Members of the ‘Buddies in the Caribbean’ suitcase mini-DXpedition group are going to Barbados, IOTA reference NA-021, and will be active between 29 January and 6 February. All members will use Buddipole portable antennas at 100 watts or less. Several teams will be battery-only, field portable either from Barbados beaches or from scenic mountain tops and will sign their own call stroke P. QSL via Logbook of The World or direct to each operator with an SASE.
Carl, SM6CPY is in Rwanda until 31 January, reactivating his 9X0PY callsign. He will operate mainly CW, look for him 25kHz up. QSL to his home callsign.
The island of Minami Torishima, IOTA OC-073, will be on the air until 15 April. This quite rare DXCC entity will see JG8NQJ signing JG8NQJ/JD1 during that period. He plans to operate 17-10m CW during his spare time on the island. QSLs go to his home callsign via the bureau or direct to JA8CJY.
Pierre, FR/F8APV and Stephane, FR/F8EOI will be on the air from Reunion Island, which is IOTA reference AF-016, between 21 January and 9 February. They will work with Buddipoles on 10 to 40m, with emphasis on 30m CW and 20m SSB. QSLs via their home callsigns either via the bureau or direct.
Hermann, HB9CRV and Rudolf, HB9CQL will be on Flores Island, EU-089, between 22 January and 8 February. They will use the callsigns CT8/HB9CQL and CT8/CT3FN until 25 January and after that CR2V, especially on the low bands. QSL via HB9CRV.
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