ARRL DX Bulletin 051
December 18, 2003

DX Bulletin 51 ARLD051
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 18, 2003
To all radio amateurs

ARLD051 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by the OPDX Bulletin, The Daily DX, 425DXnews, DXNL, WA7BNM and Contest Corral from QST. Thanks to all.

JAMAICA, 6Y. Ron, 4S7RO is QRV as 6Y5/4S7RO and is usually active on 40 meters CW between 2300 and 0500z. Prior to that, he can be found on 20 meters SSB. QSL via G0IAS direct.

BHUTAN, A5. Dane, S57CQ expects to be here for three weeks and plans to be QRV as A52CQ during his spare time. QSL via S57DX.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6. A61AJ has been QRV on 80 meters around 1300 to 1600z. QSL via DJ2MX.

CHINA, BY. Xian, BG9BA is located in Zone 23 and can usually be found on 40 meters after 1100z for several hours.

LIBERIA, EL. Ashley, EL2AR is usually QRV on 20 meters SSB around 2300z. QSL via operator's instructions.

REUNION ISLAND, FR. Guy, FR5ZL continues to be active on 40 meter CW just before 1500z.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS, HC8. Mike, G4IUF is QRV as G4IUF/HC8 until January 11. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

SOUTH SHETLANDS. Dany, LZ0A has been QRV on 40 meters CW around 0450z.

FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Tony, PY8IT is QRV as PY0FT until December 26. Of late he has been active using RTTY on 20 meters after 0800z. QSL via JA1ELY.

SUDAN, ST. Magdi, ST2M is usually QRV on 15 meters SSB between 1400 and 1800z.

TURKEY, TA. Martin, TA1/PA4WM is here for six months on a rotating schedule. Activity is on all bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. R1AEM, R6AEM, R3AEM, R9AEM, R4AEM and R0AEM are QRV until December 21 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Soviet Polar Explorer and Radio Operator Ernest Krenkel, RAEM. QSL all calls via UA9XC. RAEM is also QRV until December 21. QSL via RV1AQ.

ANTARCTICA. VK0DX is currently QRV from the Australian Station Davis on the Ingrid Christensen Coast. He is here for about one year. QSL via operator's instructions.

AFGHANISTAN, YA. Johnny, YA8G has been QRV on 17 meters around 1130z. QSL via LA4YW.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The AGB Party Contest, Russian 160 Meter Contest, OK DX RTTY Contest, Croatian CW Contest and the International Naval Contest are all scheduled for this weekend. The Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO Party runs from December 20 to January 4, 2004. Please see December QST, page 84 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.