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ARLD028 DX news

DX Bulletin 28  ARLD028
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  July 9, 2020
To all radio amateurs

ARLD028 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.

THAILAND, HS.  Champ, E21EIC will operate E2A in the IARU HF World
Championship in a SOAB Mixed effort.  QSL via E21EIC and LoTW.

CROATIA, 9A.  Members of the Radio Klub Novi Bokanjac are operating
as 9A164T from Zadar to mark the birthday of Nikola Tesla.  QSL via
bureau or eQSL.

PHILIPPINES, DU.  Members of the Ham Society of the Philippines are
operating as DZ30SH from Malolos City until August 29, supporting
STAYHOME activities.  QSL via LoTW or eQSL.

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, E7.  Vedo, E72U informs us that E7HQ will be
the Headquarters Station of ARABH in the IARU contest.  QSL via
E70ARA or LoTW.

BONAIRE, PJ4.  John, K4BAI will participate in the IARU HF World
Championship as PJ4A.  Before and after the contest he will sign
PJ4/K4BAI.  QSL via K4BAI.

RUSSIA, RA.  Victor, RV3YR and Viktor, RN3YN will commemorate the
first Soviet-American space flight in the Apollo-Soyuz program with
the call sign UE45SA.  They will be QRV from July 11 to 19.  QSL via
RV3YR (d/B) or ClubLog OQRS.

POLAND, SP.  Special event station SN87LOT commemorates the
transatlantic flight of the Lithuanian pilots Steponas Darius and
Stasys Girenas 87 years ago.  QSL via SP1PMY, direct or via the

CANADA, VE.  VC3STYWELL, the third COVID-19 special event station
run by The Seven Thirty Social Distancing Net, will be active until
July 19.  QSL via VE3ES.

INDONESIA, YB.  Special event station 8A343CJR celebrates the 343rd
anniversary of the Cianjur District on Java.  They will be QRV until
July 12 on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 2 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8 and
FM.  QSL via direct from info at

GREENLAND, OX.  Bo, OZ1DJJ will be QRV from Aasiaat Island as OX3LX
until July 30.  Look for him on 40 to 4 meters.  He will also try to
activate other islands of this IOTA group.  QSL via OZ0J.

OGASAWARA, JD.  Tony, JD1/JH1FFW will be QRV from July 15 to 19 on
40, 20, 15, 10 and 6 meters using SSB and FT8.  QSL via LoTW, eQSL
or the bureau system.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY.  Torsten, OY/DL4APJ and Udo, OY/DL2AQI will be
QRV September 15 to 23, holiday style on 80 to 10 meters, using CW,
SSB, RTTY, PSK and FT8.  QSL to their home QTHs direct, or via the
DARC bureau, eQSL or LoTW.

KOSOVO, Z6.  German team Z66DX will be QRV from October 15 to 28, on
160 to 10 meters, including the newer bands.  Look for them using
CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8.  Operators are DJ9KH, DL2AMD, DL2AWG, DL3APO,
DL9GFB and DM2AUJ.  QSL through Club Log OQRS for direct or bureau.
The LoTW upload will come later.

RUSSIA, R1.  The Russian Robinson Club announces that Milhail, R1MJ,
Yulia, R1CBL and Vitalia, RA1AGJ will be QRV from Gogland Island
(EU-133) from July 23 to 28.  They plan to operate in the RSGB IOTA
Contest with their individual calls.  Activity will be on 160 to 15
meters.  QSL via home calls.

BULGARIA, LZ.  During this year’s IARU HF World Championship the
Bulgarian Federation of Radio Amateurs 80 meter HQ station will be
transmitting as LZ0AA from The Vakarel Transmitter broadcasting
facility which has been off the air since January 1, 2015.  The
transmit antenna, which was erected in 1937, is 215 meters high.
After the contest the antenna will be taken down.

CORSICA, TK.  Max, DL8UW is active as TK4VQO.  He is QRV on 160 to 6
meters using CW and SSB.  You can also find him every day on the
Medical Assistance Radio (MAR) net on 14332 kHz at 0730z.  QSL via
home call.

BURKINA FASO, XT2.  Max, DK1MAX will be active as XT2MAX sometime
during November to December.  Activity is usually holiday style on
all bands using mostly CW and FT8.  Look for more details to be

Summer Unlimited Sprint, SKCC Weekend Sprintathon and the QRP ARCI
Summer Homebrew Sprint will keep contesters busy this weekend.  The
4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is on July 13, the RSGB
80-Meter Club Championship, SSB is on July 15, and the NAQCC CW
Sprint is on July 16.  Please see July 2020 QST page 74 and the ARRL
Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest Web Site for details.

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The Big Island Amateur Radio Club will hold its next Board and membership meeting this Saturday, 1200 and 1400 HST via the Zoom meeting protocol.  Check the BIARC List Serve for connection details.

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) will begin an on-line technician license course on 01 September 2020 via the Zoom protocol. Contact Doug at

All radio amateurs are urged to participate in the Sunday, 20 September 2020, Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event.  The adventure runs between 1300 and 1700 HST. The event is sponsored by the Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club.  For details, please go here:

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section (breaking Amateur/Ham Radio News)

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