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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

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 Club Log. [F6AJA]

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

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]

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]

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]

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]

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

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]

14/02/2015:  S79CO  SEYCHELLES -
Chadra, JT1CO will be active from the Seychelles (IOTA AF-024) as S79CO between 14-25 February, 2015. Short expedition, QRV on 60-10 metres using 100w and Big SteppIR antenna. QSL direct only to his home call. [DX-World]

15/02/2015:  SU9IG  EGYPT -
Ivan, OM3CGN will be active as SU9IG from Cairo, Egypt, from 15th February 2015 until 15th June 2016. QRV is on 160 to 10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY with varying power levels for each mode. QSL to home call. [ARRL DX News

05/03/2015:  PZ5LP  SURINAME -
Peter, PA1LP will be active as PZ5LP from Nieuw Nickerie, Nickerie district, Suriname, between 5th March and 5th June, 2015. QRV on 80-10 metre SSB and Digital modes, using FT-857 and 100 Watts with G5RV with LDG Z100 tuner. QSL via home call, direct and eQSL. [DX-World]

15/03/2015:  JG8NQJ/JD1  MINAMI TORISHIME -
Take, JG8NQJ will be back to the weather station on Minami Torishima (IOTA OC-073) and be active as JG8NQJ/JD1 from mid-March until mid-June. He operates CW only in his spare time. QSL via JA8CJY (direct) or JG8NQJ (Bureau). [425 DX News]

15/03/2015:  VQ9ET  CHAGOS -
Bob, DU7ET is now based at Diego Garcia (AF-006), Chagos Archipelago, for the next three months. Using the callsign VQ9ET, so far he has been active on 17m CW and plans to QRV again at the start of April. He uses a FT-857D and into "simple" antenna. QSL via DU7ET DIRECT ONLY. (Robert M Wright, P.O. Box 7, 6215 Valencia, Negros Oriental, Philippines) [DX-World]

12/04/2015:  CY0/VA1AXC  SABLE ISLAND -
Aaron, VA1AXC is once again active (since 12th April) as CY0/VA1AXC from Sable Island (NA-063, CIsA NS-004, WLOTA 0758) "until around the first week of June". In his limited spare time he operates SSB only mainly on 20, 17 and 15 metres. QSL via JE1LET, direct only. [425 DX News]

14/04/2015:  RI1ANM  ANTACTICA -
Alex, RX3ABI will be active as RI1ANM from Novolazarevskaya Station (AA U-08, WAP RUS-09, WWFF RFF-0162), Schirmacher Oasis, Princess Astrid Coast, Queen Maud Land, Antarctica (IOTA AN-016) until March 2016. QRV on the HF bands, mainly SSB. QSL via operator instructions. [ATDX]

16/04/2015:  3XY5M  GUINEA -
Michael, PA5M has been back in Conakry, Guinea since 16 April and expects to remain there until 31st May. He is active as 3XY5M on the HF bands and 6 metres in his free time, typically during his evening hours. During this final trip he plans to operate some SSB. QSL via PA7FM; logsearch on Club Log. [425 DX News]

16/04/2015:  FR/F5PLC  REUNION ISLAND -
Michel, F5PLC will be active as FR/F5PLC from Reunion Island (AF-016, DIFO FR-001, WLOTA 1812, WWFF FFF-011) from 16 April to 16 June. He will operate QRP CW mainly on 20 metres and possibly 30 metres. QSL via home call. [425 DX News]

21/04/2015:  YJ0MT  VANUATU - Postponed
Masa, JA0RQV (ex-A35JP/p) will be active from Port Vila (WW Loc. RH42DG), Efate Island (OC-035, WLOTA 1051), Shefa province, Republic of Vanuatu, as YJ0MT from 21st April until 5th May, 2015. QRV on 40-6m, CW/SSB (mostly CW) when time permits due to business commitments, using IC-7000(100W) and Vertical. Note from Masa: "Operation will be limited in night time as it is business trip. I will try to be serious in weekend. QTH will be large hotel in down town facing only for EU and AS. Antenna should be managed within the small private balcony. VY SRI for NA and SA." QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. Further info and updates at: blog.goo.ne.jp/rqv [DX-World]

28/04/2015:  JW/UA3IPL  SVALBARD -
Alexander, UA3IPL will be active again from Spitsbergen Island (EU-026, WLOTA 0125) as JW/UA3IPL between 28th April and 29th August 2015. QRV on HF Bands CW, SSB, RTTY, PSK31 and JT65. Equipment will be a Yaesu FT-857D, FC30 tuner and G5RV antenna. QSL via RW6HS direct only. [DX World]

03/05/2015:  KC4AAC  PALMER ANTARCTIC STATION -
Op Michael is now based at Palmer Station (WAP USA-23, WWFF KFF-0092), Gamage Point, Bonaparte Point, Anvers island (IOTA AN-012) and active as KC4AAC. He's been QRV on PSK so far. Length of stay and further details unknown but we'll update once we get more info. QSL via K1IED, direct only with SASE/SAE + sufficient postage. NO IRC's. [DX-World]

04/05/2015:  DL1YAF/VK  AUSTRALIA TOUR -
Christoph, DL1YAF starts May 4th in Perth, Australia (OC-001, WLOTA 1520), with his camping tour. The plan is to travel as DL1YAF/VK all the way up to Darwin. From 30th May until 3rd June he will be active from Lord Howe Island as DL1YAF/VK9L. Planned Oeration from 80 to 10 metre SSB and CW. His Rig will be a Elecraft KX3 (KPA 100) with MP1 Vertikal Antenna and 4 Band Dipole. Keep your Ears up for him. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [DX World]

05/05/2015:  TN/CT1FJZ  REPUBLIC OF CONGO -
Paulo, CT1FJZ is currently active (since 5th May 2015) from the Congo Republic as TN/CT1FJZ. QRV so far on 20 metre SSB. No other information or lenth of stay was given. QSL via home call. [ATDX]

13/05/2015:  5Z4/WA5A  KENYA -
Scott, WA5A, will be active as 5Z4/WA5A from Ruaka, Kenya, between 13 May and 11 June 2015. He is there with is XYL to celebrate the first birthday of their new granddaughter 'Karimi'. Activity will be holiday style on 40/20/15 metres using an IC-735 into resonant dipoles at about 80 ft. Mode will be mainly SSB, but if he can fit it in, Scott will take a key and try a little CW. QSL via home call. [OPDX Bulletin]

15/05/2015:  E6  NIUE ISLAND -
Look for Nob JA2AAU, Iku JA2ATE, Iwao JA2LSS and Mori JA2ZS to be active from Namukulu, island of Niue (OC-040, WLOTA 2139, WWFF ZLFF-021, Grid Loc. AH50), as E6NZ, E6TE, E6SS and E6ZS, respectively, from 15-25th May, 2015. Plans are to be QRV on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. They will also have a 6 metre Beacon. QSL for all callsigns is via JA2ZS, Bureau or direct and eQSL. [DX-World]

15/05/2015:  OX/5P1KZX  GREENLAND -
Michael, OZ1KZX has plans to be active as OX/5P1KZX from Nuuk, Greenland (NA-018, WLOTA 0072) on 15 May for about ten days. In his spare time he will operate digital modes on 40, 20 and 15 metres. QSL via LoTW and eQSL; paper cards will not be available. Updates will be posted to: www.qrz.com/db/OX/5P1KZX. [425 DX News]

16/05/2015:  C56XA  THE GAMBIA -
Alan, G3XAQ will be active from Brusubi, The Gambia, as C56XA from 16 May until 4 June 2015. Holiday style operation on the HF bands. Activity will include a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry in the CQWW WPX CW Contest (30-31 May). QSL via G3SWH - you can search the log and request QSLs at: www.g3swh.org.uk/c56xa.html [DX-World]

16/05/2015:  MM0GHM /M and /P  BARRA ISLAND -
Graham, MM0GHM plans a holiday style activation as MM0GHM/p and MM0GHM/m from Barra Island (IOSA OH11, SCOTIA HI02), Outer Hebrides (EU-010) from 16th till 23rd May, 2015. During his travels around the island it is possible he could activate WAB squares NF60, NF70, NL69 and NL70. QSL via RSGB bureau or direct. Also e-QSL (AG). [rsgbiota.org]

18/05/2015:  9N TBA  NEPAL -
Jacky, ZL3CW (F2CW) works for the UN World Food Programme and will stay in Nepal for three months starting on 18 May, with activity on the amateur bands during his spare time (callsign TBA). He will upload his log to LoTW when he returns home. [425 DX News]

18/05/2015:  EA8/H.C.'s  FUERTEVENTURA ISLAND -
Alex, SQ9UM and Tom, SQ9C will be QRV as EA8/homecalls from the island of Fuerteventura (DIE S-006, WLOTA 0883), Canary Islands (IOTA AF-004), from 18-25th May. Activity will be holiday style on 40-6 metre CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL to home calls. [ARRL DX News]

19/05/2015:  P40  ARUBA -
Peter (VK3FN) as P40FN, Chris (VK3FY) as P40FY and David (K3LP) as P40DC will be active from the P49V rental shack (Cook's Radio Retreat) located in Oranjestad, island of Aruba (SA-036, WLOTA 0033, WW Loc. FK42xn) between 19-26th May. QRV on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL all calls via M0OXO - bureau requests ONLY via Club Log OQRS. [VK3FN]

20/05/2015:  ZF2EM  CAYMAN ISLANDS -
From 20-25th May 2015 Pete, N8PR and Bill, NZ5N will be operating from the Grand Cayman Island (NA-016, WLOTA 1042, WW Loc. EK99ig). Plans are to operate primarily 2 Metre EME. They will have 2M/440 and an Elk antenna for some possible FM satellite QSOs if the passes are at times when the moon is not up. If time allows they will operate HF SSB and maybe JT65HF. Equipment will be 2x9 element yagis for EME and 800-1200 watts using an I0JXX amplifier with LNA at the antenna. The main rig will be an Icom 7100. HF antennas should be available at the station site, and that will determine what HF bands we can get on. QSL via N8PR (Pete Rimmel, PO Box 848879, Hollywood, FL 33084, USA). Website: www.qrz.com/db/zf2em [DX-World]

20/05/2015:  ZP6/LU9EFO  PARAGUAY -
Martin, LU9EFO will be active from Paraguay between 20-31 May 2015 as ZP6/LU9EFO. QSL direct only to F4BHW. QSL via the bureau to LU9EFO. [ATDX]

21/05/2015:  5Z0L  KENYA -
The Italian DXpedition Team is pleased to announce its next DXpedition. Unlike some of its previous activities this trip is dedicated to a specific event: the recent authorization for the usage of 6 metre band in the Republic of Kenya. The trip to Nairobi (WW Loc. KI88KS) is planned for the 21st of May until the 31st and the crew will use the call 5Z0L. Team members include Silvano I2YSB, Vinicio IK2CIO, Angelo IK2CKR, Marcello IK2DIA and Stefano IK2HKT. The pilot station will be Art, IK7JWY. The 6 metre pilot will be Sergio, IK0FTA. They plan to be QRV on 80-6m CW, SSB and RTTY using 3 stations (K3 + KPA-500 amplifier), 2 x 5 band spider beams, 3 band 1/4 wave vertical, I0JXX 5el 50MHz beam. QSL via I2YSB, direct only. The IDT will leave in Kenya the 5JXX6 5 elements antenna to Daniel 5Z4/EA4ATI, to continue the activities on 6m after the end of the dxpedition. Further info, updates, OQRS, log online real time at: www.i2ysb.com/joomla5/ [DX-World]

21/05/2015:  YB7  LAUT KECIL ISLANDS -
Imam YB4IR/7 (d/B/OQRS), Yunus YB7NUS/p, Husaini YB7KE/p will be active from Marabatua [aka Moresses] Island, Laut Kecil Islands (IOTA OC-268) from 21-25 May. QRV on 40-10 metre CW and SSB. QSL all calls via YB4IR, direct or bureau and Club Log OQRS. This trip also needs to rent a boat (around USD 800). If any "Angel Donors" is very welcome. [YB4IR]

22/05/2015:  6Y5/DL5DI  JAMAICA -
Hans, DL5DI, will be active as 6Y5/DL5DI from the island of Jamaica (NA-097, WLOTA 0214) from 22nd May until 2nd June 2015. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using FT-897 transceiver and dipole antenna. QSL via home call, by the bureau, eQSL or LoTW. [OPDX Bulletin]

22/05/2015:  TO5Y  MARTINIQUE -
Look for Martin, OL5Y to be active from the QTH of Laurent FM5BH, in Ducos, island of Martinique (NA-107, DIFO FM-001, WLOTA 1041) between 22nd May and 1st June. Martin will also be QRV in the CQWW WPX CW Contest (30-31 May) as a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry. Outside the contest, activity will be holiday style on the HF bands. QSL via OL5Y and LoTW. [NG3K]

23/05/2015:  5P9Z/P  ROMO ISLAND -
Look for Tom, DL7UZO to once again be active from Romo [Roemoe] Island (EU-125, OZI/DIA NS-001) from 23 until 31 May, 2015. QRV on the HF bands with focus on RTTY and CW. QSL via DL7UZO by the bureau, direct or OQRS. Website: www.5p9z.com/ [rsgbiota.org]

23/05/2015:  EJ5GM, EJ9FBB  LITTLE SALTEE ISLAND -
Jeremy EI5GM and Dave EI9FBB will be active from Little Saltee Island (IOTA EU-103, WW Loc. IO62qd) between 23-25 May, 2015. QRV on 40-6 metre CW and SSB. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [DX-World]

23/05/2015:  J38MM, J38NN  GRENADA -
Rich, KE1B and YL Anna, W6NN will be active from the island of Grenada (NA-024, WLOTA 0718) as J38MM and J38NN, respectively, between 23-31 May, 2015. QRV holiday style on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY, including an entry in the CQWW WPX CW Contest (30-31 May) as J38MM. QSL both calls via KE1B, direct or Bureau. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. [DX-World]

23/05/2015:  OJ0W  MARKET REEF -
Pasi, OH3WS again plans activity from Market Reef (EU-053, WWFF OHFF-0038) and lighthouse (ARLHS MAR-001, WLOTA 0542, Admiralty C4472) as OJ0W between 23-32 May, 2015. QRV during his spare time on 40-10 metre CW and SSB. QSL to home call via bureau by request or direct (QRZ.com). "I get too many QSLs back with label 'not member' so only by request via bureau." [DX-World]

23/05/2015:  OZ1RDP  ROMO ISLAND -
Operators Gunni DL9BCP, Gaby DM1CG, Matze DL9BQ, Ray DH6DAO, Roland DG1DPN and possibly others will be active using the Scout clubstation callsign OZ1RDP from Romo [Roemoe] Island (EU-125, OZI/DIA NS-001, WW Loc. JO45GD, WWFF OZFF 004) on 23-26 May. QRV on HF and 6m ES - maybe EME using SSB, CW and Digital modes. QSL goes via DL9BCP, direct or bureau. Website: www.oz1rdp.de/ [rsgbiota.org]

24/05/2015:  FS/NP4G  SAINT MARTIN -
Otis, NP4G will be QRV as FS/NP4G from the island of French Saint Martin (NA-105, DIFO FS-001, WLOTA 0383) from 24-29th May. Activity will be on 20 to 10 metre CW, using QRP power. QSL via NP3O, direct or bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

24/05/2015:  TF/F5LIT  ICELAND -
Emmanuel, F5LIT (VE2LIT, W6LIT) will be active from Iceland (EU-021, WLOTA 2975) between 24-30th May 2015 as TF/F5LIT. QRV holiday style mainly on 20 metre SSB and possibly 40 metres. QSL via LoTW only. [ATDX]

26/05/2015:  P4/H.C.'s  ARUBA -
David N4QS and Dave NU4N will be operating from Aruba (SA-036, WLOTA 0033) as P4/homecalls during the CQWW WPX CW Conest. They will be staying at the P49V Cook rental house (WW Loc. FK42XN) between 26th May and 2nd June. Outside the contest look for them on various bands using SSB and CW and hopefully some digital modes as well. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. [DX-World]

27/05/2015:  5C5T  MOROCCO -
Jose EA5CP, Juan EA9BLJ and Jose EA5YU will be active from Rabat, Morocco, as 5C5T between 27-31 May. QRV on the HF bands, CW only. The team will focus on the CQWW WPX CW Contest as a Multi-Single entry. QSL via EA5YU, direct or bureau. [NG3K]

27/05/2015:  6Y6N  JAMAICA -
Armin, DK9PY will once again be active from the island of Jamaica (NA-097, WLOTA 0214) from 27 May until 2 June for the CQWW WPX CW Contest (30-31 May), using the call sign 6Y6N. During the remaining time Armin will be active on all bands from the QTH of Josh, 6Y5WJ, located near Malvern, St. Elizabeth parish. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. On-line log will be hosted by Club Log and the log will also be uploaded to LoTW. [ATDX]

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 (30-31 May) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. QSL via K9GY, direct or Bureau. Log will be uploaded to LoTW. [OPDX Bulletin]

27/05/2015:  CT1FOP/P, CT2JNM/P  WWFF ACTIVATION -
Nuno, CT2JNM and Albino, CT1FOP report that on 27th May 2015 they will be active from Paisagem Protegida da Serra do Acor (WWFF CTFF-025, DPRN CTFF-025, DSP DSP001) starting at 08:00 UTC until 20:00 UTC. Callsigns will be CT2JNM/p and CT1FOP/p. Look for them to be QRV on 7.144, 14.244, 18.144, 21.244 and 28.444 MHz SSB. QSL via home calls, bureau or direct. [CU3AA]

27/05/2015:  DS2GOO/4  SANGCH'UJA ISLAND -
Look for Han, DS2GOO to be active from Sangch'uja [Chuja] Island (AS-084, WLOTA 0912), Republic of Korea, from 27-29th May. QRV on 80-10 metre CW and SSB. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

27/05/2015:  MJ0CFW, MJ5Z  JERSEY -
Kazu, M0CFW/JK3GAD will be active again as MJ0CFW from the Isle of Jersey (EU-013, WLOTA 0818, WAB WV54) from 27 May until 1 June, on all HF bands. His focus will be on the CQWW WPX CW Contest (30-31 May) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry using the callsign MJ5Z. QSL via LoTW. QSL also ok via OQRS. [NG3K]

27/05/2015:  VP2MDG, VP2MPS  MONTSERRAT -
Pete, K2PS and George, K2DM will be active as VP2MPS and VP2MDG, respectively, from Gingerbread Hill, St. Peter's parish, island of Montserrat (NA-103, WLOTA 1475) between 27th May and 1st June 2015. QRV on all bands, mainly CW and SSB, including the CQWW WPX CW Contest as VP2MDG. QSL via home calls, direct only. [ATDX]

27/05/2015:  ZA/OU1I  ALBANIA -
Henning, OZ1BII will be active as ZA/OU1I from Durres, Albania, between 27th May and 1st June 2015. QRV on the HF bands using CW - including participation in the CQWW WPX CW Contest. QSL via OZ1BII, direct or bureau and LoTW. Online OQRS will also be available. [ATDX]

27/05/2015:  ZF2WA  CAYMAN ISLANDS -
Erik, N5WR will be active from Georgetown, Grand Cayman Island (NA-016, WLOTA 1042), as ZF2WA from 27 May until 7 June, 2015. QRV holiday-style, mostly CW. QSL via home call. [DX-World]

28/05/2015:  DL3YM/VP9  BERMUDA -
Look for Andy, DL3YM to be active holiday style as DL3YM/VP9 from Hamilton Parish, island of Bermuda (IOTA NA-005, WLOTA 0201), between 28th May and 1st June 2015. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [ATDX]

28/05/2015:  IL7/IZ7EVZ  TREMITI ISLANDS -
Lucky, IZ7EVZ plans to activate the Tremiti Islands [Isole Tremiti] (IOTA EU-050, Grid Loc. JN72), region of Apulia and province of Foggia (FG), Italy, between 28th May and 1st June 2015. He will operate using the callsign IL7/IZ7EVZ from 40-6m SSB using FT-897D, Power 1 KW, with home made dipole and vertical. This activation counts for Tremiti Islands Natural Marine Reserve that forms part of the Gargano national park (WWFF IFF-0013). QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [425 DX News]

28/05/2015:  FS/K9EL  SAINT MARTIN -
John, K9EL will be active again as FS/K9EL from Orient Bay, island of French Saint Martin (NA-105, DIFO FS-001, WLOTA 0383, WW Loc. FK88LC) between 28th May and 16th June, 2015. QRV on the HF bands, plus 6 metres. The FS/K9EL station includes an IC7000 with a 500 watt amplifier. Antennas used are verticals for 40/80/160, dipoles for 30 through 10 and a 3 element yagi for 6 metres. The QTH is on a hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean just off Orient Beach. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau and LoTW. Log search and OQRS hosted by Club Log. Further info at: www.qrz.com/db/fs/k9el [DX-World]

28/05/2015:  LX/OO9O  LUXEMBOURG -
Mark, ON7SS will be active as LX/OO9O from Luxembourg from 28 May to 2 June, including participation in the CQ WW WPX CW Contest. Before and after the contest he will operate RTTY and other digital modes on the HF bands and 6 metres. QSL via ON7SS (direct or bureau, OQRS on Club Log), LoTW and eQSL. [425 DX News]

29/05/2015:  K4KGG/P  SANTA ROSA ISLAND -
Larry, K4KGG plans activity from Santa Rosa [aka Okaloosa] Island (NA-142, USi FL-003S), Florida, from 29-31 May. Comments: Subject to Q rates Fri May 29 20:00 to 23:59Z Sat May 30 00:00 to 00:01Z and 14:00 to 16:00Z and 19:00 to 23:59Z Sun May 31 00:00 to 01:00 and 14:00 to 17:00Z. Vertical near salt water; 40 thru 10m; 500W; CW, RTTY, SSB, PSK. QSL direct to K4KGG. [rsgbiota.org]

29/05/2015:  SW8WW  THASOS ISLAND -
Laci, HA0HW will make his yearly travel to Thasos [aka Thassos] Island (EU-174, GIOTA NAS-037, MIA MG-124, WLOTA 4186, WW Loc. KN20HS) between 29th May and 8th June 2015. QRV holiday style on the HF bands using the callsign SW8WW. QSL direct or bureau to HA0HW via OQRS on SW8WW page on QRZ.com. Log will be hosted by Club Log. Website: www.c3.hu/~ha0khw/ha0hw.html [rsgbiota.org]

29/05/2015:  XW1IC  LAOS -
Champ, E21EIC will be active again from Vientiane, Laos, between 29th May and 1st June 2015 as XW1IC. He will operate on the HF bands, including activity in the CQWW WPX CW Contest (30-31 July) in Single-Op/All-Band category. QSL direct to E21EIC or Club Log OQRS. [ATDX]

30/05/2015:  3V8SS  TUNISIA -
Ash, KF5EYY and Jun, JH4RHF plan a Multi-Single/Low-Power entry in the CQWW WPX CW Contest from Hammam Sousse, Tunisia (CQ zone 33), using the callsign 3V8SS. QSL via LX1NO, direct only and LoTW. Website: www.kf5eyy.info/ [NG3K]

30/05/2015:  4X7R  ISRAEL -
Look for Zvi, 4X6FR to be active in the CQWW WPX CW Contest as a Single-Op/Single-Band (15m) entry, using the callsign 4X7R from Herzliya, Israel (CQ zone 20). QSL via 4X6OM and LoTW. [NG3K]

30/05/2015:  5U5U  NIGER -
Chris, F4WBN will be active again as 5U5U from Niamey, Republic of Niger, between 30th May and 16th June, 2015. QRV holiday style on 40-6 metre SSB and some RTTY. QSL via home call, direct only (QRZ.com). [DX-World]

30/05/2015:  9A/PA4JJ  CROATIA -
Once again Jan, PA4JJ will be active holiday style as 9A/PA4JJ from Croatia beyween 30 May and 30 June. Expect him to operate mainly digital modes. QSL via home call, direct or bureau (OQRS on Club Log), and LoTW. [425 DX News]

30/05/2015:  9M2M  WEST MALAYSIA -
ARA Boys Contest Team plan a Multi-Multi entry in the CQWW WPX CW Contest from West Malaysia, CQ zone 28. Team members include Zaki 9M2ZAK, Syed 9M2SYA, Rizal 9M2RDX, Ahmad 9M2AGC, Han 9W2SBD, Mohamad 9W2SBL, Weerut 9W2RUT, Oja 9M2OUT, Afiq 9W2AHU Hary 9M2GET and Noh 9W2MNW. QSL via 9M2GET and LoTW. [NG3K]

30/05/2015:  DL1YAF/VK9L  LORD HOWE ISLAND -
Christoph, DL1YAF hopes to be active from Lord Howe Island (OC-004, WWFF VKFF-0295) from 30th May until 3rd June as DL1YAF/VK9L. Planned operation from 80 to 10 metre SSB and CW. His Rig will be a Elecraft KX3 (KPA 100) with MP1 Vertikal Antenna and 4 Band Dipole. Keep your Ears up for him. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [DX World]

30/05/2015:  E2X  THAILAND -
The Thailand DX Association (HSDXA) team will be active once again as E2X as a Multi-Single entry in the CQWW WPX CW Contest (30-31 May). QSL via E20GMY and LoTW. [NG3K]

30/05/2015:  HS0ZIA  THAILAND -
Bob, HS0ZIA and Peter, HS0ZKX will be QRV in the CQWW WPX CW Contest as HS0ZIA from Doi Saket, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Category will be Multi-Single/Low-Power, CQ zone 26. QSL via LoTW. [NG3K]

30/05/2015:  NP2P  US VIRGIN ISLANDS -
Yuriy, N2TTA plans a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the CQWW WPX CW Contest from Christiansted, island of St. Croix (NA-106, USi VI-002S, WLOTA 2477). QSL via LoTW. QSL also OK direct only to N2TTA (QRZ.com). [NG3K]

30/05/2015:  OH0X  ALAND ISLAND -
Kim, OH6KZP will be active as a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry in the CQWW WPX CW Contest from Aland Island (EU-002 WLOTA 1373, CQ zone 15). QSL via OH2TA and LoTW. [NG3K]

30/05/2015:  P49Y  ARUBA -
Andy, AE6Y will once again be active as P49Y from Pos Chiquito, Aruba (IOTA SA-036, WLOTA 0033) for the CQWW WPX CW Contest. He is tempted to do a Single-Band(40m), but worried about boredom. QSL via AE6Y, direct or bureau and LoTW. [NG3K]

30/05/2015:  SN6O  POLAND -
Slawek, SP6ZC, will be active using the special callsign SN6O in the CQWW WPX CW Contest as a Single-Op entry. QSL via SP6PAZ direct, SN6O by the bureau or LoTW. [OPDX Bulletin]

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

30/05/2015:  VC2W  CANADA -
Victor, VA2WA will be active as VC2W during the CQWW DX CW Contest (30-31 May) from Boucherville, QC, Canada (CQ zone 5). He plans a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power/Assisted entry. QSL via VA2WA and LoTW. [NG3K]

30/05/2015:  VO1TTT  NEWFOUNDLAND -
Look for Mike, VE9AA to be active as a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the CQWW DX CW Contest using the callsign VO1TTT from Newfoundland (NA-027, CIsA NF-001, WLOTA 0345), Canada (CQ Zone 5). He plans to be QRV 160-6m. Very limited 6m operation from GN37 before the contest, however he is driving through many VE9, VE1 and VO1 grids on 25/26 May and 1/2 June. Mike will run a CW beacon on 50.095 MHz when possible. QSL via VE3IKV, direct only with SAE and 3USD - NO BURO CARDS. [NG3K]

30/05/2015:  XT2AW  GRENADA -
Harald, DF2WO (ex-D44TWO) will again be active holiday style as XT2AW from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, between 30th May and 30th June 25, 2015. QRV CW and SSB on the HF bands. QSL via M0OXO OQRS DIRECT. [DX-World]

31/05/2015:  F/G3TTC/P  FRANCE HOLIDAY TOUR -
Look for Keith, G3TTC to activate some French IOTAs (Call F/G3TTC/p) while on holiday 30th May until 4th July: Saint-Nicolas [Ile Saint-Nicolas] (EU-094, DIFM AT-010) (May 31st?), Sainte Marguerite [Ile Sainte Marguerite] (EU-058, DIFM ME-020, MIA MF-028) (June 9th?), Porquerolles [Ile de Porquerolles] (EU-070, DIFM ME-010, MIA MF-021, WLOTA 1107) (June 12th?), Ratonneau [Ile de Ratonneau] (EU-095, DIFM ME-003, MIA MF-024) (June 16th?), EU-148?? (June 21st?), Banc d'Arguin [Ile du Banc d'Arguin] (EU-159, DIFM AT-033) (June 27th/28th?), EU-107 (2nd July?), EU-157 (July 4th?). Possibly Monaco on 6th June also. None of the activations are definite, I will try. All dates are 'best guess'. I have antennas for 14 and 18MHz. Try looking around 14260 and 18140 kHz plus/minus. I am happy to QSL via the buro or direct. [G3TTC/rsgbiota.org]

01/06/2015:  JW2US  HOPEN ISLAND -
In a few weeks Eric, LA2US will be off to the Arctic again, this time to Hopen Island (IOTA EU-063), one of Svalbard's Coastal Island. ETA Hopen Island first week of June for a 6 months stay. He will be operational as JW2US on CW on/around IOTA frequencies or at the lower band edges. This will be a spare time operation. Hes working very odd hours so please do not ask for sked. If you live on/operate from an Island (IOTA) or you're on an Expedition of some kind, your QSL card will be highly appreciated. His award hunt is via LoTW and eQSL, and your upload will be greatly appreciated. The recommended way to request a JW2US QSL card (Bear Island or Hopen Island) is via OQRS Club Log, both direct and bureau. [DX-World]

01/06/2015:  VK4AAC/5  KANGAROO ISLAND -
Rob, VK4AAC will be active once again as VK4AAC/5 from Kangaroo Island (OC-139, WLOTA 0869), South Australia, between 1st of June and 25th of August 2015. He plans to operate on 40 and 20m SSB. Rob will also try to activate Flinders Chase National Park (WWFF VKFF-173), Dudley CP (VKFF-809), Kelly Hill CP (VKFF-810) and Vivonne Bay CP (VKFF-811). QSL via home call, bureau or direct. For direct only QSLs see the detailed instructions on QRZ.com under VK4AAC. [ATDX]

03/06/2015:  9H3A  GOZO ISLAND -
Roberto, PB5X will once again be active holiday style as 9H3A from Mgarr, Gozo Island (EU-023, MIA MM-004, WLOTA 0046) from 3-10 June 2015. Focus will be on WARC band SSB. Working conditions will be a Kenwood TS-480 SAT and a 10mtr long glasfibre pole. The antenna situation will be at 25mtr to 50 mtr a.s.l. and overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. QSL can send by direct (Roberto, P.O. Box 3160, 4800 DD - Breda, The Netherlands) or via the bureau. [NG3K]

03/06/2015:  OX/H.C.'s  AMMASSALIK ISLAND -
From 3-12 June 2015, Tom DJ6TF, Manfred DK1BT, Sigi DL7DF and Frank DL7UFR will be active from Tasiilaq [formerly Ammassalik], Sermersooq municipality on the southeast coast of Ammassalik Island (IOTA NA-151, WW Loc. HP15eo). QRV as OX/homecalls on 160-6 metre CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. They will operate on 6m with a FT857D and 5 element yagi. QSL all calls via DL7DF, direct or DARC bureau. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW within 6 months after the DXpedition. Information and updates can be found on their website at: www.dl7df.com/ox/index.php [DX-World]

03/06/2015:  T32AZ  KIRITIMATI ISLAND -
Ken KH6QJ will be active as T32AZ from Crystal Lodge, Kiritimati [aka Christmas] Island (OC-024, Grid Loc. BJ11), East Kiribati between June 3-8, 2015. Richie VK8RR and Paula VK8ZI will be joining Ken and hope to apply for their T32 callsigns soon. QRV on HF bands + 6m, CW/SSB. QSL via KH6QJ. Other calls, once applied, via VK8RR. [DX-World]

05/06/2015:  3A/IU2CIQ  MONACO -
Look for Emanuele IU2CIQ, Lorenzo IZ1UJE and Andrea IZ1ZHG to be active as 3A/IU2CIQ from Monaco between 5-7th June 2015. QRV on the HF bands, mainly SSB with possibly some CW and RTTY. QSL OK via IU2CIQ by the bureau, or direct to IZ1UJE and LoTW. [NG3K]

05/06/2015:  8Q7CQ  MALDIVES -
Nobby, G0VJG plans activity as 8Q7CQ from the island of Meedhupparu (WW Loc. MJ65LK), a coral island on the east of the Northern Maalhosmadulu Atoll, Republic of Maldives (AS-013) from 5-18th June 2015. There will be a big effort on 6 metre SSB, with beacon running. Also SSB on the HF bands and some Digital modes. Nobby will be using FT897 500watts, butternut vertical and 4el yagi for 6m SSB. QSL via G4DFI (info on QRZ.com). [DX-World]

06/06/2015:  LY/H.C.'s  LITHUANIA -
Tino, DO3MXK and Ronny, DL1RNW plan a short VHF activity from Lithuania (Grid Loc. KO23) on 6-8th June. At 50 and 144 MHz is planned MS ES and Tropo. Possibly EME on 144 MHz. QSL via home calls, direct preferred. [MMMonVHF]

07/06/2015:  C6ANS, C6ATA  BAHAMAS -
Ned, AA7A and Kenny, K2KW will be active as C6ANS and C6ATA, respectively, from Mermaid Point, in Ten Bay, Eleuthera Island (NA-001, WW Loc. FL15wc) from 7-15 June 2015. QRV on 6m, 2m, 432 MHz and some HF. On 2m the main focus will be EME. Also QRV on CW, SSB and meteor scatter on 6 and 2 metres. Also an entry in the ARRL June VHF Contest. QSL C6ANS via AA7A. QSL C6ATA via WA4WTG. [ATDX]

08/06/2015:  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 8-14th June. Activity will be on the HF bands near the usual IOTA and island frequencies. QSL via bureau or direct with SAE + 2 USD to SM6CUK. Sorry, no eQSL. [rsgbiota.org]

08/06/2015:  SV8/PA1FJ/P  CHIOS ISLAND -
PA1FJ plans activity as SV8/PA1FJ/p from Megas-Limnionas, island of Chios (EU-049, GIOTA NAS-002, MIA MG-025, WW Loc. KM38BH) from 8-21 June, 2015. QRV on 40-6 metre SSB and CW using TRX FT897d with Buddistick and HifhEndFed antennas. QSL via home call, bureau preferred. [rsgbiota.org]

09/06/2015:  KL2HD/P, KL7NWR/P  ALASKA ISLANDS -
According to the KL2HD and KL7NWR QRZ pages, Jeff KL2HD, states that he hopes to be active as KL2HD/p and KL7NWR/p from the very rare Amchitka Island (Rat) NA-070 during 9-11th June 2015 and Adak Island (NA-039, WLOTA 1258) between 18-21 June. Both activations are dependent on his working schedule but hopes to QRV during the evenings on 17 or 20 metres with 100w, 500w if amp fits in luggage. Homebrew adjustable Quarterwave vertical on the beach. QSL both calls via KL2HD. [DX-World]

09/06/2015:  OJ0B  MARKET REEF -
Radio Club Sotkamo (OH8K) members Sami, OH9GDT and Jussi, OH6ZZ plan a 144MHz EME-MS DXpedition to Market Reef (EU-053, ARLHS MAR-001, WLOTA 0542, WW Loc. JP90NH, WWFF OHFF-0038) on 9-15th June. Ant 2x11H/ 2x10V. Further information is forthcoming. QSL OH2BH. [MMMonVHF]

10/06/2015:  VP2MKV, VP2MTT  MONTSERRAT -
Barry N0KV, Ken W0ETT, Gregg W0ZA and Jim WD0E will be active from Gingerbread Hill, St. Peters parish, island of Montserrat (NA-103, WLOTA 1475, WW Loc. FK86VS) as VP2MKV between 10-18th June. The callsign VP2MTT will probably be used on 6 metres. Near 24 hour operation is planned. QRV on 80-2 metre SSB, CW and RTTY including participation in the ARRL VHF Contest and some satellite operation. Six meter beacon will be active on 50.102 when the normal 6M station is not manned (or in use on HF), and operator will listen during beacon tranmitter pauses. QSL via N0KV, direct with SASE/SAE + sufficient postage or by the bureau. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW soon after the group returns to the US. Additional information will be posted under VP2MKV on QRZ.com. [DX-World]

19/06/2015:  V47JA  ST. KITTS -
John, W5JON will again be operating as V47JA from his Calypso Bay, St. Kitts (NA-104, WW Loc. FK87pg), W.I. vacation home, located 200 feet from the Caribbean Sea, from 13th June until 22nd July 2015. QRV on 160-6m (incl. 60m) SSB. Also operation in the, IARU HF SSB (July 11/12) Contest, SOAB, is planned. Radio: Kenwood TS-590S, and Elecraft KPA500 Amplifier. Antennas: 31' 10-40m Vertical, 35' 40/80m Top Loaded Vertical, shortened 160m Dipole, and 6m/3el Yagi. ALL QSL's DIRECT ONLY, to W5JON. [DX-World]

19/06/2015:  MC0SHL  RAMSEY ISLAND -
The Strumble Head DX and Contest Group are in the final planning stages of their regular trip to Ramsey Island [Ynys Dewi] (EU-124, WAB SM72, WWFF GWFF-0072, WW Loc. IO71HU), Wales. This year they are going to try to have 3 stations on air full time as they are only there for 3 nights. Arrive on the island Friday 19th June and depart island Monday 22nd June. They will be using 3 of the new "Hexpedition" hexbeams built by Ant, one will be directed to the West to allow us to work as many statins in the USA as possible as we seem to be lacking contacts from there each year. There may be some digi mode operating and again we will be looking on 6m to work as many as possible on there too. The full team this year are: Rob MW0RLJ, Ant MW0JZE, Tim M0URX, Charles M0OXO, Tony G4LDL, Chris G1VDP, Vinny M0TAV, Jane (Rob's wife and the chief chef and the one who keeps us in check), Laura MW6INK (Ant's wife and Janes right hand) and Glenys G8KWD (Tony's wife and Janes left hand). Usual DX Code of conduct rules will be adhered to (FULL CALL ONLY) and the regular QSL route via M0URX. Please do not send your card to them via the bureau as they do not need your card, but use Tim's on line request service to get your card sent this way free of charge - or request direct and donate a couple of dollars to assit with their costs. Website: www.mc0shl.com/ [DX-World]

21/06/2015:  LA/SP7IDX  VANNOYA ISLANDS -
Waldi, SP7IDX will be active as LA/SP7IDX from the Vannoya Islands (IOTA EU-046) between 17-27th June. Activity will be holiday style (fishing trip and work) on 80-10 metre SSB and RTTY. Equipment an IC7100 + PA + HEXBEAM + inv-L for 80-40m. QSL via the Bureau. Depending on the Internet access availability; logs will be available on LoTW and Clublog. [OPDX Bulletin]

21/06/2015:  HB0/OO6P  LIECHTENSTEIN -
Members of the International Police Association Radio Club OO6P plan activity as HB0/OO6P on a camping mini-dxpedition to Triesen (WW Loc. JN47SC), Liechtenstein from 21-26 June, 2015. QRV on 160-6 metre SSB, RTTY and PSK63/PSK31 (50.125-52.000 MHz SSB). Team members include Eddy ON6ZV, Rene ON6OM, Martin ON7EG and Michel ON4MW. Note: a QSO with OO6P is valid for all IPA awards - See ON4IPA and/or ON6ZV (QRZ.com). QSL via ON6ZV, direct (Eddy West, Kweepeerstraat - 16, B - 9940 Evergem, Belgium) or Bureau. Further info and updates at: www.qsl.net/on6om/hb0-oo6p [OO6P web]

22/06/2015:  C6AUX  BAHAMAS -
Pete, VE3IKV plans activity as C6AUX from the Baycaner Beach Resort at Pirate's Well on Mayaguana Island (IOTA NA-113, Grid Loc. FL32) between 22 June and 6 July 2015. Focus will be on 6 metre CW and SSB, possibly some HF. QSL direct to VE3IKV (see QRZ.com). [VE3IKV]

24/06/2015:  E6AB  NIUE -
Peter, ZL2HM will be active from Cliff Top Fales, Namukulu, Niue Island (OC-040), as E6AB between 24 June and 2 July 2015. QRV holiday-style on 80-10m, SSB. Possibly 6m. QSL via ZL2HM, direct only (Peter Moore, 13 Ruataniwha Street, Waipawa 4210 4210, New Zealand). [DX-World]

25/06/2015:  PJ5/H.C.'s, PJ5A  ST. EUSTATIUS -
Chris W3CMP, Terry K4RX and Dick K5AND will be active as PJ5A and PJ5/homecalls from St. Eustatius Island (NA-145, WLOTA 1851, WWFF PAFF-0025) between June 25 to July 6, 2015. Emphasis on 6m, but other bands also used including low bands. QSL PJ5A via M0URX, Club Log OQRS. QSL others via their home calls. [DX-World]

27/06/2015:  KD5LCP/P  GRAND ISLE, LA -
Karl, KD5LCP plans to be active as KD5LCP/p from Grand Isle (NA-168, USi LA-003S), Jefferson county, Louisiana, on 27-28 June. He will be on a fishing trip so operation will be sporatic. Karl will only be operating CW at QRP power levels. QSL via home call. [rsgbiota.org]

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]

28/06/2015:  YV4JCF/9, YV4KW/9  APURE STATE -
Juan Carlos, YV4JCF and Juan Pablo, YV4KW plan activity as homecall/9 from the Cinaruco River in Apure State, Santos Luzardo National Park [Cinaruco-Capanaparo] (WWFF YVFF-008, WW Loc. FJ66GN) on 28-30th June 2015. When not Peacock Bass fishing, look for them to be QRV on 80-10 metre SSB. QSL via home calls, Bureau or direct. [DxCoffee]

30/06/2015:  YI TBA  REPUBLIC OF IRAQ -
Harry, F5OWK reports: "Moustafa (Mat') F4HGL will be in Baghdad, Republic of Iraq, for six months, from the end of June to the end of December 2015. He has requested his licence a few days ago and he is now waiting for his call sign. Without any sponsor, his equipment will be modest (IC-718 or FT-450D + Alpha EZ Military + HyEndFed 5 bands). He will operate mostly in SSB during spare time. QSL manager F5OWK. [DxCoffee]

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]

01/07/2015:  SF2X/P  LEDSKAR ISLAND -
Anders, SM5EFX will be active as SF2X/p from Ledskar Island (IOTA EU-135) from 1-31st July 2015. Sporadic activation except during the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July) when he will put in a Single-Op effort. Ledskar Island is located within the Kronoeren Nature Reserve (WWFF SMFF-0053), a Marine Protected Area in Sweden (IUCN category V). QSL direct or bureau to SM5EFX. [rsgbiota.org]

04/07/2015:  OZ/DF2SD  FANO ISLAND -
Dieter, DF2SD, will be active as OZ/DF2SD from Fano [Fanoe] Island, (EU-125, OZI/DIA NS-002, WW Loc. JO45EK) and Nature Park Vadehavet (WWFF OZFF-004) between July 4-18th. Activity will be holiday style on 40-6 metre SSB and RTTY. QSL via LoTW, eQSL, and Club Log (preferred) or via the his home call, Bureau or direct. [OPDX Bulletin]

05/07/2015:  F/DL8JJ/P  SAINT MARCOUF ISLAND -
Emil, DL8JJ plans to activate Ile du Large (DIFM MA-001, WW Loc. IN99KL), Iles Saint Marcouf (EU-081, WLOTA 0060), Basse Normandie, France, between 5-11th July, 2015. QRV as F/DL8JJ/p on 160-10 metre CW and SSB. This activation is also good for the Ile du Large lighthouse (DPLF PB-052, ARLHS FRA-055, WLOTA 0060) and the Fort de l'Ile du Large (DFCF 50-013, WCA F-02100). l'Ile du Large also makes up part of Iles Saint-Marcouf nature reserve. QSL goes via LZ1JZ, direct or Bureau. Further info and updates at: www.dl8jj.darc.de/ [rsgbiota.org]

07/07/2015:  S79OWZ  SEYCHELLES -
Stan, EI6DX will be staying on Mahe island, Seychelles - inner islands (AF-024) from 7-18th July and active as S79OWZ. QTH is at the northern side of the island with direct access to the sea and clear views to EU, RU and AS. Equipment will include a K3 and vertical antenna with elevated radials installed on the beach. This is a casual holiday style operation. All QSLs via RX3RC (bureau or direct). [DX-World]

10/07/2015:  W2IY/1  MOUNT DESERT ISLAND -
Look for Mike, W2IY to be active vacation style on the HF bands from Mount Desert Island (NA-055, USi ME-021S, WLOTA 1129), Hancock county, Maine, between 10th July and 5th August. Activity will also include an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July). QSL via home call, bureau or direct. [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 Club Log (CT7/F8BBL, CT7/F8BBL/P/IOTA and CT7/F8BBL/P/SOTA). [DxCoffee]

11/07/2015:  OZ0FR/P  MOEN ISLAND -
Ric, DL2VFR will be active on the HF bands as OZ0FR/p from Mon [Moen] Island (EU-029, OZI/DIA SJ-017, WLOTA 4630) betweem 11th and 31st July 2015. This will include an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July). QSL direct or bureau to DL2VFR. Website: www.iota-expedition.com/ [rsgbiota.org]

15/07/2015:  FP/NY4G  ST. PIERRE AND MIQUELON -
Ariel, NY4G will be active from Miquelon Island (NA-032, DIFO FP-002, WLOTA 1417, Grid Loc. GN17) as FP/NY4G between 15-17th July 2015. He will mainly use wire vertical antennas and 100 watts, due to Air Saint-Pierre baggage limits and will do CW primarily, some RTTY and some SSB if propagation permits. Ariel anticipates having 80-10 metre capability. The main bands are going to be 40, 30, 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 metres as propagation allows. Radio: KX3 and KXPA100; Antenna: Steppir CrankIR. QSL via home call. Club Log OQRS will also be available. Further information and updates can be found at: ny4g.blogspot.com/p/st-pierre-miquelon-dxpedition.html [DX-World]

15/07/2015:  RI1  RRC ISLAND DXPEDITION -
During the second half of July 2015, members of Russian Robinson Club plan an IOTA DXpedition to the Barent's Sea islands of Korga, or Chaichij and Timanets. These islands have not been on air for a long time because the area is very remote and hard to access. The team must do an 8-day journey (abt 1700 km) by sea. QRV as RI1PC from Chaichiy Island (EU-160, RR-03-24); RI1PK from Korga Island (EU-160, RR-03-04); and RI1PT from Timanets Island (EU-188, RR-03-27 (new one), RLHA RLE-new, WLOTA 0191). Full details including team and plans can be found at: www.ri1pc.org/ [DX-World]

15/07/2015:  MM0MWW  FLOTTA ISLAND -
Orkney Amateur Radio Club (OARC) members plan to be active as MM0MWW from Flotta Island (IOSA OR13, SCOTIA OI04), Orkney Islands (IOTA EU-009) from 17-19th July. QRV on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL direct to GM0IFM (Colin Blunn, Tiree, Rendall, Orkney, KW17 2PB, United Kingdom). Please note, a QSL card will ONLY be returned direct if a contribution towards postage is enclosed (a minimum of 1 IRC or $2 US). Please enclose a Self Addressed Envelope. UK stations need only send a Stamped Self Addressed Envelope. Log will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. Website: www.eu009.com/ [NG3K]

18/07/2015:  DG8HJ/P  FEHMARN ISLAND -
Jan, DG8HJ will once again be active on the HF bands as DG8HJ/p from Fehmarn Island (EU-128, DID/GIA O-001, WLOTA 0637) between 18 July and 3 August 2015. Fehmarn island is located off the eastern coast of Schleswig-Holstein state, district of Ostholstein, Germany. Look for Jan to be QRV during the RSGB IOTA Contest. QSL via home call, bureau or direct. [rsgbiota.org]

22/07/2015:  GM3RVC/P, MM8C  ST. KILDA ARCHIPELAGO -
Members of the Cray Valley Radio Society will be mounting an IOTA DXpedition to Conachair, Hirta Island in the St. Kilda archipelago (IOTA EU-059, IOSA OL02, SCOTIA DI23) between 22-28 July. Operators include Nobby G0VJG, Dave G4BUO, Toby M0TBS, Giles M0TGV, Justin G4TSH, Tony G2NF and Chris G0FDZ. They plan to be QRV as GM3RVC/p (QSL via G3RVC) on HF and VHF CW and SSB (IO75RT), including a Low-Power entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest using the callsign MM8C. If possible, the team will also try to activate Conachair summit (SOTA GM/IS-098). QSL MM8C via Owen G4DFI. Note: Dates subject to change / weather dependent. [DX-World]

23/07/2015:  GM2AS, GM5TO  ARRAN ISLAND -
Look for Peter G3PHO, Mike G0NEY, David G8EQD, Krystyna 2E0KSH, John M6JIJ, Steve G0EAK, Sue M6XAK, Peter M0PJO, David M0GDX, David M5DWI and John G4LKD to be active from Arran Island (EU-123) from 23-26 July. Focus will be on the RSGB IOTA Contest using the callsign GM5TO. This is a joint Dxpedition with Sheffield & District Wireless Society, Worksop ARS and the 93 Contest Group for the IOTA Contest 2015. Their location is the Seal Shore campsite, Kildonan (WW Loc. IO75KK. Outside the contest they will be active as GM2AS (Sheffield DX Group). QSL via G3PHO for both callsigns. [rsgbiota.org]

23/07/2015:  SM7/M1KTA, SD7B  FLAKSKAR ISLAND -
Dom, M1KTA will be active from Flakskar Island (EU-138, WW Loc. JO76UB) from 23-26 July 2015. Usual HF CW and SSB operation (do not expect 160m). Will be using SHORT contest call from Sweden SD7B for the RSGB IOTA Contest but if not will operate SM7/M1KTA. Will also take 6m YAGI and 60m setup (NoV applied for). QSL clublog (preferred), direct or bureau to M1KTA. [rsgbiota.org]

23/07/2015:  XM2I  ISLE AUX GRUES -
The NA128 Contest Group will be active again as XM2I from Isle-aux-Grues (NA-128) on 23-26 July. Main activity will take place during the RSGB IOTA Contest. QSL via VE2CQ, direct and LoTW. [425 DX News]

23/07/2015:  XR1T  SANTA MARIA ISLAND -
The Chilean DXpedition Team announces its next DXpedition to Santa Maria Island (IOTA SA-069, DICE ICE-101). QRV as XR1T from 23-26 July, including the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July), on all HF bands, CW and SSB, with 3 stations. Operators include Operators Domingo CE1DY, Nick XQ1KZ, Pablo CE1UMY, Erick CE1OEB and Marco CE1TBN. QSL via CE3OP OQRS and LoTW. [CE1TBN]

24/07/2015:  9A/DK3QZ  KAPRIJE ISLAND -
Look for RRDXA members Achim DL1DAW, Kai DL3HAH and Andy DL3YM to be active on all bands as 9A/DK3QZ from the island of Kaprije (EU-170, IOCA CI-035, MIA MC-150) between 24-26th July 2015. This will include participation in the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July). QSL via DK3QZ, Bureau or direct. [rsgbiota.org]

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:  DR0F  NEUWERK ISLAND -
Operators Christoph DM5HF, Christoph DC2CC, Axel DB1WA and Joerg DM4DL will be active as DR0F from Neuwerk Island (EU-127, DID/GIA N-012, WLOTA 2311, WWFF DLFF-0005), including an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July). Their host will be the Schullandheim Meereswoge, Insel Neuwerk Link: www.meereswoge-neuwerk.de/ . QSL via bureau or direct to DM4DL, seemless logging to QRZ.com. Website: www.amateurfunk-im-alstertal.de/ [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:  GW3TTC/P  HOLY ISLAND -
Look for Keith, G3TTC to be active on all bands as GW3TTC/p from Holy Island (EU-124, WLOTA 3338), Wales, from 24-27th July 2015. Activity will include an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July). QSL direct or bureau to G3TTC [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:  CR2W  GRACIOSA ISLAND -
Look for operators Antonio CU8AS, Hermann CU8FN, Hans DF5AN, Siggi DL2HYH and Lutz DL8MLD to be QRV as a Multi-Op/High-Power entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest from Graciosa island [Ilha Graciosa] (EU-175, DIP AZ-004, PIP AC-004, WLOTA 0113). QSL via HB9CRV, bureau and LoTW is OK. [NG3K]

25/07/2015:  CR5CW  CULATRA ISLAND -
Colin CT7ACG, Andy M0GAV, +2 others TBC will be active as CR5CW during the RSGB IOTA Contest from the island of Culatra (EU-145, DIA Ai-01, DIP AL-001, PIP ST-019), Parque Natural da Ria Formosa (DFFA Fa-06, WWFF CTFF-007). They will also by default activate the lighthouse (ARLHS POR-041, WLOTA 0144, Admiralty D2206) as that's our location on the island! QSL via CT7ACG, direct or bureau and LoTW. [NG3K]

25/07/2015:  DL...  HOOGE ISLAND -
Members of Clubstation des Ortsverband Schleswig M13 (DL0SX) will be active using several callsigns during the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July) from the island of Hooge (EU-042, DID/GIA N-22), Schleswig-Holstein state, district of Nordfriesland, Germany. This island is part of the National Park and Nature Reserve Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea (WWFF DLFF-013). Plans are to use the callsigns DG1LS/p, DL0SX/p DN2SX/p DN7OMB/p and DO7OMB/p. Team members include Annika DE7ALB, Robin DE8ROB, Soenke DG1LS and Oliver DO7OMB. QSL all callsigns direct or Bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

25/07/2015:  G7O  ISLE OF WIGHT -
Ed, GW3SQX plans a Single-Op/CW/12h entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July) using the callsign G7O from the Isle of Wight (IOTA EU-120, WLOTA 2985). QSL G7O via GW3SQX and LoTW. [NG3K]

25/07/2015:  GM0LVI/P  SUMMER ISLES -
Look for Dave, GM0LVI to be QRV on the HF bands as homecall/p from Tanera Mor (IOSA SC10, SCOTIA CN32, WAB NB90), Summer Isles (EU-092) from 25-31 July. Expect activity in the RSGB IOTA Contest as a Single-Op entry. Dave will be using a KX3, various GPs and a Buddistick. QSL bureau or direct to GM0LVI or LoTW [rsgbiota.org]

25/07/2015:  GM7A  ISLE OF GIGHA -
Kilmarnock and Loudoun Amateur Radio Club members Graham MM0GHM, Gordon MM0GOR, Jason GM7VSB, Barry GM3YEH, Gordon GM7WCO and John GM0DJG will be active in the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July) as GM7A from the Isle of Gigha (IOSA NH24, SCOTIA CS23), Inner Hebrides (EU-008). QSL direct or Bureau to GM7A. [rsgbiota.org]

25/07/2015:  GM7V  BENBECULA ISLAND -
Chris, GM3WOJ plans a Single-Op/All-Band/DXpedition, probably Mixed mode, entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July) from the island of Benbecula (IOSA OH04, SCOTIA HI08), Outer Hebrides (IOTA EU-010). QSL goes via N3SL and LoTW. [rsgbiota.org]

25/07/2015:  GU9V  GUERNSEY -
Look for GU9V to be active on all bands during the RSGB IOTA Contest from the Bailiwick of Guernsey (EU-114, WLOTA 0013). Operators include Iain M0PCB, Chloe M0GEJ, Rich M5RIC, Simon M0CLW, Peter 2E0SQL, Louis 2U0FER and Tom 2U0TKB. QSL request (OQRS) and log search will be hosted by Club Log. [rsgbiota.org]

25/07/2015:  IJ7V  ITALY -
Vincenzo, IK7IMO plans activity as IJ7V, a Single-Op/SSB/24Hr/High-Power/DXPed entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July) from San Pietro Island (EU-073, IIA J002, MIA MI-094). QSL via IK7IMO, direct or bureau. [NG3K]

25/07/2015:  MZ5A  PAPA STOUR ISLAND -
Nigel, G3TXF and Ian, G3WVG will be active during the RSGB IOTA Contest as MZ5A from the island of Papa Stour (IOSA SH14, SCOTIA SI12) in the Shetland and Fair Isle Group (IOTA EU-012). QSL via G3TXF and LoTW. [NG3K]

25/07/2015:  OZ/DL2JRM  HJARNO ISLAND -
During the time period of the RSGB IOTA Contest, Rene DL2JRM will be QRV as OZ/homecall from Hjarno Island (EU-172, OZI/DIA JY-007, WLOTA 0225). QRV on the HF bands, CW and SSB. QSL via home call, bureau or direct. [rsgbiota.org]

25/07/2015:  PW2G  GATOS ISLAND -
Grupo Curva do Rio [CDR Group] will be active in the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July) as PW2G from Ilha dos Gatos (IOTA SA-071, WW Loc. GG76de), Sao Paulo State, Brazil. Operators include Billy PY2LCD, Marcelo PY2AE, Edgar PU2TYA and Carlos PY2VM. QSL via bureau, LoTW or direct (SAE + 1 IRC or 2 GS) to PY2LCD (QRZ.com). Further information and updates at: www.qrz.com/db/pw2g [ATDX]

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:  VE2TLH  ILE AUX COUDRES -
Look for Jean-Pierre, VA2SG to be active as VE2TLH in the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July) as a QRP/DXpdn/SSB and CW entry (80-10m) from Ile-aux-Coudres (IOTA NA-128). QSL VE2TLH via VA2SG and LoTW. [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]

28/07/2015:  N3QE/KH6  HAWAII -
Tim, N3QE plans to be active as N3QE/KH6 from the island of Maui (USi HI-018S, WLOTA 0636), Maui county, Hawaiian Islands (OC-019) from 28 July until 3 August 2015 with focus on the North American CW QSO Party (1-2 August). Outside the contest Tim will be QRV on the HF bands, holiday style. QSL via LoTW is preferred. [ATDX]

03/08/2015:  VY0M  MELVILLE ISLAND -
During the period 3-10 August 2015, an activation of NA-248NEW (Melville Island) is planned by Cezar, VE3LYC using the callsign VY0M. Permission and logistics are in place. Exact dates to be confirmed. His plan is to operate from the east part of the island, which is administered by the province of Nunavut. All contacts will count for CQ Zone 1. QRV on 40-10 metre CW and SSB. QSL via VE3LYC, direct or by the Bureau. An OQRS will be available via Club Log for both direct and Bureau QSLs. Further info and updates on Cezar's website at: vy0m.weebly.com [rsgbiota.org]

08/08/2015:  R7AL/0  MALMINSKIYE ISLANDS -
Vasily, R7AL and Vasily, R6AL are proud to announce an IOTA expedition to Malminskiye Islands (IOTA AS-172, RRA RR-13-11) - a very rare island group claimed only by 8.3% of participants. These rocks are located far away from civilization, the nearest and only one settlement is 40 Km away. Since there are vessels available, the only one way is by small fishing motorboat; that's two trips, 80 Km. each needed to deliver all the equipment and operators to the island. Approximate dates: 3 days between 8th to 16th of August 2015. Since this is an IOTA expedition, focus is on 2 bands only, possibly 20 and 17 metres, but it's not confirmed yet and subject for discussion. Modes will be CW and SSB only. Further information and updates at: http://as172.yolasite.com/ [DX-World]

09/08/2015:  S79PDX  SEYCHELLES -
Giovanni, IZ2DPX will be active as S79PDX from the Seychelles between 9-23 August 2015. QRV on 40-6 metre SSB. Further information closer to activation date. QSL via IK2DUW. [DX-World]

16/08/2015:  F/G6AY/P  CEZEMBRE ISLAND -
Look for Jim G3RTE, Phil G3SWH and Matt MJ0ASP to be QRV from the uninhabited island of Cezembre (IOTA EU-157, DIFM MA-008, WW Loc. IN88XQ), province of Brittany (DPF 06), in the Ille-et-Vilaine departement (DDFM 35) of France, as F/G6AY/p between 16th and 19th August 2015 and plan to have two 100 watt stations with vertical antennas on 30 to 10 metres, CW only. Activity will be during daylight hours only as it is not permitted to stay on the island overnight. Ile de Cezembre is part of Natura 2000 - Baie de Lancieux, Baie de l'Arguenon, Archipel de St.Malo et Dinard (WWFF FFF-071). There will be a log search at www.g3swh.org.uk/f-g6ay.html and the log will also be uploaded to the ARRL's Log Book of the World (LoTW) and Club Log. The web page will be updated from time to time. QSL via G3SWH, either via OQRS (preferred), direct with SAE and adequate return postage or via the RSGB bureau. Please check the on line log before requesting QSLs and note that IRCs, stamps or coins are *NOT* accepted. [G3SWH]

22/08/2015:  EJ7NET  GOLA ISLAND -
Operators Tony EI2KC, Tony EI3HA, Declan EI6FR and Liam EI7DSB plan activity on the HF bands as EJ7NET from the island of Gola (EU-121) from 22-27 August. Gola is a small island off the coast of Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland. QSL Information: TBC [rsgbiota.org]

22/08/2015:  V6M  MICRONESIA -
Focusing on 6m EME, Lance W7GJ will be active as V6M from the Ulithi Adventure Lodge (WW Loc. PK90va), Falalop Island, Ulithi Atoll (OC-078), Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia, from 26th August until 3rd September, 2015. Main CQ frequency will be 50.190 MHz using JT65A. There will be NO INTERNET. Please use ON4KST EME CHAT page for coordinating your calling frequency so as not to cause QRM with other callers. PSE spot contacts with me on the 6m DX CLUSTER to alert others to his operational status and frequency. QSL info: Sorry, no LoTW, eQSL or other newfangled ways of confirmation. Please QSL DIRECT with SASE (foreign stations include a current IRC or $USD for postage) direct to: Lance Collister W7GJ, P.O. Box 73, Frenchtown, MT 59834-0073, USA. Full information and updates at: www.bigskyspaces.com/w7gj/Micronesia2015.htm [DX-World]

01/09/2015:  5H3CP  TANZANIA -
Chas, NK8O is returning to Mwanza, on Lake Victoria, Tanzania later this year and hopes to be active as 5H3CP during September 2015. He is a CW, QRP and straight key operator. QRV times will depend on his work responsibilities and schedule at the Nyakato Health Center. QSL via EA7FTR and LoTW. [DX-World]

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 Club Log). Further information and updates on their website at: www.qrz.com/db/RT9K/0 .... Stay Tuned! [DX-World]

03/09/2015:  TX7EME  FRENCH POLYNESIA -
Giulio, IW3HVB will be active from the Moorea Golf Lodge, Moorea Island (OC-046, DIFO FO-010, WLOTA 0465, WW Loc. BH52CM), Societe Archipelago, French Polynesia, between 3-10 September 2015 as TX7EME. "TX" this year on 144 EME. The aerial will be composed of two 9 elements crossed yagi I3DLI design, over an alu/fiberglass crossboom, on a 3 mt high alu mast. Tracking will be dealt with by pstrotator, driving a nice AZ/EL rotor. Polarization switching will be manual, and I will be using an ITALAB amplifier for the necessary power. RIG will be an Elecraft K3 with internal transverter. QSL cards will be answered only via direct (Giulio Pico, Via Umberto Saba 13/Bm, 30038 Spinea (Venezia), ITALY). Please send a SASE/SAE with 3 Euro / USD or through Paypal. Further information and updates at: www.iw3hvb.it/ [MMMonVHF]

04/09/2015:  K6W  WAKE ISLAND -
Mike, AG6IP (ex-ZC4MIS) will be on Wake Island (OC-053, USi OI-012S, WLOTA 2293, Grid Loc. RK39) between 4-19th September, 2015. Plans are to operate as K6W (Memorial for the 70th anniversary to mark the end of the Battle of Wake Island) on 80-6 metre SSB. QSL via AG6IP (Michael Sangria, 1738 Hicks Ave., Olivehurst, CA 95961, USA). [DX-World]

11/09/2015:  MJ/DL2JRM  JERSEY -
Rene, DL2JRM plans activity on the HF bands from the Isle of Jersey (EU-013, WLOTA 0818) on 11-14 September, using the callsign MJ/DL2JRM. QSL direct or bureau to DL2JRM [rsgbiota.org]

16/09/2015:  E6GG  NUIE ISLAND -
A group of UK operators, most of whom formed the TX6G (Austral) expedition in 2014, will be active as E6GG from Niue Island (OC-040, WLOTA 2139, WWFF ZLFF-0021) for two weeks in the second half of September 2015. The team will include Don G3BJ, Chris G3SVL, Nigel G3TXF, David G3WGN, Mike G3WPH, Hilary G4JKS and Justin G4TSH. Activity is planned for 160 to 10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. Logs will be uploaded to both Club Log and LoTW. QSL via G3TXF. A web-site with full details will be available soon. [G3BJ]

23/09/2015:  3D2YA  YANGETA ISLAND -
Aki, JA1NLX will be active again from Yangeta Island, Yasawa group (IOTA OC-156), Republic of Fiji, as 3D2YA between 23-28 September, 2015. QRV on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY (TBD), using KX3/KXPA100 100W, Bravo-5 vertical dipole, vertical. QSL via Club Log OQRS (preferred), home call direct only and LoTW. Log will be uploaded to Club Log everyday if good internet connection is available, otherwise when he returns home. Log will be uploaded to LoTW when he returns home. Aki is no longer a member of JARL. Do not send your QSL card to JA Buro. Further information and updates at: ja1nlx-aki.blogspot.jp/search/label/3D2YA_2015 [DX-World]

24/09/2015:  T2GC  TUVALU -
Stan, LZ1GC (ex-C21GC, 3D2GC) plans activity from the Vaiaku Lagi Hotel, Funafuti island (WW Loc. RI91OL), Tuvalu (OC-015) as T2GC between 24 September and 4 October 2015. QRV on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY with a target of 30K QSOs. Funafuti island forms part of the Funafuti Conservation Area [aka Kogatapu Conservation Area; Funafuti Marine Conservation Area] (WWFF T2FF-0001). Website with full details will be launched shortly. [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]

10/10/2015:  3C7GIA  EQUATORIAL GUINEA -
Ken, LA7GIA will be active as 3C7GIA (pending) from Malabo Island (IOTA AF-010), Equatorial Guinea, between 10-22 October (tentative dates). Activity will be on 80-10 metres. More details will be forthcoming. [DX-World]

17/10/2015:  PJ7PL  SINT MAARTEN -
Ed, WA1ZAM will once again be active from 17-31 October as PJ7PL from the Royal Palms Beach Resort, island of Dutch Sint Maarten (NA-105, WLOTA 0711) and will be QRV for the CQWW DX SSB Contest (24-25 October) as a Single-Op/Low-Power entry. He will be on the HF bands a week before the contest and a week after using SSB and RTTY. QSL via home call. [DX-World]

18/10/2015:  V73D  MARSHALL ISLANDS -
Rolf, DL7VEE reports: "After T30D in 2014 our group has decided to go to Majuro Island, Ratak Chain (OC-029), Marshall Islands, in October 2015, 13-28th. The team includes Bert, DL2RNS, Georg, DL4SVA, Rudolf, DK3CG, Sid, DM2AYO, Gunter, DL2AWG, Hans, DL6JGN, Heye, DJ9RR, Joe, DK5WL, Franz, DL9GFB, Wolf, DM2AUJ and Rolf, DL7VEE. We should get our license at arrival. The call sign V73D is promised. All flights are booked and accommodation is reserved. Our 11 team members and the technical equipment are well prepared to start another DXpedition. We will make a serious effort in CW, SSB and RTTY from 160 to 6 m. More information and a website will be available soon." [DX-World]

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]

19/10/2015:  E51 TBA  SOUTH COOK ISLANDS -
Jacek, SP5EAQ has announced that he plans to be QRV from Rarotonga (OC-013, WLOTA 0971), South Cook Islands, starting 19th October 2015, for two weeks. Callsign will be known later. QRV on 80-10m; SSB (including the CQ WW DX SSB contest). QSL via SP7DQR (bureau, direct, OQRS). Logs will be uploaded to LoTW. [DX-World]

20/10/2015:  C5LT  THE GAMBIA -
Luc, F5RAV will be active again from Kololi, The Gambia, as C5LT between 20-27th October, 2015. QRV on the HF bands, including an entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (24-25 October). He will be active on SSB and PSK. QSL via H/c. QSL ONLY DIRECT via, F5RAV home call adress WITH TWO GREEN STAMPS OR IRC AND SAE, no Buro for this callsign please. [DX-World]

20/10/2015:  FJ/H.C.'s, TO4K  ST. BARTHELEMY -
Operators Martin G4XUM, Rich M5RIC, Stewart GM4AFF, Kelly N0VD and others will be active from Saint Barthelemy Island (NA-146, DIFO FJ-001, WLOTA 0377) as FJ/homecall between 20-27th October. Their focus will be on the CQWW DX SSB Contest (24-25 October) as a Multi-2 entry using the callsign TO4K. QSL TO4K via G3NKC and LoTW. QSL others via their home calls. [NG3K]

24/10/2015:  9K2K  KUWAIT -
Abdallah, 9K2GS will try a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (24-25 October) using the callsign 9K2K from Qortuba, Kuwait. QSL via LoTW (preferred). QSL also ok via 9K2GS, direct only with 2 Green Stamps and SAE. [NG3K]

24/10/2015:  9M2M  WEST MALAYSIA -
The ARA Boys Contest Team will be active as a Multi-Single entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (24-25 October) from Arau, Perlis (AS-058), Malaysia, using the callsign 9M2M. Team members include Zaki 9M2ZAK, Ahmad 9M2AGC, Syed 9M2SYA, Han 9W2SBD, Mohamad 9W2SBL, Afiq 9W2AHU, Weerut 9W2RUT, Noh 9W2MNW, Rizal 9M2RDX, Oja 9M2OUT and Hary 9M2GET. QSL direct to: ARA Boys Contest N' DX'ers, 49 F Jalan 2, Taman Sri Mawar, 02600, Arau, Perlis, Malaysia. [NG3K]

24/10/2015:  IG9R  AFRICAN ITALY -
Luigi, IK8HCG will be active as IG9R for the CQWW DX SSB Contest (24-25 October) from the area next to the Capo Grecale lighthouse [Faro di Levante] (WAIL SI-020, ARLHS ITA-025, WLOTA 2312), island of Lampedusa (AF-019, IIA G001, MIA MI-126, WAIP AG), African Italy (CQ zone 33). Single-Op/All-Band entry is planned. QSL via LoTW or direct only to IK8HCG (Luigi Verdicchio, Piazza Municipio 9, 81020 San Nicola La Strada (Caserta), Italy). [NG3K]

24/10/2015:  T32DX  CHRISTMAS ISLAND -
A detailed news release is forthcoming, but Bill KH6OO, Will W0ZRJ and John N0PJV will be active from the Captain Cook hotel, Christmas [Kiritimati] Island (OC-024), as T32DX between 27 October and 3 November, 2015. QRV on 40-10m, verticals. QSL via Club Log OQRS. [DX-World]

24/10/2015:  TO1E  ST. MARTIN ISLAND -
Operators Paul K9NU, John W9ILY, Guy VE2BWL, John K9EL will be active from the island of French Saint Martin (NA-105, DIFO FS-001, WLOTA 0383) during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (24-25 October) as TO1E (QSL TBA), a Multi-Op entry. Before and after the contest look for the team to be active holiday style on the HF bands using FS/homecalls. QSL via the operators home call. [ATDX]

24/10/2015:  3W3MD  VIETNAM -
Led by Antonio IZ8CCW and Gabriele I2VGW, a multi-national team of twenty operators from the Mediterraneo DX Club will be active as 3W3MD from Da Nang, Vietnam from 31 October to 9 November. They plan to be QRV on all bands and modes with five stations 24/7. QSL via IK2VUC, direct or bureau, and eventually LoTW. All info and updates on their website at: www.mdxc.org/3w3md/ [425 DX News]

12/11/2015:  VK9WA  WILLIS ISLANDS -
Operators Rob N7QT, Jared N7SMI, Sandro VE7NY, Adam K7EDX and others will be activate between 12-21 November 2015 as VK9WA from Mid Islet (also called Middle Islet, Middle Cay, Mid Cay, Mid Island, etc.), the smallest of the three Willis Islets (OC-007, WW Loc. OH43XS). The team will depart Cairns, Australia on the MV Phoenix vessel for the 30 hour trip to Middle Island. The island is only 4 acres in size and uninhabited. They will operate high power CW, SSB, and RTTY on 80 through 10 metres (possibly 160 metres) for 10 days (subject to weather, etc.). The primary focus will be providing all time new contacts with this highly demanded, rarely activated DXCC entity. QSL via Club Log OQRS direct or bureau is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. QSL also OK via N7SMI, direct or bureau. LoTW and eQSL upload immediately after the operation. Additional details are available on their website at: vk9wa.com/ [DX-World]

23/11/2015:  XV2D  VIETNAM -
Mats, RM2D (SM6LRR) will be active from Phan Tiet (WW Loc. OK40DW), Vietnam, as XV2D between 23rd November and 5th December 2015. This is a holiday style expedition, but with more serious focus on CQWW DX CW Contest (28-29 November). Entry category to be defined later. Before and after the contest look for Mats mainly on CW and SSB. Possibly DIGI modes too. Automatic LoTW shortly after operation. Direct QSL according to later details. NO Bureau QSL. [DX-World]

03/12/2015:  E51XGI  SOUTH COOK ISLANDS -
Look for Haru, JA1XGI to be active from Tupapa Village, Rarotonga Island (OC-013, WLOTA 0971), South Cook Islands, as E51XGI between 3-10 December, 2015. QRV on 160-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL via JA1XGI OQRS or LoTW. Webpage available soon. [DX-World]

16/12/2015:  VK2IAY/9  LORD HOWE ISLAND -
Steve, G0UIH will be active from Lord Howe Island (IOTA OC-004, WWFF VKFF-0295) as VK2IAY/9 between 16-23 December 2015. QRV on 20-10 metre SSB only possibly other bands. After Lord Howe Island activity, Steve may be activate from some other IOTA references around VK although nothing has been confirmed. QSL is via G0UIH direct or via the Bureau. [DX-World]

29/12/2015:  VK2IAY/3  PHILLIP ISLAND -
Look for Steve, (G0UIH/VK2IAY/3D2FI) to be staying for 4 days on Phillip Island (IOTA OC-136) between 29th December 2015 and 1st January 2016, and being active as VK2IAY/3. Activity will be SSB only on 20m. The antenna will be a wire dipole and 100w (IC706MK2G). Look around 14260 kHz. A 4 colour special double QSL card sponsored by Vortex Antenna Systems will be available in early 2016. QSL is via G0UIH, direct or bureau. [OPDX Bulletin]

2016

01/01/2016:  VP8STI, VP8SGI  SOUTH SANDWICH & GEORGIA ISLANDS -
VP8STI and VP8SGI are the callsigns issued for the Intrepid-DX Group to use during their DXpedition to South Thule Island (South Sandwich) and South Georgia Island. In addition, the team will use VP8IDX (Intrepid DX Group) from Stanley, Falkland Islands (SA-002, WLOTA 1479) and during their voyage to South Sandwich and South Georgia. The DXpedition will take place in January-February 2016. The team will be on each island for ten days, with eight full days of radio. Full information at: www.intrepid-dx.com/vp8 [425 DX News]

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 Club Log, 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]

15/01/2016:  A35  TONGA -
Tom, KC0W will be active from Tonga [Tongatapu OC-049, WLOTA 0328) for one month between 15th January and 15th February, 2016. Activity is planned for 160/80/40 CW only. 500 watts and Beverages. Focus on 160 for Europe. Tom has applied for the callsign A35COW. QSL via KC0W, direct and LoTW. [DX-World]

??/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]

06/03/2016:  VK0EK  HEARD ISLAND -
The tentative dates have been announced by Richard, KY6R, for the VK0EK Heard Island (AN-003, WWFF VKFF-565) DXpedition - between 6 March and 20 April, 2016. Actual dates still subject to change. 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]

14/03/2016:  VK9CK  COCOS (KEELING) -
A DXpedition to Cocos (Keeling) Island (OC-003) between 14-26 March, 2016 is the plan for Lars LB2TB, Rune LA6YIA, Bjorn LB1GB and Morten LA9DFA calling themselves the "Dipper DXers". Using the callsign VK9CK, they will operate 160-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. Focus on ATNO and 160/80m. QSL via their OQRS on Club Log (preferred) or via their QSL Manager LA6OP, direct or by the bureau. Log will be uploaded to the LoTW as soon as possible after the DXpedition. Full details and updates on their website at: dipperdx.com/cocos2016 [DX-World]