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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...

[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...

VP8CMH/MM – Antarctic waters

Mike, VP8CMH/MM is QRV from Antarctic waters. Normally active about 20:00z or 22:00z daily. Sadly, due to difficulty with getting sufficient time ashore and also the removal of all HF equipment, Mike is no longer able...

[UPDATE] Visit to Kerguelen by VK0EK team

NEWS UPDATE - Due to ship change and associated logistics a visit to Kerguelen by the VK0EK team will now not happen. Earlier comment(s) remain. April 22, 2015 - Early in February, DX-World broke the...

3Y/B – Bouvet 2016

PRESS RELEASE #1 BOUVET DXPEDITION 2016 On October 18 DX-World.net broke the news about a one-man DXpedition to Bouvet (3Y) planned for the first quarter of 2016. The news was met with disbelief and excitement. Those who...
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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.

Bouvet Island Activation Planned

Three proven and experienced DXpedition leaders and a large team of operators will activate the DXCC number #2 most wanted DXCC entity in late 2017 or early 2018. Ralph K0IR, Bob K4UEE and Erling...

RI1ANA – Molodezhnaya Base, Antarctica.

Oleg, ZS1OIN will be active as RI1ANA from Molodezhnaya base, Enderby Land, Antarctica starting early December 2016 to early April 2017. QRV on 160-10m. QSL via ZS1OIN. In addition, look for Oleg as UA3HK/MM onboard...

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...

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 QRZ.com under IZ3SUS, Paride has put some pics of antenna and Radio room at...

A request for funding – VP8STI/VP8SGI Team

VP8SGI/VP8STI News from Paul N6PSE  The last major operations from South Sandwich and South Georgia Islands were in 2002. Since that time, these islands have steadily climbed the most wanted list. South Sandwich is currently...

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...

VP8DPK – South Georgia

Charles, W7AUM is currently on an expedition cruise (National Geographic Explorer) until November 29, 2016. He has with him an Elecraft KX3 transceiver and KXPA100 amplifier. Operating intermittently as W7AUM/C6A/MM from the ship's bridge with 100...

VK0DB – Davis Base, Antarctica

Bob, VK0DB, working for the Australian Antarctic Division, is located at Davis Base, Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica. He has been briefly active since arriving there earlier this year, but now plans to be "busy on air"...

VK0JJJ – Mawson Station, Antarctica

UPDATE - Craig VK0JJJ informs that yesterday he worked out a way to fix his PTT issues and is now back on air using SSB. INFO - check My Antarctic Adventure by Craig, VK0JJJ. QSL via K7CO.

VP8DPJ – Adelaide Island, AN-001

Alan, MW0YCC is the Communications Manager on Rothera Research Station, Adelaide Island, AN-001, British Antarctic Territory. Operating as VP8DPJ (or VP8ROT) as time permits. Possibly QRV from other Antarctic locations until April 2018. QSL via eQSL.

8T2BH – Bharati Station, Antarctica

NEWS UPDATE - Raj, VU3LBP will soon replace Bhagwati Prasad VU3BPZ/8T2BH as Communications Officer during the upcoming 36th ISEA expedition to Bharati Station, Larsemann Hills, Antarctica. This will be his QTH for the next...

3Y0F – Bouvet

UPDATE: Have offer from Nigel Jolly (vessel "Braveheart") of shipping to and from Bouvet in January-February 2018 on his second vessel "Claymore II" August 13, 2015 --- Press Release #2 by UN7PCZ /3Y0F I receive...

VK0EK – Heard Island

QRT April 6 - Good morning from Heard Island. Propagation conditions continue to improve, and the low bands were especially productive last night with many ATNOs on 40 m and new bands for 80...