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DX Bulletin 51 ARLD051
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 24, 2014
To all radio amateurs
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This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral
from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks
MONACO, 3A. Jose, EA5IDQ will be QRV as 3A/EA5IDQ from December 28
to 30. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and RTTY. QSL
to home call.
CYPRUS, 5B. Mek, SP7VC and Kate, SQ7OYL will be QRV as 5B/homecalls
from December 27 to January 4, 2015. Activity will be on 80 to 10
meters using SSB. QSL to home calls.
NEPAL, 9N. Clemens, 9N7CB has been active on 10 meters using SSB
around 0630z and then 15 meters around 1800z. QSL via DL2GAN.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Andy, DL3YM is QRV as A6/DL3YM until
January 5, 2015. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using
CW. QSL to home call.
BAHAMAS, C6. Robert, AK4BM is QRV as C6AGT from Green Turtle Cay,
IOTA NA-080, until January 3, 2015. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters
using SSB. QSL direct to home call.
MOROCCO, CN. Darius, SP9DLM is QRV as CN2DM from Agadir until
January 2, 105. Activity is on 40, 20 and 15 meters. QSL to home
SABLE ISLAND, CY0. Aaron, VA1AXC is QRV as CY0/VA1AXC until January
31, 2015. He is generally active daily on 15 meters using SSB
between 2220 to 2350z. QSL via JE1LET.
PALESTINE, E4. Mai, E41MT has been QRV on 10 meters using SSB
around 0830 to 1100z. She may also be active on 20 meters soon.
QSL via KB9GSY.
THAILAND, HS. Peter, HS0ZKX and Bob, HS0ZIA plan to be QRV in the
Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge. They will also be active before
and after the contest although they are not yet sure which call they
will use for the contest. QSL via operators' instructions.
OGASAWARA, JD1. Take, JA1UII is QRV as JD1BON from Chichijima
Island, IOTA AS-031, until January 2, 2015. Activity is on 80 to 6
meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.
BRAZIL, PY. John, PU2KKE will be QRV as ZV5WSC from several beaches
on the Island of Santa Catarina, IOTA SA-026, from December 27 to
31. Activity will be on 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home
WESTERN SAHARA, S0. S01WS has been active on 12 meters around
1800z. In addition, they have been active on 80 meters using RTTY
around 0000z. QSL via operators' instructions.
PALAU, T8. Ryosei, JH0IXE is QRV as T8CW from Koror Island, IOTA
OC-009, until January 5, 2015. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to home call.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. A group of operators are QRV with special
event callsign R230S until December 28 to celebrate the 230th
anniversary of the founding of the city of Simferopol. QSL via
ANTIGUA, V2. Kei, KG2A is QRV as V25A until December 30. Activity
is on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly 160 and 80 meters, using CW and
SSB. QSL to home call.
NAMIBIA, V5. Dietmar, DL3DXX is QRV as V5/DL3DXX until December 29.
Activity is mainly on 160 and 80 meters using mostly CW. This
includes an entry in the Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge. QSL to
NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Michael, G7VJR will be QRV as VK9/G7VJR from
December 26 to January 1, 2015. Activity will be holiday style on
the HF bands using CW. QSL via M0OXO.
ANGUILLA, VP2E. Larissa, VE3KGC is QRV as VP2EGC from Island Harbor
until December 30. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using
SSB. QSL to home call.
SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. W1AW/3 in Pennsylvania and W1AW/0 in Iowa
are QRV until 2359z on December 30. This concludes the ARRL
Centennial QSO Party W1AW/portable station operations.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge, The
World Wide Iron Ham Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, DARC
Christmas Contest, RAC Winter Contest, Original QRP CW Contest and
the RAEM CW Contest are all scheduled for this weekend. The
Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO Party runs until January 4, 2015.
Please see December QST, page 68, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
web sites for details.