DX News from the ARRL….

August 5, 2022

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by EA4NF, N9GB, 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.

SPRATLY ISLANDS. Operators 4F2KWT, 4F1OZ, DU1VGX, DU1XX and DU3JA will be QRV as DX0NE from Kalayaan, IOTA AS-051. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL via IZ8CCW.

RODRIGUES ISLAND, 3B9. Operators 3B8BAN, 3B8CF, 3B8FA, 3B8FV, 3B8GF and 3B8GL are QRV as 3B9BAN, 3B9CF, 3B9FA, 3B9FV, 3B9GF and 3B9GL, respectively, until August 9. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using mainly FT8, and on Satellite QO-100. QSL via operators’ instructions.

AZERBAIJAN, 4K. Operator DK1DKE is QRV as 4K7DK from Baku until August 13. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

MADAGASCAR, 5R. Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as 5R8LH from Andavadoaka until September 8. Activity is on the HF bands and 6 meters using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL via IK2DUW.

BARBADOS, 8P. Philippe, EA4NF will be QRV as 8P9NF from August 8 to 12. Activity is primarily on the FM and Linear LEO Satellites from Grid Square GK03, and IOTA NA-021. QSL via LoTW.

CROATIA, 9A. Special event stations 9A22YOTA, 9A1YOTA, 9A2YOTA, 9A3YOTA, 9A4YOTA, 9A5YOTA and 9A100QO will be QRV from Karlovac from August 6 to 13 during the 10th Youth On The Air summer camp. Activity is on all HF, V/UHF bands, and various Satellites using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8. QSL via operators’ instructions.

PAKISTAN, AP. Pakistan Amateur Radio operators can use the AP75 prefix during the month of August in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Independence of Pakistan.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Mike, W6QT is QRV as DU3/W6QT from Olongapo City on Luzon Island, IOTA OC-042, until September 15. QSL to home call.

GUERNSEY, GU. Special event station GB5VAS is QRV on August 6 and 7 from the grounds of the Vintage Agricultural Show. QSL via GU3HFN.

ECUADOR, HC. Special event station HD1HERO will be QRV from August 8 to 12 in remembrance of the heroes from 1809 involved in the Quito Revolution. Activity will be on all bands and modes. QSL via LoTW.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special event station HL77V is QRV during August to commemorate the 77th anniversary of liberation. QSL via 6K0MF.

DJIBOUTI, J2. Jeje, F8FKJ is QRV as J20EE during August and September from Djibouti City. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL direct to F4DXW.

GRENADA, J3. Greg, N9GB plans to be QRV as J3/N9GB from August 12 to 19. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters using CW, SSB, and possibly FT8. This might include 160 and 80 meters if conditions allow. QSL to home call.

LITHUANIA, LY. Special event station LY786A is QRV until September 30 to commemorate 786 years of Siauliai City. QSL to LY5A.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Nuria, EA3WL and Josep, EA3BT will be QRV as S79/home calls from Praslin, La Digue, and Mahe Islands, IOTA AF-024, from August 9 to 23. Activity will be on various Satellites using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL via EA3BT.

COSTA RICA, TI. Special event station TI1GOAL is QRV until December to draw attention to the Costa Rican football team participating in the FIFA World Championship. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and FT8. QSL direct.

CORSICA, TK. Frans, DJ0TP is QRV as TK/DJ0TP from Linguizzetta, IOTA EU-014, until September 6. Activity is holiday style on 20, 15, and 12 meters, and possibly 30 meters, using CW, PSK, FT8, and FT4. QSL to home call.

CANADA, VE. Pierre, VE3KTB is QRV as VY0ERC from the Eureka weather station on Ellesmere Island, IOTA NA-008, until August 16. Activity is in his spare time on 20 and 17 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL via M0OXO.

FALKLAND ISLANDS. Jonathan, 2E0KZN is QRV as VP8TAA from the Royal Air Force Mount Pleasant Complex until early November. Activity is in his spare time. This includes being active as VP8TAA/p from various SOTA sites. QSL via M0OXO.

The ARRL 222 MHz and Up Distance Contest, North American CW QSO Party, 10-10 International Summer SSB Contest, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Batavia

FT8 Contest, NRRL MGM Weekend Contest and the SARL HF Phone Contest are all scheduled for this upcoming weekend.

The ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC CW Memorial, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, NAQCC CW Sprint, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40 and Mini-Test 80 are all on tap for August 8 to 10.

Please see August 2022 QST, page 70, page 70 and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM contest web sites for details