Este Fin De Semana en la Radio. [12/23/2013], KP3AV Systems

The ARRL CW Rookie Roundup, Russian 160-Meter Contest, NCCC RTTY Sprint, QRP CW Fox Hunt, NCCC Sprint, AGB-Party Contest, Feld Hell Sprint, OK DX RTTY Contest and the Croatian CW Contest are all on tap for this weekend.  The Lighthouse Christmas Lights QSO Party runs from December 21 to January 1, 2014.The SKCC CW Sprint is scheduled for December 25.  Please see December QST, page 66 and the ARRL and WA7BNM contest web sites for details.

LESOTHO, 7P.  Mathias, DJ2HD and Ulmar, DK1CE will be QRV as 7P8DJ and 7P8CE, respectively, from December 22 to 24.  Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home calls.

EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6.  Vincent, F4BKV is QRV as 9M6/F4BKV from Labuan Island, IOTA OC-133, until December 22.  Activity is holiday style on the HF bands.  QSL to home call.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 9Q.  Look for 9Q0AR to be QRV from Kinshasa from December 23 to 27.  QSL via operators’ instructions.

BOTSWANA, A2.  Mathias, DJ2HD, Ulmar, DK1CE and Wolfgang, DH3WO will be QRV as A25DJ, A25CE and A24WO, respectively, from December 24 to 30.  Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL to home calls.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, A6.  Members of the Emirates Amateur Radio Society are QRV as A63RI from Dibba Rock Island, IOTA AS-124, until December 23.  Activity is on the HF bands using CW and SSB.  QSL via IZ8CLM.

CHILE, CE.  Vlad, UA4WHX is QRV as CE9/UA4WHX from Navarino Island, IOTA SA-050.  Activity is on the HF bands.  His length of stay is unknown.  QSL to home call.

ANTARCTICA.  Felix, DL5XL is QRV as DP1POL from the Neumayer III base until February 8.  Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using mostly CW.  QSL via DL1ZBO.

TEMOTU PROVINCE, H40.  Sigi, DK9FN plans to be QRV as both H40FN and H40TA from Nendo Island, IOTA OC-100, from December 21 to January 10. Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters.  QSL via operator’s instructions.

ITALY, I.   Special event station IY0CXII is QRV until the end of 2013 to commemorate the 112th anniversary of Marconi’s first transatlantic transmission between Poldhu in Cornwall and Signal Hill on Newfoundland.  QSL direct via IQ0RM.

SVALBARD, JW.  Alex, PY2SEX will be QRV as JW/PY2SEX on December 24 and 25.  Activity will be on the HF and 6 meter bands using mainly CW.  QSL direct via DL1NX.

BONAIRE, PJ4.  William, K9HZ is QRV as PJ4/K9HZ until January 1. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters.  QSL to home call.

SABA, ST. EUSTATIUS, PJ5.  Nao, K6NAO will be QRV as PJ5/K6NAO from St. Eustatius, IOTA NA-145, from December 22 to 29.  Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using CW, RTTY and PSK.  QSL via JA1HGY.

SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS.  Station RI20ANT is QRV from Bellingshausen station, King George Island, IOTA AN-010, until December 31.  QSL via N2IEN.

POLAND, SP.  Dionizy, SP6IEQ is QRV using special call sign 3Z13XMAS until December 30.  QSL to home call.

EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA.  Special event station R7378TM is QRV from Ufa until February 5 during the Olympic Torch’s relay through Russia. QSL via RM8W.

NAMIBIA, V5.  Dietmar, DL3DXX is QRV as V5/DL3DXX from Outjo until January 8.  Activity is on 160 to 10 meters using mainly CW.  QSL to home call.

CHAGOS ISLANDS, VQ9.  Jim, ND9M is QRV as VQ9JC from Dgar.  Of late, he has been active on 30, 20 and 17 meters using mostly CW with some SSB and RTTY.  His length of stay is unknown.  QSL to home call.

HONG KONG, VR.  Alberto, IV3TAN is QRV as VR2/IV3TAN from Pang Chau Island, IOTA AS-006.  Activity is on the HF bands.  His length of stay is unknown.  QSL direct to home call.

CAMBODIA, XU.  Pat, N2IEN is QRV as XU7AEV December 21.  Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using CW.  QSL direct to home call