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Monday, February 24, 2014

Page last updated on: Sunday, February 23, 2014

IOTA News from OPDX

24 February, 2014

Island activities:
AF-032. (Wrap-up) Alfredo, IK7JWX, Team leader of the 5I0DX DXpedition to Zanzibar Island, reports [edited],
"AF-032 is over. Don't think we were there for holiday. The two humanitarian events held at one local School as well at the Italia Day Hospital were a success! You can find some pictures here:

Also, have a look at Elvira's blog (IV3FSG):

The 5I0DX DXpedition to Zanzibar Island went QRT the 12th February by logging the last QSOs on 30m CW! We will now check the log and correct some wrong callsigns as well update them to ClubLog. BE PATIENT, your QSO will appear soon. Logs will be uploaded soon on Clublog. Any communication with the Team can be via our friend Fulvio, HB9DHG, (look at Italia Day Hospital, Zanzibar - Not only a DXpedition, but this will also a humanitarian trip to help the 'Italia Day Hospital' in Mweraponcwe. Have a look at this Youtube Video!
Thank you Pablo and Domenico Palumbo for your efforts.

The Team European DXpedition Zanzibar 2014 wants to thank the
Sponsors, Individual contributors, Clubs and Associations.
Special thanks to TCRA Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority and TARC Tanzania Amateur Radio Club and their secretary Hidan, 5H3HO, for the collaboration and help.
ITALY's QSL Manager: IK7JWX; WORLD QSL Manager: IS0AGY - QSL via the Bureau or direct (3 USDs or IRC). Despite some interruptions of electricity, a half-day break and propagation not very good, all the 5I0DX team is very satisfied and happy for 14,068 QSOs." LoTW confirmations will be available soon! The QSLs will be printed by Emil, LZ3HI.

EU-047. Robert, DK2RO, will once again be active as DK2RO/p from
Spiekeroog Island between March 2-7th. Activity will be holiday style on all HF bands, propagation permitting, main mode CW. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau. He as uploaded his logs of past operations to LoTW.
OC-076. (Update/Dates/Changes) It seems that Joppy, YB8XM, will now be active by himself as YB8XM/p from Sanana Islands, North Maluku
Province, Indonesia, between February 24-26th. Activity will be on 40-10 meters. Modes were not mentioned. QSL via YB8XM, direct with SAE + 2 IRCs (No Green Stamps and No via Bureau). PayPal is available (see Web page, designed by Andy, YC0MVP). For more details and updates, see:
OC-164. John, VK6HZ, will once again be active as VK6ARI from Rottnest Island between March 23-30th. Activity will be holiday style on 40-10 meters using SSB, PSK and RTTY, possibly CW. Antenna will be a Buddipole. Activity will be around the usual IOTA frequencies. QSL via VK6HZ, direct or by the Bureau. Log will be uploaded to Clublog and LoTW.
SA-016. By the time you read this, the ZZ8S operation from Santana
Island during the S. American Lighthouse Weekend should be almost QRT (February 24th). Activity will be 40-10 meters SSB only. QSL via PT2OP.
SA-029. By the time you read this, the ZV1M operation from Jurubaiba
Island during the S. American Lighthouse Weekend should be almost QRT (February 23rd). Activity will be 80-10 meters using CW, SSB and PSK31. QSL via PY1MT.

Compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW OPDX
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