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Thursday, April 24, 2014

ARLD017 DX news

DX Bulletin 17 ARLD017
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 24, 2014
To all radio amateurs

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

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

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

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.

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