IOTA News from the  Deutscher Amateur Radio Club….

24 July, 2019

Island activities:

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

RSGB IOTA Contest 2019: The contest will run for 24h, starting at
12z on July 27 on 80 – 10 on CW and SSB. A new rule has now made
the exchange of a signal report optional, reducing the necessary
exchange to QSO number and IOTA reference for those stations
located on an island.

AF-005; D4, Leeward Islands: Lukas/HB9EBT will be active from Sao
Tiago/Cap Verde between July 22 and 29. QRV on 40-10m on CW. QSL
via HB9EBT (d/B).

AF-018; IH9, Pantelleria Island: Raf/IH9YMC is going to join the
contest from Pantelleria Island (IIA TP-001, WW Loc. JM56xt). QSL
via eQSL.

AF-104; 7X, Mediterranean Sea Coast East group: Ed/DL8CX will be
active together with a group of Algerian amateurs from the island
Sridjina (WLOTA 3104, ARLHS ALG-023, WW Loc. JM36kw) between the
25th and 29th. QRV on 80 to 6m on CW and SSB, and during the IOTA
contest. QSL via bureau, ClubLog OQRS.

AF-118; CN, Mediterranean Sea Coast group: Los Farallones (WW Loc.
IM85mk) will be activated by CN8QY, CN8CE, CN8HDZ, CN8PA, CN8RAH,
IK2PZC, IZ7ATN, I8LWL, and MM0NDX between the 25th and 30th with
three rigs and the callsign 5C9A. QSL via I8LWL, ClubLog OQRS.

AS-008; JA1, North Izu Islands: Take/JI3DST is going to sign his
callsign /1 from Shikine Island between the 25th and 31st. QRV on
40 to 6m on SSB and CW, also as JR8YLY/1. QSL only via ClubLog

AS-040; JA6, Goto Islands: Yasu/JA6WJL operates from Fukue Goto
Island (WLOTA 3503) between July 26 and 29 on HF (CW, SSB, some
RTTY). For the contest, he will be joined by Nagaisi/JA6WIF. QSL
via LoTW or JA6WJL (d/B).

AS-113; BV, Matsu Islands: BV2KI, BV2NT, BX2AB, BU2CR, BX4AF,
JG3DOR, and JH3BDB will be active in the contest from Ma Tsu Island
as BO0M. QSL via BV2KI (d/B).

AS-136; BY4, Shanghai Province group: BA4TB, BD4TS, BD4SS, BG4TRN,
BH4TXN, BH4TVU, BH4SCF, BI4SCC, and BH4BWX join the contest as
BG4TRN from Chongming Island. Prior to the contest ops will be
active with their own calls.

EU-010; GM/MM, Outer Hebrides: GM7V will be run by MM0CCC, GM4AFF, GM4YXI, GM4FDM, and GM3WOJ from Benbecula. QSL via N3SL.

EU-016; 9A, Dalmatia South group: 9A3DF, 9A3ST, 9A4WY, 9A5M, 9A5YY, and 9A6AA will be the operators behind 9A2L in the contest from
Susac Island (ARLHS CRO-064; CLHA CLH-047, IOCA CI-109). QSL via

EU-029; OZ, Sjaelland Archipelago: Steen/OZ8SW will be active in
the IOTA contest from Sjaelland Island. QSL via OZ8SW (d/B), LoTW.

EU-034; ES0/ES3, Hiiumaa/ Saaremaa/ Laanemaa County group: ES0DJ/0 is going to operate the contest from Koinastu (CW only). QSL via ES2DJ.

EU-034; ES0/ES3, Hiiumaa/ Saaremaa/ Laanemaa County group:
Igor/ES0IA plans to join the contest for 12h on SSB from Kassar Island. QSL via ES0IA (d/B).

EU-042; DL, Schleswig-Holstein State North West group:
Michael/DG5LAC is going to activate Hallig Hooge (DLFF-0013) on SSB
for the contest. QRV as DG5LAC/p, before and after the contest also
on FT8/FT4. QSL via bureau.

EU-050; I*7, Puglia (Foggia) Region group: Michele/IW7EGQ is going
to sign as IL7MP from San Domino in the contest on SSB (12 hours).

EU-052; SV, Ipeiros/ Dytiki Ellas Region group: Norbert/OM6NM is
going to operate the contest as SV8/OM6NM on CW. QSL via OM2FY.

EU-053; OJ0/SM, Market Reef: Dietmar/DL3DXX, Daniel/DJ4MF,
Dan/DL5SE, Teemu/SM0W, and Thorbioern/SA0LAT are going to put
Market Reef (WLOTA 0542, ARLHS MAR-001, WW Loc. JN90nh, OHFF-0038) on the air for the contest with the callsign OJ0DX. QRV from July
25 to 31. QSL via DL3DXX, ClubLog.

EU-057; DL, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State group: Noel/OO4O will be
active from Ruegen Island as DL/OO4O. QRV also before and after the
contest holiday-style. QSL via ON4APU (B), OQRS, LoTW.

EU-068; F, Bretagne (Finistere South West) Region group: Between the 26th and 29th, Bastien/F4EYQ and Fabien/F4GYM will be signing their homecalls /p from Sein Island. QRV during the contest as TM5S on SSB. QSL for TM5S via F5MFV.

EU-075; SV, Peloponnisos (Argolis)/ Attiki Region group:
Konstantinos/SV8GGI will be joining the contest from his home on
Salamina Island (WW Loc. KM17sx) for 12 hours (CW only). QSL via

EU-083; I*1, Liguria Region group: I1SAF, IK1IXF, IK1WVR, IK1ZVJ,
IK8XVA, IZ1JLS, IZ1JOE, IZ1OSS, IZ1ZCT, and IU1IEK are joining
forces for the contest as IP1T from Tino Island. Because of local
circumstances, they will be active only during daylight hours. QSL
via I1ANP (d/B).

EU-107; F, Bretagne (Cotes-D’Armor West) Region group: Gil/F4FET
and Antoine/F5RAB are going to activate Petite Island (WW Loc.
IN88ju) for the contest. QRV as TM7P with two setups, also before
and after the contest, on 80 to 6m (SSB, CW, RTTY). QSL via F4VET,

EU-116; GD/MD, Isle of Man: Dominic/M1KTA is going to participate
in the contest as MD1K from the Isle of Man. QSL via LoTW, ClubLog.

EU-117; RA1A-C, Gulf of Finland North group: Vasily/RA1ZZ is going
to sign as RA1ZZ/p from Vikhrevoy Island. QSL via RA1ZZ /d/B).

EU-117; RA1A-C, Gulf of Finland North group: Vasily/RU3SD,
Vasily/RA1ZZ, and Avinir/UA1ZZ plan to activate several islands and
lighthouses as RK3SWB/1 according to the following schedule:
July 23-24: Zapadnyy Berezovyy Island (IOTA: EU-117, RRA: RR 01-40)
July 24-25: Severnyy Berezovyy Island (IOTA: EU-117, RRA: RR 01-39)
July 26-28: Vikhrevoy island and Lighthouse Povorotnyy (IOTA: EU-117,
RRA: RR 01-15, ARLHS: ERU-057, RLHA: RLE-068, WLOTA: WLH-0164)
July 28-29: Lisiy Island (IOTA: EU -117, RRA: RR 01-16)
July 29-30: Kottojsaari Island (RRA: RR 01-38) July 30: Vysotsky
Island and Patteri Lighthouse (RRA: RR 01-14, ARLHS : ERU-222,
RLHA: RLE-148, WCA: A-00022)
July 30-31: Kayasaari Island and Likaniemi Lighthouse (RRA: RR
01-19, ARLHS: NEW , RLHA: NEW, WCA: UA-00216)
QRV on 80 to 10m on CW and SSB. QSL via RU3SD.

EU-120; G/M, English Coastal Islands: Fred/ON6QR will be operating
as M/ON6QR from the Isle of Wight. QSL via homecall (d/B).

EU-121; EI/EJ, Irish Coastal Islands: G3SHF, M1PTR, G0SYP, M0DCG,
M0TJU, and M5KJM are going to operate the contest together as EJ6KP
from Aranmore Island. QSL via LoTW, ClubLog.

EU-122; GI/MI, Northern Irish Coastal Islands: Ian/G3WVG is going
to participate in the contest from Rathlin Island as MN5A. QSL via

EU-123; GM/MM, Scottish Coastal Islands: Gordon/MM0GOR plans to
operate the contest as MM1E from Great Cumbrae. QSL via bureau,
LoTW, ClubLog OQRS.

EU-124; GW/MW, Welsh Coastal Islands: Philip/MW0DHF will be active
from South Stack Lighthouse on Holy Island as MW0DHF/p. QSL via
homecall (d/B).

EU-126; OH9, Lappi Province group & EU-192; OH9/SM, Kataja/ Inakari
Island: From July 24 to 29, Members of the Radio Arcala OH8X Group
(Juha/OH8NC, Martti/OH2BH, Jaakko/OH1MA, Ville/OH2MM, Niko/OH2GEK, Arno/OH9RI, and Jouko/ OH9VC) activate EU-192 as OJ9A and EU-126 as OH9A. QSL for OJ9A via OH2BH, OH9A via OH1NOA.

EU-127; DL, Schleswig-Holstein State South West group: Thomas/DJ6OI
is going to participate in the contest from Neuwerk as DJ6OI/p. QRV
for 12 hours on CW. QSL via DJ6OI (d/B).

EU-129; DL/SP1, Usedom Island: Lutz/DL5KVV is going to operate in
the contest as DL5KVV/p from Usedom. QSL via DL5KVV (d/B).

EU-129; DL/SP1, Usedom Island: Ops Norbert/DL2RNS, Rainer/DL2RVL,
Heiko/ DL1RTL, Georg/DL4SVA, Ron/DG2RON, and Olaf/DL7JOM will be
active from Usedom as DK1A. QSL via ClubLog.

EU-131; I*3, Veneto Region group: The team of IQ3ME will be active
/p from Pellestrina Island. QSL via LoTW.

EU-132; SP1, Szczecin/Koszalin Province group: Adam/DJ0IF plans to
join the contest as SN0RX from Wolin Island on CW. QRV also before
and after. QSL via SP8BXL.

EU-146; PA, Zuid Holland/ Zeeland Province group: Teun/PA5TT is
going to participate in the contest from his home on Schouwen
Duiveland (CW only).

EU-150; CT, Minho/ Douro Litoral/ Beira Litoral Province group:
From the 26th to 29th, Rui/CT1DMC, Carlos/CT1HIX, Julio/CT2GSN,
Nuno/CT2HOV, Emmanuel/CT7AFR, and Jose/EA1CBX activate Insua de
Caminha (WLOTA 2869, WCA CT-00182, DIP MI-001, ARLHS POR-028) as

EU-172; OZ, Jylland East and Fyn group: Paul/DL5CW is going to pay
Hjarno Island a visit for the contest. QRV as OZ/DL5CW. QSL via
DL5CW (d/B).

NA-055; W1, Maine State East (Knox to Washington County) group:
W2IY will take part in the IOTA contest from Mt. Desert Island. QSL
via W2IY (d/B).

NA-067; W4, North Carolina State East (Carteret to Currituck
County) group: A group of hams will activate (W4MY, AA4XX, W4MPS,
W4TTX, N4MIO, W4MGT und KY4FAB) Roanoke Island as W4MY in the
contest. QSL via W4MY (d).

NA-110; W4, South Carolina State group: Thomas/WA2BCK will be QRV
from his QTH on Hilton Head Island during the IOTA contest with low
power. QSL via h/c.

NA-126; VE1, Nova Scotia Province South group: VE1FA, VA1YL, VE7OM,
VO1NO, VE1WFT, VE1BAB and VE1RSM will team up and work the IOTA
contest as VB1D from Bon Portage Island. QSL via VA1YL.

NA-128; VE2, Quebec Province (St Lawrence Waterway) group:
Joe/VE2CY and Mike/VE2OV are planning an activity from Isle aux
Coudres during the IOTA contest, signing VE2CY/p and VE2OV/p. QSL
via VE2CY (d/B) / VE2OV (d/B).

NA-140; W3, Maryland State West group: Steve/NY3A will operate as
NY3A/3 from Smith Island in the low power category of the IOTA
contest. QSL via NY3A (d).

NA-143; W5, Texas State East (Matagorda to Jefferson County) group:
Joe/K5KUA will join the IOTA contest in the SOAB LP MIX category
with a focus on CW. QSL via K5KUA (d/B) or LoTW.

OC-130; DU8-9, MINDANAO ISLAND: A group consisting of DU9XL, DU9XM, DU9CA, DU9YS, DU9WH and DW9DDX will activate Mindanao Island as DX9EVM during the contest. QSL via DU9CA (d/B).

OC-142; VK4, Queensland State (South Coast) Centre group: Watch out
for Andrew/VK4NM operating from Fraser Island as VK4NM/p during the
IOTA contest. QSL via M0OXO.

OC-165; 9M8, Sarawak’s Coastal Islands: Satang Besar Island will be
on the air with a team consisting of 9M8DEN, 9M8WAT, 9M8ADX, 9W8CH, 9W8ZZK, 9W8MAD, 9W8GEO and 9W8VYY using the callsign 9M8RC in the multi operator category. QSL via 9W8KIF.

SA-029; PY1, Rio de Janeiro State West group: ZZ1R will be QRV from
Ilha dos Ratos (DIB RJ-026) for the IOTA contest. QSL via PY2AE

SA-060; PY8, Para State East group: PT2GTI, PT7BI, PW8BR, PY8WW and PY8FML will activate the callsign PX8R from Ilha de Guaras in the
IOTA contest (CW/SSB) with some digital mode activies before and
after. QSL via PT2GTI.

SA-082; HK2: Thierry/HK2SM and seven other OP will sign HK1NA from
El Morro Grande in the contest. QSL via ClubLog and LoTW.

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