ARRL DX Bulletin 049
December 9, 2004

DX Bulletin 49 ARLD049
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT December 9, 2004
To all radio amateurs

ARLD049 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.

KUWAIT, 9K. Faisal, 9K2ID has been QRV on 15 meters around 1130 to 1230z. QSL direct.

MALAWI, 7Q. Les, 7Q7LA has been QRV on 40 meters CW around 0300z. QSL direct via G0IAS.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Klaus, DL5ZAH is QRV as 4F7RWW from Zweit, IOTA OC-129, for the next two weeks. QSL via operator's instructions.

CANARY ISLANDS, EA8. Members of the Canary Islands DX Society plan to be QRV as EF8TDX from Tufia Rock, IOTA AF-004, on 15 meters only from December 11 and 12.

MARQUESAS ISLANDS, FO. Michel, F6COW, Dominique, F6EPY and Radi, F6GNZ will be QRV as FO/homecalls/M from Hiva Hoa, IOTA OC-027, from December 11 to 23. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters, including the newer bands, using mostly CW and SSB, but with some RTTY, SSTV and PSK31 as well. QSL to home calls.

JERSEY, GJ. Mat, F5SHQ will be QRV as MJ0ASP in the ARRL 10 Meter contest. QSL to home call.

HUNGARY, HA. Tibor, HG4I is QRV as HG05HNY until January 31, 2005 in celebration of the New Year. Activity is on all HF bands, including the newer bands, using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. He will also try to be active in as many HF contests as possible. QSL direct.

ANTARCTICA. Mario, I0QHM and operator Danilo are active as I0QHM/KC4 from the Mario Zucchelli Station. Their activity is limited to about 30 minutes a day from 1820 to 1900z. QSL via operators' instructions.

JAPAN, JA. JL2LRO/6 and JK2HVD/6 plan to be QRV from Miyako Island, IOTA AS-079, Okinawa Prefecture from December 11 to 13. QSL direct to home calls.

US VIRGIN ISLANDS, KP2. John, KL7JR is QRV as KP2/KL7JR until the end of April 2005. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters, including 17 and 12 meters. QSL to home call.

NETHERLAND ANTILLES, PJ2. Fred, WW4LL and John, K4BAI are QRV as PJ4/homecalls until December 15 from Bonaire, IOTA SA-006. They will participate in the ARRL 10 Meter contest as PJ4Z. QSL all calls via K4BAI.

EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Alan, K6SRZ is QRV as T32CK from Christmas Island, IOTA OC-024, until December 13. Doug, N6TQS is also QRV as T32QS. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters. QSL to home calls.

SOMALIA, T5. Joe, VA6JWT is QRV as 6O0JT from Galkayo. QSL via operator's instructions.

MALI, TZ. Mac, TZ6JA has been QRV on 80 meters around 0400z and then 40 meters around 0600 to 0700z. QSL via JA3EMU.

ANTARCTICA. Finn, VK4LL is QRV as VK0DX from the ANARE Davis Base Station. He has been active mainly on 20 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via operator's instructions.

AFGHANISTAN, YA. Rene, DL2JRM is QRV as YA7X until January 5, 2005. Activity is on all HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via DL1JJI.

NEW ZEALAND, ZL. Serge, RA3XR is QRV as ZL/RA3XR until December 26. He is active on all HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL to home call.

PARAGUAY, ZP. Tomas, ZP5AZL will be QRV as ZP0R in the ARRL 10 Meter contest as a Single-Op entry. QSL via W3HNK.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL 10-Meter Contest, 28 MHz SWL Contest, Great Colorado Snowshoe CW Run, North American Meteor Scatter Contest and the CIS DX CW Contest are all scheduled for this weekend. Please see December QST, page 85, and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest websites for details.