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2009 - Still Active

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

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

2011 - Still Active

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

2012 - Still Active

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

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

2013 - Still Active

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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]

20/07/2014:  IM0/I0PNM  SAN PIETRO ISLAND -
Massimo, I0PNM will be active as IM0/I0PNM from Isola San Pietro (EU-165, IIA Y013, MIA MIS-031, WLOTA 2989), Sardinia, from 20th July to 18th August 2014. He will be QRV on 20-10 metre SSB, RTTY and PSK. QSL via home call (direct). [425 DX News]

20/07/2014:  K2RMM/4  SANIBEL ISLAND -
Look for Jens, DL2RMM, to be active as K2RMM/4 from Sanibel Island (NA-069, USi FL-021S, WLOTA 2044), Lee County, Florida, between 20th July and 1st August 2014. Jens will be QRV on the HF bands, holiday style. QSL K2RMM/4 via DL2RMM, direct or Bureau. [NG3K]

20/07/2014:  RA1ALA/MM, RA1ALA/1  WHITE & BARENTS SEA IOTA TOUR -
Michael, RA1ALA and Misha, UB1AHJ plan activity from islands in the White Sea and Barents Sea. The tentative schedule suggests early August for this. They will be sailing on a 15m long schooner visiting the following islands: Sosnovets, EU-147, RRA RR-02-39; Korga, EU-160, RRA RR-03-04; and Mudyugskiy, EU-153, RRA RR-02-05. While sailing to the islands look for RA1ALA/MM beginning 20th July 2014. QSL via UA1ANA. [DX-World]

21/07/2014:  MA0BQI  TANERA MOR -
Look for Jim, MM0BQI, to be active as MA0BQI (Homecoming Scotland special call) from Tanera Mor (IOSA SC10, SCOTIA CN32), Summer Isles (EU-092). Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands, between 21 July and 3 August 2014. QSL via MM0BQI, direct or Bureau. [rsgbiota.org]

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

22/07/2014:  B7  XISHA ARCHIPELAGO TOUR -
Che BA7CK, Haichao BD7HC and Wei B7/BD1TX are heading to Yongxing Island [aka Woody island] (AS-143, WLOTA 4111). They will be active on 15m SSB and digi modes from various islands in the Xisha Archipelago, all count for IOTA AS-143. Activation may be in their spare time starting around 22nd July and last about 2 weeks. QSL BA7CK and BD7HC via BA4TB, while B7/BD1TX goes via his home call. [DxCoffee]

22/07/2014:  HI/HB9BCK  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC -
Albert, HB9BCK is QRV as HI/HB9BCK from Boca Chica, Dominican Republice (NA-096, WLOTA 2974) between 22nd July and 3rd August 2014. QRV on the HF bands using CW, SSB and various digital modes. QSL via home call. [ARRL DX News]

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

24/07/2014:  YF1AR/5  TAMBELAN ISLAND -
Budi, YF1AR, will be active as YF1AR/5 from Tambelan Island (OC-122, WW Loc. OJ30SX) off the west coast of West Kalimantan, (Borneo), Indonesia, between 24th July and 3th August 2014. A rare IOTA, it was last activated in 1990. QRV on 40-10m, SSB and Digital modes. QSL via N2OO / OQRS via YF1AR (ClubLog). Website: www.yf1ar.com/2014/07/yf1ar5-oc-122-tambelan-island-tambelan.html [YF1AR]

25/07/2014:  3D2AG/P  ROTUMA -
Antoine, 3D2AG will again be active from the island of Rotuma (OC-060, Grid Loc. RH87, WWFF 3D2FF-002), Republic of Fiji, between 25th July to 8th August 2014 as 3D2AG/p. QRV on 40-6m, mainly CW. This will be a one-man operation while working also on climate change projects, so activity will be in his spare time. QSL via home call, direct only (Antoine De Ramon N'yeurt, P.O. Box 10842 Laucala Beach Estate, via Suva, Fiji). [3D2AG/QRZ.com]

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

26/07/2014:  VP2V/K6TOP  BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS -
Kevin, K6TOP, will be operating as VP2V/K6TOP from 26 July - 1 August 2014 while vacationing on the island of Tortola, British Virgin Islands (NA-023). QRV 0100-0300z and 1000-1200z using ICOM 706 MKII, 100 watts, with 20/15/10m multiband dipole. Kevin work CW almost exclusively. Tim says "when the pileups get difficult, I listen to the edges, please spread your calls out". QSLs via LotW preferred, logs will be uploaded upon return home. [K6TOP/QRZ.com]

27/07/2014:  C21BN  NAURU -
Yuki, JH1NBN, will again be active from Nauru (IOTA OC-031) as C21BN between 27th July and 16th August 2014. QRV on 80-6 metre SSB. QSL via home call. [DX-World]

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

29/07/2014:  A35UO  TONGA -
Dave, G4BUO, will be QRV as A35UO from Tongatapu (IOTA OC-049), Tonga, from 29th July to 4th August 2014. He will operate CW only on 40-10 metres. QSL via G4BUO (QRZ.com). [DX World]

29/07/2014:  UA0AWX/0  BAIKAL LAKE 2014 -
The group of Kazakhstan Traveling Radio Amateurs - UP44WFF with Flora and Fauna of Kazakhstan together with our colleague Yakov RV0AJ, organize expedition "Baikal 2014". Activation: 29-31 July 2014, using the callsign UA0AWX/0, Reference program "STALKER": Ivolginsky datsan - abnormal zone - R0O5. Reference program RDA: BU-12 Ivolginsky Raion, Republic of Buryatia. 1-3 August - References program "Russian Robinson Club": RFF-136 - Pribaikalsky national Park (WWFF RFF-136), Olkhon Island (RRA RR-21-01, Not IOTA). Reference program "STALKER": Shaman rock (Cape Burkhan on Olkhon island) - abnormal zone - R0S3. Reference program "Lakes of Russia" club "/P": L-0-003 lake Baikal. Reference program RDA: IR-35, Olkhonsky district. QTH loc.: OO33QE. Group: Yakov RV0AJ, Sergey UN6GAO, Viktor UN7GIT and Art UN6QC. Frequency: 7080+/- 20 kHz, 14144+/-20 kHz, 21200+/- 20 kHz. RIG: TS-2000 + ACOM 1010, Ant.: Spider Beam 20-15-10, Inv.Vee.40-10m. QSL is 100% ONLY via eQSL.KZ or direct (via UN6QC). Information on http://unff.kz/ (News). [UN6QC]

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

30/07/2014:  KB6QEW/VY2  PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND -
Look for Donald, KB6QEW, to be active from the PEI DX Lodge (VY2TT), Prince Edward Island (NA-029, CIsA PE-001, WLOTA 0523, WW Loc. FN76VS), as KB6QEW/VY2 between 30th July and 4th August 2014. QRV holiday style on all HF bands, including an entry in the North American CW QSO Party (2-4 August). For QSL please send SASE for stateside. $2 or IRC for foreign. Buro ok. Direct QSL address is 7585 El Paso St., La Mesa, CA 91942 USA, [VY2TT]

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

31/07/2014:  HQ8D  VIVORILLO CAYS -
Dan, HR2DMR, updates to say he's now on Vivorillo Cays (IOTA NA-223) for the next two or three days. Activity as HQ8D will be sporadic due to Navy training on the island, but look for him mostly during his nights. After the weekend, Dan hopes to be QRV from Swan Island (NA-035, Grid Loc. EK87) as HQ8S. QSL both calls via KD4POJ. [DX-World]

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

31/07/2014:  KH0  NORTHERN MARIANA ISLANDS -
Kuny, AH0BT and his son Yoshiki (14y/o), KH0UA will be active once again from the Saipan BBQ Contest Club, island of Saipan (USi NI-002S, WLOTA 1333, Grid Loc. QK25), Northern Mariana Islands (OC-086) between 31st July and 4th August 2014. QRV holiday style on the HF bands, all modes. QSL AH0BT via the JARL Bureau or direct with 2USD+SAE (ML9292, 2-14-8, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0061, JAPAN). QSL KH0UA via the Bureau or direct 2USD+SAE (ML9292, 2-14-8, Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0061, JAPAN). NOTE: Direct address had been changed in 2014. Please forward the new address to your friends. [AH0BT via NG3K]

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

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

01/08/2014:  C6  BAHAMA ISLANDS -
Marilyn, WM2W and Terry, N0TW (10x #36547 VP 3138) will be active as C6AMW and C6ATW, respectively, from the Bahama Islands (NA-080) on 1-4 August 2014. They will be QRV on 10 metre SSB, especially during the 10-10 Summer QSO Party (www.ten-ten.org). QSL both callsigns via N0TW. [425 DX News]

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

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

01/08/2014:  TK50O  COSICA -
Michel, F5OZF and Solange, F5RXL will be active as TK50O from near Ajaccio, island of Corsica (EU-014, DIFM TK-001, MIA MCO-001, WLOTA 1390, WW Loc. JN41IW), Corse du Sud (DDFM 2A) on 1-15 August 2014. QSL via F5RXL, direct or Bureau, and LoTW. [425 DX News]

02/08/2014:  CE0Y  EASTER ISLAND -
Cristian, CE2WTF and Manuel, CE2NTT plan to pay a short visit to the Isla de Pascua [aka Easter Island, Rapa Nui] (SA-001, DICE ICE-001, WLOTA 0319, WWFF CEFF-027) on 2nd and 3rd August 2014. They have the following options for callsigns: CE2NTT: XR0YNTT / 3G0YNTT / CB0YNTT; CE2WTF: XR0YWTF / 3G0YWTF / CB0YWTF. QRV on 40, 20, 15, 10, and 6 metre SSB, maybe also on LEO satellites. QSL via operators' information. Website: www.ce2ntt.blogspot.de/ [DX-World]

02/08/2014:  F8NUH/P  BALKAN TOUR -
On Saturday 2nd August 2014, Jean-Pierre F8NUH/p will activate the Castle of Montceau (DFCF 38-052), commune of Ruy-Montceau (CP 38300 WW, Loc. JN25QO). Plans are to be QRV on 80 and 40 metre CW and SSB. QSL via home call, Bureau or direct. [F8NUH]

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

02/08/2014:  SP7VC/xx, SQ7OYL/xx  BALKAN TOUR -
Operators Mek, SP7VC and YL Katarzyna, SQ7OYL have announced their next DXpedition will be to the Balkan area between 2-17 August 2014. They state that they will visit some Balkan countries: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania and Macedonia. As usual you can expect our activity from each country on many bands. No other details were provided, but stay tuned! For details and updates, see: www.sp7vc.dxing.pl [OPDX Bulletin]

02/08/2014:  SV8/HG0R  THASOS ISLAND -
Laci, HA0NAR reports that he will be active from the island of Thasos [aka Thassos] (EU-174, GIOTA NAS-037, MIA MG-124, WLOTA 4186) as SV8/HG0R between 2-8 August 2014. QRV holiday-style on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and RTTY. QSL via HA0NAR, Bureau or direct. [DX-World]

02/08/2014:  YB4IR/5  TAMBELAN ISLAND -
Imam, YB4IR, will be active as YB4IR/5 from Tambelan Island (OC-122, WW Loc. OJ30SX) off the west coast of West Kalimantan, (Borneo), Indonesia, from 2-9 August 2014. QRV on 40-10m, CW, SSB and Digital modes. QSL via home call, direct, Bureau or ClubLog OQRS. [YB4IR]

03/08/2014:  VK3VTH/P  SNOWY RIVER NATIONAL PARK -
Tony, VK3VTH, announces an activation of Snowy River National Park (WWFF VKFF-455) for 3rd August 2014. QRV as VK3VTH/p from 02:00z - 04:00z on 7085 kHz and from 04:00z - 06:00z on 14244 kHz. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [DX Newsletter]

04/08/2014:  K4KGG/VO1  FOGO ISLAND -
Larry, K4KGG, plans activity from Fogo Island (NA-198, CIsA NF-005), Newfoundland, between 2-5 August 2014. QRV on HF bands, SSB. Possibly RTTY. QSL via K4KGG, LotW preferred and direct (Lawrence R Libsch, 23383 Water Circle, Boca Raton, FL 33486-8542, USA) with SAE + 2GS, or Bureau. [DX-World]

04/08/2014:  PJ7/KB5FLA  SINT MAARTEN -
Rich, KB5FLA, plans to be active from the island of Dutch Sint Maarten (NA-105, WLOTA 0711) as PJ7/KB5FLA between 4-12th August 2014. QRV holiday-style on the HF bands. QSL via LoTW and eQSL. [DX-World]

05/08/2014:  CT7/CU3AA/P  PORTUGUESE DISTRICTS/PARISHES -
From 5-11th August look for Joao, CU3AA, to be active as CT7/CU3AA/P in several counties in the districts of Lisbon, Coimbra and Santarem. Also will activate parishes for DDFP and if the opportunity arises, some monuments to DMHP (WCA). He will have access to 40, 30, 20 and 17 metre SSB and CW (if necessary). Information about the activation will be sent to the international network of clusters. Joao hopes to contact you on this "on-the-run expedition". [CU3AA]

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

07/08/2014:  A43MI  MASIRAH ISLAND -
A team from the Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society will operate SSB, CW and digital modes as A43MI from Masirah Island (AS-014, WW Loc. LL90JL), off the East coast of Oman, Ash Sharqiyah Region, Masirah Province, between 7-11 August 2014. QSL via A47RS. [DX-World]

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

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

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

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

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

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

12/08/2014:  J3/AI5P  GRENADA ISLAND -
Rick, AI5P, plans activity from the island of Grenada (NA-024, WLOTA 0718) as J3/AI5P between 12-22 August 2014. QRV on 40-10m, mostly CW, using Icom 706 with 100 watts into wire antennas. QSL via home call, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

14/08/2014:  GN0GRC  RATHLIN ISLAND -
Grantham Amateur Radio Club (G6SSN) members Alan G0RCI, Kevin G6SSN, Harry G7DEH, Pete M0USY and Arthur M0GUU will be active as GN0GRC from Rathlin Island (EU-122, WLOTA 0039), Northern Ireland, between 14-20 August 2014. QRV on all bands and modes, on or near the usual island and IOTA frequencies. They also plan to activate East, West and South lighthouses during the week. QSL via the Bureau OR direct with SAE and $2 to G0RCI. Website: www.garc.org.uk/ [rsgbiota.org]

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

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

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

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

16/08/2014:  D44TLO  CAPE VERDE -
Carlo, ON4BR, plans to be active from the island of Boa Vista (WLOTA 0972, WW Loc. HK85OX), Cape Verde Windward Islands (AF-086), as D44TLO between 16-23 August 2014. QRV on 40-10 metre CW. QSL via ON4BR, direct or Bureau. [DX-World]

20/08/2014:  XO2C  PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND -
Robert, VE3RHE, will be active as XO2C from the PEI DX Lodge, located on Prince Edward Island (NA-029, CIsA PE-001, WLOTA 0523, Grid Loc. FN76VS) from 20-25th August, 2014. This will be a vacation style activation. Operating from about 1900 UTC to 0300 UTC. XO2C is the special event callsign celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference (www.canada-150th.ca/). QSL via home call, direct or Bureau and LotW. [rsgbiota.org]

21/08/2014:  RI0Z  KARAGINSKIY ISLAND -
Vasili, RA1ZZ/3 and team are planning an expedition to Karaginskiy island (AS-064, RRA RR-12-03, RDA KT-11, WLOTA 0713), last activated over twelve years ago. The primary goal is to activate KT-11 for the Russian District Award (RDA) program, but after discovering that Karaginskiy is in that district, they also decided to tackle the island for both RDA and IOTA. Final dates depend on the weather and the ship's schedule, but approx August 21-28. The team plans to operate maritime mobile out of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky the two days sailing to and from the island, and RI0Z on Karaginskiy. QSL via RA1ZZ, direct (QRZ.com)/OQRS. Further information, updates and log search can be found on their website at: ri0z.org/ [WC6DX via DX-World]

21/08/2014:  ZD8N  ASCENSION ISLAND -
Steve, G3ZVW, will be active from Georgetown, Ascension Island (AF-003, WLOTA 1491), as ZD8N between 21-29 August 2014. QRV on the HF bands, mostly CW. QSL via home call and LotW. [DX-World]

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

25/08/2014:  C81AK  MOZAMBIQUE -
Arnold, WB6OJB (FISTS #11592, SKCC #1328) will be active from Bilene, Mozambique as C81AK between 25-30th August 2014. QRV on 40-10m. QSL via home call, direct only (Arnold Kalan, 16690 Charmel Ln., Pacific Palisades, CA 90272-2210, USA). [DX-World]

25/08/2014:  C81CF  MOZAMBIQUE -
Frosty, K5LBU will be active from Bilene, Mozambique as C81CF between 25th August and 4th September 2014. QRV on HF bands using SSB, CW and RTTY. QSL via LoTW is preferred. [DX-World]

26/08/2014:  VQ9XR  DIEGO GARCIA -
Look for Bob, N7XR, plans to be active as VQ9XR from Turtle Bay, Diego Garcia Island (AF-006, WLOTA 1645) on or about 25th August 2014 for 3 weeks, followed up by a 1 week trip in October or November. Activity will be focused on CW and RTTY (some SSB) on 160-10 meters during these trips. QSL via N7XR, direct only or via OQRS on ClubLog. Further info and possible update can be found at: www.wake-diego2014.org/ [OPDX Bulletin]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

02/09/2014:  T88VW  PALAU -
Look for Joe, OZ0J, to be active as T88VW from the Palau Rental Shack, Koror Island, State of Koror, Republic of Palau (OC-009, WW Loc. PJ77FH), Western Caroline Islands. Callsign is pending and will be announced prior to the activation. Joe plans to be QRV on all possible bands between 3.5 MHz and 50 MHz on Phone, CW and DIGI (RTTY or PSK). QSL via OZ0J, direct or Bureau. Further information and updates available at: oz0j.dk/ [OZ0J]

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

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

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

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

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

11/09/2014:  W5MZU/4  DRY TORTUGAS ISLANDS -
Look for Dennis, W5MZU/4, to be active from Dry Tortugas Islands (NA-079), Dry Tortugas National Park (WWFF KFF-023), Florida, from 11-13 September 2014. Technician Class Privileges phone 28.305-28.495 MHz. All HF CW allocation frequencies. One battery solar charged, Yaesu 450D, CrankIR. QSL via home call, direct only (see QRZ.com) [rsgbiota.org]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

22/10/2014:  HK1/LW9EOC  COLOMBIA -
Tim, LW9EOC, will be active as HK1/LW9EOC from Barranquilla, Atlantico, Colombia, between 22-29 October 2014. Activity will be on all HF bands using CW and SSB. While there, he will also be part of the HK1NA (Jumanju contest station) team during the CQWW DX SSB Contest as a Multi-Multi entry. QSL via his home call, direct, by the Bureau, eQSL and LotW. [OPDX Bulletin]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

19/11/2014:  HI2DX  ISLA SAONA -
A team of 20 (featuring some of the world's most experienced CW DX operators) will be active as HI2DX from Saona Island (NA-122, WLOTA 2304, WW Loc. FK58PD), La Altagracia Province, Dominican Republic, between 19-23 November 2014 (tentative dates). They plan 24/7 activity for 5 days hoping to reach 100,000 QSOs in the process. Activity will be on 160-6 metre CW, SSB and the Digital modes. They will have 10 stations on the air using dipoles, verticals and other various antennas. The island is a government protected nature reserve and is part of East National Park [in Spanish Parque Nacional del Este] (WWFF HIFF-003). QSL Manager is Tim, M0URX, for direct requests and Bureau QSLs. A OQRS is available. Website: qrz.com/db/hi2dx [DX-World/OPDX Bulletin]

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

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

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]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2015

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

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

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]

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]