QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 51 ARLD051
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 15, 2016
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD051
ARLD051 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
QRZ 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.
KENYA, 5Z. Sila, AK0SK plans to be QRV as 5Z4/AK0SK from Taveta
from December 22 to January 6, 2017. Activity will be on 80 to 10
meters using SSB. QSL to home call.
SENEGAL, 6W. Members of the Association des Radio-Amateurs du
Senegal are QRV as 6V1A from Goree Island, IOTA AF-045, until
December 18. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various
digital modes. QSL direct to 6W7JX.
ALGERIA, 7X. Operators 7X2FK, 7X5PY, 7X7QB, and one SWL will be QRV
as 7T0A from Djanet in the Great Sahara Desert from December 18 to
22. Activity will be with two stations on 160 to 10 meters using CW
and SSB. QSL via operators' instructions.
THE GAMBIA, C5. Vlad, UA4WHX is QRV as C50VB. Activity is
currently on 40, 30, 20 and 17 meters using CW, SSB and various
digital modes. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Heiko, DL9JON plans to be QRV with
special event call DM0MORSE on December 17 and 18. Activity will be
on 160, 80 and 40 meters. QSL via bureau.
PHILIPPINES, DU. Robert, DU7ET is QRV as 4F7OC from Negros Island,
IOTA OC-129, until January 15, 2017. QSL direct to home call.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Operator K6BIB is QRV as K6BIB/HI from
Punta Cana until December 23. Activity is on the HF bands using 15
watts. QSL via operator's instructions.
ST. LUCIA, J6. Bill, K9HZ will be QRV as J68HZ from December 17 to
January 2, 2017. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB
and RTTY. QSL direct to home call.
MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ will be QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1 from
Marcus Island, IOTA OC-073, from December 19 to March 15, 2017 while
on work assignment. Activity will be in his spare time on 20 to 6
meters using CW and RTTY. QSL to home call.
ANTARCTICA. Alex, RD1AV is QRV as RI1ANC from Base Vostok, IOTA
AN-016, until February 15, 2017. Activity is in his spare time on
the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Matt, VK1MA plans to be QRV as VK9NM from
December 19 to 26. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters. Depending
on local circumstances, he also plans to activate Mt. Bates, SOTA
VK9/NO-001, on 40 to 10 meters. QSL via operator's instructions.
CHAGOS ISLANDS, VQ9. Steve, WB4GHY is QRV as VQ9SC from Diego
Garcia Island, IOTA AF-006. Activity of late has been on 40, 20 and
15 meters using SSB. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home
INDIA, VU. Special event station 8T1VWN is QRV until the end of
2017 to honor the memory of K. R. Vasantha Kumar, VU2VWN. QSL via
LAOS, XW. Champ, E21EIC is QRV as XW1IC until December 20.
Activity will be in his spare time on 80 to 6 meters. QSL via
ROMANIA, YO. Horia, YO3IMD will be QRV with special call sign
YP2017HNY from December 20 to January 20, 2017. QSL via YO3KPA.
ZIMBABWE, Z2. Herbert, 7Z1HB is QRV as Z21LS until January 2017.
Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via the
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Jeff, K5WE will be QRV as ZF2WE from Cayman
Brac from December 21 to 30. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters
using mostly CW with some RTTY. QSL to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL CW Rookie Roundup, Stew Perry
Topband CW Challenge, Russian 160-Meter Contest, AWA Bruce Kelley
1929 CW QSO Party, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC
CW Sprint, AGB-Party Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, OK DX RTTY Contest,
RAC Winter Contest and the Padang 40-Meter DX SSB Contest will
certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
The Run for the Bacon QRP Contest is scheduled for December 19. The
CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, Phone Fray, and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are
all scheduled for December 21.
The ARRL National Parks on the Air event runs during all of 2016 to
mark the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.
Please see December QST, page 73 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web
sites for details.
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