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DX Bulletin 2 ARLD002
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 14, 2021
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD002
ARLD002 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
LU5AG, 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.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Massimo, IZ5KID is QRV as 8Q7MM from Male and is here
until around January 23 while on work assignment. Activity is in
his spare time on 40, 30, 20 and 15 meters using FT8. QSL to home
call.

ZAMBIA, 9J. Brian, 9J2BO is usually active on 40 meters using CW
from 0330 to 0500z. QSL via EA5GL.

ANDORRA, C3. Joan, C31US is usually QRV on 40 meters using CW
between 0700 and 0800z. QSL to home call.

BOLIVIA, CP. Antonio, EA5RM is QRV as CP1XRM from San Ignacio de
Moxos until January 26. Activity is on the HF bands using SSB and
various digital modes. QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA. Operators Taka, JA1AGS and Hiro, JH7JCX are QRV as
8J1RL from Syowa Station, IOTA AN-015, until the end of January.
Activity is on 40 to 15 meters using mainly FT8. QSL via bureau.

SVALBARD, JW. Erling, LB2PG is QRV as JW/LB2PG from Bear Island,
IOTA EU-027, until June 1. Activity is on 80 to 20 meters using
SSB. QSL to home call.

ALASKA, KL7. As part of the Alaska RST QSO Party 2021, stations
K7ICE, KL7CCN, KL7JR, KL7RST, KL7RST/KL7, VE8RST/KL7, VY0RST/KL7,
and VY1RST/KL7 are QRV until February 15 from various regions here.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

ARGENTINA, LU. Members of AMSAT Argentina will be QRV as LU7AA from
January 16 to 24 to commemorate the 31st anniversary of the launch
of Satellite LO-19. Activity will be on the HF bands and V/UHF
bands using CW, SSB, various digital modes, SSTV, and FM on various
satellites. QSL direct to LU7AA.

BULGARIA, LZ. Special event station LZ1340B is QRV to celebrate the
1340th anniversary of the First Bulgarian Empire. QSL via LZ3SM.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PC19HOPE is QRV until March
10 to support efforts in containing the COVID-19 pandemic. QSL via
PA7HPH.

SEYCHELLES, S7. Ravi, S79VU has been QRV on 40 meters using FT8
around 0145z. QSL via N4NGR.

POLAND, SP. Members of the SEDINA Contest Club are QRV with special
event call sign SQ0MORSE from Szczecin until April 30 to celebrate
the 230th anniversary of the birth of Samuel F. B. Morse. Activity
is on various HF bands. QSL via SP1EG.

WESTERN KIRIBATI, T30. Jack, T30TM has been QRV on 20 meters using
SSB around 0530z. QSL via VK1TX.

GABON, TR. Alain, TR8CA has been QRV using CW and RTTY on 20 meters
between 1600 and 1730z. QSL via F6CBC.

MALI, TZ. Jeff, TZ4AM has been QRV on 30 and 17 meters using CW
between 1745 and 2000z. QSL via W0SA.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Special event station R170SG is QRV until the
end of January to celebrate the founding 170 years ago of the
province Samara. QSL via operators’ instructions.

INDIA, VU. Members of the West Bengal Radio Club are QRV as AT2GSI
from Sagar Island, IOTA AS-153, until January 16 recognizing a Hindu
pilgrimage to the confluence of the river Ganges and the Bay of
Bengal. QSL via operators’ instructions.

UK SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS ON CYPRUS, ZC4. Garry, 2M1DHG is QRV as
ZC4GR for the next few years. Activity is mainly on 40 to 10 meters
using SSB and FT8, and possibly SSTV, PSK31 and WSPR in his spare
time. QSL via EB7DX.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Pete, K8PGJ is QRV as ZF2PG until January 17.
He is active using SSB and plans to be an entry in the North
American SSB QSO Party. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL January VHF Contest, North
American SSB QSO Party, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt,
NCCC CW Sprint Ladder, Hungarian DX Contest, PRO Digi Contest, RSGB
AFS SSB Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, North America Collegiate
SSB Championship, WAB 1.8 MHz Phone and the Run for the Bacon QRP CW
Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and OK1WC CW Memorial are scheduled for
January 18.

The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
scheduled for January 19.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt and Phone Weekly
Test Fray are scheduled for January 20.

Please see January 2021 QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest web sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 1 ARLD001
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT January 7, 2021
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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.

GEORGIA, 4L. Peter, G4ENL plans to be QRV as 4L1PJ from Svaneti
while on work assignment. He expects to be here for the next few
years. Activity is on various HF bands using SSB. QSL via N4GNR.

NIGER, 5U. Adrien, F5IHM is QRV as 5U4IHM until February 11.
Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using CW. QSL direct to home call.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Massimo, IZ5KID is QRV as 8Q7MM. Activity is on
various HF bands using mainly digital modes and with low power. QSL
to home call.

PAKISTAN, AP. Syed, AP2AM is QRV on 160 and 80 using FT8 at his
sunrise. QSL to home call.

ANGOLA, D2. Paulo, CT1FJZ is QRV as D2FJZ from the Province of
Cuando-Cubango until September 2021 while on work assignment.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home call.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Uwe, DO2PZ is QRV as DB100AVUS
during all of 2021 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the AVUS.
Located in the southwest of Berlin and opened in 1921, it is the
oldest controlled access motorway in Europe. QSL to home call.

JAPAN, JA. Special event call 8N1IZA is QRV until March 31 to
celebrate the 50th anniversary of Niiza City.

JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, JX2US has been QRV on 80 using CW from 1000 to
1200z. QSL via LA2US.

CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. Members of the radio club in Roznov pod
Radhostem are QRV with special call sign OL70KRT to celebrate the
club’s 70th anniversary. The length of activity is unknown. QSL
via OK2UYU.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Special event station RJ30KR is QRV from
region R9Y in CQ Zone 18 during January to mark the 30th anniversary
of the Amateur Radio Club Kristall. QSL via bureau.

AUSTRALIA, VK. Grant, VK5GR will be QRV as VK5KI from Kangaroo
Island, IOTA OC-139, from January 11 to 22. Activity will be
holiday style on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8, and possibly
with RTTY and PSK. QSL via M0OXO.

ANTARCTICA. Seba, SQ1SGB and Will, M0ZXA are QRV as either
VP8/SQ1SGB or VP8HAL from Halley VI Research Station until February
4. They are active in their spare time on 40 and 20 meters using
JT65 and FT8. QSL via operators’ instructions.

INDIA, VU. Special event station AT2YAR is QRV until March 1 to
celebrate 100 years of amateur radio. QSL via VU3ZHA.

INDONESIA, YB. Ravie, YD7RV is QRV from Laut Island, IOTA OC-166,
and is active almost daily around 1700z on 40 meters using FT8. QSL
via EA5GL.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Pete, K8PGJ will be QRV as ZF2PG from Grand
Cayman, IOTA NA-016, from January 10 to 17. Activity will be on 160
to 10 meters. This includes being an entry in the upcoming North
American SSB QSO Party. QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American CW QSO Party, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, YB SSB
DX Contest, Old New Year Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, UBA
PSK63 Prefix Contest, NRAU-Baltic Contest, DARC 10-Meter Contest and
RSGB AFS Data Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The RSGB Hope QSO FT4 Party, OK1WC CW Memorial, K1USN Slow Speed CW
Test and 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint are scheduled for
January 11.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RSGB
Hope QSO CW Party are scheduled for January 12.

The RSGB Hope QSO RTTY Party, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops
Mini-CWT CW Test, Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are
scheduled for January 13.

Please see January 2021 QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
contest web sites for details.
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ZCZC AE52
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 52 ARLD052
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 31, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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.

KENYA, 5Z. Cato, LA9PF will be QRV as 5Z4/LA9PF from Malindi
beginning in January, 2021 and active until May. Activity will be
on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
operator’s instructions.

PORTUGAL, CT. Valdemar, CT7AQD will be QRV as CQ750RSI during all
of 2021 to commemorate the 750th birthday of Queen Elizabeth of
Portugal. QSL to home call.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DB59FIRAC is
QRV during all of 2021 to recognize the 59th International FIRAC.
QSL via bureau.

SWITZERLAND, HB9. Special event station HB40POLICE is QRV during
all of 2021 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the International
Police Association Radio Club. Activity is on all HF, VHF, UHF and
SHF bands. QSL via bureau.

THAILAND, HS. Chris, GM8NMM is QRV as HS0ZJB from Bang Saray.
Activity is on various HF bands. His length of stay is unknown.
QSL via LoTW.

FINLAND, OH. Special event station OH100SRAL is QRV during all of
2021 to celebrate the centennial of the Finnish Amateur Radio
League. QSL via bureau.

BELGIUM, ON. Special event stations OO7STAYHOME, OP19MSF,
OQ5BECLEVER, OR20STAYHOME, OT4LIFE and OT6SAFE are QRV until January
31, 2021. QSL via operators’ instructions.

ANTARCTICA. Alexei, RX6A is QRV as RI01ANT from Progress Station
and Vostok Station until May 30, 2021. Activity is mainly on 40
meters and above using CW and FT8. QSL to home call.

UKRAINE, UR. Members of the 7-DX-Club will be QRV with special
event call EN50WZA during January 2021 to celebrate the 50th
anniversary of the founding of their club. QSL via UT7WZA.

POLAND, SP. Members of the SEDINA Contest Club will be QRV with
special event station SQ0MORSE until the end of April 2021 to
commemorate the 230th birthday of Samuel F. B. Morse. QSL via
SP1EG.

SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO and is generally active on
40 meters using FT8 in DXpedition mode from 2200 and 0000z. QSL to
home call.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba. He is
active on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8 in his spare time. QSL
via OM3JW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL Kids SSB Day, Straight Key Night,
ARRL RTTY Roundup, AGB New Year Snowball Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint,
QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, SARTG New Year RTTY
Contest, AGCW Happy New Year CW Contest, AGCW VHF/UHF Contest, QRP
ARCI New Years CW Sprint, PODXS 070 Club PSKFest, World Wide PMC
Contest, RSGB AFS CW Contest, Original QRP Contest, Winter VHF
Sprint and EUCW 160-Meter CW Contest will certainly keep contesters
busy these next few days.

The OK1WC CW Memorial, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and RSGB Hope RTTY
QSO Party are scheduled for January 4, 2021.

The RSGB Hope SSB QSO Party, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband
Activity Contest and ARS Spartan CW Sprint are scheduled for January
5, 2021.

The RSGB Hope FT4 QSO Party, AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest,
UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops
Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt are scheduled
for January 6, 2021.

Please see December 2020 QST, page 63, January 2021 QST, page 75,
and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
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ZCZC AE51
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 51 ARLD051
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 18, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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.

SRI LANKA, 4S. Members of the Radio Society of Sri Lanka, formerly
known as the Radio Society of Ceylon, celebrates its 70th
anniversary with stations adding /70 to their call signs. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

CYPRUS, 5B. Alex, 5B4ALX is QRV as C4XMAS during the month of
December. QSL via IZ4AMS.

SPAIN, EA. Special event station AO50UPC is QRV until December 30
to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Universitat Politecnica de
Catalunya. QSL direct.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Members of the Saudi Amateur Radio Society are
QRV with special event station HZ18SAT until December 27 to
commemorate the start of the Saudi satellite 1C SO-50 18 years ago.
QSL via operators’ instructions.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Harry, JG7PSJ is QRV as JD1BMH from Chichijima,
IOTA AS-031, and plans to be here until January 9, 2021 unless plans
change. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL
direct to home call.

ALASKA, KL7. Jim, KL7KK is QRV from Bethel and is generally active
on 80 meters using SSB around 1500 to 1600z and then from 1700 to
1900z, daily. QSL to home call.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PH20XMAS is QRV until
January 3, 2021. Special event station PH21HNY is QRV until January
31, 2021. QSL both calls via bureau.

SLOVENIA, S5. Members of the Radio Club Elektron Brezice are QRV
with special event station S520SAFE until January 31, 2021 to
support the STAY SAFE campaign and to express their gratitude to
medical staff and care workers. QSL direct to S56IPS.

POLAND, SP. Members of team SP2PBM are QRV with special event
callsign HF2021HNY until January 10, 2021. QSL via SP2PBM.

GREECE, SV. Nine multi operator special event stations, SX1A, SX2A,
SX3A, SX4A, SX5A from Dodecanese, SX6A, SX7A, SX8A, and SX9A from
Crete, are QRV in the countdown towards celebrations of the 200th
anniversary of the Hellenic War of Independence in 1821. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba. Activity is
on 80 to 10 meters, and possibly 160 meters, using SSB and FT8. QSL
via OM3JW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL CW Rookie Roundup, Feld Hell
Sprint, OK DX RTTY Contest, RAC Winter Contest, Padang DX Contest
and Croatian CW Contest are all on tap for this weekend.

The OK1WC Memorial, Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest and K1USN Slow
Speed Test are scheduled for December 21.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
scheduled for December 22.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, SKCC CW Sprint and Phone Fray are scheduled
for December 23.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint is scheduled for December 24.

Please see December QST, page 63, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
web sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 50 ARLD050
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 10, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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.

ROTUMA, 3D2. Tony, 3D2AG is QRV as 3D2AG/p until mid-January 2021.
Activity is on 160 to 6 meters, including 60 meters, using CW, SSB,
RTTY and FT8. QSL direct to home call.

MAURITANIA, 5T. Tom, DL7BO is QRV as 5T7OO from Nouakchott and is
here for the next few days. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, and
possibly 160 and 80 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. QSL direct
to DJ6TF.

SENEGAL, 6W. Look for a group of operators to be QRV as 6V1A from
Goree Island, IOTA AF-045, from December 18 to 20. Activity will be
on various HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.

ZAMBIA, 9J. Rob, IK2LON is QRV as 9J2RD while living in Ndola.
Activity is on the HF, VHF and UHF bands using SSB, RTTY and FT8.
QSL via IZ8CCW.

SPAIN, EA. Special event station AO50UPC will be QRV from December
15 to 30 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Polytechnic
University of Catalonia. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL via
operators’ instructions.

ETHIOPIA, ET. Operators Ken, K4ZW and Bob, W9XY are QRV as ET3AA
from the Ethiopian Amateur Radio Society club station until December
12. Activity is in their spare time as they perform maintenance on
the club station. QSL via N2OO.

ITALY, I. Members of the ARI Club of Grosseto are QRV with special
event station IO5CNPP until December 20 in remembrance of the Heroes
of Chernobyl. QSL via IZ5RHU.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Harry, JG7PSJ will be QRV as JD1BMH from Chichijima
Island, IOTA AS-031, from December 14 to January 9, 2021. Activity
will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to
home call.

JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, JX2US has been active on 20 meters CW between
1300 and 1500z. QSL via LA2US.

LITHUANIA, LY. Valerijus, LY2QT is QRV as LY20XMAS during December
for the Christmas holiday. QSL to home call.

PERU, OA. Members of the Radio Club Peruano are QRV with special
event call OA90O until the end of 2020 to celebrates the club’s 90th
anniversary. QSL via OA4O.

FINLAND, OH. Special event station OH9SCL is QRV from Lapland
during the month of December. QSL via LoTW.

GREECE, SV. Members of the Radio Amateur Association of Greece are
QRV with special event call SX2500S during December to commemorate
the Battle of Salamis. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB
and various digital modes. QSL via bureau.

AFGHANISTAN, T6. Robert, S53R is QRV as T6AA from Kabul until
December 15. Activity is in his spare time. QSL to home call.

MARSHALL ISLANDS, V7. Neil, WD8CRT is QRV as V73NS from Kwajalein
Atoll, IOTA OC-028. Activity is on 20, 17 and 15 meters using CW.
His length of stay is unknown. QSL via W3HNK.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10-Meter Contest, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, PODXS 070 Club
Triple Play Low Band Sprint, TRC Digi Contest, SKCC Weekend CW
Sprintathon, ARI 40/80 Contest, International Naval Contest, RTTYOPS
Weekend Sprint, QRP ARCI Holiday Spirits Homebrew CW Sprint, CQC
Great Colorado 20-Meter CW Snowshoe Run,

The OK1WC Memorial, MWC, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and 4 States QRP
Group Second Sunday Sprint are scheduled for December 14.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint and Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest are
scheduled for December 15.

The NAQCC CW Sprint, CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and QRP
40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for December 16.

Please see December QST, page 63, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
web sites for details.
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DX Bulletin 49 ARLD049
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 3, 2020
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD049
ARLD049 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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.

PORTUGAL, CT. Valdemar, CT7AQD will be QRV as CQ750RSI throughout
2021 to commemorate the 750th anniversary of the birth of Elizabeth
of Aragon, the queen consort of Portugal and patron saint of the
city of Coimbra. QSL to home call.

CUBA, CO. Members of the Radio Club de Caibarien are QRV as T46W
until December 29 to commemorate the first transmissions 100 years
ago by the Cuban radio pioneer Manolin Alvarez. Activity is on 160
to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via LoTW.

SPAIN, EA. Operators Pedro, EA5BJ, Gen, EA5EL, Antonio, EA5RM and
Jose, EA5BCQ are QRV as EA5BJ/p, EA5EL/p, EA5RM/p and EA5BCQ/p,
respectively, from Tabarca Island, IOTA EU-093, until December 6.
Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW and SSB with two stations
active. QSL to home calls.

FRANCE, F. Members of the Radio Club du Val d’Issole are QRV as
TM20XMAS and TM21HNY. QSL both calls via F4GPB.

JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, LA2US is QRV as JX2US until the end of March,
2021. Activity is on 160 to 12 meters using CW and FT8 in
DXpedition mode. QSL to home call.

HAWAII, KH6. Alex, KU1CW is QRV as KH6/KU1CW from Oahu Island, IOTA
OC-019. His length of stay is unknown. Activity is on various HF
bands using mostly FT8 with some CW. QSL via LoTW.

ARGENTINA, LU. Hernan, LU7EHR plans to be QRV as LU7EHR/E from La
Isla Martin Garcia, IOTA SA-055, from December 5 to 8. Activity
will be on the HF bands using SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.

BULGARIA, LZ. Special event station LZ2020XMAS is QRV from Sliven
until January 1, 2021. QSL via LZ1VKI.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event stations PA20XMAS, PB20CLAUS and
PD20SANTA are QRV during December. QSL via LoTW.

SLOVENIA, S5. Special event station S521PMC is QRV until January 3,
2021 to promote the PMC Contest. QSL via bureau.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Saratow, R30MCHS and Kurgan, R30EMER are QRV
until December 27 to mark the 30th anniversary of the Russian
Ministry of Emergency Situations. QSL R30EMER via RW9QA and R30MCHS
via R4CR.

INDONESIA, YB. A group of operators are QRV as 7C9B from Sumbawa
Island, IOTA OC-150, until December 10. Activity is on 160 to 10
meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via DL3KZA.

IRAQ, YI. Giorgio, IU5HWS is QRV as YI9WS and remains active until
January 20, 2021 in his spare time. QLS direct to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 160-Meter Contest, NCCC RTTY
Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, UFT Meeting,
Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, PRO CW Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint and
FT Roundup are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and OK1WC CW Memorial are scheduled for
December 7.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and ARS
Spartan Sprint are scheduled for December 8.

The VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray,
NAQCC CW Sprint and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for
December 9.

Please see December QST, page 63, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
web sites for details.
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ZCZC AE48
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 48 ARLD048
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 25, 2020
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD048
ARLD048 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
KD7WPJ, 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.

MALDIVES, 8Q. Marko, N5ZO and Oliver, W6NV are QRV as 8Q7ZO and
8Q7NV, respectively, until December 2. They will be active as 8Q7ZO
in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL 8Q7ZO direct via OH0XX and
8Q7NV direct to home call.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Saty, JE1JKL is QRV as 9M6NA during the CQ
World Wide DX CW contest. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters. QSL
via LoTW.

CUBA, CO. Members of the Radio Club de Caibarien are QRV as T46W
until December 29 to commemorate the first transmissions 100 years
ago by the Cuban radio pioneer Manolin Alvarez. Activity is on 160
to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via LoTW.

SPAIN, EA. Special event station EF42C will be QRV from November 28
to December 13 to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of the Spanish
Constitution. QSL via EB5R.

GUERNSEY, GU. Bob, GU4YOX will be QRV in the CQ World Wide DX CW
contest on 40 meters. QSL via bureau. In addition, look for Dick,
GU4CHY to be QRV in the contest on 20 meters. QSL direct to home
call.

ITALY, I. Raf, IH9YMC will be QRV from Pantelleria Island, IOTA
AF-018, during the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via LoTW.

ST. VINCENT, J8. Oleh, UR5BCP is QRV as J8/UR5BCP until November
28. Activity is on the higher HF bands using mainly digital modes.
This includes some limited activity in the CQ World Wide DX CW
contest. QSL via KD7WPJ.

JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, LA2US is QRV as JX2US until the end of March,
2021. Activity is on 160 to 12 meters using CW and FT8 in
DXpedition mode. QSL to home call.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Daniel, K8RF will be QRV as NP2J in the CQ
World Wide DX CW contest on 160 meters. QSL direct to home call.

FINLAND, OH. Members of the Market Reef DX Association will be QRV
as OG1XMAS from November 29 to December 26. Activity will be on all
bands and modes. QSL via LoTW.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Juha, OH2N, Kari, OH2XX, Jukka, OH6DD and Tomi,
OH6EI plan to be QRV as OH0Z in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest.
QSL via W0MM.

ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD is QRV as P40W until December 1. Activity is
on 30, 17 and 12 meters as time permits. This includes being an
entry in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via N2MM.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event stations PA20XMAS, PB20CLAUS and
PD20SANTA will be QRV during December. QSL via LoTW.

BONAIRE, PJ4. Martin, DL6KR plans to be QRV as PJ4/DL6KR in the CQ
World Wide DX CW contest. Operators DL3KMS, DL1COP and DC7MO are
QRV as PJ4/homecalls until November 29. QSL to home calls.

SWEDEN, SM. Lars, SM3EAE and Goran, SM5SIC will be QRV as SI9AM in
the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. This will be the last activity
from the King Chulalongkorn Memorial Amateur Radio Society Visitor’s
station. QSL via SM3FJF.

TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, VP5. Jim, K4QPL will be QRV as VP5M in
the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL direct to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Look for YB0ECT to be QRV in the CQ World Wide DX CW
contest on 20 meters. QSL via W2FB. In addition, Yohanes, YB2DX
plans to be QRV in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest as an All Band
entry. QSL direct to home call.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Geoff, ZL3GA, Paul, ZL4TT and Phil, ZL3PAH will be
QRV as ZL3X in the CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via LoTW.

PARAGUAY, ZP. Manu, ZP9MCE plans to be QRV in the CQ World Wide DX
CW contest with a focus on the low bands. QSL via LoTW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL EME Contest, CQ Worldwide DX CW
Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint and RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint
are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The OK1WC Memorial, QCX CW Challenge and K1USN Slow Speed Test are
scheduled for November 30.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and QCX
CW Challenge are scheduled for December 1.

Please see November QST, page 74, December QST, page 63, and the
ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
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ZCZC AE47
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 47 ARLD047
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 19, 2020
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD047
ARLD047 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
W2GD, 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.

OMAN, A4. Members of the Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society may use
the A450 prefix to mark Oman’s 50th National Day.

BAHRAIN, A9. Members of the Bahrain Amateur Radio Society are QRV
with special event station A91WTVD until November 21 to celebrate
World TV Day. QSL via EC6DX.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Members of the Saudi Amateur Radio Society
operate special event stations HZ20G, 7Z20G and 8Z20G until November
23 to recognize the G20 Riyadh summit. QSL via operators’
instructions.

ST. VINCENT, J8. Oleh, KD7WPJ will be QRV as J8/UR5BCP from
November 21 to 28. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using CW,
SSB, FT8 and FT4. QSL to home call.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Take-san, JG8NQJ/JD1 has been QRV on 40
meters using CW around 0900z. QSL via JA8CJY.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Station JD1BHA has been active on 40 meters using
CW around 1200z. QSL via operator’s instructions.

AUSTRIA, OE. Members of the VIC Amateur Radio Contest DX Club are
QRV with special call sign 4U2STAYHOME until December 31. QSL via
UA3DX.

ARUBA, P4. John, W2GD will be QRV as P40W from November 23 to
December 1. Activity will be on all bands as time permits. This
includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest.
QSL via N2MM.

POLAND, SP. Members of the Ostrow Radio Amateur Radio Club are QRV
as SN3ISS until December 21 is to celebrate the 20th anniversary of
active amateur radio communication service on the International
Space Station. QSL via SP3POW.

GREECE, SV. Special event call sign SX40ARES is QRV to celebrate
the 40 years of the Hellenic Amateur Radio Emergency Service. QSL
via operators’ instructions.

SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO until January 15, 2021
while working for the UN Department of Safety and Security in
Mogadishu. Activity is in his spare time on 160 to 10 meters using
CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct.

MALI, TZ. Ulmar, DK1CE is QRV as TZ1CE and is here until December
8. QSL to home call.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Vladimir, R0FP is now a resident on Iturup
Island, IOTA AS-025, and is active on various bands and modes. QSL
via RZ3EC.

INDIA, VU. Datta, VU2DSI is QRV with special call sign AU2JCB until
December 15 to celebrate the birthday of scientist and radio pioneer
Aacharya Jagadish Chandra Bose. QSL direct to home call. In
addition, look for special calls AT2JCB, AU3JCB, VU5JCB and AU8JCB
to be active as well.

LAOS, XW. Simon, XW0LP is now QRV on 160 to 10 meters, except 60
meters. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. Members of the ORARI Darerah Jawa Timur Lokal
Surabaya are QRV as 8A10N until December 10 to celebrate Indonesia’s
National Heroes Day 2020. Activity is on various HF bands and
modes. QSL via LoTW. In addition, members of the ORARI Tangerang
Selatan Club are QRV as YH1RI, 8G12TS, 8H12TS and 8I12TS until
November 25 to celebrate the 12th anniversary of South Tangerang
city’s independence. Activity is on 80 and 40 meters using mostly
SSB. QSL via YH1RI.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL SSB Sweepstakes Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, YO
International PSK31 Contest, LZ DX Contest, All Austrian 160-Meter
CW Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, REF 160-Meter CW Contest and
RSGB 1.8 MHz CW Contest will certainly keep contesters busy this
upcoming weekend.

The K1USN Slow Speed CW Test is scheduled for November 23.

The Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RTTYOPS Weeksprint are
scheduled for November 24.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, UKEICC 80-Meter CW Contest, SKCC CW Sprint
and Phone Fray are scheduled for November 25.

Please see November QST, page 74, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
web sites for details.
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ZCZC AE46
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DX Bulletin 46 ARLD046
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 12, 2020
To all radio amateurs

SB DX ARL ARLD046
ARLD046 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
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.

FRENCH POLYNESIA, FO. Jay, KE6GLA is operating portable as
FO/KE6GLA from Bora Bora (OC-067). QSL via his home call.

ST. VINCENT, J8. Oleh, UR5BCP (aka KD7WPJ) plans to operate in the
CQ WW DX CW Contest for a few hours as J8/UR5BCP as a single op, low
power entry. He will be on location from November 21 to 28. QSL
via KD7WPJ.

UNITED NATIONS, 4U. Special event station 4U75UN is QRV until the
end of 2020 to celebrate the United Nation’s 75th anniversary. QSL
via HB9BOU.

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. Dan, K8RF will be QRV as NP2J in the CQ
WW DX CW Contest as a single band, 160 meter entry. QSL via K8RF
direct or via LoTW.

ISRAEL, 4X. Special event station 4X0RMN will be QRV from Ramon
Crater on November 13 and 14. QSL via 4X6ZM.

MALAWI, 7Q. Members of the Russian Robinson Club Team will be QRV
as 7Q7RU near Embangweni until November 18. Activity will be on 160
meters to 70 centimeters using CW, SSB and FT8 in DXpedition mode,
and on various satellites. QSL via R7AL.

CHINA, BY. Dale, BA4TB is QRV as B9/BA4TB from Xining city in the
Qinghai province. QSL to home call.

INDONESIA, YB. YB0ECT will be a 20 meter, single band, high power
entry in the CQ WW DX CW Contest. QSL via W2FB.

PANAMA, HP. Special event station 3E1FP is QRV during the month of
November to celebrate the 116th anniversary of Vida Republicana of
Panama. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4.
QSL via HP3BSM.

SINGAPORE, 9V. James, 9V1YC has been active using FT8 on 30 meters.
QSL via W5UE.

DJIBOUTI, J2. Rene, DL2JRM will be QRV as J28XX. Activity is on 80
to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

WESTERN SAHARA, S0. S01WS has been QRV on 17 meters using SSB
around 1800z. QSL direct.

MALI, TZ. Ulmar, DK1CE will be QRV as TZ1CE from Bamako for a
month. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using FT8. QSL to home
call.

BRAZIL, PY. Sandro, PY1SAN and Marc, PY1CMT are QRV as ZX6BA from
November 13 to 15, and as PR1S from November 16 to 18. They will be
using satellites QO-100, AO-07, FO-29, RS-44 on CW and SSB. They
will also be on HF with a 5W rig using CW and FT8. QSL via LoTW.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Sigfrido, IW9FMD is QRV as Z81S while working with
the United Nations Mission here. His length of stay is unknown.
Activity is in his free time. QSL direct to IT9YVO.

ALBANIA, ZA. Sandro, IN3PPH is QRV as ZA/IN3PPH from Qerret.
Activity of late has been on 80, 40 and 20 meters using FT8. QSL
via operator’s instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The WAE DX Contest RTTY, PODXS 070 Club
Triple Play Low Band Sprint, 10-10 International Fall Contest
Digital, JIDX Phone Contest, SARL VHF/UHF Analogue Contest, OK/OM DX
Contest, CQ-WE Contest, Homebrew and Old-time Equipment Party and the
Run for the Bacon QRP Contest are all on tap for this weekend. The
K1USN Slow Speed Test and RSGB FT4 Contest Series are on November
16.

Please see November QST, page 74, the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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DX Bulletin 45 ARLD045
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 5, 2020
To all radio amateurs

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ARLD045 DX news

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
LU4AAO, 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.

UNITED NATIONS, 4U. Special event station 4U75UN is QRV until the
end of 2020 to celebrate the United Nation’s 75th anniversary. QSL
via HB9BOU.

ISRAEL, 4X. Special event station 4X0RMN will be QRV from Ramon
Crater on November 13 and 14. QSL via 4X6ZM.

MALAWI, 7Q. Members of the Russian Robinson Club Team will be QRV
as 7Q7RU near Embangweni from November 7 to 18. Activity will be on
160 meters to 70 centimeters using CW, SSB and FT8 in DXpedition
mode, and on various satellites. QSL via R7AL.

CHINA, BY. Dale, BA4TB is QRV as B9/BA4TB from Xining city in the
Qinghai province. QSL to home call.

FRANCE, F. Michel, F8GGZ will be QRV with special event call sign
TM50GDG from November 9 to 22 to commemorate the 130th birthday and
the death of Charles de Gaulle 50 years ago. Activity will be on
160 to 20 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via bureau.

PANAMA, HP. Special event station 3E1FP is QRV during the month of
November to celebrate the 116th anniversary of Vida Republicana of
Panama. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB, FT8 and FT4.
QSL via HP3BSM.

DJIBOUTI, J2. Rene, DL2JRM will be QRV as J28XX. Activity is on 80
to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

ARGENTINA, LU. Members of the Radio Club QRM Belgrano will be QRV
as LU4AAO, LU4AAO/A and LU4AAO/D to celebrate Dia de la Tradicion
from November 7 to 15. Activity will be on all HF and V/UHF bands
using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL direct to LU4AAO.

LITHUANIA, LY. Members of the Radistu Asociacija are QRV with
special event call LY111A until November 30 to commemorate the 111th
anniversary of General Jonas Zemaitis, Chairman of the Presidium of
the LLKS. Activity is on various HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL
via LY5A.

BELGIUM, ON. Members of the UBA-KTK are QRV with special event call
sign OP0PEACE from Kortrijk until November 30 to commemorate the
100th anniversary of the end of World War I. QSL via operators’
instructions.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Henk, PE4T is QRV as special event station PE75T
from Peize until December 31 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of
the Dutch Radio Amateur Organization Veron. Activity is on the HF
bands and with FT8. QSL via operator’s instructions.

WESTERN SAHARA, S0. S01WS has been QRV on 17 meters using SSB
around 1800z. QSL direct.

COSTA RICA, TI. Special event station TI200I is QRV to mark the
bicentennial of the independence of Costa Rica. QSL via LoTW.

MALI, TZ. Ulmar, DK1CE will be QRV as TZ1CE from Bamako for a
month. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using FT8. QSL to home
call.

SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Sigfrido, IW9FMD is QRV as Z81S while working with
the United Nations Mission here. His length of stay is unknown.
Activity is in his free time. QSL direct to IT9YVO.

ALBANIA, ZA. Sandro, IN3PPH is QRV as ZA/IN3PPH from Qerret.
Activity of late has been on 80, 40 and 20 meters using FT8. QSL
via operator’s instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL CW Sweepstakes Contest, NCCC
RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, Day of the
YLs Contest, IPARC Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, Ukrainian
DX Contest, RTTYOPS Weekend Sprint, AWA Bruce Kelley 1929 CW QSO
Party and EANET Sprint are all on tap for this weekend.

The 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint is scheduled for
November 9.

The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and Worldwide
Sideband Activity Contest are scheduled for November 10.

The CWops Mini-CWT Test, RSGB 80-Meter Autumn SSB Series, VHF-UHF
FT8 Activity Contest, 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt and Phone Fray are
scheduled for November 11.

Please see November QST, page 74, the ARRL Contest Calendar and
WA7BNM Contest websites for details.
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