DX News from the ARRL….

June 19, 2020

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by W2GD, 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.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Members of the Malaysian Amateur Radio Transmitters are QRV with special call 9M2STAYHOME until August 11 to support and promote social distancing to encourage people to stay within their homes to slow the spread of COVID-19. QSL via operators’ instructions.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Special event station A60CH is QRV from Sharjah during the COVID-19 pandemic. QSL via EA7FTR.

BAHRAIN, A9. In recognition of June 23 being United Nations Public Service Day, Fawaz, A92AA is QRV using special event station A91PSD until June 23. QSL to home call.

SPAIN, EA. Members of the URE section San Fernando will be QRV with special event callsign AM500ISJ from June 20 to 28 to mark a milestone made during Magellan’s circumnavigation of the globe. QSL via EA7URF.

ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB125NT is QRV until June 28 from the Marconi Lizard Wireless Station to draw attention to the 125th anniversary of the National Trust. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Bosse, OH0BHU has been active on 6 meters using mostly SSB with some CW. QSL direct to home call.

DENMARK, OZ. Michael, OZ1KZX is QRV as 5P2LND from Langeland Island, IOTA EU-172, until June 20. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands. QSL via LoTW.

BONAIRE, PJ4. John, W2GD will be QRV as PJ4/W2GD on June 20 and 21. He will be QRV as time permits with a focus on the All Asia DX CW contest. QSL via LoTW.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R300WORF is QRV until August 31 to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the birth of Dmitriy Ivanovitch Vinogradov, the inventor of Russian porcelain. QSL via operator’s instructions.

FALKLAND ISLANDS. Bob, VP8HDM will be QRV as VP8HDM/A from various locations during International Museum Weekends 2020. QSL via VP8LP.

INDONESIA, YB. Members of the ORARI Lokal Blitar will be QRV with special event callsign 8A50BK on June 20 and 21. QSL via direct.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, Z81D is monitoring for 6 meter FT4 stations. He is also active on 40 to 12 meters. QSL via OM3JW.

ARRL SSB Kids Day, All Asian DX CW Contest, International Museum Weekends 2020, NCCC CW Sprint, RSGB Hope SSB QSO Party, Battle of Carabobo International Contest, Ukrainian DX Classic RTTY Contest, IARU Region 1 50/70 MHz Contest, Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge, West Virginia QSO Party, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, Feld Hell Sprint, WAB 50 MHz Phone and Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB Hope CW QSO Party is scheduled for June 22.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RSGB Hope FT4 QSO Party are scheduled for June 23.

The SKCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB Hope SSB QSO Party, and Phone Fray are scheduled for June 24.

Please see June 2020 QST, page 69 and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM contest web sites for details