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DX Bulletin 45 ARLD045
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT October 30, 2008
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD045
ARLD045 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.
MALTA, 9H. Anne, OH2YL will be QRV as 9H3YL from November 1 to 8.
Activity will be on all HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL to home
TONGA, A3. Ulli, DL2AH is QRV as A35AH from the Tongatapu Group,
IOTA OC-049, until November 9. QSL to home call.
OMAN, A4. Members of the Lufthansa Amateur Radio club and DARC club
I09 are QRV as A43DLH until November 11 while guests of the Royal
Omani Amateur Radio Society. Activity is on all HF bands using CW,
SSB and various digital modes. They plan on using EME as well.
They will also be QRV as A43DLH/p from an Omani Scout Camp. QSL via
IRAN, EP. Sadegh, EP3HF has been active on 15 meters using SSB
around 0900z. QSL direct.
ANTARCTICA. Nicolas, F4EGX will be QRV as FT5YI from the French
base "Dumont d'Urville" on Petrel Island, IOTA AN-017, from November
to mid December. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB in his
spare time. QSL to home call.
GUERNSEY, Martin, G3ZAY and Michael, G7VJR are QRV as GU3ZAY and
GU7VJR, respectively, until November 2. Activity is mainly on the
HF bands using CW and SSB. They may also be active from Lighthouse
WLOTA LH-0013. QSL both calls via G7VJR.
ITALY, I. Special event station IY1EY will be QRV from November 1
to 9 to commemorate the radio experiments Guglielmo Marconi made on
his yacht "Elettra" from 1919 to 1936. Activity is on all HF bands
using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via IK1QBT.
BELGIUM, ON. Special event station ON55INR is QRV until December 31
to mark the start of TV broadcasting from Brussels from the Institut
National Belge de Radiodiffusion. QSL via bureau.
ARUBA, P4. Garry, K9WZB and Sharon, K7WZB are QRV as P40ZB until
November 6. They may also be active from Lighthouse WLOTA LH-0033.
QSL direct via K9WZB.
GUATEMALA, TG. Emmanuel, TG9AHM has been active using RTTY on 20
meters around 2000z.
ANTARCTICA. Bob, VK2ABP will be QRV as VK0BP on Davis Base from
November 1 to March 7. He will be active in his spare time. QSL
CHAGOS ISLANDS, VQ9. Rick, KI1G is QRV as VQ9RD from Diego Garcia
Island, IOTA AF-006, until November 11. QSL direct to home call.
LAKSHADWEEP ISLANDS, VU7. A group of operators are QRV as VU7NRO
and VU7SJ until November 3. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using
CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL VU7NRO direct via VU2UWZ and VU7SJ
INDONESIA, YB. Ron, AA5DX is QRV as YB9/AA5DX from Bali until
November 10. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL to
VANUATU, YJ. Mat, JA1JQY and Kuni, JA8VE are QRV as YJ0AQY and
YJ0AVE, respectively, until November 6. Activity is on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and possibly RTTY. QSL YJ0AQY via JA1JQY and
YJ0AVE via JF1OCQ.
LATVIA, YL. Latvian amateur radio operators will use the special
prefix YL90 during the month of November in celebration of the 90th
anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Latvia.
ALBANIA, ZA. Raul, XE1MO will be QRV as ZA1/XE1MO from November 1
to 9. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home
NIUE, ZK2. Dave, N1EMC is QRV as ZK2DF. He has been active on 40
meters using SSB, listening up, around 0930z. QSL to home call.
OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit: Iraq, YI9PT, 2008 operation.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL CW Sweepstakes Contest, North
American Collegiate ARC CW Championship, NCCC Sprint, IPARC Contest,
Ukrainian DX Contest, High Speed Club CW Contest and the DARC
10-Meter Digital Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this
upcoming weekend. The ARS Spartan Sprint is scheduled for November
4. Please see November QST, page 86, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest web sites for details.