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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD018 (2007)

ARLD018 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 18  ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 3, 2007
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD018 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
N1RL, NC1L, UR7EU, 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.

AZERBAIJAN, 4J.  Members of the 4K7Z radio club in Baku are QRV as
either 4KP7Z or 4K1V until May 14 in commemoration of the Day of
Victory in WWI.  QSL via UA3FDX.

TIMOR-LESTE, 4W.  Geoff, VK3ZGW is QRV as 4W6AAD while working in
Dili.  His length of stay is unknown.  QSL to home call.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 9Q.  9Q1EK has been active at various
times of the day on 160, 30, 15 and 6 meters.  QSL via SM5DQC.

SCARBOROUGH REEF, BS7.  A group of operators continue to be active
as BS7H.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
QSL via KU9C.

PORTUGAL, CT.  Members of the Portuguese Navy Amateur Radio Group
will be QRV as CQ5MGP in the Portuguese Navy Day Contest.  In
addition, look for CS5NRA to be active in the contest as well.

GERMANY, DA.  Members of the Duisburg-Huckingen radio club are QRV
as DL16XXV during 2007 in celebration of its 25th anniversary.
Activity is on all bands and modes.  QSL via bureau.

ANTARCTICA.  Mirko is QRV as DP0GVN from the Neumayer Research Base
and has been active on 20 meters around 1600z.  QSL via DL5EBE.
NORTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Mike, KM9D and Jan, KF4TUG will be QRV as
E51QMA and E51TUG, respectively, from Suwarrow Atoll.  QSL via

SPAIN, EA.  Spanish amateur radio operators now have permission to
operate on 50 to 52 MHz with some power and antenna limits.

BELARUS, EW.  Hams in Orsha and Baran are QRV as EV6ZK until May 14
in celebration of the Day of Victory in WWI.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL.  Rocky, HL1VAU/3, Han, DS2GOO/3 and Ryou,
DS4NYE/3 are QRV from Anmyon, IOTA AS-080, until May 5.  Activity is
mainly on the newer bands and using digital modes.  QSL to home

HONDURAS, HR.  Members of the Radio Club de Honduras are QRV as HQ9L
from Little Cay, Bahia Archipelago, IOTA NA-057, until May 6.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital
modes.  QSL via HR2RCH.

from Procida, IOTA EU-031, until May 7.  They will be QRV as IC8R in
the ARI contest.  QSL IC8R via IC8OZM.

JAPAN, JA.  JA1GLE, JA3BKM, JA4JBZ and JR8GZU are QRV as homecalls/6
from Taira Island, IOTA AS-049, until May 8.  Activity is on all HF
bands, including 6 meters.  QSL to home calls.

BONAIRE, CURACAO, PJ2.  Dale, PJ2/KC2PZ will be QRV from Signal
Point on Curacao, IOTA SA-006, from May 8 to 14.  QSL to home call.

POLAND, SP.  Special event station SN70MKK is QRV until May 10 in
celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Morski Klub
Krotkofalowcow.  QSL via SP2AVE.

TURKEY, TA.  TA1HZ and TA2RX are QRV as TC100FB during May in
celebration of the 100th anniversary of the football club Fenerbahce
Istanbul.  QSL via TA1HZ.

SPECIAL EVENT.  Special event station EN62EN will be QRV from May 5
to 13 in celebration of the 62nd anniversary of the end of WWII.
QSL via UR4EYN.  In addition, special event station EM50ARDF is QRV
until the end of 2007 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of
amateur radio direction finding.  QSL via US0VA.

PITCAIRN ISLAND, VP6.  Tom, ZL2HGR will be QRV as VP6TD for about 4
months.  He will be active using mainly PSK31 but also with CW and
SSB as time permits.  QSL direct to home call.

International DX Contest, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, MARAC County Hunter
CW Contest, 10-10 International Spring CW Contest, Microwave Spring
Sprint, 7th Call Area QSO Party, North America High Speed Meteor
Scatter Spring Rally, US IPARC Annual CW Contest, Portuguese Navy
Day Contest, Indiana QSO Party, US IPARC Annual SSB Contest and the
ARS Spartan CW Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this
weekend.  Please see May QST, page 96, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest web sites for details.


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