Big Island ARRL News, 23 January 2018, 0032 UTC, Post #435.
Reporter: Tedd Mirgliotta (KB8NW), editor of “The Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin.”
Here’s the latest update of active locations participating in The Islands On The Air Program (IOTA):
IOTA News from OPDX
22 January, 2018
AS-105. By the time you read this, HL23N should be active from Yonghung Island until January 21st. Activity is to coincide with the Pyeong Chang Winter Olympic Games, South Korea. Operations will be on 80-10 meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via HL2UVH.
AS-126. Operators “Off”/E23CAL, Noi/HS3NBR, Chanachon/HS8GKR, “X”/HS8JCV, Boy/HS8GLR, Chana/HS9HK, HS9JZT and Chayakorn/HS9STL will be active as HS8JCV/P from Lipe Island between March 29th and April 2nd. Activity will be on various HF bands. QSL via HS8JCV.
EU-038. Operators Jef/DD2CW and PA3AXC will be active as PA/DD2CW
EU-090. Members of the Radio Club Croatian Flora Fauna will be active as 9A90P (9A ninety P) from the Island of Vela Palagruza (CI-084, LH 0057, no 9AFF reference yet) between June 16-23rd.
NA-062. Howie, K1VSJ, is now active from Key Colony Beach in the Florida State (Florida Keys) IOTA Group until February 15th.
SA-071. Look for ZW2MT from Montao de Trigo (NEW DIB) to be activated
PLEASE NOTE: Since the Webmasters of the new www.iota-world.org have decided NOT to post or dedicate a Web page to announced upcoming IOTA operations, PLEASE send your IOTA operations information to the OPDX and we will post it here in an upcoming bulletin……
Upcoming events for Hawaii Island radio amateurs:
A new series of Technician License prep classes will be offered on Hawaii Island this year.
Hilo–Aupuni Conference Room, beginning on 15 February 2018, with the final exam on 22 March 2018.
Kona–West Hawaii Civic Center, beginning on 22 March 2018, with the final exam on 26 April 2018.
Ocean View–HOVE Community Center, beginning on 03 May 2018, with the final exam on 07 June 2018.
Kea’au–Kea’au Community Center, beginning on 01 November 2018, with the final exam on 06 December 2018.
Contact Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) at email@example.com. Test fee of $15 (in exact cash) due at time of each exam.
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Thanks for joining us today.
Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section