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DX News from the ARRL04 June, 2010
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by NC1L, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
ANNOBON ISLAND, 3C0. Elmo, EA5BYP and Javier, EA5KM will be QRV as 3C9B from Bioko Island, IOTA AF-010 and as 3C0C from Annobon Island, IOTA AF-039. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with two stations active. QSL via EA7FTR.
MALAWI, 7Q. Barrie, G4AHK is QRV as 7Q7BJ from Nkhotakota until June 22 while on vacation. Activity is mainly on 160, 80 and 40 meters. QSL to home call.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Tom, PF4T will be QRV as 8Q7TB from Embudu Island, IOTA AS-013, from June 5 to 25. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.
EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. John, 9M6XRO/p and Steve, 9M6DXX/p are QRV from Sebatik Island, IOTA OC-295, until June 5. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB, respectively. QSL both calls via M0URX.
SINGAPORE, 9V. Loren, AD6ZJ will be QRV as 9V1/homecall from June 6 to 28 while here on business. Activity will be mainly on 30, 17 and 12 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY mostly on the weekends and his evenings. QSL to home call.
PAKISTAN, AP. Tariq, AP2TN is generally active daily on 20 meters after 0130z. QSL via DJ9ZB.
FRANCE, F. Members of the Council of Europe Radio ARC are QRV as TP60CE until June 6 in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the European Council of Human Rights. QSL via F5LGF.
ST. BARTHELEMY, FJ. Conny, DL1DA will be QRV as FJ/homecall from June 8 to 20. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using mostly CW and RTTY. QSL to home call.
ST. MARTIN, FS. John, K9EL will be QRV as FS/K9EL while on vacation. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY when possible. QSL to home call.
LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0. David, OK6DJ is QRV as HB0/OK6DJ/p until June 6. This includes being an entry in the IARU Region 1 CW Field Day. QSL via OK1DRQ.
NORWAY, LA. Waldi, SP7IDX is QRV as LA/homecall from Engeloya Island, IOTA EU-062, until June 17. QSL to homecall.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Piet, PA3CCQ is QRV as PI65SRA until June 20 in celebration of the 65th anniversary of Dutch ARC VERON. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW. QSL via bureau.
BRAZIL, PY. Orlando, PT2OP is QRV as ZV8S and PS8/PY2TJ from Grande de Santa Isabel Island, IOTA SA-026, until June 7. This includes activity from the Pedra do Sal Lighthouse, ARLHS BRA-070. QSL both calls direct via PT2OP.
DODECANESE, SV5. Max, IZ4JMA will be QRV as SV5/homecall from Karpathos Island, IOTA EU-001, from June 6 to 20. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters. QSL via operator's instructions.
WEST KIRIBATI, T30. Haru, JA1XGI is QRV as T30XG from Tarawa, IOTA OC-017, until June 9. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.
ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Takao, JE1WVQ is QRV as ZD8J from Georgetown, IOTA AF-003, until June 8. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters. QSL to home call.
OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT
The following operations are approved for DXCC credit: Mauritius Island, 3B8EME, 2010 operation;
Burundi, 9U2T and 9UPVI/9U1P, 2010 operations;
Rwanda, 9X0CW and 9X0LX, 2010 operations; and
Iraq, YI9HOC, 2009 operation.
If QSOs were rejected for these operations, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on the list to update DXCC records.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The SEANET Contest, NCCC Sprint Ladder, DigiFest, Wake-Up! QRP CW Sprint, UKSMG Summer Contest, RSGB National CW Field Day, Museum Ships Weekend, IARU Region 1 CW Field Day, Alabama QSO Party are all on tap for this weekend.
RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship is scheduled for June 7.
The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for June 8.
The NAQCC Straight Key/Bug CW Sprint and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are both scheduled for June 9.
Please see June QST, page 80 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.