ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD051 (2010)

ARLD051 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 51  ARLD051
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  December 9, 2010
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD051 DX news

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

TONGA, A3.  Mike, KJ6BBP is QRV as A35MZ until December 20.  He is
generally active on 20 meters using SSB in his spare time.  QSL to
home call.

CUBA, CO.  Operators CO8CY, CO8AW, and CM8WAL will be QRV as T48T
from Baracoa in the ARRL 10 Meter contest as a Multi Op/Multi
Mode/Low Power entry.  QSL via operators' instructions.

URUGUAY, CX.  A group of operators are QRV as CW5R from Isla de
Lobos, IOTA SA-039, until December 13.  Activity is on 80 to 6
meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31.  QSL via CX2ABC.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Compton, VK2HRX will be QRV as E51HRX from
Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013, from December 13 to 20.  He plans to be
active on 40, 20 and 6 meters.  QSL to home call.

PHILIPPINES, DU.  Peter, DK2PR is QRV as DU9/home call from
Mindanao, IOTA OC-130, until January 3, 2011.  He may activate other
IOTA groups in this time.  QSL to home call.

THAILAND, HS.  Charly, K4VUD will be QRV as E2E in the ARRL 10 Meter
Contest using CW and SSB.  QSL via HS0AC.

AUSTRIA, OE.  Special event station OE40ADXB will be QRV from
December 15 to 31 in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the
Austrian DX Board.  Activities will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB and digital modes.  QSL via OE1XBC.

CURACAO, PJ2.  Operators K2PLF and N4RV are QRV as PJ2/home calls
until December 14.  They will be active as PJ2T in the ARRL 10 Meter
contest as a Multi Op entry.  QSL to home calls and PJ2T via N9AG.
will be QRV as S21FGC from Dhaka from December 16 to 21.  Activity
will be on 160 to 10 meters, with an emphasis on 160, 80 and 40
meters, using CW and SSB.  QSL via JH1AJT.

PALAU, T8.  Operators JA1LPH and JG1IDX are QRV as T88SC and T88SQ,
respectively, until December 12.  Activity is on 20, 15 and 10
meters.  QSL to home calls.

BELIZE, V3.  Robin, K4VU is QRV as V31RG and will be an entry in the
ARRL 10 Meter contest.  QSL to home call.

AUSTRALIA, VK.  Craig, VK4LDX will be QRV as home call/p from
Magnetic Island, IOTA OC-171, from December 10 to 12.  Activity will
be on the HF bands.  QSL to home call.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5.  Noll, W9RN is QRV as VP5/home call
until December 13.  In addition, he and other operators will be QRV
as VP5WW in the ARRL 10 Meter contest as a Multi Op entry.  QSL via
operators' instructions.

INDIA, VU.  Special event station AT16BSG is QRV until January 10 in
commemoration of the 16th National Jamboree and Centennial Year of
Girl Guiding.  Activity is on 40 and 20 meters.  QSL via operators'

CAMBODIA, XU.  Nob, JA1FMZ is QRV as XU7FMZ until December 22.  This
includes an entry in the ARRL 10 Meter contest.  QSL direct to home

LAOS, XW.  Hiroo, JA2EZD is QRV as XWPA until January 9.  There is
no number in his call sign.  Activity will be on four HF bands.  QSL

OPERATIONS APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT.  The following operations are
approved for DXCC credit: Equatorial Guinea, 3C9B, 2010 operation;
Annobon, 3C0C, 2010 operation; Tunisia, 3V0A and 3V9A, 2010
operations; Democratic Republic of the Congo, 9Q/DK3MO, operations
commencing in 2007 to current dates; Tunisia, TS7TI and TS8P,
including their /p operations, 2010 operations; and Tunisia, TS9A,
2009 operation.  If you had any of these operations rejected in
recent applications, send an email to to have your
record updated.

Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, Feld Hell Sprint, MDXA PSK DeathMatch,
International Naval Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprint and the CQC
Great Colorado CW Snowshoe Run are all on tap for this weekend.  The
QRP CW Fox Hunt and NAQCC Straight Key/Bug CW Sprint are scheduled
for December 15.  The North American High Speed Meteor Scatter
Winter Rally runs from December 11 to 16.  Please see December QST,
page 66 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.