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            DXNL 1946 - July 22, 2015

                      DX Newsletter


            *** 65 years DARC *** 1950 - 2015 ***


                a free and weekly service of

           DARC Committee "DX and HF contesting"



                Editor: Klaus Poels, DL7UXG

                (e-mail: dxnl@dxhf.darc.de)


            translation by: Oliver Bock, DJ9AO



3A, Monaco:

     Giuseppe, IK5WWA, plans to work holiday-style as 3A/IK5WWA between

     the 24th and August 1 on HF and 6m. QSL via h/c.


DL, Germany:

     DL65DARC will be run by district Oberbayern (C) from the 20th to

     the 26th, and by district Nordrhein (R) from the 27th to August 2.

     DK65DARC will be operated by districts Niedersachsen (H) and

     Schleswig-Holstein (M) during the respective time periods.


E7, Bosnia-Herzegovina:

     The Radio Club Nikola Tesla (E74BYZ) honours Tesla's birthday (10

     July 1856) with the call E7TESLA until August 10 from Banja Luka.

     QSL via bureau, E77E (d), eQSL.


I, Italy:

     Alain, F5LMJ, will be active as I5/F5LMJ/p from Capannori (WW Loc.

     JN53gu) until the end of the month. QRV on HF (CW, digital modes).

     QSL via F5LMJ. http://www.tuduri.net/f5lmj/index.htm


KH6, Hawaii:

     Tim, N3QE, is going to work holiday-style as N3QE/KH6 from Maui

     OC-019, USi HI-018S, WLOTA 0636) between July 28 and August 5. His

     focus will be on the North American CW QSO Party (August 1/2). QSL

     via LoTW.


ON, Belgium:

     Members of the Belgian club in Ronse/Renaix (ON4RSX) celebrate the

     22nd anniversary of their friendship with the French club of

     Neuville et du Haut Poitou (F5KFL) with the call OS22F. The QTH is

     part of ONFF-218. QSL via bureau.




PA, Netherlands:

     The VERON section A57 celebrate the 600th anniversary of the town

     Schagen with the call PI600SRA until the end of July, and between

     September 3 and 30. QSL via bureau, eQSL.


V2, Antigua and Barbuda:

     Tim, VE6SH, will be active again as V29SH from Antigua Island

     (NA-100, WLOTA 1118) between July 28 and August 8. QRV mainly on

     30, 17, and 12m on CW, SSB, and some RTTY. QSL via LoTW, VE6SH (d).


VP2E, Anguilla:

     Frank, K3TRM, returns to Anguilla (NA-022, WW Loc. FK88lg) and is

     currently active as VP2ERM until August 2 on HF (SSB, CW, and

     RTTY). QSL via K3TRM (d/B), ClubLog OQRS, LoTW.






YB4IR - Next Plan:

     Imam announces to put Tikus Island (OC-262) on the air during July

     / August as YB4IR/p. QSL via OQRS.



Abbreviations in this DXNL:


ARLHS     Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society

CIsA      Canadian Islands Awards

DFB       Diploma Farois Brasileiros

DFFA      Diplom dos Farois Farolins e do Algarve

DIA       Danish Island Award

DIB       Diploma Ilhas Brasileiras

DICE      Diploma Islas de Chile

DID       Deutsches Inseldiplom

DIFM      Diplome des Iles de la France Metropolitaine

DIP       Diploma das Ilhas Portuguesas

GIOTA     Greek Islands On The Air

IIA       Italian Island Awards

IOCA      Islands of Croatia Award

IOSA      Island of Scotland Award

IOTA      Islands on the Air

LoTW      Logbook of the World

MIA       Mediterranean Sea Island Award

OQRS      Online QSL Request System

SCOTIA    Scottish Island Award

USi       United States Islands Awards

WAB       Worked All Britain

WAIL      Worked All Italian Lighthouses

WCA       World Castles Award

WLOTA     World Lighthouse On The Air Award



Upcoming Contests:


25./26.07.             RSGB IOTA Contest



IOTA     Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON and Friedrich, DL4BBH (iota@dxhf.darc.de)




CW:  28040 24920 21040 18098 14040 10114 7030 3530 kHz

SSB: 28560 28460 24950 21260 18128 14260 7055 3760 kHz


NB: Unless otherwise noted, the following IOTA activities are all

    targetting the IOTA Contest in some form.


AS-002; A9, Bahrain Island: Watch out for Fawaz, A92AA, in the

     contest from Riffa. QSL via A92AA (d).


AS-014, A4, Ash Sharqiyah/ Al Wusta Region group: A group is going

     to activate Masirah Island for the contest with the call A43MI. QSL

     via A47RS.


AS-020; BV, Taiwan Island: Operators Emily/BU2BE, Adam/BU2BF,

     Zhong-Hong/BU2BO, Bruce/BU2BW, Leon/BU2CN, Yao/BU2CM, YaoJun/BV5OO,

     Sam/BX3AA, and Jie/BX3ABH join the contest as BV0TW from Taipei.

     QSL via BU2BF (d/B), LoTW.


AS-066; R0L, Sea of Japan Coast group: Vladimir, UA0LCZ, will be

     active as RI0NZ from Popov Island (RR-16-02) between the 24th and

     30th. QRV on 80-10m on CW. QSL via UA0LCZ (d/B).


AS-082; R0Q, Laptev Sea Coast Centre group: Eugene/RZ3EC,

     Sergey/RA3NAN, Gen/R3BY, Maxim/RU5D, Igor/UA3EDQ, and Zoli/HA1AG

     will be active between the 24th and 29th as R3RRC/0 from the rare

     island Brusneva (RR-08-11, WW LOc. PQ41mp). Their QTH also counts

     for the lighthouse Ostrov Brusneva (WLOTA 0281, RLHA RLA-033). QSL

     via ClubLog. http://www.as082.org/


AS-094; BY7, Hainan Province group: BA4TB, BD4TS, BH4TVU, and

     BH4XAE are going to work as B7/homecalls from the 24th until August

     1, and as B7/BA4TB during the contest. QSL via homecalls.


AS-102; BV, Kinmen Island: Tang/BM2AAV, Jini Lin/BO2AB, Eddie/

     BV2DD, Evan/BV2KS, Makioka/BX4ABN, Ken/ JP1RIW, Alfred/VR2SA,

     Bom/XX9LT, and friends will be active as BO0K from Kinmen Island

     (WW Loc. OL94dk). QSL via qrz.com.



AS-103; BV, P'enghu Islands: BV2KI, BV2NT, BX2AB, BX4AF, BV9AAC,

     JH3GVJ, JA3EIZ, JG3DOR, JO3LVG, and ZL1JAP join forces for the

     contest as BV9A. QSL via BV2KI.


AS-107; HS, Gulf of Thailand North group: Tana, E27EK, and Captain,

     HS7UCQ, will operate as E27EK/p. QSL via E21EK (d).


AS-134; BY3, Hebei/ Tianjin Province group: BD3QZ will be active

     from Yuetou for the contest. QSL via BD3QZ.


EU-001; SV5, Dodecanese: Igor, RD1AP, is going to work

     holiday-style until August 5 as SV5/RD1AP from Rhodos Island (WW

     Loc. KM36xa) with a QRP rig. QSL via RD1AP (d/B).


EU-008; GM/MM, Inner Hebrides: Members of the Cockenzie & Port

     Seton Amateur Radio Club will be active with the call GM2T from the

     Isle of Tiree (IOSA NH04, SCOTIA DI10, WAB NM04, WLOTA 2232). The

     team consists of Cambell/ MM0DXC, John/MM0JXI, Ellis/GM4GZW,

     Cephas/MM0INS, Brian/G3UJE, Brian/ M0RNR, Bob/GM4UYZ, Geoff/MM5AHO,

     Alisdair/MM0XAB, Robin/MM0VTV, Adrian/ MM0GTU, Stevie/MM0GTA, and

     Paul/MM0VPR. QSL via GM4UYZ (d7B), LoTW, eQSL. http://cpsarc.com/


EU-008; GM/MM, Inner Hebrides: Graham/MM0GHM, Gordon/MM0GOR,

     Jason/GM7VSB, Barry/ GM3YEH, Gordon/GM7WCO, and John/GM0DJG of the

     Kilmarnock and Loudoun Amateur Radio Club join the contest as GM7A

     from the Isle of Gigha (IOSA NH24, SCOTIA CS23). QSL via GM7AAJ



EU-010; GM/MM, Outer Hebrides: Chris, GM3WOJ, is going to make

     Benbecula Island (IOSA OH04, SCOTIA HI08) available in the contest

     as GM7V. QSL via N3SL, LoTW.


EU-012; GM/MM, Shetland: Nigel, G3TXF, and Ian, G3WVG, will be

     active as GM4S from Papa Stour (IOSA SH14, SCOTIA SI12). QSL via

     G3TXF, LoTW.


EU-013; GJ/MJ, Jersey: Frederik, ON8ZL, and Peter, ON8ZZ, are going

     to operate from Jersey (ARLHS JER-001) as MJ/OT9Z and GJ2A (during

     the contest) between the 23rd and 28th. QRV on HF on SSB, cW, and

     digital modes; 6m depending on condx. QSL MJ/OT9Z via ON8ZL (d/B),

     LoTW; GJ2A via ClubLog OQRS.


EU-015; SV9, Crete Island: Alan, G4DJX, is active right now

     holiday-style as SV9/G4DJX until July 28. QSL via h/c, LoTW.


EU-016; 9A, Dalmatia South group: Mate/9A4M, Braco/9A7R,

     Branko/9A7YY, Jozef/OM3BC, Rastislav/OM3BH, Jozef/OM3GI, and

     Tibor/OM3RM are teaming up to work the contest as 9A8RR from Vis

     Island (IOCA CI-142, MIA MC-452, WLOTA 1899). QSL via OM2VL (d/B),



EU-025; I*9, Sicily Island: Joe, IT9RZU, will be active from Sicily

     Island (IIA SC001, MIA MI-107, WLOTA 1362) in the contest (CW

     only). QSL via bureau, LoTW. http://it9rzu.altervista.org/


EU-025; I*9, Sicily Island: Likewise, Alf, IT9MUO, wil also be

     active on CW during the contest. QSL via IT9MUO (d/B), LoTW.


EU-028; I*5, Toscana Region group: Stefano, IV3LZQ, activates Elba

     (IIA T016, MIA MI-022, WLOTA 0609) for the contest as IA5/IV3LZQ.

     QRV only on CW. QSL via IV3LZQ (d).


EU-029; OZ, Sjaelland Archipelago: Allan, OZ8A, joins the contest

     from his home on Fejo. QSL via OZ8A.


EU-030, OZ, Bornholm Island: Carsten, OZ4CG, will be active from

     his home QTH on Bornholm. QSL via bureau, LoTW.


EU-031; I*8, Campania Region group: Tony, IC8FBU, participates in

     the contest between 20z (July 25) and 08z (July 26) from Capri (CW

     only). QSL via bureau or direct.


EU-031; I*8, Campania Region group: Francesco, IK8TEO, will also be

     active from Capri as IC8/IK8TEO, sharing Tony's (IC8FBU) shack for

     12 hours. QSL via IK8TEO (d/B).


EU-034; ES0,3, Hiiumaa /Saaremaa /Laanemaa County group:

     Harald/ES1LS, Arvo/ES1QV, Toivo/ES2DJ, Jueri/ES2EZ, Juri/ES5GP, and

     Roy/ES8DH are going to work as ES0U from Muhu Island (WLOTA 2725).

     QSL via ES2DJ, bureau preferred.


EU-042; DL, Schleswig-Holstein State North West group: Thomas,

     DK3EE, and Louis, DO9EE, will be active from Amrum as DK3T/p.


EU-042; DL, Schleswig-Holstein State North West group: Members of

     the club station DL0SX are going to work as DL0SX/p, DG1LS/p,

     DN2SX/p, DN7OMB/p, and DO7OMB/p from Hooge Island (DID/GIA N-22).

     QSLs via homecalls (d/B).


EU-054; I*9, Egadi Islands: Salvatore, IT9BXR, puts Favignana (IIA

     I008, MIA MI-025, WLOTA 1545) on the air as IF9/IT9BXR. QSL via

     IT9BXR (d/B).


EU-055; LA, Sogn og Fjordane/ Hordaland/ Rogaland County group:

     Members of the Haugalandgruppen av NRRL will be active as LA4C from

     Utsira Island and the North Tower lighthouse (ARLHS NOR-262, WLOTA

     0104). The team consists of Nils/LA6IOA, Johannessen/LA6ZP,

     Morten/LA7XIA, Knut/LA9RY, Christine/LA9CSA, Vikingstad/LA9YGA, and

     Gerry/LA0HK. QSL via qrz.com.


EU-057; DL, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern State group: Jo, DL5KUD, joins

     the contest from his home on Ruegen (Cw only; 12 hours). QSL via

     DL5KUD (d/B).


EU-059; GM/MM, St. Kilda: Nobby/G0VJG, Dave/G4BUO, Toby/M0TBS,

     Giles/M0TGV, Justin/G4TSH, Tony/G2NF, and Chris/G0FDZ will be

     active as GM3RCV/p from Hirta; MM8C for the contest. QRV on HF and

     VHF on CW and SSB. QSL via G4DFI. http://www.cvrs.org/


EU-061; LA, Vest Agder to Ostfold County group: Halvard, LA7XK,

     joins the contest from his holiday home on Spjaeroy Island (WW Loc.

     JO59lc). QSL via LA7XK (d/B).


EU-064; F, Pays de la Loire Region group: Fraser, G4GJM, is going

     to participate in the contest as F/G4BJM/p from the Ile de

     Noirmoutier (DIFM AT-020, WLOTA 1224). QSL via G4BJM (d), LoTW.


EU-064; F, Pays de la Loire Region group: Geoffrey, F4FVI,

     activates the Ile d'Yeu (DIFM AT-021, WW Loc, IN86ur, WLOTA 0801)

     as TM15YEU. QSL via F4FVI (d/B), LoTW, eQSL.


EU-067; SV, Kyklades: Theodoros, SV1EJD, operates the contest as

     SV8/SV1EJD from Syros Island (SSB only). QSL via SV1EJD (d).


EU-067; SV, Kyklades: Flavio, IW2NEF, operates holiday-style from

     Naxos Island (GIOTA SAS-077, MIA MG-075) as SV8/IW2NEF between July

     25 and August 6. QSL via IK2DUW (d/B).


EU-073; I*7, Puglia Region group: Vincenzo, IK7IMO, works in the

     contest as IJ7V from Pietro Island (IIA J002, MIA MI-094). QSL via

     IK7IMO (d/B). http://ij7v.jimdo.com/


EU-092; GM/MM, Summer Isles: Dave, GM0LVI, operates /p from Tanera

     Mor (IOSA SC10, SCOTIA CN32, WAB NB90) between the 25th and 31st.

     QSL via h/c (d/B), LoTW.


EU-092; GM/MM, Summer Isles: Jim, MM0BQI, uses his short call GM1J

     for the contest from the Summer Isles. QSL via MM0BQI (d/B), LoTW.


EU-096; OH1, Lansi-Suomi (Turku) Province group: Tauno, OH1TD,

     joins the contest from Korpo Island. QSL via OH1TD (d/B).


EU-114; GU/MU, Guernsey group: Ops Iain/ M0PCB, Chloe/M0GEJ,

     Rich/M5RIC, Simon/M0CLW, Peter/2E0SQL, Louis/ 2U0FER, and

     Tom/2U0TKB operate the contest as GU9V from Guernsey (WLOTA 0013).

     QSL via ClubLog OQRS.


EU-114; GU/MU, Guernsey group: Peter, 2E0SQL, will also be QRV solo

     as 2U0SQL. between the 22nd and 28th. QSL only via OQRS.



EU-120; G/M, English Coastal Islands: Mike/G3VYI, Steve/G3UFY,

     Peter/G3SJX, and Dave/G7RAU from the Addiscombe ARC will be active

     as G4ALE/p from the Isle of Wight (WLOTA 2985). QSL via G4ALE,



EU-120; G/M, English Coastal Islands: Ed, GW3SQX, operates as G7O,

     also from the Isle of Wight (CW only, 12 hours). QSL via GW3SQX,



EU-120; G/M, English Coastal Islands: And finally, G4FON, M0DDT,

     G3XVR, G6FOP, M0SEL, 2E0FEC, 2E0MJE, M0OJO, and G4LMW also operate

     from the Isle of Wight with the call G5XV. QSL via M0OXO.


EU-122; GI/MI, Northern Irish Coastal Islands: Bernard/G3SHF,

     Carsten/G0SYP, Tom/M0DCG, Evan/M0TJU, Dave/G0LZL, Pete/M1PTR, and

     Kieron/M5KJM participate in the contest as GI5O from Rathlin Island

     (WLOTA 0039). Their QTH is Rathlin East High Lighthouse (ARLHS

     NTI-011, Admiralty A6062). QSL via M5KJM (d/B). EU-123; Scottish

     Coastal Islands: Doug, GM0ELP, joins the contest from Bute Island

     with the call MM3T (CW only, 12 hours). QSL only via eQSL.


EU-123; GM/MM, Scottish Coastal Islands: Iain, MM0TFU, operates

     from the Isle of Arran (IOSA CL01, SCOTIA CS14) between the 22nd

     and 27th as MM0TFU/p. QSL via h/c (d), LoTW.


EU-123; GM/MM, Scottish Coastal Islands: Operators Peter/G3PHO,

     Mike/G0NEY, David/G8EQD, Krystina/2E0KSH, John/M6JIJ, Steve/G0EAK,

     Sue/M6XAK, Peter/M0PJO, David/M0GDX, David/M5DWI, and John/G4LKD

     will also be active from Arran with the call GM5TO; QRV as GM2AS

     before and after the contest. QSL for both calls via G3PHO (d/B),



EU-124; GW/MW, Welsh Coastal Islands: Watch out for Keith, G3TTC,

     to be active from Holy Island (WLOTA 3338) as GW3TTC/p from the

     24th to 27th. QSL via G3TTC (d/B).


EU-125; OZ, Jylland West group: Thomas/DH1FY, Sonja/DK4BCE, Uwe/

     DL5BBY, Roland/DH4RHB, Norbert/DG3BEN, and Gunnar/DL2BGN work as

     OZ9IC from Roemoe Island (OZI/DIA NS-001). QSL via DH1FY (d/B).


EU-125; OZ, Jylland West group: Rico, DO6EBB, is currently

     holidaying on Fano Island (DIA NS-002, OZFF-004, WW Loc. JO45ek)

     and works as OZ/DO6EBB until August 1. QSL via h/c (d/B).


EU-127; DL, Schleswig-Holstein State South West group:

     Christoph/DM5HF, Christoph/DC2CC, Axel/DB1WA, and Joerg/DM4DL join

     the contest as DR0F from Neuwerk (DID/GIA N-012, WLOTA 2311,

     DLFF-005). QSL via DM4DL (d/B). www.amateurfunk-im-alstertal.de/


EU-129; DL/SP1, Usedom Island: Robert/DH8HD, Tom/DL1AAA, Thomas/

     DJ6OI, Thomas/DL3XX, Olaf/DL4HG, Andreas/DL7AT, and Hans/DO3HJW

     participate in the contest as DA0T/p from Usedom Island (DID/GIA

     O-13). QSL via DL7AT (d7B).


EU-129; DL/SP1, Usedom Island: DL0KWH/p, operated by

     Norbert/DL2RNS, Rainer/DL2RVL, Georg/ DL4SVA, and Olaf/DL7JOM will

     also be active from Usedom. QSL via bureau.


EU-130; I*3, Friuli-Venezia Giulia Region group: Ops

     Alessandro/IV3CTT, Andrea/IV3FVK, Alessio/IV3GDE,

     Alessandro/IV3ZTB, and Vittorio/IV3DCZ will be active as IV3CTT/p

     from Santa Maria di Barbana (IIA F012). QSL via bureau.


EU-131; I*3, Veneto Region group: Members of the "ARI Mestre Team"

     will take part in the IOTA contest as IQ3ME/p from Lido di Venezia

     Island (IIA V035, MIA MI-052). The location also counts for LH

     Porto di Lido (WAIL VE-004, ARLHS ITA-113, WLOTA 0403). QSL via

     bureau. http://www.arimestre.it/


EU-132; SP1, Szczecin/ Koszalin Province group: Adam, DJ0IF will be

     QRV in the IOTA contest as SN0RX from Wolin Island (WLOTA 4120).

     QSL via SP8BXL, LoTW.


EU-132; SP1, Szczecin/ Koszalin Province group: SP1C, SP1GZF,

     SP1NQN, SP1RKT, SQ2NQN, SQ1OD, SQ2PHG and SQ2PHI will operate as

     SN1D from Wolin Island in the IOTA contest. QSL via SP1RKT (d/B).


EU-136; 9A, Kvarner group: Jozef, OM5AW will take part in the RSGB

     IOTA contest as 9A/OM5AW from Cres Island in the SOAB-LP-12h

     category. QSL via OM2FY.


EU-136; 9A, Kvarner group: Brani, OM2FY and Rado, OM2ZZ will sign

     9A/OM2FY during their entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest from Rab

     Island (IOCA CI-096, MIA MC-330). QSL via OM2FY.


EU-136; 9A, Kvarner group: Eddy, DM5JBN will be QRV from Cres

     Island from July 19th to 28th. QSL via DM5JBN (d/B), LoTW, eQSL.


EU-138; SM7, Blekinge County group: Dom, M1KTA will be on Flakskar

     Island (WW Loc. JO76UB) from July 23rd to 26th and operate as

     SM7/M1KTA in CW and SSB on HF, possibly also on 6m and 60m. In the

     RSGB IOTA contest he will operate as SD7B. QSL via M1KTA (d/B),

     OQRS preferred.


EU-140; OH5, Etala-Suomi (Kymi) Province group: Kari, OH5TS will

     take part in the IOTA contest from Kuorsalo Island in the SO/HP/CW

     category. QSL via OH5TS.


EU-140; OH5, Etala-Suomi (Kymi) Province group: Simo/OH5GIO,

     Vili/OH5GE, Jukka/OH5GJZ and Erno/OH5FVY will operate as OG5A on

     Nuokot Island during the IOTA contest. QSL via OH5AD (B).



EU-142; EA1, Oviedo/ Santander Province group: EA1ASC, EA1RC,

     EA4TX, EA7KW, EC4TA and EC7AKV are going on a IOTA expedition to

     Mauro Island from July 24th to 26th and operate as ED1M in the RSGB

     IOTA Contest. QSL via EA1DR (d), LoTW, eQSL.


EU-145; CT, Algarve Province group: Colin/CT7ACG, Andy/M0GAV,

     Sharon/M3VCQ and Clii/G0MMI will use the callsign CR5CW from

     Culatra Island (DIA AI-01, DIP AL-001, WLOTA 0144, CTFF-007) on HF

     (80-10m, CW/SSB) from July 24th to 27th. During the IOTA contest,

     they will operate from Cabo de Santa Maria Lighthouse (PT-505, DFFA

     FA-06, ARLHS POR-041, Admiralty D2206). QSL via CT7ACG (d/B), LoTW.


EU-146; PA, Zuid Holland/ Zeeland Province group: Teun, PA5TT will

     operate from his home QTH on Schouwen Duiveland during the IOTA

     Contest. QSL via PA5TT.


EU-170; 9A, Dalmatia North group: Detlef/DK3QZ, Kai/DL3HAH,

     Andy/DL3YM and Stefan/DL5XX will go to Kaprije Island (IOCA CI-035,

     MIA MC-150) from July 24th to 26th and operate as 9A/homecalls.

     During the IOTA contest, their callsign will be 9A/DK3QZ. QSL via

     Homecall (d/B).


EU-171; OZ, Jylland North group: A small group of hams around Tor,

     DJ4MG/5P4MG will be QRV from near Loekken on 160m-10m (SSB mainly).

     In the IOTA contest they will take part as OU4ZZ, outside the

     contest they will use their personal calls (5P4MG, 5P6BA, 5P7DJ,

     OZ7TM und OZ/DG5YAH). An activity with the special event callsign

     OU0POLIO is also planned. QSL for OU4ZZ via DJ4MG, OU0POLIO via

     OZ1ACB, other calls via homecalls.


EU-172; OZ, Jylland East and Fyn group: Rene, DL2JRM and Andy,

     DL5CW will participate in the RSGB IOTA Contest as OZ/DL2JRM and

     OZ/DL5CW respectively from Hjarno Island (DIA JY-007, WLOTA 0225).

     QSL via DL2JRM (d/B)/DL5CW (d/B).


EU-172; OZ, Jylland East and Fyn group: Jan/ON7JA will travel to

     Fyn Island (DIA FY-001, WLOTA 2690) and operate as OZ/ON7JA in the

     RSGB IOTA Contest. QSL via ON7JA (d/B).


EU-172; OZ, Jylland East and Fyn group: Immo, DL8MF will sign

     OZ/DL8MF from Samsoe Island (DIA JY-008, WLOTA 0726) from July 23th

     to 26th, including an entry in the IOTA contest. QSL via DL8MF



EU-172; OZ, Jylland East and Fyn group: Henning, OZ1BII will

     operate during the IOTA contest as 5P2I/p from Endelave Island. QSL

     via OZ1BII.


EU-177; SM5, Sodermanland/ Ostergotland County group: Olof, G0CKV

     is once again QRV as SM5CKV/p from Harstena Island (WW Loc. JO88mg)

     in the RSGB IOTA Contest (SOAB). QSL via LoTW.


EU-178; ES0/8, Parnumaa County/ Saaremaa County South group:

     Vladimir/YL2BK, Eugene/YL2TD and Aleksandr/YL3BU will operate as

     ES8/YL1ZX from July 24th to 26th from Kihnu Island. QSL via YL2TD



EU-181; LZ, Bulgaria group: Boyko/LZ1QN, Dechko/LZ1QV, Boris/LZ2JR,

     Nasko/LZ3YY, Boyan/LZ1BJ, Gosho/LZ1ZF and Plamen/LZ3BB are joining

     forces to operate the IOTA contest as LZ0I from Sveti Ivan Island

     (WLOTA 0121, ARLHS BUL-022, WCA LZ-00164, WW Loc. KN32uk). QSL via

     LZ1BJ (d/B).


EU-187; SV9, Crete's Coastal Islands: Members of the "RASC DX TEAM"

     will take part in the IOTA contest as J49G from Crisi Island (WW

     Loc. KM24uv). QSL via SV9GPV.


EU-191; YO/UR, Fericirii Island: Sandro, VE7NY is planning to take

     part in the RSGB IOTA Contest from Fericirii Island. He'll sign

     YO/VE7NY unless he manages to acquire a special callsign for the

     contest on short notice. QSL via VE7NY (d/B).


NA-029; VY2, Prince Edward Island: Ken, K6LA will operate the RSGB

     IOTA Contest from the PEI DX Lodge on Prince Edward Island (CIsA

     PE-001, WLOTA 0523, WW Loc. FN76vs) and operate as VY2TT. QSL via

     K6AL, LoTW.


NA-067; W4, North Carolina State East (Carteret to Currituck

     County) group: Keith, W4KAZ and Nathan, N4YDU will activate

     Ocracoke Island (USi NC-001S, WLOTA 0466) as W4O from July 23rd to

     26th. In the IOTA contest they will operate in the Multi-Single Low

     Power category. QSL via N4YDU (d).


NA-099; KP3/4, Puerto Rico: Carlos/KP4EJ, Eric/NP3A, Jose/NP4G,

     Felipe/NP4Z and Jamie/WP3A will operate the RSGB IOTA Contest as

     KP3Z from Puerto Rico (USi PR-006S, WLOTA 2802). QSL via N4AO,



NA-128; VE2, Quebec Province (St. Lawrence Waterway) group: The

     "NA-128 Contest Group" will operate as XM2I from July 23rd to 26th

     from Ile-aux-Grues (CIsA QC-038, WW Loc. FN47rb) with a focus on

     the RSGB IOTA Contest. QSL via VE2CQ (d), LoTW.



NA-128; VE2, Quebec Province (St. Lawrence Waterway) group:

     Ile-aux-Coudres will be activated by Jean-Pierre, VA2SG using the

     callsign VE2TLH in the RSGB IOTA Contest, in the QRP category. QSL

     via VA2SG (d), LoTW.


NA-143; W5, Texas State East (Matagorda to Jefferson County) group:

     Joe, K5KUA will once again visit Galveston Island (USi TX-001S) and

     operate as K5KUA/5 around the IOTA contest weekend (CW only). QSL

     via K5KUA (d/B).


NA-212; YN, Pacific Ocean Coast group: Dan, HR2DMR plans to be QRV

     in the RSGB IOTA Contest as H76W from Farallones de Coseguina, one

     of the most wanted IOTA groups of North America. QSL via KD4POJ,



OC-013; E5, Rarotonga Island: Andy, E50A will take part in the RSGB

     IOTA Contest in in the SO/12h-Unassisted category from Rarotonga

     Island (WLOTA 0971). QSL via E51AND (d).


OC-019; KH6/7, Hawaiian Islands: Eric, WH6EEY plans an activity

     from Kaho'olawe (USi HI-026S) from July 28th to 31st. He'll be

     there on a business trip and get on the air during his free time.

     QSL via WH6EEY (d), LoTW.


OC-194; VK2, New South Wales State North group: Members of the

     "Hellenic Amateur Radio Association of Australia" will operate as

     VK2SSI from South Solitary Island (WLOTA 0836) from July 26th to

     28th. QSL via ClubLog OQRS.


OC-201; ZL, North Island's Coastal Islands: Wes, ZL3TE and John,

     ZL2DD will take part in the RSGB IOTA Contest as homecall/p from

     Rakino Island. QSL via Homecall (d), LoTW.


OC-210; YB8, Sangihe Islands: Ronald, YC8ROP hopes for many QSOs

     during the IOTA contest from Sangihe Island (WLOTA 2486). He will

     operate on 10m only. QSL via W2FB, YC8OP (d), LoTW.


OC-237; YB0-3, Java's Coastal Islands: From July 24th to 26th, more

     than ten newly licensed operators will take part in an IOTA

     expedition to Sempu Island (WW Loc. OI61in), where they will get

     their first hands-on experience in DXing and Contesting as YE3IOTA.

     Three stations will be on the air, mostly in SSB with a little CW.

     QSL via YB3MM (d/B), ClubLog OQRS.


SA-025; PS8, Piaui State group: The "Teresina DX Group" is planning

     an IOTA expedition to Santa Isabel Island (DIB PI-01, WW Loc.

     GI97de; ARLHS BRA-070, DFB PI-03) from July 23rd to 26th. Using

     ZW8K they will operate on the HF bands, including a participation

     in the IOTA contest. Team members include Joselito/PS8BR,

     Milton/PS8HF and Nelson/PS8NF. QSL via PS8HF (d), ClubLog OQRS,

     LoTW, eQSL. http://zw8d.webnode.com/


SA-027; PP5, Santa Catarina State North group: Bone, PP5VX will

     work the RSGB IOTA contest from Sao Francisco Island. QSL via PP5VX

     (d/B), LoTW.


SA-029; PY1, Rio de Janeiro State West group: Marcelo/PY1MT,

     Andre/PY1SG and Hugo PY1SB are going to Jurubaiba Island (DIB

     RJ-22, ARLHS BRA-225, WW Loc. GG87aa) for the IOTA contest and

     operate as ZV1M. QSL via PY1MT (d/B).


SA-042; PY8, Para State West group: Die Mitglieder der "PARA DX

     Group" Renato, PY8WW und Ronaldo, PS8RV wollen vom 22. - 29. Juli

     als PX8K von Caviana de Fora Island (DIB PA-16) aus fuer PileUps

     sorgen. Die Teilnahme am RSGB IOTA Contest ist fest eingeplant. QSL

     via PY8WW OQRS.


SA-069; CE1, Antofagasta Region group: The "Chilean DXpedition

     Team" plans a DXpedition to Santa Maria Island (DICE ICE-101, WW

     Loc. FG46qn) from July 23rd to 26th and operate on the HF bands

     with three stations as XR1T on HF (CW/SSB). This operation includes

     the IOTA contest. The team consists of Domingo/CE1DY, Nick/XQ1KZ,

     Pablo/CE1UMY, Erick/CE1OEB and Marco/ CE1TBN. QSL via CE3OP (d/B),

     OQRS, LoTW.


SA-071; PY2, Sao Paulo State Centre group: Billy/PY2LCD,

     Marcelo/PY2AE, Danilo/PY2RED, Marcos/PY2MLS und Ilson/ PU2OAG of

     the "Grupo Curva do Rio" will work in the RSGB IOTA Contest as PW2G

     from Cats Island (DIB SP-16, WW Loc. GG76de). QSL via Buro, PY2LCD

     (d), LoTW.