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Thursday, June 13, 2013

IOTA News from the
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
13 June, 2013

Island activities:

AF-022; ZD7; St. Helena Island:
Bob, well known as VP8LP, will pay a visit to St. Helena (WLOTA 1488) as ZD7LP until the 14th of June. QSL via VP8LP, direct only.

AS-043; JA1; South Izu Islands:
Ted/JF1CCH signs /1 from Hachijo Island (JCG 10006) from June 14 - 17. The island is part of JAFF-009. QRV on HF, mostly in CW. QSL via h/c (d/B).

EU-002; OH0; Aland Islands:
Pete/OH2BEE and Raimo/OH2BCI will be on the air as OG0W from the 14th to the 17th. Their main objective is the the AA CW Contest. QSL via LotW and OH2BEE (d/B).

EU-027; JW; Bear Island:
Svein/LA9JKA will spend the next months until mid-December on Bear Island (beginning June 16). He hopes to get active with the call JW9JKA during his spare time, QRV on 160-4m. QSL via LA9JKA, direct only.

EU-043; SM6; Goteborg och Bohus/ Halland County group:
Bernd, DL8AAV, will spend his holiday on Orust from the 17th till the 29th of June, using the call SD1B/6. QSL via DL8AAV (d/B).

EU-084; SM5/SM0; Uppsala/ Stockholm County group:
Vaxholm Island will be activated by Bodo/DF8DX June 17 - 19 as SM0/DF8DX. QSL via LotW and DF8DX (d/B).Fogdo Island is yet another stop on Keith's (G3TTC) Swedish and Norwegian IOTA Tour on the 16th and 17th of June. QRV as SM/G3TTC/p mainly on 14260 and 7055. QSL via G3TTC (d/B).

EU-093; EA5; Alicante/ Murcia Province group:
Manel/EA3EGB announces his activation of Benidorm Island (DIE E-007, WW Grid JM08) and the local lighthouse (FEA E-0172, WLH EA-003, WLOL SPA-165, WLOTA 3329, Admiralty E 0172) as EA3EGB/5. QRV on 40-6m in SSB and RTTY. QSL via h/c (d/B) and LotW.

EU-101; OH6; Lansi-Suomi (Vaasa) Province group:
Thomas/SM3DMP and Jan/SM3CER plan to operate from Bjorkon Island as OH/SM3DMP and OH/SF3A June 16 - 19. QRV "holiday-style" on 30, 20, and 17m, mainly in CW. QSLs via h/c (d/B).

EU-166; I*9; Sicily's Coastal Islands:
Depending on weather conditions operators Maurizio (IT9BWD/p), Peppe (IT9BWW/p), Riccardo (IT9CVO/p), and Giuseppe (IT9HBS/p) plan to get on the air from the Isola dei Porri (IIA RG-001, MIA MI-078, WLOTA 3691) on the 15th of June. QSLs via h/c (d/B).

EU-177; SM5; Sodermanland/ Ostergotland County group:
Yet another stop on Keith's (G3TTC) Scandinavian tour is Kattilo, scheduled for June 12 - 14. QSL via h/c (d/B).

NA-023; VP2V; British Virgin Island:
Dave/W9DR plans a 6m activation of Anegada Island (WW Loc.FK78tr). QRV as VP2V/W9DR from the 14th to the 28th of June on 50115 (SSB) and 50115.6 (CW; also his beacon qrg). QSL via h/c, direct only.

NA-035; HR; Santanilla Islands:
The Honduran IOTA DXpedition will get Swan Island on the air June 16 - 20. HQ8S will be operated by Dan/HM2DMR, Johnny/HQ2JCM, and HQ2DOM in SSB, CW, and RTTY. QSL via LotW and direct via KD4POJ.

NA-204; CO5/CO6; Matanzas/Villa Clara/Sancti Spiritus Province group:
Reynel/CL6RLD, Jose/CO6EC, Ore/CO6LC, Luis/CO6LP, Amaurys/CO6WYR, and Yordany/CO6YAC plan to sign T46C from Cayo Santa Maria Island June 13 till 17. They want to operate 2 or 3 stations continuously, one for SSB, one for CW, and a third depending on band conditions. QSL direct via EA5GL.

OC-073; JD; Minami Torishima:
Take/JG8NQJ returns to Marcus Island (WW Loc. QL64xg, JCG #10007) mid-June. He works for the local weather station and hopes to get on the air during his free-time as JG8NQJ/JD1 on 17-10m, mainly in CW and some SSB. He usually stays for as long as 6 to 8 weeks on the island. QSL via JA8CJY (d) or JG8NQJ (B).

OC-086; KH0; Northern Mariana Island:
Tony/JA6CNL will get QRV as KH0N from Saipan Island around the AA DX Contest. QSL via JA6CNL.

Compiled by Klaus, DL7UXG
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

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