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ZCZC AE20
QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 20  ARLD020
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 16, 2019
To all radio amateurs   

SB DX ARL ARLD020
ARLD020 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
HA0HW, M0GAE, 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.

CUBA, CO.  Members of the Grupo Especial de Expediciones y Concursos
are QRV as T43A until May 20 to celebrate the club's first
anniversary.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8.
QSL via LoTW.

LIBERIA, EL.  Dickson, EL2DT has been QRV on 20 meters using CW
around 1830z.  QSL via EL2FM.

WALLIS AND FUTUNA ISLANDS, FW.  Nobby, G0VJG is QRV as FW5JG from
Wallis Island, IOTA OC-054, until May 22.  Activity is on 40 to 10
meters using SSB and FT8.  This includes the possibility of a short
side trip to Futuna Island, IOTA OC-118.  QSL via M0OXO.

REUNION ISLAND, FR.  Thomas, F4HPX is QRV as FR/F4HPX from Saint
Denis until June 5.  Activity is holiday style on 40, 20 and 15
meters using SSB, FT8 and some CW.  QSL to home call.

ENGLAND, G.  Members of the Tynemouth Amateur Radio Club are QRV as
GS0NWM from Mull until May 24.  Activity is on the HF bands using
CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 in DXpedition mode, with up to four stations
active.  This includes Satellite activity as well.  QSL via M0URX.

JERSEY, GJ.  Operators ON5HC, ON7PQ, ON4KZ, ON5DZ and ON8AZ plan to
be QRV as MJ/OQ7A/p from the Minkies Islands, IOTA EU-099, from May
25 to 31.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
various digital modes.  QSL via ON8AZ.

ALASKA, KL.  Henry, NL0H is QRV as NL0H/p from St. Lawrence Island,
IOTA NA-040, until May 19.  Activity is on 30 and 20 meters using
SSB and FT8.  QSL via operator's instructions.

NORWAY, LA.  Waldi, SP7IDX is QRV as LA/SP7IDX from Store Molla,
Lofoten Islands, IOTA EU-076, until May 29.  Activity is on 40 to 10
meters using SSB and FT8.  QSL direct to home call.

ARUBA, P4.  Operators Ben, DL6RAI, Martin, DL5RMH and Philipp, DK6SP
will be QRV as P4/DL6RAI, P4/DL5RMH and P4/DK6SP, respectively, from
May 18 to 29.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and
possibly various digital modes.  QSL via operators' instructions.

GREECE, SV.  Laci, HA0HW will be QRV as SW8WW from Thassos Island,
IOTA EU-174, from May 23 to June 5.  Activity will be on 40 to 6
meters using mainly CW, with some SSB, RTTY and PSK.  This includes
an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX CW contest.  QSL to home
call.

PALAU, T8.  Operators JM1LRA, JI6IHG and JA7WFT are QRV as T88TA,
T88IH and T88FT, respectively, from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, until
May 24.  Activity is on the HF bands and 6 meters using CW, SSB and
various digital modes.  QSL to home calls.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5.  Operators K2SX, K4BAI, K4QPL and
KK4R will be QRV as VP5/homecalls from Harbour Rock Villa on
Providenciales Island, IOTA NA-002, from May 21 to 28.  Activity
will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.
QSL direct to home calls.

CAMBODIA, XU.  Franco, IU0CRW is QRV as XU7AKP while working in Siem
Reap.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL via
IW3SNW.

ROMANIA, YO.  Members of the YO6KNE radio club are QRV with special
event callsign YR19PFS until June 15 to commemorate the visit to
Romania of Pope Francis.  QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, UN DX
Contest, NZART 80-Meter CW Sangster Shield Contest, Portuguese Navy
Day Contest, His Majesty King of Spain CW Contest, EU PSK DX
Contest, Aegean RTTY Contest, Feld Hell Sprint and the Baltic
80-Meter Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP Contest is scheduled for May 20.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB Club 80-Meter Data Championship, SKCC
CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for May 22.
      
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.
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ARLD019 DX news

ZCZC AE19
QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 19  ARLD019
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 9, 2019
To all radio amateurs   

SB DX ARL ARLD019
ARLD019 DX news

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.  Oleh, KD7WPJ will be QRV as 3D2/KD7WPJ from Viti Levu
Island, IOTA OC-016, from May 11 to 16.  Activity will be on 40 to
12 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

MONTENEGRO, 4O.  Oskar, LB9N is QRV as 4O/LB9N from Igalo until May
11.  QSL to home call.

BOLIVIA, CP.  Lance, W7GJ is QRV as CP1GJ from Copacabana until May
16.  This is a 6 meter EME operation using SSB or FT8.  He monitors
50183 kHz.  QSL direct to home call.
  
KYRGYZSTAN, EX.  Special event station EX26Y is QRV from Cholpon-Ata
and then Bishkek until May 15 to celebrate the founding of
Kyrgyzstan's national amateur radio society 26 years ago.  Activity
is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL
direct to EX7DI.

ENGLAND, G.  Members of the Cray Valley Radio Society will be QRV as
GB6MW from Meopham Windmill during Mills On The Air.  QSL via LoTW.

JERSEY, GJ.  Operators Marc, PD7YY, Marcel, PG8M and Lars, PH0NO are
QRV as MJ/PG8M/p and MJ/PH0NO/p until May 12.  This is a World Wide
Flora and Fauna expedition activating various nature reserves on the
island.  Activity is on 80 to 2 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL via
operators' instructions.

ST. LUCIA, J6.  Bill, K9HZ is QRV as J68HZ from Soufriere until May
13.  Activity is on 160 to 2 meters using CW, AM, SSB and RTTY.  QSL
direct to home call.

JAPAN, JA.  Kenji, JA4GXS will be QRV as JA4GXS/1 from Hachijo-jima,
IOTA AS-043, from May 11 to 13.  Activity will be on 40, 30 and 20
meters using CW, SSB and FT8.  QSL to home call.

ALASKA, KL.  Mike, K9AJ and Bruce, KD6WW are QRV as K7Y from
Khantaak Island, IOTA NA-250, until May 13.  Activity is on 40, 30,
20 and 17 meters using CW, with some SSB and FT8, with two stations
active.  This is the first activation of IOTA NA-250.  QSL via K9AJ.

LITHUANIA, LY.  Special event station LY15EU is active until May 26
to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Lithuania's membership in the
European Union.  QSL via LY2QT.

SLOVAK REPUBLIC, OM.  Special event stations OM2019IIHF and OM83IHWC
are QRV until May 31 during the 83rd Ice Hockey World Championship
being held in Slovakia.  QSL via OM2FY.

NETHERLANDS, PA.  Mark, PD0ME, Frank, PD5JFK and Bernard, PB7Z are
QRV as PB19MILL until May 13 from the De Eendracht Windmill in
Gieterveen during Mills On The Air.  Activity is with three stations
on the HF bands, as well as 6 and 2 meters, and 70 centimeters.  QSL
via bureau.

GREECE, SV.  Jacques, F6HMJ will be QRV as SV8/F6HMJ from Ios
Island, IOTA EU-067, from May 14 to 28.  Activity will be holiday
style on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call.

CORSICA, TK.  Martin, DB4BJ is QRV as TK/DB4BJ until May 17.
Activity is on 60 to 20 meters using mostly FT8.  QSL to home call.

VIET NAM, XV.  Tom, DL7BO will be QRV as XV9BO from Mui Ne from May
13 to 19.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY
and FT8.  QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB.  Special event station 8G248G will be QRV on May 11
and 12 to celebrate the 248th anniversary of Gianyar City.  Activity
will be on 80 and 40 meters.  QSL via operators' instructions.


THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The CQ-M International DX Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, Mills on the Air, NCCC CW Sprint, VOLTA World Wide RTTY
Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Arkansas QSO Party, FISTS
Spring Unlimited Sprint, 50 MHz Spring Sprint and the WAB 7 MHz
Phone/CW are all on tap for this weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and RSGB 80-Meter Club
SSB Championship are scheduled for May 13.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for May 15.
      
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.
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