DX News from the ARRL….

10 August, 2018

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by F6AJA, 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.

GREENLAND, OX. Brandon, W0GPR is QRV as OX/W0GPR until August 27. QSL via LoTW or to W0GPR. Also, Bo, OZ1DJJ will be active as OX3LX from August 15 to 29. Activity will be on various HF bands. QSL via OZ0J direct.

VIETNAM, 3W9. Jacek, SP5APW will be active as 3W9JK/P from Cham Island (AS-162) from September 15 to 22, and as 3W9JK from Ho An City in the Quang Nam Province from September 22 to 27. Activity will be on 20 to 6 meters using SSB. QSL via his home call sign, direct, via the bureau or ClubLog’s OQRS.

MOROCCO, 5E. Operators Jose, EA1ACP, Gen, EA5EL, Francisco, EA7FTR and David, EB7DX will be active with special call sign 5E5A on August 14 and 15, August 19 to 21 and August 30 to September 3. Operations will be on CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via EA7FTR.

CHINA, B0. Operators Lide, BI8CKU and Rui-Li, BI8JDW will be QRV as B0/BI8CKU from Lhasa, Tibet, China, until August 14. Activity will be on 40 and 20 meters using FT8 only. QSL via EA5GL or BI8CKU direct or via ClubLog’s OQRS.

GREECE, SV8. Jacques, F6HMJ will be QRV as SV8/F6HMJ from Ios Island (IOTA EU067) from August 27 to September 6 on 40 to 10 meters using CW and some SSB. QSL via F6HMJ.

CURACAO, PJ2. Charles, NK8O will be active as PJ2/NK8O from August 27 to September 2. Activity will be holiday style, QRP only, on 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters. QSL via LoTW.

CUBA, T42. Operators Alexei, CO2XK, Lazaro, CO2WL, Amed, CO2AME and possibly others will be active as T42W from October 25 to 29. Activity will include the CQWW DX SSB Contest, October 27 and 28, and include some FT8 operations.

AUSTRAL ISLANDS, TX5. A five man team will be QRV on 160 through 10 meters, except 60 meters, from August 13 to 22, signing TX5T.

ANTIGUA, V2. Philippe, EA4NF will be active as V26NF from August 12 to 19. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters. QSL via his home call sign, direct or by the bureau.

KOSOVO, Z6. Tev, TA1HZ will be on the air as Z68HZ from August 17 to 27. QSL via TA1HZ or preferably via LoTW.

WAKE ISLAND, KH9. Randy, WW6RG will be QRV on August 17 as KH9/WW6RG using SSB and running QRP.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Randy will then move on to Kwajalein Atoll from August 21 to 23, signing V73/WW6RG. QSL via WW6RG.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Enrico, IZ0GYP will be living in Dubai for at least a year. He has been issued the call A65FU. QSL via LoTW or via the bureau to his home call.

CAMBODIA, XU. Rene, F6CTW is QRV as XU7AEX until August 20. Listen for him using CW on 40, 30 and 20 meters. QSL direct only.

QATAR, A7. Rasto, OM6AA is signing A75GR from Doha. He has been QRV on 20 meter CW. QSL via M0OXO.

BELIZE, V3. Victor, WB0TEV will sign V31TP from August 16 to 22 while QRV on 80 to 10 meters. QSL via home call.

The WAE DX Contest, CW, SKCC Weekend Sprintathon, Maryland-DC QSO Party and the MMMonVHF/DUBUS 144 MHz Meteorscatter Sprint are all on tap for this weekend.

The NAQCC CW Sprint is scheduled for August 15.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see August QST, page 86 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details