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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #50:

from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on December 6, 2012
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DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #50:

DX Bulletin 50 ARLD050
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 6, 2012
To all radio amateurs

ARLD050 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by NC1L, TA3J, The Weekly DX, 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.

SAMOA, 5W. John, VK2ZKY is QRV as 5W0KY until December 14. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 6 meters. QSL direct to home call.

UGANDA, 5X. Nick, 5X1NH is QRV from Fort Portal. Activity is on the HF bands. This includes a possible entry in the ARRL 10 Meter contest. QSL via G3RWF.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. Steve, 9M6DXX will be QRV as a part-time Single Op/High Power/SSB entry in the ARRL 10 Meter contest. Outside the contest he will be active at various times on the HF bands depending on propagation. QSL via M0URX.

BAHAMAS, C6. Rick, K6VVA is QRV as C6AVA from the Berry Islands, IOTA NA-054, until December 11. This includes a possible entry in the ARRL 10 Meter contest. QSL via operator's instructions.

SOUTH COOK ISLANDS, E5. Norman, 5B4AIF will be QRV as E51E on Aitutaki, IOTA OC-083, from December 10 to January 5, 2013. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using SSB, RTTY and possibly CW. QSL via EB7DX.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Andrea, IK1PMR and Claudia, PA3LEO are QRV as EA8/home calls from Tenerife, IOTA AF-004, until February 12. Activity is on the HF bands, including 6 meters, using mainly CW and RTTY, respectively. QSL to home calls.

ST. LUCIA, J6. Operators KA9P, N7QT, W4AVB, W5TDY, W6ABM, WB8ISG are QRV as J6/home calls until December 11. They are active with W3FF and N7UN who are also QRV as J68FF and J68UN, respectively. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters with three stations. This includes being active as J68UN in the ARRL 10 Meter contest. QSL to home calls.

OGASAWARA, JD1. Makoto, JI5RPT will be QRV as JD1BLY from Chichijima from December 10 to 13. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL to home call.

BELGIUM, ON. Berkin, TA3J is QRV as ON/TA3J from various locations until December 11, Activity is on 160 to 2 meters using SSB and FM. QSL to home call.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Fred, PA0FAW is QRV with special call sign PG100NOM from the De Hoge Veluwe National Park until December 28. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and some digital modes. QSL to home call.

SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5. A group of operators are QRV as PJ5J from St. Eustatius, IOTA NA-145, until December 12. Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL via JA1HGY.

BRAZIL, PY. Special event station PQ125GBA is QRV until December 20 in celebration of the 125th anniversary of the foundation of Guarabira City, the 21st anniversary of the 3rd Battalion Military Firefighters and the ''V Walk of Fire'' sporting event. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via PY7AYE.

ANTIGUA, V2. Operators W6DR and N9YS are QRV until December 10 from what is left of the V26B contest station. They will be active as V26DR in the ARRL 10 Meter contest. Outside the contest they may also be active on other bands to determine their operability. QSL via W6DR.

BELIZE, V3. Operators John, AD8J and Doug, W3NO will be QRV as V31NO in the ARRL 10 Meter contest as a Multi/Single entry. Outside the contest they will be QRV on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via W3BO.

MICRONESIA, V6. Haru, JA1XGI is QRV as V63XG from Yap Island, IOTA OC-012, until December 12. He is active mainly on 30, 12 and 17 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and JT65. QSL to home call.

NICARAGUA, YN. Scott, K7ZO is QRV as YN5ZO until December 10. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and RTTY. This includes being a Single Op/High Power entry in the ARRL 10 Meter contest. QSL to home call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10-Meter Contest, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint, International Naval Contest, 1600Z, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon and the CQC Great Colorado CW Snowshoe Run are all on tap for this weekend. The NAQCC Straight Key/Bug CW Sprint, NAQCC-EU Monthly Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are all scheduled for December 12. Please see December QST, page 69, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest websites for details.

Source: W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL.

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