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ARLD014 DX news

DX Bulletin 14  ARLD014
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  April 4, 2019
To all radio amateurs

ARLD014 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
the URE, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest
Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.
Thanks to all.

MAURITANIA, 5T.  Evert, PA2KW will be QRV as 5T2KW from Nouadhibou
from April 9 to 15.  Activity will be on the HF bands using mostly
CW and some SSB.  QSL via LoTW.

SENEGAL, 6W.  Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as 6W/IV3FSG from Thies, near
Dakar, until April 16 while working for the Informatici Senza
Frontiere organization.  Activity is in her spare time on 80 to 10
meters using SSB and possible digital modes.  QSL via IK3GES.

JAMAICA, 6Y.  Kasimir, DL2SBY is QRV as 6Y5KB until April 10.
Activity is usually on 40 to 6 meters, including 17, 12, and
possibly 30 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8.  QSL to home call.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Ben, DL1RNT is QRV as 8Q7NT from Embudu Island, IOTA
AS-013, until April 13.  Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL to home

THE GAMBIA, C5.  A group of operators are QRV as C5DL until April
15.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various
digital modes, with three stations active.  QSL via DL7DF.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Operators Dagmar, DM7PQ and Rainer, DL1AUZ
are QRV as E51NPQ and E51AUZ, respectively, from Rarotonga Island,
IOTA OC-013, until April 11.  Activity is holiday style on the HF
bands using only CW.  QSL to home calls.

NIUE, E6.  Janusz, SP9FIH is QRV as E6AF until April 25.  Activity
is on 160 to 15 meters using SSB, RTTY and FT8.  QSL to home call.

SPAIN, EA.  To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the IARU Society
Union de Radioaficionados Espanoles, or the URE, special event
stations AM70URE, AM70A, AM70C, AM70D, AM70E, AM70F, AM70I, AM70L,
AM70N, AM70O, AM70P, AM70R, AM70S and AM70U are QRV until June 9.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters.  QSL via bureau.

ITALY, I.  Special event station II0KT is QRV until August 31 to
commemorate the 1947 voyage of the raft Kon Tiki.  QSL via I0KQB.

GUINEA-BISSAU, J5.  Livio, IZ3BUR is QRV as J52EC from Cumura until
April 15.  QSL direct to home call.

PE1FLO will be QRV as HB0/home calls from April 6 to 13.  Activity
will be on 160 to 10 meters using mainly CW and FT8, with some SSB.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0.  Mart, DL6UAA will be QRV as OH0UA from April 8
to 19.  Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and various
digital modes.  QSL to home call.

QRV as VI9NI until April 14.  Activity is on 160 to 17 meters using
CW, SSB and FT8.  The operation commemorates the signing of the
Norfolk Island Act 40 years ago.  Activity includes some SOTA
activations from Mt. Bates and Jacky Jacky.  QSL direct via VK2CA.

ANTARCTICA.  Roman, UT7UA is QRV as VP8CTR form Wordie House on
Winter Island, IOTA AN-006.  Activity of late has been with FT8.
His length of stay is unknown.  QSL via DL5EBE.

BURKINA FASO, XT.  Harald, DF2WO will be QRV as XT2AW from April 7
to 26.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
various digital modes.  QSL via M0OXO.

Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, LZ Open 40-Meter CW Sprint
Contest, PODXS 20-Meter 070 Club PSK 31 Flavors Contest, SARL
VHF/UHF Digital Contest, Mississippi QSO Party, Missouri QSO Party,
Florida State Parks on the Air, EA RTTY Contest and RSGB 80-Meter
RoLo SSB are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The 144 MHz Spring Sprint is scheduled for April 8.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship, NAQCC
CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for April 10.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see April 2019 QST, page 87, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.


Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio news:

According to Dean (KH6B) and Barbara (NH7FY), there will be a ham radio breakfast on Saturday, 06 April 2019, 0800 HST, at the Lava Rock Cafe in Volcano Village on Hawaii Island.

According to Kevin Bogan (AH6QO) there will be a test of the Mauna Kea VOAD repeater (146.72 MHz–PL100.0) on Saturday, 06 April 2019, from 1200 to 1300 HST.  All licensed radio amateurs are urged to participate.

Doug Wilson (KH6DQ) is continuing his series of free Technician License classes on Hawaii Island.  Here are the upcoming classes:  6:30 p.m., 19 April 2019, at Discovery Harbor in Ka’u; 23 May 2019 in Waimea (location TBA(; and 17 October 2019 at the Keaau Community Center.  For details, contact Doug at douscelle@aol.com.

Registration is now being taken for the new ARRL EMCOMM course (EC-001). Pacific Section Emergency Coordinator (SEC) Clem Jung (KH7HO) will coordinate the EC-001 course and coordinate scheduling with the ARRL Education Department.  For details, contact Clem at kh7ho@arrl.net.

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinaior

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section.