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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #18:

from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on May 3, 2012
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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #18:

DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 3, 2012
To all radio amateurs

ARLD018 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by NC1L, ZS6DJD, 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.

YEMEN, 7O. A group of operators are QRV as 7O6T from Socotra Island, IOTA AF-028, until May 15. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with six stations active simultaneously. QSL via UA3DX.

CHINA, BY. A group of operators are QRV as BY1WXD/5 from Gulangyu Island, IOTA AS-138, until May 7. Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via BA4TB.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Daniel, ZS6JR and Dior, ZS6DJD, are QRV as C91JR and either C91JD, C91DJ or C91DN, respectively, from a park lake near Shai Shai until around May 14. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly 80 and 6 meters. QSL via operators' instructions.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. A group of operators are QRV using special event station DL125HHZ until January 13, 2013 from the Cologne/Bonn region during the Heinrich Hertz special exhibition in Bonn. QSL via operators' instructions.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Some members of the Gran Canaria DX Group and the local URE club will be QRV as EG8WFF from the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve on May 5 and 6. Activity will be on all bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via EA8AKN.

SWITZERLAND, HB. Members of the Tera Radio Club will be QRV using special event station HB100FLP from May 7 to June 9 during the 100th anniversary of the Railway Lugano. Activity will be on all bands and modes. QSL via HB9OCR.

THAILAND, HS. Members of the Rotarians Of Amateur Radio are QRV using special event station HS85RI until May 9 to commemorate the 2012 Rotary International Convention taking place in Bangkok. QSL via E21EIC.

JORDAN, JY. Paolo, IK0BOU is QRV as JY9ET from Amman. Activity is generally on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB from around 1400 to 2100z daily and at anytime during the weekends. QSL via M0OXO.

BULGARIA, LZ. Special event station LZ67VZ will be QRV from May 5 to 9 to commemorate the World War II Bulgarian General Vladimir Zaimov. Activity will be on the HF bands, including EME on 70 cm and 13 cm. QSL via operators' instructions.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Frans, PC2F is QRV using special event station PC25HR from May 6 to 28 from the Hertog Reijnout pumping stations as part of Holland's National Windmill Day. QSL to home call.

CURACAO, PJ2. Anja, DH2AK and Torsten, DL1THM will be QRV as PJ2/home calls from May 5 to 18. Activity will be holiday style on 20 to 15 meters using SSB. QSL to home calls.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R1945HS is active during the month of May in remembrance of the end of WW II 67 years ago. QSL direct via RW6HS.

UKRAINE, UR. Members of the Crimean Contest Radio Club are QRV using special event call EM67J until May 15 in remembrance of the end of WW II 67 years ago. QSL via K2PF.

MEXICO, XE. Special event station 6J5M is QRV until May 6 during the Cinco de Mayo festivities celebrating the 150th anniversary of the battle of Puebla. QSL via XE1AMF.

GIBRALTAR, ZB. Operators Mike, ZB3M and Ed, ZB2ER will be QRV as ZQ3M and ZQ2ER, respectively, from May 5 to June 10 to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. QSL both calls direct via ZB3M.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The New England QSO Party, 10-10 International Spring CW Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, Microwave Spring Sprint, ARI International DX Contest, 7th Call Area QSO Party and the Indiana QSO Party are all on tap for this weekend. The RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship is scheduled for May 7. The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for May 8. The CWops Mini-CWT Test is scheduled for May 9. Please see May QST, page 79 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.

Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.

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