ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD029 (2009)

ARLD029 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 29  ARLD029
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  July 23, 2009
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD029 DX news

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 Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.
Thanks to all.

MEXICO, 4C.  Look for special event station 4C12SG to be active
until July 27.  Operations will take place from ''Sotano del Barro'',
one of the deepest places in the world.  Also, look for 4C12SG to be
active on the satellites (Grid EL01), and if conditions permit, also
on 6 meters.  QSL via XE1RCQ.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8.  AO8GTC will be active with four stations using
CW, SSB and digital modes on July 25 and 26 to celebrate the
commissioning of the largest optical telescope at the ''Roque de los
Muchachos'' obervatory on La Palma (AF-004).  QSL via EA8RCP.

TAIWAN, BX5.  Jimmy, BX5AA, will be active from AS-020 during the
RSGB IOTA Contest as a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry.  QSL via

ANDORRA, C3.  Vini, IK2CIO, will be active as C31/IK2CIO between
August 6 and 12.  Activity will be holiday style on 160 through 6
meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to IK2CIO, via the Bureau or direct.

CUBA, CO8.  Raul, CO8ZZ, will be active during the RSGB IOTA Contest
from NA-015, in the CW only category.  QSL via DK1WI.

MADEIRA ISLANDS, CR3.  A groups of operators from the Madeira
Contest Team and G.I.R.A. will be active as CR3D and CR3R from Chao
Islet in the Desertas Islands group (AF-046) between July 24 and 26.
Activity will be on the HF and VHF bands using CW, SSB and the
digital modes.  They will also be active in the RSGB IOTA Contest.

BAHAMAS, C6.  Pete, W2GJ, Ed, K3IXD, Dallas, W3PP, and Jim, K4QO,
will be QRV until July 27.  They will sign C6APR in CW and SSB on 80
through 10 meters and also during the IOTA Contest.  Other calls
used will be C6AXD in RTTY and C6AQO on 6 meters.  All three calls
also count for the Bird Rock Lighthouse (ARLHS BAH-005).  The QSL
manager for all their calls is K3IXD.

CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9.  Yasuyuki, DJ1AIB/JR1AIB, will be active as
EA9/DJ1AIB from Melilla until July 26.  Activity will be on 160
through 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK.  QSL via JR1AIB.

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0.  David, HB0/ON4DN/p, will be active July 24 to
26.  He is working holiday style in SSB and digital modes on 40
through 10 meters, with a special focus on 30 meters.  QSL via home
call, direct or via bureau.

JERSEY, GJ.  Members of the Bristol Contest Group will be active as
GJ6YB during the RSGB IOTA Contest from (EU-013, WLOTA L-0818) as a
Multi-Op/Island-DXpedition entry.  QSL via G3SWH, direct or by the
Bureau.  Also, Mat, F5SHQ, will be active as MJ0ASP during the RSGB
IOTA Contest as a Single-Op/Low-Power entry.  QSL via MJ0ASP.

ALAND ISLAND, OH0.  Operators Juha, OH6XX and Timo, OH6GLE will be
active as OH0Z during the RSGB IOTA Contest as a Multi-Op/Island
entry.  QSL via W0MM.

DODECANESE, SV5.  Tom, OK2PTZ, will be active as SV5/OK6Y from Kos
Island (EU-001) during the RSGB IOTA Contest as a
Single-Op/Mixed-Mode entry.  QSL via OK2PTZ.

BELIZE, V3.  Per, LA5OPA, will be QRV as V31NP from Ambergris Cay
(NA-073) between July 26 and August 12.  He will work in SSB and
PSK31 mostly on 20 meters.  QSL via bureau or direct to LA5OPA.

TOGO, 5V.  Franco, I1FQH, is QRV as 5V7PRF until July 30.  You can
find him mostly in CW on 80 through 10 meters but sometimes also in
SSB.  Please QSLs direct, via bureau, LoTW or eQSL via his home

GREENLAND, OX.  Bo, OZ1PIF, is operating OX3LX until August 1.  He
is QRV on six meters from grid square GP60.  QSL via OZ1PIF.

FAROE ISLANDS. OY.  Thomas, OY/OZ1AA, is now QRV from the OY6FRA
club station in the capital, Torshavn.  He is on HF and 6 meters
using CW and SSB.  QSL via OZ1ACB, Allis Andersen, Kagsaavej 34,
DK-2730 Herlev, Denmark.

MOROCCO, CN.  CN10FT is QRV until August 20 commemorating the 10th
year of the reign of the King of Morocco, Mohamed VI.  Operators are

CROATIA, 9A.  Operators 9A6NL, 9A/HA6PS, 9A/HA7JJS, and 9A/HA7PL
will be QRV until July 29, including an entry in the RSGB IOTA
Contest from IOTA EU-170.  They will be active before and after the
contest on all HF bands plus 6 meters using CW, SSB and digital
modes.  QSL via the HA bureau or direct to the op's home call.

UKRAINE, UT.  Look for UU7J/P in the RSGB IOTA contest from Tuzla
Island, EU-180.  QSL via UU0JM.  Ops US0KW/P, US0ZZ/P, UT2XQ/P,
UT/ER1DA/P, UT/ER3DW/P, UT/ER3DX/P and UT/ER3ZZ/P will operate CW
and SSB from this location until July 27.  QSL via home calls.

GHANA, 9G.  Operators Alfeo, I1HJT, Silvano, I2YSB, Carlo, IK1AOD,
Vinicio, IK2CIO, Angelo, IK2CKR, Marcello, IK2DIA, Stefano, IK2HKT,
and Donato, IZ2CHO will be active between November 13 and 27.  Their
activity will also include an IOTA trip to Abokwa Island (AF-084).
They will use two different call signs for their activities.
Operations on the mainland will use the call sign 9G5TT, while
operations on AF-084 will use 9G5XX.  Activity will be on 80 through
10 meters, using all modes.  QSL via I2YSB, direct only.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The 144 MHz Digital EME Championship,
IOTA Contest and the Flight of the Bumblebees are on tap for this
weekend.  Please see July QST, page 76 and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.