Thursday, December 12, 2019

CQWW CW 2019

Good luck to all participants. A consolidated listing of stations taking part in the contest this weekend can be found here

[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...

Video – E51DOM/MM on way to Bouvet

Video by SP3CMX on the ill-fated voyage to Bouvet Island by the 3Y0I team.

3Y0F – Bouvet

UPDATE: Have offer from Nigel Jolly (vessel "Braveheart") of shipping to and from Bouvet in January-February 2018 on his second vessel "Claymore II" August 13, 2015 --- Press Release #2 by UN7PCZ /3Y0F I receive...

Signed Bouvet Map!

Heads-up: Your chance to own a signed Bouvet map by ALL 3Y0Z team members will be made available for auction once the DXpedition is over. This is a once in lifetime opportunity to own a...

POLL: Will 3Y0I be an ATNO for you?

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

VP8HAL – Halley VI Base, Antarctica

NEWS UPDATE -- Instead of using CE9/SQ1SGB, Seba will use VP8HAL from Halley VI Base. QSL via EB7DX. OCTOBER 13, 2019 - From mid-December 2019 to early-February 2020, look for Seba SQ1SGB to be active...

Macquarie Island research station closing in 2017

Not so good news for future DXpeditions (or those still needing VK0/M). Macquarie is currently #9 most wanted DXCC on Club Log. Australia's Antarctic Division (AAD) has confirmed the permanent research station on Macquarie Island...

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...

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...

Announcing IOTA activities

The new "Islands On The Air" website - unlike the old RSGB IOTA website - does not allow readers or users to upload or announce details of any particular island activities they may have planned for...

Shag Rocks – the ultimate IOTA challenge?!

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

RI1ANY – Antarctica

MARCH 10 - Picture below of Mika R2AUR/MM on board Vasiliy Golovnin currently in the middle of a "nightmare storm" in Antarctic. He is 7 miles from destination but is currently going nowhere due to low visibility. FEBRUARY...

KC4AAC – Palmer Station, Antarctica

Hunter, KK4AOS is currently active from Palmer Station, Anvers Island, AN-012 as KC4AAC. QRV so far on 17 & 20m SSB when time permits. Note: K1IED is no longer the QSL manager for KC4AAC...

VK0HZ – Davis Station, Antarctica

Matt, VK5HZ informs that during the 2018-2019 Summer and 2019 Antarctic winter he will be working at Davis Station. Davis is situated within Princess Elizabeth Land, East Antarctica, in the Australian Antarctic Teritory. 68°...

Fantastic drone footage of South Georgia (VP8/SG)

It's slow DX news season so here's an excellent video - Grytviken Whaling Station Drone Footage - South Georgia Island.

A tour of KC4USV, McMurdo Station, Antarctica

A tour of the McMurdo Station amateur radio station, KC4USV by Nathaniel, W2NAF.

International DX-World Gathering?

In an ambitious move, DX-World is looking at the possibility of creating and hosting a yearly International DX-World Gathering - with the prime aim of bringing website readers, DXpeditioners, IOTA enthusiasts, SWL's, DXers, speakers, advertisers...

IOTA Contest 2019

Bookmark ADXO for regularly updated participants in this years' IOTA contest. Keep an eye on the IOTA page of DX-World too.

DP0GVN – Neumayer III Station, Antarctic

Look for Roman, HB9HCF to be active from Neumayer III Station (AN-016), Antarctica during the upcoming 2020 scientific research season. QRV on satellites and possibly HF bands. QSL via DL5EBE.