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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD014 (2018)

ARLD014 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 14  ARLD014
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  March 29, 2018
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD014 DX news

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.

MALAWI, 7Q.  Members of the EIDX Group are QRV as 7Q7EI from the
shores of Lake Malawi until April 2.  Activity is on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with four stations active.  QSL via

GHANA, 9G.  Richard, 9G5AR is now licensed and QRV from Accra.  He
is generally active on 20 meters using SSB during his weekdays and
weekends.  QSL via N4GNR.

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Mike, CT1IUA plans to be QRV as D41A from Santa
Maria, Sal Island, IOTA AF-086, from April 1 to 9.  Activity will be
holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using mainly CW with some SSB.  QSL
to home call.

NORTHERN IRELAND, GI.  Special event station GB106TBC will be QRV
from April 2 to 9 to commemorate the sinking of the RMS Titanic on
April 15, 1912.  QSL direct to MI0MOD.

THAILAND, HS.  Members of the Digital Thailand DX Association are
QRV as HS8JCV/p from Lipe Island, IOTA AS-126, until April 2.
Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL via HS8JCV.

ARGENTINA, LU.  Special event station AZ36H is QRV until April 2 to
recognize the 36th anniversary of the Falkland Islands War.  QSL via
operators' instructions.

BULGARIA, LZ.  Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik are
QRV as LZ362ME during April to honor the memory of Bulgarian Saints.
QSL via bureau.

NETHERLANDS, PA.  Special event station PF2018SLO is QRV from Sloten
during April during the context of the 11th Cities Marathon.
Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL via PA0MBD.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA.  Special event stations UE12APR, R12APR, R108M
and UE57G will be QRV from April 1 to 15 to mark Cosmonauts Day to
commemorate the first flights in space.  QSL via operators'

CANADA, VE.  Special call VD1BOOM is QRV on Saturdays and Sundays
during April to mark the 40th anniversary of a mysterious explosion
called the Bell Island Boom that happened April 2, 1978 on Bell
Island, IOTA NA-198, one of Newfoundland's coastal islands.
Activity is on 20 meters.  QSL direct to VO1IDX.

TURKS AND CAICOS, VP5.  Bernie, KD5QHV plans to be QRV as VP5/KD5QHV
until April 2.  Activity is on 40, 20, 17 and 15 meters using CW and
SSB.  QSL to home call.

LAOS, XW.  Champ, E21EIC is QRV as XW1IC until March 31.  Activity
is on 40 to 6 meters.  QSL to home call.

KOSOVO, Z6.  Gab, HB9TSW is QRV as Z68GB until April 19.  Activity
is on 80 to 17 meters using CW.  QSL to home call.

GIBRALTAR, ZB.   Special Event Station ZB2RAF will be QRV from April
1 to July 29 to honor the first Centenary of the Royal Air Force.
QSL via G8FC.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL.  Special event station ZM50GW will be QRV during
April to commemorate the loss 50 years ago of the ferry TEV Wahine.
QSL via bureau.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Russian World Wide MultiMode
Contest, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
Feld Hell Sprint, UK/EI DX CW Contest and the RSGB 80-Meter RoLo SSB
contest are all on tap for this weekend.

The IQRP Quarterly Marathon and RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship
are scheduled for April 2.

The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for April 3.
The UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT CW
Test are scheduled for April 4.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

Please see March 2018 QST, page 85, April QST, page 84, and the ARRL
and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.


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