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DX Bulletin 43 ARLD043
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 16, 2008
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD043
ARLD043 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, SU1SK, QRZ DX, 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.
MAURITIUS, 3B8. Jose, ON4LAC will be QRV as 3B8/ON4LAC from October
18 to November 6. QSL to home call.
SWAZILAND, 3DA0. David, GI4FUM and Daniel, ZS6JR will be QRV as
3DA0DJ and 3DA0EI, respectively, until October 27. In addition,
Daniel will be active as 3DA0JOTA during JOTA. QSL via operators'
TUNISIA, 3V. During JOTA, look for 3V8SM to be QRV from Djerba
Island, IOTA AF-083, as well as 3V8CB, 3V8SQ and 3V8ST. QSL via
SENEGAL, 6W. Operators DK8YY, DL4JS, DL8ALU, DL8AKI and DL1WA will
be QRV as 6W/DL4JS from October 18 to 27. They will be active on
all HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. They will be QRV as 6V7M in
the Worked All Germany and upcoming CQ WW SSB contests. QSL via
SIERRA LEONE, 9L. Operators I1HJT, I2YSB, IK1AOD, IK2CIO, IK2CKR,
IK2DIA and IK2HKT are QRV as 9L1X from Sherbro Island, IOTA AF-056,
until October 23. They may also be active as 9L1A, 9L1E, 9L1K and
9L1M. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with
three stations active simultaneously. QSL direct via I2YSB.
BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Adrian, AA5UK is QRV as EA6/AA5UK from Ibiza
until October 29. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY,
SSTV and various other digital modes. He is also active on
Satellite AO-51 and will be an entry in the upcoming CQ WW SSB
contest. QSL to home call.
ARMENIA, EK. Special callsign EK2790 is active until October 19 in
celebration of the 2,790th anniversary of Yerevan. In addition,
operators EK2790DX, EK2790GB, EK2790KE, EK2790SA and EK2790TA have
also been active. QSL via operators' instructions.
SURINAME, PZ. Look for OM2TW, OM5AW, OM5AA, OK1RK and OK1NY to be
QRV as PZ5Z from October 21 to 30. Activity will be on 160 to 2
meters using all modes, including EME. QSL via OM2FY.
EGYPT, SU. Look for special event station SU8JOTA to be QRV from
the Cairo International Scout Centre during JOTA. Activity will be
on all bands, using CW and SSB, near the World Scout frequencies.
They may also be active on the local VHF network and EchoLink. QSL
CRETE, SV9. Ulf, DL5AXX is QRV as SV9/DL5AXX until October 21 while
on holiday. He will be active as J49V in the Worked ALL Germany
contest. QSL to home call.
TUVALU, T2. Anci, JA2ZL is QRV as T22ZL until October 21 while on
vacation. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and
SSTV. QSL to home call.
BANABA ISLAND, T33. Toshi, JA8BMK is QRV as T33ZZ until October 23.
Activity is on the HF bands, with an emphasis on the lower bands,
using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK31. QSL direct to home call.
PALAU, T8. Operators JA7RPC and JF7RKV are QRV as T88RP and T88SB,
respectively, until October 20. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters
using CW and SSB. QSL to home calls.
ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS, VU4. In celebration of the National
Institute of Amateur Radio's 25th anniversary, a group of operators
will be QRV as VU4MY and VU4RG from Port Blair, IOTA AS-001, from
October 23 to November 3. Activity will be on 150 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. This includes an entry in the upcoming
CQ WW SSB contest. QSL both calls via DJ7JC.
LAKSHADWEEP ISLANDS, VU7. As part of the 25th anniversary
celebration of NIAR, a group of operators will be QRV as VU7SJ from
Agatti Island, IOTA AS-011, and VU7NRO, IOTA AS-011, from October 23
to November 3. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB,
RTTY and PSK. QSL VU7SJ via DL9GFB and VU7NRO direct via VU2UWZ.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Jamboree-On-The-Air Event, ARRL EME
Contest, NCCC Sprint, JARTS World Wide RTTY Contest, ARCI Fall CW
QSO Party, Worked All Germany Contest, Stew Perry Topband Challenge,
W/VE Islands QSO Party, PODXS 070 Club 160-Meter Great Pumpkin
Sprint, Feld Hell Sprint, 50 MHz Fall Sprint, Asia-Pacific Fall CW
Sprint, UBA ON 2-Meter Contest and the Illinois QSO Party will
certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend. The Run for
the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for October 20. The ARRL
School Club Roundup is scheduled for October 20 to 24. The SKCC CW
Sprint and RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Sprint are scheduled for October
22. 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