• ARRL DX Bulletin

    From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to All on Thu Dec 31 18:03:53 2020
    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD052
    ARLD052 DX news

    ZCZC AE52
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 52 ARLD052
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT December 31, 2020
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD052
    ARLD052 DX news

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

    KENYA, 5Z. Cato, LA9PF will be QRV as 5Z4/LA9PF from Malindi
    beginning in January, 2021 and active until May. Activity will be
    on 80 to 10 meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via
    operator's instructions.

    PORTUGAL, CT. Valdemar, CT7AQD will be QRV as CQ750RSI during all
    of 2021 to commemorate the 750th birthday of Queen Elizabeth of
    Portugal. QSL to home call.

    FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DB59FIRAC is
    QRV during all of 2021 to recognize the 59th International FIRAC.
    QSL via bureau.

    SWITZERLAND, HB9. Special event station HB40POLICE is QRV during
    all of 2021 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the International
    Police Association Radio Club. Activity is on all HF, VHF, UHF and
    SHF bands. QSL via bureau.

    THAILAND, HS. Chris, GM8NMM is QRV as HS0ZJB from Bang Saray.
    Activity is on various HF bands. His length of stay is unknown.
    QSL via LoTW.

    FINLAND, OH. Special event station OH100SRAL is QRV during all of
    2021 to celebrate the centennial of the Finnish Amateur Radio
    League. QSL via bureau.

    BELGIUM, ON. Special event stations OO7STAYHOME, OP19MSF,
    OQ5BECLEVER, OR20STAYHOME, OT4LIFE and OT6SAFE are QRV until January
    31, 2021. QSL via operators' instructions.

    ANTARCTICA. Alexei, RX6A is QRV as RI01ANT from Progress Station
    and Vostok Station until May 30, 2021. Activity is mainly on 40
    meters and above using CW and FT8. QSL to home call.

    UKRAINE, UR. Members of the 7-DX-Club will be QRV with special
    event call EN50WZA during January 2021 to celebrate the 50th
    anniversary of the founding of their club. QSL via UT7WZA.

    POLAND, SP. Members of the SEDINA Contest Club will be QRV with
    special event station SQ0MORSE until the end of April 2021 to
    commemorate the 230th birthday of Samuel F. B. Morse. QSL via
    SP1EG.

    SOMALIA, T5. Ali, EP3CQ is QRV as 6O1OO and is generally active on
    40 meters using FT8 in DXpedition mode from 2200 and 0000z. QSL to
    home call.

    SOUTH SUDAN, Z8. Diya, YI1DZ is QRV as Z81D from Juba. He is
    active on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and FT8 in his spare time. QSL
    via OM3JW.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. ARRL Kids SSB Day, Straight Key Night,
    ARRL RTTY Roundup, AGB New Year Snowball Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint,
    QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, SARTG New Year RTTY
    Contest, AGCW Happy New Year CW Contest, AGCW VHF/UHF Contest, QRP
    ARCI New Years CW Sprint, PODXS 070 Club PSKFest, World Wide PMC
    Contest, RSGB AFS CW Contest, Original QRP Contest, Winter VHF
    Sprint and EUCW 160-Meter CW Contest will certainly keep contesters
    busy these next few days.

    The OK1WC CW Memorial, K1USN Slow Speed CW Test and RSGB Hope RTTY
    QSO Party are scheduled for January 4, 2021.

    The RSGB Hope SSB QSO Party, RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband
    Activity Contest and ARS Spartan CW Sprint are scheduled for January
    5, 2021.

    The RSGB Hope FT4 QSO Party, AWA Linc Cundall Memorial CW Contest,
    UKEICC 80-Meter SSB Contest, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops
    Mini-CWT Test, Phone Fray and 40-Meter QRP CW Fox Hunt are scheduled
    for January 6, 2021.

    Please see December 2020 QST, page 63, January 2021 QST, page 75,
    and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (618:250/33)
  • From Daryl Stout@618:250/33 to All on Fri Jan 8 00:44:29 2021
    SB DX @ ARL $ARLD001
    ARLD001 DX news

    ZCZC AE01
    QST de W1AW
    DX Bulletin 1 ARLD001
    From ARRL Headquarters
    Newington CT January 7, 2021
    To all radio amateurs

    SB DX ARL ARLD001
    ARLD001 DX news

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

    GEORGIA, 4L. Peter, G4ENL plans to be QRV as 4L1PJ from Svaneti
    while on work assignment. He expects to be here for the next few
    years. Activity is on various HF bands using SSB. QSL via N4GNR.

    NIGER, 5U. Adrien, F5IHM is QRV as 5U4IHM until February 11.
    Activity is on 40 and 20 meters using CW. QSL direct to home call.

    MALDIVES, 8Q. Massimo, IZ5KID is QRV as 8Q7MM. Activity is on
    various HF bands using mainly digital modes and with low power. QSL
    to home call.

    PAKISTAN, AP. Syed, AP2AM is QRV on 160 and 80 using FT8 at his
    sunrise. QSL to home call.

    ANGOLA, D2. Paulo, CT1FJZ is QRV as D2FJZ from the Province of
    Cuando-Cubango until September 2021 while on work assignment.
    Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using SSB. QSL direct to home call.

    FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Uwe, DO2PZ is QRV as DB100AVUS
    during all of 2021 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the AVUS.
    Located in the southwest of Berlin and opened in 1921, it is the
    oldest controlled access motorway in Europe. QSL to home call.

    JAPAN, JA. Special event call 8N1IZA is QRV until March 31 to
    celebrate the 50th anniversary of Niiza City.

    JAN MAYEN, JX. Erik, JX2US has been QRV on 80 using CW from 1000 to
    1200z. QSL via LA2US.

    CZECH REPUBLIC, OK. Members of the radio club in Roznov pod
    Radhostem are QRV with special call sign OL70KRT to celebrate the
    club's 70th anniversary. The length of activity is unknown. QSL
    via OK2UYU.

    ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Special event station RJ30KR is QRV from
    region R9Y in CQ Zone 18 during January to mark the 30th anniversary
    of the Amateur Radio Club Kristall. QSL via bureau.

    AUSTRALIA, VK. Grant, VK5GR will be QRV as VK5KI from Kangaroo
    Island, IOTA OC-139, from January 11 to 22. Activity will be
    holiday style on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8, and possibly
    with RTTY and PSK. QSL via M0OXO.

    ANTARCTICA. Seba, SQ1SGB and Will, M0ZXA are QRV as either
    VP8/SQ1SGB or VP8HAL from Halley VI Research Station until February
    4. They are active in their spare time on 40 and 20 meters using
    JT65 and FT8. QSL via operators' instructions.

    INDIA, VU. Special event station AT2YAR is QRV until March 1 to
    celebrate 100 years of amateur radio. QSL via VU3ZHA.

    INDONESIA, YB. Ravie, YD7RV is QRV from Laut Island, IOTA OC-166,
    and is active almost daily around 1700z on 40 meters using FT8. QSL
    via EA5GL.

    CAYMAN ISLANDS, ZF. Pete, K8PGJ will be QRV as ZF2PG from Grand
    Cayman, IOTA NA-016, from January 10 to 17. Activity will be on 160
    to 10 meters. This includes being an entry in the upcoming North
    American SSB QSO Party. QSL via LoTW.

    THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The North American CW QSO Party, NCCC
    RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, YB SSB
    DX Contest, Old New Year Contest, SKCC Weekend CW Sprintathon, UBA
    PSK63 Prefix Contest, NRAU-Baltic Contest, DARC 10-Meter Contest and
    RSGB AFS Data Contest are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

    The RSGB Hope QSO FT4 Party, OK1WC CW Memorial, K1USN Slow Speed CW
    Test and 4 States QRP Group Second Sunday Sprint are scheduled for
    January 11.

    The RTTYOPS Weeksprint, Worldwide Sideband Activity Contest and RSGB
    Hope QSO CW Party are scheduled for January 12.

    The RSGB Hope QSO RTTY Party, VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest, CWops
    Mini-CWT CW Test, Phone Fray and QRP 40-Meter CW Fox Hunt are
    scheduled for January 13.

    Please see January 2021 QST, page 75, and the ARRL and WA7BNM
    contest web sites for details.
    NNNN
    /EX
    --- SBBSecho 3.11-Win32
    * Origin: The Thunderbolt BBS - tbolt.synchro.net (618:250/33)