DX News from the ARRL….

31 August, 2018

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.

MAURITIUS, 3B8. Hans, PA3HGT plans to be QRV as 3B8/PA3HGT from September 4 to 24 while on vacation here. Activity will be holiday style on 40, 20 and 10 meters using mostly SSB with a little CW and digital modes. QSL to home call.

BHUTAN, A5. Zorro, JH1AJT and Champ, E21EIC will be QRV as A5A from September 4 to 14. The main purpose of this trip is to meet with Foreign Ministry officials to discuss progress on a youth development project. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via JH1AJT.

CHILE, CE. Members of the Discolo DX Group will be QRV as XR208A, XR208B, XR208C and XR208D during September to celebrate the 208th anniversary of the first government of Chile as an autonomous republic. Activity will be on the HF bands using on SSB, PSK31 and FT8. QSL via bureau.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Jin, DU1IST will be QRV as DU1IST/9 from Tawi Tawi Island, IOTA OC-174, from September 1 to 4. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters. QSL via JA1HGY.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX. Special event stations EX3NOMAD and EX3WNG are QRV until September 15 during the third World Games of Nomads taking place in Cholpon-Ata. QSL via EX7DI.

FRANCE, F. Philippe, F5PTA will be QRV as TM70ONU from Lyon from September 1 to December 27 to mark the 70 years of the UN General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 1948. QSL via eQSL.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Laci, HA0NAR is QRV as FG/HG0R until September 7. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

REUNION ISLAND. Patrick, FR5FC, is QRV from Saint Leu. Activity is mainly on 40 to 15 meters using SSB and FT8. His length of stay is unknown. QSL via EA7FTR.

THAILAND, HS. Champ, E21EIC will be QRV as E2A as a Single Op/All Band entry in the All Asian DX Phone contest. QSL to home call.

GUAM, KH2. Operator JR1VAY is QRV as AH2J until September 3. This includes being entries in the All Asian DX Phone and Russian World Wide RTTY contests. QSL to home call.

BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik will be QRV as LZ920MLC during September for their annual All Saints award. QSL via bureau.

PERU, OA. Arno, DL1CW is QRV as OA7/DL1CW in Urubamba until September 5. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters. QSL to home call.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Ray, DL1ZBO, Volkmar, DL2VU and Peter, DL5FF are QRV as OH0JWL until September 7. This includes being an entry in the Russian World Wide RTTY contest. QSL via DL5FF.

SLOVAK REPUBLIC, OM. Members of the Radioklub KAPA are QRV with event call sign OM80PAR until the end of 2018 to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the city of Partizanske. QSL via OM3PA.

CRETE, SV9. Operators DE3BWR and DD0VR will be QRV as SV9/DD0VR from September 1 to 10 while touring the Cyclades Islands. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and SSB, and with QRP power. QSL via DD0VR.

PALAU, T8. Nobu, JA0JHQ is QRV as T88PB from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, until September 3. Activity is on the HF bands, with a focus on 30 meters, and using CW. This includes being an entry in the All Asian DX Phone contest. QSL direct to home call.

TURKEY, TA. Operators Golkem, TA7AZC and Furkan, TA7AOF are QRV as TC2F until September 4. This includes being an entry in the All Asian DX Phone contest. QSL via bureau.

The RSGB SSB Field Day, IARU Region 1 SSB Field Day, All Asian DX Phone Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, G3ZQS Memorial Straight Key CW Contest, Russian World Wide RTTY Contest, CWOps CW Open, Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, Colorado QSO Party, AGCW Straight Key 40-Meter CW Party, Alabama QSO Party, PODXS 070 Club Jay Hudak Memorial 80-Meter PSK31 Sprint, WAB 144 MHz QRO Phone and the Tennessee QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The MI QRP Labor Day CW Sprint is scheduled for September 3. The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for September 4. The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for September 5.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see September QST, page 83 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details