DX News from the ARRL….

DX News from the ARRL

May 3, 2019

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 to all.

FIJI, 3D2. Nobby, G0VJG is QRV as 3D2AS until May 5, and then again from May 20 to 22. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL via M0OXO.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Nobu, JA0JHQ and Ted, JA7XBG plan to be QRV as 8Q7NH and 8Q7XB, respectively, from Embudu Island, IOTA AS-013, from May 7 to 10. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW and FT8. QSL direct to home calls.

CROATIA, 9A. Jan, PA4JJ is QRV as 9A/PA4JJ until June 5. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using mainly FT8. QSL to home call.

GHANA, 9G. Emil, ZS6EGB is QRV as 9G5ZS until February 2020.
Activity is on the HF bands using FT8. QSL via LoTW.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DL. Members of radio club Bad Doberan are QRV with special call sign DM460DA until the end of October to celebrate the club’s 60th anniversary. QSL via DL9GFB.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Audie, DU1ZDR and Gazelle, DU1ZDQ will be QRV as DZ1A from Siargao Island, IOTA OC-235, on May 4 and 5. Activity will be on 40 and 20 meters. QSL via operators’ instructions.

SPAIN, EA. Members of the Radio Club de las Fuerzas Armadas Espanolas will be QRV with special call sign EG1FAS from May 4 to June 2 to commemorate Spain’s armed forces. QSL via EA1ADP.

WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS, FW. Nobby, G0VJG will be QRV as FW/G0VJG from Wallis Island, IOTA OC-054, from May 6 to 20. Activity will be on 60 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via M0OXO.

HAITI, HH. Dale, N3BNA and Mark, K3MSB will be QRV as HH6/home calls from May 4 to 11. Activity will be in their spare time on 160 and 60 meters. QSL HH6/N3BNA via KA2AEV, and HH6/K3MSB to home call.

THAILAND, HS. Special event station HS10KING is QRV until July 31 to commemorate the Coronation of King Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, King Rama X. Activity is on all bands and possibly satellites. QSL via operators’ instructions.

DOMINICA, J7. Operators Thomas, SM0CXU and Tore, SM0DZB will be QRV as J79U and J79TA, respectively, from May 7 to 15. QSL via M0OXO.

ST. VINCENT, J8. Brian, GW4DVB will be QRV as J88PI from Palm Island from May 7 to 14. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using SSB, SSTV and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

ARGENTINA, LU. Horacio, LU5BE and Enrique, LU8EFF are QRV as home calls/T until May 5 from Susques and Purmamarca. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, PSK31, HELL, JT65 and FT8. QSL via operators’ instructions.

BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Bulgarian Radio Club Blagovestnik are QRV with special call LZ497OM during May to honor Orthodox saints.
QSL via bureau.

PERU, OA. Michael, AC0PR plans to be QRV as OA3/AC0PR from Chimbote from May 5 to 14. Activity will be in his spare time 40 to 15 meters using only CW and QRP power. QSL direct to home call.

MARKET REEF, OJ0. Pasi, OH3WS plans to be QRV as OJ0W from May 4 to 11. Activity will be in his spare time on 60 and 30 meters. QSL to home call.

SLOVAK REPUBLIC, OM. Special event stations OM83IHWC and OM2019IIHF are QRV during May to mark the 83rd Men’s World Ice Hockey Championships. Activity is on the HF and VHF bands. QSL via OM2FY.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. A number of stations are using the RP74 prefix until May 9 to commemorate the 74th year since the end of World War II.

New England QSO Party, 10-10 International Spring CW Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Araucaria World Wide VHF Contest, SBMS 2.3 GHz and Up Contest and Club Challenge, Microwave Spring Sprint, ARI International DX Contest, 7th Call Area QSO Party, Indiana QSO Party, Delaware QSO Party, FISTS Spring Slow Speed CW Sprint and MIE 33 Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for May 7.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for May 8.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from Canada’s parks and historic sites.

Please see May 2019 QST, page 84 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details