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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD049 (2009)

ARLD049 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 49  ARLD049
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  December 10, 2009
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD049 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
IZ0EGM, NC1L, VK4ABD, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, DXNL, 425 DX News,
The Daily DX, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar
and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.

TUNISIA, 3V.  In celebration of its 10th anniversary members of the
Tunisian scouts club station are QRV as 3V10A until December 31 .
QSL via bureau.

CHINA, BY.  Special event station BT3WX is QRV from Taiyuan until
December 20 to celebrate the launch of amateur radio satellite XW-1.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, FM and PACSAT.
QSL via BA1DU.

THE GAMBIA, C5.  Eric, SM1TDE is QRV as C56SMT until January 3,
2010.  Activity is in his spare time on 160 to 10 meters using only
CW.  QSL to home call.

until December 14.  Activity is on all bands, except 160 meters,
using only CW.  QSL to home call.

ANGOLA, D2.  Paulo, CT1ITZ is QRV as D2CQ from Porto Amboim until
December 27.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using only SSB.  QSL
direct via CT1IUA.

GERMANY, DA.  Special event station DR09ANT will be QRV on December
14 to 30 to commemorate the ''Worldwide Antarctic Program.'' Activity
will be on all bands and modes.  QSL via bureau.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  A group of operators are QRV as E51PMR,
E51LEO, E51BWL, E51SNL, E51XIW and E51NAA from Rarotonga until
December 13.  Activity is on the HF bands using mostly CW and RTTY,
with some SSB, with three stations active simultaneously.  QSL via
operators' instructions.

HONDURAS, HR.  Victor, N8OO and Andrei, NP3D are QRV as
HR2/homecalls until December 20.  Activity is on all bands using CW,
SSB and RTTY.  This includes an entry in the ARRL 10-Meter contest.
This also includes a possible entry as HQ2S in the upcoming OK DX
RTTY contest.  QSL HR2/N8OO to home call and HR2/NP3D and HQ2S
direct via W3HNK.

DJIBOUTI, J2.  Olivier, J28KO has been QRV on 20 meters using RTTY
around 1500z.  QSL via F6DKI.

SAN MARINO, T7.  Aurelio, IZ0EGM will be QRV as T70A during the ARRL
10-Meter contest.  QSL to home call.

TURKEY, TA.  Members of the Turkish Special Wireless Activity team
will be QRV as TC2IYK on December 12 and 13 during the International
Naval Contest 2009.  QSL via bureau.

CANADA, VE.  John, KL7JR will be QRV as VY1RST from Destruction Bay
from December 17 to 22.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using
SSB.  He may also try to activate Jacquot Island on Kluane Lake.
QSL to home call.

WILLIS ISLAND, VK9W.  Dave, VK4ABD will be QRV as VK9WBM while on
work assignment at the Bureau of Meteorology in the Australian Coral
Sea territories until July 2010.  Activity will be on 40 meters and
above during his spare time.  QSL to home call.

HONG KONG, VR.  Some members of the Hong Kong Amateur Radio
Communications Association are QRV as VR2EAG until December 13
during the 5th East Asian Games 2009.  QSL via operators'

ANTARCTICA.  Bhagwati, VU3BPZ is QRV as AT10BP from the Indian
Maitri Base and can be found active on 20 meters SSB around 0000 to
0130z.  QSL via operator's instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL 10-Meter Contest, NCCC Sprint,
Feld Hell Sprint, MDXA PSK DeathMatch, International Naval Contest,
SKCC Weekend CW Sprint and the CQC Great Colorado CW Snowshoe Run
are all scheduled for this weekend.  The North America High Speed
Meteor Scatter Winter Rally runs from December 12 to 16.  Please see
December QST, page 66, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for


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