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DX Bulletin 29 ARLD029
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 12, 2018
To all radio amateurs


This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by N1DC, 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.

FIJI, 3D2. Harold, WJ2O is QRV as 3D2/WJ2O from Viti Levu Island, IOTA OC-016, until July 17. Activity is on 40 to 15 meters using only CW. QSL direct to N2ZN.

TUNISIA, 3V. Look for 3V8CB to be QRV in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via LX1NO.

TIMOR-LESTE, 4W. Gordon, K7TRB is QRV as 4W6VA from Dili, IOTA OC-148, until the middle of September 2018. Activity is currently on 20, 17 and 6 meters. QSL to home call.

ALGERIA, 7X. A group of operators are QRV with special event call sign 7V5ID during the month of July to celebrate the 57th anniversary of Algeria's Independence from Stidia, Mostaganem. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8 with five stations active. QSL via 7X4CZ.

OMAN, A4. Members of the Royal Oman Amateur Radio Society will be QRV as A47RS in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via bureau.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Andreas, DK5ON is QRV as EA6/DK5ON from Mallorca Island, IOTA EU-004, until July 28. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and various digital modes including FT8. QSL to home call.

IRELAND, EI. Olivier, ON4EI is QRV as EI8GQB until July 18. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters. He plans to be active as EI7T in the IARU HF World Championship as a Single Op/Low Power entry. QSL via PA3249.

ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON, FP. Eric, KV1J is QRV as FP/KV1J from Miquelon Island, IOTA NA-032, until July 17. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using some CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8, as well as some satellite activity. This also includes being an entry in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL to home call.

SARDINIA, IS0. Miguel, EA5ZD will be QRV as IS0/EA5ZD from July 16 to 21. QSL to home call.

SVALBARD, JW. Members of Amateur Radio Club SP3PET will be QRV as JW100PUT from Petuniabukta, Spitsbergen, IOTA EU-026, from July 18 to 31 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Academic Ham Radio Club of the Poznan University of Technology. Activity will be on 80, 40, and 20 meters, as well as 2 meters and 70 centimeters, using SSB and FM. QSL via SP3PET.

AUSTRIA, OE. Special call sign OE100RAD will be QRV during the IARU HF World Championship. QSL via operators' instructions.

ARUBA, P4. Rick, N1DC will be QRV as P4/N1DC from July 14 to 26. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW, with some SSB and FT8, and running QRP power. QSL to home call.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Renner, PY7RP is QRV as PY0F/PY7RP until July 16. Activity is on the HF bands, and 6 meters using FT8. This includes being an entry in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL to home call. CANADA, VE. Pierre, VE3KTB is QRV as VY0ERC from the Eureka Weather station from Eureka, Nunavut, IOTA NA-008, until July 21. Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using slow CW, SSB and other digital modes. This includes some satellite activity on the FM birds. QSL via M0OXO.

BERMUDA, VP9. Steve, KU9C is QRV as KU9C/VP9 until July 17. Activity is on the HF bands, including the newer bands and 6 meters, as well as FM on satellites SO-50 and AO-85. This includes being active as VP9HQ/RSB in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL both calls to home call.

LAOS, XW. Bruce, 3W3B is QRV as XW4XR from Vientiane until July 22. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using CW, RTTY, JT65 and FT8. QSL via E21EIC.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Operators Mike, NA6MB and Gayle, K6GO are QRV as ZF2NA and ZF2GO, respectively, from Grand Cayman Island, IOTA NA-016, near Bodden Town, until July 15. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters. This includes being active as ZF1A in the IARU HF World Championship. QSL ZF2GO and ZF2NA via K6GO. QSL ZF1A via K6AM.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The IARU HF World Championship, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, FISTS Summer Unlimited Sprint and the QRP ARCI Summer Homebrew CW Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for July 16.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for July 18.

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. 029


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