Опубликована информация об активности радиолюбителей с островов в рамках программы IOTA, предоставленная Ohio/Penn DX PacketCluster, по состоянию на 6 мая 2019 года. Составлена она Tedd’ом Mirgliotta KB8NW по сообщениям, полученным от друзей программы Islands On The Air (IOTA) — острова в эфире. Изображения добавлены из других различных источников.
IOTA News from OPDX
6 May, 2019
CW: 28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz
SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz
AS-204. (New IOTA/Update/Date Change) Members of the Russian Robinson Club (RRC) [operators Vasily/R7AL, Igor/UA3EDQ, Vlad/RK8A and Albert/UB9WLJ] will be active as R26RRC from Paramushir Island between June 1-7th (not May 2-10th as first announced). Activity will be on 40/30/20/17 meters, using VDAs and Vertical antennas with 2x PA (600 watts each). QSL via ClubLog’s OQRS (strictly preferable).
EU-066. Operators Yuri/R2DY, Pavel/R2DX and Eugen/RW3FB are now active as RI1OB from Bolshoi (WW Loc. KP75UA) on Solovetsky Islands (RR 02-04, RFF-175, RDA AR-26, RCA RC-089, RAFA ULAS) in the White Sea until May 8th. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using CW SSB and the Digital modes. Their rigs will be 2x Kenwood TS-590 with an Ameritron ALS-500M amp into 2x SteppIr BigIR (vertical) + 80m. QSL via R2DX, by the Bureau, direct or ClubLog’s OQRS.
EU-095. Members of the IDRE and the Castres DX Gang will once again be using the special callsign, TM5FI, from Frioul Island (DIFM ME003, DFCF 13-061) between May 7-14th. They plan to have 4 stations on the air on 80-6 meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via F5XX or ClubLog.
EU-180. Members of the Russian Robinson Club (RRC) will be active as R3RRC/6 from Lebyazhi Islands between May 17-20th. Operators mentioned are Gen/R3BY, Tom/R6AW, Oleg/R7LP, Max/RU5D and Yuri/RX6CM. Activity will be on 40-6 meters using CW and SSB. Team is looking for finance support (Paypal — email@example.com). QSL via RZ3EC or ClubLog’s OQRS.
NA-069. Members of the Island Hunters ARC have a new callsign, NA4PI, and will be activating Pine Island, Florida (FL033S, NA-069), beginning May 11th, from around 2000-2300z. Scott, W1AL, will be QRP, so listen carefully on the lower end of the 20m band on CW. Scott states, «The callsign should be issued by next Friday. If not, I’ll be out the following weekend. Hope to catch you all! More info and pix will be posted on my individual
NA-125. Mikhail «Mike», VE7ACN, will be active as VE7ACN/VE2 from Grande Basque — Sept-Iles Archipelago between August 3-9th. Activity will be holiday style on 80-15 meters (depending on the propagation) using mostly CW with some SSB. QSL via Club-Log’s OQRS (preferred), LoTW, direct or bureau to VE7ACN. For more details and updates, watch: https://www.ve7acn.com
NA-176. Mikhail «Mike», VE7ACN, will be active as VA7XW/VE2 from Ile Quarry — Mingan Archipelago between July 25th and August 1st. Activity will be holiday style on 80-15 meters (depending on the propagation) using mostly CW with some SSB. QSL via Club-Log’s OQRS (preferred), LoTW, direct or bureau to VE7ACN. For more details and updates, watch: https://www.ve7acn.com
OC-105. Dindo, DU1UD, will again make an attempt to activate this rare IOTA. It is the «Most Wanted» in the Philippines. He plans to be active as DU1UD/8 from Mapin Island (aka Mapun, formerly Cagayan de Sulu, Cagayan de Tawi-Tawi etc) as of Friday, May 3rd, for approximately 2 weeks. Dindo will be by himself on this operation and activity will be limited due to his work schedule. Operations will probably be on the IOTA frequencies on 40-10 meters CW using an Elecraft K3 with a KPA500 amplifier into a VDA and vertical antennas. QSL via M0OXO, direct or by his OQRS. Please keep an eye on M0OXO Blog (www.m0oxo.com) or QRZ.com (under DU1UD) for further information. ADDED NOTE: Please remember this is currently a dangerous part of the World and his safety will always be paramount. Bear this in mind if he suddenly disappears off frequency without warning.
SA-082. Operators Jenner/HK1E, Carlos/HK1MUI, Jan/HK1Q and Thierry/HK2SM were active this past week from Punta Aguja Island, Colombia. QSL via their home callsigns. They plan to return towards the end of May using the callsign 5K0PA.
PLEASE NOTE: Since the Webmasters of the new (www.iota-world.org) have decided NOT to post or dedicate a Web page to announce upcoming IOTA operations, PLEASE send your IOTA operations information to the OPDX, and we will post it here in an upcoming bulletin.См. канал в Telegram