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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 36 ARLD036
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT September 3, 2020
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD036
ARLD036 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
CROATIA, 9A. Neno, 9A5N and Tom, 9A2AA are QRV as home calls/p from
Lastovo Island, IOTA EU-016, as well as several other nearby islands
until September 11. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to home
MALTA, 9H. Reiner, DL2AAZ is QRV as 9H3TI from Gozo, IOTA EU-023,
until September 18. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 6 meters
using CW and SSB. He is also active as 9H3SAT on Satellite QO-100
using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
QATAR, A7. Station A71SDC is QRV until September 13 to join the
Spanish celebrations of Asturias. QSL via EA1AUM.
SPAIN, EA. Members of Cartagena Team will be QRV as AO5CLE from
Cartagena from September 5 to 20 to commemorate the 100th
anniversary of the Spanish Legion. Activity will be on various HF
and VHF bands using CW, SSB, FT8 and other digital modes. QSL via
FRANCE, F. Special call sign TM5SF will be QRV from September 5 to
19 for the 51st edition of the Solitaire du Figaro multi-stage
sailing race. QSL via F8KGS.
ENGLAND, G. Members of the RAF Amateur Radio Society are QRV with
special call GB80BOB until September 28 to commemorate the 80th
anniversary of the Battle of Britain. QSL direct to 2E0NDZ.
LITHUANIA, LY. Special event station LY784A is QRV during September
to celebrate the 784th anniversary of the city of Siauliai. QSL via
ARUBA, P4. Members of the Aruba Amateur Radio Club are QRV as P42WW
until September 30 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of
World War II. QSL via operators’ instructions.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PD538RNI is QRV until
September 30 to commemorate Radio Northsea International and Radio
Veronica. QSL via PD0ARI.
GREECE, SV. Special event station SX300ML will be QRV from
September 5 to 19 to commemorate the Battle of Thermopylae. QSL
direct to SV2GWY.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R450STAR is active
during September to commemorate the 450th anniversary of
Starocherkasskaya. In addition, special event station R450AKSU is
QRV during September to celebrate the founding of Aksaysskaya, now
known as Aksay City. QSL via RM6LW.
MEXICO, XE. Members of the Radio Club de Radio Aficionados
Hidrocalidos are QRV with special event call 4A50CRH until the end
of 2020 to celebrate the club’s 50th anniversary. Activity is on
160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FM and digital modes. This includes
some Satellite activity as well. QSL via XE2AU.
GIBRALTAR, ZB. Stations from Gibraltar may use the ZG prefix until
September 10 to celebrate Gibraltar National Week.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The All Asian DX Phone Contest, IARU
Region 1 SSB Field Day, RSGB SSB Field Day, G3ZQS Memorial Straight
Key Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, NRAU 10-Meter Activity Contest,
RTTYOPS Weeksprint, SKCC Sprint Europe, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC
Sprint CW Ladder, Russian RTTY World Wide Contest, CWOps CW Open,
Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, Colorado QSO Party, AGCW Straight Key Party,
IARU Region 1 145 MHz Contest, PODXS 070 Club Jay Hudak Memorial
80-Meter PSK31 Sprint, WAB 144 MHz QRO Phone and Tennessee QSO Party
will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The RSGB 80-Meter SSB Autumn Series and MI QRP Labor Day CW Sprint
are scheduled for September 7. The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan
CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled for
The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test
are scheduled for September 9.
Please see September 2020 QST, page 71, and ARRL Contest Calendar
and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.