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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.

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...


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

[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...

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...

“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.

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

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...

C6AMD/MM – Antarctic Voyage

Buzz, W3EMD will be a passenger on the vessel MV Orion (National Geographic) which is set to sail the Antarctic seas between February 16 to March 7, 2016. C6AMD/MM will operate CW and SSB on all...

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...

QSL preview – 3G9A/MM

3G9A/MM was the callsign used by the 3Y0Z team during their voyage to Bouvet. Cards now being received

VK0GB – Casey Station, Antarctica

UPDATE - VK0GB has had to cease earlier than intended as Gerry left the station on a medical errand. listen to ‘VK0GB’ on Audioboo(function() { var po = document.createElement("script"); po.type = "text/javascript"; po.async = true;...

FT5X – Kerguelen Island

BREAKING DX NEWS   A DXpedition to Kerguelen Island (FT5X) is planned for November/December 2015. Keep it for full details in the coming weeks.

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...

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...

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...

RI1ANU – South Shetland islands

Oleg, ZS1OIN (UA3HK) is the new Chief of Bellingshausen Base on King George Island, South Shetland Islands (AN-010), and will be QRV on all bands, mostly CW after 12 February 2013 as RI1ANU (instead...

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.