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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD051 (2011)

ARLD051 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 51  ARLD051
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  December 15, 2011
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD051 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
AD1C, NC1L, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, The
Weekly DX, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.

AZERBAIJAN, 4J.  Special event stations 4J29RA and 4K29RA are QRV in
celebration of the 85 years since the very first amateur radio
call sign was issued in Azerbaijan.  QSL via 4J5T.

GEORGIA, 4L.  Anatoly, 4L1MA has been active using CW on 40 meters
around 0230 to 0430z.  QSL via ON4RU.

TOGO, 5V.  Arnauld, F4FOO will be QRV as 5V7MA from December 19 to
January 4.  Activity will be on 20 to 10 meters using only SSB in
his spare time.  QSL to home call.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6.  Gerry, VE6LB will be QRV as A6/VE6LB in
Dubai from December 20 to January 10.  Activity is holiday style on
40 to 10 meters using mainly CW.  QSL to home call.

CHILE, C.  Special event station XR45EI is QRV until December 25 in
celebration of the 45th anniversary of the newspaper La Estrella De
Iquique.  QSL via CE1SZZ.

PALESTINE, E4.  Peri, HB9IQB is QRV as E44PM for one week.  Activity
is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home call.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5.  Andy, AB7FS will be QRV as E51AND from
Arorangi Island on Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013, from December 19 to 31.
Activity is holiday style using CW and SSB.  He will be looking for
other Straight Key Century Club members.  QSL to home call.

IRELAND, EI.  Don, W4ZYT will be QRV as EI2IM from Dublin from
December 20 to 28.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using mostly
CW.  QSL to home call.

REUNION ISLAND, FR.  Jean, F6CAM is QRV as FR/F6CAM until January
10, 2012.  Activity is on all HF bands.  QSL to home call.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL.  Kim, HL5IVL has been active on 160 meters
beginning around 1200z.  QSL to home call.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1.  Take, JG8NQJ will soon be QRV as JG8NQJ/JD1
until mid March 2012 from the meteorological station.  Activity will
be on the HF bands using CW and SSB.  QSL direct via JA8CJY.

CURACAO, PJ2.  Jeff, K8ND is QRV as PJ2T from Signal Point Station
until December 20.  This includes being an entry in the Stew Perry
Topband contest.  QSL via W3HNK.

KAZAKHSTAN, UN.  Operators here are using the UP20 prefix in
celebration of Kazakhstan's 20th anniversary of its independence.
QSL via operators' instructions.

UKRAINE, UR.  Special event station EM1000USK is QRV until January
31, 2012 in celebration of the millennium of the St. Sophia
Cathedral in Kiev.  QSL via UT8UF.

BELIZE, V3.  Norman, 5B4AIF is QRV as V31NB from Placencia until
December 27.  Activity will be on all HF bands.  This includes an
entry in the OK DX RTTY contest.  QSL via EB7DX.

ANTARCTICA.  Mike, M0PRL is QRV as VP8DMH from the Halley Station V
base until February 2012 while assisting with its move to the new
Halley Station VI base.  Activity is on the HF bands from both
bases.  QSL direct to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  ARRL Rookie CW Roundup, Stew Perry
Topband CW Challenge, North American High Speed Meteor Scatter
Winter Rally, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, AGB-Party
Contest, Russian 160-Meter Contest, RAC Winter Contest, Feld Hell
Sprint, OK DX RTTY Contest, Croatian CW Contest and the QRP ARCI
Holiday Spirits Homebrew CW Sprint will certainly keep contesters
busy this weekend.  The Run for the Bacon CW QRP Contest is
scheduled for December 19.  The QRP CW Fox Hunt is scheduled for
December 21.  The Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO Party is scheduled
from December 17 to January 1.  Please see December QST, page 71 and
the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.


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