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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD016 (2008)

ARLD016 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 16  ARLD016
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  April 10, 2008
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD016 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
LA7VK, NC1L, the OPDX Bulletin, DXNL, 425 DX News, The Daily DX,
Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web
sites.  Thanks to all.

as 3B6FQ from Agalega Island, IOTA AF-001, from April 14 to 17 while
on work assignment.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using
mostly SSB with some CW as time permits.  QSL via K5XK.

SENEGAL, 6W.  Witek, SP9MRO and Marian, SP9CTT will be QRV as 6V7K
and 6V7J, respectively, from April 17 to May 5.  Activity will be on
160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  There will be
emphasis on 160 and 30 meters.  Their activity includes an entry in
the upcoming Italian DX contest.  QSL 6V7K via SP9SX and 6V7K via

ALGERIA, 7X.  Team members 7X2RO, 7X2EB, 7X2HF, 7X2CF, 7X2DD, 7X2DF,
7X5JF, 7X5RS, 7X5ST, 7X0AD and 7X0RY will be QRV as 7Y3HM from Mount
Assekrem from April 11 to 14.  Activity will be on as many bands as
possible.  QSL via 7X2ARA.

QATAR, A7.  Bill, NM7H will be QRV as A7/G0MKT through the middle of
June.  Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using mainly CW with some
SSB and PSK31.  QSL to home call.

BAHRAIN, A9.  John, A92HB has been QRV on 17 meters around 1500 to
1700z.  QSL via GM6TVR.

PHILIPPINES, DU.  Look for DU9/PA3GZU to be QRV from Mindanao, IOTA
OC-130, from April to May 12.  Activity will be on 20 meters using
SSB and PSK31, holiday style.  QSL to home call.

IRAN, EP.  Pooyan, EP3PK has been active on 20 meters around 1400.
In addition, EP4HR has been active on 17 meters around 1330z.  QSL
via I2MQP.

ENGLAND, G.  Operators Robert, G8ATE and John, G7HIA will be QRV as
GB0CD to celebrate ''Cosmonautics Day'' on April 12th between 0800 to
2200z on satellites AO-7, AO-16, AO-27, SO-50, AO-51 and VO-52.
Other activity make take place during the next four weeks on HF
using SSTV and other digital modes.  QSL via operators instructions.

JERSEY, GJ.  Martin, G3ZAY and Michael, G7VJR are QRV as GJ3ZAY/p
and GJ7VJR/p, respectively, until April 13.  Activity is on the HF
bands using CW and SSB.  QSL via G7VJR.
SCOTLAND, GM.  Paul, 2E1EUB will be QRV as 2M1EUB from Cairngorms
National Park near Aberdeen on April 12.  Activity will be on all
satellites, including 160 and 80 meters.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL.  Look for special event station HL0HQSC to be
QRV until April 30 in commemoration of the first YL Korean astronaut
Yi So-yeon, DS3SYL, during her mission on the International Space
Station.  QSL via HL2CFY.

DJIBOUTI, J2.  Jean-Claude, J28JA has been QRV on 15 meters around
1230z and then 20 meters around 1730z.  QSL via F5JFU.

NORWAY, LA.  Members of the Radio Club of Gardermoen are QRV as LN2G
until April 13 in conjunction with the Norwegian Hammeeting,
Activity is mostly on 40 and 20 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK31.
QSL via LA2G.

V63VE until April 15.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB
and RTTY.  QSL V63JY and V63JQ to home calls and V63VE via JF1OCQ.

SYRIA, YK.  Roger, G3SXW, Nigel, G3TXF, Fred, G4BWP, Lionel, G5LP
and Rob, GM3YTS are QRV as YK9G from Damascus until April 15.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW with two stations.  QSL via

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Japan International DX CW Contest,
YLRL DX-YL to NA-YL SSB Contest, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, Radio
Maritime Day, PODXS 070 Club PSK 31 Flavors Contest, EU Spring CW
Sprint, Georgia QSO Party, Yuri Gagarin International DX CW Contest,
SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, UBA Spring SSB Contest are all on tap
for this weekend.  The 222 MHz Spring Sprint is scheduled for April
15.  Please see April QST, page 82 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
web sites for details.