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DX Bulletin 15 ARLD015
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 14, 2022
To all radio amateurs
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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
IK2DUW, 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.
GEORGIA, 4L. Dariusz, SP9DLM is QRV as 4L/SP9DLM until April 19
while on work assignment from Telavi, and possibly Tbilisi and
Kobuleti. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home
KENYA, 5Z. Martin, 5Z4PA will be QRV from Mombasa on April 16 and
17 and will be active in the CQMM DX CW contest. QSL via M0URX
MALDIVES, 8Q. Braco, E77DX is QRV as 8Q7DX from Baa Atoll, IOTA
AS-013, until April 27. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, and
possibly 160 meters. QSL via OE1EMS.
CUBA, CO. Look for Team T47C to be QRV from April 17 to 19.
Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL via IK2DUW.
AZORES, CU. Tony, CU8AS is QRV with special call CQ84AS from Flores
Island, IOTA EU-089, until April 19. Activity is on 30, 17, and 12
meters using mainly CW. QSL via HB9CRV
CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9. Miguel, EA9ACE will be QRV from Ceuta in
the CQMM DX CW contest. QSL to home call.
AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO. Rob, N7QT, Walt, N6XG, Heye, DJ9RR, Gene,
K5GS, Steve, W1SRD, Melanie, N7BX and Doris, K0BEE plan to be QRV as
TX5N from Raivavae Island, IOTA OC-144, from April 16 to 28.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and various
digital modes. QSL via M0URX.
DJIBOUTI, J2. Matt, KN9U and Paul, N7JDI are QRV as J20MR and
J28JD, respectively, from the US Navy Base in Lemonnier. Activity
is in their spare time on 40 to 10 meters using SSB, various digital
modes, and possibly CW. QSL via operators’ instructions.
DOMINICA, J7. Michael, DF8AN will be QRV as J79MN from April 19 to
24. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL to home call.
SVALBARD, JW. A large group of operators will be QRV as JW0X and
JW100QO from Spitsbergen Island, IOTA EU-026, from April 19 to 26.
Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8
with five stations active from three locations. QSL via M0URX.
JAN MAYEN, JX. Helge, LB4MI is QRV as JX/LB4MI until early October.
Activity is in his spare time on 20 and 17 meters using SSB. QSL to
LITHUANIA, LY. Special call sign LY100BBALL is QRV until the end of
April to commemorate 100 years of basketball here. QSL via LY2QT.
BONAIRE, PJ4. Robert, PD2V is QRV as PJ4/PD2V from Kralendijk until
April 16. Activity is on 40, 20, and 10 meters using FT8 and FT4.
QSL via LoTW.
SURINAME, PZ. Rico, PZ5JW will be QRV in the CQMM DX CW contest.
He plans to be active on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly 80 meters.
QSL via EA5GL.
POLAND, SP. Special call sign 3Z80AK is QRV until May 31 to
commemorate the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Armia
Krajowa, the dominant underground resistance movement in Poland
during World War II. QSL via SP1PBW.
NAMIBIA, V5. Mike, V51MA is QRV from Windhoek and plans to be
active in the CQMM DX CW contest. QSL via LoTW.
MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Stewie, WV7MS is QRV as V7/WV7MS from
Kwajalein Atoll, IOTA OC-028, while working as a firefighter.
Activity is in his spare time. QSL via LoTW.
INDONESIA, YB. Special event station 8D97WARD will be QRV from
April 16 to 18 to commemorate World Amateur Radio Day on April 18.
Activity will be on 80, 40, 20, 15, and 10 meters using CW, SSB,
RTTY, and FT8, and possibly on Satellite IO-86. QSL via LoTW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW
Test, Holyland DX Contest, Worked All Provinces of China DX SSB
Contest, YU DX Contest, CQMM DX CW Contest, Michigan QSO Party,
EA-QRP CW Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, Ontario QSO Party, Dutch
PACCdigi Contest and the Quebec QSO Party are all scheduled for this
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest, K1USN Slow Speed Test, DARC
Easter Contest, OK1WC CW Memorial, Worldwide Sideband Activity
Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, 222 MHz Spring Sprint, Phone Weekly
Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest,
Mini-Test 40, Mini-Test 80, and the RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB
Championship are on tap for April 18 to 20.
Please see April QST, page 74, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web
sites for details.
The Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) needs licensed Hawaii Ham Radio Operators for the April 16th Kawailani ‘Ino Hawaii statewide Emergency Communications Exercise. Sign up today at https://hawaiiares.net/
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section