ARRL DX Bulletin 032
August 12, 2004

DX Bulletin 32 ARLD032
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 12, 2004
To all radio amateurs


This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by K4QD, MM0DGR, NC1L, the OPDX Bulletin, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

PAKISTAN, AP. Bob, AP2JZB has been QRV on 17 meters around 1530z. QSL direct.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Hans, ON6ZK is QRV as EA8/ON6ZK from Gran Canaria until August 19. His activity is only on 17 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

IRELAND, EI. Hal, KC8FS is QRV as EI/KC8FS/p from the west and southwest coasts until August 23. QSL to home call.

ESTONIA, ES. Oleg, ES1RA is QRV as ES1924J from Tallinn until September 4 to celebrate 80 years of amateur radio in Estonia. QSL to home call. Look for ES1924L to be active as well. QSL via ES6PZ.

SCOTLAND, GM. Look for GB8RU to be QRV until August 15 during the Scottish-Russian Marathon. QSL via bureau.

HAITI, HH. Jan, K4QD will be QRV as HH4/K4QD from August 16 to 27 from the Northwest Christian Mission. Activity will be on most HF bands, including 6 meters, using CW and SSB as time permits. QSL to home call.

SVALBARD, JW. Harald, LA6LHA and Roger, LA4GHA are QRV as JW6LHA and JW6GHA, respectively, until August 15. Activity is on all bands, including 6 meters. QSL to home calls.

WAKE ISLAND, KH9. George, AH8H is QRV as KH9/AH8H through the month of August as time permits. Of late, he has been active on 40 to 15 meters using CW. QSL via operator's instructions.

SUDAN, ST. Paul, ST2PN works for the UN World Food Program and is usually active from Khartoum as time permits. QSL direct via PA7FM.

GREECE, SV. Wolff, DJ5JH will be active as J43J in the Worked All Europe contest from the Peloponnese peninsula. QSL to home call.

CAMEROON, TJ. Acho, TJ1AD has been QRV on 20 meters around 2300z. QSL via operator's instructions.

EUROPEAN RUSSIAN, UA. Special event station UE0LBP is QRV until August 20 for the second International Bikers Festival in Kozina. QSL via operators' instructions.

BRUNEI, V8. Hide, JM1LJS is QRV as V8FDX until August 16. Activity is on 30, 17, 12 and 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

AFGHANISTAN, YA. Rene, DL2JRM is QRV as YA7X until early September. QSL via DL1JJI.

VANUATU, YJ. Clark, N5XX is QRV as YJ0XX for a few months. He uses mostly CW on 40, 30 and 20 meters. He plans to visit various islands in the New Hebrides. QSL via W6YOO.

Operations approved for DXCC credit: Effective immediately, the ARRL DXCC Branch will accept QSLs for operation taking place in the Somaliland (northwestern Somalia) and Puntland (northeastern Somalia) autonomous areas as well as the southern and central areas of Somalia. Operations possessing written permission from any recognized authority that is acknowledged to be in control of a particular region will be accredited. These QSLs will count for the Somali Democratic Republic (Somalia). QSLs for past operations will be accepted where proper documentation has been submitted. This is subject to change based on future developments in Somalia.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The 50th Anniversary Worked All Europe DX CW Contest and the Maryland-DC QSO Party are all scheduled for this weekend. The Scottish-Russian Marathon runs until August 15. Please see August QST, page 94, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.