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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD051 (2013)

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QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 51  ARLD051
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  December 19, 2013
To all radio amateurs   

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

LESOTHO, 7P.  Mathias, DJ2HD and Ulmar, DK1CE will be QRV as 7P8DJ
and 7P8CE, respectively, from December 22 to 24.  Activity will be
holiday style on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home
calls.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6.  Vincent, F4BKV is QRV as 9M6/F4BKV from Labuan
Island, IOTA OC-133, until December 22.  Activity is holiday style
on the HF bands.  QSL to home call.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 9Q.  Look for 9Q0AR to be QRV from
Kinshasa from December 23 to 27.  QSL via operators' instructions.
 
BOTSWANA, A2.  Mathias, DJ2HD, Ulmar, DK1CE and Wolfgang, DH3WO will
be QRV as A25DJ, A25CE and A24WO, respectively, from December 24 to
30.  Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using CW, SSB
and RTTY.  QSL to home calls.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6.  Members of the Emirates Amateur Radio
Society are QRV as A63RI from Dibba Rock Island, IOTA AS-124, until
December 23.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB.  QSL via
IZ8CLM.

CHILE, CE.  Vlad, UA4WHX is QRV as CE9/UA4WHX from Navarino Island,
IOTA SA-050.  Activity is on the HF bands.  His length of stay is
unknown.  QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA.  Felix, DL5XL is QRV as DP1POL from the Neumayer III
base until February 8.  Activity is in his spare time on the HF
bands using mostly CW.  QSL via DL1ZBO.

TEMOTU PROVINCE, H40.  Sigi, DK9FN plans to be QRV as both H40FN and
H40TA from Nendo Island, IOTA OC-100, from December 21 to January
10. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters.  QSL via operator's
instructions.

ITALY, I.   Special event station IY0CXII is QRV until the end of
2013 to commemorate the 112th anniversary of Marconi's first
transatlantic transmission between Poldhu in Cornwall and Signal
Hill on Newfoundland.  QSL direct via IQ0RM.

SVALBARD, JW.  Alex, PY2SEX will be QRV as JW/PY2SEX on December 24
and 25.  Activity will be on the HF and 6 meter bands using mainly
CW.  QSL direct via DL1NX.

BONAIRE, PJ4.  William, K9HZ is QRV as PJ4/K9HZ until January 1.
Activity is on 80 to 6 meters.  QSL to home call.

SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5.  Nao, K6NAO will be QRV as PJ5/K6NAO from
St. Eustatius, IOTA NA-145, from December 22 to 29.  Activity will
be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, RTTY and PSK.  QSL via JA1HGY.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS.  Station RI20ANT is QRV from Bellingshausen
station, King George Island, IOTA AN-010, until December 31.  QSL
via N2IEN.
      
POLAND, SP.  Dionizy, SP6IEQ is QRV using special call sign 3Z13XMAS
until December 30.  QSL to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA.  Special event station R7378TM is QRV from Ufa
until February 5 during the Olympic Torch's relay through Russia.
QSL via RM8W.

NAMIBIA, V5.  Dietmar, DL3DXX is QRV as V5/DL3DXX from Outjo until
January 8.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using mainly CW.  QSL to
home call.

CHAGOS ISLANDS, VQ9.  Jim, ND9M is QRV as VQ9JC from Dgar.  Of late,
he has been active on 30, 20 and 17 meters using mostly CW with some
SSB and RTTY.  His length of stay is unknown.  QSL to home call.
     
HONG KONG, VR.  Alberto, IV3TAN is QRV as VR2/IV3TAN from Pang Chau
Island, IOTA AS-006.  Activity is on the HF bands.  His length of
stay is unknown.  QSL direct to home call.

CAMBODIA, XU.  Pat, N2IEN is QRV as XU7AEV December 21.  Activity is
on 40 to 10 meters using CW.  QSL direct to home call.

SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS.  W1AW, Centennial Stations.  Look for W1AW/4
in North Carolina, and W1AW/8 in West Virginia to be on the air
starting at 0000Z on 1 January.  They will be active until 2359Z on
7 January.  See the ARRL Web site for more information about QSLing
and about the Centennial QSO Party.

SPECIAL EVENT STATION. W100AW, ARRL HQ Station.  Look for special
call W100AW to begin operations from the ARRL Headquarters Maxim
Memorial Station at 0500Z on 1 January.   See the ARRL Web site for
more information about QSLing and about the Centennial QSO Party.
       
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL CW Rookie Roundup, Russian
160-Meter Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint,
AGB-Party Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, OK DX RTTY Contest and the
Croatian CW Contest are all on tap for this weekend.  The Lighthouse
Christmas Lights QSO Party runs from December 21 to January 1, 2014.
The SKCC CW Sprint is scheduled for December 25.  Please see
December QST, page 66 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for
details.
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