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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD018 (2006)

ARLD018 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 18  ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 4, 2006
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD018 DX news

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

RODRIGUES ISLAND, 3B9.  Jose is QRV as 3B9/ON4LAC and has been
active using PSK on 15 meters around 1000z and then 20 meters just
after 1700z.  QSL to home call.

SRI LANKA, 4S.  Bob, ZL1RS is QRV as 4S7CCG until November.

SENEGAL, 6W.  Look for F6CMH, F1HDI and F1BCS to be QRV as 6V7B,
6V7A and 6V7C, respectively, from May 7 to 13.  Activity will be on
all bands, using SSB, digital modes and EME.  US stations QSL direct
via W7MAE and all others direct via F6CMH.

JAMAICA, 6Y.  Mickey, AK5Q is QRV as AK5Q/6Y5 from Ocho Rios until
May 12.  He is active mostly on 20 meters using CW and SSB.  He
plans to work all 50 states.  QSL to home call.

PAKISTAN, AP.  Khalid, AP2KD has been active on 20 meters SSB around

CHINA, BY.  Members of the TianJin DX Club and possibly others are
QRV as BI3H from Puti Island, IOTA AS-134, until May 7.  Activity is
on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL via BA4EG.

SAINT MARTIN, FJ.  Ron, SM7DKF will be QRV as FS/SM7DKF from May 6
to 10.  Activity will be on 30 to 6 meters using SSB and PSK31.  he
will then be active on FJ/SM7DKF from St. Barthelemy, IOTA NA-146,
from May 10 to 20.  QSL to home call.

ITALY, I.  Look for several Italian operators to be QRV as II1W in
the ARI International DX Contest.  QSL via IW1FGZ.

JAPAN, JA.  JA5BEX/5 is QRV from Turu Island, IOTA AS-076, in the
Shikoku Island group until May 6.  QSL to home call.

AUSTRIA, OE.  Paolo, IV3UHL is QRV as OE8/IV3UHL as a Single Op
entry in the ARI International DX Contest.  QSL to home call.

POLAND, SP.  Special event station SP0TPFK is active until May 31 to
celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Lviv Shortwave Club, which was
one of the first radio amateur clubs in Europe.  QSL via SP2FAP.

UKRAINE, UR.  Special event station EO61G is active until May 14 to
commemorate the 61st anniversary of the end of World War II.  QSL
via UR3GM.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L.  Merv, N6NO is QRV as VK9LNO until May 13.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using mostly CW.  QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB.  Look for Hot, YC0IEM to be QRV from Bali Island,
IOTA OC-022, from May 8 to 25, from YB9AY's station.  QSL via

ALBANIA, ZA.  Pino, I8YGZ is QRV as ZA/I8YGZ until May 15.  Activity
is on 160 to 10 meters, including 6 and 2 meters, using CW and SSB.
QSL to home call.

Hunter CW Contest, Radio Club of America QSO Party, 10-10
International Spring CW Contest, Microwave Spring Sprint, 7th Call
Area QSO Party, US IPARC Annual CW/SSB Contest, Indiana QSO Party
and the ARI International DX Contest will certainly keep contesters
busy this weekend.  The North American High Speed Meteor Scatter
Spring Rally runs until May 7.  Please see May QST, page 99 and the
ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.


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