From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CTÂ April 21, 2016
To all radio amateurs
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided byÂ CO3JK, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL,Â Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM webÂ sites.Â Thanks to all.
SPRATLY ISLANDS.Â Michael, DF8AN is QRV as 9M0S from Layang-LayangÂ Island, IOTA AS-051, until April 29.Â Activity is on 160 to 6 metersÂ using mainly CW.Â QSL to home call.
GEORGIA, 4L.Â Members of the Radio Club Beskidzki are QRV as 4L9PLÂ from Telavi until April 28.Â Activity is on 80 to 10 meters usingÂ CW, SSB and various digital modes.Â QSL via SP9KAT.
CYPRUS, 5B.Â Gust, ON6KE is QRV as 5B/ON5KE until May 1.Â ActivityÂ is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.Â QSL to home call.
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 9Q.Â Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as 9Q0HQ/1Â from a children’s hospital in Kimbondo until April 30.Â From May 1Â to 22 she will be QRV as 9Q0HQ.Â Activity is on 80 to 10 metersÂ using SSB, RTTY and PSK31.Â QSL via IK3GES.
CUBA, CO.Â Members of the Group of Special Activities TelegraphyÂ Cuba will be QRV using special event call T47GCWC on April 27 toÂ commemorate the 225th anniversary of the birth of Samuel F. B.Â Morse.Â Activity will be on 40 meters using CW for four hours. Â QSLÂ via bureau.
BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6.Â Goran, S55OO will be QRV as EA6/S55OO fromÂ Ibiza Island, IOTA EU-004, from April 25 to May 1.Â Activity will beÂ on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.Â QSL viaÂ operator’s instructions.
IRAN, EP.Â A group of operators are QRV as EP2A from the GilanÂ Province until April 25.Â Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW,Â SSB and RTTY.Â QSL via YL2GM.
HONDURAS, HR.Â Gerard, F2JD is QRV as HR5/F2JD from Copan until JulyÂ Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL directÂ to F6AJA.
OGASAWARA, JD1.Â Koji, JI1LET will be QRV as JD1BOI from ChichijimaÂ Island, IOTA AS-031, from April 26 to May 6.Â Activity will be on 80Â to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.Â QSL to home call.
ALAND ISLANDS, OH0.Â Hans, PA0VHA will be QRV as OH0/PA0VHA fromÂ April 25 to May 6.Â Activity will be on the HF bands.Â QSL to homeÂ call.
PALAU, T8.Â Tak, JR1EFG is QRV as T88FG from Koror Island, IOTAÂ OC-009, until April 25.Â Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW andÂ SSB.Â QSL to home call.
TURKEY, TA.Â A number of operators will be QRV as TC2016EXPO andÂ TX2016ANT from April 23 to October 30 during EXPO 2016 hosted inÂ Antalya.Â QSL both calls via TA4ED.
ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0.Â Members of the Russian Robinson Club are QRVÂ as RT92KA from the uninhabited island of Alyumka, IOTA AS-092, untilÂ April 25.Â Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB with twoÂ stations.Â QSL via UA3AKO.
MICRONESIA, V6.Â Kou, JR2GAG is QRV as V63GG from Yap Island, IOTAÂ OC-012, until April 26. Â Activity is holiday style on 160 to 6Â meters.Â QSL to home call.
NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N.Â Doug, VK4ADC will be QRV as VK9NU from AprilÂ 23 to May 2.Â Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using SSB.Â QSL toÂ home call.
BURKINA FASO, XT.Â Operators JA3IVU and JH3AEF will be QRV as XT2IVUÂ and XT2AEF, respectively, from April 28 to May 4.Â Activity will beÂ on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.Â QSL toÂ home calls.
LAOS, XW.Â Bruce, 3W3B is QRV as XW4XR from Vientiane until AprilÂ Activity is on 80 to 10 meters mainly RTTY and CW as much asÂ possible.Â QSL via E21EIC.
INDONESIA, YB.Â Robby, YD4IRS is QRV as YD4IRS/5 from North PagaiÂ Island, IOTA OC-215, until April 23.Â Activity is on 80, 40, 15 andÂ 10 meters using CW and SSB. Â QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The 10-10 International Spring DigitalÂ Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, SP DX RTTY Contest,Â Helvetia Contest and the BARTG Sprint 75 are all on tap for thisÂ upcoming weekend.
The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, 432 MHz Spring Sprint, CWopsÂ Mini-CWT CW Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled forÂ April 27.
The ARRL National Parks on the Air event runs during all of 2016 toÂ mark the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
Please see April QST, page 86 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest WebÂ Sites for details.