ARRL DX Bulletin 034
August 22, 2002

DX Bulletin 34 ARLD034
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 22, 2002
To all radio amateurs

ARLD034 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, 425DXnews, DXNL, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, VE2XO, K2FF and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

GEORGIA, 4L. Shalva, 4L1BR has been QRV on 15 meters using RTTY between 1400 and 1600z. QSL via DL2RMG.

TOGO, 5V. Francois, VE2XO will be QRV as 5V7XO from Lome from August 25 to 31. Activity will be on 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters using mostly RTTY with some SSB. QSL to home call.

TONGA, A3. A35RK has been QRV on 15 meters around 0300z and 10 meters around 0100z. QSL via W7TSQ.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Oleg, R1ANF is active from the Chinese "Great Wall" station and can usually be found on the Antarctica Net that is QRV on Mondays beginning at 1700z on 21275 kHz. He plans to operate as R1ANF/A from Uruguayan Antarctic scientific base "General Jose Artigas" on King George Island, IOTA AN-010, for a few weeks beginning in early September. QSL via RK1PWA.

MOLDOVA, ER. ER27A has been QRV on 30, 20 and 17 meters. QSL via ER1DA.

SAN ANDRES AND PROVIDENCIA, HK0. Robert, EA4DX is QRV as EA4DX/HK0, and has been found on 40, 20 and 17 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

WAKE ISLAND, KH9. Jake, N6XIV is QRV as N6XIV/KH9 until mid-September. Activity is limited to 20 meters usually around 0700 to 0900z. QSL via K2FF.

ST. MAARTEN, PJ5. Henry, K4LMY is QRV as K4LMY/PJ6 from Saba Island, IOTA NA-145, until August 24. QSL to home call.

EGYPT, SU. SU9BN is usually QRV on 20 meters using CW at various times between 1500 and 0400z. QSL via EA7FTR.

GREECE, SV. Kostas, SV1DPI and Tony, SV1ENG are QRV using special call SW8LH from the Skinari lighthouse in Zakynthos, Zante Island, IOTA EU-052. QSL via SV1ENG.

TURKEY, TA. LZ1NK, LZ1CNN, LZ1ZQ and LZ4MA are active as TB05GF and YM05GF from Gokceada Island, IOTA EU-186, until August 26. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, including 30 and 17 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL via LZ1NK.

CORSICA, TK. Dieter, DF4RD is QRV as TK/DF4RD until August 30 while here on holiday. Activity is mostly CW on the usual DX frequencies. QSL to home call.

CENTRAL AFRICA, TL. Dave, TL8DV is generally QRV on 15 meters CW around 1500z. QSL via W3MC.

BENIN, TY. Victoria, TY2SV is QRV on 20, 17 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL via F5CWU.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Trevor, VK7TS is active as VK7TS/4 from Magnetic Island, IOTA OC-171, until September 6. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using mainly SSB. QSL to home call.

NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Jim, VK9NS has been QRV on 15 meters around 0330z and 2300z and 20 meters around 0500z. QSL via operator's instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Hawaii and Ohio QSO Parties, TOEC WW Grid CW Contest, SCC RTTY Championship, The SARL HF CW Contest and the CQC Summer QSO Party are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see August QST, page 87 for details.