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  • Friday, June 29, 2012

    DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #26:

    from The ARRL Letter on June 28, 2012 

    Website: http://www.arrl.org/ 

    DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #26:
    ZCZC AE26
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 26 ARLD026
    >From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT June 28, 2012
    To all radio amateurs
    ARLD026 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by K1ZZ, NC1L, OZ4CG, XQ7UP, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, The Weekly DX, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
    SOVEREIGN MILITARY ORDER OF MALTA, 1A. A large group of operators will be QRV as 1A0C from July 1 to 14. Activity will be on all HF bands and 6 meters. QSL via operators' instructions.
    CYPRUS, 5B. Some members of the Paphos branch of the Cyprus Amateur Radio Society plan to be QRV as P3EU from July 1 to December 31 to commemoration the first Cypriot presidency of the European Union. QSL via 5B4AHO.
    BHUTAN, A5. Yuki, JH1NBN is QRV as A52W until July 5 while on business here. He is active in his free time. QSL to home call.
    CHILE, CE. Special event station 3G90AA will be QRV from July 1 to 31 in commemoration of the 90th anniversary of the Radio Club of Chile. QSL via CE3AA.
    MOROCCO, CN. Moroccan amateur radio operators may use the special 5C13 prefix from July 1 to 27 in celebration of Throne Day, the 13th anniversary of the crowning of Mohammed VI King of Morocco.
    SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Andy, AB7FS will be QRV as E51AND from Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013, from July 2 to August 25. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
    CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Operators from the Grupo DX Teide will be QRV as EH8TID from Tenerife Island, IOTA AF-004, from June 30 to July 2. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL direct to EA8NQ.
    ESTONIA, ES. Eddie, ES2TT will be QRV with special event ES2012ABCS from July 1 to 8 on the occasion of the American Beauty Car Show. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters. QSL to home call.
    FRANCE, F. Special event station TM0TSR will be QRV from July 2 to 8 from Saint-Malo during the annual Tall Ship Race 2012. QSL via F4FJH.
    JERSEY, GJ. Ralph, DL9MWG and Manfred, DL3VJG are QRV as MJ/DL9MWG and MJ/DL3VJG, respectively, until July 4. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
    PUERTO RICO, KP4. Members of the Puerto Rico Amateur Radio League will be QRV as special event station K4O from the National Olympic Committee headquarters in San Juan from June 30 and July 1 to mark the journey of the Olympic flag over the Atlantic Ocean. QSL via NP3O.
    ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Bob, OK2BOB, Franta, OK1HH and Jindra, OK1AMM are QRV as OH0/home calls until June 30. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home calls.
    DENMARK, OZ. Special event station 5P12EU is QRV until June 30 in commemoration of the Danish Presidency of the European Union. Activity is on all HF bands, including 160 meters, using CW and SSB, and possibly RTTY and PSK. QSL via operators' instructions.
    BRAZIL, PY. Special event station ZZ190GOB is QRV until June 30 in commemoration of the 190th anniversary of the Masonic Lodge Grande Oriente do Brasil. Activity is on all HF bands. QSL via PT2OP.
    GREECE, SV. Nick, SV1EEX is QRV as SV1EEX/8 from Hydra Island, IOTA EU-075, until the middle of July. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and PSK. QSL to home call.
    BENIN, TY. Pat, LA0HF is QRV as TY2BP from Cotonou until early August. Activity is on 20, 15 and 10 meters. QSL direct to IK2IQD.
    INDONESIA, YB. Members of ORARI will be QRV as YE0M from Kaliage Besar, Seribu Island, IOTA OC-177, from July 6 to 9. Activity will be on 160 to 2 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with 11 stations active. QSL via YB1GJS.
    OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operations are approved for DXCC credit: Equatorial Guinea, 3C6A, 2012 operation; Annobon, 3C0E, 2012 operation; Uganda, 5X1RO, 2012 operation; Djibouti, J28RO, 2010 operation; Djibouti, J25DXA, 2011 operation; Laos, XW4XR, 2012 operation. If you had any of these operations rejected in a recent submission, please send an email to bmoore@arrl.org to be put on a list for an update.
    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, RAC Canada Day Contest and the WAB 144 MHz Low Power Phone are all on tap for this weekend. The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship is scheduled for July 2. The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for July 3. The MI QRP July 4th CW Sprint runs from July 4 to 5. The 10-10 International Spirit of 76 QSO Party runs from July 2 to 8. Please see June QST, page 79, July QST, page 77 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
    Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.

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