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DX Bulletin 15 ARLD015
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 16, 2015
To all radio amateurs


This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by CX3AL, SQ9AC, WW1ME, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

ISRAEL, 4X. Mark, 4Z4KX will be QRV as 4Z0X during the 2015 Holyland Contest. QSL to home call.

MAURITANIA, 5T. Jean, 5T0JL will be QRV as 5T2MM from April 17 to 20 including an entry in the CQ Manchester Mineira DX CW contest. QSL via PY4KL.

LESOTHO, 7P. Gerard, ZS6AYU is QRV as 7P8GF from Katse Dam until April 17. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW. If there is TEP he will be active on 50097 kHz. QSL to home call.

BHUTAN, A5. Operators JA3ARJ, JA3IVU, JH3AEF and JH3LSS will be QRV as A52ARJ, A52IVU, A52AEF and A52LSS, respectively, from Dochula Resort from April 30 to May 5. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL A52AEF via JH3AEF, A52ARJ direct via JA3ARJ, A52IVU via JA3IVU, and A52LSS via JH3LSS.

PORTUGAL, CT. Special event station CS2015WARD is QRV until April 19 to commemorate World Amateur Radio Day. QSL via CT1REP.

URUGUAY, CX. Members of the Radio Club Uruguayo are QRV with special event call CX90IARU until April 30 to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the IARU. Activity is on the HF bands using various modes. This includes EME activity using JT65. QSL via W3HNK.

SABLE ISLAND, CY0. Aaron, VA1AXC is QRV as CY0/VA1AXC until the first week of June while on work assignment. He is generally active using SSB mainly on 20, 17 and 15 meters, and possibly 60 meters, in his spare time. QSL via JE1LET.

CAPE VERDE, D4. Alexander, HB9FDT is QRV as D44TDK from Sal Island, IOTA AF-086, until April 24. Activity is on 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Patrick, 4F1TDT and Gil, 4F2KWT, are QRV as 4G0PUP from Mindoro Island, IOTA OC-244, until April 19. QSL via DX1PUP.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Special event station EG8TRV will be QRV from April 18 to May 9 during the context of the TransVulcania 2015 event. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via EA8URA.

ARMENIA, EK. Operators Bernd, DL7UCX and Frank, DK7AO will be QRV as EK/DL7UCX and EK/DK7AO, respectively, from April 23 to May 4. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home calls.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Kuni, JO1AEC is QRV as KH0YB from Saipan until April 21. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.

PUERTO RICO, KP4. Members of the Puerto Rico Field Day Group will be QRV as KP4FD/IARU on April 18 to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day and to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the IARU. Activity will be on the HF bands using various modes. QSL via operators' instructions.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA2015KDD will be QRV from April 27 to May 12 to celebrate the birthday of King Willem Alexander. Activity will be on 160 meters to 70 cm using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via bureau.

CRETE, SV9. A group of operators will be QRV as SX9PL from April 18 to 24. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via SP9KAT.

MICRONESIA, V6. Sho, JA7HMZ is QRV as V63DX from Pohnpei Island, IOTA OC-010, until April 25. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters. QSL direct to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event station YE60AA will be QRV on April 18 and 19 from Bandung, IOTA OC-021, to commemorate the first Asian African Conference 60 years ago. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via YB1LZ.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Special event station ZL100ANZAC will be QRV on April 25 for ANZAC Day. QSL via operators' instructions. OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operations are approved for DXCC credit: Guinea, 3XY5M, 2015 operation; Nauru, C21EU, 2015 operation; Eritrea, E30FB, 2015 operation.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL SSB Rookie Roundup, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, Holyland DX Contest, TARA Skirmish Digital Prefix Contest, ES Open HF Championship, Worked All Provinces of China DX Contest, Nebraska QSO Party, CQ Manchester Mineira DX CW Contest, Michigan QSO Party, EA-QRP CW Contest, North Dakota QSO Party, Ontario QSO Party, Feld Hell Sprint and the YU DX CW Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for April 20. The 222 MHz Spring Sprint is scheduled for April 21. The UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, SKCC CW Sprint and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for April 22. Please see April QST page 83 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details. 015


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