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IOTA News from OPDX

6 October, 2014

Island activities:

AF-018. Operator Raffaele, IH9YMC, will be active from Pantelleria Island (IIA TP-001, MIA MI-124, WW Loc. JM56XT), African Italy, during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (October 25-26th) as a Single-Op/Single-Band (??) entry. QSL via eQSL.

AF-040. (Reminder) By the time you read this, Markus, DJ4EL, will be

active as 5Z4/DJ4EL from Lamu Island, Kenya, until October 19th. Activity will be on 40-10 meters using SSB. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau. QSL also via the LoTW.

AF-109. Miran, S50O, will operate as IG9/S50O from Lampedusa Island,

QTH Punto Alaimo (WW LOC JM65HM) until end of November. Miran will participate in both SSB and CW CQWW Contests as IO9Y team member in Multi/Multi entry from ZONE 33. All QSLs for IG9/S50O via his home callsign by the Bureau, direct with SASE + 2 USDs or Clublog’s OQRS. Cards will be ready to print soon into 2015, LoTW later.

AS-200. Taka, JA8COE, will be active as JA8COE/5 from Shodo Island

between October 16-19th. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via JA8COE, direct, by the Bureau or the OQRS on ClubLog. He has a Blog page at: http://takaja8coe.de-blog.jp

AS-201. Metin, TA1ED, will be active as TC0MI from Marmara Island

between October 5-8th. Activity will be on 80-10 meters.

QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau.

EU-031. Michele “Mike”, IZ8XLP, will be active as IC8/IZ8XLP from Ischia

Island (IIA C001) between October 18-24th. Activity will be holiday style on 40/20/17/15/12/10 meters using SSB only. QSL via his home callsign, direct, by the Bureau or the OQRS on ClubLog. For more information, see his Web page at: http://www.bitebyte.biz/ic8iz8xlp

NA-247. (NEW) By the time you read this, operators Dom/3Z9DX, Jeremy/EI5GM, Dave/EI9FBB, Frans/J69DS and Col/MM0NDX should be in

St. Maarten with the primary aim to activate the NEW IOTA — Pelikan Key, St. Maarten’s Coastal Island. Their approximate dates of activity are scheduled between October 6-10th, but as with most island activations everything is dependent on calm seas and good WX. They will be using the callsign PJ7PK. Activity will be on 40-10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via 3Z9DX, direct, by the Bureau or to paypal request (please, no need to send a paper card). For more details and updates, see:

http://pj7pk.net

https://twitter.com/@pj7pk

SA-086. Just a reminder that the Chilean DXpedition Team will be active

as XR2T from Damas Island (WLOTA-0029, FG40fs) between October

8-12th (likely dates — See OPDX.1181). QSL via their manager CE3OP, direct or by the Bureau. For more details and updates, see the following at:

http://www.qrz.com/db/XR2T

http://www.xr2t.cl/index.php

RSGB IOTA website

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Here’s the latest IOTA News from OPDX.  The Deutscher Amateur Radio Club has done another excellent job of summarizing the major island DXpeditions around the world.  Interesting sites include, Pantelleria Island (AF-018), Lamu Island, Kenya (AF-040), and Lampedusa Island (AF-109).  There are some choice DX locations here.

For the latest Amateur Radio News and Events, please check out the blog sidebars.  These news feeds are updated daily.

Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

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