IOTA News from OPDX
26 July, 2014Island activities:
AS-004. Norman, 5B4AIE, will be active as 5B4AIF from Cyprus during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th) as a Single-Op/SSB-Mode/High-Power entry. QSL via EB7DX.
AS-125. Operators Tana/E27EK and Capitan/HS7UCQ will be active as HS7AT/p from Chang Island, Thailand, during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th). QSL via E27EK.
AS-143. By the time you read this, operators Che/BA7CK, Haichao/BD7HC and Wei/BD1TX (B7/BD1TX) will be active from Yongxing Island, as well as other various islands in the Hainan Province (Xisha Island) IOTA Group until about August 4th. Activity will be active on 15 meters SSB and the Digital modes. QSL BA7CK and BD7HC via BA4TB. QSL B7/BD1TX via BD1TX.
AS-153. (Reminder) Operators Ariff/VU3ARF and Asish/VU2GMT will be active as VU3ARF/p from Jambudwip Island (WWFF VUFF-091), an island that has never been activated in the West Bengal State IOTA Group, between July 23-31st. Activity will be on 40-10 meters using CW and SSB. They will be an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th). QSL via VU3ARF, by the Bureau or direct to: Ariff Mohammad, 72/A Elliot Road, Calcutta 700016, India. For updates, watch: http://vu3arf.org
EU-008. Operators Graham/MM0GHM, Gordon/MM0GOR, Gordon/MM0BIM, Barry/ GM3YEH, John/GM0DJG, Bill/GM3ZRT and Jason/GM7VSB will once again be active as GM7A [callsign of the Kilmarnock and Loudoun ARC. (GM0ADX)] from Gigha Island (IOSA NH24, SCOTIA CS23) during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th). Activity will be on all HF bands. QSL via GM7AAJ, direct or by the Bureau.
EU-009. Operators Clive/GM3POI, Colin/GM0RLZ, Gordon/MM0GPZ, John/ MM0CCC and Steven/MM0DGI will be active as GM3X from the Orkney Islands during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th) as a Multi-Op entry. QSL via GM3POI.
EU-030. Operators Zdeno/OK1OM (also OK1DDR, former Y29AL) and XYL Renata/OK1GB (also OK1FYL, former Y29YL and 3V8BB) will be active as OZ/OK1DDR (MBR of DIG 2432, AGCW 1432 IPA) and OZ/OK1FYL (MBR OKDX Foundation - 005), respectively, from Bornholm Island (WWFF Hammeren [OZFF-030], WW Loc. JO75JG) between August 31st and September 12th. They will also try to reactivate the Lighthouse (WLOTA 2203). Activity will be on 80-10 meters (IOTA & WWFF frequencies) using mainly CW. QSL via their home callsigns.
EU-080. Members of the Batea Dx Group team will be active as ED1K from Ons Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th) as a Multi-Op/Island entry. Operators mentioned are Nacho/EA1ND, Juan/EA1NK, Pablo/EA1NL, Aki/EA1HV, Juan/EB1AIR, Pablo/EB1OU, Oscar/EA1HNZ and Jose/EA1AJP. QSL via EA1NK, direct or by the Bureau. QSL card via direct to: Juan J .Lamas, P.O.Box 531, 15780 Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Direct QSL requests via E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org Sending SASE and 2 USDs/IRC for postal rates will be appreciated. Paypal available. All other QSL cards will be sent via the Bureau unless requested via direct.
EU-110. Operators Damir/9A3R, Kristijan/9A4WY and Adam/9A4QV will be active as 9A3R/p from Sv. Nikola Island (CI-118) during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th) as a Multi-Op/IOTA-DXpedition/ 24-Hrs/Low-Power entry. QSL via 9A4WY.
EU-120. Members of the Addiscombe Amateur Radio Club will be active as G4ALE/P from Isle of Wight during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th) as a Multi-Op/DXpedition/Low-Power entry. Operators mentioned are Peter/G3SJX, Steve/G3UFY, Mike/G3VYI and Dave/G7RAU. QSL via G3VYI.
EU-129. Operators Gunter/DL4WA, Frank/DL1WA Joerg/DL3ARM and Thomas/ DM4TR will be active DL1WA/p from Usedom Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th) as a Multi-Single entry. QSL via DL1WA.
EU-132. Operators Ted/SP1NQN, Piotr/SP1GZF, Jarek/SP1MHZ, Hubert/SQ2PHG and Darek/SQ1OD will be active as SN1D from Wolin Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th). QSL via SP1RKT.
EU-132. Adam, DJ0IF, will be active as SN0RX from Wolin Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th) as a Single-Op/CW-Mode entry. QSL via SP8RX.
EU-140. Kari, OH5TS, will be active from Kuorsalo Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/ CW-Mode/High-Power entry. QSL via LoTW.
EU-147. Operators Victor/R1NU and Dmitry/UA1NFA will be active as homecall/p from Bol'shoy Kimalishche (RRA RR-02-10, KIA-1-05, RDA KL-08) during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th). QSL via their home callsign. They will be on the island until July 28th. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and the Digital modes. Operation is good towards the Karelian Islands Award.
EU-153. Members of the Russian RK1OWZ Team will be active as RK1OWZ/p from Kumbysh Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th). QSL via UA1OMZ.
EU-172. Henning, OZ1BII, will be active as 5P2I/P from Aro Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th) as a Single-Op/ DXpedition entry. QSL via OZ1BII, direct, by the Bureau or LoTW. He does frequently uploaded to LoTW, ClubLog and eQSL.
EU-172. Immo, DL8MF, will be active as OZ/DL8MF from Samso Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th) as a Single-Op/ QRP/24-Hrs entry. QSL via DL8MF.
NA-026. Operators Mike/N2GC, Sam/KD2EZL and Leo/KD2FIX will be active as N2GC from Long Island, NY, during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th). QSL via LoTW or direct to N2GC.
NA-083. (Update) Operators Aaron/KK4NBR and Jeff/KS4TL will be active as K4P from Chincoteague Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th). Activity will be primarily on 40/20/15 meters SSB. Before and after the contest, activity will be on PSK31, JT65/JT9, and possibly CW, on 80/40/30/20/17 meters. This is a special event station in honor of the Chincoteague's 89th Annual Pony Swim, July 21st-August 4th. QSL via KS4TL (see Web page or QRZ.com for details). Visit the K4P Web page at: http://k4p.moonfruit.com/home/4585615508
NA-160. Dan, HR2DMR, will be active as HQ3W from Cayos Cochinos during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th) as a Single-Op/All-Band/ Low-Power entry. QSL via KD4POJ.
NA-220. Michael, DB5MH, will be active as OX/DB5MH from Sukkertoppen Island, Greenland, between July 25-30th. QSL via his home callsign, direct and by the Bureau. For more details and updates, check the following URLs: http://db5mh.de http://www.facebook.com/alleindurchgroenland http://Twitter.com/@durchgroenland
OC-122. By the time you read this, Budi, YF1AR, will be active as YF1AR/5 from the rare Tambelan Island (last activated in 1990) until August 3rd. Activity will include the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th) as a Single-Op/SSB-Mode/24-Hrs/Low-Power. Operations will be on 40-10 meters using mainly SSB, but some CW and Digital. Equipment is a Yaesu FT-450D with 100w into a vertical for 40m and a HB9CV for 20/15/10m. QSL via N2OO. An OQRS is available on ClubLog. For more details and updates, see: http://www.yf1ar.com/2014/07/yf1ar5-oc-122-tambelan-island-tambelan.html
OC-122. Imam, YB4IR, will be active as YB4IR/5 from Tambelan Island between August 2-9th. Activity will be on CW and SSB. QSL via his home callsign, direct, by the Bureau, LoTW or ClubLog's OQRS.
Compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW OPDX
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