ARLD035 DX news


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ARLD035 DX news

DX Bulletin 35  ARLD035
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  August 27, 2020
To all radio amateurs

ARLD035 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.

GEORGIA, 4L.  Peter, HB9DVG is QRV as 4L/G4ENL while working at a
hydropower plant here.  Activity is in his spare time on the HF
bands using CW, SSB and FT8.  His length of stay is unknown.  QSL
direct to home call.

MALTA, 9H.  Reiner, DL2AAZ will be QRV with special call 9H3SAT from
Gozo, IOTA EU-023, during the month of September.  Activity will be
on the HF bands and 6 meters, and especially on Satellite QO-100,
using CW and SSB from grid square locator JM76cb.  QSL to home call.

MALAYSIA, 9M.  To celebrate the 63rd anniversary of Malaysia’s
independence, a number of special event stations in both East and
West Malaysia will be QRV with the 9M63 prefix on August 30 and 31.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

CHILE, CE.  Members of the Radio Club Traiguen are QRV with special
event calls CB6T, CB6Q, CB6P and CB6TEB to commemorate the arrival
131 years ago of the first railroad in Traiguen.  QSL direct to

SPAIN, EA.  Special event stations EG1SDC to EG9SDC and EH1SDC to
EH9SDC will be QRV from September 1 to 13 to celebrate the feast day
of Asturias and its patron saint, Santina de Covadonga.  QSL all
calls via EA1AUM.

REUNION ISLAND, FR.  Chris, F8FPY is QRV as FR8TG from Le Guillaume.
Activity is on various HF and VHF bands using mostly CW with some
SSB and FT8.  QSL direct.

ENGLAND, G.  Special event station GB5ST will be QRV on September 1
to celebrate the TV series Star Trek and its various spin-offs.  QSL
via bureau.  In addition, members of the Royal Air Force Amateur
Radio Society will be QRV with special call GB800BOB from September
1 to 28 to commemorate the Battle of Britain.  QSL via 2E0NDZ.

BULGARIA, LZ.  Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik will
be QRV with special call sign LZ595IP during the month of September
to honor the memory of Orthodox saints.  QSL via bureau.

GREENLAND, OX. Bo, OZ1DJJ is QRV as OX3LX from Aasiaat Island, IOTA
NA-134, and possibly islands Upernavik and Uummannaq until September
20.  QSL via OZ0J.

ARUBA, P4.  Members of the Aruba Amateur Radio Club will be QRV with
special event call P42WW during the month of September to
commemorate the end of World War II.  QSL via P41G.

GREECE, SV.  Pol, SV1AHH and George, SV1GGF will be QRV with special
event call SX1AFM during September to mark the 70th anniversary of
the Hellenic Air Force History Museum.  Activity will be on 80 to 6
meters using all modes.  QSL via LoTW.

ICELAND, TF.  Norbert, DJ7JC is QRV as TF/DJ7JC until October 18.
Activity is holiday style on 160 to 10 meters using CW, RTTY and
FT8.  QSL via DJ5BWD.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA.  Members of the Moscow city branch of the Radio
Amateur Union of Russia are QRV as RA75RA until September 3 to
commemorate the 75th anniversary of the national nuclear industry.
QSL via R2ATC.

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.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8.  Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba until
November 10 while working for the UN World Food Programme.  Activity
is on the HF bands in his free time using mostly FT8.  QSL via

RTTYOps World Wide RTTY, Feld Hell Sprint, ALARA Contest, YO DX HF
Contest, W/VE Islands QSO Party, World Wide Digi DX Contest, Kansas
QSO Party, Kentucky State Parks on the Air, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint,
SARL HF CW Contest and QCX CW Challenge are all on tap for this
upcoming weekend.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and QCX
CW Challenge are scheduled for September 1.

The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, G3ZQS Memorial Straight Key
Contest, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT
Test are scheduled for September 2.

Please see August 2020 QST, page 69, September 2020 QST, page 71,
and ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

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.  Grid Madness is sponsored by the Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club.  The event runs from 1300-1700 HST.  For program details, please go here:

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

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

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