DX News from the ARRL7 August, 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.
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Leo, PP1CZ will be active as PY0F/PP1CZ from August 26 to 31. Activity will be holiday style on 80 to 10 meters with some tries on 6 meters, depending on propagation, using CW, RTTY and some SSB. QSL direct, by the Bureau, LoTW or OQRS.
BRAZIL, PY. Special Event Station PV70FEB will be QRV during August to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of WW II and the efforts of the Brazilian Expeditionary Force - FEB, in the Italian Campaigne. QSL to PS7AB direct, via the bureau, eQSL or LoTW.
TURKEY, TC. A number of special event stations are commemorating the Battle of Gallipoli 100 years ago. They include TC100A, TC100GLB, TC100GP, TC100GS, TC100KT, and TC100VKZL from the European part of Turkey and TC100K, TC100B, TC100TC, and TC100E from the Asiatic part of Turkey. They are QRV until August 10. QSL via bureau and direct.
CAMBODIA, XU. Rene, F6CTW is active as XU7AEX from Phnom Penh until August 10. Activity is expected on 40 to 10 meters using mainly CW. QSL via F6CTW direct or LoTW.
RWANDA, 9X. Bjorn, LA9IAA is QRV as 9X0AA from Kigali using CW only. The duration of his stay is unknown. QSL via LA9IAA.
MOROCCO, CN. A group from the Association Royale des Radio Amateurs du Maroc (ARRAM) is currently active as 5E2E until the end of September. QSL via EB7DX.
SPAIN. EA. Special event station EG1SMA celebrates The Sea Week in Aviles until August 9. They are QRV on the HF bands using all modes. QSL via bureau.
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Milan, OK1DWC is active as E51DWC from the Rarotonga Islands (OC-013, WAZ-32) at least until September. His activity is holiday style on 160 to 10 meters, including the 30, 17 and 12 meter bands, using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via home call.
FRANCE, F. Members of the radio club F5KHP are currently active with the call TM10FAJ to celebrate the 25th Festival d'Astronomie de FLEURANCE and the 10th Festival Astro Jeunes, until August 15. QSL via F5KHP.
LUXEMBOURG, LX. A YL team consisting of Dora, HB9EPE, Johanna, DJ5YL, Mado, F1EOY, Christine, F4GDI, Claudine, F5JER, Sylvie, F4HJC, Tina, DL5YL, Evelyne, F5RPB and Sophie, F4DHQ will be active as LX9YL until August 10. QSL via LX2A.
POLAND, SP. The radio club SP6KAO celebrates its 60th anniversary with the call HF60KAO until the end of October. QSL via SP9KAO. Also, special event station HF0MK honours the memory of Maximilian Kolbe until the end of August. QSL via SP7PZS.
VANUATU, YJ. Rod, YJ8RN will be on Loh Island (OC-110) until August 14. He is QRV during his spare time, mainly during the weekends, as YJ8RN/p on 14290 kHz using SSB. QSL direct via YJ8RN.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Henning, OZ1BII is QRV as ZF2EE until August 9. QSL to home call.
HAITI, HH. Doug, KD8CAO will be active as HH8/KD8CAO from August 15 to 22. Activity will be mainly on the satellites (SSB/FM), with the possibility of some HF activity using QRP. His activity on the satellites will be on FO29, AO7, AO73 and SO50. QSL via home call and LoTW.
CUBA, T47. Members of the Camaguey Contest Crew will operate as T47LH during the ILLW from the Colon Lighthouse at Sabinal Key.
The crew, consisting of CO7RR, CO7SF, CO7FR, CO7DS and CO7WT will be active from August 14 to 16. Operations are planned on all HF bands, with 60 meters pending approval, and satellite via SO-50 passes during the ILLW. QSL route is to be determined.
CORSICA, TK. Alberto, IZ1FRM will be active as TK/IZ1FRM from August 24 to 29. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands. QSL via IW1RLS.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The WAE DX Contest, CW, SKCC Weekend Sprintathon, Maryland-DC QSO Party and the 50 MHz Fall Sprint are all on tap for this weekend. The NCCC RTTY Sprint and NCCC Sprint Ladder are on August 7.
Please see August QST, page 81 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
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