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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD013 (2015)

ARLD013 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 13  ARLD013
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  April 2, 2015
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD013 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
K7LA, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL,
Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web
sites.  Thanks to all.

MONACO, 3A.  Gil, F4FET and Diego, F4HAU are QRV as 3A/home calls
until April 5.  Activity is mainly on 12 and 10 meters using RTTY
and SSB, respectively.  QSL to home calls.  In addition, special
event station 3A90IARU is QRV until June 30 to celebrate the 90th
anniversary of the IARU.  QSL via 3A2ARM.
FIJI, 3D2.  Wes, ZL3TE will be QRV as 3D2SE from Viti Levu, IOTA
OC-016, from April 10 to 13.  This includes being an entry in the
upcoming Japan International DX CW contest.  Activity will be on the
HF bands using mainly CW and some digital modes.  QSL direct to home

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Andy, LZ2HM is QRV as 8Q7SA from North Male Atoll
until April 12.  Activity is holiday style on 60 to 6 meters.  QSL
via LZ2SM.

KUWAIT, 9K.  Members of the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society are QRV
using special event call sign 9K90IARU during the month of April to
celebrate the 90th anniversary of the IARU.  QSL via operator's

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8.  Special event station AM890CNR is QRV from
Santa Maria de Guia, IOTA AF-004, during April to celebrate the 90th
anniversary of the IARU.  QSL via operators' instructions.

MARTINIQUE, FM.  Special event station TO90IARU will be QRV from
April 4 to 8 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the IARU.  QSL via

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL.  Members of the Korean Amateur Radio League
are QRV as HL60HQ until July 31 to celebrate the organization's 60th
anniversary.  QSL via HL0HQ.

THAILAND, HS.  Champ, E212EIC is QRV as E21EIC/8 from Southern
Thailand until April 7.  QSL to home call.

CURACAO, PJ2.  Anja, DH2AK and Torsten, DL1THM are QRV as PJ2/home
calls until April 23 while on holiday.  Activity is holiday style on
the HF bands using mostly SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home calls.

TRINDADE AND MARTIM VAZ ISLANDS, PY0T.  A group of operators are QRV
as PQ0T from Trindade Island, IOTA SA-010, until April 4.  Activity
is on 160 to 6 meters with two stations active.  QSL via PP5BZ.

KAZAKHSTAN, UN.  Special event station UP120R is QRV to commemorate
the 120th anniversary of radio.  QSL via operators' instructions.

SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND, VP8.  Denis, VP8DOZ is generally QRV on 18160
kHz around 2100z.  QSL via ZL4PW.

CHAGOS ISLAND, VQ9.  Bob, DU7ET is QRV as VQ9ET from Diego Garcia,
IOTA AF-006, until June.  Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL direct
to home call.

INDIA, VU.  Special event station AT150ITU is QRV through December
2015 to commemorate 150 years of the International
Telecommunications Union.  Activity is on all HF bands using various
modes.  QSL via operators' instructions.

INDONESIA, YB.  Special event station YB200T will be QRV from April
5 to 11 to commemorate the volcanic eruption of Mount Tambora 200
years ago.  QSL via W2FB.

SERBIA, YT.  Special event station YU178SB is QRV until July 31 to
celebrate the 178th anniversary of Sokobanja.  QSL via YU1KN.

CHATHAM ISLAND, ZL7.  John, ZL1BYZ, David, ZL1DK and John, ZL1ALZ
are QRV as ZL7E from Kaingaroa, IOTA OC-038, until April 15.
Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with two
stations active.  QSL via ZL1ALZ.

OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit: Cocos Island, TI9/3Z9DX, 2015 operation.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The 15-Meter SSTV Dash Contest, LZ Open
40-Meter CW Sprint Contest, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC
Sprint, PODXS 070 Club PSK 31 Flavors Contest, QRP ARCI Spring CW
QSO Party, Mississippi QSO Party, Missouri QSO Party, SP DX Contest,
EA RTTY Contest, Texas State Parks on the Air, Montana QSO Party,
UBA Spring 6-Meter Contest and the RSGB RoPoCo SSB are all on tap
for this upcoming weekend.

The Low Power Spring CW Sprint and RSGB 80-Meter Club CW
Championship are scheduled for April 6.  The ARS Spartan CW Sprint
is scheduled for April 7.  The QRP CW Fox Hunt and CWops Mini-CWT CW
Test are scheduled for April 8.  Please see April QST, page 83, and
the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.


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