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IOTA NEWS 17/7/15

PostPosted: Fri Jul 17, 2015 1:41 pm
by G1PIE
Peter, 2E0SQL will be active as 2U0SQL from the island of Guernsey (EU-114, WLOTA 0013) between 22-28 July. QRV on the HF bands and the Satellites. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. Website:

Members of the Cray Valley Radio Society will be mounting an IOTA DXpedition to Conachair, Hirta Island in the St. Kilda archipelago (IOTA EU-059, IOSA OL02, SCOTIA DI23) between 22-28 July. Operators include Nobby G0VJG, Dave G4BUO, Toby M0TBS, Giles M0TGV, Justin G4TSH, Tony G2NF and Chris G0FDZ. They plan to be QRV as GM3RCV/p (QSL via G3RVC) on HF and VHF CW and SSB (IO75RT), including a Low-Power entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest using the callsign MM8C.
If possible, the team will also try to activate Conachair summit (SOTA GM/IS-098). QSL MM8C via Owen G4DFI. Note: Dates subject to change / weather dependent.

Iain, MM0TFU/p will be operating on the HF bands from Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran (EU-123, IOSA CL01, SCOTIA CS14), from 22-27 July, including the RSGB IOTA Contest. QSL via LoTW (preferred) or direct to home call.

Look for Peter G3PHO, Mike G0NEY, David G8EQD, Krystyna 2E0KSH, John M6JIJ, Steve G0EAK, Sue M6XAK, Peter M0PJO, David M0GDX, David M5DWI and John G4LKD to be active from Arran Island (EU-123) from 23-26 July. Focus will be on the RSGB IOTA Contest using the callsign GM5TO. This is a joint Dxpedition with Sheffield & District Wireless Society, Worksop ARS and the 93 Contest Group for the IOTA Contest 2015. Their location is the Seal Shore campsite, Kildonan (WW Loc. IO75KK. Outside the contest they will be active as GM2AS (Sheffield DX Group). QSL via G3PHO for both callsigns.

The Stirling & District Amateur Radio Society (GM6NX) plans activity as GM9N from Great Cumbrae Island (IOSA CL04, SCOTIA CS17), Clyde Islands (EU-123) from 24th until 27th July, RSGB IOTA Contest included. Operators include Billy GM0OBX, Jonathan MM0OKG, John GM1BSG and Adam MM0KFX. QSL is via GM6NX or LoTW.

Newbury & District Amateur Radio Society members Richard G3ZGC, Ray G4FON, Colin M0DDT, Danny G3XVR, Kevin G6FOP, Steve M0SEL, George 2E0FEC, 2E0MJE, Nick M0OJO and Rob G4LMW will be QRV as G5XV, a Multi-Op/DXpedition entry in the IOTA Contest, from the Isle of Wight (EU-120, QSL via M0OXO and LoTW.

Denby Dale A.R.S. members David M0RIU, Darran G0BWB, Chris G8PUT, Gerald G3SDY, Jim G1MOZ and Barbara M3CGP will be QRV in the RSGB IOTA Contest as a Multi-Op/Island DXpedition entry using the callsign G6LD. They will be operating field day style from Holy Island of Lindisfarne (EU-120, WW Loc. IO95CQ, WAB NU14), 750m from Lindisfarne Castle (CASHOTA G-142, WCA G-00142). QSL via the information on under G6LD.

The Bristol Contest Group will be active for the RSGB IOTA Contest as GJ6YB from St. Helier, isle of Jersey (EU-013, QSL via G3SWH, bureau or direct.

UPDATE: New callsign - Nigel, G3TXF and Ian, G3WVG will be active during the RSGB IOTA Contest as GM4S from the island of Papa Stour (IOSA SH14, SCOTIA SI12) in the Shetland and Fair Isle Group (IOTA EU-012). QSL via G3TXF and LoTW

Philip, MW0DHF will be going to Holy Island [Ynys Gybi] (EU-124, WAB SH28) Angelsey, North Wales for the RSGB IOTA Contest. Plans are for a Single-Op/Single-Radio/Phone/Low-Power entry. QSL via home call, direct or bureau.

Douglas, GM0ELP will be QRV as a Single-Op/CW/12Hr entry in the IOTA Contest using the Lanarkshire Contest Group callsign MM3T from the island of Bute (IOSA CL02, SCOTIA CS19), Clyde Islands (IOTA EU-123). QSL via eQSL; Please No Paper QSLs.


PostPosted: Mon Jul 20, 2015 10:40 am
by G1PIE
Operators Nigel/G3TXF and Ian/G3WVG will be active as GM4S
(not MZ5A as announced) from the Island of "Papa Stour" in the Shetland Island Group during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 25-26th). QSL via G3TXF or LoTW.

Jim, MM0BQI, will be active from Tanera Mor, Summer Isles,
during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 25-26th) as a Single-Op
entry. QSL via his home callsign, direct or by the Bureau.

Operators Darran/G0BWB, Jim/G1MOZ, Gerald/G3SDY, Chris/G8PUT, YL Barbara/M3CGP and David/M0RIU will be active as G6LD from Lindisfarne Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 25-26th)
as a Multi-Op/Island-DXpedition enty. QSL via G6LD.

Members of the Newbury and District Amateur Radio Society
(NADARS) will once again be active as G5XV from Isle of Wight during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 25-26th), as a Multi-Op/DXpedition entry. Operators mentioned are Ray/G4FON, Colin/M0DDT, Richard/G3ZGC, Danny/G3XVR, Kevin/G6FOP, Steve/M0SEL, George/2E0FEC, 2E0MJE, Nick/M0OJO and Rob/G4LMW. QSL via M0OXO.

Doug, GM0ELP, will be active as MM3T from the Isle of Bute
(IOSA CL02, SCOTIA CS19, during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 25-26th) as a Single-Op/CW-Mode/12-HRs entry. QSL via MM3T.

Iain, MM0TFU will be active as MM0TFU/p from Blackwaterfoot,
Isle of Arran (IOSA CL01, SCOTIA CS14), between July 22-27th.
Activity will include the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 25-26th).
QSL via LoTW (preferred) or direct to his home callsign.

Members of the Stirling & District Amateur Radio Society
(GM6NX) will be active as GM9N from Great Cumbrae Island (IOSA CL04, SCOTIA CS17), Clyde Islands, between July 24-27th.
Activity will include the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 25-26th).
Operators mentioned are Billy/GM0OBX, Jonathan/MM0OKG, John/
GM1BSG and Adam/MM0KFX. QSL via GM6NX or LoTW.

Philip, MW0DHF, will once again be active as GW8K from Holy
Island, Northwest Wales, during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 25-26th) as a Single-Op/SSB-Mode/Island-DXpedition/Low-Power entry. QSL via MW0DHF, direct or by the Bureau.

Re: IOTA NEWS 21/7/15

PostPosted: Tue Jul 21, 2015 10:42 am
by G1PIE
Members of the Cockenzie & Port
Seton Amateur Radio Club will be active with the call GM2T from the
Isle of Tiree (IOSA NH04, SCOTIA DI10, WAB NM04, The team consists of Cambell/ MM0DXC, John/MM0JXI, Ellis/GM4GZW,
Cephas/MM0INS, Brian/G3UJE, Brian/ M0RNR, Bob/GM4UYZ, Geoff/MM5AHO, Alisdair/MM0XAB, Robin/MM0VTV, Adrian/ MM0GTU, Stevie/MM0GTA, and Paul/MM0VPR. QSL via GM4UYZ (d7B), LoTW, eQSL.

Graham/MM0GHM, Gordon/MM0GOR,
Jason/GM7VSB, Barry/ GM3YEH, Gordon/GM7WCO, and John/GM0DJG of the Kilmarnock and Loudoun Amateur Radio Club join the contest as GM7A from the Isle of Gigha (IOSA NH24, SCOTIA CS23).

Chris, GM3WOJ, is going to make Benbecula Island (IOSA OH04, SCOTIA HI08) available in the contest
as GM7V. QSL via N3SL, LoTW.

Shetland: Nigel, G3TXF, and Ian, G3WVG, will be active as GM4S from Papa Stour (IOSA SH14, SCOTIA SI12). QSL via G3TXF, LoTW.

Frederik, ON8ZL, and Peter, ON8ZZ, are going to operate from Jersey as MJ/OT9Z and GJ2A (during
the contest) between the 23rd and 28th. QRV on HF on SSB, cW, and digital modes; 6m depending on condx. QSL MJ/OT9Z via ON8ZL, LoTW; GJ2A via ClubLog OQRS.

St. Kilda: Nobby/G0VJG, Dave/G4BUO, Toby/M0TBS, Giles/M0TGV, Justin/G4TSH, Tony/G2NF, and Chris/G0FDZ will be active as GM3RCV/p from Hirta; MM8C for the contest. QRV on HF and
VHF on CW and SSB. QSL via G4DFI.

Summer Isles: Dave, GM0LVI, operates /p from Tanera Mor (IOSA SC10, SCOTIA CN32, WAB NB90) between the 25th and 31st. QSL via h/c (d/B), LoTW.
Also Jim, MM0BQI, uses his short call GM1J for the contest from the Summer Isles. QSL via MM0BQI (d/B), LoTW.

Ops Iain/ M0PCB, Chloe/M0GEJ,Rich/M5RIC, Simon/M0CLW, Peter/2E0SQL, Louis/ 2U0FER, and
Tom/2U0TKB operate the contest as GU9V from Guernsey.QSL via ClubLog OQRS.
Peter, 2E0SQL, will also be QRV solo as 2U0SQL. between the 22nd and 28th. QSL only via OQRS.

Mike/G3VYI, Steve/G3UFY,Peter/G3SJX, and Dave/G7RAU from the Addiscombe ARC will be active
as G4ALE/p from the Isle of Wight. QSL via G4ALE,LoTW.

Ed, GW3SQX, operates as G7O,also from the Isle of Wight (CW only, 12 hours). QSL via GW3SQX,LoTW.
G4FON, M0DDT,G3XVR, G6FOP, M0SEL, 2E0FEC, 2E0MJE, M0OJO, and G4LMW also operate from the Isle of Wight with the call G5XV. QSL via M0OXO.

Northern Irish Coastal Islands: Bernard/G3SHF,Carsten/G0SYP, Tom/M0DCG, Evan/M0TJU, Dave/G0LZL, Pete/M1PTR, and
Kieron/M5KJM participate in the contest as GI5O from Rathlin Island. Their QTH is Rathlin East High Lighthouse (ARLHS NTI-011, Admiralty A6062). QSL via M5KJM

Doug, GM0ELP, joins the contest from Bute Island with the call MM3T (CW only, 12 hours). QSL only via eQSL.

Iain, MM0TFU, operates from the Isle of Arran (IOSA CL01, SCOTIA CS14) between the 22nd and 27th as MM0TFU/p. QSL via h/c (d), LoTW.

Operators Peter/G3PHO, Mike/G0NEY, David/G8EQD, Krystina/2E0KSH, John/M6JIJ, Steve/G0EAK, Sue/M6XAK, Peter/M0PJO, David/M0GDX, David/M5DWI, and John/G4LKD
will also be active from Arran with the call GM5TO; QRV as GM2AS before and after the contest. QSL for both calls via G3PHO, LoTW.

Watch out for Keith, G3TTC, to be active from Holy Island (WLOTA 3338) as GW3TTC/p from the 24th to 27th. QSL via G3TTC.