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Thursday, December 12, 2013

ARLD050 DX news

DX Bulletin 50 ARLD050
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 12, 2013
To all radio amateurs

ARLD050 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, QRZ DX, 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.

MADAGASCAR, 5R. Eric, F6ICX is QRV as 5R8IC from Sainte Marie
Island, IOTA AF-090, until December 15. Activity is on 40 to 10
meters using mostly CW with some SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL to home

BAHRAIN, A9. Fawaz, A92AA and Ely, A93LT are QRV as A91MCAT until
the end of 2013 to celebrate the capital Manama as the Capital of
Arab Tourism. QSL via IZ8CLM.

AZORES, CU. Siegfried, DF9WB is QRV as CT8/DF9WB until December 18.
Activity is on 20, 15 and 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

WALES, GW. Steve, GW4BLE will be QRV as GW7X in the ARRL 10 Meter
contest as a Multi/Single entry. QSL direct via G8DX.
Marcus Island, IOTA OC-073, until mid December while on work
assignment. Activity is on 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters using only CW
in his spare time. QSL to home call.

ARGENTINA, LU. Look for L73D to be a Multi/Single entry in the ARRL
10 Meter contest. QSL via operators' instructions.

LITHUANIA, LY. Vilmantas, LY3BY is QRV as LY2013SAT until December
24 to commemorate the first Lithuanian nano-satellite
LituanicaSAT-1. QSL via LY3BY.
CURACAO, PJ2. Mark, N5OT, Dave, W6DR, Yin, N9YS and Mike, NT6X are
QRV as PJ2/home calls, along with Geoff, W0CG who is QRV as PJ2DX.
They will be active as PJ2T in the ARRL 10 Meter contest. QSL PJ2T
direct via W3HNK and all others to home calls.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Igor, UA3DJY is QRV as S79ACR from Mahe Island,
IOTA AF-024, for a month long holiday. He is active holiday style
on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

CHAD, TT. Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as TT8ES from Doba until December
20 while working with the Franciscan Sisters Alcantarins mission.
Activity is in her spare time on HF using SSB and digital modes
during her early mornings and late evenings. QSL via IK3GES.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event call R2014CC is QRV until March
1, 2014 to commemorate the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. QSL via
operators' instructions.
UKRAINE, UR. Special event station EN100ZKM is QRV to celebrate the
100th anniversary of Nikolaev's regional museum. QSL via UT5ZY.
BRUNEI, V8. Special event station V84BNJ is QRV until December 15
to commemorate the 4th Brunei National Scout Jamboree. Activity is
on all bands using CW, SSB and PSK31. QSL via operators'
LAOS, XW. Champ, E21EIC is QRV as XW0YJY until December 17.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW. This includes being an
entry in the ARRL 10 Meter contest. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Burkhard, DL3KZA is QRV as YB9/DL3KZA from Lombok
Island, IOTA OC-150. Lately he has been active on 20 and 15 meters
using SSB. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.

NICARAGUA, YN. Scott, K7ZO is QRV as YN5Z until December 18.
Activity is on 20 to 10 meters. This includes being an entry in the
ARRL 10 Meter contest. QSL to home call.

ST. HELENA, ZD7. Daniel, ZS1BBT is QRV from school station ZD7PAS
until December 23. QSL via operator's instructions.
SOUTH AFRICA, ZS. Members of the South African Radio League are QRV
with special event call sign ZS9MADIBA for the next 30 days to
commemorate the life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. QSL via
operators' instructions.

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operations are
approved for DXCC Credit: Rwanda, 9X0XA, 2013 operation;
Lakshadweep Islands, VU7AG, November 20, 2013 through December 10,
2013 operation.

Kelley 1929 QSO CW Party, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC
Sprint, International Naval Contest and the QRP ARCI Holiday Spirits
Homebrew CW Sprint are all on tap for this upcoming weekend. The
Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest and NAQCC-EU Monthly CW Sprint are
scheduled for December 16. The NAQCC Straight Key/Bug CW Sprint and
QRP CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for December 18. Please see December
QST, page 66 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.

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