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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #20:

from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on May 18, 2017
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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #20:

DX Bulletin 20 ARLD020
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 18, 2017
To all radio amateurs

ARLD020 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by K2DM, QRZ 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.

KENYA, 5Z. Thomas, OZ1AA is QRV as 5Z4/OZ1AA until June 15. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL direct to OZ1ACB.

PORTUGAL, CT. Members of the Clube Radioamadores do Entroncamento are QRV as CS2SA from the Castle Sortelha in the Province of Guarda until May 20. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to CS5CRE.

ERITREA, E3. Zorro, JH1AJT, Franz, DJ9ZB, Champ, E21EIC and Dima, RA9USU are QRV as E31A until May 29. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via JH1AJT.

PALESTINE, E4. Janusz, SP9FIH is QRV as E44WE until May 30. Activity is on 17, 10 and 6 meters using mostly SSB but also PSK63 or JT65. QSL to home call.

NORTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Cezar, VE3LYC is QRV as E51LYC from Pukapuka Island, IOTA OC-098, until May 23. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

CEUTA AND MELILLA, EA9. Members of the Tortugas CW Team will be QRV as ED9T from Melilla during the His Majesty King of Spain CW contest. QSL via EA4PN.

FAROE ISLANDS, OY. Operators DF3MC and DL8JJ are QRV as OY/DF3MC and OY/DL8JJ, respectively, from IOTA EU-018, until May 25. They may also be active with /P after their calls while activating summits from various areas on the island. Activity is on 40 to 15 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via operators' instructions.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Tony, PD1TV and Henry, PA4HM will be QRV as PH00GEVEEN from May 21 to June 6 during the context of an annual Wings and Wheels event. QSL via PA4HM.

SWEDEN, SM. Members of the Gotlands Radioklubb are QRV with special callsigns 7S1GRK and SK70BL from Gotland Island, IOTA EU-020, until December 31 to celebrate the club's 70th anniversary. Activity is on various HF bands. All QSOs will be confirmed automatically via the bureau.

GREECE, SV. Laci, HA0HW will be QRV as SW8WW from Thassos Island, IOTA EU-174, from May 24 to June 11. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using mainly CW with some SSB, RTTY and PSK. He may be active as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL to home call.

TUVALU, T2. John, KK7L will be QRV as T2R from Funafuti, IOTA OC-015, from May 23 to 29. Activity is on the HF bands. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via N7SMI.

PALAU, T8. Munehiro, JR6DRH is QRV as T88RH from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, until May 23. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.

CAMEROON, TJ. Dan, AA9WO is now QRV as TJ3PD from Yaounde. Activity is when his time, the weather, and available electricity permit, on 40, 20, and 10 meters using SSB. He plans to eventually be QRV on 80 to 10 meters. QSL via operator's instructions.

CONGO (REPUBLIC OF), TN. Ken, LA7GIA will be QRV as TN5E from Brazzaville from May 25 to June 4. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL via M0OXO.

GABON, TR. Roland, F8EN is QRV as TR8CR until June 3. Activity is on 30 and 20 meters using CW. QSL via F6AJA.

MONTSERRAT, VP2M. George, K2DM will be QRV as VP2MDG from May 25 to 29. This includes begin active as a Single Op/All Band entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL direct to home call.

ZIMBABWE, Z2. Tom, KC0W will be QRV as Z25DX from May 23 to June 18. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW. QSL direct to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. His Majesty King of Spain CW Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Slobozhansky Sprint Contest, UN DX Contest, NZART Sangster Shield 80-Meter CW Contest, EU PSK DX Contest, Aegean RTTY Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, Baltic 80-Meter Contest and the UA2 QSO Party are all on tap for this weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP Contest is scheduled for May 22.

The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled for May 24.

Please see May QST, page 87, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.

Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.

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