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VIET NAM, 3W. Nobu, JA0JHQ plans to be QRV as 3W9NH from Hoi An
from June 14 to 18. Activity will be on the HF bands, and possibly
6 meters, using CW and FT8. This includes being an entry in the
upcoming All Asian DX CW contest. QSL direct to home call.
RWANDA, 9X. Harald, DF2WO is now QRV as 9X2AW from Kigali.
Activity is on various HF bands using slow CW, SSB and various
digital modes. QSL via M0OXO.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DK6GEO will
be QRV during the Geoparks Communication Weekend from Unicorn Cave.
QSL via operators' instructions.
IRELAND, EI. Members of the South Eastern Amateur Radio Group will
be QRV as EI2GEO from the Copper Coast European Geopark during the
Geoparks Communication Weekend. QSL direct to EI3HDB.
ESTONIA, ES. Operators Henrik, DG0LFF, Steffen, DH1DM, Fred, DH5FS
and Uwe, DL3BQA will be QRV as ES0/home calls and ES0UG/8 from
various islands from June 11 to 15. Their fist stop will be Kihnu
Island, IOTA EU-178. Activity will be on the HF bands, including 6
meters, 4 meters, 2 meters, 70 centimeters and 3 centimeters using
various modes. QSL via operators' instructions.
FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Walter, HB9XBG is QRV as FO/HB9XBG from Bora
Bora Island, IOTA OC-067, until June 17. Activity is on 20 meters
using SSB. QSL to home call.
ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB6GEO will be QRV on June 9 and
10 from Kent's Cavern, Torbay, as part of the Geoparks Communication
Weekend. Activity will be on 80, 40, 20, 15, 10 and 6 meters, in
addition to 6 meters using SSB, and 2 meters using FM. QSL via
AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Dave, WJ2O is QRV as KH8/WJ2O until June 10.
Activity is on 40 to 15 meters using CW. QSL direct to N2ZN.
MARKET REEF, OJ0. Pasi, OH3WS will be QRV as OJ0W while on work
assignment from June 9 to 16. Activity will be in his spare time on
40 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
BONAIRE, PJ4. Lauren, W0LD and Jon, N0JK are QRV as PJ4/home calls
until June 11. Activity is on the HF bands and 6 meters using CW,
SSB and FT8. They plan to be active as PJ4V in the ARRL June VHF
contest. QSL both calls via W0LD and PJ4V via M0URX.
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9. David, EB7DX is QRV as S9ZZ from Sao
Tome Island, IOTA AF-023, until June 9. Activity is holiday style
on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL direct to home
GREECE, SV. Special event station J48GEO will be QRV from Lesvos
Island, IOTA EU-049, from the Natural History Museum at the Lesvos
Petrified Forest during the Geoparks Communication Weekend. QSL via
DODECANESE, SV5. Marcel, OK2QQ will be QRV as SV5/OK2QQ from
Kalymnos and Telendos, IOTA EU-001, from June 12 to 22. Activity
will be on 40 to 2 meters using CW, SSB and FM. QSL direct to home
COSTA RICA, TI. A group of operators are QRV as TE6DX from Unita
Island, IOTA NA-155, until June 11. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via TI2CDA.
CORSICA, TK. Arnoud, PE2USA will be QRV as TK/PE2USA near
Sari-Solenzara, IOTA EU-014, from June 10 to 15. Activity will be
on 40, 20 and 10 meters, and possibly 80 meters, using SSB and RTTY.
QSL via operator's instructions.
ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Special event station R30STM is QRV until June
10 from both Tyumenskaya and Kurganskaya Oblasts to commemorate the
30th anniversary of the launching of the Soyuz TM-5 spacecraft. QSL
via operators' instructions.
MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Will, KW4WZ plans to be QRV as V73/KW4WZ from
Kwajalein, IOTA OC-028, until June 18. Activity is in his spare
time on the HF bands using some SSB, and JT65 and FT8. QSL via
BERMUDA, VP9. Kyle, WA4PGM is QRV as VP9/WA4PGM until June 16.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using mostly CW. QSL direct to home
ROMANIA, YO. Look for special event station YP2GEO to be QRV during
the Geopark Communication Weekend from Tara Hateulul. QSL via
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL June VHF Contest, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, Geoparks Communication Weekend, NCCC CW Sprint, DRCG World
Wide RTTY Contest, VK Shires Contest, Asia-Pacific SSB Sprint, SKCC
Weekend CW Sprintathon, Portugal Day Contest, GACW WWSA CW DX
Contest, REF DDFM 6-Meter Contest and Cookie Crumble QRP Contest are
all on tap for this weekend.
The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is scheduled for June
The CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship, NAQCC
CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for June 13.
The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.
Please see June QST, page 82, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.