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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD015 (2017)

ARLD015 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 15  ARLD015
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  April 13, 2017
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD015 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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.

MAURITANIA, 5T.  Jean, 5T0JL will be active with the call 5T3MM
between April 12 and 18, including the CQMM DX Contest.  QSL via

MOROCCO, CN.  Special event station 5C12SIA operates around the 12th
International Exhibition of Agriculture in Meknes from April 18 to
23.  QSL via CN8WW, direct.

ALGERIA, 7X.  Toufik, 7X2DE who is now a member of the CWJF group,
plans to participate in the CQMM DX Contest.  QSL via PY4KL.

PALESTINE, E4.  Janusz, SP9FIH will be active from Bethlehem during
the second half of April with the call E44WE.  He will be QRV on 17,
10 and 6 meters.  QSL via ClubLog OQRS, SP9FIH.

FRANCE, F.  Special event station TM17CV from Chatelaillon-Plage
will be active from April 15 to 17 to celebrate the Festival de
Cerf-Volant et du Vent (Kite and Wind Festival).  QSL via F8FZC.

ST LUCIA, J6.  Steve, WF2S and Ralph, K1ZZI will be operating with
calls J68SL and J6/K1ZZI from Gros Islet (NA-108) from April 17 to
28.  QSL via LoTW.

ST. VINCENT, J8.  Brian, GW4DVB will be back on the air as J88PI
from Palm Island (NA-025, WW Loc. FK92ho) from April 14 to 23.  He
will be QRV on 40, 20, 17, 15, and 10 meters.  QSL via GW4DVB (d/B).

JAPAN, JA.  The Japan Ladies Radio Society (JLRS) celebrates its
60th anniversary with the call 8N60JLRS until the end of March 2018.
QSL via bureau, JQ6FQI, direct.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, K.  N7S commemorates the first launch of
the Space Shuttle, with operations until April 17.  This is one in a
series of activities for marking historic milestones in air and
spacecraft technology.

BULGARIA, LZ.  LZ38GI, LZ38NR, and LZ38SATURN commemorate the first
flight of a Bulgarian cosmonaut (Georgi Ivanov) into space 38 years
ago.  They are QRV until the end of April.  An award is also
available.  QSL via LZ1ZF.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5.  Jim, K3NK and Joe, W3HNK will be
signing VP5/K3NK and VP5/W3HNK from Providenciales Island (NA-002)
until April 18 on 80 to 10 meters.  QSL to home calls.

GUADELOUPE, FG.  Dirk, DM1DZ is QRV as FG/DM1DZ until April 24.
Listen for him on the HF bands, using SSB and possibly PSK31.  He
will be posting his logs to Club Log.  QSL via DM1DZ.

ERITREA, E3.  Zorro, JH1AJT will be joined by DJ9ZB, E21EIC and
RA9USU, from  May 19 to 29, on the air with the call signs E31AA and
E39DI.  Look for them on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.

VIETNAM, XV.  Jesus, WP4JBG/JP7MBO will be QRV as XV9G from April 19
to May 9 on 40, 20 and 15 meters, using mostly CW with SSB
occasionally.  QSL to WP4JBG.

CORSICA, TK.  Alex, TK/F4GHS plans to be on the air from the west
coast of the main island, on the HF bands, from May 23 to 28.  Look
for him on 40 and 20 meter SSB.  QSL via the bureau or direct to his
home call.

MONTENEGRO, 4O.  Giuseppe, IK5WWA will be QRV as 4O7GD from June 18
to 28.  Look for him on 80 to 6 meters using SSB, and possibly 2
meters.  QSL to his home call, direct or bureau.

CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9.  Ten ops from the Tortugas CW Group will be
QRV as EG9TOR from Melilla May 18 to 22, switching to the ED9T call
sign for the King of Spain CW 2017 Contest, May 21 and 22.  Most of
their activity will be on CW though they will do some SSB and
digital mode operating as well, on all HF bands.  QSL via EA4PN or
use OQRS for a direct or bureau card, or LoTW or eQSL.

TOGO, 5V.  Operators David, OK6DJ and Petr, OK1FCJ will be active as
5V7P from April 21 to 28.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and digital modes.  QSL via OK6DJ, ClubLog's OQRS or

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8.  Tim, LW9EOC will be active as HC8/LW9EOC
from  May 15 to 29.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, with a
focus on 30, 17 and 12 meters, using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL via his
home call, direct or LoTW.

MARKET REEF, OJ0.  Pasi, OH3WS will be active as OJ0W on May 6 and
7.  Activity will be on 20 to 6 meters using CW and SSB.  Pasi will
try 60 meters on both CW and SSB, on 5354 kHz.  QSL via his home

SAN MARINO, T7.  Mike, DF8AN will be active as T7/DF8AN/P from April
14 to 18.  Activity will be VHF/UHF only using mainly JT65 and
CW/SSB.  QSL via his home call sign, direct or by the Bureau.  No

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Holyland DX Contest, ES Open HF
Championship, Worked All Provinces of China, YU DX Contest, CQ
Manchester Mineira DX Contest, Michigan QSO Party, EA-QRP CW
Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, Ontario QSO Party, North Dakata QSO
Party, WAB 3.5/7/14 Data Modes, and the ARRL Rookie Roundup, SSB
will keep contesters very busy this weekend.  The Run for the Bacon
QRP Contest, Low Power Spring Sprint and the 144 MHz Spring Sprint
are on April 17.  Please see April QST, page 92, and the ARRL and
WA7BNM contest web sites for details.