Wednesday, August 26, 2015

YF1AR/0 OC-177 Untung Island - Seribu Islands


IOTA OC-177 Untung Island - Seribu Islands

New Island for OC-177
August 29-30, 2015 and September  5-6,2015
05°59'S 106° 43' OI34ia CQ28 ITU 54

Seribu Islands District Administration is an administrative district in the Region of Jakarta, Indonesia. Its territory covers an archipelago in the Bay of Jakarta.

The county seat is located at Pramuka Island who started work as the county seat since 2003. There are two District in the Seribu Islands District of South Seribu Islands and the District of North Seribu Islands.

South Seribu Islands sub-district oversees three villages namely Tidung Island Village, Pari Island Village , and Untung Java Island Village . Sub-district of North Seribu Islands are also in charge of three villages namely Kelapa Island Village , Harapan Island Village , and Panggang Island Village.

Seribu Islands district has a population of approximately 20,000 inhabitants spread over eleven small islands uninhabited. Among the eleventh island of Untung Java Island, Pari Island, Lancang Island, Tidung Large Island, Tidung Small Island, Pramuka Island, Panggang Island, Harapan Island, Kelapa Island, and the Sebira Island. In addition to the uninhabited islands, there are also several islands that serve as tourist island, such as Bidadari Island, Onrust Island, Kotok Large Island, Puteri Island , Matahari Island , Sepa Island, and so on.

The Kelurahan (Administrative Village) of Pulau Untung Jawa (postal code 14510) is the closest kelurahan to the coast of Jakarta. Officially, there are 15 islands in the administrative village. The administrative village of Pulau Untung Jawa contains more archaeological artifacts than the rest of the Kepulauan Seribu's islands as it is located closer to Jakarta, being a strategic location for military defenses as well as transit points for the Dutch colony. formerly named Amsterdam after a Dutch city, Untung Jawa is the capital of Kelurahan Pulau Untung Jawa. The island is located 800 meter to the east of Rambut Island. The island contains a settlement and mangrove forest.



Radio Yaesu FT 450D with tuner IC-2AH power 100W
Antenna Vertical Dual Bander 5/8 20M and 5/8 15M for 10-15-20-40-80 band
Mode mainly on Phone as well as on CW n Digital
QRV 10m - 80m band

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using traditional boat, where they are pick up the money on the boat without ticket, hihihi

Untung Island antenna and radio, first week
using dual bander 43ft and 30ft vertical antenna and IC-2AH and Radio FT450D

Untung Island antenna and radio, second week
using dual bander 43ft and 30ft vertical antenna and IC-2AH and Radio FT450D

East Jetty, Untung Java island - Seribu Islands 

sunrise and sunset at Untung Java - Seribu islands

Special Thanks
thank you very much for hospitality for Mr Tatang @ Untung Java Island

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