IOTA News from OPDX
3 February, 2020
AF-063. (Reminder) Members of Low Bands Contest Club (OM7M) will be active as 5H4WZ from Pemba Island, Tanzania, between February 6-18th. Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8. Suggested frequencies were listed in OPDX.1449 or at: http://om7m.org/dxpeditions/pemba/frequency
They will also take part in the ARRL DX CW Contest (February 15-16th) and the CQ WPX RTTY Contest (February 8-9th).
Updated list of operators mentioned are Lubo/OM5ZW (Team leader),
YL Tami/OM5MF, Jozef/OM4AZF, Steve/OM5AA, Karel/OK2WM, Les/
SP9LJD and Neno/9A5AN. Logs will be uploaded to ClubLog (https://clublog.org/charts/?c=5H4WZ). QSL via OM3PA.
They now have a Web page at: http://om7m.org/dxpeditions/pemba
AS-206. Take, JA8COE, will once again be active as JA8COE/0 from Sado
Island between March 19-22nd. Activity will be on various HF bands using CW, SSB and FT8. The focus will be on EU and low power NA stations.
QSL via his home callsign or ClubLog's OQRS. For updates, watch his Blog at: https://blog.goo.ne.jp/takaja8coe
NA-008. (Zone 2) Operators Alex/VE1RUS and Pierre/VE3TKB will once
again be active as VY0ERC from the Eureka Weather station between now and March 28th. This station is operated by the Eureka Amateur Radio Club [probably the most northerly located amateur radio club in the world] from Eureka, Nunavut.
The suggested bands are 40 and 20 meters (possibly 80m), as well as FM satellites (from ER60, EQ79) using SSB, the Digital modes (FT8 and RTTY) and very slow CW. Activity will be limited to their spare time. QSL via M0OXO, OQRS or direct. For updates, see: https://twitter.com/vy0erc
NA-057. Dave, VE3VSM, will once again be active as VE3VSM/HR9 from
Roatan Island between February 11-23rd. Activity will be on 40/20/15 meters using mainly CW with possibly some SSB and RTTY, and an entry in the ARRL International DX CW Contest (February 15-16th). QSL via his home callsign and LoTW.
SA-018. Members of the Radio Club Melipulli (CE7RCM) will be active
as XR7FPC from the Punta Corona Lighthouse (CHI-013) on Chiloe
Island between February 15-16th. Activity will be on various HF bands using SSB and the Digital modes. QSL direct via CE7RCM.
SA-101. (Reminder/New IOTA) Operators Nando/IT9YRE and Mike/K9AJ will be active as CB0Z from Alejandro Selkirk Island between February
3-5th. For DXCC purposes this will count for Juan Fernandez.
Activity will be on 40/30/20/17/15 meters using CW, SSB and possibly FT8. They will have two stations using vertical antennas.
QSL via ClubLog's OQRS or via IT9YRE. For more details and updates, see:
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