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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD023 (2012)

ARLD023 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 23  ARLD023
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  June 7, 2012
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD023 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL,
The Weekly DX, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar
and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.

CYPRUS, 5B.  Carolyn, KC9URR and Pat, KC9UUS are QRV as 5B/homecalls
until June 15.  Activity is holiday style mostly on 20 meters using
SSB.  QSL to home calls.

TANZANIA, 5H.  Chas, NK8O is working at Mwanza on Lake Victoria and
plans to be active as 5H3CP from June 11 to 22.  Activity will be in
his spare time with QRP power on various HF bands using CW.  QSL to
home call.

BHUTAN, A5.  Operators JA1JQY, JK1EBA, JA3MCA, JA1KJW and JA8VE are
QRV as A52JY, A52BA, A52MA, A52KJ and A52VE, respectively, from
Thimphu until June 14.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB
and RTTY.  They have a 6 meter beacon on 50125 kHz.  QSL to home

CUBA, CO.  Members of the Radio Club Las Tunas will be QRV as T48K
in the ARRL June VHF QSO Party as a Limited Multi Op entry.  They
plan to be active on 6 and 2 meters.  QSL via DK1WI.

PHILIPPINES, DU.  Dandy, K6ZRH will be QRV as K6ZRH/DU1 from Palawan
Island, IOTA OC-128, from June 10 to 30.  Activity will be on 40, 20
and 15 meters using SSB.  QSL direct to home call.

MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO.  Christian, F5IDM is QRV as TX5VT until June
12 and is active from the islands Hiva Oa, Nuku Hiva, Ua Huka and Ua
Pou, all IOTA OC-027.  QSL to home call.

ST. MARTIN, FS.  John, K9EL is QRV as FS/K9EL until June 24.
Activity is holiday style on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
QSL to home call.

JAPAN, JA.  Special event station 8N6JAPAN is QRV from Okinawa, IOTA
AS-017, until July 31 in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the
return of Okinawa to Japan.  QSL via bureau.

LEBANON, OD.  Gaby, OD5NJ has been active on 15 meters around 1430
to 1600z.  QSL via EA5BYP.
BELGIUM, ON.  Special event station ON500MERCATOR is QRV until the
end of the year in celebration of the 500th birthday of Gerhard
Mercator, the cartographer named for the Mercator projection world
map.  QSL via ON7KO.

GREECE, SV.  Mike, SV1RK and Stavros, SV3CJU are QRV as J48SAI from
Sapienza Island, IOTA EU-158, until June 10.  Activity is on the HF
bands plus 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL via SV1RK.

CORSICA, TK.  Alex, IW5ELA is QRV as TK/IW5ELA from Calvi until June
9.  Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and 12 meters using mainly CW.  QSL to
home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA.  Members of club station RK3VWA are QRV as
R1150V until August 31 in celebration of the 1150th anniversary of
Russian statehood.  QSL via RK3VWA.

MONTSERRAT, VP2M.  John, KB4CRT is QRV as VP2MRT from Gingerbread
Hill in St. Peters Parish until June 12.  Activity is on 80 to 2
meters using SSB, with some CW and possibly PSK.  This includes
being an entry in the ARRL June VHF QSO Party.  QSL direct to home

MACAO, XX9.  Jose, EB5BBM is QRV as XX9TBM until June 10.  Activity
is in his spare time on 20, 17 and 15 meters using SSB.  QSL via

OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit:  Macao, XX9E, 2012 operation.

Sprint, World Wide South America Contest, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,
DRCG Long Distance RTTY Contest, VK Shires Contest, Asia-Pacific SSB
Sprint, Portugal Day Contest, GACW WWSA CW DX Contest, REF DDFM
6-Meter Contest and SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon are all on tap for
this upcoming weekend.  The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship,
NAQCC-EU Monthly CW Sprint, NAQCC Straight Key/Bug CW Sprint and
CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are all scheduled for June 13.  Please see
June QST, page 79, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for


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