BG4TRN – Chongming Isl, AS-136

BA4TB, BD4TS, BD4SS, BA4MY, BG4TRN, BH4TXN, BH4TVU, BH4SCF, BH4BWX and BI4SCC will be active from Chongming island, AS-136 during the RSGB IOTA contest as BG4TRN. Category will be Multi Two High Power, Grid LOC: PM01WL. Before the contest they may be using their homecalls, and all QSL’s via homecall.

TO8FTDM – Guadeloupe

To coincide with the recently announced second anniversary of the FT8 Digital Mode Club, look for TO8FTDM to be active from Guadeloupe. More here

R63RRC & RQ73QQ – AS-063 & AS-152

Team R63RRC & RQ73QQ AS-063/AS-152 have started their jorney. All team members will meet in Moscow and tomorrow depart from Moscow to Norilsk at 2345 local time. — Andrey Teterukov (@AndyEU7A) July 20, 2019 JUNE 29 — Approximate plan expedition R63RRC & RQ73QQ 2019 July, 26-30 — Activation Popigay-Ary isl., AS-063 as R63RRC August, 1-3 […]

9M8RC – Satang Besar Island, OC-165

A team consisting 9M8DEN, 9M8WAT, 9M8ADX, 9W8CH, 9W8ZZK, 9W8MAD, 9W8GEO & 9W8VYY will be operating during the IOTA contest 2019 as 9M8RC from Satang Besar Island, OC-165. 12 hours holiday-style operation from 27/7/2019 12:00UTC to 28/7/2019 00:00UTC. QSL via 9W8KIF.

9A2L – Sušac Island, EU-016

Members of the Radio Club Croatian Flora Fauna and friends (9A3DF, 9A3ST, 9A4WY, 9A5M, 9A5YY, 9A6AA + two non-ham persons) will be active in the IOTA contest from the uninhabited island of Sušac, on July 24/31, (EU-016, 9AFF-0011, CI-109, LH-1430, 42°45,0N 16°29,7E) as 9A2L. Some of operators will operate before and after IOTA Contest under […]

UR1G – Kalanchakskiye Islands, EU-179

Look for UR8GX, UR3GO, UT3GB, US0GJ and UV5QQ to be active from Kalanchakskiye Islands EU-179 as UR1G during the IOTA contest. Activity will begin on July 24, 2019. QSL via Radioclub “Sputnik”, 2nd Vinogradnaya str., 11, Kherson 73035, Ukraine.

Myanmar & Laos update by XZ2A

Following info from Simon, XZ2A: “I operated as XZ2A from Myanmar (Burma) last year, restricted to 20 MHz and above. I left Myanmar towards the end of last year because I now teach ‘online’ and the Myanmar internet gateway is a bit of a bottleneck.. My apologies to those who have yet to receive my […]

6O7O – Somalia

Ken, LA7GIA is returning to Somalia in September 2019. In his own words: “For a long time I have been planning where to go next. This time I decided to return to Somalia which I also activated in 2018. I really look forward to this trip! Planning a trip to Somalia involves many limitations and […]

RT9K/9 – IOTA Plans 2020

Keep an eye on @ua9kdf for more info. NOTE: Arctic Legend’s 2017 IOTA tour here

[UPDATE] RK3SWB/1 – IOTA EU-117 activity

Following info was posted on QRZ.ru and translated below: Dates – July 20 to July 31, 2019 Team: Vasily (RU3SD), Vasily (RA1ZZ) and Avinir (UA1ZZ) Callsign: RK3SWB/1, in the RSGB IOTA Contest – personal callsign ../ RDA region on the entire route: LO24. Large square: KP40 Transportation: Automobile and rubber oar inflatable boat. Yes, three-seater […]

PY0F – Fernando de Noronha

PP2BT & PY7RP will be active from Fernando de Noronha as PY0F during July 22-28, 2019. QRV on 160-10m, CW, SSB, Digi. Participation in IOTA Contest. QSL via PY7RP.

9H6YB – Malta

Several members of the Bristol Contest Group (G3TKF, G3XSV, G3YHV and M1DSE) will again operate as 9H6YB from Triq San David, Mtarfa, Malta (IOTA EU-023) during the 2019 IOTA contest on 27th / 28th July. The log will be uploaded to LoTW and Club Log after the contest. Paper QSLs for this activity are only […]

YJ0CA – Vanuatu

Chris, VK2YUS will again be active as YJ0CA from Efate (OC-035), Vanuatu during July 24-31, 2019. QSL via H/c.

FT8DMC Anniversary 2017-2019

Eight special event stations will be active on all bands and in all modes. More info here

CY9C – St. Paul Island

NEWS UPDATE — In less than two weeks the CY9C DXpedition team will arrive in Dingwall, Nova Scotia, in preparation for the DXpedtion to St Paul Island. The dates for the DXpedition are July 31 – August 8th. All seven team members are ready with gear packed and weighed to help facilitate an efficient process […]

TO9W – St Martin

We are returning to the beautiful island of Saint Martin in December 2019 using our new TO9W calsign. Our primary focus will be on the low bands – 40, 80, 160, primarily using CW and FT8 to maximize the number of contacts. We will pay special attention to Asia as the window is very small. […]

J6/K3TRM – St Lucia

Frank, K3TRM will be operating as J6/K3TRM from Gros Islet, St. Lucia between July 21 – August 3, 2019. Activity will be on 40-6M using SSB, CW, and Digital (RTTY & FT8) and satellite. More info here

5H1XY – Tanzania

Fabian, DF3XY informs that he’s now active from Zanzibar Island, Tanzania as 5H1XY. QRV on HF bands. QSL via H/c.