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DX Bulletin 49 ARLD049
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 12, 2019
To all radio amateurs
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ARLD049 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
W3UR, 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.
ROTUMA ISLAND, 3D2. 3D2AG/p will be QRV beginning December 17.
Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters. QSL via 3D2AG.
GEORGIA, 4L. Tev, TA1HZ will be QRV as 4L/TA1HZ from December 13 to
20. Activity will be mostly on the low bands using FT8 and FT4.
QSL direct to home call.
SENEGAL, 6W. A group of operators are QRV as 6V1A from Goree
Island, IOTA AF-045, until December 15. Activity is on the HF bands
using CW and SSB. QSL via 6W1QL.
BHUTAN, A5. Zorro, JH1AJT, Franz, DJ9ZB, Adrian, KO8SCA, Max, ON5UR
and Champ, E21EIC are QRV as A50BOC, A50BPC, and A5B until December
20 as part of a trip here in order to support Bhutan’s Olympic and
Paralympic Committees with regard to the 2020 Olympic Games in
Tokyo. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8 and
FT4. QSL via JH1AJT.
CUBA, CO. Amed, CO2AME plans to be active in the ARRL 10 Meter
contest from Havana. QSL to home call.
ANTARCTICA. Roman, HB9HCF will be QRV as DP0GVN from the Neumayer
III station from December 15 to February 29, 2020. Activity will be
on 160 to 10 meters. QSL via DL5EBE.
CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Erich, HB9FIH is QRV as EA8/HB9FIH from El
Hierro, IOTA AF-004, until the end of March 2020. Activity is on
the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. This includes
various SOTA and IOTA activations. QSL to home call.
ETHIOPIA, ET. Members of the Ethiopian Amateur Radio Society are
QRV as ET3YOTA during December. QSL direct to N2OO.
NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Rudi, DB1RUL is QRV as FK/DB1RUL until December
27 from various IOTAs. Activity is on the HF bands using mainly
FT8. QSL to home call.
HONDURAS, HR. Tom, N9EAW is QRV as N9EAW/HR9 from Roatan Island,
IOTA NA-057, until December 22. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL
to home call.
THAILAND, HS. Brad, VK2BY will be QRV as HS0ZNR from Nam Yuen from
December 14 to January 8, 2020. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters
using SSB and FT8. QSL via LoTW.
DENMARK, OZ. Volker, DJ8VW is QRV as 5P8VW from Romo, IOTA EU-125,
until December 21. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and
FT8. QSL to home call.
TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Mark, WQ7X is QRV as VP5/WQ7X from
Providenciales Island, IOTA NA-002, until December 21. Activity is
on 40 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
ANTARCTICA. Seba, SQ1SGB is QRV as VP8HAL from the Halley VI
Research Station until February 8, 2020. Activity is in his spare
time on 40 and 20 meters using JT65 and FT8. QSL via EB7DX.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Vicky, AE9YL and Carl, K9LA are QRV as ZF2YL
and ZF2LA, respectively, from Grand Cayman, IOTA NA-016, until
December 16. Activity is on the HF bands. This includes being
active in the ARRL 10 Meter contest. QSL to home calls.
OPERATION APPROVED FOR DXCC CREDIT. The following operation is
approved for DXCC credit: Lakshadweep Island, VU7RI, 2019
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10-Meter Contest, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, PODXS 070 Club
Triple Play Low Band Sprint, TRC Digi Contest and the CQC Great
Colorado 20-Meter CW Snowshoe Run are all on tap for this upcoming
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest is scheduled for December 16.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray, NAQCC CW Sprint and QRP
40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for December 18.
The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.
During December look for a number of stations active with the YOTA
suffix for Youngsters On The Air. QSL via LoTW or direct to M0SDV.
Please see December QST, page 63, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
Web Sites for details.
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:
The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest is
coming to the Waimea Community Center on Saturday, 25 January
2020. The Waimea Community Center is located next to the ball
field off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea (Kamuela). For details,
contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at email@example.com.
Thanks for joining us today. News feeds are updated daily and weekly.
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section