May 17, 2019
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by HA0HW, M0GAE, 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.
CUBA, CO. Members of the Grupo Especial de Expediciones y Concursos are QRV as T43A until May 20 to celebrate the club’s first anniversary. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW.
LIBERIA, EL. Dickson, EL2DT has been QRV on 20 meters using CW around 1830z. QSL via EL2FM.
WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS, FW. Nobby, G0VJG is QRV as FW5JG from Wallis Island, IOTA OC-054, until May 22. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8. This includes the possibility of a short side trip to Futuna Island, IOTA OC-118. QSL via M0OXO.
REUNION ISLAND, FR. Thomas, F4HPX is QRV as FR/F4HPX from Saint Denis until June 5. Activity is holiday style on 40, 20 and 15 meters using SSB, FT8 and some CW. QSL to home call.
ENGLAND, G. Members of the Tynemouth Amateur Radio Club are QRV as GS0NWM from Mull until May 24. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 in DXpedition mode, with up to four stations active. This includes Satellite activity as well. QSL via M0URX.
JERSEY, GJ. Operators ON5HC, ON7PQ, ON4KZ, ON5DZ and ON8AZ plan to be QRV as MJ/OQ7A/p from the Minkies Islands, IOTA EU-099, from May 25 to 31. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via ON8AZ.
ALASKA, KL. Henry, NL0H is QRV as NL0H/p from St. Lawrence Island, IOTA NA-040, until May 19. Activity is on 30 and 20 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via operator’s instructions.
NORWAY, LA. Waldi, SP7IDX is QRV as LA/SP7IDX from Store Molla, Lofoten Islands, IOTA EU-076, until May 29. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home call.
ARUBA, P4. Operators Ben, DL6RAI, Martin, DL5RMH and Philipp, DK6SP will be QRV as P4/DL6RAI, P4/DL5RMH and P4/DK6SP, respectively, from May 18 to 29. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and possibly various digital modes. QSL via operators’ instructions.
GREECE, SV. Laci, HA0HW will be QRV as SW8WW from Thassos Island, IOTA EU-174, from May 23 to June 5. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using mainly CW, with some SSB, RTTY and PSK. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL to home call.
PALAU, T8. Operators JM1LRA, JI6IHG and JA7WFT are QRV as T88TA, T88IH and T88FT, respectively, from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, until May 24. Activity is on the HF bands and 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home calls.
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Operators K2SX, K4BAI, K4QPL and KK4R will be QRV as VP5/homecalls from Harbour Rock Villa on Providenciales Island, IOTA NA-002, from May 21 to 28. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
QSL direct to home calls.
CAMBODIA, XU. Franco, IU0CRW is QRV as XU7AKP while working in Siem Reap. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via IW3SNW.
ROMANIA, YO. Members of the YO6KNE radio club are QRV with special event callsign YR19PFS until June 15 to commemorate the visit to Romania of Pope Francis. QSL via LoTW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, UN DX Contest, NZART 80-Meter CW Sangster Shield Contest, Portuguese Navy Day Contest, His Majesty King of Spain CW Contest, EU PSK DX Contest, Aegean RTTY Contest, Feld Hell Sprint and the Baltic 80-Meter Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The Run for the Bacon QRP Contest is scheduled for May 20.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB Club 80-Meter Data Championship, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for May 22.
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.