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DXNL 1946 - July 22, 2015
*** 65 years DARC *** 1950 - 2015 ***
a free and weekly service of
DARC Committee "DX and HF contesting"
Editor: Klaus Poels, DL7UXG
translation by: Oliver Bock, DJ9AO
Giuseppe, IK5WWA, plans to work holiday-style as 3A/IK5WWA between
the 24th and August 1 on HF and 6m. QSL via h/c.
DL65DARC will be run by district Oberbayern (C) from the 20th to
the 26th, and by district Nordrhein (R) from the 27th to August 2.
DK65DARC will be operated by districts Niedersachsen (H) and
Schleswig-Holstein (M) during the respective time periods.
The Radio Club Nikola Tesla (E74BYZ) honours Tesla's birthday (10
July 1856) with the call E7TESLA until August 10 from Banja Luka.
QSL via bureau, E77E (d), eQSL.
Alain, F5LMJ, will be active as I5/F5LMJ/p from Capannori (WW Loc.
JN53gu) until the end of the month. QRV on HF (CW, digital modes).
QSL via F5LMJ. http://www.tuduri.net/f5lmj/index.htm
Tim, N3QE, is going to work holiday-style as N3QE/KH6 from Maui
OC-019, USi HI-018S, WLOTA 0636) between July 28 and August 5. His
focus will be on the North American CW QSO Party (August 1/2). QSL
Members of the Belgian club in Ronse/Renaix (ON4RSX) celebrate the
22nd anniversary of their friendship with the French club of
Neuville et du Haut Poitou (F5KFL) with the call OS22F. The QTH is
part of ONFF-218. QSL via bureau.
The VERON section A57 celebrate the 600th anniversary of the town
Schagen with the call PI600SRA until the end of July, and between
September 3 and 30. QSL via bureau, eQSL.
V2, Antigua and Barbuda:
Tim, VE6SH, will be active again as V29SH from Antigua Island
(NA-100, WLOTA 1118) between July 28 and August 8. QRV mainly on
30, 17, and 12m on CW, SSB, and some RTTY. QSL via LoTW, VE6SH (d).
Frank, K3TRM, returns to Anguilla (NA-022, WW Loc. FK88lg) and is
currently active as VP2ERM until August 2 on HF (SSB, CW, and
RTTY). QSL via K3TRM (d/B), ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.
YB4IR - Next Plan:
Imam announces to put Tikus Island (OC-262) on the air during July
/ August as YB4IR/p. QSL via OQRS.
Abbreviations in this DXNL:
ARLHS Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society
CIsA Canadian Islands Awards
DFB Diploma Farois Brasileiros
DFFA Diplom dos Farois Farolins e do Algarve
DIA Danish Island Award
DIB Diploma Ilhas Brasileiras
DICE Diploma Islas de Chile
DID Deutsches Inseldiplom
DIFM Diplome des Iles de la France Metropolitaine
DIP Diploma das Ilhas Portuguesas
GIOTA Greek Islands On The Air
IIA Italian Island Awards
IOCA Islands of Croatia Award
IOSA Island of Scotland Award
IOTA Islands on the Air
LoTW Logbook of the World
MIA Mediterranean Sea Island Award
OQRS Online QSL Request System
SCOTIA Scottish Island Award
USi United States Islands Awards
WAB Worked All Britain
WAIL Worked All Italian Lighthouses
WCA World Castles Award
WLOTA World Lighthouse On The Air Award
25./26.07. RSGB IOTA Contest
IOTA Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON and Friedrich, DL4BBH (email@example.com)
CW: 28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz
NB: Unless otherwise noted, the following IOTA activities are all
targetting the IOTA Contest in some form.
AS-002; A9, Bahrain Island: Watch out for Fawaz, A92AA, in the
contest from Riffa. QSL via A92AA (d).
AS-014, A4, Ash Sharqiyah/ Al Wusta Region group: A group is going
to activate Masirah Island for the contest with the call A43MI. QSL
AS-020; BV, Taiwan Island: Operators Emily/BU2BE, Adam/BU2BF,
Zhong-Hong/BU2BO, Bruce/BU2BW, Leon/BU2CN, Yao/BU2CM, YaoJun/BV5OO,
Sam/BX3AA, and Jie/BX3ABH join the contest as BV0TW from Taipei.
QSL via BU2BF (d/B), LoTW.
AS-066; R0L, Sea of Japan Coast group: Vladimir, UA0LCZ, will be
active as RI0NZ from Popov Island (RR-16-02) between the 24th and
30th. QRV on 80-10m on CW. QSL via UA0LCZ (d/B).
AS-082; R0Q, Laptev Sea Coast Centre group: Eugene/RZ3EC,
Sergey/RA3NAN, Gen/R3BY, Maxim/RU5D, Igor/UA3EDQ, and Zoli/HA1AG
will be active between the 24th and 29th as R3RRC/0 from the rare
island Brusneva (RR-08-11, WW LOc. PQ41mp). Their QTH also counts
for the lighthouse Ostrov Brusneva (WLOTA 0281, RLHA RLA-033). QSL
via ClubLog. http://www.as082.org/
AS-094; BY7, Hainan Province group: BA4TB, BD4TS, BH4TVU, and
BH4XAE are going to work as B7/homecalls from the 24th until August
1, and as B7/BA4TB during the contest. QSL via homecalls.
AS-102; BV, Kinmen Island: Tang/BM2AAV, Jini Lin/BO2AB, Eddie/
BV2DD, Evan/BV2KS, Makioka/BX4ABN, Ken/ JP1RIW, Alfred/VR2SA,
Bom/XX9LT, and friends will be active as BO0K from Kinmen Island
(WW Loc. OL94dk). QSL via qrz.com.
AS-103; BV, P'enghu Islands: BV2KI, BV2NT, BX2AB, BX4AF, BV9AAC,
JH3GVJ, JA3EIZ, JG3DOR, JO3LVG, and ZL1JAP join forces for the
contest as BV9A. QSL via BV2KI.
AS-107; HS, Gulf of Thailand North group: Tana, E27EK, and Captain,
HS7UCQ, will operate as E27EK/p. QSL via E21EK (d).
AS-134; BY3, Hebei/ Tianjin Province group: BD3QZ will be active
from Yuetou for the contest. QSL via BD3QZ.
EU-001; SV5, Dodecanese: Igor, RD1AP, is going to work
holiday-style until August 5 as SV5/RD1AP from Rhodos Island (WW
Loc. KM36xa) with a QRP rig. QSL via RD1AP (d/B).
EU-008; GM/MM, Inner Hebrides: Members of the Cockenzie & Port
Seton Amateur Radio Club will be active with the call GM2T from the
Isle of Tiree (IOSA NH04, SCOTIA DI10, WAB NM04, WLOTA 2232). The
team consists of Cambell/ MM0DXC, John/MM0JXI, Ellis/GM4GZW,
Cephas/MM0INS, Brian/G3UJE, Brian/ M0RNR, Bob/GM4UYZ, Geoff/MM5AHO,
Alisdair/MM0XAB, Robin/MM0VTV, Adrian/ MM0GTU, Stevie/MM0GTA, and
Paul/MM0VPR. QSL via GM4UYZ (d7B), LoTW, eQSL. http://cpsarc.com/
EU-008; GM/MM, Inner Hebrides: Graham/MM0GHM, Gordon/MM0GOR,
Jason/GM7VSB, Barry/ GM3YEH, Gordon/GM7WCO, and John/GM0DJG of the
Kilmarnock and Loudoun Amateur Radio Club join the contest as GM7A
from the Isle of Gigha (IOSA NH24, SCOTIA CS23). QSL via GM7AAJ
EU-010; GM/MM, Outer Hebrides: Chris, GM3WOJ, is going to make
Benbecula Island (IOSA OH04, SCOTIA HI08) available in the contest
as GM7V. QSL via N3SL, LoTW.
EU-012; GM/MM, Shetland: Nigel, G3TXF, and Ian, G3WVG, will be
active as GM4S from Papa Stour (IOSA SH14, SCOTIA SI12). QSL via
EU-013; GJ/MJ, Jersey: Frederik, ON8ZL, and Peter, ON8ZZ, are going
to operate from Jersey (ARLHS JER-001) as MJ/OT9Z and GJ2A (during
the contest) between the 23rd and 28th. QRV on HF on SSB, cW, and
digital modes; 6m depending on condx. QSL MJ/OT9Z via ON8ZL (d/B),
LoTW; GJ2A via ClubLog OQRS.
EU-015; SV9, Crete Island: Alan, G4DJX, is active right now
holiday-style as SV9/G4DJX until July 28. QSL via h/c, LoTW.
EU-016; 9A, Dalmatia South group: Mate/9A4M, Braco/9A7R,
Branko/9A7YY, Jozef/OM3BC, Rastislav/OM3BH, Jozef/OM3GI, and
Tibor/OM3RM are teaming up to work the contest as 9A8RR from Vis
Island (IOCA CI-142, MIA MC-452, WLOTA 1899). QSL via OM2VL (d/B),
EU-025; I*9, Sicily Island: Joe, IT9RZU, will be active from Sicily
Island (IIA SC001, MIA MI-107, WLOTA 1362) in the contest (CW
only). QSL via bureau, LoTW. http://it9rzu.altervista.org/
EU-025; I*9, Sicily Island: Likewise, Alf, IT9MUO, wil also be
active on CW during the contest. QSL via IT9MUO (d/B), LoTW.
EU-028; I*5, Toscana Region group: Stefano, IV3LZQ, activates Elba
(IIA T016, MIA MI-022, WLOTA 0609) for the contest as IA5/IV3LZQ.
QRV only on CW. QSL via IV3LZQ (d).
EU-029; OZ, Sjaelland Archipelago: Allan, OZ8A, joins the contest
from his home on Fejo. QSL via OZ8A.
EU-030, OZ, Bornholm Island: Carsten, OZ4CG, will be active from
his home QTH on Bornholm. QSL via bureau, LoTW.
EU-031; I*8, Campania Region group: Tony, IC8FBU, participates in
the contest between 20z (July 25) and 08z (July 26) from Capri (CW
only). QSL via bureau or direct.
EU-031; I*8, Campania Region group: Francesco, IK8TEO, will also be
active from Capri as IC8/IK8TEO, sharing Tony's (IC8FBU) shack for
12 hours. QSL via IK8TEO (d/B).
EU-034; ES0,3, Hiiumaa /Saaremaa /Laanemaa County group:
Harald/ES1LS, Arvo/ES1QV, Toivo/ES2DJ, Jueri/ES2EZ, Juri/ES5GP, and
Roy/ES8DH are going to work as ES0U from Muhu Island (WLOTA 2725).
QSL via ES2DJ, bureau preferred.
EU-042; DL, Schleswig-Holstein State North West group: Thomas,
DK3EE, and Louis, DO9EE, will be active from Amrum as DK3T/p.
EU-042; DL, Schleswig-Holstein State North West group: Members of
the club station DL0SX are going to work as DL0SX/p, DG1LS/p,
DN2SX/p, DN7OMB/p, and DO7OMB/p from Hooge Island (DID/GIA N-22).
QSLs via homecalls (d/B).
EU-054; I*9, Egadi Islands: Salvatore, IT9BXR, puts Favignana (IIA
I008, MIA MI-025, WLOTA 1545) on the air as IF9/IT9BXR. QSL via
EU-055; LA, Sogn og Fjordane/ Hordaland/ Rogaland County group:
Members of the Haugalandgruppen av NRRL will be active as LA4C from
Utsira Island and the North Tower lighthouse (ARLHS NOR-262, WLOTA
0104). The team consists of Nils/LA6IOA, Johannessen/LA6ZP,
Morten/LA7XIA, Knut/LA9RY, Christine/LA9CSA, Vikingstad/LA9YGA, and
Gerry/LA0HK. QSL via qrz.com.
EU-057; DL, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State group: Jo, DL5KUD, joins
the contest from his home on Ruegen (Cw only; 12 hours). QSL via
EU-059; GM/MM, St. Kilda: Nobby/G0VJG, Dave/G4BUO, Toby/M0TBS,
Giles/M0TGV, Justin/G4TSH, Tony/G2NF, and Chris/G0FDZ will be
active as GM3RCV/p from Hirta; MM8C for the contest. QRV on HF and
VHF on CW and SSB. QSL via G4DFI. http://www.cvrs.org/
EU-061; LA, Vest Agder to Ostfold County group: Halvard, LA7XK,
joins the contest from his holiday home on Spjaeroy Island (WW Loc.
JO59lc). QSL via LA7XK (d/B).
EU-064; F, Pays de la Loire Region group: Fraser, G4GJM, is going
to participate in the contest as F/G4BJM/p from the Ile de
Noirmoutier (DIFM AT-020, WLOTA 1224). QSL via G4BJM (d), LoTW.
EU-064; F, Pays de la Loire Region group: Geoffrey, F4FVI,
activates the Ile d'Yeu (DIFM AT-021, WW Loc, IN86ur, WLOTA 0801)
as TM15YEU. QSL via F4FVI (d/B), LoTW, eQSL.
EU-067; SV, Kyklades: Theodoros, SV1EJD, operates the contest as
SV8/SV1EJD from Syros Island (SSB only). QSL via SV1EJD (d).
EU-067; SV, Kyklades: Flavio, IW2NEF, operates holiday-style from
Naxos Island (GIOTA SAS-077, MIA MG-075) as SV8/IW2NEF between July
25 and August 6. QSL via IK2DUW (d/B).
EU-073; I*7, Puglia Region group: Vincenzo, IK7IMO, works in the
contest as IJ7V from Pietro Island (IIA J002, MIA MI-094). QSL via
IK7IMO (d/B). http://ij7v.jimdo.com/
EU-092; GM/MM, Summer Isles: Dave, GM0LVI, operates /p from Tanera
Mor (IOSA SC10, SCOTIA CN32, WAB NB90) between the 25th and 31st.
QSL via h/c (d/B), LoTW.
EU-092; GM/MM, Summer Isles: Jim, MM0BQI, uses his short call GM1J
for the contest from the Summer Isles. QSL via MM0BQI (d/B), LoTW.
EU-096; OH1, Lansi-Suomi (Turku) Province group: Tauno, OH1TD,
joins the contest from Korpo Island. QSL via OH1TD (d/B).
EU-114; GU/MU, Guernsey group: Ops Iain/ M0PCB, Chloe/M0GEJ,
Rich/M5RIC, Simon/M0CLW, Peter/2E0SQL, Louis/ 2U0FER, and
Tom/2U0TKB operate the contest as GU9V from Guernsey (WLOTA 0013).
QSL via ClubLog OQRS.
EU-114; GU/MU, Guernsey group: Peter, 2E0SQL, will also be QRV solo
as 2U0SQL. between the 22nd and 28th. QSL only via OQRS.
EU-120; G/M, English Coastal Islands: Mike/G3VYI, Steve/G3UFY,
Peter/G3SJX, and Dave/G7RAU from the Addiscombe ARC will be active
as G4ALE/p from the Isle of Wight (WLOTA 2985). QSL via G4ALE,
EU-120; G/M, English Coastal Islands: Ed, GW3SQX, operates as G7O,
also from the Isle of Wight (CW only, 12 hours). QSL via GW3SQX,
EU-120; G/M, English Coastal Islands: And finally, G4FON, M0DDT,
G3XVR, G6FOP, M0SEL, 2E0FEC, 2E0MJE, M0OJO, and G4LMW also operate
from the Isle of Wight with the call G5XV. QSL via M0OXO.
EU-122; GI/MI, Northern Irish Coastal Islands: Bernard/G3SHF,
Carsten/G0SYP, Tom/M0DCG, Evan/M0TJU, Dave/G0LZL, Pete/M1PTR, and
Kieron/M5KJM participate in the contest as GI5O from Rathlin Island
(WLOTA 0039). Their QTH is Rathlin East High Lighthouse (ARLHS
NTI-011, Admiralty A6062). QSL via M5KJM (d/B). EU-123; Scottish
Coastal Islands: Doug, GM0ELP, joins the contest from Bute Island
with the call MM3T (CW only, 12 hours). QSL only via eQSL.
EU-123; GM/MM, Scottish Coastal Islands: Iain, MM0TFU, operates
from the Isle of Arran (IOSA CL01, SCOTIA CS14) between the 22nd
and 27th as MM0TFU/p. QSL via h/c (d), LoTW.
EU-123; GM/MM, Scottish Coastal Islands: Operators Peter/G3PHO,
Mike/G0NEY, David/G8EQD, Krystina/2E0KSH, John/M6JIJ, Steve/G0EAK,
Sue/M6XAK, Peter/M0PJO, David/M0GDX, David/M5DWI, and John/G4LKD
will also be active from Arran with the call GM5TO; QRV as GM2AS
before and after the contest. QSL for both calls via G3PHO (d/B),
EU-124; GW/MW, Welsh Coastal Islands: Watch out for Keith, G3TTC,
to be active from Holy Island (WLOTA 3338) as GW3TTC/p from the
24th to 27th. QSL via G3TTC (d/B).
EU-125; OZ, Jylland West group: Thomas/DH1FY, Sonja/DK4BCE, Uwe/
DL5BBY, Roland/DH4RHB, Norbert/DG3BEN, and Gunnar/DL2BGN work as
OZ9IC from Roemoe Island (OZI/DIA NS-001). QSL via DH1FY (d/B).
EU-125; OZ, Jylland West group: Rico, DO6EBB, is currently
holidaying on Fano Island (DIA NS-002, OZFF-004, WW Loc. JO45ek)
and works as OZ/DO6EBB until August 1. QSL via h/c (d/B).
EU-127; DL, Schleswig-Holstein State South West group:
Christoph/DM5HF, Christoph/DC2CC, Axel/DB1WA, and Joerg/DM4DL join
the contest as DR0F from Neuwerk (DID/GIA N-012, WLOTA 2311,
DLFF-005). QSL via DM4DL (d/B). www.amateurfunk-im-alstertal.de/
EU-129; DL/SP1, Usedom Island: Robert/DH8HD, Tom/DL1AAA, Thomas/
DJ6OI, Thomas/DL3XX, Olaf/DL4HG, Andreas/DL7AT, and Hans/DO3HJW
participate in the contest as DA0T/p from Usedom Island (DID/GIA
O-13). QSL via DL7AT (d7B).
EU-129; DL/SP1, Usedom Island: DL0KWH/p, operated by
Norbert/DL2RNS, Rainer/DL2RVL, Georg/ DL4SVA, and Olaf/DL7JOM will
also be active from Usedom. QSL via bureau.
EU-130; I*3, Friuli-Venezia Giulia Region group: Ops
Alessandro/IV3CTT, Andrea/IV3FVK, Alessio/IV3GDE,
Alessandro/IV3ZTB, and Vittorio/IV3DCZ will be active as IV3CTT/p
from Santa Maria di Barbana (IIA F012). QSL via bureau.
EU-131; I*3, Veneto Region group: Members of the "ARI Mestre Team"
will take part in the IOTA contest as IQ3ME/p from Lido di Venezia
Island (IIA V035, MIA MI-052). The location also counts for LH
Porto di Lido (WAIL VE-004, ARLHS ITA-113, WLOTA 0403). QSL via
EU-132; SP1, Szczecin/ Koszalin Province group: Adam, DJ0IF will be
QRV in the IOTA contest as SN0RX from Wolin Island (WLOTA 4120).
QSL via SP8BXL, LoTW.
EU-132; SP1, Szczecin/ Koszalin Province group: SP1C, SP1GZF,
SP1NQN, SP1RKT, SQ2NQN, SQ1OD, SQ2PHG and SQ2PHI will operate as
SN1D from Wolin Island in the IOTA contest. QSL via SP1RKT (d/B).
EU-136; 9A, Kvarner group: Jozef, OM5AW will take part in the RSGB
IOTA contest as 9A/OM5AW from Cres Island in the SOAB-LP-12h
category. QSL via OM2FY.
EU-136; 9A, Kvarner group: Brani, OM2FY and Rado, OM2ZZ will sign
9A/OM2FY during their entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest from Rab
Island (IOCA CI-096, MIA MC-330). QSL via OM2FY.
EU-136; 9A, Kvarner group: Eddy, DM5JBN will be QRV from Cres
Island from July 19th to 28th. QSL via DM5JBN (d/B), LoTW, eQSL.
EU-138; SM7, Blekinge County group: Dom, M1KTA will be on Flakskar
Island (WW Loc. JO76UB) from July 23rd to 26th and operate as
SM7/M1KTA in CW and SSB on HF, possibly also on 6m and 60m. In the
RSGB IOTA contest he will operate as SD7B. QSL via M1KTA (d/B),
EU-140; OH5, Etala-Suomi (Kymi) Province group: Kari, OH5TS will
take part in the IOTA contest from Kuorsalo Island in the SO/HP/CW
category. QSL via OH5TS.
EU-140; OH5, Etala-Suomi (Kymi) Province group: Simo/OH5GIO,
Vili/OH5GE, Jukka/OH5GJZ and Erno/OH5FVY will operate as OG5A on
Nuokot Island during the IOTA contest. QSL via OH5AD (B).
EU-142; EA1, Oviedo/ Santander Province group: EA1ASC, EA1RC,
EA4TX, EA7KW, EC4TA and EC7AKV are going on a IOTA expedition to
Mauro Island from July 24th to 26th and operate as ED1M in the RSGB
IOTA Contest. QSL via EA1DR (d), LoTW, eQSL.
EU-145; CT, Algarve Province group: Colin/CT7ACG, Andy/M0GAV,
Sharon/M3VCQ and Clii/G0MMI will use the callsign CR5CW from
Culatra Island (DIA AI-01, DIP AL-001, WLOTA 0144, CTFF-007) on HF
(80-10m, CW/SSB) from July 24th to 27th. During the IOTA contest,
they will operate from Cabo de Santa Maria Lighthouse (PT-505, DFFA
FA-06, ARLHS POR-041, Admiralty D2206). QSL via CT7ACG (d/B), LoTW.
EU-146; PA, Zuid Holland/ Zeeland Province group: Teun, PA5TT will
operate from his home QTH on Schouwen Duiveland during the IOTA
Contest. QSL via PA5TT.
EU-170; 9A, Dalmatia North group: Detlef/DK3QZ, Kai/DL3HAH,
Andy/DL3YM and Stefan/DL5XX will go to Kaprije Island (IOCA CI-035,
MIA MC-150) from July 24th to 26th and operate as 9A/homecalls.
During the IOTA contest, their callsign will be 9A/DK3QZ. QSL via
EU-171; OZ, Jylland North group: A small group of hams around Tor,
DJ4MG/5P4MG will be QRV from near Loekken on 160m-10m (SSB mainly).
In the IOTA contest they will take part as OU4ZZ, outside the
contest they will use their personal calls (5P4MG, 5P6BA, 5P7DJ,
OZ7TM und OZ/DG5YAH). An activity with the special event callsign
OU0POLIO is also planned. QSL for OU4ZZ via DJ4MG, OU0POLIO via
OZ1ACB, other calls via homecalls.
EU-172; OZ, Jylland East and Fyn group: Rene, DL2JRM and Andy,
DL5CW will participate in the RSGB IOTA Contest as OZ/DL2JRM and
OZ/DL5CW respectively from Hjarno Island (DIA JY-007, WLOTA 0225).
QSL via DL2JRM (d/B)/DL5CW (d/B).
EU-172; OZ, Jylland East and Fyn group: Jan/ON7JA will travel to
Fyn Island (DIA FY-001, WLOTA 2690) and operate as OZ/ON7JA in the
RSGB IOTA Contest. QSL via ON7JA (d/B).
EU-172; OZ, Jylland East and Fyn group: Immo, DL8MF will sign
OZ/DL8MF from Samsoe Island (DIA JY-008, WLOTA 0726) from July 23th
to 26th, including an entry in the IOTA contest. QSL via DL8MF
EU-172; OZ, Jylland East and Fyn group: Henning, OZ1BII will
operate during the IOTA contest as 5P2I/p from Endelave Island. QSL
EU-177; SM5, Sodermanland/ Ostergotland County group: Olof, G0CKV
is once again QRV as SM5CKV/p from Harstena Island (WW Loc. JO88mg)
in the RSGB IOTA Contest (SOAB). QSL via LoTW.
EU-178; ES0/8, Parnumaa County/ Saaremaa County South group:
Vladimir/YL2BK, Eugene/YL2TD and Aleksandr/YL3BU will operate as
ES8/YL1ZX from July 24th to 26th from Kihnu Island. QSL via YL2TD
EU-181; LZ, Bulgaria group: Boyko/LZ1QN, Dechko/LZ1QV, Boris/LZ2JR,
Nasko/LZ3YY, Boyan/LZ1BJ, Gosho/LZ1ZF and Plamen/LZ3BB are joining
forces to operate the IOTA contest as LZ0I from Sveti Ivan Island
(WLOTA 0121, ARLHS BUL-022, WCA LZ-00164, WW Loc. KN32uk). QSL via
EU-187; SV9, Crete's Coastal Islands: Members of the "RASC DX TEAM"
will take part in the IOTA contest as J49G from Crisi Island (WW
Loc. KM24uv). QSL via SV9GPV.
EU-191; YO/UR, Fericirii Island: Sandro, VE7NY is planning to take
part in the RSGB IOTA Contest from Fericirii Island. He'll sign
YO/VE7NY unless he manages to acquire a special callsign for the
contest on short notice. QSL via VE7NY (d/B).
NA-029; VY2, Prince Edward Island: Ken, K6LA will operate the RSGB
IOTA Contest from the PEI DX Lodge on Prince Edward Island (CIsA
PE-001, WLOTA 0523, WW Loc. FN76vs) and operate as VY2TT. QSL via
NA-067; W4, North Carolina State East (Carteret to Currituck
County) group: Keith, W4KAZ and Nathan, N4YDU will activate
Ocracoke Island (USi NC-001S, WLOTA 0466) as W4O from July 23rd to
26th. In the IOTA contest they will operate in the Multi-Single Low
Power category. QSL via N4YDU (d).
NA-099; KP3/4, Puerto Rico: Carlos/KP4EJ, Eric/NP3A, Jose/NP4G,
Felipe/NP4Z and Jamie/WP3A will operate the RSGB IOTA Contest as
KP3Z from Puerto Rico (USi PR-006S, WLOTA 2802). QSL via N4AO,
NA-128; VE2, Quebec Province (St. Lawrence Waterway) group: The
"NA-128 Contest Group" will operate as XM2I from July 23rd to 26th
from Ile-aux-Grues (CIsA QC-038, WW Loc. FN47rb) with a focus on
the RSGB IOTA Contest. QSL via VE2CQ (d), LoTW.
NA-128; VE2, Quebec Province (St. Lawrence Waterway) group:
Ile-aux-Coudres will be activated by Jean-Pierre, VA2SG using the
callsign VE2TLH in the RSGB IOTA Contest, in the QRP category. QSL
via VA2SG (d), LoTW.
NA-143; W5, Texas State East (Matagorda to Jefferson County) group:
Joe, K5KUA will once again visit Galveston Island (USi TX-001S) and
operate as K5KUA/5 around the IOTA contest weekend (CW only). QSL
via K5KUA (d/B).
NA-212; YN, Pacific Ocean Coast group: Dan, HR2DMR plans to be QRV
in the RSGB IOTA Contest as H76W from Farallones de Coseguina, one
of the most wanted IOTA groups of North America. QSL via KD4POJ,
OC-013; E5, Rarotonga Island: Andy, E50A will take part in the RSGB
IOTA Contest in in the SO/12h-Unassisted category from Rarotonga
Island (WLOTA 0971). QSL via E51AND (d).
OC-019; KH6/7, Hawaiian Islands: Eric, WH6EEY plans an activity
from Kaho'olawe (USi HI-026S) from July 28th to 31st. He'll be
there on a business trip and get on the air during his free time.
QSL via WH6EEY (d), LoTW.
OC-194; VK2, New South Wales State North group: Members of the
"Hellenic Amateur Radio Association of Australia" will operate as
VK2SSI from South Solitary Island (WLOTA 0836) from July 26th to
28th. QSL via ClubLog OQRS.
OC-201; ZL, North Island's Coastal Islands: Wes, ZL3TE and John,
ZL2DD will take part in the RSGB IOTA Contest as homecall/p from
Rakino Island. QSL via Homecall (d), LoTW.
OC-210; YB8, Sangihe Islands: Ronald, YC8ROP hopes for many QSOs
during the IOTA contest from Sangihe Island (WLOTA 2486). He will
operate on 10m only. QSL via W2FB, YC8OP (d), LoTW.
OC-237; YB0-3, Java's Coastal Islands: From July 24th to 26th, more
than ten newly licensed operators will take part in an IOTA
expedition to Sempu Island (WW Loc. OI61in), where they will get
their first hands-on experience in DXing and Contesting as YE3IOTA.
Three stations will be on the air, mostly in SSB with a little CW.
QSL via YB3MM (d/B), ClubLog OQRS.
SA-025; PS8, Piaui State group: The "Teresina DX Group" is planning
an IOTA expedition to Santa Isabel Island (DIB PI-01, WW Loc.
GI97de; ARLHS BRA-070, DFB PI-03) from July 23rd to 26th. Using
ZW8K they will operate on the HF bands, including a participation
in the IOTA contest. Team members include Joselito/PS8BR,
Milton/PS8HF and Nelson/PS8NF. QSL via PS8HF (d), ClubLog OQRS,
LoTW, eQSL. http://zw8d.webnode.com/
SA-027; PP5, Santa Catarina State North group: Bone, PP5VX will
work the RSGB IOTA contest from Sao Francisco Island. QSL via PP5VX
SA-029; PY1, Rio de Janeiro State West group: Marcelo/PY1MT,
Andre/PY1SG and Hugo PY1SB are going to Jurubaiba Island (DIB
RJ-22, ARLHS BRA-225, WW Loc. GG87aa) for the IOTA contest and
operate as ZV1M. QSL via PY1MT (d/B).
SA-042; PY8, Para State West group: Die Mitglieder der "PARA DX
Group" Renato, PY8WW und Ronaldo, PS8RV wollen vom 22. - 29. Juli
als PX8K von Caviana de Fora Island (DIB PA-16) aus fuer PileUps
sorgen. Die Teilnahme am RSGB IOTA Contest ist fest eingeplant. QSL
via PY8WW OQRS.
SA-069; CE1, Antofagasta Region group: The "Chilean DXpedition
Team" plans a DXpedition to Santa Maria Island (DICE ICE-101, WW
Loc. FG46qn) from July 23rd to 26th and operate on the HF bands
with three stations as XR1T on HF (CW/SSB). This operation includes
the IOTA contest. The team consists of Domingo/CE1DY, Nick/XQ1KZ,
Pablo/CE1UMY, Erick/CE1OEB and Marco/ CE1TBN. QSL via CE3OP (d/B),
SA-071; PY2, Sao Paulo State Centre group: Billy/PY2LCD,
Marcelo/PY2AE, Danilo/PY2RED, Marcos/PY2MLS und Ilson/ PU2OAG of
the "Grupo Curva do Rio" will work in the RSGB IOTA Contest as PW2G
from Cats Island (DIB SP-16, WW Loc. GG76de). QSL via Buro, PY2LCD