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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Page last updated on: Thursday, October 23, 2014

IOTA News from the
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

23 October, 2014

Island activities:
CW: 28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz
AF-027; FH, Mayotte Island: Vincent/F4BKV will be active as
FH/F4BKV on HF from Oct. 27 to 29 (prior to departing to Tromelin).
QSL via OQRS (direct and bureau), LoTW.
AS-013; 8Q, Maldive Islands: George, GM0IIO, pays the Maldives a
visit from Oct. 29 to November 11. QRV as 8Q7OO on 80-10m in SSB
and CW. QSL via GM0IIO (d).
AS-075; XX, Macau group: Operators Eugene/EA5HPX, Fran/EA7FTR,
Oleg/US7UX, David/EB7DX, Jose/EB5BBM, and Veronica/EA7JBS plan to
operate holiday-style as XX9R between Oct. 22 and Nov. 1 from
Coloane. QRV on HF in CW, SSB, and RTTY. They will set up 2 or 3
stations and also participate in the SSB contest. QSL direct via
EB7DX, OQRS via bureau.
NA-002; VP5, Caicos Islands: Frank/WA2VYA, Tony/K4QE, and
Bruce/WA3RHW will activate Providenciales Island (WW Loc. FL31vs)
between Oct. 21 and 28 signing VP5/homecalls. Frank focuses on CW
on the low bands, WARC, 10m and 6m, Tony and Bruce get on the air
mainly in SSB on the WARC bands. Their call for the CQWW contest
will be VP5T. QSL VP5/WA2VYA via WA2VYA (d/B), VP5/K4QE via LoTW,
VP5/WA3RHW via WA3RHW (d/B), VP5T via WA3RHW (d/B).
NA-005; VP9, Bermuda Islands: Les/N1SV operates as VP9/N1SV between the 22nd and 27th on HF. QRV during the contest as VP9I. QSL
VP9/N1SV via h/c (d/B), OQRS; VP9I via WW3S (d/B), LoTW.
NA-105; FS, PJ7, St Martin: Jeff/K5WE will put St Martin on the air
as PJ7/K5WE from Oct. 25 until November 2. QRV on 80-6m in CW, SSB,
and some RTTY. QSL direct via homecall, OQRS, LoTW.
OC-009; T8, Palau Islands: Naoki/JS3LSQ operates as T88WJ between
the 24th and 28th (including the contest). QRV on 20-10m in SSB.
QSL via JS3LSQ (d/B).
OC-009; T8, Palau Islands: Tefik/TA1HZ activates Koror Island as
T88HZ from the 24th to the 30th, also including the contest. QSL
via homecall (direct), LotW.
OC-097; 5W, Samoa Islands: John/N7CQQ, Cliff/KD6XH, and Paul/W8AEF will be active as 5W0QQ, 5W0XH, and 5W0EF from Apia, Upolu Island (OC-097, WLOTA 1944) between the 23rd and 28th, including the contest. QSL via homecalls (d), LoTW.
OC-157; YB8, Banda Islands: Budi/YF1AR is going to activate this rare
reference between the 23rd and 27th as YF1AR/8. He will be active
from Banda Naira Island (Banda Naira Lighthouse, ARLHS IDO-380)
on the 23rd and 24th, and from Banda Besar Island on Oct. 25-27
(including the contest). QRV on 40-10m, mainly in SSB, but also
CW and digital modes. QSL direct via N2OO and via OQRS.

Compiled by Friedrich, DL4BBH
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

RSGB IOTA website

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