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  • Friday, May 11, 2012

    ARRL DX Bulletin #19

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    DX Bulletin 19  ARLD019 From ARRL Headquarters   
    Newington CT  May 10, 2012 To all radio amateurs    
    SB DX ARL ARLD019 ARLD019 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. 
    MALDIVES, 8Q.  
    Operators JA2LSS, JA2AIC, JA2AAU, JA2ATE and JA2ZS are QRV as 8Q7CJ, 8Q7IC, 8Q7NK, 8Q7TE and 8Q7ZS, respectively, from North Male Atoll, IOTA AS-013, until May 16.  
    Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK.  
    QSL to home call. 
    ANGOLA, D2.  Craig, MM3YNP is QRV as D2SG for about one year.  QSL via GM4FDM. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA.  
    Special event station DL250COAL is QRV until December 31 commemorating the completion of coal mining in Saarland.  Activity is on all bands and modes.  
    QSL via DK8VR. BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6.  Special event station EH6ITU will be QRV May 12 to 17 to commemorate International Communications Day.  
    Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. 
    QSL via EA6QY. 
    BELARUS, EU.  
    Special event station EV1150P is QRV in celebration of the 1150th anniversary of the city of Polotsk.  
    Jacky, ZL3CW is QRV TX5CW from Noumea until May 29.  
    QSL to home call. 
    DOMINICA, J7.  
    Operators JA8RUZ, JK1KHT, JN1THL, JQ1LCW and JF1UOX are QRV as J79RZ, J79YK, J79KT, J79YL and J79JF, respectively, until May 17.  
    Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using CW, SSB and RTTY.  
    QSL J79RZ via JA8RUZ and all others direct via JN1NDY. 
    JORDAN, JY.  
    Paolo, IK0BOU is now QRV as JY9ET and is generally active on 80 to 10 meters daily from 1400 to 2100z using CW and SSB. 
    QSL via M0OXO. 
    Heye, DJ9RR will be QRV as S79RR from Mahe, IOTA AS-013, from May 15 to 23.  
    Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW and RTTY.  
    QSL to home call. 
    John, N5ER will be QRV as SV5/N5ER from Rhodes, IOTA EU-001, from May 15 to 20.  
    Activity will be holiday style during his mornings and evenings using CW mainly on the lowbands. 
    QSL direct to home call. 
    SOMALIA, T5. A group of operators are QRV as 6O0CW until May 18. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct via I2YSB. This one counts for Italian Somaliland for the Diamond DXCC Award. BELIZE, V3. Mike, VE2XB is QRV as V31XB from Caye Caulker, IOTA NA-073, until May 31. Activity is on all bands. QSL to home call. INDIA, VU. Manju, VU2SMS is QRV with special event call sign AU50GOA from Goa until May 31 to celebrate 50 years of independence. Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters. QSL direct to home call. This one counts for Goa for the Diamond DXCC Award. OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operations are approved for DXCC credit: Yemen, 7O6T, current operation; Somalia, 6O3A, 2012 operation. THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The CQ-M International DX Contest, VOLTA World Wide RTTY Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, Slobozhansky Sprint Contest, VK/Trans-Tasman 80-Meter Phone Contest, EUCW Fraternizing CW QSO Party, Portuguese Navy Day Contest, Nevada Mustang Roundup, FISTS Spring CW Sprint, 50 MHz Spring Sprint and the SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon can certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend. The NAQCC-EU Monthly CW Sprint is scheduled for May 14. The RSGB 80-Meter Club Data Championship is scheduled for May 16. Please see May QST, page 79 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.