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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD043 (2012)

ARLD043 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 43  ARLD043
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  October 18, 2012
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD043 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, W3UR, QRZ DX, The Weekly 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.

ZAMBIA, 9J.  Gert, ZS6AYU is QRV as 9J2GR from the Mama Out of
Africa lodge at the Zambezi river near Livingstone until October 22.
Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW.  QSL to home call.

IRELAND, EI.  Olivier, ON4EI will be QRV as EI8GQB from October 21
to 30.  He will be active as EI1A in the upcoming CQ WW SSB DX
contest as a Single Op/2 Radio entry.  QSL via bureau to home call.

FRENCH GUYANA, FY.  Rich, N6KT will be QRV using special event
callsign TO2A from Kourou from October 20 to 30.  This includes an
entry in the upcoming CQ WW SSB DX contest.  QSL via KU9C.

GUERNSEY, GU.  Members of the Guernsey Amateur Radio Society and the
Bailiwick of Guernsey RAYNET plan to be QRV with special event
station GB2JTA from Vale during the Jamboree On The Air.  QSL via

JAPAN, JA.  Special event station 8J2ARDF will be QRV during the All
Japan ARDF Athletic Meet from October 20 to November 25.  QSL via
SM6CVX will be QRV from various islands as part of an IOTA
DXpedition from October 20 to November 12.  They will be active as
P29VCX from Emirau Island, IOTA OC-103, from October 20 to 24, and
as P29NI from Simberi Island, IOTA OC-099, from October 27 to 31.
Activity will be on the HF bands.  QSL via operators' instructions.

ARUBA, P4.  Helmut, DF7ZS plans to be active as P40Z in the Worked
All Germany contest.  Before and after the contest look for him on
17 and 12 meters.  QSL to home call.

SEYCHELLES, S7.  Operators I5IHE, I5OYY and IK5RUN will be QRV as
S79LC, S79YY and S79UN, respectively, from Praslin Island, IOTA
AF-024, from October 20 to November 4.  Activity will be holiday
style on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL direct to home

EGYPT, SU.  Members of the Egyptian Radio Amateur Society for
Development and the Arab Scout Region are QRV with special callsign
SU55J until October 22.  This includes being active in the Jamboree
On The Air event.  QSL direct via SM5AQD.

MONTSERRAT, VP2M.  Operators K2DM, G3NKC, G4XUM and GM4AFF will be
QRV as VP2MDG, VP2MKC, VP2MXU and VP2MAF, respectively, from
Gingerbread Hill, St. Peters Parish from October 23 to 30.  This
includes being active as VP2MDG in the upcoming CQ WW SSB DX
contest.  Activity will be on all HF bands before and after the
contest.  QSL VP2MKC and VP2MXU via G3NKC and all others to home

UZBEKISTAN, UK.  Takhir, UK/UA1ZEY is QRV from Samarkand until
November 1.  Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL direct to home call.
CHAGOS ISLAND, VQ9.  Jim, ND9M will be QRV as VQ92JC from October 20
to November 4.  He will be active Field Day style from 1200 to 1600z
as much as possible.  This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ WW
SSB DX contest.  QSL to home call.

VIET NAM, XV.  Yasu, JL7XBN is QRV as XV29FM from Vung Tau until
October 22.  He is active on 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB, RTTY,
PSK and JT65A and FM on 10 meters.  QSL direct to home call.

MACAO, XX9.  Operators EA7FTR, EA5HPX, EB5BBM and EB7DX are QRV as
XX9TFR, XX9TPX, XX9TBM and XX9TEX, respectively, from the Pousada de
Coloane Hotel on Coloane Island until October 29.  Activity is on
160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with two stations.  QSL all
calls direct via EA7FTR.

NICARAGUA, YN.  Jeff, N6GQ will be QRV as YN2AA from Grenada from
October 23 to 29.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using all
modes.  He may also try 6-Meter EME using JT65.  This includes an
entry in the upcoming CQ WW SSB DX contest as a Single Op/All
Band/High Power entry.  QSL direct via NN3W.
ZIMBABWE, Z2.  Gert, ZS6AYU will be QRV as Z21GF from the Victoria
Falls from October 22 to 25.  Activity will be holiday style on 40
to 10 meters using CW.  QSL to home call.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8.  Diya, Z81D is usually active using SSB on 40 to 10
meters at various times.  QSL via OM3JW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge, Scout
Jamboree On The Air, Araucaria VHF Contest, JARTS World Wide RTTY
Contest, 10-10 International Fall CW Contest, SYLRA Contest, New
York QSO Party, Iowa QSO Party, Worked All Germany Contest, W/VE
Islands QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint, Asia-Pacific Fall CW Sprint,
UBA ON 2-Meter Contest and the Illinois QSO Party are all on tap for
this upcoming weekend.  The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is
scheduled for October 22.  The SKCC CW Sprint and CWops Mini-CWT
Test are scheduled for October 24.  Please see October QST, page 87
and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.


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