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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #28:

from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on July 13, 2017
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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #28:

DX Bulletin 28 ARLD028
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 13, 2017
To all radio amateurs

ARLD028 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

GEORGIA, 4L. David, DL7ZM is QRV as 4L/DL7ZM until July 20. Activity is on 6 meters from grid square LN11. QSL via AD0PY.

KENYA, 5Z. Nick, LZ4NM is QRV as 5Z4/LZ4NM until June 30, 2018. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via bureau.

ALGERIA, 7X. Members of the Algerian Radio Amateur Union are QRV as 7V5J until July 30 in celebration of Algerian National Day. Activity is on all bands, depending on propagation. QSL via 7X2DD.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Philip, G4PWO will be QRV as 8Q7PW from Fonimagoodhoo Island, IOTA AS-013, beginning July 18 for two weeks. Activity will be on 40, 20, 17 and 15 meters using mostly SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.

BOTSWANA, A2. Neven, LZ1COM is QRV as A25NPD until July 16. Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using SSB between 1800 to 2200z. QSL to home call.

NORTH COOK ISLAND, E5. Warwick, E51WL is QRV from Penrhyn Atoll, OC-082, and is occasionally active using JT65. QSL to home call.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Andreas, DK5ON will be QRV as EA6/DK5ON from Cala Ratjada on Mallorca, IOTA EU-004, from July 17 to 31. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, JT65, PSK and other digital modes. He also plans to activate the Lighthouse Cap de Pera, ARLHS BAL-010. QSL to home call.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Michael, K5MDK is QRV as HL/K5MDK until August 10 while currently on temporary assignment. Activity is in his spare time and mostly weekends from Changwon-ski on the HF bands using SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.

CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. Special event station OL60SIENEL is QRV until July 23 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Joseph Sienel Observatory in Losov. QSL via bureau.

SWEDEN, SM. Special event station SC40VIC is QRV until the end of 2017 to celebrate the 40th birthday of Crown Princess Victoria. QSL via SM6JSM.

CRETE, SV9. Jurg, HB9DQL is QRV as SV9/HB9DQL until July 23. Activity is holiday style on 40, 20 and 10 meters using CW. QSL to home call.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Operators Vasily, R7AL, Vasily, RA1ZZ, Sergey, RW5D, Vladimir, RK8A and Stan, UA3LMR will be QRV as RI0C from Iony Island, IOTA AS-069, from July 18 to 22. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, various digital modes and satellites. QSL via R7AL.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. John, W5JON is QRV as V47JA from Calypso Bay, IOTA NA-104, until August 5. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, including 60 meters. This includes being active in the upcoming RSGB IOTA contest. QSL direct to home call.

COCOS (KEELING) ISLAND, VK9C. Andy, VK9CC is active on 160 and 80 meters using CW at various times. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event station YB0JARF is QRV on July 15 and 16 to draw attention to the Jakarta Amateur Radio Fair 2017 being held in Ancol Beach City. In addition, look for operators N7BHK, KJ6UZK and KY1A to be QRV as YB0/home calls from Jakarta during the Fair. QSL via operators' instructions.

VENEZUELA, YV. Special event station YW450ARV is QRV during the month of July to celebrate the 450th anniversary of the founding of the city of Caracas. QSL via operators' instructions.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Operators Mike, NA6MB and Gayle, K6GO are QRV as ZF2NA and ZF2GO, respectively, from Grand Cayman Island until July 16. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters. QSL both calls via K6GO.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American RTTY QSO Party, CQ Worldwide VHF Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Russian Radio Team Championship, Trans-Tasman Low-Bands Challenge, DMC RTTY Contest, Feld Hell Sprint and RSGB Low Power CW Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for July 17.

The Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for July 19.

Please see July 2017 QST, page 82, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites for details.

Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.

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