ARRL DX Bulletin 054
December 20, 2001

DX Bulletin 54 ARLD054
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 20, 2001
To all radio amateurs

ARLD054 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by Tedd, KB8NW, the OPDX Bulletin, JI6KVR, QRZ DX, The Daily DX, DXNL and 425DXnews. Thanks to all.

GUINEA, 3X. Francois, VE2XO will be QRV as 3XY6A from Conakry from December 26 to 27 on 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 meters using SSB and PSK31. QSL to home call.

OMAN, A4. Chris, A45XR has been QRV on 40 meters CW around 1415z.

THE GAMBIA, C5. Peter, C56YT has been QRV on 21286 kHz just before 1700z and then on 14178 kHz around 2320z. QSL via VK4AO.

ANTARCTICA. Paul, EM1HO has been QRV on 80 meters SSB around 0300z. QSL via I2PJA. Meanwhile, Mechita, DP0GVN may be QRV from the German base here. Also, look for activity from Sepp, DP0LEX from a second German Antarctic base. Activity may be on 15 meters SSB around 1700z on Mondays. QSL via operators' instructions.

TAJIKISTAN, EY. Nodir, EY8MM, has been QRV on 7003 kHz around 0100z and then on 3506 kHz around 0200z. QSL via K1BV.

JAPAN, JA. JM6CIP and JN3FPV will be QRV as homecalls/6 from Koshiki Island, IOTA AS-037 from December 22 to 23. QSL to home calls.

JAN MAYEN, JX. JX9LAA has been QRV on 20 meters CW around 2000z. QSL via LA9LAA.

EGYPT, SU. Luciano, EA7CHR is QRV as SU9LL. Activity is on 20 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL to home call.

UZBEKISTAN, UJ. Mir, UJ7AW has been QRV from Tashkent on 1828 kHz around 2350z. Also, Shams, UK8CK has been QRV on 1831 kHz around 2350z as well.

UKRAINE, UR. The Lviv Branch of the UARL is using Special Event call EM75W until December 28 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Lviv Shortwave Club. QSL via UT1WL.

CAMBODIA, XU. Hiroo, JA2EZD is QRV as XU7ABF from Phnom Penh City until December 24. QSL to XW2A.

VENEZUELA, YV. Paul, YV1DIG will be QRV on 6 meters from grid FK41 from December 22 to 27. He may also be QRV from FK51 as YV1DIG/p. When 6 meters is closed, look for him on 160 and 80 meters. QSL via operator's instructions.

ST. HELENA, ZD7. Bruce, ZD7VC has been QRV on 6 meters around 2030z.

CHATHAM ISLAND, ZL7. Ray, ZL2BTP/ZL7 has been QRV on 20 meters SSB around 0800z. QSL via operator's instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The AGB Activity Party is scheduled for this weekend. Please see December QST, page 98 for details.