Новости IOTA (13 июля 2020 г.)

Поскольку совсем не было или было всего несколько новых объявлений IOTA (вероятно, из-за многих ограничений на поездки по COVID-19), снова было решено перечислить некоторые действующие операции IOTA, которые были активны на прошлой неделе с 5 по 11 июля (согласно DXCluster) и добавлено несколько сообщений (с фото) о работе с островов.

IOTA News from OPDX

13 July, 2020



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

Island activities:

    IOTA     Callsign       Island/GROUP  Bands/Modes
   ------    ----------     ------------- ------------
   AF-004    EA8DFQ         Gran Canaria  12m; Digi
   AF-014    FR4PV          Reunion       17m; SSB
   AF-022    ZD7JC          St. Helena    15m; FT8
   AN-016    DP0GVN         Antarctic     40m; Digi
   AS-002    A92AA          Bahrain       40m; Digi
   AS-007    JF1EHM         Honshu        20m; SSB
   AS-007    JH3NGD         Honshu        40m; SSB
   AS-007    JI1ICF         Honshu        20m; SSB
   AS-078    JH8XVH         Hokkaido      10m; Digi
   AS-107    E20WXA/P  Gulf of Thailand N 20/15m; SSB
   AS-107    HS2JQC/P  Gulf of Thailand N 40m; FT8
   EU-002    OH0Z           Aland         20m; CW
   EU-004    EA6BB          Balearic      17m; Digi
   EU-004    EA6OM          Balearic      10m; SSB
   EU-004    EC6AAE         Balearic      20m; CW
   EU-005    G4UJS          Great Britain 20m; Digi
   EU-005    GB13COL        Great Britain 40/20m; SSB/CW
   EU-005    GM0OQV         Scotland      20m; SSB
   EU-005    GM1KNP         Scotland      20m; SSB
   EU-005    MM0HVU         Scotland      80m; Digi
   EU-005    MM0TFU         Scotland      10m; SSB
   EU-009    GM8OFQ         Orkney        20/10m; SSB/Digi
   EU-018    OY1CT          Faroe         17m; Digi
   EU-021    TF3JB          Iceland       40m; SSB
   EU-025    IT9DOR         Sicily        20m; SSB
   EU-026    JW4PUA         Spitsbergen   15m; Digi
   EU-029    5Q5W           Sjaelland     40/17m; CW/Digi
   EU-029    OV9M           Sjaelland     40/20m; SSB
   EU-029    OZ0MJ          Sjaelland     20m; SSB
   EU-029    OZ8AE          Sjaelland     40m; CW
   EU-031    IC8HRG         Campania Reg  20m; SSB
   EU-047    DJ4EL/P        Juist         20m; SSB
   EU-050    IL7/IK4YCQ     Tremiti       20m; SSB
   EU-050    IL7/IZ5IUY     Tremiti       40m; SSB
   EU-088    OZ7AEI/P       Laeso         40/20m; Digi/SSB
   EU-115    EI2HI          Ireland       20m; SSB
   EU-115    EI5KP          Ireland       20m; SSB
   EU-115    EI9HX          Ireland       20m; SSB
   EU-116    GD1JNB         Isle of Man   20m; SSB
   EU-147    R7AL/1       White Sea Coast 40/20m; CW
   EU-170    9A9CW/P        Dalmatia N    40m; CW
   EU-172    5Q5W      Jylland East & Fyn 20m; CW
   EU-172    OV9M      Jylland East & Fyn 20m; SSB
   EU-174    SV2AEL/8    Makedonia/Thraki 20/17/10m; Digi
   EU-175    CU3HN          Azores        20m; Digi
   NA-021    8P5AA          Barbados      20m; SSB
   NA-026    W2ASC          NY State      40m; SSB
   NA-026    WB2SMK         NY State      20m; SSB
   NA-052    N1UL           FL State SW   20m; Digi
   NA-096    HH2AA          Haiti         30m; Digi
   NA-099    WP3R           Puerto Rico   20m; SSB
   NA-107    FM5BH          Martinique    20m; CW
   NA-108    J68HZ          St. Lucia     80m; Digi
   OC-013    E51JD          Rarotonga     20m; SSB
   OC-016    3D2AG Viti Levu & Vanua Levu 20m; CW
   OC-019    WH6EY          Hawaiian      20m; Digi
   OC-032    FK4RD          New Caledonia 40m; SSB
   OC-036    ZL1WN          NZ North      20m; SSB
   OC-134    ZL4TT          NZ South      20m; CW
   OC-184    V85AHV      Brunei's Coastal 20m; Digi
   SA-002    VP8LP          Falkland      20m; SSB
   SA-006    PJ4/KU8E       Bonaire       20m; CW
   SA-085    XQ1KK          Atacama Reg   20m; SSB
   SA-099    PJ2GT          Curacao       20m; CW
  ** Thanks to the individuals who put the island/group and mode
     on their QSNs on the PacketCluster reports...

AF-018. Operator Raffaele, IH9YMC, will be active from Pantelleria Island (IIA TP-001, MIA MI-124, WW Loc. JM56XT), African Italy, during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 25-26th) Single-Op entry. QSL via LoTW or eQSL.

AS-107. A team of Thailand operators were expected to be active this past weekend as HS2JQC/p (Kim), HS0YNM/p (Mod), E20WXA/p (Chai) and HS1OLQ/p (Phatcharadet) from Ko Si Chang Island in the northern Gulf of Thailand. Their activity was to be on 40-10 meters using CW, SSB and FT8/FT4. QSL via their home callsign.

AS-150. Members of the One Partner DX Club (OPDXC) will be active as BG4OP Lingshan Island, July 25-26th. However, operator Ma, BA4MY, will be in the RSGB IOTA Contest as a Single-Op/All-Band/Mixed-Mode/High-Power entry. QSL via BI4IIZ, direct or by the Bureau.

EU-001. Claudio, HB9OAU, will once again be active as SV5/HB9OAU from Karpathos Island, Dodecanese, between September 12-25th. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using SSB, RTTY and possibly FT8. QSL via his home callsign, direct, by the Bureau, ClubLog, eQSL and LoTW.

EU-028. Michele, IU2NKC, will be active as IA5/IU2NKC from Isola del Giglio, located in the Tuscan Archipelago, between July 12-25th. Activity will be holiday style on various HF bands. QSL via his home callsign, by the Bureau, LoTW and eQSL.

EU-042. Operators Joerg «Joe»/DJ1JB, Markus/DJ4EL, Thorsten/DJ5TM and possibly others are planning to be active as homecall/p from Pellworm Island (as well as some other surrounding islands; in the same IOTA group) between August 27th and September 3rd. Activity be on 40-10 meters using SSB with verticals and quad antennas. QSL via LoTW or their home callsigns. Look for more details to be forthcoming.

EU-055. Tom, LA4LN, is now active as LN1V from Stord Island (WW Loc. JO29QS), Norway, mainly on 6 meters using digital until mid-August. However, Tom does mention he does have antennas for 160m-70cm and can operate on all modes. The special callsign (LN1V = «Liberation Norway One Victory») is being used in celebration of the 75 years since the liberation from the 5 year long Nazi occupation in 1945 after World War 2. QSL via LA4LN.

EU-055. Operators Holger/DH3RN and Benny/DH7RG will once again be active as LA/DH3RN and LA/DH7RG from Bomlo Island (WW Loc. JO29PS), Norway, between August 14-24th. PLEASE NOTE that due to the current COVID-19 situation changes can happen (watch QRZ.com for updates). Activity will be on 80-10 meters using SSB and FT8/FT4. QSL via their home callsign, direct, by the Bureau or ClubLog.

EU-057. Jo, DL5KUD, will be active from Ruegen Island (German Island Award: O-07, WLOTA: LH 1712. DOK: V01) during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 25-26th) as Single-Op/CW-Mode/12-Hrs/Low-Power entry. QSL via ClubLog.

EU-107. Operators Gil/F4FET, Antoine/F5RAB and friends, who were expected to be active as TM7P from Petite Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 25-26th), have canceled their operation «Due to the fact (COVID-19) that no multi station can be on air.» (See note about the contest below)

EU-111. Members of the Cray Valley Radio Society (G3RCV), who were expected to be active as GM3RCV and MM8C (IOTA Contest) from Ceann Ear in the Monach Islands between July 20-26th, have postponed their operation until 2021’s RSGB IOTA Contest.

[POSTPONED] MM8C & GM3RCV – Monach Isles, EU-111

EU-117. Vasily, RA1ZZ, who was expected to be active as RA1ZZ/P from Bolshoy Berezovyy Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest, had to cancel his operation.

EU-133. Members of the Russian Robinson Club will be active from Gogland Island between July 23-28th. Operators mentioned are Mikhail/R1MJ, Yulia/R1CBL and Vitaliy/RA1AGJ, and will sign as homecall/P. They plan to be active in the RSGB IOTA Contest weekend (July 25-26th). Activity will be on 160-15 meters. QSL via their home callsigns.

EU-147. Vasily, R7AL, was heard active as R7AL/1 from Pezhostrov Island (RDA KL-14, RRA RR-02-96) this past week for a few days. The length of his stay is supposed to be several days and may be QRT by the time you read this. Activity is holiday style on 20/15 meters using CW with 100 watts and vertical antennas. QSL via his home callsign or ClubLog (preferable). ADDED NOTE: Vasily was also heard on Oleniy Island (EU-162) on July 9th.

EU-165. Emil, DL8JJ, will be active as IS0/DL8JJ from Foradada Island on July 18th. This will be the first activation ever. Activity will be on 40-10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via his home callsign, direct, by the Bureau or LoTW. ADDED NOTE: Emil will also operate as IS0/DL8JJ/M from Sardinia Island (EU-024) between July 16-25th.

EU-172. Poul, OZ9V, will be active as OZ9V/P from Årø Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 25-26th). QSL via LoTW.

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EU-177. Kjell, SM4DDS, will once again be active as 7S5A from Boko Island between July 19-24th. Activity wil be on 80-6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via ClubLog’s OQRS, LoTW, or via his home callsign (direct or by the Bureau).

NA-014. Operators Len/VE9MY and XYL Linda/VE9GLF will be active as VE9MY/p and VE9GLF/p from Grand Manan Island between July 12-18th. The duo plans to activate 6 World-Wide Flora & Fauna (WFF) references. Activity will be on 80/40/20/17 meters using SSB. QSL via their home callsigns, direct or by the Bureau (preferred).

OC-139. Grant, VK5GR, on July 12th, updated the following on his upcoming VK5KI Expedition to Kangaroo Island between July 13-18th [edited]: «Final preparations for the VK5KI expedition are complete. We have confirmed with the owner and the weather for the ferry crossing looks excellent. With luck we will have fine weather in the afternoon and get all of the antennas up tomorrow. If all goes well we should appear on air, most likely on 40m first sometime tomorrow night our time. Watch the DX Clusters and out Clublog live feed for details.» For more updates/details, see Grant’s Web page at: https://vk5gr-iota.net

OC-228. Andy, VK5MAV, reported on July 8th, that he is completely disappointed with the position of the Department of Nature for South Australia, which manages/controls access to the south Australian islands. However, Andy stated that he has «only one last option — very light, time and conditions limited, no night activity from Granite Island.» So during this past weekend (on July 12th), Andy planned to do a test visit on Granite Island sometime between 0100-0600z on 20/15 meters using CW with 100 watts into a GP and on battery power. He hopes to give someone a new island contact. Remember, Andy plans to activate Granite Island as VK5MAV/p for the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 25-26th). Activity will be CW only. QSL via ClubLog’s OQRS. NEW FLASH: Just before going to print, Andy sent out the following on July 12th, 8:02 AM (EDT): «If you tried to contact me but with no success — it’s still a hope. If the weather will let me — I will try again next Saturday or Sunday. Participation in IOTA Contest would be pointless as today’s activity demon-strated. My signal was very weak with such setup, especially during daytime. But in general — it was sad event. 7 hours, 150 approximately QSO — not important (for me, but for someone who has got a new island — completely different:-)) Tomorrow I will upload the log to ClubLog and IOTA Committee. As already written — there will be no cards. Well, if anyone needs it badly — my usual card with a sticker. However, I didn’t expect anything else, GP 20/15, ‘radials’ — copper wire into the water. 100 watts, battery powered. No tent, no shelter, no normal table/chair. The toilet is far away. Ward tea — in a thermos brought by me. Temp was + 12, windy with drizzle. I was lucky at least the rain did not happen. That’s it for now, folks 🙂 …. Cheers. Andy VK5MAV.»

ADDED NOTE ABOUT THE RSGB CONTEST (July 25-26th): Per the RSGB Contest Committee, the IOTA Contest this year is exclusively for Single-Operators using their home stations, and only «Single Operator Fixed Island» stations and «Single Operator Fixed World» stations will be eligible to enter. Full details of the IOTA Contest, including the rules, can be obtained from the RSGB at: https://www.rsgbcc.org/hf/rules/2020/riota.shtml

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