ARLD016 DX news


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ARLD016 DX news

DX Bulletin 16  ARLD016
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  April 16, 2020
To all radio amateurs

ARLD016 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
F6AJA, DU1EV, 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.

BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA, E7.  Hams here are joining STAY HOME campaign,
and will be operating with special call sign E7STAYHOME until May
31.  Activity will be on all bands and modes.

TAJIKISTAN, EY.  Look for EY8BS with EME operations from April 30 to
May 5 from grid MM48il.

FRANCE, TM.  TM95WARD is active on all bands until April 19 for
World Amateur Radio Day.  QSL via F6BEE.

SPAIN, EE1.  During the month of April, look for special event
station EE1MGY to be QRV to commemorate the inauguration and
subsequent sinking of the legendary ship R. M. S. Titanic.  Activity
will take place on the 160 meter band only.  Operations will be on
CW, FT8 and WSPR.  QSL via the Bureau, direct or to EB1LO.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0Y.  Hans-Martin, DK2HM will be QRV as XR0YHM from
August 27 to September 7, on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and digital
modes.  QSL via OQRS on Club Log, LoTW, eQSL, direct or bureau to

NORWAY, LN1.  The Norwegian National Guard’s Radio Amateur Club
(LA1V) is QRV as LN1V during all of 2020, but mainly during the
month of May, to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of
Norway at the end of World War II.  Operations will be on 160 meters
to 70 centimeters (including 60 and 4 meters) using CW, SSB
and the digital modes.  QSL via LA4LN, either direct or via the
Bureau, but no electronic QSLs.

ANTARCTICA, RI1.  Alexander, RX3ABI will be active as RI1ANM from
the Russian Mirny Station in Queen Mary Land, (AN-016), on the coast
of the Davis Sea, until early 2021.  Activity will be on various HF
bands during his spare time.  QSL via home call.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Yusuke, JJ1DQR is planning to be active as 8Q7QR from
Male Island (AS-013) from September 4 to 8.  Activity will be on
various HF bands using SSB and FT8.  He will also be in the All
Asian DX SSB Contest, September 5 and 6.  QSL via JJ1DQR, direct or
by the Bureau.

GUATEMALA, TG9.  Dwight, VE7BV plans to be active as TG9BBV from
November 1 to 30.  Activity will be holiday style on most bands
using mostly CW with some SSB and FT8.  QSL via VE7BV, direct, by
the Bureau or LoTW.

SPANISH ENTITIES, EA, EA6, EA8, EA9.  Spain, Balearic Islands,
Canary islands and Ceuta and Melilla will participate in World
Amateur Radio Day activities and the 95th anniversary of IARU.
Stations from Spain will be AM1WARD, AM2WARD, AM3WARD, AM4WARD,
AM5WARD and AM7WARD.  Ops in EA6 will use AM6WARD.  AM8WARD will be
QRV from EA8.  AM9WARD will be used from EA9.

BRAZIL, PY.  ZW8THANKS is a tribute to health care professionals
fighting COVID-19.  Look for them on all bands and modes including
satellites.  The operator team includes PS8TV, PS8DX, PS8CW, PS8RF,
PS8ET, PS8HF, PS8NF, PS8BR, PY3YD and PT9AL.  QSL via eQSL, LoTW or
regular post.

PHILIPPINES, DU.  Special event station DX0STAYHOME is from the
Philippine Amateur Radio Association for the duration of their
community quarantine.  Eddie, DU1EV says, ”We encourage everyone to
stay home and operate their amateur radio stations.”

UNITED NATIONS, 4U.  United Nations HQ station 4U1UN was reported on
F/H FT8 on 20 and 40 meters.

CANADA, VE.  The Radio Amateurs of Canada will activate the
following special event calls for the World Amateur Radio Day on

UGANDA, 5X.  Shabu, M0KRI, ex-9U4RI, plans to be active as 5X1RI
sometime during the end of July to mid-August.

BELARUS, EW.  Station EV75F commemorates the 75 years since the end
of World War II.  QSL direct via EW3E or go through Club Log’s OQRS.

ENGLAND, G.  Special call GB75PEACE will be used by RSGB members as
part of VE Day and VJ Day celebrations, May 1 to 31 and August 1 to
31.  They will be QRV on the HF bands and 6 meters using phone, CW
and digital.  QSL via LoTW or eQSL only, no paper QSLs.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ.  Celebrating World Radio Amateur Radio day,
HZ1WARD will be QRV until April 18.

DENMARK, OZ.  5P0WARD and 5P0WHD will be active April 18 for World
Amateur Radio Day.  QSL via OQRS, LoTW, eQSL or to OZ1ACB.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ES Open HF Championship, Worked All
Provinces of China DX Contest, YU DX Contest, QRP To the Field, CQMM
DX Contest, Texas State Parks On the Air, Michigan QSO Party, EA QRP
CW Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, Ontario QSO Party and ARRL Rookie
Roundup, SSB will keep contesters busy this weekend.

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator,

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section (breaking Amateur/Ham Radio News)

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