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Friday, May 31, 2013

DX News from the ARRL

31 May, 2013

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

GHANA, 9G. Hans, PB2T will be QRV as 9G5AA from June 2 to 7.
QSL to home call.

BHUTAN, A5. Shin, A52SV has been active on 17 meters around 1400 to 1500z. QSL via JA2PSV.

QATAR, A7. Mark, G0MGX plans to be QRV as A71/G0MGX until the end of 2013. Activity will be mainly during the weekends using RTTY and JT65 on the HF bands. QSL direct to home call.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Harald, DF2WO will be QRV as D44TWO from June 3 to 20. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via M0OXO.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Oliver, DK7TX will be QRV as DK7TX/p from Wangerooge Island, IOTA EU-047, from June 5 to 10. Activity will be holiday style on 20 to 10 meters. QSL to home call.

SPAIN, EA. Special event station EG5SUB will be QRV on June 1 and 2 for the Museum Ships Weekend. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via operators' instructions.

SAINT BARTHELEMY, FJ. Jeff, K5WE and Erik, N5WR will be QRV as FJ/home calls from June 3 to 10. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using mostly CW with some SSB and RTTY as well. QSL to home calls.

FRENCH GUINEA, FY. Christian, F5UII will be QRV from the FY5KE radio club in Kourou from June 5 to 14 while on business there. Activity will be limited to generally 1000 to 1100z and then after 2100z. He may also be QRV as FY/F5UII/p from Isle Royale, IOTA SA-020. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL via operator's instructions.

ITALY, I. Special event station II4BTK will be QRV on June 1 and 2 for the Museum Ships Weekend. This station will be near what is left of the Elettra, a two-masted steam yacht that Marconi used as a floating laboratory. QSL via IQ4FE.

ALASKA, KL7. Jeff, KL2HD will be QRV as KL7NWR on Attu Island, IOTA NA-064, in the Aleutian Islands. Activity will be on 20, 17 and 15 meters as propagation permits. QSL via operator's instructions.

LITHUANIA, LY. Sam, LY5W is QRV as LY605W until June 20 in celebration of 605 years of Kaunas. QSL to home call.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. Harry, OJ0VM will be QRV June 2 to 6. He is a member of the Finnish Lighthouse Society and repairs Lighthouses together with his fellow members. QSL to home call.

BONAIRE, PJ4. Steve, 9M6DXX plans to be QRV as PJ4V beginning either June 4 or 5 until June 16. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using SSB. QSL via M0URX.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Special event station R155C is QRV until June 30 to honor 155 years of the city of Chabarowsk. QSL via RZ0CWA.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Mike, KJ6MZ will be QRV as V73MZ from Kwajalein Island, IOTA OC-028, beginning in June and active for a few months. QSL via operator's instructions.

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V. Kevin, K6TOP is QRV as VP2V/K6TOP until June 6. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Adhi, YB3MM will try to be QRV as YB3MM/p from Karangjamuang Island, IOTA OC-237, on June 1 and 2. Activity will be on 15 meters using SSB. QSL via IZ8CCW.

LATVIA, YL. Eddie, ES2TT will be QRV as YL0WANTED from June 5 to 9 during the American Cars Fan Meeting. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

IARU Region 1 CW Field Day, RSGB National CW Field Day, 10-10 International Open Season PSK Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, DigiFest, Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, Maritimes QSO Party, Museum Ships Weekend, SEANET Contest, UKSMG Summer Contest and the Alabama QSO Party are all on tap for this weekend.

The RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship is scheduled for June 3.
The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for June 4.

Please see May QST page 80, June QST, page 79 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details


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