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For you to own – Signed VP8STI/SGI flags!

AUCTION FINISHED - WINNER BELOW! Winner -- I2HBW / W4HBW

Interview with VP8STI/SGI Co-Leader K3LP

Interview conducted by Falkland Islands Television.

Wow!!

A once in a lifetime opportunity to own full-sized DX-World flags signed by the VP8STI / VP8SGI team, including the RV Braveheart captain, Nigel Jolly, will be up for grabs soon! More details next week...

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...

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...

RI1AND – Novolazarevskaya base, Antarctica

Mike, RW1AI will be working at the Novolazarevskaya base, Antarctica starting April 2016 for one year. Activity as RI1AND during spare time on all bands CW/SSB/Digi. QSL via RW1AI. FIRST FOR DX NEWS - DX-WORLD.NET

[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...

“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.

LU9EFO – Antartica Project 2016/17

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FT5XT – Kerguelen

FLASH NEWS - FT5XT Gildas will be QRV today (Saturday 23/01/2016) from Kerguelen on 14 Mhz (14170) or 21 Mhz (21260) +or-10 khz. November 4, 2015 -- Gildas, TU5KG, informs DX-World that for a period...

VP8IDX/MM – Onboard RV Braveheart

14:00Z - All the VP8STI team landed on Thule Island, South Sandwich.  They had some minor difficulty with landing but are now setting up their tents and antennas, and the rest of the camp....

[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...

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...

VK0DMV (VI0ANZAC) – Casey Station, Antarctica

UPDATE We have just received news from Doug VK0DMV that the weather in Antarctic is looking good after two days of blizzard conditions and as a result he is planning to operational tomorrow the...

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...

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...

[UPDATE] Visit to Kerguelen by VK0EK team

NEWS UPDATE - Due to ship change and associated logistics a visit to Kerguelen by the VK0EK team will now not happen. Earlier comment(s) remain. April 22, 2015 - Early in February, DX-World broke the...

An appeal from the VP8STI and VP8SGI Team

The activations of South Sandwich and South Georgia Islands as VP8STI and VP8SGI in January-February 2016 are the next major Dxpeditions to take place. The decision to activate VP8-South Sandwich and VP8-South Georgia was...

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...

Arrived!

The VP8STI/VP8SGI Team is pleased to report that all their DXpedition equipment has arrived in Tauranga, New Zealand. It has been fumigated and has cleared Customs. It's now being stored by the RV Braveheart...