ARRL DX Bulletin 053
December 13, 2001

DX Bulletin 53 ARLD053
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 13, 2001
To all radio amateurs

ARLD053 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, N1ND, WA7BNM, SV2BFL, KL7JR, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, DXNL and 425DXnews. Thanks to all.

VIETNAM, 3X. Karl, W9XK is QRV as 3W2XK until April 9, 2002. Activity is mostly on 20, 15 and 10 meters. QSL to home call after his return home.

ZAMBIA, 9J. Brian, 9J2BO is QRV using his special Marconi event station call 9J0S. He has been active on 20 and 10 meters CW. QSL via G3TEV.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 9Q. 9Q0AR is QRV until December 16. In addition to an entry in the ARRL 10-Meter contest, look for other activity on 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters. QSL via F2YT.

BURUNDI, 9U. Piero, IK2BHX is working for an UN mission until January 4, 2002 and is QRV as 9U5X mainly on the newer bands during his spare time. QSL to home call.

QATAR, A7. Jabor, A71BY has been QRV on 20 meters around 1600z. QSL via F5PYI.

CHILE, CE. Ismael, CE7AOY will be QRV from Riesco Island in the Magallanes and Antarctica South Group, from December 17 to 22 as homecall/8. This archipelago has no IOTA designator as yet. QSL via CE7ZK.

SPAIN, EA. Gerard, EA4ST and Ignacio, EA4AHD will participate in the ARRL 10-Meter Contest as EA4TEN. QSL via EA4AHD.

ALASKA, KL7. KL7JR is QRV from Barter Island, IOTA NA-050, until December 18 exclusively on 10 meters. QSL to home call.

NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ2. Bill, W9VA, Joe, W9JUV and W9EFL are here until December 17, and will be QRV as PJ2T in the ARRL 10-Meter contest. Outside the contest, they are signing PJ2/homecalls. QSL to home calls.

FERNANDO de NORONHA, PY0F. Tony, PY8IT is QRV as PY0FT until December 18 using primarily RTTY and PSK31. QSL via JA1ELY.

GREECE, SV. Ilias, SV2BOH and Tassos, SV2BFL will be QRV as SW2B during the ARRL 10-Meter contest using CW. QSL via bureau.

SOUTH ORKNEY ISLANDS. Claudio, LU1ZA has been QRV on 15 meters CW around 2200z. QSL via operator's instructions.

CAMBODIA, XU. Dick, N6FF is signing XU7ACB from Sihanoukville mainly on 160 meters until December 17. QSL via N6FF.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10-Meter Contest, The OK DX RTTY Contest, 28 MHz SWL Contest, Croatian CW Contest and the Great Colorado Snowshoe Run are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see November QST, page 104 for details on the ARRL 10-Meter contest.