August 23, 2019
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by KE1R, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.
LESOTHO, 7P. Arnold, WB6OJB is QRV as 7P8JK from Roma. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home call.
ESTONIA, ES. Special event station ES30WAY is QRV until August 25 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way. QSL via LoTW.
NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Jan, F6EYB will be QRV as FK8CJ from Noumea from August 29 until the end of 2019. Activity will be primarily on 30, 20 and 17 meters. QSL to home call.
SCOTLAND, GM. A group of operators are QRV as MS0INT from Shiant Isles, IOTA EU-112, until August 25. Activity is on the various HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via M0SDV.
SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Michael, DL2GMI and Bernhard, DL2FAC are QRV as H44MI and H44MS, respectively, until September 3. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL to home calls.
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Han, DS2GOO will be QRV as DS2GOO/3 from Sapshi Island, IOTA AS-080, from August 24 to 26. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.
ST. LUCIA, J6. Bill, K9HZ is QRV as J68HZ from Labrelotte Bay, Castries, IOTA NA-108, until October 4. Activity is on 160 to 2 meters using CW, AM, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL direct to home call.
AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Atsu, 5W1SA is QRV as KH8C from Tutuila, IOTA OC-045, until August 25. Activity is on the HF bands using mainly FT8 and FT4 during his nights and weekends. QSL via JF1OCQ.
ALASKA, KL. A group of operators plan to be QRV as KL7RRC/p from Sledge Island, IOTA NA-210, from August 27 to September 2. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via N7RO.
LITHUANIA, LY. Special event station LY30WAY is QRV until August 25 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way. QSL via LoTW.
FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Alesandro, IZ1AZA is QRV as OY/IZ1AZA until August 26. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
DODECANESE, SV5. Bernie, DJ5MN is QRV as SV5/DJ5MN until August 28. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, including 60 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
ICELAND, TF. Tom, KE1R is QRV from Icelandic ARC station TF3IRA in Reykjavik until the end of August. Activity is holiday style on 20 meters using SSB and possibly some CW. QSL via TF3MH.
LATVIA, YL. Special event station YL30WAY is QRV until August 25 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way. QSL via LoTW.
INDONESIA, YB. In celebration of the 74th anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia, look for special event stations signing 8A74RI/call area number until September 17. Activity is on the HF, and V/UHF bands using all modes. QSL via bureau.
VANUATU, YJ. Ron, YJ8RN is QRV from Torres on Lo Island, IOTA OC-110, until August 26, and then Sola Island, IOTA OC-104, from August 26 to September 1. Activity is on 40 meters using FT8. QSL via NZ4DX.
ROMANIA, YO. A group of operators will be QRV as YP0F from Fericirii Island, IOTA EU-191, from August 27 to September 1. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via YO9RIJ.
SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba and is here until mid October. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via OM3JW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The QCX CW Challenge is scheduled for August 26.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for August 28.
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.