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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD034 (2006)

ARLD034 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 34  ARLD034
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  August 10, 2006
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD034 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 Calender and WA7BNM web sites.
Thanks to all.

MONTENEGRO, 4O6.  Joe, W8GEX, and four other members from the
SouthWest Ohio DX Association plan to activate Montenegro starting
August 13 for a 7 day operation.  Their callsign will be 4O6DX.
Other team members are Wayne, K8LEE, Janet, W8CAA, John, KP2A and
Jim, W9VNE.  They will be on 160 through 6 meters, using CW, SSB and
PSK.  QSL to K8LEE, with sase.

GHANA, 9G.  Scott, AC3A, will be active as 9G5SE from Accra, until
August 12.  Look for him on 40 through 6 meters.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9.  Ken, G3OCA and Rei, DL6DQW will be QRV until August
14.  Look for them from the mainland using the call sign C94RF or
C93RF.  Activity will be on 40 through 10 meters, using CW and SSB.
During their stay, they  plan to activate the Island of Inhacamba
(AF-103) the last unactivated IOTA group in Mozambique.  The
callsign may be C94KF.  QSL via G3OCA.

GREECE, SV.  Ops Nicos, SV2AYT, Bill, SV2AOB, Bill, SV2BET, Alex,
SV0EG and Kostas, SW2IPK will use the special callsign SX8AYT to
activate the following Greek islands, in the EU-049 IOTA group,
between August 16 and 30:  Lemnos Island (MIA MG-065, WLOTA
LH-1740), Agios Efstratios Island (MIA MG-002), Sergitsi Island (MIA
MG-106, uninhabitable) and Kompi Rockisland.  Activity will be on 80
through 2 meters, mainly SSB.  QSL via SV2AYT, direct ( or
via the bureau.

FRANCE, F.  Operators Michele, F5MKX (YL), Alain, F6ENO and
Jean-Jacques, F5NKX will be active as F8UFT/p from the French Alps
beginning August 17, weather permitting, using 40 meter CW and 3
watts.  QSL via F6ICG.

CHAGOS ISLANDS, VQ9.  Jim, ND9M (VQ9JC and KG4JC), will be returning
to Diego Garcia (AF-006) this week for another four month tour.  QSL
either direct or via the bureau to ND9M.

MACAO, XX9.  Look for Hide, JM1LJS, to be here until August 15.  He
is trying to renew his XX9TJS license.  Check 30, 17, 12, 6 and 2
meters, using SSB, CW and FM.  Satellite operations will be 2 meter
uplink / 430 MHz downlink only.  QSL XX9TJS via JM1LJS.

INDONESIA, YC0.  Hotang, YC0IEM, will be active as YC0IEM/7 from
Borneo Island (OC-088), until August 24.  QSL via IZ8CCW, via the
bureau or direct.

IRAQ, YI.  Richard, SP8HKT, plans to be active again as YI9KT.  He
will be in Diwaniyah until January 2007.  Look for him on 80 through
10 meters.  Richard will be active during his free time: 0800-1000z,
1300-1430z, 1700-2000z, sometimes on low bands only with North
America between 0200-0330z.  QSL via SP8HKT, direct only.

EAST TIMOR, 4W6.  Mike, 4W6AAB has been reported on 20 and 30 meters
between 0730 and 0930Z using RTTY.  QSL via PA7FM.

APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operations from Swains
Island, between July 28 and August 2, 2006, have been approved for
DXCC credit:  KH8SI,  K1ER/KH8, KS6FO/KH8, WH7S/KH8, K8YSE/KH8,
AH7C/KH8 and KH6BK/KH8.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Worked All Europe, CW contest,
Maryland-DC QSO Party and SWOT Hot-Rock Shootout are on tap for this
weekend.  Please see August QST, page 88 for more details.


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