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DX Bulletin 52 ARLD052
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 26, 2013
To all radio amateurs
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ARLD052 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.
SOVEREIGN MILITARY ORDER OF MALTA, 1A. A large group of operators
will be QRV as 1A0KM from January 2 to 7. Activity will be on 160
to 10 meters. QSL via IK0FTA.
WESTERN MALAYSIA, 9M2. Rich, PA0RRS will be QRV as 9M2MRS from
Pinang, IOTA AS-015, from December 31 to February 23. Activity will
be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, RTTY and PSK. QSL to home call.
PAKISTAN, AP. Ijaz, AP2IA has been QRV using RTTY on 15 meters
around 0745z. QSL direct to home call.
SPAIN, EA. Beginning January 1, Spanish stations have limited use
of 60 meters for six months. The allowable frequencies are 5268,
5295, 5313, 5382, 5430 and 5439 kHz.
NORWAY, LA. During all of 2014, Norwegian LA stations may use the
LI prefix and LB stations may use the LJ prefix in celebration of
200 years of the Norwegian Constitution. In addition, special event
station LM1814 will be active as part of the celebration. QSL via
DENMARK, OZ. Special event station 5P14EHC will be QRV from January
1 to 31 to commemorate the European Men's Handball Championship in
Denmark that runs from January 12 to 26. QSO direct to OZ0J.
BONAIRE, PJ4. Bill, K9HZ is QRV as PJ4/K9HZ until January 1.
Activity is on 80 to 6 meters. QSL direct to home call.
BRAZIL, PY. Raimundo, PT7CG and Renner, PY7RP are QRV as ZX8DX from
Pedra do Sal Beach on Grande de Santa Isabel Island, IOTA SA-025,
until December 30. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB.
QSL via PT7CG.
WESTERN SAHARA, S0. Mahfoud, S01MZ has been QRV on 20 meters using
SSB around 2145 to 2300z. QSL via EA1BT.
POLAND, SP. Special event station HF2013PLL is QRV to commemorate
Lublin's new airport. QSL via SP8KEZ. In addition, special event
stations SO110RAEM and HF110RAEM are QRV until December 31 to
commemorate the 110th anniversary of the birth of RAEM, Ernst T.
Krenkel. QSL via SP2FAP and SP3GVX, respectively.
PALAU, T8. Look for JH0IXE to be QRV as T8CW until January 6.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK.
QSL to home call.
ANTARCTICA. A group of operators are QRV as RI1ANR from the Russian
Antarctic Novolazarevskaya base until April 6. Activity is on all
bands. QSL via RK1PWA.
NAMIBIA, V5. Dietmar, DL3DXX is QRV as V5/DL3DXX until January 8.
He will be QRV as V55V in the Stew Perry 160 Meter contest. QSL
both calls to home call.
LAOS, XW. Champ, E21EIC is QRV as XW0YJY from Vientiane until
December 31. Activity is on the HF bands using mainly RTTY. He
will try to be active again on 160 meters as well. QSL direct to
SPECIAL EVENT STATION. W100AW, ARRL HQ Station. Look for special
call W100AW to begin operations from the ARRL Headquarters Maxim
Memorial Station at 0500Z on 1 January. See the ARRL Web site for
more information about QSLing and about the Centennial QSO Party.
SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. W1AW, Centennial Stations. Look for W1AW/4
in North Carolina, and W1AW/8 in West Virginia to be on the air
starting at 0000Z on 1 January. They will be active until 2359Z on
7 January. See the ARRL Web site for more information about QSLing
and about the Centennial QSO Party.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge NCCC
Sprint, RAC Winter Contest, World Wide Iron Ham Contest, Original
QRP CW Contest and the RAEM CW Contest are all on tap for this
upcoming weekend. The Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO Party runs
until January 1. The ARRL Straight Key Night, AGB New Year Snowball
Contest, QRP Fox Hunt, 0200Z-0330Z, Jan 1 SARTG New Year RTTY
Contest, AGCW Happy New Year Contest and the AGCW VHF/UHF Contest
are all scheduled for January 1. Please see December QST, page 66,
January 2014 QST, page 81 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites