V6, MICRONESIA (Update – Rare IOTA to be Activated!). Operators Mike/KM9D
and Jan/KF4TUG onboard the “Don Henry”, are now on Oroluk Atoll (OC-260).
The following info was sent to OPDX by Mike:
“All being well, V63MY and V63TO are intending amateur radio activity
from a land-based station located at Oroluk Island beginning 02 March,
2010, and continuing for about 10-days.
Oroluk Island is located on the northwest of a lagoon bearing the
same name and is located near 07″37’N, 155″10’E. Oroluk is situated
approximately 190 nautical miles WNW of Pohnpei Island, capitol for
Federated States of Micronesia, and within the bounds of Pohnpei State.
For island-collecting enthusiasts Oroluk atoll is IOTA reference OC-260.
Requests for QSL cards should be directed to the QSL manager, OM2SA.
The radio-log will also be included in the ARRL’s LoTW database.”
Oroluk Island, OC-260
Federated States of Micronesia
07’37″N, 155’10″E (QJ77no)
QSL via OM2SA and/or LoTW