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Via Southgate: DX News from the ARRL

June 17, 2022

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by LU4AAO, 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.

MADAGASCAR, 5R. Bernard, F9VO is QRV as 5R8BM from Nosy Be Island, IOTA AF-057. His length of stay is unknown. QSL via operator’s instructions.

LESOTHO, 7P. Mark, KW4XJ, and Arina, KO4PZT are QRV as 7P8AB and 7P8NB, respectively, from Maseru. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL to home calls.

ALGERIA, 7X. Special event stations 7R19MG and 7Y19MG will be QRV from June 25 to July 5 for the 19th edition of the Mediterranean Games to be held in Oran. QSL via IK2DUW and 7X2VFK, respectively.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Operators Han, DS2GOO and Lee, 6K2CEW are QRV as homecalls/4 from Sangch’uja Island, IOTA AS-084, until June 19. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL to home calls.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Harry, JG7PSJ will be QRV as JD1BMH from Chichijima Island, IOTA AS-031, from June 18 to 26. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL direct to home call.

ARGENTINA, LU. Members of Radio Club QRM Belgrano will be QRV as LU4AAO from June 17 to 20 to commemorate Argentine Flag Day. Activity is on the HF and V/UHF bands using CW, SSB, SSTV, FT8, and V/UHF FM. QSL direct to LU4AAO.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9. Ryan, K0EFW is QRV as S9EFW from Sao Tome, IOTA AF-023, until June 19. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL via LoTW.

GREECE, SV. Alex, SQ9UM is QRV as SV2/SQ9UM from Poliouri until June 24. In addition, Chris, OE5CFH is QRV as SV8/OE5CFH from Corfu Island, IOTA EU-052, until June 21. QSL to home calls.

SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO from Mogadishu and is here for about one month while working for the UN Department of Safety and Security. Activity is in his spare time on 80 to 15 meters using some CW, with FT8 and FT4. QSL direct to home call.

FALKLAND ISLANDS. Radio station VP8GGM at the Goose Green Military Museum will be QRV during the International Museum Weekends on June 18 and 19, and again on June 25 and 26. QSL direct to VP8ADR.

MEXICO, XE. Special event station 4A2MAX is QRV until November 1 to commemorate Saint Maximilian Maria Kolbe. QSL direct to XE2N.

INDONESIA, YB. Indra, YB8QT is QRV from Siau Barat, IOTA OC-210, and is here while working for the next two to three years. QSL via IK2DUW.

ZIMBABWE, Z2. Members of the Russian DX Team are QRV as Z21RU from Harare until June 29. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, and Satellite QO-100, using CW, SSB, and various digital modes with several stations active. QSL via R7AL.

GIBRALTAR, ZB. Kevin, ZB2GI is QRV with special event callsign ZQ2GI until June 30 to celebrate her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee that marks 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom. QSL to home call.

ARRL Kids Day, All Asian DX CW Contest, Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge, International Museum Weekend, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Battle of Carabobo International Contest, IARU Region 1 50 MHz Contest, West Virginia QSO Party and the Feld Hell Sprint are all scheduled for this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest, K1USN Slow Speed Test, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC CW Memorial, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, SKCC CW Sprint, Phone Weekly Test,
A1Club AWT, CWops Test, Mini-Test 40 and Mini-Test 80 are all on tap for June 20 to 22.

Please see June 2022 QST, page 69, and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM contest web sites for details

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