ARLD052 DX News


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ARLD052 DX news

DX Bulletin 52  ARLD052
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT  December 30, 2021
To all radio amateurs

ARLD052 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
HK4D, 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.  Jacques, F6HMJ will be active as 6W7/F6HMJ until
February 22.  Activity will be mostly CW with some SSB on 40 to 10
meters.  QSL via home call.

GREENLAND, OX.  Nils, SM3UQK is QRV as OX/SE3A until January 4.  QSL
via SM3UQK, direct or via the Bureau.

TANZANIA, 5H.  Mike, 5H3EE is QRV from Dar es Salaam.  His length of
stay is unknown.  He was recently heard on 12 meter FT8 at various
times.  QSL via ClubLog.

COLOMBIA, HK.  Special event call sign 5K6RM will be used by members
of the HK6RM club from January 2 to 10.  Activity will be on 80
through 2 meters using SSB, CW, FT8, FT4 and Satellites.

ANTARCTICA.  Oleg, UA1PBA is QRV as RI60ANT, until December 31.  He
will continue after that but switch to the ZS7ANF call sign.  QSL
via RZ3EC for RI60ANT and via ZS1ANF or RK1PWA for ZS7ANF.  Also,
Karsten, DM2KX is scheduled to arrive at the Neumayer III base
December 27.  He will use the base club call sign DP0GVN.  He plans
to put up a satellite antenna to work QO-100.

GEORGIA, 4L.  Ilya, 4L9M plans an operation over the next two months
including the CQWW 160 CW and the CQWW 160 SSB contests.  QSL via

ALASKA, KL7.  Fred, KB4DMQ is QRV from Shemya Island, signing KL7FBI
until January 24.  Look for him on 40 meter FT8.  QSL via home call.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0.  Eugene, RA0FF will use special call R075F from
January 1 to February 28, in honor of the 75 years of the Sakhalin

SURINAME, PZ.  Fox, PD0FPX is operating in his free time as PZ5JT
mostly on 20 meters, but also on 17, 15 and 10 meters.

ST. MARTIN, FS.  David, F8AAN will be active as FS/F8AAN from
January 1 to 20.  Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters
using CW only.  QSL via his home call, direct, LoTW, ClubLog and

ARUBA, P4.  John, W2GD will be QRV for the ARRL DX CW Contest,
February 19 and 20, 2022.  He will be operating as P44W in the SOAB
category.  QSL direct to N2MM or via LoTW.

DOMINICA, J7.  Walter, J79WTA will be QRV for the next four to six
months.  He operates in his spare time, mostly evenings, using SSB,
and digital modes.  QSL via the bureau, direct or LoTW.

BRAZIL, PY.  Special event operation PX522BR marks 522 years since
the discovery of Brazil by European explorers.  Pedro Alvares Cabral
arrived there on April 22, 1500.  QSL via LoTW.  Also, special call
sign PX2022BR commemorates 200 years of Brazil’s independence.  QSL
via LoTW.

MALDIVES, 8Q.  Tom, OE1TRI will be QRV as 8Q7TR, operating holiday
style from December 28 to January 3 on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters
using SSB and FT8.  QSL via OE1TRI, no Club Log, no LoTW.

ST. VINCENT, J8.  Brian, GW4DVB will be QRV from February 24 to
March 8, as J88PI from Palm Island, IOTA NA-025.  Activity will be
holiday style on 40, 20, 17, 15, 10 and 6 meters using CW, SSB, SSTV
and FT8.  QSL via GW4DVB, direct only.

ENGLAND, G.  GB100BBC celebrates 100 years of the BBC.  QSL via the
bureau, LoTW or eQSL, no direct cards.

SINT MAARTEN, PJ7.  Tom, AA9A will be active February 26 to March
26, signing PJ7AA.  Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB, FT8 F/H and FT4.  QSL via AA9A.

KENYA, 5Z.  Ferdy, HB9DSP will be active as 5Z4/HB9DSP from January
12 to 27, pending the current COVID situation.  Activity will be on
20, 15 and 10 meters using mainly SSB with some FT8.  QSL via home
call, direct, via the bureau or LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  Straight Key Night, a day dedicated to
celebrating our CW heritage, is on January 1.  Please see December
QST, page 75, for details.

The AGB New Year Snowball Contest, SARTG New Year RTTY Contest, QRP
ARCI New Years Sprint, PODXS 070 Club PSKFest, WW PMC Contest,
Original QRP Contest, ARRL Kids Day, ARRL RTTY Roundup, EUCW
160-Meter Contest are on tap for this weekend.  Please see January
QST, page 76, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites for details.


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