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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #31:

from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on July 31, 2014
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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #31:

DX Bulletin 31 ARLD031
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 31, 2014
To all radio amateurs

ARLD031 DX news

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

ROTUMA, 3D2. Antoine, 3D2AG plans to be QRV as 3D2AG/p until August 8 while on work assignment. Activity is during his free time and on 40 to 6 meters using mainly CW. QSL direct to his Fiji address.

TIMOR-LESTE, 4W. Adhi, YB3MM is QRV as 4W/NB3MM from Dili on Timor Leste, IOTA OC-148, until August 5. Activity is on 30 to 12 meters using mainly SSB with some CW and PSK31. QSL via YB3MM.

TANZANIA, 5H. Flavio, IW2NEF is QRV as 5H1NE from Zanzibar Island, IOTA AF-032, until August 6. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using SSB. QSL via IK2DUW.

TONGA, A3. Dave, G4BUO is QRV as A35UO from Tongatapu Island, IOTA OC-049, until August 4. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using only CW. QSL to home call.

BAHAMAS, C6. Marilyn, WM2W and Terry, N0TW are QRV as C6AMW and C6ATW, respectively, until August 4. This includes entries in the 10-10 International Summer SSB contest. QSL via N0TW.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0. Manuel, CE2NTT and Cristian, CE2WTF will be QRV from Isla de Pascua, IOTA SA-001, from August 2 to 3. They each may be QRV as XR0YNTT, 3G0YNTT, CB0YNTT, and, XR0YWTF, 3G0YWTF, CB0YWTF, respectively. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15, 10 and 6 meters using SSB, with some possible activity on various satellites. QSL via operators' instructions.

ESTONIA, ES. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way, amateur radio operators here will use the prefix ES25 during the month of August.

ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB1418WAR is QRV during August. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using predominantly SSB with some CW. QSL via M0OXO.

LITHUANIA, LY. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way, amateur radio operators here will use the prefix LY25 during the month of August.

AUSTRIA, OE. Special event Boy Scout club station OE2WURZL14 will be QRV from the international camp of the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts of Salzburg from the GA Steiner valley from August 3 to 13. QSL via operators' instructions.

CRETE, SV9. Luc, ON6DSL is QRV as SV9/ON6DSL/p while on vacation on Crete, IOTA EU-015. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using SSB and QRP power. QSL to home call.

CANADA, VE. Look for VE3WCD to be QRV during the Welland Canal Days next to Lake Erie near Inner Lighthouse, ARLHS CAN-764, and Outer Lighthouse, ARLHS CAN-765. QSL via bureau. In addition, Donald, KB6QEW is QRV as KB6QEW/VY2 from Prince Edward Island, IOTA NA-029, until August 4 from the PEI DX Lodge. This includes an entry in the North American CW QSO party. QSL to home call.

COCOS (KEELING) ISLAND, VK9C. A group of operators are QRV as VK9EC until August 2. Activity is holiday style on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FM and PSK31. QSL via JF3PLF.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. A group of operators will be QRV as VK9EX from August 2 to 8. Activity will be holiday style on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FM and PSK31. QSL via JF3PLF.

INDONESIA, YB. Imam, YB4IR will be QRV as YB4IR/5 from Tambelan Island, IOTA OC-122, from August 2 to 9. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.

LATVIA, YL. In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way, amateur radio operators here will use the prefix YL25 during the month of August.

SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. W1AW Centennial Station W1AW/0 in South Dakota and W1AW/4 in Kentucky are QRV until 2359z on August 5. In addition, W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/1 in Vermont and W1AW/2 in New Jersey will be QRV starting at 0000z on August 6. They will be active until 2359z on August 12.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL August UHF Contest, North American CW QSO Party, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, TARA Grid Dip Shindig, 10-10 International Summer SSB Contest, European HF Championship, RSGB RoPoCo CW contest and the SARL HF Phone Contest are all scheduled for this upcoming weekend. The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for August 5. The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test is scheduled for August 6. Please see August QST, page 74, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites for details.

Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.

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