The Israel Amateur Radio Club is going to activate the following
special event callsigns around the 64th Eurovision Song Contest:
4X64S, 4X64O, 4X64N, 4X64G, and 4Z64EURO. QRV on HF between April
18 and May 18 on CW, SSB, PSK, and FT8. An award will be available
as well. QSL via ClubLog, LoTW, eQSL. https://www.iarc.org/livelog/
Anders/SM0HPL remains active until the 27th as 5X7W from Kampala on
20m on FT8, JT65, and CW. QSL via SM0HPL, LoTW, ClubLog.
E5, South Cook Islands:
Doug/W6HB, Bruce/AD7MM, and Marilyn/KI7DLK are going to pay the
shacks of E51AND and E51JD on Rarotonga (OC-013) a visit between
the 21st and 28th. QRV as E51DLD, E51BAS, and E51MAS. QSL for
E51DLD and E51BAS via homecalls (d).
EG5WRD remains active around the World Amateur Radio Day until
April 20 on HF (CW, SSB, digital modes). QSL via LoTW, eQSL.
The special event station TM17CV operates in the contest of the
Kite and Wind Festival in Chatelaillon-Plage from April 20 until
22. QSL via F8FZC.
The Radio Club du Val d'Issole (F8KGH) marks the 500th anniversary
of Leonardo da Vinci's death with the callsign TM500LDV between
April 19 and July 20 on HF (CW, SSB, PSK, FT8). QSL via F4GPB
HZ, Saudi Arabia:
Samir/HZ1SK is going to take part in the CQMM DX Contest. QSL via
5P0WARD and 5P0WHD will be active on the World Amateur Radio Day on
April 18. Ops will be using these calls with an appended /xx
suffix. An award will be available for QSOs with them. QSL via
ClubLog OQRS, LoTW, eQSL. https://www.qrz.com/db/5p0ward
The special event station EN185UNIV celebrates the 185th
anniversary of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
until the end of 2019. An award is available as well. QSL via
XT, Burkina Faso:
Max/DK1MAX will be back on the air as XT2MAX from Ouagadougou
between the 17th and 25th. QRV on HF on CW and FT8 (F/H mode). QSL
via ClubLog OQRS, LoTW, eQSL.
Z6, Republic of Kosovo:
Watch out for Thomas/OZ1AA and Alex/OZ7AM operating as Z66Z between
the 18th and 22nd. QSL via OZ1ACB, LoTW.
ZD7, St. Helena Island:
Gilbert/ZD7BG plans to participate in the CQMM DX Contest from St.
Helena (AF-022). QSL via direct.
The activation of OC-207 (see DXNL 2040) did not take place after
all. Instead, Ed/4F1OZ and Gil/4F2KWT operated from Arena Island
(OC-128) between the 12th and 15th as DX1CC. QSL via EA5GL, ClubLog
Paramushir Island - AS-204:
Vasily/R7AL and Vlad/RK8A are announcing the first activation of
this new IOTA Group for May 2 to 10 with the callsign R26RRC. More
information to follow.
Abbreviations in this DXNL:
ARLHS Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society
DIFO Diplome des Iles Francaises d'Outre Mer
IOTA Islands on the Air
LoTW Logbook of the World
OQRS Online QSL Request System
WCA World Castles Award
WLOTA World Lighthouse On The Air Award
WRTC World Radiosport Team Championship
19./20.04. Holyland Contest
20.04. ES Open Championship
20./21.04. YU DX Contest
20.04. Baden-Wuerttemberg Aktivitaet
20./21.04. CQ Manchester Mineira DX
20./21.04. Nebraska QSO Party
20./21.04. Michigan QSO Party
22.04. DTC Deutschland-Contest
22.04. DARC Ostercontest
AF-049; 3B8, Mauritius Island: Rachid/3B8FQ plans to take part in
the CQMM DX Contest. QSL via direct.
EU-002; OH0, Aland Islands: Marco/OH2LGW and Anne/OH2YL operate
holiday-style from Aland (WLOTA 1373) as OH0/OH2LGW and OG0YL
between the 19th and 23rd on 80 to 6m (CW, SSB). QSL via homecalls
EU-011; G/M, Isles of Scilly: GB5SM activates Saint Mary's Island
(WLOTA 0408) between the 20th and 27th on 160-10m (CW, SSB, digital
modes) and maybe also via satellites. Operators are Steve/G4EDG,
Jeff/G4ELZ, and Pete/G4GSA. QSL via LZ1JZ (d), LoTW or ClubLog
OC-067; FO, Leeward Islands und OC-046; FO, Windward Islands:
Rich/KE1B and YL Anna/W6NN will be active as FO/KE1B from Bora-Bora
(DIFO FO-003) between the 22nd and 27th, and from Morea (DIFO
FO-010, WLOTA 0465) between April 27 and May 3. QRV mostly on 20m
on FT8 running 10W. QSL via KE1B (d) or LoTW.
OC-174; DU8, Tawi Tawi Group: Chris/VK3FY and Dindo/DU1UD are going
to sign 4E8T from Tawi-Tawi Island (WW Loc.: PJ05ae). QRV between
April 19 and 23 on CW and FT8 on 40-20m. QSL via M0OXO.
OC-183; VK6, Western Australia State (S.W. Coast) Centre group:
Andy/VK5MAV and Vlad/ER1OO will be operating from Favorite Island
between April 20 and 23. QRV on 40-10m with a KX3 + Juma 1000
amplifier and an FT-897. Their antennas are a groudplane for 40m
and VDAs for 20 and 15m. QSL via ClubLog OQRS or via RN3RQ (d/B). http://vk5mav.wixsite.com/dxpedition
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