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Summerside Amateur Radio Club

Thu May 28, 2015

IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club....

28 May, 2015

Island activities:

IOTA-QRGs
CW: 28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz

EU-013; GJ/MJ, Jersey: Kazu, M0CFW/JK3GAD will be back as MJ0CFW
from Jersey (WLOTA 0818, WAB WV54) between May 27 and June 1. QRV
during the contest as MJ5Z. QSL via LoTW, OQRS.

EU-016; 9A, Dalmatia South group: Mario, DJ2MX, is going to be active holiday-style from Hvar (IOCA CI-028) between May 23 and June 6 as 9A4MX/p. He also plans to activate other islands relevant to IOCA during that time. QRV during the contest single-band on 40m. QSL via DJ2MX.

EU-042; DL, Schleswig-Holstein State North West group: Harald, DJ2II, gets on the air as DJ2II/p from Hallig Langeness between June 2 and 7 on HF (CW and SSB), wx conditions permitting. QSL via DJ2II (d/B), LoTW. www.dj2ii.de

EU-050; I*7, Puglia (Foggia) Region group: Lucky, IZ7EVZ, is going
to put Tremiti (WW Loc. JN72) on the air between the 28th and June
1. QRV as IL7/IZ7EVZ on 40-6m on SSB. His location is part of
Gargano National Park (IFF-0013). QSL via IZ7EVZ (d/B).

EU-170; 9A, Dalmatia North group: Jo, OE4VIE and Anette, OE4YLA,
will be on vacation on Pag (IOCA CI-082) between May 30 and June 6.
QRV as 9A8VI/p and 9A/OE4YLA/p from Lun (9AFF-023), Kolansko Blato
(9AFF-073), Veliko I Malo Blato (9AFF-074), and Dubrava Hanzina
(9AFF-075). QSL via OE4VIE (d/B), LoTW, eQSL; and via OE4YLA (d/B),
eQSL.

EU-174; SV, Makedonia / Thraki Region group: Laci, HA0HW, spends a
holiday on Thasos (GIOTA NAS-037, MIA MG-124, WLOTA 4186, WW Loc.
KN20HS) between the 29th and June 8. QRV as SW8WW on 40-6m on CW, SSB, and RTTY. QSL via HA0HW (d/B), ClubLog OQRS.
http://www.c3.hu/~ha0khw/ha0hw.html

NA-005; VP9, Bermuda Islands: Andy, DL3YM, operates holiday-style
from Hamilton on Bermuda Island (WLOTA 0201) as DL3YM/VP9 between
May 28 and June 1 (also during the contest on all bands). QSL via
DL3YM (d/B).

NA-016; ZF, Cayman Islands: Erik, N5WR, operates holiday-style
(mainly on CW) as ZF2WA from Grand Cayman Island (WLOTA 1042)
between May 27 and June 7. QSL via N5WR.

NA-105; FS, St. Martin: John, K9EL, will be active as FS/K9EL between May 28 and June 16 from Saint Martin (DIFO FS-001, WLOTA 0383, WW Loc. FK88LC). QSL via K9EL (d/B), LoTW, OQRS, ClubLog.

NA-142; W4, Florida State North West (Escambia to Walton County)
group: Larry, K4KGG, plans to activate Santa Rosa Island (USi FL-003S) as K4KGG/p between the 29th and 31st. QRV on the 29th 20z to 00z, the 30th 00z to 01z, 14 to 16z, and 19 to 00z; on the 31st 00z to 01z, and 14 to 17z. He works with a vertical near salt water on 40-10m on CW, SSB, RTTY, and PSK. QSL direct via K4KGG, LoTW.

OC-004; VK9, Lord Howe Island: Christoph, DL1YAF, hopes to get on
the air from Lord Howe Island (VKFF-0295) between May 30 and June 3
as DL1YAF/VK9L. QRV on 80-10m on SSB and CW, running a KX3 with an
amplifier, an MP1 vertical antenna, and a 4-band dipole. QSL via
DL1YAF (d/B).

OC-139; VK5, South Australia State East Centre group: Rob, VK4AAC,
returns to Kangaroo Island (WLOTA 0869) between June 1 and August
25. QRV as VK4AAC/5 on 40 and 20m on SSB. He also plans to activate
the following WWFF references: Flinders Chase National Park (VKFF-173), Dudley CP (VKFF-809), Kelly Hill CP (VKFF-810), and Vivonne Bay CP (VKFF-811). QSL via VK4AAC, see also qrz.com.

Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
e-mail: iota@dxhf.darc.de

Posted by: VY2RU - Ken on 28-05-15 | [0] comments (46 views) | 

This Week On The Air....

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by
7Z1JA, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL,
Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web
sites. Thanks to all.

TUNISIA, 3V. Ash, KF5EYY and Jun, JH4RHF will be QRV as 3V8SS in
the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest as a Multi Op/Single
Transmitter/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL via LX1NO.

AZERBAIJAN, 4K. Special event stations 4K2015EUG and 4K15EUG will
be QRV in June during the 2015 European Games taking place in Baku.
QSL via 4K6OF.

NIGER, 5U. Christian, F4WBN will be QRV as 5U5U from May 30 to June
16. Activity will be on 40 to 6 meters using mostly SSB with some
RTTY. QSL to home call.

WEST MALAYSIA, 9M2. The ARA Boys Contest Team will be QRV as 9M2M
in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest as a Multi/Multi entry. QSL via
9M2GET.

CUBA, CO. Raul, CO8ZZ will be QRV as T48K in the CQ World Wide WPX
CW contest as a Single Op/Assisted/Low Power entry. QSL via DK1WI.

MOROCCO, CN. Members of the URE Cartagena team will be QRV as 5C5T
from the ARRAM HQ club station in Rabat in the CQ World Wide WPX CW
contest as a Multi Single/Low Power entry. QSL via EA5YU.

AZORES, CU. Look for CU4DX to be QRV from Graciosa Island, IOTA
EU-175, as a Single Op/All Band entry in the CQ World Wide WPX CW
contest. QSL via CU2DX.

JERSEY, GJ. Kazu, JK3GAD is QRV as MJ0CFW until June 1. He will be
active as MJ5Z in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via
operator's instructions.

THAILAND, HS. Members of the Thailand DX Association Team will be
QRV as E2X in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via E20GMY.

SAUDI ARABIA, HZ. Max, KE5JA is QRV as 7Z1JA from Jubail the next
three or more years while working here. QSL to home call.

ITALY, I. Robert, S53R will be QRV as 4U5F from the United Nations
World Food Programme Headquarters club station in Rome as a Single
Op/All Band entry in the CQ World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via
S57DX.

LITHUANIA, LY. Special event station LY10HFA is QRV until the end
of July to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Lithuanian
Hill-Forts Award. QSL via bureau.

ALAND ISLANDS, OH0. Kin, OH6KZP will be QRV as OH0X in the CQ World
Wide WPX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band/High Power entry. QSL
via OH2TA.

FAROE ISLAND, OY. Carsten, OY1CT will be QRV in the CQ World Wide
WPX CW contest as a Single Op/Single Band entry on either 15 or 10
meters. QSL direct to home call.

ARUBA, P4. Andy, AE6Y will be QRV as P49Y in the CQ World Wide WPX
CW contest as either a Single Op/All Band or Single Band on 40 meter
entry. QSL to home call.

GREECE, SV. Laci, HA0HW is QRV as SW8WW from Thassos Island, IOTA
EU-174, until June 8. Activity is on 40 to 6 meters using CW, SSB
and RTTY. This includes an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX CW
contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL to home call.

CRETE, SV9. A group of operators will be QRV as SW9AA in the CQ
World Wide WPX CW contest. QSL via LZ1PM.

EAST KIRIBATI, T32. Ken, KH6QJ will be QRV as T32AZ from Crystal
Lodge, Kiritimati, IOTA OC-024, from June 3 to 8. Activity will be
on the HF bands and 6 meters using CW and SSB. He will be joined by
two other operators who may also have their own T32 call signs. QSL
to home call.

ASIATIC RUSSIA, UA0. Operator R9XC will be QRV as R90IARU in the CQ
World Wide WPX CW contest as a Single Op/All Band entry. QSL via
UA6YW.

NAMIBIA, V5. Naim, OD5LN is QRV as V5/OD5LN until June 5. QSL to
home call.

LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Christoph, DL1YAF plans to be QRV as
DL1YAF/VK9L from May 30 to June 3. Activity will be on 80 to 10
meters using CW and SSB. QSL to home call.

CAMBODIA, XU. Jarrad, VK3HXT is now QRV as XU7AGA from
Sihanoukville. QSL to home call.

LAOS, XW. Champ, E21EIC is QRV as XW1IC from Vientiane until June
1. This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX CW
contest. QSL direct to home call.

ALBANIA, ZA. Henning, OZ1BII is QRV as ZA/OU2I from Durres until
June 1. This includes being an entry in the CQ World Wide WPX CW
contest as a Single Op/All Band/Low Power entry. QSL direct to home
call.

THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO:

The CQ World Wide WPX CW Contest,
NCCC RTTY Sprint,
NCCC Sprint CW Ladder,
SARL Digital Contest
The RSGB 80-meter Club Data Championship is scheduled for June 1.
The ARS Spartan CW Sprint is scheduled for June 2.
The CWops Mini-CWT CW Test is scheduled for June 3.

All dates, unless otherwise stated, are UTC.
See the ARRL Contest Branch page: http://www.arrl.org/contests
The ARRL Contest Update: http://www.arrl.org/The-ARRL-Contest-Update
and the WA7BNM Contest Calendar: http://www.hornucopia.com/contestcal/index.html
for more information. Looking for a Special Event station be sure to check out the ARRL Special Event Stations Web page: http://www.arrl.org/special-event-stations

Posted by: VY2RU - Ken on 28-05-15 | [0] comments (6 views) | 

[RAC-Bulletin] RAC Office Move May 29th




Today at 10:43 AM
Dear RAC Members,

Please be advised that RAC will be relocating the RAC headquarters office on Friday, May 29th. As a result there will be a possible disruption of services and responses to emails by the office for Friday and part of Monday, June 1st.

The mailing address will not change as the office is relocating down the hallway within the same building.

This move will not impact the website and requests can be sent to vptas@rac.ca

Paul Burggraaf VO1PRB
RAC Chief Information and Technology Officer

--
Frank Greene
RAC Office Coordinator

Posted by: VY2WRV - Richard on 28-05-15 | [0] comments (6 views) | 

Amateur Radio World Castles Award....

- Vinny DL6II will be active on the 30th and 31st of May 2015 from Gut Langfort, WCA; DL-04842, COTA-DL: NRB-140. He plans to work as DL0IL/P on 70cm - 80 meters. Sked are welcome. QSL via DARC bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info DL6II].

- Wlodek LY1CG and Rolandas LY3IV will be active on the 31st of May 2015 from Medininkai Castle, CA; LY-00007. They plan to work as LY1CG/P and LY3IV/P from 07:00 till 11:00 UTC on all bands CW/SSB/Digital. QSL via Home Calls, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info LY3IV].

- Sasa YU1KN will be active on the 6th and 7th of june 2015 from Soko Grad Castle, WCA/CISA: YU-00021 located in WWFF: YUFF-015. He plans to work as YU1KN/P on 40 and 20 meters. QSL via bureau, direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info YT2KID].

- Dragan YT2KID will be active on the 7th of June 2015 from old town fortification Maglic the kings, WCA/CISA: YU-00010. He plans to work as YT2KID/P on 40, 20 and 17 meters. QSL via Home Call, bureau or direct. 73 & 11! [tnx info YT2KID].

- Juri ES5GP will be active from 19th till 21st of June 2015 and participate in WCW-2015 from Laiuse Castle, WCA: ES-00016. He plans to work on 40 and 20 meters as ES5GP/P. QSL via ERAU bureau. 73 & 11! [tnx info ES5GP].

73 & 11! de Andrew RN1CW

THE CASTLES HUNTER
WCA coordinator & award manager
http://www.wcagroup.org

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