ARLD018 DX news

DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT May 6, 2010

To all radio amateurs

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by NC1L, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, The Weekly DX, the OPDX Bulletin, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

MONACO, 3A. John, K5HGX is QRV as 3A/home call until May 17.
Activity is in his spare time. QSL to home call.

MAURITIUS, 3B8. Jan-Willem, PA7JWC is QRV as 3B8/home call until May 22. He is here on holiday. QSL to home call.

SENEGAL, 6W. William, F1TZG will be QRV as 6W/home call from Somone from May 8 to 15. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters. QSL to home call.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Ron, DL5JAG will be QRV as 8Q7SR from Embudu Island, IOTA AS-113, from May 8 to 23. QSL to home call.

CUBA, CO. Members of the Cuban Amateur Radio Federation will be QRV as CO2FRC in the Volta Contest as a Multi/Multi entry. QSL via bureau.

ETHIOPIA, ET. Sid, ET3SID has been QRV on 20 meters using SSB around 0330 to 0600z. QSL direct to home call.

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0. Johannes, DF5AU will be QRV as HB0/DF5AU from May 8 to 12. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and SSB with a focus on 80 meters. QSL to home call.

SARDINIA, IS0. A group of operators are QRV as IS0R from Isola Rossa, IOTA EU-024, until May 15. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with three stations. QSL via F5CWU.

BULGARIA. LZ. Special event station LZ2010KM is QRV until May 31 to celebrate St. Kiril and Methodius' Day. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via LZ1BJ.

CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. Special event station OL80OK is QRV until May
31 in commemoration of the first Amateur Radio licenses issued in Czechoslovakia 80 years ago. QSL via bureau.

BELGIUM, ON. Members of the European Union ARC in Brussels will be QRV as OR5EU on May 8. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and digital modes. QSL via bureau.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PD6MILL will be QRV May 8 and 9 during Dutch Windmill Week. Activity is on 40, 20 and 10 meters using SSB and digital modes. QSL via PD7BZ.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Vladimir, RA9LR will be QRV as S79LR from Desroches Island, IOTA AF-033, from May 8 to 10. QSL to home call.

DODECANESE, SV5. Ilias, SV8FMY is QRV as SV5/SV8FMY/p from Agathonisi Island, EU-001, until May 10. Activity is on 20 to 2 meters using SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to home call.

PALAU, T8. Mike, KM9D is QRV as T88CF from Bablomekang Island, IOTA OC-009. To date, he has been active on 80, 30 and 17 meters. His length of stay is unknown. QSL via OM2SA.

TURKEY, TA. Special event station TC150SLH is QRV until May 9 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Sile Lighthouse. QSL via TA1HZ.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R7M will be QRV May 7 and 8 in memory of the 65th anniversary of Day Radio and the 115th anniversary of Alexander Stepanovitch Popov's radio receiver.
Activity will be on all bands. QSL via RF3C.

UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EO65JM is QRV until May 15 to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the victory in the great Patriotic War. QSL via K2PF.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ-M International DX Contest, VOLTA World Wide RTTY Contest, NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, VK/Trans-Tasman 80-Meter Phone Contest, EUCW Fraternizing CW QSO Party, Portuguese Navy Day Contest, Nevada Mustang Roundup, FISTS Spring CW Sprint, 50 MHz Spring Sprint and SKCC Weekend CW Sprint are all on tap for this weekend. The CWops Mini-CWT Test and RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship are both scheduled for May 12. Please see May QST, page 78, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.