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Monday, June 30, 2014

Page last updated on: Monday, June 30, 2014

IOTA News from OPDX

30 June, 2014

Island activities:
AS-008. Takeshi "TAKE", JI3DST, will be active as JI3DST/1 from Shikine Island (North Izu Island) between 0600z, July 21st and 2100z, July 28th. Activity will be on 40/30/20/17/15/12/10/6 meters
using CW, SSB, FM, RTTY, PSK31 and JT65A. QSL via JI3DST (see for details). ADDED NOTE: In case of heavy rain or other conditions, the operation condition may vary.
EU-008. Members of the West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society [WOSARS] (GM4AGG) will be active as GM4AGG/P from Iona Island (Where Saint Columba first landed in Scotland) in the Inner Hebrides
during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th). QSL via direct or by the Bureau.
EU-067. Norbert, OM6NM, will be active as SV8/OM6NM from Satorini
Island, Greece, during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th).
QSL via OM2FY.
EU-121. Operators Jerry/EI6BT, Dave/EI4BZ and Tim/EI2KA will be active
as EJ1C from Clear Island (aka Cape Clear) during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th) as a Multi-Op/DXpedition entry. QSL via
EU-123. Tom, GM0FGI, will be active from the Isle of Bute (Scottish
Islands CL2, WW Loc IO75lr, WAB NS15) during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th) as a Single-Op/SSB-Mode/High-Power entry. QSL via his home callsign, direct, by the Bureau or LoTW. Visit his Web page at:
EU-171. By the time you read this, operators Bernd/DL2DXA and Joachim/DJ5AA will be active as 5P2X from Agger on the island of
Vendsyssel Thy until July 5th. QSL via DL2DXA.
EU-172. Marc, PD7YY, will be active as OZ/PD7YY from Langeland Island
(DIA FY-019, WLOTA 0590) between July 19-25th. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands. QSL via PD7YY, by the Bureau or direct. NO eQSL or LoTW.
NA-067. Jon, WB8YJF, will be active as WB8YJF/4 from Ocracoke Island
(USI NC001S), NC, between July 20-27th. Activity will be mostly CW then some SSB and RTTY. Possibly 6 meters. He will also be active during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th). QSL via his home callsign (see - direct QSLs get a fast reply!
OC-133. By the time you read this, John, 9M6XRO, will be active as
9M6XRO/P from Labuan Island. Activity started June 26th and will end on June 30th. He will be using an IC-7000 with a IC-2KL Linear into a vertical antenna on 40-10 meters, using CW and SSB around the IOTA frequencies, possibly some RTTY also. QSL via Tim, M0URX, by his OQRS, direct, by the Bureau and LoTW. See <> for details.
SA-060. Members of the PARA DX Group will be active as PX8I from Itarana Island between July 23-28th. Operators mentioned are Fernando/
PU8WZT, Daniell/PY8DAN, Jaime/PY8FML, Ren/PY8WW and Jose/PY8ZE.
Activity will be on 80-10 meters and an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th). QSL via PY8WW. For more details and updates, watch:
PLEASE NOTE: Itarana is an island inhabited by fishermen, has no electricity, a true paradise in the Amazon coast. The last operation on the island occurred in 1992 when PT7BI, PY8EA and PY8FLC, operated in December 1992.
Compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW OPDX
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