DX News from the ARRL
December 3 , 2021This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by VU2DSI, 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. Ferdy, HB9DSP is QRV as 5Z4/HB9DSP from Malindi until December 16. Activity is on 20, 15, and 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL to home call.
BHUTAN, A5. Peter, HB9DVG is QRV as A52CC from Phodrang until December 21 while on work assignment. Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using SSB and FT8. QSL via N4GNR.
BAHRAIN, A9. Members of the Bahrain Amateur Radio Society are QRV as A950ND until December 16 to celebrate Bahrain's 50th National Day. QSL via EC6DX.
BAHAMAS, C6. Brian, ND3F is QRV as C6AQQ from New Providence Island, IOTA NA-001, until December 7. Activity is on the HF bands. QSL via EA5GL.
ANGOLA, D2. Jose, PP2BR is now QRV as D2PR from Luanda. Activity is on 20, 15, and 10 meters using SSB. QSL via operator's instructions.
SPAIN, EA. Members of the Union de Radioaficionados de Leon are QRV with special call signs AM1111D, AM1111E, AM1111I, AM1111L, AM1111N, AM1111O and AM1111R until December 19 in celebration of the 1111th anniversary since the establishment of the ancient Kingdom of Leon, now part of the autonomous community of Castile and Leon. QSL via operators' instructions.
SCOTLAND, GM. Special call signs GB1002ZE and GB2ZE are QRV until December 26 to mark the centennial of Paul Godley's DXpedition to Ardrossan in 1921 when he managed the first reception of a transatlantic shortwave transmission from Greenwich, Connecticut. QSL via GM0SEI.
SWITZERLAND, HB. Special event station HB1BCG is QRV until December 31 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the historic Transatlantic Tests of December 1921. QSL via HB9ACA.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, HI. Kasimir, DL2SBY is QRV as HI7/DL2SBY from Punta Cana, IOTA NA-096, until December 14. Activity is holiday style on the HF bands using CW, FT8, and possibly some SSB. He may be active for one day as HI2/DL2SBY from Saona Island, IOTA NA-122. QSL via LoTW.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event stations PA21XMAS, PD21SANT and PD22HNY are QRV during December. QSL via operators' instructions.
CANADA, VE. Special event station VX3INSULIN is QRV during December to commemorate the discovery of insulin 100 years ago. Activity is on the HF bands with a focus on FT8 and FT4. QSL via VE3NOO.
INDIA, VU. Special event station AU2JCB is QRV until December 14 to commemorate the birthday of Indian scientist Jagadish Chandra Bose, Activity is on 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, and 6 meters using SSB, and FM on 10 and 6 meters. QSL direct to VU2DSI.
BURKINA FASO, XT. Harald, DF2WO is QRV as XT2AW from Ouagadougou until December 20. Activity is on the HF bands, and Satellite QO-100. QSL via M0OXO.
INDONESIA, YB. Special event stations 8H13H, 8H13U, 8H13T, 8G13T, 8G13A, 8G13N, 8G13G, 8G13S, 8G13E, and 8G13L are QRV until December 12 to commemorate the 13th anniversary of South Tangerang City.
Activity is on 80, 40, 20, 15, and 10 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via operators' instructions.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO
The ARRL 160-Meter Contest, Walk for the Bacon 40-Meter QRP CW Contest, CWops Mini-CWT Test, RTTYOPS
Weeksprint, NRAU 10-Meter Activity Contest, SKCC CW Sprint Europe, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP 80-Meter CW Fox Hunt, NCCC CW Sprint, K1USN Slow Speed Test, UFT CW Meeting, Wake-Up. QRP CW Sprint, PRO CW
Contest, Two-Meter Classic Sprint, INORC CW Contest and the FT Roundup will certainly keep contesters busy this upcoming weekend.
Please see December QST, page 62, and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM contest web sites for details