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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD021 (2008)

ARLD021 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 21  ARLD021
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 15, 2008
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD021 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
K0OK, NC1L, VK4AN, 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.

FIJI, 3D2.  Eddie, VK4AN and Rajiv, VK4FRAJ will be QRV as 3D2A from
May 17 to 31.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB,
RTTY and PSK31.  They will also have a 6 meter beacon on 50105 kHz.
This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ WPX CW contest.  QSL via

TUNISIA, 3V.  Zoki, Z33F and Momo, Z31MM are QRV as 3V8SS from the
scout camp in Sousse until May 26.  Activity is on all bands using
CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK.  This includes an entry in the EU PSK
contest and the upcoming CQ WPX CW contest.  QSL via IZ8FWN.

UNITED NATIONS HQ, 4U_UN.  Roger, G3SXW and Johnny, LA5IIA will be
QRV as 4U1UN on May 17 and 18, with an emphasis on the low bands.
UGANDA, 5X.  Franz, DC7NF is QRV as 5X7FN until the end of June.
Activity is mainly on 40 and 20 meters using SSB and generally
around 1700 to 2100z.  QSL to home call.

RWANDA, 9X.  Rich, WA3FPK is QRV as 9X0A for about three weeks.
Activity is in his spare time and mainly on 20 meters using SSB.

OMAN, A4.  Alex, A45WD has been active on 30 meters using CW and
PSK31 at various times throughout the day.  QSL via YO9HP.

CHINA, BY.  Look for special event stations BT1OB, BT1OJ, BT1OH,
BT1OY and BT1ON to be QRV from May 18 to September 17 in celebration
of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.  The last letter of each callsign
corresponds to the color in Chinese of each of the rings of the
Olympic flag.  QSL via BA4EG.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9.  Rodrigo, C91R is QRV until August 1.  QSL via

SAINT BARTHELEMY, FJ.  Harry, AC8G will be QRV as FJ/homecall from
May 22 to 27.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using SSB during
his morning hours.  QSL to home call.

JERSEY, GJ.  Geoff, G4ICD is QRV as GJ4ICD for about 10 days.
Activity is on the HF bands with a focus on 6 meters.  He has a 6
meter beacon on 50140 kHz.  QSL to home call.

ITALY, I.  Members of the Egadi DX Team and ARI di Trapani are QRV
as IF9LI from Levanzo Island, IOTA EU-054, until May 18.  Activity
is on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using SSB, RTTY and
PSK31.  QSL direct to IT9FXY.

MONGOLIA, JT.  Nicola, I0SNY is QRV as JT1SNY/8 and has been active
on 20 meters using PSK31 at various times.  QSL to home call.

SVALBARD, JW.  Juergen, DJ3KR will be QRV as JW/DJ3KR from May 20 to
26.  QSL to home call.

NETHERLANDS, PA.  Members of the Veron Traffic Bureau are QRV with
special callsign PA143ITU until May 30 in celebration of the 143rd
anniversary of the ITU and World Telecommunication Day.  Activity is
on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and some RTTY.  This includes an
entry in the upcoming CQ WPX CW contest.  QSL via PA3CAL.

CHAD, TT.  Duarte, CT1CPP is QRV as TT9/homecall for about one year.
Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL to home call.

MICRONESIA, V6.  Shoji, JA7HMZ will be QRV as V63DX from Pohnpei
Island, IOTA OC-010, from May 19 to 24.  Activity will be on all HF
bands.  QSL to home call.

VP5/homecall from May 21 to 28 from Providenciales, IOTA NA-002.
Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB.  During the
upcoming CQ WPX CW contest, he will be active as VP5E.  QSL to home

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF.  Jim, W6NRJ will be QRV as ZF2LJ from Grand
Cayman, IOTA NA-016, from May 17 to 22.  Activity is on all bands,
with an emphasis on the newer bands.  QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  His Majesty King of Spain CW Contest, EU
PSK DX Contest, Manchester Mineira All America CW Contest, Baltic
Contest, International Castles On The Air, Feld Hell Sprint and the
Run for the Bacon QRP Contest are all on tap for this weekend.
Please see May QST, page 80, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.


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