DX News – 04/21/2016


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DX Bulletin 17

From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  April 21, 2016

To all radio amateurs


This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by CO3JK, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.

SPRATLY ISLANDS.  Michael, DF8AN is QRV as 9M0S from Layang-Layang Island, IOTA AS-051, until April 29.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using mainly CW.  QSL to home call.

GEORGIA, 4L.  Members of the Radio Club Beskidzki are QRV as 4L9PL from Telavi until April 28.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL via SP9KAT.

CYPRUS, 5B.  Gust, ON6KE is QRV as 5B/ON5KE until May 1.  Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home call.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 9Q.  Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as 9Q0HQ/1 from a children’s hospital in Kimbondo until April 30.  From May 1 to 22 she will be QRV as 9Q0HQ.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  QSL via IK3GES.

CUBA, CO.  Members of the Group of Special Activities Telegraphy Cuba will be QRV using special event call T47GCWC on April 27 to commemorate the 225th anniversary of the birth of Samuel F. B. Morse.  Activity will be on 40 meters using CW for four hours.  QSL via bureau.

BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6.  Goran, S55OO will be QRV as EA6/S55OO from Ibiza Island, IOTA EU-004, from April 25 to May 1.  Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL via operator’s instructions.

IRAN, EP.  A group of operators are QRV as EP2A from the Gilan Province until April 25.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL via YL2GM.

HONDURAS, HR.  Gerard, F2JD is QRV as HR5/F2JD from Copan until July Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to F6AJA.

OGASAWARA, JD1.  Koji, JI1LET will be QRV as JD1BOI from Chichijima Island, IOTA AS-031, from April 26 to May 6.  Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home call.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0.  Hans, PA0VHA will be QRV as OH0/PA0VHA from April 25 to May 6.  Activity will be on the HF bands.  QSL to home call.

PALAU, T8.  Tak, JR1EFG is QRV as T88FG from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, until April 25.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

TURKEY, TA.  A number of operators will be QRV as TC2016EXPO and TX2016ANT from April 23 to October 30 during EXPO 2016 hosted in Antalya.  QSL both calls via TA4ED.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0.  Members of the Russian Robinson Club are QRV as RT92KA from the uninhabited island of Alyumka, IOTA AS-092, until April 25.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB with two stations.  QSL via UA3AKO.

MICRONESIA, V6.  Kou, JR2GAG is QRV as V63GG from Yap Island, IOTA OC-012, until April 26.  Activity is holiday style on 160 to 6 meters.  QSL to home call.

NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N.  Doug, VK4ADC will be QRV as VK9NU from April 23 to May 2.  Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using SSB.  QSL to home call.

BURKINA FASO, XT.  Operators JA3IVU and JH3AEF will be QRV as XT2IVU and XT2AEF, respectively, from April 28 to May 4.  Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL to home calls.

LAOS, XW.  Bruce, 3W3B is QRV as XW4XR from Vientiane until April Activity is on 80 to 10 meters mainly RTTY and CW as much as possible.  QSL via E21EIC.

INDONESIA, YB.  Robby, YD4IRS is QRV as YD4IRS/5 from North Pagai Island, IOTA OC-215, until April 23.  Activity is on 80, 40, 15 and 10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.


The 10-10 International Spring Digital Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, SP DX RTTY Contest, Helvetia Contest and the BARTG Sprint 75 are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, 432 MHz Spring Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for April 27.

The ARRL National Parks on the Air event runs during all of 2016 to mark the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.

Please see April QST, page 86 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.


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