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DX Bulletin 15 ARLD015
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 15, 2021
To all radio amateurs


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

SWAZILAND, 3DA0. Look for 3DA0AQ to be QRV during the CQMM DX contest. QSL via EA5GL.

AZERBAIJAN, 4J. Special event station 4J880M is QRV to commemorate the 880th anniversary of the birth of 12th century Persian Sunni Muslim poet Nizami Ganjavi. QSL direct to 4J3DJ.

ISRAEL, 4X. Jan, 4X1VF and Ruben, 4Z5FI are QRV as 4X73T during the Holyland Contest and active from the rare Holyland Square L19BL. QSL via bureau. In addition, special event calls 4X73XX and 4Z73XX are QRV until April 17 to commemorate 73 years of independence. QSL via LoTW.

BAHRAIN, A9. Members of the Bahrain Amateur Radio Society are QRV as A91WARD until April 18 to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day. QSL via EC6DX.

CHILE, CE. Members of the Radio Club de Chile will be QRV as XR3IARU on April 18 to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day. QSL via CE3EE.

ARMENIA, EK. Look for EK6RL to be QRV during the CQMM DX contest. QSL direct to home call.

NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Look for FK8IK to be QRV during the CQMM DX contest. QSL direct to home call. ENGLAND, G. Special event station GB0DOE is QRV until May to honor the memory of the recently deceased Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. QSL via GB0DOE.

HUNGARY, HA. In celebration of the 230th anniversary of the birth of Samuel F. B. Morse, members of Hungary's Radio Amateur Society will be QRV with special event stations HA230MSE, HA230S, HA230A, HA230M, HA230U, HA230E, HA230L, HA230O, HA230R and HG230MSE from April 17 to 27. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.

ECUADOR, HC. Members of the Ecuador DX Club will be QRV as HD1DX and HD2DX on April 17 and 18 commemorate World Amateur Radio Day. QSL via LoTW.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Abdulaziz, 7Z1AL is QRV as HZ1WARD until April 18 to commemorate World Amateur Radio Day. Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using FT8. QSL via bureau.

JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8N1MORSE is QRV until February 28, 2022 to celebrate the 230th anniversary of the birth of Samuel F. B. Morse and the 120th anniversary of Guglielmo Marconi's first successful transatlantic radio communication by Morse Code. QSL via bureau.

ANTARCTICA. Mark, W5MED is QRV as KC4USV from McMurdo Station on Ross Island, IOTA AN-011, until October. He is active on 20 meters using SSB and FT8 at various times of the day. QSL direct to K7MT.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Dan, K8RF will be QRV as NP2J in the CQMM DX contest as a Single Band/High Power entry on 40 meters. QSL to home call.

LUXEMBOURG, LX. Special event station LX5WARD is QRV until April 25 to mark World Amateur Radio Day. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL via LX1JH.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Members of the Seychelles Amateur Radio Society will be QRV as S77SARA from Mahe Island, IOTA AF-024, on April 18 for World Amateur Radio Day. QSL to home call.

GREECE, SV. Juergen, DK3SJ is QRV as SV8/DK3SJ from Lesbos Island, IOTA EU-049, until April 24. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP8. Clint, VP8DKP is usually QRV on 40 meters using FT8 during his evenings. QSL direct.

INDIA, VU. Special event stations AU8WAR, AT2WAR, and AU2WAR will be QRV on April 18 to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL via operators' instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL SSB Rookie Roundup, World Amateur Radio Day, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Holyland DX Contest, ES Open HF Championship, Worked All Provinces of China DX Contest, YU DX Contest, CQMM DX CW Contest, VERON PACCdigi Contest, Texas State Parks on the Air, Michigan QSO Party, EA-QRP CW Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, Ontario QSO Party and the Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and OK1WC Memorial are scheduled for April 19.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled for April 20.

The 432 MHz Spring Sprint, RSGB 80-Meter Club SSB Championship, CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for April 21.

Please see April QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details. 015


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