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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]

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]

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

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

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

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

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

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

2014

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

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

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

13/02/2014:  IA/IZ3SUS  BASE CONCORDIA DOME-C -
Paride, IZ3SUS, is QRV as IA/IZ3SUS until November 2014 as part of the team that currently operates the Multi-National Base Concordia-Dome C Station (AA MN-06, WAP MNB-03, WWFF ANFF-006, WW Loc. PB14QV), in Eastern Antarctica (IOTA AN-016). QSL direct to I1HYW (QRZ.com). [ARRL DX News]

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]

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

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]

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 ClubLog. Further info and updates on his website at: island.geocities.jp/v63xg/index.htm [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]

07/07/2014:  XV2G  VIETNAM -
Andy, UA3AA (ex-9N7AA), will be active from Mui Ne, Vietnam (WW Loc. OK40cw), as XV2G between 7th July and 23rd November 2014. He is using a IC-706 with LDG IT-100 autotuner and city-windom 40100 antenna. Andy does not participate in LotW or eQSLing. Direct QSLs only to: Andy Gromov, PO Box 873, Brooklyn, NY 11230, USA. No bureau cards. No IRCs. US stations - SASE + $1, all others - SAE + $2. [DxCoffee]

20/07/2014:  5H9AC  TANZANIA -
Travelling with a backpack, 15m of wire and a Yaesu FT-817, look for Andrea, IN3ECI, to be active as 5H9AC while trying to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Reports indicate he was recently on Mount Hanang (3400m) and is often active on 17m SSB @ 19:00z. QSL via IN3ECI, direct (Andrea Cavattoni, Piazza Vittoria 15, Bolzano (BZ), IT 39100, Italy) or eQSL. [DxCoffee]

10/08/2014:  SV8/IZ2ZTQ  IONIAN ISLANDS TOUR -
Max, IZ2ZTQ, will be on holiday with a sailing vessel between 10-20th August 2014. He will stay some days in the Meganisi Islands, but all Ionian Islands EU-052 will be activated if the weather permits. Follow his position from www.y2ksblog.com . Website: www.qrz.com/SV8/IZ2ZTQ [rsgbiota.org]

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

22/08/2014:  YP0F  FERICIRII ISLAND -
Dan YO9FNP, Daniel YO3GA and Petrica YO9RIJ plan activity from Insula Fericirii [Island of Happiness] (EU-191 NEW!) as YP0F. This will be the first of several expeditions to EU-191 planned by the Romanian Radio Club Association (A.R.R.) starting 22nd August and running intermittently until 30th September 2014. QRV on the HF bands. QSL only direct, via YO9FNP. Website: www.qrz.com/db/YP0F [DX-World]

23/08/2014:  9Y4/AI5P  TOBAGO ISLAND -
Rick, AI5P, plans activity from the island of Tobago (SA-009, WLOTA 0412) as 9Y4/AI5P between 23 August and 1 September 2014. QRV on 40-10m, mostly CW, using Icom 706 with 100 watts into wire antennas. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

24/08/2014:  4O/US0KW  MONTENEGRO -
Alex, US0KW will be active as 4O/US0KW from Budva, Montenegro, from 24th August to 4th September 2014. He will operate CW and RTTY on the HF bands. QSL via home call. [425 DX News]

24/08/2014:  SV9/LZ3FN  CRETE -
Christo, LZ3FN, will be active as SV9/LZ3FN from the island of Crete (EU-015, GIOTA KRS-005, MIA MGC-005, WLOTA 1400) between 24th August and 7th September 2014. Activity will also include an entry in the YO DX HF Contest (30-31 August). Outside the contest look for Christo to be QRV on all HF bands, mainly CW. QSL via LZ1PM, direct or Bureau. [NG3K]

24/08/2014:  T88AT  PALAU -
Tony, KQ2I, will again be QRV as T88AT from the Palau Pacific Resort Hotel, Arakabesan Island (QRA PJ77FI), Republic of Palau (OC-009), from 24th August until 3rd September 2014. Activity is planned for 40 and 30 metre CW. QSL via KQ2I, direct only (John Tyson, 3961 Canal Lane, Winters, CA 95694, USA) and LotW. [DX-World]

25/08/2014:  SV8/YO2MBU  ZANTE ISLAND -
Marian, YO2MBU, is going to operate as SV8/YO2MBU from Zakynthos [aka Zante] Island (EU-052, GIOTA INS-015, MIA MG-138, WLOTA 0209), National Marine Park Zakynthos (WWFF SVFF-082), between 25th August and 1st September 2014. QRV on the HF bands using a QRP rig, CW and SSB. QSL direct or Bureau via home call. Log will be uploaded to LotW. [DX Newsletter]

25/08/2014:  VQ9XR  DIEGO GARCIA -
Look for Bob, N7XR, plans to be active as VQ9XR from Turtle Bay, Diego Garcia Island (AF-006, WLOTA 1645) on or about 25th August 2014 for 3 weeks, followed up by a 1 week trip in October or November. Activity will be focused on CW and RTTY (some SSB) on 160-10 meters during these trips. QSL via N7XR, direct only or via OQRS on ClubLog. Further info and possible update can be found at: www.wake-diego2014.org/ [OPDX Bulletin]

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:  8P9MC  BARBADOS -
Mike, G4BLH (10-10 #18446), is going to visit his family located in the parish of Christ Church, island of Barbados (NA-021, WLOTA 0999) from the 26th of August until the 1st of September 2014. He plans to get on the air as 8P9MC on 20 metre SSB and, depending on conditions, on 10 metre in CW and SSB running 100W, dipoles and a vertical for 10m. QSL via G4BLH, Bureau or direct. [DX Newsletter]

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:  M0OSA/M  HOLY ISLAND [LINDISFARNEL] -
David, M0OSA, will be on a family holiday to Holy Island [aka Lindisfarne] (IOTA EU-120), from 26-29th August 2014. He plans to be active on the HF bands as M0OSA/m, most likely in the early evening (UTC). QSL via Bureau to M0OSA. [rsgbiota.org]

26/08/2014:  N9BX/4  LOVERS KEY, FL -
Bruce, N9BX/4, will activate Lovers Key (NA-069, USi FL146S), Lee county, Florida, between 26th August and 2nd September 2014. QRV all bands, SSB/CW. QSL via home call, OQRS/ClubLog. [DX-World]

28/08/2014:  SV5/GM0IIO  DODECANESE -
George, GM0IIO/KQ8Z/C6AZZ, will be active as SV5/GM0IIO from the island of Kos (EU-001, GIOTA DKS-043, MIA MGD-016, WLOTA 1730) between 28th August and 8th September 2014. He plans to be QRV on 20m and 17m CW and SSB. QSL via GM0IIO. [NG3K]

28/08/2014:  T88TJ  PALAU -
Chusuke, JR1FKR, will be active, holiday style from the West Plaza by the sea Hotel, Koror village, Republic of Palau (OC-009, QRA PJ77FI), as T88TJ between 28-31 August 2014. QRV on 80-6m metre SSB. QSL via home call, direct (Chusuke Moriya, 3-21-2 Higashiome, Ome, Tokyo, 198-0042, Japan) or Bureau and LotW. After QSL cards are ready, Chusuke will send QSL cards of all QSO's via the Bureau automatically. [DX-World]

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 6th September 2014. QRV on 80-6 metre CW, SSB and digimodes. QSL via ClubLog OQRS; Bureau and direct via DL8AW. All logs will be uploaded to LotW. Further information can be found at: 5q7y.de/ [rsgbiota.org]

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

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), Thy National Park (WWFF OZFF-009) from 30th August until 20th September, 2014. QRV 80-10m, mainly CW. QSL via home call, bureau or direct. [rsgbiota.org]

30/08/2014:  OZ/OK1DDR, OZ/OK1FYL  BORNHOLM ISLAND -
Operators Zdeno, OK1OM (also OK1DDR, former Y29AL) and XYL Renata, OK1GB (also OK1FYL, former Y29YL and 3V8BB) will be active as OZ/OK1DDR (MBR of DIG 2432, AGCW 1432 IPA) and OZ/OK1FYL (MBR OKDX Foundation - 005), respectively, from Bornholm Island (EU-030, DIA BO-001, WLOTA 2203) between 31 August and 12 September 2014. Their QTH will be in the Hammeren protected area (WWFF OZFF-030, WW Loc. JO75JG). They will also try to reactivate the Hammeren Lighthouse (WLOTA 2203). Activity will be on 80-10 metres (IOTA and WWFF frequencies) using mainly CW. QSL via their home calls. [OPDX Bulletin]

30/08/2014:  PD5MVH/P  AMELAND ISLAND -
Marcel, PD5MVH, is going to work from Ameland Island (EU-038) and lighthouse (ARLHS NET-001, WLOTA 1059) as PD5MVH/p between 30th August and 13th September 2014. QRV on 40, 20, and 10 metre SSB. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [DX Newsletter]

01/09/2014:  A25GF  BOTSWANA -
Gert, ZS6AYU, will be visiting Botswana again and will be QRV on 6 metes only as A25GF from KH22od beaming North. He hopes to be on the air from 1300z until around 1900z on 50.097 MHz CW on 1, 2 and 3 Sep 2014. Gert will QAP and call CQ from time to time just in case there is a band opening. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct (Gerard Roux, PO Box 34393, Erasmia, 0023, South Africa). [NG3K]

02/09/2014:  E6MF  NIUE ISLAND -
Maurice, ZL2MF, will be active from Niue Island (OC-040, WLOTA 2139, WWFF ZLFF-021) as E6MF between 2-9 September 2014. QRV mostly on 20m SSB, will also try 40, 15 and 10m. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

02/09/2014:  T88VW  PALAU -
Look for Joe, OZ0J, to be active as T88VW from the Palau Rental Shack, Koror Island, State of Koror, Republic of Palau (OC-009, WW Loc. PJ77FH), Western Caroline Islands. 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]

03/09/2014:  N9BX/4  MARCO ISLAND, FL -
Bruce, N9BX/4, will activate Marco Island (NA-052, USi FL025S), Collier county, Florida, from 3-9 September 2014. QRV all bands, SSB/CW. QSL via home call, OQRS/ClubLog. [DX-World]

04/09/2014:  A52LSS  BHUTAN -
Kunio, JH3LSS, will be active from Bhutan as A52LSS between 4-10th September. QRV on th HF bands using CW, SSB and Digital modes. Schedule: 4-8th September from Dochula Resort (Alt, 3150m); 8-10th September from Paro. QSL via JH3LSS direct or Bureau or LotW! [DX-World]

04/09/2014:  SV2/DK7TX, SV8/DK7TX  GREEK TOUR -
Oliver, DK7TX, reports: "I will stay from 4th to 16th September 2014 in Chalkidiki, Greece, as SV2/DK7TX. From there I plan to make sporadic activation, using the callsign SV8/DK7TX, from Amouliani island, Drenia island and, if time permits, from Diaporos island all in IOTA group EU-174." QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [DxCoffee]

04/09/2014:  SV8/PA3FBT/P  LESVOS ISLAND -
Look for SV8/PA3FBT/p to be active from Anaxos, island of Lesvos (EU-049, GIOTA NAS-014, MIA MG-064, WLOTA 0165, QRA KM39CE) between 4-10th September 2014. Plans are to be QRV only 20m or 10m band frequency around 14.250 MHz no split around 28.500 MHz no split with Yaesu FT-100 hyendfed 20 mtr. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. Log will be uploaded to LotW and eQSL. [rsgbiota.org]

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, Republic of Palau (OC-009), Western Caroline Islands. QRV on all HF bands, using SSB, CW and Digital modes. QSL via JH1QJU, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

04/09/2014:  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 4-7th 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 ClubLog. Further information and updates on their website at: tx4a.yolasite.com/ [425 DX News]

04/09/2014:  XX9TYT  MACAU -
Andy, IK7YTT, will be active from Coloane Island (AS-075), Macau, as XX9TYT between 4-8th September 2014. QRV also during the All Asian DX SSB Contest (6-7 September). QSL via IZ8CCW. [DX-World]

04/09/2014:  ZD9ZS  TRISTAN DA CUNHA -
Paul, ZS1S (ZD9ZS) and a well known British operator (ZD9 call TBA) will visit and be QRV from Tristan da Cunha (AF-029) between early September and early October. They will travel on the South African Antarctic supply ship, the SA Agulhas II. She is due to leave Cape Town on 4 September and to arrive at Tristan da Cunha four to five days later, depending on weather and sea conditions. The return voyage is scheduled to start on 4 October. QSL ZD9ZS via ZS1S (see QRZ.com). Details will be made known in the next coming days. Website: www.qrz.com/db/ZD9ZS [425 DX News]

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]

05/09/2014:  A52EQW  BHUTAN -
Ryo JH3AEF plans to be active from Dochula resort, Bhutan, as A52EQW between 5-7th September 2014. Sked info: 5 Sept (Fri) 13:00-17:00 (UTC) at 21.250-260MHz / 18.150-160 / 24.500 MHz (SSB). 6 Sept (Sat) 01:00-17:00 (UTC) same as above. 7 Sept (Sun) 01:00-4:00 (UTC) same as above. QSL via home call. [DX-World]

05/09/2014:  D44KS  CAPE VERDE -
Look for Fran, EA7FTR, to be active as D44KS from the island of Boa Vista (AF-086, WW Loc. HK86OC), Cape Verde, between 5th September and 10th October 2014. QRV in his spare time, due to work commitments, on 40-6 metre SSB and RTTY. QSL direct to EB7DX (David Lianez Fernandez, P.O. Box 163, Huelva 21080, Spain). [DxCoffee]

05/09/2014:  T7/H.C.'s  SAN MARINO -
Operators Boris, 9A2GA and Neven, 9A5YY will be active as T7/homecall on an amateur radio satellites DXpedition from the Republic of San Marino (Grid JN63FW) between 5-7th September 2014. They will be active during the day on the majority of satellite passes. They plan to be on air via AO-7, FO-29 and SO-50 satellites (CW, SSB, FM). Please, be short giving reports and give others chance to do satellite QSO with them. QSL via home calls (see QRZ.com). [OPDX Bulletin]

05/09/2014:  T88PB  PALAU -
Nobuaki, JA0JHQ, will be active as T88PB from the VIP-Guest hotel in Koror City (QRA PJ77FI), Koror Island, Republic of Palau (OC-009), between 5-8th September 2014 on all bands, SSB and CW. His main purpose is to join the All-Asian Phone Contest (6-7 September). QSL via JH0JHQ, Bureau preferred. [DX-World]

06/09/2014:  M0UKI/P  FARNE ISLANDS -
UK Islands Group (M0UKI) members Nobby G0VJG, Dave EI9FBB, Richard G7GLW and Charles M0OXO will be active from the Farne Islands (EU-109) on the 6th and 7th September 2014 as M0UKI/P. This short operation may also include participation in the SSB Field Day contest. The team are aiming for Longstone Island and lighthouse (Admiralty A2814, ARLHS ENG-070, WLOTA 0234, WAB NU23, WW Loc. IO95EP), Outer Staple Islands, dependant on weather. They will be using multi-band dipoles and vertical antennas and hope to give this IOTA to as many chasers as possible in the short time frame. QSL via M0OXO OQRS (www.m0oxo.com/) direct or Bureau. Bureau cards MUST be requested via OQRS only. Do not send via the RSGB Bureau, they may not receive them. [DX-World]

07/09/2014:  9A/PA4JJ  CROATIA -
Jan, PA4JJ will be active holiday style as 9A/PA4JJ from Porec (Croatian mainland) on 7-19th September 2014. Expect him to operate mainly digital modes. QSL via home call (OQRS on www.pa4jj.nl). [425 DX News]

07/09/2014:  YB4IR/8, YB8RW/P  OBI ISLANDS -
Imam, YB4IR and Din, YB8RW will be active from Obi Island (IOTA OC-222) between 7-13 September as YB4IR/8 and YB8RW/p. QRV on the HF bands, CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL YB4IR/8 via home call (OQRS on Club Log) and LoTW; QSL YB8RW/p via YB9BU. [DX-World/425 DX News]

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]

08/09/2014:  LA/DH0JAE  DONNA ISLAND -
Frank, DH0JAE, plans activity as LA/DH0JAE from Donna Island (EU-062) between 8-10th September 2014. He will be QRV on 80-10 metre CW and SSB, using K3 and K2 QRP only. Frank also plans to activate IOTAs EU-036, EU-056 and EU-079 from 11-20th September. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. ClubLog log search and OQRS will be available. [rsgbiota.org]

09/09/2014:  4O/YT7WA, 4O/YU7MW  MONTENEGRO -
Look for Chab, 4O/YT7WA and Boris, 4O/YU7MW to be active from Kotor, Montenegro, on 9-18th September 2014. They will concentrate their operations on PSK. [425 DX News]

10/09/2014:  KI1U/VE9  GRAND MANAN ISLAND -
Mike, KI1U (10-10 #60241, SKCC #2679T, EPC #18546), will be active as KI1U/VE9 from the Hole in the Wall Campground on the north end of Grand Manan Island (NA-014, CIsA NB003, WLOTA 0082), Charlotte County, New Brunswick, between 10-14th September 2014. Most activity will be on the HF bands with a focus on CW and the Digital modes. He will also be in the September ARRL VHF QSO Party (13-15 September) from WW Loc. FN64. As an ARRL HQ staffer, he is worth 50 points for the ARRL Centennial QSO Party. Since he is operating from another DXCC entity, these QSOs will count in addition to the ones made in the U.S., so be sure to log him for another 50 points! LoTW is the preferred method for QSLs. If you need a card, QSL to his home callsign with SASE or 2 greenstamps for DX or by the Bureau. [NG3K]

10/09/2014:  LX  LUXEMBOURG -
Operators Alex PA1AW, Ronald PA3EWP, Jo PA9JO and Roberto PB5X will be active as LX/homecalls from Ranch Moot, Wiltz, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (QTH Locator JN29XX), between 10-17th September 2014. Plans are to be QRV with 4 stations on diffrent bands and modes. QSL via PA1AW. The log will be on LotW and OQRS (ClubLog) will be available. Further information and updates at: www.lldxt.nl/ [DX-World]

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:  W5MZU/4  DRY TORTUGAS ISLANDS -
Look for Dennis, W5MZU/4, to be active from Dry Tortugas Islands (NA-079), Dry Tortugas National Park (WWFF KFF-023), Florida, from 11-13 September 2014. Technician Class Privileges phone 28.305-28.495 MHz. All HF CW allocation frequencies. One battery solar charged, Yaesu 450D, CrankIR. QSL via home call, direct only (see QRZ.com) [rsgbiota.org]

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:  3D2AG/P  ROTUMA -
Antoine, 3D2AG will again be active from the island of Rotuma (OC-060, Grid Loc. RH87, WWFF 3D2FF-002), Republic of Fiji, between approx 12-26 September 2014 as 3D2AG/p. QRV on 40-6m, mainly CW. This will be a one-man operation while working also on climate change projects, so activity will be in his spare time. QSL via home call, direct only (Antoine De Ramon N'yeurt, P.O. Box 10842 Laucala Beach Estate, via Suva, Fiji). [3D2AG/QRZ.com]

12/09/2014:  AH0CO  NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS -
Look for Nobuaki, JA0JHQ, to be active from the Himawari Hotel radio room, island of Saipan (USi NI002S, WLOTA 1333, QRA QK25UF), Northern Mariana Islands (OC-086) between 12-15th September 2014. Activity will be on 80-10 metres, mainly SSB with some CW, including an entry in the WAEDC SSB Contest (13-14 September). QSL via JH0JHQ, Bureau preferred. [JA0JHQ blog]

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]

12/09/2014:  SW8WW  THASOS ISLAND -
Laci, HA0HW, will once again be active from Thassos [aka Thasos] Island (IOTA EU-174, GIOTA NAS-037, MIA MG-124, WLOTA LH-4186, QRA KN20HS), Greece, as SW8WW (ex-J48HW) between 12-22 September 2014. He will operate mainly on CW, with some SSB and RTTY, on the HF bands (on 80-10 metres) and on 6 metres. His rigs are usually a FT-840 and an IC-706 (for 6m only). Antennas are monoband Gps and dipoles on fishing poles. QSL via his home callsign, direct or via the HA Bureau, OQRS via ClubLog is ok as well. [HA0HW]

12/09/2014:  VK9NT  NORFOLK ISLAND -
Four Australian operators will be active from Norfolk Island (OC-005, WLOTA 1469, WWFF VKFF-392, QRA RG30XX) between 12-21 September 2014. Chris VK3QB (team leader), Luke VK3HJ, Brenton VK3CBV and Lee VK3GK will be operating on 160-10 metre CW and SSB. Equipment will be 2 x TS-480HX, KX-3/KXPA-100, verticals and dipoles. Another KX-3 will be used portable and for some SOTA activity. Logs will be uploaded daily to ClubLog, and soon after the end of the activity to LotW. OQRS will also be active. Otherwise, QSL direct or Bureau via VK2CA is ok too. Further information and updates on their website at: vk9nt.odxg.org/vk9nt2014/ [VK3HJ]

13/09/2014:  BO0D  MATSU ISLANDS -
Operators Yung BU2BV, Ted BV2OO, Su BX2AI, Wu BX2AM, Lee BX2AN plan to activate DongYin Island (WLOTA 2310), Matsu Islands (AS-113), as BO0D from 13-20th September 2014. QRV on all HF bands, CW, SSB, and Digital modes. QSL via the BV Bureau is preferred. Website: www.qrz.com/db/bo0d  and   www.ctarl.org.tw/bv5ya/2013-14/2014-BO0D.htm [rsgbiota.org]

13/09/2014:  HB0/DL2SBY  LIECHTENSTEIN -
Kasimir, DL2SBY, will once again be active from Liechtenstein as HB0/DL2SBY between 13-20 September 2014. QRV on 80-10 metres, WARC bands included, using CW, SSB and RTTY. Equipment will be FT900AT with an ACOM 1010 amp (600W) into a triple-leg antenna for 20-10m, HF9V Butternut for 80-10m and an Inverted V for 30m. He will upload the log onto ClubLog. The QSL cards will be printed as soon as possible. QSL via DL2SBY, by the Bureau, direct and as well as through PayPal requests. [OPDX Bulletin]

13/09/2014:  JA4GXS/5  SHODO ISLAND -
Look for Kenji, JA4GXS, to be active as JA4GXS/5 from Shodo Island [Shodo-shima] (AS-200), Kagawa Prefecture, between 13-15th September 2014. Plans are to be QRV on 40-17 metre CW and SSB. QSL direct or Bureau to JA4GXS. [rsgbiota.org]

15/09/2014:  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 15-19th 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]

18/09/2014:  9A/IQ3VO  PORER ROCK + LIGHTHOUSE -
Members of the Verona DX Team Group plan to be active as 9A/IQ3VO between 18-21 September 2014 from Porer Rock (EU-110, IOCA CI-090, MIA MC-313, WW Loc. JN64WS). Activation will also count for the Porer lighthouse (CLHA CLH-111, ARLHS CRO-014, WLOTA 0240). Team members include Walter I3VJW, Ampelio IK3JBP, Mauro IK3SCB, Flavio I3JRF, Marco IW3ICK, Roberto IZ3JKI, Cale IW3ILP and Luca IU3BXI. They will be working with two stations on 80-10 metre CW, SSB, RTTY, JT65A and PSK31. In addition, they will be very active with one station on 6 metre CW, SSB, MS, JT65A and EME. For EME and MS operations, skeds can be made through the ON4KST's chat website. QSL goes via IQ3VO, ARI Bureau preferred. Further information and updates at: www.ari.verona.it/forumnew/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=3569 [rsgbiota.org]

18/09/2014:  9H3JA  MALTA -
Jose, EA5IDQ, will be active from Zurrieq, island of Malta (EU-032, MIA MM-001, WLOTA 1113), as 9H3JA between 18-25th September 2014. QRV holiday style on 40-10 metre SSB and Digi-modes. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [NG3K]

18/09/2014:  SV5/PA1FJ/P  KARPATHOS ISLAND -
Fred, PA1FJ, will be active as SV5/PA1FJ/p from the island of Karpathos (EU-001, GIOTA DKS 016, MIA MGD-013, WLOTA 1570) from 18-27th September 2014. QRV SSB, CW and Digi-modes on the HF bands, using Yaesu FT-817 and Buddistick antenna. QSL via home call, Bureau preferred. [rsgbiota.org]

18/09/2014:  VK9AN  CHRISTMAS ISLAND -
Rob, N7QT, will be active from Christmas Island (OC-002, WWFF VKFF-098) as VK9AN 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]

20/09/2014:  JI3DST/5  SHODO ISLAND -
Take, JI3DST, will be active as JI3DST/5 from Shodo Island ["Island of Small Beans"] (AS-200, Grid Loc. PM74), Kagawa prefecture, Shozu district, Japan, from 20-22 September 2014. QRV on 40-6 metre CW and SSB (FM/RTTY). In case of heavy rain or other condition, the operation condition may vary. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. Website: blog.goo.ne.jp/ji3dst [rsgbiota.org]

21/09/2014:  PJ5  SINT EUSTATIUS -
David OK6DJ, Pavel OK1FPS) and Petr OK1FCJ/OL8R will be active from the island of Sint Eustatius (NA-145, WLOTA 1851, WWFF PAFF-025) between 21st September and 3rd October 2014 as PJ5/OK6DJ, PJ5/OK1FPS, PJ5/OK1FCJ, and PJ5/OL8R. They plan to be QRV with up to three stations on 160-10 metre SSB, CW and digital modes, including an entry in the CQ WW DX RTTY Contest. QSL via OK6DJ (OQRS on ClubLog), LotW and eQSL. Note: this expedition is a change of plans due to the unexpected development of the EBOLA disease in West Africa. The team originally intended to be active from Togo, a neighbouring country in that region. 5V7 activity will now take place in 2015. They have a website at: www.cdxp.cz/ [DX-World]

21/09/2014:  PJ7PL  SINT MAARTEN -
Ed, WA1ZAM, will once again be active as PJ7PL from the Royal Palm Beach Resort, in Cole Bay, island of Sint Maarten (NA-105, WLOTA 0711), between 21 September and 15 October 2014, including a Single-Op/Low-Power entry in the CQWW DX RTTY Contest (27-28 September). QRV holiday style on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL PJ7PL via WA1ZAM, direct only (see QRZ.com). [NG3K]

21/09/2014:  TM32O  OLERON ISLAND -
Operators Lionel F5HNQ, Pascal F8CGL, Jean Michel F4EWP, Didier F1PPH, Christine F4GDI and Nelly F4HHR will be active as TM32O from L'ile d'Oleron [Oleron Island] (EU-032, DIFM AT-025, WLOTA 1369) between 21-26 September 2014. QRV on the HF/VHF bands using SSB and Digital modes with Yaesu FT-950 /100W and R6000 for 20-10m and dipoles for 80 and 40 meters. QSL via F6KFI, Bureau preferred. Website: tm32oleron.blogspot.com/ [rsgbiota.org]

22/09/2014:  ZD8RH  ASCENSION ISLAND -
Bob, G4DBW (GQRP Club #11419), will once again be active as ZD8RH from Georgetown, Ascension Island (AF-003, WLOTA 1491), from 22-30 September 2014. QRV on the HF bands, mainly CW. Bob will focus on a Single-Op/Single-Band 21 or 28 MHz entry in the CQWW DX RTTY Contest (27-28 September) from CQ zone 36. QSL direct to G4DBW (RW Hammond, 51 Poplar Drive, Greenhill, Herne Bay CT6 7PY, England). [NG3K]

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]

24/09/2014:  LU's/T  ARGENTINA -
Look for Arnaldo LU3AAL/T, Enrique LU8EFF/T and Horacio LU5BE/T to be QRV from Purmamarca, in the seldom active Jujuy Province of Argentina on 24-30th September 2014. They will operate SSB, CW, PSK31 and SSTV on 80-10 metres, possibly with two stations. QSLs direct to LU8EFF. [425 DX News]

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]

25/09/2014:  YB9/HA3JB  INDONESIA TOUR -
Gab, HA3JB, will be on another International Police Association and IOTA expedition to Indonesia between 25th September and 7th 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 (27-28 September). QSL via HA3JB (see details on QRZ.com -- OQRS available via PayPal [see Web page]). Logs will be uploaded to ClubLog. QSL cards will be valid for all IPA Award, including the HA-IPARC Award. Further information and updates at: www.ha3jb.com/yb9-ha3jb.html [HA3JB]

26/09/2014:  A52YY  BHUTAN -
Pekka, OH2YY, reports "will be returning to Bhutan late September this year. I have applied for the same call, A52YY, that I used last year. I will arrive in Paro late afternoon on Sept. 26th and will depart in the morning of Oct. 2nd. I will be staying close to city of Paro. This time I have nothing else to do and I can focus 100% on operating amateur radio! The QTH will be up on a hill facing to north giving a good take off to North America, most of South America, northern Asia, Middle-East and whole Europe should be good. I will have a K3 + KPA500, a 2-el tribander, 7m telescope mast and dipoles for 24, 18 and 7 MHz and two 10-12m fiberglass poles. I will have every day 28, 21 and 14 MHz available and at least one (hopefully two) of the dipoles. I will be operating SSB. I try to start already on Sept. 26th with one of the dipoles. From 27th onwards I will have the yagi up. On Oct. 2nd I will have an early morning flight and need to go QRT sometime during the night. QSL checking will be here and in LotW. QSL cards dirctly to my home address or via SRAL QSL bureau." [NG3K]

27/09/2014:  3W3B  VIETNAM -
Look for 3W3B to be active in the CQWW DX RTTY Contest (27-28th September) from Da Nang, Vietnam, as a Single-Op/High-Power entry (CQ zone 26). QSL goes direct to E21EIC or LotW. [NG3K]

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]

28/09/2014:  5H1MD  ZANZIBAR ISLAND -
Andrea, IZ1MHY, will be active from Zanzibar [Unguja] Island (AF-032, WLOTA 1080), Semi-autonomous region of Tanzania, as 5H1MD between 28th September and 10th October 2014. QRV on the HF bands, using CW, SSB and the Digital modes. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [DX-World]

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]

29/09/2014:  V47JA, V47HAM  ST. KITTS & NEVIS -
John, W5JON, will again be operating from their Calypso Bay, island of St. Kitts (NA-104, WW Loc. FK87PG), W.I. vacation home, located 200 feet from the Caribbean Sea, from 29th September until 12th November 2014, and active on 160-6m (incl. 60m) SSB. Also operation in the, CQWW SSB (Oct. 25/26) Contest, SOAB, is planned. Radio: Kenwood TS-590S, and Elecraft KPA500 Amplifier. Antennas: 31', 10-40m Vertical, and 35', 40/80m Top Loaded Vertical; and newly added, shortened 160m Dipole. On 6m, 3el Yagi. Also XYL, Cathy (W5HAM) will occasionally operate as V47HAM. ALL QSL's DIRECT ONLY, to my home call: W5JON direct or LotW. [NG3K]

01/10/2014:  9N7BM  NEPAL -
Toshi, JA8BMK, will again be active from Kathmandu, Nepal, as 9N7BM in October 2014 (exact dates to be confirmed). Holiday style activity using verticals+amp. QSL via home call. Stay tuned!! [DX-World]

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 ClubLog. 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:  PD/DO1BEN, PD/DO1IQ  TEXEL ISLAND -
Ben, DO1BEN and Barbara DO1IQ plan to activate Texel Island (EU-038, WLOTA 0043) as PD/homecall from 3-12 October 2014. Their QTH on Texel Island will be the village of De Cocksdorp (QRA JO23KD). Texel is located in the northern part of The Netherlands in the Wadden Sea, province of North Holland. TRX is Yaesu FT2000. We use self made vertical antennas for 10 and 20 meters. For 40 meters we will set up a inverted V (wide space) dipole. Activities are on digimodes (RTTY and PSK31), and also in SSB mode. QSL Bureau or direct via DO1BEN. Website: www.do1ben.de/index.php?page=texel-island-eu-038 [rsgbiota.org]

03/10/2014:  TX5Z  AUSTRAL ISLANDS -
Rob, N7QT, will again be active from Raivavae Island (OC-114, DIFO FO-122, WLOTA 2581), Tubuai Islands, Australes Archipelago, as TX5Z 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 ClubLog, and OQRS will be available. Logs will also be uploaded to LotW within 3 months of the operation. Further information and updates at: yj2014.wordpress.com/ [DX World]

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]

04/10/2014:  S79KB  SEYCHELLE INNER ISLANDS -
Kasimir, DL2SBY will be active from the Seychelles Inner Islands (AF-024) as S79KB between 4-18th October 2014 as follows: 04-09 October from Mahe (WLOTA 3286), 9-18th October from Praslin (WLOTA 2862). QRV on the 30-10m CW (400W), SSB and RTTY (300W), using FT900AT + Amplifier ACOM 1010. Antennas will be inverted V for 30 metres and triple-leg for 20-10 metres, including WARC bands. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

06/10/2014:  XR2T  DAMAS ISLAND -
Using XR2T, an IOTA DXpedition to Damas Island (SA-086, DICE ICE-201, WLOTA 0029, WW Loc. FG40FS) is being planned for 6-12th October 2014 time-frame. The main focus 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. Team members include Domingo CE1DY, Jose Luis CE1KR, Marco CE1TBN, Pablo CE1UMY, Dercel CE3KHZ, Julio CE3OP, Juan CE3RBJ, Chris CE3TAM, Sergio CE3WDH, Rodrigo CE4KCA, Juan CE5PHI, Claudio XQ1FM, Nick XQ1KZ, Alfredo XQ3WD and Dan XQ4CW. All bands will be activated using CW, SSB and Digital modes. Damas Island is part of the Humboldt Penguin National Reserve (WWFF CEFF-051). QSL via XQ4CW, direct or Bureau and LotW. Further information and updates at: www.qrz.com/db/XR2T [DX-World]

08/10/2014:  4W/G3ZEM  TIMOR LESTE -
From a water's edge location on the north shores of Timor Leste (OC-148, WLOTA 0019) 4W/G3ZEM will be QRV between 8-20th October 2014. Activity will be all bands 160-10m primarily CW. There will be focus towards LF if conditions are favourable. Equipment will be K3, KPA500 with HF9V for HF and an 18m Spider pole supported vertical on 160/80m. QSL via M0URX with OQRS preferred. [NG3K]

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:  J7  DOMINICA -
Janusz, SP9FIH (J79L) and Kazik, SP6AXW (J79X) plan activity from near Calibishie, northeast coast of the island of Dominica (IOTA NA-101, QTH Loc. FK95HO), from 18th October until 26th October 2014. Their focus will be on the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26th October) where two stations will run SOSB - probably on 40m and one of the higher bands. QSL via home calls. Further information and updates at: www.j7.dxpeditions.org/ [DXAT]

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 ClubLog), 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 ClubLog), 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 ClubLog 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:  A25CF  BOTSWANA -
Charles, K5LBU, will be on the air from Botswana as A25CF starting the 21st of October until the 3rd of November 2014. Plans are to be QRV on all bands from 160 through 6 metres. QSL via home call. Charles informs readers: "Please do not send me cards for A25FC who was on the air from the 14th of April 2011 through the 18th of April. That was a differant group of hams." [DxCoffee]

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:  HK1/LW9EOC  COLOMBIA -
Tim, LW9EOC, will be active as HK1/LW9EOC from Barranquilla, Atlantico, Colombia, between 22-29 October 2014. Activity will be on all HF bands using CW and SSB. While there, he will also be part of the HK1NA (Jumanju contest station) team during the CQWW DX SSB Contest as a Multi-Multi entry. QSL via his home call, direct, by the Bureau, eQSL and LotW. [OPDX Bulletin]

22/10/2014:  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]

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:  J3  GRENADA -
Harry, AC8G, will be active as J37K from the island of Grenada (NA-024, WLOTA 0718) for the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October). QRV on all bands and modes between 24-26 October. Single-Op/Hi-Power in the contest unless another joins using the callsign J3A. QSL J34K via AC8G. QSL J3A via WA1S. [NG3K]

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]

24/10/2014:  T88WJ  PALAU -
Naoki, JS3LSQ, will be active as from T88WJ the VIP-Guest hotel in Koror City (QRA PJ77FI), Koror Island, Republic of Palau (OC-009), between 24-28th October 2014 on all bands, SSB and CW. His main focus will be on the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October) as a Single-Op entry. QSL via JS3LSQ, direct or Bureau. [Palau Rental Shack]

25/10/2014:  6Y4K  JAMAICA -
Lali, VE3NE and Agnes, HG9MAT will once again be active from the island of Jamaica (NA-097, WLOTA 3283) for the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October), using the callsign 6Y4K. QTH will be the home of Josh, 6Y5WJ, located in Malvern, St. Elizabeth Parish. QSL via VE3NE, direct or Bureau and LotW. [VE3NE]

25/10/2014:  B4L  CHINA -
Andrea, IK7YTT, plans a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October) as B4L from Zibo Shandong, China (CQ zone 24). QSL via BY4IIG, direct or Bureau. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  CR3L or CQ3L  MADEIRA -
Helmut, DF7ZS, and possibly others will participate in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October) as either CR3L or CQ3L from Madeira Island (AF-014, DIP MA-001, PIP MD-001, WLOTA 0053, CQ zone 33). Entry category TBD. Pre contest operation as CT9/DF7ZS. QSL via DF7ZS, Bureau preferred. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  GJ2A  ISLE OF JERSEY -
Members of the Jersey Contest Group will be active as GJ2A from the isle of Jersey (EU-013, WLOTA 0818) during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October) as a Multi-Single entry. QSL via LotW, or direct to GJ3DVC. [OPDX Bulletin]

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:  KH2RU/KP4  PUERTO RICO -
James, KH2RU (CTC #1388 10-10 #73897), plans a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October) from Rio Grande, Puerto Rico (NA-099, USi PR006S, WLOTA 2802, QRA FK78AB, CQ zone 8). QSL via NP3O, Direct only. Online log search will be hosted by ClubLog. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  KH6LC  HAWAII -
Look for Jim, N6TJ, to be active from the KH6LC contest station, Keaau, Hawaii (OC-019, USi HI025S, WLOTA 0065), for the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October). Jim plans a Single-Op/All-Band entry from CQ zone 31. QSL KH6LC via WA6WPG. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  NP2P  USVI -
Yuri, N2TTA, will once again activate NP2P in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October) from Christiansted, island of Saint Croix (USi VI002S, WLOTA 2477), U.S. Virgin Islands (NA-106). He plans for a Single-Op/All-Band entry, CQ zone 8. QSL via LotW is preferred. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  P3F  CYPRUS -
Look for Mark, M0DXR, to be active in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October) as P3F from Pafos, island of Cyprus (CQ zone 20), as a SO2R entry. QSL via M0URX, direct and OQRS. [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]

29/10/2014:  GJ8DX  ISLE OF JERSEY -
Rich, M5RIC and Jack, G8DX plan to operate as GJ8DX on the isle of Jersey (EU-013, WLOTA 0818) from 29th October to 4th November 2014. They hope to be QRV on all bands CW/SSB/RTTY with a focus on the WARC bands. QSL via LoTW, ClubLog OQRS or G8DX direct. Cards sent to the bureau will not be answered - please use OQRS. [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". Further information and updates at: 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]

31/10/2014:  9H3GK  MALTA -
Klaus, DD1AY, will be active from the island of Malta (EU-032, WLOTA 1113) as 9H3GK (Part IV), between 31st October and 16th November 2014. Just Married XYL Jacky and OM Klaus DD1AY. QRV holiday style on the HF bands, propagation permitting. QSL via home call. [DxCoffee]

01/11/2014:  DL7DF/6W  SENEGAL -
Sigi, DL7DF, reports: "From Novemcer 1st to Novermber 13th I will be on holiday with my XYL Sabine in Senegal. I will operate on all bands from 160 m to 10 m in CW, SBB, RTTY, PSK31 and SSTV as often as possible as DL7DF/6W. The location is Somone at the coastline of Senegal near Dakar. But please do not forget. This time I'm on vacation with a little bit Ham Radio. My equipment consists of a transceiver TS-870, a Lowband Vertical, some dipole antennas as well as a laptop computer. QSL direct or via the German QSL Bureau DARC to DL7DF." Further information and updates can be found at: www.dl7df.com/6w/index.html [DX-World]

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

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:  VU4KV  ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR -
Deepak, VU2CDP, announces activity that will start with the IOTA operation from Campbell Bay, Great Nicobar Island (AS-033) in the first half of November followed by a "regular" DXpedition from Neil Island, Andaman (AS-001) in the second half. QSL via W4VKU. OQRS will be available in December 2014. Further information and updates at: www.vu4kv.info/ [VU2CDP]

01/11/2014:  XV7BM  VIETNAM -
Toshi, JA8BMK, again plans activity as XV7BM from Nha Trang resort, Vietnam, in November/December 2014 (dates to be finalised). QRV this time with improved RX antennas. QSL via JA8BMK. [DX-World]

01/11/2014:  XW8BM  LAOS -
Toshi, JA8BMK, again plans to be active from Laos as XW8BM in November 2014 (start/end dates flexible). Activity from a new QTH with low noise area. QSL via JA8BMK. [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]

01/11/2014:  Z21EME  ZIMBABWE -
Chris PA2CHR (Z21CHR), Lins PA3CMC (Z21CMC), John ZS6JON (Z21EME) and Paul ZS6NK (Z21NK) have made plans for a EME DXpedition from Zimbabwe as Z21EME between 1-8 November 2014. Activity will be on 2m, 6m, 70cm and 23cm EME from WW Locator KG58gh. Station setup: 6m 11 el m2. 2m 2 x 10el X-pole DK7ZB. 70cm 1 x 38el. m2. 23cm 67 el. Further information, QSL routes and updates at: www.pa3cmc.nl/ [DXAT]

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]

07/11/2014:  SV5/DL2JRM  RHODES -
Look for Rene, DL2JRM, to be active holiday style as SV5/DL2JRM from the island of Rhodes [aka Rodos] (GIOTA DKS-006, MIA MGD-028, WLOTA 0045) Dodecanese (EU-001) from 7-10th November 2014. QRV on 80-10m, using 100 Watts and GP antenna. QSL direct or Bureau to DL2JRM. [rsgbiota.org]

07/11/2014:  YW6X  ISLETAS PUERTO PIRITU -
A team from the Grupo DX Caracas radio club plan activity as YW6X from Isletas de Puerto Piritu (SA-090, WW Loc. FK70MD) and lighthouse (ARLHS VEN-046, WLOTA 3032), Fernando de Penalver Municipality, Anzoategui State, Venezuela, between 7-9th November 2014. QRV on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL via DM4TI. More info to follow.. Website: www.qrz.com/db/YW6X [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]

19/11/2014:  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, between 19-23 November 2014 (tentative dates). They plan 24/7 activity for 5 days hoping to reach 100,000 QSOs in the process. Activity will be on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and the Digital modes. They will have 10 stations on the air using dipoles, verticals and other various antennas. The island is a government protected nature reserve and is part of East National Park [in Spanish Parque Nacional del Este] (WWFF HIFF-003). QSL Manager is Tim, M0URX, for direct requests and Bureau QSLs. A OQRS is available. Website: saonadxpedition2014.com/ [DX-World/OPDX Bulletin]

20/11/2014:  FS/K9EL  SAINT MARTIN ISLAND -
Look for John, K9EL, to again be active from the island of Saint Martin (NA-105, DIFO FS-001, WLOTA 0383) between 30th November and 2nd December 2014. QRV on 160-10m, including an entry in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) from CQ zone 8. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [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]

25/11/2014:  PJ4  BONAIRE -
Operators Jeff KU8E, John K4BAI, Hans PJ4LS, Dennis K2SX and Leslie W2LK will be active from the village of Rincon, island of Bonaire (IOTA SA-006, WLOTA 1279, WWFF PAFF-024, QRA FK52TF), as PJ4/homecall from 25th November to 2nd December 2014. QRV on 160-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. Their main focus will be a M/? entry in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) using the callsign PJ4A from CQ zone 9. QSL PJ4/K4BAI and PJ4/KU8E via K4BAI. Others via their CBA. [NG3K]

25/11/2014:  YN2CC  NICARAGUA -
Mike, AJ9C, informs I.C.P.O. that he has been going to Granada (WW Loc. EK71au, Nicaragua, for the past few years around CQWW CW time. This year he plans a return (as YN2CC) between 25 November and 3 December 2014. Before/after the contest, he will be active on CW/SSB/RTTY on 160-6m (check ON4KST chat for 6m skeds). QSL is direct to AJ9C, LotW and Bureau. QSL requests can be made via Clublog also. [DX-World]

26/11/2014:  5K0A  SAN ANDRES ISLAND -
Tim, LW9EOC, will be active from 26th November thru 9th December 2014 from San Andres Island (NA-033, WLOTA 2990, WWFF HKFF-035), using the callsign 5K0A. Entry in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) and the ARRL 160-Meter Contest (5-7 December). Outside of the contests Tim will be active on all bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via home call direct (QRZ.com) USD 3, IRC, LotW, eQSL and Bureau. [LW9EOC/QRZ.com]

26/11/2014:  V4/WJ2O  ST. KITTS -
Dave, WJ2O, reports "For the American Thanksgiving Holiday this year my wife Chris and I are going to first travel to Puerto Rico (KP4) and stay a few days. I have no plans to operate from there. Then we will continue on to Basseterre which is on the Island of St. Kitts (NA-104). We have rented a villa on the side of a mountain south of the Capital City of Basseterre and plan to set up the radio. The V4/WJ2O operating dates are 26 November to 2 December 2014, including the CQWW DX CW Contest as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry (CQ zone 8). QSL via N2ZN (Ken Boasi, 5018 Ontario Center Road, Walworth, NY 14568 USA) and LotW." [NG3K]

27/11/2014:  9H3TX  MALTA -
Look for Olaf, DL4HG and Holger, DL5XAT to once again be active from Marsalforn village, Gozo Island (EU-032, MIA MM-004, WLOTA 0046, QRA JM76CB), from 27th November until 1st December 2014. QRV as 9H3TX on all HF bands, mainly CW, including a Multi-2 entry in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) from CQ zone 15. All QSOs of 9H3TX will be uploaded to the LOTW shortly after their trip to Gozo. Paper QSLs will be sent through the Bureau automatically a few weeks later. ClubLog OQRS will also be available. [NG3K]

27/11/2014:  TA  TURKEY -
Jun, JH4RHF/OE1ZKC, will be active as TC7S from Trabzon, Turkey, during the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) as a Single-Op entry. Activity before and after the contest he will be active as TA7/OE1ZKC. QSL via OE1ZKC, direct or Bureau. [OPDX Bulletin]

29/11/2014:  9Y4W  TRINIDAD & TOBAGO -
Jim Neiger, N6TJ will be active from Scarborough, Tobago Island (SA-009, WLOTA 0412), Trinidad and Tobago, as 9Y4W for the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November). A Single-Band entry from CQ zone 9 is being planned. QSL via DL4MDO and LotW. [NG3K]

29/11/2014:  EF8U  CANARY ISLANDS -
Look for Juan, EA8RM, to be active as EF8U from the EA8URL Radio Club, Las Palmas, Isla de Gran Canaria (AF-004, DIE S-005, WLOTA 0969, WWFF EAFF-078) for the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November). Plans are for a Single-Op/All-Band entry from CQ zone 33. QSL via LotW. [NG3K]

29/11/2014:  IG9Y  AFRICAN ITALY -
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 ClubLog. Website: ig9.ii9p.com/ [NG3K]

29/11/2014:  IH9R  AFRICAN ITALY -
Look for Emilio, IZ1GAR, to be active in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) as IH9R from Pantelleria Island (AF-018, IIA H001, MIA MI-124, WLOTA 0041). Plans are for a Single-Op/Single-Band (40m)/MT/QRP entry from CQ zone 33. QSL via IZ1GAR. [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]

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]

10/01/2015:  ZF2PG  CAYMAN ISLANDS -
Pete, K8PGJ, will once again be active as ZF2PG from near Georgetown, Grand Cayman Island (NA-016, WLOTA 1042, WW Loc. EK99hh), during January-February (2015), especially for the NAQP Contest between 10-18th January. QRV, when not diving, will occur on 20 thru 10 metre SSB during the morning and afternoons on weekdays, and he hopes one night on 160 thru 40 metres. QSL via home call, direct only (QRZ.com). Log will be uploaded to LotW. [OPDX Bulletin]

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

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

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

11/03/2015:  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 11-21 March 2015 on 160-10 metre CW only, plus 6 metre CW. The second team will be active between 22 March and 1 April on 160-10 metre SSB and RTTY only, including an entry in the CQ WPX SSB Contest. So far, the operators include Chris DL2MDU, Emil DL8JJ, Jo DJ3CQ, John GW4SKA, Frosty K5LBU, Dick K9APW, Neil VA7DX, Don VE7DS, Keith VE7KW, Bob W5UQ, Sam ZS6BRZ and Roger ZS6RJ. The ZS pilot station will be Hal, ZS6WB. ClubLog will be used and OQRS will be available. Further detailed information and updates can be found on their website at: www.malawidx.org/ [DX World/425 DX News]

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]