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Latest DX Bulletin
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 22 ARLD022
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 28, 2020
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD022 ARLD022 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.
GEORGIA, 4L. Vaho, 4L8A plans to be QRV in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest from Tbilisi as a Single Op/Single Band on 20 meters entry. QSL via M0OXO.
BARBADOS, 8P. Charles, 8P6ET will be QRV as 8P1W in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via KU9C.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Members of the Emirates Amateur Radio Society are QRV with twelve stations with the suffix NMT, which stands for National Medical Taskforce, during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Stations A60NMT/1 through A60NMT/12 are active, although the length of their activity is unknown. QSL via operators' instructions.
CHINA, BY. Members of the ZhangJiaGang Amateur Radio Association will be active as BI4WXD during the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest as a Multi 2/High Power entry. QSL via BI4SCC.
PHILIPPINES, DU. Tim, M0FGC is QRV as DU3TW while permanently living in Arayat. Activity is on 80, 40, 20, 17 and 15 meters using mostly CW, with some SSB, FT8 and WSPR. QSL via LoTW.
ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB2CDK will be QRV from June 1 to 12 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the June 9, 1870 death of author Charles Dickens.
MONGOLIA, JT. Special event station JU85UIA celebrates the founding of the University of Internal Affairs 85 years ago. QSL direct to JT1CH.
ALASKA, KL7. Brayden, KC1KUG will be QRV as KL7/KC1KUG from Fire Island, IOTA NA-158, from June 2 to 27. Activity will be mainly on 40 and 20 meters, and possibly 30 and 17 meters, using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home call.
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Yuriy, N2TTA plans to be QRV as WP2DX in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest as a Single Op/Low Power entry. QSL via LoTW.
LITHUANIA, LY. Rolandas, LY5AA plans to be QRV as LY88A in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest as a Single Band on 160 meters entry. QSL direct to home call.
AUSTRIA, OE. Hannes, OE1SGU is QRV with special call sign OE30MAGICBAND from Vienna until June 30 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the allocation of the 6 meter band to Austrian amateurs. Activity is mainly on 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via LoTW.
ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Team OH0Z will be QRV in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest as a Multi/Single entry, although their main purpose will be antenna work. QSL via W0MM.
DENMARK, OZ. Henning, OZ2I will be QRV as 5Q6EE from Odense in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest as a Single Op/Low Power entry. QSL to home call.
GUATEMALA, YS. Enrique, YS1RM is QRV as TG9/YS1RM from Guatemala City. Activity is on various HF bands and modes. His length of stay is unknown. QSL direct to home call.
COSTA RICA, TI. Kam, TI5/N3KS plans to be QRV as TI7W in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry. QSL via W4FS.
CANADA, VE. Jean, VE2JCW will be QRV with special event call sign VE2SPEED during June in reference to the Montreal Grand Prix, even though the event is cancelled. QSL direct to home call.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. William, KO7SS will be QRV as ZF2SS in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via LoTW.
NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Holger, ZL3IO and Jacky, ZL3CW will be QRV as ZM4T and ZM1A, respectively, in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL direct to home calls.
PARAGUAY, ZP. Manu, ZP9MCE will be QRV in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest as a Single Op/Single Band on 160 meters entry. QSL via LoTW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ World Wide WPX CW Contest, PODXS 070 Club Three Day Weekend Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, RSGB Hope QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint and RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship is scheduled for June 1. The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled for June 2. The Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for June 3.
Please see May 2020 QST, page 69 and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details. 022
ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has appointed Dan Grady, N2SRK, of Aurora, Colorado, as the new Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director. Grady will succeed Robert Wareham, N0ESQ, who has stepped down from that post to accept appointment as Colorado Section Manager (SM), taking the reins from SM Jack Ciaccia, WM0G, who resigned effective on June 1 to relocate.
NASA astronauts Bob Behnken, KE5GGX, and Doug Hurley, are settling in on board the International Space Station (ISS) after arriving aboard the first commercially built and operated US spacecraft to transport humans into orbit. Behnken and Hurley headed into space on Saturday, May 30, in the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, powered by a Falcon 9 launcher from Cape Kennedy. They docked at the ISS Harm...
A radio amateur is one of two NASA astronauts headed to the International Space Station (ISS) following a May 30 launch of a SpaceX rocket that marked the return of human spaceflight to US soil for the first time in almost a decade. The Saturday launch from Cape Kennedy also marked the first time humans traveled aloft via a commercial spacecraft.
Astronauts Bob Behnken, KE5GGX, and Doug Hurley h...