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DX Bulletin 33 ARLD033
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 17, 2023
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD033
ARLD033 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.
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 9Q. Vlad, OK2WX will be QRV as 9Q2WX
from August 20 to September 9. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB, and various modes. QSL via IZ8CCW.
NAURU, C2. Phil, 3D2TS is QRV as C21TS. Activity is on the HF
bands using FT8 and possibly SSB. QSL via M0OXO.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Radio amateurs from Rostock are
QRV with special callsign DQ125LH until the end of October to
celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Lighthouse Warnemuende, DOK
125LH. QSL via bureau.
FRANCE, F. A group of operators will be QRV as TM0BSM from
Lighthouse Berck-sur-Mer during the International Lighthouse and
Lightship Weekend. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB, and various digital modes, and on Satellite QO-100. QSL via
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Members of the Korean Amateur Radio League
are QRV with special callsign HL78V during August to mark the 78th
anniversary of the country’s liberation. QSL via 6K0MF.
ITALY, I. Members of ARI Lecce will be QRV as II7SML from the
Lighthouse at Capo Santa Maria di Leuca during the International
Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. They will be active on the HF
bands, as well as 6 and 2 meters from Grid Square JM99et. QSL via
MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Uli, DL2AH is QRV as KH0/DL2AH from Rota
Island until September 14. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using SSB
and FT8. QSL direct to home call.
DENMARK, OZ. Johanna, DJ5YL and Carsten, DF1XC will be QRV as OV5YL
and OV1XC, respectively, from Spodsbjerg Lighthouse, ILLW-DK0039, on
Sjaelland Island, IOTA EU-029, during the International Lighthouse
and Lightship Weekend. QSL to home calls.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PG100N celebrates the
centenary of the Lighthouse in Noordwijk aan Zee, ILLW-NL0009,
during the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. QSL via
BRAZIL, PY. Special callsign PX8AMA is QRV from Ji-Parana in the
Brazilian state of Rondonia until August 29. QSL via LoTW.
CORSICA, TK. Alex, SQ9UM is QRV as TK/SQ9UM until August 31.
Activity is holiday style on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FT8, and
FT4. QSL to home call.
ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. A group of operators are QRV as RI0Z from
Beringa Island, IOTA AS-039, until September 3 to mark the 30th
anniversary of the Russian Robinson Club. Activity is on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL via operators’
CANADA, VE. Members of the Kraken DX Club plan to participate as
VO1KDX/LH from Bell Island, IOTA NA-198, in the International
Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend, depending on weather conditions,
and available ferry services. QSL via LoTW.
INDIA, VU. Station AT5KLH will be QRV from the Kachchhigadh
Lighthouse during the International Lighthouse and Lightship
Weekend. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15, and 10 meters using SSB
and various digital modes, and on Satellite QO-100. QSL direct to
MEXICO, XE. Special event station 6E0G is QRV until December 17
during the Ghost Towns on the Air event. QSL via XE1EE.
SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. A group of operators are QRV as ZS9V from Robben
Island, IOTA AF-064, until August 21. Activity is on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL via M0OXO.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, ARRL
RTTY Rookie Roundup, International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend,
North American SSB QSO Party, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC FT4
Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test,
SARTG World Wide RTTY Contest, Russian District Award Contest,
Keyman’s Club of Japan CW Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, CVA DX CW
Contest, FISTS Sunday CW Sprint and the Run for the Bacon QRP CW
Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, ICWC Medium Speed Test, OK1WC CW
Memorial, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, ZL 80-Meter Sprint,
SKCC CW Sprint, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test, Mini-Test
40 and the Mini-Test 80 are on tap for August 21 to 23.
Please see August 2023 QST, page 72, and the ARRL Contest Calendar
and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.