July 31, 2020
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UGANDA, 5X. Shabu, M0KRI is QRV as 5X1RI until mid August. QSL to home call.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Members of the German section of the International Police Association are QRV with special event station DL70IPA to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the organization. Activity is Sundays and Thursdays during August and September on 40 and 80 meters, respectively. They may be active on 20 meters depending on conditions. QSL via bureau.
FRANCE, F. Members of radio club F4KKE at Saint-Martin-des-Besaces in Normandy are QRV with special callsign TM11AD until August 3 to commemorate the role played by the British 11th Armored Division during Operation Bluecoat in July and August 1944. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via F4KKE.
ENGLAND, G. Special event stations GB75PEACE, GB1945PE and GB1945PJ will be QRV during August to mark the end of World War II in the Pacific. QSL via LoTW.
HUNGARY, HA. Members of the Hungarian FIRAC are QRV with special event call sign HA70MAV from Budapest until December 1 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Hungarian Railway. Activity is on various HF bands. QSL via LoTW.
ITALY, I. Simone, IU4HRJ will be QRV as IM0/IU4HRJ from Maddalena Island, IOTA EU-041, from August 4 to 10. Activity will be on the HF bands using SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.
FINLAND, OH. Jukka, OH3OJ is QRV as OH3OJ/1 from Kaurissalo Island, IOTA EU-096, until August 5. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, some SSB, and FT8. QSL to home call.
ARUBA, P4. Thomas, KM4VI will be QRV as P4/KM4VI from August 2 to 7. Activity will be on the HF bands using SSB and QRP power. QSL direct to home call.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PI75VERON is QRV until the end of 2020 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Dutch National Club VERON. QSL via PA1AW.
MEXICO, XE. Special event station 4A2MAX is QRV during August to honor the memory of Maximilian Kolbe. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via LoTW.
VIET NAM, XV. Jesus, WP4JBG is QRV as XV9G from Ho Chi Minh City. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via operator’s instructions.
LAOS, XW. Mike, XW2DX is QRV as XW2DX from Vientiane and is here for the next five years. Activity is on 20, 15 and 10 meters. QSL via RM0L.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 222 MHz and Up Distance Contest, North American CW QSO Party, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Batavia FT8 Contest, 10-10 International Summer SSB Contest, European HF Championship, WAB 144 MHz Low Power Phone, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint and SARL HF Phone Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled for August 4.
The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for August 5.