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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. 048

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