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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD032 (2017)

ARLD032 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 32  ARLD032
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  August 10, 2017
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD032 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.

MARKET REEF, OJ0.  Martti, OH2BH and Henri, OH3JR signing OJ0BH and
OJ0JR, respectively, will be QRV from August 12 to 19, using the new
FT8 digital mode.  They will also be active in the Worked All Europe
DX Contest as well as make appearances on the traditional modes
during any audible propagation.

ISRAEL, 4X.  Udi, 4X6ZM and friends plan to activate the Baram
National Park (Synagogue section Sn-02, Church section Ch-05,
Holyland M-03-ZF, 4XFF-0005, WW Loc. KM37rb) for the HOCOTA
programme on August 11.  They will be QRV as 4X0B on HF using SSB
and CW.  QSL via 4X6ZM direct via the bureau or LoTW.

ALGERIA, 7X.  Bodo, DF8DX is currently QRV as 7Y0A until August 26
from Bechar using SSB and CW.  QSL via ClubLog OQRS.

ENGLAND, G.  Special event station GB4RFR operates around the Flight
Refueling Hamfest on August 13.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, K.  K7I is the call of a special event
station commemorating the birth of the first IBM-PC. They are QRV
until August 14.  This is one in a series of activities for marking
historic milestones in air and spacecraft technology.  For QSL
information see

RUSSIA, UE.  UE80AR draws attention to the founding of the
Archangelsk Oblast 80 years ago and is QRV until the end of
September.  An award is available as well.  QSL via RN1ON.

INDIA, VU.  Madhukar, VU2MUD plans to use the call AT5M in the WAE
contest from Bengaluru.  QSL via VU2MUD, ClubLog.

MALTA, 9H.  Oliver, DF6MS will be operating holiday-style from Gozo
as 9H3BW until August 19 on 40 to 15 meters, using CW only, running
a QRP rig.  QSL via DF6MS.

SVALBARD, JW.  Look for Volkmar, DL4AOJ signing JW/DL4AOJ on the HF
bands, using SSB and CW, until August 14.  QSL via home call.

MAYOTTE, FH.  Heye, DJ9RR is QRV as FH/DJ9RR until August 14.  Look
for him using CW and RTTY on 80 to 10 meters.  QSL direct or via the
DARC QSL Bureau and LoTW.

FEDERAL STATES OF MICRONESIA, V6.  Chusuke, JR1FKR will be operating
as V63FKR while on vacation from September 27 to October 2, using
SSB and RTTY on 40, 20, 17, 15, 10 and 6 meters.  QSL direct only to

VANUATU, YJ.  Adam, K7ST will be QRV as YJ0ST from several different
islands until mid October, before sailing on to Australia.  QSL via

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0.  Tina, DL5YL and Fred, DL5YM will be QRV as
HB0/home calls from September 21 to October 7.  Look for them on 160
to 30 meters.  Tina will be emphasizing low band activity towards
JA, VK and ZL on the long path.

MAURITIUS, 3B8.  Hans, PA3HGT will be QRV as 3B8/PA3HGT from
September 5 to 22.  Activity will be holiday style on 40, 20 and 10
meters using mainly SSB and sometimes the digital modes.  QSL via
his home call sign, via the Bureau, direct or LoTW.

GUINEA, 3YX.  Operators Alain, F5OZC and Sebastien, F8DQZ will be
active as 3XY3D from November 1 to 30.  Activity will be on 40 to 10
meters using mainly CW.  QSL via F5OZC, by the REF Bureau or direct.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Alex, F4GHS will be active as E51GHS from
two of the South Cook Islands during August.  He will be QRV from
Aitutaki Island (OC-083) until August 16 and from Rarotonga Island
(OC-013) from August 16 to 25.  Activity will be holiday style on
various HF bands.  QSL via his home call.

LIGHTHOUSE OPERATIONS.  GB0BLH will operate from Berwick Lighthouse
(ILLW UK0077) from August 14 to 21, including the ILL weekend on
August 19 and 20.  QSL only via bureau and eQSL.  Operators Moses,
CM2YV, Bob, CO2KL, Amed, CO2AME and possibly others will be active
as T45FM from the Faro Puta Maya Lighthouse (ILLW CU-005) during the
ILL weekend.  They plan to have six stations active on all bands
using CW, SSB and digital modes.  QSL via RW6HS, direct only.

MELLISH REEF, VK9M.  Operators Dietmar, DL3DXX, Morten, LB8DC,
Robert, N7QT, Brian, N9ADG, Eric, SM1ALH, Hawk, SM5AQD, Lasse,
SM5GLC and David, W5XU will be active as VK9MA from November 3 to
16.  They will be QRV on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
They plan to have five stations on the air.  QSL via N7QT, direct,
via the Bureau, ClubLog's OQRS, LoTW or eQSL.

Sprintathon and Maryland-DC QSO Party are on tap for this weekend.
The MMMonVHF/DUBUS 144 MHz Meteorscatter Sprint is on August 11.
Please see August QST page 86 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.


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