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DX Bulletin 33 ARLD033
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 14, 2014
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD033
ARLD033 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
CX3AL, 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.
MADAGASCAR, 5R. Jack, AI4SV plans to be QRV as 5R8SV from
Antananarivo, IOTA AF-013, during the next 3 years. Activity will
be on the HF bands using mainly CW. QSL via G3SWH.
TONGA, A3. Operators Stan, AC8W, Brian, KG8CO, Charles, KN8R and
Lee, N8LJ will be QRV as A35AC, A35CO, A35LT and A35TR,
respectively, from Tongatapu Island, IOTA OC-049, from August 16 to
24. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
QSL A35AC, A35CO and A35LT via K8ESQ, and A35TR via K8AQM.
URUGUAY, CX. Members of the Radio Club Uruguayo will be QRV as CW1R
from the Punta del Esta Lighthouse, ILLW UY0005, during the
International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. Activity will be on 80
to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes with at least
two stations. QSL via bureau.
CAPE VERDE, D4. Carlo, ON4BR will be QRV as D44TLO from Boa Vista
Island, IOTA AF-086, from August 16 to 23. Activity will be on 40 to
10 meters using CW. QSL to home call.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Look for DK0FC to be QRV as
DK0FC/LGT from the Wangerooge Lighthouse, ILLW DE0030, during the
International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL via DB1BAC.
SPAIN, EA. Hans, DK6EA and Heike, DC2CT will be QRV as
EA1/home calls from the Faro de Cabo Silleiro Lighthouse, ILLW
ES00039, during the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL
to home calls.
IRELAND, EI. Members of the South Eastern Amateur Radio Group are
QRV as EI1100WD until the end of 2014 to celebrate the 1100th
anniversary of the founding by Vikings in 914 of the town of
Waterford. QSL via EI2HZB.
FRANCE, F. Helmich, PA0HEL and Peter, PA0RLM will be QRV as TM0LHG
from the Gravelines Lighthouse, ILLW FR0002, during the
International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. Activity will be on 80,
40, 20, 17, 15, 12 and 2 meters using SSB. QSL via PA0HEL.
PUERTO RICO, KP4. Operators Carlos, KP4CPC, Eduardo, NP4GE,
Anthony, WP4I and Rafael, KP4ROS are QRV from Culebrita Island, IOTA
NA-099, from the Culebra Lighthouse, ILLW PR0013, during the
International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL via WP4I.
DENMARK, OZ. Members of the MF-Runde will be QRV as OZ0MF and
5P0MF/LH from the Nordborg Lighthouse, ILLW DK0006, during the
International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. QSL via DF5LW.
SWEDEN, SM. Members of the Enkoping Radio Klubb will be QRV as
SK5WB from the new Understen Lighthouse, ILLW SE00061, and the old
Understen Lighthouse, ILLW SE00062, during the International
Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. Activity will be 80 to 10 meters,
including 6 and 2 meters, and 70 cm. QSL via SK5WB.
DODECANESE, SV5. Members of the Radio Amateur Association of
Dodecanese will be QRV as SZ5RDS/p from Stroggili Islet, IOTA
EU-001, and from the Ipsili Lighthouse, ILLW GR0003, during the
International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. Activity will be on
80 to 2 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via SV5AZP.
TURKEY, TA. Look for TC1LHW and TC6LHW to be QRV during the
International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend from the Istanbul Terkos
Karaburun Lighthouse and Samsun Bafra Lighthouse, respectively. QSL
AUSTRALIA, VK. Alan, VK5PBZ will be QRV as AX5PBZ from the Port
Germein Lighthouse, ILLW AU0069, during the International Lighthouse
and Lightship Weekend. QSL to home call. In addition, look for
Trevor, VK3ATX to be QRV from lighthouse ILLW AU0080 on Gabo
Island, IOTA OC-196, during the International Lighthouse and
Lightship Weekend. QSL to home call.
INDIA, VU. Operators VU2LU, VU2GGM, and VU2JHM are QRV as AT5RP
from Pamban Island, IOTA AS-173, until August 17. They are active
from the lighthouses Pamban Channel, ARLHS IND-048, and Rameswaram,
ARLHS IND-058. QSL via VU2LU.
VIET NAM, XV. Andy, UA3AA is QRV as XV2G until November 23.
Activity is on the HF bands using mainly CW. QSL direct to home
SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. W1AW Centennial Station W1AW/5 in Oklahoma
is QRV until 2359z on August 19. In addition, W1AW Centennial
Stations W1AW/8 in Ohio and W1AW/0 in North Dakota will be QRV
starting at 0000z on August 20. They will be active until 2359z on
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL RTTY Rookie Roundup, ARRL 10
GHz and Up Contest, International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, SARTG World Wide RTTY Contest,
Russian District Award Contest, Keyman's Club of Japan CW Contest,
North American SSB QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint, CVA DX CW Contest
and the SARL HF Digital Contest will certainly keep contesters busy
this upcoming weekend. The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is
scheduled for August 18. The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test is scheduled
for August 20. Please see August QST, page 74, and the ARRL and
WA7BNM contest web sites for details.