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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

IOTA News from the
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
21 May, 2013

Island activities:

EU-002; OH0; Aland Islands:
Tomi will man the contest station OH0Z on Fasta Aland (WLOTA 1373, WWFF OHFF-037, WW Loc. JP90xi) for the WPX contest. QSL via W0MM (d/B).

A group of OPs from the Netherlands plans to be active from Eckero
Island (WLOTA 1373; WW Loc. JP90sf) from May 25 to June 7. The group consists of Hans/PA0VHA, Jack/PA3BAG, Wil/PA3ALK, Steve/PA2A,
Wim/PA2AM, and Martin/PA2VMA. QRV as OH0/homecall in SSB, CW, and
RTTY on HF, also on 2m (mainly EME). QSL via h/c (d/B).

EU-004; EA6; Balearic Islands:
Tom/OK2BFN will join the WPX contest from Mallorca (DIE E-021, MIA MB-004, WLOTA 1902) as EA6/OK2BFN/p. QSL via h/c (d/B).

EU-013; GJ/MJ; Jersey:
Kazu/M0CFW will hit the bands again as MJ0CFW from St. Brelade on Jersey (WLOTA 0818; WW Loc. IN89ve) 23rd till 27th as MJ0CFW and as MJ5Z for the WPX contest. QSLs direct via M0CFW, LotW.

Likewise from St. Brelade Philippe/ON4ACP, Erik/ON4ANN,
Jose/ON4CAU, Erik/ON4CCV, Walter/ON8CW, Cedric/ON4CKM, Rudi/ON6MI, Marc/ON4CJY, and Patrick/ON4DCU will be QRV 24th until 30th of May as MJ/ON6NB. QRV on HF, 6m, and 2m in SSB, CW, and PSK, emphasis on the higher bands. An online log will be on ClubLog, QSL via ON4ANN, LotW.

EU-030; OZ; Bornholm Island:
Tom/DL7UZO will spent the days 25th of May - 1st of June on Bornholm (DIA BO-001, WLOTA 2203) as 5P9Z. His QTH is within the boundaries of OZFF-038. Additional possible WWFF activations are OZFF-030 and 039. QSL via DL7UZO (d/B).

EU-042; DL; Schleswig-Holstein State North group:
Matthias, DK4YJ, is going to spent 6 weeks on Amrum, starting May 25.
QSL via DK4YJ (d/B).

EU-052; SV; Ipeiros/ Dytiki Ellas Region group:
Boyko/LZ1QN and possibly more OPs from Bulgaria will be QRV from Zakynthos as SW8LZ for the WPX contest. Before and after the contest activity will stretch from the 19th to the 27th as SV8/homecall. QSL for SW8LZ via LZ1QN (d/B).

EU-115; EI/GI/MI; Ireland:
Bobby/MI0RYL gets active once more for the CASHOTA programme, putting Kinbane Castle (CASHOTA GI-012) on the air on the 25th as MI0RYL/p. QSL via h/c (d/B).

EU-121; EI/EJ; Irish Coastal Islands:
Andy/G7SQW will be QRV from Arranmore Island (WLOTA 1189) as EJ/G7SQW on the 27th to 29th. His QTHs will be in IO54 and IO55. Operation on 40-6m, with one rig dedicated to monitoring the Magic Band. QSL via G7SQW (d/B).

EU-128; DL; Schleswig-Holstein State East group:
Mario (DJ2MX) announces a short stint on Fehmarn May 25 until May 30. QRV as DJ2MX/p in the morning and evening hours.

EU-138; SM7; Blekinge County group:
Fred, SM7DAY, returns once more to Senoren Island. QRV as SM7DAY/p from the 25th till the 1st of June on HF in CW and SSB. QSL via h/c (d/B).

EU-174; SV; Makedonia/ Thraki Region group:
Laci/HA0HW will stay on Thassos Island (GIOTA NAS-037, MIA MG-124, WLOTA 4186, WW Loc. KN20hs) and operate as SW8WW May 23 until June 5. QRV for the WPX contest, and generally on HF and 6m in CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL via HA0HW (d/B).

NA-005; VP9; Bermuda Islands:
Yuri, VE3DZ, will visit VP9GE and get on the air as VP9FOC for the club's jubilee. QRV from 23rd till 30th of May, including the WPX contest. QSL via VE3DZ, LotW.

NA-145; PJ5/PJ6; Sint Eustatius and Saba Islands:
After the successful expedition in October 2010 Bob/K4UEE, Steve/VE7CT, Gregg/W6IZT, and Roger/G3SXW will be returning to Saba (WLOTA 2043, WWFF PAFF-027) for the WPX contest. QRV as PJ6A, also one day before and after the contest. QSL via N4NX (d/B).

NA-160; HR; Cortes/ Atlantida/ Colon Department group:
Dan/HM2DMR, Johnny/HQ2JCM, and HQ2DOM are planning activations of several IOTA groups for the months May to July (NA-160; NA-035; NA-223). Their first trip will be to Cochinos Cays (WLOTA 2076). QRV as HQ3W from the 21st to 25th of May with two rigs on HF in CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL via KD4POJ, LotW.

SA-036; P4; Aruba Island:
John/KK9A will show up on the air as P40A from Aruba (WLOTA 0033) for WPX contest. QSL via WD9DZV (d/B).

• The following operations have been approved for IOTA awards credit:
TS8TI (AF-083), SU8N (AF-109), XF2E (NA-171), V31HU (NA-180), V31MV
(NA-180), V32EE (NA-180), A35UD (OC-049), YB6N (OC-161), DX8DX
(OC-174 & OC-225).

Compiled by Klaus, DL7UXG
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

RSGB IOTA website

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