Saturday, January 21, 2017
DX Arctic/Antarctic

DX Arctic/Antarctic

VP8DPJ – Adelaide Island, AN-001

Alan, MW0YCC is the Communications Manager on Rothera Research Station, Adelaide Island, AN-001, British Antarctic Territory. Operating as VP8DPJ (or VP8ROT) as time permits. Possibly QRV from other Antarctic locations until April 2018. QSL via eQSL.

8T2BH – Bharati Station, Antarctica

NEWS UPDATE - Raj, VU3LBP will soon replace Bhagwati Prasad VU3BPZ/8T2BH as Communications Officer during the upcoming 36th ISEA expedition to Bharati Station, Larsemann Hills, Antarctica. This will be his QTH for the next...
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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...