IOTA News from OPDX


Big Island ARRL News, 25 October 2017, 2120 UTC, Post #352.


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The Islands On The Air program (IOTA) is an  excellent way to follow exotic DX locations around the globe. During the final days of October 2017, you may want to contact some of these stations:

3XY3S operating from Kassa and Los Islands.

3XYD/P operating from Tristao Island.

S21ZAS from Saint Martin Island.

JI3DTS/5 operating from Shodo Island.

Here’s the complete update from OPDX:

Page last updated on: Monday, October 23, 2017

IOTA News from OPDX

24 October, 2017

Island activities:

AF-051. Operators Alain/F5OZC and Sebastien/ F8DQZ will be active as 3XY3D from Kassa Island, Los Islands (Iles de Los), between November 2nd and December 1st. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using mainly CW. QSL via F5OZC.

AF-096. Operators Alain/F5OZC and Sebastien/F8DQZ are now active as
3XY3D/P from Tristao Island until October 30th or 31st. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using mainly CW. QSL via F5OZC.

AS-127. (Update/Change) Operators Derek/G3KHZ, Steve/G4EDG, Axel/DL6KVA, Syed/S21ED and Anup/S21TV will be active as S21ZAS (not S21ZDC as first announced) from Saint Martins Island between October
21-25th. Activity is on 40-15 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via SM6CVX.

AS-200. Takeshi “TAKE”/JI3DST(JS6RRR) will once again be active as
JI3DST/5 from Shodo Island (in the Shikoku’s Coastal Islands) between November 3-5th. Activity will be on 80/40/30/20/17/15/12/10/6 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FM. This operation is subject to change because of bad WX or other conditions.
QSL JI3DST/5 via the Bureau or direct by ClubLog’s OQRS.
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