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ARRL DX Bulletin 2023 - 050

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ARLD050 DX news

ZCZC AE50
QST de W1AW  
DX Bulletin 50  ARLD050
From ARRL Headquarters  
Newington CT  December 14, 2023
To all radio amateurs   

SB DX ARL ARLD050
ARLD050 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
The Daily DX, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the
ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all.

KUWAIT, 9K.  Members of the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society are QRV as
9K9BHR until December 18 in celebration of neighboring Bahrain's
Commemoration Day.  QSL via operators' instructions.

BAHRAIN, A9.  Members of the Bahrain Amateur Radio Society are QRV
as A91CD until December 18 in celebration of Bahrain's Commemoration
Day.  QSL via EC6DX.

CAPE VERDE, D4.  Markus, OE3MCS is QRV as D44MCS from Sal Island,
IOTA AF-086, until December 22.  Activity is holiday style on 40 to
10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8.  QSL to home call.

FINLAND, OH.  Special event station OF9X is QRV until December 31.
Activity is on all bands using CW, SSB, and FT8.  QSL via OH2BH.

EAST KIRIBATI, T32.  Members of the Rebel DX Group are QRV as T32TT
from Christmas Island, IOTA OC-024, until December 21.  Activity is
on 160 to 6 meters using CW, SSB, FT8, and FT4.  QSL via OQRS.

GUATEMALA, TG.  Steve, K4IM is QRV as TG9AWS.  Activity is on 80 to
6 meters using mainly FT8 but plans to soon be active using CW and
SSB as well.  His length of stay is unknown.  QSL via N2OO.

MICRONESIA, V6.  A group of operators are QRV as V6EU from Chuuk
Island, IOTA OC 011, until December 16.  Activity is on 160 to 10
meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, and FT8.  QSL via DL2AWG.

FALKLAND ISLANDS, VP5.  Special event station VP8FLY will be QRV
from December 19 to 31 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the
Falkland Islands Government Aviation Service.  QSL direct to VP8LP.

INDIA, VU.  Operators Sharmi, VU3OAA and Rhea, VU3OAC will be QRV as
AT2BOTA on December 16 and 17 from Junpat Sea Beach, BOTA 62417, and
then from Haripur Sea Beach, BOTA 62418.  QSL direct.

ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS, VU4.  Krish, W4VKU will be QRV as VU4N
from Andaman Island, IOTA AS-001, from December 16 to 26.  Activity
will be on 160 to 6 meters.  QSL to home call.

BURKINA FASO, XT.  Harald, DF2WO is QRV as XT2AW from Ouagadougou
until December 19.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW, SSB, FT8,
and FT4.  QSL via LoTW.

VIET NAM, XV.  Roman, RN5M is QRV as XV9MA from Mui ne.  Activity is
in his spare time on 160 to 6 meters.  His length of stay is
unknown.  QSL via LY5M.

LAOS, XW.  Vincent, F4BKV is QRV as XW4KV until mid-2024.  Activity
is mostly on 15 and 10 meters using FT8.  QSL to home call.

ROMANIA, YO.  Special event station YR8XMAS is QRV until January 10,
2024.  QSL via operators' instructions.

REPUBLIC OF KOSOVO, Z6.  Gab, HB9TSW is QRV as Z68BG from the
Slatina Air Base until December 19.  Activity is in his spare time
on the HF bands using only CW.  QSL to home call.

ST. HELENA, ZD7.  Chris, HB9FIY and his wife Agata will be QRV as
ZD7CA and ZD7AA, respectively, from December 16 to January 14, 2024.
Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using SSB and various digital
modes.  QSL via EA5GL.

CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF.  Bruce, K3NQ is QRV as ZF2NQ from Grand Cayman
until December 20.  Activity is holiday style on 17, 15, 12, and 10
meters using CW, SSB, and FT8.  QSL via M0OXO.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO.  The ARRL CW Rookie Roundup, NCCC FT4
Sprint, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint,
AGB-Party Contest, Russian 160-Meter Contest, K1USN Slow Speed CW
Test, Feld Hell Sprint, OK DX RTTY Contest and the Croatian DX
Contest are all scheduled for this weekend.
           
The Run for the Bacon QRP CW Contest, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test, ICWC
Medium Speed CW Test, OK1WC Memorial, Worldwide Sideband Activity
Contest, NAQCC CW Sprint, QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt, Phone Weekly
Test, A1Club AWT, CWops Test, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest,
Mini-Test 40 CW and Mini-Test 80 CW are on tap for December 18 to
20.

Please see December QST, page 65, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest
websites for details.
NNNN
/EX

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