IOTA News from OPDX
15 July, 2019
AF-053. Jean-Philippe, F1TMY, plans to be active as J28PJ/P from Moucha Island, Djibouti, between September-October. Activity will be on various HF bands using SSB and FT8. QSL via F1TMY or ClubLog.
For more details, see: http://www.j28pj.ovh/html
AF-064. A group of 6 operators from South Africa will once again activate Robben Island, in the Western Cape Province South West Group, as ZS9V during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 27-28th) and between August 15-20th (This is the weekend of ILLW). Operators mentioned are Paul/ZS1V, Jan/ZS1VDV, Andre/ZS1AN, Oleg/ZS1ANF, Oleg/ZS1OIN and Dominik/DL5EBE. Activity will be on 160-10 meters, including 30/17/12m using CW, SSB and FT8. QSL via M0OXO or OQRS. For more details, see:
AS-113. Look for BO0M to be active from Matsu Island during the RSGB
IOTA Contest (July 27-28th) as a Multi-2 entry. Operators mentioned are Lee/BV2NT, Lee/BX2AB, Yih-Liang/BU2CR, Bruce/BV2KI, Chung/BX4AF, Ryo/JG3DOR and Masakazu/JH3BDB. QSL via BV2KI or by the Bureau.
AS-206. (New IOTA) Operators Aki/JH2RMU and JI2NRI will be active as
JH2RMU/2 and JI2NRI/2, respectively, between 0100z, July 15th, until 0500Z on July 16th. Activity will be holiday style on 20 meters (14045 kHz) CW and some other bands.
EU-034. Toivo, ES2DJ, will be active as ES0DJ/0 from Koinastu Island
during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 27-28th) as a Single-Op/CW-Mode/ DXpedition/Low-Power entry. QSL via his home callsign.
EU-034. Igor, ES0IA, will once again be active from Kassaar Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 27-28th) as a Single-Op/SSB-Mode/Fixed-Island/High-Power/12-HRs entry. QSL via ES0IA, direct (3 USDs), by the Bureau, eQSL or LoTW.
EU-052. Norbert, OM6NM, will be active as SV8/OM6NM from Zakyntho
Island, Greece, during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 27-28th) as a Single-Op/CW-Mode/24-HRs entry. QSL via OM2FY.
EU-057. Noel, OO4O, will be active as DL/OO4O from Ruegen Island (WW
Loc. JO64qk) during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 27-28th) as a Single-Op/Mixed-Mode/24-HRs/Low-Power/Unassisted entry. There will be some activity before and after the contest as holiday style. QSL via the Bureau to ON4APU, OQRS and LoTW after activation.
EU-117. Operators Vasily/RU3SD, Vasily/RA1ZZ and Avinir/UA1ZZ will
be activating 8 different lighthouses and 8 different islands in the Gulf of Finland North IOTA Group using the callsign RK3SWB/1 between July 20-31st. The tentative schedule is as follows:
July 20th –- Cape Sandy Lighthouse (ARLHS ERU-224, RLHA NEW,
July 21st -– Cape Fleet Lighthouse (ARLHS NEW, RLHA NEW,
July 21st –- Stirsudden Lighthouse (ARLHS ERU-008, RLHA RLE-011)
July 21st -– Cape Kyurnönniemi Lighthouse (ARLHS ERU-216, RLHA
RLE-149, RAFA HD46, HHB9)
July 22nd -- Island & Lighthouse “Ravitsa” (IOTA EU-117,
RRA RR 01-02, ARLHS NEW, RLHA NEW, RAFA HHC7)
July 23-24th -- West Berezovy Island (IOTA EU-117, RRA RR 01-40)
July 24-25th -- North Birch Island (IOTA EU-117, RRA RR 01-39)
July 26-28th -- Vortex Island & Pivot Lighthouse (IOTA EU-117,
RRA RR 01-15, ARLHS ERU-057, RLHA RLE-068,
WLOTA WLH-0164); operators will sign homecall/1 during the RSGB IOTA Contest.
July 28-29th -- Fox Island (IOTA EU -117, RRA RR 01-16); operators will sign homecall/1 during the RSGB IOTA Contest.
July 29-30th -– Shkolny Island (IOTA EU-117, RRA RR 01-38)
July 30th -- Vysotsky Island (not an IOTA) & Patteri Lighthouse (RRA RR 01-14, ARLHS ERU-222, RLHA RLE-148, WCA UA-00022, RAFA H648)
July 30-31st -- Kayasaari Island &d Likaniemi Lighthouse (IOTA EU-117, RRA RR 01-19, ARLHS NEW, RLHA NEW, WCA UA-00216, RAFA HJ4M)
EU-150. Operators Rui/CT1DMC, Carlos/CT1HIX, John/CT2GSN, Nuno/CT2HOV, Emmanuel/CT7AFR and Jose/EA1CBX will be active as CR5IC from Insua de Caminha during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 27-28th) as a Multi-1/Low-Power entry. QSL via CS5ARAM. For more details, see:
NA-004. (Reminder) Rick, K6VVA, will be active as K6VVA/KL7 from
Endicott Island between 2200 UTC, July 15th, until 1800 UTC, July 18th. Activity will be on 40/30/20 meters using CW with some SSB. Log is usually uploaded to ClubLog. However, no direct or Bureau QSL cards will be available. It is best to read Rick's "IOTA QSL Policy" at:
For more details and updates, watch:
NA-067. Operators Marty/W4MY, Paul/AA4XX, Marc/W4MPS, Rob/W4TTX,
Dwayne/N4MIO, Steve/W4MGT and Kimberly/KY4FAB will be active as W4MY from Roanoke Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 27-28th) as a Multi-Op/Mixed-Mode/24-HRs/Island entry. QSL via W4MY.
SA-042. Ren, PY8WW, will be active as PX8D from Mexiana Island between
July 26-29th. Activity will be on 80-10 meters using CW, SSB the Digital modes. His operations will also including the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 27-28th). QSL via PY8WW. His log will be uploaded to LoTW and ClubLog.
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