26 April, 2019
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by WB6Z, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.
AZERBAIJAN, 4J. Alexander, 4J3DJ is QRV as special call 4JF1EU from Baku until April 28 to mark the Formula 1 Grand Prix race of Azerbaijan. QSL to home call.
LESOTHO, 7P. Chris, ZS1CDG is QRV as 7P8GOZ until April 28. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DL19JDAY is QRV until May 26 to commemorate Japan Day, a German/Japanese festival being held in Duesseldorf. QSL via DK7TX.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Operator SP7VC will be QRV as EA8/SP7VC from Lanzarote Island, IOTA AF-004, from April 27 to May 4. Activity will be on 80 to 15 meters, and 6 meters, using SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.
IRELAND, EI. Special event stations EI0MAR, EI0CAR, EI100YXQ, and EI5IMD will be QRV on April 27 during International Marconi Day.
FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Rich, KE1B and Anna, W6NN are QRV as FO/KE1B from Moorea, IOTA OC-046, from April 27 to May 3. Activity is mostly on 20 meters using FT8 with 10 watts. QSL direct to KE1B.
REUNION ISLAND, FR. A large group of operators will be QRV as TO19A from April 27 to May 8. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8, with a focus on the low bands. QSL via 9A2AA.
ISLE OF MAN, GD. Operators Shin, JR1NHD, Hiro, JF1OSL and Toru, JH0CJH will be QRV as MD0IUX, MD0HWX, and MD0ITP, respectively, from April 27 to May 1. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via LoTW.
JERSEY, GJ. A group of operators will be QRV as GJ6EFW from April 30 to May 5. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and various digital modes. QSL via ON6EF.
JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8J1ITU will be QRV from Honshu Island, IOTA AS-007, from May 1 to 31 to celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the International Telecommunications Union. QSL via bureau.
OGASAWARA, JD1. Harry, JG7PSJ will be QRV as JD1BMH from Chichijima Island, IOTA AS-031, from April 28 to May 4. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.
MONGOLIA, JT. Andy, R9YU will be QRV as JT/R9YU from the Great Lakes Basins of Mongolia from May 2 to 12 while here as a communications specialist. Activity will be on 40, 20 and 15 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home call.
AUSTRIA, OE. Special event station OE19M will be QRV on April 27 during International Marconi Day. QSL via OE1WHC.
MARKET REEF, OJ0. Pasi, OH3WS will be QRV as OJ0W from April 27 to May 4. Activity will be on the HF bands in his spare time. QSL to home call.
SWEDEN, SM. A group of operators will be QRV as SE6VING from Vinga Island, IOTA EU-043, from May 3 to 5. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL direct.
SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO until May 15 while on work assignment with the UN Department of Safety and Security in Mogadishu. Activity is in his spare time on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home call.
VIET NAM, XV. Jun, JL8AQH plans to be QRV as XV9XX from Hue from April 27 to May 4. Activity will be on 40, 30, 20 and 17 meters, with a focus on 30 meters using CW. QSL direct to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The CWops Mini-CWT Test, AGCW QRP/QRP CW Party and Phone Fray are scheduled for May 1.
The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from Canada’s parks and historic sites.