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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Page last updated on: Tuesday, August 19, 2014

IOTA News from the
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

20 August, 2014

Island activities:
CW: 28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz
AF-003; ZD8; Ascension Island: Steve/G3ZVW will be active as ZD8N
from Ascension Island (WLOTA 1491) between the 21st and 29th. QRV
during the morning and evening hours and during the weekends. QSL
via h/c.
AS-046; 9M2; Pahang / Johor State East group: Mirek/VK6DXI stays on
Tioman Island (WLOTA 3536, 9MFF-009) from the 22nd to the 24th and
operates as 9M8DX/2. QSL via SP5UAF (d/B), eQSL, LoTW.
AS-064; R0X; Bering Sea Coast group: A Russian team consisting of
Adrey/R9XC, Vasily/RA1ZZ, Aleksandr/RA3AV, Valery/ UA0ZC,
Avinir/UA1ZZ, and Viktor/UA3AKO gets on the air from Karaginsky
Island (RRA RR-12-03, RDA KT-11, WW Loc. RO18sm) between the 21st
and 28th, signing RI0X. QRV on 80-10m in CW, SSB, and possibly also
digital modes. This will be the first activity from there since at
least 15 years. QSL via UA3AKO (d/B).
AS-117; JA1; Honshu's Coastal Islands: Kenji/JA4GXS will be active
from Kadao Island as JA4GXS/4 on the 23rd and 24th on 40-15m in CW
and SSB. QSL via h/c (d/B).
EU-015; SV9; Crete Island: Christo/LZ3FN stays on the island (GIOTA
KRS-005, MIA MGC-005, WLOTA 1400) between August 24 and September 7 and operates as SV9/LZ3FN on HF, mainly in CW. QSL via LZ1PM (d/B).
EU-026; JW; Spitsbergen Island: Pete/SQ9DIE stays on Spitsbergen
(WLOTA 0125, WW Loc. JQ78tf) from the 22nd to the 25th and operates
as JW/SQ9DIE on 40-6m in SSB and RTTY. QSL via h/c (d/B).
EU-045; I0; Lazio Region group: Alessio/IZ0CKJ activates Palmarola
Island (IIA R008, MIA MI-068, IFF-010) until the end of August as
IB0/IZ0CKJ. He also wants to visit smaller islands in the vicinity.
QSL via h/c (d/B).
EU-082; R1Z; Barents Sea Coast West group: Pavel/R2DX, Eugen/RW3FB, Misha/RW3FS, Dmitry/RZ3DJ, and Yan/RZ3FW join forces to put Kildin Island (RRA RR-03-03) on the air as RK3DZj/1 from the 21st to the 27th. QRV on 40-10m in CW, SSB, and digital modes, running 3
setups. QSL via bureau or direct via RW3FS.
EU-091; I7; Puglia (Lecce / Brindisi / Bari) Region group: IQ7AF/p,
run by a team, will operate on the 24th from Capezzone Island (IIA
LE-004). QSL via IQ7AF (B).
EU-120; G/M; English Coastal Islands: David/ M0OSA will be active
/m from Holy Island during the evening hours (18z - 21z) between
the 26th and 29th. QSL via h/c (B), eQSL.
EU-136; 9A; Kvaner group: Marco, 9A/IZ3GNG and Joris, 9A/IZ3QHA,
are going to operate from Krk (IOCA CI-046, MIA MC-185, WLOTA 1342)
until the 25th in SSB and digital modes. QSLs automatically via
EU-191; YO/UR; Fericirii Island: The Romanian Radio Club
Association (A.R.R) has organised a number of expeditions to
Fericirii, one of the new IOTA references, for the time between
August 22 and September 30. Operators Dan/YO9FNR, Daniel/YO3GA, and Petrica/YO9RIJ will operate with the call YP0F. QSL via YO9FNP (d).
NA-029; VY2; Prince Edward Island: Robert, VY2XDX, operateas as
XO2C until September 2 from Prince Edward Island (CIsA PE-001,
WLOTA 0523) to commemorate the Charlottetown Conference (see
above). QSL via VE3RHE (d/B/L).
OC-086; KH0; Northern Mariana Islands: Joe, OZ0J/5Q2T, is going to
operate as KH0/OZ0J from Saipan between August 26 and September 2.
QRV on 80-6m in CW, SSB, and digital modes (RTTY, PSK). QSL via
OZ0J (d/B) OQRS preferred.
OC-173; VK8; Northern Territory (Arafura Sea Coast) West group:
Craig/VK5CE plans to get on the air from Bathurst Island (WLOTA
2929) between the 26th and 29th as VK5CE/8. QRV in SSB, and maybe
in PSK and RTTY. There is no internet connection on the island, for
his operating schedule see: QSL via
h/c /d/B).
SA-009; 9Y, 9Z; Tobago: Rick, AI5P, is active as 9Y4/AI5P from the
23rd until September 1 from Tobago Island (WLOTA 0412). QRV on
40-10m, mainly in CW. QSL via h/c (d).
SA-044; YV5; La Tortuga: The Grupo DX Caracas announces an
activation of Tortuga Island (WLOTA 3027, ARLHS VEN-047) for August
26 to 31. QRV as YW5D on 160-2m in CW, FM, SSB, and digital modes.
The last activity from there was in 1999. QSL via DM4TI (d/B),

Compiled by Friedrich, DL4BBH
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

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