The PT0S DXpedition was long in the making. At the time when we started considering it, sometimes around the middle of 2011, the position of the Brazilian Navy, which controls the SPSP, was that there was no room for radio expeditions and their activities were incompatible with the mission of the scientific research station and the Navy. In other words, No DXpeditions!
At high tide, there were huge waves washing over the rocks surrounding the antenna base. It was dangerous and very wet.