DX News from the ARRL - 17 May, 2013

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17 May, 2013

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by CS5CRE, F5TRO, NC1L, The Weekly DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

CYPRUS, 5B. Tony, RT9T is QRV as 5B4ALB until May 28. Activity is on all HF bands and modes. This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ WPX CW contest, possibly with a different call sign. QSL direct to home call.

SENEGAL, 6V. Vlad, RK4FF is QRV as 6V7S from Le Calao in Ngaparou until May 30. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

PORTUGAL, CT. Special event station CS25ARVM will be QRV from May 20 to 26 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of ARVM. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters, as well as 2 meters and 70 cm, using CW and SSB. QSL via CT1VM. In addition, special call sign CR5AT will be QRV on May 18 from the castle Amieira do Tejo. QSL via CS5CRE.

FRANCE, F. A group of operators will be QRV as F6KUF/p from May 18 to 20 from the Ile de Noirmoutier. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with three stations. QSL via F6KUF/p.

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, E7. Special event station E720SRRS is QRV until the end of 2013 in celebration of 20 years of the Savez radio-amatera Republike Srpske. QSL via bureau.

BELARUS, EW. Special event station EV196VTAP is used to commemorate the 70th anniversary of a military regiment. QSL via EW8LL.

GALAPAGOS, HC8. Alex, HD2A and Alberto, HC2AQ are QRV as HD8A from Isla de Santa Cruz, IOTA SA-004, until May 20. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL direct via HD2A.

COLOMBIA, HK. A large group of women operators will be QRV as 5K3YL on May 18 during the Days of YLs contest. Activity will be on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. QSL via EA3DUF.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Kang, DS4DRE/5, will be active from Hajo Island, IOTA AS-060, until December. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via home call.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Look for Fred, K9VV to be QRV as NP2X and Bob, WP2XX to be QRV from May 21 to 28 from the Radio Reef DXers Super-Station on St. Croix Island, IOTA NA-106. During the upcoming CQ WPX CW contest, they will be active as KP2M. QSL KP2M direct to AI4U, NP2X direct via K5WW and WP2XX direct.

BONAIRE, PJ4. John, K4BAI will be QRV as PJ4/K4BAI from May 22 to 27. Activity will be on the HF bands. He plans to be active as PJ4A in the upcoming CQ WPX CW contest. QSL both calls via K4BAI.

SLOVENIA, S5. Special event station S545DSW is QRV until May 31 in celebration of the founding of Radio Club Mozirje 45 years ago.
Activity is on the HF bands using mainly SSB and digital modes. QSL via S51DSW.

GREECE, SV. A group of operators are QRV as SZ8S from Samos Island, IOTA EU-049, until May 30. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands. QSL direct via G1LAT.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Dave, W5CW is QRV as VP5/W5CW from Caicos Island, until June 11. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8. Andy, M0HLT is QRV as VP8DOH while on work assignment for the coming two years. He is active on the higher bands using SSB in his spare time. QSL via operator's instructions.

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT
The following operations have been approved for DXCC credit: Ghana, 9G5EME, 2013 operation; Cocos Island, TI9CCC, February 15 through February 28, 1984 operation.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, The Day of YLs, UN DX Contest, EU BPSK63 DX Contest, Aegean RTTY Contest, His Majesty King of Spain CW Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, Baltic Contest and the UA2 QSO Party are all on tap for this weekend. The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for May 20. The SKCC CW Sprint and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for May 22.

Please see May QST page 80 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details

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