ARLD014 DX News


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ARLD014 DX news

DX Bulletin 14  ARLD014
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  April 7, 2022
To all radio amateurs

ARLD014 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
EA4NF, 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.

GUYANA, 8R.  Esmond, 8R1AK has been active on 10 meters using FT8.
QSL to home call.

PORTUGAL, CT.  Philippe, EA4NF will be QRV as CT7/EA4NF from April
13 to 16.  Activity will be on various linear and FM Satellites.
QSL to home call.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Bob, E51BQ is QRV from Rarotonga, IOTA
OC-013, and is normally active using FT8 on 30 and 20 meters from
0500 to 0600z daily.  QSL to home call.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK.  Jean-Louis, F5NHJ is QRV as FK/F5NHJ from Noumea
until June 11.  Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using CW,
SSB, and various digital modes.  QSL via LoTW.

HUNGARY, HA.  Members of the Szollosi Jozsef Radio Club are QRV as
HG1222BA to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the first
constitutional document in continental Europe called the Aranybulla.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8.  Rick, NE8Z and Maria, HC1MM are QRV as
HD8MD and HD8MM, respectively, from Santa Cruz, IOTA SA-004, until
April 14.  Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FT8, and
FT4.  QSL via LoTW.

SARDINIA, IS0.  Bodo, DF8DX will be QRV as IS0/DF8DX from April 9 to
16.  QSL to home call.

JAN MAYEN, JX.  Rune, LA7QY and Helge, LB4MI are QRV as JX7QY and
JX/LB4MI, respectively, until October while on work assignment.
Activity is in their spare time on the HF bands using CW and SSB.
QSL via LoTW.

AUSTRIA, OE.  Jo, OE6VIE is QRV as OE0MORSE during April to
commemorate the death of Samuel F. B. Morse.  QSL via LoTW.

NETHERLANDS, PA.  Members of VERON District A17 are QRV as special
event station PI750GAZ until September 30 to celebrate the 750th
anniversary since Gouda was granted city rights in the year 1272.
QSL via bureau.

and KB2HZI will be QRV as VP2V/N2IEN from Tortola, Grid Square FK78,
from April 10 to 16.  Activity will be holiday style on 160 to 6
meters, and possibly Satellite, using CW, SSB, and FT8, with 2 to 3
stations active.  QSL via EB7DX.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8.  Amateur radio operators in the Falklands can
affix the suffix /40 to their call signs until June 14 to mark the
74 days of the Falklands war that took place 40 years ago.

MEXICO, XE.  Ramon, XE1KK is QRV as XI0X during all of 2022.
Activity is on the HF bands using mostly digital modes.  QSL via

BURKINA FASO, XT.  Max, DK1MAX is QRV as XT2MAX from Ouagadougou
until April 20.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW, some SSB, and
various digital modes.  QSL via EA5GL.

ST. HELENA ISLAND, ZD7.  Barrie, ZD7MY has been QRV using FT8 on 6
meters around 0400 to 0800z.  QSL to home call.

International CW Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, K1USN Slow
Speed Test, QRP ARCI Spring QSO CW Party, SKCC Weekend CW
Sprintathon, OK/OM DX SSB Contest, FTn DX Contest, IG-RY World Wide
RTTY Contest, DIG QSO CW Party, Nebraska QSO Party, New Mexico QSO
Party, Texas State Parks on the Air, Georgia QSO Party and 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 80-Meter CW Contest and the RSGB SSB RoLo SSB
will certainly keep operators busy this upcoming weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint, OK1WC Memorial, 144 MHz
Spring Sprint, RSGB FT4 Contest, Worldwide Sideband Activity
Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, NAQCC CW Sprint, Phone Weekly Test,
A1Club AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40
CW and Mini-Test 80 CW are scheduled for April 11 to 13.

Please see April QST, page 74, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web
sites for details.

The Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) needs licensed Ham Radio Operators to participate in the April 16th Kawailani ‘Ino Hawaii statewide Emergency Communications Exercise.  Sign up today at

The Big Island Amateur Radio Club will meet via the ZOOM conference protocol on Saturday, 09 April 2022.  The BIARC Board of Directors will meet at 1200 HST, while the general membership will convene at 1400 HST.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section


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