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ARRL DX Bulletin ARLD054 (2008)

ARLD054 DX news

QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 54  ARLD054
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  December 31, 2008
To all radio amateurs   

ARLD054 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
NC1L, W2EN, 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.

TUNISIA, 3V.  Members of the Provins ARC will be QRV as TS7C from
Kerkennah Island, IOTA AF-073, from January 8 to 19.  Activity will
be on all HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, FM, SSTV and PSK with six or
seven stations.  QSL via F4EGD.

PALESTINE, E4.  A group of operators will be QRV as E44M from
January 1 to 11.  Activity will be on 160 to 2 meters using CW, SSB
RTTY and other digital modes with three stations.  QSL via IZ0BTV.

BELARUS, EW.  Vlad, EW7LO has been QRV on 40 meters around 1700z.
QSL to home call.

SWITZERLAND, HB.  In celebration of the 80th anniversary of the
Union of Swiss HF Amateurs, or USKA, Swiss amateurs are allowed to
use the special prefixes HE8 and HB8 during the year 2009.

HONDURAS, HR.  Paolo, IK2QPR will be QRV as HR9/home call from
Roatan Island, IOTA NA-057, from January 4 to 12.  QSL to home call.

THAILAND, HS.  Kurt, HS0ZBS is QRV from Phanom Sarakham until
January 10.  He is active using the digital mode Olivia on 20 meters
around 1100z daily.  QSL to home call.

NORWAY, LA.  Al, LA9SN is QRV as LA9SN/p from Flekkoroy Island, IOTA
EU-061.  He is generally active on the HF bands.  QSL to home call.

ARUBA, P4.  Marty, W2CG will be QRV as P40CG from January 3 to 17
while on holiday.  He will be active on 80 to 10 meters.  This
includes an entry in the ARRL RTTY Roundup.  QSL to home call.

PALAU, T8.  Hide, JM1LJS is QRV as T80W until January 5.  Activity
is on 80 to 6 meters using CW and SSB during his spare time.  QSL to
home call.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7.  Neil, WD8CRT will be QRV as V73NS from
Kwajalein atoll, IOTA OC-028, beginning January 5.  He will be here
for the next two years.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using
mostly CW.  QSL to home call.

CANADA, VE.  In remembrance of the work of Italian physicist,
mathematician and astronomer Galileo Galilei, Canadian amateurs may
use the prefixes CF, CG, CH and CI from January 1 to February 28.

CAMBODIA, XU.  Peter, NO2R is QRV as XU7ACY from Sihanoukville until
the end of January.  He is active primarily on 160 and 80 meters as
propagation permits.  He may also try to be active from Bamboo
Island, IOTA AS-133.  QSL via W2EN.

ASCENSION ISLAND, ZD8.  Six members of the Cambridge University
Wireless Society will be QRV as ZD8UW from January 2 to 9.  Activity
will be on the HF bands using CW and SSB.  QSL via G7VJR.

Roundup, The Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO Party, RTTY Welcome
Day, AGB New Year Snowball Contest, SARTG New Year RTTY Contest,
AGCW Happy New Year CW Contest, NCCC Sprint, EUCW 160-Meter CW
Contest, Kid's Day Contest and ARS Spartan CW Sprint are all
scheduled for both New Year's Day and the upcoming weekend.  Please
see January QST, page 82, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites
for details.


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