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    DX News – ARRL DX Bulletin #17

    from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on April 26, 2012
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    DX News — ARRL DX Bulletin #17:
    ZCZC AE17
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 17 ARLD017
    >From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT April 26, 2012
    To all radio amateurs
    ARLD017 DX news
    This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by 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.
    CHINA, BY. Operators BD4KYA/4, BD4KRB/4 and BG4KLA/4 are QRV from Jiming Island, IOTA AS-146, until May 3. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to home calls.
    BAHAMAS, C6. Gabriele, I2VGW is QRV as C6AGW until May 6 from New Providence, IOTA NA-001, Bimini, IOTA NA-048, Berry, IOTA NA-054, and Long Island, IOTA NA-001. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and digital modes with an emphasis on 30, 17 and 12 meters. QSL to home call.
    MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Daniel, ZS6JR is QRV as C91JR from Bilene until May 10. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using RTTY or PSK. QSL direct to GI4FUM.
    MOROCCO, CN. Special event station 5F7SIA is QRV until April 29 during the 7th Moroccan International Agricultural Show in Meknes. QLS via CN2XW.
    TAJIKISTAN, EY. Frank, DL8YHR and Rene, PE1L are QRV as EY8ZF until April 29. Activity is on 2m and 70 cm using EME. QSL direct via PE1L.
    OGASAWARA, JD1. Makoto, JI5RPT will be QRV as JD1BLY from Chichijima, IOTA AS-031, from April 29 to May 5. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, digital modes and various satellites. QSL to home call.
    MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0. Pete, W2GJ, will be QRV as W2GJ/KH0 from Saipan, IOTA OC-086, from April 29 to May 3. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using all modes. QSL to home call.
    LEBANON, OD. Luigi, IV3XNF is QRV as OD5/IV3XNF/qrp until October as part of the United Nations Interim Force Mission. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using mainly CW and digital modes in his spare time. QSL direct to home call.
    DENMARK, OZ. A group of operators will be QRV as 5P5Y from Lolland Island, IOTA EU-029, from April 29 to May 5. Activity will be on the HF and VHF bands with four stations active. QSL via ON4AMM.
    PALAU, T8. Kan, JJ2RCJ will be QRV as T88RF from the West Plaza by the Sea Hotel on Koror, IOTA OC-009, from April 30 to May 4. Activity will be on the low bands with an emphasis on RTTY, Feld-Hell and PSK63. QSL to home call.
    ICELAND, TF. Mike, DF8AN is QRV as TF3/DF8AN/p from Reykjavik until April 29. Activity is on the HF bands, including 6 meters, using mostly CW. QSL to home call.
    UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EM350S will be QRV from May 1 to June 30 to celebrate the 350th anniversary of the city Ivano-Frankivsk. Activity will be on all HF bands, including 6 meters, using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via UW8SM.
    MICRONESIA, V6. Kay, JH3AZC will be QRV as V63AZ from Pohnpei, IOTA OC-010, from April 30 to May 4. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.
    CANADA, VE. Special event station VC2CBS30 will be QRV from May 1 to 30 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Sorel-Tracy Amateur Radio Club. Activity will be on all band and modes. QSL via VE2DWE.
    ALBANIA, ZA. Operators Franck, F4DTO and Patrick, F4GFE are QRV as special event station ZA100I until April 29 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Albania’s independence. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL via F4DTO.
    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. 10-10 International Spring Digital Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, Nebraska QSO Party, SP DX RTTY Contest, Helvetia Contest, CW QRP to the Field, Florida QSO Party and the BARTG Sprint 75 are all on tap for this upcoming weekend. The AGCW QRP/QRP CW Party is scheduled for May 1. Please see April QST, page 83 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
    Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.