ARLD031 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
DL7AFS, LU4AAO, US7IGN, 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.
GEORGIA, 4L. Armen, 4L6DL, Sergo, 4L6QC, Alex, UR5EAW, Antoine,
F5RAB, and Luc, F5RAV are QRV as 4L0GF near Batumi until August 13.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital
modes. QSL via F5RAV.
MONTENEGRO, 4O. Gianluca, IK4LZH and Teresa, IU4ICT will be QRV as
4O/home calls from August 6 to 15. Activity will be on 40 and 20
meters using only SSB. QSL via IK4LZH.
LESOTHO, 7P. Dennis, ZS4BS will be QRV as 7P8DG from Roma during
the SARL HF Phone Contest. Activity in the contest is limited to
80, 40 and 20 meters. QSL to home call.
CHINA, BY. Zhao, BD7IHN is QRV as B7/BD7IHN from Hainan Island,
IOTA AS-094. Activity is on the HF bands using mostly CW. His
length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Look for Babs, DL7AFS and Lot,
DJ7ZG to be QRV as DK0DFF from a variety of World Flora and Fauna
sites for about a week beginning August 5. Activity will be on the
HF bands. QSL via bureau.
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Alex, F4GHS will be QRV as E51GHA from
Aitutaki Island, IOTA OC-083, from August 7 to 16. Activity will be
holiday style on the HF bands. QSL to home call.
KERGUELEN ISLANDS, FT/X. Gildas, TU5KG is currently QRV as FT5XT.
Activity is on 20 and 15 meters using SSB. QSL via F4DXW.
ENGLAND, G. Various members of the RSGB will be QRV as GB17YOTA and
GB4YOTA from the summer camp at Gilwell Park from August 5 to 12
during the 7th Youngsters On The Air event. QSL via operators'
SARDINIA, IS0. Gil, IZ2DLV is QRV as IS0/IZ2DLV from Portobello di
Gallura until August 25. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10
meters using CW and SSB. QSL direct to home call.
ALASKA, KL7. Mikhail, VE7ACN will be QRV as AL3/VE7ACN from
Hinchinbrook Island, IOTA NA-042, from August 9 to 15. Activity
will be on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly 160 and 80 meters, using CW
and SSB. QSL to home call.
ARGENTINA, LU. Special event station LU4AAO/A will be QRV from the
Argentine Federal Tiro of Buenos Aires to celebrate its anniversary
on August 5 and 6. Activity will be on 80, 40 and 20 meters using
CW, SSB, JT65 and FT8 at various times both days. QSL via LU4AAO.
BRAZIL, PY. Special event station ZY158CAT is QRV until August 30
to commemorate the 158 years of the city of Catalao. Activity is on
80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital
modes. QSL direct to PP2BO.
SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS. Alex, RI1ANO has been QRV on 30 meters CW
around 1900z. QSL via RN1ON.
POLAND, SP. Special event stations SN1944W and SN0MPW are QRV until
October 3 to commemorate the Warsaw Uprising 73 years ago. QSL via
TURKEY, TA. Vlad, US7IGN will be QRV as TA4/US7IGN from Kargicak
from August 7 to 17. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW
and QRP power. This includes an entry in the upcoming Worked All
Europe CW contest. QSL to home call.
COSTA RICA, TI. Bryant, KG5HVO is QRV as TI5/KG5HVO until August 8
during the Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure. Activity is on
most HF bands. QSL via operator's instructions.
ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Members of the Russian Robinson Club will be
QRV as RI0LI from Bear Island, IOTA AS-022, from August 7 to 12.
QSL via R7AA.
INDONESIA, YB. Special event station YB72RI is QRV with ten
stations as YB72RI/0 to YB72RI/9 from various locations until August
17 to celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the Republic. Activity is
on all HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Randy, WW6RG will be QRV as ZD8RA on August
8. Activity will be on 20 meters using SSB and QRP power around
0800 to 1030z and then between 1530z to 2000z. QSL to home call.
SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. A group of operators will be QRV as ZS9V from
Robben Island, IOTA AF-064, in the Western Cape Province from August
9 to 13. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
possibly digital modes. QSL via M0OXO.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 222 MHz and Up Distance
Contest, North American CW QSO Party, 10-10 International 10-Meter
Summer SSB Contest, European HF Championship, WAB 144 MHz Low Power
Phone and SARL HF Phone Contest are all on tap for this weekend.
The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for August 8. The CWops
Mini-CWT CW Test, Phone Fray and NAQCC CW Sprint are scheduled for
Please see August 2017 QST, page 86, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
web sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 31 ARLD031
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 3, 2017
To all radio amateurs