ARRLD050 DX News, 07 Dec 2018


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ARLD050 DX news

DX Bulletin 50  ARLD050
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  December 6, 2018
To all radio amateurs

ARLD050 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
W9JJ, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest
Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.
Thanks to all.

MONTENEGRO, 4O.  Station 4O18YOTA is QRV during December as part of
YOTA, or Youth On The Air.  The idea behind YOTA is to showcase
amateur radio to the youth and to encourage them to be active on the
air.  QSL via OQRS.

CYPRUS, 5B.  Special event station C4XMAS is QRV during the festive
season throughout the month of December.  Activity will be on 160 to
6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL via IZ4AMS.

SENEGAL, 6W.  A group of operators are QRV as 6V1A from Goree
Island, IOTA AF-045, until December 9.  Activity is on various HF
bands using CW and SSB with two stations.  QSL via 6W1QL.

THE GAMBIA, C5.  Andre, ON7YK is QRV as C5YK until March 9, 2019.
Activity is on 60 to 10 meters using FT8, with some CW and SSB.  QSL
to home call after March 15, 2019.

BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA, E7.  Station E71YOTA is QRV during December as
part of YOTA.  QSL via OQRS.

SPAIN, EA.  Members of the Amateur Radio Union Malaga are QRV with
special event call EH40CE until December 12 to commemorate the
enactment of the Constitution of Spain 40 years ago.  QSL via

ESTONIA, ES.  Station ES9YOTA is QRV during December as part of

ETHIOPIA, ET.  Members of the Ethiopian Amateur Radio Society are
QRV as ET3YOTA during December as part of YOTA.  QSL via N2OO.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO.  Operators Cezar, VE3LYC and Adrian, KO8SCA
are QRV as TX0A from Maria Est Atoll, IOTA OC-113, and as TX0M from
Morane Atoll, IOTA OC-297P, until December 18.  Activity is on 40 to
10 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL via VE3LYC.

December 14.  Activity is holiday style on various HF bands.  QSL to
home call.

HONDURAS, HR.  Tom, N9EAW is QRV as HQ9T from Roatan Island, IOTA
NA-057, until December 18.  Activity is holiday style on the HF
bands using slow CW and SSB.  QSL direct to home call.

AUSTRIA, OE.  Members of the United Nations Amateur Radio DX Contest
Club are QRV as 4Y1A until December 11 for International Civil
Aviation Day.  QSL via UA3DX.

DENMARK, OZ.  Volker, DJ8VW will be QRV as 5P8VW/p from Aabenraa
from December 8 to 19.  Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using
CW, SSB and FT8.  QSL to home call.

ARUBA, P4.  Ben, DL6RAI is QRV as P4/DL6RAI until December 27.
Activity is holiday style on the low bands, with some activity in
various contests.  QSL via LoTW.

CURACAO, PJ2.  Anders, SM4KYN will be QRV as PJ2/SM4KYN from
December 10 to January 14.  Activity is on the HF bands.  This
includes being active as PJ2T in the ARRL 10-Meter contest.  QSL
direct to home call, and PJ2T via W3HNK.

EAST KIRIBATI, T32.  Nobu, JA0JHQ is QRV as T32NH until December 11.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW and FT8.  This includes
being active in the ARRL 10-Meter contest.  QSL direct to home call.

MACEDONIA, Z3.  Look for stations Z30YOTA and Z39YOTA to be QRV
during December as part of YOTA.  QSL via OQRS.

KOSOVO, Z6.  Look for Z60YOTA to be QRV during December as part of

Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, PODXS 070 Club
Triple Play Low Band Sprint, TRC Digi Contest, SKCC Weekend CW
Sprintathon, International Naval Contest, QRP ARCI Holiday Spirits
Homebrew Sprint and the CQC Great Colorado Snowshoe Run are all on
tap for this upcoming weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is scheduled for
December 10.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray and
NAQCC CW Sprint are scheduled for December 12.

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.


Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:

The Big Island Amateur Radio Club will hold its annual Christmas dinner,

club meeting, and election of officers on Saturday, 08 December 2018

at the Keaau Community Center.  The event begins at 1400 HST.

Alan (AD6E/KH6TU) is offering an online video chat formatted CW class,

beginning in January 2018.  The class will meet online “twice a week, for

eight weeks, most likely Monday and Thursday at 6 pm HST for an hour

each.”  Sign up here:

The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest is

set for Saturday, 02 February 2019, at the Waimea Community Center,

next to the ball field off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea (Kamuela).

The event runs from 0930 HST to 1400 HST and will include a swap

meet, vendor sales, an EMCOMM forum, and VE testing for new and

upgraded amateur radio license.  For details, contact Steve Milner

(WH6N) at

For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please

check the blog sidebars and links. These news feeds are updated

daily and weekly. Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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