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[UPDATE] 3Y0Z – Bouvet 2018

MARCH 5 -- The 3YØZ team members are safely home. We have been home about two weeks now, after 31 days aboard our vessel M/V Betanzos. We have been to Bouvet Island, and as a...

[UPDATE] 3Y0I – Bouvet Island

NEWS UPDATE -- The 3Y0I Bouvet Island DXpedition team this week publicly invited the members of the ill-fated 3Y0Z team to join forces as part of “rebooted preparations” for the venture, but 3Y0Z team...

[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"...

3G9A/MM – on the way to Bouvet!

Major DXpedition to Bouvet Island is upcoming. 2nd most wanted DXCC entity. The team leave homes on January 9th heading to Punta Arenas, Chile. DX-World can now reveal the team will be signing 3G9A/MM en route...

[QRT] FT3YL – Adelie Land, Antarctica

NEWS UPDATE - FT3YL is QRT. François is reaching the end of his stay in Adelie Land and will return to France soon. Operating from Adelie Land was really a very hard challenge. He...

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.

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...
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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.

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...

VK0AI – Macquarie Island

Recently posted on eHam, Norbert VK5MQ is on his way to the Macquarie Island Antarctic Research Base with the next winter team for one year. He uses an IC-7300 and vertical and is not expected...

Signed Bouvet Map!

Heads-up: Your chance to own a signed Bouvet map by ALL 3Y0Z team members will be made available for auction once the DXpedition is over. This is a once in lifetime opportunity to own a...

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...

RI1ANC – Vostok Base, Antarctica

NEWS UPDATE -- From time to time a second station at RI1ANC may be active. This is a new operator called Zahar. Please be patient with his slow CW, however he is also now...

[QRT] VP8SGI & VP8STI – South Sandwich and South Georgia

The Chief Pilot, EA5RM, reports that after the storm comes the calm and VP8SGI was able to go back to Husvik Bay and collect all their gear last Sunday afternoon. The full  VP8SGI log...

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....

RI1ANA – Molodezhnaya Station, Antarctica.

Nikolai, RW6ACM is now active as RI1ANA from Molodezhnaya Station, AN-016, Antarctica, until the end of February 2018. QRV on HF; CW, SSB & Digi. QSL via RN1ON, LoTW, Club Log OQRS.

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...

2015 Russian Arctic Coast Expedition by UA4WHX

NEWS UPDATE - First batch of QSLs are now being received, mainly in Russia so far. Below is a sneak preview of what you can expect. Click "more" to refresh your memory of this most...
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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...

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...