DX News — ARRL DX Bulletin #30

DX Bulletin 30 ARLD030
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 19, 2018
To all radio amateurs

ARLD030 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by KI1U, W3UR, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

TIMOR-LESTE, 4W. Gordon, K7TRB is QRV as 4W6VA from Dili, IOTA OC-148, until the middle of September 2018. Activity is on 20, 17 and 6 meters. QSL to home call.

MALAWI, 7Q. Arnold, WB6OJB is QRV as 7Q7JK until July 25. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home call.

ALGERIA, 7X. A group of operators are QRV as 7V9A from Habibas Island, IOTA AF-094, until July 21. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB, various digital modes, FT8, with some CW, and SSB on various VHF bands. QSL via operators’ instructions.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Christian, M0UPL will be QRV as D44EK from Sal Island, AF-086, from July 23 to August 7. Activity will be on the HF bands using only SSB. QSL to home call.

SARDINIA, IS0. Massimo, I0PNM is QRV as IM0/I0PNM from San Pietro Island, IOTA EU-165, until August 20. Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB. This includes being an entry in the upcoming RSGB IOTA contest. QSL direct to home call.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Operator JG1RHN is QRV as JG1RHN/JD1 from Marcus Island, IOTA OC-073, until August 15. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via bureau.

SVALBARD, JW. Members of Amateur Radio Club SP3PET are QRV as JW100PUT from Petuniabukta, Spitsbergen, IOTA EU-026, until July 31 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Academic Ham Radio Club of the Poznan University of Technology. Activity is on 80, 40 and 20 meters, as well as 2 meters and 70 centimeters, using SSB and FM. QSL via SP3PET.

GUAM, KH2. Howard, WQ6B is QRV as KH2/WQ6B until July 24. Activity is on the various HF bands using SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. A large group of operators will be QRV as OJ0C from July 21 to 28, and then from August 18 to 25, during the first International Youth at Sea activity. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via OH3JR.

ARUBA, P4. Rick, N1DC is QRV as P4/N1DC until July 26. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW, with some SSB and FT8, and running QRP power. QSL to home call.

CURACAO, PJ2. Operators Violetta, KM4ATT, Mason, KM4SII, Dhruv, KC9ZJX, and David, VE7DZO, are QRV as PJ2Y until July 24 as part of a Youth DX Adventure to Curacao. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to AB8YK.

MICRONESIA, V6. Members of the Nara DX Association Japan are QRV as V6J from Ta Island, IOTA OC-254, until July 31. Activity is on 40 to 15 meters, including 6 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 with three stations active. QSL direct to JP3AYQ.

CANADA, VE. Mike, KI1U will be QRV as VE9IU from Grand Manan Island, IOTA NA-014, from July 21 to 28. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and FT8, with some activity on 6 meters and various satellites. QSL to home call.

CAMBODIA, XU. Chapli, BG4HRM is QRV as XU7AKL from Phnom Penh. Activity is mostly on 80 to 10 meters using CW. QSL to home call.

VANUATU, YJ. Geoff, ZL3GA is QRV as YJ0GA from Efate, IOTA OC-035, until July 24. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, FT8 and some SSB. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American RTTY QSO Party, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Russian Radio Team Championship, Trans-Tasman Low-Bands Challenge, Jakarta 40-Meter DX Contest, DMC RTTY Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, CQ Worldwide VHF Contest, SA Sprint Contest, RSGB Low Power CW Contest and the CQC Great Colorado 20-Meter CW Gold Rush are all on tap for this weekend.

The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for July 25.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see July QST, page 83, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.

Source: ARRL.