DX News from the ARRL….

June 21, 2019

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by AD8J, 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.

SRI LANKA, 4S. Kamal, 4S7AB has been QRV using FT8 on 6 meters.
QSL direct to home call.

BELARUS, EW. Sixteen special event stations are using the EV19 prefix until June 30 to mark the 2nd European Games being held in Minsk. Stations EV0CA, EV0MA and EV0SD represent the sports venues.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

FRANCE, F. Special event station TM57FFC will be QRV from June 23 to July 9 during the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup. QSL via bureau.

HONDURAS, HR. John, AD8J will be QRV as HR9/AD8J from Guanaja Island, IOTA NA-057, from June 22 to July 6. Activity will be holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8J8HAM is QRV until September 22 to mark the 6th Hokkaido HAM Fair. QSL via bureau.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Operators JA2GQT, JA2KGT and JA2MET are QRV as JD1BPK, JD1BPL and JD1BMG, respectively, until June 23. Activity is on 40, 30, 20 and 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home calls.

SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5. Dave, W9DR will be QRV as PJ5/W9DR from Sint Eustatius from June 25 to July 2. Activity will be on 6 meters only using SSB. QSL direct to home call.

PALAU, T8. Nobuaki, JA0JHQ is QRV as T88PB from Koror City until June 23. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. A group of operators will be QRV as R3ARS/4 from specially protected natural areas in the Orenburg and Samara regions from June 24 to 29. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via RA3AKF.

MICRONESIA, V6. Shuji, JA1FMN is QRV as V63PSK from Weno Island, IOTA OC-011, until June 22. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 6 meters using JT65, FT8 and FT4. QSL direct to home call.

CANADA, VE. Special event station XN1M is QRV until July 21 to commemorate the 1969 Apollo 11 mission. QSL via VO1IDX.

LAOS, XW. Bruce, 3W3B will be QRV as XW4XR from Vientiane from June 26 to July 7. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters, including 60 meters, using CW, RTTY, JT65 and FT8. QSL via E21EIC.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D and plans to be active from Juba after June 22. Activity will be in his spare time on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via OM3JW.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Kan, JJ2RCJ will be QRV as ZF2CJ from Grand Cayman Island, IOTA NA-016, from June 23 to 25. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using FT8. QSL direct to home call.

The following operations are approved for DXCC credit: Conway Reef, 3D2CR, 2019 operation; Niue, E6ET, 2019 operation.

ARRL Field Day, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Ukrainian DX DIGI Contest and His Majesty King of Spain SSB Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The QCX CW Challenge is scheduled for June 24.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for June 26.

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