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VP8PJ – South Orkney Islands

South Orkney Islands DX-peditionVP8PJ(AN-008) Permits Landing and camping at South Orkney requires permission from several government agencies. This multi step process takes months to complete.We recently receivedour final approval, the“Antarctic...

VP8HAL – Halley VI Base, Antarctica

NEWS UPDATE - Many thanks to QSL manager EB7DX for QSL preview of VP8HAL operated by Seba, SQ1SGB. (info below) OCTOBER 24, 2019 -- Instead of using CE9/SQ1SGB, Seba will use VP8HAL from Halley VI...

IA0/DK5SQX – Concordia Base, Antarctica

Deutscher Amateur Radio Club reports that a group of Italian scientists will set out for Concordia Research Station in mid-December. Marco/IK5SQX/DK5SQX and Nicola/IZ7ZNZ are part of the group. Marco begins his journey...

VE8RST – Northwest Territories, Canada

Garth VE8NSD will be active from Hay River, NT as VE8RST during January 1 to February 28, 2020. QRV on HF bands. QSL via K7ICE. ...

CQWW CW 2019

Good luck to all participants. A consolidated listing of stations taking part in the contest this weekend can be found here

3Y0I – Bouvet (pt 2)

Team look for support for 2nd attempt - more here First attempt documented here

DP1POL – Neumayer Station III, Antarctica

Felix, DL5XL will once again be active from Antarctica using callsign DP1POL. QTH is the German research base "Neumayer III" in Grid Locator IB59UH, IOTA AN-016. Activity is from January-February 2020 on HF bands, mainly...

DP0GVN – Neumayer III Station, Antarctic

Look for Roman, HB9HCF to be active from Neumayer III Station (AN-016), Antarctica during the upcoming 2020 scientific research season. QRV on satellites and possibly HF bands. QSL via DL5EBE.

ZS7ANF – Antarctica

Oleg, UA1PBA leaves Punta Arenas, Chile today and heads to Wolf’s Fang Camp (Runway), Antarctica. While there, and when time permits, he will QRV as ZS7ANF. QSL via RK1PWA.

International DX-World Gathering?

In an ambitious move, DX-World is looking at the possibility of creating and hosting a yearly International DX-World Gathering - with the prime aim of bringing website readers, DXpeditioners, IOTA enthusiasts, SWL's, DXers, speakers, advertisers...

IOTA Contest 2019

Bookmark ADXO for regularly updated participants in this years' IOTA contest. Keep an eye on the IOTA page of DX-World too.

Video – E51DOM/MM on way to Bouvet

Video by SP3CMX on the ill-fated voyage to Bouvet Island by the 3Y0I team.

Hi! On March 26 this year I mentioned that DX-World would be offline for a week during mid-April. That time is fast approaching - as is the J20DX DXpedition I'm part of. Social media sites...

Statement from Captain of Atlantic Tuna

The following info is published in the Bouvetoya website and is also shown below. Page 1 Page 2

3Y0I – Bouvet Island

APRIL 2 @ 21:00Z STATEMENT FROM CAPTAIN OF MV ATLANTIC TUNA APRIL 2 @ 15:10Z After spending 2 weeks at sea, and being only 70nm from Bouvet before a ferocious storm struck, the Atlantic Tuna is now...

3Y0I v Bombogenesis

The low pressure system which thwarted attempts by the 3Y0I team to arrive at Bouvet was such a powerful storm that it has its own definition: BOMBOGENESIS. According to reports on Bouvetoya.org - "the captain analyzed...

[ABORTED] E51DOM/MM – Voyage to Bouvet

**THE DEDICATED 3Y0I POST IS STILL ACTIVE AS WE TRACK THE ATLANTIC TUNA BACK TO CAPE TOWN**  MARCH 27 @ 13:30Z On March 26, 2019, the vessel had been approaching a cyclonal storm wandering nearby Bouvet...

POLL: Will 3Y0I be an ATNO for you?

Simple, quick poll as we patiently await 3Y0I signals.

RI1ANY – Antarctica

MARCH 10 - Picture below of Mika R2AUR/MM on board Vasiliy Golovnin currently in the middle of a "nightmare storm" in Antarctic. He is 7 miles from destination but is currently going nowhere due to low visibility. FEBRUARY...

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...