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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 15 ARLD015
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 13, 2023
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD015
ARLD015 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.
TIMOR-LESTE, 4W. A group of operators are QRV as 4W1A until April
22. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8.
QSL via DJ4MX.
UGANDA, 5X. Eddy, OE3SEU is QRV as 5XA1J. Activity is on the HF
bands and on Satellite QO-100. QSL via LoTW.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Mike, OE3MZC, Laryssa, OE3YLR, Barbara, OE3YCB and
Florian, OE3FTA are QRV as 8Q7BZ, 8Q7FZ, 8Q7LZ, and 8Q7MZ,
respectively, from Rakeedhoo Island, IOTA AS-013, until April 29.
Activity is holiday style on the HF bands and on Satellite QO-100.
QSL to home calls.
CROATIA, 9A. Special event callsign 9A23WARD is QRV until April 30
to bring attention to World Amateur Radio Day. QSL via 9A3JB.
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y. Special event callsign 9Y4WARD is QRV from
Trinidad, IOTA SA-011, until April 18 to commemorate World Amateur
Radio Day. QSL via LoTW.
BAHRAIN, A9. Special event station A91WARD is QRV until April 18 to
bring attention to World Amateur Radio Day. QSL via EC6DX.
SOUTH COOK ISLAND, E5. Janusz, SP9FIH and Leszek, SP6CIK are QRV as
E51WEG and E51CIK, respectively, from Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013, until
April 28. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, and
FT8. QSL to home calls.
SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Special event station HZ1WARD is QRV until April
18 to commemorate World Amateur Radio Day. QSL via HZ1SAR.
SURINAME, PZ. Look for Rico, PZ5JW to be QRV in the CQ Manchester
Mineira CW DX contest. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters. QSL
PALAU, T8. Ichiro, JH7IPR is QRV as T88UW from Koror, IOTA OC-009,
until April 20. Activity is on the HF bands with a focus on 12, 10,
and 6 meters, using CW and FT8. This includes being an entry in the
CQ Manchester Mineira CW DX contest. QSL to home call.
GUATEMALA, TG. Dante, TG9ADM will be QRV in the CQ Manchester
Mineira CW DX contest. Activity will be on 80 meters. QSL via
AUSTRALIA, VK. Special event station VI6ONE is QRV until April 18
to bring attention to the 2023 Scouts Western Australia’s Jamboree
style One Camp. QSL via operators’ instructions.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLAND, VP2V. Seth, KD9TAW will be QRV as
VP2V/KD9TAW from Tortola, IOTA NA-023, from April 17 to 22.
Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via
LAKSHADWEEP ISLANDS, VU7. Operators YL2GM and VU2CDP will be QRV as
VU7W from Kavaratti Island, IOTA AS-011, from April 15 to 29.
Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8. QSL via
ALBANIA, ZA. Burkhard, DL3KZA is QRV as ZA/DL3KZA until April 17.
Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using FT8. QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL SSB Rookie Roundup, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Holyland DX
Contest, Worked All Provinces of China SSB DX Contest, YU DX
Contest, Dutch PACCdigi Contest, CQ Manchester Mineira CW DX
Contest, Nebraska QSO Party, Texas State Parks on the Air, Michigan
QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint, Ontario QSO Party, North Dakota QSO
Party, Quebec QSO Party and the Run for the Bacon CW QRP Contest
will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC CW
Memorial, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, The ZL 80-Meter
Sprint, 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 all on tap for April 17
Please see 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