*COMING UP* Dept. 62 IWI Events

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On Saturday November 11, 14DA021 Eric and 14DA028 Phil will take to the airways of the Eleven Meter Band for 2 exciting Inland Water Island (IWI) activities in Department 62, adding to the growing list of dx adventure projects for the 2018 World Islands Contest (WIC).

France FlagThe first WIC episode will key up on the microphone from Fort Gassion Island in northern France.

It will represent a precious opportunity for serious island chasers to log an ‘ATNO’.

Situated on the Lys & Oduel Rivers in the city of Aire Sur La Lys, a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department, Fort Fassion Island is .

The second DX-perience will transpire from Dubois Island.

Triggered by 14DA028 ‘The IWI Man’ Phil way back in 2010, this pint sized pocket of picturesque land is also positioned in the La Lys Canal, although in a different maidenhead grid square to Fort Gassion.


For the complete infos on these WIC events, such as callsigns, island locations, grid squares, stations equipment, QSL Manager details, links and more, please click on the corresponding links in the right hand side menu under DA-RC Activities!