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DX Bulletin 52 ARLD052
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 20, 2018
To all radio amateurs
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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
ISRAEL, 4X. Members of the Israel Amateur Radio Club will be QRV
with special event call 4X19HNY from December 24 to 28. Activity
will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and FT8. QSL via
GHANA, 9G. Matt, IZ4YGS is QRV as 9G5GS from Sanzule, West
Takoradi. Activity is on various HF bands. His length of stay is
unknown. QSL direct to home call.
QATAR, A7. Matteau, IW1GBV is QRV as A75GP. He is active from
various locations using QRP power. QSL via operator's instructions.
MADEIRA ISLAND, CT3. Georg, NZ1C is QRV as CT9/NZ1C from Santana,
IOTA AF-014, until December 25. Activity is holiday style on 40 to
10 meters with a focus on CW and FT8, along with some SSB, RTTY and
PSK. QSL via DD5ZZ.
NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Phil, F6OBD is QRV as FK/F6OBD until February
10, 2019. Activity is on the HF bands using only digital modes.
QSL to home call.
REPUBLIC OF KOREA, HL. Operators Song, DS3EXX and Son, DS3HWS will
be QRV as DS3EXX/4 and DS3HWS/4, respectively, from Shin Ji Island,
IOTA AS-060, from December 22 to 24. Activity will be on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via DS3EXX.
THAILAND, HS. Brad, VK2BY is QRV as HS0ZNR until January 18. QSL
via operator's instructions.
AUSTRIA, OE. Members of the maritime radio club Marine Funker Club
Austria are QRV with special call OE120MF until December 23 to
commemorate the first ship to ship radio contact between SMS
Budapest and SMS Lussin. QSL via OE6XMF.
ANTARCTICA. Alex, RD1AV will be QRV as RI1ANV from Vostok Station,
IOTA AN-016, from December 25 to mid February, 2019. QSL via RN1ON.
BELIZE, V3. Paul, VE3AXT is QRV as V31AX from Corozal through mid
May 2019. QSL via M0URX.
AUSTRALIA, VK. Members of the Moorabbin and District Radio Club are
QRV with special call VI70MDRC until February 28, 2019 to
commemorate its 70th anniversary year. Activity is on 160 meters to
23 centimeters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL via operators'
MACQUARIE ISLAND, VK0. Norbert, VK5MQ is QRV as VK0AI until March
2019. Activity is on the HF bands. Of late, he has been active on
40 and 20 meters using FT8 at various times. QSL direct to home
VANUATU, YJ. Daniel, VK4AFU will be QRV as YJ0AFU from Esnaar, IOTA
OC-035, from December 25 to January 1, 2019, and then from Iririki
Island, IOTA OC-035, from January 1 to 19. Activity will be on the
HF bands using mostly FT8 with some CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba and is here
for the next six months. Activity is in is spare time on 80 to 10
meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via OM3JW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW
Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, AGB-Party Contest, Gedebage CW Contest and
RAEM CW Contest are all on tap for this weekend.
The DARC Christmas Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and SKCC
CW Sprint are scheduled for December 26.
Youth On The Air runs during all of December.
The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.
Please see December QST, page 70, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.