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DX Bulletin 30 ARLD030
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 29, 2021
To all radio amateurs


This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by EA4NF, 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.

MONTENEGRO, 4O. Alex, YU0W is QRV as 4O/YU0W/p from several SOTA peaks until August 8. Activity is on 40, 30 and 20 meters using CW. QSL to home call. CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Look for Philippe, EA4NF to be QRV as EA8/EA4NF from Fuerteventura Island, IOTA AF-004, from August 1 to 14. Activity will be on the FM and Analog satellites from grids IL27, IL28, and IL38. QSL via LoTW.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Yann, F1SMB will be QRV as FO/F1SMB from August 2 to 23 from the locations Moorea, IOTA OC-046, Tahaa, IOTA OC-067, Bora Bora, IOTA OC-067, Tikehau, IOTA OC-066, Rangiroa, IOTA OC-066, and Fakarava, IOTA OC-066. Activity will be in his spare time on 40 and 20 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via operator's instructions.

SAINT MARTIN, FS. Hal, W8HC is QRV as FS/W8HC until August 6. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Max, HB9TUZ plans to be QRV as HI9/HB9TUZ from Las Terranas, IOTA NA-096, during the month of August. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

THAILAND, HS. Members of the Radio Amateur Society of Thailand are active as HS18IARU until September 30 to mark the 18th IARU Region 3 Conference 2021. QSL via E21EIC.

ITALY, I. Alberto, IU1KZX is QRV as IA5/IU1KZX/m from Elba Island, IOTA EU-028, until August 6. Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL via bureau. JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8J2SUSON is QRV until the end of 2021 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the city of Susono. QSL via bureau.

PERU, OA. Alex, DD5ZZ is QRV as OA7/DD5ZZ from Cusco until September 17. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB, FT8, FT4, and some CW. QSL via DD5ZZ.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Operators Sergey, M0MSV, Daniil, R6LGT, Andrey, R6MG, Vladimir, RN3BL, Sergey, RX3F and Eugene, RZ3EC are QRV as RI0FF from Turup Island, IOTA AS-025, until August 3. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters. Afterwards they will travel to Sakhalin Island, IOTA AS-018, from August 4 to 6. QSL via RZ3EC.

MEXICO, XE. Special event station 4A2MAX is QRV during the month of August to honor the memory of Maximilian Kolbe. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and some digital modes. QSL direct to N5MEX.

UNITED KINGDOM SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS ON CYPRUS, ZC4. Phil, M7CBK is QRV as ZC4CBK from Akrotiri and plans to be QRV on a regular basis until October. Activity is on 20 meters using mainly FT8 and FT4. QSL via EB7DX.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Feld Hell Sprint, Russian World Wide Multimode Contest, WAB 144 MHz Low Power Phone, Missouri QSO Party and SARL HF Phone Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend. The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test is scheduled for August 2. The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled for August 3.

The Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT Test, and VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest are scheduled for August 4.

Please see July QST, page 73, August QST, page 71, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details. 030


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