Accessed on 14 December 2018, 1544 UTC, Post 803.
Email message from W1AW and HQ ARRL, Newington, CT, 06111.
Here’s the latest DX Bulletin from W1AW and HQ ARRL:
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DX Bulletin 51 ARLD051
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 13, 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
GHANA, 9G. Kay, 9G5SA is usually QRV as 9G2HO from the club station
at Ho Technical University. Activity of late has been on 17 meters.
QSL via LoTW.
ANTARCTICA. Felix, DL5XL is QRV as DP1POL from station Neumayer
III, IOTA AN-016, until the end of February 2019. Activity is on
the HF bands using mostly CW and various digital modes. QSL via
PALESTINE, E4. Elvira, IV3FSG is QRV as E44YL from Bethlehem until
December 18. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 160
meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and FT8. QSL via IK3GES.
SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Milan, OK1DWC is QRV as E51DWC from
Rarotonga, IOTA OC-013. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.
NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Phil, F6OBD will be QRV as FK/F6OBD from
December 18 to February 10, 2019. Activity will be holiday style on
the various HF bands using various digital modes. QSL to home call.
THAILAND, HS. Erich, HB9FIH is QRV as HS0ZLS near Pattaya and Koh
Samui, IOTA AS-101, until January 10, 2019. Activity is on the HF
bands using CW, some SSB, and various digital modes. QSL to home
call. In addition, special event station HS18NBTC is QRV until
December 16 to celebrate Thailand Amateur Radio Day. QSL via
OGASAWARA, JD1. Harry, JG7PSJ will be QRV as JD1BMH from Chichijima
Island, IOTA AS-031, from December 17 to January 2, 2019. Activity
will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to home
GREENLAND, OX. Station OX/SM3UQK is QRV until December 19 from
Constable Point, Nerlerit Inaat. Activity is on 40 and 20 meters.
QSL to home call.
DENMARK, OZ. Frank, 5P2BA is QRV with Santa Claus call sign XP1SC
until January 6. QSL via OZ2CBA.
ARUBA, P4. Ben, DL6RAI is QRV as P4/DL6RAI until December 27.
Activity is holiday style on the low bands, with a focus on CW, and
some part-time activities in various contests. QSL via LoTW.
SLOVENIA, S5. Members of radio club S59DCD are QRV as S511PMC to
call attention to the World Wide Peace Messenger City Contest to be
held January 5 and 6, 2019. QSL via bureau.
GABON, TR. Roland, F8EN will be QRV as TR8CR beginning December 16
and here for 3 months. Activity will be on 40 to 17 meters, and
possibly 80 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL via F6AJA.
ROMANIA, YO. Nine Santa Claus stations are QRV as YP2XMAS through
YP0XMAS during December from various locations. Activity is on the
HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
KOSOVO, Z6. Philipp, DK6SP, Tomi, HA8RT, Flo, OE3FTA and Horia,
YO3IMD are QRV as Z66DH from Pristina until December 22. Activity
is on all HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes,
including FT8 in DXpedition mode. QSL direct to M0SDV.
SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is here for another six months and
will be QRV as Z81D. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and
various digital modes in his spare time. QSL via OM3JW.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL CW Rookie Roundup, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, UN DIGI Contest,
Russian 160-Meter Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, OK DX RTTY Contest,
Padang DX SSB Contest and Croatian CW Contest are all on tap for
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for December 17.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray and
NAQCC CW Sprint are scheduled for December 19.
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 of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest is set for
Saturday, 02 February 2019, at the Waimea Community Center. The
event is open to the public between 0930 HST and 1400 HST. The
program features a swap meet, vendor tables, an EMCOMM forum,
and VE testing for new and upgraded amateur radio licenses. For
details, contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alan (AD6E/KH6TU) begins another online CW class in January 2019.
According to Alan, “This is an on-line video chat meeting twice a week
for eight weeks, most likely on Monday and Thursday at 6 pm HST
for an hour each.” Sign up here:
For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check
the blog sidebars and links. These news feeds are updated daily and
Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section