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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD030 (2008)

ARLD030 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 30  ARLD030
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  July 17, 2008
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD030 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
CT1BOL, OH2BN, PY2QI, 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.

DODECANESE, SV5.  Leo, S50R, plans to be QRV as SV5/S50R until July
24.  He'll be running wires on 40, 30, 17 and 12 meters on CW, SSB
and RTTY.  QSL via S50R.  Leo will be using LOTW.

SVALBARD, JW.  JW/ON6TI will be active in his evening hours mainly,
until July 20.  There was no information about bands and modes.  QSL
via home call.  Also, look for JW/OZ8KR from August 12 to 13 and 16
to 17.  Watch for him on 14220 and 14260 kHz.  QSL via OZ8KR.

POLAND, SP.  Look for SP7VC/1 and SP8RX/1 from Wolin Island (EU-132)
for the IOTA Contest July 26 and 27.  QSL SP7VC/1 via SP7VC and
SP8RX/1 via DJ0IF.

HONG KONG, VR2.  The Hong Kong Amateur Radio DX Association will use
the special call sign VR2008O during the Olympic Games on 40 through
6 meters with SSB, RTTY and PSK31 until August 31.  QSL direct only
to VR2XMT, Charlie Ho, P.O. Box 900, Fanling Post Office, Hong Kong.
Have a look at the QSL on .
CRETE, SV9.  Dimitris, SV9/SV1JB, will be active from Kokini Hani,
(EU-015) on CW, SSB and PSK31 using 80 through 10 meters from July
21 to August 7.  QSL via home call, direct or via bureau.
TIMOR LESTE, 4W.  Mike, PA5M, is now active as 4W6AAB for about five
weeks.  Activity will be limited to his spare time.  He was heard on
20 meters around 14047 kHz between 0530 and 0615z.  His QSL Manager
is PA7FM.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Hideki, JA2IVK, will be active as 8Q7SH between July
18 and 20.  Activity will be on 80 through 10 meters using CW and
SSB.  QSL via JA2IVK, by the bureau or direct to his

GHANA, 9G.  Stefan, DL5XX, plans to be active during his free time
as 9G5MM until August 10.  Activity will be on all bands using CW.
QSL via DL5XX.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9.  K5LBU's team should be on the air through July 30.
They will have two complete stations, one for CW and one for SSB.
Activity will be on all bands from 160 to 6 meters.  The updated C9
team now consists of the following operators: Charles F. Frost
(Frosty), K5LBU/C91CF, QSL via home call sign;  Tom Kramer
NQ7R/C91TK, QSL via home call sign; Jay Sewell W5SL/C91SL, QSL via
home call sign; John Plenderleith 9M6XRO/C91XO, QSL via M3SDE;  Bill
Dzurilla, NZ5N/C91BD, QSL via WA4WTG;  Hal Lund, ZS6WB/call sign
pending, QSL via M3SDE only; Bob Novak, K0OK/C91OK, QSL via home
call sign and Ben Pyfer, DJ0YI/C91YI, QSL via home call sign.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E51.  Bill, N7OU, will be QRV as E51NOU between
September 15 and October 11.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters
using low power and CW only.  QSL via N7OU.

IRAN, EP.  Yuki, JH1NBN, is currently active as EP3BN.  His length
of stay is unknown.  QSL via his home call sign.

MAYOTTE, FH.  Alain, F6BFH, will be active as FH/F6BFH until August
9.  Activity will be on all bands, CW and SSB, but he will pay
particular attention to the lower bands.

AZORES, CU.  OH2UA and OH2BH will be QRV July 21 to 28 for
occasional operation.  During the IOTA contest, they will activate
CU2A.  QSL via OH2BH.

NORTHERN IRELAND, GI.  A group of Irish operators will be active as
GI0MPG from Rathlin Island (EU-122) in the upcoming IOTA Contest.
Operations will be from the Rathlin East Lighthouse (ARLHS NTI-011).
Operators include Declan/EI9HQ, Joe/EI7GY/GI0MPG, Sean/EI4GK,
Pete/EI4GZB and Peter/GI4VIV.  QSL direct or by the Bureau to

CT1BOL will activate the Selvagens Islands (AF-047) from July 24 to
27, as CQ9U and CT95S, including an entry in the IOTA contest.
Activity will be on 80 through 6 meters, using mainly SSB.

BRAZIL, PY.  Look for special event station ZW2FEN to be QRV from
the Fenarcom Amateur Radio Fair in Indaiatuba, Sao Paulo.  All
contacts will receive a special QSL.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The DMC RTTY Contest, Feld-Hell Monthly
Sprint, NA RTTY QSO Party, CQ WW VHF Contest and the CQC Great
Colorado Gold Rush should keep contesters busy this weekend.  Please
see July QST, page 78 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for


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