ARLD026 DX News


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ARLD026 DX news

DX Bulletin 26  ARLD026
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  June 30, 2022
To all radio amateurs

ARLD026 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.

FIJI, 3D2.  Dom, 3D2USU is QRV with special call sign 3D2AJT from
Nadi until July 27.  QSL via Club Log.

YEMEN, 7O.  David, DL7ZM is QRV as 7O/DL7ZM from Socotra Island,
IOTA AF-028, until July 3.  Activity is on 10 meters using CW and
FT8, and on 6 meters as well.  QSL direct to home call.

ALGERIA, 7X.  Members of the Djelfe Radio Club are QRV with special
call sign 7T60A during July to mark Algeria’s 60th anniversary of
independence.  QSL direct.

GHANA, 9G.  Haim, DG5HL is QRV as 9G5AF from Accra.  QSL via EA5GL.

ANGOLA, D2.  Mikalai, UT6UY is QRV as D2UY.  Activity will soon be
on 20 to 6 meters.  QSL to home call.

Miquelon Island, IOTA NA-032, until July 12.  Activity is on the HF
bands with a focus on 60 and 6 meters.   This includes being an
entry in the upcoming IARU HF Championship contest.  QSL to home

SWITZERLAND, HB.  Special call sign HB75SG is QRV until July 31 to
celebrate the 75th anniversary of the USKA St. Gallen club.  QSL via

SARDINIA, IS0.  Richard, OM2TW will be QRV as IS0/OM2TW from July 5
to 25.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL
to home call.

DENMARK, OZ.  Carsten, OZ4CG is QRV as OZ4SOP from Bornholm Island,
IOTA EU-030, until July 31 for the Sea Of Peace award.  Activity is
on the HF bands using CW.  QSL via LoTW.

POLAND, SP.  Special call signs 3Z1922PS, HF1922PS, SN1922PS,
SO1922PS, SP1922PS and SQ1922PS will be QRV from July 2 to 17 to
mark the 100th anniversary since the incorporation of part of Upper
Silesia into Poland.  QSL via operators’ instructions.

COSTA RICA, TI.  Special call sign TI1GOAL is QRV from July 1 to
December to show support of Costa Rica’s participation in the 22nd
FIFA World Cup that will take place in Qatar.  Activity is on the HF
bands using SSB and FT8.  QSL direct.

NAMIBIA, V5.  Hanspeter, HB9BFM is QRV as V5/HB9BFM from Luderitz
and Simplon/Sandverhaar until July 12.  Activity is on 80 to 15
meters.  QSL to home call.

MACQUARIE ISLAND, VK0.  Matt, VK1HZ is QRV as VK0MQ from Macquarie
Island, IOTA AN-005, until October while on work assignment.
Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using SSB and FT8 in
DXpedition mode.  QSL via LoTW.

HONG KONG, VR.  In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the
establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the
People’s Republic of China, licensed amateurs here are granted the
use of the special prefix VR25 until June 30, 2023.

MYANMAR, XZ.  Station XZ2B is QRV from Yangon.  QSL via JH3SIF.

INDONESIA, YB.  Special call signs 8B0FTDM through 8B9FTDM will be
QRV on July 4 to 17 for the 5th anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode
Club.  Activity will be on the HF bands using primarily FT8, but
with some CW, SSB, and other modes as well.  QSL via LoTW.

NICARAGUA, YN.  Rafael, NN3RP will be QRV as YN2RP from July 4 to
August 2.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and
various digital modes.  He will also try to be active on FM
satellites.  QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The RAC Canada Day Contest, QRP 20-Meter
CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW
Test, Venezuelan Independence Day Contest, NZART 80-Meter Memorial
Contest, Marconi Memorial HF CW Contest, Original QRP Contest and
the PODXS 070 Club 40-Meter Firecracker PSK31 Sprint are all on tap
for this upcoming weekend.

The ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC Memorial, RSGB 80-Meter Club CW
Championship, ARS Spartan CW Sprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity
Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops
Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test CW 40 and the
Mini-Test CW 80 are scheduled for July 4 to 6.

Please see July 2022 QST, page 78, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
web sites for details.

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The regular monthly test of the Maunakea VOAD Repeater is set for Saturday, 02 July 2022, 1200-1300 HST.

The Hawaii Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) urges licensed Hawaii Amateur Radio operators to register for the Saturday, 16 July 2022 (0900-1200 HST), Makani ‘Ino Hurricane Emergency Communications Drill.  For details, please go here:

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section



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