DX News from the ARRL
8 July, 2016
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by TA3J, W3UR, 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.
BARBADOS, 8P. Anna, W6NN and Rich, KE1B will be QRV as 8P6NN and 8P6MM, respectively, from July 11 to 21. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters. QSL both calls via KE1B.
CHINA, BY. Members of the CRAC will be QRV as B1HQ, B3HQ, B4HQ, B5HQ and B7HQ in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via operators' instructions.
BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Andreas, DK5ON is QRV as EA6/DK5ON/p from Mallorca, IOTA EU-004, until July 21. He is active on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. He plans on activating some EAFF and SOTA references as well. QSL to home call.
ETHIOPIA, ET. Members of the Ethiopian Amateur Radio Society will be QRV as ET3AA in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via N2OO.
THAILAND, HS. Various members of the Radio Amateur Society of Thailand will be QRV as E2HQ in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via E21EIC.
ITALY, I. Berkin, TA3J will be QRV as I/TA3J from Rome from July 12 to 17. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using SSB and FM. QSL to home call.
ST. VINCENT, J8. Anna, W6NN and Rich, KE1B will be QRV as J87HQ during the IARU HF World Championship. They will use SVGRS for the society abbreviation. QSL via KE1B.
MONGOLIA, JT. Yan, RZ3FW and Sergey, R4WAA will be QRV as JT5FW from July 11 to 19. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL via RZ3FW.
ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD is QRV as P40W from Santa Cruz until July 12. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB. This includes being an entry in the IARU HF World Championship as a Single Op/All Band/CW entry. QSL direct to N2MM.
FRANZ JOSEF ISLAND, R1FJ. Eugeny, RW0BB is QRV as RI1FJ. He is generally active on 30 and 20 meters using mainly CW and RTTY at various times. QSL direct via UA2FM.
GREECE, SV. Special event station SV2400A is QRV until July 16 to mark the birth 2400 years ago of the philosopher Aristotle. QSL via SV2HXV.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R1770LI is QRV during the month of July to commemorate the July 1770 Battle of Chesma. QSL via bureau.
ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Mikhail, RA1ALA will be QRV as RA1ALA/0 from Kuril Island, IOTA AS-025, from July 9 to 18. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters. QSL to home call.
MICRONESIA, V6. Kouchi, JR2GAG is QRV as V63GG from Pohnpei Island, IOTA OC-010, until July 10. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 6 meters. QSL to home call.
BRUNEI, V8. Members of the Brunei Darussalam Amateur Radio Association will be QRV as V84SHQ in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via V85TL.
LAOS, XW. Operator XW1IC is QRV until July 12. This includes being active in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via E21EIC.
VANUATU, YJ. Geoff, ZL3GA is QRV as YJ0GA from Efate, IOTA OC-035, until July 14. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters. QSL via ZL3GA.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Operators Mike, NA6MB, Gayle, K6GO and Joe, W6VNR are QRV as ZF2NA, ZF2GO and ZF2AH, respectively, from Grand Cayman Island near Bodden Town until July 11. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using SSB and RTTY. This includes them being active as ZF1A in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL ZF2GO and ZF2NA via K6GO, QSL ZF2AH via W6VNR and QSL ZF1A via K6AM.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The IARU HF World Championship, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, FISTS Summer CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon and the CQC 20-Meter CW Great Colorado Gold Rush will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship are all scheduled for July 13.
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 July QST, page 84 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
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