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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD017 (2007)

ARLD017 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 17  ARLD017
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  April 26, 2007
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD017 DX news

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

FIJI, 3D2.  A group of five operators are QRV from two IOTA groups
until May 7.  Operators 3D2AP, 3D2TZ and 3D2UY are QRV from Taveuni
Island, IOTA OC-016, until May 3.  Next, they will be QRV as 3D2RI
from Yanuca Island, IOTA OC-189, in the Ringgold Isles Group, from
May 3 to 7.  Activity is on all bands with two stations.  QSL 3D2RI
via UR3HR, 3D2UY via UT5UY, 3D2AP via UX0LL and 3D2TZ via UR7HTZ.

GUINEA, 3X.  Serge, 3XM6JR and Alex, 3XD2Z are QRV from here for a
few months.  They plan to be active soon on 6-meters for the E-skip
season.  QSL 3XM6JR via UA6JR and 3XD2Z via RW3AZ.

TANZANIA, 5H.  Sigfrido is QRV as 5H0RS for one year.  He has been
active on 20 meters SSB at various times.  QSL via IT9YVO.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6.  Rashad, A61R has been active on 20 meters
around 1630z.

SCARBOROUGH REEF, BS7.  A group of operators are en route and expect
to be QRV as BS7H by April 28 and active for about nine days.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL
via KU9C.

CHINA, BY.  Look for operators BA4XA, BA4XYL, BA4VE, BD4XD, BD4XW,
BG6IQD and BG4VGJ to be QRV from Dongxilian Island, IOTA AS-135,
from May 1 to 7.  They will be active holiday style near the popular
IOTA frequencies.  QSL to home calls.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9.  Eduardo, CU2AF is QRV as C91AF from Maputo until
May 6.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK31 a
few hours each day.  QSL to home call.

BELARUS, EW.  Members of the EW8ZZ club station in Gomel will be QRV
from May 1 to 14 with special event call EV8DP to commemorate the
day of Victory over WWI.  QSL via UA3FDX.

SAINT MARTIN, FS.  John, K9EL is QRV as FS/K9EL until May 6 while on
family vacation.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 metes using mainly CW
and SSB.  QSL to home call.

SCOTLAND, GM.  Jim, MM0BQI will be QRV from Shuna, IOTA EU-008, from
April 28 to May 5.  He may also be active from other islands in the
area as well.  Activity will be mostly on 80, 40, 30 and 20 meters
using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home call.

ITALY, I.  Members of the ARI Frascati will be QRV as IY0ORP from
the Geophysical Observatory at Rocca di Papa for International
Marconi Day.  QSL via I0DJV.

OGASAWARA, JD1.  Look for JM1LJS, JI5RPT and JG7PSJ to be QRV as
JD1BLK, JD1BLY and JD1BMH, respectively, from Chichijima Island,
IOTA AS-031, from April 29 to May 4.  Activity will be on 160 to 6
meters, including some satellite activity, using CW, SSB, RTTY and
PSK.  QSL to home calls.

DENMARK, OZ.  Tom, DL4VM is QRV as OZ/DL4VM/qrp from the Lighthouse
on Samsoe Island, IOTA EU-172 and WLOTA LH-0726, until May 5.
Activity is on 40, 20 and 15 meters CW using QRP power.  QSL to home

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, TL.  Patrice is QRV as TL8PB and has been
active on 20 meters around 1930z.  QSL via LA0HF.

BELIZE, V3.  Paul, AK1P will be QRV as V31PA from April 29 to May 9.
This is a casual operation.  QSL via WA6GER.

AUSTRALIA, VK.  Members of the Hornsby and Districts ARC will be QRV
as VK2IMD on April 28 from Wahroonga in commemoration of
International Marconi Day.  Activity will be on all bands.

VENEZUELA, YV.  Members of the Radio Club Venezolano will be QRV as
YW4AJ from Cojedes State from April 28 to May 1.  Activity will be
on 80 to 6 meters, including various satellites, using all modes.
QSL via YV5AJ.

SOUTH AFRICA, ZS.  A team of ten operators from the Boland ARC are
QRV as ZS1HELL from Gamka's Valley in the Swartberg Mountains until
April 30.  Activity is on 160, 80, 40 and 20 meters.  QSL via
operators' instructions.

Contest, Helvetia Contest, QRP to the Field, Florida QSO Party, DX
Colombia International Contest, Nebraska QSO Party, International
Marconi Day and the AGCW QRP/QRP CW Party are all scheduled for this
weekend.  Please see April QST, page 98 and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest web sites for details.


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