event station 9K8FTDMC is QRV until July 31 to
celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode Club.  QSL via
operators’ instructions.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6.  Special event station A60FTDMC is QRV
until July 31 to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the FT8 Digital
Mode Club.  QSL via operators’ instructions.

BAHRAIN, A9.  Special event station A91FTDMC is QRV until July 31 to
celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode Club.  QSL via
operators’ instructions.

ENGLAND, G.  Larry, G4HLN is QRV with special event call GB100GKU
until July 28 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the long-range
maritime radio service in the United Kingdom.  Activity is on the HF
bands using CW.  QSL via bureau.

SWITZERLAND, HB.  Special event station HB15SOTA is QRV until May 8,
2021 to mark the 15th anniversary of SOTA activities in Switzerland.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ.  Members of the Saudi Wireless Amateur Association
are QRV with special event station HZ8FTDMC until July 31 to
celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode Club.  QSL via
operators’ instructions.

JAPAN, JA.  Special event station 8N1ABIKO is QRV until the end of
2020 in celebration of the founding of Abiko-City, IOTA AS-007.  QSL
via bureau.

LEBANON, OD.  Special event station OD5FTDMC is QRV until July 31 to
celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode Club.  QSL via
operators’ instructions.

ANTARCTICA.  Alexander, RX3ABI is QRV as RI1ANM from Mirny Base,
IOTA AN-016, until early 2021 while on work assignment.  Activity is
in his spare time on 40 and 20 meters using FT8.  QSL to home call.

EGYPT, SU.  Special event station SU8FTDMC is QRV until July 31 to
celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode Club.  QSL via
operators’ instructions.

CORSICA, TK.  Max, DL8UW is QRV as TK4VQO from Olmeto and expects to
be here for the next few years.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters
using CW and SSB.  QSL direct to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA.  Special event stations R100RT and R100TSSR are
QRV until July 10 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Republic
of Tatarstan.  QSL via operators’ instructions.

VANUATU, YJ.  Operators YJ8CW, YJ8ED and YJ8RN are QRV as YJ40IND
until the end of July to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Vanuatu’s
Independence.  Activity is on 40, 20, and 15 meters using CW, SSB
and FT8.  QSL direct.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL.  Special event station ZL65FTDMC is QRV until July
31 to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode Club.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The 10-10 International Spirit of 76 QSO
Party, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
FISTS Summer Slow Speed CW Sprint, YBDXC 80-Meter SSB Contest, DL-DX
RTTY Contest, Marconi Memorial HF CW Contest, Original QRP CW
Contest, TA VHF/UHF Contest and PODXS 070 Club 40-Meter Firecracker
PSK31 Sprint are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship is scheduled for July 6.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband
Activity Contest are scheduled for July 17.

The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray
are scheduled for July 8.

The 13 Colonies Special Event runs until July 8.

A number of Special Event Stations are using the FTDMC suffix until
July 31 to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode
Club.

Please see July 2020 QST, page 69, and the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
NNNN
/EX


Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

All radio amateurs are invited to participate in the Sunday, 20 September 2020, 2020 Hawaiian Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event.  The contest runs between 1300-1700 HST.  The event is sponsored by the Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club.  For details, please go here:  https://gridmadness.blogspot.com


Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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