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DX Bulletin 27 ARLD027
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 6, 2023
To all radio amateurs
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This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the
ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
SEYCHELLES, S7. Members of the Seychelles Amateur Radio Association
(SARA) plan to operate as S77HQ in the IARU HF World Championship
Contest. They will be mostly active on 20, 15 and 10 meters.
Manning the stations will be S79VU, S79KW, S79RP and S79JN.
TIMOR LESTE, 4W. Vasily, R7AL, Mike, RU3UR and Anastasya, R6DTO are
QRV as 4W6RU from near Dili until July 20. QSL via R7AL, Club Log's
SOUTH KOREA, HL. Wouter, PB1WL is planning to be active as
HL4/PB1WL from July 17 to August 16. QSL to home call.
CURACAO, PJ2. The Curacao headquarters call PJ2HQ will be QRV in
the IARU HF World Championship contest from the PJ2T station. They
will be handing out the VERONA multiplier.
TAIWAN, BV. BW2/JP1RIW is active as BM0QSO until December 31, using
mostly digital modes. QSL via BM2JCC.
PORTUGAL, CT. Special event station CR6J will be QRV in observance
of the 41st International Faro Moto (motorcycle) Gathering in Faro
from July 17 to 23. Activity will be on 80 through 6 meters on SSB,
CW and Digital. QSL via CT1EHX.
SPAIN, EA. Look for EF4HQ as the URE HQ station during the IARU HF
PALAU, T8. Japanese operators JO3LVG and JM1LIG plan to activate
T88MK and T88FM, respectively, from the VIP Guest Hotel's Palau
Radio Club from September 12 to 19. JR3QFB plans to be there from
September 12 to 17 and QRV as T88JH.
HAWAII, KH6. PVRC members W3LPL, KE3Q, W3AMY and WR3R will be
teaming up with KH7U, K8VG, KH6HT and possibly KH6U and KH6ML as
W1AW/KH6 in the IARU HF World Championship. SSB operations will be
from the KH6YY station on Oahu. CW activity will take place from
the Big Island (Hawaii) at the KH6LC station. PVRC member WH7W will
be one of the ops at KH6LC along with NH6V, AH6KO, KH6KB and KH6LC.
PHILIPPINES, DU. Ops DU9XL, DU9XM, DU9HRG, DU9CA, DV9DDX, DV9ARA
and DV9BPI will be on the air as DX9EVM from Mindanao Island
(OC-130) for the 2023 RSGB IOTA Contest, July 29 and 30. QSL via
the bureau or direct.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2. Lowell, DU3LZ has been QRV for the past two
weeks as P29LZ. Listen for him on 40, 20 and 15 meters using SSB
and in the future on FT8.
SABA, ST EUSTATIUS, PJ5. Operators PA4O and PE6Q will be QRV until
July 18 including activity in the IARU HF Championship. During the
Contest they will be operating as PJ5C. Outside the contest they
will use the calls PJ5/PA4O and PJ5/PE6Q, and be on 80 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB and FT8. QSOs will be uploaded to Club Log OQRS.
UNITED STATES, W. During the RSGB IOTA Contest, Jeff, W7BRS plans
to operate from the NN7SS station located on Vashon Island (NA-065).
This will be a single op, hi-power effort. QSL via K6UFO.
ITALY, I. IU1JCZ, I1NVU, IK1CJO, IK1NEG and IK1QBT will be manning
the IP1X multi-op effort in the RSGB IOTA Contest, from Gallinara
Island (EU-083). Activity will be on 80 through 10 meters using CW
and SSB during the full 24 hours of the contest. The multi-op
effort will be low power. QSL direct or via bureau to IU1JCZ and
OQRS on Club Log. Also, IZ7AUH, IZ7LDC, IK7WDS, IW7DOL, IW7DMH,
IU7EHF and IZ8EGM are heading to San Pietre Island (EU-073) and will
activate IJ7DX and IJ7SAT from June 28 to 30. Activity will include
QO-100, LEO and MEO satellites. QSL via IZ7AUH.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Dutch ops PA2LO, PA3EYC, PA3GRM, PC3M, PE1KWH and
PH3T plan to activate PI4AMF/P from Schouwen-Duiveland (EU-146) in
the RSGB IOTA Contest. This will be a multi-two effort. QSL via
ZAMBIA, 9J. Eddy, OE3SEU is mostly active on the QO-100 satellite,
using the call sign 9J2SEU/p, from grids KH55, KH56, KH43 and KH45.
When there are many callers he goes split and by call sign number,
starting with zero. QSL via LoTW.
NIUE, E6. Stan, LZ1GC and Dimo, LZ1ON will be signing E6AM from
October 10 to 23. They will operate CW, SSB, FT8 and maybe some
RTTY on 160 to 6 meters. QSL via Club Log's OQRS (preferred), LoTW,
or via LZ1GC, direct or bureau.
JAPAN, JA. Ichy, JH7IPR will be active from Okushiri Island (AS-
147) from July 7 to 10. He will be signing JH7IPR/8 on CW, RTTY,
SSB and AM, and JH7IPR/p on FT4, FT8, MSK144 and Q65. QSL via Club
Log and LoTW.
SINT MAARTEN, PJ7. Ben, PE5B will be QRV as PJ7/PE5B until July 14.
QSL via LoTW.
GREECE, SV. John, N4TOL will be active as SV8/N4TOL/p from Paros
Island until July 8, and from Samothraki Island (EU-174) from July
10 to 13. He will be QRV mostly on 20 meter CW and possibly SSB.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Dmitry, R3GM and Igor, UA3EDQ will be QRV as
RI1ZZ from Kildin Island (EU-082) and a couple of islands (RR-02-100
and RR-02-101) in the Kandalaksha Gulf until July 8. QSL via RZ3EC.
Also, the team of R3XDA, RA1QY, RU3EG, RU5D, RZ3EC and UA3EDQ will
be active as RI1OR from Bolshoy Solovetsky Island (EU-066) from July
25 to 29. They will operate CW, SSB and digital modes on 160 to 10
meters. A brief activity as R3RRC/1 from nearby Bolshaya Muksalma
is also being planned. QSL via RZ3EC.
CANADA, VE. Pierre, VE3KTB will be active as VY0ERC from the Eureka
Amateur Radio Club station on Ellesmere Island (NA-008) until July
12. QSL via M0OXO's OQRS.
ST KITTS, V4. John, W5JON will be operating as V47JA from August 28
to September 12, on 160 to 6 meters using FT8 and SSB. QSL direct
HUNGARY, HA. Sanyi, HA7VK will be operating as HG23TISZA, SO/AB/HP
only CW, in IARU HF World Championship.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The IARU HF World Championship, SKCC
Weekend Sprintathon, PODXS 070 Club 40m Firecracker Sprint and the
QRP ARCI Summer Homebrew Sprint are all on tap for this weekend.
The 4 States QRP Group 2nd Sunday Sprint in on July 10 and the
VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest and RSGB 80m Club Championship are on
July 12. Please see July QST, page 78 and the ARRL Contest Calendar
and WA7BNM Contest web sites for details.