August 30, 2019
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FIJI, 3D2. Bigi, DE3BWR and Helmut, DD0VR will be QRV as 3D2VR from September 2 to 9. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB.
WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. A large group of operators will be QRV with special event call 9M16KING from Kuala Lumpur from September 1 to 30 in celebration of the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via operators’ instructions.
BURUNDI, 9U. Francesco, IV3TMM will be QRV as 9U3TMM from Bujumbura from August 31 to September 17. Activity will be on 60 to 6 meters using SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.
KYRGYZSTAN, EX. A group of operators will be QRV as EX6QP from Lake Issyk-Kul from September 2 to 15. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via SP6OJK.
FRANCE, F. Christophe, F4GTB will be QRV as TM44WFF from September 2 to 18. Activity will be from several WWFF references. QSL to home call.
NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Jan, F6EYB is QRV as FK8CJ from Noumea, IOTA OC-032, until the end of 2019. Activity is mainly on 30, 20 and 17 meters. QSL to home call.
BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik will be QRV as LZ304EW during September to honor Orthodox saints. QSL via bureau.
AUSTRIA, OE. Members of the VIC Amateur Radio Contest DX Club will be QRV as 4U500M during September to commemorate Ferdinand Magellan’s circumnavigation of the globe 500 years ago. QSL via UA3DX.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2. Puiu, P29VIM is QRV from Papua and other nearby islands until September 22. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters, including 60 meters, using CW, JT9 and FT8. QSL via YO5BIM.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PD538RNI is QRV until September 26 to commemorate Radio North Sea International and Radio Veronica, two 1970 offshore radio stations. QSL via PD0ARI.
AFGHANISTAN, T6. Robert, S53R will be QRV as T6AA from Kabul from September to the Summer of 2021 while on work assignment. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. He will be active as T6A during major contests. QSL to home call.
TURKEY, TA. Special event station TC113PTR will be QRV from August 31 to September 1 to commemorate the Ottoman Empire’s first wireless telegraphy station in Patara. Activity will be on the HF bands and 6 meters. QSL via TA4E. In addition, look for a group of operators to be QRV as TC0Z from the Kefken Lighthouse on Kefken Island, IOTA AS-159, from August 31 to September 4. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8.
CHAD, TT. Jean Louis, ZS6AAG is QRV as TT8JLH from N’Djamena while working with Doctors Without Borders. Activity is in his spare time on 20 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.
CANADA, VE. Alessandro, VE7ADA will be QRV as VE7ADA/1 from Nova Scotia and Cape Breton from September 1 to 7. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. His activity will be from various locations and some small islands in NA-081 and NA-010, and from the Marconi National Historic Site at Table Head in Glace Bay, the location of Marconi’s first transatlantic station. QSL to home call.
ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Steve, WB4GHY is QRV as ZD8SC until September 1 while on work assignment. Activity is in his spare time on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 160 meters, using SSB. QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The Hiram Percy Maxim 150th Birthday Celebration runs from August 31 to September 8.
The MI QRP Labor Day CW Sprint and RSGB FT4 Contest Series are scheduled for September 2.
The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for September 3.
G3ZQS Memorial Straight Key CW Contest is scheduled for September 4.
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.