DX News from the ARRL 2 August, 2013

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2 August, 2013

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by NC1L, 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.

LIBYA, 5A. Abubaker, DL1AL is now QRV as 5A1AL from Tripoli. He is active on the HF bands plus 6 meters using CW, SSB and PSK. QSL to home call.

GHANA, 9G. Jeff, W7JVN is QRV as 9G5AC while he and Beverly, WB7NLY are here on missionary work. Activity is mainly on 20 and 15 meters using SSB. QSL via K7JH.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9. John, ZS5J is QRV as C91J until August 3. Activity is on 40, 20 and 15 meters. QSL via operator's instructions.

REUNION ISLAND, FR. A large group of operators will be QRV as TO1PS from the volcano and UNESCO World Heritage site Piton de la Fournaise on August 3 and 4. Activity will be on all bands and modes. QSL via FR1GZ.

JERSEY, GJ. Operators ON8ZZ, ON8ZL and ON5NQ are QRV as MJ/OT9Z until August 9. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK with two stations. QSL via ON8ZL.

SARDINIA, IS0. Massimo, I0PNM is QRV as IM0/I0PNM from San Pietro Island, IOTA EU-165, until August 20. Activity is on 20 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL direct to home call.

DOMINICA, J7. Gerry, WA6POZ is QRV as J79GF until August 7 from the Northeast coast. Activity is on 20, 15 and 10 meters. This includes a possible entry in the 10-10 International Summer SSB contest. QSL to home call.

BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Radio Club Blagovestnik are QRV using special event call sign LZ1105PIO during August to commemorate Saint Ioakim Osogovski. Activity is on all bands. QSL via LZ1KCP.

LEBANON, OD. Special event station OD5ARMY is QRV for three days in recognition of the Lebanese Army. QSL via operators' instructions.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Ulf, DL3UB is QRV as OY/DL3UB until August 9. Activity is holiday style on 30, 17 and 12 meters using CW. QSL to home call.

GREECE, SV. Operators SV8GXQ and SV8JTP are QRV as SX8HOMER from Chios Island, IOTA EU-049, until August 13. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and PSK. QSL direct to SV8GXQ.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R863LC is QRV until October to celebrate the 1150th anniversary of Smolensk. QSL via R3LC.

NAMIBIA, V5. Sergey, UX0HX, Max, UZ1HZ and Alex, UT5UY are QRV as V5/home calls until August 8. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL all calls via UT5UY.
CANADA, VE. Members of the Radio Amateur Club of l'Estrie are QRV as VC2CGJCS until August 17 for the XXIV Canada Games in Sherbrooke. QSL via VE2RAE.

VENEZUELA, YV. Members of the Caracas DX Group are QRV as YW5X from Orchila Island, IOTA SA-054, until August 31. QSL via DM4TI.

PRINCE EDWARD AND MARION ISLANDS, ZS8. Nadia, ZS8A plans to soon be QRV from Marion Island. In addition, Carson, ZS8C and David, ZS8Z are active as time permits. QSL via operators' instructions.


The following operations are approved for DXCC credit:
Sri Lanka, 4S7NZG, 2013 operation; Somalia, 6O0LA, 2013 operation; Spratly Islands, 9M4SLL, 2012 and 2013 operations; Democratic People's Republic of the Congo, 9Q6CC, 2010 and 2011 operation; Rwanda, 9X0EME, 2013 operation; Afghanistan, T6JM, 2012 operation; Laos, XW0YJY, 2013 operation; Laos, XW4XR, current operation; and South Sudan, Z80ID, Special 1-Day operation for Independence day celebration on July 9, 2013.
If you've had any of these rejected in a prior application, send a note to bmoore@arrl.org to be placed on the list for an update to your record.


The ARRL August UHF Contest, North American CW QSO Party, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, TARA Grid Dip Shindig, 10-10 International Summer SSB Contest, European HF Championship, The RSGB RoPoCo CW and the SARL HF Phone Contest are all scheduled for this upcoming weekend.
The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for August 6.
Please see August QST, page 73, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details

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