IOTA News from OPDX….

20 January, 2020

Island activities:

AF-019. (Reminder) Operators Silvo/S50X, S51V, Krajcar/S52P, Peter/S54W, Pavla/S56DX, Berto/S56N, Slavko/S57DX and Drago/S59A will be active as IG9/homecall from Lampedusa Island between January 21-27th. Activity will be on 160-10 meters, using CW, SSB, the
Digital modes, and this will include the CQWW DX 160m CW Contest
(January 24-26th) as a Multi-Op entry signing as IG9/S59A. QSL via their home callsigns.

AS-072. Safri, 9M2SAF, will be active as 9M2SAF/P from Pulau Lalang Island (AS-072), Perak, West Malaysia, between January 21-27th.
Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes.
QSL via 9M2SAF direct.

AS-099. Operators Igor/UA9CDC, Roman/UR0MC, Slava/US2YW, Eduard/UT5ECZ, Yuri/UT5EL, Andrej/UW8SM, Dmytro/UZ5DX, Ömür/TA3A, Kadir/TA3AER, Ali/TA3EL and Husamettin/TA3LHH will be active as TC0X from Bozcaada Island, Turkey, during the CQ WW 160m CW Contest
(January 24-26th) as a Multi-Op entry. QSL via HG5DX.

EU-012. Fraser, G4BJM, will be active as GM4BJM from Yell Island during
the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 25-26th).

EU-111. Members of the Cray Valley Radio Society (G3RCV) will be active
as GM3RC from Ceann Ear in the Monach Islands between July 20- 26th. Their plan is to be in the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 25- 26th) as a Multi-2/Low-Power entry signing MM8C. QSL via LoTW.
The group plans to be active on the HF and VHF bands using CW and SSB. Operators mentioned are Nobby/G0VJG, Justin/G4TSH, Tony/G2NF, Ed/GM0WED, Nick/G4FAL and Chris/G0FDZ.

NA-040. Henry, NL0H, is planning to be active from St. Lawrence Island,
Alaska, sometime between February and March. Activity will be limited due to his other activities on the island. Operations will be on 40/20 meters with 100 watts using SSB and possibly FT8/FT4 and 30m. He is looking for support. QSL via NL0H direct only.

OC-139. Grant, VK5GR, announced on that there will be an activation of Kangaroo Island as VK5KI sometime in 2020. He suggests
to watch for upcoming details.

SA-101. (New IOTA) Operators Nando/IT9YRE and Mike/K9AJ will be active
as CB0Z from Alejandro Selkirk Island between February 3-5th.
For DXCC purposes this will count for Juan Fernandez. Activity will be on 40/30/20/17/15 meters using CW, SSB and possibly FT8.
They will have two stations using vertical antennas. QSL via ClubLog’s OQRS or via IT9YRE. For more details and updates, see:

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