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Monday, January 7, 2013

IOTA News from OPDX

7 January, 2013

Island activities:

OC-261. Craig, VK5CE, will be active as VK5CE/p from Flinders Island later in the new year between August 15-21st. Activity will be on 80-10 meters, with most of the operations being on
40/20/15m, using SSB and PSK. QSL via his home callsign.
For more details and updates, watch Craig's Blog page at:

SA-022. (Update) Members of the Bahia Blanca DX Group (GDXBB) will be active as L22D from Gama Island between January 24-27th, after being off the air for 10 years. Operators mentioned are Osmar/LU8DWR (Team Leader), Carlos/LU7DSY, Eduardo/LU5DEM, Carlos/LU4ETN, Hugo/ LW9EVA, Carlos/LW2EHD, Willy/LU4DBT, Marcos/LU7DKO, Edgar/LU5VAT, Daniel/LU9VS, Federico/LU1WJF and Pedro/LU7WW. The Camp Manager is Damian, LU5VDG.

Activity will be on 160-10 meters, including the 17/12 meter, and using CW, SSB and PSK31. They will have 4 stations on the air with various mono-banders and dipoles.

QSL via Carlos Almirón, LU7DSY: P.O.Box 709, 8000 BAHIA BLANCA, ARGENTINA. Direct with SASE + 3 dollars or 2 IRCs. Sorry not Paypal. Also, watch the following Web page for updates at:

IOTA TOUR. Operators Vincent/F4BKV and Col/MM0NDX plan to activate nine islands starting January 10th for three days. Look for the following
callsigns from the following Danish, German and Polish IOTAs:
EU-029 – operating from Sjaelland, Elleore, Gavno, Masnedo, Fallster,
Lolland, Sprogo and Amager (OZ/F4BKV & OZ/MM0NDX)
EU-128 - operating from Fehmarn (DL/F4BKV and DL/MM0NDX)
EU-057 - operating from Ruden (DL/F4BKV and DL/MM0NDX)
EU-129 – operating from Usedom (DL/F4BKV and DL/MM0NDX)
EU-132 – operating from Wolin (SP/F4BKV and SP/MM0NDX)
EU-042 – operating from Sylt (DL/F4BKV and DL/MM0NDX)
EU-125 – operating from Romo (OZ/F4BKV and OZ/MM0NDX)
EU-172 – operating from Fyn (OZ/F4BKV and OZ/MM0NDX)
EU-171 – operating from Jegindo (OZ/F4BKV and OZ/MM0NDX)

Their full itinerary can be found at:
Activity will be on 40/20/17/15 meters SSB. Operators will be using
Twitter to follow their progress

For Bureau cards, QSL via their home callsigns. For direct cards, QSL both
via F4BKV, preferably via the OQRS Web Page at:

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