Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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...

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...

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.

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[QRT] FT3YL – Adelie Land, Antarctica

NEWS UPDATE - FT3YL is QRT. François is reaching the end of his stay in Adelie Land and will return to France soon. Operating from Adelie Land was really a very hard challenge. He...

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.

RI50ANO – King George Island, South Shetlands

Alex, RI1ANO will be active from Bellingshausen Station, King George Island, South Shetlands (AN-010) as RI50ANO from from 1 January 2018 to 31 March 2018. Special callsign to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Bellingshausen...
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Video – FT3YL, Adelie Land

Most excellent video by François F4HLT who is currently active as FT3YL, Adelie Land, Antarctica.
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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...

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...

RI1ANB – South Shetland Islands

Alexander, RX0QM is now active as RI1ANB from Bellingshausen Base, King George Island, South Shetland Islands, AN-010. QRV on HF bands when time permits. QSL via EW4DX.

Macquarie Island 2018

John, VK3YP has announced planning has commenced for a Dxpedition to Macquarie Island (#9 on Club Log most wanted DXCC) in early 2018 with a total of 5 VK operators. More details to follow...

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...

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...

RI1ANN – Progress Station, Antarctica

Yuri Zaruba UA9OBA, President of Russian Robinson Club writes: Oleg ZS1OIN (UA3HK) has moved from the Russian Antarctic base "Molodezhnaya" to the station “Progress” located in coordinates 69*22’S, 76*23’E recently. Oleg managed to work RI1ANA...

3Y0G not happening anytime soon.

Marc, ON4WW says: The 3Y0G callsign was assigned to me two years ago by the Norwegian Communications Agency. I have no intentions to activate Bouvet this season, contrary to what some sources indicate.

[On Hold] Bouvet Island DXpedition 2017

NEWS UPDATE - Many will know that a planned expedition to Bouvet by 3Z9DX and others has, for the moment, been put on hold. While DX-World initially broke the news (below) about "strong rumours"...

OA0MP – Machu Picchu Antarctic Base

NEWS UPDATE - dates of activity, January 9 to March 31, 2017. More info to follow, but the callsign OA0MP will soon be on air from the Machu Picchu Antarctic Base, South Shetland Islands, AN-010....

LU1ZI – South Shetland Isl.

NEWS UPDATE - Following last years' activity from Carlini Base, South Shetland Islands, this year look for Juan LU4CJM to be active as LU1ZI or LU4CJM/Z until end of February 2017. QRV only during...

LU4ZS – Seymour Island, AN-013

NEWS UPDATE - Operator Juan, LU4ZS is active from Marambio Base, Seymour Island, Antarctica for 4 more days. Activity mostly on 40m. QSL via LU4DXU.