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  • Rockall - Beiträge - Dokumentationsarchiv Funk (QSL Collection) [ENGLISH VERSION]
    February Hern outlines his proposals in a memo commenting that he does not consider that DCI a 14 64 is able to help us in our expedition to Rockall unless it was combined with a survey and mapping exercise In his memo Hern proposes that Rockall ist the choice with Albania as the alternative There are natural difficulties with Rockall and political difficulties with Albania Rockall cannot be activated by RAFARS alone because the only approach is by helicopter This will necessitate the use of a sea going boat capable of housing the helicopter Hern requests that the President oft he Society writes to the Admiralty to ask for co operation and help in putting a helicopter carrying boat and to the Air Attache in Albania asking for special permission to go to the Border of Albania and operate there The Rockall project was on ist way although further plans were delayed for a full year Read on for our summary and or to consult the complete documentation read on GM4SXU P 30 March 1994 Rockall Not really An investigation by the IOTA Committee failed to secure evidence to support the claim that the operation took place from the rock and withdrawal of credit was a natural consequence The Greenpeace Waveland intermezzo 10 27 July 1997 Picture information needed A couple of ecological activists from Greenpeace Al Baker Meike Huelsman Peter Morris Eric Hejsalaar and Thomas Neuman occupied Rockall for 48 days They took turns mostly there were three of them on the island The action was arranged in the view of protesting against the oil research and pertinent exploitation of the oil in the surroundings of the island They lived in a solar pod which protected them from the bad weather and declared a new public global state of Waveland Anyone could apply via internet for citizenship Fort he next couple of months hundreds of passports were issued At the same time the activists declared By seizing Rockall we claim her seas for the planet and all its peoples No one has the right to unleash this oil into our threatened climate read on MS0IRC P 16 June 2005 The first one The team issued the following 2005 Declaration of Independence We Kings of Rockall representatives of the People s Republic of Rockall hereby solemnly publish and declare ourselves independent from each and every country and authority in this world We hold these truths to be self evident that all men are created equal that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights that among these are Life Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness To secure these rights we have decided here on the top of Rockall to separate ourselves from governments of the real world and to organize ourselves in the form of a People s Republic open to everybody where all citizens equally are Kings The structure of this new Monarchic Republic and its relationships to the external world are set forth in a separate

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  • Survival training / Überlebenstraining

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  • Getting on board/Einschiffung

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  • Setting sails/Abfahrt

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  • Plate to be mounted/Vorbereitete Plakette

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  • Equipment/Ausrüstung

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  • Rockall - Beiträge - Dokumentationsarchiv Funk (QSL Collection) [ENGLISH VERSION]
    By seizing Rockall we claim her seas for the planet and all its peoples No one has the right to unleash this oil into our threatened climate read on MS0IRC P 16 June 2005 The first one At last Rockall 188 miles west of St Kilda in the Outer Hebrides was no longer the last un numbered IOTA island in Europe On the morning of 16 June 2005 after spending 46 hours at sea a well equipped and experienced team whose main aim was raising money for charity landed on Rockall Two of the team were radio hams MMØALM David Wood from Stonehaven and MMØCWJ Seamus James Cameron a well known and experienced island activator as resident on South Uist possibly the closest ham to Rockall 240 miles out in the Atlantic Both are members of the Islands Radio Club Outer Hebrides On arrival the sea was flat calm but the swell was running at about ten feet quite normal in calm weather yet this made the landing very tricky and it took the team three hours to get everyone nine people in all and the radio and safety equipment onto the rock When the first radio activation from Rockall went on air David kicked off with a CQ call on 40m but very little was heard and only two stations were worked so he moved to the 17m band again poor only eight stations in the log James took over and went to 20m where conditions were good The team were constantly downloading weather fax information which showed two low pressure fronts coming togetherin the locality so due to team safety being top priority the activation had to be cut short from the planned couple of days due to the approaching storm Thus just nine hours after landing the team had to leave 3 ½ hours operating 262 stations worked Equipment was a Yaeso FT897 100W antennas H B Vertical and dipole power was from a small generator The callsign MS0IRC p is the Hebridean island radio club call QSL was via G0HXN The original IOTA number for Rockall EU 189 was reaciviated due to unauthorised operation from the island Based on words from Andri GM3VLB and ext Link read on MM0RAI P May June 2009 A failed attempt A group of Belgian amateurs had the big idea to activate EU 189 and to become the first group to stay more than 24 hours on the Rock The gtwo pioneers beghind the project were Patrick ON4HIL and Theo ON4ATW During the IOTA contest on the last weekend of July 2008 when they were on EU 146 Goeree island the idea came to activate a difficult island next year Theo is an enthusiastic IOTA chaser and when he said that Rockall was on top of the list from that time on the two had nothing else on their mind Soon two other candidates came to the scene ON4IA Luc and Henk ON4AHF The first meeting was planned for the 27

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  • QSL folder

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