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Friday, January 18, 2013

IOTA News from the
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
18 January, 2013

Island activities:

AF-016, FR, Reunion Island:
Pierre,FR/F8APV, and Stephane,FR/F8EOI, will be QRV from Reunion Island (DIFO FR-001, WFF FFF-011, WLOTA 1812) between Jan 21 and Feb 9. They will work with bud dipoles on 40m-10m with emphasis on 30m (CW) and 20m (SSB). QSLs via homecalls (bureau/direct).
Sked requests are welcome via:

AS-101, HS, Malay Peninsula East group:
Eddy,ON4AFU, plans to visit Koh Samui (WLOTA 1384) from Jan 21 until Feb 18. He will be QRV as HS0ZJF/8 with 100 watts and wire antenna only in CW on 40m-10m. He also plans to activate the IOTA group AS-126 later. More information will follow in DXNL 1820. QSL via ON4AFU.

EU-089, CU8, Western group:
Hermann,HB9CRV, and Rudolf,HB9CQL, will show up from Flores Island (WLOTA 0947) between Jan 22 and Feb 8. They will use the callsigns CT8/HB9CQL and CT8/CT3FN until Jan 25 and after that CR2V especially on the lowbands. QSL via HB9CRV.

NA-001, C6, Great Bahama Bank group:
George,W4BUW (C6AGH), Joseph,W8GEX (C6DX), Janet,W8CAA (C6AYL), and Joe,AA4NN (C6A/AA4NN), chose Great Exuma for their next DXpedition from Jan 20-27. They want to work with three stations in SSB, CW and RTTY on 160m-10m. QSLs via homecalls.

NA-085, W4, Florida State North West (Bay to Wakulla County) group:
Dennis,WA2USA/4, will be active from St. George Island (USi FL0076S)
from Jan 20 until Feb 27. He also plans to activate the lighthouse there. His main activities will be in CW on 30m, 20m and 15m and in SSB on 40m and 20m. He will work on all bands during the upcoming ARRL International DX CW Contest and the NAQP RTTY Contest.
See also:

NA-101, J7, Dominica:
Bernie,W3UR, and Tony,N3ME, and their wives are planning to visit Dominica Island from Jan 22 until Feb 11. Besides of relaxing they will work as J76A and J77A in holiday style where the numbers 76 and 77 correspond to the year in which both got their first licenses. They will work with Elecraft K3 and wires in CW, SSB and RTTY on 160m-6m and want to take part in the WPX RTTY Contest as J76A.
QSL for J76A via N3ME and for J77A via W3UR.

NA-143, W5, Texas State East (Matagorda to Jefferson County) group:
Joe,K5KUA/5, will be QRV again from Galveston Island (USi TX001S)
working in CW on 40m-10m from Jan 18-21.
QSL via K5KUA (bureau/direct).

OC-073, JD1, Minami Torishima:
Take,JG8NQJ/JD1, is handing out IOTA points from Marcus Island (Loc QL64xg) until mid April. He is working in a meteorological base and only active on the bands during his spare time.
His focus lies in CW on 17m and also on 15m/12m/10m in CW.
Bureau QSLs via JG8NQJ. Direct QSLs via JA8CJY.
Log search:

SA-050, CE8/9, Magallanes & Antartica Chilena Province group:
Jose,CE8DMT, is active from Puerto Williams on Navarino Island. The length of his stay is not known but he has been spotted in SSB on 40m and 15m. QSL via homecall.

Gil,F4FET/p, is activating the lighthouse "Boulogne sur mer, south west pier" (ARLHS FRA-089) only in SSB on the HF bands until Jan 31. QSO's count also for WFF reference FFF-043. QSL via homecall.

WFF activities:
6WFF: Peter,HA3AUI, is working from Senegal again in January. He will
try to work as 6W2SC/p from 6WFF-005 on Jan 16/17.
QSL direct via HA3AUI or use his OQRS (available after his return).

Compiled by Klaus, DL7UXG
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

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