19 June, 2017Island activities:
AF-076. Uli, 5N7ATI (also DL7ATI), will be active as 5N7ATI/4 from Bonny Island possibly for a few hours June 20-21st (watch around 1700z). Activity will be very limited because this is
a business trip. Operations will be on 14260 kHz using a vertical antenna. QSL via DF8DX.
AS-143. Members of Chinese Radio Amateur Club (CRAC) will once again
be active as B7CRA from the rare Yongxing Island, Paracel Islands, between June 26th and July 2nd. The actual operation period depends on the schedule of the ship. Activity will be on 80-6 meters (no 30m) using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. There will be 2-3 stations operating simultaneously. QSL via BA4TB or ClubLog's OQRS.
AS-147. Taka, JA8COE, will once again be active as JA8COE/8 from
Yagishiri Island (WLOTA LH2512) between June 23-25th. Activity will be on various HF bands using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via his home callsign, direct, ClubLog's OQRS or by the JARL Bureau. He has a Blog page with pictures at: http://blog.goo.ne.jp/takaja8coe
EU-008. Iain, G4SGX, will be active as GM4U/p from the Isle of Jura
between July 28th and August 1st. QSL via his home callsign.
EU-016. Eddy, DM5JBN, will be active as 9A/DM5JBN from both Hvar Island (June 28th-July 2nd) and Brac Island (July 4-9th) which are in the same IOTA group. Activity will be mainly CW and RTTY. QSL via his home callsign, direct, by the Bureau, LoTW or eQSL.
EU-042. Eddy, DM5JBN, will be active as DM5JBN/P from Sylt Island
between July 27-29th. Activity will include the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 29-30th). QSL via his home callsign, direct, by the Bureau, LoTW or eQSL.
EU-042. Mike, DG5LAC, will once again be active as DG5LAC/P from Hooge Island (WWFF DLFF-013 Wadden Sea) during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 29-30th) as a Single-Op/Mode-SSB/High-Power (750w) entry. QSL via DG5LAC, direct, by the Bureau, ClubLog's OQRS, LoTW or
EU-105. Operators Christophe/F4ELI, Andy/F4ELK and Didier/F6DXE will
be active as TM5VI from Vierge Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 29-30th). QSL info was not provided.
EU-129. Lutz, DL5KVV, will be active as DL5KVV/p from Usedom Island
during the ESGB IOTA Contest (July 29-30th). QSL via DL5KVV.
EU-187. (Update) Operators Tommy/VK2IR, Cliff/SV1JG, John/SV1GE,
Manos/SV1ME and Nikos/SV1AJO will be active as SX9VK from Gavdos Island, the southern most part of Europe, between July 1-9th. Activity will be on various HF and 6 meters using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via SV1JG, direct, by the Bureau, Club-Log's OQRS or LoTW.
NA-067. Jon, WB8YJF, will once again be active as WB8YJF/4 from Ocracoke Island (USI NC001S) between July 16-23rd. Activity will be on
80-10 meters using CW and SSB. However, he will not be in the RSGB IOTA Contest this year because of a scheduling issue.
Please QSL direct for a fast QSL or via the Bureau.
NA-076. The Gulf Coast Radio Guys (AKA "The Beanos") will be active
as N4A from Cedar Keys (WW Loc. EL89id), Florida, which is located on the Gulf of Mexico, during the ARRL Field Day weekend (June 24-25th). Activity will be on 40-6 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW.
OC-128. Gil, 4F2KWT, will be active as 4G1L from El Nindo, Palawan
Island, between July 7-9th. Activity will be on 30 and 20 meters using CW and RTTY. Equipment he will use is an Icom IC 7000 transceiver with vertical antennas for 30/20m. QSL via his home callsign.
OC-267. (Update) Andrey, VK5MAV, will be active as VK9MAV from Marion Reef, Coral Sea Islands, between June 18-23rd. Watch QRZ.com
for updates at: http://www.qrz.com/db/vk9mav
Activity will be on various HF bands using an Icom IC -7200 transceiver, VDA and dipole antennas. QSL via VK5MAV, direct, ClubLog's OQRS or via RN3RQ by the Bureau. ADDED NOTE: He is planning (possibly) to be active from Whitsundays Islands (OC-160) on the way there (June 16th) and back (between June 23-24th) [5-6 hours each time at local night, probably 40m CW only].
SA-072. Operators Ronaldo/PS8RV, Anselmo/PS8AB, João/PS8PY and Fernando/PU8PSF will be active as ZY8D from Canary Island (Caju Archi-
pelago, DIB MA-03, WW Loc. GI97BF) between July 28-31st. Their
activity will be on various HF bands during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 29-30th). QSL via PS8RV, direct or by the Bureau.
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