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DX Bulletin 16 ARLD016
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 19, 2012
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD016
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This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, 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.
SPRATLY ISLANDS. Some members of the Malaysian Amateur Radio
Transmitter Society are QRV as 9M0L from Pulau Layang Layang, IOTA
AS 051, until April 24. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW,
SSB and RTTY with four stations active. QSL via operators
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 9Q. Sergiy, UV5EVJ is QRV as 9Q0HQ/7
from Lubumbashi until May 22 while part of the UN mission MONUSCO.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB in his spare time.
QSL to home call.
ENGLAND, G. Members of the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society will be
QRV with special event station GB100MWT on April 21 during
International Marconi Day. Activity will be on the HF bands using
CW and SSB. QSL via bureau.
WALES, GW. Members of the Barry Amateur Radio Society will be QRV
with special event station GB4MDI on April 21 during International
Marconi Day. QSL via GW0ANA.
THAILAND, HS. Operators HS0ZFZ, HS0ZFD, HS0ZGQ and HS0ZIL are QRV
using special call E2E from the north of Thailand using EME. QSL
SARDINIA, IS0. Members of the ARI section Olbia will be QRV with
special event station IY0GA from Cape Figari at Golfo Aranci, IOTA
EU-024, during International Marconi Day on April 21. QSL via
OGASAWARA, JD1. Harry, JG7PSJ will be QRV as JD1BMH from
Chichijima, IOTA AS-031, from April 22 to May 4. Activity will be
on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to home call.
SVALBARD, JW. Michael, DB5MH is QRV as JW/DB5MH until April 23
while on a back-country skiing trip. Activity is on 20 meters using
SSB with QRP power at various times from 1900 to 2200z. QSL to home
PUERTO RICO, KP4. Jeff, VA3QSL will be QRV as KP4/VA3QSL from April
22 to May 4. Activity will be on 40, 20 and 6 meters using CW and
SSB near the usual IOTA frequencies. This includes a side trip to
Vieques Island, IOTA NA-099. He plans to activate a few of the
lighthouses here. QSL to home call.
AUSTRIA, OE. Members of the amateur radio group of the Austrian
radio ORF are QRV with special event station OE12M until April 22 as
part of International Marconi Day on April 21. QSL via OE1WHC.
ARUBA, P4. Special event station P487IARU is QRV until April 30 to
mark World Amateur Radio day. QSL via operators' instructions.
POLAND, SP. Members of the Amateur Radio Club Flora Fauna are QRV
as HF87WARD until April 30 to celebrate both World Amateur Radio Day
and the 87th anniversary of the founding of the International
Amateur Radio Union. QSL via operators' instructions.
CRETE, SV9. Seppo, OH1VR will be QRV as SV9/OH1VR from April 21 to
28. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using mainly CW. QSL
direct to home call.
AUSTRALIA, VK. Special event station VI4MGY is QRV from South Bank
near the Queensland Maritime Museum until April 22 in commemoration
of the Titanic disaster. QSL via operators' instructions.
VANUATU, YJ. Members of the Oceania DX Group will be QRV as YJ0VK
from the Nirvan Resort in Port Vila on Efate Island, IOTA OC-035,
from April 21 to May 5. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters, with
a focus on 30, 17 and 12 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL
direct via VK2CA.
ALBANIA, ZA. Franck, F4DTO and Patrick, F4GFE will be QRV as ZA100I
from Elbasan from April 22 to 29. Activity will be on 40 to 10
meters using SSB. QSL via F4DTO.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, Holyland DX
Contest, TARA Skirmish Digital Prefix Contest, ES Open HF
Championship, CQ Manchester Mineira DX CW Contest, Michigan QSO
Party, EU Spring SSB Sprint, South Dakota QSO Party, EA-QRP CW
Contest, Ontario QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint and the YU DX CW
Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend. The CWops
Mini-CWT CW Test and 432 MHz Spring Sprint are scheduled for April
25. Please see April QST, page 83 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.