ARLD034 DX news


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ARLD034 DX news

DX Bulletin 34  ARLD034
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  August 20, 2020
To all radio amateurs

ARLD034 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
LU5AG, 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.

KENYA, 5Z.  Andy, G3AB is now QRV as 5Z4VJ from Nairobi.  QSL via

MOROCCO, CN.  Members of the Association Royale des Radio-Amateurs
du Maroc are QRV with the special prefix 5E7 until August 31 to mark
the 67th anniversary of Morocco’s Revolution Day.

CUBA, CO.  Special call sign T45FM will be QRV from the Punta Maya
Lighthouse, ILLW CU0005, during the International Lighthouse
Lightship Weekend.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using
mainly SSB and FT8.  QSL direct to RW6HS.

PORTUGAL, CT.  Operators from the Oeste DX Gang are QRV as CQ0ODX/p
from the Cape Carvoeiro Lighthouse, ILLW PT-0002, until August 23.
This includes an entry in the International Lighthouse Lightship
Weekend.  Activity is on the HF bands, plus 6 and 2 meters, using
CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4.  QSL via LoTW.

AZORES, CU.  Antonio, CU8AS will be QRV as CR2W from Ponta da
Albarnaz Lighthouse, ILLW PT0001, during the International
Lighthouse Lightship Weekend.  QSL via HB9CRV.  In addition, Joao,
CU8AI will be QRV from Lajes Lighthouse, ILLW PT0038.  QSL direct to
home call.

from Karnin Lighthouse, ILLW DE-0013, on Usedom Island, IOTA EU-129,
during the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend.  QSL via

NORTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Warwick, E51WL is QRV from Penrhyn Atoll,
IOTA OC-082.  Activity of late has been on 20 meters using FT8 and
FT4.  He may soon be active on 2 meters EME.  QSL direct to home

FRANCE, F.  Chris, F5OHH and Dyd, F4ELJ will be QRV as TM2LW from
Kerprigent Lighthouse, ILLW FR-0031, during the International
Lighthouse Lightship Weekend.  QSL direct to F4ELJ.

SCOTLAND, GM.  Members of the Na Fir Chlis ARC will be QRV as GB9UL
from the Ushenish Lighthouse on the Isle of South Uist, IOTA EU-010,
during the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend.  Activity
will be mostly on 40 and 20 meters.  QSL via operators’

ITALY, I.  A group of operators from ARI Genova will be QRV as II1L
from La Lanterna during the International Lighthouse Lightship
Weekend.  QSL via LoTW.

ARGENTINA, LU.  Members of Radio Club QRM Belgrano will be QRV as
LU4AAO, LU4AAO/A and LU4AAO/D from August 23 to 29 to celebrate the
100th anniversary of the first regularly scheduled AM radio
transmissions on August 27, 1920.  Activity will be on the HF bands
using CW, SSB and FT8, as well as the V/UHF bands and FM Satellites.
QSL direct to LU4AAO.

DENMARK, OZ.  Special call sign OZ200EM is QRV until the end of 2020
to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the discovery of
electromagnetism by Hans Christian Orsted.  QSL via OZ1ACB.

HONG KONG, VR.  Special call sign VR2HK9O is QRV until May 31, 2021
to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Hong Kong Amateur Radio
Transmitting Society.  QSL via VR2HK.

CAMBODIA, XU.  Tad, JA1DFK is QRV as either XU7AKU or XU7AKV from
Phnom Penh during the next couple of years.  Activity is on the HF
bands using mainly CW and SSB with some digital activity.  QSL
direct to JA1DXA.

INDONESIA, YB.  Special event station 8A62BALI will be QRV from
August 21 to 23 to celebrate the founding of the Bali Province 62
years ago.  Activity will be on 80, 40 and 2 meters.  QSL via

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  International Lighthouse Lightship
Weekend, The QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW
Sprint Ladder, Hawaii QSO Party, Ohio QSO Party, RTTYOPS Weekend
Sprint, CVA DX SSB Contest and 50 MHz Fall Sprint are all on tap for
this upcoming weekend.

The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
scheduled for August 25.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled
for August 26.

Please see August 2020 QST, page 69 and ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest websites for details.


Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) begins a new virtual Technician License Class on 01 September 2020.  For details, please go here:

All radio amateurs are encouraged to participate in the Sunday, 20 September 2020, Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness Simplex Event.  The event, sponsored by the Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club, runs from 1300 to 1700 HST. For more information, 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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