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DX Bulletin 52 ARLD052
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 31, 2020
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD052
ARLD052 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral
from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks
KENYA, 5Z. Cato, LA9PF will be QRV as 5Z4/LA9PF from Malindi
beginning in January, 2021 and active until May. Activity will be
on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
PORTUGAL, CT. Valdemar, CT7AQD will be QRV as CQ750RSI during all
of 2021 to commemorate the 750th birthday of Queen Elizabeth of
Portugal. QSL to home call.
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DB59FIRAC is
QRV during all of 2021 to recognize the 59th International FIRAC.
QSL via bureau.
SWITZERLAND, HB9. Special event station HB40POLICE is QRV during
all of 2021 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the International
Police Association Radio Club. Activity is on all HF, VHF, UHF and
SHF bands. QSL via bureau.
THAILAND, HS. Chris, GM8NMM is QRV as HS0ZJB from Bang Saray.
Activity is on various HF bands. His length of stay is unknown.
QSL via LoTW.
FINLAND, OH. Special event station OH100SRAL is QRV during all of
2021 to celebrate the centennial of the Finnish Amateur Radio
League. QSL via bureau.
BELGIUM, ON. Special event stations OO7STAYHOME, OP19MSF,
OQ5BECLEVER, OR20STAYHOME, OT4LIFE and OT6SAFE are QRV until January
31, 2021. QSL via operators' instructions.
ANTARCTICA. Alexei, RX6A is QRV as RI01ANT from Progress Station
and Vostok Station until May 30, 2021. Activity is mainly on 40
meters and above using CW and FT8. QSL to home call.
UKRAINE, UR. Members of the 7-DX-Club will be QRV with special
event call EN50WZA during January 2021 to celebrate the 50th
anniversary of the founding of their club. QSL via UT7WZA.
POLAND, SP. Members of the SEDINA Contest Club will be QRV with
special event station SQ0MORSE until the end of April 2021 to
commemorate the 230th birthday of Samuel F. B. Morse. QSL via
SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO and is generally active on
40 meters using FT8 in DXpedition mode from 2200 and 0000z. QSL to
SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba. He is
active on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8 in his spare time. QSL
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL Kids SSB Day, Straight Key Night,
ARRL RTTY Roundup, AGB New Year Snowball Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint,
QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, SARTG New Year RTTY
Contest, AGCW Happy New Year CW Contest, AGCW VHF/UHF Contest, QRP
ARCI New Years CW Sprint, PODXS 070 Club PSKFest, World Wide PMC
Contest, RSGB AFS CW Contest, Original QRP Contest, Winter VHF
Sprint and EUCW 160-Meter CW Contest will certainly keep contesters
busy these next few days.
The OK1WC CW Memorial, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and RSGB Hope RTTY
QSO Party are scheduled for January 4, 2021.
The RSGB Hope SSB QSO Party, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband
Activity Contest and ARS Spartan CW Sprint are scheduled for January
The RSGB Hope FT4 QSO Party, AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest,
UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops
Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt are scheduled
for January 6, 2021.
Please see December 2020 QST, page 63, January 2021 QST, page 75,
and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.