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[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...

NCDXF – $100,000 awarded to 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition

FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION -- NCDXF announces major grant of $100,000 to the 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition The Northern California DX Foundation is pleased to announce a contribution of $100,000 to the 3YØZ Bouvet Island DXpedition...

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...

From the VP8STI/SGI team!

Hello DX-World from Stanley, the Falklands. We just got off the Braveheart and into a hotel with Wifi! DL6KVA has the signed DX-World flags. Thank you for the nice comments and for covering our activity...

VK6FZM – Australian call by FT5ZM team

UPDATE - Tracking device again working. VK6FZM will be the call used by the FT5ZM DXpedition team while in Australia and VK6FZM/MM on the way to Amsterdam Island and back. By clicking here, you can follow...

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....

8J1RL & 8J6ØJARE – Antarctica

Yath, JG2MLI will be active from the SYOWA research station, Queen Maud Land, Antarctica as 8J1RL starting January 1, 2017 to January 20, 2018. In addition, to mark the 60th anniversary of Japanese Antarctic Research...

VU3BPZ/P – Maitri & Bharati stations, Antarctica

Bhagwati, VU3BPZ is returning to Antarctica and will be active from both Maitri and Bharati stations. He departs on November 20 and is expected to stay until December 15, 2016. Activity on 15 & 20 SSB. QSL...

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....

IA0MZ – Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica

Max IA0MZ updates on his activity from Terra Nova Bay: On my second day on air, I have experienced huge pile ups where unfortunately (as usual), people do not abide the rule; all calling on everyone, many people do not...
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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

3G9A/MM – on the way to Bouvet!

Major DXpedition to Bouvet Island is upcoming. 2nd most wanted DXCC entity. The team leave homes on January 9th heading to Punta Arenas, Chile. DX-World can now reveal the team will be signing 3G9A/MM en route...

8S8ODEN – Arctic Ocean

Lars, SA2LLL (ex-DL1LLL) informs: This summer's research expedition with the icebreaker Oden is called Arctic Ocean 2018 and is conducted in collaboration with the United States' National Science Foundation. The main theme for the research...

JW/F8DVD – Svalbard

UPCOMING - François, F8DVD, will once again be active as JW/F8DVD from Longyearbyen located on Spitsbergen Island (EU-026) between April 9-15th. His activity will be on HF bands. He will use the Longyearbyen Radio Club's...

DP0GVN – Neumayer III Station, Antarctic

Matthias, DH5CW will be active as DP0GVN from Neumayer III Station, Antarctica (AN-016) from mid-February 2018 to mid-February 2019. QRV on HF bands when time permits. QSL via DL5EBE.
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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.

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...

[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...

VP8STI Team with DX-World flag!

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