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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD048 (2005)

ARLD048 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 48  ARLD048
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  December 1, 2005
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD048 DX news

This weeks bulletin was made possible with information provided by
A61AV, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL,
WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

MONACO, 3A.  Operators N0FW, K4ZLE and N9NS are QRV as 3A/N0FW and
3A/N9NS/p until December 13.  They are active on all bands, and will
participate in the ARRL 160 Meter CW and 10 Meter contests.  QSL via

JAMAICA, 6Y.  Kenny, K2KW and Tom, N6BT are QRV as home calls/6Y5
until December 5.  They will be active as 6Y0A in the ARRL 160 Meter
contest as a Multi/Single entry.  QSL contest call via operators'
instructions and all others via WA4WTG.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Roberto, IW1RIH will be QRV as 8Q7IH from Rannalhi
Island, IOTA AS-013, from December 5 to 12.  QSL to home call.

MALTA, 9H.  Andrea, IK1PMR and Claudia, K2LEO are QRV as 9H3MR and
9H3LEO, respectively, from Gozo Island, IOTA EU-023, until December
21.  Activity is mainly on the lower bands using CW and RTTY.  They
plan to be active in the ARRL 160 Meter contest as well.  QSL via

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6.  To commemorate 34 years of independence,
in celebration of National Day on December 2, A6 stations will affix
/ND to their callsigns.  QSL via operators' instructions.

ANTARCTICA.  Thorsten, DD1TG will soon be QRV as DP0GVN from
Neumayer Station during the Antarctic summer.  QSL to home call.

ENGLAND, G.  Special event station GB5RSR is QRV from the Ribble
Steam Railway in Preston, until December 28 as part of the Christmas
celebration here.  QSL via M0DJC.

SWITZERLAND, HB.  In connection with their 19th telethon, the
USKA-Valais group is QRV as HE1TELE until December 31.  QSL via

JAPAN, JA.  Operators JI2ZLM/2 and JF0BPT/2 are QRV from Shino
Island, IOTA AS-117, in the Honshu Coastal Islands Group until
December 3.  QSL to home calls.

ARGENTINA, LU.  In celebration of 50 years since the first operation
from the Argentine Station on South Sandwich Island, members of the
Radio Club Pampeano will operate special event station LR50U from
December 7 to 12.  Activity will be mainly on the HF bands using CW
and SSB.  QSL via operators' instructions.

ARUBA, P4.  Ken, K6KA and Kay, K6KO will be QRV as P40TA in the ARRL
160 Meter contest and P40K in the upcoming ARRL 10 Meter contest.
Ken also plans to operate the Stew Perry contest the following
weekend from grid square FK52.  QSL via WM6A.

BRAZIL, PY.  A group of operators will be QRV as PQ7Q from the
Olinda Lighthouse, ARLHS BRA-068, in the ARRL 160 Meter contest as a
Multi/Single entry.  QSL via PY7VI.

SURINAME, PZ.  Ronald, PA3EWP and Rob, PA2R are QRV as PZ5WP and
PZ5PA, respectively, from Paramaribo until December 14.  Activity is
on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL both calls via

POLAND, SP.  In celebration of the founding of the Polish QSL
Bureau, special event station SP80QSL is QRV until mid-January 2006.
QSL via bureau.

GREECE, SV.  Steve, G4EDG and Jeff, G4ELZ will be QRV as home
calls/SV8 from Kithira Island, IOTA AS-113, from December 4 to 11.
Activity will be CW only.  QSL via G4ELZ.

CAMBODIA, XU.  John, KF0RQ will be QRV as XU7ACQ from December 3 to
28.  His activity will be mainly on 20 meters between 1400 to 1700z.
QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB.  A group of operators plan to be QRV as YE5M from
Siberut Island, IOTA OC-215, from December 6 to 9.  QSL via
operators' instructions.

Melee, New Mexico QSO Party, Holiday Spirits Homebrew CW Sprint,
Wake-Up. QRP Sprint, TOPS Activity CW Contest and the ARS Spartan CW
Sprint are all scheduled for this weekend.  Please see December QST,
page 86, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.


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