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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #16:

from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on April 18, 2019
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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #16:

DX Bulletin 16 ARLD016
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 18, 2019
To all radio amateurs

ARLD016 DX news

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

MAURITIUS, 3B. Rachid, 3B8FQ plans to be active in the CQ Manchester Mineira DX CW contest. QSL direct to home call.

UGANDA, 5X. Anders, SM0HPL is QRV as 5X7W from Kampala until April 27. Activity is in his spare time on 20 to 10 meters, and possibly 30 meters, using CW, JT65 and FT8. QSL to home call.

GHANA, 9G. Matteo, IZ4YGS is QRV as 9G5GS from Sanzule, West Takoradi until May 7. Activity is in his spare time on 160, 80, 60, 40, 30 and 20 meters using mostly SSB and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

MALTA, 9H. Sorin, YO7CKQ is QRV as 9H3YO from Qawra-Bugibba until April 21. Activity is on 20 and 17 meters using FT8 during his morning and evening hours. QSL to home call.

CUBA, CO. A group of operators from the Federacion de Radio Aficionados de Cuba will be QRV with special event station CO0HK from Cayo Jutias, Pinar del Rio province from April 19 to 21 in celebration of the IARU's 94th anniversary. Activity will be on 40, 20, 15, 20 and 2 meters. QSL via W7HU.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Chris, VK3FY and Dindo, DU1UD are QRV as 4E8T from Tawi-Tawi Island, IOTA OC-174, until April 23. Activity is on 40, 30 and 20 meters using FT8. QSL via M0OXO.

FRANCE, F. Members of the Radio Club du Val d'Issole are QRV with special event call TM500LDV until July 20 to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, PSK and FT8. QSL via F4GPB.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Rich, KE1B and Anna, W6NN will be QRV as FO/KE1B from Bora-Bora from April 22 to 27, and then from Mo'orea from April 27 to May 3. Activity is mostly on 20 meters using FT8 with 10 watts. QSL direct to KE1B.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Samir, HZ1SK will be QRV in the CQ Manchester Mineira DX CW contest. QSL via IZ8CLM.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Marco, OH2LGW and Anne, OH2YL are QRV as OH0/OH2LGW and OG0YL, respectively, until April 23. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home calls.

CRETE, SV9. Sepp, OH1VR will be QRV as SV9/OH1VR from April 25 to May 1. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using mostly CW with some SSB. QSL to home call.

EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Ken, KH6QJ is QRV as T32AZ from Kiritimati Island, IOTA OC-024, until April 23. Activity is on 80, 40, 20 and 15 meters, with a focus on 40 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EN185UNIV is QRV until the end of 2019 to celebrate the 185th anniversary of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. QSL via UT8UF.

BRUNEI, V8. Tamat, V85T plans to be QRV in the CQ Manchester Mineira DX CW contest. QSL via operator's instructions.

KOSOVO, Z6. Thomas, OZ1AA and Alex, OZ7AM are QRV as Z66Z until April 22. QSL via OZ1ACB.

ST. HELENA ISLAND, ZD7. Gilbert, ZD7BG plans to be QRV in the CQ Manchester Mineira DX CW contest. QSL direct to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, Holyland DX Contest, ES Open HF Championship, Worked All Provinces of China DX Contest, YU DX Contest, QRP to the Field, CQ Manchester Mineira DX CW Contest, Michigan QSO Party, EA-QRP CW Contest, Feld Hell Sprint and Ontario QSO Party are all on tap for this weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for April 22.

The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, 432 MHz Spring Sprint, SKCC CW Sprint, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest and Phone Fray are scheduled for April 24.

The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from Canada's parks and historic sites.

Please see April 2019 QST, page 87, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.

Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.

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