IOTA EU-189 Rockall – May14/15th Activation? 6 - May - 2008Posted by k9zw in Amateur Radio, DX Interests.
Tags: EU-189, IOTA, K9ZW, Rockall
Possible activations of Rockall have been in the DX news – with a May 14/15 +/- possible activation by Mike McGirr K9AJ as MM/K9AJ/P announced at DX World of Ham Radio Blog
Mike K9AJ has activated quite a number of Islands, and has announced he will work CW on IOTA frequencies if he can get on Rockall during this attempt.
Here is some background on Rockall – including an explaination of the Guard Shack & British Royal Marines that very temporarily were on the Island in 1974:
“When will Rockall be Activated” by Wolfgang Schippke DC3MF
“Rockall: Bastion of Empire” by Alan Goudman in “Rose and Crown” 2006 Volume II
“I will be king of Rockall” by Ben Fogle