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SB DX @ ARL $ARLD050
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QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 50 ARLD050
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 15, 2022
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD050
ARLD050 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
G7WKX, The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and
the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
ROTUMA, 3D2. Antoine, 3D2AG/p has been active on 17 meters using CW
around 2240z, and on 15 meters using CW after 2300z. QSL via 3D2AG.
TANZANIA, 5H. JP, VU2BGC is QRV as 5H5PJ from Iringa. Activity is
in his spare time. He has been active on 20 meters using CW. His
length of stay is unknown. QSL via LoTW.
NIGER, 5U. Giorgio, IU5HWS is QRV as 5UA99WS until December 20.
Activity has been mostly on 15 meters using SSB. QSL direct to
SENEGAL, 6W. Earl, WA3DX will be QRV as 6W1/WA3DX from Dakar and
Mbao, and as 6W6/WA3DX from Kaolack and Marloj, from December 22 to
January 20, 2023. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters
using FT8 and some SSB. QSL direct to home call.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Elena, 8Q7CA is QRV from Nalaguraidhoo Island, IOTA
AS-013, until December 22. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW,
SSB, and FT8. QSL via RC5A.
KUWAIT, 9K. Members of the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society and fellow
Gulf state Qatari Amateur Radio operators are QRV with special call
9K9QATAR until December 20 during the Qatari National Day
celebrations. QSL via EC6DX.
THE GAMBIA, C5. Andre, ON7YK is QRV as C5YK until February 24,
2023. Activity is in his spare time mostly on 12 and 10 meters, and
then on 20, 17, and 15 meters using CW and various digital modes.
QSL direct to home call.
BALEARIC ISLANDS, EA6. Simon, G7WKX will be QRV as EA6/G7WKX from
December 20 to January 2, 2023. Activity will be on the HF bands
from as many POTA sites as possible QSL to home call.
KYRGYZSTAN, EX. Bob, DU7ET is QRV as EX0ET from Bishkek. Activity
is in his spare time during his daylight hours on 30 to 10 meters
using CW. QSL direct to home call.
SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Ahmed Hashash Al-Talib, HZ1CY is QRV as HZ1YOTA
during December while taking part in the annual Youth On The Air
activities. QSL via HZ1SAR.
MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take, JG8NQJ/JD1 has been active using FT8
on 160 meters between 1000 and 1100z, and then on 17 meters using CW
around 0900z, and afterwards on 15 meters using CW. QSL via JA8CJY.
ARUBA, P4. Heli, DD0VR and Bigi, DE3BWR are QRV as P4/DD0VR until
December 23. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB with QRP
power. QSL via DD0VR.
WILLIS ISLAND, VK9W. Sands, VK4WXW is QRV as VK9WX until April 2023
while working as part of a meteorological team. Activity is in his
spare time on 20 meters using SSB. QSL via operator’s instructions.
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS, VP2V. Ron, VP2VAO has been QRV on 40 meters
using SSB between 0315 and 0415z. QSL to home call.
ANTARCTICA. Seba, SQ1SGB is QRV as VP8/SQ1SGB/p from Halley VI base
until February 1, 2023. Activity is in his spare time on 40 and 20
meters using SSB and FT8, respectively. QSL via EB7DX.
ANTARCTICA. Sunny, VU2CUW is QRV as AT42I from Maitri Station for
about one year. Activity is in his spare time. QSL via VU2CRS.
BURKINA FASO, XT. Harald, DF2WO is QRV as XT2AW from Ouagadougou
until December 18. Activity is on the HF bands and on Satellite
QO-100. QSL via M0OXO.
LAOS, XW. Vincent, XW4KV is QRV until December 23. His plans are
to activate 12 locator grids via Satellite QO-100. He has also been
active on 15 meters using SSB, and FT8 in DXpedition mode, around
0800z and 1030z, respectively. QSL via F4BVK.
ALBANIA, ZA. Ron, NS5K is QRV as ZA15K from Lushnje for a year
while performing missionary work here. Activity is in his spare
time on 40 and 20 meters. QSL via operator’s instructions.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL CW Rookie Roundup, Stew Perry
Topband CW Challenge, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt,
NCCC CW Sprint, AGB-Party Contest, Russian 160-Meter Contest, K1USN
Slow Speed CW Test, Feld Hell Sprint, OK DX RTTY Contest, RAC Winter
Contest, Croatian CW Contest and the Run for the Bacon QRP CW
Contest are scheduled for this upcoming weekend.
The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC CW
Memorial, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, RTTYOPS Weeksprint,
NAQCC CW Sprint, QRP 160-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Weekly Test,
A1Club AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40
and Mini-Test 80 are on tap for December 19 to 21. Please see
December 2022 QST, page 59 and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites
Reminders for Hawaii radio amateurs:
The Big Island Amateur Radio Club will hold its Winter Field Day on 28-29 January 2023 at the golf course in Kapua Farm Lots near Eden Roc.
The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest is set for Saturday, 28 January 2023, 0930-1400 HST, at the Waimea Community Center. For details, contact Steve (WH6N) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section