DX News from the ARRL24 JUne, 2016
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.
Thanks to all.
JAMAICA, 6Y. Larry, WO7R is part of the VHF Pirates DXpedition and active as 6Y7R until July 8. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands. They are active as 6Y5AZ on 6 and 2 meter EME. QSL via operators' instructions.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Wolfgang, DK1HW is QRV as 8Q7HW from the Safari Island Resort on Mushimasgali Island, IOTA AS-013, until June 28. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using CW, SSB and PSK31. QSL to home call.
CAPE VERDE, D4. Harald, DF2WO is QRV as D44TWO from Praia, Santiago Island, IOTA AF-005, until July 13. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via M0OXO.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Operators Damir, DF7FR, Mario, DJ2MX and Zik, DK8ZZ are QRV with special event call sign DR160TESLA until June 14, 2016 to commemorate Nikola Tesla's 160th birthday.
QSL via DK8ZZ.
HAITI, HH. A group of operators are QRV with special call 4V1G until June 27. They have a 6-meter beacon on 50105.6 kHz and are active on this frequency as well. QSL via W3HNK.
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. A group of operators are QRV as 6M6M from Cheju Island, IOTA AS-026, until June 26. Activity is on 6 meters only using CW, SSB, FM and various digital modes. QSL via HL2UVH.
HONDURAS, HR. Dan, HR2DMR is QRV as HQ8S from Swans Island, IOTA NA-035, until June 30. Activity is in his spare time on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via KD4POJ.
DOMINICA, J7. Howard, WB4WXE is QRV as J79XE until July 11. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, but concentrates on 6 meters when conditions allow. QSL to home call.
JAPAN, JA. Members of the JARL Okinawa Branch are QRV with special call 8N655HAM until July 31 to celebrate its 55th anniversary. QSL via JS6PSH.
FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Roger, SM7RYR is QRV as OY/SM7RYR until June 27. Activity is holiday style on 20 to 10 meters using only CW. QSL direct to home call.
GREECE, SV. Juergen, DK3SJ is QRV as SV8/DK3SJ from Eresos/Lesbos Island, IOTA EU-049, until July 24. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via bureau.
PALAU, T8. Naoki, JS3LSQ will be QRV as T88WJ from June 25 to 29. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using mostly RTTY. QSL to home call.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R270SR is QRV until September 12 to celebrate the town of Rychovka's 270th anniversary. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters, and various VHF bands. QSL via UA9SIV.
ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. Gary, G0FWX will be QRV as V4/G0FWX from Calypso Bay from June 29 to July 6. QSL via M0URX.
CANADA, VE. Operator VA3CCO will be QRV from the Point Abino Lighthouse, ARLHS CAN-385, during the ARRL Field Day. Activity will be on 80, 40 and 20 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via VE3CX.
LAOS, XW. Bruce, 3W3B will be QRV as XW4XR from Vientiane from June 30 to July 12. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using mainly RTTY and JT65 and possibly CW. QSL via E21EIC.
NICARAGUA, YN. Rafael, NN3RP is QRV as YN2RP until July 22 while traveling to various parts of the country. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB, with some activity on Satellites FO-29 and SO-50. QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
ARRL Field Day, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Battle of Carabobo International Contest, UFT QRP CW Contest, South African Radio League Top Band QSO Party, His Majesty King of Spain SSB Contest and the Ukrainian DX DIGI Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for June 29. The ARRL National Parks on the Air event runs during all of 2016 to mark the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
Please see June QST, page 86 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
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