2 March, 2016Island activities:
AS-092. Members of the Russian Robinson Club (RRC) will be active as RT92KA from Alyumka Island between April 20-25th. Operators mentioned are Andrey/R9XC, Yuri/UA0KBG and Victor/UA3AKO. Activity will be on 40-15 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via UA3AKO or OQRS.
EU-048. Operators Paul/ON6DP, Fred/ON6QR, Didier/ON6YH, Jea/ON7ZM, Bob/ON4LRG, Janny/ON5PO and Jean-Marie/F5NLX will be active as TM6G from Groix Islands during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 30-31st) as a Multi-Op/Island entry. QSL via the Bureau or ON6DP (direct). After the contest, they will activate a few castles, lighthouses and WFF locations.
EU-067. Tommy, VK2IR/SV0XBF, will be active as SV0XBF/SV8 from three island in the Kyklades (Cyclades) IOTA Group between August 2nd and September 7th. Islands mentioned are Paros Island, Naxos Island and Antiparos Island. Activity will be holiday style using a small portable backpack set up this time with his IC-7000 @ 100w into a portable squid pole. QSL via VK2IR. Look for more info and Web page before the operation. ADDED NOTE: Tommy is expected to operate as TA/SV0XBF from Turkey for 3 days. He did not mention the days and whether it would be before, during or after his island ops.
EU-085. Mike, UA1QV, will be active as RI1PA from the Russian Kolguyev Island between March 5-19th. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau.
OC-022. Bob, PB5X, will be active as YB9/PB5X from Bali Island between May 16th and June 1st. Activity will be holiday style with a focus on 20/17/15 meters SSB during the operating time between 1500-1800z. Equipment will be a Kenwood TS-480sat with a 10m long fiber-glass pole directly on the beach. QSL via his QSL Manager PA1AW. For more info and updates, see: http://www.qrz.com/db/yb9/pb5x
OC-197. Imam, YB4IR, will be active as YB4IR/3 from Bawean Island between March 23-27th. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via LoTW, ClubLog's OQRS, by his home callsign direct or by the Bureau.
NA-213. Erik, N5WR, will be active as N5WR/4 from Dauphin Island (USI AL-002S, Mobile County, AL) between March 11-18th. Activity will be on the HF bands using mostly CW. QSL via his home callsign.
SA-043. Martin, LU9EFO, will be active as XR7LU from Ascension Island, part of the Guaitecas Islands, between March 18-22nd. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL via F4BHW.
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