ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD052 (2003)

ARLD052 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 52  ARLD052
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  December 24, 2003
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD052 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest
Corral from QST.  Thanks to all.

RODRIGUEZ ISLAND, 3B9.  Robert, 3B9FR has been QRV on 20 meter CW
around 0200 and 0300z.  QSL direct.

TANZANIA, 5H.  Pat, 5H9PD has been QRV on 40 meter CW between 1800
and 1900z.  QSL via W8FV.
ANTARCTICA.  Allan, 9V1DX is QRV as 9V0A from Ellsworth Mountain.
He has been active on 40 and 30 meters using CW between 0130 and
0300z.  QSL via operator's instructions.

PAKISTAN, AP.  Bob, AP2JZB has been QRV on 17 and 12 meters using
SSB between 1330 and 1500z.

FRANCE, F.  John, F5VHQ will be QRV as F5VHQ/p from Cezembre Island,
IOTA EU-157, from December 28 to January 2.  QSL to home call.

direct via JA6VU.

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2.  Kan, AB2RF will be active as KP2/AB2RF
from St. Thomas from December 26 to 31.  Activity will be on 80 to 6
meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home call.

FINLAND, OH.  Santa, is QRV as OH9SCL from the Lapland and has been
active on 15 meters between 0930 and 1400z.  QSL direct via OH9UV.
BANGLADESH, S2.  Koichirco, S21YY is QRV almost daily on 80 meters
starting around 1230z and as late as 1730z.  QSL via JM1HXU.

CRETE, SV9.  Hans, SV0XAI/9 has been QRV on 80 meters around 1530z.
QSL via operator's instructions.

CHAD, TT.  Allan, N5XZ is active as TT8XZ.  Because of his radio
situation, he is limited to certain frequencies.  He has been QRV on
20 and 40 meters between 1900 to 2000z.  QSL to home call.

BENIN, TY.  Jean, TY4JM has been QRV on 20 meters around 0650z.  He
is also usually QRV on 17 and 15 meters as well.  QSL via ON4JM.

ANTARCTICA.  Finn, VK4LL is QRV as VK0DX from the Davis Station and
is here until December 2004.  QSL via operator's instructions.

The following operation is approved for DXCC credit: Johnston
Island, KH3/KT6E.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The DARC Christmas Contest, RAC Winter
Contest, Stew Perry Topband Challenge, Original QRP CW Contest, The
RAEM Contest and the Holiday Milliwatt CW Contest are all scheduled
for this weekend.  The Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO Party runs
until January 4, 2004.  Please see December QST, page 84 and the
ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.