ARRL DX Bulletin 033
August 12, 1999

DX Bulletin 33 ARLD033
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 12, 1999
To all radio amateurs

ARLD033 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

TANZANIA, 5H8. Terry, W7RNF, is active as 5H8TL. Look for him on 15 meter SSB between 1800 and 1900z. QSL to home call.

MADEIRA, CT3. Ben, DJ8FW, will be active as CT3/DJ8FW until August 20. He will concentrate on the PSK31 mode, mainly in the mornings and evenings, with some CW operation on the newer bands.

ESTONIA, ES75. The amateur radio operators of Estonia will be using the prefix ES75 throughout August to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the first QSO ever made with an ES callsign. A special station will operate as ES75M from Muhu Island, IOTA EU-034. QSL to home calls.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA ISLAND, PY0F. Fred, PY7ZZ, is now active as PY0FZ, during his free time, from PY0FF's station. QSL to home call.

FRANCE, F. A group of Belarus hams will provide communications for the Belarus team going to climb Mont Blanc, August 9 to 20, using the callsigns F/EU5HQ (base) and TM0MB (Mont Blanc team). Operators will be EU1AZ, EU1DX, EU1ABC, EU1UC, EU1ABC, EW1CM, EW1PA, EW2CR, EW2KW, EW8DX, EW8EW, EW8MW, EW8RR and DL7VFM. Activity will be on all HF bands and on 6m, 2m, 70cm using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and FM. Pictures are to be transmitted by SSTV and Internet.

GREECE, SV. Nilay, TA3YJ and Berkin, TA3J, will be active from Athens and Khios until August 17 as SV/TA3YJ and SV/TA3J, respectively. Activity will be SSB on 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 2 meters and 70 cm. QSL to home calls or bureau.

VANUATU, YJ. Masayoshi, JE1DXC, will be active from Banks Islands until August 16. The callsign was not given, but he has operated as YJ0AXC. Operation will be CW and SSB on 20, 15, 17, 12 and 10 meters. QSL to his callbook address only.

CHINA, BV. Scout station BO99NRM will be active on 80 through 10 meters, SSB and CW, from Kin-Men Island, IOTA AS-102, until August 18. QSL via bureau.

ICELAND, TF. Bob, W2SF will be active on all bands using CW, SSB and RTTY, as TF/W2SF from Keflavik, Iceland, between August 27 and September 7. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Worked All Europe DX Contest, CW, and Maryland-DC QSO Party are on tap for this weekend. Please see August QST, page 91, for details.