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Monday, April 22, 2013

IOTA News from OPDX

22 April, 2013

Island activities:

EU-038. Wim, PA0WRS, will be active as homecall/p from Ameland Island (WLOTA 1059) between now and April 26th. Activity will be on all modes and the HF bands, propagation permitting. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau.

EU-174. Laci, HA0HW, will once again be active from Thassos Island
(GIOTA NAS-037, MIA MG-124, WLOTA LH-4186, QRA KN20HS), but this time as SW8WW (ex-J48HW) between May 23rd and June 5th.
He will operate mainly CW, with some SSB and RTTY, on the HF bands (usually on 40/30/20/17 meters) and on 6 meters. He will enter the CQWW WPX CW Contest (May 25-26th) as a Single-Op/All-Band entry. His rigs are usually a FT-840 with a MOS-FET amplifier (300-400 watts) and an IC-706 (for 6m only). Antennas are a monoband Gps and dipoles on fishing poles. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the HA Bureau.

NA-067. Eric, W4OTN, will be active as homecall/p from Hatteras Island
(USI NC005S, WLOTA 3913, Dare County, NC) between August 4-10th.
Activity will be holiday style on the higher HF bands (20-10m).
QSL via his home callsign, by the Bureau or direct.

NA-091. Operators Heinz/VA7AQ and Mike/VE7ACN will be active as
homecall/p from Gambier Island (CISA BC031) between April 25-29th. Activity will be on all HF bands using CW and SSB.
QSL via their home callsigns, direct or by the Bureau.

SA-027. Fabio, PP5BZ, will be active as PQ5M from Sao Francisco do Sul Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 27-28th) as Single-Op/All-Band entry. QSL via PP5BZ.

SA-060. Operators Renato/PY8WW, Ewerton/PY8AA, Fernando/PU8WZT,
Ronaldo/PS8RV, Pedro/PR8ZX and Gabriel/PU8RGV will be active as PX8Z from Cotijuba Island (DIB PA-14, WLOTA 2855) between July 26-28th. Activity coincides with the RSGB IOTA Contest weekend.
QSL via PY8WW.

Compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW

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