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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 51 ARLD051
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 18, 2020
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD051
ARLD051 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
SRI LANKA, 4S. Members of the Radio Society of Sri Lanka, formerly
known as the Radio Society of Ceylon, celebrates its 70th
anniversary with stations adding /70 to their call signs. QSL via
CYPRUS, 5B. Alex, 5B4ALX is QRV as C4XMAS during the month of
December. QSL via IZ4AMS.
SPAIN, EA. Special event station AO50UPC is QRV until December 30
to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Universitat Politecnica de
Catalunya. QSL direct.
SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Members of the Saudi Amateur Radio Society are
QRV with special event station HZ18SAT until December 27 to
commemorate the start of the Saudi satellite 1C SO-50 18 years ago.
QSL via operators’ instructions.
OGASAWARA, JD1. Harry, JG7PSJ is QRV as JD1BMH from Chichijima,
IOTA AS-031, and plans to be here until January 9, 2021 unless plans
change. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL
direct to home call.
ALASKA, KL7. Jim, KL7KK is QRV from Bethel and is generally active
on 80 meters using SSB around 1500 to 1600z and then from 1700 to
1900z, daily. QSL to home call.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PH20XMAS is QRV until
January 3, 2021. Special event station PH21HNY is QRV until January
31, 2021. QSL both calls via bureau.
SLOVENIA, S5. Members of the Radio Club Elektron Brezice are QRV
with special event station S520SAFE until January 31, 2021 to
support the STAY SAFE campaign and to express their gratitude to
medical staff and care workers. QSL direct to S56IPS.
POLAND, SP. Members of team SP2PBM are QRV with special event
callsign HF2021HNY until January 10, 2021. QSL via SP2PBM.
GREECE, SV. Nine multi operator special event stations, SX1A, SX2A,
SX3A, SX4A, SX5A from Dodecanese, SX6A, SX7A, SX8A, and SX9A from
Crete, are QRV in the countdown towards celebrations of the 200th
anniversary of the Hellenic War of Independence in 1821. QSL via
SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba. Activity is
on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 160 meters, using SSB and FT8. QSL
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL CW Rookie Roundup, Feld Hell
Sprint, OK DX RTTY Contest, RAC Winter Contest, Padang DX Contest
and Croatian CW Contest are all on tap for this weekend.
The OK1WC Memorial, Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest and K1USN Slow
Speed Test are scheduled for December 21.
The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
scheduled for December 22.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled
for December 23.
The RTTYOPS Weeksprint is scheduled for December 24.
Please see December QST, page 63, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
web sites for details.