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VIET NAM, 3W. Jacek, SP5APW will be QRV as 3W9JK from Hoi An from
September 22 to 27. Activity will be on 20 to 6 meters using SSB.
QSL to home call.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Shinji, JF2SDR is QRV as 8Q7SD from Halaveli Island,
Alifu Atoll, IOTA AS-013, until September 25. Activity is holiday
style on 30 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.
PHILIPPINES, DU. Brian, AI6US has obtained a temporary permit to
operate as DU7/AI6US from Dumaguete, IOTA OC-129, from September 23
to October 21. Activity will be on 80 to 2 meters. QSL to home
BELARUS, EU. Special event station EV890G is QRV until October 20
in celebration of the 890th anniversary of the city of Grodno. QSL
MAYOTTE, FH. A group of operators will be QRV as TO6OK from
September 22 to October 4. Activity will be on the HF bands using
CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via OK6DJ.
ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON, FP. Ronan, F5TJP and George, DK7LX are QRV
as FP/home calls until September 30. Activity is holiday style.
QSL to home calls.
PANAMA, HP. A group of operators will be QRV as H88X from Playa
Farallon from September 24 to October 9. Activity will be on the HF
bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to I0SNY.
MONGOLIA, JT. Josef, OK1XC and David, JT1DBS are QRV as home calls
/3 near Batshireet until September 30. Activity is on 40 to 15
meters using CW and FT8. QSL to home calls.
SVALBARD, JW. Peter, DJ2AX and Torsten, DL4APJ are QRV as JW/home
calls from the JW5E club station in Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
Island, IOTA EU-026, until September 25. Activity is on the HF
bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home calls.
FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Carsten, OY1CT is active almost daily from
Streymoy Island, IOTA EU-018, on 20 meters CW after 1500z. QSL
direct to home call.
SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ has received consent from the federal
government to operate as 6O1OO while he works for the United Nations
in the African Union Mission to Somalia. Once setup, he plans to be
QRV on 20 and 15 meters using SSB during his various local times.
QSL via operator's instructions.
PALAU, T8. Operators JM1LIG, JA6UBY, JO3LVG and JR3QFB will be QRV
as T88FM, T88RR, T88MK, and T88JH, respectively, from Koror Island,
IOTA OC-009, from September 21 to 26. Activity will be on 160 to 6
meters using SSB, JT65 and FT8. QSL via operators' instructions.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American SSB Sprint Contest,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, AGB 80-Meter NEMIGA
Contest, FOC QSO Party, UK/EI DX SSB Contest, Maine QSO Party, AGCW
VHF/UHF CW Contest and Classic CW Exchange are all on tap for this
The 220 MHz Fall Sprint is scheduled for September 25.
The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC CW Sprint
and Phone Fray are scheduled for September 26.
The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.
Please see September QST, page 83, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.