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Monday, March 10, 2014

Page last updated on: Sunday, March 9, 2014

IOTA News from OPDX

10 March, 2014

Island activities:
AF-019. (Update/Need Ops!) An international team of operators will be active as IG9Y from Lampedusa Island during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) and CQWW DX CW Contest (November 29-30th) as a Multi-Multi entry. Operators mentioned currently are Gabor/HA1YA, Marco/HB9OCR, Aurelio/PC5A, Peter/PD1RP,
Mark/PA5MW, Marco/PE2MC, Miran/S50O, Silvo/S50X, Hubert/S51NZ,
Romeo/S52RU, Renato/S57UN and Slavc/S57DX.
They are still looking for operators. Activity outside the contest will be
on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB, and RTTY, with four stations on the air. QSL via ON4LG. An OQRS will be available for direct and Bureau cards. Visit their Web page at:
ADDED NOTE: IG9Y is a lone African Entity that counts in the CQDX Marathon!!!
AF-109. The "" is reporting that a team from the ERASD
(The Egyptian Radio Amateurs Society For Development) will once again activate Nelson's Island between June 13-20th.
Callsign mentioned is SU8N. Look for more info to be forthcoming.
Also, watch the ERASD's Web page at:
Also, watch:
AS-134. Operators Zhang/BA3AX and Lu/BD3AEO will be active as B3/BA3AX and B3/BD3AEO, respectively from Yuetuo Island between March 21-24th. Activity will be on 20/17/15 meters using CW, SSB,
RTTY and PSK. QSL via BA3AX, by the Bureau, direct and LoTW.
The QSL information can be found on
NA-092. Members of the "Project X Contest Team" will be activating
Mustang Island (USI TX-011S, Nueces County, Texas) as N5T between April 5-6th, and during the "Texas State Parks on the Air". The "Project X Contest Team" does have a Twitter and Web page at:
ADDED NOTES: Also look for the "Project X Contest Team" to be in the CQ WPX SSB Contest from Cullinan Park Sugar Land, Texas, March 28-30th. QSL direct via the address on
Logs uploaded to LoTW after the event.
NA-189. (Update) Operators Benjamín/XE2AU, Juán Manue/XE2AI, Ismael/XE1AY, Jorge/XE2AMS, Juán/XE2AY, David/XE1REW, Gustavo/XE1KKK and Enrique/XE2AA will be active as XF1T from Cocinas Island, in front of Punta Perula, Jalisco (GRID DK79tc), between March
14-17th. Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. Focus will be on the IOTA frequencies. There will also be Satellite and 6m operations. QSL via IT9EJW. An OQRS and log search will be available on ClubLog after the DXpedition.
Compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW OPDX
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