9 July, 2018
AF-064. A group of 6 operators from South Africa will once again activate Robben Island, in the Western Cape Province South West Group, as ZS9V during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 28-29th) and between August 17-20th (This is the weekend of ILLW).
Operators mentioned are Paul/ZS1V, Jan/ZS1VDV, Andre/ZS1AN,
Johan/ZS1A, Pierre/ZS6A and Oleg/ZS1ANF. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using CW, SSB and possible the Digital modes.
QSL via M0OXO or OQRS. For more details, see:
AS-107. Members of the Thailand DX Association (HSDXA) will be active
as E2X from Si Chang Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 28-29th) as a Multi-Single/Mixed-Mode/DXpediton/Low-Power entry.
QSL via LoTW or E20GMY.
EU-010. John, MM0JTV, will be active from Island of Barra during the
RSGB IOTA Contest (July 28-29th) as a Single-Op/Low-Power entry. QSL via MM0JTV, direct, by the Bureau or LoTW.
EU-034. Members of the Kohila Radioclub will be active as ES3V from
Vormsi Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 28-29th) as a Multi-Single entry. Operators mentioned are Sven/ES1TI, ES2UK, Aive/ES2YW, Villi/ES3VI, Viljar/ES3VL, Rao/ES4RAO and Kaisa/ES7AGY. QSL via ES3VI.
EU-045. Giuseppe, IK5WWA, will be active as IB0P from Ponza Island
between July 15-26th. Activity will be on 80-6 meters using SSB and FT8. QSL via his home callsign.
EU-055. Operators Bjørn/LA6SFA, Morten/LA7XIA, Christian/LA8OM, Knut/LA9RY, Kjell/LA6ZP, Jan/LA6GKA, John/LB2GI and Odd Arne/LB3AI
will be active as LA4C from Bokn Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 28-29th) as a Multi-Single entry. QSL via LoTW or the Bureau.
EU-093. Eugene, EA5EL (ex-EA5HPX), will be active from Tabarca Island
between July 25-29th for the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 28-29th).
QSL via EA5EL.
EU-094. Gil, F4FET, will be active as F4FET/P from Moutons Island/
Lighthouse (ILLW FR0024, ARLHS FRA043, DPLF PB003, WLOTA 0002,
WFF FFF700 and DIFM AT009) during the ILLW (International
Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend) <https://illw.net/> [August 18-19th]. He will be using a SUN SDR2Pro, SPE1 3KFA into a 2 phased switchable GP 40m – GP 30m and a Vertical 20m dipole.
Modes will be on SSB and RTTY. QSL via F4FET.
EU-146. Gil, F4FET, will be active as PA/F4FET from Schouwen Duive-
land Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 28-29th) as a Single-Op/SSB-Mode/24-Hrs/Unassisted/High-Power entry. His operations will be close to the sea using a SUN SDR2Pro, SPE1.3KFA, Honda Generator into dipoles for 80/40/20/15/10m. QSL via F4FET.
EU-187. Operators Georgios/SV9DJO, George/SV9GPV, Thomas/SV2CLJ and Christo/LZ3FN will be active as J49A from Dia Island, Crete, during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 28-29th) as a Multi-Op entry. QSL via SV9GPV.
NA-008. (Zone 2) Pierre/VE3KTB will once again active from the Eureka
Weather station and the Eureka Amateur Radio Club [probably the
most northerly located amateur radio club in the world] from Eureka, Nunavut (NA-008), as VY0ERC between July 8-21st. The suggested bands are 40 and 20 meters, as well as FM satellites, using SSB, the Digital modes and very slow CW. Activity will be limited to his spare time. QSL via M0OXO, OQRS or direct.
NA-026. Ted, K2QMF, will be active from Long Island, NY, during the
RSGB IOTA Contest (July 28-29th) as a Single-Op entry. QSL
NA-067. Jon, WB8YJF, will once again be active as WB8YJF/4 from Ocracoke Island (USI NC001S) between July 22-29th. Activity will be on
80-10 meters using CW, SSB and possibly RTTY. He will also be in the RSGB IOTA Contest. Please QSL direct for a fast QSL or via the Bureau.
NA-207. Operators Bruce/KD6WW and Mike/K9AJ will be active as KD6WW/VY0 and K9AJ/VY0, repectively, from the rare IOTA Fafarad Island between July 19-23rd. Activity will be on 40-17 meters using
mainly CW, with some SSB and possibly FT8, with two stations on the air. QSL via their home callsign, direct, by the Bureau or ClubLog’s OQRS.
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