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DX Bulletin 42 ARLD042
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 9, 2008
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD042
ARLD042 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, 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.
KENYA, 5Z. Sam, G4OHX is QRV as 5Z4/G4OHX from Diani Beach in
Mombasa until October 20. QSL to home call.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Mike, CT1IUA is QRV as 8Q71U from Kuredu Island, IOTA
AS-013, until October 20. He is active holiday style on 80 to 10
meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
GAMBIA, C5. Andre, ON7YK will be QRV as C56YK from October 13 to
November 9. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB,
RTTY and PSK31. QSL to home call. In addition, several DX4DX Team
members will be QRV as C56EA from October 14 to 24. Activity will
be on all bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via EA4BT.
SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Tomas is QRV as CE9/CE3VPM until November
from the Chilean station Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva on King
George Island. Activity is generally on 40 meters using CW and SSB.
QSL via CE1KR.
EASTER ISLAND, CE0. Tsuyoshi, JJ2NYT will be QRV as CE0Y/JJ2NYT
from October 16 to 19. Activity will be on 40, 20, 17 and 15
meters, and possibly 80 meters, using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home
MADEIRA ISLAND, CT3. Stan, OK1JR is QRV holiday style as CT3/OK1JR
until October 13. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using mainly CW
around 1400z. QSL to home call.
ANGOLA, D2. Vasily, UA0QMN is QRV as D2QMN from Vila Catoca in the
Lunda Sul province. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB,
RTTY and PSK. QSL via RZ3EC.
MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO. Willi, DJ7RJ is QRV as FO/DJ7RJ near the
coast on Ua Pou Island, IOTA OC-027, until October 19. He is active
using mostly CW on 160 to 15 meters. QSL to home call.
SCOTLAND, GM. Paul, 2E1EUB will be QRV as 2M1EUB from October 11 to
21. Activity will be on all amateur radio satellites from northeast
and northwest Scotland. QSL via operator's instructions.
MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Masa, JA6GXK will be QRV as JD1BMM from
October 16 to November 6 while on work assignment. Activity will be
on 160 to 6 meters during his spare time. QSL to home call.
BELGIUM, ON. Members of Belgium's UBA Waasland section are QRV
using special event callsign ON50WAASLAND in celebration of the
club's 50th anniversary. QSL via ON6WL.
SEYCHELLES, S7. Tom is QRV as S79TF ands has been active on 30
meters around 1800z. QSL via DJ6TF.
BANABA, T33. Toshi, JA8BMK will be QRV as T33ZZ from October 12 to
22. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL to home call.
CHAD, TT. Jovica, E78A is QRV as TT8JT until November 18 while on
work assignment. Activity is in his spare time on all bands using
mostly CW. QSL via E73Y.
MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Sei, JA7LU and Yohji JH1AWN are QRV as V73LU
and V73WN, respectively, from Majuro, IOTA OC-029, until October 13.
Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home calls.
AUSTRALIA, VK. Tad, VK2LNX and Suzanne, VK2FSNJ are QRV for six
months from Maatsuyker Island, IOTA OC-233, located off the coast of
Tasmania. They are volunteer caretakers at the lighthouse here.
QSL to home calls.
NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Tomas, VK2CCC is QRV as VK9CNC until October
15. He is active holiday style on the low bands. He will also be
an entry in the Oceania DX CW contest. QSL to home call.
WILLIS ISLAND, VK9W. A large group of operators are QRV as VK9DWX
until October 27. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters with four stations
operating simultaneously. QSL via DJ2MX.
SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. Look for special event station ZS08YL to be QRV
from October 13 to 18 during the International YL and XYL Meeting
that will take place in Cape Town. The station will also be active
from Joburg, Durban and Cape Town. QSL via bureau.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American RTTY Sprint, 10-10
International 10-10 Day Sprint, NCCC Sprint, YLRL Anniversary SSB
Party, Makrothen RTTY Contest, Oceania DX CW Contest, EU Autumn CW
Sprint, Pennsylvania QSO Party, FISTS Fall CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend
CW Sprintathon and the UBA ON SSB Contest will certainly keep
contesters busy this weekend. The NAQCC Straight Key/Bug CW Sprint
is scheduled for October 15. Please see October QST, page 82, and
the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
Álvaro J. Gómez Hernández
Lic. HK 5 NLJ Min. Com.
Cel. 316 6843444