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Thursday, February 6, 2014

Page last updated on: Wednesday, February 5, 2014

IOTA News from the
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

6 February, 2014

Island activities:
AF-016; FR; Reunion Island:
F6KOP and team consisting of Norbert/DJ7JC, Heye/DJ9RR, Franz/DK1II, Martin/9V1RM, Karl/ OE3JAG, Kenneth/OZ1IKY, Francois/ON4LO, Jeremy/EI5GM, Dave/EI9FBB, Jimmy/F4DLM, Maurice/F5NQL, Michel/F5EOT, Stefane/F5UOW, Alain/F5JTV, Gilles/F6IRA, Jean-Luc/F1ULQ, and Frank/F4AJQ plan to activate Reunion (DIFO FR-001, WLOTA 1812, WWFF FFF-011) as TO7CC from the 5th to the 17th. Particular attention will be given to the low bands and digital modes. QSL via OQRS, LotW and via F1NGP (d/B).
AF-017; 3B9; Rodrigues Island:
Eric/OE4AAC will be visiting Rodrigues Island (WLOTA 4265, WWFF 3BFF-004) from the 10th to the 18th and operate holiday-style as 3B9/OE4AAC on 40-10m in CW. QSL via h/c (d/B).
AF-019; IG9; Pelagie Islands:
Gerhard/OE3GEA puts Lampedusa on the air as IG9/OE3GEA from the 8th to the 13th. QRV only in CW. QSL via h/c (d/B).
NA-025; J8; The Grenadines:
Several members of The Buddies in the Caribbean DX-Pedition Group will get on the air from Bequida from the 10th to the 18th. Operators are Wey, J8/K8EAB, Paul, J8/KB9AVO, Mike, J8/KC4VG, Budd, J8/W3FF, Chris, J8/W6HFP, William, J8/W7ZT, Steve, J8/WG0AT, and Daniel J8/WZ1P. QRV in CW, SSB, and digital modes. QSL via homecalls.
NA-145; PJ5,6; Saba and Sint Eustatius:
Jeff/K5WE and his son Erik/N5WR plan a joint ARRL contest effort as PJ5W. QRV from February 4th on as PJ5/homecalls. QSL PJ5W via K5WE, LotW; other calls via homecall.
OC-145; YB8; Halmahera group:
Imam/YB4IR announces an activation of OF-145. QRV as YB4IR/8 from the 5th to the 7th from Ternate Island, and from the 8th to the 11th from Tidore Island. QRV on 40-10m in SSB and CW. QSL via YB4IR (d/B), LoTW, OQRS available.
SA-006; PJ1,2,4; Bonaire and Curacao: Stan/WS5K is going to appear
on the bands as PJ4F from February 7 till March 9. QRV on all HF
bands. QSL direct via WS5K, LoTW.
Yuki, JH1NBN, is going to travel across Micronesia on a work
assignment and hopes to get on the air according to the following
tentative schedule:
Date               Call        IOTA Island
Jan 29 - Feb 04 V6P OC010 Pohnpei
Feb 04 - Feb 07 V63AQ/mm
Feb 07 - Feb 15 V6T OC132 Woleai Atoll
Feb 15 - Feb 21 V63AQ/mm
Feb 21 - Feb 25 V6P OC010 Pohnpei
QSLs via Homecall
Hundreds of IOTA expeditioners activated islands during last year's
IOTA Marathon. Take your pick to nominate the top expedition of
Regarding the activation of Gorong Island (YF1AR/8 and YB0AI/8), the correct name of OC-273 is Gorong und Watubela Islands.
Tnx Larry, K5MK.
Compiled by Klaus, DL7UXGDeutscher Amateur Radio Club

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