DARC - DXNL 1790 (Jul 27, 2012)

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4O, MONTENEGRO
     The radio club "Bijelo Polje" celebrates its 60th anniversary by
     using the special callsign 4O60GBP until the end of 2012. QSL via 4O3Z.

9H, MALTA
     Ignacio,EA2BD, will be active as 9H3BD until July 30. Activity will be
     IN QRP on 20m using CW and SSB. QSL via homecall.

A2, BOTSWANA
     Arnold,WB6OJB, will be active as A25JB from Botswana between Jul 24-31.
     Activity will be on 40m-10m using mostly SSB with some CW.
     QSL via homecall, unfortunately only direct.

CY9, ST PAUL ISLAND
     Mike,AB5EB, Bill,N2WB, George,EA2TA, Christian,EA3NT, Simon,IZ7ATN,
     Col,MM0NDX, Bjorn,SM0MDG, Vicky,SV2KBS, Steve,VA3FM, and Kevin,VE3EN,
     will be QRV as CY9M from Atlantic Cove on St. Paul (NA-094, CIsA NS003,
     WLOTA 0166, Loc FN97) between Jul 26 and Aug 1. Operation will take
     place in all modes on 160m-2m with emphasis put on 6m and 160m. They
     will join the IOTA Contest in CW/SSB only on 20m. QSL via M0URX, LoTW.
     See also: http://www.cy9m.com  and  https://twitter.com/#!/CY9M  and
     http://www.facebook.com/CY9M.2012

F, FRANCE
     The Scout station TM12VTR will be active from Jul 27-30 from the
     national jamboree "Vis Tes Reves!" (Live Your Dreams!) in Jambville.
     Main operating frequencies will be 14290, 7190, 3690 and 3940 kHz.
     QSLs via operator's instructions.
        ---
     The Council of Europe Radio Club (CERAC) will be active as TP8CE from
     Jul 27-29, including the IOTA contest. QSL via F5LGF.
     See also: http://www.tp2ce.eu

FK, FRENCH NEW CALEDONIA
     Tsuyoshi,FK/JJ2NYT, will be QRV in CW, SSB and RTTY on 40m-10m from
     Grande Terre (OC-032) between Jul 29 and Aug 2. QSL via homecall.

G, ENGLAND
     2O12L will be the callsign of the London ham radio station celebrating
     the Olympic and Paralympic Games operating from Eltham Palace (JO01ak)
     in Greenwich (EU-005, WLOTA 1841) between Jul 27 and Sep 9.
     QSL via G4WNF. See also: http://www.2o12l.com
        ---
     GB4GBO is another special event station during the Olympic Games which
     will be activated by the "Sands Contest Group" until Sep 10.
     QSL via bureau or direct via G1LAT.
        ---
     The special event station GB2VET celebrates the Army, Air Force and
     Navy Reunion's 10th anniversary, will be QRV from Jul 27-29 from
     East Park in the city of Hull. QSL via G0SWO.
        ---
     The "Warrington Amateur Radio Club" will sign GB2012MV between Jul 25
     and Sep 9. QSL via bureau. See also: http://www.gb2012mv.com

GW, WALES
     Members of the "Barry Amateur Radio Society" (BARS) will activate the
     special callsign 2O12W in all modes on 160m-23cm. QSL via GW1FKY.
     See also: http://www.2O12W.com

KP4, PUERTO RICO
     The special event station K4C will be active on 40m-10m on July 25 to
     celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Constitution of the Commonwealth
     of Puerto Rico. QSL via WP4NPC.

OK, CZECH REPUBLIC
     Vasek,OK2AN/p, plans to activate several castles between Jul 28 and
     Aug 4. QSL via homecall.

ON, BELGIUM
     The radio club Leuven (RCL, ON4CP) celebrates its 85th anniversary
     by activating the special call ON85RCL until Dec 31. QSL via ON3AR.
     See also: http://www.radioclubleuven.be

OX, GREENLAND
     Bo,OX3LX, will be QRV again from HP15eo on HF-2m during his spare time.
     His main emphasis will be put on 2m EME and 4m ES. QSL via OZ1PIF.
     See also: http://ox3lx.geronne.dk

PJ2, CURACAO
     Anja,DH2AK, and Torsten,DL1THM, have planned another trip to Curacao
     and will be QRV as PJ2/homecalls from the clubstation PJ2A mostly in
     SSB on 15m and 20m between July 26 and Aug 1. QSLs via bureau to their
     homecalls, the direct QSL route can be found on QRZ.com.

UA0, ASIATIC RUSSIA
     Victor,RW0BG/p, plans to work from Oleniy Island (AS-083, RRA RR-06-06,
     RDA YN-12) between Jul 31 and Aug 1. QSL via homecall, LoTW.

W, USA
     Dave,N1EDU/p, is working from Bailey Island (NA-137/USi ME022S) and
     maybe also from other island in the Casco Bay until Jul 28.
     QSL via K1HRO.

YA, AFGHANISTAN
     Stefan,DL4ST, works as T6SS from Afghanistan until the end of Sep.
     He is currently staying in Mazar-e-Sharif and wants to work in CW on
     14020 kHz and 7020 kHz or in SSB on 14195 kHz and 7095 kHz from 1200
     to 1600 UTC. QSL via homecall.

Safari DX Activators Club: The Safari DX Activators Club informs about its
     activities on its website: http://safari.16mb.com/wordpress

HQ Award: The "Brave Radio Friends" issue another special award for working
      at least 10 different HQ stations in the IAR HF World Championship.
     The diploma can be applied via e-mail to DE3EAR@darc.de and will be
     sent in PDF format free of charge.

LINKS: Current SOTA activities (mountain summits) are announced at:
     http://www.sotawatch.org
        ---
     Detailed information about current VHF activities can be found on the
     VHF DX portal "Make More Miles on VHF" at: http://www.MMMonVHF.de


UPCOMING CONTESTS
-----------------
Jul 28/29   RSGB IOTA Contest


IOTA                compiled by Klaus, DL7UXG  (e-mail: iota@dxhf.darc.de)
----
Information about the IOTA Contest:
     The IOTA Contest Team informs about some rule changes on their website:
     http://www.rsgbcc.org/hf/rules/2012/riota.shtml
     For example:
      - The World Multi OP category has been discontinued.
      - Island Multi OP stations  must identify Run and Multiplier stations
        in their log.
      - The scoring for Island to World and World to World QSOs has changed
     The exact rules can be found on their website.


Island activities:
Due to the number of messages information is kept short this time.
The RSGB IOTA Contest will take place on the upcoming weekend of Jul 28/29.

AF-004, EA8, Canary Islands: The contest station EF8U (OPs EA8ZS, EA8DP,
     EA8RY, EA8AKN, EA8CST, EA8NL, EA8MT) is working from Gran Canaria
     during the IOTA Contest. QSL via EA8URL. See: http://www.ea8url.com

AF-018, IH9, Pantelleria Iceland: Raffaele,IH9YMC, will be QRV from
     Pantelleria (IIA TP-001, MIA MI-124, LOC JM56XT) in the IOTA Contest.
     QSL via eQSL only.

AS-006, Paul,R2AD/W8AY, will be active as VR2/W8AY from Lamma Island
     between July 28-30. Activity will be on 80m-10m in CW and SSB.
     He will join the RSGB IOTA Contest as well. QSL via R2AD.

AS-061, R0K, Ratmanova Island: RA5A, RL3AA, RW3RN, UA3EDQ and UA9OBA plan to
     become active as RI0K from Ratmanova Island (Big Diomede, AS-061) on
     Jul 27-30 (incl. IOTA Contest). His next stop will be Alyumka Island
     (AS-092) from where he will be QRV as RI0K/p from Aug 3-5.
     QSLs for RI0K via RW3RN and for RI0K/p via UA9OBA.
     See also: http://www.ri0k.ru

AS-074, 9M2, Selangor/Negeri Sembilan State group: 9M2FB will join the
     IOTA Contest from Pulau Ketam (WLOTA 0150). QSL only direct via 9M2FB.

AS-083, R9K, Kara Sea Coast East group: Victor,RW0BG/p, plans to activate
     Oleniy Island (RRA RR-06-06, RDA YN-12) from Jul 31 until Aug 1.
     QSL via RW0BG (bureau/direct). The logs will be uploaded to the LoTW.

AS-099, TA, Canakkale/Balikesir/Izmir Province group: TA3X, TA3TTT, TA3GO
     and TA3ATA will sign TC0P from Celebi Island in the IOTA Contest.
     QSL via TA3X (d).
        ---
     TA3J/0 will be QRV in SSB from Yassica Island (Loc KM38kj) during the
     IOTA Contest. QSL via TA3J (bureau/direct).

AS-105, HL2, Kyonggi-Do Province group: HL1IWD, DS2AGH, WX8C and OH6RX will
     be the OPs of DS0DX/2 from Kanghwa Island. QSL via HL1IWD.

AS-113, BV, Matsu Islands: BO0M is the call of a DXpedition by BV1EL, BV2DD,
     BM2AAV, BV2KS, BV2NT, BX2AB, BX4AG, VR2SA and XX9LT to Matsu Island
     (Loc OL96XD) from Jul 27-30.
     QSL only direct to: A.R.T. QSL Service, PO Box 73-326, Taipei, Taiwan.

AS-137, BY5, Zhejiang Province North group: The Shanghai DX Club members
     Xuhui,BD4CQ, Zhang,BD4DYH, Ming,BD4FM, Tony,BG4GMA, Siqing,BG4HRM,
     Colin,BH4ACQ, and Feng,ON6WFO, will be active as BY4DX/5 from
     Shengsi Island from Jul 27-29. QSL via BD4HF.

AS-147, JA8, Hokkaido's Coastal Islands: Taka,JA8COE/8, will once again be
     active from Yagishiri Island (WFF JAFF-034 WLOTA 2512) from Jul 27-29.
     QSL via homecall.

AS-158, BY2, Liaoning Province East group: Members of the Harbin Institute
     of Technology Amateur Radio Club are on the air as BY2HIT/2 from
     Guanglu Island (Loc PM19EE) between July 25-31. QSL direct via BY2HIT.
     More information is available at: http://www.qsl.net/by2hit

AS-159, TA, Black Sea Coast West group: TC0KLH (and not TC2KLH as previously
     announced) will be the callsign to be used from Kefken Island (AS-159,
     ARLHS TUR-058, WLOTA 0691, Loc KN51DF, WEBLOTA 004) on July 27-29.
     QSL via TCSWAT/TA1HZ (TA bureau). See also: http://www.tcswat.org

EU-004, EA6, Balearic Islands: Andrea,IZ2LSC, spends his holidays on the
     island of Menorca (EAFF-061, WLOTA 2988) from Jul 24-30. He works in
     holiday style as EA6/IZ2LSC in CW, SSB and digital modes on 30m-6m.
     He also plans to participate in the IOTA Contest. QSL via homecall.
     More information at: http://www.timpy.it/ea6

EU-008, GM/MM, Inner Hebrides: Graham,MM0GHM, Gordon,MM0GOR, Allan,2M0VNW,
     Peter,GM7AAJ, and Jason,GM7VSB, will be QRV as GM7A again in the IOTA
     Contest from Gigha Island (IOSA NH24, SCOTIA CS23). QSL via GM7AAJ.
        ---
     Graham,M6GCS, als MM6GCS/p is working from the Isle of Mull (IOSA NH15,
     SCOTIA CN10, WLOTA 2485). QSL direct via M6GCS.
        ---
     Members of the "Cockenzie and Port Seton Amateur Radio Club" (CPSARC)
     will sign GM2T again in the IOTA Contest from Isle of Tiree (IOSA NH04,
     SCOTIA DI10, WLOTA 2232, WAB NM04). QSL via GM4UYZ (bureau/direct).
     The log will be uploaded to the LoTW.
        ---
     Paul,M3KBU, will be QRV as MM3KBU/p from Lismore Island (IOSA FL01,
     SCOTIA CN07) between Jul 28 and Aug 3. QSL only direct via M3KBU.

EU-011, G/M, Isles of Scilly: Nobby,G0VJG, will be signing G0VJG/p from
     Saint Mary's Island (EU-011, WLOTA 0408, WAB NZ37) from July 27-30.
     QSL only direct via homecall. QSL via G4DFI.

EU-013, GJ/MJ, Jersey: The Jersey Amateur Radio Society (GJ3DVC) contest
     group will be active as GJ2A from St. Brelade on the Isle of Jersey
     (WLOTA 0818) for the IOTA Contest. See: http://www.gj3dvc.org.je
     QSLs for North America direct via K2WR, all others direct via GJ3DVC.

EU-016, 9A, Dalmatia South group: Brani,9A/OM2FY, will be QRV in CW from
     the island of Brac (ACIA IC-657, CIA-04, IOCA CI-010, MIA MC-042,
     WLOTA 0416, Loc JN83ii) during the IOTA Contest. QSL via OM2FY.

EU-020, SM1, Gotland County (Gotland Island) group: Eric,SM1TDE, will use
     his contest callsign SA1A during the RSGB IOTA Contest from his QTH on
     Gotland (EU-020, WLOTA 2969). QSL via SM1TDE, bureau preferred.
     See also: http://www.sm1tde.bloggspace.se

EU-028, I5, Toscana (Tuscany) Region group: Francesco,IV3EDU, Paolo,IV3PUT,
     Stefano,IV3LZQ, and Giovanni,IV3ODE, are going to visit Capraia Island
     (IIA LI-020) from July 27-30. They will operate in CW, SSB and RTTY on
     80m-10m and will participate in the IOTA Contest as IA5Z.
     QSL via bureau or direct to IV3ODE. A log search will be available at:
     http://www.arimanzano.it

EU-030, OZ, Bornholm Island: Carsten,OZ4CG, will be active from Ronne (DIA
     BO-001, Loc JO75ic) during the RSGB IOTA Contest. He works in CW only.
     QSL via homecall.

EU-031, IC8, Campania Region group: Gian,IC8WIC, joins the IOTA Contest from
     Capri Island (IIA NA-006, MIA MI-015, WLOTA 2466). QSL via homecall.

EU-032, F, Poitou-Charentes Region group: Tom,ON5HC, will sign F/OO5C/p from
     Ile d'Oleron (DIFM AT025, WLOTA 1369, LOC IN96HA). QSL via ON5HC.
        ---
     Jacky,F4EGH (SSB), and Leon,ON4ZD/OS0S (CW), will be QRV as TM0BI
     from the island Fort Boyard (DIFM AT026, DFCF 17003, WCA F-00517) on
     Jul 25/26 (0700-1600 UTC) on the usual IOTA QRGs. QSL via ON4ZD.
     See also QRZ.com.

EU-034, ES0,3, Hiiumaa/Saaremaa/Laanemaa County group: Andres,ES1AN,
     Harald,ES1LS, Arvo,ES1QV, Toivo,ES2DJ, Juri,ES2EZ, Toivo,ES2RR, and
     Mati,ES2QN, will be QRV als ES0U from Saaremaa Island (WLOTA 1401).
     QSL via ES2DJ (bureau/direct).

EU-038, PA, Noord Holland/Friesland/Groningen Province group: Ray,PE1GUR,
     will sign PA6FUN from Ameland Island (WLOTA 1059, Loc JO23vk) between
     July 30 and Aug 15. He will work only on 6m. QSL via PE1GUR.
        ---
     Paul,PA3FUN, Jerry,PH9HB, Jan,PD1AIQ, and Bram,PE1OPK, sind zum IOTA-
     Contest from Island Texel (WLOTA 0043) als PA6NH QRV. QSL via PH9HB.
        ---
     Dirk,PA7DN/p, is staying on Terschelling Island from July 23 until
     Aug 1. QSL via PA7DN (bureau/direct).

EU-039, F, Chausey Islands: The OT9Z group will then head south to France
     and plans to become active as F/OT9Z from Chausey Island (EU-039, DIFM
     MA004, WLOTA 0424) from Jul 27-29. They will join the IOTA Contest
     using the special callsign TM7T. QSLs for all operations via OT9Z.

EU-042, DL, Schleswig-Holstein State North West group: Peter,DC1HPS/p, will
     be QRV in the IOTA Contest from Pellworm (GIA N-023, WFF DLFF-013,
     WLOTA 1188). QSL via DC1HPS (bureau/direct).

EU-045, IB0, EU045 IB0 Lazio Region: IK8ENU, IK8TEO and IZ8FAV (CW), IZ0EGC
     and IZ8IQL (SSB), IW0BTN and IZ0GZW (6m and 2m) are signing IB0F from
     Ponza (EU-045, IIA LT-001) until July 31. QSLs via op's instructions.

EU-047, DL, Niedersachsen State group: Friedrich,DL4BBH, Ric,DL2VFR,
     Dominik,DL5EBE, and Klaus,DL7UXG, will activate DM50IOTA from
     Borkum (GIA N-001/WLOTA 1022) from Jul 27-29. QSL via bureau.
     See: http://www.iota-expedition.com

EU-054, I*9, Egadi Islands: Sal,IF9/IT9BXR, plans to join the IOTA Contest
     from Favignana Island (IIA TP-011, MIA MI-025, WLOTA 1545) only in CW.
     QSL via IT9BXR (bureau/direct).
        ---
     Michele,IF9ZWA/p, is also working from  Favignana (Loc JM67DW) only
     in SSB during the IOTA Contest. QSL via homecall (bureau/direct).

EU-073, I*7, Puglia (Taranto) Region group: Gianni,I7PHH, Davide,IK4DCT,
     Vin,IK7IMO, Art,IK7JWY, Piero,IK7VJX, Roby,IK7XIV, Bartolo,IW7ECA, and
     Luigi,IZ7PDX, will be the op's of IJ7A. They will join the IOTA Contest
     from San Pietro Island (WW Loc JN80nk) from Jul 26-29.
     QSL via IK7XIV (bureau/direct). See also: http://ij7a.jimdo.com  and
     http://www.hamradioweb.org/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=68

EU-083, I*1, Liguria Region group: 19 members of the ARI section La Spezia
     will be QRV as IP1T on 80m-10m from Isola del Tino (IFF IFF-218,
     IIA SP-002, MIA MI-114, ITA ITA-058, WLOTA 0645). QSL via IZ5JLF.

EU-087, SM3, Vasternorrland County group: Adde,SM0SHG, and Olle,SA0BVX, will
     sign SB3X from Bramon Island (WLOTA 0294) in the IOTA Contest.
     QSL via SM0SHG (bureau/direct/L).

EU-088, OZ, Kattegat group: Klaus,OZ7KDJ, and Erik,OZ9V, will be QRV as
     OZ8MW/p from Anholt Island from Jul 25-29. QSL via OZ8MW.

EU-091, I*7, Puglia (Lecce/Brindisi/Bari) Region group: Michele,IK7FPX,
     Gilberto,IK7LMX, Gianarlo,IK7QMJ, Cesare,IK7XNF, Paolo,IK7UXW,
     Angelo,IZ7CTE, Jean,IZ7SIA, and Ivo,9A3A/I7, are signing IQ7HK from
     Capezzone Island (IIA LE-004, MIA MI-012, Loc JN80wg) in the IOTA Test.
     QSL via IK7FPX (bureau/direct). See also: http://cisartaranto.jimdo.com

EU-092, GM/MM, Summer Isles: Jim,MM0BQI/p, will be active from Tanera Mor
     (IOSA SC10, SCOTIA CN32) between July 26-30. Activity will include an
     entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest using his contest callsign GM1J.
     QSLs for both callsigns via MM0BQI.

EU-093, EA5, Alicante/Murcia Province group: Spanish operators from the
     Asociacion Cultural Radioaficionados Costa Blanca, URE Dos Hermanas and
     Adriatic DX Team will be active as ED5K from Tabarca Island (ARLHS
     SPA-136, DIE E-006) during the IOTA Contest. Outside of the contest
     the operators will sign ED5RKB in CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31 on 160m-2m.
     QSLs for both calls via EA5RKB. See also: http://acracb.org/tabarca

EU-096, OH1, Lansi-Suomi (Turku) Province group: Tony,OH1TD, will be active
     from his summer home on Korpo Island (Loc KP00sd) during the upcoming
     IOTA Contest. QSL via OH bureau.
        ---
     Toni,OH3T/p, will be QRV from Lovo Island (EU-096) until July 27.
     He will operate holiday style mainly on 20m. QSL via homecall.
        ---
     Riku,OH2CI/p, will be QRV from Kustavi Island during the IOTA Contest.
        ---
     A group of operators will be active as OH10TA from Kustavi Island
     during the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 28-29th) as a Multi-Op/Low-Power
     entry. Preparations are been done and antennas are being tested for the
     activation. They will also have equipment for 6m. Locator is KP00pn.
     Kustavi Island is about 70km northwest from Turku City. QSL via OH1MN.

EU-103, EI/EJ, Saltee Islands: The Papa Lima DX Group members Adam,EI5JQ,
     Oleg,EI7KD, Michal,SP9UUC, Arek,EI9KC, Dan,EI3JZ, Robert,EI6KD, and
     Chris,SQ7NNM, will be QRV again as EJ0PL from Little Saltee Island
     in the IOTA Contest. QSL via EI5JQ (bureau/direct).

EU-110, 9A, Istra group: S50X, S52P, S53F, S55Z and S56UGB will be active as
     9A8ZRS from Sveti Ivan Island (EU-110) on July 24-30. They will have
     two stations active on the HF bands, there may be some activities on
     6m and 2m as well. All QSOs will be confirmed via the automatically.
     QSL via S57L.

EU-114, GU/MU, Guernsey group: Ed,GW3SQX, will be QRV as GU7O from the
     island of Guernsey (WLOTA 0013) in the IOTA Contest. QSL via GW3SQX.
     See: http://www.g3sqx.net
        ---
     A group of operators from the Hamtests Club will be active as MU0HTJ
     from Guernsey (WLOTA 0013) on July 26-31, including the IOTA Contest.
     QSL via 2E0SQL. See also: http://www.hamtests.co.uk

EU-121, EI/EJ, Irish Coastal Islands: Members of the Shannonbasin Radio Club
     and Galway Radio Experimenters Club will activate Inis Boffin Island
     as EJ3Z in the IOTA Contest. QSL via EI6GUB (bureau/direct).

EU-124, GW/MW, Welsh Coastal Islands: Members of the Dragon ARC will sign
     GW4TTA from Holy Island in the IOTA Contest. QSL via GW4TTA.

EU-125, OZ, Jylland West group: Gaby,OZ/DF9TM, and Frank,OZ/DL2SWW, will be
     QRV from Roemoe Island in the IOTA Contest. Gaby will join the contest
     in SSB for 12 hours and Frank will join the contest in CW for the other
     12 hours. QSLs via homecalls (bureau/direct).

EU-127, DL, Schleswig-Holstein State South West group: Robert,DH8HD,
     Joachim,DO3HJ, Olaf,DL4HG, Andy,DL7AT, and Ralph,DL3LED, will sign DA0T
     in CW and SSB from Neuwerk (GIA N-012, WLOTA 2311) from Jul 26-30.
     QSLs will be sent via GlobalQSL (via DL7AT) after their activity.

EU-129, DL/SP1, Usedom Island: Mike,DG5LAC/p, will be active from Usedom
     (DLFF-075, WLOTA 1640, GIA O-13) on July 27-29. He will be QRV in SSB
     on 80m-10m and will participate in the IOTA Contest. QSL via homecall.
        ---
     The clubstation DL0KWH/p will be activated also from the island of
     Usedom (DLFF-075, WLOTA 1640, GIA O-13) during the IOTA Contest.
     QSL via DL0KWH.
        ---
     A German group will be active as DM3X/p from Goermitz Island during
     the RSGB IOTA Contest. QSL via DM3X (B).
        ---
     Steven,DO6UL/p, will be active from Usedom between Jul 28 and Aug 10.
     QSL via homecall.

EU-132, SP1, Szczecin/Koszalin Province group: Adam,DJ0IF, will sign SN0RX
     from Wolin Island (SPIA SZ-002, WLOTA 4120) during the IOTA Contest.
     QSL via SP8RX (bureau/direct).

EU-136, 9A, Kvarner group: Jozef,9A/OM5AW, is going to hit the airwaves from
     Krk Island (ACIA IC-105, CIA-22, IOCA CI-046, MIA MC-185, WLOTA 1342).
     Mario,9A/OM5MC, will join the contest only in SSB.
     QSLs for both callsigns via OM2FY (bureau/direct).
        ---
     Neven,9A5YY, will be QRV from Losinj Island running 100 watts in SSB
     and CW QRV. QSL via 9A5YY (bureau/direct).
        ---
     Another activity from EU-136 is planned by 9A4KJ/p from Rab Island.
     QSL via homecall.

EU-137, SM7, Skane County group: Lars,SM6CUK, will once again be active as
     SA6G/7 from Ven Island (WLOTA 0780) from Jul 25-30. Activity will
     include an entry in the RSGB IOTA Contest. QSL via homecall.

EU-140, OH5, Etela-Suomi (Kymi) Province group: Members of the OH5AD group
     and possibly others will be active as OG5A from Kuorsalo Island during
     the IOTA Contest. QSL via OH5AD.

EU-144, I*8, Calabria/Basilicata Region group: Members of the section
     "ARI of Cosenza" will join the IOTA Contest as ID8/IQ8CS from
     Dino Island (IIA CS-002). QSL via IQ8CS (bureau/direct).
     See also: http://www.aricosenza.it

EU-146, PA, Zuid Holland/Zeeland Province group: Louis,PA0LCE, Kurt,ON5UT,
     Arsene,ON4FE, Lieven,ON4PQ, Joel,ON6JM, Eddy,ON7PO, Pat,ON7PQ, and
     Walter,ON8LW, will be QRV as PF4C from Schouwen Duiveland (WLOTA 3089).
     QSL via ON4ON (bureau/direct).
        ---
     Ronny,PA/ON6CQ, is also working in SSB from this island. QSL via ON6CQ.

EU-150, CT, Minho/Douro Litoral/Beira Litoral Province group: Members of
     the "Portuguese DX Group" (GPDX) will be QRV on the HF bands signing
     CT7/homecall from Insua (DIP MI-001, PIP NT-001, DCFP F-006, DCP
     CVC-046 and CVC-047, DMHP VC-017, VC-061, DFP FM-101, DMP 1602,
     DDFP CMN-12, Loc IN51nu) during July. They will join the IOTA Contest
     as CR6W. Look for some operators to stay a few days longer on Insua
     and activate the lighthouse (ARLHS POR-028, WLOTA 2869).
     QSLs for CR6W via CS5DX (bureau/direct). All others via homecalls.
     See also: http://www.to-mk.com/neu  and  http://gpdx.netpower.pt

EU-165, IM0, Sardinia's Coastal Islands: The second destination of the holi-
     day trip of Jack,IZ3DBA, will be San Pietro. Listen for IM0/IZ3DBA
     working holiday style in CW and SSB on HF between Jul 30 and Aug 5.
     QSL via IZ3DBA (bureau/direct).

EU-170, 9A, Dalmatia North group: Alen,9A3MA, Ivo,9A1AA, Zlatko,9A2EU,
     Rolando,9A3MR, Rax,9A3BMR, and Zik,DK8ZZ/VE3ZIK/YT3ZZ, will be QRV as
     9A0D from Zirje Island (IOCA CI-151) in the IOTA Contest.
     All QSOs will be confirmed via bureau automatically. Direct QSLs should
     be sent to DK8ZZ.
        ---
     Laci,9A/HA6NL, Janos,9A/HA6PJ, Zsolti,9A/HA6PS, Sanyi,9A/HA7JJS, and
     9A/HA7PL are working Pasman Island (ACIA IC-348, CIA-34, IOCA CI-085,
     MIA MC-291) in CW/SSB/digital modes on HF and 6m, incl. IOTA Contest.
     QSLs via homecalls.

EU-172, OZ, Jylland East and Fyn group: Joergen, OZ0J, will be QRV as 5Q2T
     from Fyn (DIA FY-001, WLOTA 2690) in the IOTA Contest. QSL via OZ0J.
        ---
     Henning,OZ1BII, will be active as OU2I from Aro Island during the
     RSGB IOTA Contest. QSL via homecall. See also: http://www.oz1bii.dk

EU-174, SV, Makedonia/Thraki Region group: HA0NAR will be QRV as SW8LR from
     Thassos Island between Jul 25 and Aug 1. He will work in CW/SSB/RTTY on
     all HF bands plus 6m. QSL via homecall.

EU-177, SM5, Soodermanland/Ostergotland County group: Matt,DL3KUD, will be
     active as SM5/DL3KUD from Kaettiloe Island from July 27-29.
     QSL via homecall.

EU-178, ES0,8, Parnumaa County/Saaremaa County South group: Juri,ES5GP/8,
     announced to be active as ES5GP/8 from Kihnu Island (WLOTA 0775) on
     Jul 25-30, including the IOTA Contest (SSB). QSL via homecall.

EU-181, LZ, Bulgaria group: LZ1CNN, LZ1GC, LZ1QN, LZ1QV, LZ2JR, LZ3YY and
     other OPs are signing LZ0I from Island Sveti Ivan (WLOTA 0121, ARLHS
     BUL-022) in the IOTA Contest. QSL via LZ1BJ (bureau/direct).

NA-010, VE1, Nova Scotia Province (Cape Breton Island) group: Alan,VE1AL,
     will be active from Cape Breton Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest.
     QSL via VE1AL.

NA-029, VY2, Prince Edward Island: Operator Ken,K6LA, will operate from
     Prince Edward Island in Eastern Canada using the VY2TT superstation
     (Loc FN76vs, CISA PE-001) during the RSGB IOTA Contest (Jul 28-29).
     QSL via K6LA.

NA-067, W4, North Carolina State East (Carteret to Currituck County) group:
     Nathan,N4YDU, will stay on Ocracoke Island (USi NC-001S, WLOTA 0466)
     from Jul 26 (2300 UTC) until Jul 29 (1200 UTC). Listen for W4O in the
     IOTA Contest. QSL only direct via N4YDU.
        ---
     Sergej,K0KOC/p, is also working from Ocracoke Island (USi NC-001S,
     WLOTA 0466) using his Elecraft K3 (QRP 10 watts) in the digital modes
     JT65, PSK-31 and RTTY from Jul 26-30. QSL via K0KOC (bureau/direct).

NA-081, VE1 Nova Scotia Province East Group: John,VE1CDD, Barry,VE1TRI,
     Alan,VA1MM, Fraser,VE1WO, Sheldon,VE1GPY, and Greg,VY2MP, will show up
     as VC1X from Little Tancook Island in the IOTA Contest. QSL via VE1CDD.

NA-091, VE7, British Columbia Province South group: Robert,VE7RSV/p, is
     working in SSB from Brighton Island (CISA BC-026). QSL via homecall.

NA-092, W5, Texas State West (Cameron to Calhoun County) group: Jim,WD5IYT,
     plans to visit Mustang Island (USi TX-011S) during the IOTA Contest.
     QSL direct via WD5IYT. The logs will be uploaded to the LoTW.

NA-126, VE1, Nova Scotia Province South group: Kevin,VE9MY, and Linda,VE9GLF
     will be active from John's Island (CISA NS-127) before, during and
     after the IOTA Contest. QSLs for both calls via VE9MY (see QRZ.com).
     See also: http://www.qsl.net/ve9my

NA-128, VE2, Quebec Province (St Lawrence Waterway) group: Members of the
     "NA-128 Contest Group" activate the special callsign VX2I from the
     Ile Verte (CISA QC-015, LOC FN58, ARLHS CAN-244, WLOTA 1404, VRMS 004).
     Several stations will be active in CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK63 from the
     lighthouse keeper's quarters from Jul 26-29. One station is set up
     only for 6m. They will take part in the IOTA Contest as well.
     QSL via VE2CQ. For more information check: http://www.qsl.net/na128cg
        ---
     Another activity from this IOTA group is planned by Jean-Pierre,VA2SG,
     Robin,VE2DRO, Claude,VE2ZOS, and Rock,VE2TCQ, signing VE2DRO in SSB and
     CW from 40m-10m from Coudres Island (CISA QC009, WLOTA 2779).

NA-129, VE8, NWT (Banks Iceland) group: John,VE8EV/p, will activate
     Banks Island (Loc CQ71, CISA NW-007) in the IOTA Contest.QSL via VE8EV.
     See also: http://ve8ev.blogspot.com

NA-136, W1, Connecticut State group: Adam,W1ASB/p, attends the IOTA Contest
     for 12 hours from Ram Island. QSL via W1ASB.

NA-137, W1, Maine State West (York to Knox County) group: Dave,N1EDU/p, is
     spending his holidays on Bailey Island (USi ME-022S) and works in
     holiday style on the HF bands until Jul 28. Dave will also try to
     activate other islands in the Casco Bay. QSL via K1HRO (bureau/direct).
        ---
     Several members of the Long Island DX Society will be active using the
     N1LI contest station in Long Island/ME, during the RSGB IOTA Contest.
     QSL via N1LI.

NA-139, W3, Maryland State East group: Stan,N2US/3, will activate the island
     Assateague (WLOTA 4206, USi MD-001S) in the IOTA Contest. QSL via N2US.

NA-143, W5, Texas State East (Matagorda to Jefferson County) group:
     Joe,K5KUA/p, is going to visit Galveston Island (USi TX-001S) again
     from Jul 27-30. QSL via K5KUA.
        ---
     Leslie,AD5WB, is resident on Galveston (USi TX-001S) and wants to join
     the IOTA Contest this year. QSL via AD5WB. http://www.ad5wb.blogspot.de

NA-144, W6, California State South (Santa Barbara to LA County) group:
     Jeff,W6UX, Rich,AE6RS, Steven,K6SGH, Kenan,KR6J, John,KQ6ES, and
     Tim,N6GP, are planning a DXpedition to Anacapa Island (ARLHS USA-012,
     WLOTA 1300, USi CA-002S, KFF-014). They will sign W6UX/p during the
     IOTA Contest and homecalls/p before and after the contest. Since this
     is a battery powered activity they will run only 50 watts.QSL via W6UX.

NA-148, W1 Massachusetts State North/New Hampshire Group: Scott,NE1RD, will
     be active as NE1RD/1 from Lovell Island during the RSGB IOTA Contest.
     QSL via homecall.

NA-150, KL7, Little Diomede Island: Yuri,N3QQ, and Tim,NL8F, might be active
     as KL7RRC/p from Little Diomede Island (NA-150) on Jul 25-27. For
     possible updates see http://ri0k.ru

OC-086, KH0, Northern Mariana Islands: Kirk,WE8A, visits Saipan (USi NI002S,
     WLOTA 1333) from Jul 26-29. He will be QRV as WE8A/KH0 in SSB and CW
     on 80m-6m with focus on the WARC bands. HIs preferred frequencies are:
     CW:  10.106 MHz (+ up), 18.071 MHz (+ up) and 24.901 MHz (+ up).
     SSB: 18.136 MHz and 24.936 MHz.
     QSLs only direct to his address in Japan (see QRZ.com).
     See also: http://blog.zaq.ne.jp/kirc/category/5

OC-130, DU8-9, Mindanao Island: After staying in Taiwan Bodo,DF8DX, will
     travel to Indonesia and stays on Mindanao (WLOTA 2803) from Jul until
     Aug 10. He will work as DU8/DF8DX on the HF bands and also in the
     IOTA Contest. If time permits, he will activate also other IOTA groups.
     QSL via DF8DX.

OC-142, VK4, Queensland State (South Coast) Centre group: VK4NM, VK4LAT and
     others will sign VK4NM from Fraser Island (WLOTA 2976, VKFF-216) from
     Jul 27-31. QSL via M0OXO (bureau/direct/L).

OC-150, YB, Tenggara Barat Islands: The "Organisasi Amatir Radio Indonesia"
     (ORARI) members Bimbo,YB3MM, Joppy,YB8XM, Kadek,YB9BU, Tjok,YB9BZ,
     Adi,YB9GV, Kardi,YB9KA, Adhianto,YC0OIL, Santika,YC9HIU, and
     Ferdiy,YC9MKF, will join the IOTA Contest as YB9IOTA from the island
     of Gili Trawangan. QSLs only direct via YB9BU.h
     See also: http://www.mdxc.org/yb9iota

OC-227, VK4, Queensland State (Gulf of Carpentaria) South group: YL Lyn,
     VK4SWE, is resident on Sweers Island (Loc PH29TV) and has put up a big
     station meanwhile. She promised to join the IOTA Contest this year.
     QSL only direct or eQSL via homecall. More info and photos on QRZ.com.

SA-029, PY1, Rio de Janeiro State West group: Marcelo,PY1MT, Moreira,PU1MMZ,
     Mauricio,PU1SET, Jose,PY1MX, and Jair,PY1HS, will be QRV as ZV1M in CW
     and SSB on 80m-10m from Itacuruca Island (DIB RJ-08) from Jul 27-29.
     They plan to take part in the IOTA Contest as well. QSL via PY1MT.
     See: http://www.casadoradioamador.blogspot.com

SA-047, PY5, Parana State group: The Perdigueiros Radio Team will be QRV as
     PR5D from Ilha do Mel (DIB PR-01, WLOTA 1435) from Jul 27-29.
     QSL only direct via PY5DC. Mehr info at: http://www.alcad.com.br/radio

NON IOTA: Chris,VE3CBK, plans to stay on Doe Island (CISA new One,
     Loc FN04xo) between Jul 28 and Aug 4. Listen for VE3CBK/p on or near
     the usual IOTA frequencies. QSL via homecall (bureau/direct).

WFF activities
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URFF: EM0WFF (OP UX7MA) is working in SSB/CW on the usual WFF frequencies
     from the Priazovsky national park (URFF-049). QSL via UX7MA.

KFF: W3WFF/8 plans to work in CW and SSB on the HF bands from the Coopers
     Rock State Forest (KFF-630) between Jul 31 and Aug 3. QSL via N3GJ.



Many thanks for contributing to this issue of the DXNL are going to:
Carl Smith (QRZ DX), 425DXNews, OPDX Bulletin, DF6EX (WIN-QSL), DH1PAL,
DH5NBK, DJ5AV, DJ9ZB, DL1SBF, DL1THM, DL7MAE, F6AJA & Les Nouvelles DX,
IZ2LSC, M0MDR, NG3K, VA3RJ, VE3ZIK and others.
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