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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD018 (2009)

ARLD018 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 18  ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 7, 2009
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD018 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, 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 Azerbaijan Radio are QRV with
special call 4K1V in commemoration of ''Victory-64'' until May 19.
Activity is on all bands and modes.  QSL via UA3FDX.

UNITED NATIONS HQ, 4U1UN.  Henry, KT1J plans to be QRV as 4U1UN on
May 8 and 9.  He will be active on 6 meters.  QSL via HB9BOU.

CROATIA, 9A.  A group of IOCA members are QRV as 9A0CI from
Palagruza Island, IOTA EU-090, until May 16.  They also plan to
activate Mala Palagruza and Kamik Od Tramuntane as 9A/home calls.

PORTUGAL, CT.  Members of ARAL will be QRV as CS5FAT from May 11 to
13.  QSL via CT6ARL.

BELARUS, EU.  In commemoration of ''Victory-64'' stations EV5V, EV6ZK
and EV8DP are QRV until June 20.  Activity is on all bands and
modes.  QSL via UA3FDX.

FRANCE, F.  In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Council of
Europe, station TP60CE is active until May 10.  Activity is on all
bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK.  QSL via F5LGF.

ENGLAND, G.  Members of the Bittern DX Group are participating in
the National Mills on the Air and are QRV as GB1WM until May 10 from
Weybourne Mill in Weybourne, North Norfolk.  Activity is on all HF
and VHF bands, including some digital modes.  QSL via operators'

WALES, GW.  Members of the Barry Amateur Radio Society are QRV as
GB100BP until May 31 in celebration of 100 years of British
Petroleum.  QSL via GW0ANA.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI.  Ronny, OT4R, will be QRV as HI7/home call
during his holidays from Punta Cana, IOTA NA-096, from May 9 to 30.
Activity will be on 20, 15 and 10 meters.  QSL to home call.

BELGIUM, ON.  Members of the ''Trudo Radioamateurs Club'' in
Haspengouw are QRV using the special callsign ON100PES until the end
of 2009 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first Belgian
Antarctic expedition led by Adrien de Gerlache.  QSL via ON4TRC.

BANGLADESH, S2.  Ramon, DU1UGZ is now QRV as S21XR until June 20.
QSL to home call.

SWEDEN, SM.  A team of eight operators will be QRV as 7S6W from IOTA
EU-043 from May 14 to 17.  Activity will be on 80 to 2 meters with
four stations.  QSL via SM6WET.  In addition, Bernd, DL8AAV is QRV
as SD1B/7 until June 12 from Oeland Island, IOTA EU-037.  QSL to
home call.

MICRONESIA, V6.  Operators JA7HMZ and JH7IOS will be QRV as V63DX
and V63CW, respectively, from Pohnpei, IOTA OC-010, from May 11 to
16.  Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters.  QSL to home calls.

VANUATU, YJ.  Mike, YO8CYN is QRV is QRV as YJ0EM until May 25 and
is active in his spare time.  He is generally active on 20 meters
using SSB.  QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The CQ-M International DX Contest, NCCC
Sprint CW Ladder, VK/Trans-Tasman 80-Meter Phone Contest, EUCW
Fraternizing CW QSO Party, VOLTA World Wide RTTY Contest, FISTS
Spring CW Sprint, Nevada Mustang Roundup, 50 MHz Spring Sprint, SKCC
Weekend CW Sprint and the RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship will
certainly keep contesters busy this weekend.  Please see May QST,
page 80, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.


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