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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

IOTA News from the
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
6 February, 2013

Island activities:

AN-016, several, Antarctica:
Oleg,ZS1OIN, will be the new chied of the Rusisan Bellinghausen Basis (WAP RUS-01, AA U-04, WFF RFF-154) on King George Island (WLOTA 0312). Starting on Feb 12 he plans to be QRV as RI1ANU (instead of RI1ANF) mainly in CW. QSL via ZS1OIN (direct).

NA-001, C6, Great Bahama Bank group:
Drew,N2RFA, is going to visit the Bahamas (WLOTA 1115) from Feb 10-21. He will sign C6ABB in PSK31, JT65, RTTY and SSTV on 80m, 40m, 20m and 17m. QSL via N2RFA (direct). The log will be uploaded to the LoTW and eQSL.

NA-016, ZF, Cayman Islands:
Dave,N4QS, will take part in the upcoming WPX RTTY Contest as ZF2DP from Grand Cayman Island (WLOTA 1042). He can use the station of ZF1A from Feb 8-12. Listen for him in SSB and CW mainly on the WARC bands before and after the contest. The log will be uploaded to LoTW afterwards and in realtime also to:
QSL via N4QS (bureau/direct).

NA-024, J3, Grenada:
Roy,KE4TG, will be on Grenada (WLOTA 0718, Loc FK92dd) again for the fifth time from Feb 6 until Mar 8. Listen for J38RF in JT-65, PSK31 and RTTY on 80m-10m. Depending on the propagation he may also work on 60m in SSB, CW and digital modes. QSL direct via KE4TG.
The log will be uploaded to the LoTW.

NA-097, 6Y, Jamaica:
Yuri,VE3DZ, announced to join the WPX RTTY Contest as 6Y2T in the SOAB category. QSL via homecall.

NA-100, V2, Antigua and Barbuda:
Tom,AA9A, will be QRV in SSB, CW and RTTY on 160m-10m signing V24A from Antigua (WLOTA 1118) from Feb 11-20. He plans to take part in the ARRL CW Contest as well. QSL via AA9A.

NA-103, VP2M, Montserrat:
Bill,AA4NC, will show up as VP2ME from the island of Montserrat (WLOTA 1475) from Feb 12-20. He will work in CW, SSB and RTTY on all bands with emphasis put on the WARC bands and also the ARRL CW Contest. The log will be uploaded to the LoTW. QSL only direct via AA4NV.

NA-107, FM, Martinique:
Valery,R5GA, can use the station of FM5BH again from Feb 11-17. He will produce a loud signal from Martinique (DIFO FM-001, WLOTA 1041, DDFM 97). FM/R5GA will be active mostly in CW on the WARC bands. He will join the ARRL CW Contest as TO5X. The log will be uploaded to the LoTW. QSLs for both calls via UA3DX (direct).

OC-026, KH2, Guam Island:
The first stop of the Pacific trip of Bob,5B4AGN, will be Guam (USi GU003S, WFF KFF-110, WLOTA 0064). He will be active as KH2/G3ZEM from Feb 9-13. His next stop will be Pohnpei (OC-010).
QSL via M0URX (OQRS). See also:

OC-010, V6, Pohnpei Islands:
After visiting Guam Bob,5B4AGN, will stay on Pohnpei from Feb 13-23. He plans to work as V63ZM on 80m-10m. QSL via M0URX (OQRS).

Compiled by Klaus, DL7UXG
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

RSGB IOTA website


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