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DX Bulletin 28 ARLD028
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 15, 2021
To all radio amateurs
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
EA4R, W6PQL, 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.
SENEGAL, 6W. Dani, EA4ATI is QRV with his temporary call sign
6W1/EA4ATI and here for about three months. He is active on 80 to
10 meters using mainly SSB. QSL via EA4R.
AZORES, CU. Jim, W6PQL will be QRV as CT8/W6PQL from Pico Island,
IOTA EU-175, from July 25 to September 4. Activity will be on 40 to
15 meters using SSB and FT8, and EME and FT8 tropo on 2 meters. QSL
direct to home call.
SPAIN, EA. Special event station AM1ASX is QRV until July 30 to
mark the Jacobean Holy Year 2021. Activity is on the HF bands using
SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL via EA1IQM.
FRANCE, F. Michel, F8GGZ will be QRV as TM108TDF on July 17 and 18
to celebrate the 108th edition of the Tour de France cycling race.
QSL to home call.
ECUADOR, HC. Members of the Quito Radio Club will be QRV as
HD1QRC90 from July 17 to 25 to celebrate the club’s 90th
anniversary. QSL via EA5GL.
PANAMA, HP. Special event stations 3F200AT and 3F200NG are QRV
until November 30 to celebrate Panama’s Bicentennial anniversary of
Independence. QSL via LoTW.
JAPAN, JA. Kenji, JA4GXS is QRV as JA4GXS/4 from Otsu Island, IOTA
AS-117, until July 17. Activity is on 40, 20, 17, and 6 meters
using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.
SVALBARD, JW. Look for a group of operators to be QRV as JW0W from
Prins Karls Forland, IOTA EU-063, from July 21 to 26. Activity will
be on the 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8 with four to five
stations active. QSL via M0OXO.
BRAZIL, PY. Mor, PT7ZT is QRV with special call ZV32ZT until August
13 to celebrate the XXXII Olympics. Activity is on the HF bands
using SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to home call.
ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. A group of operators are QRV as RI0FM from
Moneron Island, IOTA AS-149, until July 31. Activity is on the HF
bands using CW, SSB and FT8 with two stations active. QSL via UA3A.
BRUNEI, V8. In celebration of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal
Bolkiah Muizzaddin Waddaulah Ibni Al-Marhum, Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali
Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, and the Yang Di-Pertuan Negara
Brunei Darussalam 75th Royal Birthday, special event station V84SKP
will be QRV from July 18 to 24. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15 and
10 meters using SSB, CW and FT8. QSL via operators’ instructions.
INDONESIA, YB. Special event station 8B53BG is QRV to celebrate the
53rd anniversary of the Organisasa Amatir Radio Indonesia and ORARI
Lokal Bogor. The length of the activity is unknown. QSL via
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American RTTY QSO Party, CQ
Worldwide VHF Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint,
NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Russian Radio Team
Championship, Trans-Tasman Low-Bands Challenge, Feld Hell Sprint,
IARU Region 1 70 MHz Contest, RSGB International Low Power CW
Contest, YOTA Contest, CQC Great Colorado 20-Meter CW Gold Rush and
the Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest will certainly keep contesters
busy this weekend.
The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test is scheduled for July 19.
The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
scheduled for July 20.
The Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for July 21.
Please see July QST, page 73, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
websites for details.