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Proposed additions to the IOTA list

IOTA Programme Structure A.4.2 in the 2018 Directory provides for a review of the list of valid island groups to take place every five years. The last such occasion took place in June 2014...

QSL card preview – VU3BPZ/P

Marc, ON5FP informs that cards for those who worked Bhagwati VU3BPZ/P at Indian Bay Camp will be ready in about two weeks and available from I1HYW (via direct). Here is a sneak preview of...

DX World Expedition Support

Readers may be aware that adverts are now visible on DX World.net. As such, we are now in a position to financially support upcoming DXCC and IOTA expeditions. *Interested in having your company banner displayed? ...

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...

Interview with VP8STI/SGI Co-Leader K3LP

Interview conducted by Falkland Islands Television.

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...

Images at 8T2BH, Antarctica

Gianni, I1HYW, QSL manager for 8T2BH, says: Bhagwati VU3BPZ / 8T2BH has sent me some pics of auroras taken at Bharati Base on his May 16 (May 15 for us). The lack of conditions probably...

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...

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.

A tour of KC4USV, McMurdo Station, Antarctica

A tour of the McMurdo Station amateur radio station, KC4USV by Nathaniel, W2NAF.

QSL status – 8T2BH

8T2BH QSL manager, Gianni I1HYW, updates readers: I have not printed the QSL cards yet as I am still waiting some better pictures from Bhagwati, which should come shortly. Then I will prepare a sample...

“Big Ben” erupts on Heard Island

Out of interest we thought this worth viewing. (video opens in new page) A reminder that VK0EK takes place later this year.

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...

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.

A Stop to South Georgia by Intrepid DX Group

A Stop to South Georgia from Intrepid DX Group on Vimeo.

XR9H2O – South Shetland Islands

Vlad UA4WHX, together with Chilean hams, is currently active as XR9H2O from King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. This special call signifies the UN Year of Water (2013). QSL via UA4WHX.
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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.

JW6VDA – Svalbard

Tom, OH6VDA informs DX-World that he is going to Longyearbyen, Svalbard on a holiday trip, and propagation permitting will operate as JW6VDA on SSB only from March 1-22, 2017. No big expedition, holiday style...

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...

JW100PUT – Svalbard

Members of Amateur Radio Club SP3PET will be active as JW100PUT from Petuniabukta, Spitsbergen (EU-026) to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Academic Ham Radio Club of the Poznan University of Technology between July 18-31st....