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Thursday, June 27, 2013

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

Island activities:

AS-006; VR2; Hong Kong group:
Kazu/JH1OGX stays on Ma Wan Island until 2014 and is QRV on 20-10m. QSL via JH1OGX (after his return, or direct to VR2 whilst he stays there).

EU-023; 9H; Malta group:
John/KK4OYJ will be active as 9H3RJ from Malta beginning June 28. QSL via h/c (d/B).EU-024 I*0; Sardina Island: From the 22nd of June till the 25th of July Sal/IZ2WFL visits Sardinia (IIA D-001; WLOTA 1608) and operate as IS0/IZ2WFL on HF and VHF. QSL via h/c (d/B).

EU-026; JW; Spitzbergen Island:
Winfried/DL2GW will put the club station JW5E to use from June 28 to July 1 as JW/DL2GW on 160-6m in all modes. QSL via h/c (d/B).

EU-053; OJ0/SM; Market Reef:
A group of Belgian Ops, Jean-Pierre/ON5JT, Michel/ON6QO, Koen/ON4CCP, Philippe/ON4LEM, and Peter/ON8VP, are visiting Market Reef (OHFF-038; ARLHS MAR-001, TWLHD WLH OJ0-001, WLOTA 0542, Admiralty C4472) July 1 -6. They will use the call OJ0V for their activity on all HF bands in CW, SSB, and digital modes. QSL via ON4CCP (d/B).

EU-135; SM2; Vasterbotten Country group & EU-139; SM2; Norrbotten
County group:
Further on his Scandinavian tour Keith's (G3TTC) final stops in Sweden will be Holmon Island (EU-135; WLOTA 0613) on June 27/28 and Seskaro Island (EU-139) on June 30/July 1.

EU-147; R1N; White Sea Coast group:
Operators Maxim/RU5D, Gennady/R3BY, and Victor/R1NU are celebrating the Russian Robinson Club's 20th anniversary by operating R20RRC/1 from Sidorov Island (RRA RR-02-89, NewOne) from the 23rd to the 29th. Look for them also activating their homecalls /1. QRV on 40-10m in CW, SSB, and PSK. QSL via RZ3EC (d/B).

NA-015; CO/KG4; Cuba:
The 6m (and some HF) activation by Terry/KG4RX (K4RX), Ken/KG4TO (AC4TO), and Clifton/KG4AS (N4SIA), announced in last week's DXNL hat to be postponed for a week. They are now due to appear on the bands from June 29 to July 9.

NA-101; J7; Dominica:
Rick/KK4GV pays Dominica a holiday visit from June 29 to July 6 and will operate as J79GV, SSB only. QSL via KK4GV, direct only, and LotW.

NA-145; PJ5/PJ6; Sint Eustatius and Saba Islands:
Frank/K3TRM announces an activation of Sint Eustatius as PJ5/K3TRM. QRV from the 23rd of June till the 6th of July on HF and 6m in SSB, CW, and RTTY. QSL via K3TRM (d/B).

OC-177; YB0; Seribu Islands:
Joy/YB0NSI and Jeffry/YC0LOU are organising a team activity from Damar Besar (WLOTA 2749, YBFF-025) as YB0D. QRV June 27 - July 1 on 160-10m in CW, SSB, and digital modes. QSL via YB0JZS, direct only.

SA-099; PJ2; Curacao Island:
Wim/ON6DX pays Curacao (WLOTA 0942; WW Grid FK52) a visit from June 28 until July 7. He plans a holiday style activity as PJ2/ON6DX on 40-6m, with a focus on 6m (SSB, CW, RTTY) and JA/Asia on 15-10m. QSL via LotW and ON6DX (d/B).


US-Island Dredge Island - USi WA-192
Norm/W7DMU and Marvin/WA7MLD will operate from Dredge Island (USi
WA-192; WW Loc. CN85pq) on the 29th of June, using the call W7DMU
on 40, 20, 15, and 10m. QSL via W7DMU.

The following IOTA activities have been approved for award credit:
HQ3W (NA-160), YB8P (OC-208), YB8RW/P (OC-236), H44AJ (OC-285) and H44S (OC-285). This confirms OC-285 as a new IOTA group.

Compiled by Klaus, DL7UXG
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

RSGB IOTA website

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