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ARLD031 DX news
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DX Bulletin 31 ARLD031
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 5, 2021
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD031
ARLD031 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
IK2DUW, 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.
TAIWAN, BV. Kenichi, JP1RIW is QRV as BX30ARL until the end of 2021
to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chinese Taipei Amateur Radio
League. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters. QSL via BM2JCC.
MOROCCO, CN. Bruno, IW5BBV is QRV as CN2BBV from various locations
until August 30. Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. QSL to
AZORES, CU. Look for Giovanni, IZ2DPX to be QRV as CT8/IZ2DPX from
Terceira Island, IOTA EU-175, from August 14 to 19. Activity will
be on all HF bands using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Bruce, ZL1AAO is QRV as E51AAO from Atiu,
IOTA OC-083, until August 9, and then from Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013,
until August 19. Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. QSL to
ESTONIA, ES. Sergei, ES1LL/0 and Andrei, ES4AW/0 are QRV from Muhu,
Saaremaa, and Hiiumaa Islands, all IOTA EU-034, until August 8. QSL
via operators’ instructions.
ECUADOR, HC. Members of the Ecuador DX Club will be QRV as HD1O on
August 7 and 8 to commemorate Ecuador’s First Cry for Independence
from Spain that took place on August 10, 1809. QSL via LoTW.
DOMINICAN REPUPLIC, HI. Max, HB9TUZ is QRV as HI9/HB9TUZ from Las
Terrans during August. He is active on 40 to 10 meters using SSB.
QSL via operator’s instructions.
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special event station HL76V is QRV during
August in celebration of Liberation Day which is held on August 15.
QSL via 6K0MF.
THAILAND, HS. Special event station HS18IARU is QRV until September
30 to celebrate the 18th IARU Region 3 Conference in Bangkok. QSL
SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Members of the Saudi Association of Radio
Amateurs are QRV with special call sign HZ8FTDMC until August 15
while part of the FT8DMC Activity Days. QSL via HZ1SAR.
PERU, OA. Alex, DD5ZZ is QRV as OA7/DD5ZZ from Cusco until
September 17. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB, FT8 and
FT4, and possibly CW. QSL via DD5ZZ.
FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Michael, DF8AN is QRV as OY/DF8AN until August
8. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and various digital modes.
QSL to home call.
CORSICA, TK. Frans, DJ0TP is QRV as TK/DJ0TP until August 14.
Activity is holiday style on the HF bands. QSL to home call.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event stations R1961GT and UE60GT are
QRV until August 8 to commemorate German Titow’s first day-long
space mission in the Vostok 2 capsule. QSL via operators’
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Mario, I2HBW is QRV as VP5MA until
the end of October. QSL via Club Log.
FALKLAND ISLANDS. Matthew, M0ZMS is QRV as VP8ZMS until late August
while active at the RAF station at Mount Pleasant. Activity is on
the HF bands using various digital modes, CW, and some SSB. QSL via
MEXICO, XE. Special event station 6E0D is QRV during August to
commemorate 500 years since the fall of Tenochtitlan, the capital of
the Aztec Empire. QSL direct to XE1EE.
NICARAGUA, YN. Rafael, NN3RP is QRV as YN2RP until August 12.
Activity is on 40, 20 and 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. This may
include some satellite activity as well. QSL direct to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 222 MHz and Up Distance
Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Batavia FT8 Contest, 10-10 International
SSB Summer Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, European HF
Championship, Two-Meter Classic Sprint, NRRL MGM Weekend Contest,
FISTS Saturday Sprint, North American CW QSO Party, 4 States QRP
Group Second Sunday Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and Worldwide
Sideband Activity Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this
The RTTYOPS Weeksprint is scheduled for August 10.
The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test,
MMMonVHF/DUBUS 144 MHz Meteorscatter Sprint Contest, Phone Fray and
NAQCC CW Sprint are scheduled for August 11.
Please see August QST, page 71, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
websites for details.