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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD017 (2009)

ARLD017 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 17  ARLD017
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  April 30, 2009
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD017 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, PS7AB, 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.

FIJI, 3D2.  Jan, OK2ZAW is QRV as 3D2ZW/p until May 8 from Viti
Levu, IOTA OC-016, the Mamanuca Group, IOTA OC-121, the Yasawa
Group, IOTA OC-156, and Viti Levu, IOTA OC-016.  Activity is on the
HF bands.  QSL to home call.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2.  Richard, PA0RRS has moved here permanently and
is QRV as 9M2MRS from Penang Island, IOTA AS-015.  Activity is
generally using CW with SSB on request.  QSL via operator's

MOROCCO, CN.  Abder, CN8VO is QRV using special event call 5F1ROM
until May 10 to commemorate the ''FIA Touring Car Grand Prix'' which
takes place in Marrakesh from May 1 to 3.  QSL via EA7FTR.

ETHIOPIA, ET.  Peter is QRV as ET3BN is QRV from Addis Ababa and is
here for a few years.  Activity is generally on 80 to 10 meters
using CW and SSB.  QSL direct.

ENGLAND, G.  In celebration of the centenary year of the UK Royal
Naval ARS, special event station GB100FAA is QRV until May 15 and
then from May 19 to 21.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and
SSB.  QSL via bureau.

SCOTLAND, GM.  A group of operators will be QRV as MS0TJT/p from
Coll Island, Inner Hebrides, IOTA EU-008, from May 3 to 8.  Activity
will be on 80 to 6 meters using mostly SSB with some CW and PSK.

ITALY, I.  To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of
Solferino, a battle that lead to the establishment of the
International Red Cross, a group of operators will be QRV using
special event station II4CRI from May 2 to 8.  QSL via IZ1JKW.

SARDINIA, IS0.  Operators DH7FB and DF2ZC are QRV as IS0/homecalls
until May 5.  They are active using 2 Meters EME, transmitting on
144.124 MHz and listening on 144.082 MHz.  QSL via operators'

OGASAWARA, JD1.  Koji, JI1LET is QRV as JI1LET/JD1 from Chichijima
Island, IOTA AS-031, until May 5.  Activity is on 40 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home call.

BULGARIA, LZ.  In commemoration of the inventors of the Cyrillic
Alphabet, St. Kiril and Methodius, members of the Bulgarian
Federation of Radio Amateurs are QRV as LZ2009KM during the month of
May.  QSL via LZ1PJ.

BELGIUM, ON.  Special event station ON769MS will be QRV on May 2 and
3.  QSL via ON6MS.

DENMARK, OZ.  Paolo, I2AE is QRV as OZ/I2AE/p from various Danish
islands and from at least 19 Lighthouses on these islands.  Activity
is on 40 and 20 meters using SSB.  QSL to home call.

BRAZIL, PY.  Members of the Rio DX Group are QRV as PT1R from Rasa
Island, IOTA SA-079, until May 4.  They are active on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes, with two stations.
QSL via PY1NB.

SAN MARINO, T7.  A group of operators are QRV as T70A until May 3.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  This
includes an entry in the ARI International contest.  QSL via bureau.

TURKEY. TA.  Berkin, TA3J is QRV as TA3J/7 from Erzincan City until
May 3.  Activity is on all band using CW, SSB and various digital
modes.  QSL via TA3YJ.

UKRAINE, UR.  A group of operators are QRV as EO64JM in
commemoration of the 64th anniversary of victory of the Great
Patriotic War.  QSL via K2PF.

INDONESIA, YB.  Hotang, YC0IEM is QRV from Borneo Island, IOTA
OC-088, until May 15.  QSL via IZ8CCW.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8.  Karol, G0UNU will be QRV as ZD8KR from May 4
to 11.  He will be active mainly on 20 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL
to home call.

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operations are
approved for DXCC credit:  Western Sahara, S04R, 2009 operation;
North Cook Island, E51QQQ, 2009 operation.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The New England QSO Party, 10-10
International Spring CW Contest, 10-10 International Spring Digital
Contest, ARI International DX Contest, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, AGCW
QRP/QRP CW Party, MARAC QSO Party, Microwave Spring Sprint, 7th Call
Area QSO Party, Portuguese Navy Day Contest, Indiana QSO Party and
the AGCW DL QRP Party will certainly keep contesters busy this
upcoming weekend.  The RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship is
scheduled for May 4.  The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for May
5.  Please see May QST, page 80, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.


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