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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #15:

from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on April 11, 2013
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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #15:

DX Bulletin 15 ARLD015
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 11, 2013
To all radio amateurs

ARLD015 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by K7LA, NC1L, The Weekly DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

FIJI, 3D2. Wes, ZL3TE is QRV as 3D2SE from Viti Levu Island, IOTA OC-016, until April 16. Activity is on the HF bands using mainly CW and some digital modes. This includes an entry in the Japan International DX contest. QSL to home call.

GHANA, 9G. Eltje, PA3CEE and Rene, PE1L are QRV as 9G5EME until April 24. This is an EME operation. QSL via PA3CEE.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Members of the Segamat DXers are QRV as 9M4CMN from Tioman Island, IOTA AS-046, until April 14. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB. QSL via operators' instructions.

MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Reinhard, DL6DQW is now QRV as C98RF from the Inhambane island group, IOTA AS-072. Activity of late has been on 12 meters from 1600 to 1700z. QSL to home call.

PORTUGAL, CT. Special event station CR5IARU will be QRV from April 13 to 19 in celebration of World Day of Amateur Radio on April 18. QSL via CT1REP.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Dindo, DV1UD will be QRV as DX8DX from the Turtle Islands, IOTA OC-225, from April 13 to 15. Activity will be in his spare time on 80 to 10 meters using CW and some SSB. QSL via M0OXO.

LIECHTENSTEIN, HB0. Look for operators PA2HGJ, PA2HW, PA2RDK, PA3CNO, PA3DFR, PA3HK and PE1FLO to be QRV as HB0/home calls from April 13 to 20. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and PSK31. This includes some SOTA locations to be activated as well. QSL via PE1FLO.

ITALY, I. Members of the Radio Club Vercelli are QRV as II1MGY in commemoration of the sinking of the RMS Titanic. QSL via bureau.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event stations PA13KING and PB13ROYAL are QRV until April 30 during the transition of the monarchy from Queen Beatrix to Prince Willem-Alexander. QSL via PA9JO and PB5X, respectively.

EGYPT, SU. Andy, RW3AH is now QRV as SU9AF near Cairo. He is active on 160, 40, 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters using CW and SSB. The length of his stay is unknown. QSL via UA3DX.

GREECE, SV. Special event station J49C is QRV until June 30 in celebration of the centennial of Crete and Greece's union. QSL via SV9COL. In addition, special event station SV2013ATGM is QRV until April 21 in celebration of the 8th International Alexander The Great Marathon. QSL via SZ2TSL.

COSTA RICA, TI. Special event call TE1856 is QRV in commemoration of the marching feat on the part of the Costa Rican army, known as La Ruta de los Heroes. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and PSK. QSL via operators' instructions.

MICRONESIA, V6. Sho, JA7HMZ and Kei, JA7GYP will be QRV as V63DX and V63T, respectively, from Pohnpei Island, IOTA OC-010, from April 15 to 20. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to home calls.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Oliver, W6NV and Seppo, OH1VR are QRV as VK9LT and VK9/OH1VR, respectively, until April 16. Activity is on the HF bands. This may include entries in the Japan International DX CW and Yuri Gagarin DX contests. QSL direct to home calls.

TOKELAU ISLANDS, ZK3. Hans, DL6JGN and Guenter, DL2AWG will be QRV as ZK3N from Nukunonu-Atoll, IOTA OC-048, from April 15 to 30. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via DL2AWG.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Japan International DX CW Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, Montana QSO Party, New Mexico QSO Party, EU Spring CW Sprint, Georgia QSO Party, Yuri Gagarin International DX CW Contest, International Vintage HF Contest and the Hungarian Straight Key CW Contest will keep contesters busy this weekend. The NAQCC-EU Monthly CW Sprint is scheduled for April 15. The 222 MHz Spring Sprint is scheduled for April 16. Please see April QST, page 84, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.

Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.

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