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DX Bulletin 13 ARLD013
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 1, 2021
To all radio amateurs
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ARLD013 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral
from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks
MALDIVES, 8Q. Mats, SM6LRR is QRV as 8Q7MS until April 10.
Activity is holiday style on 40 to 15 meters using mostly CW with
some SSB. QSL via EA5GL.
BOLIVIA, CP. Antonio, EA5RM is QRV as CP1XRM until April 27 while
working as a Solidaridad Medica and Radioamateurs Without Frontiers
NGO volunteer. Activity is in his spare time on 160 to 10 meters
using SSB and some digital modes. QSL via EA8RM.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Members of DARC’s Special Event
Station Team are QRV as DA21WARD until June 30 to mark World Amateur
Radio Day. QSL via the bureau.
SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Lee, DS4NMJ is QRV as DT8A from King George
Island. Lately he has been active on 40 meters using FT8 between
0400 and 0415z. He is here until December 31. QSL via DS5TOS.
ENGLAND, G. Members of the RSGB Contest Club are QRV with special
event callsigns G5WS and G6ZZ to commemorate the Transatlantic Tests
conducted 100 years ago. QSL via M0OXO.
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Lee, HL1IWD is QRV as HL1IWD/5 from Koje
Island, IOTA AS-081, until April 4. Activity is holiday style on
the HF bands using CW and FT8. QSL via EA5GL.
THAILAND, HS. Jorge, AB6WP is QRV as HS0ZOK from Phuket Island,
IOTA AS-053. Activity is on 20 to 10 meters using mostly SSB and
some CW. QSL via HS0ZOK.
MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ is QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1 while on
work assignment at the weather station here. Activity is in his
spare time on 40, 30 and 17 meters using CW. He is here for about
three months. QSL direct to JA8CJY.
SVALBARD, JW. Station JW1I is now QRV on Bear Island, IOTA EU-027,
at the Bear Island Norwegian Meteorological Station and is here
until May 15. Activity of late has been on 20 meters using SSB.
QSL via bureau.
BULGARIA, LZ. Special event station LZ200GSR is QRV until April 30
to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Georgi Sava
Rakovski, a prominent figure in the revolutionary movement for the
liberation of Bulgaria. QSL via LZ1XM.
CZECH REPUBLIC, OL. Members of the Radioclub Chrudim are QRV as
OL75KCR from Chrudim until December 31 to celebrate the 75th
anniversary of the foundation of Radioclub Chrudim. QSL via
DENMARK, OZ. Special event stations OZ75MAY and OZ75BO are QRV
until April 11 to commemorate the liberation of Bornholm 75 years
ago. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital
modes. QSL via OZ1ACB.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Ruud, PG1R is QRV as PG96WARD during April to mark
the World Amateur Radio Day and the IARU’s 96th anniversary. QSL
ANTARCTICA. Paul, VK2PAD is currently QRV as VK0PD until November
while on work assignment on Casey Station, IOTA AN-016. Activity is
on 40 and 20 meters in his spare time. QSL via EB7DX.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American SSB Sprint Contest,
QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN
Slow Speed CW Test, PODXS 070 Club PSK 31 Flavors Contest, Louisiana
QSO Party, Mississippi QSO Party, Florida State Parks on the Air, SP
DX Contest and the EA RTTY Contest are al on tap for this upcoming
The OK1WC Memorial, 144 MHz Spring Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test
and DARC Easter Contest are scheduled for April 5.
The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and Worldwide Sideband
Activity Contest are scheduled for April 6.
The RSGB FT4 Contest Series, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, VHF-UHF
FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are
scheduled for April 7.
Please see April QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.