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DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 6, 2021
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD018 ARLD018 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by OA4DPM, 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.

NIGER, 5U. Adrien, F4IHM will be QRV as 5UAIHM from Niamey from May 10 to June 15. Activity will be on 40 and 20 meters using CW. QSL to home call.

MOROCCO, CN. Stations in Morocco can use the special prefix CN18 until May 10 to celebrate the 18th birthday of Morocco's Crown Prince Moulay Hassan. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special call sign DL65ESSEN is QRV until December 31 to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the DARC's Ortsverband Essen. QSL via bureau. SPAIN, EA. Members of the URE club Cullera and of Les Basores DX group will be QRV as AN5ITU from May 8 to 23 to celebrate the 76th anniversary of the ITU. Activity is on the HF and V/UHF bands, and Satellite QO-100, using CW, SSB, RTTY and other digital modes. QSL direct to EB5R.

FRANCE, F. Michel, F8GGZ and Serge, F6HFI are QRV with special event call sign TM200NB until May 15 to commemorate the death 200 years ago of Napoleon Bonaparte. QSL via F5KOB.

GUERNSEY, GU. Members of the Guernsey Amateur Radio Society will be QRV as GB5LIB from May 8 to 14 to celebrate the liberation of Guernsey. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters and Satellite QO-100. QSL via LoTW. REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special call signs HL41GDM and D73M are QRV until May 31 to commemorate the 41st anniversary of the Gwangju Uprising, also known as the Gwangju Democratization Movement. QSL via HL4CCM.

JAPAN, JA. Special event stations 8N1OLP, 8N2OLP, 8N3OLP, 8N4OLP, 8N5OLP, 8N6OLP, 8N7OLP, 8N8OLP, 8N9OLP and 8N0OLP are QRV until September 5 for the World Olympic and Paralympic Games. QSL via bureau. LITHUANIA, LY. Members of the Lithuanian Radio Sports Federation are QRV with special call sign LY57BC during May to promote and participate in the 57th edition of the Baltic Contest. QSL via LoTW. PERU, OA. Special event call sign OC200P is QRV during May to celebrate the Bicentennial of the independence of the Republic of Peru. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

BELGIUM, ON. Members of the radio club Noord Oost Limburg are QRV with special call sign OR40NOL until the end of 2021 to celebrate the club's 40th anniversary. QSL via ON6NL. NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PD21EUROSONG will be QRV from May 8 to 22 to bring attention to the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest taking place in Rotterdam. QSL via bureau.

SWEDEN, SM. Members of the Hisingens Radio Club are QRV with special call sign SE400G until July 31 during the celebration of Gothenburg City's 400th anniversary. Activity is on various HF bands and modes. QSL via LoTW.

TURKEY, TA. Special event station TC568FA is QRV until June 28 to commemorate the conquest of Istanbul in 1453. Activity is on 160 to 2 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via operators' instructions.

LATVIA, YL. Operators Viesturs, YL2SM, Alex, YL2KO and Gunars, YL2GD are QRV as YL44WFF from the Beja Nature Reserve, YLFF-0072, until May 8. Activity is on 40 to 17 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via YL2SM.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Sigfrido, IW9FMD is QRV as Z81S while working with the United Nations Mission. Activity is in his spare time. He has been active on 15 meters SSB so far. QSL direct to IT9YVO.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ-M International DX Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, SARL VHF/UHF Digital Contest, VOLTA World Wide RTTY Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Arkansas QSO Party, 50 MHz Spring Sprint and WAB 7 MHz Phone Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The OK1WC Memorial, RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship, 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and K1USN Slow Speed Test are scheduled for May 10.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled for May 11.

The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for May 12.

Please see May QST, page 71, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details. 018

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