IOTA News from OPDX

Big Island ARRL News, 23 January 2018, 0032 UTC, Post #435.

Source:

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

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

Island activities:

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
(or possibly a special IOTA callsign which has been requested) from Texel Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 28-29th) as a Multi-Op/Mixed-Mode/24-Hrs entry. QSL via ON3UN.

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.
Some of the members will also try to operate under their home callsign from neighboring islands: Mala Palagruza (EU-090, CI-461) and Galijula Island (EU-090, CI-462, 3NM southeast of Palagruža).
Operators mentioned are: Emir/9A6AA, Radovan/9A2SC, Boris/9A2GA, Ico/9A2KI, Marijan/9A1MB, Zeljko/9A3DF, Vito/9A3GSV and Neven/9A5YY. Activity will be on/near the IOTA frequencies on 80-10 meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL 9A90P via 9A2MF.
For more details and updates, see:
https://9aff.wordpress.com/2018/01/19/9a90p-palagruza-2018-iota-expedition

NA-062. Howie, K1VSJ, is now active from Key Colony Beach in the Florida State (Florida Keys) IOTA Group until February 15th.
Activity will be on 40-10 meters using CW and SSB. QSL via K1VSJ, direct or by the Bureau.

SA-071. Look for ZW2MT from Montao de Trigo (NEW DIB) to be activated
sometime in March. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK and FT8. Operators mentioned are Favio/PY2RMZ, Marcelo/PY2AE, Billy/PY2LCD, Tonly/PY2DX (OA4DX), Ricardo/PY2VOX and PY2XYZ. QSL via PY2RMZ.

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……

Check-out the latest IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club


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 douscelle@aol.com.  Test fee of $15 (in exact cash) due at time of each exam.

General Remarks:

For the latest Amateur Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars and links. These news feeds are updated daily and weekly.  Opinions expressed in this blog are mine unless otherwise stated.

Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur Radio news to kh6jrm@arrl.net at least two weeks prior to your event so I can notify our local print and broadcast media in a timely manner.

Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell 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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