Sunday, April 30, 2017
DX Arctic/Antarctic

DX Arctic/Antarctic

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Macquarie research station to remain open.

Just over a week after it was announced that the VK0/M research station was to close in 2017, a decision by the Australian Federal Government has reversed the closure. After three days of outcry from...
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New VP8STI & VP8SGI video

An amazing and thrill seeking 8 week Amateur Radio DX-Pedition to the Antarctic region during Jan. 9 through Feb. 23, 2016. This Amateur Radio DX-pedition to Southern Thule - S. Sandwich Islands (VP8STI) and...

Macquarie Island research station closing in 2017

Not so good news for future DXpeditions (or those still needing VK0/M). Macquarie is currently #9 most wanted DXCC on Club Log. Australia's Antarctic Division (AAD) has confirmed the permanent research station on Macquarie Island...

DL1LLL/MM – near North Pole

Lars, DL1LLL is currently aboard Ice-breaker ODEN at 85N (near North Pole). Lars is at sea until 20th September and informs DX-World that he has no idea how active he'll be due to workload, but...
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Video – VP8SGI DXpedition

VP8SGI DXpedition video by the Intrepid DX Team. The VP8STI video can found here. Over 137,000 QSOs combined were made from both DXpeditions.
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VP8STI video

https://vimeo.com/170266606

Bouvet Island Activation Planned

Three proven and experienced DXpedition leaders and a large team of operators will activate the DXCC number #2 most wanted DXCC entity in late 2017 or early 2018. Ralph K0IR, Bob K4UEE and Erling...

A Stop to South Georgia by Intrepid DX Group

A Stop to South Georgia from Intrepid DX Group on Vimeo.

Images at 8T2BH, Antarctica

Gianni, I1HYW, QSL manager for 8T2BH, says: Bhagwati VU3BPZ / 8T2BH has sent me some pics of auroras taken at Bharati Base on his May 16 (May 15 for us). The lack of conditions probably...

2015 Russian Arctic Coast Expedition by UA4WHX

NEWS UPDATE - First batch of QSLs are now being received, mainly in Russia so far. Below is a sneak preview of what you can expect. Click "more" to refresh your memory of this most...

JX9JKA – Jan Mayen

NEWS UPDATE - The JX9JKA operation is delayed. So far unknown if Svein will go on the next boat to the island (yearly main supplies) on June 7th, or the next scheduled plane on August 10th....

VK0EK – Heard Island

QRT April 6 - Good morning from Heard Island. Propagation conditions continue to improve, and the low bands were especially productive last night with many ATNOs on 40 m and new bands for 80...

QSL status – 8T2BH

8T2BH QSL manager, Gianni I1HYW, updates readers: I have not printed the QSL cards yet as I am still waiting some better pictures from Bhagwati, which should come shortly. Then I will prepare a sample...

QSL card preview – VP8SGI

Co-leader, N6PSE, informs the VP8SGI cards are now being printed. Earlier in the week we previewed the VP8STI QSL card.

Tour the RV Braveheart..

As the RV Braveheart sets sail again on another Southern Ocean journey to Heard Island, co-leader of VP8STI/SGI, Paul N6PSE, shares a personal tour of the ship during the Intrepid DX Group's mega DXpedition to...