ARRL DX Bulletin 053
December 28, 2000

DX Bulletin 53 ARLD053
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 28, 2000
To all radio amateurs

ARLD053 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, The OPDX Bulletin, The 599Rpt, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

TUNISIA, 3V. Antonio, IK7YZG, will be QRV from 3V8BB from January 4 to 6. QSL this operation to home call.

UGANDA, 5X. Graham, 5X1GS, has been QRV on 28370 kHz between 1030 and 1300z. QSL via WB2YQH.

MALAWI, 7Q. Kaz, 7Q7KZ, has been active on 21290 and 28450 kHz after 1200z and again after 1800z. QSL via JA2LZF.

BHUTAN, A5. Glenn, W0GJ, and his son Mark, N0MJ, will once again be QRV using their own callsigns, A52GJ and A52MJ, respectively. Activity begins December 29 and continues into the early part of February. QSL to home calls.

IRELAND, EI. The Emerald Isle Contest and DX Group will be QRV December 31 using the special millennium call EI2OOO. They will be active from the western part of Ireland using CW, SSB and PSK31. QSL via the bureau.

MINAMI TORISHIMA, JD1. Katsumi, JD1BCK, has been QRV on 15 meters SSB after 2330z. QSL via JM1TUK.

JORDAN, JY. Ali, JY4NE, has been active between 28400 and 28420 kHz around 1230 and 1530z. He then QSYs to 20 meters after 2300z. QSL via KB6NAN.

ANTARCTICA. Pavel, EM1KY, is now active as LU1Z/UT1KY from the Refuego Naval Groussac on Peterman Island, IOTA AN-006. QSL via operator instructions.

LEBANON, OD. Puzant, OD5NH, has been active on 80, 17, 12 and 10 meters using SSB between 1530 and 1730z. QSL to home call. OD5NJ has also been active on 10 meters between 1430 and 1530z.

SWEDEN, SM. The Kungalv Radio Club, SK6NL, will be active as SI900TKM from January 1, 2001 through December 31. QSL via home call.

ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, V4. Volkmar, DF2SS, is QRV as V47SS until January 6. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters, including 6 meters, using CW and SSB. QSL via DL2MDZ.

UK SOVEREIGN BASE AREAS ON CYPRUS, ZC4. Steve, ZC4BS, Des, ZC4DW, and Graham, ZC4GK, will soon be QRV from the ZC4 club station as ZC4ESB, on all bands and modes for the next three years. QSL via operator's instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The RAC Winter Contest, Stew Perry Topband Distance Challenge, the ARRL Straight Key Night and The CCCC Millennium Contest help usher in the New Year. Please see December QST, page 97, and January 2001 QST, page 99, respectively, for details.