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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #15:

from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on April 13, 2012
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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #15:

DX Bulletin 15 ARLD015
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 12, 2012
To all radio amateurs

ARLD015 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by NC1L, VK8AS, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, The Weekly DX, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Alex, UT5UY is QRV as 8Q7UY from Thulhagiri Island, IOTA AS-013, until April 21. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Special event stations A60JJ and A65BP/jj are QRV until April 14 during the Abu Dhabi 2012 World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship. QSL via operators' instructions.

PAKISTAN, AP. Nasir, AP2NK has been active on 20 meters using CW around 0200z. QSL via W3HNK.

CHILE, CE. Members of the Radio Club de Chile are QRV using special event call sign 3G87IARU until April 30 to celebrate the 87th anniversary of the International Amateur Radio Union and the World Amateur Radio Day on April 18. QSL via CE3AA.

PORTUGAL, CT. Special event station CR6IARU is QRV until April 19 in commemoration of World Amateur Radio Day on April 18. QSL via bureau.

ST. BARTHELEMY, FJ. Wim, ON4CIT and Paul, ON4BEC will be QRV as TO3X from April 16 to 30. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using mostly SSB and RTTY with some CW. QSL via ON4CIT.

NORTHERN IRELAND, GI. Members of the City of Belfast Radio Amateur Society are QRV using special event station GI2012MGY until April 18 from onboard the SS Nomadic, also known as Titanic's Little Sister, to mark the Centenary of the sinking of the Titanic. Activity is on all HF bands and modes. QSL via operators' instructions.

HAITI, HH. Amadeo, EA3OW is QRV as HH8/EA3OW from Jacmel in the south of Haiti until May 12. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and various other digital modes in his spare time. QSL to home call.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Special event station DT12AWC will be QRV from April 14 to 30 during the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Pyeongchang. Activity will be on 80 to 2 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via DS2GOO.

ITALY, I. Special event station IR8ACN is QRV from Naples until April 15 during the America's Cup World Series regattas. Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via IK8PXZ.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Masahiko, JH4VUC will be QRV as WH0VU from Saipan, IOTA OC-086, from April 18 to 21. QSL to home call.

CAMEROON, TJ. Ivan, OM3CGN is QRV as TJ6RM until April 16. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R150SPA is QRV in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Russian statesman Pyotr Stolypin. QSL via RA4CEO.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Craig, VK8AS will be QRV as VK8BI from Bremer Island, IOTA OC-185, from April 18 to 23. Activity will be on 20 to 10 meters using mainly SSB, and possibly some RTTY and PSK31. QSL via VK5CE. In addition, special event station VI4MGY will be QRV from South Bank near the Queensland Maritime Museum from April 15 to 22 in commemoration of the anniversary of the Titanic disaster. QSL via operators' instructions.

CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9X. Dan, JA1PBV is QRV as VK9XS until April 17. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and RTTY. QSL to home call.

MEXICO, XE. Some members of the Grupo DXXE are QRV as 6H6IARU until April 18 to mark the founding of the International Amateur Radio Union and World Amateur Radio Day on April 18. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, including various satellites. QSL via N7RO.

CAMBODIA, XU. Barry, ZL1DD is QRV as XU7AEL until mid-April. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via operator's instructions.

VIETNAM, XV. Larry, W6NWS is QRV as XV2W from Cai Be until June 12. Activity is in his spare time on 80 to 10 meters using CW and RTTY, and SSB if local conditions permit. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL SSB Rookie Roundup, Japan International DX CW Contest, Yuri Gagarin International DX CW Contest, NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, Montana QSO Party, New Mexico QSO Party, EU Spring CW Sprint, Georgia QSO Party, QCWA Spring QSO Party, International Vintage HF Contest and Hungarian Straight Key CW Contest are all scheduled for this weekend. The 222 MHz Spring Sprint is scheduled for April 17. Please see April QST, page 83 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.

Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.

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