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ARRL DX Bulletin 2024 - 018

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SB DX @ ARL $ARLD018
ARLD018 DX news

ZCZC AE18
QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 18  ARLD018
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  May 2, 2024
To all radio amateurs   

SB DX ARL ARLD018
ARLD018 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
DB1JAW, PY2KP, The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from
QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to
all.

CONWAY REEF, 3D2.  Members of the Rebel DX Group are QRV as 3D2CCC.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8.  QSL via
Club Log.

UGANDA, 5X.  Jack, NP2OR is QRV as 5X3L from Kayabwe and is here
until sometime in May.  Activity is on 20 and 10 meters, and
possibly 40 meters.  QSL via LoTW.

KENYA, 5Z.  Reto, HB9BFL is QRV as 5Z4GO from Mombasa.  Activity is
on the HF bands.  QSL via LoTW.

BARBADOS, 8P.  Lars, PH0NO is QRV as 8P9NO until May 8.  Activity is
holiday style on 20 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.  This includes
activating some WWFF references.  QSL via Club Log.
  
RWANDA, 9X.  Harald, DF2WO is QRV as 9X2AW from Kigali until May 17.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, FT8, and FT4.  QSL
via M0OXO.

EASTER ISLAND, CE0.  A group of operators are QRV as 3G0YA until May
6.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, and FT8.  QSL via
DJ4MX.

PORTUGAL, CT.  Members of the Portuguese DX Group are QRV with
special call sign CS2GPDX during May to celebrate the group's 30th
anniversary.  QSL via bureau.

MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3.  Members of the Portuguese DX Group are QRV
with special call sign CR3GPDX during May to celebrate the group's
30th anniversary.  QSL via bureau.

AZORES, CU.  Members of the Portuguese DX Group are QRV with special
call sign CR2GPDX during May to celebrate the group's 30th
anniversary.  QSL via bureau.

SVALBARD, JW.  Knut, LA9DSA is QRV as JW9DSA until May 5.  Activity
is on the HF bands using mainly SSB.  He plans to activate some SOTA
and POTA sites.  QSL via LoTW.

AUSTRIA, OE.  Sylvia, OE5YYN is QRV as OE20SOTA until October 31 to
commemorate the 20th anniversary since Austria joined the Summits on
the Air program.  QSL via operator's instructions.

MARKET REEF, OJ0.  Bjorn, LA1UW, Tor, LA3WAA, Stian, LB5SH, and
Kristoffer, LB0VG are QRV as OJ0T on CW and SSB.  The ops are using
OJ0/home calls on FT8.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW,
SSB, and FT8 with four stations until May 4.  QSL via EA5GL.

BRAZIL, PY.  Special call sign ZW30AS is QRV until May 31 to honor
the Brazilian and Formula 1 driver Ayrton Senna on the 30th
anniversary of his death in Imola, Italy.  Activity is on 80 to 6
meters using SSB and digital modes.  QSL via bureau.

POLAND, SP.  Special event station HF25NATO is QRV until August 31
to commemorate Poland's membership in NATO since 1999.  Activity is
on 80 to 6 meters using SSB, RTTY, PSK, FT8, and FT4.  QSL via LoTW.
  
LAKSHADWEEP ISLANDS, VU7.  Lal, VU7LAL is QRV from Agatti and
Kavarathi until May 31.  Activity is on 40, 20, and 10 meters.  QSL
direct.

CAMBODIA, XU.  Tom, DL7BO is QRV as XU7GNY until May 12.  Activity
is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8 with an emphasis on the
low bands.  QSL via DL4WK.

LAOS, XW.  Vincent, F4BKV is QRV as XW4KV until the middle of 2024.
He is active only on 15 meters.  QSL to home call.

IRAQ, YI.  Antonio, IZ5WPZ is QRV as YI9WPZ until August.  Activity
is on the HF bands using CW and SSB.  QSL via IK2DUW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The New England QSO Party, 10-10
International Spring CW Contest, ARI International DX Contest, NCCC
FT4 Sprint, Weekly RTTY Test, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW
Test, RCC Cup, SBMS 2.3 GHz and Up Contest and Club Challenge,
Microwave Spring Sprint, F9AA PSK Cup, 7th Call Area QSO Party,
Indiana QSO Party, Delaware QSO Party, MIE 33 Contest and the WAB 7
MHz Phone will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
           
The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC CW
Memorial, ARS Spartan CW Sprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity
Contest, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8
Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40 CW and the Mini-Test 80 CW are on tap
for May 6 to 8.

Please see May QST, page 77, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
websites for details.
NNNN
/EX

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