DX News from the ARRL….

 June 7, 2019

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.

GHANA, 9G. Matteo, IZ4YGS is QRV as 9G5GS until July 2. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

AZORES, CU. Herman, HB9CRV is QRV as CU8FN from Flores Island, IOTA EU-089, until June 11. Activity is on the HF bands using FT8 and FT4. He plans to be QRV in the Portugal Day Contest operating CW while CU8AS will be active using SSB. QSL via operators’ instructions.

IRELAND, EI. Members of the Galway Radio Experimenters Club will be QRV with special event call sign EI100ABC from June 11 to 16 during the Alcock and Brown Centenary Festival to commemorate the first non-stop transatlantic flight by John Alcock and Arthur Brown. QSL via EI2II.

FRANCE, F. Members of the Association des Radioamateurs des Cotes d’Armor will be QRV with special call sign TM1MOON on June 8 and 9 to commemorate the first spaceflight landing humans on the moon. QSL via F4EUG.

GUADELOUPE, FG. Reiner, DL2AAZ is QRV as FG/DL2AAZ from Deshaies, Basseterre Island until June 13. Activity is on 20 and 17 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home call.

ENGLAND, G. Members of the Peterborough and District Amateur Radio Club are QRV as GB0DDR until June 9 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day. QSL direct to M5ATR.

WALES, GW. Special event station GB2ORM is QRV until June 9 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day. QSL via bureau.

JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8N7JAPAN is QRV until October 31, 2020 to commemorate the Olympic Games 2020, the Paralympics 2020, and the World Cup Games 2019. QSL via bureau.

SVALBARD, JW. Erling, LB2PG is QRV as JW/LB2PG from Bear Island, IOTA EU-027, until November 2019 while working at the weather station. Activity is in his spare time on 80 to 20 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. A large group of operators will be QRV as OJ0AW from June 8 to 15. Activity will be mostly on the HF bands, with some VHF activity, using CW, SSB, FT8 and other digital modes. QSL via OH6AD.

CURACAO, PJ2. Paul, VA3ZC will be QRV as PJ2/VA3ZC from June 9 to 16. Activity will be holiday style on 40, 30 and 20 meters using CW and FT8. QSL to home call.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9. Operators EA1ACP, EA1DVY, EA5BJ, EA5EL, EA7FTR, EB7DX and S92HP are QRV as S9A from Sao Tome, IOTA AF-023, until June 18. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8.
QSL via EB7DX.

GREECE, SV. Operators Alex, SV8QG, Pantelis, SV8DCY, Kostas, SV8DCW, Periklis, SV8DTD and Fotis, SV8RMA are QRV as J48GEO from the Geo park on Lesvos Island, IOTA EU-049, during June. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via LoTW.

BURKINA FASO, XT. Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as XT2SE from Ouagadougou until June 13. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via IK3GES.

VIET NAM, XV. Operators R9LAJ, R9LR, UA9KDF and UA9LDD are QRV as XV9DF from Hon Tre Island, IOTA AS-157, until June 15. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via M0OXO.

The ARRL June VHF Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, HA3NS Sprint Memorial CW Contest, DRCG World Wide RTTY Contest, VK Shires Contest, Asia-Pacific SSB Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Portugal Day Contest, GACW WWSA DX CW Contest, REF DDFM 6-Meter Contest, Cookie Crumble QRP Contest and The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint will certainly keep operators busy this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship is scheduled for June 10.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, NAQCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for June 12.

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.

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