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ARLD014 DX news
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 14 ARLD014
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 8, 2021
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD014
ARLD014 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
FIJI, 3D2. Dom, 3Z9DX is QRV as 3D2DOM and has been active mainly
on 20 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
SRI LANKA, 4S. Nadika, 4S6NCH has been active on 17 meters using
FT8 around 1800z. QSL direct.
CROATIA, 9A. Members of the radio club Libertas are QRV with
special event callsign 9A25RBM during April to commemorate the US
Secretary of Commerce Ronald Harmon Brown and 34 other victims of a
fatal plane crash in 1996 here. QSL direct.
MOZAMBIQUE, C9. A group of operators are QRV as C92RU until April
12. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8 in
DXpedition mode, with four stations active. This includes activity
on Satellite QO-100. QSL via OQRS.
PORTUGAL, CT. Markus, DJ4EL is QRV as CT7/DJ4EL from Culatra
Island, IOTA EU-145, until April 10. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters
using SSB. QSL via LoTW.
SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Lee, DS4NMJ is QRV as DT8A until December 31
while on work assignment from the King Se-Jong Korean Antarctic Base
on King George Island, IOTA AN-010. Activity is on various HF bands
using CW, SSB and FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL via DS5TOS.
SPAIN, EA. Special event station EH4WRD will be QRV from April 12
to 18 while taking part in World Amateur Radio Day 2021 activities.
QSL via EA4RCH.
IRAN, EP. Saeed, EP2LSH has been QRV using FT8 in DXpedition mode
on 20 meters between 1645 and 2015z. QSL via EA5GL.
FRANCE, F. Special event station TM1PSL will be QRV on April 10 and
11 from the town of Port Saint Louis du Rhone during the European
FT8 DX Contest. QSL direct.
THAILAND, HS. Jorge, AB6WP is QRV as HS0ZOK from Phuket Island,
IOTA AS-053. Activity is on 20 to 10 meters using mostly SSB with
some CW. His length of stay is unknown. QSL via LoTW.
JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8J100CB is QRV until the end of
March 2022 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Chiba-City. QSL
GREENLAND, OX. Bo, OZ1DJJ is QRV as OX3LX from Kangerlussuaq, IOTA
NA-018, until May 1. Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands.
QSL via LoTW.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Ruud, PG1R is QRV as PG96WARD from Leersum until
April 30 to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day. Activity is on the
HF bands using SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via PG1R.
CURACAO, PJ2. Jeff, K8ND will be QRV as PJ2ND from the Signal Point
contest station from April 15 to May 3. QSL to home call.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Leonid, RA1WU is QRV as R800ANP until April 10
to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Nevsky,
who was commonly regarded as a key figure of medieval Russia and is
best known for the victory over the Teutonic Knights in the Battle
on the Ice. QSL via RA1WU.
CANADA, VE. Bill, VE3ES is QRV with special callsign VC3VACCINE
during April to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts. QSL to home
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Japan International DX CW Contest,
NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, QRP ARCI
Spring CW QSO Party, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, OK/OM DX SSB
Contest, European FT8 DX Contest, IG-RY World Wide RTTY Contest, DIG
CW QSO Party, Nebraska QSO Party, New Mexico QSO Party, Georgia QSO
Party, North Dakota QSO Party, Yuri Gagarin International DX CW
Contest, International Vintage HF Contest, WAB 3.5/7/14 MHz Data
Modes, Hungarian Straight Key CW Contest and RSGB RoLo 80-Meter SSB
Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship, OK1WC Memorial, 4 States QRP
Group Second Sunday Sprint and K1USN Slow Speed Test are scheduled
for April 12.
The 222 MHz Spring Sprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and
RTTYOPS Weeksprint are scheduled for April 13.
The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray
and NAQCC CW Sprint are scheduled for April 14.
Please see April QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.