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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]

01/11/2009:  J5  GUINEA-BISSAU -
Joao, CT2GQA will be in Guinea-Bissau for the next five years. He has two callsigns: J5GQZ to be used on 20m/17m and J5JUA for 80m/40m. QSL cards should be sent via his homecall. [DX Newsletter]

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. QSL via his home call, REF bureau preferred. [DX-World]

10/12/2012:  T6T  AFGHANISTAN -
Shuravi, (ex. RL3AR, RA6JL), will be active as T6T from Kabul, Afghanistan, from 10 December 2012 until the summer of 2014. Activity will be on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and PSK. QSL via RW6HS. [DXAT]

19/12/2012:  5Z4/LA4GHA & 6O0LA  KENYA & SOMALIA -
Roger, LA4GHA, is now active from Kenya and Somalia while on work assignment for UNODC in East Africa. He will be active as 5Z4/LA4GHA from Nairobi, Kenya (Grid Loc. KI88) and as 6O0LA from Garowe, Puntland, Somalia (WW Loc. LJ48FI), depending on deployment, until December 2014. Roger is QRV on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes, when time permits. QSL via LA4GHA, bureau or direct and LoTW. [DXNL]

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]

25/02/2013:  ZA/IZ4JMA  ALBANIA -
Max, IZ4JMA, reports he is now living in Albania and will be on the air as ZA/IZ4JMA starting from 25 February 2013 for 18 months at least. He can be QRV on all bands and modes. QSL via IZ4JMA. [425 DX News]

19/04/2013:  T6TM  AFGHANISTAN -
Tim, KB2RLB (ex-DA2TF and YI9RLB), is currently operating in Afghanistan as T6TM (since 19 April 2013) in Eastern Kabul on an American military compound (inside an Afghan compound). "The T6 call was received after submitting my application through the military channels here. I plan on being here for at least another year and will be working mainly Fridays between the hours of 0400 and 1300 UTC. My OP Conditions: FT-897D, Clover leaf G5RV (Working to put up some other wire), Z11Pro Tuner. I will be working PSK, SSB and might do some CW (if I get the nerve up since it has been a while for me)." QSL via KB2RLB. [OPDX Bulletin]

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]

15/05/2013:  T6JP  AFGHANISTAN -
Jesse, KB2OBQ will once again be active from Panjwai, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, beginning 15 May 2013 until August 2014. Operating as T6JP he will be QRV on 160-10m SSB and CW (100w). Logs uploaded daily (if possible) to LoTW, e-QSL, QRZ. Website: www.qrz.com/db/T6JP [DX World]

30/06/2013:  Z6/LZ1BJ  KOSOVO -
Boyan, LZ1BJ, informs OPDX that he just received his Z6/LZ1BJ license and it is valid until 24th June, 2014. He is in Pristina and will be active during his spare time on the HF bands using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. [OPDX Bulletin]

15/07/2013:  9G5AC  GHANA -
Jeff, W7JVN, along with his wife Beverly WB7NLY have been called to a church mission in Ghana, West Africa and will be active as 9G5AC. Jeff thought it would be nice to be on a DX expedition here so he brought his FT-857 and have set up a humble little station at their house. He has a 20 metre inverted V dipole antenna mounted on a 30 foot bamboo pole. He will use a 12 volt battery off his generator for power for the radio. Jeff will get on 20 and 15 metre SSB whenever he gets a chance and when the bands are open. Jeff and his wife will be located in Asamankese, Ghana, (which is in the bush) for about 16 months. QSL via K7JH (QRZ.com). [DX World]

02/08/2013:  YS1/NP3J  EL SALVADOR -
Hiro, JA6WFM, will be active as YS1/NP3J from San Salvador, El Salvador between 2 August 2013 and the end of 2014. QRV on 80-6 metre CW and SSB. QSL via EA5GL. [OPDX Bulletin]

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]

02/11/2013:  OD5/EA1CYK  LEBANON -
Adrian, EA1CYK, will be active from Lebanon between (approx.) 2 November 2013 and 3 May 2014 as OD5/EA1CYK. He will be active on HF Bands SSB. QSL via EA7LS. Further information to follow... [DxCoffee]

17/11/2013:  4S7KKG  SRI LANKA ISLAND -
Peter, DC0KK, will be active again as 4S7KKG from Moragalla, Sri Lanka (AS-003, WLOTA 0762, WW Loc. MJ96XK) between 17 November 2013 and 15 April 2014. He will operate mainly CW and digital modes. QSL via DC0KK, direct or bureau. Logsearch will be hosted on Club Log. [425 DX News]

25/11/2013:  9L1A  SIERRA LEONE -
Ivo, 9A3A is now active as 9L1A from Sierra Leone until the end of May 2014. He logged 2000+ QSOs during the CQWW DX CW Contest, and is now working "on antenna improvements". 9L1A is a reissued callsign, QSL for the current operation is via 9A2AA (direct or bureau). [425 DX News]

25/11/2013:  VP8BTU  FALKLAND ISLANDS -
Mick, G1EUZ (ex-ZD8RAF) will once again be active from Roy Cove settlement, West Falkland Island (SA-002, WAP GBR-25, WWFF GFF-024, WW Loc. FD98RN), as VP8BTU between 25 November 2013 and 25 May 2014. QRV on 80-10 metres. Send all QSL cards via his home call G1EUZ. However, please note that you will not receive a return card until after the end of his trip, as he is his own QSL manager. Logbook will be uploaded to LoTW on his arrival back in the UK. [DX World]

01/12/2013:  JW2US  BEAR ISLAND -
Erik, LA2US, is returning to Bear island (EU-027) as JW2US for a 6 months period - December 2013 through May 2014. Again, this is not a Dxpedition - Erik will be on the air as time and work schedule permit. Last time he worked 80% SSB - this time he will mostly work CW. Rig: FTDX5000MP + Carolina Windom 80m-10m. QSL via LA2US, LoTW, eQSL or direct with SAE + stamped IRC / $3. QSL via bureau will be answered after June 2014. Website: www.qrz.com/db/LA2US [DX World]

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

01/01/2014:  AF1G/C6A  BAHAMA ISLANDS -
Tim, AF1G, is now a resident on Andros Island (NA-001), Bahamas, as AF1G/C6A until November 2014. He is there on work assignment at Engineering/Communications Technician at PAE Applied Technologies, LLC, on Andros Island. QRV on 80-6m, SSB. QSL via LoTW (or direct to Tim Hardy, PSC 1012 Box 593, FPO AA 34058-9998, USA). [DX World]

16/01/2014:  D2SG  ANGOLA -
Craig, MM0SSG, is returning to Luanda, Angola, on 16th January 2014 and will be active, when work permits, until December 2014. QRV on 80-10m SSB, PSK31 and CW. QSL via GM4FDM and LoTW. [DX World]

12/02/2014:  DS4DRE/4  TAEHUKSAN DO -
Kang, DS4DRE, will be active as DS4DRE/4 from Taehuksan island [Taehuksan Do](IOTA AS-093), South Korea, between 12th February and 31st December 2014. He plans to be QRV on 80-10 metre SSB and CW. QSL via home call, bureau or direct. [DXNL]

13/02/2014:  XW0YJY  LAOS -
Champ, E21EIC, will be active from Vientiane, Laos (WW Loc. OK17HW), as XW0YJY between 13 February and 30 June 2014. He will be QRV holiday style on 160 to 6 metres, including 60 meters, using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to home call. Log Search and OQRS is available at Club Log. [DX World]

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]

03/03/2014:  9N7AA  NEPAL -
Andy, UA3AA, will be active as 9N7AA from Pokhara (WW Loc. NL18XE), Nepal, between 3 March and 23 May 2014. Due to RFI issues and S9+ noise level, Andy asks you have patience when trying to work him. QRV on 160-10 metre CW. QSL via direct only to: Andy Gromov, PO Box 873, Brooklyn, NY 11230, USA. [DX World]

09/03/2014:  HS0ZLU  KOH PHANGAN ISLAND -
David, HS0ZLU, will once again activate Koh Phangan Island (AS-101, WLOTA 1441, WW Loc. NJ99xr) from 9th March until 15th May 2014. Activity will be mainly on 20 and 10 metre SSB and PSK. David will also try 80-12 metres propagation allowing. ICOM 706MKIIG - 50 watts SSB - 15 watts PSK (DATA). Long wire antenna of 10 meters length, Diamond W8010 for 10m and 20m. QSL card is OK via DIRECT (David H, 2 Rue Lavoisier, Blanc Mesnil 9315O, France), please NO BURO. [DX World]

10/03/2014:  RI59ANT  BELLINGSHAUSEN STATION -
Alexander, RX0QM, is a member of the 59th Russian Antarctic Expedition. Approx 10th March 2014 he will replace current operator Oleg, RI1ANU, at Bellingshausen Station (AA UA-04, WAP RUS-01, WWFF RFF-154) on King George Island (WLOTA 0312), South Shetlands Islands (AN-010), and be active on HF bands as RI59ANT until 26th November 2014. QSL via Op's instruction. Website: www.qrz.com/db/RI59ANT [DX World]

15/03/2014:  VY0/VE3VID  IGLOOLIK ISLAND -
David, VE3VID, will once again be active as VY0/VE3VID from Igloolik Island (NA-174, CIsA NW013), Nunavut, from 15th March until 20th April 2014. QRV on the HF bands using primarily RTTY, with Hell and Olivia as well. David will also participate in the BARTG HF RTTY contest and the upcoming EA RTTY contest. QSL via home call direct or Bureau. [DX World]

16/03/2014:  ZC4MIS  U.K. BASES, CYPRUS -
Mike, AG6IP, will return to Akrotiri, UK Sovereign Base Areas on Cyprus (AS-004, MIA MCI-002, WLOTA 0892) and wil be QRV as ZC4MIS for the next five months, starting 16th March, 2014. He operates SSB and digital modes on 40-10 metres. QSL via AG6IP; QSLling policy on QRZ.com, logsearch and OQRS on ClubLog. [425 DX News]

18/03/2014:  T6DD  AFGHANISTAN -
Dragan, 4O4A, is currently in located in Mazar village, Badakhshan Province in north-eastern Afghanistan. Having received his T6DD callsign, look for Dragan to be active on 80-6m mainly CW until September 15th. QSL via home call, LoTW and ClubLog OQRS. Note: T6DD is approved for DXCC credit. [DXAT]

19/03/2014:  VP2V  ANEGADA ISLAND -
Operators Bogdan SP2FUD, Kazik SP6AXW, Leszek SP6CIK, Janusz SP9FIH and Robert SP9WZS will be active as VP2V/homecall from the Lo'Blolly Beach Cottages, located on the island of Anegada (NA-023, WW Loc. FK78UR). QRV on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. They will also participate in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (29-30 March) using the callsign VP2VAK (QSL via SP9FIH). Outside the contest the team will focus on JA and Asian stations. Short and long path routes will be checked on 15m, 12m and 10m bands in proper time to make more contacts. One of our goals is to work as many JA as possible even if the rate will be slow. QSL via home calls. Further information and updates on their website at: www.vp2v.dxpeditions.org/ [DXAT]

20/03/2014:  8Q7TS  MALDIVES -
Tatsu ("Ted"), JF1CCH, will be active as 8Q7TS from Hulhumale Island, North Male Atoll, Republic of the Maldives (AS-013) from 20-31 March 2014, including an entry in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (29-30th March). He will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 40-10 metres, possibly also on 160 and 80 metres. QSL via home call (all of the QSOs will be confirmed automatically via the bureau). Online log will be hosted by ClubLog. [425 DX News]

22/03/2014:  HC1GVT/HCx  ECUADOR -
Rick, KK4GV (HC1GVT) will be QRV from various call areas of Ecuador (HC2-HC7) while visiting that country until 4th April, 2014. He plans to participate in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest as HC1GVT/HC3. QSL via KK4GV and LoTW. [425 DX News]

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]

30/03/2014:  PJ2  CURACAO -
Anja, DH2AK and Torsten DL1HTM will again be active as PJ2/homecall from the island of Curacao (SA-099, WLOTA 0942) between 31 March and 18 April, 2014. QRV on the HF bands, SSB only. They plan to announce their actual operating times on twitter (twitter.com/dl1thm). QSL via home calls, Bureau preferred or direct (QRZ.com). [DX World]

31/03/2014:  3B8MM  MAURITIUS -
Mart, DL6UAA, is once again back to Quatre Bornes, Mauritius Island (AF-049, WLOTA 0595, Grid Loc. LG89) as 3B8MM until the end of April (20 +/- days). Activity is usually on 80-10 metres using mostly CW. Some SSB and Digital will be possible. Mart also reports that he will operate on 6m too with a 5 element beam and 80w. QSL via DL6UAA, Bureau or direct. Website: www.dl6uaa.com/3b8main.html [OPDX Bulletin]

01/04/2014:  CN2CL  MOROCCO -
Carlos, CT1QP, plans a mobile DXpeditiion from Hassilabiad and the Sahara Desert, Morocco, signing CN2CL from 1-15 April, 2014. QRV mainly on the higher bands using SSB. QSL via home call. [DXAT]

01/04/2014:  J79DB  DOMINICA -
Martin, DB4BJ, plans to be active from the island of Dominica (IOTA NA-101) as J79DB from 1-15 April 2014. QRV on 30-10 metre SSB, PSK and RTTY. QSL via home call, direct (Martin Klar, Kuckucksweg 5, Oldenburg D-26131, Germany) or Bureau. Log will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. Website: www.db4bj.de/ [rsgbiota.org]

01/04/2014:  V63GJ  MICRONESIA -
Masa, JL1FUQ, will be active as V63GJ near Kolonia, Pohnpei Island (IOTA OC-010, WW Loc. QJ96CX), Federated States of Micronesia, in April or May, 2014. Focus will be on 6 metre SSB. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct (Masashi Sampei, 1-2-12-1305, Kasumigaoka, Fujimino city, Saitama 3560006, Japan). [DX World]

02/04/2014:  5J0X  ISLA SAN ANDRES -
Operators Rob N7QT, Melanie AB1UH, Hugh W4VAB and Guy N7UN have planned a holiday style, suitcase expedition, to the island of San Andres (NA-033, WLOTA 2990, WWFF HKFF-035) using the callsign 5J0X. QRV between 2-14 April 2014 on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and PSK. The operation will be primarily holiday style. Logs will be uploaded during the operation to Clublog and to LoTW shortly after the mini-DXpedition. QSL direct to N7QT. No eQSLs. IRCs are acceptable. ARRL Bureau cards acceptable. Direct QSLs with 2 US$ will be returned via international postage otherwise via the ARRL Bureau. [DX World]

04/04/2014:  A35V, A35X  KINGDON OF TONGA -
Chris GM3WOJ (A35V) and Keith GM4YXI (A35X) plan activity from Heilala Holiday Lodge, Tongatapu Island (OC-049, WW Loc. AG28HW), Kingdom of Tonga, between 4-18 April 2014. QRV on 160-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. The QSL manager for A35V and A35X is Kim Larson N3SL (Kim Larson N3SL, 22 N Hidden Acres Drive, Sioux City, Iowa 51108, U.S.A.). Logs will be hosted by ClubLog. Further info and updates on their website at: a35va35x.com/ [DX World]

04/04/2014:  DU1, DU3  PHILIPPINES -
Stephen, N2AJ, will be active as DU1/N2AJ with Christine, DU3YL and Robin, DU9RG from Manila, island of Luzon (OC-042, WLOTA 0081), Philippines from 4-28th April, 2014. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands. He will also be active as DU3/N2AJ along with Larry DU3/N0QM (QSL direct and LoTW) from Angeles City, province of Pampanga. QSL DU1/N2AJ and DU3/N2AJ via home call, direct preferred and Bureau OK. [ARRL DX News]

05/04/2014:  9M2/R6AF/P  TIOMAN ISLAND -
Victor, R6AF, will be actaive as 9M2/R6AF/p from Tioman Island [Pulau Tioman] (AS-046, WLOTA 3536), Seribuat Archipelago, South China Sea, between 5-10th April, 2014. The island is located 32 km off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Rompin district, State of Pahang, within the Pulau Tioman Marine Park, within the Islands off Mersing Johor National Park (WWFF 9MFF-009), West Malaysia. QRV 80-10 metre QSL via home call (OQRS on Club Log). [425 DX News]

05/04/2014:  A22LL  BOTSWANA -
Schalk, ZS1LL, will once again be active as A22LL from Lobatse, South East district, Botswana, between 5-30th April 2014. QRV on the 20m band operating CW and SSB. Watch 14020 kHz for CW and between 14180-14240 kHz for SSB (mostly on 14200 kHz calling CQ. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. NO LoTW. [OPDX Bulletin]

05/04/2014:  CE0Y/CE1WFN  EASTER ISLAND -
Victor, CE1WFN plans to be active from Easter Island [aka Rapa Nui, Isla de Pascua] (SA-001, DICE ICE-001, WLOTA 0319, WWFF CEFF-027) between 5-17th April 2014 as CE0Y/CE1WFN. QRV on the HF bands. QSL via home call. [DX World]

05/04/2014:  CN2CA  MOROCCO -
Operators Leo, PD0HFP and Frans, PA5CA will be traveling through the Morocco Desert and the Atlas mountain range in a 4x4 Jeep Wrangler (Unlimited stretched version) vehicle between 5-20th April 2014. They plan to be active as CN2CA (TNX to Abdou, CN8VO) using an Icom 7100 with Harris Solid-State PA into HiQ-5 HF mobile antenna. Operations will be on 80-6 metres. QSL via PA9M, direct (2 GS) or by the bureau. NO IRCs are accepted. For more details and updates, watch QRZ.com or visit: pa5ca.com/wp/?page_id=170 [OPDX Bulletin]

05/04/2014:  PD5MVH/P  AMELAND ISLAND -
Look for Marcel, PD5MVH, to be signing PD5MVH/p from Ameland Island (EU-038) and lighthouse (ARLHS NET-001, WLOTA 1059) from 5-19th April, 2014. QRV on the HF bands, holiday style. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [PD5MVH]

05/04/2014:  PJ4H  BONAIRE ISLAND -
From 5-18th April 2014 Juergen DJ2VO, Martin DL3KMS and Ernst DK7AN will activate PJ4H from Villa Desert Palm, Nikiboko North, island of Bonaire (SA-006, WLOTA 1279, WWFF PAFF-024, WW Loc. FK52UD). QRV 24/7 on 160-10 metre (except 60m) CW, SSB and RTTY. Log will be uploaded to ClubLog every day. QSL via ClubLog OQRS and LoTW. [DX World]

07/04/2014:  C5WP  THE GAMBIA -
Pedro (the CEO of www.SmileGambia.org), ON7WP, will again be active from Buntu Village, North River district, The Gambia, as C5WP between 7-15th April 2014. QRV, when time permits, on 40-10 metre SSB. QSL only direct to ON7WP address. Please enclose adhesive address label and 3 US $ or 3 EURO postage and (if you can afford it) some small sponsoring to help the organisation and pay for the postage. All money goes to the locals. [DX World]

07/04/2014:  HI7/ZP9MCE  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC -
Manu, ZP9MCE, will operate holiday style as HI7/ZP9MCE from Punta Cana Beach, Dominican Republic (NA-096, WLOTA 2974). QRV from 7-14th April, running QRP on 40, 30, and 20 metre CW. QSL via EA5ZD, direct only. [DXNL]

08/04/2014:  9A/H.C.'s  RAB ISLAND -
Look for Pista, HA5AUC and Ed, HA5BWW to be active 9A/homecalls from the island of Rab (EU-136, ACIA IC-168, CIA-38, IOCA CI-096, MIA MC-330, WLOTA 2198), Croatia, from 8-14th April, 2014. The island of Rab is located just off the northern Croatian coast in the Adriatic Sea, Primorje-Gorski county (Grid Loc. JN74). Activity will be CW only on the HF bands. QSL via home calls, direct or Bureau. [dx-info]

08/04/2014:  T88QX  PALAU -
Look for Bodo, DF8DX, to be active as T88QX from the Palau Rental Shack, located in the West Plaza by the Sea Hotel, Malakal Island, State of Koror, Republic of Palau (OC-009, WW Loc. PJ77FH). QRV from 8-15th April 2014 on all bands and modes. QSL direct or bureau to DF8DX. Log will be uploaded to LoTW after the DXpedition. [rsgbiota.org]

09/04/2014:  JD1AAI  CHICHI-JIMA -
Mini, JA2NQG, plans activity as JD1AAI from Chichi-jima (JIA 10-110, JCG 10007, Tokyo prefecture, WLOTA 2269), Ogasawara Islands (AS-031, WWFF JAFF-018), Tokyo ken (prefecture), between 9-17 April 2014. QRV on the HF bands, mainly CW, including an entry in the JIDX CW Contest from prefecture number 48 (12-13 April). QSL via JD1AAI or JA2NQG, direct or bureau. [DX World]

09/04/2014:  VP5/VE3OC  TURKS & CAICOS -
Steve, VE3OC, will be returning to the Turks and Caicos Islands and will be operating as VP5/VE3OC from the island of Providenciales (NA-002, WLOTA 2003), North Caicos Islands, from 9-14th April, 2014. QRV on the HF bands, holiday style, using low power and Buddipole from a beach location. QSL via LoTW and eQSL. Paper QSLs will be available direct only to VE3OC. [DxCoffee]

10/04/2014:  KH8/H.C.'s  AMERICAN SAMOA -
Look for Hans DL6JGN, Ronald PA3EWP and Guenter DL2AWG to be signing KH8/homecalls from Ofu Island (OC-077, USi AS002S, WLOTA 3053), Manu'a County, American Samoa, between 10-20th April 2014. Plans are to be QRV on 40m to 10m using CW, SSB and RTTY. They will use 2x K3 and PA 600W with Monoband GP's from their QTH which is unobstructed to north direction, ie no hills. QSL via home calls. Website: www.ofu2014.de/ [DX World]

10/04/2014:  YB4IR/5  INDONESIA -
Imam, YB4IR/5, plans to be active from Natuna Island (IOTA OC-106), Indonesia, between 10-14th April, 2014. QRV on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via LoTW/OQRS. [YB4IR]

10/04/2014:  ZA/DL7UCX  ALBANIA -
Ben, DL7UCX, plans to be on the air as ZA/DL7UCX from April 10 to 22, in CW and possibly some RTTY from 160m to 6m. QSL via Bureau, LoTW or direct (Bernd Bruhn, Am Busch 34, 15806 Dabendorf, Germany). [DXNL]

11/04/2014:  3D2SE  FIJI -
Wes, ZL3TE, will again be active from Viti Levu (OC-016, WLOTA 0055, WW Loc. RH82PB), Fiji, as 3D2SE between 11-14 April 2014. Main activity in the JIDX CW contest, operating outside the contest mainly on CW with some Digi modes. QSL Via LoTW / ZL3TE direct only. Log will be hosted by Club Log. [DX World]

11/04/2014:  CE0Y/UA4WHX  EASTER ISLAND -
Vlad, UA4WHX, has been active as CE0Y/UA4WHX from Easter Island [Rapa Nui, Isla de Pascua] (SA-001, DICE ICE-001, WLOTA 0319, WWFF CEFF-027) since 11th April, 2014. He operates RTTY, CW and SSB. Length of stay unknown. See www.qrz.com/db/UA4WHX for QSLling instructions. [425 DX News]

11/04/2014:  JA8COE/6  UJI ISLAND -
Taka, JA8COE, plans activity as JA8COE/6 from Uji Island [Uji Shima] (AS-067, WLOTA 2857), Kyoto prefecture, Japan, from 11-15 April 2014. QRV on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL via home call, direct only. "Schedule change by sea condition." [rsgbiota.org]

11/04/2014:  OH3OJ/8  HAILUOTO ISLAND -
Jukka, OH3OJ, plans activity as OH3OJ/8 from the island of Hailuoto (EU-184, WLOTA 0580), Oulu Province, Finland, from 11-15th April, 2014. QRV on the HF bands, mainly SSB, on or near the usual island and IOTA frequencies. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

11/04/2014:  PH38EU  TERSCHELLING ISLAND -
Look for Jan, PE1GNP and Marc, PD7YY to be active as PH38EU from Terschelling Island (EU-038, WLOTA 0943) between 11-14 April 2014. They plan to be QRV on 40-10 meter SSB and 2 metre SSB. QSL via the Bureau or direct to PE1GNP or PD7YY. [rsgbiota.org]

12/04/2014:  F4EIH/P  OLERON ISLAND -
Fred, F4EIH, will be active as F4EIH/p from Oleron Island (EU-032, DIFM AT-025, WLOTA 1369, Grid Loc. IN95) on 12-20th April, 2014. Look for him on 40, 20 and 10 metres SSB. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [425 DX News]

12/04/2014:  PJ5/K3TRM  SINT EUSTATIUS -
Frank, K3TRM, will be returning to the Keli Keli rental home, island of St. Eustatius (NA-145, WLOTA 1851, WWFF PAFF-025, WW Loc. FK87ML), and will be active as PJ5/K3TRM between 12-20th April, 2014. QRV on the HF bands using SSB, CW and RTTY. Real-time logs will be available on ClubLog during the operation and OQRS will be available. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau and OQRS. For further information, visit Frank's website at: www.k3trm.com/pj5-2014.html [DxCoffee]

13/04/2014:  J88PI  ST VINCENT + GRENADINES -
Brian, GW4DVB, plans to return to the Palm Isand Resort, Palm [aka Prune] Island (NA-025, Grid Loc. FK92) and will operate holiday style as J88PI from 13-23 April, 2014. Palm Island, in the Grenadines, is a tiny island a mile from Union Island, and only accessible by boat. Activity will be mainly SSB on the HF bands, during his early evening hours. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. Website: www.g4dvb.co.uk/ [DX World]

13/04/2014:  K5TEN/4  DOG ISLAND -
Bruce, K5TEN, plans to activate Dog Island (NA-085, USi FL-005S), Franklin county, State of Florida, as K5TEN/4 betweem 13-19th April 2014. Bruce reports "operation will be from 10m to 40m, SSB, CW, and possibly RTTY, PSK 31, and JT65A as well. Possible digital modes and additional digital modes dependant on weight of equipment/provisions allowed". QSL via home call, SASE REQUIRED Plus 2USD or via the bureau for DX stations only. [rsgbiota.org]

13/04/2014:  XR2T  DAMAS ISLAND -
A large team including Nick XQ1KZ, Carlos XQ1CR, Dercel CE3KHZ, Alfredo XQ3WD, Danilo XQ4CW, Marco CE1TBN, Jose Luis CE1KR, Pablo CE1UMY, Domingo CE1DY, Claudio XQ1FM, Julio CE3OP, Sergio CE3WDH, Chris CE3TAM, Rodrigo CE4KCA, Juan CE3RBJ and Juan CE5PHI plan activity as XR2T from Isla Damas [Damas Island] (SA-086, DICE ICE-201, WLOTA 0029, WW Loc. FG40FS), Coquimbo region, Chile, from 13-21 April 2014. QRV on all bands and modes, propagation permitting. QSL via XQ4CW, bureau or direct and LoTW. Website: www.qrz.com/db/xr2t [rsgbiota.org]

15/04/2014:  5T  MAURITANIA -
Jean, ON8RA, has resumed normal operation as 5T0JL since 1st March, 2014, from Nouakchott, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. QRV on 80-10 metre CW. Jean has been authorized to use the special callsign 5T1MM between 15 and 22 April; look for him especially during the CQ Manchester Mineira DX CW Contest (19-20 April), sponsored by the CW Radio Club de Juiz de Fora (CWJF), Brazil (www.cwjf.com.br/). QSL both callsigns via ON8RA (Jean J. Lewuillon, Avenue E. Verhaeren 110/1, 1030 Brussels, Belgium). [425 DX News]

15/04/2014:  S79SD  SEYCHELLES -
Look between 15-25th April 2014, for Pascal F5JSD, to be active from the island of Mahe (WLOTA 3286), Seychelles Inner Islands (AF-024), as S79SD. It will be holiday style traffic, from 40 to 10 metres (even 6 if open), mainly CW, in the morning and in the evening. Note: for the 40m band, Pascal will be sending CW over 7050 kHz, according to the local regulations (7050-7100 kHz), and listening probably under 7030 kHz. Pascal will use 100w into a vertical antenna. QSL via LoTW when he returns home, and other cards via the French REF-Bureau (Please only this one), preferred. [F5NQL]

15/04/2014:  V2, V4, VP2  CARIBBEAN TOUR -
Mike, DF8AN, will once again be active from the Caribbean. Activity will be during most of April 2014. His scheduled operations and callsigns are as follows: island of Antigua (NA-100, WLOTA 1118, WW Loc. FK97CC) as V26MN between 15-16th April; island of Montserrat (NA-103, WLOTA 1475, Grid Loc. FK86) as VP2MMN between 16-24th April; island of St. Kitts (NA-104, Grid Loc. FK87) as V4/DF8AN between 24-25th April; and from the island of Nevis (NA-104, WLOTA 1470 Grid Loc. FK87) as V4/DF8AN between 25-29th April. QRV on 160-6 metres, mainly CW, using 100 watts using an Alinco DX70 into a long wire and dipole antennas. QSL via DF8AN, direct or Bureau. [OPDX Bulletin]

17/04/2014:  K5KUA/5  GALVESTON ISLAND -
Joe, K5KUA, will once again visit Galveston island (NA-143, USi TX-001S, Galveston County), Texas, between 17-20th April, 2014. He will be working CW only on the HF bands as time permits. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [rsgbiota.org]

18/04/2014:  5J0T  SAN ANDRES ISLAND -
Tim, LW9EOC, plans activity from San Andres Island (NA-033, WLOTA 2990, WWFF HKFF-035) as 5J0T between 18-25th April 2014. QRV on 80-10m CW and SSB. QSL via home call. [DXAT]

18/04/2014:  CR500TB  TOWER BELEM -
Members of the Portuguese Navy Hamradio Group - NRA will be active on the 18th of April 2014 from the Tower of Belem (WCA CT-00254, DCFP F-078, DMHP LX-005), located in Lisboa. CR500TB is the call sign that is going to celebrate the 500 years of Tower of Belem. They plan to work on all bands. QSL via CS5NRA. [RN1CW]

18/04/2014:  E20HHK/P  NU ISLAND -
Operators Choon E20HHK, Teerawat HS3NBR and Boy HS8GLR plan to be active as E20HHK/p from Nu Island [Koh Nu; aka Mouse Island] (IOTA AS-145), located off the shore from Leam Samila, Thailand, from 18-20 April, 2014. QRV on 80-10 metres, all the usual modes. QSL via E20HHK, direct or Bureau. [DX World]

18/04/2014:  YF1AR/0  PALAU PAYUNG BESAR -
Budi, YF1AR, will be active as YF1AR/0 from Payung Besar Island, archipelago of Kepulauan Seribu (OC-177), Indonesia, and Payung Besar Lighthouse (ARLHS IDO-236, WLOTA 2776, Admiralty K1058, WW Loc. OI34GE) between 18-20th April, 2014. Activity will focus on 40 metres, with a 43 ft. vertical antenna on top of the lighthouse (40m ASL). QSL via N2OO. Further info and updates can be found at: www.yf1ar.com/2014/04/oc-177-payung-besar-island-seribu.html [DxCoffee]

19/04/2014:  5K0M  SAN ANDRES ISLAND -
Luis HK3LEC, Jilmer HK3UAV, Guillermo HK4IKL, Julio HK5WUI, Ernesto HK7IPT and Jorge HK7JA will be active on the HF bands as 5K0M from San Andres Island (NA-033, WLOTA 2990, WWFF HKFF-035) on 19-24th April, 2014. QSL via HK7IPT. [425 DX News]

19/04/2014:  D44TXU  CAPE VERDE -
Jorg, DL3LUM/PA1MUC, will be active as D44TXU from Santa Maria, a fishing town situated in the southern part of the island municipality of Sal (AF-086, WLOTA 0610, Grid Loc. HK86), civil parish of Nossa Senhora das Dores, from 19-25th April 2014. QRV holiday style on 20 metres mainly (possibly higher bands), and operating QRP CW only using a KX3 (max 12W from hotel) into a vertical. QSL via DL3LUM, direct (Dutch home address - Dr-Ing. Jörg Hahn, Crocusstraat 1, Voorschoten 2252XH, Netherlands) or by the DARC QSL Bureau (DARC QSL Bureau, Lindenallee 4, D-34225 Baunatal, Germany). [OPDX Bulletin]

21/04/2014:  MM0KLR  ISLE OF CANNA -
Kilmarnock & Loudoun ARC members Graham MM0GHM, Allan 2M0VNW, Arthur MM0DHQ, Jason GM7VSB, Paul GM0PJD, Allan GM3OZB, Gordon MM0BIM plan to be active as MM0KLR from the isle of Canna (IOSA NH01, SCOTIA DI21, WAB NG20), Inner Hebrides (EU-008), between 21-25 April 2014. Graham, MM0GHM, reports "we have a CW operator with us this year, again we will be active on 5Mhz". They plan to be QRV on 160-2 metres using Digi-modes, SSB and CW. QSL via the bureau to MM0KLR, direct to MM0GHM. Further information and updates at: https://sites.google.com/site/kilmarnockandloudounarc/Home [rsgbiota.org]

22/04/2014:  7P8xx  LESOTHO -
Operators Frosty K5LBU (7P8CF), San/K5YY (7P8YY), Dick K9APW (7P8RL), Joel N5JR (7P8JR), Chris G8APB (7P8CP), Marco HB9OCR (7P8MH) and Roger/ZS6RJ (7P8RJ) will be active from Roma, Maseru District, Kingdom of Lesotho between 22nd April and 1st May, 2014. Activity will be on all bands and modes. QSL via the home call of the operator or listen for operators' instructions. Further info and updates at: www.mdxc.org/lesotho2014 [DXAT]

25/04/2014:  TK/IW5ELA  CORSICA -
Alex, IW5ELA, will be active as TK/IW5ELA from Calvi, island of Corsica (EU-014, DIFM TK-001, MIA MCO-001, WLOTA LH-1390) between 25th April and 1st May, 2014. Activity will be holiday style on 40-10 metres, mainly CW, using 100 Watts and vertical. Alex might try 6 metres also. QSL via home call (see QRZ.com for info). [NG3K]

26/04/2014:  GS3PYE/P  HARRIS AND LEWIS -
Steve, M1ACB, and other Camb-Hams members plan to be active as GS3PYE/p from the Decca cottage, on the isle of Lewis (IOSA OH01, SCOTIA HI21, WLOTA 1477, WW Loc. IO68UL), Outer Hebrides (EU-010), between 26th April and 3rd May 2014. QRV on 80m to 10m covered with five stations on the air simultaneously, all capable of running the legal power limit from five linear amplifiers. 6m and 4m with a great take-off to the UK and Europe, all at legal limit. With the success of EME in the past years they plan a 2m and 23cm EME station, with focus on 23cm. Also 2m/70cm Satellite activity. QSL via M1ACB. Further information and updates can be found at: dx.camb-hams.com/ [rsgbiota.org]

27/04/2014:  JD1BLY  OGASAWARA -
Makoto JI5RPT will be active from the Sakaiura Family Inn, Sakaiura (WW Loc. QL17CC), Chichi-jima Island (JIA 10-110, WLOTA 2269, JCG 10007, Tokyo prefecture), Ogasawara (AS-031, WWFF JAFF-018), as JD1BLY between 27th April and 5th May, 2014. Activity on 40m to 6m + Satellite. CW/SSB/Digi (No 6m EME). QSL JD1BLY via "JI5RPT" Bureau or CBA. Online log search will be hosted by ClubLog. Website: www.ji5rpt.com/jd1/ [DX World]

27/04/2014:  JD1BMH  OGASAWARA -
Harry, JG7PSJ, plans to return to Sakaiura, Chichi-jima island (JIA 10-110, JCG 10007, Tokyo prefecture, WLOTA 2269), Ogasawara Islands (AS-031, WWFF JAFF-018) and will operate as JD1BMH between 27th April and 11th May 2014. Plans are to be QRV on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via the bureau to JD1BMH, or direct to JG7PSJ (QRZ.com). Further info and updates at: sapphire.es.tohoku.ac.jp/jd1bmh/ [NG3K]

29/04/2014:  HP1/YV5IAL  PANAMA -
Roberto, YV5IAL, will be active from Panama as HP1/YV5IAL between 29th April and 9th May, 2014. This will be a QRP, portable, holiday style operation. Activity will be on PSK31 digital mode on 14070.15 kHz from 2200-0300 UTC, and also on 40/30/15/10 metres. QSL via home call. [OPDX Bulletin]

29/04/2014:  JI3DST/6  KUCHINO ISLAND -
Look for Take, JI3DST, to be active as JI3DST/6 from Kuchino-shima [Kuchino island, Grid Loc. PL49], Tokara Archipelago (AS-049), Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyushu Region, Japan, between 29th April and 5th May, 2014. Plans are to be QRV on 40-2 metre SSB/CW (FM/RTTY/PSK31/JT65A). QSL via home call, direct or JARL Bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

01/05/2014:  DK0RZ, DL0DFF  HALLIG HOOGE -
Operators Siggi DL3HBZ, Stefan DJ7AO, Helge DF6LPC, Ben DB2LS, Stefan DJ7AO, Uli DJ9IE, Henrik DF1LEO, Lothar DL8HAL and Harry DL5HAQ will be active as DK0RZ and DL0DFF from the island of Hooge (EU-042, DID/GIA N-22) and Hallig Hooge (WWFF DLFF-013) between 1-4 May, 2014. QRV on all bands and modes. QSL via the DARC Bureau is preferred. Website: www.darc.de/e39 [rsgbiota.org]

01/05/2014:  F5KKD/P  ILE DU LEVANT -
Fred F5OZK, Paul F4DVT and Christian F8HJV will be active as F5KKD/p from Ile du Levant (EU-070, DIFM ME-012, MIA MF-013, WLOTA 1083, Grid Loc. JN33) on 1-4 May, 2014. QSL via F5KKD, direct or Bureau. [425 DX News]

01/05/2014:  H.C.'s/P  FEHMARN ISLAND + LIGHTHOUSE -
From 1-5 May 2014, look for Markus DJ4EL/p, Dirk DK4DJ/p, Sebastian DK6BA/p and Henning DK9LB/p to be active from the island of Fehmarn (EU-128, DID/GIA O-001, DOK: N47, WW Loc. JO54MM) and the Westermarkelsdorf lighthouse (DLTD/GLHA #57, ARLHS FED-261, WLOTA 0637). Fehmarn island is located in the Baltic Sea, off the eastern coast of Schleswig-Holstein, Schleswig-Holstein state, Ostholstein district, Germany. QRV on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and possibly some PSK. QSL via the individual operators' home callsign, direct or by the DARC Bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

01/05/2014:  YB1/PD1SA  INDONESIA -
Bert, PD1SA, will once again be active from West Java (OC-021, WLOTA 1660), Indonesia, as YB1/PD1SA between 01-13 May, 2014. QRV mostly on 20m in SSB with some 80m and 40m. QSL only via PD1SA to the bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

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]

03/05/2014:  JD1BLC, JD1YBT  OGASAWARA -
Look for Toshi, JP1IOF and Yoshi, JE2EHP to be active as JD1BLC and JD1YBT, respectively, from Chichi-jima (JIA 10-110, JCG 10007, WLOTA 2269, Tokyo prefecture), Ogasawara Islands (AS-031, WWFF JAFF-018) from 3-12 May, 2014. QRV on all bands and modes. Both Bureau and direct QSLs are accepted via Toshi's JA homecall, JP1IOF. LoTW and OQRS will be also available. [NG3K]

03/05/2014:  SX5LA  LEVITHA ISLAND -
DX PLUS Team members Cliff SV1JG, George SV1RP, Spiros SV1RC, John SV1GE, Takis SV2FWV, Theodor SV1GRM, Manos SV1PMR, Mike SV8GKE and Manos SV1ME will be active as SX5LA from Levitha island (GIOTA DKS-050, MIA MGD-019, WLOTA 0846, Grid Loc. KM37), municipality of Leros, Dodecanese islands (EU-001), from 3-11 May, 2014. QRV on 160-6 metre SSB, CW and RTTY. Beam antennas from 30-6m. Phased Vertical for 40m. Vertical for 80m, Inverted L for 160m. Power only 100W! QSL via SV2FWV. [DXAT]

04/05/2014:  HB0  LIECHTENSTEIN -
Look for Joerg, DL4HTK and Torsten DO5AD to be active from Liechtenstein as HB0DRK and HB0YRK, respectively, between 4-18th May 2014. Plans are to be QRV on 80-10 metre CW, SSB, PSK and RTTY. QSL via home calls. [NG3K]

07/05/2014:  5B/UR4MCK  CYPRUS -
Dima, UR4MCK will be active as 5B/UR4MCK from the island of Cyprus (AS-004, WLOTA 0051) on 7-14 May 2014. He will operate only CW near the QRP calling frequencies. QSL via home call. [425 DX News]

07/05/2014:  FO/EI6DX  FRENCH POLYNESIA -
Look for Stan, EI6DX, to be active as FO/EI6DX from the island of Bora Bora (OC-067, WLOTA 0430, Grid Loc. BH43), in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, from 7-18th May, 2014. QRV on 80-10 metre CW and SSB, vacation style, using a K3 with ACOM 1000 and CrankIR vertical. QSL goes via RX3RC, direct or Bureau. Website: www.ei6dx.com/ [DXAT]

07/05/2014:  V25M, V25N  ISLAND OF ANTIGUA -
Anna, W6NN as V25N and Rich, KE1B as V25M will be active from the island of Antigua (NA-100, WLOTA 1118) on 7-15th May, 2014. They will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 40-10 metres, with an emphasis on the WARC bands. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau (OQRS on Club Log), LoTW and eQSL. [425 DX News]

10/05/2014:  MT0WCB  ISLE OF MAN -
Operators Dave M0SFT, Simon M0TTE, Steve G0FUW and Dan M0TGN plan to be active as MT0WCB from the Isle of Man (EU-116, WLOTA 0449, WW Loc. IO74TF, WAB SC45) between 10-17 May, 2014. Plans are to be QRV on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and some Digi-modes, with 2 QRO stations. The team will also activate some SOTA references and WAB squares. QSL direct or bureau to M0TGN or via RSGB Bureau. Further information can be found on their website at: www.mx0wcb.com/ [rsgbiota.org]

10/05/2014:  OZ/DL4VM  VENDSYSSEL-THY -
Tom, DL4VM, once again plans activity as OZ/DL4VM from the island of Vendsyssel-Thy/Nordjylland (EU-171, DIA NJ-001) between 10-24 May 2014. This will include activation of Thy National Park (WWFF OZFF-009). QRV 80-10m, mainly CW. QSL via home call, bureau or direct. Note: Tom will return to Vendsyssel-Thy/Nordjylland from 30th August until 20th September. [rsgbiota.org]

11/05/2014:  EA8/DG5LAC  FUERTEVENTURA -
Mike, DG5LAC, will be active as EA8/DG5LAC from the island of Fuerteventura (AF-004, DIE S-006, WLOTA 0883, WWFF EAFF-191) between 11-23 May 2014. QRV on 80m to 10m SSB, 100 Watts. QSL direct or Bureau to DG5LAC. Log will be upload to LoTW, eQSL and WWFF. [rsgbiota.org]

11/05/2014:  TF/EA5IDQ  ICELAND -
Jose, EA5IDQ, plans activity from Iceland (EU-021, WLOTA 2975) as TF/EA5IDQ between 11-22 May 2014. This is his first expedition and he will be QRV holiday style on 40-10 metre SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via his home call, bureau or direct. [NG3K]

11/05/2014:  V650XG  IOTA TOUR -
Celebrating his 50th anniversary in Ham Radio, look for Haru, JA1XGI, to be active with special call V650XG from the following islands: 9-15 May 2014 from Pohnpei Island (OC-010); sometime in mid-June from Kosrae Island (OC-059, WLOTA 1569); First week in December 2014 from the Chuuk Islands (OC-011); Possibly other islands. Haru plans to be QRV on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via his home call, direct or bureau. An OQRS will be available on ClubLog. Further info and updates on his website at: island.geocities.jp/v63xg/index.htm [DX World]

12/05/2014:  MM/F4FET/P  SCOTISH ISLANDS TOUR -
Gil, F4FET, plans to be active as MM/F4FET/p from the Isle of Mull (IOSA NH15, SCOTIA CN10, WLOTA 2485), Inner Hebrides (EU-008) from 12-18 May 2014. QRV holiday style on the HF bands. Between 14-18th May, Gil plans to activate the island of Lunga (IOSA FL07, SCOTIA CS37), Trenish Isles (EU-108), in the Firth of Lorn, in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. QRV only some hours of a day in this period. QSL via home call, direct or bureau and ClubLog OQRS. Website: www.f4fet.net/ [rsgbiota.org]

13/05/2014:  SV8/PA1FJ/P  SAMOS ISLAND -
Fred, PA1FJ, will once again be active holiday style from Samos island (EU-049, GIOTA SAS-006, MIA MG-099, WLOTA 4163, WW Loc. KM37AS) using the callsign SV8/PA1FJ/p between 13-19 May 2014. Look for Fred to be active on 40-6 metre SSB and CW. Antennas will be the Buddistick vertical for 6/20m and the High-endfed for 10-20-40m, the TRX will be the Yaesu FT-897. QSL via home call, Bureau preferred. Online log will be hosted by ClubLog. [rsgbiota.org]

14/05/2014:  V63PSK  WENO ISLAND, FSM -
Shuji, JA1FMN, will be active from Weno [formerly Moen] Island (OC-011, Grid Loc. QJ57), located in the Chuuk Lagoon, Chuuk State of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) as V63PSK between 14-17th May, 2014. Holiday style operation on 20-10 metre PSK, JT65. QSL direct (Shuji Yamanishi (JA1FMN), 72-83-203 Toyoshiki, Kashiwa-City, Chiba 277-0863, Japan) or eQSL.cc [DX-World]

16/05/2014:  T88FA, T88TH  PALAU -
Fujio JA1SVP (T88FA) and Takeo JR1GSE (T88TH) will be active from the V.I.P. Guest Hotel Free Radio Room, located in Koror (WW Loc. WW Loc. PJ77FI), Koror Island, Koror State, Republic of Palau (OC-009) from 16-19th May, 2014. QRV on all HF bands and modes. QSL via home calls. [DXAT]

18/05/2014:  7QNL  MALAWI -
Remco, PA3FYM, has announced his participation in the CQWW WPX CW Contest (24-25 May) as a Single-Op entry from Malawi, CQ zone 37, using the callsign 7QNL. Activity will be during a planned DXpedition from around 18th May until 10th June 2014 to Malawi South Region: Districts of Blantyre, Zomba and Chikwawa. QRV after (and probably before) the contest. More info to follow. Website: 7qnl.wordpress.com/ [NG3K]

21/05/2014:  PJ4  BONAIRE ISLAND -
Dave, WJ2O, plans to be active from the island of Bonaire (SA-006, WLOTA 1279, WWFF PAFF-024, Grid Loc. FK52) as PJ4/homecall from 21-28 May, 2014. Activity will be on all HF bands (maybe 6 metres), mainly CW, including a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry in the CQWW WPX CW Contest (24-25 May). QSL via N2ZN (Ken Boasi, 5018 Ontario Center Road, Walworth, NY 14568 USA). [NG3K]

24/05/2014:  MJ5Z  ISLE OF JERSEY -
Look for Kazu, M0CFW, to be active once again as MJ5Z during the CQWW WPX CW Contest (24-25 May) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry from the old German signal station at La Moye, isle of Jersey ((EU-013, WLOTA 0818, WW Loc. IN89VE, zone 14). QRV as MJ0CFW before/after contest. QSL via LoTW or direct only to M0CFW QTHR. [NG3K]

24/05/2014:  MM1REK/P  ISLE OF MUCK -
Andy M1LOL and Ray M1REK will be active as MM1REK/p from the Isle of Muck (IOSA NH06, SCOTIA DI18), Inner Hebrides (EU-008) from 24-31 May 2014. They will be active on 80-10 metre SSB and Data modes. This years trip has been sponsored by Richard G3CWI of Sotabeams (www.sotabeams.co.uk/). QSL direct or via the bureau to M1REK. [ZL1AAO]

24/05/2014:  NP2P  US VIRGIN ISLANDS -
Yuriy, N2TTA, will once again be active as NP2P during the CQWW WPX CW Contest (24-25 May) as a Single-Op/All-Band entry, CQ zone 8. NP2P is located in Christiansted, island of St. Croix (USi VI-002S, WLOTA 2477), US Virgin Islands (NA-106). QSL via LoTW. [NG3K]

25/05/2014:  TM4U  SAINT NICOLAS ISLAND -
Operators Francis ON8AZ, Geert ON7USB, Patrick ON7PQ, Luc ON7KZ and Tim ON5HC will be active as TM4U from Ile Saint-Nicolas, Glenan Islands (IOTA EU-094, DIFM AT010, Grid Loc. IN87) between 25-30th May 2014. QRV on 160-6m using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via ON8AZ direct (Francis Balcaen, Heulebosstraat 33, B-8501 Heule, Belgium) or by the bureau. Website: www.eu094.be/ [NG3K]

31/05/2014:  7Q7GIA  MALAWI -
Kenneth, LA7GIA, will be active as 7Q7GIA from Lilongwe, Malawi, between 31st May and 8th June 2014. Activity will be on 40-10 metre CW and SSB. Antennas will be a vertical and wire antennas. QSL via home call. [OPDX Bulletin]

04/06/2014:  J6/G0VJG  ST. LUCIA -
Nobby, G0VJG, will be active from the island of St. Lucia (NA-108, WLOTA 1336) between 4-18th June 2014, using the callsign J6/G0VJG. QRV on 40-6m, all mode. QSL via home call. [DX World]

09/06/2014:  SA6G/7  VEN ISLAND -
Look for Lars, SM6CUK, to be active as SA6G/7 from the island of Ven (EU-137, WLOTA 0780), Skane county, Sweden, from 9-16 June 2014. QRV on the HF bands on, or near, the usual island and IOTA frequencies. QSL via SM6CUK, direct or Bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

12/06/2014:  CT9/DL2JRM  MADEIRA ISLAND -
Rene, DL2JRM, plans to be active as CT9/DL2JRM from Ilha da Madeira (AF-014, DIP MA-001, PIP MD-001, WLOTA 0053) from 12-19 June, 2014. QRV holiday style on 80-10 metres, using 100 Watts and GP. QSL direct or Bureau to DL2JRM. [rsgbiota.org]

13/06/2014:  SU8N  NELSON'S ISLAND -
A team from ERASD (The Egyptian Radio Amateurs Society For Development) will again be active from Nelson's Island (IOTA AF-109) between 13-20th June 2014. The team will also activate the Nelson's Island lighthouse (WLOTA 2694, Admiralty E6168) during the same time frame. Plans are to be QRV using all modes on 40, 20, 17, 15, 17 and 12 metres. QSL via SM5AQD. Website: www.qrz.com/db/SU8N and www.qsl.net/egyptham/ [MM0NDX + DX World]

14/06/2014:  AK4PX/P  DRY TORTUGAS -
Dan, AK4PX/p, will return to the Dry Tortuga Islands (NA-079, Grid Loc. EL84), Monroe County, Florida, from 14-16th June, 2014 (snorkeling/camping trip). He uses an Icom IC-703 into an EARCH end fed antenna and Buddistick antenna; QRP/Portable operation. The islands are part of the Dry Tortugas National Park (WWFF KFF-024). QSL via LoTW or direct (R. Daniel Passaro, 7225 SW 16th St., Miami, Florida 33155, USA). [rsgbiota.org]

14/06/2014:  MS0WRC  TANERA MOR -
Look for Steve G0MTD, Paul M1PAF, Glyn M0XUH, Norman G7MRL and Mark M0WCR to be active as MS0WRC from Tanera Mor (IOSA SC10, SCOTIA CN32, WAB NB90, WW Loc. IO78HA), Summer Isles (EU-092) between 14-21 June 2014. Activity will be on 80-10 metres, mainly SSB with some PSK-31, RTTY and CW. QSL to G0MTD bureau or direct (Steve Topping, 7 Beckstone Close, Harrington, Harrington, Workington CA14 5QR, England). Direct cards please include SAE with UK postage / IRC or $2. Website: www.mx0wrc.org/dxpeditions [rsgbiota.org]

15/06/2014:  GB2BLE  LUNDY ISLAND -

A team consisting of Peter G0DRX, Matt G0ECM, Mike G0MEM, Steve G0UQT, Henryk M0HTB and SWL Julja plan to be active as GB2BLE from Lundy Island (EU-120, WLOTA 1997) between June 15-20, 2014. GB2BLE is the special event callsign employed by South Bristol ARC during their annual pilgrimage to Lundy Island in the Bristol Channel. Activity is planned on 80-6m + VHF, SSB and Digital modes. QSL via the Bureau is preferred. Updates on twitter (twitter.com/GB2BLE). [DX World]

17/06/2014:  SD1B/7  ASPO ISLAND -
Bernd, DL8AAV will be active as SD1B/7 from Aspo Island (IOTA EU-138) on 17-29th June, 2014. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [425 DX News]

19/06/2014:  J38DR  ISLAND OF GRENADA -
Dave, W9DR, plans a 6 Meter Only Dxpedition to the island of Grenada (NA-024, WLOTA 0718) using the callsign J38DR from 19th June until 2nd July 2014. Dave reports - "I will be on the north shore of the island (WW Loc. FK92EF) for a great launch angle to North America and Europe over the Atlantic Ocean. Also, South America will be workable too. Operating frequency will be 50.115 Mhz. SSB, 50.115.6 Mhz. CW and a breakable Beacon (50.115.6 Mhz.) running during no stations heard. Again I will be using a FlexRadio SDR-1500 driving my HB solid state water-cooled amplifier into a 5 element 6 meter Yagi. Please submit your conformation request (QSL) to W9DR home address" (David R Ridge, 1329 Pine Siskin Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 USA). Website: www.qrz.com/db/W9DR [DX World]

23/06/2014:  H.C.'s/P  DAUPHIN ISLAND -
Operators Steve KI4GGJ, Allan KV4T, Bridget KS4YT, Robert AJ4T, Tre W4CCF, Nicholas KJ4AVG and Gramlin KD4QZR plan to activate Dauphin Island (NA-213, USi AL-002S), Mobile county, State of Alabama, from 23-30 June, 2014. QRV on 80-10 metre CW and SSB. All stations will use homecall/p. Please QSL via their home calls. [rsgbiota.org]

25/06/2014:  LA/DM2AUJ  LOFOTEN ISLANDS -
Wolfgang, DM2AUJ, plans activity as LA/DM2AUJ from the Lofoten Islands (EU-076) between 25th June and 13th July 2014. QRV holiday style on the HF bands, propagation permitting. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

01/07/2014:  SV5/OK6DJ  RHODES -
David, OK6DJ, will be active as SV5/OK6DJ from Rhodes Island [Nisos Rodos] (GIOTA DKS-006, MIA MGD-028, WLOTA 0045), Dodecanese (EU-001), from 1-7 July, 2014. QRV holiday style on the HF bands. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [DXAT]

05/07/2014:  FP/KV1J  MIQUELON ISLAND -
Eric, KV1J, will once again be active as FP/KV1J from Miquelon Island (NA-032, DIFO FP-002, WLOTA 1417, Grid Loc. GN17) from 5-15 July 2014. QRV on 80-6m, primarily SSB, and RTTY, including entries in the DL-DX RTTY and IARU Contests. Will be checking 6M for indications of openings. QSL LoTW, bureau, or direct to home call. Further information can be found on Eric's website at: www.kv1j.com/fp/july14.html [DX World]

12/07/2014:  EJ7NET  CLEAR ISLAND -
Operators Declan EI6FR, Liam EI7DSB (EJ7NET), Tony EI3HA, Dermot EI5IQ, Tony EI2GX, Anthony EI2KC, Bernie HB9ASZ and Rolf HB9DGV plan to be active on all bands and modes as EJ7NET from Clear Island (IOTA EU-121). Activity will take place between 12-17 July, 2014. QSL Information to be announced. [rsgbiota.org]

13/07/2014:  KH8/H.C.'s  EME FROM AMERICAN SAMOA -
Lance, W7GJ, plans to be active as KH8/W7GJ from Tula, island of Tutuila (OC-045 WLOTA 4385, WW Loc. AH45RS) on 6m EME between 13-28th July 2014. He will concentrate on 13-21 July when EME conditions are most favorable. Once again Bob, ZL1RS (KH8/ZL1RS), is planning on providing 2m EME operation from the same location during approximately the same period. Bob's results and detailed plans will be found on his web page (/www.qsl.net/zl1rs/). They will also operate on terrestrial propagation modes if they become available, but expect to be busy contacting many single yagi stations via EME using JT65A mode. QSL via their home calls (see QRZ.com). Further information and updates can be found at: www.bigskyspaces.com/w7gj/AmericanSamoa2014.htm [DX World]

16/07/2014:  K6VVA/KL7  CRESCENT ISLAND -
Rick ("The Locust"), K6VVA, plans to activate Crescent Island (NA-172, USi AK-NEW!) from 16-18th July, 2014. QRV on the HF bands, mainly CW. Full information and updates at: www.k6vva.com/iota/na172 and also on twitter at: twitter.com/k6vva [rsgbiota.org]

21/07/2014:  K6VVA/KL7  ENDEAVOR ISLAND -
Rick ("The Locust"), K6VVA, plans to activate Endeavor [aka Endicott] Island (NA-004, USi AK-046S) from 21-22 July, 2014. QRV on the HF bands, mainly CW. Full information and updates at: www.k6vva.com/iota/na172 and also on twitter at: twitter.com/k6vva [rsgbiota.org]

21/07/2014:  MJ0ICD  ISLE OF JERSEY -
Operators Marek OK1BIL, David OK1DBS, Libor OK1DOL, Vlad OK1FIK, Jan OK1NP and Josef OK1XC will be active as MJ0ICD from Jersey (EU-013, WLOTA 0818) on 21-27 July, RSGB IOTA Contest included. They will be QRV with two stations on 160-10 metres SSB, CW and digital modes, possibly with some activity on 6 and 2m. QSL via OK1BIL, direct or bureau. See http://jersey-2014.eu/ for further information. [425 DX News]

22/07/2014:  5B/M5RIC, C4I  CYPRUS -
Rich, M5RIC, will be active from 22-29 July 2014 as 5B/M5RIC from Statos Ag Fotios, Paphos, island of Cyprus (AS-004, WLOTA 0051, WW Loc. KM64HV). This will include a Single-Op/High-Power/SSB/24hour entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July) using the callsign C4I. Outside of the contest Rich plans to be QRV on the HF bands using SSB and RTTY. QSL via M0OXO, OQRS preferred. Logs will be uploaded to ClubLog if time allows. [M5RIC]

23/07/2014:  GH3RCV/P  LES MINQUIERS ISLANDS -
Five operators from the Cray Valley Radio Society (namely Toby 2E0TBO, Chris G0FDZ, Nobby G0VJG, Nick G4FAL and Giles M0TGV) will be active as GH3RCV/p from Ile Maitresse, Les Minquiers (EU-099, WWFF GJFF-011, Grid Loc. IN88) on 23-29 July, 2014. They will have three stations running on the HF bands, 6m and 2m, and will participate in the RSGB IOTA Contest as MJ8C. QSL for both callsigns via G4DFI, direct or Bureau. Look for Nobby to be QRV as MJ/G0VJG (QSL via home call, direct or Bureau). [425 DX News]

23/07/2014:  VU3ARF/P  JAMBUDWIP ISLAND -
Ariff, VU3ARF and Asish, VU2GMT plan activity as VU3ARF/p from Jambudwip [aka New] (AS-153), Sundarbans Archipelago (WWFF VUFF-091 - National Park, UNESCO-World Heritage), located in the Bay of Bengal, West Bengal State, India, between 23-31 July 2014. QRV on 40-10m SSB and CW, including an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). QSL goes to VU3ARF by the bureau or direct (Ariff Mohammad, 72/A Elliot Road, Calcutta 700016, India). Website: http://vu3arf.org/ [rsgbiota.org]

26/07/2014:  CR5CW  CULATRA ISLAND -
Colin G3VCQ (CT7ACG), Sharon M3VCQ and Andy M0GAV will activate Ilha da Culatra [Culatra Island) (EU-145, DIA Ai-01, DIP AL-001), Algarve Province, Portugal, during the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). Plans are to use the special callsign CR5CW from the the Cabo de Santa Maria lighthouse (ARLHS POR-013, DFFA Fa-06, DFP FAL06, WLOTA 0144), located in the Parque Natural da Ria Formosa (WWFF CTFF-007). QSL via LoTW only for this contest call. Website: www.sheffield-live.co.uk/ [rsgbiota.org]

26/07/2014:  DG5LAC/P  FEHMARN ISLAND -
Mike, DG5LAC, plans to activate Fehmarn Island (EU-128, DID/GIA O-001, WLOTA 0637) as homecall/p from 26-30th July 2014, including an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). QRV on 80-10m, high power SSB. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

26/07/2014:  DL/ON6QR  LANGEOOG ISLAND -
Fred, ON6QR, and possibly others will be active as DL/ON6QR from Langeoog Island (IOTA EU-047, DID/GIA N-007, Grid Loc. JO33), East Frisian Islands, for the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). Langeoog Island is part of the National Park and Nature Reserve Lower Saxony Wadden Sea (WWFF DLFF-010) and is located in the district of Wittmund, State of Lower Saxony, Germany. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [rsgbiota.org]

26/07/2014:  DR0F  NEUWERK ISLAND -
Operators Axel DO4WA, Chris DM5HF and Joerg "Joe" DM4DL will be active as DR0F from Neuwerk Island (EU-127, DID/GIA N-012, WLOTA 2311) between 26-28th July 2014, including an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest. This activation will also count for the National Park and Nature Reserve Hambuarg Wadden Sea (WWFF DLFF-005). QRV on 80-10m, all modes. QSL via the Bureau or via the information at QRZ.com. Website: www.darc.de/distrikte/e/13/ [rsgbiota.org]

26/07/2014:  GM7A  ISLE OF GIGHA -
Members of the Kilmarnock & Loudoun ARC, namely Graham MM0GHM, Allan 2M0VNW, Peter GM7AAJ, Jason GM7VSB and Arthur MM0DHQ will be active in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July) from the Isle of Gigha (IOSA NH24, SCOTIA CS23, WAB NR64), Inner Hebrides (EU-008). Graham, MM0GHM, reports "we will be active as own calls from Friday midday till the contest". QSL direct or bureau to GM7A. Website: https://sites.google.com/site/kilmarnockandloudounarc/Home [rsgbiota.org]

26/07/2014:  IB0R  VENTOTENE ISLAND -
Lou, IK8HCG, plans a Single-Op entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July) as IB0R from the island of Ventotene (EU-045, IIA LT-011, MIA MI-118, WWFF IFF-110, WW Loc. JN61FV), Lazio region, Italy. QSL direct only to IK8HCG (QRZ.com). [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  IG9Y  LAMPEDUSA ISLAND -
An international team of operators will be active as IG9Y in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July 2014) from Lampedusa Island (AF-019, IIA AG-001, MIA MI-126, WLOTA 2312) as a Multi-? entry. QSL via ON4LG, direct or bureau. Log will be uploaded to LoTW. Online log search will be hosted by Club Log. Website: ig9.ii9p.com/ [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  LI2MOA  VARDOE ISLAND -
Hans, LA2MOA, will be active as LI2MOA from Vardo Island (EU-141, WLOTA 0106) during the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. QSL via LA2MOA, direct or Bureau and LoTW. This special prefix/callsign is being used to celebrate the 200 year anniversary of the Norwegian Constitution. The prefix will be active until 31st December. LI2MOA will be used primarily in contests. [OPDX Bulletin]

26/07/2014:  MU0HTJ  GUERNSEY -
Early announcement - Operators Peter 2E0SQL, Louis 2U0FER, Iain M0PCB, Chloe M0GEJ, Paul M0TZO, Mark M0MJH and Steve M0SPF plan to be active from the isle of Guernsey (EU-114, WLOTA 0013) as a Multi-Single entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July 2014), using the callsign MU0HTJ. QSL direct or bureau to 2E0SQL. Website: blog.hamtests.co.uk/ [rsgbiota.org]

26/07/2014:  PA6TX  TEXEL ISLAND -
Operators Randy PH4X, Ron PA4RVS, Lucas PD0LVS, Friso PD1JFB and Marcel PD3MVB will be active in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July) as PA6TX from the island of Texel (EU-038, WLOTA 0043). Lucus, PD0LVS, reports that operations will be from bungalowpark "Prins Hendrink" in the village of Oosterend (WW Loc. JO23KC). Logs will be uploaded to both LoTW and to eQSL at the end of the contest. QSL via PD0LVS, bureau preferred. Direct requests can also be made to PD0LVS (Texel IOTA 2014 Operations, Europaplein 15, Alkmaar, NH 1825TL, Netherlands). [NG3K]

28/07/2014:  PA7DN/P  TERSCHELLING ISLAND -
Dirk, PA7DN, will once again be active as PA7DN/p from Terschelling Island (EU-038, WLOTA 0943) between 28th July and 8th August 2014. QRV on the HF bands, holiday style, CW and SSB with some digi-modes. QSL via home call, bureau or direct (Dirk Nieuwstraten, Knotwilgenstraat 45, 2871 RA Schoonhoven 2871RA, Netherlands). [rsgbiota.org]

29/07/2014:  VK9C / VK9X  COCOS-KEELING + CHRISTMAS ISLAND -
Operators Mars JA3FVJ, Ikuo JA3TJA, Masa JF3PLF and Taka JH3FUK and possibly others plan a DX-Vacation to Christmas Island (VK9X, OC-002, WW Loc. OH29LN) and Cocos-Keeling Island (VK9C, OC-003, WW Loc. NH87JT) sometime between late July and early August 2014. Tentative schedule: VK9C (Cocos Keeling) between 29 July and 2 August; and VK9X (Christmas Island) between 2-8 August. QRV holiday style on 160-6 metre CW, SSB, FM, RTTY and PSK31. QSL by the bureau "via JF3PLF", direct to JF3PLF with SAE + IRC/2GS, ClubLog OQRS and LoTW. Further information and updates can be found on their website at: vk9.nobody.jp/ [DX World]

01/08/2014:  E51AND  PUKAPUKA ISLAND -
Nick, VK2DX via IOTA chasers indicates that Andy E51AND plans to be active from Pukapuka Island (OC-098), North Cook Islands, during August 2014. Andy did have plans to be active from Pukapuka earlier in 2013, but weather conditions prevented him from going. More info on new OC-089 plans to be updated early 2014. [DX World]

02/08/2014:  N4N  MOUNT DORA LAKE LIGHTHOUSE -
Repeat Special Event - Activating the Mount Dora Lake Lighthouse (ARLHS USA-1407) during National Lighthouse & Lightship Weekend. Carol, KA4WJR, informs ICPO "We had so much fun with the FEB 2014 event- that we decided to do a REPEAT SPECIAL EVENT during NATIONAL LIGHTHOUSE & LIGHTSHIP WEEKEND - Aug 2014!!!! We will again activate the Mount Dora Lake Light located on Lake Dora at the entrance of the Port of Mount Dora in Mount Dora, Florida. We will operate from 1300 UTC Aug 2nd, 2014 to 2300 UTC Aug 4th, 2014 (9:00 am to 7:00 PM - local time) on Saturday August 2nd, 2014 and POSSIBLY again on Sunday August 3rd, 2014 or Thursday August 7th, 2014 - National Lighthouse Day. We will operate CW, SSB phone and PSK31. QSL information is the same as noted on the QRZ.com page, under KA4WJR, for the FEB 2014 lighthouse event." [KA4WJR]

20/08/2014:  XO2C  PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND -
Robert, VY2XDX, will be active as XO2C from Prince Edward Island (NA-029, CIsA PE-001, WLOTA 0523, Grid Loc. EN76) from 20-25th August, 2014. This will be a vacation style activation. Operating from about 1900 UTC to 0300 UTC. XO2C is the special event callsign celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference (www.canada-150th.ca/). QSL via VE3RHE, direct or Bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

26/08/2014:  VK5CE/8  BATHURST ISLAND -
Craig, VK5CE, plans to activate Bathurst Island (OC-173, WLOTA 2929), Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Timor Sea, as VK5CE/8 from 26-29 August, 2014. Craig says "first time this island has been activated since 1999. Operating with vertical dipoles for 20m, 15m and 12m at the high tide mark of the beach. May also have antennas operational for 30m PSK31 at sunrise. Using 400W for SSB and 100W for digital". QSL via home call, direct or bureau and ClubLog OQRS. Website: oc173.blogspot.com.au/ [rsgbiota.org]

30/08/2014:  OZ/DL4VM  VENDSYSSEL-THY -
Tom, DL4VM, once again plans activity as OZ/DL4VM from the island of Vendsyssel-Thy/Nordjylland (EU-171, DIA NJ-001) from 30th August until 20th September, 2014. QRV 80-10m, mainly CW. QSL via home call, bureau or direct. [rsgbiota.org]

22/09/2014:  YB9/HA3JB  INDONESIA TOUR -
Gabor, HA3JB, will be on another International Police Association and IOTA expedition to Indonesia between 22nd September and 2nd October 2014. Using the callsign YB9/HA3JB, he plans to activate Lombok Island (OC-150, WLOTA 2637) and Bali Island (OC-022, WLOTA 2589). Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, RTTY and SSB, including an entry in the CQWW RTTY Contest. QSL via HA3JB (see details on QRZ.com -- OQRS available via PayPal [see Web page]). Logs will be uploaded to ClubLog. QSL cards will be valid for all IPA Award, including the HA-IPARC Award. For more details, see HA3JB's Web page at: www.ha3jb.com/yb9-ha3jb.html [OPDX Bulletin]

27/09/2014:  5V  TOGO -
A Czech DXpedition team organizes another expedition, this time to Togo. Preliminary dates are end of September 2014, approximately for 10 days. Operators: David OK6DJ as 5V7DB; Pavel OK1FPS as 5V7PS; and Petr OK1FCJ as 5V7ST. Antenna/radio setup: 2 x K3, 1xKX3, 2x PA, Antennas 2 x Spiderbeam incl WARC, 1 x vertical 40m-10m, 1 vertical 160/80m + special RX antennas for low bands. Activity SSB, CW, digital. Activity in CQ WW RTTY Contest. QSL to OK6DJ via OQRS Clublog, direct, LoTW, eQSL or Bureau. More information at qrz.com/db/5V7DB, with other sites being publish later. [OK6DJ]

27/09/2014:  OZ/DG5LAC  ROMO ISLAND -
Mike, DG5LAC, plans to be active holiday style as OZ/homecall from Romo Island (EU-125, DIA NS-001), Wadden Sea National Park (WWFF OZFF-004), from 27 September to 3 October 2014. Activity will be on 80-10 metre SSB, high power with Vertical and Dipoles. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. Website: www.qrz.com/db/dg5lac [rsgbiota.org]

29/09/2014:  C21GC  NAURU -
Stan, LZ1GC (ex-3D2GC), plans to be active from the Menen Hotel, Meneng [aka Menen] district, Republic of Nauru (IOTA OC-031, WW Loc. RI39LK), Micronesia, as C21GC (call requested) between 29th September and 14th October 14, 2014. QRV on 160-10m, CW/SSB and some RTTY. Website available with full info soon. Logs to be uploaded to Club Log during the activity if possible. [DX World]

02/10/2014:  IE9Y  USTICA ISLAND -
Members of the Calabria DX Club will be active as IE9Y from Isola di Ustica (EU-051, IIA U-001, WLOTA 0848, WW Loc. JM68OQ) from 2-5 October 2014. QRV on all bands and modes, propagation allowing. QSL via IK8YFU, bureau or direct. Website: www.calabriadxteam.it/ [rsgbiota.org]

02/10/2014:  T30D  WESTERN KIRIBATI -
Our experienced team is pleased to announce another DXpedition to the Pacific Ocean - Western Kiribati, Southern Tarawa Atoll [Gilbert Islands] (OC-017). The call will be T30D from 2-15 October, 2014. Team members are Uwe, DJ9HX; Rudolf, DK3CG; Sid, DM2AYO; Dietmar, DL2HWA; Georg, DL4SVA; Bert, DL2RNS; Heiko, DL1RTL; Juergen, DF7TT; Olaf, DL7JOM; Guenter, DL2AWG; Hans DL6JGN and Rolf, DL7VEE. They plan to be QRV from 160 to 6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY with at least four simultaneous stations with 500 watt amplifiers around the clock. A homepage will be available soon. [DX World]

03/10/2014:  YJ0X  VANUATU -
Members of The Quake Contesters will be active as YJ0X from Villa Chelle (WW Loc. RH24CH), located on Mele Bay, Efate island [aka Ile Vate], New Hebrides (OC-035), between 3-15 October, 2014. Efate island is part of the Shefa Province in The Republic of Vanuatu. They will have 2 stations (K3s + amplifiers) plus a reserve (K2) on CW, RTTY and SSB. Antennas include 6 element 6m yagi and verticals for 30/40/80m on the edge of the ocean. Team members include Geoff ZL3GA, Phil ZL3PAH (Team leader), Paul ZL4PW, and Gordon G3USR. Activity will also include the Oceania DX Contest - SSB (4-5th October) and CW (11-12th October). QSL manager will be Phil, ZL3PAH. Logs will be uploaded to ClubLog, and OQRS will be available. Logs will also be uploaded to LoTW within 3 months of the operation. Further information and updates at: yj2014.wordpress.com/ [DX World]

08/10/2014:  ZK3E, ZK3Q  TOKELAU -
Marcin, SP5ES and Jacek, SP5EAQ plan to be active as ZK3E and ZK3Q, respectively, from Nukunonu Village, Nukunonu Atoll, Tokelau islands (OC-048, WWFF ZLFF-020), New Zealand, starting 8th October 2014, for a period of three weeks. Note that the dates may change due to the unpredictability of transport. QRV on 80-10 metre CW and SSB. QSL route TBD. Website: zk3.sp5drh.com/ [DX World]

13/10/2014:  VK9L  LORD HOWE ISLAND -
Preparations for the 2014 Lagunaria DX Group 13-29th October 2014 DXpedition to Lord Howe Island (OC-004, WWFF VKFF-295) are ongoing. Michael, DL6MHW has joined the group, which now includes 16 operators. Two callsigns have been issued: for the standard DXpedition operation they will use VK9DLX, while during the CQ WW DX SSB Contest they will use VK9LM (in memory of DJ5CQ, SK since 1995, who was active from Lord Howe Island with this callsign several times in the 1980s and 1990s). Lord Howe can be reached by plane, but the transport capacities on the flight are stricly limited to 14kg per person. Most of the equipment will have to be shipped from Germany to the island by sea freight, and donations to help offset those costs are gratefully accepted. See www.lordhowe2014.org/ for further information and updates. [425 DX News]

18/10/2014:  ZA/H.C.'s  ALBANIA -
Franck, F4DTO and Patrick, F4GFE plan to be active as ZA/homecalls between 18-27th October 2014 from Elbasan, district and county of Elbasan, Albania. Look for them to be QRV holiday style on 40-10 metre SSB, using 100 Watts. QSLs via their home calls, REF Bureau or direct. [DX World]

21/10/2014:  KH8B  AMERICAN SAMOA -
Masa, JH3PRR, will be active as KH8B from Pago Pago, island of Tutuila (OC-045, WLOTA 4385), Eastern American Samoa, between 21-27 October 2014. QRV on 160-10 metres, all modes, including a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26th October). QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [DX World]

22/10/2014:  XX9 TBA  MACAU -
A team consisting Eugene EA5HPX, Fran EA7FTR, Oleg US7UX, David EB7DX, Jose EB5BBM and their respective XYLs, (also one YL operataror EA7JQS Veronica) will be active from Praia de Cheoc Van Beach, at the Pousada of Coloane Hotel, Coloane, Macau (AS-075), China, between 22nd October and 1st November 2014. Holiday style activity with possibly two stations running simultaneously on SSB, CW and RTTY with an entry in the CQWW SSB DX Contest (25-26 October). A website will be running shortly, with more details. QSL via EB7DX and LoTW. [DX World]

25/10/2014:  IG9Y  AFRICAN ITALY -
An International team composed of Romeo S52RU, Renato S57UN, Slavko S57DX, Silvo S50X, Gaby HA1YA, Aurelio PC5A, Mark PA5MW, Marco PE2MC, Marco HB9OCR, Miran S50O, Peter PD1RP, Hubert S51NZ and Simone IW3IBK will be active as IG9Y during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October) from Isola di Lampedusa [Lampedusa Island] (AF-019, IIA AG-001, MIA MI-126, WLOTA 2312). QSL via ON4LG. Website: ig9y.com/ [NG3K]

30/10/2014:  FT4TA  TROMELIN ISLAND -
FT4TA is the callsign issued to the DXpedition to Tromelin Island (AF-031, DIFO FR-006, WLOTA 0383) from 30th October until 10th November 2014. While planning continues, donations are still gratefully accepted as "the budget is not balanced yet and all kinds of help will be necessary to make this expedition possible". Read the second press release (1 March) on www.tromelin2014.com/ [425 DX News]

10/11/2014:  7QAA  MALAWI -
The Black Mamba Contest and DXpedition Team will be active from Nkhotakota, Republic of Malawi, as 7QAA and plan to be QRV between 10th November and 2nd December, 2014. They plan to have around 20-24 operators, and will operate in two teams. The first team will be active from 10-20th November on 160-10 metre SSB and RTTY, plus 6 metre CW and SSB. The second team will be active between 21st November and 2nd December on 160-10 metre CW and will participate in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) as a Multi-2 entry in CQ zone 37. 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]

29/11/2014:  IG9Y  LAMPEDUSA ISLAND -
An international team of operators will be active as IG9Y in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) from Lampedusa Island (AF-019, IIA AG-001, MIA MI-126, WLOTA 2312) as a Multi-Op entry. QSL via ON4LG, direct or bureau. Log will be uploaded to LoTW. Online log search will be hosted by Club Log. Website: ig9.ii9p.com/ [NG3K]

2015

??????:  VK0EK  HEARD ISLAND -
The initial operators for the January 2015 VK0EK expedition to Heard Island (AN-003, WWFF VKFF-565), Territory of Australia, 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). [425 DX News]

01/09/2015:  ZD9TT  TRISTAN DA CUNHA -
The Italian DXpedition Team announces its next DXpedition to Tristan da Cunha (AF-029). The call will be ZD9TT. Likely dates will be in the period September-October 2015, with the DXpedition lasting a total of five weeks, of which two for travel and the middle three for operation. The main aim of the DXpedition will be to work the greatest possible number of unique calls, thus offering a possibility also to Little Pistols and QRP stations. All bands will be activated on CW and SSB, but RTTY operations will be fonfined to the 14 MHz band. Further info to follow. Website: www.i2ysb.com/idt/ [DX World]