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DX Bulletin 49 ARLD049
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 9, 2021
To all radio amateurs
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ARLD049 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
OH0NC, 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.
SENEGAL, 6W. Dani, EA4ATI is QRV as 6W1TG from Dakar. Activity is
on 80 to 10 meters using mainly SSB. QSL via LoTW.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Tor, DG7RO will be QRV as 8Q7RO from Fihalhohi
Island, IOTA AS-013, from December 11 to 27. Activity will be
mainly on Satellite QO-100. QSL to home call.
ZAMBIA, 9J. Mario, IK1MYT is QRV as 9J2MYT from Lusaka until June
2022. Activity is on 40, 20, 17, 15, and 10 meters. QSL direct to
QATAR, A7. Special event stations A721FAC and A721FCA are QRV until
December 18 during the FIFA Arab Cup 2021. QSL via bureau.
SPAIN, EA. Pascual, EA5WO is QRV with special event callsign AN5OKW
from Torrent until December 20 to commemorate the 80th anniversary
of the Battle of Moscow. Activity is on the HF bands using various
digital modes. QSL via LoTW.
THAILAND, HS. Brad, VK2BY will be QRV as HS0ZNR from the Nam Yuen
district from December 12 to January 21. Activity will be on 160 to
10 meters. QSL direct to home call.
SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Some members of the Saudi Association of Radio
Amateurs are QRV with special event station HZ19SAT until December
28 as part of a Saudi Satellite Event. QSL via operators’
FINLAND, OH. Finnish amateur radio operators are allowed to use the
prefix OF until December 23 to celebrate the 100th jubilee of the
Finnish Radio Amateur Society, SRAL. QSL via bureau.
WESTERN SAHARA, S0. The Sahrawi Amateur Radio Union special event
callsign S0S is QRV from Tifariti. Activity is on 40, 17, and 10
meters using SSB. The length of activity is unknown. QSL direct to
BANGLADESH, S2. Station S21DX is QRV from Manpura Island, IOTA
AS-140, until December 16. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB
and FT8, and on Satellite QO-100. QSL via EB7DX.
SLOVENIA, S5. Special event station S522PMC is QRV until January 2
to promote the PMC Contest. QSL via bureau.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R200NN is QRV until
December 12 to mark the 200th birthday anniversary of poet Nikolay
Nekrasov. QSL via RC3M.
KAZAKHSTAN, UN. Special event stations UN30RK, UP30RK, UO30RK, and
UQ30RK will be QRV from December 11 to 19 to commemorate the 30th
anniversary of Kazakhstan’s independence. QSL via LoTW.
BURKINA FASO, XT. Harald, DF2WO is QRV as XT2AW from Ouagadougou
until December 20. Activity is holiday style on 160 to 6 meters
using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL via M0OXO.
UK SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS ON CYPRUS, ZC4. Operator G4XWJ is QRV as
ZC4RH until December 12. He is active on the HF bands using CW,
SSB, and FT8, and plans to work on Satellite QO-100. QSL to home
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL 10-Meter Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint,
QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test,
PODXS 070 Club Triple Play Low Band Sprint, TRC Digi Contest, SKCC
Weekend CW Sprintathon, ARI 40/80 Contest, International Naval
Contest, QRP ARCI Holiday Spirits Homebrew Sprint, and CQC Great
Colorado CW Snowshoe Run are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.
The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint, OK1WC Memorial,
Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, NAQCC CW
Sprint, QRP 40 Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Fray and CWops Mini-CWT Test
are scheduled for December 13 to 15.
Please see December QST, page 62, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest
web sites for details.