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This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
K1GI, 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.
RODRIGUES ISLAND, 3B9. Juha, OH1LEG is QRV as 3B9/OH1LEG from Baie
du nord, IOTA AF-017, until January 7. Activity is holiday style on
160 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL direct to home
LESOTHO, 7P. Kiyo, JR1IZM is QRV as 7P8ZM from Maseru City until
January 15. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 6 meters using CW,
SSB and digital modes. QSL via JO1CRA.
WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Piju, 9M2PJU and others will be QRV as 9M2PJU/p
near Kepong Metropolitan Lake Park, Kuala Lumpur from December 31 to
January 1. Activity will be on 40, 20 and 15 meters using CW. QSL
ANGOLA, D2. Mike, UA1QV is QRV as D3AA from Vila de Catoca until
February 15. QSL to home call.
TEMOTU PROVINCE, H40. Sigi, DK9FN is QRV as H40FN until January 7.
QSL via HA8DD.
PERU, OA. Special event station 4T4RDP will be QRV from January 4
to 13 in recognition of the Rally Dakar Peru 2013. QSL via OA4O.
DENMARK, OZ. A group of operators will be QRV as OU1RAEM from
January 1 to December 31, 2013 to commemorate the 110th birthday and
life of arctic explorer Ernst T. Krenkel. Activity will be on all
bands and modes, as well as various contests and operating events.
QSL via operators' instructions.
ANTARCTICA. Alex, RD1AV is QRV as RI1ANC until February 17 while on
work assignment at Vostok Base. QSL via RN1ON.
EGYPT, SU. Vladimir is QRV as SU9VB and has been active on 160
meters around 0240z. QSL via operator's instructions.
MOUNT ATHOS, SV/A. Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A has been QRV on 17 meters
using RTTY around 1430z. QSL direct to home call.
PALAU, T8. Ryosei, JH0IXE is QRV as T8CW from Koror Island, IOTA
OC-009, until January 6. Activity is on the HF bands using mostly
RTTY, PSK31 and JT65A. QSL via JA0FOX.
ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Special event station RU20WC is QRV until
January 5 during the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey U20 World Championship
taking place in Ufa. QSL via RV9WB.
BELIZE, V3. After his Tlaxcala Mexico DXpedition, Markus, DJ4EL
will be QRV as V31ME from Ambergris Caye, IOTA NA-073, and Long
Caye, IOTA NA-123, from January 3 to 17. Activity will be on 40 to
10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.
MONTSERRAT, VP2M. Nao, JN1RVS is QRV as VP2MRV until January 3.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and RTTY. QSL via JA1HGY.
BERMUDA, VP9. Masa, K1GI will be QRV as K1GI/VP9 from December 29
to January 2. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB
and digital modes. QSL direct to JG2BRI.
MEXICO, XE. Markus, DJ4EL is QRV as XE1/DJ4EL from Tlaxcala, the
smallest state of Mexico, until January 2. Activity is on 20 to 10
meters using SSB. QSL to home call.
VANUATU, YJ. Michael, VK2BXE is QRV as YJ0MB from Port Vila until
January 1. Activity is on all HF bands. QSL to home call.
OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit: Mauritania, 5T0SP, 2012 operation.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC Sprint, RAC Winter Contest,
World Wide Iron Ham Contest, Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge,
Original QRP CW Contest, The AGCW Happy New Year CW Contest, AGCW
VHF/UHF Contest, AGB New Year Snowball Contest and SARTG New Year
RTTY Contest are all scheduled for January 1. The ARRL Straight Key
Night is scheduled for New Year's Evening. The QRP CW Fox Hunt is
scheduled for January 2. The Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO Party
runs until January 2. Please see December QST, page 69, January
2013 QST, page 87, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest websites for