ARLD019 DX news
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MALDIVES, 8Q. Operators JA2LSS, JA2AIC, JA2AAU, JA2ATE and JA2ZS
are QRV as 8Q7CJ, 8Q7IC, 8Q7NK, 8Q7TE and 8Q7ZS, respectively, from
North Male Atoll, IOTA AS-013, until May 16. Activity is on 160 to
6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL to home call.
ANGOLA, D2. Craig, MM3YNP is QRV as D2SG for about one year. QSL
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DL250COAL is
QRV until December 31 commemorating the completion of coal mining in
Saarland. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via DK8VR.
BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Special event station EH6ITU will be QRV May
12 to 17 to commemorate International Communications Day. Activity
will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
QSL via EA6QY.
BELARUS, EU. Special event station EV1150P is QRV in celebration of
the 1150th anniversary of the city of Polotsk. QSL via EW6DX.
NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Jacky, ZL3CW is QRV TX5CW from Noumea until May
29. QSL to home call.
DOMINICA, J7. Operators JA8RUZ, JK1KHT, JN1THL, JQ1LCW and JF1UOX
are QRV as J79RZ, J79YK, J79KT, J79YL and J79JF, respectively, until
May 17. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters,
using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL J79RZ via JA8RUZ and all others direct
JORDAN, JY. Paolo, IK0BOU is now QRV as JY9ET and is generally
active on 80 to 10 meters daily from 1400 to 2100z using CW and SSB.
QSL via M0OXO.
SEYCHELLES, S7. Heye, DJ9RR will be QRV as S79RR from Mahe, IOTA
AS-013, from May 15 to 23. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to
10 meters using CW and RTTY. QSL to home call.
DODECANESE, SV5. John, N5ER will be QRV as SV5/N5ER from Rhodes,
IOTA EU-001, from May 15 to 20. Activity will be holiday style
during his mornings and evenings using CW mainly on the lowbands.
QSL direct to home call.
SOMALIA, T5. A group of operators are QRV as 6O0CW until May 18.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct
via I2YSB. This one counts for Italian Somaliland for the Diamond
BELIZE, V3. Mike, VE2XB is QRV as V31XB from Caye Caulker, IOTA
NA-073, until May 31. Activity is on all bands. QSL to home call.
INDIA, VU. Manju, VU2SMS is QRV with special event call sign AU50GOA
from Goa until May 31 to celebrate 50 years of independence.
Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters. QSL direct to home call.
This one counts for Goa for the Diamond DXCC Award.
OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operations are
approved for DXCC credit: Yemen, 7O6T, current operation; Somalia,
6O3A, 2012 operation.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ-M International DX Contest, VOLTA
World Wide RTTY Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,
Slobozhansky Sprint Contest, VK/Trans-Tasman 80-Meter Phone Contest,
EUCW Fraternizing CW QSO Party, Portuguese Navy Day Contest, Nevada
Mustang Roundup, FISTS Spring CW Sprint, 50 MHz Spring Sprint and
the SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon can certainly keep contesters busy
this upcoming weekend. The NAQCC-EU Monthly CW Sprint is scheduled
for May 14. The RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship is scheduled
for May 16. Please see May QST, page 79 and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.