This week's bulletin was made possible with information
AD8J, WB6Z, QRZ 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.
ALGERIA, 7X. Members of the World Djelfa Radio Club will be QRV
with special call sign 7Y9TWD from May 15 to 18 to celebrate World
Telecommunication Day. Activity will be on all bands and modes.
QSL via 7X2DD.
MALTA, 9H. Mek, SQ3RX will be QRV as 9H3SQ from Gozo, IOTA
from May 15 to 24. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.
CHINA, BY. Operators BD4TS, BH4TVU and BU4SCC are QRV as home
calls/5 from Dongfu Island, IOTA AS-137, until May 15. Activity
on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home calls.
CAPE VERDE, D4. Harald, DF2WO is QRV as D44TWO from Praia,
Island, IOTA AF-005, until June 2. Activity is on 40 to 10
QSL to M0OXO.
PHILIPPINES, DU. SP5APW is QRV as DU9/SP5APW Siargao Island, IOTA
OC-235, until May 16. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to home
PALESTINE, E4. Janusz, SP9FIH plans to be QRV as E44WE from May
to 30. Activity will be on 17, 10 and 6 meters. QSL to home
GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8. Tim, LW9EOC is QRV as HC8/LW9EOC until
29. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY with a
focus on 30, 17 and 12 meters. QSL to home call.
HONDURAS, HR. John, AD8J will be QRV as AD8J/HR9 from Dunbar Rock
Island, IOTA NA-057, from May 13 to 27. Activity will be holiday
style on the HF bands with an effort on 160 and 80 meters using
mostly CW with some SSB. QSL to home call.
JAPAN, JA. Special event station 8J1ITU is QRV until May 31 to
celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the ITU and
Society Day. This activity counts for Honshu Island, IOTA AS-007,
as well as Kasumigaura City. QSL via bureau.
MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ will be QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1
May 15 to July 15. Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW
RTTY. QSL via JA8CJY.
MONGOLIA, JT. Roman, RN5M is QRV as JT5MA from Zuunburen until
end of May. Activity has been on 20 meters using SSB between 1600
and 1730z. QSL to home call.
WESTERN SAHARA, S0. Operators 7X2RO, 7X2UV, 7X5FG, 7X2DF and
are QRV as S07X from Bir Lehlou until May 15. Activity is on the
bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and various digital modes. QSL via
BANGLADESH, S2. Jun, OE1ZKC will be QRV as S21ZBD from Dhaka from
May 14 to 17 while on work assignment. Activity will be on 40 to
meters in his spare time. QSL to home call.
POLAND, SP. Special event station HF79TG is QRV until May 23 to
celebrate the pilot Tadeusz Gora and his historic gliding flight
with the Shark in 1938. QSL via SP5PPK.
PALAU, T8. Operators Akira, JH0CKF, Kay, JJ0RIK and Kunio, JA8VE
are QRV as T88MZ, T8KA and T8VE, respectively, from Koror Island,
IOTA OC-009, until May 19. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to
TURKEY, TA. Ben, DL7UCX is QRV as TA0/DL7UCX from Saraylar on
Marmara Island, IOTA AS-201, until May 14. Activity is on 80 to
meters using mainly CW. QSL to home call.
GABON, TR. Roland, F8EN will be QRV as TR8CR from May 18 to June
Activity will be on 30 and 20 meters using only CW. QSL via
LAKSHADWEEP ISLANDS, VU7. Krish, VU2VKU and Pai, VU2PAI will be
as VU7KP from Bangaram Island, IOTA AS-011, from May 15 to 19.
Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL
CHATHAM ISLANDS, ZL7. Chris, ZL2DX and Catherine, ZL2QT are QRV
as ZL7DX and ZL7QT, respectively, for the next three years. QSL
direct to home calls.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint,
Jakarta 40-Meter SSB DX Contest, Portuguese Navy Day Contest,
World Wide RTTY Contest, CQ-M International DX Contest, SKCC
CW Sprintathon, HPC World Wide DX Contest, MARAC County Hunters
Contest, Arkansas QSO Party, FISTS Spring Unlimited Sprint, 50 MHz
Spring Sprint and the WAB 7 MHz Phone will certainly keep
busy this upcoming weekend.
The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is scheduled for May
The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and Phone Fray are scheduled for May
Please see May QST, page 87, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.