NEWS UPDATE – Last day of activity is today. Picture below shows antenna damage caused by grazing cows!
AUGUST 1 – RI0FF team is currently actively working on the air. At the moment, they have two positions deployed, working in CW, SSB & FT8 (15-40m).
TNX FB QSO!!! RI0FF 北海道紗那郡紗那村 妨害に負けずよくぞ粘ってくれました☺ pic.twitter.com/TglMTDUicw
— 🇯🇵JS1WWR (@JS1WWR) August 1, 2021
JULY 28 – The team arrived on the island and finished preparing the first position. First QSO was with R8UZ using a VDA 20m antenna.
JULY 26 – RI0FF team arrived in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. They will spend the night in the city of Korsakov, and in the morning (July 27) will go to Iturup island by ship.
APRIL 14, 2021 – Russian Robinson team consisting RZ3EC, R6MG, M0MSV RX3F, RN3BL and R6LGT will be active from Iturup island AS-025 as RI0FF during July 28 to August 3, 2021. Full details including plans and QSL info on their website.