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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD052 (2011)

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QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 52  ARLD052
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  December 22, 2011
To all radio amateurs   

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This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Berti, HB9SLO will be QRV as 8Q7LO from December 27
to January 2.  Activity will be holiday style.  QSL to home call.

GHANA, 9G.  Sadao, JA1PBV is QRV as 9G5SI until December 26.
Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital
modes.  QSL to home call.

RWANDA, 9X.  Carl, SM6CPY will be QRV as 9X0PY from December 24 to
January 7.  Activity will be holiday style.  QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA.  Felix, DL5XL is QRV as DP1POL from Neumayer Station III
on the Ekstroem Ice Shelf in Atka Bay until February.  He has
currently been active on 30 meters.  QSL via DL1ZBO.

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

ITALY, I.  Special event station II0UI is QRV until December 31 in
celebration of the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy.
QSL via IZ0TTE.

OGASAWARA, JD1.  Makoto, JI5RPT will be QRV as JD1BLY from
Chichijima Island, IOTA AS-031, from December 24 to January 2.
Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital
modes.  This includes some satellite activity as well.  QSL to home
call.

ANTARCTICA.  Andy, WA2DKJ is QRV as KC4AAA from the South Pole
Station for about three weeks.  Activity is generally on 40 and 20
meters using CW and SSB and possibly with digital modes as well.
QSL via operator's instructions.
  
PALAU, T8.  Operators JH0IXE, JA0FKK and JL2TOG are QRV as T8CW,
T88XC and T88KI, respectively, until January 8, 7 and 6, 2012,
respectively.  Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY,
PSK31 and JT65A.  Given power issues on the island, they do not
expect to be active from 1100 to 1500z each day.  QSL to home calls.

TURKEY, TA.  Operators TA1HZ, TA1GE, TA2AEM and TA1AES are QRV with
special event callsign TC9SAM until December 26 to remember the
casualties of the Sarikamis campaign of World War I.  Activity is
mainly on 80 and 40 meters.  QSL via TA1HZ.

GABON, TR.  Thorbjorn, SM7RME is QRV as TR0A/p from Port Gentil,
Mandji Island, IOTA AF-089.  Activity is generally on 17 meters
using CW.  His length of stay is unknown.  QSL via SM7EHU.

MACQUARIE ISLAND, VK0.  Trevor, VK0TH is generally QRV on 40 to 10
meters using SSB, RTTY and PSK31 between 1330 and 2300z.  QSL direct
to JE1LET.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS. Adrian, EA1CYK is QRV as EA1CYK/p from
Antarctic base Gabriel de Castilla on Deception Island, IOTA AN-010,
until March 2012.  During this time he may try to visit the Juan
Carlos I base on Livingston Island.  QSL via EA7LS.

INDIA, VU.  Manju, VU2SMS is QRV as AU50GOA until December 26 in
celebration of the 50th anniversary of the annexation of Goa.  QSL
to home call.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF.  Bill, K9HZ is QRV as ZF2HZ from Rum Point,
Grand Cayman Island, IOTA NA-016, until December 29.  Activity is on
160 to 6 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL to home call

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint and
RAEM CW Contest are all on tap this holiday weekend.  The DARC
Christmas Contest is scheduled for December 26.  The QRP CW Fox
Hunt, CWops Mini-CWT Test and SKCC CW Sprint are scheduled for
December 28.  The Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO Party runs until
January 1.  Please see December QST, page 71 and the ARRL and WA7BNM
Contest Web Sites for details.
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