Update October 16: By DJ4EL via DX-World: “The flooding made us QRT now. Sorry. We were the first team to spend the night and noticed that it is almost impossible to stay one more in Papegaaien while the water is high”.
Video by Angel, WA2VUY
Update October 15: They expect to start the PZ5G activity from SA-092 today (Friday) in the afternoon, local time.
Update September 16: Before and after the PZ5G operation from SA-092, Sascha, PF9Z will be active on 80-10m SSB from Suriname as PZ5ZS (not as PZ5SB as announced before).
QSL via home call
Update July 15: The information about this operation is a bit confusing as each member of the team is spreading slighty different and partial news. As far as DXMAPS news understands there will be an operation of a team (PF9Z, DJ4EL & PZ5JW) from Surinane on October 9-23 using their PZ calls (PZ5GE, PZ5ZS, PZ5JW), with a side trip to Papegaaine Island during October 15-18, where they will only use the call PZ5G.
Update March 25: After postponing his plans for this comming Easter, he is expected to be active from Suriname as PZ5GE during October 9-23, with a side trip to Papegaaine Island during October 15-18, where he will use the call PZ5G.
Update October 4: Markus, DJ4EL informs via DX-World that he has to postone the operaton from Suriname until Easter 2021. Regarding the IOTA DXpedition to Papegaaien Island, SA-092 as PZ5G he hopes to be QRV from this rare IOTA during April 2-5, 2021. Activity on 80-10m CW/SSB.
Update September 28: Markus confirms that the DXpedition to Suriname is on! Flight tickets are in hand. The only change to initial info is a small one. Dates are now October 12-24. Markus is also on twitter @rapanuiman
Update July 5: He will activate two islands in the Suriname SA-092 IOTA group in October:
Houttuyn Island - as PZ5GE; between October 11-25th; on 40-10m using SSB; WW Loc. GJ25kr
Pagegaaien Island - as PZ5G; between October 16-19th; on 80-10m using CW and SSB; WW Loc. GJ15kv
QSL both operations via LoTW or his home callsign.
Update July 5: Markus, DJ4EL informs thorugh DX-World that he has new dates for his IOTA DXpedition to Papegaaien Island, SA-092 as PZ5G. He hopes to be QRV from this rare IOTA during October 16-19, 2020. Activity on 80-10m CW/SSB.
Update March 16: Markus informs that unfortunately he has postponed PZ5G expedition. Paramaribo airport is now closed to European flights.
Markus, DJ4EL announces via social media he has plans to be active from Papegaaien Island, SA-092 as PZ5G during “Easter 2020”. We await full info.