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DX Bulletin 34 ARLD034
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 16, 2018
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD034
ARLD034 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
G7URP, HL4CCM, WB0TEV, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News,
DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
TONGA, A3. Operator DL7JLL is QRV as A35JLL until September 19 from
several islands in the Tongatapu Group, IOTA OC-014. Activity is on
40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.
CUBA, CO. Several members of the Mayabeque Contest Group will be
QRV as T43SD from the San Dionicio Lighthouse during the ILLW, ILLW
CU0015. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
various digital modes. QSL via CO3JK.
AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO. Members of the CanAm DX Group are QRV as TX5T
from Raivavae Island, IOTA OC-114, until August 25. Activity is on
40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 with three stations. QSL
ENGLAND, G. Members of the Norfolk ARC will be QRV as GB0HL from
the Happisburgh Lighthouse in the ILLW. Activity will be on the HF
bands using CW and SSB, as well as 2 meter and 70 centimeter
stations active. QSL via operators' instructions. In addition,
look for members of the King's Lynn ARC to be active as GB2HLH from
the Hunstanton Lighthouse during the ILLW. Activity will be on the
HF, VHF and UHF bands using various modes. QSL via operators'
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Members of the Gwangju DX Club are QRV as
D73G from Hach'uja Island, IOTA AS-084, until August 18. Activity
is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes,
including FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL via 6L0NJ.
MARKET REEF, OJ0. A group of Youth On The Air operators will be QRV
as OJ0C from August 18 to 25. QSL via OH3JR.
AUSTRIA, OE. Members of the Austrian club ADL031 will be QRV with
special call OE18BALLON from August 18 to 25 during the 23rd FAI
World Hot Air Balloon Championship. Activity will be on the HF
bands, as well as 6 meters, 2 meters, and 70 centimeters. QSL via
BRAZIL, PY. Special event station ZY159CAT is QRV during the month
of August in celebration of the 159th anniversary of the city of
Catalao. QSL via PP2BO.
SWEDEN, SM. Baldur, DJ6SI is QRV as SD6X from the Pater Noster
Lighthouse on Hamneskar Island, IOTA EU-043, until August 20. This
includes being an entry in the ILLW. QSL to home call.
POLAND, SP. A group of operators are QRV as SN140LHG until August
20 from the Gaski Lighthouse, ILLW PL0012. This includes an entry
in the ILLW. QSL via SP1ZZ.
ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Members from the Chukchi Sea Coast East group
will be QRV as RT65KI from Idlidlya Island, IOTA AS-065, from August
19 to 25. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.
QSL via UA3AKO.
BELIZE, V3. Victor, WB0TEV is QRV as V31VP from Maya Hill Lodge
until August 22. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and RTTY.
This includes entries in the North American SSB QSO Party and SARTG
RTTY contest. Outside the contests he is active using RTTY. QSL to
NAMIBIA, V5. Wynand, V51WW plans to be QRV from the Swakopmund
Lighthouse during the ILLW, and as V51NAM from the Pelican Point
Lighthouse at Walvis Bay. QSL to home call.
INDIA, VU. A group of operators are QRV as AT3LH from the Vengurla
Point Lighthouse until August 20. Activity is on 40, 20, 15, and 10
meters using SSB, PSK and FT8. This includes being an entry in the
ILLW. QSL direct to VU2YQ.
INDONESIA, YB. Operators YB3MM/8, YB8OUN/8, YC8OBM/8 and YD8MGN/8
will be QRV from Waleakodi Island, IOTA OC-213, from August 18 to
21. Activity will be on 40, 30, and 20 meters using CW and FT8.
QSL via operators' instructions.
KOSOVO, Z6. Tev, TA1HZ is QRV as Z68HZ from Prishtina until August
27 as part of the Kosovo International Friendship Consortium.
Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home
SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. A group of operators are QRV as ZS9V from Robben
Island, IOTA AF-064, as well as the Lighthouse located here, until
August 20. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various
digital modes. QSL via M0OXO.
CALLSIGN CORRECTION. As reported in DX News ARLD033, the CORRECT
call for Victor, WB0TEV, who is active from Belize, is V31VP.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL RTTY Rookie Roundup, ARRL 10 GHz
and Up Contest, 21st Annual International Lighthouse/Lightship
Weekend, North American SSB QSO Party, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, SARTG World Wide RTTY
Contest, Russian District Award Contest, Keyman's Club of Japan CW
Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, CVA DX CW Contest and the SARL HF Digital
Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for August 20.
The SKCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT Test, and Phone Fray are
scheduled for August 22.
The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.
Please see August QST, page 86, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.