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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD029 (2008)

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DX Bulletin 29  ARLD029
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  July 10, 2008
To all radio amateurs   

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This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest
Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calender and WA7BNM web sites.
Thanks to all.

CYPRUS, 5B.  Jack, RW3QC, will be active as 5B4AII during the IARU
HF World Championship as a Single Op, All Band, High Power, Mixed
entry.  QSL via RW3RN.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Tim, VE6SH, IARU Vice President, will be active as
8Q7TM between July 11 and 20, including an entry in the IARU HF
World Championship.  QSL via VE6SH.

AFRICAN TOUR.  John, 9M6XRO, will be active from the following
African locations, July 11 to 13 from Johannesburg, South Africa, as
ZS6/GM3OOK; July 14 to 19 from Mozambique as C91XO; July 19 to 25
from Swaziland as 3DA0OK.  He will be QRV on 160 through 10 meters
using CW, RTTY and SSB.  QSL via M3SDE, direct/bureau for all three
call signs.  See QRZ.com.

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Massimo, IZ4DPV, will be active as D4C during the
IARU HF World Championship as a Single Op, All Band, High Power, SSB
entry from Mindelo, Ilha do Sao Vicente (AF-086, WLOTA LH-1976).

MARKET REEF, OJ0.  Five operators will activate Market Reef between
July 11 and 14, which will include a Multi-Op entry as OJ0A in the
IARU HF World Championship.  They will have three stations on the
air on 160 through 6 meters.  Operators are G0CKV/SM0CKV, OH1VR,
OH3RM, W6RGG and G3SXW.  All operators will sign OJ0/home call
before and after the IARU Contest, except for OH1VR who will use
OJ0VR.  QSL all OJ0/homecalls via the operators' home call signs and
OJ0VR via OH1VR.  QSL to OJ0A via OH3RM.

GREENLAND, OX.  Operator Bo/OZ1DJJ (OX3LX) is expected to combine a
work and vacation DXpedition until July 23.  Activity will be on 6
meters and possibly 2 meters.  Operations will be limited to his
spare time.  QSL via OZ1PIF.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY.  A German group will be active from Suduroy
Island (EU-018), until July 16.  Operators are DL2MLU, DD1LD, DD5FZ,
DK7MCX and DL6RAI.  Look for the operators to sign home call/OY.
Activity will be on the HF bands and 6 meters using CW, SSB and
Digital.  The team is expected to be in the IARU HF World
Championship.

MICRONESIA, V6.  Dick, AD7AF, will be active as V63WWA from Kosrae
Island (OC-059) until July 24.  Activity will be mostly CW with some
SSB, PSK31, and RTTY on 80 through 10 meters.  QSL via AD7AF.

IRAQ, YI.  Buzz, NI5DX, reports that Kitch, WD6V, who has been
active as YI9WV, has put some 4000 contacts in the log since
mid-April.  Most of his contacts have been on 40 and 30 meters CW,
but he has also been on 20, 17, 15 and 10 meters.  Kitch has also
been active on PSK31 on 20 meters and is expected to try 40 meters.
QSL YI9WV via NI5DX, by the Bureau or direct with SASE and 1 USD or
1 IRC.

UNITED KINGDOM, G.  GB50OT will be QRV until July 13 to mark 50
years of RAOTA, the Radio Amateurs Old Timers' Association.  Look
for them on 80 through 6 meters using SSB, CW and digital.  QSL via
G3VBE.

USA, N.  The Carolina DX Association will activate N4BX from grid
square FM13 for the CQWW VHF Contest July 19 and 20.  They say FM13
is probably the U.S. grid locator with the smallest amount of land
in it.  It is mostly a water grid.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0.  OH2PM and OH2BH will be taking a ferry to Aland
Islands today and will be QRV in the IARU Contest signing OG0A.  QSL
via OH2BH.  They will also be active outside the contest as OH0R and
OH0B, respectively.  QSL to their callbook addresses.

MONTENEGRO, 4O.  Bill, ON5JE, will be active as 4O1/ON5JE from Budva
until July 17.  Activity will be on the HF bands, propagation
permitting.  QSL via his home call sign.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8.  Jim, N6TJ, is once again active as ZD8Z and
will be staying on the island until July 15.  Activity will be on
all bands CW and SSB.  Look for him to be in the IARU HF World
Championship.  QSL via his new manager AI4U, direct or by the
Bureau.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The IARU HF World Championship, FISTS
Summer Sprint, West Coast Regional Challenge and QRP ARCI Summer
homebrew are on tap for your contesting pleasure.  Please see page
78 in July 2008 QST and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for
details.
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