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KC4USV – McMurdo Station, Antarctica

Nathaniel, W2NAF is currently at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, and primarily active as KC4USV until December 30, 2014. (He may sometimes use KC4/W2NAF.) He reports that each year the residents of McMurdo Station celebrate Christmas by...

VK0MH – Macquarie Island, AN-005

UPDATE: Unfortunately, due to health issues, Rod has had to cancel his planned trip to Macquarie Island. A Melanoma was found on Rod's arm at the last minute and he had to undergo an operation in Hobart....

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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...

RI59ANT – South Shetland Islands

Alexander, RX0QM is a member of the 59th Russian Antarctic Expedition. Approx March 10th he will replace current operator Oleg, RI1ANU at Bellingshausen station on King George Island, South Shetlands (AN-010), and be active on...

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...

[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...

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...

Bouvet update by ON4WW

Before sending out a press release, I wanted to share the following with those fellow hams who generously pledged to financially support the Bouvet Island "one-man three-month concept". After press release #3, I was optimistic...
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Shag Rocks – the ultimate IOTA challenge?!

A never before activated IOTA - and no wonder! More info on Shag Rocks AN-021 here

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...

“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.
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Video – RI0C, Iony Island AS-069

Hello to all! RI0C video is avaliable (while only in Russian): http://www.iony2017.com/video 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: http://www.iony2017.com/contacts...

ZL5A – Scott Base, Antarctica

Adam ZL4ASC has announced that during the 2018-2019 winter season, he will be active from the the Scott Base, Antarctica as ZL5A. For more info bookmark Adam's website Note: Adam will be working on critical...

RI44ANT – South Shetland Islands

Recently active as CE9/UA4WHX, Vlad is now signing RI44ANT from Bellingshausen Antarctic Station, King George Island, South Shetland Islands. No word on length of activity. QSL via UA4WHX.

A Stop to South Georgia by Intrepid DX Group

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

Halley VI – New Antarctic Station

The British Antarctic Survey's new research station, Halley VI, becomes fully operational this month. As yet, no word on future ham radio activities, even though the array of log periodics looks very enticing! Here's more...

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...

QSL card preview – VK0GB

With thanks to QSL manager, Mehdi F5PFP Note: Casey Base Slideshow Note II: VK0GB post with audio recording