ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD020 (2006)

ARLD020 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 20  ARLD020
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 18, 2006
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD020 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
MM0BQI, NC1L, YB0ECT, 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.

ALGERIA, 7X.  John, G1NZO is QRV as 7X0JL from Phydra and will be
here for about four months.  He is active primarily on 6 meters
using SSB, PSK31 and JT6M during his evenings and weekends.

QATAR, A7.  Ali, A71BZ is usually QRV on 17 meters using SSB between
1630 and 1730z.

MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3.  Karl, OE3JAG is QRV as CT3/OE3JAG until May
22.  Activity is mostly on 30 and 20 meters using CW, RTTY and PSK.
QSL to home call.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6.  Hellmuth, DF7XE is QRV as EA6/DF7XE from
Formentera, IOTA EU-004, until May 26.  Activity is on 80 to 10
meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  QSL to home call.

SCOTLAND, GM.  Jim, MM0BQI will be QRV as MM0BQI/p from Tanera Mor,
IOTA EU-092, in the Summer Isles from May 20 to 29.  Activity will
be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  Time permitting, he
may also be active as MM0Q in the upcoming CQ WPX CW contest.  QSL
direct to home call.

May 30.  Activity is on 80 to 6 meters.  On May 20, he will be
active from Catalina Island, IOTA NA-122, for 24 hours.  QSL to home

GUINEA-BISSAU, J5.  Tibi, HA7TM is QRV as J5UTM and may be here
until May 25.  Lately he has been active at various times on 40
through 10 meters using CW.  QSL to home call.

JAPAN, JA.  In celebration of International QRP Day on June 17,
stations 8J1P, 8J3P, 8J4P, 8J5P and 8J6P are all QRV until June 30.
QSL via operators' instructions.

AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8.  Gavin, W9EYE is QRV as AH8/W9EYE from Pago
Pago, Tutuila Island, IOTA OC-045, until May 21 while here working
as a medical missionary.  Activity is on all HF bands using SSB.
QSL to home call.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2.  Steve, N2IFA, Steve, KB2ENF and Steve,
KF2TI are QRV as KP2/homecalls from St. Croix until May 22.  Work
all three for the Worked All Steves certificate.  QSL all calls via

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2.  Scot, P29SS has been active on 80 meters
around 1200z.  QSL via N5FTR.

SWEDEN, SM.  Bernd, DL8AAV will be QRV as SD1B from Gotland Island,
IOTA EU-020, from May 24 to June 5.  QSL to home call.

CORSICA, TK.  Vasek, DL4FF is QRV as TK/DL4FF until June 9.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  He will also be
active in the upcoming CQ WPX CW contest.  QSL to home call.

NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N.  Look for a large group of operators to be QRV
as VI9NI beginning May 24 in celebration of the 150th anniversary of
the HMS Bounty Mutineers.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL direct to VK4FW.  Meanwhile, look for
stations VI9NL and VI9NS to also be QRV for the whole month of June
for the celebration.

INDONESIA, YB.  Look for a group of operators to be QRV as YE6P from
Simeulue Island, IOTA OC-270, from May 24 to 29.  Activity will be
on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  QSL via
operators' instructions.

LATVIA, YL.  Special event station YL775TALSI is QRV until July 2 to
commemorate the anniversary of Talsi Town.  QSL via YL2CF.

OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit: Iraq, YI9LZ, current operation effective
May 8, 2005.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Thursday NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, US
Counties SSB QSO Party, His Majesty King of Spain CW Contest, the
3rd Annual European PSK DX Contest, Portuguese Navy Day Contest,
Manchester Mineira All America Contest and the 40th Annual Baltic
Contest are all scheduled for this weekend.  The Run for the Bacon
QRP CW Contest is scheduled for May 22.  Please see May QST, page
100 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.