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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD050 (2005)

ARLD050 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 50  ARLD050
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  December 15, 2005
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD050 DX news

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

DESECHEO, KP5.  N3KS and K3LP are reportedly en route with landing
permission from the Fish and Wildlife Service and are expected to be
on the air Thursday evening.  It will be a short operation, with a
minimum of 48 hours but possibly through the weekend.  This is a
working trip and not a full-blown DXpedition.  The ops will be on as
much as possible.  Look for N3KS/KP5 and K3LP/KP5 on 160 to 10
meters, using CW and SSB.  QSL via W3ADC.

SRI LANKA, 4S.  4S7PAG and Mario, 4S7BRG are QRV from Barberyn
Island, IOTA AS-171, and are active on 20, 17 and 15 meters using
SSB.  QSL both calls via F5PAC.

BAHRAIN, A9.  Special event station A92BND is QRV in celebration of
Bahrain National Day, and is active until the end of December.  QSL
via A92GR.

CHINA, BY.  David, BA4DW has been active on 160 meters during his
sunrise and sunset times.  QSL direct to home call.

ANTARCTICA.  Torsten, DD1TG is QRV as DP0GVN from Neumayer Base
until January 11.  Most of his activity is on 20 meters.  QSL to
home call.

ARMENIA, EK.  Anna, EK6YL has been active on 20 meters using RTTY
around 1430z.  QSL via SP9ERV.

TAJIKISTAN, EY.  Alex, EY8CQ has been QRV on 30 meters between 1145
and 1300z and then around 0600z.  QSL via DJ1MM.

FRANCE, F.  Special event station TM1JV is QRV until December 31 to
mark the 100 years following the death of pioneer science fiction
author Jules Verne.  QSL via F4CEI.

ITALY, I.  Special event stations IO1NOR, IO1SHO, IO1SKE, IO1SNO and
IO1SPE are QRV until January 9 to mark the approach of the XX
Olympic Winter Games being held near Torino in February.  QSL via

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1.  Masa, JA1DDH will be QRV as JD1YBJ from the
Marcus Loran Ham Club station from December 20 to mid January 2006.
He will place an emphasis on 160 meters.  Meanwhile, JE7IZM/JD1 is
also QRV from here.  QSL via operators' instructions.

LUXEMBOURG, LX.  Robert, LX1RQ plans to be QRV as LX5A in the OK
RTTY Contest.  He will be a Single Band on 40 meter entry.  QSL to
home call.

POLAND, SP.  Special event station SP0TPAX is active during December
to commemorate the very first Polish amateur radio QSO by Tadeusz
Heftman in 1925.  QSL via operators' instructions.

TURKEY, TA.  Mark, W4CK may be QRV as either TA2KA or TA2/W4CK from
the Ankara Amateur Radio Club.  QSL via operator's instructions.

CAMEROON, TJ.  Lionel, TJ3SL has been QRV on 20 meters around 0700
to 0900z and 15 meters around 0900 to 1400z.  QSL via F5PSA.

NAMIBIA, V5.  Marco, IK1RAE is QRV as V5/IK1RAE until December 11.
Activity is on 40, 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters during his evening
hours.  QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA.  Alan, VK6CQ is QRV as VP8PJ from the Antarctic
Logistics and Expeditions base at Patriot Hills in Ellsworth Land.
He is active from December 21 to January 30.  QSL via DL5EBE.

CHAGOS ISLANDS, VQ9.  Larry, VQ9LA has been QRV using RTTY on 20
meters between 1140 and 1220z.  QSL via operator's instructions.

HONG KONG, VR.  Brett, VR2BG has been active on 30 meters around
2300z.  QSL direct.

are QRV as YB8ZC from Kodingareng Keke Island, IOTA OC-236, until
December 18.  Activity is on 80 to 15 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL
via YB8HZ.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Stew Perry Top Band Distance CW
Challenge, North American High Speed Meteor Scatter Winter Rally,
Russian 160-Meter Contest, MDXA PSK Death Match, OK DX RTTY Contest,
RAC Winter Contest, Croatian CW Contest, International Naval
Contest, ARCI Holiday Spirits Homebrew CW Sprint and the Run for the
Bacon QRP CW Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this
weekend.  Please see December QST, page 86, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest websites for details.


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