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DX Bulletin 33 ARLD033
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT August 18, 2022
To all radio amateurs


This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

TIMOR-LESTE, 4W. Satoshi, JH2EUV is QRV as 4W/JH2EUV. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using mostly FT8. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.

CYPRUS, 5B. Look for station P3CG to be QRV from Cape Greco, ILLW CY0004, during the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. QSL via 5B8AP.

TAIWAN, BV. Look for station BV1EJ to be QRV from the Kaohsiung Lighthouse, ILLW TW0001, during the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. QSL via

MAYOTTE, FH. Marek, F4VVJ will be QRV as FH4VVK from Petite-Terre, IOTA AF-027, from August 20 to April 1, 2024. Activity will be in his spare time. QSL direct to home call.

SCOTLAND, GM. Members of the Zetland Amateur Radio Club will be QRV as GB2ELH from Eshaness Lighthouse, ILLW UK00058, on the Shetland Islands, IOTA EU-012, during the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. QSL via GM0GFL.

THAILAND, HS. Brad, VK2FY is QRV as HS0ZNR until September 2. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters. QSL direct to home call.

DJIBOUTI, J2. J28RC is a new club station located in a US Army military camp. QSL via EA5GL.

JORDAN, JY. Nart, JY5IB is QRV from Amman and is active on 60 to 12 meters using FT8. QSL direct to home call.

LITHUANIA, LY. Special call sign LY770CT is QRV until October 14 to commemorate the 770th anniversary since the founding of the Lithuanian city of Klaipeda. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via LY1CT and LoTW.

FINLAND, OH. Members of the Scandinavian Young Lady Radio Amateurs, and DL3KWF and DL3KWR, will be QRV as OH1SYL from Katanpaa Island, IOTA EU-096, from August 21 to 23. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via OH5KIZ.

ALAND ISLAND, OH0. A group of operators will be QRV as OG0C from August 22 to 28. Activity will be on 160 to 2 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8, with a focus on 30, 17, 12, and 6 meters. QSL via OH5C.

POLAND, SP. Members of the Dobrzycki Amateur Radio Club are QRV with special call signs SO550MK, SP550MK and SQ550MK to commemorate 550 years since the birth of astronomer and mathematician Nicolaus Copernicus. QSL via SP3PDO.

GREECE, SV. Station SZ8G will be QRV from the Gaidouronisi Islet Lighthouse, ILLW GR0005, or possibly the Didymi Islet near Syros Island, IOTA EU-067, during the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. They will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL via LoTW.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Operators Fred, VK2FM, Steve, VK2SPF and Russel, VK4NGN will be QRV as VK2FM from South Solitary Island, IOTA OC-194, from August 19 to 22. This include being active from the Solitary Lighthouse, ILLW AU0054, during the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend. QSL via VK2FM.

INDIA, VU. Station VU2CW is QRV as AT75RADIO until August 21 in celebration of the 75th anniversary of India's independence. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event stations 8H77RI, 8H77I, 8H77N, 8H77D, 8H77O, 8I77N, 8I77E, 8I77S, 8I77I, 8I77A, and 8I77RI are QRV until August 20 to celebrate Indonesia's 77th anniversary of independence. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, FM, and FT8. This includes some Satellite activity as well. QSL via operators' instructions.

ALBANIA, ZA. Vladimir, Z35M will be QRV as ZA/Z35M on August 23. Activity will be on 40 to 15 meters using CW and SSB with 5 watts. QSL to home call.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Station ZF1PB/9 is QRV from Cayman Brac, IOTA NA-016, until August 22. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using SSB. QSL direct to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, ARRL RTTY Rookie Roundup, The International Lighthouse, and Lightship Weekend, North American SSB QSO Party, QRP 20-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, SARTG World Wide RTTY Contest, Russian District Award Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, CVA DX CW Contest, NJQRP Skeeter Hunt and the FISTS Sunday CW Sprint are all scheduled for this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest, K1USN Slow Speed Test, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC CW Memorial, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, SKCC CW Sprint, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test, Mini-Test 40 and Mini-Test 80 are all on tap from August 22 to 24.

Please see August 2022 QST, page 70 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details. 033


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