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DX Bulletin 49 ARLD049
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 1, 2011
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD049
ARLD049 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
N7UN, NC1L, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX,
DXNL, The Weekly DX, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest
Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
SENEGAL, 6W. Mark, AA1AC will be QRV as 6W/AA1AC from La Sonome
from December 4 to 11. QSL to home call.
BHUTAN, A5. Shinya, JA2PSV is QRV as A52SV from Thimphu until
September 2013. Activity is in his spare time mainly on 15, 12 and
10 meters using CW, SSB. RTTY and PSK. QSL to home call.
TAIWAN, BV. Special event station BV100 will be QRV in the ARRL 160
Meter CW contest. QSL via BV2KI. In addition, Yuri, N3QQ plans to
be QRV as BW/N3QQ from Kinmen Island, IOTA AS-102, from December 3
to 6. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL
FRANCE, F. Members of the Council of Europe Radio Amateur Club are
QRV as TP50CW until December 4 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of
the European Social Charter. QSL via F5LGF.
JERSEY, GJ. A group of operators are QRV as GJ6UW until December 7.
Activity is on all bands and modes. QSL via M0BLF.
ANTARCTICA. Massimo, IW0HEU is QRV as II0ZM from the Mario
Zucchelli Station at Terra Nova Bay until mid February 2012.
Activity is in his spare time on 40 and 20 meters using only SSB,
generally around 0700 to 1000z and then after 1800z. QSL to home
ST. LUCIA, J6. Operators W3FF, N7UN, WD9CMD, N7BF, WF2S, K9CJM,
AA4OC and WU1B will be QRV as J68FF, J68UN, J6/WD9CMD, J6/N7BF,
J6/WF2S, J6/K9CJM, J6/AA4OC and J6/WU1B, respectively, from December
4 to 12. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY
and PSK with three stations. They will also be QRV as J68UN in the
upcoming ARRL 10 Meter contest. QSL to home calls.
GUAM, KH2. Yoshiaki, JD1BNX is QRV as W3JH/KH2 until December 5.
This includes a possible entry in the TARA RTTY Melee Contest as
well. QSL direct via JR3QFB.
LITHUANIA, LY. Vilmantas, LY3BY will be QRV using special call sign
LY100SP from December 5 to 25. Activity will be on the HF bands
using mainly CW. QSL to home call.
BULGARIA, LZ. Members of the Balkan Sports Club are QRV using
special call sign LZ1363PTT during the month of December. QSL via
NETHERLANDS, PA. Fred, PA0FAW is QRV as PG65ISWL in celebration of
the 65th anniversary of the International Short Wave League until
December 28. Activity is on the HF bands using mainly CW and PSK
with some SSB. QSL via bureau.
CURACAO, PJ2. Marty, K2PLF is QRV as PJ2/K2PLF until December 13.
Activity is mainly on 30, 17 and 12 meters using RTTY. He and other
operators will be QRV as PJ2T in the ARRL 160 Meter CW contest and
the upcoming ARRL 10 Meter contest. QSL PJ2T via W3HNK and others
to home calls.
TUVALU, T2. Members of the Pacific DXers are QRV as T2T until
December 8. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and
PSK31. QSL via VK4FW.
NAMIBIA, V5. Ewald, DJ2BQ is QRV as V5/DJ2BQ until January 16,
2012. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using mainly RTTY on the low
bands. QSL to home call.
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Dave, W5CW is QRV as VP5/W5CW from
Providenciales, IOTA NA-002, until December 14. Activity is on 160
to 6 meters using CW and SSB. He also plans to be QRV in the ARRL
160 Meter CW contest and the upcoming ARRL 10 Meter contest. QSL to
VIET NAM, XV. Mal, VK6LC is QRV as XV2LC until December 8.
Activity is on 20, 17 and 12 meters using CW and SSB. QSL direct to
OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit: Uganda, 5X1VJ, 2011 operation.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 160-Meter CW Contest, 10-Meter
RTTY Contest, QRP ARCI Topband Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint,
TARA RTTY Melee, Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, TOPS Activity CW Contest
and the AWA Bruce Kelley Memorial CW Contest will certainly keep
contesters busy this weekend. The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is
scheduled for December 6. The QRP CW Fox Hunt is scheduled for
December 7. Please see December QST, page 71 and the ARRL and
WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.