DX News from the ARRL
12 April, 2019
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by EA4NF, 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.
UGANDA, 5X. Anders, SM0HPL is QRV as 5X7W from Kampala until April 27 while on work assignment. He is active in his spare time on the HF bands using CW, JT65 and FT8 with QRP power. QSL via LoTW.
PHILIPPINES, DU. Ed, 4F1OZ and Gil, 4F2KWT are QRV as DX1CC from Arena Island, IOTA OC-207, until April 15. Activity is on 30, 20 and 17 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via EA5GL.
LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0. Philippe, EA4NF will be QRV as HB0/EA4NF from April 17 to 19. Activity will be on the various FM and SSB Satellites. QSL via LoTW.
DJIBOUTI, J2. A group of operators will be QRV as J20DX from April 13 to 21 from Sept Frere Island, IOTA AF-059, and then as J20DX/p from Moucha Island, IOTA AF-053. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.
AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Joe, OZ0J and Palle, OZ1RH will be QRV as KH8/home calls from Tutuila, IOTA OC-045, from April 16 to 22.
Activity will be on 80 to 12 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 with two stations. QSL via LoTW.
BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Thracian Rose Club are QRV with special call sign LZ116RF until the end of July during the Rose Festival in Kazanlak. QSL via LZ1YE.
ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Mart, DL6UAA is QRV as OH0UA until April 19.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW and various digital modes. QSL to home call.
MARKET REEF, OJ0. Pasi, OH3WS plans to be QRV as OJ0W on April 13 and 14. Activity will be in his spare time on 60 and 30 meters using only CW. QSL to home call.
DENMARK, OZ. Special event stations 5P0WARD and 5P0WHD will be QRV on April 18 in celebration of the 94th World Amateur Radio Day. QSL via LoTW.
EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Ken, KH6QJ will be QRV as T32AZ from Kiritimati Island, IOTA OC-024, from April 16 to 23. Activity will be on 80, 40, 20 and 15 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ will be QRV as 6O1OO beginning April 15 and active for one month. Activity will be mostly on 40 and 20 meters using FT8. QSL via operator's instructions.
PALAU, T8. Shunji, JA1JEJ and Ichy, JH7IPR are QRV as T88IB and T88UW, respectively, from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, until April 16. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, FT8 and other digital modes. QSL direct to home calls.
UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EN185UNIV will be QRV from April 15 to December 31 to celebrate the 185th year of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kiev.
NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Rob, VK2FBBB plans to be QRV as VK2FBBB/VK9 from April 14 to 27. Activity will be on 80 and 40 meters. QSL to home call.
ANGUILLA, VP2E. Chris, PA2CHR and Jos, PA3FYC plan to be QRV as VP2EMB until April 21. Activity will be with EME on 2 meters, and 70 and 23 centimeters using CW and JT65. They may also be active on HF frequencies. QSL direct to PA3FYC.
BURKINA FASO, XT. Harald, DF2WO is QRV as XT2AW from Ouagadougou until April 26. Activity is holiday style on 160 to 10 meters using mostly RTTY, PSK31, RTTY, JT65 and FT8, and slow CW. QSL direct to M0OXO.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The ARRL SSB Rookie Roundup, Japan International DX CW Contest, Maritime Radio Day QSO Party, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, OK/OM DX SSB Contest, F9AA PSK Cup, FT8 DX Contest, New Mexico QSO Party, Texas State Parks on the Air, Georgia QSO Party, North Dakota QSO Party, Yuri Gagarin International DX CW Contest, WAB 3.5/7/14 MHz Data Modes, International Vintage Contest HF and the Hungarian Straight Key CW Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is scheduled for April 15.
The 222 MHz Spring Sprint is scheduled for April 16.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for April 17.
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 April 2019 QST, page 87 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details