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VK0AI – Macquarie Island

NEWS UPDATE -- Macca Station Communications Tech, Norbert, is a ham radio operator who spends some of his spare time contacting other hams worldwide. His radio callsign, VK0AI, is now well known in the...
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[UPDATE] 3Y0I – Bouvet Island

There appeared to be some FAKE NEWS being spread around the internet with regards the 3Y0I (Bouvet) vessel. In the video above, Dom 3Z9DX clears up a few things in the remarks below.

EM1UA & EM1U – Galindez Island, AN-006

Roman, UT7UA is currently en-route to the Antarctic Vernadsky Research Base located on Galindez Island (Biscoe Islands AN-006) and is expected to soon be active from there as EM1UA and/or EM1U. QRV on HF bands....

[UPDATE] 3Y0Z – Bouvet 2018

NEWS UPDATE - We are pleased that we can now offer refunds to ALL those that helped support the 2018 Bouvet DXpedition (3YØZ). This will begin early in January 2019. Please QRX for the...

RI1ANV – Vostok Station, Antarctica

Currently active from Vostok Station as RI1ANC during his spare time, Alexei RD1AV will sign RI1ANV from December 24th until mid-February 2019. (RI1ANC license expires on 24th). QRV on HF bands. QSL via RN1ON.

DP1POL – Neumayer Station III, Antarctica

Felix, DL5XL is once again active from Antarctica using callsign DP1POL. QTH is the German research base "Neumayer III" in Grid Locator IB59UH, IOTA AN-016. Activity is from end-November 2018 to February 2019 on the...
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KC4AAC – Palmer Station, Antarctica

Hunter, KK4AOS is currently active from Palmer Station, Anvers Island, AN-012 as KC4AAC. QRV so far on 17 & 20m SSB when time permits. Note: K1IED is no longer the QSL manager for KC4AAC...

E51DOM/MM – Voyage to Bouvet

With the the 3Y0I Bouvet Island team now assembled and carrying out final preparations for their upcoming DXpedition, look for them to sign E51DOM/MM once leaving Cape Town, South Africa. They will also provide...

DT8A – South Shetland Islands

Lee, DS4NMJ is currently active from the King Se-Jong Korean Antarctic Scientific Base on King George Island, South Shetlands as DT8A. Activity until end of December 2018 on CW & SSB, 100w. QSL via...

ZL5A – Scott Base, Antarctica

Adam ZL4ASC has announced that during the 2018-2019 winter season, he will be active from the the Scott Base, Antarctica as ZL5A. For more info bookmark Adam's website Note: Adam will be working on critical...

Proposed additions to the IOTA list

IOTA Programme Structure A.4.2 in the 2018 Directory provides for a review of the list of valid island groups to take place every five years. The last such occasion took place in June 2014...

VK0HZ – Davis Station, Antarctica

Matt, VK5HZ informs that during the 2018-2019 Summer and 2019 Antarctic winter he will be working at Davis Station. Davis is situated within Princess Elizabeth Land, East Antarctica, in the Australian Antarctic Teritory. 68°...

RI1ANW – Novolazarevskaya Station, Antarctica

Alexei, RN1ON informs DX-World that Sergey, R3IW will soon be active from Novolazarevskaya Station, Antarctica as RI1ANW until March 2019. QRV on HF bands preferably in Digi. QSL via RN1ON (Club Log OQRS, Direct...

II0PN/MM – North Pole expedition

Dear friends, In August starts the expedition to North Pole from a ARMI member (IU5KUH) with sailing ship MELORIA (or another sailing ship) from WAF (World Arctic Fund) and ONG from Berlin (Germany). ARMI are the...
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Shag Rocks – the ultimate IOTA challenge?!

A never before activated IOTA - and no wonder! More info on Shag Rocks AN-021 here
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Fantastic drone footage of South Georgia (VP8/SG)

It's slow DX news season so here's an excellent video - Grytviken Whaling Station Drone Footage - South Georgia Island.

JW100PUT – Svalbard

Members of Amateur Radio Club SP3PET will be active as JW100PUT from Petuniabukta, Spitsbergen (EU-026) to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Academic Ham Radio Club of the Poznan University of Technology between July 18-31st....

LA/CT1BWW – Lofoten Islands, EU-076

Dear DX World friends, Just to inform that this year we decide to travel back to the Arctic Circle. The adventure will take place from July 30th until August 10th at the beautiful Lofoten islands,...
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3Y0Z Bouvet Presentation by K4UEE

Narrated PowerPoint presentation recently presented at the DX Forum at Dayton Hamvention and W5DXCC/HamCom. Includes a summary of the 3Y0Z DXpedition with stunning pictures, our Vessel vetting process, what we learned, planned refund of...

8S8ODEN – Arctic Ocean

Lars, SA2LLL (ex-DL1LLL) informs: This summer's research expedition with the icebreaker Oden is called Arctic Ocean 2018 and is conducted in collaboration with the United States' National Science Foundation. The main theme for the research...