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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #19:

from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on May 9, 2019
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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #19:

DX Bulletin 19 ARLD019
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT May 9, 2019
To all radio amateurs

ARLD019 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.

FIJI, 3D2. Oleh, KD7WPJ will be QRV as 3D2/KD7WPJ from Viti Levu Island, IOTA OC-016, from May 11 to 16. Activity will be on 40 to 12 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

MONTENEGRO, 4O. Oskar, LB9N is QRV as 4O/LB9N from Igalo until May 11. QSL to home call.

BOLIVIA, CP. Lance, W7GJ is QRV as CP1GJ from Copacabana until May 16. This is a 6 meter EME operation using SSB or FT8. He monitors 50183 kHz. QSL direct to home call.

KYRGYZSTAN, EX. Special event station EX26Y is QRV from Cholpon-Ata and then Bishkek until May 15 to celebrate the founding of Kyrgyzstan's national amateur radio society 26 years ago. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to EX7DI.

ENGLAND, G. Members of the Cray Valley Radio Society will be QRV as GB6MW from Meopham Windmill during Mills On The Air. QSL via LoTW.

JERSEY, GJ. Operators Marc, PD7YY, Marcel, PG8M and Lars, PH0NO are QRV as MJ/PG8M/p and MJ/PH0NO/p until May 12. This is a World Wide Flora and Fauna expedition activating various nature reserves on the island. Activity is on 80 to 2 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via operators' instructions.

ST. LUCIA, J6. Bill, K9HZ is QRV as J68HZ from Soufriere until May 13. Activity is on 160 to 2 meters using CW, AM, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to home call.

JAPAN, JA. Kenji, JA4GXS will be QRV as JA4GXS/1 from Hachijo-jima, IOTA AS-043, from May 11 to 13. Activity will be on 40, 30 and 20 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

ALASKA, KL. Mike, K9AJ and Bruce, KD6WW are QRV as K7Y from Khantaak Island, IOTA NA-250, until May 13. Activity is on 40, 30, 20 and 17 meters using CW, with some SSB and FT8, with two stations active. This is the first activation of IOTA NA-250. QSL via K9AJ.

LITHUANIA, LY. Special event station LY15EU is active until May 26 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Lithuania's membership in the European Union. QSL via LY2QT.

SLOVAK REPUBLIC, OM. Special event stations OM2019IIHF and OM83IHWC are QRV until May 31 during the 83rd Ice Hockey World Championship being held in Slovakia. QSL via OM2FY.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Mark, PD0ME, Frank, PD5JFK and Bernard, PB7Z are QRV as PB19MILL until May 13 from the De Eendracht Windmill in Gieterveen during Mills On The Air. Activity is with three stations on the HF bands, as well as 6 and 2 meters, and 70 centimeters. QSL via bureau.

GREECE, SV. Jacques, F6HMJ will be QRV as SV8/F6HMJ from Ios Island, IOTA EU-067, from May 14 to 28. Activity will be holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

CORSICA, TK. Martin, DB4BJ is QRV as TK/DB4BJ until May 17. Activity is on 60 to 20 meters using mostly FT8. QSL to home call.

VIET NAM, XV. Tom, DL7BO will be QRV as XV9BO from Mui Ne from May 13 to 19. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Special event station 8G248G will be QRV on May 11 and 12 to celebrate the 248th anniversary of Gianyar City. Activity will be on 80 and 40 meters. QSL via operators' instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ-M International DX Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, Mills on the Air, NCCC CW Sprint, VOLTA World Wide RTTY Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Arkansas QSO Party, FISTS Spring Unlimited Sprint, 50 MHz Spring Sprint and the WAB 7 MHz Phone/CW are all on tap for this weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint and RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship are scheduled for May 13.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for May 15.

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 May 2019 QST, page 84, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.

Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.

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