ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD030 (2009)

ARLD030 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 30  ARLD030
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  July 30, 2009
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD030 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
K1SFA, NC1L, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, DXNL, 425 DX News, The Daily
DX, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM
web sites.  Thanks to all.

UT5EL are QRV as 3DA0DJ, 3DA0TB, 3DA0MH, 3DA0VA, 3DA0MM and 3DA0EL
until August 11.  They may also be QRV as 3DA0SS from an
international Scout Camp near Manzini.  Activity is on 160 to 10
meters with two stations active simultaneously and around the clock.
QSL to home calls.

TANZANIA, 5H.  Pat, N2IEN plans to be QRV as 5H2PD until August 8.
Activity is on 40, 30, 20 and 15 meters using mainly CW with some
SSB.  QSL direct to home call.

LESOTHO, 7P.  Operators HA5AO, K5LBU, W0MM, 9M6XRO and DJ0YI are QRV
as 7P8AO, 7P8CF, 7P8MM, 7P8OK and 7P8YI until August 13.  Activity
is on all HF bands using CW and SSB with two stations active all the
time, with a third station active using just RTTY and PSK.  QSL
7P8OK via M0URX and all others to home calls.

GERMANY, DA.  Members of the Waldkirchen Radio Club are QRV using
special event callsign DP3SSKW until December 31 in celebration of
the 3rd Shito-ryu Shukokai Karate 2009 Worldcup being held in
Waldkirchen.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB.  QSL via

PHILIPPINES, DU.  Hans, DL5SDF is QRV as DU9/homecall from Mindanao
Island, IOTA OC-130, and is here until June 2010.  Activity is on
the HF bands using CW.  QSL direct.

SPAIN, EA.  Special event station EG2LB will be QRV August 1 and 2
in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis
Braille.  Activity will be on 80, 40 and 20 meters.  QSL via EA3RKR.

ESTONIA, ES.  Juri, ES5GP is QRV as ES5GP/8 from Kihnu Island, IOTA
EU-178, until August 9.  This includes possible activity from
Lighthouse WLOTA LH-0775.  QSL to home call.

SCOTLAND, GM.  Dave, M0GGK will be QRV as MM0GGK/p from the Isle of
Lewis, IOTA EU-010, from August 1 to 8.  Activity will generally be
between 2100 and 0000z.  QSL to home call.

DOMINICA, J7.  Pierre, HB9CUA is QRV as J79PAK until August 6.  He
has been active mostly on 6 meters, but with some 17 and 15 meter
activity as well.  QSL to home call.

BRAZIL, PY.  Operators PT2OP and PY6KW are QRV as ZW6LH and PR6S,
respectively, from the state of Bahia until August 8.  This includes
participation in the ILLW contest.  QSL to home calls.

EGYPT, SU.  Look for a group of operators to be QRV as SU8LH from
August 1 to 9 from Ras El-Bar island.  Activity will be on all HF
bands and 6 meters using CW and SSB.  This includes an entry in the
ILLW contest.  QSL via SU1SK.

GREECE, SV.  Operators HA8UT, HA8TU, HA8TT, HG8AA and HA8SS are QRV
as J42Z, SX2Z and SV2/homecalls until August 4.  Activity is on 40
to 6 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL via HA8UT.

DODECANESE, SV5.  Several members of the Dodecanese Radio Amateur
Association are QRV as SX5SYMI from Symi Island, IOTA EU-001, until
August 3.  QSL via SV5FRI.

ICELAND, TF.  Maurizio, IW4BLZ is QRV as TF/homecall until August
11.  Activity is on 80 to 6 meters.  This includes possible activity
from Lighthouse WLOTA LH-2975.  QSL to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA.  Special event station R45EFIR will be QRV from
Efremov from August 1 to 10 to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the
founding of the "Efir" radio club.  Activity is on all bands and
modes.  QSL via operators' instructions.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8.  Jim, N6TJ is QRV as ZD8Z until August 7.
Activity is on all bands using CW and SSB.  QSL via AI4U.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF.  Dave, W9CGI is QRV as ZF2GC from Grand Cayman,
IOTA NA-016, until August 10.  Activity is on 17 and 12 meters using
mostly SSB and PSK31.  QSL direct.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL UHF Contest, International
Lighthouse-Lightship Weekend (ILLW) QSO Contest, North American CW
QSO Party, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, TARA Grid Dip Shindig, 10-10
International Summer SSB Contest, NCCC Sprint, European HF
Championship, RSGB RoPoCo 2 and the SARL HF Phone Contest will
certainly keep contesters busy this weekend.  The ARS Spartan CW
Sprint is scheduled for August 4.  Please see August QST, page 76,
and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.