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The following activations have been notified to us, or to services such as 425 DX News and DX World, as being expected to be active now. Click on a reference number for more information about the island group.

Activation of Chang (Chang, AS-125):
From Fri 29 Jul 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Until Wed 03 Aug 2016 08:00:00 UTC
Callsign: E2X
Operators: E20GMY, E20HHK, E20MDN, E21IZC, E27EK, HS0GBI, HS6MYW, HS6NDK, HS6RMY, HS8KVH
QSL Information: QSL to E20GMY
E20GMY
Comments: Submitted by E20GMY
Website: http://www.facebook.com/hsdxa/
Submitted by: SERVER on 7 Jun 2016.

Activation of Yijiangshan (Yijiangshan, AS-141):
From Tue 26 Jul 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Until Mon 01 Aug 2016 20:00:00 UTC
Callsign: B5/BA4TB
Operators: BA4TB
QSL Information: QSL direct or bureau to BA4TB
BA4TB
Comments: Submitted by BA4TB
Submitted by: SERVER on 7 Jul 2016.

Activation of Berneray (Berneray, EU-010):
From Fri 29 Jul 2016 13:00:00 UTC
Until Sun 31 Jul 2016 23:00:00 UTC
Callsign: GM4U/P
Operators: G4SGX
QSL Information: QSL direct to G4SGX or LOTW
G4SGX OR LOTW
Comments: Submitted by G4SGX
Submitted by: SERVER on 1 Jun 2016.

Activation of Berneray (Berneray, EU-010):
From Fri 29 Jul 2016 13:00:00 UTC
Until Sun 31 Jul 2016 23:00:00 UTC
Callsign: GM4U/P
Operators: G4SGX
QSL Information: QSL direct to G4SGX or LOTW
G4SGX OR LOTW
Comments: Submitted by G4SGX
Submitted by: SERVER on 1 Jun 2016.

Activation of St Mary's (St Mary's, EU-011):
From Wed 27 Jul 2016 18:00:00 UTC
Until Wed 03 Aug 2016 12:00:00 UTC
Callsign: M/DL1DAW
Operators: DL1DAW
QSL Information: QSL via buro and LoTW automatically, no QSL required but for direct to DL1DAW
DL1DAW
Comments: holiday style operations, thanks to G1FMU, G8GHQ and my XYL Monika
Submitted by: DL1DAW on 2 Jun 2016.

Activation of St Agnes (St Agnes, EU-011):
From Fri 29 Jul 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Until Mon 01 Aug 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Callsign: MK1K
Operators: M1KTA
QSL Information: QSL direct or bureau to M1KTA, will use LoTW (but slow) and Club Log (probably upload on way home)
M1KTA, WILL USE LOTW (BUT SLOW) AND CLUB LOG (PROBABLY UPLOAD ON WAY HOME)
Comments: Will activate St Agnes EU-011 29th July - 1st August 2016 including during the RSGB IOTA contest. MK1KTA and MK1K Expect activity 80/40/20/15 &10 during contest and WARC outside contest My call sign is M1KTA, I hold SCC M1K and \'K\' prefix NoV so expect the callsign MK1KTA outside contest and MK1K during contest
Website: http://m1kta-m1k.blogspot.co.uk/
Submitted by: M1KTA on 24 May 2016.

Activation of Shetland (Shetland, EU-012):
From Fri 29 Jul 2016 11:00:00 UTC
Until Mon 01 Aug 2016 13:00:00 UTC
Callsign: GS3BSQ
Operators: GM3WIJ, GM4ZUK, MM0JOM
QSL Information: QSL direct or bureau GM3WIJ
GM3WIJ
Comments: Members of Aberdeen ARS expedition to Shetland. QRV in IOTA Contest 2016. Callsign to be confirmed. Submitted by GM4ZUK
Submitted by: SERVER on 2 Jun 2016.

Activation of Vis (Vis, EU-016):
From Wed 27 Jul 2016 19:00:00 UTC
Until Mon 01 Aug 2016 13:00:00 UTC
Callsign: 9A0AA
Operators: S50O, S50X, S51AC, S52P, S53Z, S59A
QSL Information: QSL via S52P
Comments: Submitted by S52P
Website: http://www.s5qrp.com/iota
Submitted by: SERVER on 24 Jul 2016.

Activation of Spitsbergen (Spitsbergen, EU-026):
From Fri 29 Jul 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Until Mon 01 Aug 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Callsign: JW/LB5WB
Operators: LB5WB
QSL Information: Bureau/LOTW
Submitted by: LB5WB on 6 Feb 2016.

Activation of Hooge (Hooge, EU-042):
From Fri 29 Jul 2016 18:00:00 UTC
Until Sun 31 Jul 2016 21:00:00 UTC
Callsign: DG5LAC/P
Operators: DG5LAC
QSL Information: DG5LAC QSL direct or bureau, OQRS, LotW, eqsl, WWFF after activation
DG5LAC QSL DIRECT OR BUREAU, OQRS, LOTW, EQSL, WWFF AFTER ACTIVATION
Comments: IOTA contest, ssb 300W, and WWFF DLFF-013 Wadden Sea
Website: http://www.qrz.com/db/dg5lac
Submitted by: DG5LAC on 27 May 2016.

Activation of Groix (Groix, EU-048):
From Thu 28 Jul 2016 09:00:00 UTC
Until Thu 04 Aug 2016 09:00:00 UTC
Callsign: TM6G
Operators: ON6DP, ON6YH, ON6QR, ON7ZM, ON5PO, ON4LRG, F5NLX
QSL Information: QSL direct or Bureau: ON6DP
Comments: IOTA 2016 : Groix Is. After IOTA contest we will activate Castles, Lighthouses and FFF
Submitted by: ON6DP on 26 Feb 2016.

Activation of Tinos (Tinos, EU-067):
From Wed 20 Jul 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Until Mon 01 Aug 2016 00:00:00 UTC
Callsign: SV8P
Operators: SV2JU,SV2BXA,SV2CCA,SV2CLJ,SV2DSJ
QSL Information: Direct via SV2CLJ
Comments: see U in The IOTA Contest
Website: http://https://www.facebook.com/groups/134323146966143/
Submitted by: SV2CLJ on 12 Jul 2016.

Activation of Blido (Blido, EU-084):
From Fri 29 Jul 2016 17:00:00 UTC
Until Sun 31 Jul 2016 16:00:00 UTC
Callsign: SK0HS/0
Operators: SM0MPV
QSL Information: Bureau
Comments: Will participate in IOTA contest only SSB Submitted by SM0MPV
Submitted by: SERVER on 22 Jul 2016.

Activation of Summer Isles (not Martin or Ristol) (Summer Isles (not Martin or Ristol), EU-092):
From Sat 23 Jul 2016 20:00:00 UTC
Until Fri 29 Jul 2016 22:00:00 UTC
Callsign: GM0LVI/P
Operators: GM0LVI
QSL Information: QSL direct or bureau to GM0LVI
GM0LVI
Comments: Submitted by GM0LVI
Submitted by: SERVER on 20 Apr 2016.

Activation of Tanera Mor (Tanera Mor, EU-092):
From Fri 29 Jul 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Until Fri 05 Aug 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Callsign: MM0BQI
Operators: MM0BQI
QSL Information: BUREAU OR DIRECT MM0BQI
Comments: Holiday operation. DXpedition entry to IOTA contest using call GM1J Submitted by MM0BQI
Submitted by: SERVER on 9 Jan 2016.

Activation of Isle of Wight (Isle of Wight, EU-120):
From Thu 28 Jul 2016 13:00:00 UTC
Until Sun 31 Jul 2016 13:00:00 UTC
Callsign: G5XV
Operators: G3XVR, G3ZGC, G3RVM, G4FON, M0DDT, M0PKP, M0SEL, 2E0FEC,G3KLH,G3VPW
QSL Information: QSL via the bureau
Comments: Submitted by G4FON
Submitted by: SERVER on 26 Jul 2016.

Activation of Aran [ AKA Arranmore ] (Aran [ AKA Arranmore ], EU-121):
From Fri 29 Jul 2016 16:00:00 UTC
Until Sun 31 Jul 2016 18:00:00 UTC
Callsign: EJ0SR
Operators: G3SHF, M1PTR,M0DCG, M0TJU, G0SYP, M5KJM
QSL Information: QSL via bureau to M5KJM
Submitted by: M5KJM on 29 May 2016.

Activation of Arran (Arran, EU-123):
From Thu 28 Jul 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Until Tue 02 Aug 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Callsign: MM0TFU/P
Operators: MM0TFU
QSL Information: LoTW or direct
Comments: Will be active from Blackwaterfoot, Isle of Arran during IOTA Contest, plus a day or two either side.
Submitted by: MM0TFU on 16 May 2016.

Activation of Arran (Arran, EU-123):
From Fri 29 Jul 2016 12:00:00 UTC
Until Sat 30 Jul 2016 15:00:00 UTC
Callsign: GM5TO
Operators: G3PHO, G0EAK, G4LKD, G8EQD, 2E0KSH, M5DWI, M0YDB, M6XAK
QSL Information: QSL DIRECT G3PHO or via bureau. No LOTW or eQSL.
G3PHO OR VIA BUREAU. NO LOTW OR EQSL.
Comments: This is an IOTA Contest 2016 expedition. In addition to GM5TO during the IOTA Contest we will also use GM2AS outside the contest. Equipment: 200 watts to verticals on the beach and an inverted 132ft doublet. Submitted by G3PHO
Website: http://sheffieldwireless.org
Submitted by: SERVER on 25 Apr 2016.

Activation of Great Cumbrae (Great Cumbrae, EU-123):
From Fri 29 Jul 2016 18:00:00 UTC
Until Sun 31 Jul 2016 18:00:00 UTC
Callsign: GM9N
Operators: GM0OBX,MM0OKG,MM0KFX,GM1BSG
QSL Information: LOTW ONLY
Comments: IOTA contest from GM6NX Stirling and District Amateur Radio society
Website: http://www.qrz.com/db/gm9n
Submitted by: GM0OBX on 7 Jul 2016.

Activation of Fano (Fano, EU-125):
From Thu 28 Jul 2016 16:00:00 UTC
Until Tue 02 Aug 2016 16:00:00 UTC
Callsign: OZ7BQ/P
Operators: OZ7BQ
QSL Information: LOTW and Clublog after the activation. Bureau cards to OZ7BQ are OK but slow.
OZ7BQ ARE OK BUT SLOW.
Comments: Will be active in the IOTA contest running QRP CW with a KX3. Expect to use 40 and 20 M only, unless conditions on higher band improve. Submitted by OZ7BQ
Submitted by: SERVER on 12 Jul 2016.

Activation of Wolin (Wolin, EU-132):
From Sun 24 Jul 2016 17:00:00 UTC
Until Fri 29 Jul 2016 20:00:00 UTC
Callsign: SP6OJE/1
Operators: SP6OJE
QSL Information: via home call
Comments: Using ts-480 100w and LW antenna. Submitted by SP6OJE
Website: http://qrz.com
Submitted by: SERVER on 24 Jul 2016.

Activation of Wolin (Wolin, EU-132):
From Tue 26 Jul 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Until Sun 31 Jul 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Callsign: SP1/DM5JBN
Operators: DM5JBN
QSL Information: Bureau, direct, eQSL.cc, LotW
Comments: including IOTA-Contest, RIG 100watts and 12m fishing rod GPA
Submitted by: DM5JBN on 12 Jul 2016.

Activation of Ledskar (Ledskar, EU-135):
From Mon 18 Jul 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Until Fri 05 Aug 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Callsign: SF2X/P
Operators: SM5EFX
QSL Information: QSL direct or bureau to SM5EFX
SM5EFX
Comments: Sporadic activation outside the IOTA contest Submitted by SM5EFX
Submitted by: SERVER on 19 Jun 2016.

Activation of Krk (Krk, EU-136):
From Sun 24 Jul 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Until Wed 03 Aug 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Callsign: 9A8CV
Operators: S53V
QSL Information: E-QSL Only
Comments: Will be QRV from Punat JN75HA - Island Krk CW only in IOTA 2016 Contest. Rig : FT 897D Antenna : 5 Band home made vertical. Submitted by S53V
Website: http://QRZ.COM
Submitted by: SERVER on 12 Jul 2016.

Activation of Nuokot (Nuokot, EU-140):
From Wed 27 Jul 2016 19:00:00 UTC
Until Sun 31 Jul 2016 13:00:00 UTC
Callsign: OG5A
Operators: OH5GIO, OH5GE, OH5EP, OH5FVY
QSL Information: OH5AD via Buro or direct (faster)
Comments: 80-10m (80&40 full size GP, 20-10 Cushcraft A4S) Submitted by OH5GIO
Submitted by: SERVER on 24 Jul 2016.

Activation of Samso (Samso, EU-172):
From Fri 29 Jul 2016 10:00:00 UTC
Until Tue 02 Aug 2016 17:00:00 UTC
Callsign: OZ/DL8MF
Operators: DL8MF
QSL Information: QSL direct or bureau to DL8MF
DL8MF
Comments: Submitted by DL8MF
Submitted by: SERVER on 30 Jun 2016.

Activation of Ellesmere (Ellesmere, NA-008):
From Fri 22 Jul 2016 19:00:00 UTC
Until Sat 06 Aug 2016 21:00:00 UTC
Callsign: VY0ERC
Operators: VE3KTB
QSL Information: To be announced
Comments: Pierre VE3KTB will be on the air from the Eureka Amateur Radio Club station VY0ERC as work schedule permits. Activity is planned to include the IOTA contest Submitted by VE3KTB
Submitted by: SERVER on 14 Jul 2016.

Activation of St Pierre (St Pierre, NA-032):
From Fri 22 Jul 2016 11:00:00 UTC
Until Sun 31 Jul 2016 15:00:00 UTC
Callsign: FP/F6ACH
Operators: F6ACH
QSL Information: QSL: Direct--eQSL---Bureau to F6ACH
Submitted by: F6ACH on 18 Jul 2016.

Activation of Mount Desert (Mount Desert, NA-055):
From Sun 10 Jul 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Until Fri 05 Aug 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Callsign: W2IY
Operators: W2IY
QSL Information: QSL via bureau or direct to W2IY
W2IY
Comments: Submitted by W2IY
Submitted by: SERVER on 10 Jun 2016.

Activation of Long Beach (Long Beach, NA-111):
From Fri 29 Jul 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Until Sun 31 Jul 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Callsign: W2KV/2
Operators: W2KV
QSL Information: qsl direct or buro
Comments: Submitted by W2KV
Submitted by: SERVER on 28 Jul 2016.

Activation of Lovell (Lovell, NA-148):
From Thu 28 Jul 2016 17:00:00 UTC
Until Sun 31 Jul 2016 13:00:00 UTC
Callsign: NE1RD/1
Operators: NE1RD
QSL Information: QSL direct or BURO ne1rd or LotW or eQSL
NE1RD OR LOTW OR EQSL
Comments: Also NPOTA RC03. Please call NE1RD/1 as I use the /1 callsign to keep track of IOTA activations (and LotW will only match NE1RD/1). Lovells has no water or power, so QRP operation.
Website: http://www.bsandersen.com
Submitted by: NE1RD on 14 Jul 2016.

Activation of Samuel (Samuel, NA-176):
From Fri 29 Jul 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Until Mon 01 Aug 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Callsign: CR2M
Operators: W6NV
QSL Information: W6NV
Comments: QRV as CT8/W6NV before and after Contest Submitted by W6NV
Submitted by: SERVER on 27 Jul 2016.

Activation of Santa Maria (Santa Maria, SA-069):
From Thu 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 UTC
Until Sun 31 Jul 2016 00:00:00 UTC
Callsign: XR1T
Operators: CE3OP CONTET CLUB
QSL Information: CE3OP DIRECT/OQRS
CE3OP DIRECT/OQRS
Comments: All Bands
Submitted by: N9BX on 15 Jun 2016.

Activation of Canarias (Canarias, SA-072):
From Fri 29 Jul 2016 01:00:00 UTC
Until Mon 01 Aug 2016 00:00:00 UTC
Callsign: ZY8D
Operators: PS8RV, PS8AB, PS8PY
QSL Information: QSL direct or bureau to PS8RV
Comments: IOTA Contest 2016 Contact: ronaldobval@gmail.com
Website: http://www.qrz.com/db/zy8d
Submitted by: PS8RV on 5 Jun 2016.

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