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  • Friday, April 6, 2012

    DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #14:

    DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #14:
     

    ZCZC AE14
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 14 ARLD014
    >From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT April 5, 2012
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD014
    ARLD014 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by N7UN, NC1L, 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.

    SPRATLY ISLANDS. Some members of the Malaysian Amateur Radio Transmitter Society plan to be QRV as 9M0L from Pulau Layang Layang, IOTA AS-051, from April 10 to 24. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with four stations active. QSL via operators' instructions.

    SWAZILAND, 3DA0. A large group of operators are QRV as 3DA0FC until April 10. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via operators' instructions.

    GUYANA, 8R. Anderson, PY2TNT and Alex, PY2WAS are QRV as 8R1PY from Lethem until April 8. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via PY2WAS.

    FRANCE, F. Members of the North Contentin club will be QRV using special event call TM5MGY on April 10 in remembrance of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic tragedy. Activity will be on all band and modes. QSL via F6KFW.

    ENGLAND, G. Special even station GR100MGY will be QRV from April 10 to 15 in remembrance of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic tragedy. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using mainly CW with two stations. QSL via G3SXW.

    JAN MAYEN ISLAND, JX. Svein, LA9JKA is QRV as JX9JKA from Olonkin Base until March 20, 2013 while on work assignment. He is active on all bands and modes in his spare time. QSL direct to home call.

    US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Mauri, AG1LE is QRV as KP2/AG1LE from Christiansted on St. Croix, IOTA NA-106, until April 11. QSL to home call.

    BELGIUM, ON. A group of amateurs are QRV as special event stations OO100MGY, OR100MGY and OT100MGY until April 30 in remembrance of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic tragedy. QSL via ON3RAD, ON6KNH and ON4PRA, respectively.

    NETHERLANDS, PA. Dick, PA2GRU is QRV as PH100MGY until April 28 in remembrance of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic tragedy. QSL via PA3CAL. In addition, station PH4RTM/WHE is QRV until April 13 during the World Horticultural Expo in Venlo. Activity is on all band and modes. QSL via PH4RTM.

    DODECANESE, SV5. Giorgio, IZ4AKS will be QRV as SV5/IZ4AKS from Rhodes Island, IOTA EU-001, from April 9 to 16. Activity will be on the HF bands in his spare time. QSL direct to home call.

    MONTSERRAT, VP2M. Members of the Buddies of the Caribbean W3FF, N7UN, KB9AVO, W7DGP, N7QR, K2GSJ and N2YYZ will be QRV as VP2MFF, VP2MUN, VP2MVO, VP2MLR, VP2MQR, VP2MTM and VP2MYZ from April 8 to 16. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY or PSK with several stations active. QSL direct to home calls.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. NCCC Sprint, LZ Open 40-Meter CW Sprint Contest, PODXS 070 Club PSK 31 Flavors Contest, QRP ARCI Spring CW QSO Party, SP DX Contest and the EA RTTY Contest are all on tap for this weekend. The 144 MHz Spring Sprint is scheduled for April 9. The NAQCC Straight Key/Bug CW Sprint, RSGB 80-meter Club SSB Championship, NAQCC-EU Monthly Sprint and CWops Mini-CWT Test are scheduled for April 11. Please see April QST, page 83 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
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    /EX

    Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.