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Thursday, July 18, 2013

ARLD029 DX news

DX Bulletin 29 ARLD029
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 18, 2013
To all radio amateurs

ARLD029 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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.

MONTENEGRO, 4O. Alex, UA3RF, and Nick, RK3RB will be QRV as 4O/home
calls from July 21 to 24. Activity will be holiday style on the HF
bands. QSL to home calls.

CYPRUS, 5B. Operators 5B4MF, 5B4ZN, 5B4AHE and 5B4AMF are QRV as
home calls/p from Agios Georgios Island, IOTA AS-120, until July 21.
Activity is primarily on 20 and 17 meters using SSB with two
stations active simultaneously. This may include 30 meters using CW
as well. QSL to home calls.

GHANA, 9G. Jeff, W7JVN is QRV as 9G5AC from Asamankese while on a
16-month missionary assignment. Activity is on 20 and 15 meters,
using mostly SSB with some CW and PSK as his work permits. QSL via

CHINA, BY. A number of members of the Marconi Radio Club in Weihai
plan to be QRV as BY4IB/4 from Jiming Island, IOTA AS-146, from July
21 to 29. Activity will be on the HF bands using all modes. This
includes being active in the upcoming IOTA contest with several
stations. QSL via BY4IB.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Gert, ZS6AYU is QRV as C91GR from Bilene until July
23. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW. QSL to
home call.

ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB558VUL will be QRV beginning
July 20 to September to commemorate the support effort behind
getting the last Vulcan XH558 aircraft back into the air. QSL via
THAILAND, HS. Look for stations HS0AC, E2E, HS4AK, HS5AM and others
to be QRV in the CQ World Wide VHF contest. QSL via operators'
JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8J1AKIBA is QRV until August 31
during the Akiba Daisuki festival being held in Tokyo's shopping
district Akihabara. QSL via bureau.
SVALBARD, JW. Winfried, DL2GW is QRV as JW/DL2GW from Longyearbyen,
IOTA EU-026, until July 23. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to
home call.

LITHUANIA, LY. Special event station LY55SOP is QRV until the end
of July during the annual Sea of Peace activity. QSL via LY5W.

from July 25 to 30. Activity will be on the HF bands, primarily on
the newer bands, using mostly CW and RTTY with some SSB. He may
also try 160 meters. This includes being an entry in the upcoming
RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via operator's instructions.

POLAND, SP. Special event station HF450NS is QRV from Nowa Sol
until then end of 2013 in celebration of the city's 450 years of
settlement and 270 years of city rights. QSL via SP3KEY.
CRETE, SV9. Gordon, MM0GOR plans to be QRV as SW9GG from July 23 to
30. Activity will be on the HF bands. This includes an entry in
the upcoming RSGB IOTA contest. QSL to home call.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Look for station R20RRC/0 to be QRV from
Shikotan Island, IOTA AS-062, from July 20 to 27 during the
celebration of the RRC's 20th anniversary. QSL via RZ3EC.
ROMANIA, YO. Members of the radio club in Miercurea-Ciuc are QRV
with special event call sign YO1000LEANY during July to support the
folk festival The Day of Thousand Szekely Girls. QSL via bureau.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8. Bob, VP8LP is QRV as ZD8LP until August 5.
Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and PSK. QSL to home call.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Bill, W5SJ is QRV as ZF2EZ while on holiday.
Activity is on the HF bands. He will also be active in the CQ World
Wide VHF contest. QSL via W5JAY.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ Worldwide VHF Contest, North
American RTTY QSO Party, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, Russian
Radio Team Championship, VK/Trans-Tasman Multi-Mode Contest, DMC
RTTY Contest, Feld Hell Sprint and the RSGB Low Power CW Contest are
all on tap for this upcoming weekend. The Run for the Bacon QRP CW
Contest is scheduled for July 22. The SKCC CW Sprint and CWops
Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for July 24. Please see page 80 in
the July 2013 issue of QST and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites
for details.

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