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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD050 (2017)

ARLD050 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 50  ARLD050
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  December 14, 2017
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD050 DX news

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

VIET NAM, 3W.  Dirk, DF2XG is QRV as 3W9XG from Hai Phong while here
on work assignment.  Activity is in his spare time on 40 to 10
meters using CW.  His length of stay is unknown.  QSL via operator's

GEORGIA, 4L.  Vlad, UA4WHX will soon be QRV as 4L/UA4WHX.  Activity
will be on 40 to 17 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  His length of
stay is unknown.  QSL to home call.

CYPRUS, 5B.  Alex, 5B4ALX is QRV as special event station 5B4XMAS
until December 31.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB
and various digital modes.  QSL via IZ4AMS.

SENEGAL, 6V.  Members of the Amateur Radio Association of Senegal
are QRV as 6V1A from Goree Island, IOTA AF-045, until December 17.
Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB.  QSL via 6W7JX.

BARBADOS, 8P.  Ernest, J69Z is QRV as 8P9JB until January 2, 2018.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters.  QSL direct to home call.

PALESTINE, E4.  Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as E44YL from Bethlehem until
December 18.  Activity is on the various HF bands using SSB and
possibly digital modes.  QSL via IK3GES.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Mauri, AG1LE is QRV as E51DXX from
Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013, until December 29.  Activity is holiday
style on the HF bands using SSB, PSK31 and FT8.  QSL to home call.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8.  Rieder, HB9FIH is QRV as EA8/HB9FIH from El
Hierro Island, IOTA AF-004, until the end of March 2018.  Activity
is on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 6 meters, using CW, RTTY, PSK,
and some SSB.  QSL to home call.

SOLOMON ISLANDS, H4.  Shane, VK4KHZ is QRV as H44DA from Busone,
Malaita Province until early January 2018.  Activity is on 80 to 10
meters, and satellite SO-50, but with a primary emphasis on 6
meters.  QSL direct to home call.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL.  Special event call DT23WOP is QRV until
February 28, 2018 during the Winter Olympic Games that will be held
here.  QSL via HL1IWD.

DJIBOUTI, J2.  Dane, S53T is QRV as J28ND until December 17.
Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using CW, SSB and
RTTY.  QSL via S57DX.

SVALBARD, JW.  Morten, LA4JSA is QRV as JW4JSA from Bear Island,
IOTA EU-027, until June 1, 2018 while on work assignment.  Activity
is in his spare time on the various HF bands.  QSL to home call.

BELGIUM, ON.  Members of the Club Radio Durnal will be QRV as
OT100BCA on December 17 from the Royal Castle of Laeken.  QSL via

POLAND, SP.  Special event station SN20WHL is QRV until December 20
to draw attention to the city of Torun that was put on the UNESCO
World Heritage List 20 years ago. QSL via SP2TMT.

CORSICA, TK.  Georg, NZ1C will be QRV as TK/NZ1C from December 16 to
24.  Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using mainly
CW, with some SSB, RTTY, PSK and FT8.  QSL via DD5ZZ.

UKRAINE, UR.  Members of the amateur radio club Band are QRV as
EM25IWW until the end of the year to celebrate the club's 25th
anniversary.  QSL via UR7IWW.

INDIA, VU.  Members of the Manipal Institute of Technology radio
club are QRV as AT6MIT until January 7, 2018 to celebrate the
institution's 60th anniversary.  QSL via VU3BUN.

ROMANIA, YO.  Special event station YP2018HNY will be QRV from
December 15 to January 15, 2018 to celebrate Christmas and the New
Year 2018.  Activity will be on the HF bands.  QSL via YO3KPA.

Sprint, 80-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, UN DIGI Contest,
AGB-Party Contest, Russian 160-Meter Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, OK
DX RTTY Contest, Padang DX Contest and the Croatian CW Contest are
all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for December 18.

The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test, Phone Fray and 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt
are scheduled for December 20.

Please see December QST, page 73, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.


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