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2009 - Still Active

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

2011 - Still Active

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

2012 - Still Active

17/08/2012:  J28NC  DJIBOUTI -
Christian, F5MBF, arrived in the Republic of Djibouti in July and will be staying there for at least two years. He received the callsign J28NC and is now QRV as of 17 August 2012. He currently uses a vertical from 80 to 10m and is waiting on a beam to arrive and be installed. Look for him mainly on CW, with some SSB. Current plans are to go QRT mid-June 2015. QSL via his home call, REF bureau preferred. [DX-World]

2013 - Still Active

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

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

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

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

2014

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

22/03/2014:  VE2CSI  QUEBEC ZONE 2 -
Steve, VE2TKH, will put Zone 2 on the air during the next months as VE2CSI from Sept-Iles, Quebec. QSL via M0URX (bureau, OQRS), LoTW. [ATDX]

23/03/2014:  TJ3TS  CAMEROON -
Thomas, AA8NN (ex-DL8SEQ, 7J1AIJ), will once again be active as TJ3TS from Jaunde, Cameroon, between 23 March until the summer of 2015 while working at the German embassy. QRV on 80-10m, mainly Digi-modes with some SSB. He will attempt to be active on the Oscars, and hopes to be active on 6 metres as well. QSL via SWL PA3249, direct with SAE and 2 USD. [DX World]

05/04/2014:  D8A  JANG BOGO STATION -
Lee, DS4NMJ, is active from the new Korean Jang Bogo Station (WAP KOR-02), Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica (AN-016, WW Loc. RB25CJ), signing D8A. QRV on all bands, using CW, SSB and RTTY. Lee will be there until February-March 2015. QSL via 6K5YPD (Jong - seok Bae, 127 Jinbo-Ro, Jinbo-Myeon, Chungsong-Gun, Gyeongbuk-Do, 763-816, South Korea). Website: www.qrz.com/db/d8a [WAP Online]

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

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

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

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

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

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

06/12/2014:  JW9JKA  SVALBARD -
Svein, LA9JKA reports that "This years work brings me to Bear Island [Bjornoya] (IOTA EU-027, WW Loc. JQ78WP). This will be a sparetime-operation. I've learnt some after sparetime-expedtions on Jan Mayen, and will be focusing on Bands from 160m-6m. Equiment is limited, due to rules of work. QRV: Approx 6th of December 2014. QRT: Approx. 30th of May 2015. Focus on 160m will be in winter, and 6m in springtime." QSL via home call, direct only (see QRZ.com). [ATDX]

12/12/2014:  T8CW  PALAU -
Ryosei, JH0IXE, will be active once again as T8CW from the VIP Guest Hotel, Koror, Koror Island, Republic of Palau (OC-009) between 25th December 2014 and 5th January 2015. QRV on all bands using CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL T8CW via JA0FOX, Bureau preferred. [Palau Radio Club]

22/12/2014:  RI1ANZ  ANTARCTICA -
Nikolai, RW6ACM, will be active as RI1ANZ, beginning 22nd of December 2014, from the Progress Antarctic Station [aka Progress II] (IOTA AN-016, AA UA-03, WAP RUS-11, WWFF RFF-165), on the HF bands using CW, SSB, and digital modes. QSL via RN1ON, Bureau or direct. Log will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL.

28/12/2014:  1A0C  S.M.O. MALTA -
DXFriends will lead a DXpedition to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta as 1A0C supporting the fundraising campaign to finance Medical Assistance to the migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. Activity is planned from 28th December, 2014 to 6th January, 2015 and it will be concentrated on HF bands to provide QSO's especially to North American West Coast and Japan. Team members include Antonio EA5RM (team leader), Frank DL8YHR, Father Javier EA5KM, Manuel EA7AJR, Eugene EA5HPX, Fabrizio IN3ZNR, Giorgio IZ4AKS, Francesco IZ7KHR, Luca IW0DJB and Jun JH4RHF. QRV on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY with at least three stations and a focus on working Japan and the North American West Coast. They also plan to have a station active on 144 and 432 MHz EME. QSL via IZ7KHR (QSLling policy on www.1a0c.com; logsearch and OQRS on Club Log). Further information and updates at: 1a0c.com/dx-announce/ [DX-World/425 DX News]

28/12/2014:  ZD9A  GOUGH ISLAND -
David, ZS1BCE will be active as ZD9A while currently working as a radio technician on Gough Island (AF-030) from 29th December 2014 until September 2015. QRV in his spare time on the HF bands using SSB and digital modes. QSL via ZS1LS. [ARRL DX News]

2015

15/01/2015:  P29NK  PAPUA NEW GUINEA -
Norbert, DH1NK, will once again be active as P29NK from Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (OC-034, WLOTA 0084) between 15th January and 15th June, 2015. Activity will be limited (due to work at the hospital) on 80-10 metre SSB and Pactor. QSL via DH1NK, Bureau preferred. [425 DX News]

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

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

24/01/2015:  VP8DOZ  SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND -
Denis, ZL4DB will collect his VP8DOZ, South Georgia Island (AN-007, WWFF GFF-027) license in Stanley, Falkland Islands, around 24th January. Denis will arrive at King Edward Point, near Grytviken, around 27th January and will be tasked with providing comms for a helicopter operation as part of the South Georgia Habitat Restoration Project. His time for ham radio will be largely dictated by the weather. If its adverse for flying, then he'll be off to the shack. The operation is scheduled to end around 12th April 2015. His rig is a TS-480 barefoot into a 17/20m GP. The TS-480 has auto-tuner so he may appear on other bands. He will only be operating SSB. QSL via ZL4PW, OQRS on Club Log. Uploading to LoTW and eQSL is very unlikely. [DX-World]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

12/03/2015:  TI7  COSTA RICA -
Jaromir, OK1NG and Jirka, OK1IEC prepare a holiday-radio trip to the area near near Playa del Coco, Costa Rica (WW Loc. EK70DN), from 12th of March to 6th of April. They plan to be active as homecall/TI7 on the HF bands CW, SSB and some RTTY/PSK depending on conditions on the site. They will prepare secial QSL cards from the trip, QSL via home call, Bureau or LoTW. [ATDX]

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

15/03/2015:  V21ZG  ANTIGUA -
Babs, DL7AFS and Lot, DJ7ZG will once again be on a holiday-style DXpedition as V21ZG from Villa Sundowerns, island of Antigua (NA-100, WLOTA 1118, WW Loc. FK97CC), lasting a few weeks. QRV on the HF bands, mainly RTTY, PSK and SSB. QSL by the Bureau or direct via DL7AFS or LoTW. Online logsearch will be hosted by Club Log. Website: www.qsl.net/dl7afs/ [DX-World]

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

15/03/2015:  W0FK/4  LONGBOAT KEY -
Lou, W0FK will be operating holiday style on the HF bands as W0FK/4 from Longboat Key (NA-034, USi FL-053S), Sarasota county, Florida, between 15-30th March, 2015. SASE appreciated for QSL's. Non-US stations requesting a card without return postage will be answered via the Bureau. DX stations can send Lou an email QSL request. Log will be uploaded to LoTW. [rsgbiota.org]

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

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

18/03/2015:  9N7  NEPAL -
Operators Bogdan SP2FUD (9N7FD), Janusz SP9FIH (9N7WE) and Rafal SQ9CNN (9N7CC) plan to be active from Kathmandu, Nepal, between 18-30 March, 2015. This time they will focus on North and South America. "Small pistols" prepare your ammunition (antennas)! QRV on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. Rafal 9N7CC will participate as a Single-Op/Single-Band (20 or 10m)/Low Power entry in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest. QSL via home calls. Further information and updates can be found on their website at: 9n.dxpeditions.org/ [DX-World]

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

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

20/03/2015:  CT9/UA9CDC  MADEIRA ISLAND -
Igor, UA9CDC has announced that he will be active from Madeira Island (AF-014, DIP MA-001, PIP MD-001, WLOTA 0053) as CT9/UA9CDC from 20-31 March. Activity will include the Russian DX Contest (21-22 March) and the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (28-29 March). QSL via home call. [ATDX]

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

21/03/2015:  HI7/RW3RN  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC -
Alexander, RW3RN will be active as HI7/RW3RN from Punta Cana, La Altagracia Province, Dominican Republic (NA-096, WLOTA 2974), from 21-30 March 2015. QRV holiday style on 20-10 metre SSB and CW. QSL direct to home call. [DxCoffee]

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

24/03/2015:  CT9/DJ8OG  MADEIRA ISLAND -
Matt, DJ8OG will once again be active as CT9/DJ8OG from Santana, Madeira Island (AF-014, DIP MA-001, PIP MD-001, WLOTA 0053) between 24-31 March 2015. Matt will be QRV holiday style on the HF bands. QSL via DJ6QT and LoTW. [NG3K]

24/03/2015:  PJ2/PA1CC  CURACAO -
Ton, PA1CC will once again be active as PJ2/PA1CC from the Signal Point contest station, island of Curacao (SA-099, WLOTA 0942) between 24-31 March. His main activity will be in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest (March 27-28th) as one of the PJ2T operators. However, look for some activity before and after the contest on CW and SSB. QSL via his home call, direct or bureau. [OPDX Bulletin]

25/03/2015:  8Q7NT  MADIVES -
Ben, DL1RNT will be active holiday style as 8Q7NT from Embudu Island (WW Loc. MJ64SC), South Male Atoll, Maldive Islands (AS-013), from 25th March 25 until 2nd April 2015. QRV on 40-10 metre CW, RTTY and PSK using IC7100 with 100w and some vertical antenna. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

25/03/2015:  C21EU  NAURU -
A team consisting of Ronald PA3EWP, Hans DL6JGN, Ernoe DK2AMM and Guenter DL2AWG plan activity from Nauru (OC-031) as C21EU (callsign is pending) between 25th March and 4th April. They will stay in the Menen Hotel and QRV on 40-10m, CW/SSB/RTTY, maybe PSK. Their equipment includes two K3 and two PA 600W. For antennas they will use 5 band Spiderbeams and some verticals. Two stations running 24/7 if possible. QSL via DL2AWG (OQRS, direct, bureau). Website: http://www.nauru2015.de/ [DX-World]

25/03/2015:  CN2XR  MOROCCO -
Mark, M0DXR will be active from Morocco, 25-31 March 2015, as CN2XR. Possible activity in the CQWW WPX SSB Contest. QSL via M0DXR direct only. [DxCoffee]

25/03/2015:  DU1/OE1SGU  PHILIPPINES -
Hannes, OE1SGU/OE3SGU will be active (holiday style) primarily from Luzon Island (OC-042, WLOTA 0081) as DU1/OE1SGU or DU1/OE3SGU between 25th March and 20th April, 2015. It's possible some short activity from other DU-IOTA-references. QRV on 40-6m, mainly CW with some Digi and SSB. Logs uploaded to Club Log. QSL via LoTW/OQRS or Bureau. [DX-World]

25/03/2015:  PJ4  BONAIRE -
Jeff KU8E, John K4BAI and Fred WW4LL will be active as PJ4/homecall from the Bonaire Radio House, village of Rincon, island of Bonaire (SA-006, WLOTA 1279, WWFF PAFF-024) between 25th March and 2nd April. QRV on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL PJ4/KU8E and PJ4/K4BAI via K4BAI. QSL PJ4/WW4LL via home call. [ATDX]

25/03/2015:  YB4IR/7  RANDAYAN ISLAND -
Imam, YB4IR will be active from Randayan Island (IOTA OC-252) 25-30 March 2015 as YB4IR/7. QSL via LoTW, OQRS, direct and Bureau. Online logsearch will be hosted by Club Log. [ATDX]

26/03/2015:  CU1/CU3AK  SANTA MARIA ISLAND -
Jaime, CU3AK will be active as CU1/CU3AK from Ilha de Santa Maria (EU-003, DIP AZ-001, PIP AC-001, WLOTA 2978, Grid Loc. HM76), Azores, on 26-29 March 2015. In his spare time he will be QRV on 40-6 metres. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [425 DX News]

27/03/2015:  K5KUA/5  GALVESTON ISLAND -
Joe, K5KUA will once again be QRV as K5KUA/5 from Galveston island (NA-143, USi TX-001S), Galveston county, Texas, from 27-30th March. Will be active on 40-10 metre, CW only, as time permits. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

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

28/03/2015:  JD1BOW  OGASAWARA -
Nobuaki, JA0JHQ will be active again as JD1BOW from Chichi-jima (AS-031, WLOTA 2269, WWFF JAFF-018), Ogasawara, Tokyo pref., on 28-31 March. Main activity will take place during the CQWW WPX SSB Contest; after the contest he will operate mainly CW. QSL via JA0JHQ, direct or Bureau. [425 DX News]

28/03/2015:  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 28th March and 5th April 2015. QRV holiday style on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL PJ7PL via WA1ZAM, direct only (see QRZ.com). [NG3K]

29/03/2015:  AH0YL, KH0YA  NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS -
Sanny, JJ3CIG and Mami JP3AYQ will be active holiday style as KH0YA and AH0YL, respectively, from the Saipan rental shack (Himawari Hotel), island of Saipan (USi NI-002S, WLOTA 1333, Grid Loc. QK25), Northern Mariana Islands (OC-086). QRV from 29th March until 1st April 2015 on 40-6 metre SSB, CW and Digital modes. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. QSL is also OK LoTW and eQSL. [NG3K]

29/03/2015:  TA0/DJ4EL  BUYUKADA ISLAND -
Markus, DJ4EL will be active as TA0/DJ4EL from Buyukada Island (IOTA AS-201) between 29th March and 12th April. Activity will be on the HF bands. QSL via LoTW or via his home call by the Bureau and direct. Look for updates on his Twitter page at: twitter.com/rapanuiman [OPDX Bulletin]

29/03/2015:  VK5CE/P  ST. PETER ISLAND -
Craig, VK5CE will be active as VK5CE/p from St. Peter Island (IOTA OC-220) between 29th March and 1st April 2015. QRV on 80-10 metres, mainly SSB. For a band schedule, more details and possible updates, see Craig's Blog page at: iotaoc220.blogspot.com.au [OPDX Bulletin]

30/03/2015:  6Y4DX  JAMAICA -
Darren, VA3EGG will be operating casually at Jewel Paradise Cove Resort, Runaway Bay, Jamaica (NA-097, WLOTA 0214) from late March through mid-April 2015. QRV on 40-6 metres using Yaesu 897D with 100 Watts into a tuner with a 46 ft longwire. QSL direct to VA3EGG (see QRZ.com). SASE Canada only. All other countries, SAE + $2USD. No e-QSL. [DxCoffee]

01/04/2015:  PQ0T  TRINDADE ISLAND -
On November 25, 2014 DX-World broke the news about an upcoming DXpedition to Trindade Island (SA-010, DIB OC-02, WLOTA 2851, WWFF PYFF-0065). Below we have full info courtesy Fabio, PP5BZ. Fabio PP5BZ, Jaime PP5JD, Claudio PY3OZ, Jacobus PY3FJ and Miguel PY3MM will be active from Trindade as PQ0T between 1-4 April, 2015. The Brazilian Navy cleared the team to operate for only three days. Therefore, in order to comply with the whole DX community they ask everyone to avoid duplicate or even contacts, contacts bands / modes they that already have for the DXCC Challenge. ATNO's and UNIQUES will be their priority. Expected to be QRV on 160-6m with two stations on air simultaneously. Further information and updates can be found on their web page at: www.amateurradiodx.com/pq0t-project-2015/ [DX-World]

02/04/2015:  3A  MONACO -
Gil, F4FET and Diego, F4HAU will be active as 3A/homecalls from Monaco between 2-5 April 2015. QRV on 40-10 metre SSB and RTTY. Operations will be focus on NA and AS stations especially on 12 and 10 metres, if propagation permits. They will be using vertical polarization antennas close to the Mediterranean Sea. QSL via their home calls, direct or bureau. [OPDX Bulletin]

03/04/2015:  ZL7E  CHATHAM ISLAND -
John ZL1BYZ, David ZL1DK and John ZL1ALZ will be active as ZL7E from Kaingaroa, Chatham Island (IOTA OC-038, WLOTA 1627, WWFF ZLFF-0017), 3 April to 15 April 2015. QRV on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. Internet access permitting logs will be up loaded to Club Log daily, and LoTW after initial log checking on their return to Auckland. The preferred QSL route is via Club Log OQRS for both direct and bureau requests. Direct QSL via ZL1ALZ (John Balsillie, 48 Fraser Road, Pokeno 2471, New Zealand). [DxCoffee]

04/04/2015:  TK/IW5ELA  CORSICA -
Look for Alex, IW5ELA to be active holiday style as TK/IW5ELA from Calvi, island of Corsica (EU-014, DIFM TK-001, MIA MCO-001, WLOTA 1390) between 4-9th April 2015. QRV on 40-10 metres, mainly CW, using 100 Watts and vertical antenna. No QSL request needed. Every contact will be confirm by the bureau. For direct request read QRZ.com. [NG3K]

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

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

09/04/2015:  ZD8N  ASCENSION ISLAND -
Steve, G3ZVW will once again be QRV as ZD8N from Georgetown, Ascension Island (AF-003, WLOTA 1491, WW Loc. II22TB), from 9-21 April 2015. Activity will be on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. 100 Watts and wire antennas. This will be a work trip, so activity will be evenings, weekends and early mornings. QSL via G3ZVW, bureau or direct. [NG3K]

11/04/2015:  VP5/VE3OC  TURKS & CAICOS -
Fred, SM7DAY will be active as SM7DAY/p and as SK7DX from Senoren Island (EU-138) on 11-18 April 2015. He will operate CW, SSB and PSK on the HF bands. QSL SM7DAY/p via home call, direct or bureau (OQRS on Club Log); QSL SK7DX via SM7DXQ. [425 DX News]

11/04/2015:  VP5/VE3OC  TURKS & CAICOS -
Steve, VP5/VE3OC will once again be active from the island of Providenciales (NA-002, WLOTA 2003) between 11-16th April. Between scuba dives, he will be operating in vacation mode. His equipment will consist of a Icom IC-7000, Buddiepole antenna, Lithium-Ion battery for portable use on the beach and cliff sides. Steve will confirm QSO's via LoTW and eQSL, or direct... he will not QSL via the Bureau. Direct QSLing goes to VE3OC (Stephen Gordon Woo, 56 Kerrigan Cres., Markham, ON L3R 7T9, Canada) with $3US + SAE, to cover postage and printing. [VE3OC]

12/04/2015:  PJ7/K4BDR  SINT MAARTEN -
Doug, K4DBR will be active from the island of Sint Maarten (NA-105, WLOTA 0711) as PJ7/K4DBR between 12-17th April 2015. QRV on 40-10 metre SSB and Digital modes. QSL via LoTW preferred. [DX-World]

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

14/04/2015:  DX0P  SPRATLY ISLANDS -
Operators Doc Joey DU1BP, Joe DU2BOQ, RJ DU7RJA, Jun DV1JM, Bernard K6BF, Alex K6BG, Leo WA6LOS (leader), Billy WE6DX, Joel WJ1P and Chito WW6CP will be active from Pagasa [Pag-asa] Island [aka Thitu], Spratly Islands (IOTA AS-051, Grid Loc. OK71), 14-20th April 2015 as DX0P. RIGS: Elecraft (3) K3-100, (1) KX3 ORP radio. POWER AMPLIFIERS: Elecraft KPA-500. ANTENNAS: N6BT 160m-80m, N6BT Bravo co-phased 2 element Bravo, N6BT EVA-220 two element asymetric 2 element yagi. StepIR CrankIR for QRP. A3S Yagi 20m-10m. Plans are to be QRV on 160-6 metre, may include WARC bands, SSB, CW, RTTY and JT-65. QSL via WA6LOS. [DxCoffee]

15/04/2015:  KH0YB  NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS -
Kuni, JO1AEC plans activity as KH0YB from the Saipan rental shack (Himawari Hotel), island of Saipan (USi NI-002S, WLOTA 1333), Northern Mariana Islands (OC-086). Look for activity on the HF bands using SSB, CW and Digital modes. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [Saipan rental shack]

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

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

16/04/2015:  D44TDK  CAPE VERDE -
Alexander, HB9FDT will be active from Sal Island (AF-086, WLOTA 0610), Cape Verde, as D44TDK between 16-24th April. QRV on 20, 15 and 10 metres from Santa Maria village. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [DX-World]

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

17/04/2015:  5T2MM  MAURITANIA -
Jean, 5T0JL (F3JL/ON8RA), will use the special call 5T2MM from Nouakchott, Islamic Republic of Mauritania between 17-20th April 2015. He will also participate in the CWJF CQ Manchester Mineira Contest (18-19 April). QSL via PY4KL. Website: www.qrz.com/db/5T2MM [DX-World]

17/04/2015:  E51DLD, E51VFT  SOUTH COOK ISLANDS -
Operating from the island of Rarotonga (OC-013, WLOTA 0971), South Cook Islands, look for Doug W6HB and Brad W0VFT to be active as E51DLD and E51VFT, respectively, between 17-23 May 2015. QRV on 160-10m using the shacks of Andy E51AND and Jim E51JD. QSL E51DLD via W6HB with SASE for USA; SAE + $2USD for non-USA. QSL E51VFT via W0VFT with SASE for USA; SAE + $2USD for non-USA.. [DX-World]

17/04/2015:  V63DX  POHNPEI -
Sho, JA7HMZ, will again be active from the island of Pohnpei (OC-010, WW Loc. QJ96CX), Federated States of Micronesia, as V63DX between 17-25th April, 2015. QRV on 80-6 metres, all modes. QSL via home call, direct only (Shoji Igawa, 17 Shirogane-Cho Yokobori, Yuzawa-City, Akita, 019-0204, Japan). [ATDX]

18/04/2015:  TM9B  BELLE-ILE-EN-MER -
The Charente DX Groupe (www.charentedxgroupe.fr) will be active as TM9B from Belle-Ile-en-Mer (EU-048, DIFM AT-015, WLOTA 0872) on 18-25 April. Eric F5LOW, Laurent F5MNK, Bertrand F6HKA and Leon ON4ZD will operate SSB, CW and digital modes. QSL via ON4ZD (please use the OQRS provided by Club Log). [425 DX News]

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

22/04/2015:  C6AGM  BAHAMA ISLANDS -
Gordon, G3USR will be active holiday-style as C6AGM from Freeport, Grand Bahama Island (NA-080, WLOTA 0527), between 22-28 April 2015. Working conditions - 100W from a CDXC loan rig - a Yaesu FT-450 - with a vertical wire or vertical dipole. QSL Direct ONLY via G3USR, please NO IRC and NO Bureau. [DX-World]

22/04/2015:  YN/WJ2O  NICARAGUA -
David, WJ2O will be visiting the home of Octavio, YN2N in Granada, Nicaragua, between 22-30 April. Look for David to be QRV on the HF bands as YN/WJ2O. QSL via home call. [ATDX]

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

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

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

29/04/2015:  JD1BLY  OGASAWARA -
Makoto, JI5RPT will be active once again as JD1BLY from Chichi-jima (AS-031, WLOTA 2269, WWFF JAFF-018), Tokyo pref. (JCG-10007), Ogasawara, between 29th April and 5th May. He plans the be QRV on 40-6 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL via home callsign JI5RPT. Logsearch will be on his web site at: www.ji5rpt.com/jd1/ [NG3K]

30/04/2015:  DK0RZ, DL0DFF  HALLIG HOOGE -
Look for Clubstations DL0DFF and DK0RZ (DOK E39 - DARC OV Ratzeburg) to be QRV on all bands and modes from the island of Hooge [Hallig Hooge] (EU-042, DID/GIA N-22) from 30th April until 3rd May 2015. Their QTH will be Ockenswarft, in the district of Nordfriesland, Germany. Operators include Siggi DL3HBZ, Lothar DL8HAL, Steve DJ7AO, Frank DF6LPC, Uli DJ9IE and Ben DB2LS. The island of Hooge is part of the National Park and Nature Reserve Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea (WWFF DLFF-013). QSL DL0DFF and DK0RZ via the DARC Bureau (preferred way). If direct QSL is required DL0DFF goes via DL3HBZ and DK0RZ via DL5HAQ. [rsgbiota.org]

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

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

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

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

08/05/2015:  MT0IXD  ISLE OF MAN -
The DX-Interceptors Amateur Radio Club (MS0IXD) will be doing a DX-Pedition to the Isle of Man (EU-116, WLOTA 0449). Working as MT0IXD from Scarlett Point using the modes of SSB, CW and RTTY on the bands of 80-10m, WARC included. Operators Billy GM0OBX Frank MM0HST and Ross GM1KNP will be using two HF stations hopefully on air as long as possible each day. HF Station 1 - Mainly SSB: FT 1000mp, Acom Amplifer, Hexbeam (20/17/15/10). HF Station 2 - Mainly CW/DATA: IC 7200, RM Italy Amplifer, Moxon (15/12), Vertical (homebrew multi band 80-10m). QSL via LoTW and M0OXO ONLY. Club Log online search will be available. Further information and updates on their website at: www.dxinterceptors.co.uk/ [DX-World]

09/05/2015:  I*9  USTICA ISLAND -
Opertaors Giovanni, IK5BCM and Andrea, IU5BLZ will be active from Ustica Island (EU-051, IIA U001, WLOTA 0848) between 9-16th May 2015. Callsign(s) were not provided. Activity will be on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL via home calls, Bureau or direct. [OPDX Bulletin]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

20/05/2015:  XT2AW  GRENADA -
Harald, DF2WO (ex-D44TWO) will again be active holiday style as XT2AW from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, between 20th May and 25th June 25, 2015. QRV CW and SSB on the HF bands. QSL via M0OXO OQRS DIRECT. [DX-World]

23/05/2015:  J38MM, J38NN  GRENADA -
Rich, KE1B and YL Anna, W6NN will be active from the island of Grenada (NA-024, WLOTA 0718) as J38MM and J38NN, respectively, between 23-31 May, 2015. QRV holiday style on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY, including an entry in the CQWW WPX CW Contest (23-24 May) as J38MM. QSL both calls via KE1B, direct or Bureau. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. [DX-World]

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

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

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

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

08/06/2015:  SA6G/7  VEN ISLAND -
Look for Lars, SM6CUK to be active as SA6G/7 from the island of Ven (EU-137, WLOTA 0780), Skane county, Sweden, from 8-14th June. Activity will be on the HF bands near the usual IOTA and island frequencies. QSL via Bureau or direct with SAE + 2 USD to SM6CUK. Sorry, no eQSL. [rsgbiota.org]

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

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

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

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

28/06/2015:  OJ0V  MARKET REEF -
Peter ON8VP, Mike ON6QQ and Ron ON5TQ plan activity from Market Reef (EU-053, ARLHS MAR-001, WLOTA 0542, WWFF OHFF-038) as OJ0V between 28th June and 4th July, 2015. QRV on 40-10 metre CW and SSB. QSL via ON5TC. [DX-World]

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

01/07/2015:  HC8/G8OFQ  GALAPAGOS -
Returning to the Galapagos Islands is Geoff, G8OFQ who was last active there in August/September 2013. Working as a volunteer for the Galapagos National Park (WWFF HCFF-004), at the Giant Tortoise Breeding Centre on Isabela island (SA-004, WLOTA 2957), Geoff will again sign HC8/G8OFQ from 1st July until 30th September 30, 2015. QRV on 160-6m, spare time operation. QSL via HA3JB. [DX-World]

01/07/2015:  MM0NDX/P  ORKNEY ISLANDS -
Col, MM0NDX will once again make a short trip to Orkney Island (EU-009, IOSA OR01, SCOTIA OI14, WLOTA 1652) on 3-5 July. QRV holiday style on the HF bands as MM0NDX/p. QSL goes via IW7EGQ. [rsgbiota.org]

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

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

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

11/07/2015:  CT7/F8BBL  INSUA ISLAND -
Laurent, F8BBL will be QRV as CT7/F8BBL (maybe a special callsign) from Insua Island (EU-150, DIP MI-001, PIP NT-001, WLOTA 2869) and Alto de Sao Bento (SOTA CT/MN-046) from 11-25 July, 2015. QRV on the HF bands, holiday style, mainly CW with some SSB and Digital modes. Rig: FT-857D/100 w/ MP1 antenna and portable dipole antenna + 12v/18 amp battery. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. Online log search will be hosted by Club Log (CT7/F8BBL, CT7/F8BBL/P/IOTA and CT7/F8BBL/P/SOTA). [DxCoffee]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

09/08/2015:  S79DPX  SEYCHELLES -
Giovanni, IZ2DPX will be active from the Seychelles between 9-23 August 2015. QRV on 40-10 metre SSB. Callsign pending; hoped for S79DPX. Further information closer to activation date. QSL via IK2DUW. [DX-World]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2016

15/01/2016:  3Y/B  BOUVET ISLAND -
Mark, ON4WW has been granted permission by the Norwegian Polar Institute to land and stay at Cape Valdivia, Bouvet Island [aka Bouvetoya] (IOTA AN-002, WWFF LAFF-044) for three months, from mid-January until mid-April 2016. This is intended to be a one-man amateur radio DXpedition, with a target of 100,000 CW, SSB and RTTY QSOs on the HF bands and daily log uploads to Club Log, LoTW and eQSL. "Whether or not this DXpedition will take place depends on the next big hurdle: funding", Mark says. A web page providing background information and full details including the funding approach is available at: www.on4ww.be/bouvet2016.html. The email address to contact Mark with regard to the DXpedition is bouvet2016[@]telenet.be. [425 DX News]

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

??/03/2016:  E44Y  PALESTINE -
A multi-national team consisting of Kaspars YL1ZF, Miran S50O, Romeo S59M, Fulvio HB9DHG, Marco HB9OCR, Col MM0NDX, Santos EA4AK, Rodrigo EA7JX, Jorge HK1R, Sal HK1T, Peter PD1RP, Mariano LU8EOT, Tim LW9EOC and possibly others are planning an expedition to the Mosaic Guesthouse, located in the village of Sebastia, Palestine, in March, 2016. QRV as E44Y on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL direct, by the Bureau, LoTW or OQRS; direct cards via EB7DX. Further information and updates on their website at: palestine.ig9y.com/. [DX-World]

14/03/2016:  VK9CK  COCOS (KEELING) -
A DXpedition to Cocos (Keeling) Island (OC-003) between 14-26 March, 2016 is the plan for Lars LB2TB, Rune LA6YIA, Bjorn LB1GB and Morten LA9DFA calling themselves the "Dipper DXers". Using the callsign VK9CK (pending), they will operate 160-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. Focus on ATNO and 160/80m. Full details and updates on their website at: dipperdx.com/cocos2016 [DX-World]