August 9, 2019
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MALDIVES, 8Q. Gil, IZ2DLV is active as 8Q7GB from Nika Island until August 18. Activity is holiday style on 40, 30, 20, 17 and 15 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW or ClubLog.
LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Rick, AI5P is active as VK9APX until August 10. Activity is on 40 to 17 meters using CW and FT8. QSL via AI5P, direct or by the Bureau only. Also, look for Michael, DF8AN, to be active as VK9LQ from November 21 to 27. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, RTTY, FT8 and other Digital modes. QSL via home call, direct, by the Bureau or eQSL.
GHANA, 9G. Chip, KB1QU will be active as 9G5QU from September 8 to 21. Activity will be on 40, 30 and 20 meters using CW, FT8 and FT4. QSL via N4GNR direct.
WESTERN KIRIBATI, T30. Operators Yuris, YL2GM, Jack, YL2KA, Kaspars, YL1ZF and Kristers, YL3JA will be active as T30L from September 6 to 15. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, and possibly 60 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via YL2GN direct or via ClubLog.
NAURU, C21. Operators Yuris, YL2GM, Jack, YL2KA, Kaspars, YL1ZF and Kristers, YL3JA will be active as C21W from September 16 to 25, after their Western Kiribati operation. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, and possibly 60 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via YL2GN direct or via ClubLog.
MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT9. Operators Gerd, DF9TS, Detlef, DK3QZ, Michael, DK6QW, Marcus, DL1EKC, Kai, DL3HAH and Andreas, DL3YM will be active as CR3W from Santana during the Worked All Europe DX CW Contest, August 10 and 11 as a Multi-Single entry. QSL CR3W via DL5AXX, OQRS or LoTW. Look for operators to be active outside of the contest as CT9/home call usually on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via their home call signs.
SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Operators Michael, DL2GMI and Bernhard, DL2GAC will be QRV as H44MI and H44MS, respectively, from August 23 to September 2. Activity will be on 80, 40, 20, 15, 10 and 6 meters using SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via their home call sign, by the Bureau, direct or LoTW.
THE NETHERLANDS, PA75. Look for special event station PA75OMG to be active September 12 to 22 to celebrate the anniversary of freedom and Operation Market Garden during World War II. QSL via the info on QRZ.com.
CUBA, T45. Members of the DX Punta Maya Group will be active as T45FM from the Punta Maya Lighthouse (NA-105, ILLW CU-032, ARLHS CU-005) from August 15 to 19. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. An emphasis will be on the International Light-house/Lightship Weekend (ILLW). QSL via RW6HS.
LIBERIA, A8. The Italian DXpedition Team of 11 operators will be active from September 28 to October 11. They plan to use two call signs: A82X for CW, SSB and RTTY and A82Z for FT8 only. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. They are planning to use 5 stations with maximum flexibility. QSL via OQRS, I2YSB direct only or LoTW after the operation.
ANTIGUA, V2. Bud, AA3B will be active as V26K from September 8 to 20. Activity will be sporadic because he is doing maintenance on the station but will be primarily CW on various HF bands. QSL via LoTW or via AA3B, direct or by the Bureau. An OQRS will be available via ClubLog.
MICRONESIA, V6. Al, K7AR will be active as V63AR from November 18 to 26. Activity will be on various HF bands with a focus on 160 and 80 meters, including an effort in the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 23 and 24). QSL via home call.
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