IOTA News from OPDX


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


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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)–

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Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russ Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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