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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD018 (2015)

ARLD018 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 18  ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 7, 2015
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD018 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.

MAURITIUS, 3B8.  Jose, EA5IDQ will be QRV as 3B8/EA5IDQ from May 10
to 18.  Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using SSB and RTTY.  QSL
to home call.

MONTENEGRO, 4O.  Arkadiy, UA4CC is QRV as 4O7CC until May 12.
Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home

CYPRUS, 5B.  Members of the Pafos Radio Club are QRV with special
call sign 5B70VE during May to commemorate the 70th anniversary of
Victory in Europe.  QSL via operators' instructions.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Sasha, DG4ABE will be QRV as 8Q7BI from May 10 to 17
while on vacation.  Activity will be holiday style on 20 to 10
meters using mainly digital modes with some SSB.  QSL to home call.

NEPAL, 9N.  Dale, BA4TB and Mi, BD4TR are QRV as 9N7TB and 9N7TR,
respectively, while part of the Chinese rescue team assisting in the
aftermath of the earthquake.  Activity is in their spare time on the
HF bands using CW and SSB.  QSL to home calls.

BAHAMAS, C6.  Dan, N8YSZ will be QRV as C6ASZ from Long Island, IOTA
NA-001, from May 9 to 16 while on vacation.  Activity will be on 40
to 10 meters using SSB and various digital modes.  QSL to home call.

MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3.  Johannes, DF5AU is QRV as CT9/DF5AU from
Santana, IOTA AF-014, until May 10.  Activity is on the HF bands
using CW and SSB.  He plans to be QRV as CR3L in the CQ-M contest.
QSL CT9/DF5AU to home call and CR3L via DJ6QT.

CAPE VERDE, D4.  PA3FYC will be QRV as D44TCA from Boa Vista, IOTA
AF-086, from May 10 to 22.  QSL to home call.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8.  Mike, DG5LAC will be QRV as EA8/DG5LAC from
Fuerteventura, IOTA AF-004, from May 10 to 24.  Activity will be on
40 to 10 meters using SSB with QRP power.  QSL to home call.

GUERNSEY, GU.  Members of the Guernsey Amateur Radio Society are QRV
as GU70LIB until May 10 to commemorate the liberation of Guernsey 70
years ago.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB.  QSL via

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL.  Members of the Korean Amateur Radio League
are QRV as DT50KJ from Seoul until June 30 to celebrate the 50th
anniversary of the Diplomatic Relations between Japan and the
Republic of Korea.  QSL via HL1IWD.

JAPAN, JA.  Special event station 8N2IKUJU is QRV from Gifu
Prefecture until November 30 to commemorate the 39th All Japan IKUJU
Festival.  QSL via bureau.

SVALBARD, JW.  Alexander, UA3IPL is QRV as JW/UA3IPL until August
29. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK31 and JT65.
QSL direct to RW6HS.  In addition, Karl, LA8DW is QRV as JW8DW from
Longyearbyen, IOTA EU-026, until May 13.  QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA.  Mike, KD5GLX is QRV as KC4AAC from Palmer Station on
Anvers Island, IOTA NA-012, until early October 2015.  He has been
active on 20 meters using PSK.  QSL via K1IED.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F.  Ville, PY2ZEA will be QRV as PW0F from
May 12 to 20.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW and
SSB, although given the high noise levels he is uncertain about 160
and 80 meters, but will try if conditions allow.  QSL via OH2BH.

GREECE, SV.  Members of the Thessaloniki Amateur Radio Group are QRV
as SX10TARG until May 17 to celebrate their 10th anniversary.  QSL
direct to SZ2T.

until May 10.  Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL
to home call.

CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7.  Alain, F8FUA is QRV as ZL7/F8FUA until May
13.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to
home call.

PARAGUAY, ZP.  Special event call sign ZP150ITU is QRV until May 31
to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the International
Telecommunications Union.  QSL via ZP5AA.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The CQ-M International DX Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, F9AA PSK Cup, SKCC Weekend CW
Sprintathon,  HPC World Wide DX BPSK63 Contest, VOLTA World Wide
RTTY Contest, Portuguese Navy Day Contest, FISTS Spring Unlimited CW
Sprint and the 50 MHz Spring Sprint are all on tap for this upcoming
weekend.  The RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship and CWops
Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for May 13.  Please see May QST, page
82 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.


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