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DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 3, 2012
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD018
ARLD018 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, ZS6DJD, 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.
YEMEN, 7O. A group of operators are QRV as 7O6T from Socotra
Island, IOTA AF-028, until May 15. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and RTTY with six stations active simultaneously. QSL
CHINA, BY. A group of operators are QRV as BY1WXD/5 from Gulangyu
Island, IOTA AS-138, until May 7. Activity is on all bands and
modes. QSL via BA4TB.
MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Daniel, ZS6JR and Dior, ZS6DJD, are QRV as C91JR
and either C91JD, C91DJ or C91DN, respectively, from a park lake
near Shai Shai until around May 14. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters,
and possibly 80 and 6 meters. QSL via operators' instructions.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. A group of operators are QRV using
special event station DL125HHZ until January 13, 2013 from the
Cologne/Bonn region during the Heinrich Hertz special exhibition in
Bonn. QSL via operators' instructions.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Some members of the Gran Canaria DX Group and
the local URE club will be QRV as EG8WFF from the UNESCO Biosphere
Reserve on May 5 and 6. Activity will be on all bands using CW, SSB
and RTTY. QSL via EA8AKN.
SWITZERLAND, HB. Members of the Tera Radio Club will be QRV using
special event station HB100FLP from May 7 to June 9 during the 100th
anniversary of the Railway Lugano. Activity will be on all bands
and modes. QSL via HB9OCR.
THAILAND, HS. Members of the Rotarians Of Amateur Radio are QRV
using special event station HS85RI until May 9 to commemorate the
2012 Rotary International Convention taking place in Bangkok. QSL
JORDAN, JY. Paolo, IK0BOU is QRV as JY9ET from Amman. Activity is
generally on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB from around 1400 to
2100z daily and at anytime during the weekends. QSL via M0OXO.
BULGARIA, LZ. Special event station LZ67VZ will be QRV from May 5
to 9 to commemorate the World War II Bulgarian General Vladimir
Zaimov. Activity will be on the HF bands, including EME on 70 cm
and 13 cm. QSL via operators' instructions.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Frans, PC2F is QRV using special event station
PC25HR from May 6 to 28 from the Hertog Reijnout pumping stations as
part of Holland's National Windmill Day. QSL to home call.
CURACAO, PJ2. Anja, DH2AK and Torsten, DL1THM will be QRV as
PJ2/home calls from May 5 to 18. Activity will be holiday style on
20 to 15 meters using SSB. QSL to home calls.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R1945HS is active during
the month of May in remembrance of the end of WW II 67 years ago.
QSL direct via RW6HS.
UKRAINE, UR. Members of the Crimean Contest Radio Club are QRV
using special event call EM67J until May 15 in remembrance of the
end of WW II 67 years ago. QSL via K2PF.
MEXICO, XE. Special event station 6J5M is QRV until May 6 during
the Cinco de Mayo festivities celebrating the 150th anniversary of
the battle of Puebla. QSL via XE1AMF.
GIBRALTAR, ZB. Operators Mike, ZB3M and Ed, ZB2ER will be QRV as
ZQ3M and ZQ2ER, respectively, from May 5 to June 10 to celebrate the
Queen's Diamond Jubilee. QSL both calls direct via ZB3M.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The New England QSO Party, 10-10
International Spring CW Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint
Ladder, Microwave Spring Sprint, ARI International DX Contest, 7th
Call Area QSO Party and the Indiana QSO Party are all on tap for
this weekend. The RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship is scheduled
for May 7. The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for May 8. The
CWops Mini-CWT Test is scheduled for May 9. Please see May QST,
page 79 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.