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DX Bulletin 31 ARLD031
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 3, 2023
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD031
ARLD031 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the
ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 3C. Ersoy, TA2OM continues to be QRV as 3C3CA
from Bioko Island, IOTA AF-010, until August 30. QSL to home call.
TAIWAN, BV. Special event station BU0SAR is QRV until August 31 to
mark the 10th anniversary of New Taipei’s Urban Search and Rescue
Unit. QSL via BV5OW.
NAURU, C2. Phil, 3D2TS is QRV as C21TS from a temporary location.
Activity is in his spare time. He is currently active on 10 meters
but plans other bands as well. QSL to home call.
PORTUGAL, CT. Special event stations CS23WYD and CQ7JMJ are QRV
until August 6 to mark World Youth Day. QSL via LoTW.
SAINT BARTHELEMY, FJ. Burt, FG8OJ will be QRV as FJ/FG8OJ from
August 6 to 8. Activity will be on 10 and 6 meters. QSL to home
FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Eric, F4FJH is QRV as FO/F4FJH from Tahiti,
IOTA OC-046. Activity is holiday style, and he has been active on
20 meters using SSB. QSL via LoTW.
HUNGARY, HA. Special event station HG23YOTA will be QRV beginning
August 5 for one week to mark the 11th annual YOTA Summer Camp. QSL
via operators’ instructions.
MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ is QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1 until
October 19. Activity is in his spare time using CW and FT8. Lately
he has been active using FT8 on 17 meters around 2100z. QSL via
FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Laurens, PF3X will be QRV as OY/PF3X from August
7 to 9. Activity will be holiday style on 160 to 6 meters using SSB
and various digital modes. QSL via LoTW or direct to home call.
GREENLAND, OX. Bo, OZ1DJJ is QRV as OX3LX from Tasiilaq Island,
IOTA NA-151, Grid Square HP15eo, until August 15. Activity is
holiday style mainly on Satellite QO-100, but also on 6 and 4
meters, and possibly on the HF bands. QSL via OZ0J.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA14JAMBO is QRV until
August 17 to mark the Haarlem Jamborette, an international scout
meeting hosted every 4 years in Spaarnwoude. This event welcomes
about 3500 scouts hailing from more than 15 different countries.
QSL via PA9LUC.
SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5. Burt, FG8OJ will be QRV as PJ6/FG8OJ from
Saba, IOTA NA-145, from August 8 to 11. Activity will be on 10 and
6 meters. QSL to home call.
POLAND, SP. A group of operators will be QRV as SP88YL from August
6 to 12 from various SOTA and WWFF references. QSL via HB9FPM.
NAMIBIA, V5. Dieter, DL5GAN is QRV as V5/DL5GAN from multiple
locations until September 7. Activity is with QRP power on 40, 30,
20, 17, 15, and 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL to home call.
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Josiah, KI5UBT and John, N5VOF are
QRV as VP5/KI5UBT and VP5/N5VOF, respectively, from Providenciales,
IOTA NA-002, until August 14. Activity is on 40 to 2 meters using
SSB and FT8. This includes being active from POTA references
VP5-0001, VP5-0002, and VP5-0003. QSL direct to home calls.
MEXICO, XE. Special event station 4A2MAX is QRV during August to
honor the memory of Saint Maximilian Kolbe. QSL via LoTW.
MYANMAR, XZ. Akio, JE2QIZ is QRV as XZ2B from Yangon until the end
of September. Activity is on 15, 12, 10, and 6 meters using CW.
QSL via JH3SIF.
ZIMBABWE, Z2. Eddy, OE3SEU is QRV as Z21MV until the end of August.
QSL via LoTW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 222 MHz and Up Distance
Contest, North American CW QSO Party, 10-10 International Summer SSB
Contest, NCCC FT4 Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN
Slow Speed CW Test, Batavia FT8 Contest, HARC Anniversary QSO Party,
European HF Championship and the SARL HF Phone Contest will keep
contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC CW
Memorial, ARS Spartan CW Sprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity
Contest, ZL 80-Meter Sprint, DARC FT4 Contest, NAQCC CW Sprint,
Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity
Contest, Mini-Test 40 and Mini-Test 80 are on tap for August 7 to 9.
Please see August QST, page 72, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web
sites for details.