ARRL

ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD050 (2004)

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD050
ARLD050 DX news

ZCZC AE50
QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 50  ARLD050
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  December 16, 2004
To all radio amateurs   

SB DX ARL ARLD050
ARLD050 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, PA3DTR, PE9PE, XE2NN, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX,
425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6.  Look for Abdullah, A61Q, Mohammed, A61AV,
Alex, RV6LNA and Ghis, ON5NT to be QRV as A61Q/p until December 20
from Jazirat Al Siniyah, IOTA AS-021, off the coast of Umm Al
Qaywayn Emiriate.  Activity is on 40, 30, 20 an 15 meters using CW
and SSB.  QSL this operation via ON5NT.

IRAN, EP.  Lada, EP3PTT has been QRV from the PTT club station, and
have been active on 20 meters CW around 1045z and then 20 meters SSB
around 1300z.  QSL this operation via OK1LO.

GUADELOUPE, FG.  Members of the Radio Club ACRA Guadeloupe will be
QRV as TO7DSR from Desirade Island, IOTA NA-102, December 18 and 19.
Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.
QSL via bureau.

SOUTH SHETLANDS.  Jarda, OL0ANT is QRV from the small Czech ECO
Nelson station on Nelson Island until January 10, 2005.  His
operating time will be limited.  QSL via OK1FOW.

PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2.  Jerry, P29ZAD has been QRV 10 meters around
2240z.  QSL direct.

NETHERLANDS, PA.  Look for Ad, PE4AD, Rien, PE1MAI and Jaap, PA3DTR
to be QRV on 160 meters in Tiel.  QSL via operators' instructions.
Meanwhile, in commemoration of 100 years of the Dutch Coastal
Station PCH, look for PC100H to be QRV December 18 and 19.  Activity
will be on 160 to 10 meters, including the newer bands and 2 meters,
using CW, SSB, FM, RTTY and PSK31.  QSL via PA1HR.

BRUNEI, V8.  V85SS has been QRV on 30 meters around 0730z, 40 meters
around 1000z and 17 meters around 0530z.
               
ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS, VU.  Team members from the National
Institute of Amateur Radio, NIAR, are QRV as VU4RBI and VU4NRO from
Andaman until December 31.  Activity is on 40, 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10
meters using CW and SSB, depending on propagation.  QSL via
operators' instructions.

MEXICO, XE.  Members of the Radio Club Cancun are QRV as XF3CC from
Holbox Island, IOTA NA-045, until December 19.  Activity is on 80 to
10 meters, using SSB, RTTY and some Satellite.  QSL via XF3RCC.

INDONESIA, YB.  Halim, YB1A has been QRV on 40 meters using CW
around 2230 to 2315z.
               
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO
Party, Russian 160-Meter Contest, MDXA PSK Death Match, OK DX RTTY
Contest, RAC Winter Contest, Croatian CW Contest, Stew Perry Topband
CW Challenge and the International Naval Contest will certainly keep
contesters busy this weekend.  Please see December QST, page 85, and
the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.
NNNN
/EX