At press time, more than 70 qualifying islands had been registered for “activation” this Saturday for the 2015 US Islands One-Day Getaway event. Individuals and teams will take to the airwaves May 9 between 0000 and 2359 UTC from islands in lakes, streams, ponds, rivers and along coastlines. Some of the coastal islands are also eligible for RSGB IOTA (Islands On The Air) credit. For more information see the US Islands On The Air website at www.usislands.org and read the article “The US Islands Awards Program” by Sean Kutzko, KX9X, in the May issue of QST. Follow the event on Twitter this weekend with the hash tag #USIslands.