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2009 - Still Active

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

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

2011 - Still Active

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

2012 - Still Active

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

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

2013 - Still Active

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. [DXAT]

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]

14/04/2014:  ZA/IW2JOP  ALBANIA -
Dimitri, IW2JOP, is currently working and resides in Saranda (Grid Loc. KM09, Vlore County, District of Sarande, Albania, and is active as ZA/IW2JOP. Activity is on the HF bands and 2 metres using SSB and digital modes. QSL via IW2HAJ. [ARRL DX News]

01/05/2014:  TK4QL /M  CORSICA -
Julien, F4FJZ, will be active as TK4QL from Ajaccio, Corsica, between May and October, 2014. QRV mainly mobile as TK4QL/M on 17-10 metres using FT-840 and 100 watts. QSL only direct to F4FJZ (QRZ.com) or eQSL. [DXAT]

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]

14/05/2014:  9A2CU  HVAR ISLAND -
Tom, 9A2CU, who lives in the city of Zagreb, the capital city of Croatia, is currently operating from his secondary QTH on the Island of Hvar (EU-016, IOCA CI-028, MIA MC-132, WLOTA 1206, WW Loc. JN83HE). QRV from 14 May until mid-July 2014 on 80-15m, mainly CW, with low power and wire antennas. QSL via the Bureau is preferred. Further information at: www.hamqth.com/9A2CU [OPDX Bulletin]

21/05/2014:  CE3/N5NU, CE5/N5NU  CHILE -
Jason, N5NU, is currently living in Santiago, Chile, until August 2014. He is QRV as CE3/N5NU from Santiago and CE5/N5NU from the Bio-Bio region. His home station in Santiago is a MFJ-9020 QRP radio running 5 watts and a dipole. Sometimes he will be active at Radio Club de Chile, in Santiago, using a TH6 and 100w. QSL via his home call, Bureau or direct. [N5NU QRZ.com]

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]

15/06/2014:  V650XG  IOTA TOUR -
Celebrating his 50th anniversary in Ham Radio, look for Haru, JA1XGI, to be active with special call V650XG from the following islands: sometime in mid-June from Kosrae Island (OC-059, WLOTA 1569); First week in December 2014 from the Chuuk Islands (OC-011); Possibly other islands. Haru plans to be QRV on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via his home call, direct or bureau. An OQRS will be available on Club Log. Further info and updates on his website at: island.geocities.jp/v63xg/index.htm [DX World]

16/06/2014:  6M6M  SOUTH KOREA -
Kei, HL2UVH and another 17 operators will be active again as 6M6M for the HL 6m DX Expedition between 16th June and 31st July 2014. They will be QRV on 6 metres only, with high power stations. Modes will be CW, SSB, FM, Digital and EME. They will operate from the Korean mainland (WW Loc. PM34TO) and from Cheju Island (AS-026, WLOTA 0686, WW Loc. PM33GK), Jeju-do, between 20th June and 23rd July). QSL via HL2UVH. [425 DX News]

17/06/2014:  JG8NQJ/JD1  MINAMI TORISHIMA -
Take, JG8NQJ, will be back to Minami Torishima (OC-073, WW Loc. QL64XG, JCG#10007) and active as JG8NQJ/JD1 from 17th June until 19th August 2014. He is usually there to work on the island's weather station. Activity will be limited to his spare time. QRV on 17-10 metre CW. QSL via JA8CJY, direct (Susumu Sanada, 5-17, 5-4, Shin-Ei, Toyohira, Sapporo 004, Japan) or Bureau. [425 DX News]

25/06/2014:  V47JA  ST. KITTS -
John, W5JON, will once again be active as V47JA from Calypso Bay, island of St. Kitts (NA-104, WW Loc. FK87PG) between 25th June and 6th August, 2014. QRV on 160-6m (incl. 60m), SSB. John will also participate in the, IARU HF (12-13 July), CQWW VHF (19-20 July), and RSGB IOTA (26-27 July) Contests, SSB, SOAB, is planned. Also XYL, Cathy (W5HAM) will occasionally operate as V47HAM. ALL QSL's DIRECT ONLY, to W5JON (QRZ.com) or LoTW. [W5JON]

26/06/2014:  JW/UA3IPL  SVALBARD -
Alexander, UA3IPL, will be active from Spitsbergen Island (IOTA EU-026, WLOTA 0125), Svalbard, between 26th June and 28th August 2014. QRV on the HF bands using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via RW6HS. [DX-World]

01/07/2014:  6V1W  SENEGAL -
During the months July to September, look for Heinz, DO3MY, to be active from Point des Almadies, Dakar (WW Loc. IK14FR), Senegal, as 6V1W. QRV on the HF bands. QSL via DO3MY, Bureau preferred. [DX-World]

01/07/2014:  CP1XRM  BOLIVIA -
Antonio, EA5RM, will be working on a non-governmental organization's project in Bolivia in July. He will be busy installing solar-powered HF equipment for medical and emergency use at communities on the Maniqui and Ichoa rivers in the Amazon jungle and in San Ignacio de Moxos. He plans to be QRV as CP1XRM in his limited spare time with a 100-watt solar-powered station and a vertical antenna. QSL via EA5RM. [425 DX News]

01/07/2014:  JT1NOC  MONGOLIA -
Peter, I5NOC, will be active as JT1NOC between 1-16 July 2014. He is traveling to various locations throughout Mongolia. QRV on 20 and 15 metre CW and PSK. QSL via home call, Bureau preferred. [ARRL DX News]

01/07/2014:  TA4/LB2TB  TURKEY -
Lars, LB2TB, operates as TA4/homecall from Turkey between the 1st and 29th of July 2014. QRV holiday style on the HF bands. QSL via LoTW, eQSL. [DX Newsletter]

01/07/2014:  XW6OU  LAOS -
Larry, AG6OU, son of XW0ZJZ, will be active as XW6OU from Vientiane, Laos, starting 1 July 2014. QRV on 20 metres, mainly SSB. Length of his stay is not known at the moment. QSL via E21EIC and eQSL. [DX Newsletter]

04/07/2014:  F, GJ, GU  EUROPEAN TOUR -
Look for Dave, WJ2O, to be active from France and two Channel island locations between 4-17th July 2014. Tentative schedule: 4-7th July from France as F/WJ2O/m; 8-11th July from the Bailiwick of Jersey (EU-013, WLOTA 0818) as GJ/WJ2O/m; 12-15th July from the Bailiwick of Guernsey (EU-114, WLOTA 0013) as GU/WJ2O/m, including a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry in the IARU HF Contest; 16-17th July Dave will be back to France as F/WJ2O/m. QSL via N2ZN and LoTW. [WJ2O]

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

05/07/2014:  TK14CC  CORSICA ISLAND -
Laurent, F8BBL, will be active holiday style as TK14CC from the island of Corsica (EU-014, DIFM TK-001, MIA MCO-001, WLOTA 1390) on 5-19th July 2014. He will operate mainly CW with some SSB and digital activity on 80-6 metres. He also plans to be QRV on 6m as TK14CC/p from grid locator JN43 during SOTA activations. QSL via F8BBL, direct or Bureau, and LoTW. Logsearch will be hosted by Club Log. [425 DX News]

05/07/2014:  V5  NAMIBIA -
A German team is on the way to Omaruru, Namibia, to support V55HQ (NARL) in the IARU HF World Championship (12-13 July). Martin, V51W, is the host and team leader, other team members are Gunter V51WH, Gerd V51GB, Werner V51JP, Andrew V51YJ and Klaus V51L. From the 5th of July and until the 15th of July 2014 the following guest-OPs will be QRV under their own V5 calls QRV in all bands and modes - CW: Gerd V5/DJ5IW, Norbert V5/DJ7JC and Heye V5/DJ9RR. SSB: Mathias V5/DJ2HD, Simon V5/DJ2LS, Alfons V5/DJ8VC and Uwe V5/DL9NDS. QSL via their home callsigns. QSL V55HQ via DL9NDS, direct or Bureau - online logsearch and OQRS will also be available on Club Log. [DJ7JC]

06/07/2014:  5B4ALB  CYPRUS -
Tony, RT9T, will get on the air once again as 5B4ALB from Pachyammos, island of Cyprus (AS-004, MIA MCI-002, WLOTA 0051, WW Loc. KM64OX), between 6-16 July 2014. QSL 5B4ALB only direct via RT9T. [DX-World]

08/07/2014:  E51QBV  SOUTH COOK ISLANDS -
Joel, K2QBV, plans activity as E51QBV from Avarua, on the northern side of Rarotonga Island (OC-013), South Cook Islands, between 8-21 July 2014. This is not a true DXpedition but a vacation for Joel's wife and himself while still enjoying amateur radio and visiting friends along the way. Equipment used on South Cook will be a Yaesu 756 Pro, Ameriton AL1200, Tennadyne T7 log or a KLM 4 element 20. The tower is at 70 ft. QSL via K2QBV, direct (Joel H Kornreich K2QBV, PO Box 240, Pomona, NY 10970-0240, USA) with a SASE or two dollars if you're overseas. [DX-World]

11/07/2014:  6Y3M  JAMAICA -
Lali, VE3NE, tells ICPO: "I will be in Jamaica for the IARU HF Championship Contest using the usual 6Y3M call. Activity will once again be from the QTH of Josh, 6Y5WJ, located near Malvern, St. Elizabeth Parish, County of Cornwall, Jamaica (NA-097, WLOTA 3282, WW Loc. FK17DV), from 11-14th July 2014. This time my wife, Agnes (ex: HG9MAT) joins me and we will be in Multi-Single category. She is a bit rusty but we are practicing using VE3NEA's pile up trainer to bring her speed up. Go easy on her though...:-) We are not going to win but I am very excited becaus this is the first time we are enetring into a contest as a team." QRV outside of the contest will be holiday-style on the HF bands. QSL via VE3NE direct, Bureau and LoTW. [VE3NE]

11/07/2014:  CT9/G0SGB/P  MADEIRA ISLAND -
Steve, G0SGB, plans to be active as CT9/G0SGB/p from the island of Madeira (AF-014, DIP MA-001, PIP MD-001, WLOTA 0053) from 11-21 July, 2014. Steve will concentrate on activating the various lighthouses on the island. QRV 40 and 20 metres ONLY. QSL via home call, Direct ONLY QTHR (see QRZ.com). [rsgbiota.org]

11/07/2014:  XW1IC  LAOS -
Champ, E21EIC, will once again be active as XW1IC (ex-XW0YJY) from Vientiane, Laos between 11-15th July 2014. QSLs must be requested via the OQRS on ClubLog or via E21EIC and LoTW. [OPDX Bulletin]

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

12/07/2014:  W4  ANNA MARIA ISLAND -
Look for Dragan, K0AP and Vlado, N3CZ to be active as homecall/4 from Anna Maria Island (NA-034, USi FL-016S), Manatee County, Florida, from 12-19th July. They plan to be QRV holiday style on 40-10 metre CW and SSB. QSL via home calls. [K0AP]

13/07/2014:  IB0/IZ8NWA  VENTOTENE ISLAND -
Francesco, IZ8NWA, will be active holiday style as IB0/IZ8NWA from Ventotene Island (EU-045, IIA LT-011, MIA MI-118, WLOTA 1403, WWFF IFF-110), Lazio region, Italy, on 13-20th July 2014. QSL via home call. [425 DX News]

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

13/07/2014:  OZ4ACK/P  BORNHOLM ISLAND -
Mogens, OZ4ACK, will be operating holiday style from Bornholm Island (EU-030, DIA BO-001, WLOTA 2203, Grid Loc. JO75) between 13-18th July 2014. QRV holiday style on 30/20/17/6 metres, mostly CW and using 2 Buddipoles and a FT-857d with 100 watts. QSL via home call, direct by the Bureau. [OPDX Bulletin]

14/07/2014:  J79BH  DOMINICA -
Laurent, FM5BH informs he will be QRV from Calibishie, island of Dominica (NA-101), as J79BH from 14-21 July 2014. QRV holliday style, mostly CW with some SSB, using 200W TS480HX with the buddistick vertical. QSL direct with 2GS via FM5BH (QRZ.com). [DX-World]

14/07/2014:  Z21DXI  ZIMBABWE -
Mirek, SP5IXI / VK6DXI, will again be active as Z21DXI from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, between 14 July and 3 August 2014. QRV on the HF bands, CW only. QSL via SP5UAF. [DX-World]

15/07/2014:  8Q7PS  SOUTH MALE ATOLL -
Petter, LA2PIA will be active as 8Q7PS from South Male Atoll, Maldive Islands (AS-013), between 15-29th July 2014. QSL via home call. [DXAT]

15/07/2014:  E51AND/P  MITIARO ISLAND -
Andy, E51AND expects to be active from the island of Mitiaro, Aitutaki Group (OC-083), South Cook Islands on 15-18th July 2014. When portable he runs 100 watts to a 43-foot vertical with 30 radials. He operates SSB and slow CW. QSL to E51AND, direct only (see QRZ.com). [425 DX News]

15/07/2014:  SV8/SV1CEI  KEA ISLAND -
Look for Nikos, SV1CEI, to be active holiday style as SV8/SV1CEI from Kea island (IOTA EU-067, GIOTA SAS-036, MIA MG-053, WLOTA 1806, Grid Loc. KM27), Cyclades archipelago, South Aegean region, from 15-31 July 2014. He will work only CW on HF and 6 metres with IC-706mkiig and wire antennas. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct and LoTW. [DxCoffee]

15/07/2014:  VK3KS/P  WILSONS PROM NATIONAL PARK -
Warren, VK3KS/p, will be QRV from the Wilsons Prom National Park (WWFF VKFF-539, IOTA OC-001) from 15-17 July 2014. He plans to start around 06:00 UTC on 7024 or 14044 kHz. QSL via home call. [DX Newsletter]

16/07/2014:  FP/H.C.'s  MIQUELON ISLAND -
Gerhard, OE3GEA and Oliver, OE5OHO will be active holiday style from the island of Miquelon (NA-032, DIFO FP-002, WLOTA 1417) from 16-22 July 2014 as FP/OE3GEA and FP/OE5OHO. They will be active on 40-10m, mostly CW, using low power and wire antennas. QSL via home calls, direct or Bureau and LoTW. [DXAT]

17/07/2014:  MM0SIY/P  ISLE OF LEWIS -
Look for Simon, M0SIY, to be active as MM0SIY/p from the Isle of Lewis (IOSA OH01, SCOTIA HI21, WLOTA 1477), Outer Hebrides (EU-010) from 17-19th July 2014. Stopping at Callanish standing stones (WWFF GMFF-068), this will be a holiday type activation with activity on 40-10 metre SSB. QSL via M0SIY (QRZ.com). [rsgbiota.org]

19/07/2014:  EF8U  CANARY ISLANDS -
Members of the Amateur Radio Union of Las Palmas (EA8URL) on Gran Canaria (AF-004, DIE S-012, WLOTA 0969, WWFF EAFF-078) Island plan to participate in the National Competition CNCW Telegraph Contest (19-20th July) as EF8U. QSL via EA8URL, direct or Bureau. [EA8URL]

19/07/2014:  H92G  ISLA GRANDE, COLON -
Jose, HP2BWJ, will be active from Isla Grande (NA-202, WLOTA 2121), Colon Province, Panama, as H92G during the weekend of 19-20th July 19-20. QRV on 40-10 metres. QSL via HP2BWJ, direct only. NO IRC's please; as they are not honoured locally. North, Central and South America destinations US$2.00; Europe, Africa, Asia and PacificRim destinations US$3.00 per request. [DX-World]

19/07/2014:  OH0/IW5ELA  ALAND ISLANDS -
Alex, IW5ELA, plans to be active holiday style from the Aland Islands (EU-002) as OH0/IW5ELA from 19-26th July 2014. QRV on 40-10 metres, mainly CW, using FT-857 100w vert. QSL via home call, Bureau preferred. [DX-World]

19/07/2014:  ON5BWE/P  RIJKEL CASTLE -
A group of operators from the section RST will activate Rijkel Castle (BCA LB-122, WCA ON-01153) using the callsign ON5BWE/p on 19th July 2014. Team members include Susanne ON2SL, Andre ON4DTO, Roger ON4AHQ and Erwin ON5BWE. Start 06:00 local time on 80m, 40m and other bands in SSB if the conditions are ok! QSL via the Bureau to ON5BWE. More info at: www.on5bwe.be/activations [radioamateur.org]

19/07/2014:  OZ/PD7YY  LANGELAND ISLAND -
Marc, PD7YY, will be active holiday style as OZ/PD7YY from Langeland Island (EU-172, DIA FY-019, WLOTA 0590) from 19-25th July 2014. QRV on the HF bands. QSL Bureau or direct to PD7YY. NO EQSL, LoTW. [rsgbiota.org]

19/07/2014:  OZ0FR/P  ENOE ISLAND -
Ric, DL2VFR, will be active from Enoe Island (EU-029, DIA SJ-028) and Karrebaek, Dybsoe og Avnoe Fjorde (WWFF OZFF-084) from 19th July until 1st August 2014. This will include an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). QRV on the HF bands, mostly CW. QSL Bureau or direct to DL2VFR. Website: www.iota-expedition.com/ [rsgbiota.org]

19/07/2014:  VP2ERM  ANGUILLA -
Frank, K3TRM will be operating from Webster Villa in Island Harbour, island of Anguilla (NA-022, WLOTA 1474, WW Loc. FK88LG) as VP2ERM between 19 July and 3 August 2014. Activity on the HF+6M bands using SSB, CW and RTTY. QSL cards can be sent direct or through the bureau to K3TRM. Direct requests must include an SASE or SAE with either an IRC or $2US for return postage. Online QSL Request Service (OQRS) for both direct and Bureau is available through Club Log. Full logs will be uploaded to LoTW shortly after returning home. Website: www.k3trm.com/vp2e-2014.html [DX-World]

20/07/2014:  BY4IB  LIUGONG ISLAND -
A 20-strong team will be active form Liugong Island (IOTA AS-146, Grid Loc. PM17), Changdao County, Shandong Province, as BY4IB between 20-27th July 2014. Team members include BA3AX, BA4MY, BA7AA, BA7MY, BD2FW, BD3OM, BD4FFM, BD4IJ, BD4KA, BD4KM, BD4KW, BD4OJ, BD4OS, BD7LMD, BG3MKT, BG4NMT, BH3QZZ, BH4IGO, BH4KAQ (YL) and BH4LXZ (YL). QRV on 80-6 metre CW and SSB, including an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest. QSL via: Yongwei Yu, BD4KM, P.O. Box 73, Weihai City, 264209, China. [DX-World]

20/07/2014:  GD3TTC/P  ISLE OF MAN -
Keith, G3TTC, has plans to operate holiday style as GD3TTC/p from the Isle of Man (EU-116, WLOTA 0449) on 20-28th July 2014. Check around the usual IOTA frequencies. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [425 DX News]

20/07/2014:  K2RMM/4  SANIBEL ISLAND -
Look for Jens, DL2RMM, to be active as K2RMM/4 from Sanibel Island (NA-069, USi FL-021S, WLOTA 2044), Lee County, Florida, between 20th July and 1st August 2014. Activity will include a Single-Op/Low-Power/12hr entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest. Outside the contest Jens will be QRV on the HF bands, holiday style. QSL K2RMM/4 via DL2RMM, direct or Bureau. [NG3K]

20/07/2014:  TF/H.C.'s  ICELAND -
Jaime, EA4TV and Montse, EA4GCA will be active from Iceland (EU-021, WLOTA 2975) as TF/EA4TV and TF/EA4GCA during their holiday between 20-31 July 2014. QRV holiday style using a FT-817nd into a Buddistick for HF and an arrow antenna for Satellites, if possible. QSL TF/EA4TV via home call, direct or Bureau. QSL TF/EA4GCA via home call, direct only (Montse Herrera, PO Box 9416, Madrid 28080, Spain). [OPDX Bulletin]

20/07/2014:  W4O  OCRACOKE ISLAND -
Nate, N4YDU, will once again be active from Ocracoke Island (NA-067, USi NC-001S, WLOTA 0466, Grid Loc. FM25), Hyde County, North Carolina, as W4O from 20-27th July 2014. This will include the RSGB IOTA Contest as a Single-Op/All-Band/Mixed/Low-Power entry. Outside of the contest look for Nate to be QRV on 80-6 metre SSB and CW. QSL via home call, direct only (QRZ.com). [NG3K]

20/07/2014:  WB8YJF/4  OCRACOKE ISLAND -
Jon, WB8YJF, will be active as WB8YJF/4 from Ocracoke Island (NA-067, USI NC001S, WLOTA 0466, Grid Loc. FM25), Hyde County, North Carolina, between 20-27 July 2014. QRV on the HF bands, mainly CW then some SSB and RTTY. Possibe activity on 6 metres. He will also be active during the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). QSL via home call (see QRZ.com). [rsgbiota.org]

21/07/2014:  CU8  FLORES ISLAND -
The team formed by: Antonio CU8AS, Hermann HB9CRV, Siggi DL2YHY, Lutz DL8MLD, Arlindo CT1EGW (CU8AU), Luis Rodrigues CT1EEQ (CU8AV), Pedro CT1EKD and Luis Teixeira CT4NH (CU8NH) will be active from Flores Island (EU-089, DIP AZ-008, PIP AC-008, WLOTA 0947) during the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). The callsing issued for the team is CR2V and QSL is via HB9CRV (QRZ.com address). Activity outside the contest will be made using their individual callsigns with QSL via home call (QRZ.com address). The operators will be there from the 21st until the 28th of July. [NG3K]

21/07/2014:  JI3DST/1  SHIKINE ISLAND -
Take, JI3DST, will be active as JI3DST/1 from Shikine-jima [Shikine Island] (WLOTA 2267), North Izu Islands (AS-008), between 21-28th July 2014. This will include an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest. QRV on 40-6 metre SSB, CW and Digital modes. The island is part of the Oshima Subprefecture of Tokyo Metropolis and is also within the boundaries of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park (WWFF JAFF-009). In case of heavy rain or other condition, the operation condition may vary. QSL via home call, Bureau preferred. Website: blog.goo.ne.jp/ji3dst [rsgbiota.org]

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

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

22/07/2014:  5H1NE  ZANZIBAR ISLAND -
Giovanni, IW2NEF, plans activity from Zanzibar Island (AF-032, WLOTA 1080) as 5H1NE (call pending) between 22 July and 6 August 2014. QRV on the HF bands, SSB only. QSL via IK2DUW. [DX-World]

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

23/07/2014:  HI3/OE3GEA  HISPANIOLA -
Gerhard, OE3GEA, plans to visit the Dominican Republic (NA-096, WLOTA 2974) and will sign HI3/OE3GEA from 23 July until 2 August 2014. QRV holiday style, using CW on the HF bands. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [rsgbiota.org]

23/07/2014:  PX8I  ITARANA ISLAND -
Members of the PARA DX Group will be active as PX8I from Itarana Island (SA-060, DIB PA-03), Para State, Brazil, between 23-28 July 2014. Operators include Fernando PU8WZT, Daniell PY8DAN, Jaime PY8FML, Ren PY8WW and Jose PY8ZE. Look fkor them to be QRV on 80-10 metres, including an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). QSL via PY8WW. Further information and updates on their website at: paradxgroup.wordpress.com/ [DxCoffee]

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

23/07/2014:  VY2TT  PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND -
Ken, K6LA, will once again activate the PEI DX Lodge station VY2TT on Prince Edward Island (NA-029, CIsA PE-001, WLOTA 0523, WW Loc. FN76VS) between 23-28 July 2014. Activity will also include a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). QSL via K6LA, direct or Bureau. [NG3K]

24/07/2014:  2U0SQL  GUERNSEY ISLAND -
Look for Peter, 2E0SQL, to be active as 2U0SQL from the island of Guernsey (EU-114, WLOTA 0013) on 24-29 July 2014. He will also join the MU0HTJ team during the RSGB IOTA Contest. While visiting Guernsey Peter plans to be QRV on the HF bands and the Satellites. QSL direct or Bureau to 2E0SQL. Website: www.2e0sql.co.uk/ [rsgbiota.org]

24/07/2014:  K5KUA/5  GALVESTON ISLAND -
Joe, K5KUA, will once again be active as K5KUA/5 from Galveston Island (NA-143, USI TX-001S) from 24-27th July 2014. Activity will include an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). Outside of the contest Joe plans to be active on the HF bands, mostly on CW. QSL direct or Bureau to K5KUA. [rsgbiota.org]

24/07/2014:  KL7RRC  ADAK ISLAND -
Yuri, N3QQ and possibly others will be QRV from Adak island (NA-039, USi AK-008S, WLOTA 1258), 3rd South Central county, Alaska within the time period of 24-31 July 2014 to coincide with the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL KL7RRC via N7RO and LoTW. [DX-World]

25/07/2014:  BV0L  LIU-CHIU YU -
Amateur Radio Taiwan (ART) members Leon BU2CN, Tang BM2AAV, Eddie BV2DD, Evan BV2KS, Lee BV2NT, Lee BX2AB, Kou JA3AQM and Bom XX9LT will be active from Liuchiu Yu (AS-155, WLOTA 2889, WW Loc PL02EI), Pingtung County, Taiwan, as BV0L from 25-28th July 2014. This will include an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest. Look for the team to be QRV on QRV on 40-6 metre CW and SSB. QSL via BV2KI (P.O. Box 84-609, Taipei, Taiwan) and LoTW. [rsgbiota.org]

25/07/2014:  G5XV  ISLE OF WIGHT -
Newbury and District Amateur Radio Society members Ray G4FON, David G3KLH, Danny G3XVR and Colin M0DDT will be active from the Isle of Wight as G5XV from 25-27th July 2014, including an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest possibly as G7N. QRV on all HF bands and usual modes. QSL via G5XV, Bureau preferred. [rsgbiota.org]

25/07/2014:  IV3/DF8DX  GRADO ISLAND -
Bodo, DF8DX, will be active as IV3/DF8DX from Grado Island (EU-130, IIA F001), between 25-29th July 2014. QRV on the HF bands using 100 Watts and vertical antenna. His focus will be on the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). QSL direct or Bureau to DF8DX. [rsgbiota.org]

25/07/2014:  OX/DB5MH  SUKKERTOPPEN ISLAND -
Michael, DB5MH, plans activity from Manitsoq [aka Sukkertoppen] Island (IOTA NA-220), Greenland, as OX/DB5MH from 25-30 July 2014. This will be a 280km solo DX-Pedition that will take him from Kangerlussuaq (also known as Sondre Stromfjord) to Manitsoq (aka Sukkertoppen). Michael will carry all of his equipment as well as food with him. There will be no chance for him to resupply during the tour. All electricity for his HAM activity will be provided by solar panels. Energy and weight constrained, he will be operating about 1-2 hours per day QRP-QRV using an FT817 and a very simple vertical ground plane. Michael will primarily be active on 20m at 2000-2400 UTC. Watch cluster. This is a charity DXpedition - full details can be found at: www.alleindurchgrönland.de/wdp/?page_id=48 . Updates also on twitter (twitter.com/durchgroenland) and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/alleindurchgroenland [DX-World]

25/07/2014:  YJ0GA  VANUATU -
Geoff, ZL3GA, will be active from the Benjor Beach Club, Port Vila, Efate Island, New Hebrides (OC-035), in Shefa Province, Vanuatu, as YJ0GA (requested call) between 25-28th July 2014. This activity is actually a recon trip ahead of the upcoming YJ0X DXpedition scheduled for October 2014. Plans are to be QRV during the RSGB IOTA Contest on 40-10 metres. QSL via LoTW, Bureau/direct to ZL3GA. [DX-World]

25/07/2014:  ZY8D  CAJU ISLAND -
Ronaldo, PS8RV, will be active from Ilha do Caju [Cashew Island] (IOTA SA-072) as ZY8D between 25-27th July 2014, including an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest. Caju island is located on the northeast of the Parnaíba river, Araioses country, Maranhao State, Brazil. QRV on 80-10 metre CW and SSB. QSL via the information on QRZ.com under ZY8D. [DX-World]

26/07/2014:  9A/HA9MDN  VIR ISLAND -
Kary, HA9MDN, plans a Low-Power/SSB entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest as 9A/HA9MDN, once again from Vir Island (EU-170, IOCA CI-141, MIA MC-451, WLOTA 4050). QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  9A/OM2FY  KRK ISLAND -
Brani OM2FY and Rado OM2ZZ will be active as a Island/Multi-Op entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest as 9A/OM2FY from Krk Island (EU-136, IOCA CI-046, MIA MC-185, WLOTA 1342). QSL via OM2FY. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  9A/OM3RM/P  VIS ISLAND -
Look for Tibor, OM3RM, to be active from the island of Vis (EU-016, IOCA CI-142, MIA MC-452, WLOTA 1899, WW Loc. JN85AT), Croatia, during the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27th July). Plans are for a Single-Op/All-Band/Mix/LP/Dxpedition entry. QSL via home call and LoTW. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  9A/PA0SON  PASMAN ISLAND -
Paul, PA0SON, will be QRV in the RSGB IOTA Contest from Pasman Island (EU-170, IOCA CI-085, MIA MC-291) using the callsisgn 9A/PA0SON. Activity will be on the HF bands, SSB and Digital modes, QRP and using solar power. QSL via home call, Bureau preferred. [NG3K]

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

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

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

26/07/2014:  DL0KWH/P  USEDOM ISLAND -
Operators Norbert DL2RNS, Rainer DL2RVL, Olaf DL7JOM and Olaf DM2XO will be active as DL0KWH/p in the RSGB IOTA Contest from Usedom Island (EU-129, DID/GIA O-13, WLOTA 1640). Plans are for a Island/Multi-Op entry. QSL via DL0KWH, direct or Bureau. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  DL5KUD  RUEGEN ISLAND -
Jo, DL5KUD, will be active from his home QTH in Glowe, Germany, located on the island of Ruegen (EU-057, DID/GIA O-07, WLOTA 1712) for the RSGB IOTA Contest. Plans are for a CW/Low-Power/12hr entry. QSL via Club Log OQRS (preferred), or Bureau. No LoTW, eQSL! [NG3K]

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

26/07/2014:  EA8URT  CANARY ISLANDS -
Javier EA8CSB, Jose EA8CZT and Juan EA8VJ plan to be active as EA8URT in the RSGB IOTA Contest from the island of Tenerife (AF-004, DIE S-012, WLOTA 1276) as a Island Multi-Operator entry. QSL EA8URT via the Bureau or direct (QRZ.com). [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  ED1W  SALVORA ISLAND -
Operators Oscar EA1CLT, Sergio EA1DZ, Juan EA1EHW, Cesar EA1GHH, Vicente EA1RD, Miguel EC1DJ, Javier EC1CSV and Toni EA3GWZ will be a Multi-Op/Mixed entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest, using the callsign ED1W. QTH will be the island of Salvora (EU-077, DIE O-121, WLOTA 0255). QSL via EC1CSV, Bureau preferred (direct with SASE or SAE + 1IRC). [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  EJ0PL, EJ1Y  GREAT BLASKET ISLAND -
Members of the Papa Lima DX Group, plus guest operators, will be active from Great Blasket island (EU-007) for the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July) as EJ1Y, and from 26-31 July as EJ0PL. QSL both calls via EI5JQ, direct (Adam Kolodziejczyk, 2 Apt. Coranna, Tipper South, Naas co.Kildare, Ireland), HRD Log, eQSL, LoTW and Club Log OQRS. [DX-World]

26/07/2014:  EJ1C  CLEAR ISLAND -
Operators Jerry EI6BT, Dave EI4BZ and Tim EI2KA will be QRV in the RSGB IOTA Contest as EJ1C from Clear Island [aka Cape Clear] (IOTA EU-121), Ireland, as a Multi-Op/DXpedition entry. QSL via EI2KA. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  EJ3Z  INISHBOFIN ISLAND -
A group of operators will be active as EJ3Z from Inishbofin Island (EU-121, WLOTA 1870), County Galway, Ireland, as a Island/Multi-Op entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). QSL via EI6GGB. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  EJ5KF  BERE ISLAND -
Gerard, EI5KF, plans to be active in the RSGB IOTA Contest as EJ5KF from Bere [aka Bear] Island (EU-121, WLOTA 2983). Look for him to be QRV on the HF bands, CW only. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  ES0U  MUHU ISLAND -
Operators Andres ES1AN, Harald ES1LS, Arvo ES1QV, Toivo ES2DJ, Jueri ES2EZ, Toivo ES2RR and Robert ES8DH will activate the callsign ES0U in the RSGB IOTA Contest from Muhu [aka Muhumaa] Island (EU-034, WLOTA 2725), Baltic Sea, Estonia. Expect a Island/Multi-Op entry. QSL via the Bureau is preferred. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  GJ2A  JERSEY -
The Jersey Contest Group will once again be active as GJ2A for the RSGB IOTA Contest from the old German Signal Station located at La Moye Point, Corbiere, St. Brelade Parish, Bailiwick of Jersey (EU-013, WLOTA 0818, WAB WV-54) as a Island/Fixed entry. QSL via LoTW is preferred. QSL direct only to K2WR (for North America) and direct only to GJ2A address on QRZ.com. Website: www.jerseyars.com/index.php/contestgroup [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  GM0FGI  ISLE OF BUTE -
Tom, GM0FGI, tells ICPO that he will be active, as usual, in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July) from his home QTH located in the village of Kilchattan Bay (WAB NS15, WW Loc. IO75LK), Isle of Bute (EU-123, IOSA CL02, SCOTIA CS19, WLOTA 1883), Clyde Islands, Scotland. His entry will be in the 24 hour, SSB section. QSL via Bureau, LoTW, OQRS or direct (QRZ.com). For direct cards please enclose Europe $2, Rest of the World $3. Online log search is hosted by Club Log. [GM0FGI]

26/07/2014:  GM4AGG/P  IONA ISLAND -
Members of the West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society [WOSARS] (GM4AGG) will be active as GM4AGG/p from Iona Island (IOSA NH16, SCOTIA CN01), Inner Hebrides (EU-008), during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 26-27th). QSL via direct or by the Bureau. [OPDX Bulletin]

26/07/2014:  GM4NFI/P  FLADDA ISLAND -
Dave, GM4NFI, plans to activate the island of Fladda (IOSA NH32), Inner Hebrides (EU 008), as GM4NFI/p on Saturday 26th July 2014, for the RSGB IOTA Contest. Single Operator 100 watts to a portable dipole, Mixed mode but mostly SSB. Note: it is VERY much WX dependant as landing is VERY difficult if any sea is running and I will be in a small boat. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  GM5O  MAINLAND ORKNEY -
Stockport Radio Society members Pete M1PTR, Bernard G3SHF, Carsten G0SYP, Dave G0LZL, Tom M0DCG, Evan M0TJU, Sarah 2E0KUH and Kieron M5KJM will be active as GM5O, a Multi-Op entry, in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). QRV from Orkney [mainland] (IOSA OR01, SCOTIA OI14), Orkney Islands (EU-009). QSL via M5KJM, Bureau or direct. [rsgbiota.org]

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

26/07/2014:  GW6W  HOLY ISLAND -
Dragon Amateur Radio Club (GW4TTA) members Stewart, GW0ETF and Steve, GW0GEI will be active in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July) as GW6W from Holy Island [Ynys Gybi; island of Saint Cybi'] (EU-124, WLOTA 3338), Irish Sea, North Wales as a Island/Multi-Op entry. QSL via GW0LIS and LoTW. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  GW7O  HOLY ISLAND -
Ed, GW3SQX, will be active as GW7O from Holy [aka Holyhead] Island (EU-124, WLOTA 3338), co. Anglesey, North Wales, in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July) as a Single-Op/CW-Mode/High-Power entry. QSL via GW3SQX, Bureau or direct. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  HL5  KADOK ISLAND -
Operators Chae HL5YI, Jong DS5ACV, Rho DS5BRE, Kim DS5DNO and Hwang DS5QLJ will be active as homecall/p from Kadok Island (AS-081, WLOTA 0304), South Korea, in the RSGB IOTA Contest. They will all be in the High-Power/12hr category. QSL via their personal home calls. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  IA5/IV3LZQ  GIGLIO ISLAND -
Look for Stefano, IV3LZQ, to be active in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July) as IA5/IV3LZQ from Isola del Giglio (EU-028, IIA T-002, MIA MI-036, WLOTA 0564), Tuscan Archipelago, Province of Grosseto. QRV as a Single-Op/CW only. QSL via home call, direct only (QRZ.com). [NG3K]

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

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

26/07/2014:  IH9YMC  PANTELLERIA ISLAND -
Raffaele, IH9YMC, will be active during the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July) from Pantelleria Island (AF-018, IIA H001, WLOTA 0041). QSL via eQSL only. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  IQ7AF/P  CAPEZZONE ISLAND -
Members of team IQ7AF, the Radio Club of ARI Lecce section, will be active as IQ7AF/P from Isola del Capezzone (EU-091, IIA P027, MIA MI-012), Puglia Region, Lecce Province, Italy, during the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). QSL by the Bureau or direct. [OPDX Bulletin]

26/07/2014:  IQ7IA  PEDAGNE GRANDE ISLAND -
Look for the E.R.A. Brindisi and Cisar Taranto Team to be active in the RSGB IOTA Contest as IQ7IA from Pedagne Grande Island (EU-091, IIA BR-001, MIA MI-071), in Brindisi Province, Italy. Plans are for a Island/DXpedition/Multi-Op entry. QSL via the info on QRZ.com. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  JA8COE/8  YAGISHIRI ISLAND -
Taka, JA8COE/8, plans to activate Yagishiri Island (AS-147, WLOTA 2512, Grid Loc. QN04) once again during the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). The island, along with neighboring Teuri Island, belongs to the town of Haboro in Tomamae District, Hokkaido Prefecture, Rumoi Subprefecture. The island is noted for its dense forests, and fully two-thirds of Yagishiri Island remains forested. The forest of Yagishiri is a protected natural monument of Japan, and the entirety of the island is protected as a part of Shokanbetsu-Teuri-Yagishiri Quasi-National Park (WWFF JAFF-034). QSL via home call, Bureau preferred. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  LA/DL1CW/M  HITRA ISLAND -
Look for Arno, DL1CW, to be active in the RSGB IOTA Contest as LA/DL1CW/m from Hitra Island (IOTA EU-036). Plans are for a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. QSL via home call, direct or by the Bureau. [NG3K]

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

26/07/2014:  MM0GOR/P  ISLE OF ISLAY -
Look for Gordon, MM0GOR, to be active as homecall/p in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July) from the isle of Islay (IOSA NH22, SCOTIA CS25, WLOTA 1826), Inner Hebrides (EU-008). QSL via home call, Bureau preferred. [rsgbiota.org]

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

26/07/2014:  N5T  MUSTANG ISLAND, TX -
Look for Red Daemon Contest Club (N5T) members Ron K5HM and Matt K5NGU to be active as N5T from Mustang Island (NA-092, USi TX-011S, Grid Loc. EL17), Nueces County, Texas, on 26-29th July 2014. QRV on all HF bands, mainly SSB and CW. Activity will include a Island Multi-Op entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest. QSL direct only (Project X Contest Team, 15547 Stoney Fork Dr., Houston, TX 77084 USA) with SASE / SAE + 2GS; NO IRC. [rsgbiota.org]

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

26/07/2014:  PF14A  SCHOUWEN-DUIVELAND -
Louis, PA0LCE, along with members of UBA/WRC will be active as a Multi-Op entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest from Schouwen-Duiveland (EU-146, WLOTA 3089), Zeeland Province, The Netherlands, using the callsign PF14A. QSL via ON4ON. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  PQ5M  SAO FRANCISCO DO SUL ISLAND -
Operators Fabio PP5BZ, Roni PP5ZB, Claudio PY3OZ, Jose PU5ATX, Maicon PU5AGM, Edson PP5EJ, Junior PY5ZW and Alessandro PY5KC will be active as PQ5M from Sao Francisco do Sul Island (SA-027, DIB SC-02) from 26-28th July 2014, including a IOTA Fixed entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July). The team will also activate the Fortress Marechal Luz (Brazilian Historical Fortifications Award reference DFH SC-06). QSL via PP5BZ, Bureau or direct with SAE + 1 IRC (NEW TYPE) OR 2$. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  RI1N  GLOV ISLAND -
Operators RZ1ZZ, RA1ZZ, UA1ZZ, UA1ZKI, RD1A, R1AZ, RA3AV, RK3AW, RZ5D, RT2D, R3LA, RW3QNZ, RX3QP, RG3K and UA3QPA will be active in the RSGB IOTA Contest as RI1N from Glov Island (EU-162, RRA RR-02-11, RDA MU-05). Plans are for a Multi-Op/DXpedition/High-Power/24hr entry. QSL via RT2D. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  SM7/M1KTA/P  GARPEN ISLAND -
Dom, M1KTA, will be active for the RSGB IOTA Contest (26-27 July) as SM7/M1KTA/p from Garpen Island (EU-037, WW Loc. JO86BJ), Kalmar county [Kalmar Lan], Sweden. Dom says that he "should be up and running both before and after the contest". This will be a QRP station, KX3 with vertical dipole 20-10m, 40m GP and 80m dipole. SSB and CW. Dom will also be activating the Stora Garpen lighthouse (ARLHS SWE-145, Admiralty C7416) located on the island. QSL direct or Bureau to M1KTA and LoTW. Website: m1kta-qrp.blogspot.com/ [rsgbiota.org]

26/07/2014:  SV8/OK1FFU  THASOS ISLAND -
Look for Petr, OK1FFU, to be active in the RSGB IOTA Contest as SV8/OK1FFU from the island of Thassos [aka Thasos] (EU-174, GIOTA NAS-037, MIA MG-124, WLOTA 4186), Aegean Sea, Greece. Plans are for a Single-Op entry. QSL via OM2FY. [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  SV8/OM6NM  THIRA ISLAND -
Norbert, OM6NM, plans to be QRV for the RSGB IOTA Contest as SV8/OM6NM from the island of Thira [aka Santorini] (EU-067, GIOTA SAS-102, MIA MG-125, WLOTA 0658). QSL goes via OM2FY, direct or Bureau and PayPal request (see OM2FY on QRZ.com). [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  TM1BIG  ILE LA PETITE -
Babaow Island Gang members Gil, F4FET and Diego, F4HAU will be active in the RSGB IOTA Contest as TM1BIG from Petite Island (EU-107, DIFM MA-055), an Expedition/24hr/Multi-Op/SSB/High-Power entry. They will also be QRV after the contest for some extra hours. Two stations will be used - FT857D, ACOM1010, Groundplane 15-20-40m, dipole 80m, G4ZU 10m. FT857D, HLA300, Yagi 2 elements 10-15-20m, verticale pola GP40, dipole 80m. Power to be supplied by Generator Honda EU20i - 2 batteries 100Ah. Transportation - boat Orkney 4m50 20hp. QSL via F4FET (Gil Sauvage TM1BIG, 566 Hameau de Tournes, Echinghen 62360, France). Website: www.qrz.com/db/TM1BIG [NG3K]

26/07/2014:  V29SH  ANTIGUA -
Tim, VE6SH will be active once again from Jumby Bay, island of Antigua (NA-100, WLOTA 1118) as V29SH between 26th July and 8th August 2014. QRV on HF bands, with focus on the WARC bands. QSL via home call (Tim Ellam VE6SH, 3115 Carleton Street SW, Calgary, AB T2T3L5, Canada) and LoTW. Log will be uploaded to Club Log. [DX-World]

27/07/2014:  T88DF  PALAU -
Yasu, JH2DFJ, will be active from the V.I.P. Guest Hotel Free Radio Room, Koror Village, Koror Island, Republic of Palau (OC-009, WW Loc. PJ77FI), as T88DF between 27-31 July. QRV on 135kHz - 50MHz, CW (QRSS), SSB, RTTY, SSTV, WSPR and JT-65A, running between 5 Watts - 1KW. QSL via LoTW is preferred. [DX-World]

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

29/07/2014:  VK9EC / VK9EX  COCOS-KEELING + CHRISTMAS ISLAND -
Operators Mars JA3FVJ, Ikuo JA3TJA, Ichiro JA3QWN, Masa JF3PLF and Taka JH3FUK and possibly others plan a DX-Vacation to Christmas Island (VK9X, OC-002, WW Loc. OH29LN) and Cocos-Keeling Island (VK9C, OC-003, WW Loc. NH87JT) sometime between late July and early August 2014. Tentative schedule: VK9EC (Cocos Keeling) between 29th July and 2nd August; and VK9EX (Christmas Island) from 2-8 August. QRV holiday style on 160-6 metre CW, SSB, FM, RTTY and PSK31. QSL by the bureau "via JF3PLF", direct to JF3PLF with SAE + IRC/2GS, Club Log OQRS and LoTW. Further information and updates can be found on their website at: vk9.nobody.jp/ [JF3PLF]

31/07/2014:  4W/NB3MM  TIMOR LESTE -
Adhi, YB3MM, will be active from Dili, Democratic Republic of Timor Leste (OC-148, WLOTA 0019), as 4W/NB3MM between 31st July and 5th August 2014. QRV on 20, 17, 15 and 12 metres, mostly SSB with some CW and PSK31. QSL via IZ8CCW (direct, Bureau and OQRS) and YB3MM (OQRS only). Adhi advices not to send to NB3MM address, W Bureau or YB Bureau. Website: www.mdxc.org/timorleste2014/ [DX-World]

31/07/2014:  KF8UN/EA /LU / PY  SPAIN + ARGENTINA + BRAZIL -
Byron, KF8UN, will be traveling this summer, as well as operating from three Spanish speaking countries. Activity will be on 40-15 metres, possibly other bands because he is using a G5RV. His tentative schedule is as follows: 31st July-9th August -- Callsign KF8UN/EA from Segovia, Spain. August 13-24th -- Callsign KF8UN/LU in Argentina and KF8UN/PY in Brazil. He plans visiting the Provinces of Jujuy, Buenos Aires, and Misiones in Argentina, as well as spending sometime at Iguazu Falls. QSL direct only to his home callsign (QRZ.com). [OPDX Bulletin]

31/07/2014:  TA  TURKEY -
Tsuyoshi, JJ2NYT, plans activitly from Turkey between 31 July and 5 August 2014. Schedule is as follows: TA1/JJ2NYT from European Turkey from the evening of 31st July until the morning of 4th August (local time). TA3/JJ2NTT from Western Anatolia from the evening of 4th August until the morning of 5th August (local time). QRV at 7-28MHz CW/SSB (mainly QRV 14/18MHz CW) LW/DP with 100 Watts. QSL via his home call, direct or Bureau. Information and updates on his website at: reach.air-nifty.com/diary/2014/07/ta-2de8.html [JJ2NYT]

31/07/2014:  YB9BU/P  TIMOR ISLAND -
Look for Kadek, YB9BU/p, to be active from Kupang, Timor Island [Pulau Timor] (OC-148, WLOTA 1808) between 31 July and 5 August 2014. QRV on the HF bands, holiday style. QSL via home call, direct (see QRZ.com). [DX-World]

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

01/08/2014:  SV9/ON6DSL/P  CRETE -
Luc, ON6DSL, informs ICPO that he will be QRV once again from the Greek island of Crete (EU-015, GIOTA KRS-005, MIA MGC-005, WLOTA 1400) during his August 2014 holiday stay as SV9/ON6DSL/p. "I will be regularly QRV (holiday style) from the beach at QTH Pigianos Kampos near Rethimnon with equipment FT-817-ND - 5W (QRP) and a home made multiband antenna inv.V dipole @ only 4 m high. SRI ONLY SSB. PSE QSL via ON UBA BURO home call. [ON6DSL]

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

06/08/2014:  K9GY/VP9  BERMUDA -
Eric, K9GY, will once again visit the shack of Ed, VP9GE, located in Hamilton Parish, island of Bermuda (NA-005, WLOTA 0201, WW Loc. FM72PI) and be active as K9GY/VP9 from 6-11 August 2014. Eric will focus on the Worked All Europe (WAE) CW Contest (9-10 August). Outside of the contest look for Eric to be QRV on 160-6 metres (100W on 6M). QSL via LoTW (preferred) or direct via CBA for K9GY. [NG3K]

09/08/2014:  2M0EME  ISLE OF MULL -
Paul, 2E0EME (RFARS #4712), has planned a holiday activation as 2M0EME from the Isle of Mull (IOSA NH15, SCOTIA CN10, WLOTA 2485), Inner Hebrides (EU-008), to include other small islands, from 9-16th of August 2014. Activity on LEO Satellites, Fuji-OSCAR 29, VUSat-OSCAR 52 and FUNcube-1 / AO73. Paul will be doing walk on activations of the Isle of Iona (IOSA NH16, SCOTIA CN01) and the Isle of Ulva (IOSA NH18, SCOTIA CN05) - see www.qrz.com/db/2M0EME for updates. QSL 2M0EME direct to 2E0EME (Paul Smith, Olivers HillL, Cherhill Wiltshire SN118UR, England). [rsgbiota.org]

10/08/2014:  NH0J  TINIAN ISLAND -
Yutaka, JQ2GYU and his wife Miho, JJ2VLY will once again be active as NH0J from the J-Tinian Radio Space Club, Tinian Island (USi NI-003S, WLOTA 3108), Northern Mariana Islands (OC-086), between 10-15th August 2014. QRV on 80-10m (WARC included) CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to JJ2VLY (Mihoko Sakurai, P.O. Box 1, Suyama, Susono city, Shizuoka, 410-1290, Japan). [DX-World]

10/08/2014:  VP2MPX  MONTSERRAT -
Giovanni, IZ2DPX will be active from Gingerbread Hill, St. Peters Parish, island of Montserrat (NA-103, WLOTA 1475, WW Loc. FK86VS), as VP2MPX from 10-28th August 2014. QRV on 160-6m, SSB. QSL via IK2DUW, direct or Bureau. Club Log OQRS will also be available. Further information at: iz2dpx.jimdo.com/dx-pedition/vp2mpx/ [DX-World]

10/08/2014:  WP4I  CULEBRITA ISLAND/LIGHTHOUSE -
Anthony, WP4I and others (Carlos KP4CPC, Rafael KP4ROS and Edgard NP4EG) will be active as WP4I from the lighthouse (ILLW PR0013, ARLHS PUR-004, Admiralty J5608, WLOTA 0770) located on Isla Culebrita (NA-099, USi PR-003), Virgin Passage, Puerto Rico, on 15-18th August 2014, including participation in the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend (16-17 August, illw.net/). They will operate SSB, CW and digital modes on the HF bands. QSL via WP4I, Bureau, direct with SAE + sufficient postage and eQSL. [425 DX News]

11/08/2014:  I5/DL7VOA  ITALY -
Rob, DL7VOA, will be active holiday style as I5/DL7VOA from Lama (AR), Italy (WW Loc. JN53XP), between 11-21 August 2014. QRV on 40-10 metres, using Elecraft K2, Vertical dipoles (10m-20m), Lambda/4 Groundplanes on 30m/40m, mainly during the evening and night hours. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [QRZ.com]

14/08/2014:  VK3VTH/7  KING ISLAND/LIGHTHOUSE -
Tony, VK3VTH, will be active as VK3VTH/7 from King Island (IOTA OC-233) and the Currie Harbour lighthouse (ILLW AU-0016, ARLHS AUS-063, Admiralty K2189, WLOTA 0860), including participation in the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend (16-17th August, illw.net/). Activity will be holiday style on 40 and 20 metre SSB only. QSL direct or Bureau to VK3VTH. [rsgbiota.org]

14/08/2014:  VK3ATX/P  GABO ISLAND/LIGHTHOUSE -
Trevor, VK3ATX will be active again as VK3ATX/p from the lighthouse (ILLW AU-0080, ARLHS AUS-078, WLOTA 1031, Admiralty K2558) on Gabo Island (IOTA OC-196), Victoria State, Australia, during the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend on 16-17th August 2014. Gabo island is part of the Gabo lighthouse reserve and Croajingolong National Park (WWFF VKFF-119). QSL direct to VK3ATX (see QRZ.com). [425 DX News]

16/08/2014:  A3  TONGATAPU -
Stan AC8W, Brian KG8CO, Charles KN8R and Lee N8LJ will be active from Tongatapu (OC-049) as A35AC, A35CO, A35LT and A35TR, respectively, between 16-24th August 2014. QRV on 160-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL: A35AC, A35CO A35LT via K8ESQ. QSL: A35TR via K8AQM. [DX-World]

16/08/2014:  AO8LH  GRAN CANARIA/LIGHTHOUSE -
Members of the Amateur Radio Union of Las Palmas (EA8URL) on Gran Canaria (AF-004, DIE S-012, WLOTA 0969, WWFF EAFF-078) Island plan to participate in the International Lighthouse Weekend (16-17th August) as AO8LH. They plan to activate Punta de la Aldea (FEA D2814.7, ARLHS CAI-032, WLOTA 0969, WW Loc. IL28CA). Also counts for DME 35020 and DAV AI-036. QSL via EA8URL, Bureau or direct. [EA8URL]

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

26/08/2014:  3D2  FIJI -
After their activity from Tonga, Stan AC8W, Brian KG8CO, Charles KN8R and Lee N8LJ will be active from Taveuni Island (OC-016, WLOTA 2762), Fiji, as 3D2AC, 3D2CO, 3D2LJ and 3D2TR, respectively. QRV between 26 August and 2 September 2014 on 160-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL: 3D2AC, 3D2CO, 3D2LJ via K8ESQ. QSL: 3D2TR via K8AQM. [DX-World]

26/08/2014:  KH0/OZ0J  NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS -
Joe, OZ0J, will be active between 26th August and 2nd September 2014 as KH0/OZ0J from the Saipan Rental Shack, Himawari Hotel, district of Saipan Garapan, island of Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands (OC-086, USi NI002S, WLOTA 1333, WW Loc. QK25UF). QRV on 80-6 metre Phone, CW and Digital modes. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. Further information and updates at: oz0j.dk/ [OZ0J]

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

30/08/2014:  5Q7Y  JEGINDOE ISLAND -
Operators Karl-Heinrich DC5WW, Max DF2MX, Robert DK2RO, Anton DL8AW and Thilo DL9NBJ will be active as 5Q7Y from the island of Jegindoe (EU-171, DIA NJ-006) from 30th August to 7th September 2014. QSL via Club Log OQRS; Bureau and direct via DL8AW. [rsgbiota.org]

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

01/09/2014:  TX4A  MATTHEW ISLAND -
Cezar, VE3LYC will be joined by Bob, KD1CT for the trip to activate Matthew Island (OC-218) as TX4A. They plan to be active from the island for four days between 1-9 September 2014, and to maintain one station on the air around the clock, operating on 40-10 metre CW and SSB. Dan, W4DKS, will be the pilot station for the operation. QSL via VE3LYC, direct or bureau; logsearch and OQRS on Club Log. Further information and updates on their website at: tx4a.yolasite.com/ [425 DX News]

02/09/2014:  T88 TBA  PALAU -
Look for Joe, OZ0J, to be active from the Palau Rental Shack, Malakal Island, State of Koror, Republic of Palau (OC-009, WW Loc. PJ77FH), Western Caroline Islands. Callsign is pending and will be announced prior to the activation. Joe plans to be QRV on all possible bands between 3.5 MHz and 50 MHz on Phone, CW and DIGI (RTTY or PSK). QSL via OZ0J, direct or Bureau. Further information and updates available at: oz0j.dk/ [OZ0J]

04/09/2014:  T88ZD  PALAU -
Nobuaki, JA0JHQ (also JH1QJU, AH0CO), will be active as T88ZD between 4-8 September 2014 from the V.I.P. Guest Hotel, Koror Village, Koror Island, Koror State, Republic of Palau (OC-009), Western Caroline Islands. QRV on all HF bands, using SSB, CW and the Digital modes. QSL via JH1QJU, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

05/09/2014:  3A/YO2MSB  MONACO -
Sorin, YO2MSB, will be active as 3A/YO2MSB portable from Monte Carlo, mostly probable somewhere from the city's main harbor, between 5-12th September 2014. QSL via his home callsign, by the Bureau, direct or eQSL. [OPDX Bulletin]

08/09/2014:  CY0C  SABLE ISLAND -
While the event is still in the planning stages, Murray, WA4DAN, has received permission from Parks Canada for a one-day DXpedition to CY0 Sable Island National Park Reserve (NA-063, CIsA NS-004, WLOTA 0758, WWFF VEFF-120), slated for 8th September 2014. The second operator will be Randy, N0TG, also a veteran DX-peditioner with prior experience on Sable Island. Murray will be QRV on SSB and Randy will operate CW. Antennas are expected to be 20m and 17m Yagis. At least one of the two stations will be QRO. With luck, the DXpedition (proposed callsign CY0C) will operate from approximately 1300-2100z on 8th September. Gary, VE1RGB, will be the QSL manager for CY0C. [OPDX Bulletin]

11/09/2014:  P29NI, P29VCX  PAPUA NEW GUINEA IOTA TOUR -
Operators Derek G3KHZ, Hans SM6CVX, Eddy K5WQG and Stig Friend plan activity from several Papua New Guinea IOTA references as follows: 11-14th September 2014 as P29VCX from New Britain, Bismark Archipelago (OC-008). 15-20th September as P29NI from Kranket Island (OC-258). 21-25 September as P29VCX from Kiriwina Island, Tobriand Islands (OC-115). 25-30th September as P29NI from Loloata Island (OC-240). The operation will be mainly CW but there will be a station daily on SSB (mainly on 20m and 15m) and there will be some RTTY. QSL routes: P29VCX via SM6CVX, direct or Bureau; P29NI via G3KHZ, direct or Bureau. Further information and updates on their website at: p29ni.weebly.com/ [DX-World]

11/09/2014:  VK6ISL  SANDY ISLET -
Operators Cezar VE3LYC, Craig VK5CE, Johan PA3EXX, and Bob (KD1CT) are pleased to announce that after almost three years of discussions with the Department of Parks and Wildlife of Western Australia, they have been granted a landing and operating permit from Sandy Islet (IOTA OC-294 New!). Editor's Note: Sandy Islet, of Scott Reef South (WW Loc. PH05VW), is part of the Scott Reef Nature Reserve (IUCN Category 1a), a Marine Protected Area. They will attempt to be on the air for four full days between 14 and 21 September 2014. Details can be found on the expedition website (vk6isl.weebly.com/). VK6ISL represents the callsign the Team applied for. The costs associated with this project are extremely high, in great part due to the licensing restrictions imposed by the Conservation Authority for boat transportation, which drastically reduced the available options. The Team is looking for any possible financial support from groups and individuals who can help them defray some of these costs. [DX-World]

11/09/2014:  ZL7X  CHATHAM ISLAND -
ZL7X is the special callsign licensed under ZL3JP as the DX pedition for the Chatham islands, New Zealand, scheduled from 11-16th September 2014. The station location will be at Awarakaw farmstay in Waitangi, Chatham Islands (OC-038, WLOTA 1627, WWFF ZLFF-017, WW Loc. AE16RB). QRV on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL will be LoTW (Prefered), SASE direct or via Bureau (QSL manager will be announce later). [DX-World]

12/09/2014:  FO/DF1YP  MOOREA ISLAND -
Look for Heinz, DF1YP, to be active as FO/DF1YP from Moorea [Mo'orea] Island (OC-046, DIFO FO-010, WLOTA 0465), Society Archipelago, French Polynesia, between 12th September and 8th October 2014. QRV holiday style on the HF bands. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [NG3K]

18/09/2014:  VK9X/N7QT  CHRISTMAS ISLAND -
Rob, N7QT, will be active from Christmas Island (OC-002, WWFF VKFF-098) as VK9X/N7QT between 18 September and 2 October 2014. Plans are to be QRV on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL via N7QT, direct (SASE + $2 OR IRC), eQSL, LoTW and Bureau. Website: www.qrz.com/db/N7QT [DX-World]

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

24/09/2014:  9N7CJ  NEPAL -
Joel, F3CJ, is planning a Mountain Manaslu trek in Nepal between 24th September and 5th November 2014. He will operate from the following areas: 24th September - 6th October from Kathmandu; 7-23 October from Ascension Manaslu (8164 metres a.s.l.); 24th October - 4th November from Kathmandu. His callsign is pending, and he has requested 9N7CJ. QSL via F3CJ. For more details and updates, visit his blog at: f3cjnepal.wordpress.com/ [OPDX Bulletin]

25/09/2014:  MJ0CFW, MJ5Z  JERSEY -
Kazu, M0CFW, plans to be active once again as MJ5Z during the CQWW DX RTTY Contest (27-28 September) from the isle of Jersey (EU-013, WLOTA 0818) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. Before and after the contest, Kazu will be active on the HF bands as MJ0CFW. QSL both calls via LoTW. QSLs also OK via M0CFW, direct only (QRZ.com). [NG3K]

27/09/2014:  5V  TOGO -
David OK6DJ (5V7DB), Pavel OK1FPS (5V7PS) and Petr OK1FCJ (5V7ST) will be active from Togo between 21 September and 5 October, with main activity to be concentrated on 25 September - 3 October with up to three stations. They plan to be QRV on the HF bands SSB, CW and digital modes (including an entry in the CQ WW DX RTTY Contest). QSL via OK6DJ (OQRS on Club Log), LoTW and eQSL. They have a website at: www.cdxp.cz/ [425 DX News]

27/09/2014:  EF8U  CANARY ISLANDS -
Members of the Amateur Radio Union of Las Palmas (EA8URL) on Gran Canaria (AF-004, DIE S-012, WLOTA 0969, WWFF EAFF-078) Island plan to participate in the CQWW DX RTTY Contest (27-28th September) as EF8U. QSL via EA8URL, direct or Bureau. [EA8URL]

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

29/09/2014:  C21GC  NAURU -
Stan, LZ1GC (ex-3D2GC), plans to be active from the Menen Hotel, Meneng [aka Menen] district, Republic of Nauru (IOTA OC-031, WW Loc. RI39LK), Micronesia, as C21GC (call requested) between 29th September and 14th October 2014. QRV on 160-10m, CW/SSB and some RTTY. Logs to be uploaded to Club Log during the activity if possible. Further info and updates at: www.c21gc.com/ [DX World]

29/09/2014:  PJ6/G4IUF  SABA -
Look for ISWL club member Mike, G4IUF, to be active once again from Windwardside, island of Saba (NA-145, WFF PAFF-027, WLOTA 2043, WW Loc. FK87JP), as PJ6/G4IUF between 29 September and 2 November 2014. QRV holiday style on 80-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via home call, direct or E-mail for Bureau request (see QRZ.com). [OPDX Bulletin]

01/10/2014:  VP5/G3SWH  GRAND TURK ISLAND -
Georg, DK7LX and Phil, G3SWH will be QRV from Grand Turk Island (NA-003, WLOTA 0289) in the Turks and Caicos Islands as VP5/G3SWH between 1st and 9th October 2014. They will have two stations with wire antennas and operate CW only on all bands from 80 to 10 metres with the exception of 60 metres. There will be no 160 or 6 metre activity. There will be a log search facility at www.g3swh.org.uk/vp5-g3swh.html which, subject to a decent Internet connection, will be updated daily. The log will also be uploaded to the ARRL's Log Book of the World (LoTW) and Club Log. Proper QSLs will be available via the OQRS facility at www.g3swh,org.uk/decision.html (preferred), direct via snail mail with adequate return postage or via the RSGB bureau. Please note that IRCs are NOT accepted. Further information and updates at: www.g3swh.org.uk/vp5-g3swh.html [G3SWH]

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

02/10/2014:  T30D  WESTERN KIRIBATI -
Our experienced team is pleased to announce another DXpedition to the Pacific Ocean - Western Kiribati, Southern Tarawa Atoll [Gilbert Islands] (OC-017, WW Loc. RJ61NI). The call will be T30D from 2-15 October, 2014. Team members are Uwe, DJ9HX; Rudolf, DK3CG; Sid, DM2AYO; Dietmar, DL2HWA; Georg, DL4SVA; Bert, DL2RNS; Heiko, DL1RTL; Juergen, DF7TT; Olaf, DL7JOM; Guenter, DL2AWG; Hans DL6JGN and Rolf, DL7VEE. They plan to be QRV from 160 to 6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY with at least four simultaneous stations with 500 watt amplifiers around the clock. QSL goes via DL4SVA. QSL via OQRS (see Web page), direct, by the Bureau and logs will be uploaded to LoTW at a later date. Website: t30d.mydx.de/ [DX-World]

03/10/2014:  3D2YA  MANA ISLAND -
Aki, JA1NLX, plans activity as 3D2YA from Mana Island (OC-121) from 3-9 October 2014. QRV on 30-10 metres, mainly CW with some SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via JA1NLX SASE ($2.00) or OQRS (Direct ($3.00) or Bureau). Website: www.asahi-net.or.jp/~yy7a-ysd/3D2YA_2014.htm [NG3K]

03/10/2014:  A35RT  KINGDOM OF TONGA -
Lee, VK3GK will be active from Eua Island (OC-049, WW Loc. AG28MO), Kingdom of Tonga, as A35RT between 3-13 October 2014. He is involved in a Rotary International Humanitarian project so air time may be restricted but hopes to be active for the Oceania DX Contest SSB and CW. QRV on 80-10 metres (including WARC) CW and SSB (maybe RTTY). QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

03/10/2014:  TX5D  AUSTRAL ISLANDS -
Rob, N7QT, will again be active from Raivavae Island (OC-114, DIFO FO-122, WLOTA 2581), Tubuai Islands, Australes Archipelago, as TX5D between 3-13 October. QRV holiday style with primary focus on 80m/40m CW and SSB and digital modes. QSL via N7QT, direct (SASE + $2 OR IRC), eQSL, LoTW and Bureau. Website: www.qrz.com/db/N7QT [DX-World]

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

04/10/2014:  5Z4/DJ4EL  LAMU ISLAND -
Markus, DJ4EL, plans activity as 5Z4/DJ4EL from Lamu Island (AF-040, WW Loc. LI07KR), part of the Lamu Archipelago of Kenya, between 4-19th October 2014. QRV on 40-10 metre SSB, with 100 watts. QSL via home call, Bureau preferred and LoTW. Website: www.qrz.com/db/dj4el [rsgbiota.org]

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

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

18/10/2014:  TX7G  MARQUESAS ISLANDS -
Jared, N7SMI and Grant, KZ1W will be active from Hatiheu Village, Nuku Hiva Island (DIFO FO-023, WLOTA 2030), Marquesas Islands (OC-027) as TX7G between 18-26 October 2014. QRV on 80-10m, SSB and RTTY. Participation in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26th October). QSL via N7SMI, direct and bureau (logsearch on OQRS on Club Log), LoTW and eQSL. Further information and update on their website at: tx7g.com/ [DX-World]

18/10/2014:  VK9XSP  CHRISTMAS ISLAND -
A team from Poland (Bogdan SP2EBG, Gala SP2GKS, Jan SP3CYY, Jurek SP3GEM, Wlodek SP6EQZ, Ryszard SP6FXY, Janusz SP6IXF and Roman SP9FOW) will be active as VK9XSP from The Territory of Christmas Island (OC-002, WWFF VKFF-098, Grid Loc. OH29) from 18 October to 1 November 2014. They will operate CW, SSB and RTTY on 160-6 metres; at least two stations will be active around the clock, and one station will take part in the CQ WW DX SSB Contest. QSL via SP6IXF (logsearch and OQRS on Club Log), LoTW and eQSL. Further information and updates can be found on their website at: www.vk9xsp.dxing.pl/ [425 DX News]

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

19/10/2014:  4W/K7CO  TIMOR-LESTE -
The team that brought you VK9X/K7CO are proud to announce a DXpedition to the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (OC-148, WLOTA 0019). 4W/K7CO will operate from 19-31 October 2014, QRV 80-10m SSB and CW. They will also participate in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26th October). The team will include Jon K7CO, Christian K7CXN, John 9M6XRO and four other operators. QSL Club Log OQRS. Full details at: www.nielsen.net/4w/ [DX-World]

20/10/2014:  5R8M  NOSEY BE -
Antonio IZ8CCW, Gabriele I2VGW and a multi-national team from the Mediterraneo DX Club will be active as 5R8M from Nosy Be (AF-057, WLOTA 3042) from 20 October to 4 November 2014. As usual the team will be an international with 16 people coming from five countries. They will operate RTTY, SSB and CW with four stations around the clock. They also plan to participate in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October) as 5R8C. QSL via IK2VUC, direct or Bureau, and LoTW. Further information, including logsearch and OQRS in due course, can be found at: www.mdxc.org/5r8m/ [425 DX News]

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

22/10/2014:  XX9 TBA  MACAU -
A team consisting Eugene EA5HPX, Fran EA7FTR, Oleg US7UX, David EB7DX, Jose EB5BBM and their respective XYLs, (also one YL operataror EA7JQS Veronica) will be active from Praia de Cheoc Van Beach, at the Pousada of Coloane Hotel, Coloane, Macau (AS-075), China, between 22nd October and 1st November 2014. Holiday style activity on 160-2 metres with possibly two stations running simultaneously on SSB, CW and RTTY with an entry in the CQWW SSB DX Contest (25-26 October). QSL via EB7DX, direct or Bureau and LoTW. Further information and updates on their website at: macao2014.com/ [DX-World]

24/10/2014:  T88H  PALAU -
Look for Tevfik, TA1HZ, to be active as T88H in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October) from the Palau Rental Shack, West Plaza Coral Reef Hotel, Koror Island (OC-009) as a Single-Op entry from CQ zone 27. Tevfik also plans to be QRV on the HF bands, holiday style, for a few days after the contest for those who need Palau. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau, and LoTW. [DX-World]

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

25/10/2014:  TC7V  TURKEY -
Rich, M5RIC, plans activity from Trabzon, Turkey, as TC7V (callsign applied for) from 22-28 October 2014. QRV on the HF bands using SSB and RTTY, including a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October). QSL via M0OXO (OQRS preferred). [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  TO5A  MARTINIQUE ISLAND -
Al, F5VHJ, will be active as TO5A from the island of Martinique (NA-107, DIFO FM-001, WLOTA 1041, CQ zone 8) in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October). Plans are for a Single-Op/All-Band entry. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. OQRS will also be available and logs will be uploaded to LoTW. [DX-World]

25/10/2014:  ZD8W  ASCENSION ISLAND -
Oliver, W6NV, plans activity in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October), entry TBD, from Ascension Island (AF-003, WLOTA 1491) using the callsign ZD8W. QSL via home call and LoTW. [NG3K]

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

xx/10/2014:  5W  SAMOA -
After their activity from Tokelau look for Jacek, SP5EAQ and Marcin, SP5ES to be active from Upolu island (WLOTA 1944), Samoa (OC-097), as 5W1AF and 5W1AG respectively. Likely QRV for 5 days end of October/beginning November. QSL via ops instructions. [DX-World]

01/11/2014:  T31R  KANTON ISLAND -
Members of the November 2013 XR0ZR Juan Fernandez Island DXpedition is planning an operation to Kanton Island, Phoenix Islands (IOTA OC-043), sometime in November 2014 using the callsign T31R. Further information and updates will soon be available on their website at: t31r.dxfamily.com/ [DX-World]

01/11/2014:  TX5B, TX5C, TX5E  PACIFIC IOTA TOUR -
Michel, FK8IK, provides a trip sailing with friends not radio amateurs from 1-20 November 2014. The departure from Noumea is fixed on the 1st November to go to Chesterfield islands. The trip last 100 hours and they hope to arrive at Chesterfield (IOTA OC-176) on November 5th and they stay for 4 days. He will be using the TX5C callsing (do not confuse with TX5C Clipperton in 2008). They will leave from Chesterfield on 10th November and will go to Entercasteaux reef (IOTA OC-058). The trip last 80 hours. They hope to arrive on 14th November and they stay for 3 days and he will use TX5E callsign. They will then go to Belep (IOTA OC-079) and hope to arrive on 21st November and stay on this island for 3 days where he will use the TX5B callsign. They will depart 24th November to go back to Noumea. During the trip he will use the FK8IK/MM callsign. When he is on the islands Michel will be active on 40-10 metre CW and SSB with 100 watts. QSL all callsigns via FK8IK, direct or Bureau and eQSL. Website: www.qrz.com/db/FK8IK [F6AJA]

03/11/2014:  S79VR  SEYCHELLES -
Bigi, DE3BWR and Heli, DD0VR (G-QRP-Club #7073 and their travel partners Petra and Didi will go to the Seychelles Islands (AF-024) - Mahe (WLOTA 3286), Praslin (WLOTA 2862) and La Dique (WLOTA 3066) between 3-30 of November 2014. They will be active holiday style as S79VR on 20, 17, 15, 12 and 10 metres (on the IOTA frequencies), using 500 Watts SSB along with QRP CW. QSL via DD0VR, direct or by the DARC Bureau. [DD0VR]

10/11/2014:  7QAA  MALAWI -
The Black Mamba Contest and DXpedition Team will be active from Nkhotakota, Republic of Malawi, as 7QAA and plan to be QRV between 10th November and 2nd December, 2014. They plan to have around 20-24 operators, and will operate in two teams. The first team will be active from 10-20th November on 160-10 metre SSB and RTTY, plus 6 metre CW and SSB. The second team will be active between 21st November and 2nd December on 160-10 metre CW and will participate in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) as a Multi-2 entry in CQ zone 37. So far, the operators include Chris DL2MDU, Emil DL8JJ, Jo DJ3CQ, John GW4SKA, Frosty K5LBU, Dick K9APW, Neil VA7DX, Don VE7DS, Keith VE7KW, Bob W5UQ, Sam ZS6BRZ and Roger ZS6RJ. The ZS pilot station will be Hal, ZS6WB. 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]

17/11/2014:  XT2AW  BURKINA FASO -
Harald, DF2WO, will once again be active as XT2AW from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, between 17th November and 2nd December 2014. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via M0OXO (OQRS). [DX-World]

20/11/2014:  TY1AA  BENIN -
Members of the Italian DXpedition Team (IDT) have announced their next DXpedition will be to Benin, using the callsign TY1AA. Owing to working commitments of some members of their Team, they are not able, at the moment, to announce an exact date for the DXpedition. Therefore, the actual date of operation could vary somewhat with respect to the already announced date (November 20-30th, 2014). Operators include Silvano I2YSB, Vinicio IK2CIO, Angelo IK2CKR, Marcello IK2DIA and Stefano IK2HKT. Activity will be on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via I2YSB, direct or Bureau. An OQRS will be available. For further information and updates see: www.i2ysb.com/idt [OPDX Bulletin]

22/11/2014:  J34O  GRENEDA ISLAND -
Rob, DL7VOA, will be active from the island of Grenada (NA-024, WLOTA 0718) as J34O between 22 November and 6 December 2014. Activity to include a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November). Outside of the contest, Rob will be QRV on the HF bands holiday style. QSL J340 via DL7VOA, direct or Bureau [DX-World]

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

29/11/2014:  NP2X  U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS -
George K5KG, Ron KK9K, Scott NE9U and possibly others will be active as NP2X from the Caribbean Friends United By Amateur Radio, Gallows Bay Club Station, on the island of St. Croix (USi VI-002S, WLOTA 2477), U.S. Virgin Islands (NA-106) during the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) as a Multi-? entry. QSL via K5WW and LoTW. [NG3K]

29/11/2014:  P40W  ARUBA -
John, W2GD, will once again activate the P40W station for the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November), located near the town of Santa Cruz, island of Aruba (SA-036, WLOTA 0033). He plans a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry from CQ zone 9. If time allows, John will be active on the WARC bands. QSL direct to N2MM (QRZ.com) and LoTW. Bureau cards no longer accepted as of 12/31/2113. [NG3K]

29/11/2014:  TA7KA  TURKEY -
Look for Jun, OE1ZKC/JH4RHF, to be active as TA7KA in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) from the TRAC Clup Station, Trabzon (WW Loc. KN90UX, CQ zone 20), Turkey, as a Single-Op/All-Band/?-Power entry. Possibly TA7/OE1ZKC before the contest. QSL via OE1ZKC (QRZ.com). [NG3K]

01/12/2014:  E6XG  NIUE ISLAND -
Haru, JA1XGI, will be active from Niue Island (OC-040, WLOTA 2139) as E6XG between 1-6 December 2014. Activity will be on 160-10 metres, looking for EU/NA on the lower bands. Mode will be CW (mainly), SSB and Digital. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. OQRS will be available on Club Log. Website: e6xg.yolasite.com/ [DX-World]

12/12/2014:  D44TWO  CAPE VERDE -
Harald, DF2WO, will again be active holiday-style from Praia, on the southern coast of Santiago Island (AF-005) in the Sotavento Islands group, Cape Verde Islands, as D44TWO between 12th December 2014 and 8th January 2015. QRV on HF bands, CW and SSB. QSL via M0OXO. Activity follows his operation as XT2AW. [DX-World]

xx/12/2014:  HI2DX  ISLA SAONA -
A team of 20 (featuring some of the world's most experienced CW DX operators) will be active as HI2DX from Saona Island (NA-122, WLOTA 2304, WW Loc. FK58PD), La Altagracia Province, Dominican Republic, at the end of the year. They plan 24/7 activity for 5 days hoping to reach 100,000 QSOs in the process. The island is a government protected nature reserve and is part of East National Park [in Spanish Parque Nacional del Este] (WWFF HIFF-003). Full details including QSL manager will be announced in due course. Stay tuned! .... [DX-World]

2015

09/01/2015:  T8  PALAU -
Operators Mike JA6EGL, Hiro JA6KYU, Yasu JA6UBY and Yu JE6DND will once again be active as T88SM, T88HS, T88CP, and T88HK, respectively, from Koror Island (WW Loc. PJ77FI), Republic of Palau (IOTA OC-009), between 9-15th January 2015. Activity will be on 160-6 metre CW and SSB. QSL via their home callsigns, direct only. [OPDX Bulletin]

10/01/2015:  CE0Y/H.C.'s  EASTER ISLAND -
Japanese ops Tatsuo JA3ARJ, Masumi JA3AVO, Shozo JA3HJI, Jusei JA3IVU, Kunio JH3LSS, Hiroko JH3PBL and Shimatake JI3DNN plan to be active from Easter Island (SA-001, DICE ICE-001, WLOTA 0319, WWFF CEFF-027, Grid Loc. DG52) as CE0Y/homecall from 10-16 January 2015. QRV on 80-6 metre CW, SSB and Digi-modes. QSL via operators' information. Website: ja3avo.blog81.fc2.com/ [DX-World]

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

2016

??????:  VK0EK  HEARD ISLAND -
The initial operators for the January 2015 VK0EK expedition to Heard Island (AN-003, WWFF VKFF-565), Territory of Australia, include Bob KK6EK, Peter ON6TT, Christian DL1MGB, Mike N6MZ, Franz DJ9ZB, Carlos NP4IW, Alan AD6E, George ("Nick") N4GRN, Gerd DJ5IW, Paul N6PSE, Wes W3WL, Glenn W0GJ, Bill AA7XT and Joe (Nobel physics) K1JT. The campsite will be located on the east side of Heard Island, enabling paths to areas of the world that were not accessible in the last operation (in 1997). Website: vk0ek.org/ [425 DX News]