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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. Current plans are to go QRT mid-June 2015. 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]

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:  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]

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]

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

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

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

29/09/2014:  DF8HS/P  FEHMARN ISLAND -
Stefan, DF8HS will be active from Fehmarn Island (EU-128, DID/GIA O-01, WLOTA 0637) from 29th September to 24th October, 2014. QSL via Bureau preferred. [425 DX News]

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]

30/09/2014:  FR/DJ2CW, FR/DJ7RJ  REUNION ISLAND -
Willi, DJ7RJ and Sven, DJ2CW will be active from Reunion Island (AF-016, DIFO FR-001, WLOTA 1812, WWFF FFF-011) during the following dates: FR/DJ2CW - 30th September to 8th October 2014. FR/DJ7RJ - 30th September to 30th October 2014. QRV on the HF bands, CW and SSB. QSL via home calls, direct or Bureau and LoTW. [DX-World]

02/10/2014:  D44TUJ  CAPE VERDE -
Ralf, DK8FA, will be active as D44TUJ from the island of Boa Vista (AF-086, WLOTA 0972) between 2-15 October, 2014. QSL via DK8FA, direct or by the Bureau. [DX-World]

02/10/2014:  VY0/VE3VID  IGLOOLIK ISLAND -
David, VE3VID will be active again as VY0/VE3VID from Igloolik Island (IOTA NA-174) from 2 October to 17 November. He will be QRV in his spare time on 20 metres only, and operate RTTY with some HELL and SSB. QSL via VE3VID, direct or Bureau. [425 DX News]

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:  E51NOU  SOUTH COOK ISLANDS -
Bill, N7OU, will once again be operating as E51NOU from the island of Rarotonga (OC-013), South Cook Islands, between 13th October and 9th November. Activity will be on 160-10 meter, CW only, in his spare time as work allows. QSL via N7OU and LoTW. [OPDX Bulletin]

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]

15/10/2014:  IG9/LY5W  AFRICAN ITALY -
Sam, LY5W, will operate as IG9/LY5W from Lampedusa Island (AF-019, IIA G001, MIA MI-126 WLOTA 2312), QTH Punto Alaimo (WW Loc. JM65HM) from mid October until the end of November. Sam will participate in both SSB and CW CQWW Contests as IO9Y team member in Multi/Multi entry from CQ zone 33. QSL as usual via LY5W (www.qrz.com). [LY5W]

15/10/2014:  IG9/LY5W  AFRICAN ITALY -
Miran, S50O, will be active as IG9/S50O from Punto Alaimo, Lampedusa Island (AF-019, IIA G001, MIA MI-126 WLOTA 2312, QRA JM65HM) from mid October until the end of November. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau (OQRS on ClubLog), and eventually LoTW. He will be one of the IO9Y team members for the CQWW DX contests. [425 DX News]

15/10/2014:  JG8NQJ/JD1  MINAMI TORISHIMA -
Take, JG8NQJ, will be back to the weather station on Minami Torishima (IOTA OC-073) and be active as JG8NQJ/JD1 from mid-October until mid-December, 2014. He operates CW only in his spare time. QSL via JA8CJY (direct) or JG8NQJ (Bureau). [425 DX News]

15/10/2014:  MX0LDG  ISLES OF SCILLY -
Lundy DX Group members John M5JON, Pete M0ILT, Ant MW0JZE, Charles M0OXO and Rob MW0RLJ will be active as MX0LDG from Mount Todden Farm, on the eastern side of St. Mary's Island, Isles of Scilly (EU-011) between 15-22 October. QRV on all bands using CW, SSB and Digital modes. A QSL card will be available through the Clubs QSL Manager, Tim, M0URX, and all logs will be uploaded to ClubLog and LoTW. Please use the OQRS on Tim's website (m0urx.com/oqrs/) For Bureau requests please ONLY use OQRS to request your Bureau QSL. Website: www.qrz.com/db/mx0ldg [rsgbiota.org]

17/10/2014:  EA8/UY5ZZ  CANARY ISLANDS -
Vlad, UY5ZZ will be active as EA8/UY5ZZ from the Canary Islands (AF-004) on 17-25th October. He will operate CW, SSB and digital modes. QSL via home call. [425 DX News]

17/10/2014:  SW, SX  GREEK ISLANDS + WWFF -
A joint expedition of operators from Russia (Tyumen Team SRR) and Greece will take place on 17-24th October from seven Flora and Fauna areas in the Peloponnese, including the island of Sapientza (EU-158, GIOTA INS-011, MIA MG-101, WLOTA 1471, WWFF SVFF-036). Special callsigns to be used are SW44FF, SW8SW (EU-158, 19-20 October), SW3FF, SX70L, SX70D and SX25C, with planned activity on 80-10 metres CW, SSB, BPSK-63 and RTTY. Detailed schedule and further information can be found at: peloponnese.dx-pedition.ru/ [425 DX News]

18/10/2014:  A71A, A73A  QATAR -
Once again, a joint team with members from the Danish Contest Academy and the Qatar Amateur Radio Society will be active from Al Khor in northern Qatar in the M/2 Category in CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October) as A73A. Operators: OZ1ADL, A71GO, A71AE, OZ7AM, A71BA, A71BR, OZ1IKY, LY4L, VU2BZY, A7/WT2NY, A41MA and more members of QARS will be active from the compound and at the same time use the opportunity to display Radio Sport to visitors. The team will be setting up the station in the week prior to the Contest and will be active with the regular club call sign A71A, with particular emphasis on the low bands. QSL via A71A (see QRZ.com). [via K1XN & The GOLIST]

18/10/2014:  DL1WH/P  PELLWORM ISLAND -
Volker, DL1WH will be active holiday style as DL1WH/p from Pellworm Island (EU-042, DID/GIA N-23, WLOTA 1188) on 18-28th October. He will operate mainly CW. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [425 DX News]

18/10/2014:  EI8GQB, EI1A  IRELAND -
Olivier, ON4EI will be active again as EI8GQB from Fethard, Ireland (EU-115, WLOTA 2484) on 18-30 October using an hybrid wind-solar power system from his caravan. He will participate in the CQWW DX SSB Contest as EI1A. QSL for both callsigns via PA3249, direct or bureau, and LoTW. Follow his activity and antenna experimentation at: www.qrz.com/db/EI8GQB. [425 DX News]

18/10/2014:  IC8/IZ8XLP  ISCHIA ISLAND -
Michele, IZ8XLP, plans holiday style activation, on the HF bands, from the island of Ischia (IOTA EU-031, IIA C001) between 18-24th October using the callsign IC8/IZ8XLP. QRV on 10, 12, 15, 17, 20 and 40 metres, only SSB. QSL to home call direct, via the Bureau or OQRS IZ8XLP. Further information can be found on his website at: www.bitebyte.biz/ic8iz8xlp/ [rsgbiota.org]

18/10/2014:  J7  DOMINICA -
Bogdan, SP2FUD (J79F) 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:  PH146EU  SCHOUWEN DUIVELAND -
Operators Marc PD7YY, Jan PE1GNP and Marcel PG8M plan activity from Schouwen Duiveland (EU-146, WLOTA 3089) as PH146EU between 18-25th October, 2014. QRV on 40-10 metre SSB and some CW. Maybe QRV on 80 metres as well. QSL via PD7YY, direct and Bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

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. They also plan to activate the Elbasan Fortress (WCA ZA-00004), located in Elbasan city. 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]

19/10/2014:  5B/DG1BH  CYPRUS -
Hellmuth, DG1BH, will be active as 5B/DG1BH from Cyprus coastal islands (AS-120) between 19th October and 9th November. QRV holiday style using a FT-817 on 20 meters on PSK and some SSB. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [OPDX Bulletin]

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]

20/10/2014:  P40W  ARUBA -
John, W2GD, will once again be active as P40W from near Santa Cruz, island of Aruba (SA-036, WLOTA 0033, QRA FK52BK) from 20-28th October, 2014. Activity will include a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest. Outside the contest, John will be active using CW on WARC and 160m. QSL to N2MM. Please include an SASE and adequate return postage. All P40W contacts are posted on the ARRL LoTW system about two weeks following each operation. [NG3K]

21/10/2014:  A25CF  BOTSWANA -
Frosty, 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. Frosty 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, USi AS-007S, 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 and ClubLog OQRS. [DX World]

21/10/2014:  VP5  TURKS & CAICOS -
VP5T will be active in the CQWW SSB Contest (25-26 October), and operators Frank WA2VYA, Tony K4QE and Bruce WA3RHW will be QRV outside the contest with VP5/home calls from 21-28 October 2014 from the VP5JM "Hamlet" on Providenciales Island (NA-002, WLOTA 2003). QSL VP5T via WA3RHW, direct (with return postage or IRC), W3 Bureau, (there is NO VP5 Bureau) or LoTW. "Please send us your card via the W3 bureau, if you use LOTW. We like cards." VP5/WA2VYA, will be primarily on CW on the low bands, WARC bands, 10m and 6m. PSE QSL via WA2VYA, direct or W2 Bureau. No return postage is required for direct replies. "Frank likes cards." Tony, VP5/K4QE (QSL via LoTW) and Bruce, VP5/WA3RHW (QSL direct with postage or IRC or via W3 bureau) will be primarily on SSB on the WARC bands. [NG3K]

22/10/2014:  3B8HA  MAURITIUS ISLAND -
Before his activity from Rodrigues (as 3B9HA) look for Olof, G0CKV, to be active sporadically from Mauritius Island (AF-049, WLOTA 0595) as 3B8HA between 22nd October and 11th November, 2014. QRV holiday-style, HF bands, CW. QSL via LoTW. Note: 3B8MU will be active in CQWW DX CW 2014 (29-30 November). Operators will be Olof G0CKV, Kazu JK3GAD, Seppo OH1VR, Jorma OH2KI and Oliver W6NV. [DX-World]

22/10/2014:  CN  MOROCCO -
Operators Roberto CN2RY (QSL via EA2RY), Julio CN2XX (QSL via EA5XX), Manuel CN2JR (QSL via EA7AJR) and Antonio CN2C (QSL via EA5RM) will operate SSB, CW and RTTY from Rabat, Morocco on 22-27 October. Updates and log search can be found at: www.dxfriends.com/cn2014/ [425 DX News]

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:  P40NW  ARUBA -
Mike, K9NW, will be active from the P40L contest station, located in Pos Chiquito, island of Aruba (SA-036, WLOTA 0033), as P40NW between 22-30 October. QRV holiday style on the HF bands. QSL via home call. [OPDX Bulletin]

22/10/2014:  SI9AM  SWEDEN -
From 22nd Ocotber until 29th Ocotber 2014 operators Marcel ON6UQ, Jef DD2CW, Dirk ONL741 and Roger ON7TQ will be active from the King Chulalongkorn Memorial station, Ragunda, Sweden, as SI9AM. This will including an entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest. QSL via SM3TIR, direct or Bureau. [DxCoffee]

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:  VP9/N1SV, VP9I  BERMUDA -
Les, N1SV, will be in Hamilton Parish, Bermuda (NA-005, WLOTA 0201), from 22-27 October 2014 including an entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October). During the contest look for him as VP9I (QSL WW3S) and prior to the contest as VP9/N1SV (QSL to home call). [DxCoffee]

22/10/2014:  XX9R  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 as XX9R from Praia de Cheoc Van Beach, at the Pousada of Coloane Hotel, Coloane, Macau (IOTA AS-075), China, between 22nd October and 1st November 2014. Holiday style activity on 160-2 metres with possibly two or three stations running simultaneously on SSB, CW and RTTY with a M/S 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: www.macao2014.com/ [DX-World]

23/10/2014:  5W0XH  SAMOA ISLANDS -
Before their KH8 operation as part of the ARRL Centennial celebration (W1AW/KH8), operators John N7CQQ, Cliff KD6XH and Paul W8AEF will be active as 5W0QQ, 5W0XH and 5W0EF, respectively, from Apia, Upolu Island (WLOTA 1944), Samoa (OC-097), between 23-28 October, 2014. Activity will take place before and during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October). QSL via their home calls, direct and LoTW. [OPDX Bulletin]

23/10/2014:  S01WS  WESTERN SAHARA -
Roberto, EA2CNU will be active from the Sahrawi Amateur Radio Union URS club station, Bir Lehlu, Western Sahara, as S0S during the upcoming CQWW DX SSB contest. QRV also as S01WS either side of contest. QSL direct to EA2JG (QRZ.com). [DX-World]

23/10/2014:  YF1AR/8  BANDA ISLANDS -
Budi, YF1AR, will be active as YF1AR/8 and will give Nusantara Award chasers a new island counter, Banda Besar (Lontar) and Banda Neira are two different islands [rare IOTA - 7.4 pct] (IOTA OC-157, WW Loc. PI45WL). 23-24 October 2014 from Banda Naira Island and 25-27 October from Banda Besar Island. He will also activate the IDO-380 Banda Naira lighthouse (WLOL IDO-380). QRV mainly on 40 metre SSB and Digi-modes, including an entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October). QSL via N2OO, direct or Bureau and ClubLog OQRS. Further information and updates at: www.yf1ar.com/2014/10/yf1ar8-oc-157-ido-380-banda-islands.html [YF1AR]

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:  KG4  GUANTANAMO BAY -
Bill, W4WV (KG4WV) and Keith, KE4KDY (KG4DY) will be active from Guantanamo Bay (NA-015, WLOTA 0358) on 24-30th October. They will operate mainly SSB with some RTTY and PSK on all bands. QSL via home calls; logsearch on ClubLog. [425 DX News]

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:  4L0A  GEORGIA -
Gia, 4L4WW, will be QRV as 4L0A in the CQWW DX SSB Contest from the village of Obcha (QRA LN12KC), Georgia, as a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry, CQ zone 21. QSL via LoTW is preferred. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  4L8A  GEORGIA -
Vakhtang, 4L8A, plans a Single-Op/Single-Band (20m) entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest from Tbilisi, Georgia (CQ zone 21). QSL goes via K1BV and LOTW. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  4O3A  MONTENEGRO -
Look for 4O3A to be active during the CQWW DX SSB Contest from Herceg Novi, Montenegro, as a Multi-Single entry, CQ zone 15. Team members include Ranko 4O3A, Richard 9A1TT, Ivo 9A3A, Kresimir 9A5K, Braco E77DX, Arvo ES2MC, Andy ES2NA, Toivo ES2RR, Tom ES5RY, Tonno ES5TV, Kristjan ES7GM, Zoli HA1AG, Denny KX7M, Sinisa YT1NT, Kele YU1AO, Dusan YU1EA, Zoran YU1EW and Acim YU1YV. QSL via LoTW is preferred. Further info on their website: www.4o3a.com/ [NG3K]

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, 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:  9K2GS  KUWAIT -
Abdallah, 9K2GS, will activate his world class station located in Safat, Kuwait, during the CQWW DX SSB Contest. He plans for a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry from CQ zone 21. QSL via EA5KB and LoTW. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  9Y4D  TRINIDAD & TOBAGO -
Look for Chris, 9Y4D, to be active in the CQWW DX SSB Contest from San Fernando, island of Trinidad (SA-011, WLOTA 0563, WW Loc. FK90GG). He plans a Single-Op/Single-Band (15m)/Low-Power entry from CQ zone 9. QSL via direct (QRZ.com), LoTW and eQSL. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  AH0K  NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS -
Jussi-Pekka OH6RX and Esa OH7WV plan to activate the Mariana Intrepid Contest Club AH0K during the CQWW-DX SSB Contest (25-26 October) as a Multi-2 entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest. QRV from Tinian Island (USi NI-003S, WLOTA 3108, WW Loc. QK25ve), Northern Mariana Islands (OC-086, CQ zone 27) a day or two before the contest. Direct QSL to AH0K via OH6GDX. They will QSL via the Bureau and upload all logs to LoTW as well. [NG3K]

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

25/10/2014:  C37NL  ANDORRA -
Unio de Radioaficionats Andorrans (C37URA) plan a Multi-Two entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest from Andorra (CQ zone 14) using the callsign C37NL. QSL via C37URA, direct or Bureau and LoTW. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  CN2R  MOROCCO -
Operators Juan EA8RM, Jorge EA9LZ, Ash KF5EYY, Dick W7ZR, Jim W7EJ and possibly others will be active from Casablanca, Morocco, as CN2R for the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October) as a Multi-Single entry from CQ zone 33. Before the contest, look for them to be testing new stations from 7th October. QSL via W7EJ and LoTW. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  CR3A  MADEIRA -
The Madeira Contest Team will be active as CR3A from Funchal, Madeira Island (AF-014, DIP MA-001, PIP MD-001, WLOTA 0053), during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October) as a Multi-Single entry, CQ zone 33. Operators TBA. QSL via LoTW is preferred. [CT1BOH]

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:  D70LW  SOUTH KOREA -
Members of Korea Contest Club will be active as D70LW from Cheju (aka Jeju, Jeju-do) Island (AS-026, WLOTA 0686) during the weekend of CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October) as a Multi-Single entry, CQ zone 25. Operators include Han DS2GOO, Sun DS4DBF, Rew DS4NYE, Rocky HL1VAU, HL3AMO and Kang HL4HGE and others. QSL via DS4NYE and LoTW. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  EA8/RA1A  CANARY ISLANDS -
Alex, RA1A, will once again be active as EA8/RA1A, a Single-Op/Single-Band (15m)/High-Power entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest (25-26 October). Activity will be from the island of Tenerife (DIE S-012, WLOTA 1276), Canary Islands (AF-004), CQ zone 33. QSL via RN3RQ and LoTW. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  EF8S  CANARY ISLANDS -
Mauri, EA8CMX, plans a Single-Op/Single-Band (80m) entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest from Galdar, Gran Canaria island (DIE S-005, WLOTA 0969, WWFF EAFF-078), Canary Islands (AF-004, CQ zone 33), using the callsign EF8S. "Trying to double last Year with new cables and better listening antennas. If there is no tower or electricity, then I have to take an other plan... CU!" QSL via OH2BYS and LoTW. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  EF8U  CANARY ISLANDS -
Look for Jaime, WP3A, to be active as EF8U in the CQWW DX SSB Contest from Las Palmas, Grand Canary island (AF-004, DIE S-005, WWFF EAFF-078, QRA IL27gw). Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power/Assisted entry, CQ zone 33. QSL via EA8URE and LoTW. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  FY5FY  FRENCH GUIANA -
Didier, FY5FY, will be active in the CQWW DX SSB Contest as a Single-Op/Single-Band entry from Cayenne, French Guiana (CQ zone 9). QSL via the information on QRZ.com. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  FY5KE  FRENCH GUIANA -
Marc, F1HAR, will be active as FY5KE from Kourou, French Guiana, as a Single-Op/Single-Band entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest. QSL via LoTW. QSL also ok direct to FY1FL. [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) for the CQWW DX SSB Contest as a Multi-Single entry from CQ zone 14. QSL via LoTW, or direct to GJ3DVC. QSL also via ClubLog OQRS. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  IG9R  AFRICAN ITALY -
Luigi, IK8HCG, with the support from Italian Navy Force will be active as IG9R from the island of Lampedusa (AF-019, IIA G001, MIA MI-126), African Italy (CQ zone 33), during the CQWW DX SSB Contest as IG9R, a Single-Op/Single-Band entry. Activity will also count for the Capo Grecale lighthouse (WAIL SI-020, ARLHS ITA-025, WLOTA 2312). QSL via IK8HCG and LoTW. [NG3K]

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 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:  IH9YMC  AFRICAN ITALY -
Raffaele, IH9YMC, will be QRV in the CQWW DX SSB Contest as a Single-Op/Single-Band (?) entry from the island of Pantelleria (AF-018, IIA H001, MIA MI-124, WLOTA 0041), CQ zone 33. QSL via eQSL Only. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  IO9Y  AFRICAN ITALY -
The Lampedusa Contest Team (ig9y.com/) will enter the CQWW DX SSB Contest with a large multi-national team in the M/M category. The location on the island of Lampedusa (AF-019, IIA G001, MIA MI-126 WLOTA 2312)) will be the same as in 2013, but this year they will use the callsign IO9Y. QSL via S57DX and LoTW. [425 DX News]

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 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. Jim plans a Single-Op/All-Band entry from CQ zone 31. QSL KH6LC via WA6WPG. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  LX7I  LUXEMBOURG -
Philippe, LX2A, will once again be active as LX7I for the CQWW DX SSB Contest from Eschdorf, Luxembourg. Plans are for a Single-Op entry from CQ zone 14. QSL via LX2A. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  NH0DX  MARIANA ISLANDS -
Koji, JL3RDC, will be plans activity as NH0DX from Saipan Island (USi NI002S, WLOTA 1333), Northern Mariana Islands (OC-086) in the CQWW DX SSB Contest, a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry, CQ zone 27. QSL via JL3RDC direct only. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  NP2P  USVI -
Yuri, N2TTA, will once again activate NP2P in the CQWW DX SSB Contest 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:  NP4Z  PUERTO RICO -
The Los Chachos Contest Club plan activity in the CQWW DX SSB Contest as NP4Z, a Multi-2 entry from the island of Puerto Rico (NA-099, USi PR006S, WLOTA 2802), CQ zone 8. Team members include Felipe NP4Z, Jon KL2A, Eric NP3A, Iain N6ML, Daniel KP4BD, Jeff N6GQ and Otis NP4G. QSL via N4AO and LoTW. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  OH0JFP  ALAND ISLANDS -
Waldemar, SM0TQX, will be active from Mariehamn, Aland Islands (EU-002, WLOTA 1373), for the CQWW DX SSB Contest as OH0JFP. He plans a Single-Op/Single-Band (10m) entry from CQ zone 15. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  P3F  CYPRUS -
Look for Mark, M0DXR, to be active in the CQWW DX SSB Contest as P3F from Pafos, island of Cyprus (CQ zone 20), as a SO2R entry. QSL via M0URX, direct and OQRS. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  P40L  ARUBA -
Look for P40L to be active in the CQWW DX SSB Contest from the island of Aruba (SA-036, WLOTA 0033). Plans are for a M/2 entry, CQ zone 9. Operators include Mike K9NW, Paul K9PG, Chad WE9V and John W6LD. QSL direct to WA3FRP and LoTW. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  PJ2T  CURACAO -
Operators Jack N4RV (PJ2/N4RV), Uli DL8OBQ (PJ2/DL8OBQ), Geoff W0CG (PJ2DX), Carsten DL6LAU (PJ2/DL6LAU), Heiko DK3DM (PJ2/DK3DM) and possibly others will be active as PJ2T during the CQWW DX SSB Contest from the Signal Point contest station, island of Curacao (SA-099, WLOTA 0942) as a M/? entry. QSL PJ2T via W3HNK and LoTW. Look for activity before and after the contest, using their personal PJ2 callsigns. QSL via the individuals home call. [CCC]

25/10/2014:  PJ4X  BONAIRE -
A team of operators will be active as a Multi-? entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest as PJ4X from Kralendijk, island of Bonaire (IOTA SA-006, WLOTA 1279, WWFF PAFF-024), CQ zone 9. QSL via LoTW. QSL is also ok via direct to W1MD. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  PJ7/K5WE  SINT MAARTEN -
Jeff, K5WE, will be active as PJ7/K5WE from the island of Dutch Sint Maarten (NA-105, WLOTA 0711) between 25th October and 2nd November. QRV on 80-6 metres, mostly CW and some RTTY/SSB, including an entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest. Logs will be uploaded daily to ClubLog, and to LoTW shortly after his return home. QSL via his home call, or via ClubLog's OQRS request. [OPDX Bulletin]

25/10/2014:  T42R  CUBA -
Grupo dx Habana members Carlos CO2CW, Juan Carlos CO2JD and Rey CO2RQ will be active as T42R, a Multi-Op/High-Power entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest from FRC (The National Association for Amateur Radio of Cuba). QSL via EA7FTR and LoTW. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  T48K  CUBA -
Members of the Las Tunas Contest Crew T48K will be active during the CQWW DX SSB Contest as a Multi-2 or Multi-Single entry, depending if they can complete new stub filters. They are going to use a Vertical Dipole Antennas (VDA) on 20, 15 and 10 metres; loops on 80 and 40 metres and inverted L on top band from Playa La Herradura at Las Tunas north-coast. Operators will be Alex CO8KA, Alex M8AKY, Doug CO8DM, Raul CO8ZZ and guest operators Wal CO8WAL and Jose CM2XN. QSL via DK1WI and LoTW. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  TC2BC  ASIATIC TURKEY -
Hartwig, DL7BC, will once again be active from the Asian part of Istanbul, Turkey, for the CQWW DX SSB Contest as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry, CQ zone 20. QSL via DL7BC and LoTW. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  TK9R  CORSICA -
Sal, IK8UND, will once again be active from Ajaccio, island of Corsica (EU-014, DIFM TK-001, MIA MCO-001 WLOTA 1390) as TK9R for the CQWW DX SSB Contest. Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry, CQ zone 15. QSL to IK8UND, direct only. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  TO0X, FH/F4BKV  MAYOTTE ISLAND -
Prior to the much anticipated FT4TA Tromelin Island DXpedition (FT4TA), look for Vincent F4BKV to be active as TO0X from Mayotte Island (AF-024, DIFO FH-001, WLOTA 0376) during the CQWW DX SSB Contest (CQ zone 39). After the contest he will QRV briefly (27-29 October) as FH/F4BKV before leaving for Tromelin. Other team members may sign FH/homecall too. QSL via LoTW is preferred for TO0X activity. [DX-World]

25/10/2014:  TO1A  FRENCH GUIANA -
Herve, F5HRY, will be active as a Single-Op/Single-Band entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest using the callsign TO1A from Kourou, French Guiana (CQ zone 9). QSL via LoTW is preferred. [DXAT]

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. 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:  VB7C  CANADA -
Look for Allan, VA7AAA, during the CQWW DX SSB Contest using the special callsign VB7C from Langley, BC, Canada (CQ zone 3). Category TBD. QSL via VA7AAA, direct or Bureau and LoTW. [IC]

25/10/2014:  VC3C  CANADA -
Peter, VE3JO, will be active from Coldwater, ON, Canada (CQ zone 4) as VC3C during the CQWW DX SSB Contest. Category TBD. QSL via VE3JO, direct or Bureau and LoTW. [IC]

25/10/2014:  VC3V  CANADA -
Dave, VE3SSJ, will be active with special callsign VC3V for the CQWW DX SSB Contest from Desbarats, ON, Canada (CQ zone 4). Category TBD. QSL VC3V via VE3SSJ, direct or Bureau and LoTW. [IC]

25/10/2014:  VQ9XR  CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO -
Bob, N7XR now expects to be active as VQ9XR from Diego Garcia (AF-006, WLOTA 1645), Chagos Archipelago starting "on or about 25 October". He will operate CW, RTTY and SSB on the HF bands. His original plans were for a 3-week stay on the island. He may also use the call VQ92X or VQ92XR "to provide prefix hunters a new one". QSL via N7XR, direct only. See www.wake-diego2014.org/ for possible updates. [425 DX News]

25/10/2014:  VR2XAN  HONG KONG -
Alberto, IV3TAN, will be active as VR2XAN for the CQWW DX SSB Contest from Peng Chau Island, Hong Kong (IOTA AS-006), CQ zone 24. Plans are for a Single-Op/Single-Band (15m)/High-Power entry. QSL via QRZ.com under IV3TAN. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  WP3C  PUERTO RICO -
Look for Al, WP3C, to be active in the CQWW DX SSB Contest from Utuado, Puerto Rico (NA-099, USi PR006S, WLOTA 2802), as a Single-Op/Single-Band(40m)/High-Power entry (CQ zone 8). QSL direct only to W3HNK. Website: www.wp3c.comule.com/ [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  XW1IC  LAOS -
Champ, E21EIC, plans a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest as XW1IC from Vientiane, Laos, CQ zone 26. QSL via E21EIC OQRS request. Website: www.e21eic.net/ [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  YB0NDT  INDONESIA -
Look for Karsono, YB0NDT, plans a Single-Op/Single-Band (40m)/High-Power entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest from the Special Capital Region of Jakarta, island of Java (OC-021, WLOTA 1660), Indonesia, CQ zone 28. QSL direct only and LoTW. No Bureau! [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  YC8ROP  INDONESIA -
Ronald, YC8ROP, will be active as a Single-Op/Single-Band (15m)/Low-Power entry in the CQWW DX SSB Contest, CQ zone 28. QRV from Sangihe Island (IOTA OC-210), North Sulawesi, Indonesia (QRA PJ23RO). QSL via LoTW preferred. QSL also OK via YC8ROP direct and eQSL. [NG3K]

25/10/2014:  YN5Z  NICARAGUA -
Scott, K7ZO, will once again be active from San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua, as YN5Z for the CQWW DX SSB Contest. Plans are for a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry from CQ zone 7. Field Day style operation with a Spiderbeam for 20-10m and verticals for 160-40m. Very little operation expected outside the contest period. QSL via K7ZO and LoTW. [QRZ.com]

25/10/2014:  ZD8R, ZD8X  ASCENSION ISLAND -
Olli, OH0XX and Jorma, OH2KI will be active from Ascension Island (AF-003, WLOTA 1491) during the CQWW DX SSB Contest as ZD8R and ZD8X, respectively. They will both particpate in the contest as Single-Op/Single-Band entries. QSL ZD8R via OH0XX and ZD8X via OH2KI. [NG3K]

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

29/10/2014:  8Q7OO  MALDIVES -
George, GM0IIO, plans to be active from Kuredu Island, Republic of the Maldives (AS-013), as 8Q7OO between 29th October and 11th November, 2014. QRV on the HF bands. QSL direct only to home call QTHR (George Berrich, 6 Victoria Place, Stirling FK8 2QX, Scotland). No eQSL, LoTW or Bureau. [DX-World]

29/10/2014:  FR  REUNION ISLAND -
Stephane, F5UOW and Alain, F8FUA will be active from Reunion Island (AF-016, DIFO FR-001, WLOTA 1812, WWFF FFF-011) as FR/homecall between 29th October and 20th November, 2014. QRV on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via home calls. [DX-World]

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]

29/10/2014:  V5/OE3SZA  NAMIBIA -
Sebastian, OE3SZA, will be active as V5/OE3SZA from Namibia between 29th October and 11th November 2014. Activity will be SSB only running QRP with an Yaesu FT-817. QSL via OE3SZA, direct or by the OEVSV Bureau. [OPDX Bulletin]

29/10/2014:  V63WJ  F.S.M. -
Naoki, JS3LSQ, will be active as V63WJ from Pohnpei islands (OC-010), F.S.M., between 29th October and 4th November. Activity will be on 20/17/15/12/10 metre SSB. QSL via JS3LSQ, direct (w/SAE and 1 IRC or 2 GSs) or by the Bureau. [OPDX Bulletin]

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]

31/10/2014:  9N7BM  NEPAL -
Toshi, JA8BMK, will again be active from Kathmandu, Nepal, as 9N7BM between 31st October and 20th November, 2014. Holiday style activity using verticals+amp, with focus on 160 and 80 metres. QSL via JA8BMK. [DX-World]

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:  JI3DST/5, JS6ROO/5, JS6RRR/5  SHODO ISLAND -
Taka, JS6ROO and Take, JI3DST(JS6RRR) will be active as JS6ROO/5 (CW/SSB/FM/AM/DIGI), JS6RRR/5 (SSB/CW) and JI3DST/5 (RTTY/FM), respectively, from Shodo Island (AS-200) between 0700z, 1st November and 2300z, 3rd November, 2014. Activity will be on 40/30/20/17/15/12/10/6 metres. This operation is subject to change due to bad WX or other conditions. QSL JS6ROO/5 via the Bureau. QSL JS6RRR/5 and JI3DST/5 via the Bureau or by ClubLog OQRS. Please check QRZ.com for more details. [rsgbiota.org]

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:  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:  XE3AGM  CARMEN ISLAND -
Bernardo, XE3AGM, plans activity from Isla del Carmen (NA-135, WLOTA 2191) during the entire month of November, 2014. He will use 40 metres and 15 metres, mainly SSB. QSL direct. [rsgbiota.org]

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. QSL goes via PA3CMC, Bureau or direct (L Berben, Simonshoek 2, 5768 CS Meijel, Netherlands). Further information and updates at: www.pa3cmc.nl/ [DXAT]

03/11/2014:  5R8IC  SAINTE-MARIE ISLAND -
Eric, F6ICX, will once again be active as 5R8IC from Sainte-Marie Island (AF-090), Madagascar. He will be QRV between 3rd November and 12th December, 2014. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands. There will be no online log during this operation. QSL via home call by the Bureau, direct and LoTW. [DX-World]

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]

03/11/2014:  VP9/K2HVN  BERMUDA -
Bill, K2HVN, will be on his very first DX adventure as VP9/K2HVN from Bermuda (NA-005) between 3-10th November. He says, "I will be on 17m CW/SSB, 20m CW/SSB, and 30m CW. The freq. will be 14040, 10115, and 18085 kHz CW and 14260 and 18128 kHz SSB. NO 40 meters". QSL via his home call. [OPDX Bulletin]

04/11/2014:  CE5/H.C.'s  MOCHA ISLAND -
Mark, LU7CAW and Martin, LU9EFO plan activity from Mocha Island (SA-061, DICE ICE-601, WLOTA 0684, WWFF CEFF-067) as CE5/homecall between 4-10th November. Activation will be weather dependent. QRV on the HF bands, mainly SSB. QSL via home calls, Bureau or direct. [DX-World]

05/11/2014:  V84YL  BRUNEI -
A YL-group consisting Mio JR3MVF, Evelyne F5RPB, Ruth IT9ESZ and Waltraud DJ6US will be active from Brunei (OC-088, WLOTA 1628) as V84YL between 5-10th November, 2014. QRV on the HF bands using CW and SSB. QSL via DJ6US, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

07/11/2014:  T88XC  PALAU -
Hidenari, JA0FKK, will be QRV once again as T88XC from the VIP Guest Hotel Free Radio Room, Koror Island, Republic of Palau (OC-009), between 7-16th November. Activity on all HF bands, CW, SSB and Digital modes. Possible activity in the WAE DX RTTY Contest (8-9 November). QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [Palau Rental Shack]

07/11/2014:  V63PJ, V63XP  PHONPEI -
Look for Nobuaki JA0JHQ and Shinji JF2SDR to be active as V63XP and V63PJ, respectively, from the South Park Hotel, Kolonia, island of Phonpei (OC-010, WW Loc. QJ96cx), FSM, between 7-10th November, 2014. Plans are to be QRV on 40-6 metre SSB, CW and Digital modes. QSL via their home calls, direct or Bureau. Further information and updates at: www.qrz.com/db/jf2sdr [DX-World]

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:  T88XC  PALAU -
Hidenari, JA0FKK, will once again be active as T88XC from the VIP Guest Hotel, Koror, Koror Island, Republic of Palau (OC-009) from 7-16th November, 2014. QRV on all bands using SSB, CW and the Digital modes. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [Palau Radio Club]

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]

08/11/2014:  C6AJB  BAHAMA ISLANDS -
From 8th November until 15th November Steve, KG4LJB, is looking forward to some R & R from Banks Road, Governor's Harbour, island of Eleuthera (NA-001, QRA FL15VE). Steve says "I plan on operating as time permits - mostly evenings and early mornings, but naturally family matters come first. Traveling lite - TS-480HX w/ SG-231. Various lengths of wire antennas, perhaps a dipole or two". QSL via the information at QRZ.com under C6AJB. [rsgbiota.org]

14/11/2014:  K5KUA/5  GALVESTON ISLAND, TX -
Joe, K5KUA, will once again be active from Galveston Island (NA-143, USi TX-001S), Galveston county, Texas, as K5KUA/5 from 14-16th November, 2014. He will be working CW only as time permits. QSL via home call direct or Bureau. Online log search will be hosted by ClubLog. [rsgbiota.org]

16/11/2014:  3B9HA  RODRIGUES ISLAND -
Look for Olof, G0CKV, to be active as 3B9HA from Rodrigues Island (AF-017, WLOTA 4265, WWFF 3BFF-004) from 16-24th November, 2014. QRV holiday style on the HF bands, CW only. Possible low band activity. QSL via LoTW is preferred. [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]

17/11/2014:  ZD8O  ASCENSION ISLAND -
Marko, N5ZO, will be active as ZD8O from Green Mountain, Ascension Island (AF-003, WLOTA 1491, WW Loc. II22TB), between 17th November and 2nd December, 2014. QRV on all HF bands, including a Single-Op/All-Band entry in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) from CQ zone 36. QSL via OH0XX, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

18/11/2014:  PJ2  CURACAO -
Geoff W0CG (PJ2DX), Gene KB7Q (PJ2/KB7Q), Joerg DF9LJ (PJ2/DF9LJ) and possibly others will be active from the Signal Point contest station, island of Curacao (SA-099, WLOTA 0942) between 18th November and 2nd December, 2014. Main focus will be on the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) as a Multi/? entry using the callsign PJ2T. Outside the contest look for activity on the HF bands using with PJ2T or their personal PJ2 callsigns. QSL PJ2T via W3HNK. QSL PJ2DX direct to W0CG. QSL others via their home calls. [CCC]

19/11/2014:  CE0Z/CE5WQO  JUAN FERNANDEZ -
Felipe, CE5WQO will be active holiday style as CE0Z/CE5WQO from Juan Fernandez (SA-005, DICE ICE-004, WLOTA 0153) on 19-27th November. QSL via KA3LKM (direct only). [425 DX News]

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]

19/11/2014:  TA0  ASIATIC TURKEY -
The Bulgarian Elecraft Team annual contest expedition to Asiatic Turkey is planed to be between 19-25th November, 2014. The call sign in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) will be TC0A. Outside the contest we will be using our homecalls/TA0. Team members include Nick LZ1NK, Christo LZ3FN, Plamen LZ1DCW, Ilian LZ1CNN, Nick LZ3ND, Nasko LZ3YY, Yasar TA3D, Mustafa TA2TX, Miroslav LZ1MBU and Krasi LZ2UW. As always it will be field style operation. Their location will be the island of Bozcaada (IOTA AS-099, WLOTA 0085, QRA KM39AT). It was choosen because of the flat terrain and low noise level. They hope the first antenas and stations to be set, Tuesday 19th in the late afternoon. QSL TA0A via LoTW (preferred). QSL others via their home callsigns. Website: tc3a.alle.bg/ [NG3K]

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]

22/11/2014:  J34O  GRENEDA ISLAND -
Rob, DL7VOA, informs I.C.P.O. "I will be active as J34O from the island of Grenada (NA-024, WLOTA 0718) between 22 November and 6 December. The QTH will be in Crochu Bay at the east coast of Grenada. Operating will take place in "holiday style" mainly in CW during the evening and night hours (maybe some SSB, no digital). As usual I will have my Elecraft K2 with me running 100 watts into a 10m pole with vertical dipoles on 10/12/15/17/20m and groundplanes for 30m and 40m. I also plan to participate in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November), a little more seriously, as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry (CQ zone 8). QSLs for J34O via Bureau or direct to DL7VOA. All this information (including a link with exact GPS coordinates) can be found on the website: www.qrz.com/db/dl7voa [DL7VOA]

23/11/2014:  VP2EIM  ANGUILLA -
Masa, JN3NFQ, will be active from the island of Anguilla (NA-022, WLOTA 1474) as VP2EIM between 23-30 November 2014. QRV on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. Participation in CQ WW DX CW Contest is also planned. QSL via JA1HGY, 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:  PJ4S  BONAIRE -
Alex, DL1NX (PY2SEX) will be active holiday style from the island of Bonaire (IOTA SA-006, WLOTA 1279, WWFF PAFF-024) as PJ4S between 25th November and 2nd December 2014. QRV with Elecraft KX3 on 80-10 metres, using a buddipole. Alex will also try to be on the air for the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November), 10m QRP category, CQ zone 9. QSL via DL1NX, Bureau or direct and LoTW. Website: pj4s.py2sex.com [DX-World]

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:  6Y6N  JAMAICA -
Armin, DK9PY, will be active as 6Y6N from nr Malvern, St. Elizabeth Parish, County of Cornwall, island of Jamaica (NA-097, WLOTA 0214) between 26th November and 17th December, 2014. Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using his FT-857 into an inverted L. Look for him to be in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) as a Single-Op/All-Band entry using Josh, 6Y5WJ, station (CQ zone 8). QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [NG3K]

26/11/2014:  IH9R  AFRICAN ITALY -
Look for Emilio, IZ1GAR, to be active as IH9R from Pantelleria Island (AF-018, IIA H001, MIA MI-124, WLOTA 0041) on 26-30th November, including a Single-Op/Single-Band (40m)/MT/QRP entry in the CQWW DX CW Contest (CQ zone 33. QSL via IZ1GAR. [NG3K]

26/11/2014:  T88WX  PALAU -
Look for Hiroo, JA1WSX, to be active as T88WX from the VIP Guest Hotel, Koror, Koror Island, Republic of Palau (OC-009) between 26th November and 1st December, 2014. Activity will include an entry in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November). QSL direct only to JA1WSX (QRZ.com). [Palau Radio Club]

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]

27/11/2014:  ZF2EE  CAYMAN ISLANDS -
Henning, OZ1BII, will be active as ZF2EE from the Christopher Columbus Condos (ZF1KA Rental Shack), located in Georgetown, Grand Cayman Island (NA-016, WLOTA 1042, WW Loc. EK99HI, SCAG 221) between 27th November and 1st December, 2014. QRV holiday style on the HF bands - this will include a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) from CQ zone 8. QSL direct to OZ1BII (see QRZ.com). Further information and updates at: www.oz1bii.dk/dx-zf2ee.htm [NG3K]

28/11/2014:  PJ2/PA4N, PJ2V  CURACAO -
Frank, PA4N (FOC #2034, FISTS #3750), will be active as PJ2V from the island of Curacao (SA-099, WLOTA 0942) for the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) as a Single-Op/Single-Band (15m)/Low-Power entry. Outside the contest look for Frank be active holiday style as PJ2/PA4N. QSL via home call, Bureau preferred. Logs will be upload to LoTW when he returns home. [DXAT]

28/11/2014:  V63DX, V63ZP  POHNPEI ISLAND -
Sho JA7HMZ (V63DX) and Akio JA7ZP (V63ZP) will again be active from Pohnpei Island (OC-010), Micronesia, between 28th November and 4th December 2014. During the CQWW DX CW Contest they will operate as V6A. QSL V6A and V63DX via JA7HMZ. QSL V63ZP via JA7ZP. [DX-World]

29/11/2014:  3G1B  CHILE -
The Antofagasta Contest Group (CE1RLP) will be active as 3G1B for the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) as a Multi-2 entry from Antofagasta, Chile (CQ zone 12). The 3G1B contest team is looking for 3 operators for CQWW DX CW contest 2014 and 2015 version. They want take part as M2 category for the first time in Chile. Any interested send them an email (ce1tbn[AT]gmail.com). All QSLs direct or Bureau via HA1AG. Website: www.ce1rlp.cl/ [CE1TBN]

29/11/2014:  4L8A  GEORGIA -
Vakhtang, 4L8A, plans a Single-Op/Single-Band (20m) entry in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) from Tbilisi, Georgia (CQ zone 21). QSL via K1BV and LoTW. [NG3K]

29/11/2014:  9M6NA  EAST MALAYSIA -
Saty, JE1JKL, will be active as a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) using the callsign 9M6NA from Labuan Island (OC-133, WLOTA 0456, Grid Loc. OJ75), East Malaysia (CQ zone 28). QSL is preferred via LoTW. QSL also OK via JE1JKL, Bureau or direct. Website: jsfc.org/je1jkl/9m6na.html [NG3K]

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:  AH0K  NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS -
Operators Jussi-Pekka OH6RX, Esa OH7WV and Harry WX8C will activate the Mariana Intrepid Contest Club AH0K, located on Tinian Island (USi NI-003S, WLOTA 3108, WW Loc. QK25ve), Northern Mariana Islands (OC-086) for the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) as a Multi-2 entry, CQ zone 27. Direct QSL to AH0K via OH6GDX. They will QSL via Bureau and will upload all logs to LoTW as well. Possibly on air day or two before the contest. [NG3K]

29/11/2014:  CR3A  MADEIRA -
The Madeira Contest Team will be active as CR3A from Funchal, Madeira Island (AF-014, DIP MA-001, PIP MD-001, WLOTA 0053), during the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) as a Multi-Single entry, CQ zone 33. Operators TBA. QSL via LoTW is preferred. [CT1BOH]

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:  EF8X  CANARY ISLANDS -
Luis, EA8AY, will participate in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) as EF8X, a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry from the island of Tenerife (DIE S-012, WLOTA 1276), Canary Islands (AF-004, CQ zone 33). QSL via W2GR and LoTW. [NG3K]

29/11/2014:  GD6IA  ISLE OF MAN -
Chris, GM3WOJ, plans a Single-Op/All-Band/High-Power entry in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November), using the callsigln GD6IA, from the isle of Man (EU-116, WLOTA 0449, CQ zone 14). QSL direct to GD6IA (QRZ.com). [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:  IO9Y  AFRICAN ITALY -
The Lampedusa Contest Team (ig9y.com/) will enter the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) with a large multi-national team in the M/M category. The location on the island of Lampedusa (AF-019, IIA G001, MIA MI-126 WLOTA 2312) will be the same as in 2013, but this year they will use the callsign IO9Y. QSL via S57DX and LoTW. [425 DX News]

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:  P3F  CYPRUS -
Operators Bob 5B4AGN, Dennis F5VHY, Roger G3SXW and Ron G8DX plan a Multi-2 entry in the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) from Pafos, Cyprus (AS-004, MIA MCI-002, WLOTA 0051), CQ zone 20. QSL via M0URX OQRS 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]

29/11/2014:  VB7C  CANADA -
Look for Allan, VA7AAA, during the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) using the special callsign VB7C from Langley, BC, Canada (CQ zone 3). Category TBD. QSL via VA7AAA, direct or Bureau and LoTW. [IC]

29/11/2014:  VC3C  CANADA -
Peter, VE3JO, will be active from Coldwater, ON, Canada (CQ zone 4) as VC3C during the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November). Category TBD. QSL via VE3JO, direct or Bureau and LoTW. [IC]

29/11/2014:  VC3V  CANADA -
Dave, VE3SSJ, will be active with special callsign VC3V for the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) from Desbarats, ON, Canada (CQ zone 4). Category TBD. QSL VC3V via VE3SSJ, direct or Bureau and LoTW. [IC]

29/11/2014:  VC7M  CANADA -
Duane, VE7UF, plans to be active as VC7M during the CQWW DX CW Contest (29-30 November) from Courtenay, BC, Canada (CQ zone 3). Category TBD. QSL via VE7UF and LoTW. [IC]

01/12/2014:  DP1POL  NEUMAYER STATION III -
Felix, DL5XL, will be returning to George Von Neumayer Station III (AN-016, WAP DEU-08, WWFF DLFF-022 QRA IB59UH), Antarctica, and be active when time permits as DP1POL from early December 2014 to late February 2015. QRV mainly CW with some SSB, RTTY. QSL via DL1ZBO, direct or Bureau and LoTW. Online log search will be hosted by ClubLog. [DX-World]

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]

02/12/2014:  PJ2/DL1NX  CURACAO -
After his activity from the island of Bonaire, Alex, DL1NX (PY2SEX) will be active from the island of Curacao (SA-099, WLOTA 0942) as PJ2/DL1NX from 2-9 December 2014. QRV with Elecraft KX3 on 80-10 metres, using a buddipole. QSL via DL1NX, Bureau or direct and LoTW. [DX-World]

04/12/2014:  JD1BOX  OGASAWARA -
One of the very few European operators to ever receive a JD1 callsign, look for Freddy, F4HEC, to be active from Chichi-jima (AS-031, WLOTA 2269, WWFF JAFF-018, JCG 10007), Tokyo prefecture, Ogasawara, as JD1BOX between 4-12th December, 2014. QRV on 80-10m, SSB only. QSL via F4HEC, Bureau or direct. [DX-World]

11/12/2014:  7P8NH  LESOTHO -
Nick, G3RWF, is heading back to Southern Africa for a 5 week holiday starting in Lesotho and being active as 7P8NH between 11-14th December 2014. He will also be on the air from South Africa from about 18th December 2014 to 5th January 2015 as ZS1/G3RWF, and then from Namibia from about 6-13th January 2015 as V5/G3RWF. Listen for him on the higher bands on CW (no SSB). QSL via OQRS to G3RWF and LoTW. [DXAT]

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]

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]

2015

01/01/2015:  9M2MRS  WEST MALAYSIA -
Richard, PA0RRS, will once again be active as 9M2MRS from Penang Island (AS-015), West Malaysia, between 1st January and 3rd February, 2015. QRV on 30-10 metre CW, RTTY and PSK. He states that he will do special requests on SSB (but not preferred). His equipment is a Yaesu FT450D (100w) with a YT450 antenna tuner into a G5RV junior (40-10 metre) antenna which he will put up on the balcony of his hotel. QSL via his home callsign, by the Bureau, the OQRS on ClubLog (preferred) or direct to his new address: Rich Smeets, Valeriaan 14, 5052 CT Goirle, The Netherlands (due to new postal rates there is a need for return postagem of 2.00 USDs or 1 NEW IRC -- in all cases via Clublog (OQRS) is much cheaper!). Log will also be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL every day if possible. [OPDX Bulletin]

05/01/2015:  TX5W  AUSTRAL ISLANDS -
Wayne, KK6BT, will be active as TX5W from Raivavae Island (OC-114, DIFO FO-122, WLOTA 2581), Austral Islands, between 5-11th January, 2015. QRV on 40-10m, SSB. Focus on central and north EU. Website with full details coming soon. QSL via home call. [DX-World]

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:  5R8DX  MADAGASCAR -
Look for Toshi, JA8BMK and Ken, JN1THL be active as 5R8DX from Antananarivo, Madagascar (AF-013, WLOTA 2455) between 10-25th January, 2015. Activity on 160-10m, with focus on 160 and 80 metres. QSL via JA8BMK. [DX-World]

10/01/2015:  XR0YJ, CE0Y/H.C.'s  EASTER ISLAND -
Japanese ops Tatsuo JA3ARJ, Masumi JA3AVO, Shozo JA3HJI, Jusei JA3IVU, Kunio JH3LSS, YL Hiroko JH3PBL and Shima JI3DNN plan to be active from Hare Kapone on Easter Island (SA-001, DICE ICE-001, WLOTA 0319, WWFF CEFF-027, Grid Loc. DG52) as XR0YJ from 10-16 January 2015. QRV holiday style on 80-6 metre CW, SSB and Digi-modes. Activity as CE0Y/homecalls is also possible. 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]

15/01/2015:  C5X  THE GAMBIA -
Steve G3VMW, Alan G3XAQ, Mark M0DXR and Iain M0PCB will be active from the old MW Radio Syd site, near Banjul, The Gambia, from 15-26th January 2015 with the callsign C5X. They plan to have two high-power stations with Elecraft K3/100 radios and KPA-500 amplifiers, operating on CW, SSB, RTTY and some PSK. There will be two Spiderbeams for HF; 160m and 80m verticals on an 18m Spiderpole and dipoles/verticals for 30m and 40m. There will be some activity in the CQWW 160m Contest during their last weekend in The Gambia. QSL Manager is Charles M0OXO and logs will be uploaded daily to ClubLog and to LoTW. Charles will provide an Online QSL Request Service (OQRS) and also deal with direct or Bureau requests. [DX-World]

22/01/2015:  TG9/VE7BV  GUATEMALA -
Look for Dwight, VE7BV, to be active holiday style as TG9/VE7BV from Antigua, Sacatepequez Department, Guatemala (WW Loc. EK44PN) between 22nd January and 17th February, 2015. Plans are to be QRV on at least 20,17 and 15 metre CW and SSB. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. Log will be uploaded to LoTW. [DX-World]

05/02/2014:  XW8BM  LAOS -
Toshi, JA8BMK, again plans to be active from Laos as XW8BM between 5-25th February, 2015. Activity from a new QTH with low noise area with focus on 160 and 80 metres. QSL via JA8BMK. [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]

18/02/2015:  JW/DL2JRM  SVALBARD -
Rene, DL2JRM, plans to be active once again as JW/DL2JRM from Spitsbergen Island (EU-026, WLOTA 0125) from 18-25th February, 2015. QRV on all bands using CW, RTTY and SSB. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [rsgbiota.org]

18/02/2015:  PJ7/WJ2O  SINT MAARTEN -
Dave, WJ2O will be active from the island of Dutch Sint Maarten (NA-105, WLOTA 0711) as PJ7/WJ2O between 18-25th February, 2015. QRV mainly on the WARC bands, CW. Activity is also planned during the ARRL CW DX Contest weekend (18-19 February). QSL via N2ZN (Ken Boasi, 5018 Ontario Center Road, Walworth, NY 14568 USA). [DX-World]

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

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

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]

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. QSL via homecall, direct (PO Box 20:20, Llanharan, Pontyclun, Wales - UK CF72 9ZA) or via the Bureau." Website: www.g4dvb.co.uk/ [DxCoffee]

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]

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]