DX News from the ARRL19 June, 2015
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.
TIMOR-LESTE, 4W. Operators Hide, JI1AVY and Seihachi, JA7LU will be QRV as 4W/JI1AVY and 4W/JA7LU, respectively, from June 24 to 30. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home calls.
MALTA, 9H. Zsolt, HA8PX is QRV as 9H3PX from Mellieha, IOTA EU-023, until June 27. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands. QSL direct to home call.
BAHAMAS, C6. Pete, VE3IKV plans to be QRV as C6AUX from Mayaguana Island, IOTA NA-113, from June 22 to July 6. Activity may be on the HF bands with an emphasis on 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL direct to home call.
CHILE, CE. Special event station XR44COPA is QRV until July 4 during the 44th Copa America, the major football/soccer tournament for South American teams. QSL via operators' instructions.
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Milan, OK1DWC is QRV as E51DWC from Rarotonga Island, IOTA OC-013, for the next few weeks. Activity is holiday style on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.
LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0. Members of the radio club OO6P plan to be QRV as HB0/OO6P from Triesen from June 21 to 26. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via ON6ZV.
COLOMBIA, HK. Lothar, DK8LRF will be QRV as HK3JCL from June 20 to October 20. Activity will be mainly on 20 meters using SSB, with some occasional PACTOR and PSK. QSL to home call.
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. A group of operators are QRV as 6M6M from the Gyeonggi Province until July 31. Activity is on 6 meters using CW, SSB, FM and digital modes. QSL via HL2UVH.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA50DRAA is QRV until July 14 to draw attention to the decades-long development of the national park Drentsche Aa. QSL via bureau.
POLAND, SP. Members of club station SP3PJW are QRV as HF0TYTUS until June 25, especially for the ARRL Kid's Day SSB contest. QSL via bureau.
GREECE, SV. Members of the Thessaloniki Amateur Radio Group will be QRV as J42OSE from Thessaloniki from the railway museum on June 20 and 21. Activity will be on the HF and VHF bands using CW, SSB, SSTV and various digital modes. QSL via bureau.
PALAU, T8. Ryosei, JH0IXE is QRV as T8CW from the VIP Guest Hotel until June 22. QSL via JA0FOX.
CENTRAL KIRIBATI, T31. Lee, KA3WRB, is QRV as T31LP from Nikumaroro Island, IOTA OC-043, until around June 26 as part of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery in search of Amelia Earhardt's presence. Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands. Of late he has been active on 20 meters using SSB. QSL via operator's instructions.
MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Bob, VK2RG will be QRV as V73RG from Majuro beginning June 22. Activity will be on the HF bands using JT65 and WSPR, and possibly PSK and some SSB. QSL via operator's instructions.
CAMBODIA, XU. Jarrad, VK3HXT is QRV as XU7AGA from Koh Rong, IOTA AS-133. Activity is on 20, 17 and 15 meters using SSB and PSK31.
His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.
LAOS, XW. Champ, E21EIC is QRV as XW1IC until June 22. This includes being an entry in the All Asian DX CW Contest in the Single Op/All Band category. QSL to home call.
INDONESIA, YB. Operators YB4IR, YB9WZJ, YB9WAN and YB9RWY are QRV as YB4IR/9, YB9WZJ/p, YB9WAN/p and YB9RWY/p, respectively, from Ram Island, IOTA OC-239, until June 22. QSL to home calls.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The ARRL Kid's Day SSB Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, International Museums Weekend, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, All Asian DX CW Contest, SMIRK 6-Meter Contest, Ukrainian DX Classic RTTY Contest, AGCW VHF/UHF CW Contest, IARU Region 1 50 MHz Contest, Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge, West Virginia QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint and the WAB 50 MHz Phone are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for June 22.
The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and SKCC CW Sprint are scheduled for June 24.
Please see June QST, page 86 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
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