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DX Bulletin 19Â ARLD019
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CTÂ May 5, 2016
To all radio amateurs
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided byÂ QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, ContestÂ Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.Â Thanks to all.
EASTER ISLAND, CE0.Â Martin, LU9EFO is QRV as CE0Y/LU9EFO until MayÂ Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digitalÂ modes.Â QSL direct to F4BHW.
CAPE VERDE, D4.Â Stephan, DL3GCS is QRV as D44TS from Fogo Island,Â IOTA AF-005, until May 10.Â Activity is on the HF bands and 6Â meters.Â QSL to home call.
PALESTINE, E4.Â Jan, DL7JAN, Daniel, DL5YWM and Bodo, DF8DX will beÂ QRV as E44QX from Jericho from May 8 to 15.Â Activity will be on 80Â to 10 meters using mostly CW with some SSB and RTTY.Â QSL via DF8DX.
NIUE, E6.Â Nobuaki, JA0JHQ is QRV as E6AC until May 10.Â Activity isÂ on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.Â QSL direct to home call.
MARTINIQUE, FM.Â Gerd, DL7VOG is QRV as FM/DL7VOG until May 11.Â Activity is on the HF bands.Â QSL to home call.
JERSEY, GJ.Â A group of operators are QRV as MJ/ON4RSX from St.Â Brelade, IOTA EU-013, until May 8.Â Activity is on 40 to 6 metersÂ using CW, SSB and various digital modes.Â QSL direct via ON8VP.
ITALY, I.Â Guenter, DL3NBI is QRV as IA5/DL3NBI from Isola delÂ Giglio, IOTA EU-028, until May 13.Â Activity is holiday style on 80Â to 10 meters.Â QSL direct to home call.
CZECH REPUBLIC, OK.Â Special event station OL700KAREL will be QRVÂ from May 9 to June 8 to commemorate the 700th birthday of CharlesÂ IV, King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor.Â QSL via bureau.
DENMARK, OZ.Â Rene, DL2JRM is QRV as OZ/DL2JRM from Bornholm,Â Christiansoe, and Frederiksoe Islands, IOTA EU-030, until May 8.Â Activity is on the HF bands.Â QSL to home call.
NETHERLANDS, PA.Â Members of the VERON Chapter Hoeksche Waard areÂ QRV with special call PI35VHW until the end of May to celebrate theÂ 35th anniversary of their group.Â Activity is on the HF and VHFÂ bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes.Â QSL via PD2GSP.
POLAND, SP.Â Special event station SN200SGGW is QRV until the end ofÂ 2016 to celebrate the first university courses in agriculture atÂ Warsaw’s university 200 years ago.Â QSL via SP5TAT.
CRETE, SV9.Â Uli, DJ9XB will be QRV as SV9/DJ9XB from May 10 to 20.Â Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 6 meters using RTTY andÂ JT65.Â QSL to home call.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA.Â A number of stations will be using the prefixÂ R16 during the Ice Hockey World Championships from May 6 to 22, withÂ each call representing the participating nations and matchÂ locations.Â QSL via operators’ instructions.
INDIA, VU.Â San, VU2WH, Kiran, VU3KPL and Manoj, VU2CPL are QRV asÂ AT5P from Rameswaram Island, IOTA AS-173, until May 9.Â Activity isÂ on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB with two stations active.Â QSLÂ via NI5DX.
BURKINA FASO, XT.Â Harald, DF2WO is QRV as XT2AW from OuagadougouÂ until May 15.Â Activity is holiday style on all bands, depending onÂ the propagation, using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK31 and JT65.Â QSL directÂ via M0OXO.
NICARAGUA, YN.Â Ilias, TG9IIN is QRV as YN3/TG9IIN from Leon untilÂ the end of July.Â Activity is on the HF bands using SSB, RTTY, PSKÂ and JT65.Â QSL direct to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The New England QSO Party, 10-10Â International Spring CW Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,Â Microwave Spring Sprint, F9AA PSK Cup, ARI International DX Contest,Â SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, 7th Call Area QSO Party, Indiana QSOÂ Party, Delaware QSO Party and the FISTS Spring Â Slow Speed CW SprintÂ will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The Phone Fray, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and RSGB 80-Meter Club DataÂ Championship are scheduled for May 11.
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 May QST, page 79, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest WebÂ Sites for details.