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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD051 (2005)

ARLD051 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 51  ARLD051
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  December 22, 2005
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD051 DX news

This weeks bulletin was made possible with information provided by
4X1VF, JA1DDH, RW6HS, the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews,
DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

AZERBAIJAN, 4J.  Station 4KR60S has been QRV on 80 and 40 meters
using CW from around 0030 to 0230z.  QSL via 4J5A.

ISRAEL, 4X.  Members of the Holyland DX Group will be QRV as special
event station 4X411A December 23 and 24 from a point on the Dead Sea
which is 411 meters below sea level.  Activity will be on 80 to 10
meters using CW and SSB.  QSL via 4Z4BS.

MAURITANIA, 5T.  Feng, ON6WFO is QRV as 5T0WFO until the end of
January.  QSL to home call.

SENEGAL, 6W.  Motoko, JA1EVA and Satoru, JM3XAV are QRV as JA1EVA/6W
and JM3XAV/6W, respectively, until December 25, from the Le Calao
resort in Somone.  After the holidays, they may also be QRV from
their Dakar QTH until the end of March.  QSL both calls via JM3XAV.

BOTSWANA, A2.  Take, JA4ATV is QRV as A22/JA4ATV and has been active
on 17 meters around 1530z.  QSL direct to home call.

BAHAMAS, C6.  Eric, K9GY is QRV as C6AYM from Nassau and Paradise
Islands, both IOTA NA-001, until January 1.  He will operate mostly
QRP CW on 40, 10, 6 and 2 meters.  QSL to home call.  Meanwhile,
Bill, KM1E is QRV as C6AGN until March 8 from Green Turtle Cay.  QSL
to home call.

GERMANY, DA.  Sven, DD6VSF will be QRV from Norderney Island, IOTA
EU-047, from December 26 to January 3.  Activity will be on 40 to 10
meters, including the newer bands, using CW.  QSL via bureau.
Meanwhile, Helmut, DL7VOX is QRV as DL7VOX/p from Usedom Island,
IOTA EU-129, until January 2.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW.
QSL to home call.
LIBERIA, EL.  Patrick, EI5IF is QRV as EL2PM until the May.  Of
late, he has been active on 20 meters around 1530z.  QSL to home

THAILAND, HS.  Special event station E25AJ will be QRV from Hat Yao
for the 25th Asia-Pacific Scout Jamboree from December 24 to January
3.  Activity is on all HF bands, excluding the newer bands, using
CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV, PSK and various satellites.  Japan stations QSL
via JR5XPG and all others via E21EIC.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0.  Hide, JM1LJS is QRV as KH2VL/KH0 from Saipan,
IOTA OC-086, until December 25.  QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA.  Ricardo is QRV as LU1ZR from Petrel Base on Dundee
Island, IOTA AN-013.  Meanwhile, Gustavo is QRV as LU1ZD from the
San Martin Base, IOTA AN-016.  QSL both calls via LU4DXU.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS.  LU1ZS is QRV from Camara Base on Livingston
Island, IOTA AN-010, and has been active on 20 meters around 2000z.

SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, S9.  Charles is QRV as S9SS and has been
active on 20 meters SSB between 2100 to 2300z.  QSL via N4JR.

CHAD, TT.  Philippe, F4EGS will be QRV as TT8PK from December 25 to
the end of February.  He will be active on 20 to 10 meters, and
possibly 40 meters, using mainly digital with some SSB.  QSL to home

KAZAKHSTAN, UN.  Special event stations UP1SAT, UP2SAT, UP3SAT,
UP4SAT, UP5SAT and UP0SAT will be QRV from December 26 to January 15
to celebrate the launch of Kazakhstan's first "KazSat" broadcast
satellite.  Activity will be on all HF bands, including 2 meters and
70 cm, using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV and PSK31.  QSL via RW6HS.

MICRONESIA, V6.  Nao, JK1FNL will be QRV as V63O from Pohnpei
Island, IOTA OC-010, from December 28 to 31.  Activity will be on 80
to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home call.

ZIMBABWE, Z2.  Vlad, UA4WHX is QRV as Z2/UA4WHX and has been active
on 30 meters between 2100 and 0100z and then from 0400z to around
1600z.  QSL via UA4WHX.

GIBRALTAR, ZB.  Ernie, ZB2FK has been active on 160 meters around
2330z to 0130z.  QSL via operator's instructions.

BULLETIN CORRECTION.  As reported in DX Bulletin ARLD050, for Minami
Torishima, the correct operator of JD1YBJ is Masa.  It is not Tak,

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO
Party, DARC Christmas Contest, NCCC Thursday CW Sprint, RAEM CW
Contest and the Holiday Milliwatt CW Contest are all scheduled for
this weekend.  Please see December QST, page 86, and the ARRL and
WA7BNM contest websites for details.


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