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DX Bulletin 53 ARLD053
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 29, 2011
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD053
ARLD053 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, 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.
WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. Rich, PA0RRS will be QRV as 9M2MRS from Penang
Island, IOTA AS-015, from December 31 to February 13. Activity will
be on the HF bands using CW, RTTY and PSK. QSL to home call.
BURUNDI, 9U. Francesco, IV3TMM is QRV as 9U3TMM from Bujumbura
until January 4. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and RTTY.
QSL to home call.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Gerry, VE6LB is QRV as A6/VE6LB from
Dubai until January 10. Activity is mainly on 12 to 10 meters using
CW. QSL to home call.
ANTARCTICA. Thomas is QRV as CE9VPM and has been active on 20
meters using CW around 0000 to 0100z. QSL via operator's
MADEIRA ISLANDS, CT3. Mathieu, MJ0ASP is QRV as CT9/MJ0ASP until
January 7. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW.
QSL to home call.
SABLE ISLAND, CY0. Ron, AA4VK and Murray, WA4DAN will soon be QRV
as home calls/CY0 until January 6. Activity will be on 160 to 6
meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home calls.
ANGOLA, D2. Lyle, N4GTE is QRV as D2GT from the Province of Cabinda
until December 30. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and
PSK31 normally between 1800 and 2300z. QSL direct.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Members of the Duisburg-Huckingen
radio club are QRV as DL163OY for all of 2012 in celebration of its
30th anniversary. QSL via bureau.
FRENCH GUYANA, FY. A group of operators will be QRV as TO5G from
Ile Royale, IOTA SA-020, from January 2 to 7. Activity will be on
160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via F5KDR.
PERU, OA. Members of the Radio Club Peruano are QRV as 4T100MP
until December 31 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the
pre-Columbian Inca lost city of Machu Picchu. QSL via OA4O.
DENMARK, OZ. Special event call sign 5P12EU will be QRV from
January 1 to June 30 to mark Denmark taking over the presidency of
the European Union during this time. QSL via OZ0J.
PALAU, T8. Eugene, RA0FF is QRV as T88OW from Koror, IOTA OC-009,
until January 8. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters. QSL direct to
UKRAINE, UR. Luc, F5RAV is QRV as UT/F5RAV from Kiev until January
3. Activity is on all HF bands. QSL to home call.
NAMIBIA, V5. Wolfgang, DH3WO is QRV as V5/DH3WO until January 5.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters. QSL to home call.
BERMUDA, VP9. Kei, JJ1RJR is QRV as VP9/KG2A until January 2.
Activity is on all HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via KG2A.
OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC. The following operations are approved
for DXCC credit: Palestine, E44PM, 2011 operation; Nigeria,
5N6/YL2SW. If you had the Nigerian operation rejected in the past,
send a note via email to firstname.lastname@example.org to have your record
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL Straight Key Night, QRP CW Fox
Hunt, NCCC Sprint, AGB New Year Snowball Contest, SARTG New Year
RTTY Contest, AGCW Happy New Year Contest and the AGCW VHF/UHF
Contest are all on tap for this holiday weekend. The ARS Spartan CW
Sprint is scheduled for January 3. The QRP CW Fox Hunt is scheduled
for January 4. Please see December QST, page 71, January QST, page
83 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.