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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #32:

from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on August 8, 2013
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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #32:

DX Bulletin 32 ARLD032
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 8, 2013
To all radio amateurs

ARLD032 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.

MAURITIUS, 3B8. 3B8/HB9ARY is QRV until August 11. Look for him on 1830 kHz on CW at local sunrise, 0130Z. He expects to return to 3B8 every six months. QSL direct via HB9ARY or through the Swiss bureau.

GREENLAND, OX. Station OX5YL will be a group of YL operators QRV from August 16-20. At the radios will be HL1KDW, JR3MVF, LA6RHA, SM6KAT and WA0WOF. QSL direct or via bureau to PA5YL.

ST. PIERRE and MIQUELON ISLANDS, FP. Peter, FP/DJ4TC and Hermann, FP/DL2NUD will be QRV from September 10-21. They will be QRV only on 2 meters, 70 centimeters and 23 centimeters using JT65B and JT65C. QSL via their home calls.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Bob, DL7VOA will be operating as EA8/DL7VOA until August 17. Listen for him during his evenings mostly on CW. QSL to DL7VOA, direct or via the Bureau. Members of the Grupo DX Gran Canaria and URE Las Palmas will be active as AO8LH from Puna de la Aldea Lighthouse. Activity will be on all HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via EA8AKN and LoTW. Andrew, G7COD, will be active as EA8/home call from Gran Canaria from August 9-31. Activity will be on 30 through 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via his home call sign, direct, by the Bureau or eQSL and LoTW.

ALAND ISLAND, OH0. OH0/DM2ECM, will be active until August 16. His main activity is meteor scatter work during the peak of the Perseids meteor shower, with a random operating schedule and plan.

RODRIGUEZ ISLAND, 3B9. The Verona DX Team will be QRV for EME activity on 144 and 432 MHz as well as HF operations from September 1-9. The team is currently awaiting approval of the call sign 3B9EME. Operators include Walter, I3VJW; Luc, I3LDP; Rony, IZ3KIF and Alessandro, IK5MIC. They will have two stations on at the same time on the HF bands, with an emphasis on 160, 80, 40, 30, 17 and 12 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY, JT65hf and PSK31.

MONTENEGRO, 4O. Operators Goran, YT7AW and Ivan, YT4RA/IV3CTS will be active as 4O/home calls until August 15. Activity will be starting from Durmitor National Park (4OFF-002), and then followed by seaside activity, with a possible stopover on EU-163 (Crna Gora). QSL via their home calls per

TANZANIA, 5H. Byron, KF8UN will be QRV as 5H3BB until August 20. Look for him on 40 through 15 meters, but mostly on 20 meters using SSB with some CW. QSL direct via his home call.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Operators Herbert, DL7AHF and Michael, DG8MH will be active as 8Q7HF and 8Q7MH, respectively, until August 11. QSL via their home call signs.

ECUADOR, HC. Emanuelle, IK2OHG, will be active as HC2IOH from Guayaquil between August 10 and September 12. Activity will be holiday style on 40-10 meters, including 30, 17 and 12 meters, using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via his home call sign, direct, by the bureau or LoTW.

PALAU, T8. Masashi, JL1FUQ will be QRV as T88GJ from September 20-24. Activity will be limited or dates may change because of his work, but look for him on 20, 17, 15, 12, 10 and 6 meters using SSB and possibly AM, PSK31 and RTTY. QSL via his home call sign, by the bureau or direct.

NAMIBIA, V5. Winfried, DK9IP will be active as V55V from V52W's QTH in Omaruru for the Worked All Europe DX CW Contest, August 10 and 11, as a Single-Op/High-Power entry. QSL via DJ8VC. Before and after the contest, he will sign V5/DK9IP. Activity will be on 160-10 meters, possibly with some RTTY and 6 meter operation, until August 13. QSL V5/DK9IP via his home call sign.

VIETNAM, XV. Masanobu, JR5JAQ is active as XV2JJ. His length of stay is unknown. Activity has been on 20, 17 and 15 meters, mainly CW with some SSB. QSL via JH5RXS, direct or by the Bureau.

LAOS, XW. Champ, E21EIC will be active as XW0YJY during the Worked All Europe CW Contest as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. Outside of the contest, Champ will try 6 meters some days around 50.112 MHz. He is expected to be QRV until September 14 on on 160-2 meters. QSL via E21EIC and LoTW.

PORTUGAL, CT. The Associacao de Radioamadores da Vila de Moscavide will be active as CS2HNI from the lighthouse at Forte do Cavalo (PT-0012 - ARLHS POR-021) during the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend 2013, August 17 and 18. Look for them using SSB on 40, 20, 15 and 10 metres. QSL via CT1RVM, bureau preferred.

JUAN FERNANDEZ, XR0. XR0ZR will be QRV from November 8 to 20. Activity will be on 160-6 meters. Operations will include 6 meter EME and possibly 2 meter EME.

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. Somalia, T5TC, 2013 operation; Laos, XW2CW, 2012 operation.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Worked All Europe CW, Straight Key Weekend Sprintathon, Maryland-DC QSO Party, Fall VHF Sprint-50 MHz and NJQRP Skeeter Hunt are all on tap for this weekend. Please see August QST, page 73 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.

Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.

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