IOTA News from OPDX

01:06 Fernando Luiz de Souza 0 Comments

24 September, 2012

Island activities:

AS-136. Operators Dale/BA4TB (Leader), Mi/BD4TQ, Tim/BD4TJ, Ni/BD4TR, and Zhou/BG4TVT will be active from Hengsha Island between October 1-4. Activity will be on 40-10 meters. QSL via their home callsigns.

EU-114. Members of the Martello Tower Group (G0PKT) will be activating the Island of Herm as GP0PKT between October 4-8th. Herm is one of the smallest Channel Islands, and although it's part of the EU-114 IOTA group, it's not activated very often.
Activity will be on 80/40/20/15/10 meters using SSB and RTTY. There will be two stations running simultaneously. QSL via G6NHU. For more details, see:

NA-213. Members of several clubs from Atlanta will activate Sand Island Lighthouse (ARLHS USA-723), Dauphin Island, in the state of Alabama, between September 25-30th. The special callsign will be K4D from this rarely activated island. Operators mentioned are Ricky/K4JTT (team leader), Steve/KC4YBO, Tim/WK4U, Ernie/ KJ4VUX, John/KI4IYC, James/N4DU and Joe/WD4FGB.
Activity will be on or around the IOTA frequencies on 40/20/17 meters using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. Depending on propagation, other bands may be activated. All QSOs will be confirmed with a 4 color QSL card, by the Bureau or direct (see Also, log will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL.
For more details and updates, see:
ADDED NOTE: There will be "Live Video Streaming" during this operation at:

SA-087. Members of Radio Club Ria Deseado (LU1XB) report that they having received verbal permission to be active from Pinguino Island and are expected to be active between November 2-4th. More details will be forthcoming.

Compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW

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