Tuesday, August 11, 2015

YF1AR/0 YBFF-025 OC-177 Pramuka Island


YBFF-025  Seribu Islands Marine National Park, 
OC-177 Pramuka Island - Seribu Islands, New Island
August 15-17, 2015 and September 26-27,2015
5'44"S  106'36E OI34hg CQ28 ITU54

An area of 107,489 hectares of land and sea was declared by the Minister of Agriculture in 1982 and designated by a Forestry Ministrial Decree in 2002 as the Taman Nasional Laut Kepulauan Seribu (Thousand Islands Marine National Park). Public access is prohibited on two of the islands, Panjaliran Barat and Panjaliran Timur, where sea turtles are conserved.[8][9]

The Thousand Islands Marine National Park is located 45 km (28 mi) north of Jakarta. It is mostly located on the Kecamatan of Kepulauan Seribu Utara (Subdistrict of North Thousand Islands) which is the northern part of the Thousand Islands). The complex contains 342 reef platforms, with 110 formes an island larger than half an acre. There may be as many as 700 individual reefs in the complex.[10]

The dominant animals in the Park include 54 sea biota species which form part of the coral reef ecosystem, 144 species of fish, 2 species of giant clam, 6 species of sea grass, sea worms of various colours and 17 species of coastal bird.[9]

Most coastal areas of this Park are surrounded by mangrove forest, where monitor lizards, golden ring snakes and reticulated pythons can be found.[9]

Pramuka is an island in the Thousand Islands archipelago. The archipelago lies in the western part of the Java Sea and is located north of Indonesia's capital Jakarta. The island is the capital and the home to the administrative government of the Thousands Island regency.[3]

Ethnic groups on the island are Betawi, Bugis, Banten, Madura.[2]

Facilities on the island include a school, mosque, hospital, dock, and homestay for tourists.[4]

This island can be reached in two and half hours by motorboat from Muara Angke Jakarta, or faster by speedboat from Marina Ancol Jakarta. Boat rentals to other islands in the archipelago are also available.,[5][3]

There is a Hawksbill Turtle (Erethmochelys imbricata) conservation in this island. The island coast is planted with mangrove to protect it.[3]


YF1AR/0 Radio Yaesu FT 450D with tuner IC-2AH power 100W
Antenna Vertical 43 feet 40 m band and HB9CV 20-15-10 m band

Mode mainly on Phone as well as on CW n Digital
QRV 10m - 40m band

QSL Info :
special qsl card design for dxpedition will be issued

OQRS via YF1AR Clublog
QSM via N2OO Bob Schenck

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Personal Sponsor Pramuka Island : YB2TJVW2FB, I2YPY, JA6TMU, JA5IU, DL7UXG, JA2AYP, N6JV, I1SNW, JE1DXC, VK7BC, JR0DLU/1, 7J6AAO, DL3APO

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

Pramuka island radio setup
using 43ft vertical antenna and FT450D and CW Skimmer


Pramuka Island antenna 
using 43ft and 30 ft vertical antenna with tuner IC-2AH

YBFF-025 Seribu Islands Marine National Park 

sunset at Pramuka islands

Special Thanks
thank you very much for hospitality for Mr Rachmat and Mr Glan  @ Ody Dive

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