ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD017 (2005)

ARLD017 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 17  ARLD017
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  April 28, 2005
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD017 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
HA0HW, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL,
WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

ALGERIA, 7X.  A group of amateurs will be QRV as 7V2SI from the
Sandja Islands, a new IOTA, from May 1 to 5.  Activity will be on
all HF bands and modes, including the V/UHF bands and possibly ATV.
QSL via operators' instructions.

GHANA, 9G.  Sigi is QRV as 9G5SP and has been active on 15 meters
from around 1100 to 1200z.  QSL via DL7DF.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6.  Abdullah, A61Q has been QRV on 6 meters
around 0700 to 1800z at various times.  QSL via EA7FTR.

CHINA, BY.  Fan, BA1RB/2 will be QRV from Ju Hua Island, IOTA
AS-151, from May 1 to 4.  QSL via EA7FTR.

TURKMENISTAN, EZ.  Members of club station EZ7V in Turkmenabat are
QRV as EZ60V until May 15 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the
end of World War II.  QSL via RW6HS.

FRANCE, F.  Special event station TM380 is QRV until May 9 to
celebrate the take-off of Airbus A380.  Activity is on 80 to 10
meters, including 30 meters, using CW and SSB, and possibly the
active satellites as well.  QSL via F5GNY.

ECUADOR, HC.  Rick, NE8Z is QRV from various locations as HC1MD/HC1,
HC6 and HC7, from Mt. Pichincha, Banos and Sierrazul, respectively,
until May 11.  QSL via K8LJG.

BULGARIA, LZ.  Special event station LZ8IARU is active until
December 31 on all bands to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the
International Amateur Radio Union.  QSL via LZ1BJ.

SEYCHELLES, S7.  Guenter, DL2AWG will be QRV as S79GG from April 30
to May 14.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and
PSK.  QSL to home call.  Meanwhile, Frederic, HB9CQK is QRV as S79QK
until May 8.  Activity is on 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters.  He
intends to activate the Denis and Alphonse Islands, IOTA AF-024 and
AF-033, respectively.  QSL to home call.

SUDAN, ST.  Fernando is QRV as ST2BF.  He is active only on 20, 15
and 10 meters.  QSL via W3HNK.

MOUNT ATHOS, SV/A.  Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A has been QRV on the DX net
on 14251 kHz between 2100 and 2200z.  QSL direct.

INDIA, VU.  Bob, W3YY is in Bangalore until May 5.  He may be QRV
from the QTH of Miku, VU2WAP.  This is not a DXpedition, and his
operating time may be limited to the availability of the station.
QSL via operator's instructions.

ALBANIA, ZA.  Alfredo, IK7JWX will be QRV as ZA2/IK7JWX/p from the
Fier and Cape Durres Lighthouse, from May 1 to 4.  Activity will be
on all HF bands, including the newer bands, using SSB, RTTY and
PSK31.  QSL to home call.

NIUE, ZK2.  Aki, JA1KAJ is QRV as ZK2QQ until May 8.  He has usually
been active on 40 meters from 1745 to 1900z.  QSL to home call.

BULLETIN CORRECTION.  As reported in DX Bulletin ARLD015, a few
members of the Radio Club Tivadar Puskas will be QRV as
HB0/homecalls from May 14 to 21 from the Chalet Wanni.  Activity
will be on 160 to 10 meters, including the newer bands, using CW and
SSB.  They may try some WSJT on 2 meters.  QSL to home calls.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The 2 GHz and Up World Wide Club
Contest, The EUCW/FISTS CW QRS Party, May CW Sprint and the AGCW
QRP/QRP CW Party are all scheduled for this weekend.  Please see
April 2005 QST, page 100 and May QST, page 98 for details.