DX News from the ARRL - 4 January, 2013

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The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity


This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by NC1L, The Weekly DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

KENYA, 5Z. Bertrand, DF3ZS and Tom, DL1QW will be QRV as 5Z4/DF3ZS and 5Z4/DL1QW, respectively, from Diani Beach from January 7 to 20. Activity will be on 80 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL to home calls.

SENEGAL, 6W. Francis, F6BLP is QRV as 6W7SK until January 18 from Saly Portudal. Activity is holiday style on 80 to 10 meters using mostly CW. This may include some activity on 160 meters. QSL to home call.

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, DA. Special event station DL50FRANCE is QRV during all of 2013 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the French-German Treaty of Friendship, also known as the Elysee Treaty. QSL via DK8VR.

PHILIPPINES, DU. Bob, WT3A is QRV as DU7TET and is usually active on 160 meters between 0945 and 1300z. QSL to home call.

ST. VINCENT, J8. Al, W6HGF will be QRV as J8/W6HGF from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines from January 9 to 24. Activity will be on all bands, with an emphasis on the higher bands when possible using mostly RTTY and other digital modes. QSL direct to home call.

MONGOLIA, JT. Chak, JT1CO has been active on 30 meters around 2100z. QSL direct.

PAPUA NE
W GUINEA, P2. Nao, JA2VQP is working as a volunteer and teaching mathematics at the Divine Word University in Wewak for the next two years. He has recently been issued the call P29NO and plans to be active in the coming months.

NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PD110MVV is QRV until January 14 to commemorate the 110th jubilee of the football club MVV Maastricht. QSL via PD3R.

SLOVENIA, S5. Special event station S5300TP is QRV during all of 2013 to mark the 300 years since the Tolmin Peasant Uprising of 1713. QSL via S59DAP.

MOUNT ATHOS, SV/A. Monk Apollo, SV2ASP/A has been active on 40 meters using SSB around 0600z to 0700z. He has also been active on 17 meters using SSB around 1400z. QSL direct to home call.

NAMIBIA, V5. Ewald, DJ2BQ is QRV as V5/DJ2BQ until January 18. Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using RTTY. QSL to home call.

MONTSERRAT, VP2M. Bjorn, SM0MDG is QRV as VP2MSW until January 8. Activity is mainly on 17 and 15 meters, and possibly 10 meters ifconditions permit. QSL via M0URX.

LAOS, XW. Larry is now QRV as XW1A. Activity is on 160 to 2 meters using CW and SSB. This will eventually include RTTY. QSL via E21EIC.

ROMANIA, YO. Members of the Radioclub QSO Banat Timisoara are QRV as YP10KQT during all of 2013 to celebrate their 10th anniversary.
QSL via YO2KQT.

MACEDONIA, Z3. To commemorate the assignment of the Z3 prefix 20 years ago, special event station Z320RSM is QRV. Also, Special event stations Z320A to Z320Z are also QRV. QSL via operators' instructions.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The ARRL RTTY Roundup, Kid's Day SSB Contest, EUCW 160-Meter CW Contest, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint CW Ladder, PODXS 070 Club PSKFest and the QRP ARCI Pet Rock CW Celebration are all on tap for this upcoming weekend.

The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for January 8. The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test and QRP CW Fox Hunt are scheduled for January 9.
Please see January QST page 87 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details

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