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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD016 (2017)

ARLD016 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 16  ARLD016
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  April 20, 2017
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD016 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
KI1U, 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.

TOGO, 5V.  David, OK6DJ and Petr, OK1FCJ are QRV as 5V7P until April
27.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with two
stations active.  QSL via OK6DJ.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Mike, UA1QV is QRV as 8Q7QV from Fihalhohi Island,
IOTA AS-013, until April 25.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using
CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.  In addition, Jim, G3VDB will be QRV
as 8Q7EJ from Vilamendhoo from April 24 to May 7.  Activity will be
on 20 meters, and possibly 30 and 17 meters using CW, and possibly
SSB, RTTY and PSK.  QSL to home call.

BOTSWANA, A2.  A group of operators will be QRV as A25UK from April
25 to May 5.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and

MOROCCO, CN.  Special event station 5C12SIA is QRV until April 23 to
commemorate the 12th International Exhibition of Agriculture in
Meknes city.  QSL via LoTW or direct.

PHILIPPINES, DU.  Operators Andy, 4F1GNW, Ed, 4F1OZ, Gil, 4F2KWT,
and Nani, DU1COP are QRV as DZ4C from Tinaga Island, IOTA OC-202,
until April 23.  Activity is on 40, 30, 20, 17 and 15 meters using
CW and SSB.  QSL via VE7DP.

BELARUS, EU.  Special event station EV145O (Oh) is QRV until June 22
to commemorate the 145th anniversary of the Belarusian Society of
Rescue on the Waters.  QSL via operators' instructions.

SCOTLAND, GM.  Mike, KI1U will be QRV from Scotland and from Iona
Island for a day or two as MM/KI1U, IOTA EU-008, from April 22 to
29.  Activity will be as his time permits on 40 and 20 meters using
CW.  QSL to home call.

SWITZERLAND, HB.  Special event station HB600NVF is QRV until the
end of 2017 to mark the 600 years since the patron saint of
Switzerland Niklaus von Flue was born.  QSL via HB9JOE.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0.  Ari, OH3KAV will be QRV as OF0KA from April 22
to 27.  Activity will be holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using CW,
JT9 and JT65.  He may also try to be active on 60 meters.  QSL to
home call.

CRETE, SV9.  Seppo, OH1VR will be QRV as SV9/OH1VR from April 27 to
May 3.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using mainly CW.  QSL
direct to home call.

MAIL, TZ.  Denis, F8DAK is QRV as TZ6BB from Bamako and is here for
about 18 months.  Activity is on 20 meters.  QSL to home call.  In
addition, Jeff, TZ4AM is QRV from Bamako.  He is active on the HF
bands, and possibly on 6 meters as well.  QSL to W3HNK.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA.  Special event stations R1961GP and R1961AG are
QRV until April 30 to commemorate the April 12, 1961 first manned
space flight by cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.  QSL R1961AG via RA4DR and
R1961GP via OQRS.

NAMIBIA, V5.  Stefan, HB9JAB is QRV as V51/HB9JAP until May 8 while
caravanning around Namibia.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters.  QSL to
home call.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7.  Randy, WW6RG will be QRV as V73/WW6RG from
Kwajalein, IOTA OC-028, on April 26.  Activity will be on 40 and 20
meters using SSB at various times.  QSL to home call.
BRUNEI, V8.  Special event station V84SWA is QRV until April 24 to
commemorate the 92nd World Amateur Radio Day.  Activity is on the HF
bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL via V85TL.

VIET NAM, XV.  Jesus, WP4JBG is QRV as XV9G from Ho Chi Minh City
until May 9.  Activity is on 40, 20 and 15 meters using CW and SSB.
QSL to home call.

LAOS, XW.  Bruce, XW4XR has been active on 20 meters using RTTY
around 1400z.  QSL via E21EIC.

QRP to the Field, SP DX RTTY Contest, UK/EI DX CW Contest, Nebraska
QSO Party and the BARTG Sprint 75 are all on tap for this upcoming

The 222 MHz Spring Sprint is scheduled for April 25.  The UKEICC
80-Meter CW Contest, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, Phone Fray and SKCC CW
Sprint are scheduled for April 26.

Please see April QST, page 92, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.


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