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Thursday, July 24, 2014

IOTA News from the
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

24 July, 2014

Island activities:
IOTA recommended QRGs
CW: 28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz
AF-004; EA8; Canary Islands: Members Francisco, EA8CSB, Jose,
EA8CZT, and Juan, EA8VJ, of the Union de Radioaficionados de
Tenerife (Seccion S/C Laguna) will participate in the IOTA contest
as EA8URT. QSL via bureau.
AF-018; IH9; Pantelleria Island: Raffaele, IH9YMC, will get on the
air during the contest from Pantelleria (IIA TP-001, MIA MI-124, WW
Loc. JM56xt). QSL only via eQSL.
AF-019; IG9; Pelagie Islands: An international team gets on the air
from Lampedusa Island (IIA AG-001, MIA MI-126, WLOTA 2312) as IG9Y.
QSL via ON4LG, LoTW.
AS-081; HL5; Kyongsang-bukto / Kyongsang-namdo Province group:
Sung, HL5YI, Ho-Jong, DS5ACV, Rho, DS5BRE, Kim, DS5DNO, and
Tae-Hong, DS5QLJ, will all be signing their homecalls/p from
Kadokim during the contest. QSL via homecalls, LoTW.
AS-147; JA8; Hokkaido's Coastal Islands: Taka, JA8COE, plans
another activation of Yagishiri (WLOTA 2512, Grid Loc. QN04) as
JA8COE/8 during the contest. He will also be active before and
after the weekend. The whole island is part of JAFF-034. QSL via
AS-150; BY4; Shandong Province South group: Dale/BA4TB, Song/BD4TS,
Chen/BD4SS, and Xingang/BH4TVU are going to operate from Lingshan
Island between the 24th and 27th. BA4TB will also get on the air
during the contest. QSLs via homecalls.
AS-153; VU; West Bengal State group: Ariff, VU3ARF, and Asish,
VU2GMT, will visit Jambudwip (AS-153, WWFF VUFF-091 - National
Park, UNESCO-World Heritage) from the 23rd until the end of the
month and operate as VU3ARF/p, including the contest. QRV on 40-10m
in SSB and CW. QSL via VU3ARF.
AS-155; BV; Taiwan's Coastal Islands: Leon, BU2CN, Tang, BM2AAV,
Eddie, BV2DD, Evan, BV2KS, Lee, BV2NT, Lee, BX2AB, Kou, JA3AQM, and
Bom, XX9LT, all members of Amateur Radio Taiwan (ART) plan to get
on the air from Liuchiu Yu (WLOTA 2889, WW Loc. PL02ei) as BV0L
between the 25th and 28th and during the contest. QRV on 40-6m in
CW and SSB. QSL via bureau, LoTW.
EU-007; EI, EJ; Blasket Islands: Members of the Pap Lima DX Group
and guest Ops activate Great Blasket Island from the 26th to the
31st as EJ1Y. QSL via EI5JQ, eQSL, LoTW.
EU-008; GM, MM; Inner Hebrides: Gordon, MM0GOR, will sign his
homecall/p from Islay (IOSA NH22, SCOTIA CS25, WLOTA 1826) during
the contest. QSL via h/c, bureau preferred.
EU-008; GM, MM; Inner Hebrides: The Isle of Gigha (IOSA NH24,
SCOTIA CS23, WAB NR64) will be activated by Graham, MM0GHM, Allan,
2M0VNW, Peter, GM7AAJ, Jason, GM7VSB, and Arthur, MM0DHQ, with the
call GM7A during the contest. QRV before with their own calls. For
QSL info see list below.
EU-008; GM, MM; Inner Hebrides: Dave, GM4NFI, hopes for favourable
weather conditions to activate Fladda (IOSA NH32) during the
contest as GM4NFI/p. QSL via h/c.
EU-008; GM, MM; Inner Hebrides: Members of the West of Scotland
Amateur Radio Society activate Iona during the contest as GM4AGG/p.
QSL via homecall.
EU-009; GM, MM; Orkney: Stockport Radio Society members Pete,
M1PTR, Bernard, G3SHF, Carsten, G0SYP, Dave, G0LZL, Tom, M0DCG,
Evan, M0TJU, Sarah, 2E0KUH, and Kieron, M5KJM, join forces and work
as GM5O from Orkney (IOSA OR01, SCOTIA OI14) during the contest.
QSL via M5KJM.
EU-012; GM, MM; Shetland: The CASHOTA club call GZ4KPT will be
active for 8 days from the end of July from Shetland. QSL via
EU-013; GJ, MJ; Jersey: The Jersey Contest Group gets on the air as
GJ2A fpr the contest from the old German Signal Station (WLOTA
0818, WAB WV-54). QSL via LoTW, direct via, North Americans
via K2WR.
EU-014; TK; Corsica Island: Noel, ON4APU, is expected as TK/OO4O
from Korsika (DIFM TK-001, MIA MCO-001, WLOTA 1390). QSL via
EU-016; 9A; Dalmatia South group: Tibor, OM3RM, activates Vis (IOCA
CI-142, MIA MC-452, WLOTA 1899, WW Loc. JN85at) during the contest
as 9A/OM3RM. QSL via h/c, LoTW.
EU-016; 9A; Dalmatia South group: Operators Dado, 9A3NY, Josip,
9A5AX, Niksa, 9A5BNC, Frane, 9A5V, Aleksandar, 9A3EAM, Tihomir,
9A4BL, Ivo, 9A4AO, from the radio club Dubrovacko Primorje and
Tommaso, IZ7ECL, get on the air from Lokrum (CIA CI-056, WWFF
9AFF-027) as 9A4J/p. QSL via 9A4J.
EU-016; 9A; Dalmatia South group: Italo, IK6JNH, Andrea, IK6VXO,
Raffaele, IZ6CRK and Nicolo, IZ6TSA will operate from Drvenik Veli
as 9A8DV. QRV also before and after the contest. QSL via IK6VXO.
EU-024; I*0; Sardinia Island: Sergio, IS0SSY, Sauro, IK5EKB, and
Salvatore, IK8UND, work together as IS0SSY from Sardinia in the
EU-025; I*9; Sicily Island: Joe, IT9RZU, plans to join the contest
from Sicily. QSL via bureau, LoTW.
EU-028; I*5; Toscana (Tuscany) Region group: Stefano, IV3LZQ, will
put Giglio on the air as IA5/IV3LZQ. QSL via h/c, only direct.
EU-031; I*8; Campania Region group: Antonio, IC8FBU, is going to
join the contest in the 12h category. QSL via bureau.EU-034;:
Andres, ES1AN, Harald, ES1LS, Arvo, ES1QV, Toivo, ES2DJ, Jueri,
ES2EZ, Toivo, ES2RR, and Robert, ES8DH, travel to Muhu [aka
Muhumaa] (WLOTA 2725) for a contest operation with the call ES0U.
QSL via bureau.
EU-036; LA; Sor-Trondelag / More og Romsdal County North group:
Arno, DL1CW, will be active from Hitra as LA/DL1CW/m. QSL via h/c.
EU-037; SM7; Kalmar County group: Dom, M1KTA, will pay a visit to
Garpen (WW Loc. JO86bj). QRV before and after the contest as
SM7/M1KTA/p, running a QRP rig on 80-10m in SSB and CW. He also
plans to activate the lighthouse Stora Garpen (ARLHS SWE-145,
Admiralty C7416). QSL via h/c, LoTW.
EU-038; PA; Noord Holland / Friesland / Groningen Province group:
Dirk, PA7DN, will be vacationing and operating during his spare
time from Terschelling (EU-038, WLOTA 0943) between July 28 and
August 8 as PA7DN/p on HF in CW, SSB, and some digital modes. QSL
via h/c.
EU-038; PA; Noord Holland / Friesland / Groningen Province group:
Randy, PH4X, Ron, PA4RVS, Lucas, PD0LVS, Friso, PD1JFB, and Marcel,
PD3MVB, will put Texel (WLOTA 0043) on the air during the contest
with the call PA6TX. QSL via PD0LVS, LoTW, eQSL.
EU-042; DL; Schleswig-Holstein State North West group: Oli, DO7OMB,
and Soenke, DG1LS, get on the air from Amrum during the contest
either with their homecalls/p or with the club call DL0SX/p. QSLs
via h/c.
EU-045; I*0; Lazio Region group: Lou, IK8HCG, plans a single-op
activity from Ventotene (IIA LT-011, MIA MI-118, WWFF IFF-110, WW
Loc. JN61fv) with the call IB0R during the contest. QSL only direct
via h/c.
EU-047; DL; Niedersachsen State group: Fred, ON6QR, possibly
together with other operators will be active as DL/ON6QR from
Langeoog (DID/GIA N-007, Grid JO33) during the contest. The island
is part of DLFF-010. QSL via h/c.
EU-057; DL; Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State group: Joachim/DL5KUD
plans to operate for 12h from Ruegen (DID O-07, WLOTA 1712). QSL
via bureau, OQRS via ClubLog and email.
EU-067; SV; Kyklades: Norbert/OM6NM is going to operate as
SV8/OM6NM from Santorini (GIOTA SAS-102, MIA MG-125, WLOTA 0658)
for the IOTA contest. QSL via OM2FY (d/B).
EU-080; EA1; Pontevedra Province group: A Spanish team consisting
of Oscar/EA1CLT, Sergio/EA1DZ, Juan/EA1EHW, Cesar/EA1GHH,
Vicente/EA1RD, Miguel/EC1DJ, Javier/EC1CSV, and Toni/EA3GWZ will
activate Salvora Island during the contest as ED1W. QSL via EC1CSV
EU-091; I*7; Puglia Region group: Members of the ARI section Lecce
will be operating the contest from Capezzone Island (IIA P027) as
IQ7AF/p. QSL via IQ7AF (d/B).EU-091 will also get activated by
IQ7IA, operated by members of the European Radioamateurs
Association of Brindisi and the CISAR Taranto Team.
EU-092; GM/MM; Summer Isles: Jim/MM0BQI is currently activating
Tanera Mor (IOSA SC10, SCOTIA CN32) holiday-style as MA0BQI until
August 3. QRV during the contest as GA1J. QSLs via MM0BQI (d/B),
EU-099; GJ/MJ; Les Minquiers Islands: Operators Toby/2E0TBO,
Christopher/G0FDZ, Adrian/G0VJG, Nicholas/G4FAL, and Giles/ M0TGV
of the Cray Valley Radio Society get on the air from Les Minquiers
Islands (WWFF GJFF-011, Grid IN88) as GH3RCV/p and as MJ8C during
the contest. QRV from the 23rd to the 29th on HF, 6m, and 2m. QSL
via G4DFI.
EU-107; F; Bretagne (Cotes-D'Armor West) Region group: Gil/F4FET
and Diego/F4HAU activate Petite Island (DIFM MA055) for the contest
and a few hours after as TM1BIG. QSL via F4FET (d/B).
EU-114; GU/MU; Guernsey group: Peter/2E0SQL, Louis/2U0FER,
Iain/M0PCB, Chloe/M0GEJ, Paul/M0TZO, Mark/M0MJH, and Steve/M0SPF
are going to operate MU0HTJ from Guernsey Island (WLOTA 0013)
during the contest. Also look for 2U0SQL from the 24th to the 29th.
QSLs for both calls via 2E0SQL (d/B), LoTW.
EU-120; G/M; English Coastal Islands: Members of the Newbury and
District ARS (G5XV) have picked the Isle of Wight for their contest
activity as G7N. Team members are Ray/G4FON, David/G3KLH,
Danny/G3XVR and Colin/M0DDT. QSL via bureau, LoTW, eQSL.
EU-121; EI/EJ; Irish Coastal Islands: EU-121 sees activations by
the following groups / calls:
Bere Island EJ5KF by EI5KF; QSL via EI5KF (d/B)
Clear Island EJ1C by EI6BT, EI4BZ, EI2KA; QSL via EI2KA (d/B)
Inishbofin Isl. EJ3Z by the Shannonbasin Radio Club;
QSL via EI6GGB (d/B).
EU-123; GM/MM; Scottish Coastal Islands: Tom/GM0FGI gets on the air
for the contest from his home on the Isle of Bute (CL02, SCOTIA
CS19, WLOTA 1883, WAB NS15; WW Loc.: IO75lk) in SSB. QSL via
bureau, direct, LoTW.
EU-124; GW/MW; Welsh Coastal Islands: Watch out for Ed/GW3SQX
signing GW7O from Holy Island. QSL via GW3SQX (d).
EU-124; GW/MW; Welsh Coastal Islands: The Dragon Amateur Radio Club
(GW4TTA) also gets on the air from Holy Island. QRV with the call
GW6W operated by Stewart/GW0ETF and Steve/GW0GEI. QSL via GW0LIS
and LotW.
EU-124; GW/MW; Welsh Coastal Islands: Philip, MW0DHF, Steve,
MW0VRQ, und George, MW0TDQ, of the Barry Amateur Radio Society
activate Flatholm Island with the call GW8K. QSL via MW0DHF.
EU-127; DL; Schleswig-Holstein State South West group: Joerg/DM4DL,
Christoph/DM5HF, and Axel/ DO4WA get on from Neuwerk (DID/GIA
N-012, WLOTA 2311, DLFF-005, WW Loc. JO43gw) with the call DR0F for
the contest. QSL via bureau.
EU-128; DL; Schleswig-Holstein State East group: Mike/DG5LAC will
activate Fehmarn (DID O-001; WLOTA 0637) from the 26th to the 30th
as DG5LAC/p. QRV on 80-10m in SSB. QSL via DG5LAC (d/B).
EU-128; DL; Schleswig-Holstein State East group: Holger/DL5XAT will
also get on the air from Fehmarn during the contest signing
DL5XAT/p. QSL via bureau or direct.
EU-129; DL/SP1; Usedom Island: Rainer/DL2RVL, Bert/DL2RNS,
Rudolf/DM2XO, and Olaf/DL7JOM return to Usedom (DID O-13, WLOTA
1640, DLFF-075) this year for the IOTA contest and will work as
DL0KWH/p. QSL via bureau.
EU-130; I*3; Friuli-Venezia Giulia Region group: Bodo/DF8DX will be on
Grado Island (IIA F001) from July 25 to 29 and operate as IV3/DF8DX
from 10m to 40m mostly in CW, including an entry in the IOTA
contest. QSL via DF8DX (d/B).
EU-133; R1A-C; Gulf of Finland South group: Andrew/RN1CW is going to
Kotlin Island (RRA RR-01-06, WLOTA 3146) for the IOTA contest
and operate as RN1CW/p. QSL via RN1CW (d/B).
EU-135; SM2; Vasterbotten County group: Anders/SM5EFX will take part
in the IOTA contest from Ledskar Island as SF2X/p.
QSL via SM5EFX (d/B).
EU-136; 9A; Kvarner group: Branjy/OM2FY and Rado/OM2ZZ will operate as
9A/OM2FY from Krk Island (IOCA CI-046, MIA MC-185, WLOTA 1342) in
the IOTA contest. QSL via OM2FY (d/B).
EU-136; 9A; Kvarner group: Operators Ivan, 9A3IVO, Davor, 9A4KJ, and
Marijo, 9A5MR, will operate as 9A1RAB from Rab Island during the
IOTA contest with 100W in CW. QSL via 9A2EU.
EU-141; LA; Finnmark County East group: Hans/LA2MOA will use his
special callsign LI2MOA from Vardo Island (WLOTA 0106) for the
IOTA contest. QSL via LA2MOA (d/B).
EU-145; CT; Algarve Province group: Colin/G3VCQ (CT7ACG),
Sharon/M3VCQ and Andy/M0GAV are teaming up on Culatra Island (DIA
AI-01, DIP AL-001) for the IOTA contest as CR5CW. Their QTH is
close to the lighthouse "Cabo de Santa Maria" (ARLHS POR-013,
DFFA Fa-06, DFP FAL06, WLOTA 0144) and in Ria Formosa (CTFF-007).
QSL via LoTW.
EU-146; PA; Zuid Holland/ Zeeland Province group: Louis/PA0LCE and
other members of the "West Vlaamse Radio Club" (WRC) of the
UBA will operate as PF14A from Schouwen Duiveland (WLOTA 3089)
in the IOTA contest. QSL via ON4ON (d/B).
EU-158; SV; Peloponnisos Region group: Panos/ SV1COX, Antony/SV1OAN
and Panagiotis/SV1IZF are active as SX3AM from Agia Mariani
(GIOTA INS-048, MIA MG-004) in the IOTA contest. QSL via SV1COX.
EU-162; R1Z; White Sea Coast group: RZ1ZZ, RA1ZZ, UA1ZZ, UA1ZKI,
and UA3QPA will work the IOTA contest as RI1N from Glov Island
(RRA RR-02-11, RDA MU-05). QSL via RT2D.
EU-165; I*0; Sardinia's Coastal Islands: Massimo, I0PNM, will stay on
San Pietro Island until August 18th and operate as IM0/I0PNM from
20m - 10m in SSB, RTTY and PSK. He'll also take part in the IOTA
contest. QSL via I0PNM, direct only.
EU-168; TF; Iceland's Coastal Islands: Nigel, G3TXF, and Ian, G3WVG
will be on Iceland during the IOTA contest and sign TF/G3TXF.
QSL via G3TXF (B OQRS ClubLog), LoTW.
EU-170; 9A; Dalmatia North group: Kary/HA9MDN will sign 9A/HA9MDN
from Vir Island (IOCA CI-141, MIA MC-451, WLOTA 4050) in the IOTA
contest. Afterwards he'll operate SSB, RTTY, PSK and SSTV until
August 3rd. QSL via HA9MDN (d/B).
EU-170; 9A; Dalmatia North group: From the same IOTA group, Paul/PA0SON
will be QRV as 9A/PA0SON during the IOTA contest, from Pasman
Island (IOCA CI-085, MIA MC-291). QSL via PA0SON (d/B).
EU-174; SV; Makedonia/ Thraki Region group: Petr/OK1FFU picked Thassos
Island (GIOTA NAS-037, MIA MG-124, WLOTA 4186) as his destination
for the IOTA contest. He'll sign SV8/OK1FFU. QSL via OM2FY.
NA-029; VY2; Prince Edward Island: Ken/K6LA will be QRV from the PEI
DX Lodge (VY2TT) from July 23 to 28 on Prince Edward Island (CIsA
PE-001, WLOTA 0523, WW Loc. FN76VS). In the IOTA contest he will
take part in the SOAB-HP category. QSL via K6LA (d/B).
NA-039; KL; Andreanof Islands: Yuri/N3QQ and friends from the RRC will
stay on Adak Island (USI AK-008S, WLOTA 1258) from July 24 to 31
and operate as KL7RRC. Weather conditions permitting, they will
also activate Amchitka (NA-070). QSL via N7RO (d) und LoTW.
NA-046; W1; Massachusetts State South (Bristol to Barnstable
County) group: Howard/K1VSJ will take part in the IOTA contest
with low power from Martha's Vineyard. QSL via K1VSJ (d/B).
NA-092; W5; Texas State West (Cameron to Calhoun County) group:
Ron/K5HM and Matt/K5NGU of the "Red Daemon Contest Clubs" (N5T)
will be QRV from July 26 - 29, including the IOTA contest.
QSL direct.
NA-096; HH/HI; Hispaniola: Gerhard/OE3GEA will visit the Dominican
Republic from July 23 to August 2 and operate as HI3/OE3GEA
in holiday style, mostly in CW. QSL via OE3GEA (d/B).
NA-126; VE1; Nova Scotia Province South group: Frederick/VE1FA,
Helen/VA1YL, Alphonse/VO1NO, William/VE1MR, YL Lynn/VE1ENT,
Michel/ VE2MM, Lowell/VY2OX, Wayne/VE1BAB and Rich/VA1CHP
are planning an IOTA contest expedition to Bon Portage Island
where they will operate as VC1S. QSL via VA1YL.
NA-128; VE2; Quebec Province group: The "NA128 Contest Group" will
be on Isle-aux-Grues (CIsA QC-038) from July 35 to 27 and take
part in the IOTA contest as CK2I in holiday style.
QSL via VE2CQ (d/B) and LoTW.
NA-136; W1; Connecticut State group: Adam/W1ASB, Bogdan/W4EEH and
Wes/SP4Z will spend the IOTA contest weekend on Shea/Ram Island
and get on the air as W1Z. This callsign was already used in the
WRTC 2014 and was now reassigned for the contest.
QSL via W1ASB (d/B).
NA-137; W1; Maine State West (York to Knox County) group: The team of
the "Wireless Society of Southern Maine" will take part in the
first part of the IOTA contest (July 26, 1200Z to 2100Z) as WS1SM.
QSL via W1WMG (d).
NA-143; W5; Texas State East (Matagorda to Jefferson County) group:
Joe/K5KUA will be on Galveston Island (USI TX-001S) again from
July 24 to 27 and operate in the IOTA contest as K5KUA/5. Outside
the contest he'll also be QRV; CW only. QSL via K5KUA (d/B).
NA-160; HR; Cortes/ Atlantida/ Colon Depertment group: HQ3W will be
the callsign of Dan/HR2DMR from Cochinos Cays during the IOTA
contest. He may spend another day or two on Vivorillo Cays (NA-223)
as HQ8D after the contest, depending on the schedule of the
navy of Honduras. QSL via KD4POJ (d/B).
OC-035; YJ; New Hebrides: Geoff/ZL3GA is QRV as YJ0GA from July 25
to 28 from Efate Island. This is a preparation tour for the
planned YJ0X DXpedition in October. He'll also take part in the
IOTA contest on 40m-10m. QSL via LoTW and ZL3GA (d/B OQRS ClubLog).
SA-027; PP5; Santa Catarina State North group: Fabio/PP5BZ, Roni/PP5ZB,
Claudio/PY3OZ, Jose/PU5ATX, Maicon/PU5AGM, Edson/PP5EJ,
Junior/PY5ZW and Alessandro/PY5KC will spend the IOTA contest#
weekend (July 26 - 28) on Sao Fransisco do Sul Island (DIB SC-02)
signing PQ5M. An activitation of Fortress Marechal Luz (DFH SC-06)
is planned. QSL via PP5BZ (d/B).
SA-029; PY1; Rio de Janeiro State West group: Celo/PY1MT and
And/PY1SG will work the IOTA contes as ZV1M from Jurubaiba Island.
QSL via PY1MT (d/B).
SA-060; PY8; Para State East group: The "Grupo Paraense de Radio DX"
(PARA DX Group) will be on Itarana Island (DIB PA-03) from July
23 - 28 and operate as PX8I. Team members include Fernando/PU8WZT,
Daniell/PY8DAN, Jaime/ PY8FML, Ren/PY8WW and Jose/PY8ZE.
QSL via PY8WW (d).
SA-072; PR8; Marahao State East group: Ronaldo/PS8RV, John/PS8PY
and Anselmo/PS8AB will operate as ZY8D from Ilha do Caju from
July 25 - 27 on HF in CW/SSB, including the IOTA contest.
QSL via PS8AB (d).

Compiled by Klaus, DL7UXG
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