DX News from the ARRL10 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.
THE GAMBIA, C5. Koji, JM1CAX is QRV as C5NX from Banjul until June 18 while on a business trip. Activity is in his spare time on 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters using CW. QSL to home call.
AZORES, CU. Dietmar, OE9SDV is QRV as CT8/OE9SDV from Graziosa Island, IOTA EU-175, until June 15. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands. QSL to home call.
PHILIPPINES, DU. Members of club DX1HAM are QRV with special event call sign DX2MP until June 12 to mark the eruption of Mount Pinatubo, the second largest volcano eruption of the 20th century.
QSL via DX1HAM.
IRELAND, EI. A group of operators will be QRV as EJ7NET from Tory Island, IOTA EU-121, from June 11 to 15. QSL via HB9DGV.
ESTONIA, ES. Members of the North Eastern Contest Gang will be QRV as ES0UG from Saaremaa Island, IOTA EU-034, from June 11 to 17. Activity will be mainly on 6, 4 and 2 meters, but possibly with some HF activity as well. QSL via operators' instructions.
ENGLAND, G. Members of the Virtual Amateur Radio Club are QRV with special event call GB90QB until June 13 to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via operators' instructions.
SCOTLAND, GM. Kurt, DL9FBF will be QRV as MM/DL9FBF from Style, IOTA EU-008, from June 11 to 24. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. He may try 80 meters depending on local conditions. QSL to home call.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Members of Radio Club Dominicano will be QRV as HI8RCD from June 12 to July 12 in celebration of the club's 90th anniversary. Activity will be on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using all modes. QSL via operators' instructions.
ST. LUCIA, J6. Bill, K9HZ is QRV as J68HZ from his Soufriere QTH until June 19. Activity is on 160 to 2 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
QSL direct to home call.
LITHUANIA, LY. Special event station LY90RADIO is QRV until June 19 to celebrate 90 years of radio broadcasting in Lithuania. QSL via bureau.
CRETE, SV9. Bengt, SM7EQL is QRV as SV9/SM7EQL until June 16. Activity is on 30 to 10 meters. QSL via SM6JSM.
PALAU, T8. Ryo, JH0IXE is QRV as T8CW from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, until June 17. Activity is on the HF bands mainly from 1100 to 2200z. QSL direct to home call.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Members of radio club Kolos are QRV with special call R45AWE until the end of June to celebrate the club's 45th anniversary. QSL via operators' instructions.
MACEDONIA, Z3. Special event station Z370RSM is QRV until the end of 2016 to celebrate 70 years of the Radio Amateur Society of Macedonia. QSL via Z33RW.
ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Thorsten, DO2JX is QRV as ZD8JX from Georgetown. Activity is on 20, 17, 15 and 10 meters using SSB. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Carl, KB7AZ is QRV as ZF2ZZ from Little Cayman Island, IOTA NA-016. Activity is holiday style on 20, 17 and 15 meters using SSB. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.
OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT
The following operation has been approved for DXCC credit:
Iran, EP2A, April 2016.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The ARRL June VHF Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, DRCG World Wide RTTY Contest, VK Shires Contest, Asia-Pacific SSB Sprint, Portugal Day Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, GACW WWSA CW DX Contest and the REF DDFM 6-meter Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship, NAQCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for June 15.
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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