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DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 5, 2022
To all radio amateurs
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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
GUINEA, 3X. Jean-Philippe, F1TMY is QRV as 3X2021 from Conakry. He
is active on 160 to 10 meters using SSB, and FM on 10 meters. He is
also active on Satellite QO-100 from Grid Square IJ39. His length
of stay is unknown. QSL via ClubLog.
GEORGIA, 4L. Byron, KF8UN will be QRV as 4L/KF8UN from May 9 to 11.
Activity will be mainly on 20 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home
ISRAEL, 4X. Israeli amateurs may use special prefixes 4X74 or 4Z74
until May 11 to mark their country’s 74th anniversary of
NEPAL, 9N. Janusz, SP9FIH and Leszek, SP6CIK are QRV as 9N7WE and
9N7CI, respectively, until May 19. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters.
QSL to home calls.
MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Kiyo, JA7NQQ is QRV as C83YT from Macuti, Beira.
He has been active on 17 to 10 meters using FT8. His length of stay
is unknown. QSL to home call.
CHILE, CE. A group of operators are QRV as CB2R until May 29 to
commemorate the Month of the Sea. Activity is on 80, 40, 20, and 10
meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW.
PHILIPPINES, DU. Mike, W6QT is QRV as DU3/W6QT from Subic Bay until
September 15. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL
to home call.
KYRGYZSTAN, EX. Ilya, R5AF and Igor, R4FCN will be QRV as EX/R5AF
and EX/R4FCN, respectively, from May 9 to 14 from Issyk-Kul State
Nature Reserve, EXFF-0002, and Ala-Archa State Natural Park,
EXFF-0011. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using mainly CW and FT8.
QSL to home calls.
ECUADOR, HC. Members of the HCDX Group are QRV with special call
sign HD200BP from Quito until the end of May to commemorate the
200th anniversary of the Battle of Pichincha. Activity is on the HF
bands using SSB, FT8, and FT4. QSL via EC5R.
GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8. Gustavo, HC2FG is QRV as HD8FG from Santa
Cruz Island until May 8. Activity is in his spare time on 6 meters
using FT8 and on Satellite. QSL to home call.
SAN ANDRES AND PROVIDENCIA, HK0. Renato, PY8WW plans to be QRV as
HK0/PY8WW from San Andres Island, IOTA NA-033, from May 7 to 12.
Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL to
BELGIUM, ON. Members of the Pajottenlandse Radio Amateur Club are
QRV with special event call sign OT2022EPIC until May 22 to promote
the fifth edition of the Antwerp Port Epic Cycling Race. QSL via
PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2. Alberto, EA4PL is QRV as P29LL from Port
Moresby. He is active on the HF bands. QSL via EA7FTR.
GABON, TR. Roland, F8EN is QRV as TR8CR until the end of July.
Activity is on 40, 30, and 20 meters using mainly CW. QSL via
ANTARCTICA. Warren, VK7WN will be QRV as VK0WN while stationed at
Australia’s Casey Research Station. Activity is in his spare time.
QSL via operator’s instructions.
NAMIBIA, V5. Paul, ZS2PS is QRV as V5/ZS2PS and operating mobile
until mid June. Activity is in his spare time on 80 to 10 meters
using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS, VU4. Yuris, YL2GM is QRV as VU4W from
Andaman Island, IOTA AS-001, until May 16. Activity is on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL to home
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The New England QSO Party, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, 10-10
International Spring CW Contest, RCC Cup, Microwave Spring Sprint,
ARI International DX Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, F9AA
Digital Cup, 7th Call Area QSO Party, Indiana QSO Party, Delaware
QSO Party and the WAB 7 MHz Phone are scheduled for this upcoming
The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint, ICWC Medium Speed CW
Test, OK1WC CW Memorial, RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship, ICWC
Medium Speed CW Test, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS
Weeksprint, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club CW AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF
FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40 CW and the Mini-Test 80 CW are on
tap for May 9 to 11.
Please see May QST, page 71, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web
sites for details.