IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

08:48 Fernando Luiz de Souza 0 Comments

30 March, 2012

Island activities:
EU-005, G/M, Great Britain:
Some members of the Medway Amateur Receiving & Transmitting Society are using the special callsign GB5MW until Mar 31 from Fort Amherst (CASHOTA G449, Loc JO01GJ, WLOTA 1841). This call is celebrates the 90th anniversary of the club. QSL via G5MW.
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EU-022, JX, Jan Mayen Island:
Svein,LA9JKA, is working from Olonkin Base on Jan Mayen (EU-022, WLOTA 1454) from Mar 29 until Mar 20, 2013. He will sign JX9JKA in all modes on all HF bands during his spare time. QSL only direct via LA9JKA, no eQSL. Log will be uploaded to the LoTW.

EU-115, EI/GI/MI, Ireland:
The special event station GI100MGY is working from Belfast in April. MGY was the callsign of the Titanic which was built in belfast in 1911. GI100 is a rare special prefix which was issued for the project "WhiteStar". Activities are planned in all modes on 80m-10m. They will make a radio silence for two minutes on Apr 15 at 01:47 am to remember the Titanic and their casualties. They will work mainly in CW on Apr 14/15. QSL via GI4FUE (direct/bureau).

SA-039, CX, Maldonado/Rocha Department group:
Some members of the Radio Club Uruguayo and the Uruguay DX Group will use the callsign CW5GI from Gorriti Island (WLOTA 2172, Loc GF25MA) on Mar 30/31 and Apr 1. This is only the second time this island is activated. QSL via ON5NT.
Compiled by Klaus, DL7UXG
Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

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