NEWS UPDATE – Konstantin was not able to QRV during the last two days. He is planning to be on the air on September 18th and 19th and then QRT. Fly back to Kamchatka on 20th.

SEPTEMBER 10, 2017 — Konstantin R7KF will be active from Beringa Island AS-039 as RI0ZF between September 16-22, 2017. Dates are very tentative and depend on weather. This is not a DXpedition, but he will try to make some CW/SSB activity mainly on 20m and 30m using 100 watts/simple antennas and using paper log. QSL via R7KF bureau or direct.


  1. On QRZ.COM was typing error made in P.O. Box number. Correct P.O. Box number is 812.
    Konstantin hopes that ALL envelopes will reach him in any case. Local postal workers
    know him well and there is no Box 182 on the post office 295024 in Simferopol.
    At the moment he got about 20 paper Direct requests.
    Anyway now ClubLog OQRS is also preferred and faster method of QSL-exchange.
    QSL-blanks for RI0ZF should be ready in a week or so.
    Today some mistakes has been found in the Log Adif file. They are fixed now.
    If you not find your QSO on ClubLog please send e-mail to k.frolov[at]

  2. Konstantin RI0ZF is QRT on September 19th. Worked total about 360 QSOs
    with JA, USA, VK, Russia and some Europe. The LOG is on the paper and
    possibly will go to electronic format and ClubLog after return to Simferopol.
    The flight Kamchatka-Moscow-Simferopol scheduled for September 24th.

  3. On September 15-th Konstantin started the operations as RI0ZF from Beringa Island AS-039. He has been spotted in DX-Cluster by UA0LBF and 10 db in JO1YY skimmer at 0902z. RI0ZF made few QSOs and hopes to install his antenna higher on September 16-th.

  4. Fresh news from Konstantin R7KF:
    his flight on an airplane to Beringa island will begin very soon
    and he hopes to start the radio activity as RI0ZF from IOTA AS-039
    on September 15-th or 16-th. The flight back to Kamchatka
    at the moment scheduled for the September 20-th.


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