Tuesday, September 24, 2019

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.

Statement from Captain of Atlantic Tuna

The following info is published in the Bouvetoya website and is also shown below. Page 1 Page 2

JX9JKA – Jan Mayen

NEWS UPDATE - The JX9JKA operation is delayed. So far unknown if Svein will go on the next boat to the island (yearly main supplies) on June 7th, or the next scheduled plane on August 10th....

RI59ANT – South Shetland Islands

Alexander, RX0QM is a member of the 59th Russian Antarctic Expedition. Approx March 10th he will replace current operator Oleg, RI1ANU at Bellingshausen station on King George Island, South Shetlands (AN-010), and be active on...

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....

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....

QSL card preview – VP8SGI

Co-leader, N6PSE, informs the VP8SGI cards are now being printed. Earlier in the week we previewed the VP8STI QSL card.

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....
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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...

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.
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3Y0Z Bouvet Presentation by K4UEE

Narrated PowerPoint presentation recently presented at the DX Forum at Dayton Hamvention and W5DXCC/HamCom. Includes a summary of the 3Y0Z DXpedition with stunning pictures, our Vessel vetting process, what we learned, planned refund of...

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.

RI1ANU – South Shetland islands

Oleg, ZS1OIN (UA3HK) is the new Chief of Bellingshausen Base on King George Island, South Shetland Islands (AN-010), and will be QRV on all bands, mostly CW after 12 February 2013 as RI1ANU (instead...
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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.

RI44ANT – South Shetland Islands

Recently active as CE9/UA4WHX, Vlad is now signing RI44ANT from Bellingshausen Antarctic Station, King George Island, South Shetland Islands. No word on length of activity. QSL via UA4WHX.

XR9H2O – South Shetland Islands

Vlad UA4WHX, together with Chilean hams, is currently active as XR9H2O from King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. This special call signifies the UN Year of Water (2013). QSL via UA4WHX.

3Y0I v Bombogenesis

The low pressure system which thwarted attempts by the 3Y0I team to arrive at Bouvet was such a powerful storm that it has its own definition: BOMBOGENESIS. According to reports on Bouvetoya.org - "the captain analyzed...

[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"...

JW100PUT – Svalbard

Members of Amateur Radio Club SP3PET will be active as JW100PUT from Petuniabukta, Spitsbergen (EU-026) to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Academic Ham Radio Club of the Poznan University of Technology between July 18-31st....

Bouvet Island Activation Planned

Three proven and experienced DXpedition leaders and a large team of operators will activate the DXCC number #2 most wanted DXCC entity in late 2017 or early 2018. Ralph K0IR, Bob K4UEE and Erling...