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2009 - Still Active

01/10/2009:  ET3JD  ETHIOPIA -
Jim, WU0I currently in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer, expects to be on the air by October as ET3JD. Activity will be mainly 40/20/15 metres, but he would also like to spend more time on the WARC bands - particularly 30 and 17 metres. Modes will be CW, SSB, PSK31 and possibly RTTY (for contests mostly). QSL only direct to: Jim DeLoach, ET3JD, 2030 Addis Ababa Place, Dulles VA 20189-2030, USA. Further information can be found at: www.deloach.net/ET3JD.html [OPDX Bulletin]

2011 - Still Active

22/10/2011:  RA/KE5JA  SAKHALIN ISLAND -
Max, KE5JA, will be active as RA/KE5JA from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Sakhalin Island (AS-018, RR-13-12, WLOTA 2318, RDA SL-01) while on a four year work assignment starting 22 October 2011. Rig is a Flex-5000A, ACOM 1000 amp, and OCF dipole. QSL via home call (see QRZ.com). [ARRL DX News]

2012 - Still Active

17/08/2012:  J28NC  DJIBOUTI -
Christian, F5MBF, arrived in the Republic of Djibouti in July and will be staying there for at least two years. He received the callsign J28NC and is now QRV as of 17 August 2012. He currently uses a vertical from 80 to 10m and is waiting on a beam to arrive and be installed. Look for him mainly on CW, with some SSB. Current plans are to go QRT mid-June 2015. QSL via his home call, REF bureau preferred. [DX-World]

2013 - Still Active

15/02/2013:  P29NO  PAPUA NEW GUINEA -
Nao, JA2VQP, is teaching mathematics at the Divine Word University in Wewak, East Sepic Province (north coast of PNG main land) [(OC-034, WLOTA 0084)]. During December 2012 he shipped some radio gear to P.N.G and hopes to be active in the coming months as P29NO on the HF bands using CW, RTTY and SSB with 100 watts and long wire antenna. Nao will be staying for two years. QSL via EA5GL, direct only. [DX World]

11/05/2013:  VP8DOH  FALKLAND ISLANDS -
Andy, M0HLT, is now based on the Falklands (on and off) for up to the next two years. Look for VP8DOH to be active between 11 May 2013 and 11 May 2015 from East Falkland Island (WLOTA 1479, WWFF GFF-024), Falkland Islands (SA-002) between work commitments on 20-10m SSB only. EQSL's only please, or LoTW. [DX World]

28/09/2013:  5Z4/EA4ATI  KENYA -
Dani, EA4ATI, will be in Nairobi, Kenya, for a couple of years and will be active as 5Z4/EA4ATI. He is using a Cobwebb antenna with a small amplifier and is active on 30/20/17/15/10 metres. He hopes to improve on his station and use the low bands in the future. QSL via EA4YK, direct or bureau. [OPDX Bulletin]

07/10/2013:  FW5JJ  WALLIS ISLAND -
Jean-Jacques, TK5JJ, will leave Corsica for 2 years and he will be active as FW5JJ from Uvea [Wallis] Island island (OC-054, DIFO FW-001, WLOTA 0389, Grid Loc. AH16) starting 7th October 2013. He will be active in SSB, CW and digital modes on all HF bands and 6 and 2m EME. QSL only via F5RXL (direct, REF bureau or OQRS) or LoTW. Online log search will be available at ClubLog. [F6AJA]

01/12/2013:  RI1ANC  ANTARCTICA -
Alex, RD1AV - Chief of the base and radio operator in 2014, will be active again as RI1ANC between 1st December 2013 and 1st February 2015 from Vostok Base (AA U-10, WAP RUS-13, IOTA AN-016, WWFF RFF-168), Wilkes Land, Antarctica. QRV on all bands using CW, SSB and Digi-modes. QSL via RN1ON, bureau or direct - Online Log at: www.clublog.org/charts/?c=RI1ANC [DX World]

01/12/2013:  RI1ANT  MIRNY BASE -
Mike, RW1AI, will be active as RI1ANT from Mirny Station (WAP RUS-07, WWFF RFF-160), Antarctica, from December 2013 through February 2015. QSL via RW1AI, direct or bureau. Logsearch can be found at: www.qsl.net/ua1ake/logs/ [425 DX News]

2014

15/02/2014:  D8A  ANTARCTICA -
Lee, DS4NMJ will be active as D8A from the new Korean research station Jang Bogo (WAP KOR-new, IOTA AN-016) which is currently under construction at Terra Nova Bay, Northern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Lee hopes to be at Jang Bogo by early February, travelling aboard the ice-breaker Araon. QRV after mid-February 2014 until January 31, 2015 on 160-10m CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via HL2FDW. [ARRL DX News]

28/02/2014:  ZD9M  TRISTAN DA CUNHA AND GOUGH ISLAND -
Pierre, ZS1HF, is QRV as ZD9M from Gough Island (AF-030) while on work assignment at the SANAP Weather Station (WWFF GFF-028). Activity is in his spare time on the HF bands using SSB and various digital modes. QSL via ZS1A (QRZ.com). Updates will be posted to www.qrz.com/db/ZD9M [ARRL DX News]

22/03/2014:  VE2CSI  QUEBEC ZONE 2 -
Steve, VE2TKH, will put Zone 2 on the air during the next months as VE2CSI from Sept-Iles, Quebec. QSL via M0URX (bureau, OQRS), LoTW. [ATDX]

23/03/2014:  TJ3TS  CAMEROON -
Thomas, AA8NN (ex-DL8SEQ, 7J1AIJ), will once again be active as TJ3TS from Jaunde, Cameroon, between 23 March until the summer of 2015 while working at the German embassy. QRV on 80-10m, mainly Digi-modes with some SSB. He will attempt to be active on the Oscars, and hopes to be active on 6 metres as well. QSL via SWL PA3249, direct with SAE and 2 USD. [DX World]

05/04/2014:  D8A  JANG BOGO STATION -
Lee, DS4NMJ, is active from the new Korean Jang Bogo Station (WAP KOR-02), Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica (AN-016, WW Loc. RB25CJ), signing D8A. QRV on all bands, using CW, SSB and RTTY. Lee will be there until February-March 2015. QSL via 6K5YPD (Jong - seok Bae, 127 Jinbo-Ro, Jinbo-Myeon, Chungsong-Gun, Gyeongbuk-Do, 763-816, South Korea). Website: www.qrz.com/db/d8a [WAP Online]

01/05/2014:  ZS1KX  MARION ISLAND -
Gerard, ZS1KX is due to leave South Africa on 2 April, destination Marion Island (AF-021). He expects to be QRV as ZS8KX around May for about one year. QSL to Gerard de Jong, P.O. Box 744, Wellington, 7654, South Africa (his wife will be his QSL manager). [425 DX News]

07/06/2014:  C6ATH  BAHAMA ISLANDS -
Tim, AF1G, has moved to Andros Island (NA-001, WW Loc FL14CQ) and is going to stay for several years near the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center. He is QRV as C6ATH during his weekends, US\ holidays, and some contests. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using SSB and various digital modes. QSL direct to home call (Timothy G. Hardy, PSC 1012, Box 593, FPO, AA 34058, USA) and LoTW. [ARRL DX News]

11/08/2014:  VR2UU  HONG KONG -
Jeffrey, K0UU, will be acive as VR2UU from Hong Kong (AS-006, WLOTA 1591) until the end of 2015. QSL via LoTW preferred. Direct mailing address through December 2015: 80 Robinson Rd, T1-20C, Hong Kong S.A.R. [DX Newsletter]

30/08/2014:  5R8SV  MADAGASCAR -
Jack, AI4SV, will be active from Antananarivo, Madagascar (AF-013, WLOTA 2455), as 5R8SV for approx 3 years starting the end of August 2014. He will be active mainly on CW on the HF bands but does like to experiment with other modes. QSL via G3SWH, OQRS (preferred) and LoTW. Website: www.g3swh.org.uk/5r8sv.html [DX-World]

06/09/2014:  TK/G4BKI  CORSICA -
Paul, G4BKI (also VP9KF) will be active from the east coast of the island of Corsica (EU-014, DIFM TK-001, MIA MCO-001, WLOTA 1390, QRA JN42QB) from 6th October, 2014 to 16th March, 2015. Callsign for first 90 days: TK/G4BKI. After that: TK4?? QRV 80-10 metres, with focus on CW. QSL direct only: Paul Evans, 6809 River Road, Tampa, FL 33615, U.S.A. Please, DO NOT send to the F, TK, W4 or G Bureau, you will not receive a reply. [NG3K]

15/10/2014:  HI7/DJ0ML  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC -
Vittorio, DJ0ML, will be active as HI7/DJ0ML from Higuey City, eastern La Altagracia Province, Dominican Republic (NA-096, WLOTA 2974, QRA FK58PO), until June 2015. Activity will be on 80/40/20/15/10/6 metres. QSL via home call direct (see QRZ.com). [OPDX Bulletin]

30/10/2014:  JW/UA3IPL  SVALBARD -
Alexander, UA3IPL, will be once again active as JW/UA3IPL from Spitsbergen Island (EU-026) for 4 months starting 30th October, 2014. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW (slow speed), SSB, RTTY, PSK31 and JT65. Equipment will be a Yaesu FT-857D with FC30 tuner into a G5RV antenna. QSL via RW6HS direct only. [OPDX Bulletin]

01/11/2014:  RI1ANR  ANTARCTICA -
Oleg ZS1ANF, Slava RD3MX and Alex UA1PAW will be stationed at the Antarctica Novo Runway Airbase, Novolazarevskaya Base (IOTA AN-016, AA UA-08, WAP RUS-09, WWFF RFF-162), Queen Maud Land, Antarctica, between November 2014 to March 2015. They plan activity as RI1ANR on 160-10 metre CW and SSB. QSL via RK1PWA. [DX-World]

02/11/2014:  4S7KKG  SRI LANKA -
Peter, DC0KK is again in Moragalla, Sri Lanka (AS-003, WLOTA 0762), until 10 April 2015. He operates mainly CW and the digital modes as 4S7KKG. QSL via DC0KK, direct or bureau (OQRS on ClubLog). [425 DX News]

06/11/2014:  J79XBI  DOMINICA -
Seth, SM0XBI, will be active again as J79XBI from Dominica (NA-101) between 6 November 2014 and 5 March 2015. He plans to operate SSB on all bands. QSL via SM5DJZ, direct or Bureau, and LoTW. Logsearch on ClubLog. [425 DX News]

07/11/2014:  IA/IZ2QEJ  ANTARCTICA -
On 7th November, 2014 Paolo IZ2QEJ arrived at Dome C - Concordia Station (AA MN-06, WAP MNB-03, IOTA AN-016, WWFF ANFF-006), Antarctica, where he will be working as a medical doctor there until 4th February, 2015. The Station Leader has granted permission to Paolo to operate from the Radio Room outside working hours. Paolo will sign IA/IZ2QEJ and be active on the HF bands. QSL direct to IZ2QEJ. [DX-World]

22/11/2014:  RI1ANZ  ANTARCTICA -
Nikolai, RW6ACM (ex-RI1ANP), will be active as RI1ANZ from Progress Station starting December 22nd. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via RN1ON, by the Bureau, direct, eQSL or LoTW. [OPDX Bulletin]

01/12/2014:  DP1POL  NEUMAYER STATION III -
Felix, DL5XL, will be returning to George Von Neumayer Station III (AN-016, WAP DEU-08, WWFF DLFF-022 QRA IB59UH), Antarctica, and be active when time permits as DP1POL from early December 2014 to late February 2015. QRV mainly CW with some SSB, RTTY. QSL via DL1ZBO, direct or Bureau and LoTW. Online log search will be hosted by ClubLog. [DX-World]

06/12/2014:  JW9JKA  SVALBARD -
Svein, LA9JKA reports that "This years work brings me to Bear Island [Bjornoya] (IOTA EU-027, WW Loc. JQ78WP). This will be a sparetime-operation. I've learnt some after sparetime-expedtions on Jan Mayen, and will be focusing on Bands from 160m-6m. Equiment is limited, due to rules of work. QRV: Approx 6th of December 2014. QRT: Approx. 30th of May 2015. Focus on 160m will be in winter, and 6m in springtime." QSL via home call, direct only (see QRZ.com). [ATDX]

08/12/2014:  CY0/VA1AXC  SABLE ISLAND -
Aaron, VA1AXC plans activity as CY0/VA1AXC from Sable Island (NA-063, CIsA NS-004, WLOTA 0758, WWFF VEFF-120) between 8th December, 2014 and 31st January, 2015. He is generally active daily on 15 meters using SSB between 2220 to 2350z. QSL via JE1LET, direct only. [ARRL DX News]

12/12/2014:  T8CW  PALAU -
Ryosei, JH0IXE, will be active once again as T8CW from the VIP Guest Hotel, Koror, Koror Island, Republic of Palau (OC-009) between 25th December 2014 and 5th January 2015. QRV on all bands using CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL T8CW via JA0FOX, Bureau preferred. [Palau Radio Club]

22/12/2014:  RI1ANZ  ANTARCTICA -
Nikolai, RW6ACM, will be active as RI1ANZ, beginning 22nd of December 2014, from the Progress Antarctic Station [aka Progress II] (IOTA AN-016, AA UA-03, WAP RUS-11, WWFF RFF-165), on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and digital modes. QSL via RN1ON, Bureau or direct. Log will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL.

28/12/2014:  1A0C  S.M.O. MALTA -
DXFriends will lead a DXpedition to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta as 1A0C supporting the fundraising campaign to finance Medical Assistance to the migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. Activity is planned from 28th December, 2014 to 6th January, 2015 and it will be concentrated on HF bands to provide QSO's especially to North American West Coast and Japan. Team members include Antonio EA5RM (team leader), Frank DL8YHR, Father Javier EA5KM, Manuel EA7AJR, Eugene EA5HPX, Fabrizio IN3ZNR, Giorgio IZ4AKS, Francesco IZ7KHR, Luca IW0DJB and Jun JH4RHF. QRV on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY with at least three stations and a focus on working Japan and the North American West Coast. They also plan to have a station active on 144 and 432 MHz EME. QSL via IZ7KHR (QSLling policy on www.1a0c.com; logsearch and OQRS on Club Log). Further information and updates at: 1a0c.com/dx-announce/ [DX-World/425 DX News]

28/12/2014:  ZD9A  GOUGH ISLAND -
David, ZS1BCE will be active as ZD9A while currently working as a radio technician on Gough Island (AF-030) from 29th December 2014 until September 2015. QRV in his spare time on the HF bands using SSB and digital modes. QSL via ZS1LS. [ARRL DX News]

2015

01/01/2015:  C6A/9H5G, C6ATS  BAHAMA ISLANDS -
John, 9H5G, will be active from Bahama Islands, 1 to 31st January 2015, as C6A/9H5G or C6ATS. QSL via NI5DX and LoTW. [DxCoffee]

08/01/2015:  9M2MRS  PINANG ISLAND -
Rich, PA0RRS, is QRV as 9M2MRS from Pulau Pinang (AS-015, WLOTA 2952) until 4th February, 2015. QRV on 30 to 10 meter CW, RTTY and PSK. QSL via PA0RRS or ClubLog OQRS. [ARRL DX News]

10/01/2015:  6W7SK  SENEGAL -
Francis, F6BLP will once again visit Saly Portudal, Senegal, and will be active as 6W7SK between 10th January and 5th February, 2015. IC-7100 with G5RV inverted V in the tree 12m up, inverted L for 160m + 300 watts solid state amplifier, mainly CW operation. Log uploaded (every day if possible ...) on www.f6blp.org/, ClubLog and LoTW. 100% QSl also via Bureau.

11/01/2015:  HH5/KC0W  HAITI -
Tom, KC0W, will once again be active as HH5/KC0W from the extreme northern tip of the island of Haiti (NA-096, WLOTA 0343) from 11th January until 3rd February 2015. He plans to be QRV on 160, 80 and 40 metre CW only. Antennas Over Salt Water - 500 Watts - dedicated RX antennas. QSL Direct only via KC0W (QRZ.com). NO BUREAU, NO LoTW, NO eQSL. [DX-World]

12/01/2015:  KH8Z  AMERICAN SAMOA -
Zorro, JH1AJT will be active as KH8Z, from Tutuila Island (IOTA OC-045, USi AS007S, Grid Loc. AH45), Eastern county, American Samoa, 12-19th January 2015, after his business trip to KH6. His activity will be mainly SSB on 40-10 metres, 600W using verticals; holiday style operation. QSL via JH1AJT direct (P.O. Box 8, Oiso, Naka-gun, Kanagawa 259-0111, Japan) or JA Bureau. [JA1TRC via NG3K]

12/01/2015:  XW4FB  LAOS -
John, KB4FB, will be active as XW4FB from Vientiane, Laos, between 13 January and 12 February, 2015. QRV on the HF bands. QSL via home call and LoTW. All contacts will be uploaded to LoTW in March. [DX-World]

13/01/2015:  CE3/DL5DSM  CHILE -
Helmut, DL5DSM will be active from Santiago, Chile, until 10 February 2015 as CE3/DL5DSM. QRV holiday style on the HF bands. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [ATDX]

14/01/2015:  PJ4B  BONAIRE -
Peter, PA8A, will be active again as PJ4B from Kralendijk, island of Bonaire (SA-006, WLOTA 1279, WWFF PAFF-024) between 14-29th January 2015. QRV holiday-style on the HF bands. QSL via PA8A, direct only (Peter Jelgersma, Noordzijde 14, Bodegraven 2411RA, Netherlands) with 2$ and SAE. [DX-World]

15/01/2015:  OP0LE  ANTARCTICA -
Karel ON5TN and ON1EN are active as OP0LE from the Belgian Princess Elisabeth Station (IOTA AN-016, WAP BEL-02, WW Loc. KB18QB, WWFF ONFF-004), Antarctica, until the end of February. QSL via ON7TK. [425 DX News]

15/01/2015:  P29NK  PAPUA NEW GUINEA -
Norbert, DH1NK, will once again be active as P29NK from Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (OC-034, WLOTA 0084) between 15th January and 15th June, 2015. Activity will be limited (due to work at the hospital) on 80-10 metre SSB and Pactor. QSL via DH1NK, Bureau preferred. [425 DX News]

15/01/2015:  S79AC  SEYCHELLES -
Eric, OE4AAC will be active holiday style from the Seychelles (AF-024) between 15th January and 10th February, 2015. QRV on 40-10 metre CW, using K3, SG231 and 10m fiberglass rod vertical. Eric plans to activate both Mahe Island (WLOTA 3286) and Praslin Island (WLOTA 2862) during his visit. QSL via OE4AAC, OQRS. [DX-World]

15/01/2015:  TA4  TURKEY -
Keijo, OG55W and Raili (YL), OH2HOD will be active as TA4/homecalls from Kestel, in Southern Turkey (WW Loc. KM66AM), between 15th January and April 2015. QRV on the HF bands, SSB, CW and Digital modes. Look for Raili TA4/OH2HOD on the Digi modes. QSL via direct, LoTW and email Bureau request (see QRZ.com). [DX Newsletter]

15/01/2015:  V31YN, V31GW  BELIZE -
Gerd, DJ4KW (V31YN) and Gisela, DK9GG (V31GW) will be QRV from Southwest Caye (NA-180), Belize, between 15th January and 5th March, 2015. QRV on 160-10 metres. QSL via home calls, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

15/01/2015:  VQ9XR  CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO - Postponed
Bob, N7XR will be back to Diego Garcia (AF-006), Chagos Archipelago, and active as VQ9XR on 15-28th January. He will be QRV on 80-10 metres. QSL direct only to N7XR, preferably through the OQRS on ClubLog (please refrain from choosing the Bureau option, as "all ClubLog requests for Bureau cards will not be processed"). [425 DX News]

20/01/2015:  J79SB  DOMINICA -
Steve, KL7SB will be operating again as J79SB from Hetty's Cottage, Wotten Waven, island of Dominica (NA-101) between 20-28th January. This operation will be from the QTH of J73CPL/J73HPL. Previous visits were from the DARC Clubhouse in Canefield. Both locations are in the same grid (FK48WS). QRV on the HF bands using CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via Buzz, NI5DX (QRZ.com). [ATDX]

20/01/2015:  V47JA  ST. KITTS -
John, V47JA says - "I will again be operating from our Calypso Bay, island of St. Kitts (NA-104, WW Loc. FK87PG), W.I. vacation home, located 200 feet from the Caribbean Sea, from January 20 to March 1, 2015 and active on 6-160m (incl. 60m) SSB. Radio: Kenwood TS-590S, and Elecraft KPA500 Amplifier. Antennas: 31', 10-40m Vertical, and 35', 40/80m Top Loaded Vertical; and shortened 160m Dipole. On 6m, 3el Yagi. Also XYL, Cathy (W5HAM) will occasionally operate as V47HAM. ALL QSL's DIRECT ONLY, to my home call: W5JON or LoTW." [DX-World]

21/01/2014:  HS0ZKG  THAILAND -
Alain, HS0ZKG (home call F6HBR) will go QRT permanently from Koh Samui (AS-101, WLOTA 1384), Thailand, in May 2015. He operates mainly CW, with some PSK and RTTY, on 40-10 metres. QSL via F6AXX, direct or bureau, and eQSL. Online log search is hosted by ClubLog. [425 DX News]

21/01/2014:  XW8BM  LAOS -
Toshi, JA8BMK, again plans to be active from Laos as XW8BM between 21 January and 10 February, 2015. Activity from a new QTH with low noise area with focus on 160 and 80 metres. QSL via JA8BMK. [DX-World]

22/01/2015:  T32RL  REPUBLIC OF KIRIBATI -
Dick, AD7AF (ex-E51WWA, E51WWB) will be active as T32RL from the Captain Cook hotel, Kiritimati [Christmas] Island (OC-024), Line Islands, Republic of Kiribati, between 22nd January and 9th February, 2015. QRV on 160-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. Possible participation in CQWW 160 CW Contest. Logs to Club Log, LoTW. QSL via home call. Web: www.qrz.com/db/T32RL [DX-World]

22/01/2015:  TG9/VE7BV  GUATEMALA -
Look for Dwight, VE7BV, to be active holiday style as TG9/VE7BV from Antigua, Sacatepequez Department, Guatemala (WW Loc. EK44PN) between 22nd January and 17th February, 2015. Plans are to be QRV on at least 20,17 and 15 metre CW and SSB. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. Log will be uploaded to LoTW. [DX-World]

23/01/2015:  JA4GXS/5  SHODO ISLAND -
Kenji, JA4GXS will once again be active as JA4GXS/5 from Shodo Island (AS-200) between 23rd January and 5th February, 2015. Plans are to be QRV on 40-10 metre CW and SSB. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

23/01/2015:  W3PV/VP9  BERMUDA -
Ronald, W3PV gets on the air from Hamilton Parish, island of Bermuda (NA-005, WLOTA 0201), as W3PV/VP9 between 23-29 January. QRV on 40-6m (Grid Loc. FM72pi) on CW, JT9, and JT65. QSL via W3PV, direct or Bureau. Log will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. [DX Newsletter]

23/01/2015:  XW4ZW  LAOS -
Ken, K4ZW will be active again as XW4ZW from Vientiane, Laos, on 23-30 January. Plnas are to focus on the low bands. QSL via K1SE, direct or Bureau, and LoTW; logsearch on ClubLog. Website: www.qrz.com/db/XW4ZW [425 DX News]

24/01/2015:  FM, J3, J6, J8  CARIBBEAN TOUR -
Once again operators Mek SP7VC, Ted SP3IPB and YL Kate SQ7OYL will be on a Caribbean tour but will also have operators Bogdan K2RPF, Zbyszek SP3CFM and Jerzy SP7TF join them. They plan to activate several islands between 24th January and 14th February, 2015. The tentative schedule, islands and callsigns have been announced: 24-26 January - Martinique (NA-107, DIFO FM-001, WLOTA 1041); FM/SP7VC and FM/SP7TF. 27 January to 3 February - St. Lucia (NA-108, WLOTA 1336); as J6/homecalls. 4-5 February - St. Vincent (NA-109, WLOTA 0492); as J8/homecalls. 6-7 February - Grenada (NA-024, WLOTA 0718); as J3/homecalls. 7-8 February - Carriccou island (NA-147, Grenada IOTA); as J3/homecalls. 8-9th February - Union island (NA-025, Grenadies IOTA); as J8/homecalls. 13-14 February - Martinique (NA-107, DIFO FM-001, WLOTA 1041); as FM/homecalls. Activity will be holiday style on 160-6 metres using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. Their equipment consists of TS-590, FT-847, FT-857 and with three Amp (500W). Antennas: Inv-L for 80-160m, 2 phased verticals 160/80/40m, HexBeam SP7IDX Technology, VDA antennas and verticals R-7000. QSL via their home calls. Watch for updates on Mek's Blog pages at: expedition.sp7vc.pl and www.sp7vc.dxing.pl [OPDX Bulletin]

24/01/2015:  K1N  NAVASSA ISLAND -
The KP1-5 Project and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service have been working together on preparations for our joint 14 day visit to Navassa Island (NA-098, USi OI-009S, WW Loc. FK28LJ) National Wildlife Refuge (WWFF KFF-131). Although the actual dates may still vary, it now appears they will begin transport to the island during the last week of January 2015. Also, it is official...the call sign will be K1N. An excellent team of fifteen operators who will be manning 7-8 stations 24 hours/day, dedicated to giving out as many contacts as possible over the two week period. Team members are: George AA7JV, Ralph K0IR, Bob K4UEE, John K6MM, Craig K9CT, Tomi KT4TTT/HA7RY, Lou N2TU, George N4GRN, Mike N6MZ, Mike NA5U, Jeff NM1Y, Glenn W0GJ, John W2GD, Gregg W6IZT and Jerry WB9Z. This activation will also count for the Navassa Island Lighhouse (ARLHS NAV-001, Admiralty J5362). QSL via N2OO, direct or bureau (OQRS on ClubLog), and LoTW. Further information, frequencies, and more can be found on their website at: www.navassadx.com/ [KF2TI]

24/01/2015:  VP8DOZ  SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND -
Denis, ZL4DB will collect his VP8DOZ, South Georgia Island (AN-007, WWFF GFF-027) license in Stanley, Falkland Islands, around 24th January. Denis will arrive at King Edward Point, near Grytviken, around 27th January and will be tasked with providing comms for a helicopter operation as part of the South Georgia Habitat Restoration Project. His time for ham radio will be largely dictated by the weather. If its adverse for flying, then he'll be off to the shack. The operation is scheduled to end late March/early April, 2015. His rig is a TS-480 barefoot into a 17/20m GP. The TS-480 has auto-tuner so he may appear on other bands. He will only be operating SSB. QSL information will be posted on QRZ.com. Uploading to LOTW and eQSL is very unlikely. [DX-World]

26/01/2015:  7Q7VW  MALAWI -
Karl, DK2WV will be active again as 7Q7VW from Radio Dinosaur FM - Karonga Museum (WW Loc. KI60XB), Malawi, from 26 January to 6 February. He plans to be QRV on 160-6 metres. Some suggested frequencies: 50.105MHz - 1.827 (1.817 only JA) - 3.507 - 7.007 SSB (QRM permitting). QSL via DK2WV. Website: www.qrz.com/db/7Q7VW [425 DX News]

26/01/2015:  WI7N/4  DAUPHIN ISLAND -
Gene, WI7N will be active holiday style as WI7N/4 from Dauphin Island (NA-213, USi AL002S), Mobile county, Alabama, on 26-28th January. It will be "a casual operation" with main activity during his evening hours. QSL via WI7N, direct or Bureau, and LoTW. [425 DX News]

27/01/2015:  FG/F6ITD, TO6D  GUADELOUPE -
Jean-pierre F6ITD will be FG/F6ITD from Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe island between 27th January and 30th March, 2015. He will be QRV from Guadeloupe Island (NA-102, DIFO FG-019, WLOTA 0644, WWFF FFF-155) from 27th January to 1st February and from Desirade Island (NA-102, DIFO FG-004, WLOTA 1121) for the rest of the time. He will on the HF bands and 6m using SSB and the Digital modes. He will use the TO6D callsign during the week-end. The logs will be uploaded to ClubLog and LoTW. [F6AJA]

29/01/2015:  K1VSJ/4  KEY COLONY BEACH, FL -
Howie, K1VSJ will be active from Key Colony Beach [Shelter island] (NA-062, USi FL-433S), Monroe county, Florida, from 29 January to 9 February. QSL via home call. [425 DX News]

30/01/2015:  K5KUA/5  GALVESTON ISLAND -
Joe, K5KUA will once again be active as K5KUA/5 from Galveston Island (NA-143, USi TX001S), Galveston county, Texas, between 30th January and 1st February. Plans are to be QRV on 40-10 metre CW only, as time permits. QSL direct or Bureau to K5KUA. [rsgbiota.org]

30/01/2015:  KP2, PJ7/W7AUM, ZF2UM  CARIBBEAN CRUISE -
Chuck, W7AUM reports that he's going on a cruise with his 90 year old father to the Caribbean and plans to operate QRP/portable on white sand beaches as follows: Friday, 30th January from the island of St. Thomas (NA-106) as KP2/W7AUM. Monday, 2nd February from the island of Curacao (SA-099, WLOTA 0942) as PJ2/W7AUM. Friday, 6th February from Grand Cayman Island (NA-016, WLOTA 1042) as ZF2UM. QSL to W7AUM. [DX-World]

30/01/2015:  ZL7/JA0JHQ  CHATHAM ISLANDS -
Nobu, JA0JHQ will be active from the Chatham Islands (OC-038, WLOTA 1627, WWFF ZLFF-017) as ZL7/JA0JHQ during the short period of 30th January to 1st February, 2015. QRV mainly on 17 and 15 metre CW and SSB. Will try 10m CW. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

31/01/2015:  J38GA  GRENADA ISLAND -
Gregory, W2BEE will be active from the island of Grenada (NA-024, WLOTA 0718) as J38GA between 31st January and 28th February, 2015. QRV on the HF bands, CW and Digital modes, using K2/100, RigBlaster+, 160m CFD with 450 ohm open line. QSL via home call and LoTW. LoTW and ClubLog to be uploaded no later than March 2015 or sooner if internet access is available. QSL via mail, please include SASE. Website: www.qrz.com/db/J38GA [DX-World]

01/02/2014:  CT8/OK2ZI  AZORES -
Karel, OK2ZI, will be active as CT8/OK2ZI from Sao Miguel Island (DIP AZ-002, PIP AC-002, WLOTA 2016), Azores (EU-003) between 1-6 February. Activity will holiday style with 100 watts into a vertical on 160-10 metres using CW, SSB and Digital modes. Emphasis will be on the WARC bands. QSL only via the OQRS on ClubLog and LoTW. Logs will be uploaded after his return home. [OPDX Bulletin]

01/02/2014:  H44MS  SOLOMON ISLANDS -
Bernhard, DL2GAC will again be active from Honiara, on the northwestern coast of Guadalcanal Island (WLOTA 0086, WW Loc. RI00AJ), Solomon Islands (OC-047) as H44MS between 1st February and 30th April, 2015. QRV holiday style on 80m to 6m SSB only. QSL via DL2GAC, Bureau or direct. Website: www.qrz.com/db/H44MS [PA3CWN]

01/02/2014:  ZD8D  ASCENSION ISLAND -
Operators Werner DJ9KH, Axel DK9BDN and Christian DL6KAC will be active from Ascension Island (AF-003, WLOTA 1491) as ZD8D during February and March 2015. Activity will be focused on 160-40 metres, including the 60m, using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via DL9HO. Operations will probably include the ARRL DX SSB Contest. You can use the ZD8D Online QSL Request System to get your ZD8D card(s). The OQRS is available for direct and Bureau cards. Further information and updates on their website at: www.zd8d.de/ [OPDX Bulletin]

02/02/2014:  PJ2/DH6TJ  CURACAO -
Sasha, DH6TJ, will be active as PJ2/DH6TJ from the island of Curacao (SA-099, WLOTA 0942) between 2nd February and 31st March, 2015. Activity will be limited due to his work commitment. QRV on 20, 15 and 10 metre SSB using IC-706MKIIG with a 300 Watt amp. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [ATDX]

02/02/2014:  V5/DL4MFM  FORT CURT VON FRANCOIS-FESTE -
Mario, DL4MFM going to work on the 2nd and the 3rd of February 2015 from Fort Curt von Francois-Feste [von Francois Fort] (WCA V5-00005), Namibia. He plans to work as V5/DL4MFM. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [WCA]

03/02/2014:  3D2AD, 5W7A, KH8/N9YU, KH6/N9YU  PACIFIC TOUR -
Hrane, YT1AD will once again travel and operate from Central and South Pacific with an itinerary as follows: 03-08 February as 3D2AD from Viti Levu Island (OC-016, WLOTA 0055), Fiji. 08-11th February as 5W7A from Upolu Island (OC-097, WLOTA 1944), Samoa. 11-12th February as KH8/N9YU from Tutuila Island (OC-045, USi AS-007S), American Samoa. 13-14th February as KH6/N9YU from Hawaii (OC-019). QRV on 160-6m, SSB and CW. QSL via YT1AD, Bureau or direct. [DX-World]

04/02/2014:  KH0/EI2CR  NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS -
Sean, EI2CR will be active again as KH0/EI2CR from the island of Saipan (USi NI-002S, WLOTA 1333), Northern Mariana Islands (OC-086), between 4-7th February. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

06/02/2014:  FG4KH  GUADELOUPE -
Philippe, F1DUZ will be QRV again from the E.M.E. Guadeloupe Club Station (WW Loc. FK96HF), Saint Anne, island of Guadeloupe (NA-102, DIFO FG-001, WLOTA 0644, WWFF FFF-155) as FG4KH during his holidays from 6th February until 16th March, 2015. He will be on EME 144 but also on HF (included WARC) and 160m. Also Philippe will have a special attention for the TEP to South America, he hopes to again contact South Brazil like in 2013. 2m EME: TX always 1st period, info on MMM and N0UK. FT857D, LNA, SSPA, 2x8el H and V pol. 160m: infos on MMM and ON4KST chat. Inverted L and 500w. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [MMMonVHF]

06/02/2014:  KG4  GUANTANAMO BAY -
Jim WB2REM, Bob N4PSK, Cliff N4SIA and Nancy K9DIG plan activity from Guantanamo Bay (NA-015, WLOTA 0358) as KG4HI, KG4RQ KG4AS and KG4YL, respectively, between 6-13th February. QRV all bands, using CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL KG4RQ and KG4HI via WB2REM. KG4YL via K9DIG. KG4AS via N4SIA. [DX-World]

09/02/2014:  C6  BAHAMAS -
Operators Bob N4BP (C6AKQ), Tim N4UM (C6ARU) and Mike K4RUM (C6AUM) will be returning to Freeport, Grand Bahama Island (NA-080, WLOTA 0527), between 9-24th February. They will be joined by Chris NX4N (C6AWW) the following week (20-23 February). Bob and Mike will be active in the CQWW RTTY WPX Contest (14-15 February). Bob, Chris and Mike will be active in the ARRL International DX CW Contest (21-22 February). Look for C6AKQ on 160m, C6AWW on 80m and C6AUM on 40m. QSL via home calls and LoTW. [ATDX]

09/02/2014:  V5  NAMIBIA -
Werner DC8QT, Georg DD8ZX and Klaus DJ9KM will again be active as V5/homecalls from the QTH of V52W in Omaruru, Namibia, between 9-20th February, 2015. QRV on 160-6 metre SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via home calls. They plan to be active as V55V during CQ WPX RTTY Contest (14-15 February). QSL V55V via DJ8VC, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

11/02/2015:  MJ5RIC, MJ7C  ISLE OF JERSEY -
Rich, M5RIC will once again be active from La Moye, St Brelade parish, isle of Jersey (EU-013, WLOTA 0818, WW Loc. IN89VE) as MJ5RIC between 11-16 February. Activity will include an entry in the CQWW WPX RTTY Contest (14-15 February). Outside the contest, Rich will focus on the WARC bands, mainly 30 metres. QSL via M0OXO - OQRS preferred, see QRZ.com for details. [NG3K]

14/02/2015:  P40JP  ARUBA -
Jack, WX3P will be active as P40JP from the island of Aruba (SA-036, WLOTA 0033) between 14-19th February. QRV holiday style on 40-10 metres (no 30m) as conditions allow. Operations will be QRP with a KX3 and AlexLoop (maybe a wire OCD also). QSL via home call. [OPDX Bulletin]

15/02/2015:  FO/K8PGJ  FRENCH POLYNESIA -
Pete, K8PGJ, will be active from Bora Bora (OC-067, DIFO FO-003, WLOTA 0430), Society Archipelago, French Polynesia, as FO/K8PGJ between 15-24th February 2015. QRV holiday style, on the HF bands. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau and LoTW. [DX-World]

16/02/2015:  5Z  KENYA -
Bertrand, DF3FS and Oli, DL9OLI will be active as 5Z4/homecall from Diani Beach, Kenya, between 16th February and 8th March, 2015. QRV on 80-10 metre CW and SSB. Plan using verticals on 80m, 40m and 30m. Hexbeams on 20 to 10m. QSL via home calls, Bureau or direct. Further info can be found at: www.df3fs.de/5z-2015/index.html [DX-World]

16/02/2015:  TI9/3Z9DX  COCOS ISLANDS -
Dom 3Z9DX, an MTP Hall of Fame member (Most Traveled Person) will be on his way again together with Jorge TI2HMJ, Przemek SP8SIW and Dmitri RA9USU to activate Cocos Island [Isla del Coco] (IOTA NA-012), using the callsign TI9/3Z9DX. The island is designated as a National Park (WWFF TIFF-006). Activation dates are February 16-23, 2015. Activation Plan - Boat trip to the Island February 14th 2015 (takes 30h from Costa Rica). Radio Permit is issued for 7 days only, that means we can operate only for about 6 days (24h/day operation). We are in possession of the second permit, which allows us to stays on the island overnight. 2 radios on AIR, 80-10m SSB, CW, RTTY. Return to the Costa Rica main land on 24th February 2015. QSL via 3Z9DX direct, Bureau, OQRS ClubLog or direct PayPal request (no need to send a paper card). QSL requests with insufficient postage will be returned to the sender via the bureau. Website: www.nielsen.net/ti9a/ [DX-World]

16/02/2015:  V63MJ  KOSRAE ISLAND -
Madison, W5MJ will be active from Kosrae Island (OC-059), F.S.M., as V63MJ between 16-24th February, 2015. QRV on 160-10 metres, CW only. QSL direct to M0URX (bureau cards must be requested through the OQRS). [425 DX News]

18/02/2015:  FG/H.C.'s, TO66R  GUADELOUPE ISLAND -
Operators Gildas, F6HMQ and Michel, F6GWV will once again be active from Guadeloupe Island (NA-102, DIFO FG-001, WLOTA 0644) between 18th February and 8th March. Look for them to sign TO66R during the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (March 7-8th) as a Multi-Single entry. QSL TO66R via F6HMQ. Outside of the contest they will be active on all bands signing FG/homecall. QSL via their home calls. [OPDX Bulletin]

18/02/2015:  JW  SVALBARD -
Bodo DF8DX, Herman DL2NUD, Daniel DJ4MF and Rene DL2JRM will be active as JW/homecall from the JW5E club station located in Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen Island (EU-026, WLOTA 0125), Svalbard, from 18-25th February, 2015. QRV 80-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY, including an entry in the ARRL International DX CW Contest (21-22 February). QSL via home calls, direct or Bureau. [ATDX]

18/02/2015:  PJ7/WJ2O  SINT MAARTEN -
Dave, WJ2O tells ICPO - "My wife and I will be visiting with friends on Sint Maarten next February. Just happens to be on the same weekend of the ARRL CW DX Contest (21-22 February). I will be QRV as PJ7/WJ2O on 40 through 10 metres from 18-25th February. A Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry is planned for the contest. Outside the contest I can usually be found on the CW WARC bands. QSL via N2ZN and LoTW." Further info at: www.wj2o.com/index.asp?News=PJ7 [WJ2O]

18/02/2015:  PJ7AA  SINT MAARTEN -
Tom, AA9A, will once again be active as PJ7AA from Simpson Bay, island of Sint Maarten (NA-105, WLOTA 0711), between 18th February and 16th March. QRV on 40-10 metre CW and SSB. If like last year, Tom may spend a few hours in the ARRL SSB Contest (7-8 March). Operations will be with 100 watts with a K3 and Buddipole. QSL via AA9A or LoTW. [OPDX Bulletin]

20/02/2015:  C6AWW  BAHAMAS -
Chris, NX4N will be active from Freeport, Grand Bahama Island (NA-080, WLOTA 0527), as C6AWW between 20-23 February. QRV primarily on 80m CW with an effort in the ARRL DX CW contest. Please QSL on LoTW or DIRECT to NX4N (Chris Blake, 19311 Seacove Dr., FL 3355-8974, USA). [DX-World]

21/02/2015:  3W3B  VIETNAM -
Look for Bruce, 3W3B to be active as a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry in the ARRL International DX CW Contest (21-22 February) from Da Nang, Vietnam. QSL via E21EIC and LoTW. [NG3K]

21/02/2015:  7Q7GIA  MALAWI -
Ken, LA7GIA will once again be active as 7Q7GIA from Lilongwe, Malawi, between 21-28 February, 2015. Plans are to be QRV on 80-10 metre CW and RTTY, with wire and vertical antennas. QSL via home call, direct (NO IRCs) or Bureau. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW and ClubLog. [OPDX Bulletin]

21/02/2015:  BD1IIJ  CHINA -
Yuan, BD1IIJ plans a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry in the ARRL International DX CW Contest (21-22 February) from Beijing, China. QSL direct (QRZ.com) or LOTW. NO BURO! [NG3K]

21/02/2015:  CV5A  FLORES ISLAND -
Operators from Radiogrupo Sur will be active from Flores Island (SA-030, WLOTA 0528) between 21-23 February, 2015. QRV as CV5A look for them on all bands/all modes. QSL via CX2ABC. [DX-World]

21/02/2015:  HI3K  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC -
Jim, WP3A plans a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry in the ARRL International DX CW Contest (21-22 February) as HI3K from the Loma del Toro contest club station, Dominican Republic (NA-096, WLOTA 2974). QSL via KB2MS and LoTW. Website: www.qsl.net/hi3k [NG3K]

21/02/2015:  HR5/AA4NC  HONDURAS -
Will, AA4NC, will be active from Honduras as HR5/AA4NC for the ARRL International DX CW Contest (21-22 February) as a Single-Op entry. QSL via LoTW or direct only with SASE or SAE + sufficient postage to AA4NC (Will Roberts, 8104 Lawdraker Rd., Apex, NC 27502, USA). [NG3K]

21/02/2015:  NP2P  U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS -
Yuriy, N2TTA plans a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the ARRL International DX CW Contest (21-22 February) as NP2P from Christiansted, St. Croix Island (USi VI-002S, WLOTA 2477), US Virgin Islands (NA-106). QSL via LoTW. [NG3K]

21/02/2015:  PJ4  BONAIRE -
Marty, W1MD and crew will be active from the 'Radio House', Rincon village, island of Bonaire (SA-006, WLOTA 1279, WWFF PAFF-024) as PJ4/homecall between 17-24th February. QRV on 160-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes, including a Multi-2 entry in the ARRL International DX CW Contest (21-22 February) using the callsign PJ4X. QSL PJ4X via W1MD direct only and LoTW. QSL others via their home calls. [NG3K]

24/02/2015:  3G0ZC  JUAN FERNANDEZ -
After Tromelin, members of Provins ARC (F6KOP) will be on Robinson Crusoe Island (SA-005, DICE ICE-004, WLOTA 0153, WWFF CEFF-003), Juan Fernandez Archipelago, Valparaiso province, Chile, between 24th February and 4th March, 2015. Callsign 3G0ZC is pending. The team plans to be active with 8 stations on the air at the same time from 160-6 meters, using SSB, CW and Digimodes. A special effort will be made on low bands. Some WSPR activity is also planned. Their stations will have about 700W into Spiderbeams on the higher bands and verticals on the lower bands. Logs will be uploaded on a daily basis on ClubLog, LoTW and eQSL depending on the local internet access. QSL policy is to answer every request, direct or by the bureau. Team members are Alain, F5JTV (Leader), Tony/F8ATS (Co-leader), Jean-Luc F1ULQ (Co-leader), Norbert DJ7JC, Heye DJ9RR, Jeremy EI5GM, Dave EI9FBB, Patrick F2DX, Jimi F4DLM, Michel F5EOT, Antoine F5RAB, Stephane F5UOW, John F5VHQ, Gilles F6IRA, Gunther OE3GCU, Karl OE3JAJ, Francois ON4LO, Eric ON7RN and Kenneth OZ1IKY. Pilot stations are Col MM0NDX, John K6MM and Andre V51B. Further information and updates on their website (under construction) at: www.juanfernandez2015.com/ [DX-World]

25/02/2015:  K6PV/6  SANTA CATALINA ISLAND -
The Palos Verdes Amateur Radio Club will be active again as K6PV/6 from Santa Catalina Island (NA-066, USi CA-016S, WLOTA 2912), Los Angeles County, California, between 25th February and 1st March. Team members include Ray N6HE, Jeff K6JW, Diana AI6DF, Clay AB9A, Joe NZ6L, Norm K6UU, Bob W6HIP, Mike AF6VT, Chris KA6WNK, Bill WA6ESC and Don KE6PMN. QRV on, or near, the usual IOTA frequencies on 160-10 metre SSB, CW, RTTY, maybe PSK-31. Activity will include the CQWW 160M SSB and NAQP RTTY Contests. QSL via K6PV direct - see address and instructions at QRZ.com. [rsgbiota.org]

26/02/2015:  FP/KV1J  MIQUELON ISLAND -
Eric, KV1J, will once again be active from the island of Miquelon (NA-032, DIFO FP-002 WLOTA 1417, Grid GN17) as FP/KV1J between 26th February and 10th March, 2015. QRV on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY (primarily SSB and RTTY). Also, some 160m and 6m but dependent on the WX conditions. Eric plans activity in the NAQP RTTY (28 February - 1 March), possibly the CQWW 160-Meter SSB (20-22 February), and the ARRL DX SSB (7-8 March) Contests. QSL via KV1J, direct or Bureau. Log will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. Further information and operating schedule at: www.kv1j.com/fp/Feb15.html [DX-World]

28/02/2015:  W4  HONEYMOON ISLAND, FL -
Mid Florida DX Association members Jim KG4JSZ/p, Tim KI4GMR/p, Tony N2MFT/4, Steve KS4WA/p will be active on 28th February from Honeymoon Island (NA-034, USi FL-017S), Pinellas county, Florida. QRV on the HF bands, on or near the usual IOTA frequencies. QSL via the individual operators home callsign. [rsgbiota.org]

xx/03/2015:  9Q0HQ  DEM. REP. OF CONGO -
The "Radioamateur Association of the Democratic Republic of the Congo" (ARAC) has invited the "Italian DXpedition Team" for a short stay in Kinshasa during March 2015. The purpose of the activity will be theoretical and practical training and refresher courses for the Amateurs of the DR of the Congo. The callsign of the operation will be 9Q0HQ. Operators mentioned are Silvano I2YSB, Vinicio IK2CIO, Angelo IK2CKR, Marcello IK2DIA, Stefano IK2HKT, Mac JA3USA (one week only) and Alfeo I1HJTK. The HF pilot station will be Art, IK7JWY, and the 50 Mhz pilot station will be Sergio, IK0FTA. Software Management (log in real time) will be run by Giacomo, IH9GPI. Activity will be on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. Further information, frequencies and updates at: www.i2ysb.com/idt/ [OPDX Bulletin]

01/03/2015:  PJ4/DG1SGW  BONAIRE -
Klaus, DG1SGW, will be active as PJ4/DG1SGW from the island of Bonaire (SA-006, WLOTA 1279, WWFF PAFF-024) between 1-12 March, 2015. Activity will be holiday style on the 160-6 meters using SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via home call, direct, by the Bureau or LoTW. [OPDX Bulletin]

01/03/2015:  XV7BM  VIETNAM -
Toshi, JA8BMK, again plans activity as XV7BM from Nha Trang resort, Vietnam, between 1-31st March, 2015. QRV this time with improved RX antennas. QSL via JA8BMK. [DX-World]

02/03/2015:  V63CO  ULITHI ATOLL -
Taka, JA8COE will be active from Ulithi Adventure Resort, Falalop Island, Ulithi Atoll (IOTA OC-078), Micronesia, as V63CO between 2-6 March, 2015. QRV on the HF bands. QSL via JA8COE Clublog OQRS, Direct (2USD or IRCs). Web: www.qrz.com/db/V63CO [DX-World]

02/03/2015:  WP2AA  US VIRGIN ISLANDS -
John, KK9A will once again activate the USVI Contest Club, Gallows Bay Station, Christiansted, island of St. Croix (USi VI002S, WLOTA 2477), US Virgin Islands (NA-106), from 2-9 March, 2015. Activity will include a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (7-8 March). Outside the contest, John will be QRV holiday style on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL goes via WD9DZV and LoTW. [NG3K]

03/03/2015:  DL1WH/P  FOEHR ISLAND -
Volker, DL1WH will be active as DL1WH/p from the island of Foehr (EU-042, DID/GIA N-17, WLOTA 4067) on 3-11 March. He will operate CW and some SSB mainly in his morning and evening hours. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [425 DX News]

05/03/2015:  T88HZ  PALAU -
Tevfik, TA1HZ will once again be active as T88HZ from the West Plaza by the Sea Hotel Rental Shack, Koror, Koror Island, Republic of Palau (OC-009, WW Loc. PJ77FI) from 5-12th March, 2015. QRV on 80-6m, using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. Activity will also include a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (7-8 March). QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [NG3K]

07/03/2015:  YC8ROP  INDONESIA -
Ronald, YC8ROP will be active in the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (7-8 March 2015) from Tahuna, Sangihe Island (OC-210, WLOTA 2486), North Sulawesi, Indonesia. He plans a Single-Op/Single-Band (15m). QSL via YC8OP direct, LoTW and eQSL. [NG3K]

11/03/2015:  3W2JK  VIETNAM -
Jacek, SP5APW, will be active holiday style as 3W2JK from Con Son Island (AS-130), Vietnam, between 11-17th March, 2015. QRV on 40-10m from the southeastern coast of the island. Further info and updates at: as-130.blogspot.it/ [OPDX Bulletin]

11/03/2015:  7QAA  MALAWI -
The Black Mamba Contest and DXpedition Team will be active from Nkhotakota, Republic of Malawi, as 7QAA. They plan to have around 20-24 operators, and will operate in two teams. The first team will be active from 11-21 March 2015 on 160-10 metre CW only, plus 6 metre CW. The second team will be active between 22 March and 1 April on 160-10 metre SSB and RTTY only, including an entry in the CQ WPX SSB Contest. So far, the operators include Chris DL2MDU, Emil DL8JJ, Jo DJ3CQ, John GW4SKA, Frosty K5LBU, Dick K9APW, Neil VA7DX, Don VE7DS, Keith VE7KW, Bob W5UQ, Sam ZS6BRZ and Roger ZS6RJ. The ZS pilot station will be Hal, ZS6WB. ClubLog will be used and OQRS will be available. Further detailed information and updates can be found on their website at: www.malawidx.org/ [DX World/425 DX News]

11/03/2015:  VP2MQT  MONTSERRAT -
Rob, N7QT will be active from the island of Montserrat (NA-103, WLOTA 1475) as VP2MQT between 11-25th March, 2015. QRV on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. Log will be uploaded to LoTW. [DX-World]

12/03/2015:  J34G  GRENADA ISLAND -
Bob, G3PJT will once again be active as J34G from the Coral Cove area of L'Anse aux Epines, island of Grenada (NA-024, WLOTA 0718, WW Loc. FK92CA) from 12-25th March, 2015. QRV holiday style on the HF bands, including an entry in the RSGB Commonwealth Contest (7-8 March). QSL only via G3PJT by email (bob [AT] g3pjt.com) request for Bureau, cards not required. If you want a direct QSL - send QSO info plus 2USD and SASE to Bob Whelan, 36 Green End, Comberton, Cambridge CB23 7DY, England. Please note that Bob does NOT accept IRCs. [ATDX]

14/03/2015:  ZF2UL  CAYMAN ISLANDS -
Bob, K3UL will be active from Grand Cayman Island (NA-016, WLOTA 1042) as ZF2UL between 14-20th March. QRV holiday style on the HF bands. QSL via home call (QRZ.com). [DX-World]

19/03/2015:  FR/F5MNW  REUNION ISLAND -
Guy, F5MNW will again be active as FR/F5MNW from Reunion Island (AF-016, DIFO FR-001, WLOTA 1812, WW Loc. LG78PU, WWFF FFF-011) between 19th March and 14th April, 2015. QRV on HF the bands, CW only. QSL sure direct/Bureau, please not IRC ! Website: www.qrz.com/db/FR/F5MNW [DX-World]

19/03/2015:  OH0/OG2K  ALAND ISLANDS -
Anton, OG2K, will be active on a "DX Field Day" as OH0/OG2K from Aland Islands (EU-002) between 19-22 March, 2015. QRV holiday style on 17 and 12 metre SSB and RTTY. QSL via OG2K. [DX-World]

22/03/2015:  TO4C  MARTINIQUE -
Rich, M5RIC, will once again be active as TO4C from Ducos, island of Martinique (NA-107, DIFO FM-001, WLOTA 1041) from 22-29 March, 2015. Rich plans to be QRV on 80-10 metres, with focus on the WARC bands, using SSB and RTTY. Activity will also include a Single-Op/All Band entry in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (28-29 March). QSL via M0OXO OQRS. [DX-World]

25/03/2015:  C21EU  MARTINIQUE -
A team consisting of Ronald PA3EWP, Hans DL6JGN, Ernoe DK2AMM and Guenter DL2AWG plan activity from Nauru (OC-031) as C21EU (callsign is pending) between 25th March and 4th April. They will stay in the Menen Hotel and QRV on 40-10m, CW/SSB/RTTY, maybe PSK. Their equipment includes two K3 and two PA 600W. For antennas they will use 5 band Spiderbeams and some verticals. Two stations running 24/7 if possible. QSL via operators' instructions. [DX-World]

25/03/2015:  PJ4  BONAIRE -
Jeff KU8E, John K4BAI and Fred WW4LL will be active as PJ4/homecall from the Bonaire Radio House, village of Rincon, island of Bonaire (SA-006, WLOTA 1279, WWFF PAFF-024) between 25th March and 2nd April. QRV on 160-6 metres, including a Multi-Single entry in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (28-29 March) using the callsign PJ4Z from CQ zone 9. QSL PJ4/KU8E, PJ4/K4BAI and PJ4Z via K4BAI. QSL PJ4/WW4LL via home call. [ATDX]

28/03/2015:  5E5E  MOROCCO -
Look for 5E5E to be QRV during the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (28-29 March) as a Multi-2 entry from the CN2R Contest Station, Casablanca, Morocco (CQ zone 33). Operators include Juan EA8RM, Jorge EA9LZ, Mark M0DXR, Mark LU8EOT, Manu LU9ESD, Olli OH0XX and Jim W7EJ. QSL via W7EJ and LoTW. [DxCoffee]

28/03/2015:  NP2P  U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS -
Yuriy, N2TTA will be active as NP2P for the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (28-29 March) from Christiansted, St. Croix Island (USi VI-002S, WLOTA 2477), US Virgin Islands (NA-106). Plans are for a Single-Op/All-Band entry from CQ zone 8. QSL via LoTW. [NG3K]

28/03/2015:  YC8ROP  INDONESIA -
Look for Ronald, YC8ROP to be active as a Single-Op/Single-Band (15m) entry during the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (28-29 March) from Tahuna, Sangihe Island (OC-210, WLOTA 2486), North Sulawesi, Indonesia. QSL via YC8OP direct, LoTW and eQSL. [NG3K]

09/04/2015:  JW/F8DVD  SVALBARD -
Francois F8DVD will be active from Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen Island (EU-026, WLOTA 0125), Svalbard, as JW/F8DVD between 9-15th April, 2015. QRV on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [DX-World]

13/04/2015:  J88PI  THE GRENADINES -
Brian, GW4DVB, informs I.C.P.O. readers: "I will be operating a small Dx-Expedition again in April 2015, from Palm Island [aka Prune Island] (IOTA NA-025) - St. Vincent and the Grenadines), QRA Locator FK92HO. Dates 13th thru 21st April 2015 as J88PI. Bands: 40, 20, 17, 15, 10 and 6 metre, SSB. QSL via homecall, direct (PO Box 20:20, Llanharan, Pontyclun, Wales - UK CF72 9ZA) or via the Bureau." Website: www.g4dvb.co.uk/ [DxCoffee]

15/04/2015:  YJ0XG  VANUATU -
Haru, JA1XGI plans to be active from Port-Vila (WW Loc. RH42CH), Efate Island, Shefa Province, Vanuatu (OC-035) as YJ0XG during the middle of April 2015. QRV on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via JA1XGI, direct or Bureau. Further information and updates at: island.geocities.jp/vanuatuholiday/ [DX-World]

15/04/2015:  4G0PUP  MINDORO ISLAND -
Patrick, 4F1TDT and Gil, 4F2KWT plan activity as 4G0PUP from Mindoro Island (OC-244, WLOTA 0794) on 16-19th April, 2015. QRV on the HF bands, propagation allowing. QSL direct or Bureau to DX1PUP or 4F2KWT. [rsgbiota.org]

25/04/2015:  ZF2CI  CAYMAN ISLANDS -
Col, MM0NDX will be active holiday-style from the Cayman Islands (NA-016, WLOTA 1042) as ZF2CI (callsign is pending) between April 25 to May 2, 2015. QRV on 160-10m, SSB only. He also plans to be active as ZF8/ZF2CI from Little Cayman (NA-016, WLOTA 1490) and ZF9/ZF2CI from Cayman Brac (NA-016, WLOTA 0667) sometime during his stay. QSL via IW7EGQ. [DX-World]

26/04/2015:  MM0KLR  ISLE OF MUCK -
Kilmarnock and Loudoun ARC will be active from the isle of Muck (IOSA NH06, SCOTIA DI18, WAB NM48, WW Loc. IO66UU), Inner Hebrides (EU-008), as MM0KLR between 26th April and 2nd May, 2015. Operators include Graham MM0GHM, Allan 2M0VNW, Arthur MM0DHQ, Allan GM3OZB, Gordon GM7WCO, Jason GM7VSB and Paul GM0PJD. QRV on 160m to 2m including 60m. QSL via Bureau or eQSL to MM0KLR. QSL direct to MM0GHM. Website: www.qrz.com/db/mm0klr [rsgbiota.org]

02/05/2015:  JD1YBT  OGASAWARA -
Members of the World Wide Club will be active again as JD1YBT from Chichi-jima, Ogasawara (AS-031, JCG #10007, WLOTA 2269, WW Loc. QL17CD, WWFF JAFF-018), Tokyo prefecture, between 2-11 May, 2015. Team members include Toshi JP1IOF (JD1BLC), Yoshi JE2EHP, Masaru JA5AQC and Aki JA4FHE. QRV on 160-6 metres using all modes and possibly 3 stations. QSL via JP1IOF, direct or Bureau, and LoTW. Online logsearch and OQRS on ClubLog. Web: www.qrz.com/db/JD1YBT [DX-World]

10/05/2015:  3B8/EA5IDQ  MAURITIUS ISLAND -
Look for Jose, EA5IDQ to be active from Mauritius Island (AF-049, WLOTA 0595) as 3B8/EA5IDQ from 10-18 May, 2015. QRV on 40-10 metre SSB and RTTY. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [NG3K]

10/05/2015:  TM5U  BREHAT ISLAND -
Operators Francis ON8AZ, Geert ON7USB, Tim ON5HC, Patrick ON4PQ and Lieven ON7PQ will be active as TM5U from Brehat Island (EU-074, DIFM MA-012, WLOTA 2010, WWFF FFF-1194) from between 10-15th May, 2015. QRV on 160-6 metre SSB, CW and Digital modes. QSL direct or Bureau to ON8AZ. Further information and updates at: www.eu074.be/ [rsgbiota.org]

19/05/2015:  3B9/EA5IDQ  RODRIGUES ISLAND -
Following his activity on Mauritius Island, Jose EA5IDQ plans to activate Rodrigues Island (AF-017, WLOTA 4265, WWFF 3BFF-004) as 3B9/EA5IDQ between 19-23 May, 2015. QRV on 40-10 metre SSB and RTTY. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [NG3K]

27/05/2015:  C6AYM  BAHAMAS -
Eric, K9GY will once again be active as C6AYM this time from Grand Bahama Island (NA-080, WLOTA 0527, Grid Loc. FL06) between 27th May and 1st June. QRV on 80-6 metre CW and SSB. Also look for him during the CQWW WPX CW Contest (23-24 May) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. QSL via K9GY, direct or Bureau. Log will be uploaded to LoTW. [OPDX Bulletin]

30/05/2015:  VB7X  CANADA -
Eric, VA7DZ, will use special callsign VB7X in the CQWW DX CW Contest (30-31 May, 2015) from Victoria, BC, Canada (CQ zone 3). Category TBD. QSL via VA7DZ and LoTW. [IC]

28/06/2015:  OJ0V  MARKET REEF -
Peter ON8VP, Mike ON6QQ and Ron ON5TQ plan activity from Market Reef (EU-053, ARLHS MAR-001, WLOTA 0542, WWFF OHFF-038) as OJ0V between 28th June and 4th July, 2015. QRV on 40-10 metre CW and SSB. QSL via ON5TC. [DX-World]

01/07/2015:  HC8/G8OFQ  GALAPAGOS -
Returning to the Galapagos Islands is Geoff, G8OFQ who was last active there in August/September 2013. Working as a volunteer for the Galapagos National Park (WWFF HCFF-004), at the Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre on Isabela island (SA-004, WLOTA 2957), Geoff will again sign HC8/G8OFQ from 1st July until 30th September 30, 2015. QRV on 160-6m, spare time operation. QSL via HA3JB. [DX-World]

01/07/2015:  MM0NDX/P  ORKNEY ISLANDS -
Col, MM0NDX will once again make a short trip to Orkney Island (EU-009, IOSA OR01, SCOTIA OI14, WLOTA 1652) on 3-5 July. QRV holiday style on the HF bands as MM0NDX/p. QSL goes via IW7EGQ. [rsgbiota.org]

11/07/2015:  CT7/F8BBL  INSUA ISLAND -
Laurent, F8BBL will be QRV as CT7/F8BBL (maybe a special callsign) from Insua Island (EU-150, DIP MI-001, PIP NT-001, WLOTA 2869) and Alto de Sao Bento (SOTA CT/MN-046) from 11-25 July, 2015. QRV on the HF bands, holiday style, mainly CW with some SSB and Digital modes. Rig: FT-857D/100 w/ MP1 antenna and portable dipole antenna + 12v/18 amp battery. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. Online log search will be hosted by ClubLog (CT7/F8BBL, CT7/F8BBL/P/IOTA and CT7/F8BBL/P/SOTA). [DxCoffee]

20/07/2015:  FP/N7QT  SAINT PIERRE/MIQUELON -
Look for Rob, N7QT, to be active once again from the island of Miquelon (NA-032, DIFO FP-002, WLOTA 1417) as FP/N7QT between 20-29th July, 2015. Activity will include an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July). Outside the contest, Rob will be active on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau and LoTW. [QRZ.com]

22/07/2015:  MM8C  ST. KILDA ARCHIPELAGO -
Members of the Cray Valley Radio Society will be mounting an IOTA DXpedition to Hirta Island in the St. Kilda archipelago (IOTA EU-059, IOSA OL02, SCOTIA DI23) between 22-28 July, 2015. Operators include Nobby G0VJG, Dave G4BUO, Toby M0TBS, Giles M0TGV, Justin G4TSH, Tony G2NF and Chris G0FDZ. They plan to be QRV HF and VHF CW and SSB (IO75RT), including a Low-Power entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest. If possible, the team will also try to activate Conachair summit (SOTA GM/IS-098). QSL via Owen G4DFI. Note: Dates subject to change / weather dependent. [DX-World]

24/07/2015:  CR5CW  CULATRA ISLAND -
Operators Colin CT7ACG, Andy M0GAV, Sharon M3VCQ and Cliff G0MMI will be active as CR5CW from Culatra Island (EU-145, DIA Ai-01, DIP AL-001, WLOTA 0144), Algarve province, Olhao county, Portugal, between 24-27th July. The team will be active from the Cabo de Santa Maria lighthouse (PT-505, DFFA Fa-06, ARLHS POR-041, Admiralty D2206) for the duration of the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July) on 80-10 metres. Culatra Island is also part of the Parque Natural da Ria Formosa (WWFF CTFF-007). QSL via CT7ACG and LoTW. [rsgbiota.org]

24/07/2015:  GI5O  RATHLIN ISLAND -
Operators Bernard G3SHF, Carsten G0SYP, Tom M0DCG, Evan M0TJU, Dave G0LZL, Pete M1PTR and Kieron M5KJM will be active as GI5O from Rathlin Island (EU-122, WLOTA 0039) from 24-26 July, 2015. QRV on all HF bands, including an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July). The team will be operating from the Rathlin East (Altacarry Head) High Lighthouse (ARLHS NTI-011, Admiralty A6062). QSL via Bureau or M5KJM. [rsgbiota.org]

24/07/2015:  JA4/ON7JA  FUNE ISLAND -
Jan, ON7JA plans activity as JA4/ON7JA from Fune Island (AS-117), JA4 Hiroshima prefecture, between 24-28th July, including an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest. QSL via the Bureau to ON7JA, no e-QSL. [rsgbiota.org]

25/07/2015:  SM5CKV/P  HARSTENA ISLAND -
Olof, G0CKV will once again be active as SM5CKV/p during the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July) from the island of Harstena (IOTA EU-177, WW Loc. JO88MG). Plans are for a Single-Op/All-Band entry. QSL via LoTW is preferred. [NG3K]

25/07/2015:  YC8ROP  SANGIHE ISLAND -
Ronald, YC8ROP will be active during the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July) from Sangihe Island (OC-210, WLOTA 2486). Plans are for a Single-Op/Single-Band (10m) entry. QSL via LoTW. QSL also ok via Direct (QRZ.com) or via manager W2FB. [NG3K]

01/09/2015:  RT9K/0  DOBRZHANSKOGO ISLAND -
A team consisting Igor UA9KDF, Valery UA0ZC, Victor RW0BG, Andy UA0BA, Vlad RA9LR, Vladimir RA0ZJ, Sergey UA0ZFW and Artemiy UA9KAM plan activity as RT9K/0 from Dobrzhanskogo Island [Ostrov Dobrzhanskogo] (IOTA AS-203 NEW!, RR-13-18, RDA KT-13, WW Loc. RP12RI), in the region of Koryakskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug. Dates to be confirmed. They will travel to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on 19 August, but once there it will still be a 1,500-kilometre voyage that should take 1-2 weeks before they reach the island. So expected arriving is the beginning of September. They plan to have three stations QRV on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes, using high power. QSL via RX9KM (logsearch on ClubLog). Further information and updates on their website at: www.qrz.com/db/RT9K/0 .... Stay Tuned! [DX-World]

01/10/2015:  TX3X  CHESTERFIELD ISLANDS -
The team for the 1-12 October TX3X DXpedition to the Chesterfield Islands (OC-176) now includes eleven operators: Joe AA4NN, Pista HA5AO, Gene K5GS, Ross K6GFJ, John K6MM, Kevin K6TD, Stu K6TU, Tom ND2T, Steve W1SRD, Les W2LK and Mike WA6O. The pilot stations now include Ralf W4HK (Chief Pilot and North America), Hiroo JA1WSX (Japan), Al 4L5A (Rest of Asia), Luciano PT7WA (South America), Andre V51B (Africa), Chris HA5XA (Europe) and Luke VK3HJ (Oceania). QRV on 160-10m CW, SSB and RTTY. Further information and updates at: chesterfield2015.pdxg.net/ [425 DX News]

18/10/2015:  PY0F  FERNANDO DE NORONHA -
Will, AA4NC, plans activity from Fernando de Noronha (SA-003, DIB OC-01, WLOTA 1208, WWFF PYFF-016, WW Loc. HI36TD) as PY0F/AA4NC between 18-27th October, 2015. Activity will include a Single-Op entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (24-25 October) from CQ zone 11. QRV holiday style outside of the contest on 160-10 metre SSB, CW and RTTY. UPDATE: Ron AA4VK and Murray WA4DAN will also join Will as a "reunion" DXpedition. WA4DAN will handle Direct QSLs. An OQRS service is being considered. Until a dedicated PY0F website is created, updates will be posted at: aa4vk.com/PY0F/PY0F.htm and at the various DX bulletins. [DX-World]

17/11/2015:  VK0EK  HEARD ISLAND -
The tentative dates have been announced by Richard, KY6R, for the VK0EK Heard Island (AN-003, WWFF VKFF-565) DXpedition - between 17th November and 23rd December, 2015. Actual dates still subject to change - but will happen in Nov. - Dec. 2015. The initial operators include Bob KK6EK, Peter ON6TT, Christian DL1MGB, Mike N6MZ, Franz DJ9ZB, Carlos NP4IW, Alan AD6E, George ("Nick") N4GRN, Gerd DJ5IW, Paul N6PSE, Wes W3WL, Glenn W0GJ, Bill AA7XT and Joe (Nobel physics) K1JT. The campsite will be located on the east side of Heard Island, enabling paths to areas of the world that were not accessible in the last operation (in 1997). Website: vk0ek.org/ [425 DX News]

2016

15/01/2016:  3Y/B  BOUVET ISLAND -
Mark, ON4WW has been granted permission by the Norwegian Polar Institute to land and stay at Cape Valdivia, Bouvet Island [aka Bouvetoya] (IOTA AN-002, WWFF LAFF-044) for three months, from mid-January until mid-April 2016. This is intended to be a one-man amateur radio DXpedition, with a target of 100,000 CW, SSB and RTTY QSOs on the HF bands and daily log uploads to ClubLog, LoTW and eQSL. "Whether or not this DXpedition will take place depends on the next big hurdle: funding", Mark says. A web page providing background information and full details including the funding approach is available at: www.on4ww.be/bouvet2016.html. The email address to contact Mark with regard to the DXpedition is bouvet2016[@]telenet.be. [425 DX News]

??/03/2016:  E44Y  PALESTINE -
A multi-national team consisting of Kaspars YL1ZF, Miran S50O, Romeo S59M, Fulvio HB9DHG, Marco HB9OCR, Col MM0NDX, Santos EA4AK, Rodrigo EA7JX, Jorge HK1R, Sal HK1T, Peter PD1RP, Mariano LU8EOT, Tim LW9EOC and possibly others are planning an expedition to the Mosaic Guesthouse, located in the village of Sebastia, Palestine, in March, 2016. QRV as E44Y on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct, by the Bureau, LoTW or OQRS; direct cards via EB7DX. Further information and updates on their website at: palestine.ig9y.com/. [DX-World]