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Thursday, July 18, 2013

IOTA News from the
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
18 July, 2013

Island activities:

AS-062; R0F; Habomai Island:
R20RRC/0 will be joining the celebrations for the RRC's 20th anniversary from Shikotan Island (RR-15-06) during July 20 - 27. QSL via RZ3EC (d/B).

AS-066; R0L: Sea of Japan Coast group:
Vladimir/UA0LCZ wants to activate Popov Island as Ri0NZ from the 22nd to the 29th, including the IOTA Contest. QRV on 80-10m (3507, 7007, 10107, 14017, 18077, 21017, 24897 und 28017 kHz).
QSL via UA0LCZ (d/B).

AS-146; BY4; Shandong Province North East group:
Operators Lee/BG3MKT, Ma/BA4MY, Gu/BD4TS, Cong/BD4KA, Yuri/BD4KM, Tony/BH4SQE, Rong/BD4KW, Fang/BD4OJ, Bian/BH4IGO, Suny/BG4NRU, and Huang/BD6NN, all members of the Marconi Radio Club in Weihai want to activate Jiming Island (WLOTA 2489; WW Loc. PM17fk) as BY4IB/4. QRV July 21 - 29, including the IOTA Contest, on HF in all modes with several stations. QSL via LotW or BY4IB (d/B).

EU-006; EI/EJ; Aran Island:
The Papa Lima DX Group (EI0PL) plans an activity from Inishmore (WLOTA 1874) for the 23rd until the 29th of July. Team members are: Michal/EI3KG, Sean/EI4GK, Adam/EI5JQ, Robert/EI6KD, Oleg/EI7KD, Waldi/SP7IDX, Jurek/SQ7JT, Dave/EI9FBB, Ark/EI9KC, and Mietek/SP9NWN. They plan for 3 stations on the air on HF in CW, SSB, and digital modes; they will be running Multi-OP/HP in the IOTA Contest. QSL via EI5JQ (d/B), LoTW, eQSL,

EU-015; SV9; Crete Islands:
Gordon/MM0GOR, travels to Crete (GIOTA KRS-005, MIA MGC-005, WLOTA 1400) from July 23 - 30 and wants to operate as SW9GG on HF, including the IOTA Contest. QSL via MM0GOR (d/B).

EU-016; 9A; Dalmatia South group:
Anneleen/ON3AV, Danny/ON4CEZ, and Jan/ON7JA are planning to visit several islands in the group between the 23rd of July and 1st of August. They will be QRV as 9A/OO7T/p on HF and VHF in SSB and CW, including the IOTA Contest. QSL via bureau.

EU-026; JW; Spitsbergen Island:
Winfried/DL2GW will return to the club station JW5E in Longyearbyen (WLOTA 0125, WW Loc. JQ78tf) and operate as JW/DL2GW from the 18th to the 23rd on HF. QSL via DL2GW (d/B).

EU-051; I*9; Ustica:
Stefano/IK6JRI, Fred/IK7JWX, and Vincenzo/IZ8LFI are teaming up to operate as IK6JRI/IE9 from Ustica Island (IIA PA-001, MIA MI-116, WLOTA 0848). QRV July 23 - 30, including the IOTA Contest; before and after the contest they want to operate mainly on the WARC bands and 6m in CW, SSB, and digital modes. QSL via IK7JWX (d/B).

EU-052; SV; Ipeiros/ Dytiki Ellas Region group:
Rich/M5RIC will visit Zakynthos (GIOTA INS-015, MIA MG-138, WLOTA 0209) from the 23rd to the 30th, operating as SV8/M5RIC. QRV on 80-10m in SSB and RTTY, including also the IOTA Contest.
QSL via M5RIC (d).

EU-061; LA; Vest Agder to Ostfold County group:
Rene/DL2JRM and Daniel/DL5SE are paying a short visit to Spjaeroy Island on the 20th/21st and will operate as LA/homecall. QRV with 100W and vertical on 80-10m in SSB and CW. QSL via h/c (d/B).

EU-062; LA; Nordland/ Nord-Trondelag County group & EU-076; LA;
Before taking part in the IOTA Contest Keith/G3TTC will visit Lofoten (EU-076) July 18 - 20 and Tomma Island (EU-062) July 22 & 23. QRV on 20 and 40m in SSB. QSL via G3TTC (d/B).

EU-115; EI/GI/MI; Ireland:
Alain/F5LMJ will spend a two-week holiday in Ireland. He plans to operate holiday-style as EI/F5LMJ/p from the following locations: July 20-27, Lough Caragh (WW Loc. IO52bb) and July 27 - August 3, Calry (WW Loc. IO54tg). QSL via F5LMJ (d/B).

EU-123; GM/MM; Scottish Coastal Islands:
Ken/G0ORH und David/G3KLH will put Arran (IOSA CL01, SCOTIA CS14) on the air from the 22nd until the 30th of July as MM3I, including the IOTA Contest. Outside the contest they want to emphasise operating on 30, 17, and 12, and (depending on condx) 60m. QSL via G0ORH (d/B).

NA-067; W4; North Carolina State East (Carteret to Currituck County) group:
John/WB8YJF will be active from Ocracoke Island (USi NC-001S, WLOTA 0466) July 21-28. QRV on HF, mainly in CW, and for the IOTA Contest. QSL via WB8YJF (d/B).

NA-144; W6; California State South (Santa Barbara to Los Angeles
County) group:
Bodo/DF8DX plans an activation of Anacapa Island (USi CA-002S, WLOTA 1300, WWFF KFF-014) as KT3Q/6 for July 19-21. QRV on HF in CW.
QSL via DF8DX (d/B).

NA-151; OX; Greenland's Coastal Islands South East:
Bo/OZ1DJJ returns to Ammassalik Island (WLOTA 2260, WW Loc. HP15eo) to operate as OX3LX between the 20th of July and 1st of August. QRV mainly on 4 and 6m, with some HF. QSL via OZ1PIF (d/B).

Compiled by Klaus, DL7UXG
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
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