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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD048 (2013)

ARLD048 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 48  ARLD048
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  November 27, 2013
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD048 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, 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.

MAURITIUS, 3B8.  Operators Johnny, SM6JBC and Jan, SM6GOR are QRV as
3B8JB and 3B8/SM6GOR, respectively, until December 16.  Activity is
on 20 to 10 meters and possibly 30 meters using CW, SSB, PSK31 and
PKS63.  QSL to home calls.

JAMAICA, 6Y.  Valery, UN7LZ is QRV as 6Y5/UN7LZ until November 30.
Activity is mostly on 80, 40, 15 and 10 meters using CW.  QSL to
home call.

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Keith, G3TTC is QRV as D44TUE from Sao Vicente,
IOTA AF-086, until November 30.  Afterwards, he will be QRV from
Santiago Island, IOTA AF-005, on December 1 and 2.  Activity will be
on 20 and 17 meters using SSB.  QSL to home call.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8.  Andrea, IK1PMR and Claudia, PA3LEO are QRV as
EA8/home calls until January 7.  Activity is on the HF bands and 6
meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home calls.

REUNION ISLAND, FR.  Jean-Pierre, F5AHO is QRV as FR5/F5AHO until
December 4.  Activity is on 20 to 10 meters using SSB and various
digital modes.  QSL to home call.

ST. LUCIA, J6.  Operators W3FF, AA4W, K3JDB, N9AW, NM4T, W4QO, W5EXJ
and W6HFP will be QRV as J68FF and J6/home calls, respectively, from
December 1 to 9.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB
and various digital modes.  QSL to home calls.

WESTERN KIRIBATI, T30.  Operators Ted, JF1CCH and Kazu, JA1FUF are
QRV as T30TS and T30KN, respectively, until December 4.  Activity is
on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and
PSK.  QSL to home calls.

SOMALIA, T5.  Roger is QRV as 6O0LA and has been active on 20 meters
using CW around 1640 to 1730z.  QSL via LA4GHA.

MICRONESIA, V6.  Haru, JA1XGI will be QRV as V63XG from December 4
to 12.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.
This includes and entry in the upcoming ARRL 160 Meter contest.  QSL
to home call.

AUSTRALIA, VK.  Special event station VK2013TDF is QRV until the end
of the year to commemorates the Tour de Freedom cycling event being
held between Esperance and Perth.  QSL via operators' instructions.

until November 30.  QSL to home call.

LAKSHADWEEP ISLAND, VU7.  A large group of operators are QRV as
VU7AG from Agatti Island, IOTA AS-011, until December 10.  Activity
is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  In addition, VU7KA
is QRV from Kavaratti Island briefly during demonstration purposes
for the local administration.  QSL both calls via W4VKU.

ALBANIA, ZA.  Peter, DL4KM is QRV as ZA/DL4KM.  Activity is on the
HF bands.  His length of stay is unknown.  QSL to home call.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8.  A group of operators will be QRV as ZD8UW
from Green Mountain from December 2 to 6.  Activity will be on 40 to
10 meters using CW and SSB and possibly WSPR.  QSL via M0OXO.

80-Meter Club CW Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint, Feld Hell
Sprint and the SARL Digital Contest are all on tap for the next few
days and upcoming weekend.  The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled
for December 3.  Please see November QST, page 87, December QST,
page 66 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.