Updated  7-12-218


This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
KI1U, W3UR, 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.

TIMOR-LESTE, 4W.  Gordon, K7TRB is QRV as 4W6VA from Dili, IOTA
OC-148, until the middle of September 2018.  Activity is on 20, 17
and 6 meters.  QSL to home call.

MALAWI, 7Q.  Arnold, WB6OJB is QRV as 7Q7JK until July 25.  Activity
is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using SSB.  QSL direct to home

ALGERIA, 7X.  A group of operators are QRV as 7V9A from Habibas
Island, IOTA AF-094, until July 21.  Activity is on the HF bands
using SSB, various digital modes, FT8, with some CW, and SSB on
various VHF bands.  QSL via operators' instructions.

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Christian, M0UPL will be QRV as D44EK from Sal
Island, AF-086, from July 23 to August 7.  Activity will be on the
HF bands using only SSB.  QSL to home call.

SARDINIA, IS0.  Massimo, I0PNM is QRV as IM0/I0PNM from San Pietro
Island, IOTA EU-165, until August 20.  Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and
10 meters using SSB.  This includes being an entry in the upcoming
RSGB IOTA contest.  QSL direct to home call.

Marcus Island, IOTA OC-073, until August 15.  Activity is on the HF
bands.  QSL via bureau.

SVALBARD, JW.  Members of Amateur Radio Club SP3PET are QRV as
JW100PUT from Petuniabukta, Spitsbergen, IOTA EU-026, until July 31
to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Academic Ham Radio Club of
the Poznan University of Technology.  Activity is on 80, 40 and 20
meters, as well as 2 meters and 70 centimeters, using SSB and FM.

GUAM, KH2.  Howard, WQ6B is QRV as KH2/WQ6B until July 24.  Activity
is on the various HF bands using SSB and FT8.  QSL to home call.

MARKET REEF, OJ0.  A large group of operators will be QRV as OJ0C
from July 21 to 28, and then from August 18 to 25, during the first
International Youth at Sea activity.  Activity is on the HF bands.
QSL via OH3JR.

ARUBA, P4.  Rick, N1DC is QRV as P4/N1DC until July 26.  Activity is
holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW, with some SSB and FT8,
and running QRP power.  QSL to home call.

CURACAO, PJ2.  Operators Violetta, KM4ATT, Mason, KM4SII, Dhruv,
KC9ZJX, and David, VE7DZO, are QRV as PJ2Y until July 24 as part of
a Youth DX Adventure to Curacao.  Activity is on the HF bands using
CW, SSB and FT8.  QSL direct to AB8YK.

MICRONESIA, V6.  Members of the Nara DX Association Japan are QRV as
V6J from Ta Island, IOTA OC-254, until July 31.  Activity is on 40
to 15 meters, including 6 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 with
three stations active.  QSL direct to JP3AYQ.

CANADA, VE.  Mike, KI1U will be QRV as VE9IU from Grand Manan
Island, IOTA NA-014, from July 21 to 28.  Activity will be on the HF
bands using CW and FT8, with some activity on 6 meters and various
satellites.  QSL to home call.

CAMBODIA, XU.  Chapli, BG4HRM is QRV as XU7AKL from Phnom Penh.
Activity is mostly on 80 to 10 meters using CW.  QSL to home call.

VANUATU, YJ.  Geoff, ZL3GA is QRV as YJ0GA from Efate, IOTA OC-035,
until July 24.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, FT8 and
some SSB.  QSL to home call.

20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Russian
Radio Team Championship, Trans-Tasman Low-Bands Challenge, Jakarta
40-Meter DX Contest, DMC RTTY Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, CQ
Worldwide VHF Contest, SA Sprint Contest, RSGB Low Power CW Contest
and the CQC Great Colorado 20-Meter CW Gold Rush are all on tap for
this weekend.

The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are
scheduled for July 25.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see July QST, page 83, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.