ARLD013 DX news


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ARLD013 DX news

DX Bulletin 13  ARLD013
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  March 30, 2023
To all radio amateurs

ARLD013 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the
ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.

MONACO, 3A.  Special event station 3A8AB is QRV during April to
commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first transatlantic contact
between F8AB in Nice, France, and U1MO located in Hartford,
Connecticut.  QSL via LoTW.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Dejan, OE7MOP is QRV as 8Q7MO from Summer Island
until April 10.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and
with an emphasis on RTTY.  This includes being an entry in the EA
RTTY contest.  QSL via bureau.

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Timo, OH1NOA is QRV as D4NA from Sal Island, IOTA
AF-086, until April 6.  Activity is in his spare time on 40 to 10
meters using mainly CW with some SSB.  He plans to be active from
World Wide Flora and Fauna sites D4FF-002 and D4FF-0003.  QSL via

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA.  Special event station DA23WARD is
QRV until April 18 to commemorate World Amateur Radio Day.  QSL via

NIUE, E6.  Janusz, SP9FIH and Leszek, SP6CIK are QRV as E6AF and
E6CI, respectively, until April 9.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8.  QSL via Club Log.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX.  Archie, EX0QKT is QRV with a limited license and is
active from Bishkek on the shore of Issyk-Kul Lake.  Activity is in
his spare time on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and FT8.  QSL via

MAYOTTE, FH.  Dom, F4IFF will be QRV as FH/F4IFF from Boueni from
April 1 to 9.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and
FT8.  QSL via EB7DX.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO.  George, AA7JV and Mike, KN4EEI are QRV as
FO/AA7JV from the Tuamotus Archipelago, IOTA OC-066, until April 5.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8 on 6 meters.
QSL via HA7RY.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4.  Michael, DL2GMI plans to be QRV as H44MI
beginning April 2 and active for 7 to 10 days.  Activity will be on
80 to 10 meters using some CW, SSB, and RTTY.  This may include 5
meter EME from Grid Square RI01hp.  QSL direct to home call.

PANAMA, HP.  Josep, EA3BT and Nuria, EA3WL will be QRV as H31W and
H31B, respectively, from Contadora Island from April 3 to 8.
Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8.  QSL via
Club Log.

BELGIUM, ON.  Special event station OT23WARD will be QRV from April
1 to 30 from various locations to commemorate World Amateur Radio
Day.  QSL via LoTW.

SEYCHELLES, S7.  Ravi, S79VU is QRV as S76A until April 2 from the
Inner Islands as part of World Autism Week.  QSL direct to W2MTR.

WEST KIRIBATI, T30.  Members of the Rebel DX Group, including Kam,
T33KC, will be QRV as T30UN from North Tarawa, IOTA OC-017, for
about five weeks the beginning of April.  Activity will be on 160 to
6 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8 in DXpedition mode with multiple
stations active.  QSL via Club Log.

INDIA, VU.  Special event station AU40NRO will be QRV from April 1
to June 30 to celebrate The 40th anniversary of the National
Institute of Amateur Radio.  QSL via VU2NRO.

MEXICO, XE.  Enrique, XE2AA will be QRV as XF2A from Tamalcab
Island, IOTA NA-200, from April 2 to 7.  QSL via IT9EJW.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8.  Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba until April
22.  Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using FT8.  QSL
via OM3JW.

Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Sasquatch CW Stomp, K1USN Slow Speed CW
Test, RSGB FT4 International Activity Day, PODXS 070 Club PSK 31
Flavors Contest, EA RTTY Contest, Georgia State Parks on the Air,
Louisiana QSO Party, Mississippi QSO Party, Missouri QSO Party,
Florida State Parks on the Air and the SP DX Contest are all
scheduled for this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC
Memorial, RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship, ARS Spartan CW Sprint,
Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, ZL CW Sprint, Phone Weekly
Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest,
Mini-Test 40, Mini-Test 80 and the UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest are
on tap for April 3 to 5.

Please see March QST, page 71, April QST, page 69, and the ARRL and
WA7BNM Contest web sites for details.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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