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  • Mike Ritz, W7VO
    ... SB DX @ ARL $ARLD017 ARLD017 DX news ZCZC AE17 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 17 ARLD017 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT April 26, 2012 To all radio amateurs
    Message 1 of 6 , Apr 26, 2012



      SB DX @ ARL $ARLD017
      ARLD017 DX news

      ZCZC AE17
      QST de W1AW  
      DX Bulletin 17  ARLD017
      From ARRL Headquarters  
      Newington CT  April 26, 2012
      To all radio amateurs  

      SB DX ARL ARLD017
      ARLD017 DX news

      This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
      NC1L, 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.

      CHINA, BY.  Operators BD4KYA/4, BD4KRB/4 and BG4KLA/4 are QRV from
      Jiming Island, IOTA AS-146, until May 3.  Activity is on the HF
      bands.  QSL to home calls.

      BAHAMAS, C6.  Gabriele, I2VGW is QRV as C6AGW until May 6 from New
      Providence, IOTA NA-001, Bimini, IOTA NA-048, Berry, IOTA NA-054,
      and Long Island, IOTA NA-001.  Activity is on the HF bands using SSB
      and digital modes with an emphasis on 30, 17 and 12 meters.  QSL to
      home call.

      MOZAMBIQUE, C9.  Daniel, ZS6JR is QRV as C91JR from Bilene until May
      10.  Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using RTTY or PSK.
      QSL direct to GI4FUM.

      MOROCCO, CN.  Special event station 5F7SIA is QRV until April 29
      during the 7th Moroccan International Agricultural Show in Meknes.
      QLS via CN2XW.

      TAJIKISTAN, EY.  Frank, DL8YHR and Rene, PE1L are QRV as EY8ZF until
      April 29.  Activity is on 2m and 70 cm using EME.  QSL direct via
      PE1L.

      OGASAWARA, JD1.  Makoto, JI5RPT will be QRV as JD1BLY from
      Chichijima, IOTA AS-031, from April 29 to May 5.  Activity will be
      on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, digital modes and various
      satellites.  QSL to home call.

      MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0.  Pete, W2GJ, will be QRV as W2GJ/KH0 from
      Saipan, IOTA OC-086, from April 29 to May 3.  Activity will be on 80
      to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using all modes.  QSL to home
      call.

      LEBANON, OD.  Luigi, IV3XNF is QRV as OD5/IV3XNF/qrp until October
      as part of the United Nations Interim Force Mission.  Activity is on
      80 to 10 meters using mainly CW and digital modes in his spare time.
      QSL direct to home call.

      DENMARK, OZ.  A group of operators will be QRV as 5P5Y from Lolland
      Island, IOTA EU-029, from April 29 to May 5.  Activity will be on
      the HF and VHF bands with four stations active.  QSL via ON4AMM.

      PALAU, T8.  Kan, JJ2RCJ will be QRV as T88RF from the West Plaza by
      the Sea Hotel on Koror, IOTA OC-009, from April 30 to May 4.
      Activity will be on the low bands with an emphasis on RTTY,
      Feld-Hell and PSK63.  QSL to home call.

      ICELAND, TF.  Mike, DF8AN is QRV as TF3/DF8AN/p from Reykjavik until
      April 29.  Activity is on the HF bands, including 6 meters, using
      mostly CW.  QSL to home call.

      UKRAINE, UR.  Special event station EM350S will be QRV from May 1 to
      June 30 to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the city
      Ivano-Frankivsk.  Activity will be on all HF bands, including 6
      meters, using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL via UW8SM.

      MICRONESIA, V6.  Kay, JH3AZC will be QRV as V63AZ from Pohnpei, IOTA
      OC-010, from April 30 to May 4.  Activity will be on the HF bands
      using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home call.

      CANADA, VE.  Special event station VC2CBS30 will be QRV from May 1
      to 30 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Sorel-Tracy Amateur
      Radio Club.  Activity will be on all band and modes.  QSL via
      VE2DWE.

      ALBANIA, ZA.  Operators Franck, F4DTO and Patrick, F4GFE are QRV as
      special event station ZA100I until April 29 in celebration of the
      100th anniversary of Albania's independence.  Activity is on 40 to
      10 meters using SSB.  QSL via F4DTO.

      THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  10-10 International Spring Digital
      Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,  Nebraska QSO
      Party, SP DX RTTY Contest, Helvetia Contest, CW QRP to the Field,
      Florida QSO Party and the BARTG Sprint 75 are all on tap for this
      upcoming weekend.  The AGCW QRP/QRP CW Party is scheduled for May 1.
      Please see April QST, page 83 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
      Sites for details.
      NNNN
      /EX
    • Mike Ritz, W7VO
      ... SB DX @ ARL $ARLD017 ARLD017 DX news ZCZC AE17 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 17 ARLD017 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT April 25, 2013 To all radio amateurs
      Message 2 of 6 , Apr 25, 2013



        SB DX @ ARL $ARLD017
        ARLD017 DX news

        ZCZC AE17
        QST de W1AW  
        DX Bulletin 17  ARLD017
        From ARRL Headquarters  
        Newington CT  April 25, 2013
        To all radio amateurs  

        SB DX ARL ARLD017
        ARLD017 DX news

        This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
        5T0JL, NC1L, QRZ DX, The Weekly 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.

        TUNISIA, 3V.  A group of operators will be QRV as TS8TI from Djerba
        Island, IOTA AF-083, from April 29 to May 6.  Activity will be on
        160 to 6 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and various PSK modes.  Italian
        stations QSL via IK7JWX and all others via IK2DUW.

        ISRAEL, 4X.  A group of operators will be QRV as 4X75FOC during the
        month of May in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the First
        Class CW Operators' Club.  QSL via 4Z4KX.

        CYPRUS, 5B.  Gabriele, I2VGW is QRV as 5B4/I2VGW until May 2 from
        various locations along the coast of Cyprus.  QSL to home call.

        MAURITANIA, 5T.  Jean, 5T0JL will be QRV as 5T1FOC from May 1 to 31
        in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the First Class CW
        Operators' Club.  QSL to home call.

        NIGER, 5U.  Pierre, HB9AMO is QRV as 5U9AMO until May 30.  Activity
        is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using CW.  QSL via M0URX.
            
        SENEGAL, 6V.  Luc, F5RAV is QRV as 6V7T from Somone until May 5.
        Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and PSK.  QSL direct to home
        call.

        PHILIPPINES, DU.  Victor, R6AF will be QRV as DU1/R6AF from Busuanga
        Island, IOTA OC-090, from April 27 to May 3.  QSL to home call.

        ENGLAND, G.  Look for GB75FOC and M0RSE to be QRV during the month
        of May in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the First Class CW
        Operators' Club.  QSL via operators' instructions.

        OGASAWARA, JD1.  Harry, JG7PSJ is QRV as JD1BMH from Chichijima
        Island, IOTA AS-031, until May 4.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters
        using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home call.

        MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0.  A group of operators will be QRV as NH0J from
        Tinian Island, IOTA OC-086, from April 27 to May 1.  Activity will
        be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL via JJ2VLY.

        LITHUANIA, LY.  Special event station LY550W is QRV until May 20 in
        celebration of the 1463 expansion of the privileges of the city of
        Kaunas, led by Kazimieras Jogailaitis.  QSL via LY5W.

        LEBANON, OD.  Walid, OD5ZZ has been QRV on 17 meters using SSB
        around 1530z.  QSL via NI5DX.

        GABON, TR.  Thorbjorn, SM7RME is QRV as TR0A/p from Port Gentil,
        Mandji Island, IOTA AF-098, until April 29.  QSL via SM7EHU.

        ANTIGUA, V2.  Paul, KB4GYT will be QRV as V25PM from Falmouth Harbor
        from April 27 to May 4.  Activity will be holiday style on the HF
        bands using mainly CW with some SSB and PSK31.  QSL direct to home
        call.

        BELIZE, V3.  Joe, K8JP will be QRV as V3FOC during the month of May
        in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the First Class CW
        Operators' Club.  QSL via V31JP.

        MICRONESIA, V6.  Takio, JH3QFL and Keizo, JH3AZC will be QRV as V6H
        and V6S, respectively, from Pohnpei, IOTA OC-010, from April 29 to
        May 5.  Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and
        JT65.  QSL to home calls.

        MONTSERRAT, VP2M.  Nao, JN1RVS will be QRV as VP2MRV from April 27
        to May 3.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW and RTTY.
        QSL via JA1HGY.

        LAKSHADWEEP ISLANDS, VU7.  Krish, W4VKU will be QRV as VU7KV from
        Kavaratti Island, IOTA AS-011, from May 2 to 5.  Activity will be on
        80 to 10 meters using SSB and some RTTY.  QSL to home call.

        INDONESIA, YB.  A group of operators are QRV as YE8B from Banggai
        Island, IOTA OC-208, until May 2.  They are active on 80 to 10
        meters using CW, SSB, and RTTY.  QSL direct via YB8BRI.

        SOUTH SUDAN, Z8.  Olli, OH0XX is QRV as Z81X from Juba.  Of late, he
        has been active on 17 and 15 meters using CW.  QSL to home call.

        THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The 10-10 International Digital Spring
        Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, SP DX RTTY
        Contest, Helvetia Contest, QRP to the Field, Florida QSO Party and
        the BARTG Sprint 75 are all scheduled for this weekend.  The AGCW
        QRP/QRP CW Party is scheduled for May 1.  Please see April QST, page
        84, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
        NNNN
        /EX
      • Mike Ritz, W7VO
        SB DX @ ARL $ARLD017 ARLD017 DX news ZCZC AE17 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 17 ARLD017 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT April 24, 2014 To all radio amateurs SB
        Message 3 of 6 , Apr 24, 2014

          SB DX @ ARL $ARLD017
          ARLD017 DX news

          ZCZC AE17
          QST de W1AW  
          DX Bulletin 17  ARLD017
          From ARRL Headquarters  
          Newington CT  April 24, 2014
          To all radio amateurs  

          SB DX ARL ARLD017
          ARLD017 DX news

          This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
          NC1L, QRZ DX, the Weekly 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.

          FIJI, 3D2.  Operators Rocco, DG5AA, Rich, DK8YY and Dieter, DL1AWD
          are QRV as 3D2RH until May 4.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using
          CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL via DH7WW.

          KENYA, 5Z.  Toru, JH0CJH is QRV as 5Z4/JH0CJH from Nairobi until May
          3.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters.  QSL to home call.

          BOTSWANA, A2.  Geo, HB9CPS is QRV as A25/HB9CPS.  He is active on 12
          and 10 meters using CW.  His length of stay is unknown.  QSL to home
          call.

          CHINA, BY.  A group of operators are QRV as B7CRA from rare Yongxing
          Island, IOTA AS-143, until May 10.  Activity is on the HF bands and
          will vary at times.  QSL via BA4EG.

          BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6.  Francois, ON4LO is QRV as EA6/ON4LO/p from
          Mallorca Island, IOTA EU-005, until May 15.   Activity is on 40 to
          10 meters using SSB.  He plans to activate different lighthouses on
          the island.  QSL to home call.

          LIBERIA, EL.  Dickson, EL2DT has been QRV on 20 meters using CW
          around 1930 to 2115z.  QSL via operator's instructions.

          PANAMA, HP.  Roberto, YV5IAL plans to be QRV as HP1/YV5IAL from
          April 29 to May 9.  Activity will be holiday style using QRP power
          and PSK31 on 40, 30, 20, 15 and 10 meters between 2200 and 0300z.
          QSL to home call.

          DOMINICA, J7.  Walter, HB9MFM is QRV as J79WTA until June 8.
          Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using SSB and various digital modes.
          QSL to home call.

          SVALBARD, JW.  Kjel, SM5NAS is QRV as 8S5A/JW.  His length of stay
          is unknown.  QSL to home call.

          ANTARCTICA.  Juan is QRV as LU4ZS from the club station located at
          the Marambio Base on Seymour Island, IOTA AN-013.  He is usually
          active on 10 meters using SSB between 1930 to 2130z.  QSL via
          LU4DXU.

          AUSTRIA, OE.  A group of operators from the Austrian Broadcasting
          Service and the QSL Collection will be QRV as OE14M for
          International Marconi Day on April 26.  They will be active from
          April 25 to 27.  QSL via OE1WHC.
              
          BELGIUM, ON.  Members of the UBA section of Midden West-Vlaanderen
          will be QRV as ON1418MWV from April 27 to May 27 to commemorate the
          location of a German field hospital during World War I.  QSL via
          ON6UB.

          FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F.  Leo, PP1CZ is QRV as PY0F/PP1CZ until
          April 29.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
          QSL to home call.

          PALAU, T8.  Nob, JR3STX will be QRV as T88ST from the Palau Rental
          Shack on Malakal Island, IOTA OC-009, from April 29 to May 7.
          Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to
          home call.

          CORSICA, TK.  A group of operators will be QRV as TK1R from April 30
          to May 4.  Activity will be mainly on 30, 17 and 12 meters with an
          emphasis on the digital modes.  This includes being an entry in the
          upcoming ARI International DX contest.  QSL via IK2DUW.

          AUSTRALIA, VK.  Members of the Hellenic Amateur Radio Association of
          Australia will activate Bare Island, IOTA OC-171, for the first
          time.  They will be active as AX2CL on April 25 and VK2CL on April
          26.  Activity will be on the HF bands with 3 or 4 stations active
          simultaneously.  QSL via operators' instructions.

          INDONESIA, YB.  A group of operators are QRV as YB8RW/p from
          Tahulanddang Island, IOTA OC-210, until April 28.  QSL via YB9BU.

          SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS.  W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/1 in New
          Hampshire and W1AW/2 in New Jersey are QRV until 2359z on April 29.
          In addition, W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/1 in Connecticut and
          W1AW/7 in Nevada will be QRV starting at 0000z on April 30.  They
          will be active until 2359z on May 6.

          THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The 10-10 International Spring Digital
          Contest, SP DX RTTY Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW
          Ladder, Helvetia Contest, Florida QSO Party and the BARTG Sprint 75
          are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.  The CWops Mini-CWT Test
          is scheduled for April 30.  Please see April QST, page 82 and the
          ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
          NNNN
          /EX
        • Mike Ritz, W7VO
          ... SB DX @ ARL $ARLD017 ARLD017 DX news ZCZC AE17 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 17 ARLD017 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT April 30, 2015 To all radio amateurs
          Message 4 of 6 , May 1, 2015



            SB DX @ ARL $ARLD017
            ARLD017 DX news

            ZCZC AE17
            QST de W1AW  
            DX Bulletin 17  ARLD017
            From ARRL Headquarters  
            Newington CT  April 30, 2015
            To all radio amateurs  

            SB DX ARL ARLD017
            ARLD017 DX news

            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.

            JAMAICA, 6Y.  Jim, W8ERI will be QRV as 6Y5/W8ERI from May 2 to 8.
            Activity will be on 20, 17 and 15 meters using SSB.  QSL to home
            call.

            BHUTAN, A5.  Junichi, JH3AEF, Tatsuo, JA3ARJ, Jusei, JA3IVU and
            Kunio, JH3LSS are QRV as A52AEF, A52ARJ, A52IVU, and A52LSS,
            respectively, from the Dochula Resort until May 6.  Activity is on
            80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL to home
            calls.

            BAHRAIN, A9.  Special event station A9150ITU is QRV to commemorate
            the 150th anniversary of the ITU.  QSL via IZ8CLM.

            CHINA, BY.  Special event stations B3CRAC and B7CRAC will be QRV on
            May 3 to celebrate the 75th Chinese Ham Day.  QSL via BA4TB.
                
            IRELAND, EI.  Special event station EI100MFA will be QRV from May 3
            to 10 to commemorate the sinking of the RMS Lusitania on May 7,
            1915.  QSL via EI4GZB.

            ENGLAND, G.  Special event station GB100MFA is QRV until May 31 from
            the lightship Planet berthed in Canning Dock in Liverpool to
            commemorate the sinking of the RMS Lusitania.  QSL direct to G0UVX.

            SCOTLAND, GM.  Dave, GM0LVI is QRV as GM0LVI/p from the Isle of
            Barra, IOTA EU-010, until May 9.  Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL
            to home call.

            DOMINICA, J7.  Walter, HB9MFM is QRV as J79WTA until May 20.  QSL to
            home call.

            OGASAWARA, JD1.  A group of operators will be QRV as JD1YBT from
            Chichi-jima, IOTA AS-031, from May 2 to 11.  Activity will be on 160
            to 6 meters using all modes with three stations active
            simultaneously.  QSL via JP1IOF.

            SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5.  Jeff, NM1Y is QRV as PJ6/NM1Y from Saba
            Island until May 11.  Activity is holiday style on 15, 12 and 10
            meters using mostly SSB with some RTTY.  QSL to home call.

            FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F.  Celso, PU2WDX will be QRV as ZW0FWA from
            May 3 to 7.  Activity will be on the HF bands.  QSL via operator's
            instructions.

            SEYCHELLES, S7.  Peter, DL2RPS will be QRV as S79RPS from Praslin,
            IOTA AF-024, from May 2 to 7 while on holiday.  Activity is on 80 to
            10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

            CRETE, SV9.  A group of operators are QRV as J49TSL until May 10.
            Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL via SV2DGH.

            TURKEY, TA.  Special event station TC150ITU is QRV during the month
            of May to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the ITU.  QSL via
            bureau.

            BELIZE, V3.  Operator VO1OK is QRV as V31OK from Ambergris Caye,
            IOTA NA-073, until May 6.  Activity is on 40, 20 and 10 meters using
            SSB and QRP power.  QSL to home call.
              
            INDONESIA, YB.  Budi, YF1AR is QRV as YF1AR/7 from Laut Island, IOTA
            OC-105, until May 3.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using mostly
            SSB with some CW and RTTY.  QSL via N2OO.

            THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The New England QSO Party, ARI
            International DX Contest, 10-10 International Spring CW Contest,
            NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, AGCW QRP/QRP CW Party, SBMS
            2.3 GHz and Up Contest and Club Challenge, Microwave Spring Sprint,
            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 RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship and MIE 33 Contest are
            scheduled for May 4.  The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for May
            5.  The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test is scheduled for May 6.  Please see
            May QST, page 82 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for
            details.
            NNNN
            /EX

          • Mike Ritz
            SB DX @ ARL $ARLD017 ARLD017 DX news ZCZC AE17 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 17 ARLD017 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT April 21, 2016 To all radio amateurs SB
            Message 5 of 6 , Apr 21, 2016


              SB DX @ ARL $ARLD017
              ARLD017 DX news

              ZCZC AE17
              QST de W1AW  
              DX Bulletin 17  ARLD017
              From ARRL Headquarters  
              Newington CT  April 21, 2016
              To all radio amateurs  

              SB DX ARL ARLD017
              ARLD017 DX news

              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
              13.  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
              26.  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.

              THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  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.
              NNNN
              /EX

            • Mike Ritz
              SB DX @ ARL $ARLD017 ARLD017 DX news ZCZC AE17 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 17 ARLD017 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT April 27, 2017 To all radio amateurs SB
              Message 6 of 6 , Apr 27

                SB DX @ ARL $ARLD017
                ARLD017 DX news

                ZCZC AE17
                QST de W1AW  
                DX Bulletin 17  ARLD017
                From ARRL Headquarters  
                Newington CT  April 27, 2017
                To all radio amateurs  

                SB DX ARL ARLD017
                ARLD017 DX news

                This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
                KZ3AB, PY4NY, W3UR, 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.

                VIET NAM, 3W.  Peter, DF7DQ will be QRV as 3W9DQ from South Viet Nam
                from May 1 to 10.  Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters
                using mostly CW with some digital modes.  QSL to home call.  In
                addition, Yuri, RM0F will be QRV as 3W9FU from Nha Trang while on
                vacation from May 1 to 10.  Activity will be holiday style on 40 to
                10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  He also plans to
                be active as 3W9FU/p from IOTA AS-157 for two to three days.  QSL to
                home call.

                MALDIVES, 8Q.  Jim, G3VDB is QRV as 8Q7EJ until May 7.  Activity is
                on 30, 20 and 17 meters using mostly CW with some SSB, PSK and RTTY.
                QSL via OQRS.

                WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2.  Luca, IK2PFL will be QRV as 9M2/IK2PFL from
                Perhentian Besar, IOTA AS-073, from May 1 to 8.  Activity will be
                holiday style on the HF bands.  QSL to home call.

                EAST MALAYSIA, 9M8.  A group of operators will be QRV as 9M8RC from
                Satang Besar, IOTA OC-165, from April 29 to May 1.  Activity will be
                on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters.  QSL via 9W8KIF.

                BOTSWANA, A2.  A group of operators are QRV as A25UK until May 6.
                Activity is on the low bands with an emphasis using RTTY.  QSL via
                M0OXO.

                FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA.  Members of the DARC club Pfronten
                Fuessen will be QRV with special callsign DL60TELF from May 1 to
                April 30, 2018 to celebrates its 60th anniversary.  QSL via bureau,

                SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Doug, W6HB and Bruce, AD7MM will be QRV as
                E51DLD and E51BAS, respectively, from Rarotonga Island, IOTA OC-013,
                from April 30 to May 12.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using
                SSB.  QSL direct to home calls.

                MARQUESAS ISLAND, FO.  Max, IZ2ZTQ will be QRV as FO/IZ2ZTQ from
                Fatu Hiva, IOTA OC-027, beginning May 1.  Activity will be on 40 to
                15 meters using SSB, RTTY, PSK and JT65 using solar panels and a
                wind generator.  He will be active from other islands as well.  QSL
                direct to home call.

                JAPAN, JA.  Special event stations 8J4VLP, 8J6VLP, 8J8VLP and 8J9VLP
                are QRV until June 30 to commemorate World QRP Day on June 17.  All
                these stations will be active on the HF bands using 5 watts.  QSL
                all calls via bureau.

                OGASAWARA, JD1.  Hiroyuki, JG7PSJ will be QRV as JD1BMH from Chichi
                Jima from April 30 to May 5.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters
                using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home call.

                GREENLAND, OX.  Michael, 5P1KZX is QRV as OX/5P1KZX from Nuuk until
                May 5.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using various digital modes.
                QSL to home call.

                FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F.  Jan, PY4NY will be QRV as PY0NY from May
                5 to 15 to celebrate the 65 years after the creation of the Smoke
                Squadron, the Brazilian Air Force's Official Squadron.  Activity
                will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and various digital
                modes.  QSL to home call.

                SEYCHELLES, S7.  Ivan, LZ1PJ will be QRV as S79J from Mahe, IOTA
                AF-024, from May 2 to 10.  Activity will be on the HF bands and 6
                meters using only CW.  He welcomes calls from SKCC members.  QSL to
                home call.

                POLAND, SP.  Special event station SN74GETTO is QRV until May 16 to
                commemorate the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. QSL direct to SP5PDB.
                    
                CRETE, SV9.  Seppo, OH1VR is QRV as SV9/OH1VR until May 3.  Activity
                is on 80 to 10 meters using only CW.  QSL direct to home call.

                LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L.  Christoph, DL1YAF plans to be QRV as
                DL1YAF/VK9L from May 1 to 8.  Activity will be holiday style on 80
                to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

                CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF.  Al, KZ3AB and Tony, W1FHN will be QRV as ZF2AB
                from April 29 to May 6.  Activity will be holiday style on 40, 20,
                15 and 10 meters using SSB.  QSL via WA3EOP.

                CALLSIGN CORRECTION.  As reported in DX news ARLD016, Denis, F8DAK
                is QRV as TZ8TM, NOT TZ6BB, for 18 months.  QSL via W3HNK.

                THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The 10-10 International Digital Spring
                Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Feld Hell Sprint,
                Helvetia Contest and Florida QSO Party are all on tap for this
                upcoming weekend.

                The RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship and AGCW QRP/QRP CW Party
                are scheduled for May 1.

                The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for May 2.

                The MIE 33 Contest, 432 MHz Spring Sprint, Phone Fray and CWops
                Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for May 3.

                Please see April QST, page 92, May QST, page 87, and the ARRL and
                WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
                NNNN
                /EX

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