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DX Bulletin 15 ARLD015
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 9, 2020
To all radio amateurs
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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
ST. KITTS, V4. John, W5JON will be QRV as V47JA from June 11 to
July 2. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, including 60 meters,
using SSB and FT8, with emphasis on 6 and 160 meter FT8. All QSLs
to W5JON direct or via LoTW.
UNITED STATES, W3. Special event station W3A will be active from
April 17 to 30 to bring attention to World Autism Awareness Month.
Activity will be on various HF bands using FT8, CW and some SSB.
Please QSL direct to WA3MD and include SASE. DX Stations should
include return postage if direct. QSL is also ok via the Bureau.
NORTHERN IRELAND, GI. Special event call sign GB75VEC, will be used
from the MI0MOD station in Lisburn City in May and June to mark the
75th anniversary of VE Day ending World War II.
SPAIN, EA. EE1MGY commemorates the Titanic's inaugural voyage and
sinking. Operations will be through April on 160 meters on CW, FT8,
and WSPR. QSL to EB1LO, direct or via the Bureau.
SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4. Bernhard, DL2GAC continues to be active as
H44MS on 40 and 17 meters using SSB and FT8.
JAPAN, JA. 8J4ROSE is QRV to celebrate the Fukuyama Roses Festival
until May 17. QSL via bureau.
BRAZIL, PY. Gustavo, PT2ADM is QRV as ZW75FEB, commemorating the
end of World War II and honoring the memory of his father, who
fought in Italy as part of the Brazilian Expeditionary Force (FEB).
Operations continue until the end of May. QSL via PT2ADM, direct or
via the Bureau.
TURKEY, TA. Members of the YM3KB team mark Turkey's National
Sovereignty and Children's Day, April 23, with operations throughout
the month as TC100KIDS on the HF bands using SSB, CW and FT8. QSL
via YM3KB. Also, Metin, TA2BZ is QRV as TC19MED to pay tribute to
workers in the medical sectors, until May 29. QSL via TA2BZ.
LUXEMBOURG, LX. Members of the Radioamateurs du Luxembourg (R.L.)
will be operating special event station LX5WARD for the 2020 World
Amateur Radio Day, until April 26. Special QSLs will be available
via the LX IARU QSL Bureau.
GUERNSEY, GU75. The Guernsey Amateur Radio Society (GARS) will be
running a special event station from May 6 to 12 to mark the 75th
anniversary of the Liberation of Guernsey from Occupying Forces.
Using the call sign GU75LIB, activity will be on the HF bands, all
modes, QO100, and possibly some 2 meter and 70cm activity as well.
QSL via the Bureau, or direct to Dave, GU8ITE (QTHR).
SPECIAL STAY AT HOME STATIONS/ACTIVITIES. Be looking for many
special event stations to hit the airwaves to promote ''STAY-AT-HOME''
and raise awareness for the restrictions necessary to fight the
spread of the corona virus. These stations include: 8A1STAYHOME
(Indonesia), 9K9STAYHOME (Kuwait), A60SH/1 SH=StayHome (United
Arab Emirates), A60SH/2, A60SH/3, A60SH/4, A60SH/5, AX2020STAYHOME
(Australia), GB5NHS (NHS=National Health Service), HZ1STAYHOME
(Saudi Arabia), TC1STAYHOME (Turkey), VC2STAYHOM (Canada) and
XM2STAYHOM (Canada). QSL via operator's instructions.
NIUE, E6. Operators Stan, LZ1GC and Ivan, LZ1PM will be active as
E6AM from September 28 to October 17. Activity will be on 160 to 6
meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via LZ1GC, ClubLog's OQRS,
direct or via the Bureau.
TONGA, A3. Stan and Ivan will move on to Tonga as A35GC from
October 19 to November 2. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via LZ1GC, ClubLog's OQRS, direct
or via the Bureau.
GHANA, 9G. Matteo, IZ4YGS expects to be active as 9G5GS sometime
between April 13 and May 15. Activity will be limited to his spare
time on 160 to 10 meters using mostly FT8 (F/H) and SSB. QSL via
LoTW, IZ4YGS direct or eQSL.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The QRP ARCI Spring QSO Party, JIDX CW
Contest, OK/OM DX Contest, SSB, F9AA Cup, PSK, FTn DX Contest, SKCC
Weekend Sprintathon, New Mexico QSO Party, North Dakota QSO Party,
Georgia QSO Party, Yuri Gagarin International DX Contest, WAB
3.5/7/14 MHz Data Modes, International Vintage Contest HF and the
Hungarian Straight Key Contest are all on tap for this weekend.
Please see April 2020 QST, page 71 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.