Mitsuru, JE1HXZ/6 will be active from Kuroshima (Kuro Island), Yaeyama Islands AS-024 from 28 April to 8 May, 2023. QRV on 160-6m; CW, SSB, RTTY, FT8/FT4. QSL via buro or LoTW.
Kuroshima (黒島; Yaeyama: Ffusïma, Okinawan: Kurushima), also known as “Kuro Island”, is an island in Taketomi Town, Okinawa, part of the Yaeyama archipelago. The island has the approximate shape of a heart symbol when viewed from the air, and is marketed as “Heart Island”. The name means “Black Island”. The island has an area of about 10 km2 (4 sq mi) and a population of approximately 210 as of 2006. Kuroshima is a comparatively flat island, as the highest point is just 15 metres (49 ft) above sea level.