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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD017 (2015)

ARLD017 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 17  ARLD017
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  April 30, 2015
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD017 DX news

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

JAMAICA, 6Y.  Jim, W8ERI will be QRV as 6Y5/W8ERI from May 2 to 8.
Activity will be on 20, 17 and 15 meters using SSB.  QSL to home

BHUTAN, A5.  Junichi, JH3AEF, Tatsuo, JA3ARJ, Jusei, JA3IVU and
Kunio, JH3LSS are QRV as A52AEF, A52ARJ, A52IVU, and A52LSS,
respectively, from the Dochula Resort until May 6.  Activity is on
80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL to home

BAHRAIN, A9.  Special event station A9150ITU is QRV to commemorate
the 150th anniversary of the ITU.  QSL via IZ8CLM.

CHINA, BY.  Special event stations B3CRAC and B7CRAC will be QRV on
May 3 to celebrate the 75th Chinese Ham Day.  QSL via BA4TB.
IRELAND, EI.  Special event station EI100MFA will be QRV from May 3
to 10 to commemorate the sinking of the RMS Lusitania on May 7,
1915.  QSL via EI4GZB.

ENGLAND, G.  Special event station GB100MFA is QRV until May 31 from
the lightship Planet berthed in Canning Dock in Liverpool to
commemorate the sinking of the RMS Lusitania.  QSL direct to G0UVX.

SCOTLAND, GM.  Dave, GM0LVI is QRV as GM0LVI/p from the Isle of
Barra, IOTA EU-010, until May 9.  Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL
to home call.

DOMINICA, J7.  Walter, HB9MFM is QRV as J79WTA until May 20.  QSL to
home call.

OGASAWARA, JD1.  A group of operators will be QRV as JD1YBT from
Chichi-jima, IOTA AS-031, from May 2 to 11.  Activity will be on 160
to 6 meters using all modes with three stations active
simultaneously.  QSL via JP1IOF.

SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5.  Jeff, NM1Y is QRV as PJ6/NM1Y from Saba
Island until May 11.  Activity is holiday style on 15, 12 and 10
meters using mostly SSB with some RTTY.  QSL to home call.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F.  Celso, PU2WDX will be QRV as ZW0FWA from
May 3 to 7.  Activity will be on the HF bands.  QSL via operator's

SEYCHELLES, S7.  Peter, DL2RPS will be QRV as S79RPS from Praslin,
IOTA AF-024, from May 2 to 7 while on holiday.  Activity is on 80 to
10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

CRETE, SV9.  A group of operators are QRV as J49TSL until May 10.
Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL via SV2DGH.

TURKEY, TA.  Special event station TC150ITU is QRV during the month
of May to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the ITU.  QSL via

BELIZE, V3.  Operator VO1OK is QRV as V31OK from Ambergris Caye,
IOTA NA-073, until May 6.  Activity is on 40, 20 and 10 meters using
SSB and QRP power.  QSL to home call.
INDONESIA, YB.  Budi, YF1AR is QRV as YF1AR/7 from Laut Island, IOTA
OC-105, until May 3.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using mostly
SSB with some CW and RTTY.  QSL via N2OO.

International DX Contest, 10-10 International Spring CW Contest,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, AGCW QRP/QRP CW Party, SBMS
2.3 GHz and Up Contest and Club Challenge, Microwave Spring Sprint,
7th Call Area QSO Party, Indiana QSO Party, Delaware QSO Party and
the FISTS Spring Slow Speed CW Sprint will certainly keep contesters
busy this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship and MIE 33 Contest are
scheduled for May 4.  The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for May
5.  The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test is scheduled for May 6.  Please see
May QST, page 82 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for


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