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DX Bulletin 48 ARLD048
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 4, 2014
To all radio amateurs


This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Francesco, IK0FUX is QRV as 8Q7UX from Maayafushi Island, IOTA AS-013, until December 10. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Members of the Emirates ARS are QRV as A63DI from Dalma Island, IOTA AS-021, until December 10. Activity is on all bands using CW, SSB and RTTY with three stations active. QSL via IZ8CLM. In addition, Gerry, VE6LB is QRV as A6/VE6LB until December 25. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW. QSL to home call. BAHAMAS, C6. John, KK4OYJ is QRV as C6ATS from South Bimini Island, IOTA NA-048, until April 2015. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL direct to NI5DX.

CHILE, CE. Members of the Radio Club of Concepcion will be QRV as XR5JA from Quiriquina Island, IOTA SA-070, on December 6 and 7. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL via CE5JA.

ANTARCTICA. Paolo, IZ2QEJ is QRV as IA/IZ2QEJ on Concordia Base, IOTA AN-016, until February 2015. Activity is during his free time on the HF bands. QSL direct to home call after his return.

ETHIOPIA, ET. Ulli, DL9WVM is QRV as ET3AA until December 9 on the HF bands using CW. QSL via operator's instructions.

SAINT LUCIA, J6. Bengt, SM7EQL and Ronnie, SM7DKF will be QRV as J6/home calls from December 7 to 15 while on vacation here. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL J6/SM7EQL via SM6JSM and J6/SM7DKF to home call.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Freddy, F4HEC is QRV as JD1BOX from Chichi-jima Island, IOTA AS-031, until December 12. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

SVALBARD, JW. Svein, LA9JKA will be QRV as JW9JKA from Bear Island, IOTA EU-027, from December 6 until May 2015. In his free time he plans to be QRV on the HF bands and 6 meters. In the winter season he will focus on 160 meters. QSL direct to home call.

DENMARK, OZ. Volker, DJ8VW will be QRV as 5P8VW from Romo, IOTA EU-125, from December 6 to 20. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and JT65. QSL to home call.

CURACAO, PJ2. Alex, DL1NX is QRV as PJ2/DL1NX until December 9. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL to home call.

SURINAME, PZ. Wolfgang, DL4WO and Hermann, DL2NUD are QRV as PZ5EME and PZ5UD, respectively, until December 8 during their EME DXpedition. Activity is on the VHF and UHF bands. QSL both calls via DL4WO.

PALAU, T8. Kaoro, JH7WER and Hiro, JA7DAJ are QRV as T88ER and T88FC, respectively, from Koror Island, IOTA OC-009, until December 6. Activity is on the HF bands and 6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home calls.

BENIN, TY. Daniel, DF8UO is QRV as TY2AB from Cotonou until December 6. Activity is in his spare time on 20 meters and the higher bands using CW. QSL to home call. CHAGOS ISLAND, VQ9. Bob, N7XR is QRV as VQ9XR until December 19. Activity is on all HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via N7XR. SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/1 in Maine and W1AW/9 in Illinois are QRV until 2359z on December 9. In addition, W1AW/7 in Montana and W1AW/9 in Indiana will be QRV starting at 0000z on December 10. They will be active until 2359z on December 16.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL 160-Meter CW Contest, ARRL EME Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt NCCC Sprint, TARA RTTY Melee, Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, VU International DX Contest, TOPS Activity CW Contest, EPC Ukraine BPSK63 DX Contest, AWA Bruce Kelley 1929 QSO CW Party, 10-Meter RTTY Contest, SARL Digital Contest and the CQC Great Colorado CW Snowshoe Run will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend. The NAQCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and QRP CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for December 10. Please see December QST, page 68, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details. 048


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