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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD033 (2008)

ARLD033 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 33  ARLD033
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  August 7, 2008
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD033 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
CX3AL, 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.

GUINEA, 3X.  John, VE2EQL, will be active as 3XY0D until August 9.
Activity will mostly be on 20, 17 and 15 meters, with some activity
on 40 meters.  He plans to be on the air around 1000 to 1100z and
after 2300z.  QSL via his home call sign.

SENEGAL, 6V.  Laurent, F8ATM, will be QRV as 6V7L from August 8 to
22.  Activity will be on all HF bands using SSB and RTTY.  QSL via
his home call sign, direct or by the bureau.

TURKEY, TC.  The special callsign TC4X will be activated on several
occasions, through August 12.  Operators include OH2BH, OH2PM,
OH8NC, TA1HZ as well as others.  The location is in the city of
Alanya in southern Turkey.  QSL via OH2BH.

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Luca, IK2NCJ, will be active from the D4C Contest
station on Sao Vicente (AF-086, WLOTA LH-1976, WW Loc.  HK76MV),
from August 6 to 18.  This time he will have Girts, YL2KL, with him
for the Worked All Europe CW Contest (August 9 and 10) as a
Multi-Single entry.  Luca is also expected to be in the SARTG World
Wide RTTY Contest, August 16 and 17.  He will be watching 6 meters
while there.  The 6 meter beacon runs 40 watts and will be on 50.034
MHz with a vertical antenna.  QSL via IZ4DPV.

ITALY, I.  Look for special event station II5EME on the air until
August 15.  Activity is to celebrate the 13th International EME
Conference which will take place in Florence from August 8 to 10.
QSL via IW5EIJ, direct or by the bureau.

PALAU, T8.  Hidenori, JI2TXU, will activate T88TX from August 15 to
20.  Activity will be on 40, 20, 15, 12, 10 and 6 meters SSB.  QSL
via JI2TXU.

HONG KONG, VR2.  Special Event.  Members of the Hong Kong Amateur
Radio DX Association (HARDXA) continued to be active as VR2008O
until August 31, to celebrate the 2008 Beijing Olympics.  Operations
are from 40 to 10 meters and 6 meters, using primarily SSB, RTTY and
PSK31.  QSL direct only to VR2XMT:  Charlie Ho, PO Box 900, Fanling
Post Office, Hong Kong.  There will be no e-QSL or LoTW.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF.  Randy, K5SL, will be QRV as ZS2SI from Grand
Cayman, August 9 to 16.  Activity will be mostly SSB and CW on 17
meters on 18150 and 18077 kHz.  Also look for him around 0400z on 40
meters CW around 7033 kHz.  QSL via his home call sign.

SARDINIA, IS0.  Gherardo, IM0/IZ1DSH, will appear on 40 through 10
meters mostly in SSB from Tavolara Island (EU-165, IIA OT-071) from
August 9 to 17.  QSL via bureau (preferred) or direct to his home

be active from Chichijima (AS-031), from August 10 to 16 on CW, SSB
and digital modes on 160 through 6 meters and via satellite.  QSL
via their home calls.

SVALBARD, JW.  Niels, JW/OZ8KR, will be active mostly on SSB on 20
meters from the capital Longyearbyen (EU-026) from August 12 to 17.
Check his preferred frequencies 14220 and 14260 kHz.  QSL via home

ICELAND, TF.  Martin, TF/G3ZAY, Dominic,TF/M0BLF, and Chris,
TF/M0SCH, are working from Grimsey Island (EU-168) until August 9.
QSL via their home calls.

CORSICA, TK.  Nicolas, TK/F5TGR, will be QRV from Porto Vecchio
(EU-014) in CW and SSB on 40 through 10 meters from August 9 to 23.
Trips to other islands are possible as well.  QSLs via home call,
direct or via bureau.

URUGUAY, CV.  The Radio Club Uruguayo will be active as CV1AA from
Faro Puerto del Buceo West Breakwater (ARLHS URU-014, ILLW UY0003)
during the upcoming ILLW activity, from August 15 to 17.  Look for
them on 160 through 15 meters on CW and SSB with at least two
stations, as well as on VHF and UHF with one station.  QSL for this
activity direct only to: Radio Club Uruguayo, P.O.Box 37,11000,
Montevideo, URUGUAY, SOUTH AMERICA, with SAE and IRC or 2 green

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Andrew, G7COD, will be active from the Island of
Embudu in the Kaafu Atoll, (AS-013), using the callsign 8Q7AK from
October 12 to 25.  Activity will be on 40 through 12 meters using CW
and SSB.  He plans to be operational every day from approximately
0730-0830z, 0900-1030z, 1300-1500z and 1730-1745z.  Suggested
frequencies are (+/- QRM): SSB - 7063, 14147, 18133, 21253 and 24953
kHz, and CW - 7003, 10103, 14003, 18073, 21003 and 24893 kHz.

WALLIS ISLAND, FW.  Operators Hide, JM1LJS and Junichi, JA3RAF, are
expected to be QRV from August 9 to 15.  Hide will sign FW1W and
Junichi will sign FW1Z.  Activity will be on 80 through 6 meters
using CW and SSB.  QSL via their home call signs, direct only.

SAMOA, 5W.  Hide and Junichi will move on to Upolu Island, (OC-097)
with operations from August 16 to 19.  Hide will sign 5W0HH and
Junichi will sign 5W0MJ.  They will be QRV on 40 through 6 meters
using CW and SSB.  QSL via their home call signs, direct only.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Worked All Europe Contest and
Maryland-DC QSO Party are on tap for this weekend.  Please see
August QST, page 74 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for


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