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12:23 PM (46 minutes ago)
ARLD030 DX news
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 30 ARLD030
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 28, 2022
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD030
ARLD030 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
IK1TTD, SV2CLJ, TA3J, 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.
SPRATLY ISLANDS. Operators 4F2KWT, 4F1OZ, DU1VGX, DU1XX and DU3JA
will be QRV as DX0NE from Kalayaan beginning sometime after August 1
and be here for one month. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL via IZ8CCW.
TIMOR-LESTE, 4W. Alan, VK1AO is QRV as 4W/VK1AO from Dili until
August 4, and for at least two more times over the next three years.
Activity is on 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, and 12 meters using SSB, FT8,
JS8, and possibly some CW. This may include some POTA activity as
well on Artauro Island, IOTA OC-232. QSL to home call.
MADAGASCAR, 5R. Elvira, IV3FSG will be QRV as 5R8LH from August 1
to September 9. Activity will be on the HF bands using SSB and
various digital modes. QSL to home call.
EAST MALAYSIA, 9M8. Members of the Amateur Radio Club Sarawak will
be QRV as 9M8RC from Satang Besar Island, IOTA OC-165, during the
RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via 9W8KIF.
TAIWAN, BV. A group of operators will be QRV as BP0A from Penghu
Island, IOTA AS-103, in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via BV2KS.
MOROCCO, CN. Radio amateurs in Morocco may use the prefix CN23
until August 7 to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the present
King’s accession to the throne.
MADEIRA ISLAND, CT3. Brani, OM2FY will be QRV as CT9/OM2FY in the
RSGB IOTA contest as a Single Op/DXpedition Island/CW Mode/12
Hrs/High Power entry. QSL to home call.
CAPE VERDE, D4. A group of operators will be QRV as D4Z from Sao
Vicente Island, IOTA AF-086, in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via
PHILIPPINES, DU. Members of the International Society of
Communicators and Networkers will be QRV as DX7EVM from Capitancillo
Island, IOTA OC-129, in the RSGB IOTA contest as a Multi Op/Single
TX entry. QSL via DX7EVM.
MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO. Patrick, FO5QS is now located on Hiva-Oa,
IOTA OC-027. He plans to soon be active on 160 meters to 70
centimeters using all modes, and with 6 meter EME as well. QSL to
SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Bernhard, DL2GAC will be QRV as H44MS from
Honiara on Guadalcanal Island, IOTA OC-047, from July 30 to
September 15. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and
possibly FT8. He will also be active in the RSGB IOTA contest as a
Single Op/Low Power entry. QSL direct to home call.
HONDURAS, HR. Alex, K6VHF is QRV as K6VHF/HR9 from Roatan Island,
IOTA NA-057, until July 31. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using FT8
with some CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
THAILAND, HS. A group of operators will be QRV as HS7AP/p from
Chang Island, IOTA AS-125, during the RSGB IOTA contest. They are
here until August 1 and are active on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB,
and FT8. QSL via E21IZC.
SARDINIA, IS0. Gianpi, IK1TTD will be QRV as IS0/IK1TTD from
Sardinia, IOTA EU-024, during the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL direct to
BULGARIA, LZ. A large group of operators will be QRV as LZ0KP from
Sveti Ivan Island, IOTA EU-181, during the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL
direct to SV2CLJ.
ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Pertti, OH2PM is QRV as OH0R in the RSGB IOTA
contest as a Single Op/High Power entry. QSL to home call.
POLAND, SP. Operators 4Z5LA and 4X1VF will be QRV as 3Z5LA/1 from
Wolin Island, IOTA EU- 132, from July 29 to August 2. This includes
being an entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via 4Z5LA.
DODECANESE, SV5. Operators Denis, SV5FRD and Noel, OO4O will be QRV
as SX5P from Rhodes Island, IOTA EU-001, in the RSGB IOTA contest as
an All Band/High Power entry. QSL direct to SV5FRD.
TURKEY, TA. Berkin, TA3J will be QRV as TA3J/0 from Yassica Island,
IOTA AS-099, during the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL to home call.
CORSICA, TK. Frans, DJ0TP is QRV as TK/DJ0TP until September 3.
QSL to home call.
AUSTRALIA, VK. Grant, VK5GR will be QRV as VK5GI from Kangaroo
Island, IOTA OC-139, from July 29 to 31. Activity will be on 80 to
10 meters using CW and SSB. He will also be active in the RSGB IOTA
contest as an Island Station/DXpedition/Multi 2 entry. QSL via
MACQUARIE ISLAND, VK0. Matt, VK0MQ is usually active in his spare
time on most weekends between 0000 and 0700z on 80 to 10 meters
using FT8 in DXpedition mode. He is here until October 1. QSL via
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The RSGB IOTA Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW
Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW
Test, Feld Hell Sprint, WAB 144 MHz Low Power Phone, Tennessee State
Parks on the Air and the ARS CW Flight of the Bumblebees are all
scheduled for this upcoming weekend.
The ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC CW Memorial, ARS Spartan CW
Sprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint,
Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test, Mini-Test 40 and the
Mini-Test 80 are on tap for August 1 to 3.
Please see July 2022 QST, page 78, August 2022 QST, page 70, and the
ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites for details.
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section