DX News from the ARRL25 December, 2014
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corralfrom QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.
MONACO, 3A. Jose, EA5IDQ will be QRV as 3A/EA5IDQ from December 28 to 30. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and RTTY.
QSL to home call.
CYPRUS, 5B. Mek, SP7VC and Kate, SQ7OYL will be QRV as B/homecalls from December 27 to January 4, 2015. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home calls.
NEPAL, 9N. Clemens, 9N7CB has been active on 10 meters using SSB around 0630z and then 15 meters around 1800z. QSL via DL2GAN.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Andy, DL3YM is QRV as A6/DL3YM until January 5, 2015. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW. QSL to home call.
BAHAMAS, C6. Robert, AK4BM is QRV as C6AGT from Green Turtle Cay, IOTA NA-080, until January 3, 2015. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home call.
MOROCCO, CN. Darius, SP9DLM is QRV as CN2DM from Agadir until January 2, 105. Activity is on 40, 20 and 15 meters. QSL to home call.
SABLE ISLAND, CY0. Aaron, VA1AXC is QRV as CY0/VA1AXC until January 31, 2015. He is generally active daily on 15 meters using SSB between 2220 to 2350z. QSL via JE1LET.
PALESTINE, E4. Mai, E41MT has been QRV on 10 meters using SSB around 0830 to 1100z. She may also be active on 20 meters soon.
QSL via KB9GSY.
THAILAND, HS. Peter, HS0ZKX and Bob, HS0ZIA plan to be QRV in the Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge. They will also be active before and after the contest although they are not yet sure which call they will use for the contest. QSL via operators' instructions.
OGASAWARA, JD1. Take, JA1UII is QRV as JD1BON from Chichijima Island, IOTA AS-031, until January 2, 2015. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.
BRAZIL, PY. John, PU2KKE will be QRV as ZV5WSC from several beaches on the Island of Santa Catarina, IOTA SA-026, from December 27 to 31. Activity will be on 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
WESTERN SAHARA, S0. S01WS has been active on 12 meters around 1800z. In addition, they have been active on 80 meters using RTTY around 0000z. QSL via operators' instructions.
PALAU, T8. Ryosei, JH0IXE is QRV as T8CW from Koror Island, IOTA
OC-009, until January 5, 2015. Activity is on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to home call.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. A group of operators are QRV with special event callsign R230S until December 28 to celebrate the 230th anniversary of the founding of the city of Simferopol. QSL via K2PF.
ANTIGUA, V2. Kei, KG2A is QRV as V25A until December 30. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters, and possibly 160 and 80 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.
NAMIBIA, V5. Dietmar, DL3DXX is QRV as V5/DL3DXX until December 29. Activity is mainly on 160 and 80 meters using mostly CW. This includes an entry in the Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge.
QSL to home call.
NORFOLK ISLAND, VK9N. Michael, G7VJR will be QRV as VK9/G7VJR from December 26 to January 1, 2015. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using CW. QSL via M0OXO.
ANGUILLA, VP2E. Larissa, VE3KGC is QRV as VP2EGC from Island Harbor until December 30. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using SSB. QSL to home call.
SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS
W1AW/3 in Pennsylvania and W1AW/0 in Iowa are QRV until 2359z on December 30. This concludes the ARRL Centennial QSO Party W1AW/portable station operations.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The Stew Perry Topband CW Challenge, The World Wide Iron Ham Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC Sprint, DARC Christmas Contest, RAC Winter Contest, Original QRP CW Contest and the RAEM CW Contest are all scheduled for this weekend.
The Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO Party runs until January 4, 2015.
Please see December QST, page 68 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details
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