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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: [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 [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

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: [425 DX News]


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 ( Updates will be posted to [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]

28/03/2014:  J79WTA  DOMINICA -
Walter, HB9MFM will be active again from the Tamarind Tree Hotel, near Salisbury, island of Dominica (IOTA NA-101) as J79WTA between 23 March and 20 May, 2015. QRV holiday style on all bands, with focus on 60m and 6m, using SSB, RTTY, PSK and if possible SSTV. Rig is ICOM IC-7000, ACOM 1000, AT-1000Pro, multiband dipole 30m-160m, Spider beam 20, 17, 15, 12, 10m and a 6m dipole. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. Club Log will be available. [ATDX]

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: [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: [DX-World]

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 [OPDX Bulletin]

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 [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; logsearch and OQRS on Club Log). Further information and updates at: [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]


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]

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]

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: [PA3CWN]

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 [F6AJA]

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]

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:  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]

17/03/2015:  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 17th March until 25th April 2015 as DU9/ON5SM. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct ( Log will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. Website and updates at: [ATDX]

11/04/2015:  J52HF  GUINEA BISSAU -
J52HF will again be on air from Cumura, Guinea Bissau (WW Loc. IK21dt) between 11-30th April. Operator Livio, IZ3BUR will be on the air in the spare time, mainly on 20, 15, 10 and 6 metre SSB and PSK31. Libero, IK3RBE and Milena, IK3VZJ will work in the Cumura Hospital. QSL via via I3LDP or OQRS. The log will be uploaded to Club Log, at the return to Italy. [DX-World]

12/04/2015:  CY0/VA1AXC  SABLE ISLAND -
Aaron, VA1AXC is once again active (since 12th April) as CY0/VA1AXC from Sable Island (NA-063, CIsA NS-004, WLOTA 0758) "until around the first week of June". In his limited spare time he operates SSB only mainly on 20, 17 and 15 metres. QSL via JE1LET, direct only. [425 DX News]

14/04/2015:  RI1ANM  ANTACTICA -
Alex, RX3ABI will be active as RI1ANM from Novolazarevskaya Station (AA U-08, WAP RUS-09, WWFF RFF-0162), Schirmacher Oasis, Princess Astrid Coast, Queen Maud Land, Antarctica (IOTA AN-016) until March 2016. QRV on the HF bands, mainly SSB. QSL via operator instructions. [ATDX]

16/04/2015:  3XY5M  CAPE VERDE -
Michael, PA5M has been back in Conakry, Guinea since 16 April and expects to remain there until 31st May. He is active as 3XY5M on the HF bands and 6 metres in his free time, typically during his evening hours. During this final trip he plans to operate some SSB. QSL via PA7FM; logsearch on Club Log. [425 DX News]

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:  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 ( 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]

18/04/2015:  TX5P  CLIPPERTON ISLAND -
After their Tahiti trip (FO/F6BFH) and Marquesas Islands stop (F0/F6BFH/P), Alan, F6BFH, and his XYL Danielle, are now on Clipperton Island (IOTA NA-011, DIFO FO-001). They are part of a scientific expedition team called "PASSION 2015", and are in charge of logistic assistance, life camp management, scientists assistance and professional telecommunications. Because of the unstable weather conditions and difficult landing conditions, the length of the operations are unknown. Alan will only operate during his spare time using the callsign TX5P. Activity will be on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via F6BFH, LoTW, OQRS, direct or bureau (for bureau QSLs, don't sent QSL -- just send QSO information by e-Mail to f6bfh[AT] [OPDX Bulletin]

18/04/2015:  YB1/PD1SA  JAVA -
Bert, PD1SA will be active on the HF bands as YB1/PD1SA from the island of Java (OC-021, WLOTA 1660) from 18th April until 18th May, 2015. QSL via home call, "ONLY VIA THE BUREAU (NO E-QSL!)". []

Leo, PP1CZ will be active again as PY0F/PP1CZ from Fernando de Noronha (SA-003, DIB 0C-01, WLOTA 1208, WWFF PYFF-0016) on 20-27th April. He will operate CW, RTTY and SSB on 80-10 metres. QSL via home call, direct only or Club Log OQRS. [425 DX News]

21/04/2015:  YB9  IOTA 0C-241 GROUP TOUR -
Ferdy, YC9MKF and several YB9 and YC9 operators will be active as homecall/p from Rote (WLOTA 2847), Semau, Kera, Ndana, Ndaho and some other islands in the Timor Barat's Coastal Islands group (IOTA OC-241) between 21 April and 20 May. Some guest operators such as Bobby YB2BBY, Adhi YB3MM, Yan YB6LAY and Kadek YB9BU will also join this event using /9 or /P. Listen to each operator for QSL information. [YB3MM]

21/04/2015:  YJ0MT  VANUATU - Postponed
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: [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]

23/04/2015:  9M2/R6AF/P  REDANG ISLAND -
Victor, R6AF plans activity on the HF bands as 9M2/R6AF from Redang Island (IOTA AS-073, WW Loc. OJ15ms), Terengganu State, Malaysia between 23-29th April. The log will be daily updated on the Club Log. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. For direct QSL exchange Club Log OQRS option is preferred. [VE3VHB]

23/04/2015:  9M4TI  REDANG ISLAND -
Team 9M4TI will be active from Pulau Redang [Redang Island] (AS-073, WW Loc. OJ15ms), Terengganu State, off the east coast of Malaysia, from 23-26 April. QRV on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and BPSK (12m and 18m included). Operators include Rizal 9M2RDX, Hanif 9W2FLD, Ahmad 9W2AEV, Han 9W2SBD, Muhamad 9W2ZKZ, Rosli 9M2RHQ, Ishak 9M2MCB, Mat 9W2VVN, Mohamad 9W2MCK and Mohd KC3DQS. QSL: ONLY DIRECT to 9M2RDX (2 USD + SASE), Club Log OQRS and LoTW. [MM0NDX]

23/04/2015:  EK  ARMENIA -
After considerable hard work and time, Bernd DL7UCX and Frank DK7AO have permission to operate from Armenia as EK/DL7UCX and EK/DK7AO between 23 April and 4 May, 2015. QRV on on 160-10 metre (no 6m permitted) CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [DX-World]

24/04/2015:  9H3OO  MALTA -
Goran, S55OO reports that he will be QRV as 9H3OO from the island of Malta (IOTA EU-023, MIA MM-001, Grid Loc. JM75) between 24 April and 2 May 2015. Activity will be holiday style on 40-6 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. Flexradio 3000 and some wires. QSL via home call, bureau preferred. Log will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. [DxCoffee]

Info received from Jean-Michel F6AJA and Bernard F9IE: Lionel FS5PL will be on Tintamarre Island (IOTA NA-199, DIFO FS-002) starting from Friday 2200z. No other information provided so far. QSL direct to: Lionel Phalier, 241 Parc de la Baie Orientale, 97150 St Martin, France. [F6AJA]

24/04/2015:  JA6  YAEYAMA ISLANDS -
Tak, JR1LZK and Mitsuru, JE1HXZ will be active as JR1LZK/6 and JE1HXZ/6 from the Yaeyama Islands (AS-024), Okinawa Prefecture, between late April and early May. They will operate CW and SSB on 40-6 metres from Iriomote-jima (Grid Loc. PL14) on 24-28 April and from Ishigaki-shime (WLOTA 0189, Grid Loc. PL24) from 29 April to 3 May. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. [425 DX News]

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: [DX-World]

Members of the Amateur Radio Association of Praia da Vitoria (CQ1AR) will activate the Santa Catarina Fortress (DCFP F-121, DMHP AZ-010, WCA CT-00337, Grid Loc. HM68), Cabo da Praia, located on Terceira Island (EU-175, DIP AZ-003, PIP AC-003, WLOTA 0524), Azores archipelago, on 25th April, using the callsign CQ1R. Operators Sergio CU3AAS, Francisco CU3AU, Ivo CU3BR, Francisco CU3FB, Carlos CU3FT and Ricardo CR8ABH will be QRV on 80-20 metre SSB (possibly 6 metres and CW). QSL DIRECT ONLY: P.O. Box 114, 9760 Praia da Vitoria, Terceira, Azores. Also e-confirmation via logbook (No Bureau). [CQ1AR]

25/04/2015:  F4FYU/P  CHATEAU DE PIBRAC -
Weather permitting on Saturday 25th April, Christophe F4FYU/p will activate the Castle of Pibrac (DFCF 31-039) 2 pavilions and a fountain. QRV mainly on 80 and 40 metres. Further information can be found on under F4FYU. QSL via home call, bureau or direct. []

25/04/2015:  F5JNE/P  MANOR KERLEGEN -
Francois, F5JNE/p (UFT-045) will be in the commune of Grand-Champ on Saturday 25th April and plans to activate the Manor Kerlegen (DFCF 56-092, WW Loc. IN87NS). QTR/QRG and normal modes. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. []

25/04/2015:  F6CUG/P  CHATEAU DU ROURE -
Alain, F6CUG/p will be in the commune of Noves on Saturday 25th April and plans to activate the Castle of Roure (DFCF 13-066, WCA F-06108) and Mill (DMF 13-012). Activity will be on 80 and 40 metres. QSL via home call, bureau or direct. []

25/04/2015:  TK/ON6KE  CORSICA -
Gust, ON6KE will be QRV as TK/ON6KE from the island of Corsica (EU-014, DIFM TK-001, MIA MCO-001, WLOTA 1390, Grid Loc. JN42) between 25th April and 9th May. Activity will be on 160 to 6 metre CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via operator's instructions. [ARRL DX News]

25/04/2015:  VK3UUI  PHILLIP ISLAND -
Look for Shane, VK3UUI who now lives on Phillip Island (OC-136, WW Loc. QF22ks), VIC, Australia, to be active on 25th April 2015 on the HF bands. He is doing an IOTA activation to mark the Centenary of the ANZAC landing at Galipoli. QSL via VK3UUI ( and LoTW. []

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: []

The operators of OT6A team will be active on the 26th of April 2015 from the Castle of Nandrin, Tower of the Castle, (WCA ON-01699, BCA LG-332). They plan to work as ON5VL/p from 06:30 till 12:00 UTC. QSL via bureau to ON5VL, direct to ON6DP. [RN1CW]

26/04/2015:  S51RU/P  GRAD PODCETRTEK -
Marjan S51RU will be active on the 26th of April 2015 from Grad Podcetrtek (WCA/S5-WCA S5-00088). He plans to work as S51RU/p from 06:00 UTC on 40, 30, 20, 15 and 10 metre CW and SSB. Log will be uploaded into the WCA database. QSL via bureau. [RN1CW]

27/04/2015:  T88DF  PALAU -
Yasu, JH2DFJ, will once again be active as T88DF from the VIP Guest Hotel, Koror Island, Republic of Palau (OC-009, WW Loc. PJ77FI) between 27th April 1st May. Activity will be on the HF bands and 50 MHz to 135 MHz using CW, SSB, RTTY, SSTV, WSPR and JT65A. QSL via his home call, direct, bureau, LoTW and eQSL. [OPDX Bulletin]

27/04/2015:  YB4IR/8, YB8RW/P  LUCIPARA ISLAND -
Operators Imam, YB4IR and Din, YB8RW will be active as YB4IR/8 and YB8RW/p from Lucipara Island (IOTA OC-274) between 27th April and 1st May. QRV on 40-10 metre CW and SSB. QSL YB4IR/8 via home call, direct, bureau, LoTW or Club Log OQRS. QSL YB8RW/p via home call, direct or Club Log OQRS - Please, NO bureau QSLs. [OPDX Bulletin]

29/04/2015:  A5  BHUTAN -
Operators Junichi JH3AEF, Tatsuo JA3ARJ, Jusei JA3IVU and Kunio JH3LSS will be active as A52AEF, A52ARJ, A52IVU and A52LSS, respectively, from the Dochula resort (3150m asl), Bhutan, from 29th April until 6th May 2015. Activity will be on 80-6 metre Phone, CW and Digital modes. Power will be 200W max, using 2 element yagi (20m-10m), HEX-6 (20m-6m), Loop(15m), Wire DP (40m), Long Wire (80, 40, 30m and 160m if possible). QSL A52AEF via JH3AEF direct or bureau. QSL A52ARJ via JA3ARJ direct only. QSL A52IVU via JA3IVU direct or bureau. QSL A52LSS via JH3LSS LoTW, direct or bureau. [DX-World]

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: [NG3K]

Christian DC7VS, Nico DD6VFS and Ronny DG2RON will be active from 30th of April till 3rd of May 2015 from Schloss Bantikow (WCA DL-04060, COTA-DL BRB-065). They plan to work as DK0RBY on all bands. QSL via bureau or direct to DC7VS. [RN1CW]

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. []

30/04/2015:  GM0LVI/P  ISLE OF BARRA -
Dave, GM0LVI plans activity as GM0LVI/p from the Isle of Barra (IOSA OH11, SCOTIA HI02), Outer Hebrides (IOTA EU-010) from 30th April until 9th May, 2015. This will be a QRP operation on the HF bands using KX3, various GPs and a Buddistick. QSL to home call, via the bureau or direct and LoTW. []

Klaus, DL1TRK/p will be active on the 1st of May 2015 from Fretzdorf Castle (WCA DL-04083, COTA-DL BRB-088. QSL via bureau. [RN1CW]

01/05/2015:  J49TSL  CRETE -
Operators John SV1GE, George SV2BRT, Gianni SV2FPU, Takis SV2FWV, Georgia (YL) SV1QXU, Vangelis SV2RJV and Dimitris SV2RMK will be active as J49TSL from the resort village of Georgioupoli, island of Crete (EU-015, GIOTA KRS-005, MIA MGC-005, WLOTA 1400, WW Loc. KM25di) from 1-10 May 2015. Plans are to be QRV on 80-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via SV2DGH, bureau, direct (Christos Sfyris, P.O.Box 4200, 57019 Perea, Thermaikos, Thessaloniki, Greece - Hellas) with SAE + sufficient postage and LoTW. Further information and updates at: []

01/05/2015:  K5KUA/5  GALVESTON ISLAND -
Joe, K5KUA will once again be active from Galveston Island (NA-143, USi TX-001S), Galveston county, Texas, as K5KUA/5 from 1-3 May, 2015. Active on 40-10 metre CW only, as time permits. Log will be uploaded to LoTW and Club Log. []

01/05/2015:  PW2C  CAMBRIU ISLAND -
Murilo PY2DS (leader/Manager), Marcelo PY2AE, Joao PU2KKE, Flavio PU2KFL and William PU2XIZ will be active from Cambriu Island (IOTA SA-024, DIB SP-15), on 1-3 May 2015, as PW2C. QRV on all bands using SSB and CW. QSL via PY2DS. [DxCoffee]

02/05/2015:  6Y5/W8ERI  JAMAICA -
Jim, W8ERI plans to be active as 6Y5/W8ERI from Montego Bay, 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 ( Website: [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: [DX-World]

02/05/2015:  S79RPS  SEYCHELLES -
Peter, DL2RPS will be active from the Baie Sainte Anne district of Praslin Island (IOTA AF-024, WWFF S7FF-04), Seychelles Archpelago, as S79RPS between May 2-8, 2015. In order to give everyone the opportunity to be able to call off S79RPS work, there will be only one connection per call and amateur radio band. Multiple QSOs per band lead to the deletion of each amateur radio band. The log is set here every night. QRV on the HF bands using CW, SSB and some Digital modes. QSL via bureau to DL2RPS, eQSL via S79RPS, Club Log OQRS or direct with SASE and 2 US$ via DL2RPS ( [DX-World]

02/05/2015:  TM0D  BELLE-ILE-EN-MER -
Belgian members of the UBA section DST (Diest) Dominic ON4AZP, Lode ON6KL, Cois ON6VP, Herman ON7FH and Maurice ON7KS will be active as TM0D from Bell-Ile-en-mer (EU-048, DIFM AT-015, WLOTA 0872, WW Loc. IN7ji) from 2 until 7 May 2015. QRV mainly on the IOTA meeting frequency 14.260 MHz, but also the other HF amateur bands will be activated. QSL via Rik ON3HO and LoTW. []

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, Club Log and eQSL. Website: []

Nobuaki, JA0JHQ will be active as JA0JHQ/VK9X from Christmas Island (OC-002, WWFF VKFF-0098, Grid Loc. OH29) between 7-10th May 2015. QRV on 40-6 metre CW and SSB. QSL via JA0JHQ ( Website: [DX-World]

07/05/2015:  ZL7/F8FUA  CHATHAM ISLAND -
Alain, F8FUA will once again be active as ZL7/F8FUA from Chatham Island (OC-038, WLOTA 1627, WWFF ZLFF-0017) between 7-13th May. QRV on the HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY, using a K3 and a Buddipole. QSL via F8FUA, direct (w/SAE + 2 USDs or 1 IRC [new one!]), by the bureau or LoTW. NO eQSL! [OPDX Bulletin]

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: [DX-World]

09/05/2015:  C6ASZ  BAHAMA ISLANDS -
Dan, N8YSZ will be active from Long Island (NA-001, WLOTA 1898), Bahamas, as C6ASZ between 9-16th May. QRV holiday style on 40-10 metres with focus on SSB and Digital modes. QSL via home call, LoTW and bureau preferred. [DX-World]

09/05/2015:  IE9B  USTICA ISLAND -
Opertaors Giovanni, IK5BCM and Andrea, IU5BLZ will be active as IE9B from Ustica Island (EU-051, IIA U001, WLOTA 0848) between 9-16th May 2015. Activity will be on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL via home calls, Bureau or direct. [OPDX Bulletin]

09/05/2015:  K5TEN/4  DOG ISLAND, FL -
Bruce, K5TEN plans activation of Dog Island (IOTA NA-085, USi FL-005S, Grid Loc. EL79), Franklin county, Florida, as K5TEN/4 from 9th May until 16th May. QRV on 40-2 metre SSB and CW using Icom i706 MK II and various antennas. Bruce says: "expect mostly SSB on 40m thru 2m. Contest style pile-ups and exchanges as there will be little time to chat. PLEASE spot me on internet spotting sites as I do not self spot." QSL USA: direct (see, SASE required. QSL DX: direct $2US + SAE or bureau. NO LoTW or eQSL for this event. []

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 Website: [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:  8Q7BI  MALDIVES -
Sascha, DG4ABE will be active holiday style as 8Q7BI from the Republic of Maldives (AS-013) between 10-17 May, 2015. QRV on 20-10m, mostly Digi-modes, with some SSB. QSL via home call, bureau or direct. [DX-World]

Mike, DG5LAC (DOK: E38 Sued Stormarn) plans activity as EA8/DG5LAC from Isla de Fuerteventura (DIE S-006, WLOTA 0883, WWFF EAFF-0191), Canary Islands (AF-004) from 10-24th May. Expect activity on 40, 20, 15 and 10 metre SSB, using low power. QSL via bureau, direct or OQRS via DG5LAC. []

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: []

14/05/2015:  GJ, GU  CHANNEL ISLANDS -
Eddy ON6EF, Jan ON6VJ and Bruno ON1CH will be active from Jersey Island (EU-013, WLOTA 0818, Grid Loc. IN89) as MJ/homecalls between 14-18 May, 2015. They will use a TS-2000 with FD4 and some other dipoles working from 160-6 metre, including the WARC bands. Eddy, ON6EF will also make a short iota trip to Sark Island (EU-114, WLOTA 0944) using the call MU/ON6EF/p with a TS-50S and FD3 dipole, external car battery and 100W. QSL via home calls, direct or bureau. []

14/05/2015:  YB5M  PASUMPAHAN ISLAND -
A large group of operators will be active as YB5M from Pasumpahan Island (OC-262, WW Loc. OI08ev) starting 0000z 14 May and QRT on 0500z 17 May. QRV on 80-10 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. Team members include Hafni YB5FN, Vector YB5BOY, Surya YB5EHQ, Denny YC5KIK, Yhonny YB5LX, Mardiyan YC5MB, Syahril YC5DSM, Dahnial YC5KJY, Nana YC5EGN, Zulherman YC5JYY, Uncu YD5DFR, Zainal YD5KCI, Horizony YB5HO, Fristianto YC5KKB, Fauzimar YD5DUI, Alfadi YB5JAJ and Robby YD4IRS. OQRS will be available via Paypal and Club Log. Full information and updates can be found on their website at: [W2FB]

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]

15/05/2015:  GS3PYE/P  ISLE OF MULL -
The Camb-Hams will be active as GS3PYE/p from the Isle of Mull (IOSA NH15, SCOTIA CN10, WW Loc. IO76EJ), Inner Hebrides (EU-008) on 15-21 May. A large group of operators will be QRV with multiple stations on 80-10 metre SSB, CW, RTTY and PSK; VHF activity will be on 50 MHz, 70 MHz and 144 MHz (see for exact details). Activity is planned on AO-7 (mode B), VO-52, FO-29, SO-50 and AO-73 satellites. They may do very short side trips to Iona (EU-008) and the Treshnish Islands (EU-108), and will announce these nearer the time on the website. Please use the OQRS provided by Club Log for direct or bureau cards. [425 DX News]

Marcel, PD2MZ will be active on the 16th and 17th of May 2015 from Castle Loevestein (WCA/COTA-PA PA-00164). He plans to work as special callsign PC6LC on all bands. QSL info via PA9F, bureau or direct. [RN1CW]

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. []

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]

18/05/2015:  KG4JSZ/P  SANTA ROSA ISLAND -
James, KG4JSZ (SMIRK # 6551, 10-10 # 74882) will be stopping off on Santa Rosa [aka Okaloosa] Island (NA-142, USi FL-003S), Florida, on his return trip from the Hamvention in Dayton, OH. QRV as KG4JSZ/p for one day only on 18th May (01:00 - 17:00 UTC) on, or near, the usual HF IOTA and island frequencies. QSL to home call, direct with SASE/SAE + sufficient postage or LoTW. []

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]

19/05/2015:  P40  ARUBA -
Peter (VK3FN) as P40FN, Chris (VK3FY) as P40FY and David (K3LP) as P40DC will be active from the P49V rental shack (Cook's Radio Retreat) located in Oranjestad, island of Aruba (SA-036, WLOTA 0033, WW Loc. FK42xn) between 19-26th May. QRV on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL all calls via M0OXO - bureau requests ONLY via Club Log OQRS. [VK3FN]

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]

20/05/2015:  ZF2EM  CAYMAN ISLANDS -
From 20-25th May 2015 Pete, N8PR and Bill, NZ5N will be operating from the Grand Cayman Island (NA-016, WLOTA 1042, WW Loc. EK99ig). Plans are to operate primarily 2 Metre EME. They will have 2M/440 and an Elk antenna for some possible FM satellite QSOs if the passes are at times when the moon is not up. If time allows they will operate HF SSB and maybe JT65HF. Equipment will be 2x9 element yagis for EME and 800-1200 watts using an I0JXX amplifier with LNA at the antenna. The main rig will be an Icom 7100. HF antennas should be available at the station site, and that will determine what HF bands we can get on. QSL via N8PR (Pete Rimmel, PO Box 848879, Hollywood, FL 33084, USA). [DX-World]

22/05/2015:  OE5XWM/P  AUSTRIAN ALPS -
The "Wild Mountain DX Group" OE5XWM/P proudly announces their 1st activation which takes places on 22-24 May, 2015. The team will be active from 80-10 metres, with some "power" at 1600 mtrs.asl from the Austrian Alps. Various antennas will be used. Operators include Alex OE1DXU (SSB), David OE5DFL (technical support), Erich OE5EVM (CW), Edwin OE5POP (SSB) and Peter OE5PSO (SSB, PSK31). QSL will be via bureau or direct to OE5XWM - every contact will be confirmed! [ATDX]

23/05/2015:  5P9Z/P  ROMO ISLAND -
Look for Tom, DL7UZO to once again be active from Romo [Roemoe] Island (EU-125, OZI/DIA NS-001) from 23 until 31 May, 2015. QRV on the HF bands with focus on RTTY and CW. QSL via DL7UZO by the bureau, direct or OQRS. Website: []

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 (30-31 May) as J38MM. QSL both calls via KE1B, direct or Bureau. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW and eQSL. [DX-World]

23/05/2015:  OJ0W  MARKET REEF -
Pasi, OH3WS again plans activity from Market Reef (EU-053, WWFF OHFF-0038) and lighthouse (ARLHS MAR-001, WLOTA 0542, Admiralty C4472) as OJ0W between 23-32 May, 2015. QRV during his spare time on 40-10 metre CW and SSB. QSL to home call via bureau by request or direct ( "I get too many QSLs back with label 'not member' so only by request via bureau." [DX-World]

23/05/2015:  OZ1RDP  ROMO ISLAND -
Operators Gunni DL9BCP, Gaby DM1CG, Matze DL9BQ, Ray DH6DAO, Roland DG1DPN and possibly others will be active using the Scout clubstation callsign OZ1RDP from Romo [Roemoe] Island (EU-125, OZI/DIA NS-001) on 23-26 May. QRV on the HF bands using SSB, CW and Digital modes. QSL goes via DL9BCP, direct or bureau. Website: []

27/05/2015:  6Y6N  JAMAICA -
Armin, DK9PY will once again be active from the island of Jamaica (NA-097, WLOTA 0214) from 27 May until 2 June for the CQWW WPX CW Contest (30-31 May), using the call sign 6Y6N. During the remaining time Armin will be active on all bands from the QTH of Josh, 6Y5WJ, located near Malvern, St. Elizabeth parish. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. On-line log will be hosted by Club Log and the log will also be uploaded to LoTW. [ATDX]

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 (30-31 May) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry. QSL via K9GY, direct or Bureau. Log will be uploaded to LoTW. [OPDX Bulletin]

27/05/2015:  MJ0CFW, MJ5Z  JERSEY -
Kazu, M0CFW/JK3GAD will be active again as MJ0CFW from the Isle of Jersey (EU-013, WLOTA 0818, WAB WV54) from 27 May until 1 June, on all HF bands. His focus will be on the CQWW WPX CW Contest (30-31 May) as a Single-Op/All-Band/Low-Power entry using the callsign MJ5Z. QSL via LoTW. QSL also ok via OQRS. [NG3K]

28/05/2015:  DL3YM/VP9  BERMUDA -
Look for Andy, DL3YM to be active holiday style as DL3YM/VP9 from Hamilton Parish, island of Bermuda (IOTA NA-005, WLOTA 0201), between 28th May and 1st June 2015. QSL via home call, direct or bureau. [ATDX]

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: [DX-World]

30/05/2015:  5U5U  NIGER -
Chris, F4WBN will be active again as 5U5U from Niamey, Republic of Niger, between 30th May and 16th June, 2015. QRV holiday style on 40-6 metre SSB and some RTTY. QSL via home call, direct only ( [DX-World]

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

03/06/2015:  9H3A  GOZO ISLAND -
Roberto, PB5X will once again be active holiday style as 9H3A from Mgarr, Gozo Island (EU-023, MIA MM-004, WLOTA 0046) from 3-10 June 2015. Focus will be on WARC band SSB. Working conditions will be a Kenwood TS-480 SAT and a 10mtr long glasfibre pole. The antenna situation will be at 25mtr to 50 mtr a.s.l. and overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. QSL can send by direct (Roberto, P.O. Box 3160, 4800 DD - Breda, The Netherlands) or via the bureau. [NG3K]

03/06/2015:  OX/H.C.'s  AMMASSALIK ISLAND -
From 3-12 June 2015, Tom DJ6TF, Manfred DK1BT, Sigi DL7DF and Frank DL7UFR will be active from Tasiilaq [formerly Ammassalik], Sermersooq municipality on the southeast coast of Ammassalik Island (IOTA NA-151, WW Loc. HP15eo). QRV as OX/homecalls on 160-6 metre CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31. They will operate on 6m with a FT857D and 5 element yagi. QSL all calls via DL7DF, direct or DARC bureau. Logs will be uploaded to LoTW within 6 months after the DXpedition. Information and updates can be found on their website at: [DX-World]

05/06/2015:  3A/IU2CIQ  MONACO -
Look for Emanuele IU2CIQ, Lorenzo IZ1UJE and Andrea IZ1ZHG to be active as 3A/IU2CIQ from Monaco between 5-7th June 2015. QRV on the HF bands, mainly SSB with possibly some CW and RTTY. QSL OK via IU2CIQ by the bureau, or direct to IZ1UJE and LoTW. [NG3K]

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 [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. []

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. []

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 ( QSL via ON6ZV, direct (Eddy West, Kweepeerstraat - 16, B - 9940 Evergem, Belgium) or Bureau. Further info and updates at: [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. []

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]

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: []

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]

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: [DX-World]

During the second half of July 2015, members of Russian Robinson Club plan an IOTA DXpedition to the Barent's Sea islands of Korga, or Chaichij and Timanets. These islands have not been on air for a long time because the area is very remote and hard to access. The team must do an 8-day journey (abt 1700 km) by sea. QRV as RI1PC from Chaichiy Island (EU-160, RR-03-24); RI1PK from Korga Island (EU-160, RR-03-04); and RI1PT from Timanets Island (EU-188, RR-03-27 (new one), RLHA RLE-new, WLOTA 0191). Full details including team and plans can be found at: [DX-World]

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. []

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. []

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. []

24/07/2015:  GW3TTC/P  HOLY ISLAND -
Look for Keith, G3TTC to be active on all bands as GW3TTC/p from Holy Island (EU-124, WLOTA 3338), Wales, from 24-27th July 2015. Activity will include an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July). QSL direct or bureau to G3TTC []

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. []

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. []

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. []

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. []

25/07/2015:  PW2G  GATOS ISLAND -
Grupo Curva do Rio [CDR Group] will be active in the RSGB IOTA Contest (25-26 July) as PW2G from Ilha dos Gatos (IOTA SA-071, WW Loc. GG76de), Sao Paulo State, Brazil. Operators include Billy PY2LCD, Marcelo PY2AE, Edgar PU2TYA and Carlos PY2VM. QSL via bureau, LoTW or direct (SAE + 1 IRC or 2 GS) to PY2LCD ( Further information and updates at: [ATDX]

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 ( or via manager W2FB. [NG3K]

03/08/2015:  VE3LYC/P  MELVILLE ISLAND -
During the period 3-10 August 2015, an activation of NA-248NEW (Melville Island) is planned by Cezar, VE3LYC using CW and SSB on the HF bands as VE3LYC/p. Permission and logistics are in place. Tentative call, may change in future. A website with full details will be announced soon. Exact dates to be confirmed. []

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: [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 []

22/08/2015:  V6M  MICRONESIA -
Focusing on 6m EME, Lance W7GJ will be active as V6M from the Ulithi Adventure Lodge (WW Loc. PK90va), Falalop Island, Ulithi Atoll (OC-078), Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia, from 26th August until 3rd September, 2015. Main CQ frequency will be 50.190 MHz using JT65A. Sorry, no LoTW, eQSL or other newfangled ways of confirmation. Please QSL DIRECT with SASE (foreign stations include a current IRC or $USD for postage) direct to: Lance Collister W7GJ, P.O. Box 73, Frenchtown, MT 59834-0073, USA. Full information and updates at: [DX-World]

26/08/2015:  F/G6AY/P  CEZEMBRE ISLAND -
Look for Jim G3RTE, Phil G3SWH and Matt MJ0ASP to be QRV from the uninhabited island of Cezembre (IOTA EU-157, DIFM MA-008, WW Loc. IN88XQ), province of Brittany (DPF 06), in the Ille-et-Vilaine departement (DDFM 35) of France, as F/G6AY/p between 26th and 28th August 2015 and plan to have two 100 watt stations with vertical antennas on 30 to 10 metres, CW only. Activity will be during daylight hours only as it is not permitted to stay on the island overnight. Ile de Cezembre is part of Natura 2000 - Baie de Lancieux, Baie de l'Arguenon, Archipel de St.Malo et Dinard (WWFF FFF-071). There will be a log search at and the log will also be uploaded to the ARRL's Log Book of the World (LoTW) and Club Log. The web page will be updated from time to time. QSL via G3SWH, either via OQRS (preferred), direct with SAE and adequate return postage or via the RSGB bureau. Please check the on line log before requesting QSLs and note that IRCs, stamps or coins are *NOT* accepted. [G3SWH]

01/09/2015:  5H3CP  TANZANIA -
Chas, NK8O is returning to Mwanza, on Lake Victoria, Tanzania later this year and hopes to be active as 5H3CP during September 2015. He is a CW, QRP and straight key operator. QRV times will depend on his work responsibilities and schedule at the Nyakato Health Center. QSL via EA7FTR and LoTW. [DX-World]

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: .... 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]

23/09/2015:  3D2YA  YANGETA ISLAND -
Aki, JA1NLX will be active again from Yangeta Island, Yasawa group (IOTA OC-156), Republic of Fiji, as 3D2YA between 23-28 September, 2015. QRV on 40-10 metre CW, SSB and RTTY (TBD), using KX3/KXPA100 100W, Bravo-5 vertical dipole, vertical. QSL via Club Log OQRS (preferred), home call direct only and LoTW. Log will be uploaded to Club Log everyday if good internet connection is available, otherwise when he returns home. Log will be uploaded to LoTW when he returns home. Aki is no longer a member of JARL. Do not send your QSL card to JA Buro. Further information and updates at: [DX-World]

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: [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: 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: [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]


VP8STI and VP8SGI are the callsigns issued for the Intrepid-DX Group to use during their DXpedition to South Thule Island (South Sandwich) and South Georgia Island. In addition, the team will use VP8IDX (Intrepid DX Group) from Stanley, Falkland Islands (SA-002, WLOTA 1479) and during their voyage to South Sandwich and South Georgia. The DXpedition will take place in January-February 2016. The team will be on each island for ten days, with eight full days of radio. Full information at: [425 DX News]

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: The email address to contact Mark with regard to the DXpedition is bouvet2016[@] [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: [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. QSL via their OQRS on Club Log (preferred) or via their QSL Manager LA6OP, direct or by the bureau. Log will be uploaded to the LoTW as soon as possible after the DXpedition. Full details and updates on their website at: [DX-World]