DX News from the ARRL
14 August, 2015This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by QRZ DX, 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.
KENYA, 5Z. James, N3ZS is QRV as 5Z4FV from Kabete indefinitely. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using mostly SSB. He may be able to accommodate CW QSOs if arranged in advance. He also plans to eventually add 160 meter capability. QSL via WT3Q.
WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. A group of operators will be QRV as 9M4LHO from the Lighthouse One Fathom Bank, ILLW MY0015, during the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. Activity will be on 40 to 2 meters using CW, SSB and PSK. QSL direct via 9M2RDX.
CHINA, BY. Zhao, BD7IHN is QRV as B7/BD7IHN from Qi Ao Island, IOTA AS-131, and Wai Ling Ding Island, IOTA AS-129, until August 20, depending on weather conditions. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using mostly CW with some SSB. QSL to home call.
THE GAMBIA, C5. Pedro, ON7WP plans to be QRV as C5WP from Buntu Village from August 15 to September 1. Activity will be on the HF bands, with a focus on the newer bands as time permits. QSL direct to home call.
URUGUAY, CX. Members of the radio club Uruguayo will be QRV as CW1R from Lighthouse Punta del Este, ILLW UY0005, during the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes with two stations active. QSL via bureau.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Werner, DK3WM will be QRV as DL65DARC from the Lighthouse Dahmeshoeved, ILLW DE0003, during the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. QSL via DF1QR.
SCOTLAND, GM. Members of the Zetland ARC will be QRV as GB2ELH from the Shetland Islands, IOTA EU-012, from the Eshaness Lighthouse, ILLW UK00058, during the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. QSL direct via MM5PSL.
HAITI, HH. Doug, KD8CAO will be QRV as HH8/KD8CAO from August 15 to 22 while here on a Medical Mission Trip. Activity will be in his spare time on the HF bands using QRP power, but mainly on the FO-29, AO-7, AO-73 and SO-50 satellites using SSB and FM where applicable.
QSL to home call.
HONDURAS, HR. John, AD8J is QRV as HR9/AD8J from Roatan Island, IOTA NA-057, until August 18. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW between 1900 and 0400z. QSL direct to home call.
ARGENTINA, LU. A group of operators are QRV as LU4AA/D from the Isla Martin Garcia, IOTA SA-055, until August 18. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. This includes entries in the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend and the SARTG World Wide RTTY contest. QSL via LU4AA.
CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. Members of the Radio Club Kunovice are QRV as OL200SDB until August 22 to honor the 200th birthday of St. Don Bosco. QSL via OK2KYD.
DODECANESE, SV5. Volker, DL1ZB is QRV as SV5/DL1ZB from Kos, IOTA EU-001, until September 29. Activity is on 20 to 6 meters using SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK63. QSL to home call.
AUSTRALIA, VK. Rob, VK4AAC plans to be QRV as VK4AAC/5 from Kangaroo Island, IOTA OC-139, and from Lighthouse Cape Borda, ILLW AU0125, on August 15 and Lighthouse Cape du Couedic, ILLW AU0126, on August 16 during the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. Activity will be mostly on 40 and 20 meters. QSL direct to home call.
INDONESIA, YB. Imam, YB4IR is QRV as YB4IR/p from Tikus Island, IOTA OC-262, until August 17. QSL to home call.
ROMANIA, YO. Members of radio club YO6KNE are QRV as YQ0BIKE until the end of August during the Cycling Tour of Szeklerland. QSL via bureau.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, ARRL RTTY Rookie Roundup, North American SSB QSO Party, International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend, QRP 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, SARL HF Digital Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for August 17.
The Phone Fray & CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for August 19.
Please see August QST, page 81 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
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