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ARLD052 DX news
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 52 ARLD052
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 29, 2022
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD052
ARLD052 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the
ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
OMAN, A4. Members of the Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society are QRV
with special call sign A450RS to celebrate the Society’s 50th
anniversary. QSL via EC6DX.
CAPE VERDE, D4. Harald, DF2WO will be QRV as D44TWO from January 3
to 21, 2023. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB,
FT8, and FT4, as well as on Satellite QO-100. QSL via M0OXO.
NORTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Warwick, E51WL will be back on Penrhyn
Atoll, IOTA OC-082, after January 1, 2023 and expects to be active
shortly afterwards. This may include being active on 6 meters. QSL
via operator’s instructions.
CROZET ISLAND, FT/W. Station FT8WW is QRV and expects to be here
until March 2023. QSL via OQRS.
FRENCH GUIANA, FY. Pierre-Jean, F4GPK is QRV as FY/F4GPK from
Kourou until January 8, 2023. QSL direct to home call.
ECUADOR, HC. Members of the Ecuador DX Club plan to be QRV with
special call HD1DX on January 1, 2023 from 0000 to 2359z. Activity
will be on all bands. QSL via operators’ instructions.
HAITI, HH. Members of the Radio Club d’Haiti will be QRV as HH75RCH
from January 1 to May 1, 2023 to celebrate the club’s 75th
anniversary. QSL via N2OO.
THAILAND, HS. Rong, E23IBS is QRV from Lan Sang National Park, POTA
HS-0060, until December 31. Activity is on 40, 20, 15, and 10
meters using FT8. QSL via bureau.
OGASAWARA ISLANDS, JD1. Harry, JG7PSJ is QRV as JD1BMH from
Chichijima Island, IOTA AS-031, until January 2, 2023. Activity is
on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL direct to home
BONAIRE, PJ4. Heli, DD0VR and Bigi, DE3BWR will be QRV as PJ4/DD0VR
from January 1 to 13, 2023. QSL via DD0VR.
POLAND, SP. Special event stations SP90ENIGMA and SP90ENG are QRV
until January 15, 2023 to commemorate the 90th anniversary since
Polish cryptologists first broke the Enigma cipher. QSL via SP3PGR
and SP3PDO, respectively.
GABON, TR. Roland, F8EN is QRV as TR8CR from Libreville until March
15, 2023. Activity is on 30 to 10 meters using CW. QSL via F6AJA.
ANTARCTICA. A group of operators are QRV as RI1ANC from Vostok
Station, IOTA AN-016, until March 2024, and as RI30ANT from January
1 to March 31, 2023. Activity is in their spare time on various
bands using CW, SSB, and various digital modes. QSL RI1ANC via
RN1ON, and RI30ANT via RZ3EC.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special call signs R2023NY and UE23NY are QRV
until January 8, 2023 for the annual Russian New Year radio marathon
organized by the Miller DX Club. QSL via RQ7L.
NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Marcelo, ZL1MTO is QRV as VK9MTO until
January 5, 2023. Activity is holiday style on 20, 15, and 10 meters
using SSB, FT8, and FT4, generally between 0600 to 1100z. QSL to
MONTSERRAT, VP2M. Thaire, W2APF will be QRV as VP2MDX from January
2 to 31, 2023. QSL to home call.
INDIA, VU. Members of the West Bengal Radio Club will be QRV as
AT2WBRC from Sagar Island, IOTA AS-153, from January 5 to 17, 2023.
QSL via VU2JFA.
CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Edmondo, VA3ITA is QRV as ZF2IT from Grand
Cayman, IOTA NA-016, until January 5, 2023. Activity is holiday
style on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL Straight Key Night, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, YOTA Contest,
K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, Bogor Old and New SSB Contest, AGB New
Year Snowball 80-Meter Contest, SARTG New Year RTTY Contest, AGCW
Happy New Year CW Contest and the AGCW VHF/UHF Contest are all on
tap for this New Year’s weekend.
The K1USN Slow Speed Test, ICWC Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC CW
Memorial, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest, ARS Spartan CW
Sprint, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Weekly Test, A1Club AWT,
CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, Mini-Test 40, Mini-Test 80
and UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest are scheduled for January 2 to 4.
Please see December 2022 QST, page 59, January 2023 QST, page 74,
and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest web sites for details.
The Big Island Amateur Radio Club will hold its Winter Field Day, 28-29 January 2023 at the golf course in Kapua Farm Lots near Eden Roc.
The Original Big Island International Swap Meet/Ham Fest is set for Saturday, 28 January 2023, 0930-1400 HST, at the Waimea Community Center.
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section