Saturday, July 26, 2008

ARRL DX News No. 31

DX Bulletin 31 ARLD031
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 24, 2008
To all radio amateurs

ARLD031 DX news

This 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.

TAIWAN, BX. Jimmy, BX5AA, will be active during the IOTA Contest as
a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry. QSL via BX5AA.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Andre, LX1FX, is expected to be active from
Menorca Island (EU-004) between July 22 and August 15, and possibly
one week longer. Activity will be on the HF bands and 6 meters as
well as 70, 144 and 432 MHz. Modes will be CW, SSB, as well JT6 via

ST. BARTHELEMY, FJ. Sam, FG5ED (ex-FG7AS, FK0AT, YJ0KMS), will be
QRV from club station FJ5KH until July 31. Activity will be mainly
CW. QSL direct to: Sam Sahai, Ch. GODEAU, 13 Avenue Buckeburg,
F-72300 Sable, FRANCE.

JERSEY, GJ. Members of the Bristol Contest Group (G6YB) will be
active as GJ6YB during the IOTA Contest. QSL via G3SWH.

SVALBARD, JW. Peter, JW7QIA, will be QRV in the IOTA Contest
(EU-026). QSL direct or via the bureau. In addition, Niels, OZ8KR,
will be active as JW/OZ8KR from August 12 to 17. Activity will be
on 20 meters using SSB. He likes the frequncies 14220 and 14260
kHz. QSL via his home call sign.

GUAM, KH2. Operators Hiroshi, JJ1CCE, Shima, JH3AAZ, Koji, JK7TKE
and Hiroshi, K6IAA will be active August 2 and 3. Look for
operators to sign as KH2/home call with the exception of K6IAA/KH2.
Activity will be holiday style operation. QSL via each operator's
home call sign, by the bureau or direct.

SV5FRD, SV5KJC, SV5FRP, SV5CJK and SV5CJQ will be active as SX5P
from Rhodes Island (EU-001) during the IOTA Contest as a Multi-Multi
entry. QSL via SV5FRD.

CRETE, SV9. Dimitris, SV1JB will be QRV as SV9/SV1JB from Kokini
Hani (MIA MGC-005, WLOTA LH-1400), between July 21 and August 7.
Activity will be on 80 through 10 meters using CW, SSB and PSK31.
QSL via his home call sign, direct or by the bureau.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Bob, VP8LP, will be active as ZD8LP on
August 15 and 16 and September 14. Bob will be using a vertical
antenna and intends to be very active on 40 through 10 meters as
propagation permits. QSL direct to his home call sign only.

CT1BOL will activate the Selvagens Islands, AF 047, until July 27,
as CQ9U and CT95S, including an entry in the IOTA contest. Activity
will be on 80 through 6 meters, using mainly SSB.

KENYA, 5Z4. Antonio, IK8VRH, will be active as 5Z4/IK8VRH from
Malindi during the month of August. Operations will be from the
Coast Province North Group (AF-040) from August 15 to 17 and the
Coast Province South Group (AF-067) from August 20 to 22. Enrico,
5Z4ES, will be with him. Activity will be on 40, 20 and 17 meters
using CW, SSB and RTTY.

TONGA, A3. Paul, A35RK, is now QRV on the digital modes. Look for
him on 20 and 17 meters, as time permits.

APPROVED FOR DXCC: 5X4X 2008 operation.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The IOTA Contest and Flight of the
Bumblebees are on tap this weekend for your contesting pleasure.
Please see July QST, page 78 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.