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IOTA News from OPDX

IOTA News from OPDX 

24 December, 2013

Island activities:
AF-032. (Update) A group of Italian operators will be active as 5I0DX and 5H3AN from an Italian village on the beach of Kiwengwea on Zanzibar Island (WWF 5HFF-003) between February 1-10th (2014).
Activity will be on all HF bands, including the 30/17/12 meter bands, using SSB, PSK and RTTY. Operators mentioned are Fred/IK7JWX, Leopoldo/I8LWL, Stefano/IK6JRI, Ciclane/IZ6JOD (YL), Ampelio/IS0AGY, Vincenzo/IZ8LFI and Elvira/IV3FSG (YL). More details and a Web page will be announced.
It was announced earlier that this DXpedition will also be a humanitarian operation with donations of medicines to the "Italy Day Hospital". QSL via IK7JWX, direct, by the Bureau or LoTW.
They are looking for sponsors for donations to Radio Club of Tanzania and Italy Day Hospital of Zanzibar : 1/2 Poste Pay Card (Visa Electron) nr. 4023600649350826 to Alfredo De Nisi - Vico della Cavallerizza, 4/D-73100 LECCE.
AS-124. (CANCELLED) During the last few days, operators of the A63RI
tried to land on the island of Dibba Rock, but could not because of winds and waves. Another attempt -- "possibly" in January.
For updates, watch: http://www.mdxc.org/a63ri
OC-272. (Correction) Last week we misunderstood Budi's, YF1AR, E-mail
sent to OPDX and reported that Kisar Island was postponed. This is not the case. Instead, operators Budi/YF1AR and Imam/YF4IR will still be active as homecall/8 from Kisar Island (LH IDO-376) by the time you read this until December 25th. However, Joppy/ YB8XM is the operator who had to "postpone due to a new work assignment".
For more details and updates, visit the Web site at:
http://www.yf1ar.com/2013/12/kisar-island-oc-272-new-iota.html
SA-025. (Update) Operators Raimundo/PT7CG and Renner/PY7RP will be
active as ZX8DX from Pedra do Sal Beach on Grande de Santa Isabel Island between December 26-30th. Raimundo informs OPDX that they are planning to operate on 80-10 meters, including 30/17/12 meter bands using the Digital modes, SSB and CW. They will use 2 FT-450 with vertical antennas and 100W power and a "Digikeyer II Microham".
QSL via PT7CG.
SA-050. Well known DXer/Traveler Vladimir, UA4WHX, is now active as
CE9/UA4WHX from Navarino Island. The length of his stay is not known. Activity has been on 20/15/12/10 meters CW. QSL via info on QRZ.com.
Compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW OPDX
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