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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD031 (2018)

ARLD031 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 31  ARLD031
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  July 26, 2018
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD031 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
M0GWD, 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.

MAURITIUS, 3B8.  Karel, OK2ZI is QRV as 3B8/OK2ZI until August 8.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
QSL to home call.

CROATIA, 9A.  Radovan, OM2ZZ will be QRV as 9A/OM2ZZ from Vir
Island, IOTA EU-170, in the RSGB IOTA contest.  QSL to home call.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2.  Luca, IK2PFL will be QRV as 9M2/IK2PFL from
Perhentian Kecil Island, IOTA AS-073, during the RSGB IOTA contest.
QSL to home call.

TAIWAN, BV.  A group of operators will be QRV as BV0WPX from Peng
Chia-Yu Island, IOTA AS-155, in the RSGB IOTA contest.  Before and
after the contest they will be active as BW9W. QSL via BV2KI.

PHILIPPINES, DU.  Ireneo, DU9XL, Roldan, DU9XM and Ernesto, DU9CA
will be QRV as DX9EVM from Mindanao Island, IOTA OC-130, during the
RSGB IOTA contest.  QSL via DU9CA.

ESTONIA, ES.  Toivo, ES2DJ will be QRV as ES8DJ from Ruhnu Island,
IOTA EU-178, during the RSGB IOTA contest.  QSL to home call.

ENGLAND, G.  Members of the Fort Purbrook ARC are QRV with special
event station GB1PF until July 29 to represent the 19th century
Palmerston Forts that encircle the City of Portsmouth.  Activity is
on 80 to 2 meters using CW, SSB and PSK.  QSL via operators'

GUERNSEY, GU.  Operators M0WJE and M0WUT plan to be QRV as GP6UW
from Beaucette Marina, IOTA EU-114, in the RSGB IOTA contest.  QSL
via bureau.

THAILAND, HS.  Members of the HSDXA team will be QRV as E2X from Si
Chang Island, IOTA AS-107, in the RSGB IOTA contest.  QSL via LoTW.

ITALY, I.  Pippo, IT9PPG will be QRV as IF9A from Favignana Island,
IOTA EU-054, in the RSGB IOTA contest as a Single Op/DXpedition/24
Hrs/CW entry.  QSL via bureau.

JAPAN, JA.  Jen, JE6HCL will be QRV as JE6HCL/6 from Iki Island,
IOTA AS-036, in the RSGB IOTA contest as a Single Op/Mixed Mode
entry.  He is here until July 30.  QSL to home call.

NORWAY, LA.  Members of the Kirkenes Radio Amateur group are QRV
with special call LM0POMOR in celebration of the Pomor Cultural
Festival in Vardoe, IOTA EU-141, until July 29.  QSL via bureau.

BULGARIA, LZ.  A large group of operators will be QRV as LZ0I from
Sveti Ivan Island, IOTA EU-181, in the RSGB IOTA contest as a
Multi/Single entry.  QSL via bureau.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2.  Puiu, YO5BIM is QRV as P29VIM from Port
Moresby, IOTA OC-034, and Vanimo, until August 13.  He also plans to
be active from Rabaul on New Britain Island, IOTA OC-008.  Activity
is on the low bands using mostly CW and some SSB.  QSL direct to
home call.

SWEDEN, SM.  Eric, SM1TDE will be QRV as SD1A from Gotland Island,
IOTA EU-020, during the RSGB IOTA contest as a Single Op/All Band/CW
Mode/24 Hrs/Island entry.  QSL via bureau.

GREECE, SV.  Branislav, OM2FY will be QRV as SV8/OM2FY from
Kefalonia, IOTA EU-052, in the RSGB IOTA contest as a CW QRP entry.
QSL to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA.  Operators Victor, R1NU and Dmitry, UA1NFA will
be QRV as R1KRG/P from Bol'shoy Kimalishche Island, IOTA EU-147, in
the RSGB IOTA contest.  Before and after the contest, they are
active as R25RRA.  QSL via operators' instructions.

ROMANIA, YO.  Members of the Carpathian Society of Transylvania will
be QRV as YP27EKE during their hosting of the 27th Roaming Camp from
July 30 until August 5.  Activity will be on the HF bands.  They may
also activate WWFF sites YOFF-0177 and YO/MC-031.  QSL via YO6PIB.

KOSOVO, Z6.  Members of the Kosovo International Friendship
Consortium are QRV as Z66X until July 30.  Activity is on 80 to 6
meters.  QSL via OH2BH.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL.  Special event station ZM50MAUQ will be QRV during
the month of August to commemorate the naval accident in 1968 of the
SS Gothic.  Activity will be on 80, 40 and 20 meters using CW and
SSB.  QSL via ClubLog.

Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, YARC Summer QSO Party
and the ARS CW Flight of the Bumblebees are all on tap for this

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

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.


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