Tuesday, December 10, 2013

December amateur radio special events calendar

December 10-16
8P   KI1U (8P9IU), N1TA (8P9TA) and K0BJ (8P9BJ)  will  be  active from Barbados (NA-021). They will  participate  in  the ARRL 10 Meter Contest as 8P8T  (QSL via KI1U). [TNX NG3K]

December 10-16
Rudolf County Christmas
1700Z-2359Z, W9R, Rudolph, WI. Central Wisconsin Amateur Radio Enthusiasts. 28.420 21.320 14.260 7.210 3.950. Certificate & QSL. Myron Oestreich, KB9STB, 648 Main St, Junction City, WI 54443. Our special event station will be on the air before and after the actual event. The Rudolph, WI, post office offers annual celebratory post cards for the event and we will provide a post card and certificate. QSL via KB9STB. QSL with SASE. kb9stb@gmail.com

December 10-31
A9  Celebrating Manama, Capital of Arab Tourism, A92AA and A93LT are active as A91MCAT  from  the capital  city of Bahrein until  31December. QSL via IZ8CLM.

December 11
ZD7  Daniel, ZS1BBT expects to arrive on St. Helena Island (AF-022) on 11 December. he will remain there for twelve days. He  plans  to  be QRV from the school station. [TNX The Daily DX]

December 11-18
YN  Scott, K7ZO will be active once again as YN5Z from Nicaragua. He will be QRV on 20-10  metres, and will participate in the ARRL 10 Meter Contest. QSL via K7ZO and LoTW. [TNX NG3K]

December 12-22
SP  Slawek, SQ1KSM and Weronika, SQ1KSL will be active as HF1ZIMA and SN1ZIMA. Other stations participating in the "Welcome Winter" (zima  in  Polish) award are 3Z3ZIMA, F3ZIMA,SN0ZIMA, SN3ZIMA and SN5ZIMA. Further information on qrz.com

December 13-14
Friday the 13th Special Event Operation
0001Z-0700Z, W1E, Burley, WA. Burley Amateur Radio Club. 28.313 14.303 7.233. Certificate & QSL. W1E BARC W7JQ, PO Box 639, Burley, WA 98322. Commemorating historical significance of Friday the 13th. Thursday evening and all day Friday local time. For Special QSL card only please send your QSL with SASE. For Special Certificate and QSL both send $2, your written address, and your QSL. (or send a certificate size SASE with your QSL and $1). www.qrz.com/db/w7jq

December 14
Pearl Harbor Rememberance
1700Z-2359Z, NI6IW, San Diego, CA. USS Midway (CV-41) Museum. 14.320 7.250 SSB; 14.070 PSK31; DSTAR wide area reflectors. QSL. USS Midway Museum Radio Room, 910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101.

December 14-15
Christmas City Special Event
1400Z-2300Z, WX3MAS, Nazareth, PA. The Christmas City Amateur Radio Club. 21.365 14.265 7.270 3.850 CW and PSK31. Certificate. WX3MAS, 14 Gracedale Ave - Greystone Building, Nazareth, PA 18064. Special Event Station WX3MAS is on the air the 15th 16th of December, from 1400Z to 2300Z, to celebrate the Holidays from the twin Christmas Cities of Nazareth and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Sponsored by the Christmas City Amateur Radio Club and the Delaware/Lehigh Amateur Radio Club, WX3MAS is QRV every year during the Holiday Season. Listen for us on or about 28.465 21.365 14.265 7.270 3.850. depending on conditions, we also will be operating CW and PSK 31 on 20 and 40 meters, 10 and 15 meters as well if there is good band conditions. Did you contact WX3MAS? Send a QSL and 9x12" SASE for a colorful commemorative certificate! Happy Holidays to all amateurs everywhere from WX3MAS! cjfishing@rcn.com

December 14-15
Shore Acres Holiday Lights
0100Z-2300Z, K7CCH, Coquille, OR. Coos County Radio Club. 28.325 14.325 7.235 3.935. QSL. Coos County Radio Club, K7CCH, PO Box 698, Coos Bay, OR 97420.

December 14-15
Wheeling Light Fest
1010Z-1000Z, W8ZQ, Wheeling, WV. Northern Panhandle Amateur Radio Club. 14.250 7.232. Certificate. Joe Mccready, PO Box 192 , Blaine, OH 43909. j_t_mccready@yahoo.com

December 15-17
Bill of Rights Day in Bakersfield
0000Z-0000Z, K6GIB, Bakersfield, CA. Bakersfield Day of Resistance. 14.268 14.285 14.295 14.345. Certificate. Scott Gibson, PO Box 9522, Bakersfield, CA 93389. The Bakersfield City Council approved Bill of Rights Day in Bakersfield. December 15th! Now the city of Bakersfield will encourage all people of all ages to read, discuss, perhaps DISCOVER the importance of The Bill of Rights.

December 15-January 15
S7  Igor, UA3DJY  will  be active as S79ACR from Mahe (AF-024),Seychelles for one month. QSL via home call. [TNX DX World]

December 17-31
UA_ssh Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Russian Robinson Club, Alex RW3RN and Oleg   A3HK/ZS1OIN will be active as RI20ANT from Bellingshausen Station on King George Island, South Shetlands (AN-010) on 17-31 December. Main activity will be on 20 metres  (on or around 14160 kHz) SSB and CW. QSL via RW3RN. [TNX UA9OBA]

December 18-24
Christmas in Bethlehem
1500Z-2300Z, KC5OUR, Belen, NM. Valencia County Amateur Radio Association. 28.483 21.283 14.283 7.283. QSL. Valencia County ARA, PO Box 268, Peralta, NM 87042. www.kc5our.com

December 21
1400Z-2200Z, W3C, Bethlehem, MD. Easton Amateur Radio Society. 14.255 14.055 7.255 7.055. QSL. Easton Amateur Radio Society, PO Box 311, Easton, MD 21601. All QSLs will be postmarked Bethlehem.

December 21-25
YB  Look for Budi YF1AR/8 and  Imam YB4IR/8  to be active from Pulau Kisar, part of the Terselatan Islands in the wider Maluku Barat Daya  Islands group  (OC-272, new one for IOTA). They will have two transceivers running 100 watts on 40-10 metres SSB, CW and the digital modes. QSL YF1AR/8  via N2OO (logsearch On Club Log and OQRS on http://df3cb.com/oqrs/n2oo/),  QSL YB4IR/4 via home call  (OQRS on Club  Log). Further  information at www.yf1ar.com/2013/12/kisar-island-oc-272-new-iota.html [TNX YF1AR]

December 26-01 January
W  Once again Joe, K5KUA will be  active as K5KUA/5 from Galveston Island (NA-143). He usually operates CW only on 40-10 metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. Logsearch on Club Log. [TNX rsgbiota.org]

December 28
U.S. Claims Midway Island in 1867, 1700Z-2359Z, NI6IW, San Diego, CA. USS MIDWAY (CV-41) Museum. SSB 14.320 7.250 SSB; PSK31 14.070; DSTAR wide area reflectors. QSL. USS MIDWAY Museum Radio Room, 910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101.

December 28-31
OZ  Ric, DL2VFR will be active from Romo Island (EU-125) during the New Year holidays. He will operate CW as OU1RAEM (QSL via DF5LW, direct or bureau) and as OZ/DL2VFR on  1-3 January (QSL via home call, direct or bureau). [TNX rsgbiota.org]

December 29-January 5
0000Z-1800Z, W2V, Bethpage, NY. Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club. 21.260 18.130 14.260 7.260; digital and CW. QSL. Phil Lewis, N2MUN, 22 Belle Terre W, Lindenhurst, NY 11757. QSL with SASE to N2MUN, W2 QSL buro or LoTW. hamradiouniversity.org
(DX Nx 1179/ARRL)