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    DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #23:

    from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on June 7, 2012
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    DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #23:
    ZCZC AE23
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 23 ARLD023
    >From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT June 7, 2012
    To all radio amateurs
    ARLD023 DX news

    This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by NC1L, QRZ DX, 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.
    CYPRUS, 5B. Carolyn, KC9URR and Pat, KC9UUS are QRV as 5B/homecalls until June 15. Activity is holiday style mostly on 20 meters using SSB. QSL to home calls.
    TANZANIA, 5H. Chas, NK8O is working at Mwanza on Lake Victoria and plans to be active as 5H3CP from June 11 to 22. Activity will be in his spare time with QRP power on various HF bands using CW. QSL to home call.
    BHUTAN, A5. Operators JA1JQY, JK1EBA, JA3MCA, JA1KJW and JA8VE are QRV as A52JY, A52BA, A52MA, A52KJ and A52VE, respectively, from Thimphu until June 14. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. They have a 6 meter beacon on 50125 kHz. QSL to home calls.
    CUBA, CO. Members of the Radio Club Las Tunas will be QRV as T48K in the ARRL June VHF QSO Party as a Limited Multi Op entry. They plan to be active on 6 and 2 meters. QSL via DK1WI.
    PHILIPPINES, DU. Dandy, K6ZRH will be QRV as K6ZRH/DU1 from Palawan Island, IOTA OC-128, from June 10 to 30. Activity will be on 40, 20 and 15 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home call.
    MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO. Christian, F5IDM is QRV as TX5VT until June 12 and is active from the islands Hiva Oa, Nuku Hiva, Ua Huka and Ua Pou, all IOTA OC-027. QSL to home call.
    ST. MARTIN, FS. John, K9EL is QRV as FS/K9EL until June 24. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.
    JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8N6JAPAN is QRV from Okinawa, IOTA AS-017, until July 31 in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the return of Okinawa to Japan. QSL via bureau.
    LEBANON, OD. Gaby, OD5NJ has been active on 15 meters around 1430 to 1600z. QSL via EA5BYP.
    BELGIUM, ON. Special event station ON500MERCATOR is QRV until the end of the year in celebration of the 500th birthday of Gerhard Mercator, the cartographer named for the Mercator projection world map. QSL via ON7KO.
    GREECE, SV. Mike, SV1RK and Stavros, SV3CJU are QRV as J48SAI from Sapienza Island, IOTA EU-158, until June 10. Activity is on the HF bands plus 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via SV1RK.
    CORSICA, TK. Alex, IW5ELA is QRV as TK/IW5ELA from Calvi until June 9. Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and 12 meters using mainly CW. QSL to home call.
    EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Members of club station RK3VWA are QRV as R1150V until August 31 in celebration of the 1150th anniversary of Russian statehood. QSL via RK3VWA.
    MONTSERRAT, VP2M. John, KB4CRT is QRV as VP2MRT from Gingerbread Hill in St. Peters Parish until June 12. Activity is on 80 to 2 meters using SSB, with some CW and possibly PSK. This includes being an entry in the ARRL June VHF QSO Party. QSL direct to home call.
    MACAO, XX9. Jose, EB5BBM is QRV as XX9TBM until June 10. Activity is in his spare time on 20, 17 and 15 meters using SSB. QSL via EB7DX.
    OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operation is approved for DXCC credit: Macao, XX9E, 2012 operation.
    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL June VHF QSO Party, NCCC RTTY Sprint, World Wide South America Contest, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, DRCG Long Distance RTTY Contest, VK Shires Contest, Asia-Pacific SSB Sprint, Portugal Day Contest, GACW WWSA CW DX Contest, REF DDFM 6-Meter Contest and SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon are all on tap for this upcoming weekend. The RSGB 80-Meter Club CW Championship, NAQCC-EU Monthly CW Sprint, NAQCC Straight Key/Bug CW Sprint and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are all scheduled for June 13. Please see June QST, page 79, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.
    Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL

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