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Thursday, March 7, 2013

IOTA News from the
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

7 March, 2013

Island activities:
AF-014; CT3; Madeira Archipelago:
Rosel/DL3KWR and Hardy/DL3KWF will once again be active from Madeira (DIP MA-001, PIP MD-001, WLOTA 0053). From March 7 to April 3 they will be QRV as CT9/homecall in CW and the digital modes, with a focus on the WARC bands. QSL via homecall, eQSL; bureau QSLs can be requested at
AS-013; 8Q; Maldives:
Wolfgang, OE1MWW, will work as 8Q7WK in holiday style from March 9 to 23. QSL via Homecall.
NA-002; VP5; Caicos Islands:
Urb/W1UL and his wife Patricia/W2PKV will sign VP5/W1UL and VP5/W2PKV respectively, March 7 - 13, from Providenciales Island (WLOTA 2003). Urb will work CW while Patricia will work SSB on the HF bands and 6m. QSL for both calls via W1UL (d/B).
NA-079; W4; Florida State (Dry Tortugas Islands) group:
Pete/VE3IKV plans another activity from W4. If the weather permits, he will show up on the bands as VE3IKV/W4 on March 11 - 14 from Dry
Tortugas Islands. Pete works in CW on 30, 17 and 6m.
QSL via VE3IKV (d/B).
NA-101; J7; Dominica:
From March 8 to 17, Rick/KK4GV will spend his holidays on Dominica and plans to be QRV as J79GV in holiday style on the HF bands. QSL via LoTW and KK4GV (d/B).
NA-105; FS/PJ7; Sint Maarten:
Andy/DK5ON is on Saint Martin (DIFO FS-001, WLOTA 0383) from March 10th to 29th and plans to get on the air as FS/DK5ON on 80 - 6m. He'll also pay a visit to the other side of the island and sign PJ7/DK5ON from there. QSL via DK5ON (d/B).
OC-015; T2; Tuvalu Island:
Members of the GMDX group, Gavin/GM0GAV, Clive/GM3POI, Robert/GM3YTS and Tom/GM4FDM, plan to be QRV as T2GM from Tuvalu (WW Loc. RI91ol) from March 12 to 23. They will operate with two stations on the HF bands. Bureau QSLs can be requested by email (tgwylie[at], OQRS via Clublog.
OC-086; KH0; Northern Mariana Is. (incl. Rota, Saipan, Tinian, etc.):
Sam, JE1XUZ (KH0XH), and Tama, JQ2WTT (KH0XW), will, from March 10 to April 3 be QRV from Saipan (USi NI002S, WLOTA 1333). From the location of the "Saipan BBQ Contest Club" they will take part in the CQ WPX SSB Contest (March 30/31) as AH0BT (QSL via 7L1FPU). QSL via homecalls.
OC-161; YB6; Nias and Batu Islands:
From March 8 to 13, Imam/YB4IR will be QRV from Nias Islands as YB6N. QSL via YB4IR (d).
OC-245; YB5-6; Sumatras Coastal Islands North:
Adhi/YB3MM organizes an adventure trip to Rondo Island (WW Loc. NJ76nb). Activities are planned from March 9 to 17, using the special callsign YE6A. It also counts for the Pulau Rondo Lighthouse (ARLHS IDO-369, WLOTA 0501, Admiralty F1300). QSL via IZ8CCW (d/B).
SA-099; PJ2, Curacao:
Mike W1USN (RNARS #3889), Bob AA1M, and Scott, W1SSR, will sign PJ2/homecall from March 8 - 22 from Curacao (SA-099, WLOTA 0942) on 160 - 10m in SSB, CW, PSK and RTTY. They plan to upload their logs daily to LotW. QSLs via Homecall.

Compiled by Klaus, DL7UXG
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

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