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Friday, January 25, 2013

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

Island activities:

AF-008, FT*W, Crozet & AF-048, FT*X, Kerguelen Islands:
Gildas, TU5KG, is working from the Austral Islands and often active maritime mobile but tries to become active from the islands as well. He will sign FT5WQ from Crozet Island and FT5XT from Kerguelen. QSL only direct via F4DXW.

AF-014, CT3, Madeira archipelago:
Dirk,DO7DP, is travelling to the island of Madeira (Loc IM12jr) from Jan 26 until Feb 9 and will show up as CS9/DO7DP in SSB and PSK31 on 40m, 20m, 15m and 10m. QSL via DO7DP.
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AF-032, 5H, Zanzibar Island:
Sam,F6AML, is visiting Zanzibar (WLOTA 1980) from Jan 20 until Feb 28. He will sign 5H1Z in SSB and CW on 40m-10m working with his FT857D and verticals during his spare time. He will also try to activate the IOTA groups AF-054, AF-063 and AF-075. QSL via F6AML (bureau/direct), no eQSL.

EU-002, OH0, Aland Islands:
The Radiosporting Team (OPs: Juha,OH1JT, Ari,OH5DX, and Tomi,OH6EI) signs OH0Z from Mariehamn on Fasta Aland (OHFF-037, WLOTA 1373) during the CQWW 160m Contest. QSL via W0MM.

EU-089, CU8, Western group:
Antonio,CU8AS, Rudi,HB9CQL, and Hermann,CT3FN/HB9CRV, will show up as CR2W in the CQWW 160m Contest. The QTH (station of CU8AS) is situated near the lighthouse of Albarnaz (WLOTA 0947, Loc HM49jm). QSL via HB9CRV. See also:

NA-016, ZF, Cayman Island:
Theodore,K8AQM, will be QRV as ZF2TA from the Caymans working in CW and SSB on 20m-10m between Jan 26 and Feb 2. QSL via K8AQM (bureau/direct/LoTW).

NA-021, 8P, Barbados:
A few members of the "Buddies in the Caribbean" are planning a mini DXpedition to Barbados (WLOTA 0999) from Jan 29 until Feb 6. Mike,KC4VG (8P9VG), Weymouth,K8EAB (8P9EA), Paul,KB9AVO (8P9DG),
Daniel,WZ1P (8P9WZ), Budd,W3FF (8P9FF), Chris,W6HFP (8P9HF),
Guy,N7UN (8P9UN), and Steve,WG0AT (8P9RT), will be active with 3 fixed and several portable stations (battery powered using the suffix /p)
working in CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK on 160m-10m. They will use mainly
Buddipoles. QSLs via LoTW or via the OP's homecalls (see

NA-099, KP4, Puerto Rico:
The ARRL HQ Station W1AW announced to show up as W1AW/KP4 from Puerto Rico (WLOTA 2802) on Jan 26/27.
QSL direct via W1AW.

SA-022, LU, Buenos Aires (Bahia Anegada) Province group:
12 members of the Bahia Blanca DX Group (LU3DXG) are planning to activate Isla Gama.
L22D will operate with four stations in CW/SSB/PSK31 on all HF bands from Jan 24-27. QSL via LU7DSY (bureau/direct).
See also: and

Compiled by Klaus, DL7UXG
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

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