DX News from the ARRL….

June 28, 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.

ITU HQ, 4U_ITU. Brennan, N4QX is in Geneva and QRV as both HB9/N4QX and 4U1ITU until July 4. QSL via operator’s instructions.

UGANDA, 5X. Anders, SM0HPL is QRV as 5X7W from Kampala until July 6 while on work assignment. Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using QRP power and CW, JT65, FT8 and FT4. QSL direct to home call.

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y. Karel, OK2ZI is QRV as 9Y4/OK2ZI from Trinidad, IOTA SA-011, until July 6. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.

TAIWAN, BV. Special event station BV0ME is QRV until 0359z on December 13. Activity is on the HF bands using FT8 during the weekdays and SSB during the weekends. QSL via BU2EQ.

CHILE, CE. Members of the Grupo YL Zona Norte will be QRV with special event stations CB1SOL in Iquique and CB2SOL in Coquimbo from July 1 to 7 for the Solar Eclipse that occurs on July 2. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL via CA2MEM.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DL0SOP will be QRV during July to support the annual Sea of Peace award. QSL via bureau.

SPAIN, EA. Members of the Asociacion de Radioaficionados de Padron are QRV with special event call AO50MOON during July to commemorate the first manned landing on the Moon. QSL via EA1RCI.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special event station HL18FINA will be QRV from July 1 to August 18 to celebrate the Federation Internationale de Natation’s 18th World Championships and World Masters Championships. QSL via HL4CCM.

SVALBARD, JW. Peter, LA7QIA will be QRV as JW7QIA from Spitsbergen, IOTA EU-026, from June 29 to July 6. Activity will be on 6 meters from Grid Square JQ68. QSL to home call.

AUSTRIA, OE. Special event stations OE2XXM and OE5XXM will be QRV during July to celebrate the 35th international Ham Radio meeting in Gosau. Activity will be mostly on 80 and 40 meters using SSB, as well as 2 meters and 70 centimeters. QSL via bureau.

CRETE, SV9. Paul, SA6PIS will be QRV as SV9/SA6PIS/p from Chania from June 30 to July 7. Activity will be holiday style on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

TUVALU, T2. Tony, 3D2AG and John, KK7L are QRV as T2AR and T2R, respectively, until July 5. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters, including 6 and 2 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY, JT65 and FT8. QSL T2AR direct via 3D2AG and T2R direct via N7SMI.

UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EM2019ARDF is QRV until July 4 to mark the 3rd IARU World Youth ARDF Championship being held here.
QSL via bureau.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba until October 10. Activity is in his spare time on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via OM3JW.

GIBRALTAR, ZB. Members of the Gibraltar Amateur Radio Society will be QRV as ZB2IG19 from July 5 to 31 for the XVIII NatWest International Island Games. QSL via bureau.

The RAC Canada Day Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Feld Hell Sprint, Battle of Carabobo International Phone Contest, UFT QRP Contest,

10-10 International Spirit of 76 QSO Party and IQRP Quarterly Marathon are on tap for this weekend.

The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship is scheduled for July 1.

The Fireflies QRP 72 Sprint and ARS Spartan CW Sprint are scheduled for July 2.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for July 3.

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, July QST, page 85, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details