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ARRL DX Bulletin 25 ARLD025 June 16, 2016

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DX Bulletin 25 ARLD025
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 16, 2016
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by NY3B,
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.

MAURITIUS, 3B8. Robert, M0RCX is QRV as 3B8/M0RCX until July 14.
Activity is on the HF bands and 6 meters using SSB and various digital
modes. QSL via EB7DX.

AZERBAIJAN, 4J. Special event stations 4JF1BAKU, 4JF1EU and 4KF1BAKU are
QRV until June 19 during the first Formula 1 Grand Prix in Baku. QSL
4JF1BAKU via 4J4K, 4JF1EU direct via 4J3DJ, and 4KF1BAKU via 4J6RO.

SAMOA, 5W. Tom, KC0W is QRV as 5W0COW. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters
using only CW. This includes activity in all major CW contests. His length
of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Wolfgang, DK1HW will be QRV as 8Q7HW from Mushimasgali
Island, IOTA AS-013, from June 20 to 28. Activity will be holiday style on
the HF bands using CW, SSB and PSK31. QSL to home call.

NEPAL, 9N. Nobuaki, JA0JHQ is QRV as 9N7NH from Kathmandu until June 20.
Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using mainly CW, SSB and possibly RTTY. This
includes being an entry in the All Asian DX CW contest. QSL to home call.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DR777RI is QRV until
the end of 2016 to mark the 777th anniversary of the town of Rinteln. QSL
via DL8OBQ.

SAINT BARTHELEMY, FJ. Dave, W9DR and Tom, W9AEB are QRV as FJ/home calls
until June 29. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. They will
have a 6-meter beacon on 50115.7 kHz. QSL to home calls.

ST. LUCIA, J6. Steve, NY3B will be QRV as J6/NY3B from Rodney Bay from June
22 to July 4. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 15 meters, and 10
meters if conditions permit, using CW and SSB. QSL via operator’s
instructions.

AUSTRIA, OE. Special event station OE2016EURO is QRV until July 10during
the European Football Championship. QSL via bureau.

GREECE, SV. Dave, GM0LVI is QRV as SV8/GM0LVI/p from Zakynthos Island, IOTA
EU-052, until July 6. Activity is on the HF bands running 10 watts. QSL to
home call.

PALAU, T8. Katsu, JE6DND will be QRV as T88HK from Koror Island, IOTA
OC-009, from June 18 to 21. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW,
SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to home call.

ICELAND, TF. Alan, W4MQC is QRV as TF/W4MQC from the Troll Peninsula until
the end of July. Activity is holiday style mostly on 30 meters, but also on
40 and 20 meters as well. QSL to home call.

CORSICA, TK. Chris, F5OHM will be QRV as TK/F5OHM from Vico from June 19 to
24. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home
call.

MICRONESIA, V6. Sho, JA7MHZ and Masahiko, JA7EPO are QRV as V63DX and
V63IX, respectively, from Pohnpei Island, IOTA OC-010, until June 25.
Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using PSK and JT65. QSL to home calls.

MACAO, XX9. Gerben, PG5M will be QRV as XX9TGM from the Grand Coloane
Resort, IOTA AS-075, from June 20 to 27. Activity will be on the HF bands
using only CW. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. A large group of operators are QRV as YB8O from various
Banggai Islands, IOTA OC-208, until June 20. Activity is on
40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via YB8RW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, SMIRK 6-Meter Contest, All Asian DX CW Contest,
Ukrainian DX Classic RTTY Contest, ARR BPSK63 Contest, AGCW VHF/UHF CW
Contest, IARU Region 1 50 MHz Contest, West Virginia QSO Party, Kid’s Day
SSB Contest, Feld Hell Sprint and WAB
50 MHz Phone will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for June 20. The CWops
Mini-CWT CW Test, Phone Fray and SKCC CW Sprint are scheduled for June 22.

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.

ARRL DX Bulletin 24 ARLD024 June 9, 2016

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DX Bulletin 24 ARLD024
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 9, 2016
To all radio amateurs

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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.

ARRL DX Bulletin 23 ARLD023 June 2, 2016

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DX Bulletin 23 ARLD023
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 2, 2016
To all radio amateurs

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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.

UGANDA, 5X. Jonathan, KK7PW is QRV as 5X1O until July 8. Activity is on
40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using 5 watts. QSL via EA5GL.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Hans, DF5UG is QRV as 9M2QQ from Segamat until June 15.
Activity is mainly on 20 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0. Jeff, K5WE is QRV as XR0YS until June 8.
Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using mostly CW and some RTTY. He may be
active on 160 meters depending on local conditions. QSL to home call.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DL0POLIO is QRV
until May 31, 2017 to draw attention to the ongoing efforts to eradicate
Polio. QSL via bureau.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Mike, DG5LAC is QRV as EA8/DG5LAC from Fuerteventura,
IOTA AF-004, until June 18. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL
to home call.

SAINT MARTIN, FS. John, K9EL will be QRV as FS/K9EL from Orient Bay from
June 5 to 23. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
QSL to home call.

FRENCH GUIANA, FY. Gerard, F6CKD is QRV as FY/F6CKD from Montabo Beach
until June 15. Activity is mainly on 20 and 17 meters. QSL to home call.

THAILAND, HS. Members of the HSDXA Team are QRV as E2X from Chang Island,
IOTA AS-125, until June 5. QSL via E20GMY.

JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8J2UMI is QRV from Umi Festa
Higashimikawa, IOTA AS-007, until July 31. QSL via bureau.

BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik are QRV with
special call sign LZ425STA during June to honor Bulgarian Saints. QSL via
bureau.

SLOVAK REPUBLIC, OM. Special event station OM41KYSUCE is QRV until August
31 during the 41st ARDF Championship Kysucky pohar that occurs July 29 to
31. QSL via OM3CND.

GREECE, SV. Oliver, DK7TX will be QRV as SV8/DK7TX from Vido Island, IOTA
EU-052, from June 5 to 10. QSL to home call.

CRETE, SV9. Yanis, SV2BBO will be QRV as SV9/SV2BBO/p from Gavdos Island,
IOTA EU-198, from June 4 to 6. He will be active using PSK only and 5
watts. QSL to home call.

PALAU, T8. Bert, CX3AN will be QRV as T88AN from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009,
from June 9 to 14. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW and SSB.
QSL via EB7DX.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Members of the Livny Amateur Radio Club are QRV as
R60KZI until June 14 to celebrate the club’s 60th anniversary. QSL via
R5EO.

MICRONESIA, V6. Bert, CX3AN will be QRV as V63AN from Chuuk Island, IOTA
OC-011, from June 7 to 9. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW and
SSB. QSL via EB7DX.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Bert, CX3AN is QRV as V73HA from Majuro Atoll, IOTA
OC-009, until June 7. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 6 meters using CW
and SSB. QSL via EB7DX.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. John, 2M0JMN is QRV as ZF2MN until June 17.
Activity is holiday style on the HF bands. QSL via M0OXO.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, HA3NS
Sprint Memorial CW Contest, 10-10 International Open Season 10-Meter PSK31
Contest, PVRC Reunion, DigiFest, Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, SEANET Contest,
UKSMG 6-Meter Summer Contest, Dutch Kingdom Contest, IARU Region 1 CW Field
Day, RSGB National CW Field Day and the Alabama QSO Party will certainly
keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship is scheduled for June 6.
The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for June 7. The Phone Fray and CWops
Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for June 8.

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.

ARRL DX Bulletin 22 ARLD022 May 26, 2016

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by CO3JK,
G3VOF, K1ZZ, 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.

TUNISIA, 3V. Ash, KF5EYY will be QRV as 3V8SS as a Single Op/All Band/Low
Power entry in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via LX1NO.

CYPRUS, 5B. Ralph, DL9MWG is QRV as 5B/DL9MWG until June 4.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using mostly CW. QSL to home call.

BARBADOS, 8P. Tom, W2SC will be QRV as 8P5A as a Single Op/All Band entry
in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via NN1N.

BAHAMAS, C6. Vic, WA0USA is QRV as C6AKV from Guana Cay, IOTA NA-080, until
May 29. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using mostly CW. QSL
to home call.

MOROCCO, CN. A group of operators will be QRV as CN2AA as a Multi/Single
entry in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via UA2FM.

CUBA, CO. Look for Ed, CO7EH to be a Low Power entry in the CQ World Wide
WPX CW contest. In addition, Jav, CO3JK will be a QRP entry in the contest.
Raul, CO8ZZ will be QRV as T40A as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry in
the contest. QSL via operators’
instructions.

AZORES, CU. Dave, K1ZZ will be QRV as CU4DX from IOTA EU-175 during the CQ
World Wide WPX CW contest. Before and after the contest he will be active
as CT8/K1ZZ using SSB. QSL CU4DX via CU2CE and CT8/K1ZZ to home call.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Girts, YL2KL will be QRV as D41CV in the CQ World Wide WPX
CW contest to celebrate the 41st anniversary of the independence of the Cape
Verde Islands. QSL via operator’s instructions.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Klaus, DD1AY is QRV as EA6/DD1AY from Ibiza until
June 4. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 15 meters using SSB. QSL via
bureau.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Operator EA8RM will be QRV as EG8RM as a Single Op/All
Band entry in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via operator’s
instructions.

ENGLAND, G. Members of the Torbay Amateur Radio Society will be QRV as
GB6GEO from Kent’s Cavern in Torbay on May 28 and 29 to bring awareness to
the Bay’s special UNESCO Geopark award. Activity will be on 80 to 2 meters.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

ECUADOR, HC. Alex, HC2AO plans to be a Single Op/Single Band on 40 meters
entry in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via RC5A.

LUXEMBOURG, LX. Operator ON7SS will be QRV as LX/OO9O as a Single Op/Low
Power entry in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via ON7SS.

ICELAND, TF. Operators EI9FBB and MM0NDX are QRV as TF/home calls until May
30 from Videy, IOTA EU-168 on May 27, Westman, IOTA EU-071, on May 28, and
the main island, IOTA EU-021, on May 29.
Activity is holiday style on 20 and 17 meters using SSB. QSL TF/EI9FBB to
home call and TF/MM0NDX via M0OXO.

UKRAINE, UR. Nikolay, UX0FF is QRV using special contest call EO25F during
all of 2016 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the independence of
Ukraine. This includes an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL
to home call.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V. Kevin, K6TOP is QRV as VP2V/K6TOP from
Tortola until June 15 while on vacation. Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and 10
meters using mostly CW. QSL via NR6M.

BERMUDA, VP9. Steve, KL7SB is QRV as KL7SB/VP9 until June 1. He will be
active as VP9I in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest as a Single Op/All
Band/Low Power entry. QSL KL7SB/VP9 via NI5DX and VP9I via WW3S.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide WPX CW Contest, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Portuguese Navy Day Digital Contest and the SARL
Digital Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for June 1.

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 May QST, page 79, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web sites for
details.