ARRL DX Bulletin 035
August 26, 1999

DX Bulletin 35 ARLD035
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 26, 1999
To all radio amateurs

ARLD035 DX news

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

GUINEA, 3X. Karel, ON4QY, will be signing 3XY2A from Conakry for the next few years. He has been spotted on 21275 kHz between 1630 and 1930z. QSL to home call.

JOHNSTON ISLAND, KH3. Bill, NH6D, will be back on Johnston Island until August 27. He is hoping to be active on 160, 80, 40, 17 and 12 meters.

AFRICA TOUR. Charlie, W0YG, will be active once again from Africa, starting September 1. Look for him on CW on 12, 17 and 30 meters from South Africa, ZS; Namibia, V5; Botswana, A2; and Zimbabwe, Z2. His South African call sign is ZS6YG. All QSLs must go direct or via the WF5E QSL Service.

SVALBARD, JW. Look for Juergen, DJ3KR, to be QRV as JW/DJ3KR, from August 28 to September 1. He will be mostly on the higher bands as the radar causes heavy QRM below 14 MHz.

GREENLAND, OX. Joergen, OZ8AE, will sign OX/OZ8AE from Groennedal from September 4 to October 5. Activity will be on all bands CW. QSL to OZ8AE direct or via the bureau.

SURINAME, PZ. Bob, K3BYV, signing PZ5DX, was very active this past week. His activity was mainly on 15 and 10 meter SSB at 1430 and 1800z. QSL to home call.

MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3. Moreira, CT1AHU, plans to be active as CT3/CT1AHU from August 26 to September 9. QSL to home call.

MOLDOVA, ER. Look for special event station ER27A to be active in celebration of the Independence of Moldova, until the end of the month. QSL via ER1DA, Valery Metaxa, PO Box 9537, Kishinev, MD-2071, MOLDOVA.

TURKEY, TA3. Ahmet, TA3/DL7JAK, has been very active on CW near the earthquake area.

IRAQ, YI. YI1AK, YI1FLY and YI1SEA have been very active on 15 meter SSB between 1000 and 1400z.

SAC TIME CHANGE. The operating times for the Scandinavian Activities Contest have been changed to 1200z Saturday to 1200z Sunday, for both weekends.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The TOEC WW Grid Contest, CW, SCC RTTY Championship, and South Dakota, Hawaii and Ohio QSO Parties are all on tap for this weekend. Please see August QST, pages 91 and 92 for details.