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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD020 (2010)

ARLD020 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 20  ARLD020
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 20, 2010
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD020 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, DXNL, Contest Corral
from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks
to all.

ANNOBON ISLAND, 3C0.  Elmo, EA5BYP and Javier, EA5KM will soon be
QRV as 3C9B from Bioko Island and as 3C0C from Annobon Island, IOTA
AF-039.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY
with two stations active.  QSL via EA7FTR.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Thomas, OE2ATN plans to be QRV as 8Q7AT from Velidhu
Island, IOTA AS-013, from May 23 to June 4.  Activity will be mainly
on 80, 40 and 20 meters using SSB.  QSL to home call.

CROATIA, 9A.  A group of operators will be QRV as 9A0GEO during the
Geoparks Communication Weekend on May 22 and 23 from the Papuk
Geopark.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters.  QSL via 9A2MF.

CHILE, CE.  Special event station 3G3ITU is QRV until May 31 to
celebrate the 75th anniversary of the International
Telecommunication Union.  QSL via CE3AA.

PORTUGAL, CT.  Special event station CS2BV will be QRV from the
Belver castle on May 22 and 23.  Activity will be on all bands using
CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL via bureau.

MAYOTTE, FW.  Lionel, F5PSL will be QRV as FH8ND beginning May 23.
Activity will be on the HF bands.  His length of stay is unknown.
QSL via F5PSA.

FRENCH GUIANA, FY.  Bruno, FJ5IF is now QRV as FY8DK.  He is here
for several years.  Activity is on the HF bands using mostly SSB.
QSL via F5TJP.

HUNGARY, HA.  Special event station HG30FHA is QRV until the end of
2010 in commemoration of the space flight of the first Hungarian
astronaut, Bertalan Farkas.  QSL via bureau.

SARDINIA, IS0.  Special callsign IR0LVC will be QRV from Maddalena
Island, IOTA EU-041, from May 22 to June 6 during the upcoming Louis
Vuitton Trophy.  Activity is on all HF bands with four stations.

MONGOLIA, JT.  Vasiliy, RW9YW will be QRV as JT9YW from May 25 to
June 2.  QSL direct to home call.

SVALBARD, JW.  Operators LA5YI, LA6XI and LA1YM will be QRV as
JW5YI, JW6XI and JW1YM, respectively, from Longyearbyen, IOTA
EU-026, on May 23, 25 and 26.  Activity will be on 40, 30 and 20
meters, and 60 meters, using CW and SSB.  QSL to home calls.

ARGENTINA, LU.  Members of the Radio Club Ushuaia will be QRV as
LU8XW from May 22 to 24 from Tolhuin in celebration of the club's
25th anniversary.  Activity will be on the HF bands and satellites
using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK.  QSL via WD9EWK.

SWEDEN, SM.  A group of operators are QRV as 7S6W from Vinga Island,
IOTA EU-043, until May 23.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW,
SSB and RTTY with four stations active.  QSL via operators'

TURKEY, TA.  A group of operators are QRV as TC1HLH from the Hoskoy
Lighthouse until May 23.  Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and
PSK.  QSL via operators' instructions.

BELIZE, V3.  Mike, VE2XB will be QRV as V31XB from Caye Caulker,
IOTA NA-073, from May 25 to June 14.  Activity will be on all HF
bands, including 6 meters, using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L.  Tomas, VK2CCC will be QRV as VK9LL from May
24 to 31.  Activity will be on the HF bands.  This includes an entry
in the upcoming CQ WPX CW contest with an emphasis on 160 and 80
meters.  QSL direct to home call.

ZS8M from Marion Island, IOTA AF-021.  Activity of late has been on
40, 20 and 17 meters using SSB.  He plans to be active using
digital modes soon.  QSL direct via ZS1X.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, Slobozhansky
Sprint Contest, EU BPSK63 DX Contest, UN DX Contest and Baltic
Contest are all on tap for this weekend.  The SKCC CW Sprint is
scheduled for May 26.  Please see May QST, page 78, and the ARRL and
WA7BNM contest web sites for details.


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