IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club….

4 December, 2019

Island activities:

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

AN-016; Various, Antarctica: A group of Italian scientists sets out for Concordia station in mid-December. Marco/IK5SQX/DK5SQX and Nicola/IZ7ZNZ are part of the group. Marco begins his journey on Dec. 30 with the new French icebreaker L’Astrolabe, sailing from Hobart (Tasmania) and expects to reach Dumont D’Urville (WAP FRA-01) on January 5.
From there travels on to Cape Prud’Homme (WAP MNB-NEW) and hopes to activate this location as weather condition permit for as long as possible. Afterwards, he continues to Concordia (WAP MNB-03), which Nicola will reach by plane. They plan to get on the air as soon as possible, research work will take precedence though. Marco is due to leave the station during February, while Nicola will stay on for a bit longer. They are expecting the callsign IA0DC and want to concentrate on 20m (SSB).

AS-013; 8Q, Maldive Islands: Fabian/DF3XY will be active as 8Q7XY between the 10th and 23rd on 40 to 10m on SSB and FT8. QSL via DF3XY (d/B).

NA-104; V4, St. Kitts and Nevis: John/W5JON returns to St.Kitts for another stint of operating between Dec. 10 and 19. QRV as V47JA on 160 to 6m on SSB and FT8. QSL via W5JON (d), LoTW.

OC-009; T8, Palau Islands: Nobuaki/JA0JHQ pays the VIP Guest Hotel on Koror Island another visit from Dec. 6 to 8. QRV as T88BP on HF (CW) and 6m (FT8). QSL via JH1OLB (d), LoTW.

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