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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD020 (2016)

ARLD020 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 20  ARLD020
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 12, 2016
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD020 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
PY4NY, 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.

SPRATLY ISLANDS.  James, 9V1YC and Chris, ZS6EZ are QRV as 9M0Z from
Layang-Layang Island, IOTA AS-051, until May 15.  Activity is on 80
to 10 meters using mainly CW with some SSB and RTTY.  QSL via

MALTA, 9H.  Mek, SQ3RX is QRV as 9H3SQ from Marsalforn, Gozo Island,
IOTA EU-023, until May 19.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, and
possibly 80 meters, using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6.  Hrane, YT1AD and Acim, YT3M are QRV as
9M6/YT1AD and 9M6/YT3M, respectively, from the city of Kota Kinabalu
on Sabah until May 19.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW and
SSB.  QSL to home calls.

from Kinshasa for the next three years.  QSL via operator's

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4.  Roly, ZL1BQD is QRV as H44RR from Honiara,
IOTA OC-047, and then Munda, IOTA OC-149, until May 25.  Activity is
on the HF bands using JT65, and possibly including 160 meters using
CW as well.  QSL direct to home call.

ST. LUCIA, J6.  Gerd, DL7VOG is QRV as J68GU until May 22.  Activity
is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, RTTY and PSK.  QSL to home call.

CURACAO, PJ2.  Ron, PB0AEX will be QRV as PJ2/PB0AEX from May 16 to
June 6.  Activity will be on 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB.  QSL to
home call.
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F.  Godoi, PY4NY is QRV as PY0NY until May
23.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various
digital modes.  QSL direct to home call.

PALAU, T8.  Yosuke, JJ1DQR is QRV as T88QR from Koror Island, IOTA
OC-009, until May 15 while on vacation.  Activity is on 40 to 10
meters using SSB.  QSL to home call.

CONGO (REPUBLIC OF), TN.  Phil, F5MVB and Joe, F5AOW will be QRV as
TN2MP and TN2BJ, respectively, from Brazzaville from May 15 to 23.
Activity will be on 20 to 10 meters, and possibly 40 and 30 meters,
using CW and SSB.  QSL to home calls.

AUSTRALIA, VK.  VK stations may use the AX prefix on May 17 during
the celebration of International Telecommunications Day.

INDONESIA, YB.  Bob, PB5X will be QRV as YB9/PB5X from Bali, IOTA
OC-022, from May 16 to June 1.  Activity will be holiday style
mostly on 20, 17 and 15 meters using SSB between 1500 to 1800z.  QSL
via PA1AW.

OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit:  Libya, 5A1AL, all operations.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The CQ-M International DX Contest, VOLTA
World Wide RTTY Contest, Portuguese Navy Day Contest, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, HPC World Wide DX BPSK63 Contest, Arkansas
QSO Party, MARAC USA CW QSO Party, FISTS Spring Unlimited CW Sprint,
50 MHz Spring Sprint, WAB 7 MHz Phone and the UA2 QSO Party will
certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for May 16.  The
Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for May 18.

The ARRL National Parks on the Air event runs during all of 2016 to
mark the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

Please see May QST, page 79, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
sites for details.


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