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DX Bulletin 17 ARLD017
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 29, 2021
To all radio amateurs
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
K1CC, WB6Z, 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.
FIJI, 3D2. Dom, 3D2DOM and Joanne, 3D2ZK are QRV from Nandi. QSL
to home calls.
AZERBAIJAN, 4J. Special event station 4J880M is QRV to celebrate
the 880th birthday of the writer and philosopher Nizami Ganjavi.
QSL direct to 4J3DJ.
TONGA, A3. Masa, JA0RQV is QRV as A35JP from Tongatapu Island, IOTA
OC-049, until October. In addition, he will try to be QRV from some
outer islands such as Niuatoputapu, IOTA OC-191, Niuafo’ou, IOTA
OC-123, Vava’u, IOTA OC-064, and Ha’apai, IOTA OC-169. Activity is
on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home call.
BELARUS, EU. Special event station EV76M is QRV during May to
celebrate the 76th anniversary of the Victory in Minsk in World War
II. QSL via LoTW.
REUNION ISLAND, FR. Phil, F5TRO and Ann, F5BSB will be QRV as FR8UA
and FR8TZ, respectively, during May. Activity will be on 80 to 6
meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to home
SWITZERLAND, HB. Special event call sign HB90BERO is QRV until July
31 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Beromuenster medium wave
AM broadcasting station. Activity is on all bands using CW, SSB,
AM, FM, and various digital modes. This includes some activity on
Satellite QO-100. QSL via LoTW.
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Lee, HL1IWD is QRV as HL1IWD/4 from the
Kogunsan Islands, IOTA AS-148, until May 3. Activity is on 40 to 20
meters using CW and some FT8. He will try to be active as HL1IWD/3
on Anmyon Island, IOTA AS-080. QSL via EA5GL.
JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8J1ITU is QRV until May 31 to
celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the International
Telecommunications Union’s World Telecommunication and Information
Society Day on May 17. QSL via bureau.
OGASAWARA, JD1. Harry, JG7PSJ is QRV as JD1BMH from Chichijima,
IOTA AS-031, until May 7. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to JG7PSJ.
MONGOLIA, JT. Members of the JTDXA Team are QRV with special event
call sign JU100DX until July 10 to celebrate Mongolia’s 100th
anniversary of independence until July 10. QSL via JT1CH.
LITHUANIA, LY. Special event call sign LY57BC will be QRV from May
1 to June 1 to celebrate the 57th Baltic Contest. QSL via
POLAND, SP. Members of the SP6PAZ radio club will be QRV with
special event call SO100PS from May 1 to 31 to commemorate the 100th
anniversary of the third Silesian Uprising. Activity will be on 160
to 2 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8 and FT4. QSL via SP6PAZ.
KAZAKHSTAN, UN. Special event call sign UP55L is QRV until May 20
to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Youth School Radio Station
in Kostanay. QSL direct to RW6HS.
FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8. Matthew, M0ZMS is QRV as VP8ZMS from the
British Air Force Base in Mount Pleasant. Activity is in his spare
time on the HF bands using CW and various digital modes. QSL to
INDONESIA, YB. Special event station 8A250GNR is QRV until May 2 to
celebrate 250 years of Gianyar City. Activity is on 80 and 40
meters using SSB, and 2 meters using FM. QSL via operators’
LATVIA, YL. Hans, YL3JD is QRV with special call sign YL50AGCW
during May in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Telegraphy
Working Group. Activity is on 160, 80, 40, and 20 meters using CW.
QSL via LoTW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The New England QSO Party, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Araucaria World
Wide VHF Contest, 10-10 International Spring CW Contest, RCC Cup,
SBMS 2.3 GHz and Up Contest and Club Challenge, Microwave Spring
Sprint, ARI International DX Contest, F9AA Digi Cup, AGCW QRP/QRP CW
Party, 7th Call Area QSO Party, Indiana QSO Party, FISTS Saturday CW
Sprint and Delaware QSO Party will certainly keep contesters busy
this upcoming weekend.
The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and OK1WC Memorial are scheduled for
The MIE 33 Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, ARS Spartan CW Sprint and
Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled for May 4.
The RSGB FT4 Contest Series, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Phone
Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for May 5.
Please see April QST, page 75, May QST, page 71, and the ARRL and
WA7BNM contest web sites for details.