ARLD019 DX news


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ARLD019 DX news

DX Bulletin 19  ARLD019
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  May 11, 2023
To all radio amateurs

ARLD019 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.

KENYA, 5Z.  Vladimir, UA4WHX is currently QRV as 5Z4/UA4WHX.
Activity is on the HF bands.  His length of stay is unknown.  QSL to
home call.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2.  Team 9M4KI is QRV from Pulau Songsong Island,
IOTA AS-058,  until May 14.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using
SSB.  QSL via 9M2YGF.

RWANDA, 9X.  Harald, DF2WO is QRV as 9X2AW until May 15.  Activity
is on 40 to 6 meters using CW and FT8.  QSL via M0OXO.

PHILIPPINES, DU.  Look for DV1ODC to be QRV on May 14 from the
Makiling Forest Reserve Laguan Park, DU-0036.  Activity will be on
40 and 15 meters using SSB.  QSL via bureau.

ARMENIA, EK.  Abie, AB1F is QRV as EK/AB1F from Stepanavan, Lori
Marz.  Activity is on 20, 15, and 10 meters, and possibly on 80 and
40 meters using SSB.  QSL via LoTW.

POLYNESIA, FO.  Didier, F6BCW is QRV as FO/F6BCW from Huahine
Island, IOTA OC-067, until October 25.  Activity is on 80 to 6
meters using CW and SSB.  QSL via F6EXV.

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0.  Look for stations HB0/PH0NO/p, HB0/PE5TT/p, and
HB0/PD7YY/p to be QRV on May 13 and 14 from at least four different
nature reserves.  Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW with
two stations active.  QSL via bureau.

GUINEA BISSAU, J5.  Carlos, CT2GQA is QRV as J5JUA until the end of
May.  Activity is on 15 to 10 meters using mostly FT8.  QSL to home

BELGIUM, ON.  Members of UBA Mechelen are QRV with special event
station OS23SOM until May 31 in celebration of the Special Olympics
Belgium’s annual National Games being held this year in Mechelen.

NETHERLANDS, PA.  Special event call signs PA100K, PA100M, and
PA100PCG are QRV until June 30 to commemorate the two-way telegraph
service that started up from Radio Malabar to Radio Kootwijk.  QSL
via bureau.

PALAU, T8.  Operators JA6EGL and JH6HZH are QRV as T88SM and T88ZH,
respectively, from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, until May 17.  QSL to
home calls.

AUSTRALIA, VK.  Members of the Wireless Institute of Australia are
QRV with special event call sign VI2023HRH until May 31 to celebrate
the coronation of King Charles III.  QSL via operator’s

INDONESIA, YB.  Special event station 8A100K is QRV until May 13 to
commemorate the 100 years of long-range telegraph communications in
the Netherlands.  QSL via operators’ instructions.

GIBRALTAR, ZB.  Special event station ZQ2HRH is QRV until May 31 to
commemorate the coronation of King Charles III.  QSL only direct,
see .

K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Portuguese Navy Day Contest/CT1DBS
Memorial, VOLTA World Wide RTTY Contest, CQ-M International DX
Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, FISTS Saturday CW Sprint,
Canadian Prairies QSO Party and the 50 MHz Spring Sprint are
scheduled for this upcoming weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW
Test, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC CW Memorial, Worldwide
Sideband Activity Contest, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops
Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40, Mini-Test 80 and
the RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship are all on tap for May 15
to 17.

Please see May QST, page 73, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web
sites for details.

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