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FT3YL – Adelie Land, Antarctica

NEWS UPDATE - François informed this week he has only 5 watts output power with his IC706. After checking a possible error, we told him that there must be a big problem with his...

NCDXF – $100,000 awarded to 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition

FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION -- NCDXF announces major grant of $100,000 to the 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition The Northern California DX Foundation is pleased to announce a contribution of $100,000 to the 3YØZ Bouvet Island DXpedition...

RI1ANB – South Shetland Islands

Alexander, RX0QM is now active as RI1ANB from Bellingshausen Base, King George Island, South Shetland Islands, AN-010. QRV on HF bands when time permits. QSL via EW4DX.

Macquarie Island 2018

John, VK3YP has announced planning has commenced for a Dxpedition to Macquarie Island (#9 on Club Log most wanted DXCC) in early 2018 with a total of 5 VK operators. More details to follow...

JW6VDA – Svalbard

Tom, OH6VDA informs DX-World that he is going to Longyearbyen, Svalbard on a holiday trip, and propagation permitting will operate as JW6VDA on SSB only from March 1-22, 2017. No big expedition, holiday style...

RI1ANO – South Shetlands

Alex, UA1OJL will be active from Bellinghausen station, King George Island, South Shetlands (AN-010) as RI1ANO from April 2017 to March 2018. QRV spare time on all bands CW, SSB & Digi. QSL via...

RI1ANN – Progress Station, Antarctica

Yuri Zaruba UA9OBA, President of Russian Robinson Club writes: Oleg ZS1OIN (UA3HK) has moved from the Russian Antarctic base "Molodezhnaya" to the station “Progress” located in coordinates 69*22’S, 76*23’E recently. Oleg managed to work RI1ANA...

3Y0G not happening anytime soon.

Marc, ON4WW says: The 3Y0G callsign was assigned to me two years ago by the Norwegian Communications Agency. I have no intentions to activate Bouvet this season, contrary to what some sources indicate.

3Y0I – Bouvet Island

The callsign 3Y0I has recently been added to the QRZ.com database. It has been granted to Dom, 3Z9DX who informs he also has landing permission. More here Earlier this week an update regarding 3Y0G was...

[On Hold] Bouvet Island DXpedition 2017

NEWS UPDATE - Many will know that a planned expedition to Bouvet by 3Z9DX and others has, for the moment, been put on hold. While DX-World initially broke the news (below) about "strong rumours"...

OA0MP – Machu Picchu Antarctic Base

NEWS UPDATE - dates of activity, January 9 to March 31, 2017. More info to follow, but the callsign OA0MP will soon be on air from the Machu Picchu Antarctic Base, South Shetland Islands, AN-010....

LU1ZI – South Shetland Isl.

NEWS UPDATE - Following last years' activity from Carlini Base, South Shetland Islands, this year look for Juan LU4CJM to be active as LU1ZI or LU4CJM/Z until end of February 2017. QRV only during...

LU4ZS – Seymour Island, AN-013

NEWS UPDATE - Operator Juan, LU4ZS is active from Marambio Base, Seymour Island, Antarctica for 4 more days. Activity mostly on 40m. QSL via LU4DXU.

RI1ANA – Molodezhnaya Base, Antarctica.

Oleg, ZS1OIN will be active as RI1ANA from Molodezhnaya base, Enderby Land, Antarctica starting early December 2016 to early April 2017. QRV on 160-10m. QSL via ZS1OIN. In addition, look for Oleg as UA3HK/MM onboard...

RI1ANC – Vostok Base, Antarctica

Alex, RD1AV will again be active from Vostok Station, Antarctica as RI1ANC from mid-December 2016 to mid-February 2018. QRV spare time on all bands CW, SSB & Digi. QSL via RN1ON, direct or bureau; OQRS on...

VP8DPK – South Georgia

Charles, W7AUM is currently on an expedition cruise (National Geographic Explorer) until November 29, 2016. He has with him an Elecraft KX3 transceiver and KXPA100 amplifier. Operating intermittently as W7AUM/C6A/MM from the ship's bridge with 100...

VP8ROT – Adelaide Island, AN-001

Mike, GM0HCQ is now back on board the RRS James Clark Ross following a crew change today. The ship is now preparing to head south, initially to open the summer only base at Signy...

DP1POL & DP0GVN – Neumayer Station III, Antarctica

Felix, DL5XL (N5BC), will once again operate from Antarctica using his callsign DP1POL. QTH is the German research base "Neumayer III" in Grid Locator IB59UH, IOTA AN-016, WWFF DLFF-022. Activity will be from November 2016...

8J1RL & 8J6ØJARE – Antarctica

Yath, JG2MLI will be active from the SYOWA research station, Queen Maud Land, Antarctica as 8J1RL starting January 1, 2017 to January 20, 2018. In addition, to mark the 60th anniversary of Japanese Antarctic Research...

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.