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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD015 (2018)

ARLD015 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 15  ARLD015
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  April 5, 2018
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD015 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
UR4NWW, 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.

AGALEGA AND ST. BRANDON ISLANDS, 3B6,7.  A large group of operators
are QRV as 3B7A from Saint Brandon Island, IOTA AF-015, until April
17.  Activity is on the HF bands with five stations active using CW,
SSB and RTTY.  QSL via F5CWU.

KENYA, 5Z.  Kees, 5Z4ZC is QRV on 40 to 10 meters using PSK31, JT65
and FT8.  QSL via PA3CPK.

CROATIA, 9A.  Dusan, S52DG will be QRV as 9A/S52DG/p from Krk
Island, IOTA EU-136, from April 12 to 15.  Activity will be holiday
style on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

BHUTAN, A5.  Zorro, JH1AJT, Jin, JF1IST and Champ, E21EIC are QRV as
A5A until April 11 while meeting with an official from the ministry
of health, sports federations and the BOC National Olympic
Committee.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.

THE GAMBIA, C5.  C5WP is QRV until April 13 while performing charity
work.  Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using SSB and
FT8, with some activity on 60 meters a well, and listening for
sporadic-E openings on 10 meters.  QSL via ON7WP.

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Mike, CT1IUA is QRV as D4IA from Sal Island, IOTA
AF-086, until April 9.  Activity is on the various HF bands using
mostly CW.  QSL to home call.

PE0MGB and PE1FLO will be QRV as HB0/home calls from April 7 to 14.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using mostly CW with some SSB
and various digital modes.  QSL all calls via PE1FLO.

OGASAWARA, JD1.  JN2AMD is QRV as JN2AMD/JD1.  His length of stay is
unknown.  QSL to home call.

SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5/6.  Rick, AI5P will be QRV as PJ5/AI5P from
April 9 to 16.  Activity will be on the HF bands.  QSL to home call.

FRANZ JOSEF LAND, R1/F.  Eugeny, UA4RX is QRV as RI1FJ from Heiss
Island until September 2018.  Activity is generally on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL via UA2FM.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9.  Helio, CT1ENW is QRV as S92HP from Sao
Tome City, and is here until January 31, 2019.  Activity is on the
HF bands, and 6 meters, using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
QSL to home call.

TUVALU, T2.  Antoine, 3D2AG will be QRV as T2AR from Funafuti, IOTA
OC-015, from April 8 to 15.  Activity will be in his spare time on
160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, JT65 and FT8.  QSL to home

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA.  Special event stations UE57G, UE12APR, R12APR,
and R108M are QRV until April 15 to commemorate Yuri Gagarin's first
flight.  QSL UE12APR and R12APR via R3LO, R108M via RK3LC, and UE57G
via R3LD.
UKRAINE, UR.  Special event call EM30N is QRV until December 31,
2018 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the International
Radioamateur Club WW.  QSL via UR4NWW.

AUSTRALIA, VK.  Andy, VK5MAV will be QRV as VK5MAV/9 from Cato Reef,
IOTA OC-265, from April 9 to 18.  QSL via RN3RQ.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The North American SSB Sprint Contest,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, LZ Open 40-Meter CW Sprint
Contest, PODXS 070 Club 20-Meter PSK 31 Flavors Contest, SARL
VHF/UHF Digital Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Mississippi
QSO Party, Missouri QSO Party, Texas State Parks on the Air, Florida
State Parks on the Air, SP DX Contest and the EA RTTY Contest are
all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The 144 MHz Spring Sprint and 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday
Sprint are scheduled for April 9.

The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship,
Phone Fray and NAQCC CW Sprint are scheduled for April 11.

The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.

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


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