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[UPDATE] 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...

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...

[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...

[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...

Statement from Captain of Atlantic Tuna

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

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...

South Orkney Islands DXpedition

After their successful VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DXpedition, the Perseverance DX Group is pleased to announce their intention to activate South Orkney Islands, currently Club Log #16 most wanted. Planning has begun for an expedition...
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POLL: Will 3Y0I be an ATNO for you?

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

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....

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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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.

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°...

[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...

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...
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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...

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...

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.

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...

RI1ANL – Novolazarevskaya Station, Antarctica

Nikolai, RW6ACM will be active from Novolazarevskaya Station, Antarctica as RI1ANL, during March 2018 to March 2019. QRV on HF bands CW, SSB & Digital.

Announcing IOTA activities

The new "Islands On The Air" website - unlike the old RSGB IOTA website - does not allow readers or users to upload or announce details of any particular island activities they may have planned for...