NORTHERN MARKET REEF, THE OJ0-LAND IS CELEBRATING HER 50TH DXCC YEAR DXOTICA FROM 1969 TO 2019
OJ0O – AUGUST 17 to 24, 2019
NEWS UPDATE — Multiple OJ0 callsigns were activated during the summer season 2019 and the party wagon is to continue this coming Saturday, August 17, with weather permitting as always. Up to this point some 35,000 OJ0 QSOs were made. These include some 6M magic to U.S. along with many other great openings.
Jun, JH4RHF will lead his mostly oriental team thus an effective Far East penetration would be expected. Additionally Miro, OM5RW has joined the team as another low-band expert with his standing as one of the OM7M lead operators along with his powerful first ever Z60A new DXCC participation.
The team is JH4RHF, JE6HIB, DS4EOI and OM5RW with on-site support by Henri, OH3JR/OJ0JR and Pertti, OG2M/OJ0MR.
They are well on their way to Helsinki, Finland from where the fly tomorrow to Aland Islands to catch their boat. The wind will be 10m/s due South and should allow their landing. OJ0O QSL via Club Log.
It is also estimated that September, 19 will see another OJ0-operation in the Scandinavian Activity Contest (CW) led again by Market veteran Henri, OH3JR/OJ0JR with activity continuing until Saturday 28th. This includes dismantling the permanent antennas and taking back the used equipment.
JUNE 6, 2019 — If you work five (5) different OJ0 call signs in 2019, a special award will be released. If you work ten (10) of them in 2019, you will qualify for a special award and a symbolic key to the light house. Your log extract should be submitted to Pasi, OH3WS, the contact person between the Finnish Lighthouse Society (FLS) and the global ham fraternity.
Here is your shopping list;
06-10. July OJ0A (ops CO8DM, DJ9ZB, E21EIC, E20NKB, SM3DYU, OH2TA, OH2BH, OH3JR)
10-13. July OJ0B, OJ0Z (ops DJ9ZB, OH2PM, PB2T, OH3JR )
13-20. July OJ0C (ops OH1UBO, OH2FB, OH3UAF, OH3WS)
25-31. July OJ0DX (ops DL3DXX, DJ4MF, DL5SE, SM0W, SA0LAT)
17-24. Aug OJ0O (ops JH4RHF, JE6HIB, DS4EIO, W5XU, OG2M, OH3JR)
note: OJ0AW, OJ0W were earlier 2019 activations.
Additionally, the host operators will fill some slots and several odd band/modes; OJ0W (OH3WS), OJ0JR (OH3JR), OJ0BH (OH2BH) and OJ0MR (OG2M).
The activations above will make eleven (11) OJ0 call signs to hunt. Thank you for being part of the OJ0 50-Years celebrations.