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Hi! On March 26 this year I mentioned that DX-World would be offline for a week during mid-April. That time is fast approaching - as is the J20DX DXpedition I'm part of. Social media sites...

II0PN/MM – North Pole expedition

Dear friends, In August starts the expedition to North Pole from a ARMI member (IU5KUH) with sailing ship MELORIA (or another sailing ship) from WAF (World Arctic Fund) and ONG from Berlin (Germany). ARMI are the...

POLL: Will 3Y0I be an ATNO for you?

Simple, quick poll as we patiently await 3Y0I signals.

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...

DP1POL – Neumayer Station III, Antarctica

Felix, DL5XL will once again be active from Antarctica using callsign DP1POL. QTH is the German research base "Neumayer III" in Grid Locator IB59UH, IOTA AN-016. Activity is from January-February 2020 on HF bands, mainly...

[ABORTED] E51DOM/MM – Voyage to Bouvet

**THE DEDICATED 3Y0I POST IS STILL ACTIVE AS WE TRACK THE ATLANTIC TUNA BACK TO CAPE TOWN**  MARCH 27 @ 13:30Z On March 26, 2019, the vessel had been approaching a cyclonal storm wandering nearby Bouvet...

Footage onboard M/V Betanzos on way to Bouvet

Video by EY8MM taken onboard the M/V Betanzos as the 3Y0Z team sailed to Bouvet. Sadly, the expedition was aborted.

VP8PJ – South Orkney Islands

South Orkney Islands DX-peditionVP8PJ(AN-008) Permits Landing and camping at South Orkney requires permission from several government agencies. This multi step process takes months to complete.We recently receivedour final approval, the“Antarctic...

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...

VE8RST – Northwest Territories, Canada

Garth VE8NSD will be active from Hay River, NT as VE8RST during January 1 to February 28, 2020. QRV on HF bands. QSL via K7ICE. ...

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...

EM1UA & EM1U – Galindez Island, AN-006

Roman, UT7UA is currently en-route to the Antarctic Vernadsky Research Base located on Galindez Island (Biscoe Islands AN-006) and is expected to soon be active from there as EM1UA and/or EM1U. QRV on HF bands....

Movies based on MSV Mikhail Somov history

For those who followed the Arctic coastal expedition by Vlad UA4WHX, he recently got in touch with the following info: This navigation was #40 for MSV Mikhail Somov. It spends most of its voyages...

VP8STI Team with DX-World flag!

UPDATE: Today, VP8STI will be QRV on 50110 CW 18:00 to 20:00 UTC.  

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....

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...

RI1ANT – Antarctica

Mike, RW1AI will be active from Mirny, Antarctica as RI1ANT between December 15, 2013 to March 15, 2015. QRV all bands using dipoles + amp. QSL via RW1AI --- Online Log

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.

Mt Vinson, Antarctica

Alexei RV3ARY is planning an attempt to operate from Mount Vinson, Antarctica (grid square EB62) between 24 December 2014 and 03 January 2015. Battery power with a Windom and Yagi antenna for 20m. Planned frequencies...