DX Bulletin 34 ARLD034
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 16, 2012
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD034
ARLD034 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
CX3AL, F5TRO, NC1L, 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.
SRI LANKA, 4S. Members of the Radio Society of Sri Lanka will be
QRV as 4S7LGT from the Barberyn Lighthouse, ARLHS SLI-002, on
Barberyn Island, IOTA AS-171, during the ILLW. QSL via 4S7LGT.
SENEGAL, 6V. Dom, M1TKA is QRV as 6W/M1KTA until August 22. This
may include a side trip to Goree Island, IOTA AF-060. Activity is
on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK and, if conditions
permit, 6 meters as well. QSL to home call.
PORTUGAL, CT. Jose, CT1GZB, Carlos, CT1CSY and Rafael, CT2JXT plan
to be QRV as CR6LH from the lighthouse at Cabo da Roca, ARLHS
POR-007, during the ILLW. Activity will be on HF using CW, SSB,
RTTY and PSK31. QSL via CT1GZB.
URUGUAY, CX. Members of the Radio Club Uruguayo will be QRV as CW1R
from Punta del Este Lighthouse, ARLHS URU-008, during the ILLW.
Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various
digital modes. QSL via bureau.
IRELAND, EI. Members of the Carrickfergus Amateur Radio Group will
be QRV as GN0LIX/p from the Chaine Memorial Tower, ARLHS NTI-004,
during the ILLW. Depending on conditions they will be active on 40,
20 or 10 meters using SSB. QSL via bureau.
FRANCE, F. Members of the Radio Club Vendeen will be QRV as F6KUF/p
from the Sebastopol Polder Nature Park on Noirmoutier Island on
August 20 and 21. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB
and possibly RTTY and PSK. QSL via F6KUF.
SCOTLAND, GM. A group of operators are QRV as GB2YLS from Fair Isle
until August 22. This includes an entry in the ILLW from the Fair
Isle South Lighthouse, ARLHS SCO-079. Activity is on the HF bands
using CW and SSB. QSL via MM5YLO.
SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Ralph, H44RK is QRV from Honiara on the north
coast of Guadalcanal until late 2012. Activity is on 40 to 10
meters using SSB. QSL direct to home call.
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Members of the Gwangju DX Club are QRV as
D7G from Kogum Island, IOTA AS-060, until August 19. Activity is on
80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via HL4CEL.
FINLAND, OH. Station OH8T will be QRV from the Marjaniemi
Lighthouse on Hailuoto Island, IOTA EU-184, during the ILLW. QSL
ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Normunds, YL3DQ is QRV as OH0/YL3DW until
August 20. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using CW
and RTTY. QSL to home call.
BELGIUM, ON. Special event station ON4YOTA will be QRV from August
19 to 26 for Youngsters On The Air. QSL via ON9CFG.
ARUBA, P4. Jack, W6NF and Shelley, K7MKL are QRV as P40NF and P40S,
respectively, until August 21. Activity is on the HF bands and 6
meters using CW and RTTY. This includes an entry in the SARTG RTTY
contest as P40S. QSL via operators' instructions.
CURACAO, PJ2. Louis, PJ2LS will be QRV as PJ2L from the Noordpunt
Lighthouse during the ILLW. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL
direct via EB7DX.
AUSTRALIA, VK. Tony, VK3VTH/7 will be QRV from the Currie
Lighthouse on King Island, IOTA OC-233, during the ILLW. Activity
will be on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.
LAKSHADWEEP ISLAND, VU7. A group of operators are QRV as VU7M from
Minicoy Island, IOTA AS-106, until August 22. Activity is on 160 to
10 meters using mostly CW with some SSB and digital modes. This
includes activating the Minicoy Lighthouse during ILLW. QSL to
CHAGOS ISLANDS, VQ9. Jim, ND9M is QRV as VQ9JC from Diego Garcia,
IOTA AF-006, until mid November. Activity is Field Day style using
mostly CW between 1230 and 1615z daily. QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL Rookie RTTY Roundup, ARRL 10 GHz
and Up Contest, North American SSB QSO Party, International
Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend, SARTG World Wide RTTY Contest, QRP CW
Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, Russian District Award Contest,
Keyman's Club of Japan CW Contest, CVA DX CW Contest and the SARL HF
Digital Contest are all on tap for this weekend. The Run for the
Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for August 20. The SKCC CW Sprint
and CWops Mini-CWT CWTest are scheduled for August 22. Please see
August QST, page 77 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest websites for