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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD052 (2008)

ARLD052 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 52  ARLD052
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  December 18, 2008
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD052 DX news

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

SRI LANKA, 4S.  Nelson, 4S7NE is generally QRV on 160 meters daily
between 2345 and 0015z.  He is then active on 40 meters around
0130z.  QSL direct.

LESOTHO, 7P.  Danny, ZS6AW will be QRV as 7P8AA from Katse Dam from
December 24 to 27.  Activity will be mostly on 20 meters using SSB.
QSL to home call.

BHUTAN, A5.  Francesco, I2DMI will be QRV as A52RY from the capital
city of Thimphu from December 22 to 31.  Activity will be on 80 to
10 meters using RTTY around 0100 to 0300z and then from around 1200
to 1900z.  QSL to home call.

QATAR, A7.  Juma, A71EM has been active on 160 meters around 0000 to
0100z.  QSL via EA7FTR.
MOROCCO, CN.  Andre, HB9HLM and others will be QRV with special call
CN89NY from December 21 to January 3.  Activity will be on 160 to 10
meters with two stations.  QSL via EA7FTR.

CUBA, CO.  Ed, CO7PH and other operators are QRV as T47C from Cayo
Coco, IOTA NA-086, until December 21.  Activity is on 160 to 10
meters using mainly CW with some SSB.  QSL via W3HNK.

SPAIN, EA.  Look for Reinhard, DH6DAO to be QRV as EA7/homecall from
the Torrox Lighthouse, ARLHS SPA-219, on Torrox Costa, from December
23 to January 4.  Activity will be on all HF bands using CW and SSB.
QSL to home call.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO.  Pascal, F8AAL is QRV as FO/F8AAL from Moorea
Island, IOTA OC-046, until December 31.  He is active in his spare
time on 40, 30 and 20 meters using SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home call.

CROZET ISLAND, FT/W.  Florentin, F4DYW is QRV as FT5WO for one year
while on work assignment.  Activity will be in his spare time.  QSL
to home call.

January 12 while on the Polish base ''Henryk Arctowski'' on King
George Island, IOTA AN-010.  QSL to home call.

ITALY, I.  Special event station II2IGTO is QRV from the submarine
''Toti'' on displayed at the Museum for Science and Technology in
Milano.  The station will also be active in the International Naval
Contest.  QSL via IQ2MI.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1.  Masa, JA6GXK will be QRV as JD1BMM from
around December 23 to January 6.  He plans to be active on the low
bands.  QSL to home call.

DENMARK, OZ.  In celebration of the 350th anniversary of the Treaty
of Roskilde, special event station OZ1658ROS is active until the end
of 2009.  QSL via OZ9EDR.

SWEDEN, SM.  In celebration of the 350th anniversary of the Treaty
of Roskilde, special event stations SH1658DK, SH1658OZ, SC1658OZ,
SK1658OZ, SK1658DK and SB1658OZ are active until the endof 2009
Halland, Skane and Blekinge.  QSL via operators' instructions.

EASTERN KIRIBATI, T32.  Toshi, JA8BMK is QRV as T32YY from Christmas
Island, IOTA OC-024, for about one week.  QSL direct to home call.

TURKEY, TA.  TCSWAT team members will be QRV as TC1KLH from the
Karaburun Lighthouse, ARLHS TUR-036, on December 21 and 22, as well
as December 27 and 28.  They will be active from other Lighthouses
as well during 2009.  QSL via operators' instructions.

LAOS, XW.  Bruce, XW1B will soon be QRV.  Activity will be on 160,
80 and 40 meters.  QSL via E21EIC.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The Russian 160-Meter Contest, NCCC
Sprint, AGB-Party Contest, OK DX RTTY Contest, Croatian CW Contest,
Feld Hell Sprint, International Naval Contest, ARCI Holiday Spirits
and the Homebrew CW Sprint are all scheduled for this weekend.  The
Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO Party runs from December 20 to
January 4, 2009.  The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled
for December 22.  And, the SKCC CW Sprint is scheduled for December
24.  Please see December QST, page 68, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest web sites for details.


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