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DX Bulletin 24 ARLD024
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT June 7, 2018
To all radio amateurs


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.

VIET NAM, 3W. Nobu, JA0JHQ plans to be QRV as 3W9NH from Hoi An from June 14 to 18. Activity will be on the HF bands, and possibly 6 meters, using CW and FT8. This includes being an entry in the upcoming All Asian DX CW contest. QSL direct to home call.

RWANDA, 9X. Harald, DF2WO is now QRV as 9X2AW from Kigali. Activity is on various HF bands using slow CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via M0OXO.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DK6GEO will be QRV during the Geoparks Communication Weekend from Unicorn Cave. QSL via operators' instructions.

IRELAND, EI. Members of the South Eastern Amateur Radio Group will be QRV as EI2GEO from the Copper Coast European Geopark during the Geoparks Communication Weekend. QSL direct to EI3HDB.

ESTONIA, ES. Operators Henrik, DG0LFF, Steffen, DH1DM, Fred, DH5FS and Uwe, DL3BQA will be QRV as ES0/home calls and ES0UG/8 from various islands from June 11 to 15. Their fist stop will be Kihnu Island, IOTA EU-178. Activity will be on the HF bands, including 6 meters, 4 meters, 2 meters, 70 centimeters and 3 centimeters using various modes. QSL via operators' instructions.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Walter, HB9XBG is QRV as FO/HB9XBG from Bora Bora Island, IOTA OC-067, until June 17. Activity is on 20 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB6GEO will be QRV on June 9 and 10 from Kent's Cavern, Torbay, as part of the Geoparks Communication Weekend. Activity will be on 80, 40, 20, 15, 10 and 6 meters, in addition to 6 meters using SSB, and 2 meters using FM. QSL via bureau.

AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Dave, WJ2O is QRV as KH8/WJ2O until June 10. Activity is on 40 to 15 meters using CW. QSL direct to N2ZN.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. Pasi, OH3WS will be QRV as OJ0W while on work assignment from June 9 to 16. Activity will be in his spare time on 40 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

BONAIRE, PJ4. Lauren, W0LD and Jon, N0JK are QRV as PJ4/home calls until June 11. Activity is on the HF bands and 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. They plan to be active as PJ4V in the ARRL June VHF contest. QSL both calls via W0LD and PJ4V via M0URX.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9. David, EB7DX is QRV as S9ZZ from Sao Tome Island, IOTA AF-023, until June 9. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

GREECE, SV. Special event station J48GEO will be QRV from Lesvos Island, IOTA EU-049, from the Natural History Museum at the Lesvos Petrified Forest during the Geoparks Communication Weekend. QSL via operators' instructions.

DODECANESE, SV5. Marcel, OK2QQ will be QRV as SV5/OK2QQ from Kalymnos and Telendos, IOTA EU-001, from June 12 to 22. Activity will be on 40 to 2 meters using CW, SSB and FM. QSL direct to home call.

COSTA RICA, TI. A group of operators are QRV as TE6DX from Unita Island, IOTA NA-155, until June 11. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via TI2CDA.

CORSICA, TK. Arnoud, PE2USA will be QRV as TK/PE2USA near Sari-Solenzara, IOTA EU-014, from June 10 to 15. Activity will be on 40, 20 and 10 meters, and possibly 80 meters, using SSB and RTTY. QSL via operator's instructions.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Special event station R30STM is QRV until June 10 from both Tyumenskaya and Kurganskaya Oblasts to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the launching of the Soyuz TM-5 spacecraft. QSL via operators' instructions.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Will, KW4WZ plans to be QRV as V73/KW4WZ from Kwajalein, IOTA OC-028, until June 18. Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using some SSB, and JT65 and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

BERMUDA, VP9. Kyle, WA4PGM is QRV as VP9/WA4PGM until June 16. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using mostly CW. QSL direct to home call.

ROMANIA, YO. Look for special event station YP2GEO to be QRV during the Geopark Communication Weekend from Tara Hateulul. QSL via operators' instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL June VHF Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, Geoparks Communication Weekend, NCCC CW Sprint, DRCG World Wide RTTY Contest, VK Shires Contest, Asia-Pacific SSB Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Portugal Day Contest, GACW WWSA CW DX Contest, REF DDFM 6-Meter Contest and Cookie Crumble QRP Contest are all on tap for this weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is scheduled for June 11.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship, NAQCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for June 13. The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see June QST, page 82, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details. 024


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