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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

15/02/2015:  VP8DBR  FALKLAND ISLANDS -
Roger, G0SWC will be active as VP8DBR from the Falkland Islands (SA-002) from 15th February to 20th March, and will be active again from 19th July to 26th September 2015. QRV in his spare time mainly on 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 metre SSB. QSL via G0SWC, direct or Bureau. [425 DX News]

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

17/02/2015:  PJ2/DL9NBJ  CURACAO -
Thilo, DL9NBJ will be active from Sabana Westpunt, island of Curacao (SA-099, WLOTA 0942) as PJ2/DL9NBJ between 17th February and 10th March. QRV on the HF bands CW and SSB, using a KX3 12 Watt, Vertical wire dipole 2*12m with sym. feederline and 12m fiberglas pole. Possible activity in both the ARRL International DX CW Contest (21-22 February) and ARRL International DX SSB Contest (March 7-8th). QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [DX-World]

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

18/02/2015:  PJ4F  BONAIRE -
Stanley, WS5K is now active from the island of Bonaire (SA-006, WLOTA 1279, WWFF PAFF-0024) as PJ4F until 15th March. QRV holiday style on the HF bands. QSL via M0URX, OQRS, LoTW. [DX-World]

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

19/02/2015:  5H1ES  ZANZIBAR -
Elvira, IV3FSG will be active on a Humanitarian Dxpedition to Zanzibar Island ((AF-032, WLOTA 1080) as 5H1ES between 19th February and 11th March. QRV during her free time on the HF bands, using SSB, and Digital modes. QSL via IK3GES. Note: Carlo, 5H1OC will be alongside Elvira. [DX-World]

19/02/2015:  5H1OC  ZANZIBAR -
Carlo, IK6CAC reports "I'm going to Zanzibar (AF-032, WLOTA 1080) as voluntary operator of Informatici Senza Frontiere, so my activity will be during free time, as holiday style. Operation will run from 19-Feb-2015 till 11-Mar-2015. Depending of the possibily to have Internet, Log on line will be at www.ik6cac.com in realtime or when internet is reachable. I will send Log also to LoTW, eQSL, Club Log and HamQTH. QRV using SSB and CW, however my CW has gone down during last years, so if you will hear me, please be patient!" Web: www.qrz.com/db/5h1oc [DX-World]

20/02/2015:  HR5/F2JD  HONDURAS -
Gerard, F2JD will again be active as HR5/F2JD from Copan, Honduras, between 20th February and 14th May, 2015. He will active on all bands CW, SSB, RTTY. QSL via F6AJA and the logs will be posted at LesNouvellesDX.fr/voirlogs.php [F6AJA]

20/02/2015:  KG4  GUANTANAMO BAY -
Bill, W4WV (KG4WV) and Al, W6HGF (KG4HF) will be active from Guantanamo Bay (NA-015, WLOTA 0358) from 20 February to 6 March. They will operate SSB, PSK, RTTY and CW on all bands. QSL via home calls (KG4HF also via LoTW) and logsearch on Club Log. [425 DX News]

24/02/2015:  3G0ZC  JUAN FERNANDEZ -
After Tromelin, members of Provins ARC (F6KOP) will be on Robinson Crusoe Island (SA-005, DICE ICE-004, WLOTA 0153, WWFF CEFF-003, Grid Loc. FF06), Juan Fernandez Archipelago, Valparaiso province, Chile, between 24th February and 8th March, 2015. The team plans to be active as 3G0ZC with 8 stations on the air at the same time from 160-6 meters, using SSB, CW and Digimodes. A special effort will be made on low bands. Some WSPR activity is also planned. Their stations will have about 700W into Spiderbeams on the higher bands and verticals on the lower bands. Logs will be uploaded on a daily basis on Club Log, LoTW and eQSL depending on the local internet access. QSL policy is to answer every request, direct or by the bureau. Team members are Alain, F5JTV, Tony F8ATS, Jean-Luc F1ULQ, Norbert DJ7JC, Heye DJ9RR, Jeremy EI5GM, Mark EI6JK, Dave EI9FBB, Ark EI9KC, Patrick F2DX, Jimi F4DLM, Michel F5EOT, Raymond F5MFV, Xavier F5NTZ, Antoine F5RAB, Stephane F5UOW, John F5VHQ, Gilles F6IRA, Jack M0PLX, Gunther OE3GCU, Karl OE3JAJ, Francois ON4LO, Eric ON7RN and Kenneth OZ1IKY. Pilot stations are Col MM0NDX, John K6MM and Andre V51B. Further information and updates on their website at: www.juanfernandez2015.com/ [DX-World]

25/02/2015:  K6PV/6  SANTA CATALINA ISLAND -
The Palos Verdes Amateur Radio Club will be active again as K6PV/6 from Santa Catalina Island (NA-066, USi CA-016S, WLOTA 2912), Los Angeles County, California, between 25th February and 8th March. Team members include Ray N6HE, Jeff K6JW, Diana AI6DF, Clay AB9A, Joe NZ6L, Norm K6UU, Bob W6HIP, Mike AF6VT, Chris KA6WNK, Bill WA6ESC and Don KE6PMN. QRV on, or near, the usual IOTA frequencies on 160-10 metre SSB, CW, RTTY, maybe PSK-31. Activity will include the CQWW 160M SSB and NAQP RTTY Contests. QSL via K6PV direct - see address and instructions at QRZ.com. [rsgbiota.org]

25/02/2014:  ZD8D  ASCENSION ISLAND -
Operators Werner DJ9KH, Axel DK9BDN and Christian DL6KAC will be active from The Garden Cottage, Green Mountain, Ascension Island (AF-003, WLOTA 1491, WW Loc. II22TB) as ZD8D between 25 February and 10 March, 2015. Activity will be on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY, with a focus on 160-40 metres. QSL via DL9HO. Operations will probably include the CQWW 160-Meter SSB Contest (27 February - 01 March) and the ARRL DX SSB Contest (7-8 March). You can use the ZD8D Online QSL Request System to get your ZD8D card(s). The OQRS is available for direct and Bureau cards. Further information and updates on their website at: www.zd8d.de/ [OPDX Bulletin]

26/02/2015:  FP/KV1J  MIQUELON ISLAND -
Eric, KV1J, will once again be active from the island of Miquelon (NA-032, DIFO FP-002 WLOTA 1417, Grid GN17) as FP/KV1J between 26th February and 10th March, 2015. QRV on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY (primarily SSB and RTTY). Also, some 160m and 6m but dependent on the WX conditions. Eric plans activity in the NAQP RTTY (28 February - 1 March), possibly the CQWW 160-Meter SSB (27 February - 01 March), and the ARRL DX SSB (7-8 March) Contests. QSL via KV1J, direct or Bureau. Log will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. Further information and operating schedule at: www.kv1j.com/fp/Feb15.html [DX-World]

27/02/2015:  C6ANA  BAHAMAS -
The C6ANA team will once again be back on the air from Grand Bahama Island (NA-080, WLOTA 0527) during the upcoming contests. While Peter, W1NA, participates in the CQWW 160m SSB Contest (27th February-1st March), the whole team (Pasquale I8QLS, Gino I8ULL, Max N5NHJ and Peter W1NA) will operate the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) as a Multi-Single entry. Some activities will take place outside of the contests as well. QSL via LoTW or direct via N5NHJ (Massimo Mucci, 404 Twin Creeks Dr., Allen, TX 75013, USA). [OPDX Bulletin]

27/02/2015:  HP3/NL8F  PANAMA -
Tim, NL8F will be active from Chiriqui, Panama, as HP3/NL8F between 27 February till 9 March, 2015. QRV on the HF bands, holiday style, from the QTH of Jay, HP3AK. QSL via K8NA (QRZ.com). [DX-World]

27/02/2015:  T88XG, T88XH  REPUBLIC OF PALAU -
Look for Kazue, JJ0LUH (T88XG) and Kiyoshi, JA0EKI (T88XH) to be active between 27th February and 8th March from the VIP Guest Hotel Free Radio Room, Koror village (WW Loc. PJ77FI), island of Koror, Republic of Palau (OC-009). Activity will be on all HF bands, plus 6 metres. QSL both calls direct only to JA0EKI (Kiyoshi Nakadaira, 909-7 Kiribayashi, Iida City, Nagano 399-2565, Japan) and LoTW. [DX-World]

27/02/2015:  XE3/W8ERI  MUJERES ISLAND -
Jim, W8ERI will be active from Isla Mujeres [Island of Women] (NA-045, WLOTA 1716), Quintana Roo State, Mexico, from 27th February until 6th March 2015. Activity will be holiday style QRP SSB with a FT-817 on 20, 17 and 15 metres. QSL via home call, direct only (Jim Widlar, PO Box 107, Hygiene, CO 80533-0107, USA). Website: www.qrz.com/db/XE3/W8ERI [ATDX]

28/02/2015:  PD38EU  AMELAND ISLAND -
Marcel, PD5MVH will be active as PD38EU from Ameland Island (EU-038, WLOTA 1059) from 28th February until 14th March, including participation in the ARRL DX SSB Contest (7-8 March). QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [425 DX News]

28/02/2015:  PJ7C  SINT MAARTEN -
The Uruguay DX Group (Gus CX2AM, Mario CX4CR, Rainer CX8FB and Bert CX3AN) will be active holiday style as PJ7C from the island of Dutch Sint Maarten (NA-105, WLOTA 0711) from 28th February until 9th March 2015. They will operate SSB and CW with two stations. QSL via EB7DX. [425 DX News]

01/03/2015:  EI8GQB, EI1A  IRELAND -
Olivier, ON4EI, will once again be active from Ireland (EU-115, WLOTA 2484) as EI8GQB and EI1A between 1st March and 2nd April. He plans to operate from his caravan using green energy on 160-10 metres. Olivier will activate the EI1A callsign as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry in the ARRL International DX SSB (March 7-8th), Russian DX (March 21-22nd) and CQWW WPX SSB (March 28-29th) Contests. QSL via LoTW, or via QSL Manager PA3249, direct or by the Bureau. You can follow his activities and antenna experimentation on: www.qrz.com/db/EI8GQB [OPDX Bulletin]

01/03/2015:  P4/WA2NHA  ARUBA -
Howard WA2NHA will again be active from the island of Aruba (SA-036, WLOTA 0033) as P4/WA2NHA between 1-15 March, 2015. QRV on the HF bands, CW. QSL via home call. [DX-World]

01/03/2015:  PJ2/ON4BCV  CURACAO -
Kim, ON4BCV will be QRV as PJ2/ON4BCV from the island of Curacao (SA-099, WLOTA 0942, WW Loc. FK52KG) from 1 March till 10 March. Activity will be on the HF bands, plus 6 metres, working portable and using the PJ2T Signal Point club station. QSL via home call. [DxCoffee]

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

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

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

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

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

03/03/2015:  E51UFF  NORTH COOK ISLANDS -
Jorgen, LA5UF will be active a E51UFF from Manihiki Atoll (IOTA OC-014) between 3-17 March 2015. QRV holiday style on th HF bands using low power and wire antennas. QSL via LA5UF direct (IRC or US$ 3). [DX-World]

03/03/2015:  ZF2BH  CAYMAN ISLANDS -
The party of Leena OH2BE and Martti OH2BH will continue their study tour to Grand Cayman Island (NA-016, WLOTA 1042), Cayman Islands, where Martti will air ZF2BH in the ARRL DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) along with Joe, ZF2AH (W6VNR). The duo is grateful for the assistance of John ZF1DJ, Andrew ZF1EJ, Joe ZF2AH and John ZF2AM and the entire gang at the Cayman Amateur Radio Society, ZF1A. QSL ZF2BH via OH2BH and ZF2AH via W6VNR. [OH2BH]

04/03/2015:  6Y5  JAMAICA -
Ken, VE3LA/VE8DX will be active from the island of (NA-097, WLOTA 0214) from 4-11th March 2015 as 6Y5/VE8DX, with focus on the ARRL DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) using the callsign 6Y2M. It is a family vacation, so the HF activity will be limited. QSL both calls via LY5W, direct only. [ATDX]

04/03/2015:  C6ATF  BAHAMA ISLANDS -
Rob K4OV and Lee N1BA will be operating from the Bahama Islands as C6ATF from 4-9th March 2015. QSL via K4OV. Activity will include the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (7-8 March). Logs will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL after we return. QSLs that are received via the Bureau will be returned via the Bureau. To receive a card directly, please include an SASE with US postage to your QTH. Or, you may send an SAE with $2 to cover airmail postage outside the US. Website: www.qrz.com/db/c6atf [ATDX]

04/03/2015:  YN2AA  NICARAGUA -
Jeff, N6GQ will once again be active as YN2AA from the slopes of Nicaragua's Mombacho Volcano, Grenada, Nicaragua (WW Loc. EK71AV), from 4-8th February. Focus will be on the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Tribander-wires entry. Pre-contest will see Jeff QRV on 160 to 6 metres. QSL via NN3W or LoTW ONLY. [NG3K]

05/03/2015:  5Z4LS  KENYA -
Nick, G3RWF plans activity from Nairobi, Kenya, as 5Z4LS between 5-18th March. QRV on 80-10m, mostly CW. Activity during ARRL DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) and BERU Contest (March 14-15). QSL via home call. Online logsearch will be provided by Club Log. [DX-World]

05/03/2015:  CT9  MADEIRA ISLAND -
Once again Rosel, DL3KWR and Hardy, L3KWF will be active as CT9/DL3KWR and CT9/DL3KWF from Madeira (AF-014, DIP MA-001, PIP MD-001, WLOTA 0053) from 5 March to 1 April. They plan to operate mostly in CW with a focus on 12, 17 and 30 metres. QSL via home calls. Email requests for bureau cards can be sent to dl3kwr[@]darc.de or dl3kwf[@]darc.de respectively. [425 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]

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

05/03/2015:  TI5  COSTA RICA -
Operators Kam N3KS, Chris KL9A, Mark M0DXR and Nate N4YDU will be active as TI5W for the ARRL DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) from the Tenorio Volcano, Alajuela, Costa Rica. Plans are for a M/2 entry. Outside the contest look for them to be QRV as TI5/homecalls. QSL TI5W and TI5/N3KS via N3YIM, direct only. QSL TI5/KL9A via AC7DX, direct only. QSL others via their home callsigns. [NG3K]

05/03/2015:  V63JYR  POHNPEI -
Ken, JR1JYR will be active from the island of Pohnpei (IOTA OC-010), F.S.M., as V63JYR between 5-11th March. QRV on 20-10m, including WARC, mainly CW with some SSB and Digital. QSL via home call, direct (Ken Takemoto, 635-1 Noda Noda-City, Chiba Pref, 278-0037, Japan). Log will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. [DX-World]

06/03/2015:  E3  ERITREA -
The SEISA/Foundation for Global Children has announced that, after "many months of careful planning and negotiations", their Eritrea Project 2015 will include an amateur radio DXpedition to be conducted from Asmara on 6-17th March. A multi-national team of nine operators (Zorro JH1AJT, Paul N6PSE, Franz DJ9ZB, Jay JA1TRC, Yuki JH1NBN, Kazu JH1OGX, Thomas NQ7R, Dmitri RA9USU and David WD5COV) will be active with four stations with amplifiers, beam antennas for the high bands (20-10m) and four verticals for the low bands (160-30m). The callsign will be issued upon arrival. QSL via M0URX. PayPal donations can be sent to jh1ajt[@]fgc.or.jp. [TNX JA1TRC]

06/03/2015:  VK7FG  FLINDERS ISLAND -
Operators Tim VK4HFO, Chris VK3FY and Christian EA3NT will be active from Flinders Island (OC-195, WWFF VKFF-175, Grid Loc. QE49), Bass Strait, Tasmania State, as VK7FG between 6-9th March, 2015. They will run three stations using yagi beams and amps on 160-6 metres depending on propagation. Flinders Island is good for the Antarctic Challenge Award. QSL via M0OXO OQRS. [DX-World]

06/03/2015:  VU4AN/VU3CHE  ANDAMAN ISLAND -
Charly, VU3CHE (HS0ZCW, K4VUD) and a team are planning to activate VU4 (Andaman Island, AS-001) from 6-18 March, 2015. Simple antennas and 100w can be improved with loaned or donated gear if anyone wishes to help (hs0zcw[AT]gmail.com); ant/gear only, no cash for operators. Further information to follow ... [HS0ZCW]

07/03/2015:  EE8Z  CANARY ISLANDS -
Operator Felipe, NP4Z will once again be active as EE8Z from the Los Chachos Contest Club station, island of Tenerife (DIE S-012, WLOTA 1276), Canary Islands (AF-004), during the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (March 7-8th) as Single-Op/All-Band entry. QSL via N4AO or LoTW. [OPDX Bulletin]

07/03/2015:  FY5KE  FRENCH GUIANA -
Marc, F1HAR will once again activate FY5KE for the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) from the Radio Amateurs Club de Kourou (FY5KE Space Radio Club), Kourou, French Guiana. Plans are for a Single-Op/Single-Band(?) entry. QSL goes via FY1FL direct only and/or LoTW. [NG3K]

07/03/2015:  HR2WW  HONDURAS -
Dan, HR2DMR plans a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) from Honduras, using the callsign HR2WW. QSL via KD4POJ and LoTW. [NG3K]

07/03/2015:  LX7I  LUXEMBOURG -
Look for Phillipe, LX2A to be active as a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the ARRL International DX SSB Contest using the callsign LX7I from his contest station in Eschdorf, Luxembourg. QSL via LX2A and LoTW. [NG3K]

07/03/2015:  P49Y  ARUBA -
Operators Bob AA6VB, Andy AE6Y, Scott K0DQ and Ed N4OC will enter the ARRL DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) as a Multi-2 entry from Pos Chiquito, island of Aruba (SA-036, WLOTA 0033) using the callsign P49Y. QSL via AE6Y or LoTW. [NG3K]

07/03/2015:  PJ2T  CURACAO -
Operators John K6AM, Chad WE9V and Geoff W0CG/PJ2DX plan a Multi-Single entry in the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) from the signal point contest station, island of Curacao (SA-099, WLOTA LH-0942) using the callsign PJ2T. Some operators might be QRV before and after the contest using their own PJ2 callsign or PJ2/homecall callsigns. QSL via their home calls. QSL PJ2T via W3HNK and/or LoTW. [CCC]

07/03/2015:  TI5M  COSTA RICA -
Operators Eddie K4UN, Juan TI2JCY, Carlos TI2KAC, Mauricio TI4ZM, Robert W4BW, Keith W4KTR and Alexis W4XO will be active as TI5M from Poas Alajuela, Costa Rica, during the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) as a Multi-? entry. QSL via TI2KAC. The TI5M callsign is the new callsign for the TI8M Contest Group due to a location change. [OPDX Bulletin]

07/03/2015:  TO1A  FRENCH GUIANA -
Herve, F5HRY will be active again from French Guiana as a Single-Op/Single-Band(?) entry in the ARRL International DX SSB Contest (7-8 March) using the special call TO1A. QSL via F5HRY. [NG3K]

07/03/2015:  VP2MLL  MONTSERRAT -
Charlie, K1XX will once again activate VP2MLL as a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the ARRL International DX SSB Contest from the island of Montserrat (NA-103, WLOTA 1475). QSL via N4OX, direct only (QRZ.com). [NG3K]

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

09/03/2015:  E51IOU  SOUTH COOK ISLANDS -
Nick, ZL1IU will be active from Vaimaanga, Rarotonga Island (OC-013, WLOTA 0971), South Cook Islands, as E51IOU between 9-21 March 2015. QRV holiday-style on the HF bands. QSL via ZL1IU (please include postage and self addressed envelope). [DX-World]

10/03/2015:  9Q0HQ  DEM. REP. OF THE CONGO -
The Radioamateur Association of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (ARAC) has invited the Italian DXpedition Team for a short stay in Kinshasa (WW Loc. JI75PP) between 10-25th March 2015. The purpose of the activity will be theoretical and practical training and refresher courses for the Amateurs of the DR of the Congo. The callsign of the operation will be 9Q0HQ. Operators mentioned are Silvano I2YSB, Vinicio IK2CIO, Angelo IK2CKR, Marcello IK2DIA, Stefano IK2HKT, Mac JA3USA (one week only) and Alfeo I1HJTK. The HF pilot station will be Art, IK7JWY, and the 50 Mhz pilot station will be Sergio, IK0FTA. Software Management (log in real time) will be run by Giacomo, IH9GPI. Activity will be on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via I2YSB. Further information, frequencies and updates at: www.i2ysb.com/idt/ [DX-World]

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

11/03/2015:  5X1XA  UGANDA -
Alan, G3XAQ will be active as 5X1XA from Kampala, Uganda, on 11-18 March. He will operate CW mostly on the high bands and "especially in the new SARL Africa DX Contest" that will run from 1200 UTC on 14 March to 1200 UTC on the 15th (exchange: RST + serial number). QSL via G3SWH. Complete information on the Africa All Mode International DX Contest can be found in the SARL Contest Manual 2015 (www.sarl.org.za/public/contests/contestrules.asp). [425 DX News]

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

11/03/2015:  9K2F  FAILAKA ISLAND -
Kuwait Amateur Radio Society members plan to activate Failaka Island (IOTA AS-118) as 9K2F between 11-16th March. Activity on 80-10 metre SSB, CW and Digital modes. QSL via 9K2HN, direct or Bureau. Club Log OQRS will also be used and is preferred way. Website: www.qsl.net/9k2od/ [DX-World]

11/03/2015:  H44NT  SOLOMON ISLANDS -
Look for Christian EA3NT to be active from the Solomon Islands as H44NT during the following dates: 11-14th March from either Russell Islands (OC-168) or Florida Islands (OC-158). 15-16th March from Bellona Island (OC-127). Christian will be carrying lightweight equipment and running on solar panels/car battery if no power available. (100w and vertical dipoles). QSL via home call. [IOTA-chasers]

11/03/2015:  T88GI, T88TI, T88XX  TOBI ISLAND -
Nando IT9YRE, Claudio I1SNW and Mike K9AJ plan activity from Tobi Island (OC-296 New!) between 11-13th March, 2015. Operating as T88TI (Nando), T88GI (Claudio) and T88XX (Mike). They will QRV with 3 stations on CW and SSB. Alfio, IT9EJW will be their pilot station. QSL preferred through OQRS. Logs uploaded after the DXpedition. For full details see their webpage at: www.it9yre.it/t88/ [IOTA-chasers]

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

11/03/2015:  VP9  BERMUDA -
Mike, G3VYI will be active holiday style from the VP9GE QTH, Hamilton parish, island of Bermuda (NA-005, WLOTA 0201) from 11-19th March. HF CW operation on 160-10 metres, with focus on the low bands, 100W and QRO. Operation will be CW mornings/evenings till 24hrs operation in the RSGB Commonwealth CW Contest - BERU (14-15 March). QSL via home call. [DX-World]

12/03/2015:  A35JR  KINGDOM OF TONGA -
Nobuaki, JA0JHQ will be active from the Likualofa Beach Resort, Kanokupolu, island of Tongatapu (OC-049, WLOTA 0328), Kingdom of Tonga, as A35JR between 12-16th March 2015. QRV vacation style on 30-10 metre CW and SSB - if possible 20m CW. Kanokupolu is a small village in the western district (vahe Hihifo) of Tongatapu. QSL to JA0JHQ via the Bureau is recomended. Direct way - Nobuaki Hosokawa, 1458-25 Okagami, Asao-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa 215-0027, Japan. [DX-World]

12/03/2015:  C5/M1KTA  THE GAMBIA -
Dominic, M1KTA will be off again to The Gambia starting 12 March for the BERU Contest (14-15 March) on 80-10 metres. QRV using QRP on the WARC bands CW (slow CW only) and SSB. The all Africa DX contest is same date and time (SSB as well). Dominic will probably activate Bijol Island (AF-060) as C5/M1KTA/p one morning or afternoon when out there (until 17th). QTH will be the beach again near Brufu. Website: m1kta-qrp.blogspot.co.uk/2015/02/c5-in-2015.html [DxCoffee]

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

13/03/2015:  KG4JSZ/P  NORTH HUTCHINSON ISLAND -
Jim, KG4JSZ plans to activate North Hutchinson [aka Orchid] (NA-141, USi FL-037S), Indian River county, Florida, as homecall/p on 13th March 2015. QRV on, or near, the usual island and IOTA frequencies. QSL via home call, direct only. Web: www.qrz.com/db/KG4JSZ [rsgbiota.org]

14/03/2015:  5P7Z  ROMO ISLAND -
The DARC OV D22 Team and Friends spring journey will take them to Nationalpark Vadehavet [Wadden Sea National Park] (WWFF OZFF-0004), on Romo [Roemoe, Rømø] Island (EU-125, OZI/DIA NS-001, Grid Loc. JO45) from 14-21 March 2015. They will be QRV as 5P7Z on 160-6 metre SSB, CW, PSK31 and JT65. Team members include Chris DC7VS, Helge DF8LS, Ron DG2RON, Marcel DO9DCT, Andre DG3AZ, Marcel DO2MRC and Marco PP5/HB9CJX. QSL via DG2RON using the OQRS system on Club Log (preferred way). Further information and updates can be found on their website at: 5p7z.org/ [DARC D22]

14/03/2015:  E20HHK/P  MAEO ISLAND -
Operators Choon E20HHK, Tommy HS0FVS, Noi HS3NBR, Ray HS4RAY, Nuk HS7BHK, Boy HS8GLR and Abdulloh Arma, HS9ZKE plan activity as E20HHK/p from Koh Maeo [Cat Island] (AS-145, WW Loc. OJ07HG), Thailand, during the weekend of 14-15 March, 2015. QRV on the HF bands using 100 watt SSB, CW and RTTY. QSL via E20HHK (see QRZ.com). [DxCoffee]

14/03/2015:  T88YD  REPUBLIC OF PALAU -
Shigeto, 7K2TTJ will be active as T88YD from the West Plaza by the Sea Hotel, Koror village (WW Loc. PJ77FI), island of Koror, Republic of Palau (OC-009) between March 14-18, 2015. QRV on 80-6 metre SSB, CW and Digital modes. QSL via home call. [DX-World]

14/03/2015:  YB4IR/7  TEMAJO ISLAND -
Imam, YB4IR will be heading out once again. This time Imam plans to activate Pulau Temajo [Temajo Island] (IOTA OC-252), West Kalimantan province, Indonesia. Good for Nusantara Indonesian Islands Award (www.nusantaraaward.com/). QRV from 14-18 March 2015, using the callsign YB4IR/7. Activity will be on 40-10 metre SSB, CW and RTTY, using Elecraft K3/100, tribander and vertical. QSL YB4IR via Club Log OQRS system, direct (QRZ.com) or Bureau. [N9BX]

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

15/03/2015:  D44TEG  SAO TIAGO ISLAND -
Lukas, HB9EBT will be active as D44TEG from Tarrafal, Sao Tiago [aka Santiago] Island (AF-005, WLOTA 0158) from 15 March till 27 March 2015. QRV on 40-10m CW, using Elecraft K3/100W. Antenna will be a triple leg on a 15m fiberglass pole with home made feeder line, with SG-239 tuner. QSL direct or Bureau to HB9EBT. Please do not send IRC's. [rsgbiota.org]

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:  W0FK/4  LONGBOAT KEY -
Lou, W0FK will be operating holiday style on the HF bands as W0FK/4 from Longboat Key (NA-034, USi FL-053S), Sarasota county, Florida, between 15-30th March, 2015. SASE appreciated for QSL's. Non-US stations requesting a card without return postage will be answered via the Bureau. DX stations can send Lou an email QSL request. Log will be uploaded to LoTW. [rsgbiota.org]

16/03/2015:  DU9/ON5SM  MINDANAO ISLAND -
Marc, ON5SM will be active again from Cagayan de Oro, Mindanao Island (OC-130, WLOTA 2803, WW Loc. PJ28hl), Camiguin province, Philippines, from 16th March until 25th April 2015 as DU9/ON5SM. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct (QRZ.com). Log will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. Website and updates at: www.qrz.com/db/du9/on5sm [ATDX]

17/03/2015:  PJ4/NK8O  BONAIRE -
Chas, NK8O/VE3ISD (NAQCC #5873, SKCC #8952T, 4SQRP #843), will be active as PJ4/NK8O from the island of Bonaire (SA-006, WLOTA 1279, WWFF PAFF-024) between 17th March and 13th April, 2015. QRV on 20-10 metre (maybe 40m) CW, using a KX3 at 5 watts QRP. During September, 2015, Chas plans to be active as 5H3CP from Mwanza, on Lake Victoria, Tanzania. The Tanzania activity will be QRO (100W) using KX3 and KXPA100 amplifier. QSL via LoTW and eQSL. Web: www.qrz.com/db/nk8o

17/03/2015:  A6/DK5ON  UNITED ARAB EMIRATES -
Andy, DK5ON will be visiting Abu Dhabi and Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and plans activity as A6/DK5ON from 18-27th March. QRV 40-10 metre SSB, CW, RTTY and PSK31. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. Please, No eQSL. [NG3K]

17/03/2015:  FG/F5CCX  GUADELOUPE -
Bruno, F5CCX will be active from Guadeloupe Island [Basse-Terre] (IOTA NA-102, DIFO FG-019, WW Loc. FK96CI) from 17-26th March as FG/F5CCX. He will concentrate on the Digital modes on the HF bands. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [ATDX]

18/03/2015:  9N7  NEPAL -
Operators Bogdan SP2FUD, Janusz SP9FIH and Rafal SQ9CNN plan to be active from Kathmandu, Nepal, between 18-30 March, 2015. Callsign will be announced soon. This time they will focus on North and South America. "Small pistols" prepare your ammunition (antennas)! Further information and updates can be found on their website at: 9n.dxpeditions.org/ [DX-World]

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

19/03/2015:  KH2  GUAM -
Take, JI3DST and Fusa JR3CNQ plan to be active again from the island of Guam (IOTA OC-026, USi GU-003S, WLOTA 0064, WWFF KFF-110) between 19-23 March, 2015. QRV as KH2/JS6RRR and KH2/JR3CNQ, respectively, on 160-10 metre SSB, CW and Digital modes. QSL via JS6RRR and JR3CNQ (see QRZ.com). Website: blog.goo.ne.jp/ji3dst [DX-World]

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

19/03/2015:  VQ9XR  CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO -
Bob, N7XR will be active again from Diego Garcia Island (AF-006), Chagos Archipelago from 19-27th March 2015 as VQ9XR. Bob says - "I'll be operating on 80-10m with power. I will also be operating on 60m CW, the British Republic is modifying the license to allow operation. 160m possible, no promises. 6m is out, no antenna. Operating on SSB, CW, and RTTY. No internet access is available in the area I operate from. I check emails once in the evening IF I can gain access. Most of the time it's extremely slow. QSL via Club Log or direct. No Bureau, LoTW or eQSL." [ATDX / NG3K]

20/03/2015:  CE0Y/LA5UF  EASTER ISLAND -
A few days after his activity from the North Cooks (E51UFF), look for Jorgen LA5UF to be active from Easter Island [Isla de Pascua, Rapa Nui] (SA-001, WLOTA 0319, WWFF CEFF-0027) as CE0Y/LA5UF from approx. 20-31 March 2015. Activity will be holiday style on 40-10 metre CW, using low power and wire antennas. QSL to LA5UF direct (IRC or US$ 3). [DX-World]

20/03/2015:  MJ0CFW, MJ5Z  JERSEY -
Look for Kazu, M0CFW to be active once again from the old German signal station, St. Brelade, isle of Jersey (EU-013, WLOTA 0818, WW Loc. IN89VE, WAB WV54) between 20-23 March. Focus will be on the Russian DX Contest (21-22 March) as a Single-Op entry using the callsign MJ5Z. QRV as MJ0CFW before and after the contest. QSL both calls via LoTW. QSL also OK via OQRS. [QRZ.com]

20/03/2015:  V63KI  F.S.M. -
Kiichi JF1LUT will be active from Kolonia Town, Pohnpei island (OC-010), F.S.M., as V63KI between 20-25 March, 2015. QRV on 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 metres, SSB only. Online log search will be hosted by Club Log. QSL via QRZ.com information under V63KI. [DX-World]

20/03/2015:  VK9N  NORFOLK ISLAND -
Allen, VK7AN/VK9N and David, VK7YUM/VK9N will be active on Norfolk Island (OC-005, WLOTA 1469, WWFF VKFF-392) between 20-27th March, 2015. QRV on 40-10m, SSB and Digital modes. QSL via Bureau or direct to VK7AN or VK7YUM (addresses on QRZ.com) [DX-World]

21/03/2015:  5J0B  SAN ANDRES & PROVIDENCIA -
Joe, LU1FM will be active as 5J0B from the island of San Andres (NA-033, WLOTA 2990, WWFF HKFF-035, Grid Loc. EK92) from 21 March till 4 April, 2015. QRV on 160-6m SSB and Digital modes using IC-7100 transceiver with ALS 500 MRX amplifier. Antennas will be Hexbeam on 20-6m and dipoles for 160, 80 and 40m. Look for Joe to be active in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (28-29 March) as a Single-Op entry from CQ zone 7. QSL via home call direct (QRZ.com) or Club Log OQRS, also LoTW. [DX-World]

21/03/2015:  V5/DM4TK  NAMIBIA -
Tom, DM4TK will be active from Namibia as V5/DM4TK between 21st March and 9th April 2015. Activity will be on the HF bands, SSB only. Equipment will be Icom 7100, 100W, W3DZZ and Automatic Tuner LDG Z-100 Plus. QSL direct to home call or via the DARC Bureau. [DX-World]

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

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

25/03/2015:  DU1/OE3SGU  PHILIPPINES -
Hannes, OE3SGU will be active (holiday style) primarily from Luzon Island (OC-042, WLOTA 0081) as DU1/OE3SGU between 25th March and 20th April, 2015. It's possible some short activity from other DU-IOTA-references. QRV on 40-6m, mainly CW with some Digi and SSB. Logs uploaded to Club Log. QSL via LoTW/OQRS or Bureau. [DX-World]

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

27/03/2015:  V6Z  WENO ISLAND, F.S.M. -
Keith GM4YXI/GM5X and Chris GM3WOJ/GM2V will be active as V6Z from Truk lagoon, Weno Island [formerly Moen] (OC-011, WW Loc. QJ57WJ), Chuuk State, F.S.M., from 27th March until 9th April, 2015. They will be QRV from the Blue Lagoon Resort which is at the extreme South of the island, with good take-offs to the main amateur population centres. They also plan a part-time M/2 entry in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (28-29 March). QSL via N3SL. Further information and updates can be found at: www.v6z2015.com/ [DX-World]

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

28/03/2015:  9K2GS  KUWAIT -
Abdallah, 9K2GS plans a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (28-29 March) from Safat, Kuwait. QSL via LoTW is preferred. QSL also ok direct to 9K2GS with SAE + 2 GS. [NG3K]

28/03/2015:  HI0UD  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC -
The Union Dominican de Radioaficionados (UDRA) in cunjuntion with Loma del Toro DX Contest Group will be participating in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (28-29 March) as HI0UD. They plan for a Multi-Single/All-Band/Low-Power entry. Operaators include Tino HI3CC, Edwin HI3K, Lor HI3LFE, Franky HI3TT, Alfredo HI8K and Jim WP3A. QSL via W2CCW (Charles C Weber, Jr., 240 Montclair Rd South, Barnegat, NJ 08005, USA). Any QSL requests should be accompanied by proper return postage. SASE for any U.S. contacts and SAE + $2 USD, 2 Euros or 1 current IRC for DX contacts. Any cards recieved without the proper postage will be handled via the Buro. Website: www.hi8ud.org/ [ATDX]

28/03/2015:  HI3K  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC -
Operators Jim WP3A, Marcos NP2KM, Lorenzo HI3LFE, Edwin HI3K, Alfredo HI8K, Francky HI3TT and Tino HI3CC will be active as HI3K from the La Loma Del Toro contest station, Dominican Republic (NA-096, WLOTA 2974, CQ zone 8) as a Multi-Single/Low-Power entry in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (28-29 March). QSL via KB2MS, direct only, and LoTW. [NG3K]

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

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

03/04/2015:  PQ0T  TRINDADE ISLAND -
On November 25, 2014 DX-World broke the news about an upcoming DXpedition to Trindade Island (SA-010, DIB OC-02, WLOTA 2851, WWFF PYFF-0065). Below we have full info courtesy Fabio, PP5BZ. Fabio PP5BZ, Jaime PP5JD and Claudio PY3OZ will be active from Trindade as PQ0T between 3-6 April, 2015. The Brazilian Navy cleared the team to operate for only three days. Therefore, in order to comply with the whole DX community they ask everyone to avoid duplicate or even contacts, contacts bands / modes they that already have for the DXCC Challenge. ATNO's and UNIQUES will be their priority. Expected to be QRV on 160-6m with two stations on air simultaneously. Any and all help for the Trindade DXpedition is very welcome. For more information on how you can help contact the team at pp5bz[AT]hotmail.com [DX-World]

09/04/2015:  5W  SAMOA -
Yamato Amateur Radio Club members Sasi JA1KJW, Mat JA1JQY, Kuni JA8VE and Karl JA3MCA will be active as 5W0KJ, 5W0JY, 5W0VE and 5W0MA, respectively, from Apia, Upolu island (WLOTA 1944), Samoa Islands (OC-097). QRV holiday style on 160-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY from 9-15th April 2015, using Elecraft K2, K3x3, Ameritron ALM-500M, Spider Beam, HEX antenna and dipoles. QSL via each ops home callsign, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

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

13/04/2015:  J88PI  THE GRENADINES -
Brian, GW4DVB, informs I.C.P.O. readers: "I will be operating a small Dx-Expedition again in April 2015, from Palm Island [aka Prune Island] (IOTA NA-025) - St. Vincent and the Grenadines), QRA Locator FK92HO. Dates 13th thru 21st April 2015 as J88PI. Bands: 40, 20, 17, 15, 10 and 6 metre, SSB, using Elecraft KX3 and KXPA100 Power Amp. QSL via homecall, direct (PO Box 20:20, Llanharan, Pontyclun, Wales - UK CF72 9ZA) or via the Bureau." Website: www.g4dvb.co.uk/ [DxCoffee]

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

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

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 -
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 5, 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]

24/04/2015:  VK9NT  NORFOLK ISLAND -
Chris VK3QB, Luke VK3HJ, Roy VK3GB and Oly VK3XDX/5 plan new activity as VK9NT from the Pacific Palms Lodge, Norfolk Island (OC-005, WLOTA 1469, WWFF VKFF-392, WW Loc. RG30XX), between 24th April and 4th May 2015. They plan to operate on 160-10 metre SSB and CW only. No Digital or 6m activity is planned. QSL either OQRS (Club Log), ARRL LoTW, Direct or via the VK QSL Bureau to VK2CA. Further information and updates on their website at: vk9nt.odxg.org/vk9nt2015/ [DX-World]

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

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

02/05/2015:  6Y5/W8ERI  JAMAICA -
Jim, W8ERI plans to be active as 6Y5/W8ERI from Negril, island of Jamaica (NA-097, WLOTA 0214), from 2-8 May, 2015. Holiday style QRP with a Yaesu FT-817 SSB on 20, 17 and 15 metres. QSL direct via W8ERI (QRZ.com). Website: www.qrz.com/db/XE3/W8ERI [DX-World]

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

04/05/2015:  WA0SPG/4  DRY TORTUGAS -
Mike, WA0SPG will activate Garden Key (USi FL-013S) Dry Tortugas (IOTA NA-079, WWFF KFF-0023) on 4th to 6th of May. He will be operating HF (SSB/CW) using a KX3 and a FT-817. Antennas will be a Buddipole vertical dipole near saltwater, Alpha vertical and Loop antenna. Mike will also be doing satellite work with 2 FT-817s for SO-50 and FO-29 (SSB/CW) with both arrow and elk antennas. All power will be by Goal Zero batteries being charged by Solar PV panels. QSL via home call. [NG3K]

05/05/2015:  5P1ANH  ANHOLT ISLAND -
Michael, OZ1KZX will be activating Anholt island (EU-088, OZI/DIA NK-001, WLOTA 2816, WW Loc. JO57SR) as 5P1ANH (AAG Anholt Aktivity Group), when off duty, in the periode 5-9th May 2015. Activity will be on 80-10 metre Digital modes (RTTY, JT65, JT9 and PSK31). The period of activations might change. QSL via OZ1KZX. Log will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. Website: qrz.com/db/5p1anh [rsgbiota.org]

09/05/2015:  KG4DRP/P  DRY TORTUGAS -
Arturo, KG4DRP/p plans to activate Garden Key (USi FL-013S) Dry Tortugas (IOTA NA-079, WWFF KFF-0023) on 9th and 10th of May. Activity will be QRP on 20 metre SSB. QSL via home call. [NG3K]

09/05/2015:  ZF2ZL  CAYMAN ISLANDS -
Jim, W8ERI (ex-E51AAA, 3D2ZF) will again be active from Grand Cayman Island (NA-016, WLOTA 1042) as ZF2ZL between 9-15th May, 2015. Holiday style QRP with a Yaesu FT-817 SSB on 20, 17 and 15 metres. QSL direct only to W8ERI (see QRZ.com). Website: www.qrz.com/db/XE3/W8ERI [DX-World]

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

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

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]

16/05/2015:  SM7/DK3PZ  OLAND ISLAND -
Look for Hans, DK3PZ to be active as SM7/DK3PZ from Oland Island (EU-037, WLOTA 0588) between 16-23 May, 2015. QRV on 80-10 metres. QSL via home call, Bureau preferred and eQSL. [rsgbiota.org]

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

20/05/2015:  XT2AW  GRENADA -
Harald, DF2WO (ex-D44TWO) will again be active holiday style as XT2AW from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, between 20th May and 25th June 25, 2015. QRV CW and SSB on the HF bands. QSL via M0OXO OQRS DIRECT. [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 (23-24 May) as J38MM. QSL both calls via KE1B, direct or Bureau. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. [DX-World]

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

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]

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

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]

16/09/2015:  TBA  NUIE ISLAND -
A group of UK operators, most of whom formed the TX6G (Austral) expedition in 2014, will be active from Niue Island (OC-040, WLOTA 2139, WWFF ZLFF-0021) for two weeks in the second half of September 2015. The team will comprise 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. More details will be available shortly. [G3BJ]

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

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

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]

21/10/2015:  KH8B  AMERICAN SAMOA -
Masa, JH3PRR will again be active from Pago Pago, island of Tutuila (OC-045, USi AS-007S), American Samoa, as KH8B between 21-26 October and 25-30 November, 2015. Primarily QRV for both the CQWW SSB and CW Contests. Outside the contests he will concentrate 160m for AS/EU/AF, 80m for EU/AF, and 12m for EU. QSL via JH3PRR, LoTW and Club Log OQRS. [DX-World]

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]

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

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]

2016

15/01/2016:  3Y/B  BOUVET ISLAND -
Mark, ON4WW has been granted permission by the Norwegian Polar Institute to land and stay at Cape Valdivia, Bouvet Island [aka Bouvetoya] (IOTA AN-002, WWFF LAFF-044) for three months, from mid-January until mid-April 2016. This is intended to be a one-man amateur radio DXpedition, with a target of 100,000 CW, SSB and RTTY QSOs on the HF bands and daily log uploads to 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]