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Friday, June 21, 2013

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

Island activities:

AF-006; VQ9; Diego Garcia Island:
Jim/VQ9JC announces yet another new prefix from Diego Garcia. He plans to activate VQ93JC from June 22 - July 7, mainly between 12z and 16z. After that time period he will return to the USA. QSL via ND9M (d/B).

AS-006; VR2, Hong Kong group:
Kazuhiko, VR2KFI, is the only ham on Ma Wan Island. Before leaving the Island early in 2014 he hopes to put this IOTA counter an the air 20-10m as much as possible.

AS-120; 5B; Cyprus Coastal group:
Ops Stavros (5B4AFM/p) and Philip (5B4ZN/p) plan a short activation of Agios Georgios Island (MIA MCI-001, WW Loc. KM65eb), beginning on the 22nd around 16z until ca. 06z the following day. QRV on 40, 30, and 20m, mainly in CW. QSL via h/c (d/B).

AS-147; JA8; Hokkaidos's Coastal Islands:
Taka/JA8COE will sign /8 from Yagishiri To (WLOTA 2512: JAFF-034; WW Loc. QN04qk) from the 20th to the 24th on HF. QSL via h/c (d/B).

EU-013; GJ/MJ; Jersey:
Jo (MJ/PA9JO), Alex (MJ/PA1AW), and Ronald (MJ/PA3EWP) will pay a visit to the club station in La Moye from the 20th to the 24th. QRV on 160-6m in CW, SSB, and digital modes. QSLs for all calls via LotW or direct via PA1AW, bureau via OQRS.

EU-018; OY; Faroe Islands:
Martin/G3ZAY, Michael/M0GXM, Will/M0ZXA, Gavin/M1BXF, and Greg/MD0IGD, all members of the Cambridge University Wireless Society, will put the Faroe Islands on the air from June 17 - 23. QRV on 40-6m (maybe also 4m) in SSB and some CW.
QSL for OY/G3ZAY, OY/M0GXM and OY/MD0IGD via h/c (d/B), for
OY/M0ZXA and OY/M1BXF via G3ZAY (d/B).

EU-087; SM3; Vasternorrland County group:
Keith/G3TTC will be QRV from Alnon Island during his tour from June 24 - 26 as SM3/G3TTC. QSL via h/c (d/B).

EU-115; EI/GI/MI; Ireland:
The North Cork Radio Group joins the activities for the 75th anniversary of the Cork Grand Prix with EI75GP from the 21st to the 23rd. QSL via EI3GAB, bureau only.

EU-125; OZ; Jylland West group:
Rico/(OZ/)DO6EBB will operate holiday style from Fano Island (DIA NS-002, WWFF OZFF-004, WW Loc. JO45ek) June 22 - July 7 on 160-2m in SSB and also digital modes. QSL via eQSL or direct via DO6EBB.

EU-176; SM3; Gavleborg County group:
Keith (G3TTC) also plans to show up on the air from Limon on June 22&23.

EU-187; SV9; Crete's Coastal Islands:
Gianni/SV2FPU wants to operate from Gavdos Island as SV9/SV2FPU from the 19th to the 30th. QRV on 80-6m in CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL via LotW or direct via SV2FPU.

NA-015; CO/KG4; Cuba:
Terry/KG4RX (K4RX), Ken/KG4TO (AC4TO) and Clifton/KG4AS (N4SIA) are announcing a 6m activity from Guantanamo Bay for the 22nd to the 29th of June. They also want to operate on HF in CW. QSL via h/c.

NA-105; FS/PJ7; Saint Martin:
Mark/N1AFG continues to operate from Sint Maarten as PJ7/N1AFG until the 21st of June. Depending on weather conditions and circumstances he also plans a visit to the French part of the Island for operating as FS/N1AFG. QSL via N1AFG (direct preferred).

NA-143; W5; Texas State East (Matagorda to Jefferson County) group:
Joe/K5KUA returns to Galveston Island June 21 - 23, QRV as K5KUA/5 on 40-10m in CW. He hopes for better wx conditions than in April, when no QSOs were made. QSL via K5KUA (d/B).

NA-152; KL; Nome County North group: Rick/K6VVA will activate Sarichef Island (USi AK023S; WLOTA 3112) from the 25th to the 27th.
QRV as K6VVA/KL7 on 40, 30, 20, and 17 in CW (and some SSB), running 200W and vertical antennas. QSL via N6AWD (d/B).

NA-213; W4; Alabama State group:
Allan/KV4T, Steve/KI4GGJ, John/AJ4T, Gaston/W4CCF, and Nicholas/KJ4AVG are putting Dauphin Island (USi AL002S) on the air from the 19th to the 24th of June. QRV with homecall/p on HF in SSB and CW. QSL via h/c.

OC-129; DU 5-7; Visayan Islands:
Tim/KC5DCT wants to operate from Lakawon Island on the 22nd. USing a KX3 as DU6/KC5DCT he will run the station as long as his batteries will last. QSL via KC5DCT (d/B).

SA-001; CE0; Easter Island:
Jose/CE3OYH announces that he will move on to the Easter Islands together with his family by the end of June. He hopes to set up his station in the following months and will then operate as CE0YHO on 40-10m in SSB, RTTY, and PSK.

SA-006; PJ4; Bonaire Island:
Armin/DL1GI will spend his holiday on Bonaire Island (WLOTA 1279, WW Loc. FK52VD, PAFF-024) from June 22 until July 10. QRV holiday style as PJ4D on 80-10m in SSB. QSL via DL1DI (d/B).

Arctic IOTA-Tour
Mike, VE2XB, is on Dorset Island (NA-156) at the moment and
operating from there as VY0BRR. He plans to visit other rare groups
(NA-007, NA-196, NA-174, NA-006, and NA-130). QSL via h/c, direct

Compiled by Klaus, DL7UXG
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

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