Saturday, December 7, 2019

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...

Video – FT3YL, Adelie Land

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

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.

VP8DPK – South Georgia

Charles, W7AUM is currently on an expedition cruise (National Geographic Explorer) until November 29, 2016. He has with him an Elecraft KX3 transceiver and KXPA100 amplifier. Operating intermittently as W7AUM/C6A/MM from the ship's bridge with 100...