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ARLD031 DX news

DX Bulletin 31  ARLD031
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  July 30, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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
to all.

UGANDA, 5X.  Shabu, M0KRI is QRV as 5X1RI until mid August.  QSL to
home call.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA.  Members of the German section of
the International Police Association are QRV with special event
station DL70IPA to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the
organization.  Activity is Sundays and Thursdays during August and
September on 40 and 80 meters, respectively.  They may be active on
20 meters depending on conditions.  QSL via bureau.

FRANCE, F.  Members of radio club F4KKE at Saint-Martin-des-Besaces
in Normandy are QRV with special callsign TM11AD until August 3 to
commemorate the role played by the British 11th Armored Division
during Operation Bluecoat in July and August 1944.  Activity is on
the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL via

ENGLAND, G.  Special event stations GB75PEACE, GB1945PE and GB1945PJ
will be QRV during August to mark the end of World War II in the
Pacific.  QSL via LoTW.

HUNGARY, HA.  Members of the Hungarian FIRAC are QRV with special
event call sign HA70MAV from Budapest until December 1 to celebrate
the 70th anniversary of the Hungarian Railway.  Activity is on
various HF bands.  QSL via LoTW.

ITALY, I.  Simone, IU4HRJ will be QRV as IM0/IU4HRJ from Maddalena
Island, IOTA EU-041, from August 4 to 10.  Activity will be on the
HF bands using SSB and various digital modes.  QSL to home call.

FINLAND, OH.  Jukka, OH3OJ is QRV as OH3OJ/1 from Kaurissalo Island,
IOTA EU-096, until August 5.  Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using
CW, some SSB, and FT8.  QSL to home call.

ARUBA, P4.  Thomas, KM4VI will be QRV as P4/KM4VI from August 2 to
7.  Activity will be on the HF bands using SSB and QRP power.  QSL
direct to home call.

NETHERLANDS, PA.  Special event station PI75VERON is QRV until the
end of 2020 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Dutch National
Club VERON.  QSL via PA1AW.

MEXICO, XE.  Special event station 4A2MAX is QRV during August to
honor the memory of Maximilian Kolbe.  Activity will be on the HF
bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL via LoTW.

VIET NAM, XV.  Jesus, WP4JBG is QRV as XV9G from Ho Chi Minh City.
Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL via operator’s instructions.

LAOS, XW.  Mike, XW2DX is QRV as XW2DX from Vientiane and is here
for the next five years.  Activity is on 20, 15 and 10 meters.  QSL
via RM0L.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL 222 MHz and Up Distance
Contest, North American CW QSO Party, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Batavia FT8 Contest, 10-10
International Summer SSB Contest, European HF Championship, WAB 144
MHz Low Power Phone, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint and SARL HF Phone
Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband
Activity Contest are scheduled for August 4.

The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray
are scheduled for August 5.

Please see July 2020 QST, page 74, August 2020 QST, page 69, and
ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The regular monthly test of the Maunakea VOAD Repeater will be held Saturday, 01 August 2020, from 1200-1300 HST.  See earlier posts for details and check-in procedures.

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) begins another virtual Technician License Class on 01 September 2020.  For details, 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 event is sponsored by the Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club and will run from 1300 to 1700 HST.  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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