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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.

RI1ANR – Novolazarevskaya Base, Antarctica

Oleg ZS1ANF, Slava RD3MX and Alex UA1PAW will be stationed at the Novolazarevskaya Base, Queen Maud Land, Antarctica between November 2014 to March 2015. They plan activity on 160-10m, CW/SSB. QSL via RK1PWA. FIRST FOR DX NEWS...

RI1AND – Novolazarevskaya base, Antarctica

Mike, RW1AI will be working at the Novolazarevskaya base, Antarctica starting April 2016 for one year. Activity as RI1AND during spare time on all bands CW/SSB/Digi. QSL via RW1AI. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

[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...

[QRT] FT4XU – Kerguelen Island

UPDATE - FT4XU is now QRT. He starts the 30km walk back to the main base then to the boat a few days later. December 17, 2015 - Nicolas's QSL manager (F1ULQ) confirms that FT4XU has recently been QRV. He's...

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...

OP0LE – Princess Elisabeth Station, Antarctica

Following info is provided by ON5NT. OP0LE was QRV last Saturday between 20:45 and 22:45UTC in CW on 10106 and 7007. QSL via ON7TK. Worked them on both bands. OP0LE was/is the initial licensed call...

JW9JKA – Bear Island, Svalbard

UPDATE - Svein JW9JKA mentions he currently has no 6m capability due to a broken radio. Listen below. listen to ‘JW9JKA 20SSB’ on Audioboo(function() { var po = document.createElement("script"); po.type = "text/javascript"; po.async = true;...

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....

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.

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,...

VK0DMV (VI0ANZAC) – Casey Station, Antarctica

UPDATE We have just received news from Doug VK0DMV that the weather in Antarctic is looking good after two days of blizzard conditions and as a result he is planning to operational tomorrow the...

RI1ANZ – Progress Station, Antarctica

Nikolai, RW6ACM (ex-RI1ANP) will be active as RI1ANZ from Progress station, Antarctica starting December 22, 2014. QRV on HF bands, CW, SSB and Digi modes. QSL via RN1ON/OQRS. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

FT5WQ & FT5XT – Crozet / Kerguelen

UPDATE: FT5WQ/MM was QRV earlier today off the Crozet coastline. No official word if he'll land and operate from this most wanted DXCC, or continue his journey. However, other sources suggest Gildas will be...

US Antarctic Stations On LoTW

  As of Sept 2014 the three U. S. Antarctic stations, KC4AAA, KC4AAC, and KC4USV, are now using LoTW whenever the operator there sends the QSL Manager an eLog. Some of the older logs may be...

Video – RI0C, Iony Island AS-069

Hello to all! RI0C video is avaliable (while only in Russian): P.S. We have started sending QSL of all three islands: RI0C (AS-069), R24RRC (AS-114 and AS-044). How to request QSL please see here:

IA/IZ3SUS – Concordia Station, Antarctica

Paride, IZ3SUS is currently active from Concordia Dome “C”, a French-Italian Multinational Base on the Antarctic Plateau. If you check on under IZ3SUS, Paride has put some pics of antenna and Radio room at...

QSL card preview – VP8SGI

Co-leader, N6PSE, informs the VP8SGI cards are now being printed. Earlier in the week we previewed the VP8STI QSL card.


FT5ZM equipment ready to go aboard the Braveheart in Tauranga, New Zealand. A new Press Release has also been issued.