July 12, 2019
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GEORGIA, 4L. David, AD0PY/DL7ZM will be QRV as 4L/DL7ZM from July 13 to 21. Activity will be on 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide VHF contest.
QSL direct to home call.
EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Saty, JE1JKL is QRV as 9M6NA from Labuan Island, IOTA OC-133, until July 16. His focus is on 6 meters using FT8. This includes being an entry in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via LoTW.
PHILIPPINES, DU. Chris, OZ1GNN is QRV as DU1/OZ1GNN from Antipolo, Grid Square PK04on, until July 26. QSL via LoTW.
PALESTINE, E4. Janusz, SP9FIH is QRV as E44WE from Bethlehem until August 6. Activity is on 80, 30, 20 and 6 meters using SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.
ENGLAND, G. Members of the Leicester Radio Society are QRV with special call sign GB5EHL until July 28 to commemorate the first Moon landing. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV, PSK and FT8. QSL via operators’ instructions.
ISLE OF MAN, GD. Dave, WJ2O is QRV as MD/WJ2O until July 17. This includes being active in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via N2ZN.
SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Bernhard, DL2GAC is QRV as H44MS from Malaita Island, IOTA OC-047, until September 25. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using only SSB. QSL to home call.
ECUADOR, HC. Dervin, PD9DX is QRV as HC5BDT until July 18. This includes being an entry in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via M0URX.
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special event station D73F is QRV until August 18 during the 18th World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju.
QSL via HL4CCM.
THAILAND, HS. Look for RAST HQ station E2HQ to be QRV in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via LoTW. In addition, HS0AC will be activated by Rookie Hams from ITU Zone 49. QSL via HS5NMF. Jack, HS1FVL will be QRV with the R3 Multiplier. QSL to home call.
ALASKA, KL. Rick, K6VVA plans to be QRV as K6VVA/KL7 from Endicott Island, IOTA NA-004, from July 16 to 19. Activity will be on 40, 30 and 20 meters using mostly CW with some SSB. QSL via his instructions found on QRZ.com.
LUXEMBOURG, LX. Members of the Luxembourg Amateur Radio Union are QRV with special call sign LX50MOON during July to commemorate the first Moon landing. QSL via LoTW.
MARKET REEF, OJ0. A group of operators will be QRV as OJ0C from July 13 to 20. QSL via OH3JR.
DENMARK, OZ. Carsten, OZ4CG is QRV as OZ4SOP from Bornholm, IOTA EU-030, during July to support the Sea of Peace award. This includes being an entry in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via LoTW.
ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD will be QRV as P44W in the IARU HF World Championship as a Single Op/All Band/High Power CW entry. QSL via LoTW.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA11APOLLO is QRV until August 2 to commemorate the first Moon landing. QSL via PA1UN.
CORSICA, TK. Frans, DJ0TP is QRV as TK/DJ0TP until August 8.
Activity is holiday style. QSL to home call.
AUSTRALIA, VK. Special event station VI3MOON will be QRV from July 16 to 24 to commemorate the first Moon landing. QSL via bureau.
BERMUDA, VP9. Steven, KU9C and Stephen, KL7SB are QRV as home calls/VP9 until July 15. They will be active as VP9HQ in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL KU9C/VP9 and VP9HQ via KU9C and KL7SB/VP9 via N4GNR.
GIBRALTAR, ZB. Members of the Gibraltar Amateur Radio Society are QRV with special event station ZB2IG19 until July 30 during the 18th Gibraltar Island Games 2019. QSL direct to ZB2BU.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Operators K6GO and NA6MB are QRV as ZF2GO and ZF2NA, respectively, until July 21. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters. They will be QRV as ZF1A as the Cayman Island HQ station in the IARU HF Word Championship. They will also be QRV in the upcoming North American RTTY QSO Party. QSL via operators’ instructions.
NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Frank, ZL2BR plans to be QRV as ZL6HQ as the New Zealand HQ station in the IARU HF World Championship. Activity will be with CW. QSL via the bureau.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The IARU HF World Championship, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, FISTS Summer Unlimited CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon and the QRP ARCI Summer Homebrew CW Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is scheduled for July 15.
The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for July 17.
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.