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DX Bulletin 29 ARLD029
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 17, 2014
To all radio amateurs


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.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Petter, LA2PIA will be active as 8Q7PS from South Male Atoll (AS-013) until July 29. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters, mainly on 20, 17 and 15, using SSB. QSL via home call.

CROATIA, 9A. I3JPA has announced plans to be QRV from Vis Island (EU-016), as 9A/I3JPA until July 26. QSL via home call.

CHINA, BY. Members of the Marconi Radio Club will be active as BY4IB from Liugong Island from July 20 to 27. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters, as well as 2 meters and 70 centimeters, using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL only direct to BD4KM: Yongwei Yu, P.O. BOX 73, Weihai City, ZIP 264209, China. The log will be on ClubLog.

THAILAND, HS50. Look for HS50RAST to be active until December 31, 2014, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Radio Amateur Society of Thailand (RAST). QSL via E21EIC and LoTW.

DOMINICA, J7. Laurent, FM5BH will be active as J79BH until July 21. Activity will be holiday style, mostly on CW and SSB. QSL via home call.

ICELAND, TF. Operators Jaime, EA4TV and Montse, EA4GCA will be active as TF/EA4TV and TF/EA4GCA from July 20 to 31. QSL via their home calls on

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Yuri, RA0CHI will be active from Putiatina Island from July 20 to 30. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters and will include the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26 and 27) signing as RZ0CWH. QSL via home call.

ANGUILLA, VP2E. Frank, K3TRM will be active as VP2ERM from July 19 to August 3. Activity will be on the HF bands plus 6 meters, using CW, SSB and RTTY. Real-time logging will be available on ClubLog. QSL direct or bureau to his home call, OQRS (via ClubLog) and LoTW.

ZIMBABWE, Z2. Mirek, SP5IXI/VK6DXI will once again be active as Z21DXI from Bulawayo until August 3. Activity will be limited to his spare time and on Sundays on 160 to 6 meters, using mostly CW. QSL via SP5UAF, by the Bureau (E-mail request), direct or by ClubLog's OQRS). Logs will be uploaded to the ClubLog.

SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. W1AW Centennial Station W1AW/4 in South Carolina is QRV until 2359z on July 22. In addition, W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/1 in Rhode Island and W1AW/9 in Indiana will be QRV starting at 0000z on July 23. They will be active until 2359z on July 29.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American RTTY QSO Party, CQ Worldwide VHF Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, Russian Radio Team Championship, VK/Trans-Tasman Contest, DMC RTTY Contest and the Feld Hell Sprint are all on tap for this weekend. The RSGB Low Power CW Contest and Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest are scheduled for July 21. The SKCC CW Sprint and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are schedueld for July 23. Please see July QST, page 79, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites for details.


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