ARLD050 DX news


Here’s the latest DX news compiled by W1AW and HQ ARRL.

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content supplied by HQ ARRL and W1AW.

Accessed on 11 December 2020, 1445 UTC.

Source:  http://www.arrl.org/w1aw-bulletins-archive/ARLD050/2020

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ARLD050 DX news

ZCZC AE50
QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 50  ARLD050
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  December 10, 2020
To all radio amateurs   

SB DX ARL ARLD050
ARLD050 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.

ROTUMA, 3D2.  Tony, 3D2AG is QRV as 3D2AG/p until mid-January 2021.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, including 60 meters, using CW, SSB,
RTTY and FT8.  QSL direct to home call.

MAURITANIA, 5T.  Tom, DL7BO is QRV as 5T7OO from Nouakchott and is
here for the next few days.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, and
possibly 160 and 80 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8.  QSL direct
to DJ6TF.

SENEGAL, 6W.  Look for a group of operators to be QRV as 6V1A from
Goree Island, IOTA AF-045, from December 18 to 20.  Activity will be
on various HF bands using CW and SSB.  QSL via LoTW.

ZAMBIA, 9J.  Rob, IK2LON is QRV as 9J2RD while living in Ndola.
Activity is on the HF, VHF and UHF bands using SSB, RTTY and FT8.
QSL via IZ8CCW.
         
SPAIN, EA.  Special event station AO50UPC will be QRV from December
15 to 30 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Polytechnic
University of Catalonia.  Activity will be on the HF bands.  QSL via
operators' instructions.

ETHIOPIA, ET.  Operators Ken, K4ZW and Bob, W9XY are QRV as ET3AA
from the Ethiopian Amateur Radio Society club station until December
12.  Activity is in their spare time as they perform maintenance on
the club station.  QSL via N2OO.

ITALY, I.  Members of the ARI Club of Grosseto are QRV with special
event station IO5CNPP until December 20 in remembrance of the Heroes
of Chernobyl.  QSL via IZ5RHU.

OGASAWARA, JD1.  Harry, JG7PSJ will be QRV as JD1BMH from Chichijima
Island, IOTA AS-031, from December 14 to January 9, 2021.  Activity
will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL direct to
home call.

JAN MAYEN, JX.  Erik, JX2US has been active on 20 meters CW between
1300 and 1500z.  QSL via LA2US.

LITHUANIA, LY.  Valerijus, LY2QT is QRV as LY20XMAS during December
for the Christmas holiday.  QSL to home call.

PERU, OA.  Members of the Radio Club Peruano are QRV with special
event call OA90O until the end of 2020 to celebrates the club's 90th
anniversary.  QSL via OA4O.

FINLAND, OH.  Special event station OH9SCL is QRV from Lapland
during the month of December.  QSL via LoTW.

GREECE, SV.  Members of the Radio Amateur Association of Greece are
QRV with special event call SX2500S during December to commemorate
the Battle of Salamis.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB
and various digital modes.  QSL via bureau.

AFGHANISTAN, T6.  Robert, S53R is QRV as T6AA from Kabul until
December 15.  Activity is in his spare time.  QSL to home call.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7.  Neil, WD8CRT is QRV as V73NS from Kwajalein
Atoll, IOTA OC-028.  Activity is on 20, 17 and 15 meters using CW.
His length of stay is unknown.  QSL via W3HNK.

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, SKCC Weekend CW
Sprintathon, ARI 40/80 Contest, International Naval Contest, RTTYOPS
Weekend Sprint, QRP ARCI Holiday Spirits Homebrew CW Sprint, CQC
Great Colorado 20-Meter CW Snowshoe Run,

The OK1WC Memorial, MWC, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and 4 States QRP
Group Second Sunday Sprint are scheduled for December 14.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
scheduled for December 15.

The NAQCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and QRP
40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for December 16.

Please see December QST, page 63, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
web sites for details.
NNNN
/EX

Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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