ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD017 (2006)

ARLD017 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 17  ARLD017
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  April 27, 2006
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD017 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
MM0BQI, QRZ DX, 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.

CYPRUS, 5B.  George, 5B4AGC has been active on 17 and 15 meters
around 1440z most days.  QSL via G3LNS.

NEPAL, 9N.  Toshi, JA8BMK and Kazu, JA8MWU are in Kathmandu until
May 2.  They plan to be active as 9N1BMK and 9N7WU, respectively, on
40 to 10 meters using SSB.  Given the current political situation in
Nepal, their operating times may be limited.  QSL to home calls.

CHINA, BY.  Several Jiangsu DX Club members will be QRV as BY4RSA/4
from Tianheng Island, IOTA AS-150, from May 1 to 5.  They will be
active on 160 to 10 meters, including the V/UHF bands, using CW, SSB
and satellite.  QSL via BA4TB.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8.  Michael, EA8/DL3FCG, Lars, EA8/DL6FCB, Reiner,
EA8/DL4ZF and Fred, EA8/DL8MG are QRV from Tenerife, IOTA AF-004,
with two stations until May 5.  QSL to home calls.

JERSEY, GJ.  Chris, M0DOL is QRV as MJ0DOL until May 4.  QSL to home

SCOTLAND, GM.  Jim, MM0BQI is QRV from Lunga Island, IOTA EU-108,
until April 30.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
RTTY.  QSL via bureau.

SOUTH KOREA, HL.  Look for a large group of South Korean amateurs,
and possibly others, to be QRV as homecalls/5 from Koje island, IOTA
AS-081, from May 4 to 7.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL to home calls.

OGASAWARA, JD1.  Hide, JM1LJS plans to be QRV as either JD1BLK or
JM1LJS/JD1 from April 30 to May 6.  QSL to home call.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2.  Randy, ND0C will be QRV in his spare time
as NP2/ND0C from St. Thomas, IOTA NA-106, from May 3 to 7.  Activity
will be on 20 and 15 meters using SSB.  QSL direct to home call.

GUAM, KH2.  Dave, N4ELM is QRV as KH2/N4ELM in his spare time until
May 12.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW and PSK.  QSL direct
to home call.

LITHUANIA, LY.  Special event station LY15A is active during the
month of May to celebrate the independence of Lithuania.  QSL via

BULGARIA, LZ.  Several members of the Bulgarian Federation of Radio
Amateurs will be QRV with special event station LZ06KM from May 1 to
31 to commemorate both the brothers St. Cyril and St. Methodius,
founders of the Cyrillic alphabet, and Bulgarian's Culture and
Literature Day.  QSL via LZ1PJ.

SUDAN, ST.  ST0RM has been QRV on 17 meters around 1500 and 1900z
and 20 meters around 0000z.  QSL via T93Y.

DODECANESE, SV5.  Mort, G2JL is QRV as SV5/G2JL from Lipsi, IOTA
EU-001, until May 23 using only CW.

TURKEY, TA.   Berkin, TA3J is QRV using special callsign YM125ATA
until November 10 to mark the 125th birthday of Mustafa Kemal
Ataturk.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters.  QSL via TA3YJ.

RUSSIA, UA.  Special event station RK50SAB will be QRV during the
month of May to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the radio club at
the Ryazan Radioengineering Academy.  QSL via RK3SWB.

UKRAINE, UR.  Special event station EM20U is QRV to commemorate the
Chernobyl nuclear disaster 20 years ago.  Activity is on 40, 30 and
20 meters at various times.  QSL via UT3UZ.

SYRIA, YK.  Saad, N5FF plans to be QRV as YK1BA from May 1 to 18
during his stay in Damascus.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using
mainly RTTY, but also with some CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Thursday NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, North
American High Speed Meteor Scatter Spring Rally, SBMS 2 GHz and Up
World Wide Club Contest, Helvetia Contest, Alabama QSO Party, AGCW
QRP/QRP CW Party and the ARS Spartan CW Sprint are all scheduled for
this weekend.  Please see April QST, page 101 and the ARRL and
WA7BNM contest websites for details.