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ARLD053 DX news

DX Bulletin 53  ARLD053
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  December 27, 2018
To all radio amateurs

ARLD053 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
to all.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA.  Special event stations DF13DEJU,
DF13BLN, DF13BUD, DF13MUC, DF13PAR, and DF13STO will be QRV from
January 1, 2019 to June 30 to commemorate the first all-metal built
airplane called the Junkers F13.  QSL direct to DM2TO.  In addition,
special event station DQ1200ASP is QRV during all of 2019 to
celebrate the 1200th anniversary of the town of Asperg.  Activity
will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, FM and various digital modes.
QSL direct to DK1AX.

REUNION ISLAND, FR.  Pierre, F1TCV is QRV as FR/F1TCV until February
27, 2019 while on vacation here.  Activity is on 30, 20, 17 and 15
meters using RTTY, PSK and FT8.  QSL to home call.

from Galvan, near Lake Enriquillo, from December 31 to January 19,
2019.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and
possibly various digital modes.  QSL to home call.

COLOMBIA, HK.  Special event station 5K6RM will be QRV from January
5 to 12, 2019 to commemorate and promote the Manizales Fair.
Activity will be on 160 to 2 meters using CW, SSB and various
digital modes.  QSL via bureau.

PANAMA, HP.  Special event station H31A will be QRV from January 1,
2019 to August 15 to celebrate the 500 years since the founding of
the nation.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB, RTTY,
FT8 and some PSK31.   QSL via HP1AVS.

GUANTANAMO BAY, KG4.  David, AC8AY is QRV as KG4AY until March 21,
2019.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using only SSB.  QSL direct to
home call.

MARIANA ISLANDS, KH0.  Chie, 7L3PFH is QRV as KH0TG until January 1,
2019.  Activity is on 160 to 20 meters using CW and SSB.  QSL direct
to JL1UTS.

SEYCHELLES, S7.  Kamal is now QRV as S79KW.  He is generally active
on 20 meters using RTTY, JT65 and FT8.  QSL direct to home call.

SUDAN, ST.  John, N9MDH is now licensed as ST2JB.  QSL to home call.

MALI, TZ.  Jeff, K1MMB is QRV as TZ4AM and is active on 160 to 20
meters at various times.  QSL via W0SA.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA.  Members of the Miller DX Club will be QRV with
special event stations RA19NY, RC19NY, RM19NY, RO19NY, RT19NY,
RU19NY, RW19NY and RZ19NY during the radio marathon Russian New Year

BELIZE, V3. Paul, VE3AXT is QRV as V31AX in the Consejo Shores,
Corozal area until mid May 2019.  Activity is on the HF bands.  QSL
via M0URX.

AUSTRALIA, VK.  Look for special event station VI25AJI to be QRV
from Tailem Bend during the 25th Australian Jamboree, South
Australia from January 4 to 14, 2019.  QSL via operators’

RAC Winter Contest, Stew Perry Topband Challenge, Original QRP CW
Contest, Bogor Old and New SSB Contest are on tap for this weekend.

The ARRL Straight Key Night, QRP ARCI New Years CW Sprint, AGCW
Happy New Year CW Contest, AGCW VHF/UHF Contest, AGB New Year
Snowball 80-Meter Contest and the SARTG New Year RTTY Contest are
all scheduled for January 1, 2019.

The AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest, UKEICC 80-Meter SSB
Contest, 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt, CWops Mini-CWT Test, and Phone
Fray are all scheduled for January 2, 2019.

Please see December QST, page 70, January 2019 QST, page 91, and the
ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web Sites for details.


Hawaii Island Amateur Radio notes:

You still have time to register for Alan’s (AD6E/KH6TU) online CW class,

which begins in January 2019.  According to Alan the class “is an on-line

video chat meeting twice a week for eight weeks, most likely Monday

and Thursday at 6 pm HST for an hour each…” For more information,

please go 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 ballfield off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea (Kamuela).  The

event includes a swap meet, vendor sales, anEMCOMM forum, and VE

testing for new and upgraded Amateur Radio Licenses.  For more in-

formation, 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


Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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