DX News – May 6, 2016


DX Bulletin 19  ARLD019

From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  May 5, 2016

To all radio amateurs

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by 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.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0.  Martin, LU9EFO is QRV as CE0Y/LU9EFO until May Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL direct to F4BHW.

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Stephan, DL3GCS is QRV as D44TS from Fogo Island, IOTA AF-005, until May 10.  Activity is on the HF bands and 6 meters.  QSL to home call.

PALESTINE, E4.  Jan, DL7JAN, Daniel, DL5YWM and Bodo, DF8DX will be QRV as E44QX from Jericho from May 8 to 15.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using mostly CW with some SSB and RTTY.  QSL via DF8DX.

NIUE, E6.  Nobuaki, JA0JHQ is QRV as E6AC until May 10.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL direct to home call.

MARTINIQUE, FM.  Gerd, DL7VOG is QRV as FM/DL7VOG until May 11. Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL to home call.

JERSEY, GJ.  A group of operators are QRV as MJ/ON4RSX from St. Brelade, IOTA EU-013, until May 8.  Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL direct via ON8VP.

ITALY, I.  Guenter, DL3NBI is QRV as IA5/DL3NBI from Isola del Giglio, IOTA EU-028, until May 13.  Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters.  QSL direct to home call.

CZECH REPUBLIC, OK.  Special event station OL700KAREL will be QRV from May 9 to June 8 to commemorate the 700th birthday of Charles IV, King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor.  QSL via bureau.

DENMARK, OZ.  Rene, DL2JRM is QRV as OZ/DL2JRM from Bornholm, Christiansoe, and Frederiksoe Islands, IOTA EU-030, until May 8. Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL to home call.

NETHERLANDS, PA.  Members of the VERON Chapter Hoeksche Waard are QRV with special call PI35VHW until the end of May to celebrate the 35th anniversary of their group.  Activity is on the HF and VHF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL via PD2GSP.

POLAND, SP.  Special event station SN200SGGW is QRV until the end of 2016 to celebrate the first university courses in agriculture at Warsaw’s university 200 years ago.  QSL via SP5TAT.

CRETE, SV9.  Uli, DJ9XB will be QRV as SV9/DJ9XB from May 10 to 20. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 6 meters using RTTY and JT65.  QSL to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA.  A number of stations will be using the prefix R16 during the Ice Hockey World Championships from May 6 to 22, with each call representing the participating nations and match locations.  QSL via operators’ instructions.

INDIA, VU.  San, VU2WH, Kiran, VU3KPL and Manoj, VU2CPL are QRV as AT5P from Rameswaram Island, IOTA AS-173, until May 9.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB with two stations active.  QSL via NI5DX.

BURKINA FASO, XT.  Harald, DF2WO is QRV as XT2AW from Ouagadougou until May 15.  Activity is holiday style on all bands, depending on the propagation, using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK31 and JT65.  QSL direct via M0OXO.

NICARAGUA, YN.  Ilias, TG9IIN is QRV as YN3/TG9IIN from Leon until the end of July.  Activity is on the HF bands using SSB, RTTY, PSK and JT65.  QSL direct to home call.


The New England QSO Party, 10-10 International Spring CW Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Microwave Spring Sprint, F9AA PSK Cup, ARI International DX Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, 7th Call Area QSO Party, Indiana QSO Party, Delaware QSO Party and the FISTS Spring  Slow Speed CW Sprint will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship are scheduled for May 11.

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 May QST, page 79, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.


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