UPDATE: Reports today suggested activity from OC-208 was scheduled for this weekend and to run until May 2. This info is not correct.
John YB5NOF and Anton YB5QZ applied for a special callsign today, and hope to then be QRV from Banggai OC-208 around mid-May. If a special call is not authorized, John and Anton will instead sign /8 from Banggai.
February 12 — John, YB5NOF has plans to be active from three YB-IOTA groups in May, June & July this year.
Although plans are still at the tentative stage, he hopes to be active, along with 1 or 2 other operators, from the following groups:
- Banggai Island OC-208 (late April/early May) – will apply for YE8B callsign.
- Subi Besar Islands OC-109 (June) – will apply for YE5S callsign.
- Tambelan Islands OC-122 (July/IOTA contest) – will apply for YE5T callsign.