IOTA News from OPDX

Big Island ARRL News, 09 January 2018, 0045 UTC, Post #430.

Source:

http://www.southgatearc.org/iota/opdx/index.htm#.WIP8e6inHIV

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Comment:

Here are the top DXpeditions operating under the Islands On The Air (IOTA) rules:

AS-53:  2B2JK operating from Phuket Island.

NA-123:  V32 TA opeating from Turneffe Atoll, Belize.

NA-143:  N5PHT operating from Galveston Island.

OC-016:  3D2JS operating from Tavenui islands, Fiji.

OC-22:  YB9/F5LIT operating from Bali.

OC-77:  WH8/DL2AH from Ofu Island, American Samoa.

OC-244:  DU0DM operating from Corregidor Islands, Philippines.


Don’t forget the Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Hamfest on Saturday, 13 January 2018, at the Waimea Community Center in Kamuela.  The event is sponsored by the Kohala Hamakua Radio Club and will feature a ham radio equipment/electronics swap meet, guest speakers, and a VE testing session for amateur radio licenses.  Doors open at 0930 HST  for the general public, with VE testing set for 1300 HST.  Vendor admission is $10, while general admission is only $5.  For more information, contact Steve Milner (WH6N)–wh6n@arrl.net.

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Aloha es 73 de

Russ Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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