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Latest DX Bulletin
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 47 ARLD047
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT November 20, 2014
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD047 ARLD047 DX news
This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by AJ9C, VU3DSI, 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.
VIET NAM, 3W. Tony, KM0O will be QRV as 3W3O from Da Nang from November 25 to December 24. Activity is on all bands. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL to home call.
MALDIVES, 8Q. Operators Vadim, R9DX, Serge, UA8DX and Igor, UA9CDC will be QRV as 8Q7DV from Sun Island, IOTA AS-013, from November 24 to December 4. Activity is on the HF bands with a main focus on the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via R9DX.
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. Dave, N4QS is QRV as A6/N4QS from Dubai until November 26. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.
EASTER ISLAND, CE0. Gerben, PG5M will be QRV as CE0/PG5M from November 23 to 28. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using CW. QSL via operator's instructions.
JUAN FERNANDEZ ISLAND, CE0. Felipe, CE5WQO is QRV as CE0Z/CE5WQO until November 27. QSL direct via KA3LKM.
NEW CALEDONIA, FK. Nobuaki, JA0JHQ is QRV as FK/JA0JHQ from Noumea, IOTA OC-032, until November 23. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters depending on conditions. QSL to home call. GRENADA, J3. Rob, DL7VOA is QRV as J34O until December 6. Activity is holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using mainly CW. This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL to home call.
ANTARCTICA. Ron, K6REF is currently QRV as K6REF/KC4 from the US Yesterday Camp on the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica for about two weeks. QSL via operator's instructions.
AMERICAN SAMOA, KH8. Masa, JH3PRR will be QRV as KH8B from Tutuila Island, IOTA OC-045, from November 24 to December 1. Activity will be mainly on 160 meters but on all bands during the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL direct to home call.
ANTIGUA, VP2E. Rich, KE1B and Anna, W6NN will be QRV as VP2EAQ and VP2EAR, respectively, from November 23 to December 1. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to home calls.
INDIA, VU. Datta, VU3DSI is QRV as special event station AU2JCB until December 9 to commemorate the birthday of Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and FM. QSL to home call.
INDONESIA, YB. Juergen, DL7UVO and Burkhard, DL3KZA are QRV as YB9/home calls from Komodo Island, IOTA OC-151m, until November 27. Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB. The islands are part of the Komodo National Park, WWFF YBFF-027. QSL to home call.
NICARAGUA, YN. Mike, AJ9C will be QRV as YN2CC from November 25 to December 3. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. This includes being a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX CW contest. QSL via operator's instructions.
SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Massimo, IZ0EGB is currently QRV as Z81B from Juba. He is active on 40 to 6 meters using SSB. His length of stay is unknown. QSL to home call.
SPECIAL EVENT STATIONS. W1AW Centennial Stations W1AW/4 in Florida and W1AW/5 in Arkansas are QRV until 2359z on November 25. In addition, W1AW/3 in Delaware, W1AW/5 in Louisiana and W1AW/KP4 in Puerto Rico will be QRV starting at 0000z on November 26. They will be active until 2359z on December 2.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint, YO International 80-Meter PSK31 Contest and the LZ DX Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend. The SKCC CW Sprint and CWops Mini-CWT CW Test are scheduled for November 26. Please see November QST, page 86, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
The beginning of December marks the return of the ARRL 160 Meter Contest. The action gets underway at 2200 UTC on Friday, December 5, and wraps up at 1559 UTC on Sunday, December 7. This is a 42-hour event with no operating time limit. If you have ever yearned to try your hand at Top Band contesting, this is the perfect opportunity!
The ARRL 160 Meter Contest is an all-CW event, with ARRL/RAC Se...
The ARRL Centennial W1AW portable operations taking place throughout 2014 from each of the 50 states are now in Florida and Arkansas. They will transition at 0000 UTC on Wednesday, November 26 (the evening of November 25 in US time zones), to Delaware (W1AW/3), Louisiana (W1AW/5), and Puerto Rico (W1AW/KP4). So far during 2014, W1AW has visited each of the 50 states for at least 1 week, and by ...