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DX Bulletin 20 ARLD020
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 10, 2018
To all radio amateurs
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This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AK5Q, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest
Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.
Thanks to all.
RODRIGUEZ ISLAND, 3B9. Operators Jacky, FR4NP, Bruno, FR4PF, Emile,
FR4PM, Jean, FR5CB and Patrick, FR5FC will be QRV as 3B9RUN from May
11 to 16. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8.
QSL via EA7FTR.
MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Members of the Lions DX Team are QRV as C8T from
Bilene-Macia, Gaza until May 15. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters,
including 60 meters and 2 meter EME, using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL
PHILIPPINES, DU. Press, N6SS is QRV as DU6/N6SS from Sibalom,
Antique Province, Panay Island, IOTA OC-129, until May 17. Activity
is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and FT8. QSL to home call.
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Bruce, WB7OTC is QRV as E51OTC from
Rarotonga Island, IOTA OC-013, Aitutaki Island, IOTA OC-083, and
Atiu Island, IOTA OC-083, until May 18. Activity is on the HF bands
using QRP power. QSL to home call.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Members of the Union de Radioaficionados de
Las Palmas are QRV with special call EG8CID until May 30 to
commemorate Canary Islands Day that occurs on May 30. QSL via
LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0. A group from the Ynomy DX Club will be QRV as
HB0/PG8M/p and HB0/PH0NO/p from various World Flora-Fauna sites and
nature reserves on May 12 and 13. Activity will be on 80 to 2
meters, including 60 meters, using CW and SSB with two stations.
QSL via operators' instructions.
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special event station HL50IARU is QRV until
the end of October 2018 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of IARU
ITALY, I. Special event station 4U29MAY is QRV until the end of
June 2018 to commemorate the International Day of UN Peacekeepers
that occurs on May 29. QSL via 9A2AA.
JAPAN, JA. Take, JI3DST will be QRV with special call sign,
8J3XXIII/3 from Tanga Island, IOTA AS-117, on May 12 and 13.
Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FM, RTTY, JT65 and
FT8. Operations may vary based on local conditions. QSL via the
SLOVAK REPUBLIC, OM. Members of the radio club Horec are QRV with
special event call OM75TESLA until the end of the year to
commemorate Nikola Tesla's death 75 years ago. QSL via OM3KHT.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PB18MILL will be QRV on May
12 and 13 for the Mills on the Air event. Activity will be on the
HF bands. QSL direct to PB7Z.
CURACAO, PJ2. Savvas, SV2AEL is QRV as PJ2/SV2AEL until May 15.
Activity is holiday style on the HF bands. QSL direct to home call.
FRANZ JOSEF LAND, R1/F. Eugeny, RI1FJ has been QRV using CW on 30
and 20 meters at various times. QSL via UA2FM.
AUSTRALIA, VK. Special event station VI50IARU3 is QRV until August
31 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of IARU Region III.
LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Operators Chris, VK3QB, Brenton, VK3YB and
Luke, VK3HJ are QRV as VK9LI until May 18. Activity is on 160 to 17
meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via VK2CA.
TURKS AND CAICOS, VP5. Mickey, AK5Q is QRV as VP5/AK5Q from
Providenciales, IOTA NA-002, until May 14. Activity is holiday
style on 20 meters using FT8. QSL to home call.
KOSOVO, Z6. Emir, 9A6AA and Robert, 9A5RBJ will be QRV as Z68AA and
Z68RBJ, respectively, from Peja from May 14 to 21. Activity will be
on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home calls.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ-M International DX Contest, Dutch
National Windmill and Waterpump station Weekend, NCCC RTTY Sprint,
NCCC CW Sprint, VOLTA World Wide RTTY Contest, SKCC Weekend CW
Sprintathon, Arkansas QSO Party, FISTS Spring Unlimited CW Sprint,
50 MHz Spring Sprint and the WAB 7 MHz Phone are all on tap for this
The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is scheduled for May 14.
The RSGB 80-meter Club Data Championship, Phone Fray and CWops
Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for May 16.
The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.
Please see May QST, page 83, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.