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Latest DX Bulletin
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 23 ARLD023
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 4, 2020
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD023 ARLD023 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by 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.
CUBA, CO. Special event station CO200SMP will be QRV from June 8 to 30 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of San Miguel del Padron, one of Havana's municipalities. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to CO2AME.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Volker, DL1WH will be QRV as DL1WH/p from Sylt Island, IOTA EU-042, from June 7 to 19. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using mainly CW with some SSB. QSL to home call.
SPAIN, EA. Special event station EG1FSB will be QRV from June 8 to 14 to commemorate the Festivals of San Bernabe and La Rioja Day. QSL via LoTW.
FRANCE, F. Members of the Radio Club of the British Breakout from Normandy Museum will be QRV as TM80CDG from June 6 to 20 to commemorate Charles de Gaulle's speech made via the BBC on 18 June 1940. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via F4KKE.
SWITZERLAND, HB. Special event station HB15SOTA is QRV until May 8, 2021 in celebration of the 15th anniversary of the SOTA Group Switzerland. QSL via HB9DPR.
ANTARCTICA. Station KC4USV located at the McMurdo Station, IOTA AN-011, has been QRV on 20 meters using SSB. QSL via K7MT.
PERU, OA. Daniel, OA9DVK, is a missionary who is QRV from the Amazon Rain Forest in Peru. Activity is in his spare time on 160 to 6 meters. QSL via LoTW.
CANADA, VE. Special event station VX3X is QRV until June 30 to commemorate the Apollo 13 space mission. QSL direct to VE3IKV.
NICARAGUA, YN. Trevis, YN7ZTR is a missionary working in Gaunacastillo for the next two years. He is active in his spare time. QSL via LoTW.
COVID-19 SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. A number of special event stations are active with the STAYHOME suffix including, 4U9STAYHOME, 9M4STAYHOME, 9V1STAYHOME, A43STAYHOME, CR2STAYHOME, CV7STAYHOME, E2STAYHOME, E7STAYHOME, and YO1STAYHOME. Many of these stations will participate in the STAYATHOME Contest.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The RSGB Hope FT4 QSO Party, 9th Green Party, HA3NS Sprint Memorial CW Contest, PVRC Reunion, 10-10 International Open Season PSK Contest, VK Shires Contest, DigiFest, Wake-Up QRP CW Sprint, COVID-19 Radio Communication Event, UKSMG Summer Contest, Kentucky QSO Party, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, KANHAM Contest and the Cookie Crumble QRP Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The RSGB Hope QSO SSB Party is scheduled for June 8.
The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, RSGB Hope QSO CW Party and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled for June 9.
The UKEICC 80-Meter Summer Series, RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship, RSGB Hope QSO RTTY Party, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, NAQCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for June 10.
Please see June 2020 QST, page 69 and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details. 023
Going forward, the US arm of the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station International working group will be known as ARISS-USA, an independent organization. ARISS serves as the intermediary to arrange contacts between schools and organizations on Earth and ISS crew members. ARISS-USA incorporated as a non-profit entity in Maryland in late May. The move will allow ARISS-USA to work ind...
The Yasme Foundation has made a supporting grant to the Open Research Institute (ORI) to enable completion of ORI’s Phase 4 Ground Station Project. ORI is a non-profit IRS 501(c)(3) research and development organization that provides all of its work to the general public under the principles of open source and open access to research. The Phase 4 Ground Station Project is an open-source satelli...
Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) partner ISS Above inventor Liam Kennedy, KN6EQU, of Pasadena, California, has been declared the winner of a mid-altitude cross-continent educational challenge balloon race. His balloon was one of four launched on June 1 from the west coast with the goal of reaching the Eastern Time Zone first. Coming in second was the balloon of Ted Tagam...
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